Community Diary

Community Diaries starting November 22th 2017

Mystery Box rally departing from Dubbo Saturday 25th November from 8am Dubbo showgrounds, come see the colourful collection of eccentrics cars- all 25 years old or older-Mystery Box Rally, an annual Cancer Council fundraiser. With names like Lady Car Car, The Volvo-lution, Rusty Bumpers and Pirates of The Car I Be In, teams from around Australia have been busy fundraising over the past months and going on the rally is a reward for all their hard work. They include two Dubbo teams – DubVegas Duo and Dubbo Devils.Each day’s route is a mystery, revealed only on the morning of their travel! . Cars will return to the Dubbo Showground on 29 November.    
Luncheon in the masonic street Dubbo Sunday 26th November commencing at 12pm. cost is $12 with lucky door prize, trading table, comptition $1 and housie will be played. Proceeds to the dubbo wagon wheel club for royal far west caring for country kids enquries call Lorraine 6887 8371 or Margaret 6884 6907, 0400 116 907.
Palliative care Ecumenical Rememberance Service will be held at the Lourdes Hospital Chapel on friday 24th November 2017 at 10:30am Families, Carers and Friends of Palliative Care Patients are Welcome to Join us for service and afterwards for monring tea
S.S.AA. Field Rifle Christmas shoot, At Fashions Mount Rifle Range on sunday 26th November at 9am contact Allan on 0418 977 675. 
Talbragar CWA Next meeting will be held on Saturday December 2nd in Talbragar CWA Hall Boothenba Rd Commencing at 11am. Members are reminded that because this meeting is our christmas meeting the president Claudia O'Mally would appreciate members wearing the theme of christmas either by clothing or jewellery. Please not change of starting time to 11am please being finger food for lunch, children's Christmas party will be held on Friday December 15 if you have children, Grandchildren or a friends with children of grandchildren they are all most welcome numbers are required by the meeting or at least the following week, being your own gift and santa will be in attendance. New members welcome, also if you have not been for a few months please come along and enjoy the fellowship of members, you can contact Linda O'Brien on 6882 7351 or Ronda Bramble 6888 5231.  


FREE Drumming Sessions- Macquarie Conservatorium from 12.30pm to 1.30pm every Wednesday except for school holidays. 16 years and older only. For booking requirements contact Yvonne on 6881 4161.
Card & Social Group- 9.30am to 2pm, Community Activities Room, Dubbo Neighbourhood Centre 1/80 Gipps Street, $5 includes morning tea, and bingo, New members are always welcome. Please bring your own lunch. Contact Muriel on 6882 5145 or Jane 6884 6080
Alcoholics Anonymous  (A A) meeting - Junior Rugby League Clubhouse Kokoda Place, Caltex Park Dubbo at 7pm contact Trevor 0401 178 566                                                
Bootscooters – 9.30 am to 12 pm, Carrington Ave RSL hall clubhouse, Kathy 6888 5287        (Finish mid Dec and resume early Feb)
Dubbo City Croquet Club – 9 am Dubbo City Bowling Club, Wingewarra Street Dubbo. Pres: Beth Stanley:  Contact 6884 3015 (Feb-Dec)
West Dubbo Rotary meet at the West Dubbo Bowling Club, Whylandra  Street Dubbo,  6pm for 6.30pm start
Dubbo Woodturning & Woodcraft Club-Conducts workshops every Wednesday morning from 8.00am to 12 noon at the rear of the Craft Cottage, 137 Cobra Street. New comers welcome, Contact Paul Nolan on  6882 1485.
Aleka Playgroup-10:30am Scout hall 4 aleka street Sharna 0438 693 789
Breast Cancer Support Group – 10 am to 12 pm Orana Baptist Church, Palmer Street,  6885 8954
Rotaract Club of Dubbo City meet at the Dubbo RSL Club Cnr Brisbane & Wingewarra Sts,  6.30pm for 7pm start at 178 Restaurant upstairs 
Rotaract – Meetings are now held on the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of the month. 6.30 pm Dubbo RSL Club. Contact:

