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Get out and about during Seniors Festival

Publish on 30 Mar 2021 All suburbs Airds, Ambarvale, Bardia, Blair Athol, Blairmount, Bow Bowing, Bradbury, Campbelltown, Claymore, Denham Court, Eagle Vale, Englorie Park, Eschol Park, Gilead, Glen Alpine, Glenfield, Gregory Hills, Holsworthy, Ingleburn, Kearns, Kentlyn, Leumeah, Long Point, Macquarie Fields, Macquarie Links, Menangle Park, Minto, Minto Heights, Mount Annan, Raby, Rosemeadow, Ruse, St Andrews, St Helens Park, Varroville, Wedderburn, Woodbine, Woronora Dam, Outside LGA,

Media Release - 30 March 2021

There’s a packed program of events planned for Campbelltown residents to enjoy during the 2021 Seniors Festival from 13 April to 24 April.

There are dozens of events for people to participate in across the LGA organised by Council and local community groups and organisations.

“The NSW Seniors Festival is a time to celebrate the contributions, skills, knowledge and experience of the seniors in our community,” Mayor George Brticevic.

“The festival is a great opportunity for seniors to socialise, make new friends, meet old friends and even learn a few new skills or step out of your comfort zone to try a new activity,” Cr Brticevic said.

The popular Café Connect program is back and includes a number of activities ranging from history talks, board games, music and art and crafts while connecting people with important local services.

As part of the On Q project, Council has partnered with the Campbelltown Airds Historical Society and South West Community Transport to hold a series of morning teas at Glenalvon house on 20 and 21 April.

The morning teas will feature live music and a tour of the heritage-listed Glenalvon House. Free door to door transport is available.

The Campbelltown Arts Centre is hosting a range of exhibitions including Budjari Mudjingaal from the Elders’ Ceramic Group, The Macarthur Textile Network’s Looking Back, Looking Forward exhibition and Nola Tegel’s Then and Now exhibition.

The Hello Koalas Sculpture Trail will lead people on a tour of Campbelltown and the scenic Australian Botanic Garden Mount Annan to discover the award-winning hand painted sculptures.

Anyone keen for an easy stroll through nature is invited to join the Campbelltown Bushcare team on one of their nature walks through local bushland and reserves.

West Leagues Club will be hosting a free senior’s expo as well as a social event on Tuesday 13 April as well as socials tennis on Saturday 24 April.

Seniors wanting to improve their fitness in a social environment can pick up a free seven-day fitness pass for any local leisure centre.

Seniors Festival events are for people aged 60 and over, 50 and over for people living with a disability and 50 and over for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Bookings are essential for all activities.

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