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Echuca’s Seniors Week gets off to a rockabilly start

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October 04, 2017

A LEGENDARY music concert by Australian rockabilly pioneer Lonnie Lee will be a feature event at Echuca Paramount as part of the 2017 Seniors Week celebrations on Friday, 13 October.

A LEGENDARY music concert by Australian rockabilly pioneer Lonnie Lee will be a feature event at Echuca Paramount as part of the 2017 Seniors Week celebrations on Friday, 13 October.

The concert headlined by ‘Australia’s own Elvis Presley’ will feature his chart topping hits including Starlight Starbright (1959), Ain’t it so (1959), Yes Indeed I Do (1960), I Found New Love (1960) and many more classics.

Bookings are essential as these concerts book out quickly.

There are many other events and discounts available across Campaspe Shire during Seniors Week which runs from 8-15 October.

Campaspe Shire Community Care Manager Janelle Wheatley said the week celebrates the valuable contributions that seniors provide to our community and there is lots on.

“The week is a time to offer our senior citizens opportunities to join together and try new things to remain active within the community,” Ms Wheatley said.

From 8 to 15 October, free public transport for all Victorian Seniors Card holders is on offer right across the state.

“The free eight day travel offer is a great opportunity for our senior community to get out and explore regional Victoria and Melbourne,” she said.

A booklet containing details of events and special senior’s discounts across Campaspe Shire during Seniors Week is available on council’s website or from customer service centres.

Some of the events on offer include:

• Free strength and balance classes in Echuca, Gunbower and Rochester

• 2 for 1 paddlesteamer cruises

• Free sports festival at Echuca Stadium. Its never too late to learn a new sport or participate in a social ball game. Program includes Tai Chi, Badminton, Basketball and netball

• Ballroom dancing lessons

■For more information go to seniorsonline.vic.gov.au

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