Bathurst Community Diary

Friday, July 27

Bathurst Bridge Club welcomes new members and beginners with lessons. Five bridge sessions are held each week at the clubhouse in Lower Mitre Street. Contact the secretary on 0437 270 618.

Knit One, Chat One will be at the Bathurst Library from 10am-1pm.

Bathurst District Girl Guides: Fourth Bathurst Creative Guides (for 6.5 to 10 years) will be at the Guide Hall in Charlotte Street from 4.30-6pm. Call Lesley, 6337 4161.

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

Saturday, July 28

Bathurst Farmers’ Market, a Lions Club of Bathurst project, will be held from 8am to noon at the Bathurst Showground. Ssample or buy fresh regional produce. Visit

Sunday, July 29

Miss Traill’s House and Garden at 321 Russell Street will be open from noon-3.30pm. Tickets: adults $10, concession $8, child (five to 14 years) $6, family $26. Guided tours by appointment. Call 6332 4232.

Bathurst Pan Dragons will train at Chifley Dam at 9.20am. Twelve years and over welcome. Visit or call Vicki, 048 768 5087.

Coming up

Bathurst Arts Trail offers free entry to artists’ studios on the first full weekend of each month. The next trail will be held from 10am-4pm on Saturday and Sunday, August 4 and 5. Check or the Bathurst Visitor Information Centre for more details and to find out which studios are open.

Are you caring for a person with dementia? If so, you are invited to attend a free course for family carers and friends, conducted by Dementia Australia (excludes professional health care workers). The course will be held on August 15 from 9.30am to noon at Bathurst Seymour Centre, 55 Seymour Street. Anyone interested can RSVP via Bathurst Seymour Centre

The Macquarie Care Centre Auxiliary monthly meetings are returning to the St Vincent's Hospital function room from August 15. The meetings start at 2pm, where all new members are very welcome. An afternoon tea is provided at the conclusion of the meeting. Contact Sandra Larnach on 6337 3848 or Beverley Stuart on 6331 5254.