Community Diary

Community Diaries starting October 11th 2017


The next meeting of the Dubbo support Group of Arthritis NSW will be held on thursday 12th october 2017 at the Dubbo neighbourhood centre, 1/80 Gipps Street commencing at 2pm. please bring a plate for afternoon tea. Bay Audio will be our guest presenter. Diabetes Groups members welcome. Join us for Social Luncheons on the fourth thursday of each month, from noon. Venue is Sporties, 101 erskins st. The nexts one is on the 28th september, then 26th october. For further information, please contact Heather on 68872359, mobile 0431583128.
The next monthly get-together of the dubbo stroke support group will be held on wednesday 11th october 2017 at David Palmer Centre, Old Lourdes Hospital, 84 Cobborah Rd, Dubbo from 10am to 12noon. Our Guest speaker will be erin O'Leary, Occupational Therapist from Lourdes Hospital presenting on the "Stepping on Program". Everyone is Welcome to attend, contact victor on 68854800.




WEDNESDAY 


NALAG Centre- Tea and Talk. Meeting is at 10am-11:30am. Phone: 6882 9222.
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 - Allira Multipurpose Centre 151 Fitzroy Street Dubbo at 7pm contact Brian 0412 693 158                                                
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
RSPCA – 5.30 pm Dubbo Golf Club, Shelter 6882 1934 or Carolyn:  6882 7927.(last meeting Dec and resume Feb)
Dubbo Stroke Support Group – 10 am to 12 noon,Western PLains Cultural Centre Dubbo 76 Wingewarra Street. For all enquiries please call Victor Brook on 6885 4800. (Finish Dec and resume Feb)
Dubbo and District Branch of Can Assist - 6 pm Macquarie Club, Margaret Beer 6884 6474 (second Weds of every month except January).
Lapband Support Group – 6.00 pm, West Dubbo Pre-school,Therese 0417 695 637 (Finish Dec and resume Feb)
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.
Scrapbooking – Dubbo Art & Craft Society, 10-4pm. 137 Cobra Street Dubbo,held  please phone Ann 6887 2612 for further information.




THURSDAY 


Allira's clothesline program - Good quality and new clothes! Allira is in partnership with the Clothesline Program which is a community project to provide clothing to the people of Dubbo. Clothesline Incorporated is a Sydney based organisation supported by Freemasons Dubbo in partnership with Allira. We are working to support the homeless and disadvantaged people in the Dubbo area by providing FREE or low cost clothing. Visit us this Thursday between 9am and 12noon at 151 Fitzroy Street Dubbo. Please Contact 6882 9503 for more information.
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
Arthritis Foundation of NSW Dubbo Branch – 2 pm Dubbo Neighbourhood Centre, Norma 6882 2506 (No meetings Nov, Dec, Jan, Feb)
Porcelain Painting – 10 am Dubbo Art & Craft Society, 137 Cobra Street Dubbo. Norma Furney  6882 4474


FRIDAY 


Allira's clothesline program - Good quality and new clothes! Allira is in partnership with the Clothesline Program which is a community project to provide clothing to the people of Dubbo. Clothesline Incorporated is a Sydney based organisation supported by Freemasons Dubbo in partnership with Allira. We are working to support the homeless and disadvantaged people in the Dubbo area by providing FREE or low cost clothing. Visit us this Thursday between 9am and 12noon at 151 Fitzroy Street Dubbo. Please Contact 6882 9503 for more information.
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
Dubbo district Seniors Group, at the Railway Bowling Club, (Temporarily). Morning tea is served 9.30 , meeting starts at 10.00am there is a  Guest speaker Every month, Everyone Welcome Contact Maree 6882 3803 or Elaine 0412 531 712
Association Independent Retirees – 2 pm West Dubbo Bowling Club, Bob 6884 8004, Betty 6882 2695(Finish December, resume February)
Knit & Natter – 10 am Masonic Village Hall Darby Close Dubbo. Morning Tea provided $5, and bring your own lunch.  shirley 6884 1017..(Finish December, resume Febuary)
Orana C.P.S.A. meeting held at Dubbo Neighbourhood Centre 1/80 Gipps St Dubbo at 10am. Enjoy a cuppa before the meeting or just a chat. Guest speaker each month. Contact: President  Ken 5806 0212-0412 016 228 or Sec: Liz 6885 0606  Annual Membership $15  (Not Dec-Jan)  
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
Compassionate Friends – 2 pm Nalag Centre for Loss and Grief, Welchman Street Dubbo.  Callie  6887 3614
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 


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 December, resume 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.
Dubbo slot car racing club juniors 5-15years 147 Birch Ave 2:30pm Terry 0408 260 965
The Central West Transgender Support Group- A free, safe and supportive space to talk about gender issues. YOU ARE NOT ALONE. Meetings will be held every second Sunday of every month in Dubbo. Please email alexkidd@live.com.au or phone or text Lee on 0434 869 038 for time and venue information. 




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 through out the night. 
Community Gentle Exercise & Strength Training 10:30am at U3A Mondays and Thursday.-Not during school holidays. Contact Cherie Rea 0414 171 735.
Monthly get to gether for Carers and/or families who have a child or young person  that has Autism or Aspergers’ Meet at 10:00am-12 noon, 2nd Monday of each month,  Sticks & Stone Woodfire Pizza 215 Macquarie Street, DubboThis is to be a regular monthly event so that you can be pampered, learn how to look after yourself, listen to guest speakers and more whilst enjoying great coffeeThis is a free event.  Please contact Sharon on 6881 3700 (Monday-Wednesday) or Debbie 0409 762 136 (Monday-Friday
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 Airforce 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. Beginners meditation classes, every Monday 1-2pm at the Dubbo Neighbourhood Centre 1/80 Gipps St. Presented by Wellington Buddhist Centre, cost by donation. Please telephone 68454661 or visit www.tharpachoeling.org for more information.
Camera Club-8:00pm, Dubbo Arts & Crafts Society, 137 Cobra St Dubbo, Lorna White 6882 7778 (finish November, resume mid January)
Macquarie Club Lady Members , Card Club – 1.30 pm Macquarie Club, Betty 6884 3612 or Margaret 6882 7808
MS Branch Meeting the western multiple sclerosis branch meeting at the Railway bowling club starting at 4pm details call Marilyn on 6882 3237 Keith 6882 4283
Macquarie Lions Club – 12.30pm for 1pm start meeting and Lunch at Dubbo RSL Club. Contacts: Bob Wright 6884 1593 or Ken McMahon  6882 3168 (finish mid December, resume February)
Welfare Interagency Meeting – 2pm Conference Room , Council Building Cnr Church & Darling Street  


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, 41 Bultje Street Dubbo. All enquiries Norm 6882 6081,  Brian 6885 6547 or 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
Dubbo City Ladies Probus –10 am to 12am at the Masonic Village Hall, Darby Close (off White Street) Dubbo All enquires to Liz 6885 3542 or Nora 6882 0707(Recess in January)
Dubbo and District Computer Club – 7pm Akela Place Hall Dubbo. Daryl 0408 284 300
The Embroiderers Guild meet the 2nd Tuesday at the Bridge Club, Elston Park 9.30am to 3pm. For further information please contact Isobel on 6882 3889.
Dubbo City Ladies Probus club meets on the 2nd Tuesday of each month at the Masonic Village, Darby Close (off White Street) Dubbo. 10am-12noon. Visitors and members are very welcome to come join us for two hours of fellowship, friendship and morning tea. $6 admission covers all expenses. Please advise Liz 6885 3542 or Nora 6882 0707.