Seniors festival event guide out now

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The Victorian Seniors Festival is once again coming to Baw Baw this October with a huge variety of local events, activities and outings on offer.

Running from 3 to 20 October 2019, the festival experience is all about getting out and about in the local community and beyond.

The month-long celebration offers lots of opportunities for fun and the chance to try something new or different in a friendly atmosphere at little or no cost.

The state-wide festival aims to celebrate the more than a million Victorians over 60 who make such a valuable contribution to our society.

Local seniors are encouraged to view the local event guide and get involved.

Printed copies of the local event guide are available at:

  • Council Customer Service Centres in Drouin and Warragul
  • WGAC Box Office
  • Coles Stores in Drouin and Warragul
  • In General Stores and Post Offices in rural towns

Residents can also download a PDF copy of the booklet from Council’s website.

Some events and activities require bookings, residents are encouraged to check each event listing and get in early to avoid disappointment.

For those who seek adventure outside Baw Baw Shire, free public transport will be available to all Seniors Card holders throughout the festival.

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As stated by Mayor Cr Mikaela Power

“The Victorian Seniors Festival is a great opportunity to catch up with friends or meet new people. Regardless of background, experience or mobility – everyone is encouraged to take part, learn a new skill and make new friends in their local communities.”

As stated by Positive Ageing Advisory Committee representative Cr Jessica O’Donnell

“The Victorian Seniors Festival has something for everyone, and we encourage all local seniors to join in the fun. There’s a special group exercise timetable at the Warragul Leisure Centre for those who want to get moving, or movie screenings and luncheons for those who want to sit back and relax.”

As stated by Positive Ageing Advisory Committee representative Cr Tricia Jones

“The festival offers a huge variety of events ranging from fitness to films, and concerts to croquet. We hope our local seniors enjoy the selection of programs, workshops, outings and events that are on offer for this year’s festival.”

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