Seniors Week events in Redlands from August 14-23
Friday August 14
REDLANDS SENIORS PHOTOGRAPHIC TRIBUTE PORTRAIT EXHIBITION - REVISITED: Redlands Arts Council photographed 221 long-term residents, pioneer families of Redland Shire from 1993-2002. An annual exhibition of the portraits was held during Senior Citizens Week. The project honoured our special seniors. The 115 archived portraits have never been on display all together at any one time in an exhibition for the families and public to view and enjoy.
The Portrait exhibition will be held at the Redland Museum throughout August and September at 60 Smith Street, Cleveland. The exhibition is funded by the Depart. of Communities, Child Safety & Disability Services and support of COTA Qld. Entry: Adults $5; Concession $4; Children $1. Enquiries to Susan 32862927.
REDLANDS OVER 50'S SOCIAL DARTS: Redlands Over 50's Social Darts Club, Redlands Multi Sports Club, Judy Holt Reserve, Randall Road, Birkdale. Contact Pat 38242121 or email@example.com for more information.
Contact Redlands District Community of the Aging [RDCOTA] or Donald Simpson Community Centre for full detail of events.
Saturday August 15
SENIOR CITIZENS HANDICAP SNOOKER: 1st day of 2 day Senior Citizens Handicap Snooker.
Hosted by Redlands RSL Snooker Club, 8 Passage Street, Cleveland. Open to all snooker players who are 50 years at June 30 2015. Entry forms available from John Balderson, 3 Suzanne St, Wynnum West (phone 33963097) or Redlands RSL, 8 Passage Street, Cleveland.
INTER-VILLAGE CROQUET TOURNAMENT: Renaissance Retirement Village, 36 Bunker Road, Victoria Point, Through The Hoops Inter-Village Croquet Tournament. (August 22 if postponed).
Sunday August 16
THE POPULAR SENIORS WEEK WALK: Promoting physical activity amongst seniors. Proudly supported by Star Community Services and Great Southern Memorial Park. Mayor Karen Williams will officially open Seniors Week.
Register and collect merchandise at RDCOTA office, 57 Wynyard Street, Cleveland (9.30-2.30 Mon-Fri) Phone 34880680 or from RDCOTA volunteers at the Donald Simpson Community Centre, Bloomfield Street, Cleveland.
SENIOR CITIZENS HANDICAP SNOOKER: First day of 2 day Senior Citizens Handicap Snooker.
Hosted by Redlands RSL Snooker Club, 8 Passage Street, Cleveland. Open to all snooker players who were 50 years at June 30, 2015. Entry forms available from John Balderson, 3 Suzanne St, Wynnum West (phone 3396 3097) or Redlands RSL, 8 Passage Street, Cleveland
WHITE ELEPHANT AND CRAFT STALLS: Salford Waters, 9 Salford St, Victoria Point. More information Carole Templeton 0409 622 867
"ENGLAND SWINGS": Donald Simpson Community Centre Theatricals present "England Swings" salutes the sixties in England with colourful costumes, comedy and familiar songs.
Monday August 17
7.30am arrival for 8am start, concludes around 10.30am.
U3A REDLANDS SENIORS WEEK BREAKFAST: Auditorium, Donald Simpson Community Centre, Bloomfield Street, Cleveland - special guest speaker is Everald Compton OAM.
8.30am - 12noon
"CANOEING FOR ALL": Wynnum Redlands Canoe Club, Railway Parade, Tingalpa Creek, Thorneside.
OPEN DAY FOR SENIORS WEEK: CUC Men's Shed, 36 Passage Street, Cleveland; 10am daily
OPEN WEEK: at Killara Place, 71 Wynyard Street, Cleveland
MORNING MELODY: Redlands Sporting Club, Anson Road, Wellington Point.
Tuesday August 18
"CANOEING FOR ALL" - AN INTRODUCTION: Wynnum Redlands Canoe Club Clubhouse at Railway Parade, Thorneside. See Monday's program for booking details.
SENIORS WEEK INDOOR BOWLS COMPETITION: Cleveland Senior Citizens Club inc. at Donald Simpson Community Centre.
PROBUS SENIORS WEEK BAREFOOT BOWLS AND BOCCE CARNIVALS: At venues during Seniors Week: The eight participating Probus Clubs invite seniors to
Petanque at Donald Simpson Community Centre.
Redlands (Mens) Probus Club Open Day at Sharks Sporting Club. Ladies Welcome.
Redlands Sporting Club Main Lounge, Anson Road, Wellington Point.
FREE MOSAIC CLASS FOR SENIORS: Bunnings Warehouse Victoria Point Cnr. Colburn Ave. & Cleveland-Redland Bay Road, Victoria Point.
Wednesday August 19
"BACK TO THE TIVOLI": Donald Simpson Community Centre Out With a Difference
OPEN DAY FOR SENIORS WEEK: CUC Men's Shed, 36 Passage Street, Cleveland.
