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August 2019

Seniors Week 10km Walk

August 18 @ 7:00 am - 12:00 pm
RDCOTA Office, 57 Wynyard Street
Cleveland, 4163
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$8

A 10 km walk through back streets and parklands, commencing and finishing at Donald Simpson Park between Bloomfield and Wynyard Streets, Cleveland. You can join in for a 3,5,7.5 or 10 km circuit at your pace with breakfast supplied at end of walk. $8 Registration for this event includes a gift bag, T-shirt and breakfast. Phone 07 3488 0680 for details or visit RDCOTA Office ,  57 Wynyard Street, Cleveland 9:30am - 2:30pm, to register. Click here to access the…

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YogArt Nidra | Yoga Nidra + Watercolour painting

August 18 @ 9:00 am - 10:15 am
Currimundi Hall, Cnr Ilya St & Currimundi Rd
Currimundi Sunshine Coast,
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$10

This is a relax and restore session where all you have to do is rest on a mat with pillows and blankets to keep you snug and warm. During this session you'll experience a yogic sleep which will leave you feeling refreshed, relaxed and calm. Learn how to use the breath to bring you to progressively comfortable states of relaxation. Learn how to use these strategies for you daily interactions. A watercolour painting session is offered after as a form…

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Introduction to Organic Gardening

August 18 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Cox Park, 64 Richard St
Lota, QLD 4179 Australia
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Free

It's easy to start a vegetable garden.Topics will include location, soil, building your garden bed, seasons in SE Qld and plant choice. Meet at the garden shelter. Bookings essential.To book text Jenny on 0439 048 585 or email bethaniastreet@gmail.com

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100: a celebration of QLD´s oldest residents / The Centenarian Portrait Project by Teenagers

August 18 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until September 1, 2019

Seven Hills Hub, 28 Tallowwood Street, Seven Hills. (Off Clearview Tce)
Brisbane, 4170

Every picture tells a story. See what 100 years of life looks like at an art exhibition highlighting the experiences, memories and life history of our most celebrated seniors. The Centenarian Portrait Project by Teenagers is an uplifting initiative matching 100 teenage artists with 100 of Queensland´s oldest residents. From storytelling, reminiscing, joy and laughter, comes unique portraits, a gift and friendships to treasure between the generations. You are invited to meet Queensland´s centenarians and discover how each artist captures…

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Qld AIDS Council’s Silver Rainbows & Silver Screens for LGBTI Seniors

August 18 @ 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Warner Hall, 52 Merthyr Rd, New Farm, Merthyr Rd Uniting Church, 52 Merthyr Rd, New Farm & 290 Draper St, Parramatta Park, Cairns
Brisbane and Cairns, 4005 and 4870
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Queensland AIDS Council puts the spotlight on celebrating and honour our elders and seniors of the LGBTIQ+ Sistergirl & Brotherboy communities as we head into Queensland Seniors Week (17th-25th August, 2019). To mark the week, we’re holding a videoconference-linked dual-city movie screening (“Cloudburst”), afternoon ‘high tea’ and panel discussion in Brisbane and Cairns on Sunday August 18th (1pm-4.30pm). Panel speakers will share their reflections on the movie’s themes of ageing in diversity, as well as sharing insights into the needs…

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Effortless Happiness Learn to Meditate

August 19 @ 8:30 am - 11:30 am
Boyne Tannum Community Centre and Library, Cnr Wyndham & Hayes Ave
Boyne Island, QLD 4680 Australia
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Free

Explore the tools to be effortlessly happy, recognising what makes our lives lasting and meaningful. We will work with five different meditation techniques and discuss methods of living with presence and love.

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BIG DAY OUT

August 19 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Event Centre Cooktown, 3 May St
Cooktown, QLD 4895 Australia
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One of the highlights of the year in conjunction with the Cooktown Community care program is hosting The Big Day Out this will be a full day event (10am – 3.30pm), held at the Cooktown Event Centre on the 19th August. We’re estimating a crowd of about 100 seniors, including seniors from Wujal Wujal and Hope Vale Indigenous Communities. The event will be open to the wide community to encourage intergenerational connectedness. The vision of the Big Day Out is to have a…

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Free Hearing Checks

August 19 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Nerang Library, 50 Price St
Nerang, QLD 4211 Australia
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Free

Free hearing checks for those over 18.  Advice and information on hearing loss.

