Emu Vale friends June Martin and Shirley Hoffman travelled into Warwick to celebrate Seniors Week.
Emu Vale friends June Martin and Shirley Hoffman travelled into Warwick to celebrate Seniors Week. Kerri Burns-Taylor

Seniors prove they can party

THE party has showed no signs of slowing, as Seniors Week yesterday hosted yet another two successful events.

Oak Tree Retirement Village attracted the ladies who like a bit of sparkle in their lives, with a jewellery-making workshop proving very popular.

Participants learnt how to craft their very own bracelets and necklaces and even got to take their masterpieces home at the end of the session.

Across town, Leslie Park burst into life as crowds gathered for the ever-popular Music in the Park.

Musicians Gary Tuinius and The Grumpies shined on the centre stage and the Cooinda choir and the Warwick State High School jazz band also performed.

Organiser Sue Hoopmann said she was ecstatic to see the event achieve such success.

"People love it because it's a free sausage sizzle in the park on a beautiful winter's day and the entertainment is great," Mrs Hoopmann said.

"It has been a fantastic day."

Mrs Hoopmann said she was not expecting so many people to turn out for the event, which led to a last minute dash for extra supplies.

"We have been blown away because we catered for 70 and we have had up to 150," she said.

Supa IGA donated a portion of the supplies but Mrs Hoopmann was forced to re-stock due to numbers.

The Seniors Week events run until August 30.



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