1st Dubbo Scouts Family Fair
1st Dubbo Scouts is holding a Family Fair at the Welchman Street Hall on the 23rd March, 5.30pm - 8.00pm. There will be some demonstrations, food, games, activities and even some shopping for mum. Please come along and enjoy a fantastic night
Australian Red Cross Blood Service News
This week Dubbo blood centre is 30+ donations short of what is needed to support patients in need. It is vital these appointments are filled to ensure supplies.
Monday, Tuesday & Friday are days of particular concern.
To make an appointment please call 13 14 95 or visit www.donateblood.com.au
You can also make appointments at the Dubbo Blood Donor Centre - 1/150 Darling Street.
Monday 11:30am - 7pm
Tuesday 11:30am - 7pm
Wednesday 11:30am - 7pm
Thursday 8am - 2pm
Friday 8am - 3pm
Saturday* 8am - 12:30pm
*Open first Saturday of the month only.
Australia's Biggest High Tea at the Zoo
You’re invited to join us for an afternoon of High Tea at Taronga Western Plains Zoo,
on Sunday 8th April from 2:00pm in celebration of Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea.
Join us in this unique location while being able to indulge in a fine selection of delectable high tea treats complimented by a glass of sparkling wine and a delightful selection of tea.
Gather your friends and family together, share delicious food and tea, and give support to those affected by cancer.
All proceeds raised at the event will help support Cancer Council’s life-saving cancer research, prevention, advocacy and support programs (like Cancer Council 13 11 20) for people facing cancer in our community.
Bookings are essential, call 02 6937 2600 or visit
www.123tix.com.au for tickets or for more information
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 Ride For The Wild
Help support endangered wild life by participating in the Dubbo Bike-a-thon! This Bikeathon is a challenge for bike enthusiasts of all levels, while supporting endangered animals in much need of a safe environment.
Where : Victoria Park Number 1 Bike Track
When : 8th April 2018
*Participants to provide their own bikes and helmets.
Open to ages 10 years and above.
How to enter a team :
- Junior Individual
- Senior Individual
- Junior Team (10-17yrs)
- Senior Team
- Visit our website www.globalwildlifeconstructions.com
- Register at Dubbo Cycle Clubs track nights from 6th Feb to 13th March from 6:30pm.
- Email us at email@example.com
Dubbo Stroke Support Group
The next monthly get-together of the Dubbo Stroke Support Group will be held on Wednesday 11th April, 2018. At the David Palmer Centre, Old Lourdes Hospital, 84 Cobborah Road, Dubbo.
From 10am to 12noon. Everyone is welcome to attend.
Brenda Svensson, Senior Occupational Therapist at Lourdes Hospital will be our guest speaker at this meeting.
Visitors and new members are always welcome.
For more information contact Victor on 6885 4800.
Dundullimal Homestead 30th Birthday Open Day
On Saturday the 5th of May 2018 join us for the 30th Birthday Open Day from 11am - 3pm.
Enjoy a game of quoits or toss a thong or two.
Admire the art of antique sewing and lace tatting or the skill of a blacksmith.
Take a selfie in some olden day attire or feel the ambiance of a bygone era in the homestead.
Relax with tea & scones from the cafe while listening to live entertainment.
Come for an hour or come for the day, everyone is most welcome. All for a $2.00 donation for admission.
Geurie Lions Club will be holding a market day on Saturday 31st March,
commencing at 8:30AM at the Wise Park, Mitchell Highway, Geurie.
With a mixture of new and used goods, collectables, produce, arts and crafts,
food, trash and treasure, car boot. Yummy BBQ runs all day. Something for everyone!
The farmers markets include fresh vegetables from central west, a variety of fresh meats
and wine from Bell River Estate Winery.
New stallholders always welcome.
For enquiries and booking call Peter on 6846 6353.
Macular Disease Foundation Australia Free Seminar
Macular Disease Foundation Australia is a charitable organisation and we are providing a free seminar on Macular degeneration for the Dubbo community.
We are short on numbers for our seminar and would really like to have more people attend this very important health issue.
Macular degeneration is the leading cause of blindness and severe vision loss in Australia and 1 in 7 over the age of 50 have some evidence of the disease. The seminar is on the 27 March at Dubbo Memorial RSL club.
Man From Ironbark Festival
Stuart Town, formally known as 'Ironbark' as made famous by Banjo Patterson's' poem Man From Ironbark, will once again hold it's annual festival on Easter Saturday 31st March 2018.
There will be Market Stalls, Displays and Food Vendors, A Bush Dance in the park and Poetry at lunch time.
A Cobb and Co stage coach and helicopter joy flights plus history re enactment performances will be a feature of the day.
There will be something for the entire family.
Narromine Garden Club
Narromine Garden Club Open Rose Show to be held on Friday 20th April 2018 from 12pm, a light luncheon will be available.
Anglican Church Hall Dandaloo Street, Narromine.
Enquiries: Anne Harmer 0417 458 015
Marj Kelly 6889 1985
Uniting Foster Carer Information Session
Our community needs different types of foster carers.
Find out what’s involved by attending a free Uniting Foster Carer information session at the Uniting Regional Office on Tuesday 27 March. Choose from the 10am-12pm or 5:30pm-7:30pm session times.
Please register by calling 1800 864 846.
For more information call the Uniting Dubbo Carer Recruitment team on 6885 5010.
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