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Sun newspapers Wed 15 Jul 2015



Sun newspapers Wed 15 Jul 2015


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Community newspapers -- Northern Territory -- Darwin Region

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Nationwide News Pty. Limited

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20 COMMUNITY WEDNESDAY JULY 15 2015 SUBE01Z01MA - V1 12.30pm. There will be four sections to explore, including Theatre Talks (indoor), Undercroft Performance Area (outdoor), the Ministers Morning Tea area and stalls on the lawns. At Theatre Talks find out more about vital health checks, environmental and heritage projects, consumer affairs and anti-discrimination legislation. The program finishes with a talk and performance by Ageing Activists, highlighting social issues and the role of elders in creating caring, safe and compassionate communities. The Undercroft Performance Area will showcase a wonderful array of performances from line dancers (aged up to 84 not a typo), choirs, dance groups and fashion models. Browse the stalls and you never know who you might meet or what you might find. Best of all, you will get to talk to real people face to face and ask questions about health, wellbeing, respite and community care concerns, and MENS & WOMENS HEALTH CLINICS Pro ShoP Driving range Mini golf golf CartS funCtionS venue Bar & CluB houSe garDenS roaD (in the CitY) 08 8981 6365 www.gardensparkgolfinks.com.au 6:30aM 7:00PM 2 players for the price of one two for tueSDaY Deal 2 players, 1 golf cart & 1 bucket of range balls only $40 waCkY weDneSDaY Deal One complimentary beverage for green fee players after a round of golf thirStY thurSDaY Deal Seniors can head along to COTA NTs Seniors Expo and enjoy a ride on the back of a Harley. NT seniors on centre stage AUGUST is traditionally a busy month for Territorians and this year is no different. But the date all seniors should save is the date of our Seniors Expo. COTA NT is delighted to launch the inaugural expo on Wednesday, August 19. It is the first of its kind and will showcase seniors community services, lifestyle and entertainment. Throughout the morning in the beautiful oceanside grounds and theatre of the Museum and Art Gallery of the NT, nearly 50 organisations, groups and service providers will set up information stalls, giving talks, showcasing their services and performing. Programs and performances start at 9.30am and the event finishes at get answers from the people delivering these services in the Territory. At the Ministers Morning Tea Area Meet and talk with Peter Styles, Minister for Senior Territorians, from 10am. Enjoy refreshments in the shade with an ocean view. Visiting seniors are very welcome to attend the expo too. Wed love to show you why Darwin and the NT is one of the most age-friendly places in the world to live. Find out about recreational groups including exercise, dance and keep fit, musical groups and choirs plus try bowls, quilting and woodturning, or take a ride on a smoothie bike or a Harley. To find out more email events@cotant.org.au. CEO COTA NT, Graeme Bevis Heaps on offer at the Show I LOOK forward to the Royal Darwin Show each year, and again we have a fantastic lineup of activities and performances planned at the City of Darwin marquee. On Thursday July 23, Friday 24 and Saturday 25 the Royal Darwin Show is set to be bigger and better than ever. Bring the kids along to see Dirt Girl from ABCs DirtGirlWorld perform, or come along to one of our meet and greets. There are some great eco workshops on offer and you can find out more about council services such as recycling and our libraries and animal management, or have some fun with art and craft activities with the kids. There will be live music and council aldermen will also be there to catch up on community issues Our LAUNCH program for young people by young people has some great stuff happening this month. Pop into Karama Library to be a part of a Vox Pop Doco workshop tomorrow, a Movie Clip workshop on Tuesday, July 21, or a four-hour movie challenge on Thursday, July 23. Pop into the city library to hear prolific author Jackie French, whose work is now universally known. Jackie will be in conversation with a special guest interviewer discussing writing, gardening, our environment and unique wildlife and more. Jackie, who is the 2015 Senior Australian of the Year, will also be joined by the Young Territorian of the Year, Chantal Ober, a young Katherine woman making a big impact in her community. Dont miss this opportunity to get to know a Territory inspiration and one of Australias most renowned authors. Finally, if youre struggling to find a park in the city, Chinatown Car Park has reduced its fees from $9 to $7 for all-day parking. Simply park and pay before 9am for the $7 all-day rate. Casual parking has also been cut to $1.50 an hour.