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4-26 Apr Sims Metal Waste to Art & Design Community Art Exhibition at the Parkes Library.
27 Apr Canowindra Balloon Glow at Canowindra Showground from 3pm lighting up the night sky. Go to www.canowindrachallenge.org.au for more information.
26 & 28 Apr Anne of Green Gables The Musical presented by Parkes Music & Dramatic Society at The Little Theatre. Tickets at parkesmandd.com.au or Parkes Stationery & Office Furniture.
26 Apr Parkes Painting Group Exhibition with an Anzac theme – official opening at the Starlight Room, Parkes Services Club at 7:30pm. Entrance $10. Exhibition runs until 2nd May.
27 Apr Launch of local author Margaret Dwyer’s second book of fiction and sequel of A Chain of Dreams at the Coachman Motor Inn at 2pm with afternoon tea, entertainment and cutting of Margaret’s 90th birthday cake. All welcome!
27 Apr Bush walking with National Parks Association of NSW at Black Ridge. Meet at Bushman’s Dam, Parkes at 9am. This 8km walk is graded medium. Walk leader Peter Cannon contacted him on 6866 1225.
30 Apr Parkes Arthritis Support Group meeting at the Assemblies of God church hall, Rees Street at 10am. Cheryl Upton from the Physiotherapy Department at Parkes Hospital will encourage us in our Balance and Mobility. All welcome.
1 May Parkes Forbes Branch NSW Farmers Meeting at the Parkes Bowling and Sports Club at 7pm. Contact Chairman Gavin Tom on 0428 621 075.
3 May Trundle Farm Tours and Devonshire Tea. Join a three-hour guided tour from Trundle Memorial Hall at 9am or 1pm. Book tickets, $30, on 6892 1073.
3-4 May The Kransky Sisters at the Trundle Memorial Hall at 6pm on 3rd; 10am and 12pm on 4th. Tickets $30, book at 123tix.com.au.
4 May Trundle ABBA Festival celebrating 30 years of Björn Again, plus Ben Ransom, Ingrid Mae, Amitie, MRQ, The Natalie Prevedello Duo. Tickets and info at trundleabbafestival.com.au
4-5 May Bogan Gate Community Memorial Hall Annual Market Weekend from 9am to 3pm on Saturday and 8am to 12 noon on Sunday to raise funds for renovations to the hall. Support the community on your way to the ABBA Festival or take a drive out.
9 May Craft Corner AGM at 257 Clarinda Street, Parkes at 10am. Call 6862 3240 for any enquiries.
9 May Parkes Christian School Kindergarten and Primary Expo at 6pm. Creche available, supper provided.
11 May Southern Cross Care Village Fete at the Village grounds, Middleton Street from 10am.
12 May Nigel Stanley at Parkes Services Club from 4pm.
Ongoing The Peak Hill Library Book Club meets the first Wednesday of the month 6pm – 7pm.
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 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 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. Contact Pascale on 6342 1612. Details at 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 Parkes Camera Club meets every 1st and 3rdTuesday night of the month at 7pm at Neighbourhood Central on the corner of Bushman and Currajong Streets. All welcome. Contact email address firstname.lastname@example.org