Celebrating a Queensland for All Ages 17-25 August 2019

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August 2019

Ballet for Seniors

August 17 @ 10:00 am - 1:45 pm
The Space, YMCA North Lakes, Corner Lakefield Drive and Endeavour Blvd.
North Lakes, 4509
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Free

Introduction to ballet for active older adults. Focus on improving poise, core strength, memory and mobility with exercises and repertoire from Queensland current works. No previous ballet experience necessary. Bookings essential. Please wear comfortable exercise clothing, additional warm layer, soft gym shoes or socks. Bring water and a small towel.

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Pickleball

August 17 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Stanthorpe Fitness Centre, 23 Talc St
Stanthorpe, QLD 4380 Australia
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Free

An introduction to the game of Pickleball by 2 accredited coaches. One of Australia's fastest growing sports, Pickleball is a paddle and ball sport played over a low net on a small court. Come along and try out this new and exciting sport.

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Common Weeds and How to Control Them

August 17 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
CityLibraries Thuringowa Central, 86 Thuringowa Dr
Thuringowa, QLD 4817 Australia
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Free

Join other passionate gardeners who are trying to answer the question "surely there must be an easier way" There is! Come and join us for a fun morning where ideas will be shared which will reduce the hours spent on hands and knees. Let's work smarter, not harder!

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Free Admission to the Redland Museum

August 17 @ 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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Picnic in the Park

August 17 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Centenary Park Charters Towers, PO Box 1182
Charters Towers, QLD 4820 Australia
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Free

A Free event for all Seniors and friends and family at Centenary Park Charters Towers on 17th August - 10am to 1pm. Morning Tea and sausage sizzle lunch provided. Entertainment by the Choristers. Please phone 4787 4286 for information.

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LET’S TALK Cooking

August 17 @ 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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LET’S TALK Tech Savvy Seniors

August 17 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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One event on August 22, 2019 at 10:00 am

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One event on August 24, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on August 24, 2019 at 12:30 pm

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

Develop the skills and knowledge to use technology through our digital workshops. All participants will receive a FREE coffee on us! COST: Free Located opposite Coles SAT 17 AUGUST Mobile Phone & Tablet Basics: 10am - 11:30am Digital Photo Sharing: 12:30pm - 2pm MON 19 AUGUST Digital Photo Sharing: 10am - 11:30am Mobile Phone & Tablet Basics: 12:30pm - 2pm THUR 22 AUGUST What is Data?: 10am - 11:30am Avoiding Scams Online: 12:30pm - 2pm SAT 24 AUGUST Avoiding Scams…

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

August 17 @ 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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Pringle Cottage Museum Tour

August 17 @ 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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Senior’s Bushfire Safety

August 17 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Wartburg Rural Fire Brigade Fire shed, 300 Deepwater Rd
Deepwater, QLD 4674 Australia
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Free

This presentation includes information on preparing and maintaining properties, understanding emergency messaging and alerts and preparing a bushfire survival plan.

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Country Music Concert

August 17 @ 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Gatton COTA Seniors Centre, 23 North St
Gatton, 4343
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$7.00

Enjoy an afternoon of great country music with proceeds going to the Lockyer Valley School Chaplaincy program.

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Tiny Tiles with Polymer Clay

August 17 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Boyne Tannum Community Centre and Library, Cnr Wyndham & Hayes Ave
Boyne Island, 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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Latin Dance for Seniors

August 17 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Calliope RSL Memorial Hall, 32 Stirrat St
Calliope, QLD 4680 Australia
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Free

Come along and have fun learning the Salsa and ChaChaCha. In this 90-minute class, we will warm up to the captivating sounds of Latin music and learn achievable Salsa choreography. Following a short break, we will get ready to ChaCha. You will leave the class having enjoyed the uplifting music, learnt the basic steps of two different types of Latin dance styles, all with a smile on your face.

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Museum Tour

August 17 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Stanthorpe Museum, 12 High St
Stanthorpe, QLD 4380 Australia
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$7

Tour the museum, more than 20 000 items in the 15 buildings.  Local history available. Wheelchair access. Groups of 10+ can pre-book morning tea (at a cost).

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Yoga for seniors – Bribie Island

August 17 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Bribie Island Library, 1 Welsby Parade
Bongaree, QLD 4057 Australia
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Free

Discover how a regular yoga practice can bring mental and physical health benefits. Hanna from Little by Little Wellbeing will teach simple chair-based techniques you can do at home to improve flexibility and ease joint stiffness. Registration essential.

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Ballet for Seniors

August 17 @ 1:30 pm - 4:15 pm
The Space, YMCA North Lakes, Corner Lakefield Drive and Endeavour Blvd.
North Lakes, 4509
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Free

Introduction to ballet for active older adults. Focus on improving poise, core strength, memory and mobility with exercises and repertoire from Queensland current works. No previous ballet experience necessary. Bookings essential. Please wear comfortable exercise clothing, additional warm layer, soft gym shoes or socks. Bring water and a small towel.

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Shining Lights – Senior Matters

August 17 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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One event on August 17, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on August 21, 2019 at 11:30 am

One event on August 23, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on August 24, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on August 24, 2019 at 2:00 pm

Sunnybank Theatre Group Inc, 14 Mains Road
Sunnybank, 4109
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$22

Seniors Matters is a stage production by Shining Lights Seniors' Theatre Workshop, a weekly acting class for older people run by the Sunnybank Theatre Group Inc. It comprises two one act plays that deal with issues about life in general and getting older in particular, and are light-hearted and engaging. The first play is called "It's Never Too Late" and has been written by one of our group, Dianna Speed, while the second play is called "House of Tomorrow", by…

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Musical Theatre Show

August 17 @ 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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Rest & Relax | Sunshine Coast | Yoga Nidra Sunshine Coast Australia

August 17 @ 4:00 pm - 4:45 pm
Kawana Forest Meeting Place, 60 Woodlands Boulevard
Kawana, 4551
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$7.50

'Rest & Relax' requires no movement at all. Simply resting on your mat, supported by a pillow under your head, resting on a yoga mat or other support and blankets under and over to keep you warm during a 45 minute guided meditation where you'll experience how to use the breath to bring you to progressive states of relaxation. Session is run by Anna, a Certified Advanced Yoga Nidra Facilitator, Amrit Yoga Institute, Member Yoga Australia and registered teacher QCT.…

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Dad & Dave Radio Play – Dad Buys a Car

August 17 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 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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