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The 2021 Tweed Local Achievement Awards winners were presented with their certificates at the opening ceremony of the 2021 Tweed Seniors Festival.

Tweed Council says their Tweed Seniors Festival program is designed to help reconnect, entertain and educate senior citizens.

Held as part of NSW Seniors Week from Friday 25 March to Sunday 3 April 2022, the program is full of variety.

It will commence with the official opening at Tweed Heads Civic and Cultural Centre Auditorium on Friday, 25 March at 10am.

Originally the opening ceremony was planned to be held in the Murwillumbah Civic Centre auditorium but it has been repurposed as a flood recovery centre, forcing the change of venue.

Free shuttle bus

To accommodate the move, a free bus shuttle service will be provided by Council, departing Murwillumbah Civic Centre at 9 am on 25 March, stopping at Condong Post Office at 9.10am and Tumbulgum Post Office at 9.20 am. Bookings for this service are essential.

The opening ceremony will also feature the presentation of Local Achievement Awards, entertainment and light refreshments.

The theme of this year’s NSW festival is Reconnect and organisers of the Tweed event have ensured this is key with a host of events designed to bring people together.

From concerts to bus tours, morning teas, craft workshops, fitness classes and education sessions, the Tweed Seniors Festival aims to ensure there’s plenty to keep seniors busy.

Daily activities

There are activities daily with some events being held over the duration of the festival.

The program can be downloaded or viewed at tweed.nsw.gov.au/tweed_seniors_festival
or you can obtain a copy at Council offices in Murwillumbah and Tweed Heads, at the South Tweed Community Hall administration building and the Banora Point Community Centre.

For more information, call 07 5569 3110 or email communityservices@tweed.nsw.gov.au

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