Dubbo Community Diary – September 13


The next meeting of the Dubbo Support Group of Arthritis NSW will be held on Thursday September 14, at the Dubbo Neighbourhood Centre, 1/80 Gipps Street commencing at 2pm.

Please bring a plate for afternoon tea.

Bay Audio will be our guest presenters.

Diabetes group members welcome.

Join us for our social luncheons on the fourth Thursday of each month, from noon.

Venue is Sporties, 101 Erskine St. The next one is September 28.

For further information, please contact Heather on 6887 2359, mobile 0431 583 128.

Talbragar CWA will be holding a street stall in Talbragar Street,in front of the Post Office, Friday, September 15 from 8am all the usual goods will be on sale together with many books, also a competition, come along and assist Talbragar CWA Raise money for the ongoing maintenance of their hall.

Dubbo Arts and Craft Society Spring Fair with a range of plants and gifts will be held on Saturday 23rd September from 8am-12pm.

Sites are available for hire at a charge of $10 (gazebo size).

For further information contact Craft Cottage on 6881 6410 or Julie on 0432 765 616.

Orana Gardens Retirement Village Country Club Spring Fair, will be held Saturday September 23 at 12.30pm. Cost $10, $5 for a student.

This includes, afternoon tea, trading tables, lucky door prizes, raffles, entertainment.  

Luncheon in the Masonic Hall, Church Street Sunday September 24 commencing at 12pm.

Cost $12 with a lucky door prize trading table competition.

Housie will be played.

Proceeds to the Dubbo Wagon Wheel Club For royal Far west Caring For Country Kids.

Inquiries; lorraine 6887 8371 or M 04477 878 373.



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                                                

Dubbo City Croquet Club – 9 am Dubbo City Bowling Club, Wingewarra Street Dubbo. Pres: Beth Stanley:  Contact 6884 3015 (Feb-Dec)

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.

Newcomers 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 contact Ailsa  on  68820036 all welcome.

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 Bridgid`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 phone 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 – 10 am 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 – 11 am 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.

CWA Talbragar Branch – 2 pm CWA Rooms Boothenbah Road  6882 2761

Outback Writers Inc–10 am to 2 pm Macquarie Regional Library.

Val 0414 268 037

Dubbo Slot Car Racing Club Seniors (15+) 147 Birch Ave–4 pm.

Terry 0408 260 965

Laughter Yoga - enquiries Sue 0419482500


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

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

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


Trivia Night -7pm, South Dubbo Tavern

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

Cake decorating 10:00 am Shirley 6887 3150

Anglican Womens Association – 5.30 pm Holy Trinity.  Dorothy  6884 4990 (February to December)

RFDS Support Group – 6 pm RFDS Base Dubbo Airport.

Marg Smith 6885 1141 (except P/H) (February to November)

Sugarcraft – 10 am Dubbo Art & Craft Society, 137 Cobra Street Dubbo.

Shirley Gruber 6887 3150

Dubbo & District Kennel – 7.30 pm Greyhound Club, Wheelers Lane Dubbo.

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. Please telephone 68454661 or visit www.tharpachoeling.org for more information.


NALAG Centre - Mates of NALAG Morning Tea. Meeting at 10am. Phone: 6882 9222

South Dubbo Veteran’s & Community Men's Shed meet at 9 to 12 noon, New members welcome.

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

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

Tai Chi join Dick at 10am to 11am at Wheelers Gardens gold coin donation contact Dick on 68885656 or 0424226246

Rotary Club of Dubbo South meets at 6pm for 6.30pm start meeting and Dinner, at the South Dubbo Tavern Cnr Boundary Rd & Fitzroy Street Dubbo

Bingo- Railway Bowling Club 1pm-3pm proceeds are donated to the Macquarie football club

Seniors exercise Group-  1:30-2:30pm st Bridgid`s hall Brisbane street  Richard Elva or Lee 6888 5656

Toastmasters Western NSW Dubbo – 7.30 pm Sporties Club, Erskine Srteet. Invite you to visit their clun to gain confidence in speakingand leading.

If you already have these skills, why not try our club, district and area competitions?  

Sharon Allan - 0408 156 015. Email: sallan@rhdubbo.com.au

Probus Mens – 10 am Masonic Village Hall, Darby Close Dubbo. Harold 6882 7083.


1/80 Gipps Street. Phone: 6882 2100 or visit www.dnc.org.au/