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DOUGLAS seniors will have the chance to hit the road when Seniors Week 2018 celebrations kick off next week.
Free movies, an exercise workshop and a day out to Mareeba features in a jam-packed schedule for Douglas Shire Seniors.
Douglas Shire Council is again supporting Seniors Week.
Mayor Julia Leu said it was a chance to celebrate the region’s refined folk.
“Our seniors play such an important role in our community,” she said.
“They are the keepers of Douglas Shire’s great stories and are inspirational to our younger residents.
“I encourage Seniors to come down to the Mossman Library to check out some of our latest technology on offer.”
Mossman Library will host a Tech Savvy Seniors workshop on Wednesday 10.30am to introduce interested participants to coding and robotics.
Queensland Seniors Week provides opportunities to promote positive community attitudes towards older people and ageing, facilitate community participation, and  enhance community connections.



Monday August 20
10.00 am to 11.00 am
Where: Men’s Shed, 20 Mill St Mossman
Cost: FREE
RSVP: August 16, Mossman Support Services 4098 2005

Tuesday August 21
10 am – 11.30 am
Port Douglas Neighbourhood Centre – Movie “The Bucket List” & Morning Tea
Where: Clink Theatre, Mowbray St Port Douglas
Cost: FREE

Wednesday August 22
10:30 am
Mossman Library – Tech Savvy Seniors What is Coding and Robotics
Where: Mossman Library, 14 Mill St Mossman
Cost: FREE “Morning tea provided”
RSVP: Essential, Mossman Library 4099 9496

9.30 am to 12.30 pm
Building Active Communities Workshop
Where: Mossman Shire Hall. 4 – 14 Mill St
Cost: FREE
RSVP: 4222 5236

3.30 pm
Daintree Seniors Group – Movie Matinee
Where: Alexandra Bay State School Music Room
Cost: FREE / Snacks Provided
RSVP: Essential by August 20, Suzanne 4098 9142

Thursday August 23
9.00am to 4.30pm
Mossman Support Services and Port Douglas Neighbourhood Centre – Seniors
Day Out to Mareeba (Jacques Coffee and Mareeba Heritage Museum)
Where: Departs Pinjarra Place (Opposite Mossman Library 9.00am; Habitat, Port Douglas 9.30am)
Cost: $25 (Includes bus and lunch)
RSVP: Essential by August 20, Jill 4098 2005 (limited capacity)

Friday August 24
8.30am to 3.15pm
Douglas Shire Seniors Inc – Bus Trip and Casino Concert
Where: Departs Bus Shelter Front St Mossman
Cost: $15 (Inc bus and concert. Lunch additional)
RSVP: Essential by August 18, Ann 40981543


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