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18 May Forbes Handicraft Centre Market Day outside the shop in Lachlan Street, commencing at 9am 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.
18 May Australian Federal Election. Remember to vote between 8am-6pm.
18 May Forbes Fire Station Fire Rescue Open Day from 10am to 1pm at the Forbes Fire Station. Large range of free activities including firefighting demonstrations, station tours and safety presentations. Families can also see the fire trucks and firefighting and rescue equipment up close and chat to local firefighters about the critical work they do to keep communities safe.
21 May Biggest Morning Tea @ CWA Hall, 132 Lachlan Street Forbes at 10am. selling craft work and some cakes and slices, with all the proceeds donated to the Cancer Council.
22 May National Volunteers Week Thank You Morning Tea @ Forbes Town Hall at 10.30am. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 6850 2300.
22 May National Simultaneous Story Time @ Forbes Library at 11am. Join in the shared story of Alpacas with Maracas by Matt Cosgrove. The story telling will be followed by craft. Bookings are not required, however the Forbes Library can be contacted on 6852 1463.
25 May Cowra Council Remembering The Fallen WW1 Memorial Grove Planting. 9am on Evans Street followed by a Mayoral reception and morning tea at 10.30am at Cowra Council. RSVP by 20th May on 6340 2040. For more information visit www.cowracouncil.com.au
26 May Phillip Shaw Long Lunch @ Hart Bar, Railway Hotel Parkes. $89 for 4 courses with Phillip Shaw matched wines. Entertainment from Em Pavey. Bookings essential.
29 May Kings of Country @ Dubbo Regional Theatre. Featuring tribute artists for Willie Nelson, Johnny Cash and John Denver. To buy tickets head to www.drtcc.com.au/ upcoming-events/kingsofcountry
20 Jun Forbes Shire Council Meeting @ 1pm in the Council Chambers.
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. 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 5:30 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 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.
Ongoing CWA Forbes Evening Branch meets every second Thursday of the months at the Vandenberg Hotel from 6.30pm.