Seventeen candidates will be contesting for the nine Councillors positions in Forbes in the Local Government Election on Saturday, 10th September. The candidates are Michele Herbert, Grant Clifton, Michelle Mahlo, Dennis Booth, Aidan Clarke, Mark … Keep reading this article, click here...
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WEEKLY Free Tai Chi Classes @ the Uniting Church Hall, Browne Street from 10 to 11am every Tuesday – morning tea provided. Contact Cheryl 6851 2099 or 0400 984 114. Sponsored by Forbes Shire Council.
19 Aug Ian Simpson & Co Auction Day. This is our FIRST ever combined Rural and Residential Auction Day @ Forbes Services Memorial Club from 11am. Bidder registrations will be open from 10.30am and a light morning tea will be provided.
19 Aug Forbes Reading Day @Forbes Services Memorial Club / Forbes Library from 9.30am. Cost: Free. The theme of this year’s Reading Day is Australia! Story Country. Children are encouraged to dress up on the day. For more information contact Maree Yapp of Forbes SaCC on 6852 3008.
20 Aug Market Day @ Handicraft Centre Lachlan Street From 9am. Items for sale include jams, preserves, home grown fruit and vegetables, plants, handmade clothing items, woodwork and more. Contact Kathy Bray 0448 453 776.
20 Aug Lions Club Car Boot Sale @ Lions Park, Junction Street from 8am-1pm. Stalls $10 For more information, contact Peter 0468 819 659 or Robyn 6851 2209.
20 Aug Bedgerabong Show @ Bedgerabong Showgrounds Gates open 6.30am. Pavilion open from 11am. For more information email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit their Facebook page.
22-24 Aug Mobile Blood Service @ Harold Street, next to Cenotaph in Victoria Park Time: 9.40am-2.50pm daily. Roll up your sleeves and give blood. Some things to remember when you donate: Drink up! Have 3 or 4 glasses of water or juice in the hours before you donate Eat! Have a good sized breakfast or lunch. To make an appointment call 13 14 95 or visit www.donateblood.com.au Please remember to bring your photo I.D. with you
23 Aug Forbes Widows Support Group Luncheon @ Forbes Services Memorial Club at 12pm. Open to any widow or lady who feels housebound and would like to meet new people and enjoy companionship. Transport is available – contact Maria. For more information contact Maria Peterson on 6851 2716 or Dorothea Croker on 6851 4781.
24 Aug Bavarian Crocheting Workshops @ Forbes Handicraft Centre from 11am – 1pm. We will be holding a series of 5 workshops to teach Bavarian Crocheting. The cost is $5 per person, each person is to bring their own supplies; some assorted colours of 8 ply wool and a crochet hook size 4.5 or 5.00. All welcome to come along and have some fun.
26 Aug Small Winemakers Show Public Tasting @ Forbes Youth & Community Centre from 6.30-8.30pm Cost is $25pp Come along and sample the range of wines entered into the NSW Small Winemakers Wine Show. And this year they are celebrating 25 years! Tickets on sale at the door. Finger food will be provided.
27 Aug Forbes Rotary Ipomoea Markets @ Sir Francis Forbes Park From 8am-12.30pm. Lots of amazing stalls of local handicraft, produce, cakes, plants and bric-a-brac on offer. All stall holders welcome! Contact Helen 6851 4930.
27 Aug Forbes Farmers Market @ Victoria Park from 8am-12pm. The Forbes Farmers Markets aim to promote healthy eating, local produce & a great social, community environment. Contact Rachel Wythes 0407 020 988 or Melissa Ross 0451 514 881 or email email@example.com
30 Aug Meet the Candidates @ Forbes Services Club at 6pm. This will be an opportunity for the community to hear what each candidate wishes to present for their campaign and a question time will be offered after each candidate has presented.
6 Sep Coota Park Blue E Annual On Property Production Sale From 2pm. 45 Bulls & 20 E-females (with Blue-E Calves at foot). Phone Jon 0429 450 326 or Nick 0488 190 726 or visit www.bluee.net.au for more information.
8 Sep Shorthorn Central Bull Sale 40 Quality Bulls by leading studs Coonardoo, Kinloch, Moombi, Polldale, Ronelle Park, TROJON and Southern Cross Shorthorns. 1pm @ “Chindwarra” 381 Thurungle Rd, Forbes. For more info call Trent Johnstone 0438 522 198.