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Michael Egan Me­mo­rial Book Fair Col­lec­tion Drop Off

The Ro­tary Club of Dubbo Mac­quarie are ac­cept­ing book do­na­tions for the up­com­ing Michael Egan Me­mo­rial Book Fair. The first col­lec­tion drop off day will be on Thurs­day, Jan­uary 31, be­tween 9am and 5pm at Meals on Wheels, 74 Mount­bat­ten Drive, Dubbo. The first work­ing bee of the year will also be held that that day be­tween 4pm and 8pm. The Book Fair will be held on Satur­day, May 4, and Sun­day, May 5, with pro­ceeds evenly split be­tween the lo­cal Royal Fly­ing Doc­tor Ser­vice Sup­port Group and can­cer re­search. For more in­for­ma­tion con­tact Peter English, Book Fair Co­or­di­na­tor, on 0417 885 088.

Orana Phys­i­cal Cul­ture Reg­is­tra­tion

Will be held on Satur­day, Fe­bru­ary 2, from 10am-12pm in the Hen­der­son Hall, Mac­quarie Angli­can Gram­mar School. At­tend to reg­is­ter, ac­cess more in­for­ma­tion and meet the teach­ers. En­quires to orana­phys­i­cal­cul­[email protected]­look.com.

U3A Build­ing and Ex­plor­ing Vir­tual Worlds

The Uni­ver­sity of the Third Age is plan­ning to of­fer a course by a vir­tual re­al­ity ex­pert for peo­ple of ma­ture age, if there is ad­e­quate in­ter­est in the Dubbo re­gional com­mu­nity. To ex­press your in­ter­est, phone U3A pub­lic­ity of­fi­cer, Colin John­ston, on 0406 003 776.

Uni­ver­sity of the Third Age (U3A Dubbo)

You’re never too old to learn! Uni­ver­sity of the Third Age has been de­vel­op­ing and en­hanc­ing lives in Dubbo for more than 25 years, cater­ing for re­tirees and older part-time work­ers. Choose from 23 cour­ses and pay only $20 per an­num for one or more top­ics. Learn about his­tory, ecol­ogy, art, mu­sic, gar­den­ing, lit­er­a­ture and join ex­er­cise classes. En­rol­ment and in­for­ma­tion days with course lead­ers will be Fri­day, Fe­bru­ary 1, from 10am to 12 noon and Mon­day, Fe­bru­ary 4, from 10am to 12 noon at the Western Plains Cul­tural Cen­tre, cor­ner Winge­warra and Gipps Street (next to the Art Gallery).

Orana Writ­ers’ Hub

The Satur­day group of the Out­back Writ­ers’ Cen­tre will meet on Satur­day, Fe­bru­ary 2 at 10am in the Board Room of the WPCC. The meet­ing will com­mence with a work­shop “Kick start your writ­ing in 2019” led by teacher and writer, Robyn Veu­gen. Our nor­mal meet­ing will fol­low so bring 10-12 copies of your own writ­ing to dis­cuss or come to dis­cuss the work of oth­ers. 300 word chal­lenge is Health or Science. Morn­ing tea with gold coin do­na­tion. Vis­i­tors and new mem­bers wel­come. Plenty of park­ing and a cof­fee shop as well.

Dubbo Base Hos­pi­tal Grad­u­ate Nurses Lun­cheon

On Satur­day, Fe­bru­ary 2, com­menc­ing 12 noon at the West­side Ho­tel in the Small Func­tion Room, Why­lan­dra Street, West Dubbo. All nurses are wel­come to at­tend. For fur­ther in­for­ma­tion con­tact Sue on 0438 845 225.

Din­ers Club

Women on their own are wel­come to en­joy din­ing out in a friendly at­mos­phere. We will have our next din­ner at 7pm on Satur­day, Fe­bru­ary 2, at Cat­tle­man’s Restau­rant, Why­lan­dra Street, Dubbo. Con­tact Chris on 6884 1179.

Laurel Club

Will have their first lun­cheon and meet­ing for 2019 on Mon­day, Fe­bru­ary 4, 11.45am at Dubbo RSL. All wid­ows of ex-ser­vice­man are very wel­come. For cater­ing pur­poses please con­tact Mary on 6882 5636 by 10am Fri­day, Fe­bru­ary 1.

Dubbo Prostate Can­cer Sup­port Group

Will have their first meet­ing for 2019 on Tues­day, Fe­bru­ary 5, 7:30pm at the Dubbo RSL. It will be a plan­ning meet­ing for the year. Con­tact John Allen for more in­for­ma­tion on 0427 877 230.

Dubbo Gar­den Club

The Fe­bru­ary meet­ing will be held on Wed­nes­day, Fe­bru­ary 6, 10am at Kimberley Grove. Morn­ing tea will be fol­lowed by a talk from the guest speaker. For more in­for­ma­tion con­tact Kay on 0428 821 538, Marie on 0417 023 508 or Yvonne on 6882 6289. New mem­bers al­ways wel­come.

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