Friday, February 14
Multicultural Women's Group will meet at the Neighbourhood Centre at 96 Russell Street at noon. Call Isabel, 6332 3019, or Hai-Choo, 6332 4669.
CWA Day Branch Handicraft meets on the second Friday each month at 72 Russell Street, Bathurst from 10am-noon. All ladies welcome. Contact Iris, 6331 5059.
Saturday, February 15
Meadow Flat Fifth Country Music Night will be held at the Meadow Flat Recreation Ground from 6.30pm to late. Music will be provided by Bushrock and other singers. Tickets are $10 single and $25 for a family (kids under 16) and will be available at the gate. Gates will open at 5pm. For details, contact B and M Gunning on 6359 5276.
Bathurst Parkrun, a five-kilometre run where it is you against the clock, is held every Saturday morning at Bicentennial Park.
Sunday, February 16
Don't miss a rare opportunity to experience one of Germany's finest ensembles, Chamber Philharmonia Cologne, performing in All Saints' Anglican Cathedral at 8pm.
Mini steam trains will be running in Durham Street, across from the Adventure Playground, from 11am-3pm. Covered shoes must be worn. Tickets: $2. Call 6331 5798.
Choral Evensong at All Saints' Cathedral, Church Street at 4.30pm. Guest speaker included; all free. Call 6331 4711.
Art in the Park will be held on River Road and Stephens Lane from 2-4pm. Free. BYO art materials. Contact Rachel, 0428 311 534.
The Blayney Farmers' Markets are held on the third Sunday of every month, rain, hail or shine, from 8.30am.
Tuesday, February 18
Off-grid man Michael Mobbs, author of Sustainable House and Sustainable Food, will talk about cooling Bathurst, cutting bills and slowing climate change at a Greening Bathurst event at The Greens on William on Tuesday, February 18 from 5pm to 7.30pm. The other speaker will be local architect Tony McBurney, who will talk about replacing urban sprawl with high density hubs and integrated parkland. Entry will cost $5 (pensioners $2 and students free). For more information, contact David Goldney, 0417 460 935.
Bram Stoker's Dracula will be up for discussion when BooksPlus holds the first of its Book to Screen Nights on Tuesday, February 25. The night will be free, but RSVP is needed. Contact BooksPlus on 6331 5994 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Millthorpe author Kim Kelly will launch her new novel, Walking, on Saturday, March 7 at BooksPlus Bathurst. Tickets are $5 and bookings are essential. Contact BooksPlus on 6331 5994 or email email@example.com.