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11 Oct Pitch ‘n’ Putt Lady Golfers at Parkes Golf Club 9am for 9:30am – 3 Par golf, morning tea, raffle, pick-a-box. Contact Lois 0429 625 987 or Helen on 0412 444 452.
12 Oct Pink Up Parkes Landcare Motley Crew Walk & Wellness Morning (Cooke Park to PAC Park Waterwise Garden) from 8am. Bookings email@example.com or 0418 611 053.
13 Oct Parkes Open Gardens – visit Mason Magnolia’s pink garden at 10 Metcalfe Street from 10am – 4pm. One of six local gardens open.
18 Oct Colouby Creations Pink Sweet Stall. Cupcakes, toffee apples, fairy floss at 237 Clarinda St.
18 Oct Parkes Tennis Club Family Event. Stay ‘n’ Play from 6 – 8:30pm. Contact Helen Magill 0407 253 888.
20 Oct Pink Up Parkes Charity Dinner – event sold out!
25 Oct The Henrys Celebrating Business Excellence, Parkes Services Club at 6pm.
26 Oct Pink Golf Day. Members only Stableford Medley. Register at the Pro Shop 68622044 or via allocated timesheets. Raffles, Afternoon Tea. Pinking up is essential! Di Green presenting. Gold coin donation to Pink Up Parkes.
27 Oct Parkes Dragon Boat Club Pink Paddle, Lake Endeavour at 10:30am. Paddle, morning tea, invitees from Dragons Abreast with traditional remembrance. Contact Beth Thomas on 0418 253 045.
27 Oct Parkes School of Dance Power of Pink. An afternoon of Dance at Parkes Christian School. Contact: Virginia Rice 0428 107 435 or Catherine McQuie 0407 895 962.
29 Oct Ladies Gala Day, Parkes Bowling and Sports Club. Contact Merilyn Rodgers 0408 616 423.
13 Oct Six Open Gardens hosted by Quota International of Parkes Inc from 10am – 4pm. $15 entrance. Devonshire tea and lunch available.
19 Oct Learn To Swim enrolment day at the Parkes Aquatic Centre from 11am until 2pm.
19 Oct National Parks Association of NSW Lachlan Valley Branch Walk at Nangar National Park. Meet at Eugowra Rest Area at 9am. Medium to hard trail with a steep 5km climb. Bring enough food and water for the entire day, and suitable clothing, footwear, hat and sunscreen. Contact Liz and Graeme MacRaild on 0417 530 081 night before the walk. $2 donation. Meeting at Eugowra Rest Area
20 Oct Parkes Evening View Club Fashion Parade 2pm at the Parkes Bowling and Sports Club.
21 Oct Parkes College for Seniors will be starting Aqua Aerobics at the Parkes pool.
24-26 Oct The Australian National Field Days (ANFD) at Borenore (15km west of Orange) with over 600 exhibitors from all over Australia and internationally. Visit https://anfd.com.au/ for more information.
25 Oct Parkes Bowling and Sports Club Monthly Market Day from 10am – 2pm. Inside stalls $20; Outside stall/car boot $10; Not for profit stalls free of charge. Bookings at the Club 6862 1446.
26 Oct Halloween party with live entertainment and dinner at Ikon. Bookings essential: Adults $33; Kids $15.
27 Oct Terry Leonard at the Downstairs Lounge, Parkes Services Club at 4pm.
28 Oct Parkes Learn To Swim lessons start. To enrol, attend enrolment day on 19th October or download forms from Council’s website and return to firstname.lastname@example.org.
28 Oct Free computer skills workshop for farmers at the Peak Hill Neighbourhood Central Hub from 10am to 4pm. Numbers limited to 20 per session. Register by calling Roger Kitson on 0428 868 200.
28 Oct Spirituality in the Pub at the Commercial Hotel from 6:30pm to 7:45pm. Hear Bernadette Orange and Fr Barry Dwyer speak on their experiences on “Sharing the Journey through Grief and Tragedy”. Bernadette is a Palliative Care Clinical Nurse Consultant and Fr Barry is the Parish Priest with 36 years experience with the NSW Police. For more information contact Frances on 0412 103 597.
28 Oct Parkes Arthritis Support Group meet at 10am in the AOG Church Hall, Rees Street. This month’s speaker will be a representative from the Aged Care Assessment Team at Parkes Health Service. All Welcome.
29-30 Oct Free computer skills workshop for farmers at Parkes Neighbourhood Central from 10am to 4pm. Numbers limited to 20 per session. Register by calling Roger Kitson on 0428 868 200. Parkes Neighbourhood Central 29 & 30 October.