Going Back to the Future

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Coffs’ Seniors are being given the opportunity to revisit their pasts and their futures in a series of low-cost and free events and activities for mind, body and soul during Seniors Week from March 3-12.

“There’s so much on offer – from live music, yoga, health expos, art sessions, mind-challenging debates, food events, free guided tours of the Museum and up-to-the-minute technology clinics. There’s something to appeal to everyone,” said Coffs Harbour Mayor, Councillor Denise Knight.

“This is our chance to acknowledge and appreciate the contributions that the older members of our community make – and give something back.”

There are more than a dozen events or activities on offer through the Week.

Some of the highlights include:

  • The Growing Young Seniors Spectacular at Harbourside Markets on Sunday, 12th March, 8am to 2pm: The Spectacular will include an art display, spinning and weaving demonstration and calligraphy with Coffs Harbour Creative Arts Group, the Razzle Dazzle Rockers dancing demonstration, Chair Yoga and Buff Bones Classes with HARA Beyond Movement Studio, chess, bocce and games, Coffs Harbour Brass Band, Marion Grove Ukulele Group, plus the usual market and food stalls.
  • A Taste of Nations for Seniors at Boambee East Community Centre on Friday March 10 from 10am: For only a gold coin donation you can meet multicultural members of the community as they share lunch, entertainment, culture and stories. Bookings are essential.  Contact Boambee East Community Centre on 6658 4655 by Monday March 6.
  • Arts for Relaxation at Boambee East Community Centre on Monday March 6 from 10am – 2pm: Try your hand at a variety of art genres as you move from table to table in this creative and relaxing experience. The cost is $10 per person and includes morning tea, lunch and all materials. Bookings are essential.  Contact Boambee East Community Centre on 6658 4655 by Friday March 3.

See details of the full Seniors Week programme.​

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