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Dubbo Stroke Sup­port Group

The next monthly get-to­gether of the Dubbo Stroke Sup­port Group will be on Wed­nes­day, March 14, at the David Palmer Cen­tre, Old Lour­des Hos­pi­tal, 84 Cobb­ora Road, Dubbo from 10am to 12 noon. Peo­ple af­fected by stroke, their fam­ily, car­ers and friends are wel­come. Vis­i­tors and new mem­bers are al­ways wel­come. Con­tact Vic­tor on 6885 4800.

Drone Re­mote Pi­lot’s Li­cence (REPL) Train­ing Pack­age

Up­com­ing 5 day Drone REPL course in Dubbo co­or­di­nated by NSW Farm­ers. Look­ing to start on Wed­nes­day, April 25, (AN­ZAC Day) and run through to Sun­day, April 29. Course cost is $2,990, but may re­duce slightly with in­creas­ing num­bers. The course cov­ers such top­ics as map read­ing and di­rec­tion; air leg­is­la­tion, me­te­o­rol­ogy, prin­ci­ples of flight and prac­ti­cal ses­sions on an air­craft it­self. We also dis­cuss top­ics in­clud­ing lipo bat­ter­ies, pre and post flight check­lists, job safety as­sess­ments (JSAS), the im­por­tance of ground crew and rel­e­vant pro­ce­dures, busi­ness prac­tices, in­sur­ance, etc. There’s no pre­course study re­quired for your REPL and you will learn ev­ery­thing needed on the course for both the the­ory and prac­ti­cal fly­ing as­sess­ments. For fur­ther in­quires please call Bruce Dun­can on 0409 515 471.

Dubbo Prostate Can­cer Group

The next meet­ing for the Dubbo Prostate Can­cer group will be held on Tues­day, March 6, 7.30 at the RSL. Guest speaker in at­ten­dance.

Dubbo Gar­den Club Meet­ing

First meet­ing for the year on Wed­nes­day, March 7, to or­gan­ise our pro­gram for the next 12 months. There will be no meet­ing in Fe­bru­ary. No­tice for our get to­gether will be placed in the Photo News. If any­one out there has a gar­den and would like to be in­cluded in our pro­gram please call Kay on 0428 821 538 or Mar­garet on 6882 6559.

Dubbo Gar­den Club First Gar­den Visit for 2018

Will be on Wed­nes­day, March 7. We will meet at the Forestry Com­mis­sion Nurs­ery, now the ICAN Nurs­ery, on Co­bra Street (En­trance via Monash Street) at 10am. Guest speaker will be Robert Ri­ley. Please bring a plate to share, your mug and a chair. New mem­bers most wel­come. Hope to see ev­ery­one there. For en­quiries, con­tact Kay on 0428 821 538, Mar­garet on 6882 6559 or Pushpa on 6882 7506.

Dubbo Base Hos­pi­tal Grad­u­ate Nurses Group

Are hold­ing a lun­cheon on Satur­day, March 3, at the West­side Ho­tel Large Func­tion Room. Lunch from 12 mid­day. For de­tails, con­tact Sue on 0438 845 225.

NALAG Blue Heal­ers Pro­gram

The NALAG Cen­tre in Welch­man St Dubbo are hold­ing a free week­end Blue Heal­ers pro­gram on Satur­day, March 10, and Sun­day, March 11, to as­sist peo­ple in man­ag­ing De­pres­sion , Stress and Anx­i­ety. Meet with like-minded peo­ple in a small group set­ting and equip your­self with tools to help you cope bet­ter with ev­ery­day events & start en­joy­ing life again. Drop into the cen­tre or call 6882 9222 to reg­is­ter or ob­tain fur­ther de­tails.

Neami Na­tional Sui­cide Pre­ven­tion Op­ti­mal Health Pro­gram

Seek­ing re­fer­rals. Our goal is to run this free Op­ti­mal Health Pro­gram in Dubbo aimed at peo­ple who have been im­pacted around the sub­ject of sui­cide. Con­tact CJ on 0434 331 299 or cas­san­draw­[email protected]­i­na­tional.org.au.

