The annual Seniors Festival kicks off next week. This year's theme 'Love to Celebrate' will see senior citizens put their hair down and have a good time.
The festival will run from Monday, February 17 to Friday, February 21.
The event is designed to celebrate and acknowledge the valuable contribution of senior citizens in the community and to encourage and promote their active involvement in a wide range of activities planned for the week .
The official opening ceremony will be held on Monday, 11am at the Goulburn Workers Club auditorium. Mayor Bob Kirk will open the festival with Angus Taylor MP and Wendy Tuckerman attending as part of the official party. The 2020 Senior of the Year Awards and will presented, followed by the U3A Grey Mardi Gras and Expo.
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On Tuesday, February 18 gear up for 60s Mania - British Explosion at the Workers Club. The event will pay tribute to the great rock and pop music acts from the United Kingdom in the 60s, and is followed by a two course lunch. This event is free but bookings are essential.
Activities on Wednesday, February 19 will be hosted at the Grace Millsom Centre on Braidwood Road. They will begin at 10:30am with a talk on what European explorers saw when they first arrived in the Goulburn region, hosted by Jennifer Lamb. From 12:30pm until 2pm seniors can ask for advice and learn tips on making safer choices on the road as part of 'On the Road 65 plus' with Tracey Norberg.
The festival is supported by Goulburn Mulwaree Council, Goulburn Regional Art Gallery, U3A Goulburn Mulwaree, Southern Tablelands Arts, Goulburn Workers Club and the NSW Government.
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