Friday, August 3
Bathurst Red Cross will meet at the Senior Citizens' Centre at 176 Russell Street at 10am. Call Vivien Cogswell, 6332 4229.
Saturday, August 4
Dianne Gill, a rural adversity mental health consultant, will conduct a Community Support Skills Training Day in the CWA Hall at 172 Russell Street. It will be a chance for participants to develop the skills, knowledge and confidence to identify and approach people they are concerned about and provide appropriate advice to connect people with mental health services and support, as well as seek help with their own mental wellbeing. The event will start at noon (tea and coffee will be available) and will finish with a light lunch at 1.30pm, including fellowship and questions.
Bathurst Regional Art Gallery curator’s talk: hear from the Jam Factory’s senior curator, Margaret Hancock Davis, at a free talk about the touring exhibition STEEL: art design architecture. The talk will be held at 11am. RSVP on 6333 6555.
Bell Tower tours by arrangement. Tickets: $5 per person or by donation. Call 6332 2830.
Oberon Farmers’ Markets will be held at St Barnabas Church. Call 6329 8210 for more information.
Sunday, August 5
Latin Fiesta will be held at the Bathurst City Community Club at 29 William Street from 3-5pm. It’s 30 minutes of a basic salsa/bachata class, followed by a party. Entry: $10 adults, $5 students. Call Marcela, 0405 783 295.
Bathurst Gardeners’ Club meets at various venues on the first Sunday of the month at 2pm. Call 0417 066 515.
A free screening of the film Hope Road will be held on Thursday, August 16 at 6pm in Room 233, Building 1292, CSU Bathurst. It will be followed by a Q and A session with the film director. This event is part of CSU’s 2018 Exploration Series. It is sponsored by CSU in collaboration with the Bathurst Refugee Support Group. Visit www.bathurstrefugeesupportgroup.com or www.news.csu.edu.au/events/bathurst.
Award-winning author Ursula Dubosarsky will discuss her new children’s book Leaf Stone Beetle on Friday, August 17 at 10.30am at Bathurst Library.