Peak Hill is the latest stop in the public art trail of the Parkes Shire with a series of artworks by a local resident unveiled at the new Community Wall this week. The six panels featuring constellations of Wiradjuri stories in the night sky by … Keep reading this article, click here...
Hundreds of art lovers flocked to a unique exhibition in a 137-year-old shearing shed outside Parkes … [Read More...]
With a household of teenage boys, it always amuses me to see that as soon as the footy grand finals … [Read More...]
It looks like there is still a lot of confusion about which bin a disposable coffee cup should go … [Read More...]
PARKES FUN PALACE Saturday, 23rd September - 9am to 3pm Join the Parkes Library team tomorrow for … [Read More...]
16 Sep Saturday Storytime – Escape to Everywhere – at the Parkes Library from 10:30 – 11:30am with stories, singing, craft and special guests.
16 Sep Saturday Art Class at the Parkes Library for children aged 8 to 12 years from 10am – 12pm. Cost $2. Bookings required in person at the library.
16 Sep Advanced Coil Weaving for teens and adults at the Parkes Library with Lanny Mackenzie. Must have previous experience in coil weaving. Bookings required on 6861 2309.
16 Sep Parkes Christian School Bush Dance from 6:30pm for a 7pm start. Music and calling by The Kelly Gang. Cost $10 adult, $5 child, $30 family. Everyone is welcome! Prizes for Best Dressed and Best Hat.
16-17 Sep 2017 Parkes Golf Open at the Parkes Golf Club.
17 Sep Ducks on the Pond Art Exhibition at St Elmo Shearing Shed, 201 Job Lane, Parkes from 10am – 4pm. Gold coin entry, all day morning tea available from Quota.
23 Sep Australian National Busking Championships – Peak Hill Regional Finalist. Free entertainment. Entries for performances close 16th September.
29 Sep Cosies at the Corner – an exhibition and competition for Tea Cosies at Craft Corner with the grand opening at 4:30pm. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for details, or the Craft Corner at 227 Clarinda Street or phone 6862 3240.
8 Oct Open Gardens – visit six beautiful gardens for only $15. Open from 10am to 4pm. Wristband and map available at Greenparkes Garden Centre, Parkes Visitors Information Centre. Update on Parkes Open Gardens Facebook page.
12 Oct Young Living Essential Oils Education, and Coffee & Cake Night. Learn about the rediscovery of ancient remedies in our modern world at 6pm at Pink Orchid Cafe. $10 per person for catering. Bookings essential. Contact Symone Lee 0407 468 805 or Emma Brown 0427 784 515.
Ongoing The Parkes Branch of the Red Cross offers a plate of homemade slices and cakes, sandwiches and tea or coffee for $5 every Friday from 10am to 3pm.
Ongoing Gaming Hour at the Parkes PCYC every Monday from 4:30 – 5:30pm for ages 5 – 12; and every Friday 4 – 5pm for ages 13 and up. Kids welcome to bring their own consoles or games.
Ongoing The Parkes Lego Club meets every Monday at Parkes PCYC 4 – 5pm for children aged 5 – 18. Participation is free. Contact Alana George on 0428 727 265.
Ongoing Parkes Shire Concert Band rehearses every Tuesday 7pm – 9pm during school term in the music room above the pool complex in Dalton Street. Contact music director Duncan Clement on 0405 035 164.
Ongoing Parkes Torch Bearers for Legacy meets every third Monday of the month at 10:30am at the Parkes Services Club. Contact Magaret Cherry on 6862 4789.