Dubbo Community Diary – April 19


Westhaven fashion parade: Wednesday April 19 at 10.30am. Everyone is welcome for a colourful fashion parade, including games, giveaways and ugg boot making demonstrations to celebrate the launch of Westhaven’s limited edition 60th anniversary ugg boots. It’s a free event, with tea and coffee provided. No RSVP required.

Luncheon at the Masonic Hall: Sunday April 30 at the Masonic Hall in Church Street for a Luncheon commencing at 12pm with a cost of $12 entry which includes a lucky door prize. There will be a trading table competition and Housie will be played. Proceeds will be going to the Dubbo Wagon Wheel Club for Royal Far West Caring For Country Kids. For any inquiries please call Lorraine on 6887 8371, 0447 878 373 or Margaret on 6884 6907, 0400 116 907.


AL-ANON – meeting at the Dubbo Community Health in Palmer Street on Wednesday night at 7.30pm, please contact Barbara on 6882 4382 or Christine on 0417248007

Drumming workshops - House with No Steps, Macquarie Conservatorium and the Mental Health and Drug & Alcohol Service will be delivering FREE drumming workshops 12.30pm-1.30pm. The workshops will be delivered by Dale Freeman, and are for people over the age of 16 years. Call Yvonne on 6881 4161.

NALAG Centre - Tea and Talk. Meeting is at 10am-11.30am. Phone: 6882 9222.

FREE Drumming Sessions - Macquarie Conservatorium from 12.30pm to 1.30pm every Wednesday except for school holidays. 16 years and older only. Booking requirements call Yvonne on 6881 4161.

Card & Social Group - 9.30am to 2pm, Community Activities Room, Dubbo Neighbourhood Centre. $5 includes morning tea, and bingo. Please bring your own lunch. Contact Muriel on 6882 5145 or Jane 6884 6080.

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) meeting - Allira Multipurpose Centre 151 Fitzroy Street Dubbo at 7pm contact Brian 0412 693 158                                                

Trivia Night – 7pm Western Star Hotel, free.

Dubbo City Croquet Club – 9 am Dubbo City Bowling Club, Wingewarra Street Dubbo. Beth Stanley: Contact 6884 3015

West Dubbo Rotary – meet at the West Dubbo Bowling Club, Whylandra  Street Dubbo, 6pm for 6.30pm start.

Dubbo Woodturning & Woodcraft Club – 8am to 12pm at the rear of the Craft Cottage, 137 Cobra Street. Newcomers welcome, Contact Paul Nolan on  6882 1485.

RSPCA – 5.30pm Dubbo Golf Club, Shelter 6882 1934 or Carolyn: 6882 7927.

Stroke Support Group – 10 am to 12 noon, David Palmer Centre, Lourdes Hospital, Terry Ellis,stroke survivor on 688 5618.

Dubbo and District Branch of Can Assist - 6 pm Macquarie Club, Margaret Beer 6884 6474.

Lapband Support Group – 6.00 pm, West Dubbo Pre-school,Therese 0417 695 637

Rotaract – Meetings are now held on the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of the month. 6.30 pm Dubbo RSL Club. Contact: contactus@dubborotaract.org.au.

Scrapbooking – Dubbo Art & Craft Society, 10-4pm. 137 Cobra Street Dubbo, held  please phone Ann 6887 2612 for further information.


Community Gentle Exercise & Strength Training – 10.30am at U3A Mondays and Thursday. Not during school holidays. Contact Cherie Rea 0414 171 735.

Narcotics Anonymous – meeting at Apollo house 9 Collins Avenue Dubbo at 12.45-1.45pm every Thursday. Contact Regan 0402 334 932.

Woodturning & Carving – Thursday Evening at the Art & Craft Cottage, 137 Cobra Street Dubbo. Contact Phil Drew on 6887 3257.

Dubbo Community Men's Shed – 1pm-5pm. Ph: 6881 6987.

South Dubbo Veteran’s & Community Men's Shed – meet at 9 to 12pm. New Members welcome.

South Dubbo Veteran’s & Community Men's Shed Bingo - 11-12.30pm, West Dubbo Bowling Club. New players Welcome.

Walking Group - 8am, meet cnr Macquarie & Tamworth streets, contact: May: 6882 4371.

Dubbo Orana RSL Day Club – meeting at the Country Club 10am to 2pm. $4 includes Morning tea, card playing, games and light lunch followed by Bingo until 2pm. Transport can be arranged $2 contact Ailsa on 68820036.

Dubbo City Croquet Club - 9am, City Bowling Club, Wingewarra Street, Pres: Beth Stanley 6884 3015.

Bingo - 1pm-3pm Railway Bowling Club. Contact Margaret 6882 4737, Barb 6882 5893.

Seniors Exercise Group – 1.30-2.30pm at St Brigid’s Hall Brisbane Street. Richard Elva or Lee 6888 5656.

Arthritis Foundation of NSW Dubbo Branch – 2pm Dubbo Neighbourhood Centre, Norma 6882 2506

Porcelain Painting – 10am Dubbo Art & Craft Society. Norma Furney  6882 4474


Spinning and Weaving – 10am Dubbo Art & Craft Society, 137 Cobra Street Dubbo.  Jo Thomas 6885 6875.

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) meeting – Community Health Palmer Street at 8pm. Contact Peter 0498 577 709.

Aleka Playgroup - 9.30am Scout Hall 4 Aleka Street. Sharna 0438 693789.

