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20 Jul Forbes Handicraft Centre Market Day stall, outside the shop in Lachlan Street. 9 am – 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.
24 Jul Foot Care Information Evening with visiting Podiatrist, Bill Devanney. 6pm at Flannerys Pharmacy. Information on a range of issues including fungal nail infections, plantar fasciitis and other common foot problems.
25 Jul HE Silos Local Grain Expo – Join HE Silos in celebrating 50 years in business! There will be experts in the fields of grain handling and storage speaking as well as prizes to be won. From 1-4pm, at 1-5 Jones Street, Forbes.
27 Jul Forbes Farmers Markets @ Victoria Park from 8am-12pm.
31 Jul Forbes Business Chamber AGM @ The Forbes Inn at 6pm. All Welcome!
2 Aug Moogenilla Angus Bull Sale @ Forbes Livestock Exchange at 1pm. Visit www.angusbull.com.au for the catalogue or call Sarah Wrigley on 0428 954 610 for more info.
3 Aug Forbes Working Dog Auction @ Forbes Showground from 11am. Nominations are now open and close on 12th July 2019. For all enquiries contact James Litt on 0418 893 986.
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.
9 Aug Century 21 Auction of The Gooloogong Handymart onsite at 11am. For more information call Justin Fleming on 0429 820 389.
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!
13 Aug Forbes Customer Experience and Product Ambassador Workshops, delivered by Nick Jacobs. Workshop One 9am – 12 noon and Workshop Two 3.30pm – 6.30pm. At Forbes Services Memorial Club. RSVP by 5 August. Bookings Essential, email email@example.com
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 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 Horticultural Society & Garden Club meet the fourth Tuesday of each month in different venues. Become a member for only $10.00 and enjoy sharing gardening tips and ideas. Contact President Tuppy 6852 1169.
Ongoing Forbes Croquet Club meet every Tuesday and Saturday at 9.30am for a game. Gentle exercise and social interaction. Membership only $10.00. Contact President Elvy Quirk 0428 540 272.
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.