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Community Service Announcements

Anglican Church Wellington 150th Birthday

The Anglican Church in Wellington will be celebrating 150 years since the laying of the foundation stone on the weekend of 8th and 9th April 2017.  

A weekend of celebration is planned and includes on Saturday a mini-fete from 10am
and a concert showcasing local talent from 2pm. This will be followed by High Tea.  

On Sunday, a celebratory church service at 10am will be presided by Bishop Ian Palmer.
This will be followed by lunch.  

During the weekend there will be a display of photos and memorabilia in the hall.
We are looking particularly for photos of weddings that have taken place in the church.  

The concert and lunch are free of charge.  

RSVP: 26th March for catering purposes. 

Contact: Karen Melhuish 0417 430 256 or email angwtn150@gmail.com



Australian Red Cross Blood Service News

This week Dubbo Blood Donor Centre is 30 donations short of what is needed to support patients in need.

Orange Blood Donor Centre is 40 donations short of what is needed. 

Mobile Locations:
Bathurst - McDonalds rear carpark, Durham Street.
Monday 27/03/2017 - Thursday 30/03/2017

Donor Centre Locations:

Dubbo Blood Donor Centre - 1/50 Darling street

Monday & Tuesday - 11:30am til 7:30pm
Wednesday - 8:00am til 2:00pm
Thursday & Friday - 8:00am - 3:00pm
Saturday* - 8:00am - 1:00pm (open 1st Saturday of the month)

Orange Blood Donor Centre - 84 Kite Street

Monday - 11:00am til 7:00pm
Tuesday - 7:30am til 2:00pm
Wednesday - 11:00am til 6:00pm
Thursday -11:00am til 7:00pm
Friday - 7:30am til 1:00pm    

For further information please contact: Ronny Maroun - (02) 9234 2484 or 0418 420 790



Ballimore Red Cross Luncheon

Ballimore Red Cross is holding a "High Brunch" on Wednesday 5th April.
At Ballimore Public Hall from 10am

There will be a time of hat making and then a Hat Parade.

Cost: $12 per person.

RSVP to  Jenny - email: jennyt0410@gmail.com, PH: 0429 866 205 or Karen - 6886 5186



Car Boot Sale

Come down to the Uniting Church Grounds on Saturday April 1st for a Car Boot Sale
commencing at 9am till 1pm.

Everyone Welcome!! With Uniting Church Trading Table and Stall, Individual stalls. 

Plus Devonshire Tea and Sausage Sizzle.

With a cost of $15.00 for your “car boot”.

Ring Margaret Grasnick 6845 2195 For your “car boot” reservation



Challenge Community Services Dubbo NDIS Information Session

Challenge Community Services will be holding a National Disability Insurance Scheme and Person Centered Planning information session on Tuesday the 4th of April from 5.30pm to 6.30pm. With finger food to follow at the Macquarie Inn, Cnr Wheelers Lane and Birch Avenue, Dubbo. 


This session will be an opportunity for members of the community to ask questions and learn first-hand what the NDIS will mean for all Australians. This session will cover: 
- What can you do to get ready for the NDIS?
- How can Challenge help you get ready for the NDIS?
- Q&A session with experienced staff from NDIS trial sites. 

 RSVP by Friday the 31st of March to Belle Moerkerk on 0408 674 541 or belle.moerkerk@challengecommunity.org.au



Class of '87 Dubbo High Reunion

30 year reunion for Dubbo High class of 1987.

Date: Saturday 8th of April.
Time: 5pm onwards.
Where: Commercial Hotel Function Room.

This will be a PAYG event. 

Followed by a breakfast Sunday 9th April,
at The Outlook Cafe at the Western Plains Cultural Centre. 

For more information please contact Meg Hof 0421 612 824 



Dubbo Farmers Markets | 1st & 3rd Saturday of the Month

On the 1st and 3rd Saturday of each month - rain, hail or shine locals and visitors alike get together to enjoy and appreciate the feast of fresher, tastier produce from your local producers. 


Held from 8 am to 12 noon on the lawn of the home of the Dubbo Farmers Market, The Macquarie Lions Park, situated behind the Visitor Information Centre on the corner of Newell Highway and Macquarie Street, Dubbo. 

The markets offer a range of seasonal fresh produce, fresh fruit and vegetables, herbs and plants. 

There is also fresh bread, a selection of local pork, beef and lamb, award winning olive oils, preserves, jams, marinates honey, wine, nuts and so much more. 

