Dubbo Evening VIEW’S Card and Games Afternoon
Will be held on Friday, October 19, 1pm at the Masonic Hall on Derby Close. Entry fee is STILL only $5, and includes and excellent afternoon tea. For further information, please call Shirley on 6882 2874.
Dubbo and District Family History Society
Jen Cowley will be our speaker at Share Your Story on Friday, October 19, 2pm at Dubbo Community Arts Centre. Everyone welcome. Afternoon tea afterwards - $4. RSVP to Lyn Smith at baret[email protected]pond.com.
14th Latin American Film Festival
A selection of foreign language films will screen at Black Box Theatre, Western Plains Cultural Centre Dubbo on Friday, October 19, commencing 6:30pm and screening until Sunday, October 28. Screenings are FREE. Snacks available. See www.dubbofilmsociety.com for more information and screening times.
Beyond Blue Charity Luncheon
A Luncheon will be held in the Masonic Centre, Church Street, Dubbo on Sunday, October 21, commencing at 12 noon. Cost $12 per person, competitions $1, housie will be included. Proceeds to go to Beyond Blue Foundation. Enquiries to Rhonda on 02 6888 5231, mobile 0419 275 223, or Margaret on 02 6884 6907, mobile 0400 116 907.
Fong Lees Lane, Wellington
In celebration of Wellington’s diverse blend of cultures and history, Wellington Arts will transform Fong Lees Lane into a colourful, vibrant outdoor eating venue on Friday, October 26, from 5:30pm-9:30pm. This will be a family event of live music, dancers, multicultural food, lanterns made by local children and a Chinese Dragon to complement the old world market place atmosphere. Enquires phone Event Coordinator Natacha Richards on 0406 240 662.
Dubbo Embroiders Group Cancellation Notice
The Exhibition planned by the Dubbo Embroiders Group, which was to be held on Saturday, October 27, and Sunday, October 28, has been cancelled. Members apologise for any inconvenience this causes anyone.
Will have their next meeting on Saturday, November 3, 2pm in the CWA Hall, 45L Boothenbah Road, Dubbo. The guest speaker for this meeting will be Henry Jom on his journey to Australia. Members are reminded that they can bring family or friends to hear this wonderful speaker. New members are always welcome – for more information please contact either Rhonda on 6888 5231 or Linda on 6882 7351.
Bodangora Remembrance Day Ceremony
A Remembrance Day Ceremony will be held at Bodangora War Memorial on Sunday, November 4, 10am for an 11am start. Dubbo Pipe Band will be in attendance. Everyone welcome. Enquiries, phone Maurice Campbell on 6882 1293.
Will be held in the Masonic Hall, 33 Church Street Dubbo, on Sunday, November 4, commencing at 12 noon. Cost is $12, with a lucky door prize. Trading table, competition $1, housie will be played following lunch. Proceeds to Dubbo Wagon Wheel Club for Royal Far West Caring for Country Kids. Enquiries to Lorraine on 6887 8371 or Margaret on 6884 6907, mobile 0400 116 907.
Meals on Wheels Dubbo AGM
The Annual General Meeting of Meals on Wheels Dubbo Inc will be held at 5:30pm on Tuesday, November 6, in the Maureen Mckay Room at the Meals on Wheels Dubbo Office, 3/74 Mountbatten Drive, Dubbo. All are welcome.
Dubbo Prostate Cancer Support Group
Will meet on Tuesday, November 6, 7:30pm at Dubbo RSL. A reminder that the last meeting for this year will be our Christmas Party on Tuesday, December 4. Enquiries to John Allan on 0427 877 230.
Arthritis Christmas Lunch
Will be on Thursday, November 8, 12 noon at The Garden Hotel, corner Gipps and Talbragar Streets. Purchase own Bistro meal. Gift exchange up to $10 value. Christmas hamper raffle will be drawn. Former Diabetes Support Group members welcome to attend. RSVP by Monday, November 5, to Heather on 02 6887 2359, mobile, 0431 583 128.
The Spirit of the Planet Festival Dubbo
Will be held at Dubbo Showground on Friday, November 30, from 4:30pm – 11:30pm; Saturday, December 1, from 10:30am – 11:30pm; and Sunday, December 2, from 10am – 3pm. The festival will showcase local and international world indigenous culture and tradition, through song, dance, stories and art. Groups from around the world will travel to Dubbo, from locations including Easter Island, Mexico City, Kenya, Malaysia and Cameroon. Activities include Awakening of the Senses, Kid’s Corner, Tribal Village, High Energy main stage Performances, Q&A sessions with each group, school excursion experiences, market stalls, food and drinks. This festival is about closing the gap, promoting equality and helping to bring us together as one world and one spirit. This family-friendly event will be FREE to the public. For further information, contact Lewis Burns on
0490 019 426, Melanie Moore on 0418 987 095 or Arna Kerklaan on 0400 543 608; or email [email protected]piritoftheplanetdubboaustralia.com.
