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Seniors Festival 2017


OUR SENIORS FESTIVAL ACTIVITIES 2017

The Victorian Seniors Festival  takes place throughout October, with free and low-cost events and activities being presented across Victoria, including concerts, dances, theatre shows, celebratory morning teas, tours, a host of indoor and outdoor recreation activities and much more. It opens with Celebration Day on Sunday, 8th October where many U3As will promote the intellectual, physical and social benefits of being a member of a U3A.
U3A Melbourne City Seniors Festival activities - timetable
Tuesday, 3rd October - Friday, 6th October, Tues: 4.00 - 8.00;  Wed - Fri: 9.00 - 5.00

PENCILS, PAINTS AND PLANTS
Presented by the U3A Botanical Art Group
The Carmelite Library, 214 Richardson Street, Middle Park.
Careful observations of nature are brought to life in graphite, coloured pencil and watercolour paints in this exhibition of the best of the year's work of U3A Melbourne City's botanical art groujp. Join us for a glass of wine at the opening on Tuesday, 3rd October, from 4.00-8.00pm
Sunday, 8th October, 2.50-3.20
THE SACRED AND THE SECULAR
Presented by the U3A Melbourne City Choir
Deakin Edge, Federation Square
A selection of songs by Bach, Schubert, Handel, Bruckner, Brahms, Kodaly, Tchaikovsky, Bacharach and Hayes.
Wednesday, 11th October, 2.30-4.00
STORYTELLING
Presented by the U3A Monday Writers group.
Yarra Room, Melbourne Town Hall
The Senior Scribes in the city pen short stories as diverse as the people writing them. They range from autobiography, drama and murder to humour nd romance. Some are told by poetry and others by prose. Three readers will regale our audience with these stories.
Thursday, 12th October, 2.30-4.00
PLAY READING
Presented by the U3A Scriptwriting group.
Yarra Room, Melbourne Town Hall
Rehearsed reading of five x 10 minute light-hearted and entertaining plays written and acted by the group.
 
Tuesday, 17th October - Sunday, 5th November, 10.00 - 6.00
NEW SHOOTS 2017
Presented by the U3A Melbourne City Photography Groups
Collins Place Gallery, Shop 19, 45 Collins Street
The New Shoots 2017 photo exhibition showcases the creative photographic talents of U3A Melbourne City members.