News and Events

CHRISTMAS IN JULY - tonight!

Posted in 'Resident Events, Village Events' on July 30, 2014
Shake those jingle bells! Grab the mistletoe!
It's time for our 'Christmas in July Celebration'!

Do you have your jolly winter spirit on?
Well, it's time to get ready for our 'Fabulous Festive Yummy Yuletide Chrissy Celebration'!


Warm up the sleigh and we'll see you there tonight!

Phil's 'Festival of Entertainment'

Posted in 'Resident Events, Village Events' on July 27, 2014
Seniors Week - Festival of Entertainment

Seniors' Week Activity


On Friday 22 August Tranquil Waters will host Phil's 'Festival of Entertainment'.
Enjoy captivating entertainment  from: 'Tranquil Tones' Choir (Singers),
Dukes of Uke (Ukulele Players)
, and Lenore McDonald Comedy Hour (author/comedian).

Morning tea and a yummy sausage sizzle lunch will be provided.
The event will commence from 10am in the Leisure Centre and is sure to be a wonderful day!
See event details on www.qldseniorsweek.org.au or the Redlands Seniors Week Programme.

Sing-a-long, Tap-a-long, Laugh-a-long, just come along for a great time on Seniors Week!

Combined Retirement Villages Bowls Tournament

Posted in 'Resident Events, Village Events' on July 26, 2014
Seniors Week - Bowls Tournament

Tranquil Waters is hosting a Seniors' Week Activity:


'Combined Retirement Villages Bowls Tournament'

The event will be held on Wednesday 20th August and is sponsored by the Mater Private Hospital.
Teams from Salford Waters, Adventist RV, Oak Tree R V, Wellington Manor,
Moreton Shores, Lake Sherrin and two teams from Tranquil Waters will attend.

A delicious morning tea and lunch will be provided. See event on www.qldseniorsweek.org.au

Good luck everyone!


CHRISTMAS IN JULY

Posted in 'Resident Events, Village Events' on July 22, 2014
'Christmas In July' Festive Celebration

On Wednesday 30th July at 5.30pm, we will be holding a festive 'Christmas in July' function at the Leisure Centre.
Keep an eye out for more details on the white board in the foyer of the centre. And at a cost of only $30pp, see you there with 'jingle bells' on!

Christmas In July


WEDNESDAY LUNCH

Posted in 'Resident Events, Village Events' on July 21, 2014
WEDNESDAY LUNCH AT COOCHIEMUDLO ISLAND
This month's lunch event will be held on Wednesday 23rd July at Coochiemudlo Island.
It's sure to be a most enjoyable day for residents!

Coochiemudlo Island

BIG SCREEN BALLET - Giselle

Posted in 'Resident Events, Village Events' on July 19, 2014
Ballet - Giselle

Featured tonight:
THE BIG SCREEN BALLET @ 6.30pm

* Ballet - 'Giselle'
* Company - Dutch National Ballet
* Choreography - Marius Petipa, after Jean Coralli & Jules Perrot
* Music - Adolphe Adam - Holland Symfonia.
* Amsterdam Muzicktheater, February 2009.
* Duration - Two Acts, 114 minutes.

Join us in the Leisure Centre for an elegant evening.


SENIORS WEEK EVENTS

Posted in 'Resident Events, Village Events' on July 3, 2014
IT'S ON FOR YOUNG AND OLD!

Tranquil Waters is hosting various events for Seniors Week.
Events are being added to the online events calendar daily, and we will feature our fun right here too!

To discover events in your area visit www.qldseniorsweek.org.au

Or stay tuned for our events right here!

Get involved in the largest week-long seniors' celebration in the state!
 
Seniors Week Events


A WARM WELCOME

Posted in 'Resident Events, Village Events' on June 21, 2014
Welcome to Tranquil Waters ..

A very warm welcome to Gordon who has moved into the Village in the past month, and to Keith & Chris who have joined us from Tasmania. We are certain you will love living at Tranquil Waters and will settle quickly into the wonderful life here and enjoy what it has to offer.

Walking the Dog

MONDAY MORNING TEA FOR JUNE

Posted in 'Resident Events, Village Events' on June 20, 2014
TEA and TEST!

On Monday 23rd June at 9.45am we are having a visit from the National Hearing Care, Cleveland Clinic. They will be giving a 30 minute presentation on the different types of hearing loss, hearing loss prevention etc. The Clinic will be providing morning tea and will be available for free hearing tests straight after their presentation. Come along for tea and a test, please note the slightly earlier start!

