Se­niors Fes­ti­val events to run through­out the Strath­bo­gie Shire

Euroa Gazette - - LETTERS TO THE EDITOR -

VIC­TO­RIA Se­niors Fes­ti­val has been ex­tended this year to run for al­most one month be­tween Oc­to­ber 7-30.

Strath­bo­gie Shire Coun­cil is join­ing in the fes­tiv­i­ties screen­ing of Voy­age of the South­ern Sun at the Euroa Com­mu­nity Cin­ema on Wed­nes­day, Oc­to­ber 18.

Dur­ing this time sev­eral aux­il­iary and com­mu­nity groups will also be run­ning events across the shire.

At Be­nalla, Jame Blun­dell will head­line a con­cert for se­niors to be held at the BPACC.

Blun­dell, one of Aus­tralia’s most recog­nis­able coun­try mu­sic artists, will per­form a free con­cert at BPACC on Oc­to­ber 20 as part of the 2017 Se­nior Fes­ti­val.

Blun­dell was the first Aus­tralian coun­try artist to sign a ma­jor record­ing deal in Nashville and has won nine Golden Gui­tar Awards.

All peo­ple aged 60 and over across Be­nalla Ru­ral City will be cel­e­brated as part of the 2017 Se­niors Week Fes­ti­val.

The fes­ti­val also in­cludes free and low-cost events and ac­tiv­i­ties in­clud­ing movies at BPACC and the Swan­pool Cin­ema, open gar­den events, fit­ness events, work­shops.

As part of the se­niors fes­ti­val the State Gov­ern­ment is also pro­vid­ing eight days of free pub­lic trans­port for Vic­to­rian se­niors card hold­ers in met­ro­pol­i­tan and re­gional Vic­to­ria from Oc­to­ber 8 to 15.

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