In Our Nature – Seniors Festival 2021

Goulburn Mulwaree Council


A busy week of events has again been planned for 2021 NSW Seniors Festival, running from Monday April 19th until Friday April 23rd, this year centred on the theme of ‘In our nature.’

The week begins at 11am on Monday with the traditional official opening and an Active Aging Expo at the Goulburn Workers Club auditorium. The ceremony will include presentation of the 2021 Senior of the Year and Community Group of the Year awards. Morning tea will be provided, and seniors can hear from guest speaker Tina Milson who is a well-known local photographer. Following the ceremony seniors can enjoy the active aging expo, with stalls, activities and information setup in the auditorium.

On Tuesday it’s time for some fun, with an Elton John Tribute Show again at the Goulburn Workers from 11am. The show is a 2.5 hour entertainment spectacular, recreating Elton’s golden mid-70s period. Tickets are free and available from reception, with lunch to follow the show.

Join Elizabeth Burness on Wednesday morning at 10:30am for ‘History in the Bottom Drawer’ at the Goulburn Community Centre in Auburn Street, revealing the layers of history and stories of generations of women, that have been preserved for posterity in chests of drawers.

Come along to On the Road 65 Plus at the Goulburn Community Centre on Thursday at 10am with Council’s Road Safety Officer. Find outfacts, advice and safety tips for seniors in our community to help you make safer choices when driving, riding, walking, using a mobility scooter or catching public transport.

The week will finish at 12 midday with the announcement of the Seniors Week Photo Competition winners. All entries will be exhibited at the Goulburn Community Centre throughout the week, with the winners to be announced here as well. Join at 12 midday on Friday to enjoy a cup of tea and a chat to finish the week.

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