Community Diary

Community Diaries starting 16th May 2018

MONDAY

  • Dubbo Euchre Club - 6:30pm every Monday at the Dubbo City Bowling Club. Everyone is welcome to come along. $5 entry, prizes are won throughout the night. 
  • Community Gentle Exercise & Strength Training 10:30am at U3A Mondays and Thursday. -Not during school holidays. Contact Cherie Rea 0414 171 735. 
  • 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. Australian Air force Cadets – 6pm-9.30pm during School term. Army Reserve Base Wingewarra Street Dubbo 
  • Trivia Night -7pm, South Dubbo Tavern 
  • Sing Australia Dubbo Choir-7.30-9.30pm, Bridge Club, Bultje Street, Ph. 0428 129 743. NO auditions, no requirements to read music and no singing experience necessary.(Finish mid-December, resume mid-January) 
  • Patchwork-10am-3pm, Dubbo Art & Craft Society, 137 Cobra Street, June 6882 4677 
  • Ricochet-9am, City Bowling club, Dot 6885 6633 
  • Enlighten Me Mothers and Kids Day Group- 10 am to 12 noon Salvation Army YP Hall, 112 Gipps Street Dubbo. (every Monday of school term) 
  • Meditation: The Path to Healing. Beginner’s meditation classes, every Monday 1-2pm at the Wingewarra CWA hall. Presented by Wellington Buddhist Centre, cost by donation. Please telephone 68454661 or visit www.tharpachoeling.org for more information. 
  • Day View Club – 11.30 am Dubbo RSL Club, Shirley 6884 2694 (Recess in January)
  • Arts & Craft Society Meeting –1.30 pm 137 Cobra Street Dubbo. 6881 6410 (February to October only) 
  • Evening View Club – 7.00 pm Dubbo RSL Club. For bookings or cancellations phone Beth 6882 7557 before 10.00 am (Recess in January) 
  • Multicultural Women’s Group – 10 am Dubbo Neighbourhood Centre 1/80 Gipps Street Dubbo. Gwen Young 6882 2100 (Recess in January)
  • Alcoholics Anonymous (A A) meeting - 12pm and 6pm Old St Brigid’s Catholic Church Brisbane St Contact Sally 0475 126 301

TUESDAY

  • South Dubbo Veteran’s & Community Men's Shed meet at 9 to 12 noon, new members welcome. 
  • Rotary Club of Dubbo Macquarie Meets at 12.30pm until 2.00pm at the Western Star Hotel, Erskine Street, Secretary Lorraine 0427707722  Depression Recovery Group -Meet 10.30am at the Department of Mental Health, St Bridget's Parish meeting Room Brisbane St. All enquiries Norm 6882 6081, Bill 6882 9826 
  • Dubbo City Croquet Club -9 am, City Bowling Club, Wingewarra St, Beth Stanley 
  •  Tai Chi join Dick at 10am to 11am at Wheelers Gardens gold coin donation contact Dick on 68885656 or 0424226246
  • Rotary Club of Dubbo South meets at 6pm for 6.30pm start meeting and Dinner, at the South Dubbo Tavern CNR Boundary Rd & Fitzroy Street Dubbo 
  • Bingo- Railway Bowling Club 1pm-3pm proceeds are donated to the Macquarie football club 
  • Seniors exercise Group- 1:30-2:30pm St Bridgid`s hall Brisbane street Richard Elva or Lee 6888 5656 
  • Silver craft class, Art & Craft Centre, 137 Cobra Street Dubbo. Contact Julie Martin 6884 4919 
  • Toastmasters Western NSW Dubbo – 7.30 pm Sporties Club, Erskine Street. Invite you visit their club to gain confidence in speaking and leading. if you already have these skills, why not try our club, district and area competitions? Contact Sharon Allan - 0408 156 015. Email: sallan@rhdubbo.com.au 
  • Field Naturalist & Conservation Society – 7.30 pm Western Plains Cultural Centre. Field Trip Sunday following meeting. Phone Janice on 6887 2692 or 6884 2266 (B/h) 
  • Lions Club of Dubbo Inc. – 7 pm for 7.30pm start, Club Dubbo, Bob 6882 8746 or 0408 636 953, Hugh 0429 151 348 (February to November)
  • Dubbo City Ladies Probus- Meets on the 2nd Tuesday of each month at the Masonic Village Hall, Darby Close (Off White Street) Dubbo 10am-12pm.

Community Dairy Starting 23rd May

  • Arthritis Meeting: Thursday 14th June 2018 10am at Sporties, 101 Erskine St Dubbo. We will welcome winter with some winter trivia and puzzles.
  • Share memories of winter holidays! Bring photos! All members welcome to join us afterwards for an optional Social Lunch. Venue to be decided at the meeting. Further information: Heather 02 6887 2359, mobile 0431 583 128.
  • Ballimore Red Cross is holding a luncheon on 30th May in Ballimore Hall, $12.00, 11.30 for 12 noon start. Raffle trade table, draw of our major raffle. Entertainment by Barry Josephs and Ballimore School children. Info call Karen 68865186.
  • The Next Orana Country Association holds their monthly muster on the last Sunday of the month on the 27th of May at the Dubbo RSL club 2pm till 6pm.

