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.
Wednesday, August 14
The Rotary Club of Bathurst East meets for dinner at Bathurst RSL on Wednesdays at 6pm for 6.30pm. Meetings usually conclude around 8pm. For information about attending a meeting, or joining the club, please contact Greg on 0417 048 248.
Bathurst Community Climate Action Network will meet at 12.30pm at the Bathurst Neighbourhood Centre at 96 Russell Street. Email Bob Hill, email@example.com
Daffodil Cottage volunteers will meet at Daffodil Cottage at Bathurst Base Hospital at 4pm. Call 6339 5347.
Diabetic Association Bathurst Branch will meet at Bathurst RSL at noon. Call Alan McRae, 6331 5404.
Bathurst Netball will meet in the netball clubhouse at 261 Durham Street at 7pm.
Innerwheel of Bathurst will meet at 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.
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.
Lions Club of Bathurst meets on the first and third Thursday each month at 6.30pm for 7pm at the Bathurst RSL Club. Phone Dominic on 0425 800 271 for more information.
Friday, August 16
The Theo Barker Memorial Lecture will be held at BMEC 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, 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 Macquarie Care Centre Auxiliary is looking forward to another year of fundraising and always welcomes new members to 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 held on August 21.
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.