Tuesday, March 12
Breath Ezi will meet at the Senior Citizens' Centre at 176 Russell Street at 2pm. Call 6331 5331.
Can Assist will meet at Daffodil Cottage at 4.30pm. Contact Gen Croaker, 6331 1601.
Embroiderers' Guild Bathurst Group will meet in the Bathurst Library from 10am-1pm. Call Lorraine Fry, 6332 1699, or email Lorraine@geoff-fry.com.au.
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.
Learn mahjong at the Bathurst Bridge Club in lower Mitre Street from 9.15am-12.30pm. Call Paul, 6331 1546, Carol, 6331 4879, or Norm, 6332 5930, for more information.
Wednesday, March 13
Bathurst Community Climate Action Network will meet at 12.30pm at the Bathurst Neighbourhood Centre at 96 Russell Street. Email Bob Hill, firstname.lastname@example.org
Daffodil Cottage Volunteers will meet at Daffodil Cottage at Bathurst Base Hospital at 4pm. Call 6339 5347.
Diabetic Association Bathurst Branch will meet at the Bathurst RSL at noon. Call Alan McRae, 6331 5404.
Innerwheel of Bathurst will meet at the Bathurst RSL at noon for 12.30pm. Call Lesley, 6337 1203.
Legal Aid will be at Kelso Community Centre at 24 Bonnor Street from 10am-noon. Call 6331 2407.
Sunday, March 17
Rebellion on the Turon will be held again at Sofala. Those interested in Bathurst’s gold history and that of the Turon River and Sofala are invited to join the residents of the Turon goldfields, NSW Corp of Marines and Lithgow Living History in a day of historical re-enactments and displays. It will start at 10am with the firing of the 1820s cannon. The Redcoats will be there with pistol and sword duels. Ride a Cobb and Co coach, see the penny-farthings and then visit the 1850s surgeon’s tent. The re-enactment of the “Rebellion on the Turon”, with the Turon Diggers uprising against the gold licensing fee and the march on the Police Barracks, will be sprung after a fresh corn lunch at 1pm.
The Macquarie Care Centre Auxiliary is looking forward to another year of fundraising and always welcomes new members at its meetings. Join the members for afternoon tea after the meetings, which are held the third Wednesday of each month at 2pm in the St Vincent's Function Room, Gormans Hill Road. The next meeting will be on Wednesday, March 20.
Celebrations for Harmony Day will be held on Saturday, March 23 in the library/art gallery forecourt from 10am to noon. The event will include morning tea, a barbecue, dancing, young musicians, drumming, and bagpipes. For more information, call 6333 6523.
Craig Reucassel, host of ABC television’s popular series The War On Waste, will be the guest speaker at this year’s Sustainable Living Expo on Saturday, March 23. The expo will run from 8am to 12.30pm and will be held in conjunction with the Bathurst Farmers’ Markets at the Bathurst Showground. It will also feature family entertainment Zoo to You and The Radical Recyclers. Entry is by gold coin donation to Bathurst Lions Club. For more information, visit or like @sustainablebathurst on Facebook.