OUR VILLAGE CHOIR singing at Caloundra RSL Nursing Home Monday – total age 1742 years (might not be correct as one lady would not give her age!)
Someone asked me if I knew where Christmas in July came from or where it originated?
So on to the net I went and found out this information …… “Christmas in July” is a term that originated in Australia. As we all know, the Australian weather pattern is totally the opposite of that in the Northern Hemisphere. When it is summer in Northern Hemisphere, it is winter in Australia. Since Christmas and winter/snow is synonymous, Australians have a Christmas-like celebration in July, and hence the term however they also celebrate Christmas as well. Continue reading August Caloundra Gardens Village News
July already where has the year gone?
When you move into a village like ours it’s all a bit daunting, what to do, where to go, and for some, to meet new people, is difficult, so we try to connect and help all of our new people adjust so on Wednesday we had a Morning Tea for all of the new residents, 30 newbies attended along with some of your social club co coordinators.
We all enjoyed finding out about all of the activities and of course that famous “Victoria Sponge” from Currimundi Baker, it was the most enjoyable morning.
Continue reading July Caloundra Garden Village News
Life begins at 60, they say, that magical crossroads between career and retirement.
A time when you start to turn your attention away from the responsibilities of career to and look towards having fun, exploring all different types of interests.
By the time you read this everyone will be back into the activities for the New Year ahead 2016…. Let’s hope it goes a bit slower than 2015.
Here at Caloundra Gardens, looking forward is always the way to go! I’m sure you have a lot planned for 2016, remember life begins a new chapter with every New Year! So enjoy, have some fun along the way and make the most of the beautiful Sunshine Coast lifestyle.
Continue reading January Caloundra Gardens Village News
November saw a very successful Melbourne Cup lunch, with fashions on the field, sadly there could be only one winner. There were a lot of sweep winners as well.
New residents to our Sunshine Coast village have moved in and hopefully settled for Christmas. Huge welcome to Christine and Jacqui we do hope they enjoy their new home… Continue reading December Caloundra Gardens Village News
I can’t believe we are on the downward slide towards Christmas, dare I say it. We are enjoying truly amazing weather, here at Caloundra Gardens.
The Sunshine Coast beaches are looking their best, and on Bulcock Beach it is so serene and calming looking at our beautiful Sunsets over the Glass House Mountains, especially having some fish and chips and a bottle of wine, on one of the picnic tables, on the beach. Continue reading November Caloundra Gardens Village News
What an exciting time to be living at Caloundra Gardens. There is a new energy to the village with new residents settling in putting their mark on homes, with new gardens and renovations to some, also new paint colours to the outside ………
Just love this time of year when everything is in full swing for a new change in the Social Club committee, Melbourne Cup Day and Christmas and New Year functions are all planned, starting last light with a Cocktail Party and cocktails are only $3.00 each, now there is good value. Continue reading October Caloundra Gardens Village News
Here we are in September already; the year is going sooo quickly. Our gardens are looking so good as Trev and Scott are busily planting; the village is looking really clean and fresh.
Our new image has really taken off with some houses selling before they even hit our Caloundra Gardens Retirement Village website. It’s always lovely to walk around and talk to all of the residents here. Continue reading September Caloundra Gardens Village News