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Sunshine Coast presents Seniors Week Dance Workshops with QLD BALLET

August 19 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
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Venue 114 (formerly known as Lake Kawana Community Centre), 114 Sportsman Parade, Bokarina
Bokarina, QLD 4575 Australia
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$8

To celebrate Seniors Week, Sunshine Coast Council will present Queensland Ballet once again at Venue 114 on Monday 19 August, 2018. Around the world, adults of all ages are discovering what Queensland Ballet has known forever – that dance is a great way to increase fitness, improve stamina and have a whole lot of fun. As we get older, keeping our bodies strong and agile becomes even more important. Queensland Ballet’s Seniors Week classes are designed to stimulate the body…

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Tai Chi Qigong

August 19 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Keating Park, 60 Stamford Rd
Indooroopilly, QLD 4068 Australia
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$5

This dynamic activity is invigorating, works with both your body and your mind and will help you feel relaxed, refreshed and calm. Tai Chi is becoming recognised as the world's most beneficial healthy system. Rejuvenate your body and learn to create a tranquil mind. Join any week - all welcome. Meet at the picnic shelter. For more information visit www.livingchi.com.au or phone Rozlee at Australian Academy of Tai Chi and Qigong on 0403 152 281.

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Tai Chi Qigong

August 19 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Kookaburra Park – West, 11 Nalya Cres
Karana Downs, QLD 4036 Australia
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Free

This dynamic activity is invigorating, works with both your body and your mind and will help you feel relaxed, refreshed and calm. Tai Chi is becoming recognised as the world's most beneficial healthy system. Rejuvenate your body and learn to create a tranquil mind. Join any week - all welcome. Meet at shelter shed off path behind playground. For more information visit www.livingchi.com.au or phone Rozlee at Australian Academy of Tai Chi and Qigong on 0403 152 281.

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Yoga

August 19 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
WIRAC, 29 Palmerin St
Warwick, QLD 4370 Australia
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Free

Relax and unwind with 60 minutes of mindfulness, gentle stretching and exercise. A fusion of several different Yoga styles to centre your mind and body, suitable for new comers and experienced yogis.  

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Pilates

August 19 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Complete Rehab Margate, 328 Oxley Ave
Margate, QLD 4019 Australia
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Free

Pilates class designed to help strengthen and stretch your essential muscles for Active Ageing. Be prepared to increase your flexibility, strength and improve your energy levels. A class suitable for all fitness levels and ages.

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Wellness Workshop

August 19 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Vonda Youngman Centre Tamborine Mountain, 2-4 Knoll Road
North Tamborine, 4272
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Did you know that positive emotions and happiness broaden our attention, improve physical health and contribute to longer life spans. This free workshop will provide information on positive emotions and the benefits to your wellbeing, as well as what contributes to happiness. Come along and join our presenter Alan to learn new strategies on how to incorporate positive emotions into your daily life. Morning Tea and light refreshments will be served!

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FREE Hearing Checks

August 19 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Centrelink Nambour, Currie and Maud Streets
Nambour, 4560
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Free

Hearing Australia will be at Centrelink Nambour 9.30am - 12.30pm. We welocome Seniors to come along for a free hearing check and chat to one of our professional team members about the Office of Hearing Services program and the latest hearing technology available. No appointment necessary. For further information for other locations where we will be situated, please phone 07 5409 5600.

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Seniors Week @ Club Pine Rivers

August 19 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on August 23, 2019 at 11:30 am

Club Pine Rivers, 1-11 Sparkes Road
Bray Park, QLD 4500 Australia
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We have something on every day here at Club Pine Rivers! All week specials: - $10 Seniors Special of the Day - $8.50 Coffee & Cake Deal - $11 Roast of the Day lunch or $12.50 dinner! Monday - 9:30am Free Come & Try Bowls Session (contact the club to book a spot) Tuesday - 10am-2pm Bingo - 11:30am Free music in the cafe Wednesday - 7am Free Yoga (contact the club to book a spot) Thursday - 10am Senior's…

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Zumba Gold

August 19 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Tolga Community Centre, 65 Main St
Tolga, 4882
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Free

Zumba Gold - Low impact dance fitness for seniors

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Musical Morning Tea Seniors Week

August 19 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Our Place Hall, Cnr Japonica & Robinia Street
Inala, QLD 4077 Australia
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$3

Come along and join us at this years Musical Morning Tea Seniors Week celebrations. Bring along friends and families for a morning full of live entreatment and enjoy the abundant supply of food and drinks.

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Tai Chi

August 19 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Agnes Water Community Centre and Library, 71 Springs Road
Agnes Water, QLD 4677 Australia
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Join us for a Tai Chi class where we will embrace the mind, body and spirit. Tai Chi originated in ancient China and is one of the most effective exercises for health of mind and body. Wear loose comfortable clothing and flat shoes suitable for exercise and bring water with you.

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Active and Healthy Mature and Motivated Energiser

August 19 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Oxenford-Coomera Community Youth Centre, 25 Leo Graham Way
Oxenford, QLD 4210 Australia
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$2

A session aimed at mainly over 50’s based on the gentle art of Chi Gong, mindful breathing and simple yoga.

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