Tranquil Waters Leisure Centre

JAZZ CONCERT - The Redlanders

Posted in 'Resident Events, Village Events' on June 16, 2014

The Redlanders

A jazz concert will be held on Friday 20th June at 5.30pm featuring 'The Redlanders'.

In addition, dinner includes chicken & prawns, cost $10pp.

Please arrange to advise Phil by 17th if you are attending.


That's today, hurry, let us know if you are coming along!


The Redlanders Jazz Concert

MONTHLY BUS TRIP

Posted in 'Resident Events, Village Events' on June 15, 2014

The next monthly bus trip in the village bus will be to:

Carindale Shopping Centre

on Wednesday 18 June 2014

Leaves 9.30am and Returns 1.30pm

Limited seats available

BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL


Monthly Bus Trip

MONDAY MORNING TEA - Taffi Shoes

Posted in 'Resident Events, Village Events' on June 5, 2014
June Monday Morning Tea will be a 'Head and Toe' experience!

On 9th June at 10am we have the very popular Taffi Shoes coming. They will bring a range of affordable and comfortable shoes as well as handbags, wallets and gift lines. Well worth a look! Come and have a cuppa, door prizes included.

Monday Morning Tea - Taffi Shoes



A PINK AFFAIR!

Posted in 'Resident Events, Village Events' on June 5, 2014
On the 12th May we held the 'Biggest Morning Tea' which raised over fourteen hundred dollars for the Cancer Research Council. Thanks are due to Pamela Murray, all the helpers and residents and friends for making our morning such a success!

A Pink Affair!

SALES UPDATE FROM THE OFFICE for June

Posted in 'Resident Events, Village Events' on June 3, 2014
An Amazing Milestone Reached!!!

Tranquil Waters has achieved a milestone this month with the last of our new villas sold. Since the beginning of the year we have had quite a few residents move in and become part of our vibrant community enjoying the varied activity & social program.

A musical highlight enjoyed by many residents and their visitors recently was the Three Tenors concert as well as our own Tranquil Tones Elements Concert.

If you are considering your next move, why not re-visit Tranquil Waters to inspect the fully modern refurbished villas that are available now and we will have you settled before another long, cold, lonely winter sets in.

We can help you with any challenges faced when you decide to make the move and our new partnership with Adventist Aged Care has given our residents the assurance that help is available when further care is required.

The outlook, the outgoing atmosphere, the camaraderie or the comforts, whatever you're looking for, at Tranquil Waters you'll retire with complete confidence.

Village Street & Happy Residents


FRIENDS IN WAITING

Posted in 'Resident Events, Village Events' on June 3, 2014
Phil & Dorothy ..

TRANQUIL Waters Retirement Village seems anything but ... Speak to long time residents Phillip and Dorothy Elliss and they will breathlessly tell you about the Sunday night dinners, the Monday morning teas, the craft sessions, canasta, social snooker, indoor bowls, bus lunches, shopping trips, line dancing, water aerobics, mahjong, embroidery, ballet movies, a 40-voice choir, ukulele club and finally that fun Friday Night Happy Hour. The calendar is bursting at the seams and a good number of the around 160 residents turn up at assorted events.

"We've always loved the Redlands and particularly Victoria Point. This place is just beautiful and there is so much to do," Dorothy said. "Our daughter was already living at Victoria Point and we had other relatives, but even those who have no one close are made to feel welcome here."

Friends in Waiting - Phil & Dorothy

Phillip and Dorothy numbered residents no.11 and 12 when they came to the village 11 years ago and say they have enjoyed their time here immensely. Phillip and Dorothy are the poster faces for the village, seen on bus shelters and in the local papers. "The people here are very sociable and absolutely fantastic and welcoming." they happily say.

Friends in Waiting - Phil & Dorothy "The decision was easy!"

Tranquil Waters has around 160 residents with 120 two and three bedroom brick and tile, low set villas. Community facilities include a community centre, heated swimming pool, podiatrist, hairdresser, library, computer facility, television rooms, arts and crafts, indoor bowls and two bars.

"We are associated with care providers who are available if and when required.  Only about five per cent of people ever need to go to a home. Most stay here. I think the quality of life improves their longevity.
Living here offers a new stage of life. Our singles group go on world tours together."

Friends in Waiting - Phil & Dorothy

Opposite the Thompson Street park in Victoria Point, Tranquil Waters is right beside the water, they note:
"We have one resident who said she was brought up by the water, lived by the water and couldn't do without it. It's pretty special."

Friends in Waiting - Phil & Dorothy "Here's to our wonderful dream retirement!"



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