Bathurst Community Diary

CRAFT WORK: Children and families are being invited to visit Spotlight Bathurst every weekend in March for free workshops in sewing, baking, dressmaking and more to celebrate National Craft Month. Workshops encourage local children to enjoy time away from their screens to learn something new while expressing themselves creatively.

CRAFT WORK: Children and families are being invited to visit Spotlight Bathurst every weekend in March for free workshops in sewing, baking, dressmaking and more to celebrate National Craft Month. Workshops encourage local children to enjoy time away from their screens to learn something new while expressing themselves creatively.

Monday, March 20

Bathurst Inland City Dancers, for in-line dancing, fun and fitness, will be at the Scots School: dancing 5-8pm. Call Jen, 6331 3874 or 0402 412 992. All welcome.

Bathurst Chamber Orchestra will rehearse at the Mitchell Conservatorium in the west wing of the Bathurst Courthouse in Russell Street at 7pm. Call Monica, 0413 241 835.

Tuesday, March 21

A free workshop for parents and supervisors of learner drivers will be held by Bathurst Regional Council and Roads and Maritime Services (RMS) in the council committee meeting room on level one from 1pm-3pm. Parents and supervisors will be given hands-on advice on how to provide the most effective driving practice for learner drivers. Bookings essential: 6333 6517.

Wednesday, March 22

A free workshop for women survivors of childhood trauma and abuse will be held at Rahamim Ecology Centre at St Joseph's Mount, 34 Busby Street from 10am-4pm. Lunch will be provided. Women will learn more about how trauma/abuse may have affected them at the time and now, the role of coping strategies, how the brain responds to stress, and hear about research which shows that recovery is possible. The workshop is educational rather than therapy. It focuses on safety, self-care and support. To register, phone Ann-marie on 6331 4133 or emailhealthed@cwwhc.org.au. Registration closes March 22.

Sunday, March 26

The 2017 Bathurst Melanoma March will be held at Bicentennial Park, Bathurst. Registrations will open from 9am and the official walk will begin at approximately 10.30am. Participants in the march will start at Bicentennial Park and complete a loop of the walking course on the walking path/track around the Macquarie River. The course is an easy walking course, suitable for people with prams, young children, adults and even the pet dog. There will be a sausage sizzle and giveaways for participants at the end. Dr John Schibeci will be the guest speaker. 

Coming up

Raglan Public School fete will be held on Friday, March 31 from 4pm-7pm, Hawaiian theme. Call 0418 480 985 for more information.

Bathurst Highland Society 40th Debutante Ball will be held on May 13 from 7pm at Bathurst Panthers. Join the ball. Debutantes can register at 6334 4970.

Children and families are being invited to visit Spotlight Bathurst every weekend in March for free workshops in sewing, baking, dressmaking and more to celebrate National Craft Month. Workshops encourage local children to enjoy time away from their screens to learn something new while expressing themselves creatively.

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