WEDNESDAY

  • 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, CWA Hall on Wingewarra St, $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
  • Boot scooters – 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 St, 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: contactus@dubborotaract.org.au.
  • Wheelies Dubbo peer support group for people with a spinal cord injury, will meet the fourth Wednesday of every month at 11:30am at the David Palmer centre (Old Lourdes Hospital), Easkine St Dubbo. Come Join us for our peer support meeting (Discussion topic, Refreshments) if you have a spinal cord injury or are a career of someone with spinal cord injury we would love for you to come and meet people who are going through some of the everyday challenges you do. Contact Donna on 68846361 or 0458646361, Donna.flack9@bigpond.com.
  • Community JP Desk - 10am to 12pm, Looking for a JP? look no further than the community JP Desk outside Coles supermarket in Dubbo square, 177 Macquarie street. this is a free service provided by volunteers of the NSW Justices Association. Are you a JP? we're always looking for volunteers, contact Bruce 0418 493 388 or Hugh 0429 151 348 for more information.

THURSDAY

  • 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 St, 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

FRIDAY

  • 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.

SATURDAY

  • 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.

SUNDAY

  • 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.

MONDAY

  • RFDS Support Group – 6 pm RFDS Base Dubbo Airport. First Monday of the month Terry Clark 0407 444 690(except P/H) (February to November)
  • Dubbo Euchre Club - 6:30pm every Monday at the Dubbo City Bowling Club. Everyone is welcome to come along. $5 entry, prizes are won throughout the night.
  • Community Gentle Exercise & Strength Training 10:30am at U3A Mondays and Thursday.-Not during school holidays. Contact Cherie Rea 0414 171 735.
  • Dubbo Neighbourhood Centre Movie Appreciation for seniors: Movie starts at 2.30pm, on the third Monday of every month. No need to RSVP just come along to 1/80 Gipps Street. Call 6882 2100 for more information. (Not on December and January).
  • 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. Australian Air force Cadets – 6pm-9.30pm during School Term. Army Reserve Base Wingewarra Street Dubbo
  • Trivia Night -7pm, South Dubbo Tavern
  • Sing Australia Dubbo Choir-7.30-9.30pm, Bridge Club, Bultje Street, Ph. 0428 129 743. NO auditions, no requirements to read music and no singing experience necessary.(Finish mid-December, resume mid-January)
  • Patchwork-10am-3pm, Dubbo Art & Craft Society, 137 Cobra Street, June 6882 4677
  • Ricochet-9am, City Bowling club, Dot 6885 6633
  • Enlighten Me Mothers and Kids Day Group- 10 am to 12 noon Salvation Army YP Hall, 112 Gipps Street Dubbo. (every Monday of school term)
  • Meditation: The Path to Healing. Beginner’s meditation classes, every Monday 1-2pm at the Buninyong Community Centre Myall St Dubbo. Presented by Wellington Buddhist Centre, cost by donation. Please telephone 68454661 or visit www.tharpachoeling.org for more information.
  • Camera Club – 7.30 pm Art & Craft Society 137 Cobra Street Dubbo. Lorna White 6882 7778
  • Sugar craft – 10 am Dubbo Art & Craft Society, 137 Cobra Street Dubbo. Shirley Gruber 6887 3150
  • Macquarie Club Lady Members , Card Club – 1.30 pm Macquarie Club, Betty 6884 3612 or Margaret 6882 7808
  • Macquarie Lions Club – 6.30pm for 7pm start meeting and Dinner at Dubbo RSL Club. Contacts: Bob Wright 6884 1593 Ken McMahan 6882 3168 (finish mid-December, resume February)
  • Alcoholics Anonymous (A A) meeting - 12pm and 6pm Old St Brigid’s Catholic Church Brisbane st Contact Sally 0475 126 301

TUESDAY

  • South Dubbo Veteran’s & Community Men's Shed meet at 9 to 12 noon, new members welcome.
  • Rotary Club of Dubbo Macquarie Meets at 12.30pm until 2.00pm at the Western Star Hotel, Erskine Street, Secretary Lorraine 0427707722
  • Depression Recovery Group -Meet 10.30am at the Department of Mental Health, St Bridget's Parish meeting Room Brisbane St. All enquiries Norm 6882 6081, Bill 6882 9826
  • Dubbo City Croquet Club -9 am, City Bowling Club, Wingewarra St, Beth Stanley
  • Tai Chi join Dick at 10am to 11am at Wheelers Gardens gold coin donation contact Dick on 68885656 or 0424226246
  • Rotary Club of Dubbo South meets at 6pm for 6.30pm start meeting and Dinner, at the South Dubbo Tavern CNR Boundary Rd & Fitzroy Street Dubbo
  • Bingo- Railway Bowling Club 1pm-3pm proceeds are donated to the Macquarie football club
  • Seniors exercise Group- 1:30-2:30pm St Bridgid`s hall Brisbane street Richard Elva or Lee 6888 5656
  • The Embroiderers Guild meet the 4th Tuesday at the Bridge Club, Elston Park 9:30am to 3pm for further information please contact Isobel on 6882 3889.
  • Dubbo City Ladies Probus- Meets on the 2nd Tuesday of each month at the Masonic Village Hall, Darby Close (Off White Street) Dubbo 10am-12pm.