Happy Senior’s Week to the Parkes Shire. I trust all of our community’s seniors are enjoying the number of events and activities happening throughout the towns, including the art exhibition at the Parkes Library and a range of activities organised by Neighbourhood Central. Seniors Week is a great initiative by the NSW Government,
highlighting the important role senior resident’s play and the contributions they make to our local community.
Youth Week 2016 will be held from today (April 8th) to April 16th, and to celebrate a Free Pop-Up Cinema will travel to each township in the Shire so bring your chairs, bean bags, a picnic and the whole family. Visit Council’s website to find out more details. Parkes Upmarkets are on this Sunday in Cooke Park from 9am-1pm showcasing a wide variety of stall holders with tasty treats and handmade goodies. Enjoy the sunshine and head on down.
It’s a great time of year to be out and about, with the region’s sporting competitions in full swing and lots of events and activities for all our residents. I encourage everyone to get out and enjoy our Parkes Shire.
Cr Ken Keith OAM
Mayor of Parkes Shire