Bathurst Community Diary

Thursday, October 5

School holiday activity: cactus rock pots at Bathurst Library in Keppel Street from 10.30am-12.30pm for seven to 17 years. Free. Call 6333 6281.

Ladies’ Probus Club will meet at the Majellan Club in Keppel Street at 10am. Call Nola, 0428 637 947 or 6331 4719.

Central West Bushwalking Club will meet at the Bathurst Croquet Club in Durham Street at 7.30pm. Call 6331 7791.

Combined Pensioners and Superannuants Association Bathurst will meet at the Bathurst Memorial Entertainment Centre in William Street at 9.30am for a 10am start. Call Brian, 6331 9151.

Mental Health Carers Group will meet at the Neighbourhood Centre at 7pm. Call Christine, 6367 9292, or Clare, 6331 4826, or visit

Free legal advice clinic at the Neighbourhood Centre. Call 6332 4866.

Food Bank is at the Bathurst City Community Club at 29 William Street on Thursdays from 9am-noon. Pension or healthcare card holders. Vegetables, fruit and bread provided free. Call 6331 3187.

Friday, October 6

Australian motorsport legend and multiple Bathurst 1000 winner Allan Moffat will be signing copies of his autobiography, Climbing The Mountain, at 12.30pm at BooksPlus in Howick Street. His book tells the tale of his epic rivalry with Peter Brock and nostalgia for the glory days of motorsport in Australia, when Mount Panorama was the true mecca for hundreds of thousands, if not millions, of Australians. Contact 6331 5994 or email

Bathurst Dinner and Social Group meets for weekly dinners and events. Call David, 0418 482 112, or Val, 0438 624 698.

AA Steps will be at the Neighbourhood Centre at 7pm.

Bathurst Red Cross will meet at the Senior Citizens’ Centre at 176 Russell Street at 10am. Call Vivien Cogswell, 6332 4229.

RCG Race Ball will be held at Bathurst Memorial Entertainment Centre from 6.30pm for a 7pm start. Tickets: $95 per person. For information, contact Debbie, 0407 489 634. 

Saturday, October 7

The annual Great Race Festival Saturday Street Fair on Kings Parade from 10am to 4pm will have something for everyone.