A group of dedicated and enthusiastic eco warriors at Parkes East Primary School are working hard to reduce the carbon footprint of their school. The Eco Kids Group was started this year by Technology teacher and environmentalist Teegan Rodgers. … Keep reading this article, click here...
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23 Feb – Parkes Bowling and Sports Club monthly market from 9am – 1pm at the club, 6 Cecile Street, Parkes 2870. Ph 6862 1446.
25 Feb – Arthritis Support Group educational meeting at 10am at AOG Church hall, Rees St. Topic “Safety in the Home”, speaker: Sen. Constable Daniel Greef.
26 Feb – Ed Tonks Local History Talk at the Parkes Library at 6pm. RSVP 6861 2309.
28 Feb – Welcome the Relics of St. Therese of Lisieux and her Parents Sts Louis and Zelie Martin at Parkes Holy Family Catholic Church at 9:30am. Mass will be concelebrated by Bishop Columbia and Father Barry Dwyer. Morning Tea at the Holy Family School Hall in Albert Street from 11am – 11:45am.
29 Feb – Pride in Trundle – a night of love, acceptance, inclusiveness, equality and fun at the Trundle Butchers Brew Café from 5 – 11:30pm. Limited tickets at the Brew.
6 Mar – Parkes Meet and Greet Group invite you to a shared lunch at Neighbourhood Central, 80 Currajong Street at 12 noon. For more information and to RSVP contact, Anni Gallagher, Migrant Support Officer, on 6393 8625.
7 Mar – Farewell for Lindy Farrant, Parkes Early Childhood Centre Director of 30 years, at the Parkes Golf Club from 2 – 5pm. Open invitation to the public, including children, to her afternoon tea farewell. RSVP by Friday 28/2 to firstname.lastname@example.org
6-8; 13- 15; 20-22 March – Into the Woods Jr by the Parkes Musical and Dramatic Society at The Little Theatre – afternoon and evening shows. Tickets available at www.parkesmandd.com.au or Regional Business Supplies.
14 Mar – Parkes Garden Club meeting at Maureen & Colin Miller’s garden, 16 Arm- strong St, Parkes at 4pm. Bring your chair and a plate to share.
16 Mar – Spirituality in the Pub at the Commercial Hotel, Clarinda St, Parkes from 6:30 to 7:45pm. Carolyn Butler and James Whelan will speak on their experiences on “A World Transformed Through Music.” Carolyn is a teacher, and James a music educator at the Mitchell Conservatorium. For more information contact Frances on 0412 103 597.
Ongoing – The Library Book Clubs read fiction and non-fiction books. Meeting times: Parkes Library: 3pm – 4pm, last Wednesday of the month or 6pm – 7pm, last Thursday of the month. Call Parkes Library on 6861 2309 or email email@example.com
Ongoing – Parkes Evening VIEW Club meets the fourth Tuesday of the month at 6:30pm for 7pm at various venues. Contact Janet Offner on 0419 474 158 for all enquiries.
Ongoing – Friends of the Parkes Hospital, a not-for-profit group raising funds to benefit the Lachlan Health Service Parkes Hospital, meet on the fourth Thursday of the month upstairs at the Parkes Hospital at 7 pm. All welcome!
Ongoing – Lachlan Regional Orchestra welcomes new members. Full range of ages and musical abilities catered for. Fortnightly rehearsals during school term on Wednesdays 4:30 – 6pm at Assemblies of God Church hall, 7 Rees Ave, Parkes. Contact Pam 0418 166 580 or Mitchell Conservatorium 6331 6622.
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.
Ongoing – Georgie’s Pantry at 45 Currajong Street is open every Thursday from 10am – 3pm for pensioners and people with a health care card for groceries and fresh produce at very reasonable prices.
Ongoing – Farmers Friday at Georgie’s Hub supplying grocery staples, bread, fruit, vegetables and meat (when available) to farmers for free from 12.30 pm to 3pm. Enquiries call 0411 763 448.
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.