Tuesday, October 8
PCYC has had to shift the ambulance station tour to Tuesday, October 8.
Grow program for mental health recovery, prevention and wellbeing is held on Tuesdays at 2pm at 129 Piper Street. For information, phone Mitch on 0435 869 462.
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.
Can Assist will meet at Daffodil Cottage at 4.30pm. Contact Gen Croaker, 6331 1601.
Embroiderers' Guild Bathurst Group will meet at the Bathurst Library from 10am-1pm. Call Lorraine Fry, 6332 1699, or email Lorraine@geoff-fry.com.au
Wednesday, October 9
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.
Bev Brock, author of the new book Brock At Bathurst, will be at BooksPlus at 10am. Brock At Bathurst contains never-before-seen photos and previously untold stories and insights from the racing legend's career at the Mount. For inquiries about the event at BooksPlus, call 6331 5994 or email admin@ booksplus.com.au
Thursday, October 10
Legends Greg Murphy, Steven Richards and Fred Gibson will relive some of their most memorable moments on Mount Panorama when the Legendary Moments Dinner is held on Thursday, October 10 at 7pm at Rydges. Tickets are $80 and available from bmec.com.au.
Qualified horticulturist and award-winning gardener Dhyan Blore will present a series of workshops for home gardeners at Rahamim Ecology Centre. Topics covered during the one-and-a-half to two-hour interactive workshops will include caring for plants in dry times, maximising water in gardens and plants, and the importance of mulch. Workshops will be held at 10am on October 10, 18 and 24; 2pm on November 2; 10am on November 11 and 19; 10am on December 4 and 11; and 2pm on December 7. To register, visit www.bathurst.nsw.gov.au/waterrestrictions
Saturday, October 12
The annual Great Race Festival Saturday Street Fair from 10am to 4pm will have something for everyone. Wander through the food and market stalls and enjoy great entertainment by local artists. There will be plenty of activities for the kids, including unforgettable $2 rides. See the return of the Disney Kids Zone with Mack the Transporter and Lightning McQueen.
Charles Sturt University Bathurst graduate Charlotte Wood will return to the city to launch her latest book, The Weekend. Wood will talk about the novel at the Victoria from 6pm on Friday, October 18. Tickets are $15 and available from BooksPlus on 6331 5994 or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Bookings are essential for catering purposes.
Allegri Singers and friends will perform Karl Jenkins' The Armed Man on Saturday, November 2 at All Saints' Cathedral, Bathurst and Sunday, November 3 in the Derek Pigot Auditorium, Kinross Wolaroi School, Orange. Tickets are available from Books Plus, Bathurst, Orange Regional Conservatorium of Music at www.trybooking.com or at the door.