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31 May – Mid Jul BreastScreen NSW in Parkes at The Little Theatre Carpark, cnr of Bogan & Dalton Streets. If you’re 50-74, book your free breast screen now on 13 20 50. It’s important, it’s free and it could save your life.
28 Jun National Parks Association of NSW 8km bush walk graded medium at Conimbla National Park, Wallaby and Ironbark Trails. Meet at Gooloogong Park at 9:15am. Walk leader Peter Cannon on 6866 1225.
29 Jun All things Teapots and Tea Towels with soup and slices lunch at St George’s Hall, Church St. If you wish to display your teapot and/or tea towel, come after 8:30am on 29th June. For more information contact Norma on 6862 2880 or 0409 622 888.
29 Jun Bogan Gate CWA Branch is hosting a free barbeque night for farmers and their families from Bogan Gate and Gunningbland at the Railway Hotel in Bogan Gate at 6:30pm.
30 Jun Monthly Market at Parkes Bowling and Sports Club from 10am-2pm. Inside stall holders $20; outside stall holders $10. Non-for-profit stalls free of charge. Book your stall at 6862 1446. Inquiries to Rhona 0427468220.
1-3 Jul The Mobile Blood Bank will be at the Little Theatre Carpark Cnr Bogan and Dalton Street from 9:45am – 3pm each day. You can make an appointment by calling 13 14 95 or visit www.donateblood.com.au
3 Jul The Lachlan Area Suicide Prevention Network Annual General Meeting from 6pm in the Uniting Church Meeting Room. All welcome. Community support is vital to the continuation of the LASPN. Phone 0400 137 300.
20-21 Jul Free Open Days to mark the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing at the Dish (CSIRO Parkes Observatory). See www.csiro.au/apollo11 for more detail.
30-31 Aug Heaven & Earth Legends Show at Hotel Gracelands. $85 ticket includes 2 course meal and show. Call 0400 012 111.
Ongoing Parkes Day VIEW Club Luncheon meetings are held on the first Tuesday of the month at the Astro Dish Motor Inn. Call Pamela on 6863 4552 to book.
Ongoing Author-rised creative writing group for adults and teens meets first Tuesday of the month from 6pm to 8pm at Parkes Library.
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 email@example.com
Ongoing The Peak Hill Library Book Club meets the first Wednesday of the month 6pm – 7pm.
Ongoing Lachlan Area Suicide Prevention Network (LASPN) meets at 6pm on the first Wednesday of the month at the Uniting Church, Court Street.
Ongoing The Adult Survivors of Child Abuse – Cowra Support Group meets on the first Friday of each month at 12:30. Open to all survivors of any community. If interested contact Pascale on 6342 1612. Members come from as far as Forbes. All details on our website: http://recover.itmatters.com.au
Ongoing Free evening meal the first Monday of each month from 5:30 – 6:30pm at the Uniting Church Hall. All welcome.
Ongoing St George’s Soul Café is open the first two Saturdays of the month from 2 – 5pm in the church hall. Enjoy home-made food at very reasonable prices and good conversation.
Ongoing Georgie’s Pantry at 45 Currajong Street is open every Thursday from 10am – 3pm for pensioners and people with a health care card for groceries and fresh produce at very reasonable prices.
Ongoing Farmers Friday at Georgie’s Hub supplying grocery staples, bread, fruit, vegetables and meat (when available) to farmers for free from 12.30 pm to 3pm. Enquiries call 0439 8750 54.
Ongoing Parkes Toy Library, a not-for-profit service operated by St. George’s Anglican Church, is open every Monday from 3:30 – 6:30pm during school terms for children ages 0 to 8 years old. Located in the Lower Hall with entry via Souden Lane carpark.