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18 Aug Parkes Reading Day – lots of activities for the whole community in Cooke Park from 9am.
18 Aug Vietnam Veterans Day ceremonies at the Vietnam Memorial at 10:50am. In case of inclement weather event will move to the Parkes Services Club.
18 Aug Melinda Does Doris – Tribute to Doris Day at the Starlight Lounge, Parkes Services Club. Tickets online or call 6862 1966.
21 Aug Annual mock car crash demonstration at Parkes PCYC at 7pm featuring local youth actors. Free event for everyone over 15 years.
23 Aug Closing date for The Henrys. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or visit The Henrys – Parkes Business Awards facebook page.
26 Aug 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.
29 Aug Arthritis Support Group meeting at the AOG church hall, Rees Street at 10am. The speaker is Corey, an Occupational Therapist, who will talk about
“Looking after our Joints”. All welcome.
29 – 30 Aug Australian Hearing will be at the Parkes Showground. Phone 6862 6668 to make an appointment.
28 – 30 Aug Parkes Show. Get your tickets now at the Show Office. Entries for the arts sections close 25th August.
2 Sep Make a Kokedama (moss ball) workshop at the Parkes Library from 10 – 11am for teens and adults. Bookings required in person at the library.
2 Sep Make your own Terrarium workshop at the Parkes Library from 1 – 2pm for teens and adults. Bookings required in person at the library.
5 Sep Morning Tea Fundraiser for Ronald McDonald House in Orange by Parkes College for Seniors at the Masonic Hall in Short Street at 10am. Donation at the door, raffle, lucky door prize, trading tables, cooking, plants, crafts, trash ‘n treasure. Competition for old items with a story – prize for oldest entry.
8 Sep Holy Family School P & F Street Stall in front of Discount Daves from 9:30am – 2pm. Lots to choose from: home-baked goods, potted plants, crochet/
knitted items, soaps, candles, preserves, pickles and much more.
Ongoing 19, 26 August; 2, 9, 16 September 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.
Ongoing Learn to dance – start now! Learn Bridal Waltz, R’n’R, Tango and more Tuesdays at 7pm beginner class at the Parkes Leagues Club. Call Stan or Stela on 0411 796 323.
Ongoing Parkes Torch Bearers for Legacy meets every third Monday of the month at 10:30am at the Parkes Services Club. Everyone welcome. Contact Magaret Cherry on 6862 4789.
Ongoing The Parkes Lego Club meets every Monday at Parkes PCYC from 4 – 5pm for children aged five to eight. Participation is free. Contact Alana George
on 0428 727 265.
Ongoing The Parkes Camera Club meets every 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month at 7.00pm at the Parkes Neighbourhood Central, corner of Bushman and
Currajong Streets. Contact email address email@example.com
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 CWA meeting on the third Wednesday of the month at the Pink Orchid Café at 5.30pm.
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 10am to 3pm.
Ongoing Probus Club of Parkes meets every second Friday of the month at Parkes Leagues Club at 10am for a cuppa and chat, then the meeting at 10.30am. New members welcome.