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month, at Dubbo Arts 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. Wellington Arts and Crafts Meets weekly from 10am-3pm at the Old Police Station, Maughan Street, Wellington. Variety of crafts, activities and workshops offered. Craft items for sale. Phone 6845 3260 for more information. Dubbo War Widows Guild Meet at 11am on the FOURTH Thursday of the month at the Dubbo RSL. South Dubbo Veteran’s & Community Men’s Shed Bingo 11am-12.30pm, West Dubbo Bowling Club. New players welcome. Contact: Barry, 0439 344 349. 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. Dubbo Grow Program 1.30 - 3.30pm. For mental health recovery, prevention and well-being. For more information contact: Leonie, 0488 115 070. Seniors Exercise Group Come join us for an exercise group that will help us with balance and all parts of the body, top to toes. Held at St Brigid’s Hall, Brisbane St, 1:30pm2:30pm. Cuppa to follow, $2 donation. Contact: Richard and Elva, 6888 5656. Conversational English in Dubbo 2pm-3pm, FIRST and THIRD Thursday of the month during the school term, 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. Line Dancing 9.30am to 12 noon, at David Palmer Centre, Cobbora road. Contact: Kathy, 6888 5287 or Lynn, 6888 5263. Dubbo Bridge Club 7pm, Bultje Street, Dubbo. $7 members, $9 non-members. Contact: Libby 0428 254 324. Gamblers Anonymous 7pm, Baptist Church, Dubbo. Contact: Paul, 0488 074 154. Macquarie Masons Dubbo Every SECOND Thursday of the month. All visitors welcome. Contact: John O’Brien, 0405 051 896.

Walking Group 8am, meet corner Macquarie and Tamworth Streets. Contact: May, 6882 4371. Croquet 8.50am, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. New players of all ages welcome. A game of skill and strategy where women and men compete on equal terms. We are located at Muller Park Tennis and Croquet courts, Brisbane Street, North Dubbo. Contact Jenny, 0400 645 516; Charles, 0400 570 888; or Margaret, 0427 018 946. Dubbo CWA 9.30am for 10am, FIRST Thursday of the month, at the Macquarie Club, Macquarie St, Dubbo. New members welcome. Contact: Marion, 6884 2957. CWA Wongarbon 10am, FIRST Thursday of the month, at Wongarbon CWA rooms. Contact: Marjorie, 6884 5558. Arthritis Meeting 10am, every SECOND Thursday of the month, at the Macquarie Club. All members welcome. For further information phone Heather on 6887 2359 or mobile 0431 583 128. Sugarcraft 10am-1pm, FIRST and THIRD Thursdays of the

CPSA Meetings Are held SECOND Friday of each month. Join us at 10am at the Macquarie Club for a cuppa with a friendly group. Enquiries to President Ken Windsor, 0412 016 228 or Secretary Barbara O’Brien, 0427 251 121. Tai Chi at U3A 10am, at the Community Arts Centre, Western Plains Cultural Centre, 76 Wingewarra Street, Dubbo. Contact: Richard, 6888 5656. Spinning and Weaving 10am, at Dubbo Arts and Craft Cottage, 137 Cobra Street, Dubbo. Contact: Jo, 6885 6875. Ex-Rail Employees 10.30am, THIRD Friday of each month, at the Outlook CafĂŠ, 76 Wingewarra Street, Dubbo. For coffee and a chat. All are welcome. Due to Good Friday, the April meeting will on the SECOND Friday of the month. Western Plains Trefoil Guild 10.30am, SECOND Friday of each month, at Dubbo West Guide Hall. Everyone welcome. Please conďŹ rm meeting will be on. Contact: Dorothy, 6884 6646.

Suicide Prevention Optimal Health Program Is open for referrals. Our aim is to run this free Optimal Health Program (OHP) in Dubbo aimed at people whom have been impacted around the subject of suicide. OHP helps to improve your wellbeing, it considers the balance of your social, emotional, mental, physical, occupational & spiritual needs. For further information contact CJ on 0434 331 299 or 5317 1921 or Dubbo Film Society Two ďŹ lms will be screened on Sunday, May 26, starting at 4pm at the Dubbo Regional Theatre, Darling St, Dubbo. ‘Leave No Trace’ from America and ‘C’est la vie!’ from France at $20 for non-members. Supper served at interval. Bar service available. See www.dubboďŹ for more information. 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, June 1, at the Reections Restaurant in the Quality Inn, 165 Whylandra St, Dubbo. Contact Chris on 6884 1179. Laurel Club Will have their luncheon and meeting on Monday, June 3, 11.45am at the Dubbo RSL. All widows of returned servicemen are very welcome. For catering purposes please contact Mary on 6882 5636 by 9am Friday, May 31. Prostate Cancer Support Group Meeting will be Tuesday, June 4, 7.30pm at the Dubbo RSL Club. Contact John Allen on 0427 877 230. Charity Luncheon Will be held on Sunday, June 23, 12pm in the Masonic Hall, 33 Church Street, Dubbo. Cost is $12 with a lucky door prize. There will be a trading table and competition for $1 and Housie will be played after lunch. All proceeds go to the Dubbo Wagon Wheel Club for Royal Far West Caring for Country Kids. For enquires contact Lorraine on 6887 8371 or Margaret on 6884 6907 or 0400 116 907. Save The Date - Mendooran Central School Will be celebrating 150 years of public school education on Friday, November 29, Saturday, November 30, and Sunday December 1. James Morrison whose family attended our school will be performing and there will also be a street procession. Frances Rowley, Hugh Bowman, Ron Quinton and Dugald Saunders are just a few of our ex-students. For more information contact the school on 6886 1149.


