Seniors love jazz

From left, Golden Girls of Pakenham Jill Williams, Jeanette Laird, Marie McRedmond, Diane Shottle, Kathleen Langley, Velda Donald, Mary Walker, Faye Saric and Ian Williams. 198535_09.

By Jessica Anstice

Pakenham’s Outlook Community Centre celebrated the Victorian Seniors Festival with its annual Jazz Morning Tea on Tuesday 22 October.

Back by popular demand, jazz band Blue Reflections entertained over one hundred seniors with many of the popular songs from the 1940s.

“The Victorian Seniors Festival is in its 37th year, and celebrates the valuable contribution that many Victorians over 60 make to our communities,” community centre manager Alison Ryan said.

“The hall was alive with sing-alongs, a buffet morning tea, and even some dancing.

“These events are so much fun, there is great energy and connection. We love hosting these events. If you missed it this time, be sure to look out for it again next year.”

Outlook Community Centre offers many programmes and activities for seniors including line dancing, tango and ukulele.

The centre is also a hub for the My Aged Navigator Trial, providing information to enable people to stay in their homes as they age.

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