Tuesday, January 8
Round two of the CCTV Funding Program is now open for applications. Funding is available to assist local businesses improve security and community safety. Businesses in the Bathurst Region may apply for a maximum of $500 on a dollar for dollar basis. Projects must be completed within the 2018/2019 financial year. For further details or an application package visit Council’s website.
Macquarie Male Singers meet every Tuesday from 7.30pm at the Assumption School Hall in Mitre Street. It is an all-male choir with a singing strength of 30 members of all ages. For more information, contact John Kendall, 0427 410 625.
Bathurst AL-ANON Family Group meets Tuesdays at 5pm in the Uniting Church hall (down the back and up the ramp). All are welcome. For more information, call 0431 697 143 or 0451 749 805.
Wednesday, January 9
Bathurst Regional Art Gallery school holiday workshops: $10 per child. Call 6333 6555.
Bathurst Regional Council vacation care at 7 Lee Street, Kelso: operating hours are 8am to 6pm. Contact Narelle on 6338 2800 or email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.childcarebrc.com.au. Bookings are being taken now.
Bathurst Aquatic Centre Learn to Swim program during the school holidays is taking bookings. Call 6331 3333.
Thursday, January 10
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 for more details.
The Summer Reading Program is for children aged zero -17 years and will run until January 31. Register with the library then borrow, read and record books that have been read in the logbooks and hand them back in. Register online to learn about more activities at summerreadingclub.org.au
The BRAG school holiday workshops are on again from Tuesday, January 15 to Thursday, January 24. Six workshops led by the gallery’s artist educators have been developed and inspired by the current BRAG exhibition Curiouser and Curiouser. Advanced booking and payment are essential. To book, call BRAG on 6333 6555 or book in person at the gallery front desk.
Council's museums will be open to the public for free on International Museum Selfie Day on January 16. Participating venues include Chifley Home, National Motor Racing Museum, Australian Fossil and Mineral Museum, Bathurst Regional Art Gallery, and the Bathurst District Historical Society Museum. Visit a venue, take a selfie and upload to Facebook or Instagram with the #MuseumSelfieBathurst for a chance to win a $100 Buy Local Gift Card.
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