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RAF Project | Mid North Coast Creative Ageing Festival

Regional Arts Fund project, Mid North Coast Creative Ageing Festival is shaping up with a number of sneak peeks made available by Arts Mid North Coast. With over 50 events and offers, the Mid North Coast Creative Ageing Festival provide will provide opportunities for people who wish to age creatively to participate in the arts through exhibitions, performances, film screenings, dance, workshops, discussion groups, networking and sharing of experiences and information. There will also be Open Days for many community groups, and activities that people can participate in all year.

Revealed events include:


Artists of the Riverside Gardens Village

Stringer Gallery, 19 Ridge Street Nambucca Heads.
March 1,2,3,4,8,9.10,11.

This exhibition showcases the art of residents of the local Riverside Gardens Village. It is also a reflection of the valuable work members of Nambucca Valley Arts Council provide in supporting art in their community through tuition and guidance.


Rocking’ by the Beach

Club Forster. 19 Strand St, Forster.
March 4. 7.30pm

Dance all night from 7.30pm until approximately 11pm to the sounds of Sydney’s hottest 50′s & 60′s dance band, MATCHBOX. Enquiries: 6591 6591. Bookings on


Musical Morning in the Gardens

North Coast Regional Botanic Gardens, cnr Hardacre & Coffs St, Coffs Harbour.
March 5. 10am to 1pm

Coffs Harbour City Orchestra proudly presents a relaxed Sunday session in the soundshell, amidst lush tropical surrounds of our wonderful Botanic Gardens. No bookings required and we suggest you bring a picnic rug/cushion or fold up chair.


Memories and Museum Meander Guided Tour

Great Lakes Museum. 1 Capel Street, Tuncurry.
March 5. 1pm, 2pm and 3pm

Come along and explore the past. Museum entry $5 but with free guided tour and light refreshments for Seniors. Enquiries 6554 6275. .


Coomba Choral Group Open Day

Coomba Community Hall, Moorooba Park, Coomba Park.
March 6. 10.30am

Listen to a couple of the Choir’s favourite songs before joining in some easy, well-known songs. Time to mix and chat, ask questions, make suggestions. Enquiries: 6554 2448


Arts for Relaxation

Boambee East Community Centre, Bruce King Drive, Boambee East.
March 6. 10am to 2pm

Participants will have the opportunity over a 4 hour period, to move from table to table to try their hand at various art mediums. To book or for more information phone the Centre on 6658 4655 or email


Creative Ageing Forum

Jetty Theatre. 337 Harbour Drive, Coffs Harbour.
March 7. 9am to 1.00pm

Hear from key note speakers about what Creative Ageing is. What opportunities are there for the Coffs Coast? Learn about amazing Creative ageing programs and festivals in Australia and overseas. Who should attend: Key arts, creative industries, education, healthcare, ageing and aged care and government service providers and practitioners. Register via Eventbrite


For more information as it develops, visit the website.