Supporting our Seniors

Seniors Month - October 2021

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Please be advised that due to current weather conditions and predictions The Mayor’s Picnic in The Park planned to be held at City Park Pialba Tuesday 19 October is being postponed. A new date will be confirmed asap.

View October's Seniors Month activites below. Programs will be available from Council’s Customer Service Centres, libraries and local seniors services.

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Date Activity Time Venue Cost

2 & 3 Oct

Craft Festival 9am - 3pm Kondari Resort,
Elizabeth St, Urangan
FREE

6 - 8 Oct
 
Over 50’s Lifestyle Expo - 3 days, 28 different exhibitors each day, door to door transport available.  9am - 5pm Stockland Shopping Centre FREE

7 Oct

Culture Caf
Showcasing the Singapore culture.

10am - 12pm
 
Hervey Bay Neighbourhood Centre $6 Tickets available here

10 Oct

Cool Country Concert - Enjoy a variety of entertainers, food/drinks and raffles.
10am – 12.30pm
 
Hervey Bay Senior Citizens Club, 28 Totness Street, Torquay $5 Tickets available at door

11 Oct

Hervey Bay Sixty & Better - Come and Try Session vouchers to be used from October 11.

8am - 4pm

459 Boat Harbour Drive, Torquay FREE

12 Oct
 
Community singing - Enjoy the fun of singing without joining a group. 10am - 12pm Tavistock Court Retirement Village Hall - Torbay FREE Bookings
4194 2441

13 Oct

Reflections on the Bay - Bowls, BBQ, & Presentation on OzCare Services. 11am - 2pm 73 Richard Charles Dr, Kawungan FREE Bookings 1800 692 273
17 Oct

Makin' Whoopee Concert

3.30pm

Hervey Bay RSL Club

$20 a ticket Bookings 0407022696


19 Oct

Picnic in the Park with the Mayor - Sausage sizzle, entertainment and a chance to mingle with Mayor George Seymour.  11am - 1pm City Park (next to Art Gallery) Cnr Old Maryborough Rd & Main St, Pialba FREE Bookings
4194 2441

19 & 22 Oct
 
Save a Life Information Session - Learn how to use a Defibrillator. Morning sessions Hervey Bay Senior Citizens Club, 28 Totness Street, Torquay FREE Bookings
4128 4837

20 Oct

Australian Pensioners & Superannuants League Open Day & Sausage Sizzle    10am - 1pm                               Hunter Street, Pialba  4124 8532

21 Oct
 
Fly a kite beach day - Join us for kite flying, relaxing on the beach and park games! BYO Lunch 10am - 2pm Traverston Park, Burrum Heads RSVP 4194 2441
22 Oct Movie Day - Come and have a laugh and a cuppa. Lucky door prizes and games.  9am - 12pm  Hervey Bay Senior Citizens Club, 28 Totness Street, Torquay $2 Bookings
4128 4837
26 Oct Art in the Park - Watch demonstrations from local artists or try your own hand at creating a master piece. 10am - 12pm Orchid House, Hervey Bay Botanic Gardens, Elizabeth Street, Urangan Free
4194 2441
26 Oct Mystery Bus Tour - Come on an adventure to who knows where! 9.15am Bus leaves 28 Totness Street, Torquay $40 Bookings essential with payment at the HB Senior Citizens Centre
4128 4837
28 Oct Carnival Fun Day - Join us in the community garden for all the fun of a carnival. 10am- 12pm Halcro Street Community Gardens, 30 Halcro Street, Pialba $2 Bookings 4194 2441
29 Oct OPEN DAY - Come along and try out different Club activities - Tea/coffee biscuit available/ Sausage sizzle.
 
8.30am - 2.30pm Hervey Bay Senior Citizens Club, 28 Totness Street, Torquay Free Bookings
4128 4837
31 Oct Seniors Talent Show Doors open 12.30pm Hervey Bay Senior Citizens Club, 28 Totness Street, Torquay $5 Tickets available on the day

For more information about Seniors Month activities please contact our Seniors Liaison Officer Juls De Waard on 07 4194 2441

  • Seniors Focused Groups and Clubs

    The Halcro Street Community Centre - Seniors in focus
    Hervey Bay Sixty and Better
    Older Men Unlimited
    Men's Sheds
    Bridge Clubs
    Bowls Clubs
    Golf Clubs
    Seniors Lifestyle Groups
    Senior Citizens Centre
    Australian pensioners & Supperannuants League

Seniors in Focus

Seniors in Focus is a program which supports and encourages all seniors in the Fraser Coast community to:

  • Live productive, enjoyable lives
  • Be independent and make informed choices for their own wellbeing
  • Participate in activities and interests of their own choosing
  • Access services to stay healthy, mobile and safe

LOCATION: Halcro Street Community Centre
ADDRESS: 30 Halcro Street, Pialba
PHONE: 07 4194 2441

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Or contact our Seniors Liaison Officer Juls De Waard via email: : juls.dewaard@frasercoast.qld.gov.au

  • Halcro Street Community Centre

    Offers access to:
    Information and referrals
    Individual support
    Seniors directories and resources
    Senior services support
    Safe scooter education sessions
    Specialised seniors events
    Workshops
    Centre Programs (listed below)
    Project groups

Current programs

  • Drama Group - The Rolling Bones Players

    The drama group meets on a weekly basis to rehearse for their choice of productions. This can involve a live performance or use of video capturing and shared on You Tube and other social media platforms.
    The type of production changes each year and is based on the members feedback. Productions that have occurred in the past include locally written pantomimes, stage shows, Feature Film and TV type Shows
    The age of the group ranges from 60 through to 90 years.

  • Indoor Walking Group

    Wednesdays 9.30am
    Come along and join in rain, hail or shine. Our walking group walks inside in complete air conditioned comfort with regular breaks.
    Suitable for any age or fitness levels you can do as much or as little as you like. $1.00 per session inc. tea, coffee, socialising, fun and laughter.

  • Music Group – The Hervey Bay Inspirations

    The Seniors Music Group meets every Tuesday between 10:00am and 12 noon.
    Singers and musicians are invited to become involved in this relaxed group.
    Members perform around town at local events and at local senior’s organisations either as a group or on occasions as individuals.

  • Ladies fishing group

    This is an ad-hoc group that organisers social fishing outings for women at local hot spots.

    If you like you get outdoors and enjoy the sport of fishing, enquire today.
    The outings usually include a sausage sizzle or similar.
    Meet new friends, bring your rod and throw in a line.

  • Textiles Group

    If you are into sewing, quilting crochet, knitting or the textile arts, then this is the group for you.
    The textile group meets on a Tuesday morning (excluding the first Tuesday of the month).
    Members share their ideas, knowledge and experience for all types of textile works.
    This is the perfect group to socialise and learn new skills. Come along and join the fun.

  • Tai Chi

    Keep active with this relaxed and informal approach to Tai Chi.
    Nurture your mind body and spirt.
    Thai Chi is low impact and a fantastic way to keep the joints moving and help you maintain an active lifestyle.
    Express your interest today.

  • Thursday social days and chats

    Every Thursday at 10.00am the Halcro Street Community Centre plays host to a group of high spirited, rambunctious over 50's to take part in games, activities, listening to guest speakers, outings, special events and of course coffee, tea & chatting.
    Fill your morning with friends and meet new ones.