Monday, August 12
Middle and Senior School musicians from Scots All Saints College will combine at Bathurst Memorial Entertainment Centre for a performance from 6.30pm. Call 6333 6161 or visit www.bmec.com.au/2019-music-showcase.
Bathurst Multiple Birth Playgroup will meet at the Bathurst Baptist Church on Eglinton Road from 10am-noon. Call Liz, 0400 127 691.
Quota will meet at the Bathurst RSL at 6.30pm. Call Sue, 0408 365 883.
Bathurst Regional Cancer Support Group will meet at Daffodil Cottage at Bathurst Base Hospital in Howick Street at 10am. Call 6339 5347.
Bathurst Camera Club will meet in the Macquarie Room at Panthers Bathurst at 8pm. Call 6337 1261 or email email@example.com
RSL Ladies will meet at the Bathurst RSL Club from 6pm-7pm. Call Jenny Toohey, 6332 4530.
Stroke Support Group will meet in the Heritage Room at Bathurst RSL Club at 11am. Call Fiona Ryan, 0417 451 997.
Macquarie Lions Club will meet at the Bathurst RSL Club at 6.30pm for 7pm. Email Judith Ryan, firstname.lastname@example.org
Tuesday, August 13
Meet award-winning historian Dr Stephen Gapps as he discusses his book The Sydney Wars at Bathurst Library from 6.15pm. The book reveals British soldiers and First Nation warriors both used military-style tactics in a 'constant war' during early settlement. Visit www.eventbrite.com.au/e/author-talk-dr-stephen-gapps-tickets-63851101363.
The Bathurst PCYC term three activity schedule is out now. Classes are filling fast, so call 6331 2191 to book in.
Wednesday, August 14
The two-time Grammy Award-winning Soweto Gospel Choir, which has been spreading joy to audiences across the globe for nearly two decades, will perform at the Bathurst Memorial Entertainment Centre from 7.30pm. Visit www.bmec.com.au.
Thursday, August 15
Hone your poetry slam writing and performance skills at a special workshop at Bathurst Library from 4-6pm. The workshop will feature last year's Australian Poetry Slam champion, Melanie Mununggurr-Williams, and will be followed by the Bathurst heat of this nationwide search for Australia's best slammer. Bookings are essential via eventbrite.com.au
Friday, August 16
The Theo Barker Memorial Lecture will be held at BMEC on August 16 at 6.30pm. This free public lecture is co-hosted by Bathurst District Historical Society and Bathurst Regional Council. The lecture, titled "Let's do heritage differently", will be presented by Barbara Hickson, who has over 22 years of experience in heritage management. Visit www.bathurst.nsw.gov.au
Saturday, August 17
Oberon's Accidental Ensemble will present Baby, lt's Cold Outside -The Weather in Revue, a musical romp through the seasons, on Saturday, August 17 in the Robert Hooper Community Centre, Oberon. Tickets are for sale at Arrows Newsagency, Oberon.
Sunday, August 18
Come along to a workshop at Rankin Cottage from 10.30am to noon and learn how to do candlewick embroidery. Candlewicking is a form of embroidery that traditionally uses an unbleached cotton thread on a piece of unbleached calico. It gets its name from the nature of the soft spun cotton thread, which was braided and then used to form the wick for candles. Visit www.facebook.com/rankincottagecrafts/.
The National Motor Racing Museum at Mount Panorama will have free entry for dads on Sunday, September 1 for Father's Day. You can book a lap around the Mount Panorama circuit in your choice of the Cortina GT, Mini Cooper S, XR Falcon GT or HK Monaro GTS. Call the museum on 6332 1872 between 9am and 4.30pm to make a booking.