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13 Dec – Christmas Street Parade and Carnival in Cooke Park from 6pm.
14 Dec – Peak Hill Boori Christmas Big Splash Summer Pool Party from 12 – 4pm. Christmas fun for the family! Activities include inflatable pyramid, tunnel ball and slide; sausage sizzle lunch; Christmas story corner for little Booris; candy cane hunt; visit from Santa and lolly bags.
14 Dec – Parkes Country Music Christmas Charity Muster at the Parkes Services Club at 7:30pm. Proceeds to Can Assist.
15 Dec – Craft Corner is open from 9:30am for local shopping, and a cuppa and piece of cake!
15 Dec – Royden Donohue at Downstairs Lounge, Parkes Services Club from 4pm.
15 Dec – Trundle Community Carols featuring Mitchell Conservatorium Lachlan Community Orchestra at the Trundle Memorial Hall at 3pm.
15 Dec – Service of 9 Lessons and Carols at St George Anglican Church from 7:30 – 9pm to celebrate Christmas with traditional and modern carols by candlelight. Performances by Tapestry. Organist, Richard Morgan from Sydney and First Trumpet from the NSW Fire Brigade Band, Rebecca Wilson.
15 Dec – Christmas Party for farmers, small business owners, families and all people hurting due to the drought at Parkes Bowling & Sports Club from 4 – 8pm. Bring the whole family with children’s play area, jumping castle, futsal, bowls and a free bbq meal at 7pm. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org for catering purposes, or contact John Carr on 6862 5526, Graham Lancastar 0439 040 327 or Julie Green 0419 725 462.
22 Dec – Craft Corner is open from 9:30am for local shopping, and a cuppa and piece of cake!
25 Dec – Ikon Restaurant Christmas Lunch buffet – take the hassle out of the hectic festive period: $120 adults; $45 children, bookings essential by 16th December, contact Ty on 0411 098 166 or 6862 6236.
Claim the Date – 8 February 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.
Ongoing – Parkes Torch Bearers for Legacy meets every third Monday of the month at 10:30am at the Parkes Services Club. Everyone welcome. Contact Margaret Cherry on 6862 4789.
Ongoing – CWA meeting on the third Wednesday of the month at the Coachman at 5.30pm. Parkes Evening VIEW Club meets every fourth Tuesday of the month at 5:30pm for 7pm.
Ongoing – Parkes Community Choir every Thursday at the new Community Centre on the corner of Rose St and Coleman Rd on the old hospital grounds from 7 – 8:30pm. All welcome!
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 – 11m. Call 6861 2309 for more information.
Ongoing – The Parkes Dragon Boat Club trains at Lake Endeavour on Sundays at 8:30am for 9am on the water, and Thursday at 5:45pm for 6pm on the water. Contact 0418 253 045 for more information.
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, plus the current display of the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 landing.
Ongoing – The Parkes Branch of the Red Cross offers a plate of homemade slices and cakes, sandwiches and tea or coffee for $6 every Friday from 10am to 3pm.