With NSW Seniors Festival starting from 12 till 23 February we have put together some top picks for this year.
“EXERCISE AND BEING INVOLVED WITH THE COMMUNITY KEEPS A HEALTHY MIND AND HEALTHY BODY.
AND IT’S FUN!”
– JULIE AUSTIN, PARKINSON’S NSW NURSE
PORT MACQUARIE HASTING “SENSATIONAL SENIORS EXPO”
Parkinson’s NSW and the Port Macquarie Support Group will be there at stand 4.
Monday 17 February, 9am – 2pm, Panthers Port Macquarie.
TEMORA PARKINSON’S HIGH TEA
Temora Parkinson’s Support Group will host a High Tea at the Temora Bowling Club on Saturday 7 March at 3pm to raise funds for Parkinson’s NSW.
Tickets are available from Temora Capital Chemist until 22 February.
TWEED OVER 50’s LIFESTYLE EXPO
Live entertainment, guest speakers (including Parkinson’s NSW nurse Vince Carroll), demonstrations and local community stall holders with giveaways and information about staying healthy, active and independent in retirement.
Wednesday 19 February, 10.00am – 4.00pm, Serene Living, 31 Florence Street, Tweed
CENTRAL COAST DANCE FOR PARKINSON’S
Come and experience the benefits that music, movement and dance can bring for people living with Parkinson’s Disease.
Friday 14 February, 2.00pm – 3.30pm at the East Maitland Library.
BEGA CHAIR YOGA
Suitable for people who experience some mobility or balance issues.
Chair Yoga is perfect for increasing strength and flexibility while helping to ease stress and fatigue.
Bermagui Library – Friday 14 February, 10:30am
Eden Library – Tuesday 18 February, 11:00am
Bega Library – Wednesday 19 February, 10:30am
DUBBO MEDITATION & YOGA WORKSHOP
This workshop is aimed at seniors and will be a seated workshop.
Morning tea will be provided.
Tuesday 18 February 10.00am – 12.00pm, Oak Tree Retirement Village Dubbo
TAMWORTH SENIORS FESTIVAL
Come and learn what’s available in the Tamworth and surrounding communities with presentations, expos and entertainment from local businesses, organisations and community groups.
Thursday 13 February, 10.00am – 4.00pm, Tamworth Community Centre
ORANGE COME TOGETHER CHOIR OPEN DAY
The Come Together Choir is a community choir who sing for health and happiness each week.
Tuesday 18 February, 10.00am – 12.00pm, Orange Regional Conservatorium
MUDGEE GARDEN WORKSHOP
Come and learn to garden or improve your gardening skills at Bunnings Mudgee.
Wednesday 12 February, 1.00pm – 3.00pm
Wednesday 19 February, 10.00am – 12.00pm
LISMORE TECH LESSONS
1 hour one on one basic tech lesson covering things from setting up a new device to learning how to use a keyboard. Patrons can bring their own device or are welcome to use one of ours.
Tuesday 11 February, 10.00am – 5.00pm
Wednesday 12 February, 10.00am – 5.00pm
Thursday 13 February, 4.00pm – 7.00pm
GRIFFITH SENIORS EXPO
Find out about great services available from local featured exhibitors including the local Parkinson’s Support Group.
Tuesday 18 February, 11.30am – 1.30pm