Enjoy our fresh breakfast and coffee options with family and friends before you start exploring the regional produce, sampling and taking home all the goodies you will need to prepare your own gourmet dishes at home.



Dubbo Oncology Morning Tea

Orana Baptist Church in Palmer Street will be holding a morning tea fundraiser to support the Oncology Unit at Dubbo Base Hospital on Tuesday 4th April from 10:00am till 12:00 noon.

There will also be a trading table for the day. 

For more information contact Margaret on 6882 7513.



Dubbo Stroke Support Group

The next monthly get-together of the Dubbo Stroke Support Group will be held on Wednesday 12th April, 2017.

At Western Plains Cultural Centre, Wingewarra Street, Dubbo.

From 10am to 12noon.

People affected by stroke, their family, cares and friends are welcome.

Visitors and new members are always welcome.

For more information contact Victor on 6885 4800.



Eumungerie Red Cross

Eumungerie Red Cross is holding a luncheon Wednesday 5th April at R.S.L hall.

Commencing at 12:00PM with Lunch will cost $12.00  

There will be a Guest speaker, lucky door prizes plus fruit & Vegetable raffle.

For more information phone Thea on 6888 1294 or Margaret on 6888 5283



Free Pre Natal Yoga Class

Yoga by Jac is holding a free pre natal yoga class every Thursday night for expectant mums. 

Classes are held at Dubbo Early Learning Centre in Blueridge Estate from 6.30-7.30pm. 

Places are limited. To enquire or to reserve your place, please call the centre on 6884 5566.



Gilgandra C.W.A Market Day

Gilgandra C.W.A Market Day will be on Saturday April 1st.
At the 
Gilgandra Community Plaza in Miller Street, 
starting at 9am to 1pm. 

All stall holders welcome - cost $5.00 per table.

Gilgandra Youth Services will be hosting a BBQ to raise money for a special project.

Proceeds to C.W.A Gilgandra

For bookings or inquiries please ring:

Denise: 02 6847 2912
Hilda: 02 6847 1270



Nyngan Reunion Committee ANZAC Weekend

Join Nyganites Reunion for their Explore the Great Outback ANZAC weekend
from Saturday 22nd to Tuesday 25th of April.

Each day will include the following:

Saturday 22nd 
Museum Open Day from 9:00am
  • Afternoon tea available 
Evening at RSL 6:00pm
  • Award winning Sloan's  Bottle Display and History with Ray Harris
  • Willy Wagtail Band
Sunday 23rd - A trip not to be missed
  • Bus to Bourke
  • Tour of 2WEB radio station
  • 2-hour paddle-boat ride on the Darling River
  • Byrock Historical Hotel
Monday 24th - Catch up with old friends or new acquaintances
  • Make your own arrangements to meet at Nyngan RSL between 10:00am - 5:00pm 
    OR one of the local coffee shops
Tuesday 25th - ANZAC Day
  • Dawn Service - 6:00am Cenotaph 
  • March from RSL at 10:30am to Cenotaph service
  • ANZAC Races commence at 1:00pm
For bookings and more information please call:

Glad - 02 6832 1436 
Julie - 02 6832 1253 or 0438 321 253

Don't miss this weekend - Book early!



Old Time/New Vogue Dance

FIRST and THIRD Saturday of the month. 

Commencing at 7:30pm to 11:30pm at the Eumungerie RSL Hall, Railway Street Eumungerie.

BYO supper to share, tea, coffee and milk provided.

$10 per head - all welcome

Music by Tony
Enquirers - Tony 0427 472 142 or 02 6847 2142

Caravan Park with powered sites for travelers across the road. 



Talbragar CWA | Next Meeting

Talbragar CWA will hold their next meeting for 2017 at the CWA Rooms Boothenba Road, Dubbo on Saturday April 1st, commencing at 2:00pm. 

Discussion and arrangements will be made for the Street Stall to be held on April 21st
in front of the Dubbo Post Office, Talbragar Street.

New members are always most welcome for more information please contact 
Ronda Bramble on 6888 5231 or Linda O'Brien on 6882 7351 or 0448 997 090.



Talbragar CWA | Street Stall

Talbragar CWA will be holding a Street Stall out the front of the Post Office in Talbragar Street
on Friday, 21st April from 8:00am.

All the usual goods will be on sale together with many books, plus a competition.

Come along and assist Talbragar CWA raise money for the ongoing maintenance of their hall.



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