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26 January Australia Day
26 Jan – Parkes: 7am -Community walk from Cooke Park followed by a free break- fast; 7:30-11am – Kite festival at Northparkes Oval; 10am – All Australian Car Display at Cooke Park; 10:30am – Live entertainment by the Parkes Shire Band at Cooke Park; 11am – Official ceremony at Cooke Park; 2-6pm – Free entry to Parkes Aquatic Centre; 7pm –Harness racing and the annual Golden Yabby Race.
26 Jan – Peak Hill: 7 – 7:30am Community BBQ breakfast at Memorial Park; 8:20am Official Ceremony; 5:30pm free sausage sizzle at swimming pool.
26 Jan – Trundle: 7:30am Community breakfast at Berryman Oval; 9am Official cer- emony; 11am – 7pm free entry to pool.
26 Jan – Tullamore: 7:30am Community Breakfast & Official awards at the pool pre- sented by Parkes Shire Council Australia Day Ambassador Father Chris Ri- ley, followed by fun and games in the water. Free entry to pool until 7pm.
26 Jan – Bogan Gate: 8:45am Welcome and flag raising at the park; 9am Official Ceremony in Memorial Hall.
28 Jan – Parkes Arthritis Support Group will meet for social support at the Pink Orchid Cafe, Bushman Street at 10am. All Welcome.
4 Feb – Regional Supplier Briefing on Inland Rail tender process at the Forbes Services Memorial Club from 6 – 8pm. Register attendance at inlandrail.artc.com.au/S2P for catering purposes.
6 Feb – Community Information Sessions on Inland Rail in Forbes on footpath outside News on Rankin from 8:30am – 12:30pm OR at the entrance to Bernardi’s from 4 – 7pm.
8 Feb – 2020 Parkes Garden Club first meeting – BBQ at Lions Park at 5pm. Bring chair, cup, plate of food to share and lots of ideas for the year ahead.
18 Feb – Parkes Shire Council meeting in Council Chambers, 2 Cecile St at 2pm.
Healthy Lifestyle and Wellness Program dates: Parkes
3 Feb – Tai Chi 10am-11am weekly at Parkes Pool.
4 Feb – Hydrotherapy 9am-10am weekly at Parkes Pool.
4 Feb – Older Adults Fitness Group 10:30am-11:30am weekly at Energise with Amy, 370 Clarinda Street.
5 Feb – Stepping On (falls prevention session) 9am-10am weekly at Neighbourhood Central.
6 Feb – Yoga in a Chair 10am-10:45am weekly at Uniting Church.
7 Feb – Music Group 10am-11am weekly, at Neighbourhood Central.
Healthy Lifestyle and Wellness Program dates: Peak Hill
5 Feb – Yoga in a Chair 10am-10:45am weekly, location TBA.
6 Feb – Music Group 10am-11am weekly, location TBA.
9 Feb – Stepping On every fortnight 9am-10am, location TBA.
Healthy Lifestyle and Wellness Program dates: Forbes
3 Feb – Stepping On 9am-10am weekly, location TBA.
4 Feb – Music Group 1:30pm-2:30pm weekly, location TBA.
6 Feb – Hydrotherapy 2pm-3pm weekly, at Forbes Pool.
7 Feb – Yoga in a Chair 2pm-2:45pm weekly, location TBA.