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10 Aug – Extension of closing date for entries in The Art of Resilience competition for students aged 6 to 18 to create works using the theme ‘resilience in the face of drought, bushfires and COVID-19’. Submit entries via email to firstname.lastname@example.org, or arrange for Neighbourhood Central to collect by contacting Drought Response Officer, Roger Kitson on 0428 868 200.
15 Aug – Cry for Peace Around the World to mark victory in the Pacific and the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II at 11:05am at the Parkes Cenotaph, Cooke Park.
17 Aug – Transition to School program begins at Parkes Public School. Call 6862 1702 for more information.
18 Sep – Paint Parkes Uniformly REaD will be a virtual event this year with all children remaining at school for an enjoyable learning time.
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 – 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 – 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 information.