Celebrating a Queensland for All Ages 17-25 August 2019

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August 2019

Free Admission to the Redland Museum

August 18 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until August 25, 2019

Redland Museum, 60 Smith St
Cleveland, 4163
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Free

Redland Museum is celebrating Seniors Week by offering FREE General Admission for all seniors during the week.

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LET’S TALK Cooking

August 18 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Sunday, Wednesday and Saturday, repeating until August 25, 2019

Clifford Gardens Shopping Centre, Corner James Street and Anzac Avenue
Toowoomba, 4350
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Free

CREATIVE COOKING FOR SENIORS Located opposite Lenard’s Join us as we demonstrate and prepare a variety of new and interesting recipes that are packed full of nutrients to keep you healthy as your dietary needs change. Whether you are cooking for one or perhaps meal times are a social affair we have tips, tricks and ideas to whet your appetite. Hosted together with QCWA and CCP - Your Catering People.

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Latin Dance Workshop

August 18 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Redlands Sporting Club, Anson Road
Wellington Point, 4160
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Free

Join Amos Dance Rhythms for a Social & Progressive Cha Cha lesson. No partners necessary.

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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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Yandina Street Fair

August 18 @ 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Yandina, 11 Farrell Street
Yandina, 4561
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Free

Kick off Queensland Seniors Week at this iconic Sunshine Coast event. Join the thousands of visitors who throng the main street of the historic town of Yandina, just nine kilometres from Nambour. Enjoy live local music across three stages plus an art exhibition, QCWA bake off, stalls, rides and laser light show finale. This event, now in its 42nd consecutive year, is the biggest and oldest of its kind, on the Sunshine Coast. Proudly supported by the Sunshine Coast Council.…

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Pringle Cottage Museum Tour

August 18 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Warwick Museum – Pringle Cottage, 79 - 83 Dragon S
Warwick, QLD 4370 Australia
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$5

Pringle Cottage Museum is offering a guided tour of the museum and complimentary tea/coffee and biscuits for seniors during opening hours.

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Lion’s Luncheon

August 18 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Lion’s Den, Powell St
Roma, QLD 4455 Australia
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Free

Come and enjoy a FREE lunch.

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Tiny Tiles with Polymer Clay

August 18 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Crow Street Creative, 8 Crow Street
Gladstone, QLD 4680 Australia
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Free

Create a collection of small, colourful tiles. Starting with an 8cm square, participants will build up textured layers of easily mouldable clay, with the addition of glass beads. When finished they  will be baked in a bench-top oven to harden. They can be strung together to make a vertical wall-hanging art piece or participants are free to use their beautiful tiles as they wish.

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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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Senior Citizens Concert

August 18 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Cleveland Assembly Hall, 40 Smith Street
Cleveland, 4163
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Free

Redland City Bands are presenting their annual Free Concert in the Assembly Hall at 42 Smith Street Cleveland as a highlight in the varied program of activities for Seniors Week in the Redlands. This concert features the Redland City Concert Band and guest band Windsor Brass. It will be a first class event with an entertaining program of music, complimented with refreshments. The hall has plenty of seating and wheelchair access.

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Musical Theatre Show

August 18 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Donald Simpson Centre, 172 Bloomfield St,
Cleveland, 4163
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$15

Donald Simpson Theatricals presents its 2019 Show – Favourites. This fast paced production from Director Janette Sheehan promises to be another winner. Featuring excerpts from 4 of your favourite musicals; fabulous dance routines; delightful comedy; spectacular costumes; and of course, the wonderful male chorus which has become a crowd favourite. The show is sure to entertain. Visit or phone the Donald Simpson Centre 07 3821 1059 to arrange your booking.  Tickets are $15 and includes afternoon tea.

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Bands in Park – School of Rock

August 18 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Downfall Creek Bushland Centre, 815 Rode Rd
McDowall, QLD 4032 Australia
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Free

Brisbane City Temple band plays pop and rock favourites in brilliant brass including Mission Impossible, I’m a Believer, Gonna Fly Now and Eye of the Tiger.

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Bands in Park – Broadway on the Bay

August 18 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Wynnum Wading Pool Wynnum, 4178 Australia + Google Map
Free

South of the River Community Band conducted by Jacob Cavanough takes you on a trip down Broadway. Let Jacob set the tone for an afternoon at the bay while you you enjoy show tunes from popular musicals.

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Dad & Dave Radio Play – Dad Buys a Car

August 18 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Redland Museum, 60 Smith St
Cleveland, 4163
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$20

Reliving the magic of Radio from the 1930s, ‘40s and 50s, Forgetting of Wisdom brings you four hilarious episodes of the Dad and Dave characters created by Steele Rudd in his book On Our Selection. Dad and Mum, their son Dave and his girlfriend Mabel became much-loved characters of Australian radio. Living amongst their neighbours in Snake Gully they epitomised the image that many Australians identified with; down-to-earth battlers who faced adversity with stoicism and humour. The program will open…

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Ecumenical Songs of Praise for all ages

August 18 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
The Salvation Army Brisbane City Temple, 167 Ann Street
Brisbane, 4000
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donation to charity

An opportunity for the Christian Churches to combine in an afternoon of vibrant music and song with the Crown Law Choir, guests soloists and The Salvation Army Divisional Fellowship Band.

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Southern Cross Soloists Concert ‘Rhapsody’

August 18 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Warwick Campus, 223 Dragon Street
Warwick, 4370
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Free

Join Australia's leading chamber ensemble, Southern Cross Soloists, for a thrilling concert of brilliance, flair and sumptuous music-making. From Ravel's whirling La Valse, to Massenet's gorgeous violin melody in Meditation, this program of much-loved classics and virtuosic masterpieces culminates with an absolute audience favourite: George Gershwin's legendary jazz piano concerto: Rhapsody in Blue. Southern Cross Soloists: Tania Frazier (Artistic Director, oboe), Andrew Fong (clarinet), Alex Raineri (piano), Alan Smith (violin), Lina Andonovska (flute), Alex Miller (French horn) and Blair Harris…

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Ballroom Dancing

August 18 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Fortitude Valley PCYC, 458 Wickham St
Fortitude Valley, QLD 4006 Australia
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Free

Learn ballroom, Latin and sequence dances in a fun and friendly environment. Wear comfortable enclosed footwear. Bookings essential - Orchard's Dance Studio, Rebecca 0422 967 267

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Vietnam Remembrance Day Memorial

August 18 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Roma Cenotaph, Bungil St
Roma, QLD 4455 Australia
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Free

Vietnam Veterans Day is commemorated on 18 August every year.

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Curtis Island Cruise including Capricorn Lodge Visit

August 19 @ 8:00 am - 11:30 am
Curtis Ferry Services, 215 Alf O'rourke Drive
Gladstone Marina, QLD 4680 Australia
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$20 – $30

Join us for a beautiful return island cruise from Gladstone to Curtis Island. Depart from the Curtis Ferry Terminal at 215 Alf O’Rourke Drive at 8am, drop off at South End Jetty on Curtis Island at 9am. There will be a bus to transfer you to Capricorn Lodge for a visit and morning tea, and to transfer you back to the boat to return to Gladstone by 11.30am. Cost: $20 - $30 per person depending on how many bookings are…

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Seniors Wheels & Walkers Coastal Stroll

August 19 @ 8:00 am - 10:30 am
The Lagoon Pool, 3 Lagoon Pl,
Yeppoon, QLD 4703 Australia
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Free

Hosted by BUG Group & U3A @ The Lagoon Pool, The Yeppoon Lagoon FREE morning tea provided after conclusion of walk/ride at 10.00am

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