History comes alive with vintage tractors at Pioneer Park Museum.
History comes alive with vintage tractors at Pioneer Park Museum. Georgie Moore

Diary of Western Downs Seniors Week events

Monday, August 17

10am

CONCERT @ DALBY

Seniors are welcome to be entertained at a concert along with morning tea, lunch and a raffle, all for the cost of $10. Venue: Dalby Bowls Club. To book phone Fiona Henderson on 4679 4420.

10am

ENTERTAINMENT AND STORY TELLING SESSION @ MILES

Join us for morning tea and bring your best yarn or tale with you. The morning will feature musical entertainment by Bernice Erbacher and Jan Williams, along with a story telling session, where participants will be given the chance to record some of their favourite yarns from the past. Venue: Leichhardt Centre, Miles. Phone Jason Erbacher on 4628 5355 for more information.

Tuesday, August 18

9.30am

COMMUNITY SENIORS EVENT @ NOONGA

Everyone is welcome to join the Noonga community for their Seniors Day. Free entry with complimentary food. Guest speaker is Melissa, a personal trainer from Roma PCYC. Event held at: Noonga Hall, Noonga. Contact Polly Leahy on 4627 6483 for further information.

10am

MEANDARRA SENIORS WEEK

Please join Meandarra seniors for morning tea, bingo and lunch. Event held at Ballara, 33 Osler Street, Meandarra. Phone Donna on 4665 6336.

9am

U3A ENTERTAINMENT @ DALBY

Everyone is welcome to Dalby U3A for cards, scrabble and line dancing, followed by morning tea. Event held at Dalby Senior Citizens Centre, Dalby. Phone Rilla Witt on 4662 5215.

10-11.30am

EXERCISE SESSION @ DALBY

Introduction to light exercise, morning tea included. Event held at Dalby PCYC. Phone Lauren Simmich on 46722400 for more information.

Wednesday, August 19

9am

MORNING TEA & LUNCH @ WANDOAN

Please join us from 9am for morning tea and lunch, featuring musical entertainment throughout the morning. There will be a bus running from Wandoan - leaving around 8am, with pick-ups at the Wandoan Cultural Centre & Juandah Gardens. Venue: Taroom, Wandoan. Phone Jason Erbacher on 4628 5355 or Melinda Petty (Banana Shire) on 4992 9500 for more information.

10am

SENIORS WEEK @ TARA

Seniors are more than welcome to come along to the Tara Function Room, 19 Fry Street, Tara for morning tea. Phone Debbie Callaghan on 4665 3508. Free.

9am-noon

LIVE MUSIC @ DALBY SHOPPING WORLD

Seniors are invited to Dalby Shopping World for live music and free coffee. Fun prizes also up for grabs. Displays by local seniors groups. Phone 4662 2577.

1.30pm

VARIETY CONCERT @ DALBY

"Ningana's Musical Mayhem" will be the entertainment at Ningana Retirement Village, Dalby. Phone Lyn Cross on 4669 0100.

10.30-11am

COMPLIMENTARY MORNING TEA @ BELL

Bell Bunya Community Centre will be the venue for a free morning tea to celebrate Seniors Week.

Thursday, August 20

8am

AQUA AEROBICS @ DALBY

Aqua aerobics with morning tea. Cost: $5 includes pool entry, tea/coffee and morning tea. Venue: Dalby Aquatic Centre. Email Mary Parrott, Swimwise Dalby on dalby@wise aquatics.com.au.

9am-noon

CARDS - 500 & CANASTA @ JANDOWAE

500, canasta and craft including morning tea at Jandowae Domiciliary Care Day Centre, Dalby. Phone 4668 4400 to book by Tuesday, August 18.

10am

SENIORS DAY @ CHINCHILLA

Seniors are welcome to join in a free morning tea. Please bring along your favourite records to play throughout the morning. Venue: Chinchilla Wattle Room, Chinchilla Cultural Centre. Phone Terri Cobb on 4660 7241 for more.

MOVIE @ CHINCHILLA

A movie will be screened at a time to be confirmed. The title of the movie is to be advised. Phone Joanna Bender on 4662 7199 for full details. Event at Ironbark Theatre, Chinchilla Cultural Centre. Cost: $2.

Friday, August 21

10am

TOUR OF DALBY MUSEUM

Morning tea followed by guided tour of the museum. Cost: $5. Craft shop open. Event at Dalby Pioneer Park Museum, Dalby. Bookings essential, phone Dalby Pioneer Park on 4662 4760.


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