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Grafton Senior Citizens, October coach trip

Grafton Senior Citizens recently held their October coach trip, to Tropical Fruit World, near Murwillumbah, with 36 passengers.
The day began with a drive on Summerland Way to Casino, then to Lismore, where a picnic morning tea was enjoyed in a local park.
The group continued on to Tropical Fruit World.
There was time there to browse gift shop & fruit market, before embarking on a Tractor Train safari ride through plantation.
After a ride on miniature railway, then a river boat cruise, and a visit to an animal park, lunch was then enjoyed and finally we went to miracle fruit show and tasting.
Sincere thanks to our coach captain, Tony, for a great day, all passengers for their support, committee, and all involved in arranging trip, and serving morning tea.
Next trip, final for year, a day to Brooms Head for annual picnic, has been on sale a few weeks, and still has some spare seats. Cost $20.
First trip for next year will be to Dorrigo, including historical museum, on Friday, 26 February, cost $40, with bookings just open.
A 7 day extended tour to Port Stephens area in August 2016, will go on sale at November meeting.
The annual Christmas luncheon, with entertainment, has also just gone on sale, cost $5. Bookings with Kaye Watkins.
Bookings at Seniors rooms any Thursday, or at monthly meeting on second Tuesday. If you can’t make these, ring & discuss options.
Full details of next year’s trips & special functions, with tentative dates, are on seniors rooms notice board, or available from Tour Organisers, Sandra, phone 6642 7720, or Dot, phone 6642 7279.
Anyone interested in a 3 day tour to Tamworth for Country Music Festival & Awards in January, contact Sandra on above number.
Members are reminded if unable to go on a trip, early notification to one of numbers on brochure, will give time for a replacement to be considered.
More support of all seniors activities will ensure their continuation.” Sandra Connelly

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