We are proud of our noble history, and with good reason. We will share a glimpse of this past at each village throu… https://t.co/ohBsaIHMiq
The tempo is building. The excitement is evident. We are in the final swing of organising what promise to be entert… https://t.co/tjOcT03Dvo
150 Years Events
From 1 July 2019, a number of special events will be held in our four villages to mark the milestone of our 150 anniversary.
February 20, 2019
This year we will celebrate our past while innovating our future. Different events will mark this historic occasion including open days at our villages, the unveiling of a tapestry especially sewn for the event, and much more. As part of the 150th Anniversary Celebration we are on the look-out for photographs and stories that most represent OCAV’s history over the last 150 years.Read More
Leith Park and Liscombe House will hold a family festival day on Sunday 20 October from 1pm – 3.30pm.Read More
Braeside Park will hold a 150th Celebration Afternoon on Saturday 12 October from 1pm to 3.30pm.Read More
Currie Park will showcase the best of the retirement village and the Euroa community at its open day on Saturday 23 November from 12 noon until 3.30pm. Starting with a traditional smoking ceremony, formalities and the burial of a time capsule, Currie Park’s celebration to mark 150 years of the Old Colonists’ Association of Victoria is packed with good old fashioned fun.
Pete Zawacki drove to Leith Park twice a week to visit his mother, Helen, until her death a year ago. After she died he wanted to honour her memory and ‘repay’ the kindness staff showed her by volunteering.Read More