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5-19 May Wellbeing Project Exhibition at the Parkes Library.
19 May Open Doors at Parkes and Peak Hill Fire and Rescue Stations between 10am and 2pm. Meet our local firefighters, learn how the station operates
and check out the fire trucks.
21 May Middleton Public School Kindergarten Information Night for prospective 2019 families from 7-8pm.
22 May Watch Stargazing Live on ABC TV to see the Parkes Radio Telescope and learn more about its research.
24 May Australian Breastfeeding Association morning tea at the Girl Guides Hall.
25 May Ebook and Emagazine How To at the Parkes Library at 10:30am. Bring your device or laptop and learn how to access the Library’s online collections.
26 May Inaugural Launch of Parkes Dragon Boat Club from 11am to 2pm at Lake Endeavour with come-and-try paddles for new members, sausage sizzle
and raffle draw.
27 May ABA Breastfeeding Education Class at Girl Guides Hall, $30.Contact firstname.lastname@example.org
28 May Holy Family Kindergarten Information Evening 2019 at 7pm in the school hall. Contact 6862 1610 for more information.
29 May Arthritis Support Group will meet at 10am at Pink Orchid Cafe, Church Street. All are welcome to join in for a social morning tea.
29 May Free Hearing Checks at Currajong Medical. Call 6862 1699 for an appointment.
30 May Parkes Christian School 2019 Kindergarten Expo from 7 – 8pm. Call 6862 4164 for more information.
29-31 May National Parks Quarterly Walks. Rankin Springs Trip. Book accommodation at Rankin Springs Motel, Ph. 02 6966 1260. Mixed grades. Leader: Martin Bell: 0429 346 586.
22 Jun Parkes College for Seniors Yarn Display at Masonic Hall (Short Street) from 10am – 12pm. Opportunity to learn basic knitting or crocheting. Bring
knitting needles or crochet hook and 8 ply wool.
Ongoing Parkes Evening VIEW Club meets every fourth Tuesday of the month at 6.30pm for 7pm. The April meeting is at the Broadway Hotel.
Ongoing Georgie’s Pantry at 45 Currajong Street is open every Thursday from 10am – 4pm for pensioners and people with a health care card for groceries and
fresh produce at very reasonable prices.
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 10am – 3pm.
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 aged 0 to 8 years old. Located in the Lower Hall with entry via Souden Lane carpark.
Ongoing Parkes Boars Rugby Club training every Tuesday and Thursday.