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17-18 Aug Parkes Public School 150 Year celebration with a high tea, school tours, historic displays, a fair and a gala celebration dinner.
18 Aug Vietnam Veterans Day celebrating Long Tan Day at the Vietnam Memorial, Memorial Hill at 10:45am. Members of the community invited.
18 Aug-22 Sep Hello! from Australia – exhibition at the Parkes Library featuring Indigenous Australian Children’s Books and Illustrations.
19 Aug Trundle Branch Royal Far West Bingo at the Trundle Golf Club at 10:00am. Lunch available to buy, heaps of good prizes, lucky door prize and a raffle.
21 Aug Making Livestock Decisions – free workshop at the Forbes Inn Hotel 12 – 4pm. RSVP Mel Kiel on 6864 4569 or email@example.com
22 Aug ARTC Inland Rail Community Drop-in Session at the Peak Hill Show.
27 Aug The Henrys entry deadline extended. Entries close at 5pm. Contact chamber@ parkeschamber.com.au for more information or visit The Henrys – Parkes Business Awards facebook page.
27-29 Aug Annual Parkes Show – enjoy three days and two nights with plenty of entertainment, side shows and trade stands with a spectacular fireworks display seen from miles around; four days of horse events; exhibits of sheep, cattle, birds and poultry.
28-29 Aug ARTC Inland Rail Community Drop-in Session at the Parkes Show.
28 Aug Arthritis Support Group education meeting at 10am at AOG church hall, Rees Ave. Topic: exercise & nutrition for arthritis and overcoming barriers to physical activity presented by Arthritis NSW and Jess Faye, Physiotherapist.
31 Aug Community Talk: Rethinking Clothing Culture at the Parkes Library at 6pm. Jane Milburn outlines how Slow Clothing actions can bring wholeness through living simply, creatively and fairly. Please RSVP by 30 August firstname.lastname@example.org or 6861 2309.
1 Sep Transformations From Nature workshop from 9am – 4pm at Cooke Park Community Centre with Jane Milburn. Experiment with colour using natural materials transforming an unloved natural-fibre garment. Suitable for beginners from age 12+. Cost: $10. Bookings required with payment at Parkes
1, 8 & 15 Sep Saturday Storytime – fun, play, games, stories, make, discover at the Parkes Library from 11am – 12pm. Families are invited to find the hidden library treasures!
2 Sep Old Time Dance in the Trundle Memorial Hall from 2 – 6pm presented by the Trundle branch Royal Far West with raffle, lots of spot prizes and afternoon tea. $10 dancers; $5 viewers. Dance to the music of Phil Redenbach.
5, 12, 19 & 26 Sep Storytime at the Parkes Library from 10.30 – 11.30am. A fun way to boost preschool children’s reading-readiness skills. Make friends, enjoy stories, learn rhymes. Children 3-5 years and parents/carers (younger children welcome).
27 Sep Rhyme Time Songs at the Parkes Library from 10.30 – 11:15am with rhymes, music and movement! Fun ways for your children to become reading-ready. Children 0-3 years and parents/carers (older children welcome).
2 Sep Snip and Stitch Upcycling workshop from 9am – 4pm at Parkes Library with Jane Milburn. Transform t-shirts and other clothes using scissors and
stitching. Some sewing experience preferred from age 15+ Cost: $10. Bookings required with payment at Parkes Library.
8 & 15 Sep Creative Crochet Workshop at the Parkes Library from 10am – 4pm, Parkes Library. Join crochet expert Kelly McGirr to learn all about crocheting over two Saturdays creating your own crochet pieces. Suitable for beginners from age 16+ Cost: $10. Bookings required with payment at Parkes Library.