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A series of senior events in St. George

By Louise Morrin

While the NSW 2016 Seniors Festival, the largest event of its kind for seniors in the southern hemisphere, is set to kick off 1 April, people over 60 with real estate in St. George have a number of opportunities to get involved. Rockdale City Council's 2016 Free Activities for Seniors Month runs from 12 March to 15 April and features exciting events all month long.

Get musical with the Sing Your Heart Out Choir

Seniors who like to carry a tune can join the Sing Your Heart Out Choir, a group of choristers led by an experienced director that will be performing throughout the month. The choir is open to anyone who would like to join, and there is no audition required.

Performances will be held throughout the month, including a flash mob! Rehearsals are on Thursdays at the Rockdale Town Hall from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m until 14 April.

Volunteer for the Aboriginal Elders Olympics

Staying active is one of the keys to healthy living, and the Aboriginal Elders Olympics offers a great way to get going. The games will begin on 1 April at the Hurstville Aquatic Centre with tunnel ball, relay, and quiots, as well as Aboriginal games like Kee An and Gorri.

St. George seniors can also volunteer for the Olympics and support local elder athletes from the Aboriginal community. There's no need for prior experience as training is provided for anyone interested. 

Events for every interest

There will be a number of other events covering a wide range of interests throughout the month as well, including outings, informational sessions and performances. 

Seniors can attend workshops on:

  • Getting the most out of retirement.
  • Protecting against scam artists.
  • Health and safety.
  • Driving tips from the National Roads and Motorists' Association.

Seniors can take advantage of these fun and educational activities throughout the month, but the advantages of living in St. George last 365 days a year. Whether you're old, young or somewhere in between, contact Ray White to buy property in St. George today!

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