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14 Sep Community Reading Day – Be REaDiculous at Cooke Park from 9:30am – 12:30pm.
14-21 Sep My Favourite Things exhibition of paintings, drawings and pottery by Sarah Bowkett at the Parkes Library.
15 Sep Saturday Storytime – fun, play, games, stories, make, discover at the Parkes Library from 11am – 12pm. Families are invited to find the hidden
15 Sep Creative Crochet workshop at the Parkes Library from 10am – 4pm, Parkes Library. Join crochet expert Kelly McGirr to learn all about crocheting over
two Saturdays creating your own crochet pieces. Suitable for beginners from age 16+ Cost: $10. Bookings required with payment at Parkes Library.
17-21 Sep Parkes Shire Council bulky waste clean-up for residents only. Put waste out weekend before Monday, 17th September.
18 Sep CanAssist monthly meeting at Neighbourhood Central at 7pm.
19 Sep Red Cross Zone Meeting at Parkes Red Cross Rooms from 9am. Registration cost $15. All welcome. Guest speakers.
19 Sep Bush walking with National Parks Association at Black Ridge 5km medium walk. Meet at Bushman’s Dam at 9am. Leader: Merran Cannon, contact
6866 1225 night before walk. Bring enough food and water for the entire day, and suitable clothing, footwear, hat and sunscreen. $2 donation per walker .
19 & 26 Sep Storytime at the Parkes Library from 10.30 – 11.30am. A fun way to boost pre-school children’s reading-readiness skills. Make friends, enjoy stories, learn rhymes. Children 3-5 years and parents/carers (younger children welcome).
20 & 27 Sep Rhyme Time Songs at the Parkes Library from 10.30 – 11:15am with rhymes, music and movement! Fun ways for your children to become reading-ready. Children 0-3 years and parents/carers (older children welcome).
23 Sep Lachlan Valley Community Radio Open Day at Parkes Road in Forbes at 11am. Have a look at the studios, say hello to the announcers and put a
face to the voice with a sausage sizzle, finger food, cakes, slices, tea and coffee. RSVP Thursday, 20th September on 0428 662 549 or 0498 132 758,
or email: email@example.com
25 Sep The Arthritis Support Group meets for social support at Pink Orchid Cafe, Bushman Street at 10am. All Welcome.
28 Sep National Police Remembrance Day at St George’s Anglican Church in Parkes at 10am. Community welcome to attend.
Ongoing Farmers Friday at Georgie’s Hub supplying grocery staples, bread, fruit, vegetables and meat (when available) to farmers for free from 1-4pm. Enquiries call 0439 875 054.
Ongoing Parkes Aviation Museum is open Thursdays and Sundays. The ever-growing collection is located at the Parkes Regional Airport.
Ongoing Parkes Camera Club meets every 1st and 3rd Tuesday night of the month at 7pm at Neighbourhood Central on the corner of Bushman and Currajong
Streets. All welcome. Contact email address firstname.lastname@example.org
Ongoing Parkes Evening VIEW Club meets every fourth Tuesday of the month at 5:30pm for 7pm. The April meeting is at the Broadway Hotel.
Ongoing The Parkes Branch of the Red Cross offers a plate of homemade slices and cakes, sandwiches and tea or coffee for $6 every Friday from 10am to