Cof­fee and Craft

En­joy a cup of cof­fee and make some craft. 74 Bound­ary Road (cor­ner of Tay­lor and Bound­ary Road). 9.30am-12pm on Thurs­day, March 1 and Thurs­day, March 15. All ladies wel­come. Con­tact Beth on 6885 3153.

Din­ers Club

Women on their own are wel­come to en­joy din­ing out in a friendly at­mos­phere. We will meet on Satur­day, March 3, at Dubbo City Bowl­ing Club’s Twi­lights Thai at 7pm. Con­tact Chris on 6884 1179.

Won­gar­bon Swap Meet and Mar­ket Day

Will be held on Sun­day, March 11, at the Won­gar­bon Park Grounds, 17 kilo­me­ters from Dubbo on the Welling­ton road. The event will run from 8am-1pm. There will be var­i­ous stalls, in­clud­ing cake stall, white ele­phant, food kiosk with ba­con and egg rolls, sausage siz­zle and a fruit and veg­gie raf­fle. Sites $10. En­joy coun­try mu­sic on the day. Pro­ceeds to Wagon Wheel Club rais­ing much needed funds for Royal Far West Car­ing for Coun­try Kids. For any en­quiries, con­tact Lor­raine on 02 6887 8371 or Mar­garet on 02 6884 6907 or 0400 166 907.

Tal­bra­gar CWA First Meet­ing for 2018

Will be held on Satur­day, March 3, com­menc­ing at 2pm in the CWA Hall, 45L Boothenba Road, Dubbo. This meet­ing will be a plan­ning meet­ing, look­ing at the dates set for the three street stalls this year, Group Coun­cil meet­ings and the Dubbo Show dis­play. Mem­bers are en­cour­aged to at­tend and have your say on the above items. New mem­bers are al­ways wel­come. For more in­for­ma­tion, please con­tact ei­ther Ronda on 6888 5231 or Linda on 6882 7351.

Lau­rel Club

Will hold their next meet­ing and lun­cheon at 11.45am on Mon­day, March 5, at the RSL Club. All wid­ows of ex-ser­vice­men are very wel­come. For cater­ing pur­poses, please ring Mary on 6882 5686, by 1pm on Fri­day, March 2.

Arthri­tis Meet­ing

Will be held at 10am on Thurs­day, March 8, at Spor­ties, 101 Ersk­ine Street, Dubbo. Guest speaker will be Sue Cur­ley from the Dubbo Laugh­ter Group. All mem­bers are wel­come to join us af­ter­wards for an op­tional so­cial lunch. Venue to be de­cided at the meet­ing. For fur­ther in­for­ma­tion, phone Heather on 02 6887 2359 or 0431 583 128.

Orana Writ­ers’ Hub, Satur­day group of the Out­back Writ­ers’ Cen­tre

Will have their next meet­ing on Satur­day, March 3, at 10am in the Board Room of the WPCC. This will in­clude the Quar­terly Meet­ing. Bring 12 copies of your own writ­ing to dis­cuss or come to dis­cuss the work of oth­ers. 300 word chal­lenge is War or Peace. Morn­ing tea with gold coin do­na­tion. Vis­i­tors and new mem­bers al­ways wel­come.

Rail­way His­tory

Rail­way His­tory En­thu­si­asts want to form a group who would meet reg­u­larly. Phone Mike on 0409 995 267.

Fes­ti­val of Small Halls

Will be at the Toongi Hall, Ob­ley Road, Dubbo, Dubbo, start­ing 6.30pm on Fri­day, March 23. Star­ing Dave Gun­ning and Claire Anne Tay­lor, plus lo­cal act Katie Thorne. Tick­ets $25. For more in­for­ma­tion, visit www.toongi­hall.com.au.

