All Are Welcome To The Parkes Multicultural Art Group: Join in at 10.30am on Tuesday, 4th April at the Marramarra Makerspace, Parkes Library. Sonia has done a wonderful job getting the Waste To Art piece started and on Tuesday the group will look at ways to complete this piece, using second hand clothing, fashion pieces and fabric. Please bring a small plate of cultural food to share for morning tea.
Roxanne Gallagher from the Marramarra Makerspace will also be speaking to the group about Makerspace and what is available.
The Parkes Multicultural Art Group meet on the first Tuesday of the month at 10.30am. For further information please contact Sonia on 0400 990 001.
And The Lucky Winners Are…: Congratulations to the lucky winners of the Forbes and Parkes Phoenix Sydney Royal Easter Show competition:
Forbes: Joanne Holmes
Parkes: Teresa Byrnes
They will each receive a family pass (fourtickets) to the 2023 Sydney Royal EasterShow, which is running from 6th – 17thApril. Thank you to everyone who enteredthe competition.
Government Funding For Parkes And Peak Hill: Parkes and Peak Hill are amongst 176 regional towns to share in over 2.3 million dollars of funding for the following projects:
Parkes Bowling and Sports Club KitchenOven Upgrade to enhance the ParkesBowling and Sports Club kitchen by removing the current industrial gas ovenand installing a new one to increase thesafety and capacity for use by the manynon-sporting community groups that usethe facilities the grant awarded to Parkesin the amount of $7,346.
Peak Hill Preschool Expansion to improve day care access for disadvantagedfamilies by contributing to the development of a community-run long day carefacility and community room in Peak Hill.The grant provided to Peak Hill was theamount of $10,000.
Local Filmmaker Involved In Movie Set To Air On Showtime In America: Dane Millerd was thrilled to spread the word of a TV and Streaming deal for his film Avarice, with Showtime in the US to an audience of 32 million subscribers. The thriller Avarice, shot entirely in WA with a talented cast and crew, was co-written by Dane Millerd and former Forbes local Adam Enslow. Dane recently held a special screening of the film in his hometown of Gunnedah which included a Q&A session.