Festive fun, fine fare and all that jazz served up at lunch
Kalgoorlie-Boulder’s beloved grandparents and elders enjoyed an afternoon of good food and entertainment yesterday at the annual Seniors’ Christmas Lunch.
The City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder hosted the event at the WMC Graduates’ Hall, where seniors were treated to a three-course meal, raf- fles, prizes and even a visit from Santa Claus.
John Paul College music students also came to entertain the crowd with their smooth jazz sounds — a tradition teacher Graham Greene said the school was glad to be involved with.
“It’s about the kids doing something for someone else, which is quite important and follows nicely with the ethos school,” he said.
The group performed several pieces, including All the Things You Are and The Girl From Ipanema.
Music student Georgie-May, has been playing the clarinet for three years and said she had been looking forward to playing at the event.
“We love performing,” she said. of the
Many of those in attendance had been residents of KalgoorlieBoulder for their whole lives.
Among these were long-time friends Judy Hunter and selfprofessed “Boulderite” Olive Bennett.
Both were dressed in their most festive outfits, with Mrs Bennett wearing her Christmas brooch from the 1990s with pride.
Georgie-May Scott, Judy Hunter, Travis Bottrell, and Olive Bennett at the annual Seniors’ Christmas Lunch yesterday.