The Parkes Library celebrated Library and Information Week recently with some exciting activities for young readers. Tricia Trim (right) of the CSIRO Parkes Radio Telescope Visitors Centre presented prizes, generously sponsored by the Parkes Radio Telescope Visitors Centre, to the winners last week with the library’s Emma Brown (left).
It was a freezing cold day, but Parkes band Foxxy Cleopatra turned up the heat in Cooke Park on Sunday afternoon for a free family friendly event. The crowd came rugged up and were not disappointed as the five-piece band kept the hits coming.
Last Thursday was Wear Red Day to raise funds for Ronald McDonald House in Orange – a home away from home for sick kids and their families. Neighbourhood Central supported the day by decorating their receptions desk, staff wore red and provided a ‘red morning tea’ with donations to be part of it, and they raffled a lolly jar.
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