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14 Jun Kubota Ride and Drive Day @ Cowra Showgrounds from 9am.
15 Jun Forbes Netball Association PJ Day to raise money for the Kids Cancer Project.
15 Jun Forbes Handicraft Centre Market Day stall outside the shop in Lachlan Street, commencing at 9 am until 1pm. Plentiful supplies of home cooking, a variety of jams and preserves, fresh in season produce and fresh farm eggs will be available. Also available within the shop lots of handcrafted goods, such as woodwork, toys, baby wear, quilts, paintings and much more. A wide variety of plants will be on display.
20 Jun Bogan Gate CWA Meeting @ 1.30pm at the Hall.
20 Jun Forbes Netball Association Meeting @ Forbes Services Memorial Club at 7pm.
22 Jun Frost and Fire @ the Ski Dam in Forbes, Gates open 4pm. Free entry. Think slow cooked meats, warming foods, mulled wine and craft beers. Lior and Young Monks plus other special guests performing live.
22 Jun Doug Parkinson honouring Joe Cocker @ Dubbo Regional Theatre. Australia’s greatest soul voice and his eight-piece band perform live. For tickets headto www.drtcc.com.au
29 Jun Free BBQ Night @ The Railway Hotel in Bogan Gate at 6.30pm to help Bogan Gate and Gunningbland farmers.
3 Jul Forbes Neighbourhood Watch Annual General Meeting, 7pm at the Forbes Services Club
5-9 Aug Bulky Waste Cleanup for all residents currently receiving a domestic waste and recycling collection service. Make sure your waste is out on Sunday 4th August in three piles: scrap metal, white goods and ewaste; bundled organics and general bulky waste.
10 Aug Forbes Rotary Ipomoea Markets @ Lions 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!
23 Aug Reading Down Town Day @ Victoria Park from 8.30am – 1.30pm. Music, books, drama and activities to celebrate literacy in the Forbes Shire. For more information, email maree. firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 6852 3008.
Save The Date 9 Nov Taste on Templar Dinner and Entertainment from 6.30pm till late, fundraiser for Ronald McDonald House Orange.
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 Wednesday 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 6:30 pm. For more information phone Ray Martin on 0429 133 046.
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 is played every Tuesday and Saturday. Contact Elvy Quirk on 0428540 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.
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.
Ongoing CWA Forbes Evening Branch meets every second Thursday of the months at the Vandenberg Hotel from 6.30pm.