Christmas in Mornington
Christmas is not far away and residents of Beleura Village in the Mornington Peninsula should have plenty to keep them busy over the festive season. There are a number of events for seniors and their families in and around the local community from Christmas tree decorating to concerts and carols. Here are just a few of the things you can do to get into the Christmas spirit in Mornington this December. Exclusive to Beleura residents
There are a few special activities that are being held at the retirement village specifically for Beleura residents. These include decorating the Christmas tree at 4.00pm on December 5th. Residents can also come along and join in the festivities at the Christmas dinner on December 20th. In addition to dinner there will be music and gift opening.
In the community
There are plenty of Christmas activities in the Mornington Peninsula which residents and their families can go along to. Get in early on November 30th with the Christmas Fair at St Peter’s Anglican Church in Mornington. With stalls, food, craft and kids’ activities as well as an appearance by Santa, you will have no trouble getting into the festive spirit.
If you want an outing that the grandchildren will love there are special Santa trains running on the first three Sundays of the month. The kids get to enjoy a train ride, meet Santa and get a special gift.
The Bel Canto Choir have a carol singing event on December 1st to raise money for Righteous Pups Australia. This is being held at 2.30 to 4pm at the High Street Uniting Church, High Street in Frankston. All proceeds will be donated to charity.
On December 5th at 7.30 to 9.30pm there will be a Christmas concert held by the Frankston Music Society. This is going to be held at the Peninsula Community Theatre at Wilsons Road in Mornington and will include traditional and modern Christmas songs.
If you are looking for a free festive event to enjoy with the whole family, why not go to Mornington Carols in the Park on Saturday December 14th? This free event is being held from 6.30 to 8.30pm and includes face painting, balloon artists and a children’s animal farm. Santa will be putting in an appearance on a fire truck and you can bring your own picnic and enjoy some carols at the same time.
Don’t forget New Year’s Eve among all the Christmas festivities. If you feel like getting out and about you can always go to the Rock ‘n Roll New Year’s Eve party at the Rosebud Country Club. With live entertainment as well as canapés, main course and desert and complimentary champagne on arrival, you can celebrate the New Year in style. There is even a bus service so you don’t have to worry about getting there and back.
There has never been a better time of year to get out and about in Mornington and enjoy the festive activities on offer during your retirement. Whether you prefer to stick close to home or want to get out into the wider community there are plenty of ways to celebrate Christmas this year.