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19 Oct Samuel Johnson Dinner and Talk Proudly hosted by the Forbes Business Chamber. Meet the remarkable Samuel at the RSL club at 6:30pm. Get your tickets for only $130 at www.123tix.com.au/events/1863.
19, 20, 26, 27 & 28 Oct Goosebumps – Parkes M&D Society’s gala concert series to celebrate the opening of the newly refurbished Little Theatre featuring 54 society members, and 10 crew and band. Tickets at www.parkesmandd.com.au
20 Oct Forbes Handicraft Centre Market at 9am until 1pm in Lachlan Street, outside the shop. Lots of home cooking, plants and in-season produce.
27 Oct Scots All Saints College Open Day You’re invited to Open Day and Tours at Scots Campus from 11am to 2pm.
27 Oct The Australian Breastfeeding Association’s 10th Anual Children’s Christmas Markets. 9am – 1pm at Sir Francis Forbes Park, Camp St. Children’s clothing, giftware, accessories, food & drink stalls, raffle and children’s activities. Entry by gold coin donation. For information and bookings email firstname.lastname@example.org
7 Nov Landmark Harcourts Yawarra tender closes.
7 Nov Men’s Health Night at the Forbes Services Memorial Club commencing at 6:30pm. Guest speakers include a GP, Urologist, Medical Oncologist and a Prostate Support Nurse. Gold coin entry. Wives/partners welcome.
10 Nov Riverside Forbes Community Garden Open Day from 8:30am-2pm. Scarecrow and Vegetable Garden Competitions on now until 1st November. For more information visit the Facebook page – Forbes Riverside Community Garden or contact Heather on 0409 029 509 or Di on 0427 511 831.
Ongoing The Gathered Green pickup every Wednesday at Apex Park between 3pm to 4pm.
Ongoing Forbes & District Lions Club meets at the Vandenberg Hotel on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of each month at 7pm. For further information phone Gayle Williams on 0268 511 863.
Ongoing The Forbes Community Men’s Shed meets every Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 9:00am to 12pm at the Forbes Showground.
Ongoing Forbes Domestic & Family Violence Committee Meetings are held on the second Wednesday of the month at 9:30am at Forbes Health Service (old conference room). Contact Renee Ellison on 6850 1234.
Ongoing The Rotary Club of Forbes meets at the Vandenberg Hotel on the first and third Wednesdays of every month at 6:30pm. Call Chris Finkle on 0429 661 358 for further information.
Ongoing The Adult Survivors of Child Abuse Cowra Support Group meets on the first Friday of each month at 12:30. Open to all survivors of any community. If interested contact Pascale on 6342 1612. Members come from Canberra, Temora, Forbes, Eugowra, etc. All details on our website: http://recover.itmatters.com.au
Ongoing Golden Girls Luncheon at the Forbes Services Club, 12pm, the fourth Tuesday of every month. Contact Lyn Ward on 0417 536 619. Transport is available.
Ongoing Neighbourhood Watch Meeting at the Forbes Services Club, 2pm on the first Tuesday of each month. For more information phone Lyn Ward on 0417 536 619.
Ongoing Forbes Prostate Cancer Support Group meets at the Long Tan Room of the Forbes Services Memorial Club on the 3rd Tuesday of every 2nd (odd) month at 5:30 pm. For more information phone Ray Martin on 0429 133 046.
Ongoing Narcotics Anonymous Meeting every Tuesday night at 7pm at the Uniting Church Hall Forbes, 26 Brown Street.
Ongoing Breast Cancer Support Group meets every second Saturday of the month at the Vandenberg Hotel at 12 midday.
Ongoing Forbes View Club meets every second Thursday of the month for lunch at Forbes Services Memorial Club at 12:00 for 12:30pm. Please phone Noelene 6951 2256 or Helen 0427 201 445.
Ongoing Croquet every Tuesday and Saturday. Contact Elvy Quirk on 0428 540 272.
Ongoing The Forbes Ladies Probus Club meets every fourth Friday of the month at the Forbes Services Club at 10am. Come join us for friendship and fellowship.