Bathurst Community Diary

CLIMBING THE MOUNTAIN: Allan Moffat in his Falcon leads the Toranas of Peter Brock and Allan Grice at Bathurst in 1979.
CLIMBING THE MOUNTAIN: Allan Moffat in his Falcon leads the Toranas of Peter Brock and Allan Grice at Bathurst in 1979.

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 admin@booksplus.com.au

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

Saturday, October 7

Bathurst Arts Trail, in which free entry is offered to artists’ studios on the first full weekend of each month, is on from 10am-4pm this Saturday and Sunday. Visit www.bathurstartstrail.com or contact the Bathurst Visitor Information Centre for details.

Comingup

Saturday, October 14

Two writing workshops with author Kim Kelly are coming up at Bathurst Memorial Entertainment Centre. Both will be held from 10am to 3pm, with a tea break and short lunch break. Please bring your own lunch. Cost: $90 full price, $70 concession per workshop. Bookings are essential at BooksPlus, 157 Howick Street. Phone 6331 5994 or email admin@booksplus.com.au. The first workshop, Getting Into Character, will be held on Saturday, October 14 and the second, Structuring Your Story, will be held on Saturday, October 21

Thursday, October 26

Try something new and meet new friends at the Veterans’ Olympics at the Bathurst Seymour Centre. There will be a free morning tea and lunch. It will be suitable for all ages. Limited numbers. RSVP by Thursday, October 19. For more information, call 6332 1449.

Thursday, November 16

Can Assist will hold its Christmas luncheon at the Bathurst RSL on November 16 from noon for 12.30pm. There will be a two-course lunch with tea and coffee plus great raffle prizes. For tickets, please contact Barbara Piddington, 6332 1036  Tickets are $35 per person. Tables of eight to 10 or single bookings welcome.