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2019 Senior's Week

Glenelg Shire seniors will be treated to entertainment, magic and fun-focused activities this October for the 2019 Victorian Seniors Festival.

As part of the state-wide celebrations a number of events will be offered throughout Portland, Casterton and Heywood during Wednesday 16 October – Thursday 24 October, with all senior residents invited to attend.


Wednesday 16 October
Award winning country music artist James Blundell

Casterton Town Hall
2pm onwards
$10 entry fee
Bookings required. Call 5554 2444 to book

Thursday 17 October
Heywood Men's Shed Open Day

10am onwards

Friday 18 October
Cultural Event - Budj Bim Landscape World Heritage Presentation

Portland RSL
Free event
Bookings required, phone 5522 2204

Saturday 19 October
Indoor Bowls Open Day

Fawthrop Community Centre
12:30pm onwards

Monday 21 October
An Afternoon with Janet Bird - Discover Amazonian Culture - Author Event

Portland Library
2pm onwards
Bookings required, phone 5522 2289.

Tuesday 22 October
Elio Simonetti Magic Show

Fawthrop Community Centre
10am onwards
Bookings required. Call 5522 2204 to book.

Wednesday 23 October
Waltsing Australia Performance

Portland Arts Centre
10:30am onwards
$15 entry fee
Bookings required. Call 5522 2263 to book.

Thursday 24 October
Cinema exclusive - Calamity Jane

Casterton Town Hall
10am onwards

Heywood Customer Service Centre
2pm onwards

Both screening sessions free.
Bookings required. Call 5522 2204 to book

Other offers

All YMCA 50+ classes are FREE during Seniors Week.
Contact the Portland Leisure and Aquatic Centre.

Free health and hearing checks for seniors

Free Health Checks
Monday 21 October
11am - 2pm
Portland Leisure and Aquatic Centre

Free Hearing Tests
Tuesday 22 October
1pm - 3pm
Fawthrop Community Centre

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