Dubbo CWA

9.30am for 10am, FIRST Thurs­day of the month, at Spor­ties, Ersk­ine Street. New mem­bers wel­come. Con­tact: Mar­ion, 6884 2957.

CWA Won­gar­bon

10am, FIRST Thurs­day of the month, at Won­gar­bon CWA rooms. Con­tact: Mar­jorie, 6884 5558.


10am-1pm, FIRST and THIRD Thurs­days of the month, at the Art and Craft Cot­tage, 137 Co­bra Street Dubbo. Classes also Sun­day and Mon­day. See day list­ings be­low. Con­tact: Shirley, 6887 3150.

Dubbo Orana RSL Day Club

10am-2pm, at the Coun­try Club. $5 in­cludes morn­ing tea, card play­ing, games and light lunch fol­lowed by Bingo. Trans­port can be ar­ranged for $2. Con­tact: Ailsa, 6882 0036.

Dubbo War Wid­ows Guild

11am, FOURTH Thurs­day of the month. Please reg­is­ter your at­ten­dance or apol­ogy by 12pm the Wed­nes­day be­fore. Con­tact: Avis, 6882 5710.

South Dubbo Vet­eran’s & Com­mu­nity Men’s Shed Bingo

11am-12.30pm, West Dubbo Bowl­ing Club. New play­ers wel­come. Con­tact: Barry, 0439 344 349.

Se­niors Strength­en­ing Ex­er­cise Group

1.30pm-2.30pm at St Brigid’s Hall. Usual ar­range­ments, $2 do­na­tion. Con­tact: Richard and Elva, 6888 5656.

Dubbo Com­mu­nity Men’s Shed

1pm-5pm. Small join­ing fee and an­nual mem­ber­ship fee af­ter three vis­its. “All men are wel­come”. Also open Mon­day and Satur­days. Con­tact: 6881 6987.

Con­ver­sa­tional Eng­lish in Dubbo

2pm-3pm, at Wes­ley Com­mu­nity Hall, cor­ner of Church St and Car­ring­ton Ave. At­ten­dance is free. All wel­come. Con­tact: Chris, 6884 0407.

Line Danc­ing

6.30pm-9pm, at Car­ring­ton Ave RSL Hall Club­house. Con­tact: Kathy, 6888 5287.

Wood­turn­ing and Carv­ing Evening

6pm-9pm, at Art and Craft Cot­tage, 137 Co­bra Street Dubbo. Con­tact: Phil, 6887 3257.

Dubbo City Cro­quet Club

PLAY on Tues­day, Thurs­day and Satur­day com­menc­ing at 8.15am. Twi­light cro­quet is played on Wed­nes­day evening com­menc­ing 6pm. New play­ers of any age are wel­come, where men and women com­pete on equal terms. The club is lo­cated at the rear of the City Bowl­ing Club, Winge­warra Street. Con­tact: El­iz­a­beth, 0408 682 968.

Lorna, 0416 240 626.

Cen­tral West Mak­ers Place

12 noon-6pm, at South Dubbo Vet­er­ans and Com­mu­nity Men’s Shed, cor­ner of Palmer and High Streets, Dubbo. Ac­tiv­i­ties in­clude 3D print­ing, ba­sic elec­tron­ics, ro­bot­ics, silk screen­ing and pot­tery. Con­tact: Adam, 0431 038 866.

Alzheimers & De­men­tia Sup­port Group

2pm, FIRST Fri­day of the month. Con­tact: Kath, 6881 3704.

Alcoholics Anony­mous Meet­ings

8pm, at Dubbo Com­mu­nity Health Cen­tre, cor­ner of Co­bra and Palmer Streets. Con­tact

1300 222 222.

Smart Re­cov­ery

3pm, Dubbo Neigh­bour­hood Cen­tre. As­sists in­di­vid­u­als with chang­ing prob­lem­atic be­hav­iour, in­clud­ing al­co­hol and drugs, gam­bling, food, shop­ping, in­ter­net, and oth­ers.

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