MidCoast Council's program of events for the NSW Seniors Festival has something for everyone aged 60 and older across the region.
Officially the festival runs from February 12 to 23, but council's celebrations begin on February 10 with a tea bag making workshop at Forster Library, and a morning of reminiscing at Great Lakes Historical Museum.
There are 30 events happening across the MidCoast including movie screenings at different library locations, concerts, tai chi, yoga and meditation classes, a guided walking tour, behind the scenes tour of the Manning Entertainment Centre and the Manning Regional Art Gallery and more.
Gloucester's scheduled event is a movie screening of Yesterday on Thursday, February 13 from 10.30am until 12.30pm
Stroud residents have a couple different options with a Making Beeswax Lipbalms and Moisturiser workshop at the Stroud Library on Wednesday, February 19 from 10am to 11am followed by a Card Making workshop at 11.30am until 12.30pm.
"Every year we put together a fantastic range of events to celebrate the NSW Seniors Festival and I'm really looking forward to our 2020 program," council mayor, David West said.
"With over half our population made up of seniors, it's really important for us to organise fun, inclusive, social events for everyone to be able to get out and enjoy."
NSW Seniors Festival is the largest festival for seniors in the Southern Hemisphere and provides a great platform for people aged 60 years and over to make new friends, catch up with old ones and have a great time.
Events are held all across the State and include art, sport, music, entertainment, technology, recreation and more.
"This year's theme is 'Love to celebrate' and there's certainly lots to celebrate on the MidCoast," Cr West said.
For a full listing of events happening across the region and for details on how to reserve your place, head to MidCoast Council's event page on their website and search 'seniors'. Programs are available to download at www.midcoast.nsw.gov.au/seniors, or pick one up at a MidCoast Council library.
You can find out more about the NSW Seniors Festival on the official website, www.seniorsfestival.nsw.gov.au