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Dubbo Parkinson’s Support Group 10.30am, FIRST Friday of each month, at the David Palmer Centre, Old Lourdes. People with Parkinson’s and their carers welcome. Contact: 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. Adult Survivors of Child Abuse Support Group (Cowra) 12.30pm, FIRST Friday of each month. Open to all survivors of any community. If interested contact Pascale on 6342 1612. More information at Alzheimers & Dementia Support Group 2pm, FIRST Friday of the month. Contact: Kath, 6881 3704. Dubbo/Orana A.I.R. Branch The Dubbo/Orana Branch of the Association of Independent Retirees (A.I.R.) – working for Australians in retirement – holds monthly meetings on the SECOND Friday of each month, except for January. The meetings are held at 2pm at Club Dubbo, West Dubbo Bowling Club. Meetings are open to anyone in retirement. Interesting guest speakers are a feature of each meeting. Contact: Evan Elliott, 6882 2695, or Graham Knight, 6882 2265. Smart Recovery 3pm, Dubbo Neighbourhood Centre. Assists individuals with changing problematic behaviour, including alcohol and drugs, gambling, food, shopping, internet, and others. Alcoholics Anonymous Meetings 7pm, at Dubbo Community Health Centre, corner of Cobra and Palmer Streets. Contact 1300 222 222, or Peter 0498 577 709.

SATURDAY Dubbo Parkrun 8am every week, FREE timed (with barcode) 5km run, jog or walk. The course starts and ďŹ nishes at Sandy Beach, Dubbo; following a section of the Tracker Riley Walkway and Cycle Path along the Macquarie River. Parkrun can be whatever you want it to be, whether it’s for fun or as part of a training program. No matter your age or ability level, Parkrun is for EVERYONE. Bring your dog and/or pram. No matter at what speed you complete the course, you never feel slow in our supportive community. Entirely organised by volunteers, email to help! Farmers Markets 8am, FIRST and THIRD Saturday of the month. Lions Park adjacent to Visitors Centre, Bligh Street Dubbo. Contact: Market coordinator, 0488 685 006 or Croquet 8.50am, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. New players of all ages welcome. A game of skill and strategy where women and men compete on equal terms. We are located at Muller Park Tennis and Croquet courts, Brisbane Street, North Dubbo. Contact Jenny, 0400 645 516; Charles, 0400 570 888; or Margaret, 0427 018 946. 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 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. 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 certiďŹ cates, $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: 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: 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.

SUNDAY Bicycle User Group Social Ride 9am, at Wahroonga Park. Contact: Mick, 0437 136 169 or Andrew, 0476 764 659; Orana Pistol Club 9am, Hyandra Lane, Dubbo. Contact, Sundays only, after 9am: 6887 3704. Traditional Catholic Latin Mass – Rawsonville 9am, SECOND Sunday of the month, at the Rawsonville Soldier’s Memorial Hall, Rawsonville Road. Contact: 0429 872 241 or 6887 2241. Orana K9 Training Club INC. 9.45am for a 10am start, at Katrina Gibbs Field, Macleay Street, Dubbo. Dog Obedience training, must have current vaccinations certiďŹ cate plus treats. $15.00 membership, $5 per session. Contact Reg Parker, 6884 9877 or 0428 849 877, or Dianne Acheson, 0429 847 380. Dubbo Baptist Church 9:30am, at 251 Cobra Street, (next to Spotlight). Come along and discover if church is still relevant in 2019. Everyone is welcome to attend. Contact: 6884 2320. Hope Christian Fellowship Dubbo 10am, at the Girl Guides Hall, Dianne A’Beckett Place, Dubbo. Contact: 6884 6287. Dubbo Pistol Club 12:30pm, 143L Old Dubbo Road. Contact Dubbo Pistol Club: 6882 0007. Old Time New Vogue Dance In aid of the Baird Institute for heart and lung surgical research. Held on the FOURTH Sunday of each month. 12:30pm-4:30pm at Gulgong Bowling Club. $10 entry. Please bring a plate. Raffle and lucky door prizes. Contact: Pat, 0458 135 688. Sugarcraft 1pm-4pm, FIRST Sunday of every month, at Dubbo Arts and Craft Cottage, 137 Cobra Street Dubbo. Also, FOURTH Monday, FIRST and THIRD Thursday. Contact: Shirley, 6887 3150. Dubbo Acoustic Musicjam SECOND Sunday of the month, 2pm to 5pm. There’s a new kid in town, DAMjam (Dubbo Acoustic Musicjam), Milestone Hotel, upstairs. All welcome. Join us for this acoustic session, share your songs, hear local musicians, play with other musicians or just listen. Enquiries to Peter, 0457 787 143. Orana Country Music Association 2pm – 6pm, LAST Sunday of the month. The




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