Plenty of adventure on offer for seniors
IF YOU'RE over 50 and looking to have a bit of fun and adventure, the National Seniors Australia Gladstone Branch is the place for you.
Members of the group are included in several raffle opportunities and a chance to sign up for various activities.
Activities will include national and international holidays, excursions and theatre visits.
Some of the major outings associated with the group include a nine-day trip to Darwin and the Top End, and trips to Brisbane.
Theatrical shows available include Dirty Dancing and Strictly Ballroom.
Other monthly activities for members are harbour cruises, trips to Agnes Water, the Boyne Valley and Byfield National Park.
The branch's Lyn Forrest said the meetings were a great but unique experience.
"Come to the meeting if you're interested in with a mixing of mature, well-travelled and family oriented people," she said.
"Members aren't just from Gladstone; they are all around, including Calliope, Boyne Island, Mount Morgan and Miriam Vale.
"The first meeting you attend is free so you can try before you buy."
Newcomers are welcomed and introduced to other members of the group.
With National Seniors Week approaching on August 15 it's a good opportunity for the elderly to gather and socialise.
The annual joining fee is $40, with cheaper packages available, or $2 to join monthly.
Meetings are held at the Gladstone Golf Club on the third Tuesday of every month from 9am.
The next meeting is August 18.
For more information phone, 4978 2898 or 4978 7298.