More than 60 excited pre-schoolers gathered at Parkes Library for the 19th annual National Simultaneous Storytime on Wednesday. Children from Central West Family Daycare, Parkes Early Childhood Centre, Cabonne Family Daycare and Nurture One were … Keep reading this article, click here...
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25 May Cowra Council ceremony and planting of grove of trees for local men and women who served and fell during WWI. Contact 6340 2040 for more information and to RSVP by 20th May.
25-26 May Red Shield Appeal doorknock weekend. Support the drive to help local families in need, or volunteer to help with doorknock. Contact 0431 731 531.
26 May Parkes Dragon Boat Club First Anniversary Paddle at Lake Endeavour, 11am to 3pm. Everybody welcome to try out paddling and enjoy a BBQ.
26 May The National Parks Association of NSW Bush Walk at Manna Mountain. Meet at the Forbes Railway Station at 8:45am. This is an 8km walk graded as hard. Walk leader is Peter Cannon, contact number 6866 1225.
26 May Philip Shaw Long Lunch at Hart Bar from 12:30pm for 1pm for $89 – includes 4 courses matched with Philip Shaw wines. Entertainment by Em Pavey.
27 May Holy Family Parish School 2020 Kindergarten Information Night at 6pm. Everyone welcome.
28 May Arthritis Support Group educational meeting at the AOG hall in Rees Street at 10am. The speaker is pharmacist, Arna from Dunfords Pharmacy talking about medication and what’s new for pain and arthritis management.
29 May The Kings of Country Show, Dubbo Regional Theatre. Tickets at DRTCC.com.au
30 May & 1 Jun Les Miserables auditions at The Litlle Theatre. Go to www.parkesmandd.com.au for more information.
2 Jun New Harmonies – a concert by local choral and instrumental groups at the Parkes Services Club at 2pm. Tickets at the door: $10 adults; $5 secondary students.
4 Jun The Next Stage Growth Program at the Forbes Town Hall from 12 – 1pm. Book for this free event at Eventbrite.com.au.
6 Jun Craft Corner morning tea to celebrate 45 years at 10:30am. All Welcome.
7 Jun Shrek The Musical Jr opens at the Parkes Little Theatre for two weekends only! Suitable for the whole family. Buy tickets at www.parkesmandd.com.au or Parkes Stationery & Office Furniture.
8 Jun Parkes Picnic Races Don’t miss the social highlight of the year with fashions, fun and festivities, live music and the popular Fashions in the Field at the Parkes Racecourse, Eugowra Road. Gates open 11:30am. $20 per person, pay at the gates; under 16 free.
8 Jun Parkes Garden Club monthly meeting at Darren Gibson’s garden, 79 Tanks Rd Parkes at 2pm. All welcome. See you there!!
15 Jun Autism friendly performance of Shrek The Musical JR at the Parkes Little Theatre at 2pm.
17 Jun Spirituality in the Pub, organised by Holy Family Parish at the Commercial Hotel from 6:30pm to 7:45pm. Share a drink and/or dinner and hear Rev Crystal Spindler and Sr Elizabeth Young speak on their experiences on our topic Women in Ministry. For more information contact Frances on 0412 103 597.
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 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.
Ongoing Free Computer Training at Parkes Library every Thursday 9 – 11am. Call 6861 2309 for more information.
Ongoing Parkes Leagues Club Mega Draw every Saturday night between 6 and 8pm.
Ongoing Meals on Wheels Parkes has moved to the old Post Office Building Unit 2/39 Currajong St Parkes. Entry via Court Street.