Get set for Seniors Week action

ALL the action for Seniors Week kicks off on Sunday, so get ready for seven jam-packed days of activities and events.

The special week begins with an opening day at Park Beach Bowling Club on Sunday.

The schedule for the day is as follows:

10am - The official opening by Cr Bill Palmer and complimentary morning tea.

10.30am - Senior Awards presented by Coffs Harbour MP Andrew Fraser to senior community nominees.

11am - Coffs Coast Swing Katz will be swinging away.

12pm - Light lunch of sandwiches supplied.

12.30pm - Entertainment, comedy and singing by Dave James from 12.30pm all afternoon.

2.30pm - Raffles and the major lucky door prize (Mobility Scooter) will be drawn.

3.30pm - Proceedings close

For the next five days the celebrations continue with a variety of free events across the Coffs Coast.

At C.ex Coffs there will be musical performances, cooking classes, dance and variety shows which start at 2pm each day. The shows will include a performance by The Carpenters from Kempsey on Friday March 25.

There’s a Golf Day at Sawtell Golf Club on March 25 and a coach trip to Maclean on March 26, which includes morning tea and lunch at the Maclean Bowling Club.

Other events during the week include a film at First Avenue Cinema in Sawtell, a visit to the Pet Porpoise Pool, a concert by St Augustine’s schoolchildren, a visit to Coffs Harbour Regional Gallery and much more.

For further inquiries contact Sandi Parsons on 6648 4839 or email

More than 900 events will be held around the State during NSW Seniors Week, which is the biggest event for seniors in the southern hemisphere.

A full list of activities is in the NSW Seniors Week event program is available from registered clubs or online at

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