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23 Feb 10th Anniversary festivities at Johnson’s Bakery with a pie eating competition, spinning wheel, lucky door prizes, give aways and cake. Petie Pie will make an appearance. Get your entries in for the pie eating competition!
24 Feb Local Government Touch Football Carnival at Cheney Park from 9am. A great familyfriendly day out with 17 teams competing.
24 Feb A night of Wine and Nourishment at Old Dubbo Gaol with delicious food, live music and drinks. Limited VIP tickets available for $25 from 5pm; general admission tickets $10 from 6pm.
27 Feb Parkes Arthritis Support Group meets 10am at the AOG Church Hall in Rees St. Nicole Farrell, Dietitian, will speak about anti-inflammatory foods. All welcome. Contact Sandra on 0408 655 186.
2 Mar World Day of Prayer – Suriname, 7.30pm at Parkes AOG Church, 7 Rees Ave.
6 Mar Parkes Shire Concert Band (PSCB) Information Night from 6:30 – 7pm at the PSCB Music Room above the Parkes pool complex. Open to school students and all community members.
13 Mar Parkes Day VIEW Club Trivia Night at the Parkes Bowling and Sports Club at 7pm for 7:30pm. Cost $10 for supper. All welcome. Contact Pamela on 6862 4552 to book in.
15 – 18 Mar Dr Mark Worthing, hosted by The Parkes Hope to Live and Cope Committee, will speak on the impact of suicide and mental health issues at a Business Breakfast, Parkes Lutheran Church Hall on 16th March at 7am; local schools on 16th March; Lachlan Area Suicide Prevention Network Launch at Bogan Gate Hall on 17th March at 10am; Open Community Forum, Coventry Room on 17th March at 2pm. For more information phone Di Gill on 0427 460 430.
18 Mar Healthy Harold Swim Relay at the Parkes Aquatic Centre from 10am – 4pm. For enquiries ring Wendy on 0418 469 294 or email email@example.com.
14 Apr Parkes Aero Spectacular at the Parkes Regional Airport from 10am – 4pm. Bring the family to watch rip-roaring aerobatics including the RAAF Roulettes, explore the Parkes Aviation Museum, air show, antique vehicles to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the Parkes Aero Club.
15 Apr 2018 Parkes Garden Club Open Gardens.
27 Apr Parkes Painting Group Annual Art Exhibition of paintings and pottery opens on Friday, 27th April and runs to Thursday, 3rd May at the Coventry Room at the Parkes Library.
28 Apr 2018 Flower Show & Market Day at St Georges from 10am – 4pm. Contact 0409 622 888 for more information.
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 offering toy lending service for children ages 0 to 8 years old. The Toy Library is located in the Lower Hall with entry via Souden Lane carpark.
Ongoing Parkes Camera Club meets every 1st and 3rd Tuesday night of the month at 7pm at Neighbourhood Central on the corner of Bushman and Currajong Streets. All welcome. Contact email address firstname.lastname@example.org
Ongoing Parkes Day VIEW Club Luncheon meetings are held on the first Tuesday of the month at the Astro Dish Motor Inn.
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 Parkes Boars Rugby Club training every Tuesday and Thursday.
Ongoing Storytime at the Parkes Shire Library every Wednesday from 10.30 – 11.30am for children 3-5 years and parents/carers (younger children welcome).
Ongoing Rhyme Time at the Parkes Shire Library every Thursday from 10.30 – 11.15am. Children 0-3 years and parents/ carers (older children welcome).