Celebrate Seniors Festival on the Peninsula

Published on 20 September 2019

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Every October we celebrate the Victorian Seniors Festival.

The festival experience is all about getting out and about in your local community and beyond.

Join in the celebrations right across the Peninsula this October with free or low-cost activities and events specially designed for older Victorians, their families and friends.

Be part of the 2019 Victorian Seniors Festival celebrations right here in your own beautiful backyard.

Choose from 75 local events and offers across the Peninsula including:

  • Camp Manyung Get Active Expo
  • Hastings U3A Arts & Craft Show
  • Bollywood Seniors Club event
  • Top End Wedding Friday Flicks at Our Library
  • Spring propagation workshops
  • Be Connected cyber safety classes, and
  • Lots of delicious high teas and more!

With so much on offer you are sure to find something of interest.

Grab a program of events from your local Shire office, library, leisure centre and many other locations across the Peninsula, or download a program at: mornpen.vic.gov.au/seniorsfestival

Victorian Seniors Card holders can also enjoy eight days of free public transport from 6 - 13 October 2019.

To find out about events happening in the rest of Victoria, visit the Victorian Seniors Festival page of the Seniors Online website: seniorsonline.vic.gov.au/festivalsandawards

Post your festival photos with the hashtags: #MornPenSeniorsFestival and #VicSeniorsFestival.

Let’s Talk About Money event

Together with Good Shepherd’s Firmer Foundations, the Shire is hosting Let’s Talk About Money as part of Seniors Festival.

The program aims to increase your confidence in managing money and build new skills. Topics include budgeting, saving, banking, debt and goal setting.

Firmer Foundations is a free financial capability program for women aged 50 years and over.

Event Details:

Mon 7,14 & 28 October and 4 November
10am – 12.30pm
Seawinds Community Hub, 11a Allambi Avenue, Capel Sound
Enquiries: 5971 9444 or 0490 120 918

This is a free event, bookings and registration essential and transport assistance is available on request.
Attendance at all sessions is recommended. 

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