SENIORS' 20/20 CRICKET MATCH: Muddies Cricket Grounds, Judy Holt Park, Birkdale. (Entry from Old Cleveland Road East). Game to start at 9.30.
COMMUNITY GARDEN OPEN DAY: Oakland Street, Alexandra Hills (behind Aldi).
QUANDAMOOKA FESTIVAL: North Stradbroke Island Historical Museum 15-17, Welsby Street, Dunwich. Morning tea provided after museum tour.
PROBUS CLUBS INFORMATION SESSION: Information session followed by Barefoot Bowls at Capalaba Bowls Club and Cleveland Bowls Club
EDWARDIAN TEA PARTY: Ormiston House 277 Wellington Street, Ormiston.
REDLANDERS AND THE GREAT WAR HONOURING OUR FALLEN: Redland Libraries at
Cleveland Library Cnr. Bloomfield and Middle Streets, Cleveland.
SENIOR JAZZ ENSEMBLE: Cleveland District State High School. Cnr Smith & Russell Sts., Cleveland.
Performing Arts Space, Decemsextet Senior Jazz Ensemble & Senior Vocal Ensemble.
Thursday 20 August
"CANOEING FOR ALL": Wynnum Redlands Canoe Club, Railway Parade Thornside.
LIFE WITHOUT BARRIERS: Bluebird Activity and Lifestyle Centre, 7 Wardley Street, Capalaba, Open Day and Morning Tea
PROBUS CLUB OPEN DAY: Redlands-Bayside (Mens) Probus Club Open Day at Cleveland Bowls Club.
PROBUS CLUBS BOCCE at
William Taylor Sports Ground, Thorneside, and
PROBUS CLUB INFORMATION SESSION followed by Barefoot Bowls at Wynnum Bowls Club
SENIORS MOCK OLYMPICS @ MANLY: Bayside Sea Scouts Hall & park surrounds, 358 Upper Esplanade. Lots of laughs, tutus, crazy hats, novelty races, skittles and croquet. Sign up so you can be placed in a team and to help us with catering. The "winning" team will be awarded the Mock Olympics Trophy. There are plenty of chairs and shady trees for shelter. Enjoy a BBQ lunch and tea and coffee is provided. Bring your hat and water bottle. Phone Colleen 33486306.
U3A REDLANDS INFORMATION DISPLAY: Information display at Victoria Point Shopping Centre
OPAP INSPIRING MORNING TEA: Blue Care Redlands Community Care (OPAP) Redland City Inspiring Seniors 2015 morning tea at Tranquil Waters.
SENTIMENTAL JOURNEY: Redlands Sporting Club; Anson Road, Wellington Point, in main lounge.
GARDENING CLASS FOR SENIORS: Held at Bunnings Warehouse, cnr. Cleveland Redland Bay Road and Colburn Ave. Victoria Point.
JAZZ ORCHESTRAL EVENT: Cleveland District High School Performing Arts Space, Russell Street,
Cleveland: Enjoy the full Jazz Orchestra and vocalists.
Friday August 21
OUT WITH A DIFFERENCE: Donald Simpson Community Centre Out With a Difference
Visit to Pohlman's Nursery.
U3A REDLANDS INFORMATION: Display at Stocklands Shopping Centre.
PROBUS CLUB: Information session about Probus followed by Barefoot Bowls at Victoria Point Bowls Club.
INFORMATION BOOTH: Shoreline Probus Club at Victoria Point Shopping Centre.
STRADBROKE ISLAND OUTING: Redlands Ladies Probus Club.
RONNIE CHRISTIE: Redlands Sporting Club
Anson Road, Wellington Point
U3A GOLF TOURNAMENT: Carbrook Golf Course, 653 Beenleigh-Redland Bay Rd., Carbrook
All players, men and women, are entitled to a burger lunch at 12noon.
Shotgun Start at 1.00pm
Single Stableford Event.
3.30pm - 4.30pm
CLEVELAND CONCERT: Cleveland District State High School Performing Arts Space: small ensembles, flutes, clarinets and strings.
Saturday August 22
SENIORS WALK: Bay Islands Community Services Inc. 55 Jackson Road, Russell Island.
10am to 3pm
ART SHOW: Donald Simpson Community Centre.
"ENGLAND SWINGS": Donald Simpson Community Centre Theatricals salutes the sixties in England with colourful costumes, comedy and familiar songs.
Sunday August 23
ART SHOW: Donald Simpson Community Centre.
1pm - 5pm
SUNDAY COUNTRY: Redlands Sporting Club Main Lounge, Anson Street
Wellington Point: Glenn Callaghan
1.30pm - 4pm
SENIORS CONCERT: Redland City Bands
Assembly Hall, Smith Street, Cleveland.
"ENGLAND SWINGS": Presented by Donald Simpson Community Centre Theatricals.