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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


Posted in 'Resident Events, Village Events' on July 21, 2014
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


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

Featured tonight:

* 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.


Posted in 'Resident Events, Village Events' on July 3, 2014

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

Or stay tuned for our events right here!

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


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


Posted in 'Resident Events, Village Events' on June 20, 2014

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


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


Monthly Bus Trip


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


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!


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


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!"

Biggest Morning Tea Result

Posted in 'Resident Events, Village Events' on June 2, 2014
Congratulations and thank you all for coming along to the morning tea held on the 12 May, we raised $1436.10 which I am sure that Cancer Research will be very happy to receive. Our figures were not as good as last year as attendance was down by 30 people, however all seemed to enjoy themselves while supporting a great cause.

Thank you to all of those who helped in any way to the success of the day, the girls at the door, raffle ticket sellers, kitchen girls, those on the craft stall and the boys who moved tables and chairs.

Then last but not least, the models who looked so elegant and also very hot at times when showing coats and jackets. The Fashion Show was arranged by Roz Fridenberg from "Porofino". Look forward to seeing you next year, Roz! Thanks to everyone for their support!
By Pamela Murray

Biggest Morning Tea - Margaret & Diane
Biggest Morning Tea - Anne & Di

First State of Origin for 2014

Posted in 'Resident Events, Village Events' on May 30, 2014
Another successful night, 18 rowdy Queenslanders and 4 rather quiet NSW Supporters arrived in the Community Centre to enjoy the first State of Origin for 2014.  

The evening was started with drinks, sausage rolls, party pies and cocktail savs and lots of support for both teams.

Once the game was started, both sides of supporters were cheering for their sides, but it was quite evident, much to the Queenslanders disgust that NSW was on top at half time. By full time the 4 supporters from NSW were making more noise than all the Queenslanders. Dorothy did a lap of honour with her blue balloon.

Jean H won the prize for the first try scored by a Queenslanders and Heather D was the lucky winner of the prize for the 1st try scored by NSW.

We all decided that it was such a fun night with everyone making the effort to dress in their colours (we even had one resident dress with both maroon and blue colours) that we will meet again for Game Two in about 3 weeks time!

By Di (Resident Supporter)

State Of Origin Party
State of Origin Party
State of Origin Party
State of Origin Party
State of Origin Party
State of Origin Party
State of Origin Party
State of Origin Party
State of Origin Party


Posted in 'Resident Events, Village Events' on May 24, 2014
Our last Friday evening BBQ was combined with a Fun Games Night. We started the evening by guessing the names of 12 photos of famous people. This was fairly easy but it was interesting to see everyone interact with each other to come up with the correct names.

The BBQ was served at approx 5:30pm and we all enjoyed  our sausages, steak, chicken kebabs, meat patties and bacon all served with salad and bread. There was even enough for seconds for those who wanted it. How lucky are we to have such great guys to cook our BBQ for us!

After dinner we formed into 7 teams, still leaving a good size cheering squad, and started our games of skittles, quoits, and then a hat relay. This was all great fun and caused squeals of delight and laughter both from the teams and the spectators. We were all sorry that the evening had to come to an end. 

Thanks again Phil for putting on these great evenings for us all to enjoy, and to everyone for their help
with setting up and clearing away after, all part of the fun and an excuse for another drink to end the evening!

BBQ Function



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