The year started off on a very encouraging note for the economic outlook of the Central West of NSW with Parkes at the centre with the first delivery of steel rail for the Inland Rail project. “This is a great day for regional Australia, but more … Keep reading this article, click here...
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20 Jan Waste to Art Workshop – textile Printing at the Parkes Library from 10am – 2pm Learn how to decorate with block printing. You will take home a tea towel or cushion printed in class. For teens and adults, cost $5. Bookings essential on 6861 2309 or firstname.lastname@example.org
25 Jan Opening of Art of Australia Exhibition at the Parkes Shire Council Coventry Room at 7pm. Entry $15 on the opening night and gold coin donation for following two days – all proceeds to Can Assist.
26 Jan Australia Day Celebrations in Parkes: 7am community walk followed by a free breakfast; 8-11am Over the hill, kites of all sizes and shapes including a giant whale will be flying high at Northparkes Oval; 10am All Australian car display at Cooke Park; 10:30am live entertainment by the Parkes Shire Band at Cooke Park; 11am Official ceremony at Cooke Park including presentation of Community Awards and Citizen of the Year, address by Ambassador; 2-6pm free entry – make a splash at the Parkes Aquatic Centre; 7pm enjoy the setting sun with harness racing and the infamous annual golden yabby race!
26 Jan Australia Day In Bogan Gate: 8am Official ceremony at park including welcome, flag raising, national anthem and address by ambassador, followed by cooked breakfast, competition and prizes at Memorial Hall.
26 Jan Australia Day In Peak Hill: 7:30am Community breakfast at Peak Hill Park; 8:30AM official ceremony including welcome to country, prayer, official welcome, flag raising and national anthem, presentation of Australia Day awards, cutting of the cake, best outfit/colouring in competition, free entry to pool from 3pm and sausage sizzle at 6pm.
26 Jan Australia Day In Tullamore: 8am Community barbeque breakfast at Memorial Park; 2-6pm Make a splash at Tullamore Pool with free entry.
26 Jan Australia Day In Trundle: 7:30am Community breakfast at Berryman Oval; 9am Official ceremony including flag-raising, presentation of Citizen and Sporting Awards, and presentations made by Bush Tucker Day Committee; 2-6pm Make a splash a Trundle Pool with free entry.
29 Jan Queen’s Baton Relay in Parkes from 4.30pm with a celebration at the Parkes Aquatic Centre.
30 Jan Start of a free six-week exercise program for anyone who has ever had cancer, of all ages, male or female from 1:30-2:30pm and 2:30-3:30pm. Carers and partners most welcome to come along, and learn ways you can support healthy living and exercise at home. Contact 043 774 9746 or email@example.com for more information.
3 Feb Day on the Green at the Railway Bowling Club from 4pm in support of Currajong Disabilities, featuring Twiggy, Jordie Dwyer, Chris Orr, Tommy & Holly Orr, Birdie and Georgie Sideris.
Claim the Date 15 April 2018 Parkes Garden Club Open Gardens. The date was changed as Saturday 14th April clashed with the Parkes Areo Club’s 70th anniversary.
Claim the Date 28 April 2018 Flower Show & Market Day at St Georges from 10am – 4pm. Contact 0409 622 888 for more information.