Dubbo District Seniors Group – Railway Bowling Club, (Temporarily). Morning tea is served 9.30am, meeting starts at 10am there is a guest speaker every month. Contact Maree 6882 3803 or Elaine 0412 531 712.

Orana CPSA – meeting held at Dubbo Neighbourhood Centre 10am. Guest speaker each month. Contact: President  Ken 0412 016 228 or Sec: Joan 6882 4283. Annual Membership $12.

Smart Recovery – assists individuals with changing any problematic behaviour, including alcohol and drugs, gambling, food, shopping, internet and others. Friday afternoons at the Dubbo Neighbourhood Centre 3pm.


Narcotics Anonymous – meeting at St Bridid’s Church (old church) at 6pm every Saturday. Contact Linda 0458145648.

Art – 11am Dubbo Arts & Craft Society, 137 Cobra Street Dubbo, Di Hemsley 6887 2344

Compassionate Friends – 2pm Nalag Centre for Loss and Grief, Welchman Street Dubbo. Callie  6887 3614

Dubbo Patchwork & Quilters Group Inc. – 9am at Girl Guide Hall, South Dubbo. We make gift quilts to give away to Meals on Wheels, Kids in Crisis and the Women's Shelter. Contact: Meg O'Brien on 0427 471 868.


Bicycle User Group - (social ride) 8am Wahroonga Park, Kathy 6882 5533 or Mick 0437 136 169.

Sunday Steps Group (AA) - 7pm, Community Health, Palmer Street, contact Jack 0418 605 041.     

Orana Pistol Club - Hyandra Lane Dubbo 9am. Contact after 9am at range on Sunday only 02 6887 3704.

Western Plains Archers – 10am, Jason 6882 2990 or Brian 0419 218 466

Dubbo Folk Club and friends - next informal session of live music will be held at the Western Star Hotel – 2.30pm Western Star Hotel. Di Clifford 6882 0498

Dubbo Slot Car Racing Club - juniors 5-15 years, 147 Birch Ave, 2.30pm Terry 0408 260 965.

Central West Transgender Support Group - A free, safe and supportive space to talk about gender issues. You are not alone. Meetings will be held every second Sunday of every month in Dubbo. Please email alexkidd@live.com.au or phone or text Lee on 0434 869 038 for time and venue information.


Dubbo Euchre Club - 6.30pm every Monday at the Dubbo City Bowling Club. Everyone is welcome to come along. $5 entry, prizes are won through out the night.

Monthly get together for Carers and/or families - who have a child or young person  that has Autism or Aspergers. Meet at 10am-12pm on 2nd Monday of each month. Sticks & Stone Woodfire Pizza, 215 Macquarie Street, Dubbo. This is a free event.  Please contact Sharon on 6881 3700 (Monday-Wednesday) or Debbie 0409 762 136 (Monday-Friday)

Dubbo Community Men's Shed - open Monday 9am to 1pm. Ph: 6881 6987.

Australian Airforce Cadets – 6pm-9.30pm during school term. Army Reserve Base Wingewarra Street Dubbo.

Trivia Night - 7pm, South Dubbo Tavern.

Sing Australia Dubbo Choir - 7.30-9.30pm, Bridge Club, Bultje Street, Ph: 0428 680 775. No auditions, no requirements to read music and no singing experience necessary.

Patchwork - 10am-3pm, Dubbo Art & Craft Society, 137 Cobra Street, June 6882 4677.

Ricochet - 9am, City Bowling club. Dot 6885 6633.

Enlighten Me Mothers and Kids Day Group - 10am to 12pm Salvation Army YP Hall, 112 Gipps Street Dubbo. Every Monday of school term.

Meditation: The Path to Healing. Beginners meditation classes. Every Monday 1-2pm at the Dubbo Neighbourhood Centre. Presented by Wellington Buddhist Centre, cost by donation. Phone 68454661 or visit www.tharpachoeling.org for more information.

Camera Club - 8pm, Dubbo Arts & Crafts Society, 137 Cobra Street Dubbo. Lorna White 6882 7778.

Macquarie Club Lady Members, Card Club – 1.30pm Macquarie Club, Betty 6884 3612 or Margaret 6882 7808.

MS Branch Meeting - the western multiple sclerosis branch meeting at the Railway Bowling Club starting at 4pm. For details call Marilyn on 6882 3237 Keith 6882 4283.

Macquarie Lions Club – 12.30pm for 1pm start meeting and Lunch at Dubbo RSL Club. Contacts: Bob Wright 6884 1593 or Ken McMahon  6882 3168.

Welfare Interagency Meeting – 2pm Conference Room, Council Building Corner Church & Darling streets  


Narcotics Anonymous – meeting at the Salvation Army Youth Hall, 110 Gipps street Dubbo at 12.45-1.45pm every Tuesday. Contact Regan 0402 334 932.

South Dubbo Veteran’s & Community Men's Shed – meet at 9am to 12pm. New members welcome.

Rotary Club of Dubbo Macquarie - Meets at 12.30pm until 2pm at the Western Star Hotel. Lorraine 0427 707 722.

Depression Recovery Group - Meet 10.30am at the Department of Mental Health, 41 Bultje Street Dubbo. Norm 6882 6081. Brian 6885 6547 or Bill 6882 9826

Dubbo City Croquet Club - 9am, City Bowling Club, Wingewarra Street.

Tai Chi - join Dick at 10am to 11am at Wheelers Gardens gold coin donation. Contact Dick on 6888 5656 or 0424 226 246.

Rotary Club of Dubbo South - meets at 6pm for 6.30pm start South Dubbo Tavern.