Intergenerational Afternoon Tea Returns

Seniors Week in Kingborough will be ushered in by a group of enthusiastic young people learning to cater and prepare afternoon tea for a large function.

Kingborough Mayor, Paula Wriedt said the Intergenerational Afternoon Tea event was an excellent way for budding young hospitality hosts to volunteer and learn new skills in their school holidays.

“There are always a great range of delicious sweet and savoury treats on offer and the event provides a great training ground for the young students who learn how to host a professional function,” Cr Wriedt said.

“Under the guiding supervision of a qualified chef and trainer, the young hosts gain valuable skills around planning, preparation and delivery of events.

“The event is being held just ahead of Seniors Week on Friday 8 October so that it coincides with the school holidays.

“We regularly have these afternoon teas, and both the young hosts and participating seniors love the interactions that the event provides,” Cr Wriedt said.

The event runs from 1.30pm – 3.30pm at the Twin Ovals Function Centre, Lightwood Crescent, Kingston.

The cost is $20 which includes afternoon tea, a drink and entertainment.

The event is a partnership between Council’s Youth Services and Positive Ageing programs.

Bookings are essential by phoning 6211 8170.