1.30pm-2.30pm at St Brigid’s Hall. Usual arrangements, $2 donation. Contact: Richard and Elva, 6888 5656.
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.
Woodturning and Carving Evening
6pm-9pm, at Art and Craft Cottage, 137 Cobra Street Dubbo. Contact: Phil, 6887 3257.
6.30pm-9pm, at Carrington Ave RSL Hall Clubhouse. Contact: Kathy, 6888 5287.
Dubbo Bridge Club
7pm, Bultje Street, Dubbo. $7 members, $9 non-members. Contact: Libby 0428 254 324.
Dubbo City Croquet Club
8.15am, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. New players of all ages welcome. A game of skill and strategy where women and men compete on equal terms. Lawns are behind the City Bowling Club, Wingewarra St. Contact Jenny,
0400 645 516 or Charles, 0400 570 888.
CWA Gilgandra Market
9am – 1pm, FIRST Saturday of the month. Cakes, fruit, pickles, plants and more! New stall holders welcome. $5 per stall, proceeds to CWA. Phone Hilda, 6847 1270 or Jane 0408 466 124.
Dubbo Patchwork and Quilters Group
Meet on the SECOND and LAST Saturdays monthly in the South Dubbo Guide Hall, Boundary Rd Dubbo from 9.00am. We welcome new members and are always ready to point novices in the right direction so if you feel you would like to give this traditional craft a try, why not contact Meg on 0427 471 868.
Dubbo Patchwork and Quilters Group
9am, SECOND and LAST Saturday of the month, at the South Dubbo Guide Hall, Boundary Rd. Members are always ready to support novices if you feel you would like to give this traditional craft a try. Contact: Meg, 0427 471 868.
Ladies Lawn Bowls
9.15am for 10am start, at Sporties, Dubbo. Also Saturdays. Sporties membership not required unless you wish to progress competitively. Coaching available. Contact: Bowls coordinator Dan Smith, 6884 2044.
Dubbo and District Kennel Club
9.30am, obedience training at the Big Shed, Dubbo Show Ground. No puppies under 14 weeks, must bring up to date vaccination certificates, $5 to join and $5 per session. Contact: Michael, 0419 274 632.
Seventh-day Adventist Church
9.30am, small group bible study (Sabbath School) and children’s / youth Sabbath School. Corner Cobra and Sterling Streets. Contact: http://dubbo.adventist.org.au
Outback Writers Centre
10am to 12 noon, FIRST Saturday of the month, meet at the Western Plains Cultural Centre Board Room.
Seventh-day Adventist Church
11am, Divine Service. Corner Cobra and Sterling Streets. Contact: http://dubbo.adventist.org.au
Sit ‘n Knit
11am-1pm, FIRST Saturday of the month. All ages welcome. Macquarie Regional Library, Macquarie Street. Contact: 6801 4510.
R.S.L. Tennis Club
12.45pm, at the RSL Park Street courts for enjoyable social tennis. All welcome. Contact: 0428 825 480.
Dubbo Bridge Club
1pm until approximately 4:30pm, Bultje Street, Dubbo. $7 members, $9 non-members. Contact: Libby 0428 254 324.
Dubbo Slot Car Racing Club Seniors (15+)
4pm, FIRST and THIRD Saturday of the month, at 147 Birch Avenue. Contact: Terry, 0408 260 965.
6pm, at St Brigid’s Church, in the old building, entry via Brisbane Street. Identification (ID) meeting Contact: Linda, 0419 588 086.
Old Time/new Vogue Dance – Dubbo
7.30pm, SECOND Saturday of the month, at the Masonic Hall in Church Street. $10. BYO supper to share, tea and coffee provided. Contact: Graham, 6888 5603.
Old Time/ New Vogue Dance
FIRST and THIRD Saturday of the month. Eumungerie RSL Hall, Railway Street, Eumungerie Commencing 8.00 p.m. to 12.00 p.m. “Dancing with...tony!” BYO supper to share, tea, coffee and milk provided. $10 per head. All Welcome.