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5 Mar – Friday Flicks at Parkes Library. Watch a recently released Aussie comedy at 10am in the library. Tickets are free but bookings essential, so call 6861 2309.
5 Mar – 2021 World Day of Prayer hosted by the Parkes Community Church at the Parkes Christian School hall (Back Trundle Road) at 7:30pm. For more information, contact John Henry on 0419 635 814.
6 Mar – Headliners Comedy with Chris Radburn, Cam Knight and Luke Heggie at Parkes Hotel at 8pm. Tickets $35 at parkescomedy.eventbrite.com.au or call 6862 2498.
7 Mar – Clean Up Australia Day – meet at 8am at Lions Park to register and join clean up activities around Parkes. Bring your own gloves, a hat, sturdy shoes, water bottle and sun screen.
8 Mar – International Women’s Day in the Park – free program of events in Cooke Park: 8-10am – free coffee; 9:30am – Pilates class; 10:30am – Mums & kids storytime & singalong; 11:30am – morning tea hosted by Parkes CWA; 12:30pm – Yoga class. Bring your own yoga mat & water bottle to the fitness classes. For more information contact email@example.com
8 Mar – Craft Corner reopens in a temporary location right next to Discount Dave’s (where the library was) in Clarinda Street for the next month or more.
9 Mar – Parkes Day VIEW Club trivia night at Parkes Bowling & Sports Club at 7pm. Con- tact Wendy on 0497 017 459.
10 Mar – Parkes CanAssist Bingo at Parkes Bowling & Sports Club at 1pm.
12 Mar – Probus Club of Parkes AGM at the Parkes Leagues Club at 10:30am. Enquiries phone 6862 2577.
13 Mar – Parkes Garden Club meeting at the home of Margaret Robinson. Contact Norma on 0409 622 888 for more information.
14 Mar – ALGWA NSW Public forum at Bushman’s Inn from 9am – 12pm. A free forum for women interested in becoming a councillor.
30 Apr – Entries close for the annual Waste 2 Art Competition and Exhibition. Entry forms available at www.visitparkes.com.au or pick up a form at Council’s Administration Office. Contact Roxanne Gallacher on 6862 9101 for more information.
Ongoing – Parkes Aviation Museum is open Thursdays and Sundays. The ever-growing col- lection is located at the Parkes Regional Airport.
Ongoing – Parkes Shire Library programs are back with bookings required due to limited numbers: call 6861 2309. Weekly Storytime Wednesday 10:30am. Weekly Rhyme time Thursday 10:30am. Book Club last Wednesday & Thursday evening of the month
Ongoing – Parkrun (5km) every Saturday morning at the Northparkes Oval 7:50 am for 8am start. Register for free to get a barcode and print it out to bring for every run. Go to www.parkrun.com.au. Be there at 7:50am for a start at 8am. Open to all walkers, joggers and runners.
Ongoing – Parkes Camera Club is back and meets the 1st and 3rd Tuesday night of the month at 7pm at Neighbourhood Central on the corner of Bushman and Currajong Streets. All welcome. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
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 sig- nificance.
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 8:30am for 9am on the water, and Thursdays at 5:45pm for 6pm on the water. Contact 0418 253 045 for more information.
Ongoing – Georgie’s Pantry at 45 Currajong Street open from 10am to 3 pm for Thursday Community Pantry. Enquiries call 0411 763 448.
Ongoing – Twilight bowls at the Parkes Bowling & Sports Club every Thursday 6:15 – 8:30pm $10 to play, bowls provided if you need a set, winners’ draw, sausage sizzle after, 100 Club raffle. Ask your friends/colleagues and make up a team of 3, or come by yourself. Everybody welcome!