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8 – 27 Mar Norman Lindsay Exhibit at the Parkes Shire Library.
15 – 18 Mar Dr Mark Worthing, hosted by The Parkes Hope to Live and Cope Committee, will speak on the impact of suicide and mental health issues at a Business Breakfast, Parkes Lutheran Church Hall on 16th March at 7am; local schools on 16th March; Lachlan Area Suicide Prevention Network Launch at Bogan Gate Hall on 17th March at 10am; Open Community Forum, Coventry Room on 17th March at 2pm. For more information phone Di Gill on 0427 460 430.
17 Mar St Patrick’s Day and the March Muster of the Parkes & District Country Music Association at 7:30pm at the Parkes Services Club.
17 Mar Official Opening of the Marion Hall Best Interiors Exhibition at the Western Plains Cultural Centre, Dubbo at 2pm. Exhibition runs until 3rd June.
17 Mar Lachlan Area Suicide Prevention Network launch at the Bogan Gate Hall from 10am – 2pm.Guest speakers: Dr Mark Worthing and Robyn Lewis. Mental health information and resources, jumping castle, snow cones and face painting, free barbecue lunch, cake cutting – all welcome!
18 Mar Healthy Harold Swim Relay at the Parkes Aquatic Centre from 10am – 4pm. For enquiries ring Wendy on 0418 469 294 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
21 Mar The Parkes Prostate Cancer Awareness and Support is sponsoring a “Men’s Health Evening” in the Starlight Room of the Parkes Services Club at 7pm with guest speakers Dr. Hiwa Qool, (GP) Dr Tim Nicholson (Urologist), Dr Rob Zielniski (Oncologist) and Dr John Trollor (PCFA Ambassador) with Lindy Ostini (Regional Prostate Nurse) and Louise Linke (Continence Nurse Practitioner).
24 Mar Community Open Day from 10am – 2pm at 124 Webb Street Parkes to view Parkes Shire Council’s newest infrastructure with guided tours, educational activities and giveaways. Parking at the Water Treatment Plant, with free shuttle buses taking tour groups to and from the Sewage Treatment Plant. All visitors MUST wear fully enclosed shoes. For more information www.parkes.nsw.gov.au or call 6861 2333.
27 Mar Arthritis Support Group Social Support Meeting at Pink Orchid Cafe at 10am.
28 Mar Waste to Art Community Competition and Exhibition entries close. Entry forms available from Parkes Shire Library.
30 – 31 Mar Tullamore Irish Festival tickets on sale now! This year, the festival is celebrating the best of two great cultures with John Williamson, the Barley Shakes, Maria Ford and the Blackwater Irish Band. Visit tullamore.org.au for more information.
1 Apr Parkes Aquatic Centre Easter Egg Hunt at 11am. Inflatable slide from midday for participants in the egg hunt. Easter colouring competition – ask the lifeguards for an entry! Winners announced after the egg hunt.
14 Apr Parkes Aero Spectacular at the Parkes Regional Airport from 10am – 4pm. Bring the family to watch rip-roaring aerobatics including the RAAF Roulettes, explore the Parkes Aviation Museum, air show, antique vehicles to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the Parkes Aero Club.
15 Apr 2018 Parkes Garden Club for their Open Gardens.
27 Apr Parkes Painting Group Annual Art Exhibition of paintings and pottery opens on Friday, 27th April and runs to Thursday, 3rd May at the Coventry Room at the Parkes Library.
28 Apr 2018 Flower Show & Market Day at St Georges from 10am – 4pm. Contact 0409 622 888 for more information.