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6-30 Nov Embroiderers’ Guild Exhibition at the Parkes Library. This year’s exhibition features Parkes Branch founding member Margaret Lewis’ amazing range of embroidery works.
25 Nov Niola Street Festival and official opening of Baptist Care Niola Centre from 11am – 3pm.
28 Nov Arthritis Support Group is celebrating its final meeting of the year with a Christmas Lunch at Pink Orchid Café at 11:30am. All welcome but please book. Members will be contacted, others please contact Sandra on 0408 655 186.
29 Nov Menopause The Musical, at Dubbo Regional Theatre. 8pm. Phone 6801 4378 or visit www.drtcc.com.au for more information.
30 Nov Menopause The Musical, at Forbes Services Club. 8pm. Phone 6852 1488 or visit www.123tix.com.au for more information.
29 & 30 Nov Jane Austen High Tea at the Parkes Library at 3pm on Wednesday and 6pm on Thursday. The Parkes Book Club is hosting a very special Jane Austen book club event for the 200th anniversary of Jane Austen’s death. All welcome!
1 Dec Christmas Street Parade in Clarinda Street. Time to get your float entry in. Businesses, clubs, schools and community groups are welcome to enter. Entry forms available at the library or email email@example.com. Call 0448 166 016 for more information.
1 Dec Parkes Christmas Market & Movie Night from 5.30 – 9pm in Cooke Park.
2 Dec Inner Wheel District A50 invites women interested in Inner Wheel to a Friendship Afternoon at the Astro Dish Motor Inn at 2pm.
4 Dec Volunteer Induction Nights for the 2018 Elvis Festival at the Parkes Coventry Room at 6pm. For more information about volunteering, contact the Parkes Visitor Information Centre on 6862 6000.
8 & 9 Dec Young’s Annual Christmas Boutique Market has everything Christmas related from 6 – 9pm on Friday and 9am – 2:30pm Saturday at the Milard Centre in Young.
10 Dec The Compassionate Friends Annual Candle Lighting at Lions Park, Orange Road at 5.30pm. A special invitation to all parents, grandparents, brothers and sisters and friends who have a loved one missing from their Christmas celebrations. It is a time to come together with others that have lost also. Call Judy for more information on 0402 599 001.
Til 31 Dec Shop Parkes this Christmas + Win. Shop at any participating store for your chance to win $5,000 travel package to a destination of your choice.
Claim the Date 14 April 2018 Parkes Garden Club for their Open Gardens.
Claim the Date 28 April 2018 Flower Show & Market Day at St Georges from 10am – 4pm. Contact 0409 622 888 for more information.
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 of any community. If interested contact Pascale on 6342 1612. All 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 are welcome.
Ongoing Lachlan Area Suicide Prevention Network (LASPN) meets at 6pm first Wednesday of the month at the Uniting Church, Court Street.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
Ongoing Free Computer Training for Parkes Shire Library members every Thursday during school terms from 9 – 11am. Learn how to use popular computer applications. Call Parkes Library on 6861 2309 to book a session.
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.