Community Gentle Exercise & Strength Training 10:30am at U3A Mondays and Thursday.-Not during school holidays. Contact Cherie Rea 0414 171 735.
Narcotics Anonymous – meeting at Apollo house at 12pm every Thursday. Contact Linda – 0458145648. All welcome. 
Woodturning & Carving Thursday Evening- Art & Craft Cottage, 137 Cobra Street Dubbo. Contact Phil Drew on 6887 3257.
Dubbo Community Men's Shed open Monday 9am to 1pm and Thursday and Saturday 1pm-5pm. We provide a safe area for all men to meet and take part in activities of their choice and to be treated equally. To become members there is a small joining and annual membership fee, after 3 visits. "All men are welcome" 6881 6987. South Dubbo Veteran’s & Community Men's Shed meet at 9 to 12 noon New Members welcome. South Dubbo Veteran’s & Community Men's Shed Bingo- 11-12.30pm, West Dubbo Bowling Club,
South Dubbo Veteran’s & Community Men's Shed Bingo, New players Welcome- 11-12.30pm, West Dubbo Bowling Club, 
Walking Group- 8am, meet cnr Macquarie & Tamworth Sts, contact:  May: 6882 4371(Recommence 2nd week January)
Dubbo Orana RSL Day Club meeting at the Country Club 10am to 2pm $4 includes Morning tea, card playing, games and light lunch followed by Bingo until 2pm transport can be arranged $2 contact Ailsa  on  68820036 all welcome.(Recess end November and resume February)
Bootscooters-6.30-9pm, Carrington Ave RSL  hall clubhouse  Kathy 6888 5287 (finish mid December recommence February)
Dubbo City Croquet Club-9am, City Bowling Club, Wingewarra St, Pres: Beth Stanley 6884 3015    (finish 3/12 recommence 1 /2)
Bingo-1pm-3pm Railway Bowling Club,  contact  Margaret 6882 4737, Barb 6882 5893
Seniors exercise Group 1:30-2:30pm at st Bridgid`s hall Brisbane street Richard Elva or Lee 6888 5656
Porcelain Painting – 10 am Dubbo Art & Craft Society, 137 Cobra Street Dubbo. Norma Furney 6882 4474


Spinning and Weaving – 10 am Dubbo Art & Craft Society, 137 Cobra Street Dubbo.  Jo Thomas 6885 6875
Alcoholics Anonymous (A A) meeting Community Health Palmer Street at 8pm for all information contact Peter 0498 577 709 
Aleka Playgroup- 9:30am Scout hall 4 aleka street Sharna 0438 693789
Smart Recovery assists individuals with changing any problematic behaviour, including alcohol and drugs, gambling, food, shopping, internet and others. The Smart Recovery Group meets at 3pm on Friday afternoons at the Dubbo Neighbourhood Centre. Smart Recovery, changing behaviour for a better life.

Narcotics Anonymous – meeting at St Bridget’s Church (old church) at 6pm every Saturday. Contact Linda – 0458145648. All welcome. 
Dubbo Community Men's Shed open Monday 9am to 1pm and Thursday and Saturday 1pm-5pm. We provide a safe area for all men to meet and take part in activities of their choice and to be treated equally. To become members there is a small joining and annual membership fee, after 3 visits. "All men are welcome" 6881 6987. Art – 11am Dubbo Arts & Craft Society, 137 Cobra Street Dubbo,  Di Hemsley 6887 2344
Dubbo Patchwork & Quilters Group Inc. – 9am at Girl Guide Hall, South Dubbo. We make gift quilts to give away to Meals on Wheels, Kids in Crisis and the Women's Shelter. Social gathering contact, Meg O'Brien on 0427 471 868.


Orana Country Music Association Monthly Muster- Dubbo RSL Resort- Entertainment Lounge. Starting 2pm- 6pm. Last Sunday of each month.
Bicycle User Group-(social ride) 8 am Wahroonga Park, Kathy 6882 5533 or Mick 0437 136 169
Sunday Steps Group (AA)-7pm, Community Health, Palmer St, contact Jack 0418 605 041     
Orana Pistol Club Hyandra Lane Dubbo 9am- Contact after 9am at range Sunday only  02 6887 3704 
Western Plains Archers – 10 am , Jason 6882 2990 or Brian 0419 218 466 (finish mid December, resume mid February)
Dubbo Folk Club next informal session of live music will be held at the Western Star Hotel – 2.30 pm. For all enquires call Dawn Brydon 6889 4427. There is no cost involved to come along and enjoy the toe tapping music.