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31 May – Mid Jul BreastScreen NSW in Parkes at The Little Theatre Carpark, cnr of Bogan & Dalton Streets. If you’re 50-74, book your free breast screen now on 13 20 50. It’s important, it’s free and it could save your life.
22 Jun Bat Out Of Hell – The Ultimate Meatloaf Tribute at Parkes Services Club from 9-11.30pm. Tickets at the club or online at : https://www.123tix.com.au/events/2704/bat-out-of-hell-theultimate-meatloaf-tribute Contact 6862 1966 for more info.
22 Jun Joe Cocker tribute by Australia’s greatest soul voice Doug Parkinson at the Regional Theatre in Dubbo. Call 6801 4378 to book.
22-23 Jun To The Moon And Back Art Workshops at the Parkes Library from midday – 4pm for 12– 17-year-old students creating a canvas artwork for the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing mission. Cost $20 per student. Places limited, book early at Parkes Library.
23-24 Jun Scots All Saints College Come and Try Boarding Sleepover and Try SeniorSchool Day for more info call 6331 3911 or visit www.scotsallsaints.nsw.edu.au
24 Jun Sausage Sizzle by the Parkes Prostate Cancer Awareness and Support Groupat the Star Hotel at 6pm to celebrate Men’s Health Week.
25 Jun Parkes Arthritis Support Group Education Meeting at 10am at AOG church hall, Rees Street. Speaker Dr Chris Carroll will share helpful hints on communicating with your GP and keeping healthy. All Welcome!
28 Jun National Parks Association of NSW 8km bush walk graded medium at Conimbla National Park, Wallaby and Ironbark Trails. Meet at Gooloogong Park at 9:15am. Walk leader Peter Cannon on 6866 1225.
29 Jun All things Teapots and Tea Towels with soup and slices lunch at St George’s Hall, Church St. If you wish to display your teapot and/or tea towel, come after 8:30am on 29th June. For more information contact Norma on 6862 2880 or 0409 622 888.
29 Jun Bogan Gate CWA Branch is hosting a free barbeque night for farmers and their families from Bogan Gate and Gunningbland at the Railway Hotel in Bogan Gate at 6:30pm.
30 Jun Monthly Market at Parkes Bowling and Sports Club from 10am-2pm. Inside stall holders $20; outside stall holders $10. Non-for-profit stalls free of charge. Book your stall at 6862 1446. Inquiries to Rhona 0427468220.
1-3 Jul The Mobile Blood Bank will be at the Little Theatre Carpark Cnr Bogan and Dalton Street from 9:45am – 3pm each day. You can make an appointment by calling 13 14 95 or visit www.donateblood.com.au
20-21 Jul Free Open Days to mark the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing at the Dish (CSIRO Parkes Observatory). See www.csiro.au/apollo11 for more detail.
30-31 Aug Heaven & Earth Legends Show at Hotel Gracelands. $85 ticket includes 2 course meal and show. Call 0400 012 111.
Ongoing Parkes Torch Bearers for Legacy meets every third Monday of the month at 10:30am at the Parkes Services Club. Everyone welcome. Contact Margaret Cherry on 6862 4789.
Ongoing CWA Meeting on the third Wednesday of the month at the Coachman at 5.30pm. Parkes Evening VIEW Club meets every fourth Tuesday of the month at 5:30pm for 7pm.
Ongoing Georgie’s Pantry at 45 Currajong Street is open every Thursday from 10am – 3pm for pensioners and people with a health care card for groceries and fresh produce at very reasonable prices.
Ongoing Farmers Friday at Georgie’s Hub supplying grocery staples, bread, fruit, vegetables and meat (when available) to farmers for free from 12.30 pm to 3pm. Enquiries call 0439 8750 54.
Ongoing Parkes Toy Library, a not-for-profit service operated by St. George’s Anglican Church, is open every Monday from 3:30 – 6:30pm during school terms for children ages 0 to 8 years old. Located in the Lower Hall with entry via Souden Lane carpark.
Ongoing Parkes Aviation Museum is open Thursdays and Sundays. The ever-growing collection is located at the Parkes Regional Airport.