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4-26 Apr Sims Metal Waste to Art & Design Community Art Exhibition at the Parkes Library.
19-28 Apr Supagas Canowindra International Balloon Challenge with Balloon Glow on 27th April. Go to www.canowindrachallenge.org.au for more on festival.
24, 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 Regional Business Supplies.
25 Apr Anzac Day Dawn Services at 5am In Peak Hill; 5:30am in Parkes; 6am in Bogan Gate, Tullamore and Trundle. See back page for full program.
25 Apr Anzac Day Two Up at Parkes Services Club from 12 – 5pm. All proceeds to Legacy.
25 Apr Anzac Day at Parkes Leagues Club from 2pm. Happy Hour all day.
26 Apr Parkes Painting Group Exhibition with an Anzac theme – official opening at the Starlight Room, Parkes Services Club at 7:30pm, $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. Everyone 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.
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; 10 am 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
9 May Craft Corner AGM at 257 Clarinda Street, Parkes at 10am. Call 6862 3240 for enquiries.
9 May Parkes Christian School Kindergarten and Primary Expo at 6pm. Creche available, supper provided.
12 May Nigel Stanley at Parkes Services Club from 4pm.
Ongoing Parkes Evening VIEW Club meets the fourth Tuesday of the month at 6:30pm for 7pm at various venues. Contact Janet Offner on 6862 950 for all enquiries.
Ongoing The Library Book Clubs read fiction and non-fiction books. Meeting times: Parkes Library: 3pm – 4pm, last Wednesday of the month or 6pm – 7pm, last Thursday of the month. Call Parkes Library on 6861 2309 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Ongoing Friends of the Parkes Hospital, a not-for-profit group raising funds to benefit the Lachlan Health Service Parkes Hospital, meet on the fourth Thursday of the month upstairs at the Parkes Hospital at 7 pm. All welcome!
Ongoing Parkes Aviation Museum is open Thursdays and Sundays. The ever-growing collection is located at the Parkes Regional Airport.
Ongoing Meals on Wheels Parkes has moved to the old Post Office Building Unit 2/39 Currajong St Parkes. Entry via Court Street.