Twenty years ago Sydney hosted the biggest sporting event ever held in Australia and Parkes created unique memories to be included in this exciting part of the country’s history. Not only did the Olympic torch come through our town with the late … Keep reading this article, click here...
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26 Sep – Walk With Waz for prostate cancer – meet at Lions Park at 9am for a walk and return to park for a celebration. Everyone welcome.
7 Oct – AGM Parkes Forbes Community Housing Inc at Neighbourhood Central at 9am.
12 Oct – Parkes Shire Library re-opens in newly refurbished library in Bogan Street.
Ongoing – The Adult Survivors of Child Abuse – Cowra Support Group meets on the 1st Friday of each month at 12:30. During COVID, meeting restrictions apply with your full name and contact details supplied. Please confirm attendance by Thursday evening, contact Pascale on 0458 698 460 or online at: recover.itmatters.com.au.
Ongoing – RSL meeting every 2nd Monday of the month at the Services Club at 2pm. Everyone is welcome.
Ongoing – Parkes Shire Concert Band is back and 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 Painting Group meets at Northparkes Oval every Wednesday from 10am-4pm. New members welcome!
Ongoing – The Parkes Dragon Boat Club trains at Lake Endeavour on Sundays at 10am for 10:30am on the water. Contact 0418 253 045 for more informa- tion.
Ongoing – Georgie’s Pantry at 45 Currajong Street Georgie’s Pantry is changing back to self-serve with just two customers in the shop at a time. The new opening hours are Thursday Community Pantry 10am to 3 pm, and Friday Farmer’s Pantry 12:30 to 2:30 pm. Enquiries call 0411 763 448.
Ongoing – The Henry Parkes Museum at 66 – 78 Peak Hill Road is open 9am – 3:45pm on week days and 9am – 3pm on weekends and houses many items of historical significance.