Dubbo Community Diary – August 9


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. For booking requirements contact Yvonne on 6881 4161.

Card & Social Group- 9.30am to 2pm, Community Activities Room, Dubbo Neighbourhood Centre 1/80 Gipps Street, $5 includes morning tea, and bingo, New members are always welcome. 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     .                                           

Bootscooters – 9.30 am to 12 pm, Carrington Ave RSL hall clubhouse, Kathy 6888 5287.

Dubbo City Croquet Club – 9 am Dubbo City Bowling Club, Wingewarra Street Dubbo. Pres: 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 - Conducts workshops every Wednesday morning from 8.00am to 12pm at the rear of the Craft Cottage, 137 Cobra Street. New comers welcome, Contact Paul Nolan on  6882 1485.

Aleka Playgroup-10:30am Scout hall 4 aleka street Sharna 0438 693 789

Central West Horticultural Society – 7 pm Dubbo Baptist Community Centre.

Cancer Support Group – 12 pm David Palmer Centre Lourdes Hospital, Genelle 6841 8513.

CWA- Evening Branch – 7.30 pm, Dubbo Library, Helen Walsh 6882 8050.

Lung and Breathless – 11 am NALAG Welchman Street, Dubbo Trevor 6882 2358  or Maria 6887 2462.


Narcotics Anonymous – meeting at Apollo house at 12pm every Thursday. Contact Linda – 0458145648. All welcome.

Community Gentle Exercise & Strength Training 10:30am at U3A Monday and Thursday's. -Not during School Holidays. Contact Cherie Rea 0414 171 735.

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

Dubbo Community Men's Shed open Monday 9am to 1pm and Thursday and Saturday 1pm-5pm. We provide a safe area for all men to meet and take part in activities of their choice and to be treated equally. To become members there is a small joining and annual membership fee, after 3 visits. "All men are welcome" 6881 6987. 

South Dubbo Veteran’s & Community Men's Shed meet at 9 to 12 noon New Members welcome. South Dubbo Veteran’s & Community Men's Shed Bingo- 11-12.30pm, West Dubbo Bowling Club,

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

Walking Group- 8am, meet cnr Macquarie & Tamworth Sts, 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. Call Ailsa on 6882 0036.

Bootscooters – 6.30-9pm, Carrington Ave RSL  hall clubhouse  Kathy 6888 5287.

Dubbo City Croquet Club-9am, City Bowling Club, Wingewarra St, 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

Sugarcraft- 10am Art & Craft Cottage,137 Cobra Street Dubbo. Contact Shirley 6887 3150

Dubbo CWA now meet at Sporties in Eskine Street at 9:30am for 10am. New members welcome. For more information call Jenny on 6884 4214.

CWA Wongarbon meeting held at CWA rooms 10am Contact Helen Tink 6882 9770

Bears of Hope Dubbo – 7 pm Nalag Welshman Street Dubbo. Melanie 0407 967 529 or Angela 6885 3867.


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 for all information contact Peter 0498 577 709.

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

Alzheimers & Dementia Support Group – First Friday, Monthly 2 pm The David Palmer Centre, Lourdes Hospital, Kath 6881 3704.

Parkinsons Disease Support Group – 11am David Palmer Centre, Lourdes Hospital.  Lorna 6882 7778.

Smart Recovery assists individuals with changing any problematic behaviour, including alcohol and drugs, gambling, food, shopping, internet and others. The Smart Recovery Group meets at 3pm on Friday afternoons at the Dubbo Neighbourhood Centre. Smart Recovery, changing behaviour for a better life.


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

Dubbo Community Men's Shed open 1pm-5pm.  To become members there is a small joining and annual membership fee, after 3 visits. "All men are welcome" 6881 6987. 

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. Call 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.

The Central West Transgender Support Group - A free, safe and supportive space to talk about gender issues. You are not alone. Meetings 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.


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.

Community Gentle Exercise & Strength Training – 10.30am at U3A Mondays and Thursday. Contact Cherie Rea 0414 171 735.

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 to be a regular monthly event so that you can be pampered, learn how to look after yourself, listen to guest speakers and more whilst enjoying great coffee. 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 1/80 Gipps St. Presented by Wellington Buddhist Centre, cost by donation. Calll 68454661 or visit www.tharpachoeling.org.

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 meeting and lunch at Dubbo RSL. 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.

Rotary Club of Dubbo Macquarie - Meets at 12.30pm until 2.00pm at the Western Star Hotel, Erskine Street. Secretary Lorraine 0427707722

Depression Recovery Group - Meet 10.30am at the Department of Mental Health, 41 Bultje Street Dubbo.

All inquiries 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 meeting and dinner at the South Dubbo Tavern. Corner of Boundary Rd & Fitzroy Street.

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

Dubbo City Ladies Probus – 10am to 12pm at the Masonic Village Hall, Darby Close (off White Street) Dubbo. All Inquires to Liz 6885 3542 or Nora 6882 0707

Dubbo and District Computer Club – 7pm Akela Place Hall Dubbo. Daryl 0408 284 300.