Dubbo Community Diary – March 7


Thursday, March 8, 10am – Arthritis Meeting: 10am on Thursday at Sporties, 101 Erskine Street, Dubbo. Guest speaker will be Sue Curley from Dubbo Laughter Group. Further info call Heather 02 6887 2359, 0431 583 128.

Sunday, March 11, 8am – Wonggarbon's Swap meet and Market day Sunday from 8am to 1pm. Proceeds to wagon wheel club raising much needed funds for royal far west caring for country kids. more info call Lorriane 6887 8371 or Margaret 0400 116 907.

Sunday, March 11, 1pm – Orana Country Music association INC, AB 35251 682 534 Country music walk up muster $5 Admission Wellington soldiers club March 11 at 1pm, only if needed called Joseph 0439 344 349.

Wednesday, March 14, 10am – Dubbo Stroke Support Group’s monthly get-together will be on Wednesday at David Palmer Centre, Old Lourdes Hospital, 84 Cobborah Road, Dubbo from 10am to 12pm. Ben Shields, mayor of Dubbo Regional Council will be our guest speaker at this meeting. People affected by stroke, thier family, carers and friends are most welcome. Visitors and new members are always welcome, contact Victor 6885 4800.

Sunday, March 25 at 2pm – The Nexts Orana Country Association holds their monthly muster on the last Sunday of the month at the Dubbo RSL club 2pm till 6pm.


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, CWA Hall on wingewarra st, $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  (A A) meeting - At the Junior Rugby League Clubhouse, Kokoda Place, Caltex Park Dubbo at 7pm. For inforamation contact Trevor on 0401 178 566.                                        

Bootscooters – 9.30am to 12noon, Carrington Ave RSL hall clubhouse, Kathy 6888 5287 (Finish mid Dec and resume early Feb).

Dubbo City Croquet Club – 9am 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 8am 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 – 7.30pm, Dubbo Library, Helen Walsh 6882 8050

Lung and Breathless – 11am 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.

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

Dubbo Community Men'sShed 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. 

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

Walking Group- 8am, meet cnr Macquarie and Tamworth Streets, call  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.

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

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

Seniors exercise Group 1:30pm-2:30pm at St Bridgid’s hall Brisbane street Richard Elva or Lee 6888 5656.

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

Dubbo CWA now meet at Sporties in Erskine Street at 9:30am for 10am. New members welcome. Call Jenny on 6884 4214.

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

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


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

Alcoholics Anonymous (A A) meeting Community Health Palmer Street at 8pm. Call Peter 0498 577 709.

Alzheimer's & Dementia Support Group – First Friday, Monthly 2 pm at The Keith Logan Centre, No 2 Tony McGrane Place, Dubbo. Kath 6881 3704.

Parkinson's Disease Support Group – 10.30am David Palmer Centre, Lourdes Hospital. Lorna 0416 240 626.

Smart Recovery Group meets at 3pm on Friday afternoons at the Dubbo Neighbourhood Centre.


Narcotics Anonymous – meeting at St Bridget’s Church (old church) at 6pm every Saturday. Call Linda 0458 145 648. 

Dubbo Community Men's Shed  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.

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

Farmers Markets – Lions Park adjacent to Visitors Centre, Bligh Street Dubbo. Visit www.dubbofarmersmarket.org.au.  

Outback Writers Inc–10 am to 1pm WPCC. First Saturday of the month. Val 0414 268 037.

Dubbo Slot Car Racing Club Seniors (15+) 147 Birch Ave–4 pm. Terry 0408 260 965.

Laughter Yoga - enquiries Sue 0419 482 500.


Bicycle User Group-(social ride) 8am 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.


Dubbo Euchre Club - 6.30pm every Monday at The Dubbo City Bowling Club. Everyone is welcome to come along. $5 entry

RFDS Support Group – 6pm RFDS Base Dubbo Airport. First Monday of the month, Terry Clark 0407 444 690 (except P/H).

Community Gentle Exercise & Strength Training 10:30am at U3A Mondays and Thursday. -Not during school holidays. Call Cherie Rea 0414 171 735.

Dubbo Community Men's Shed open Monday 9am to 1pm and Thursday and Saturday 1pm-5pm.

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

Sing Australia Dubbo Choir-7.30pm-9.30pm, Bridge Club, Bultje Street, call 0428 129 743.

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

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

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

Alcoholics Anonymous  (A A) meeting- 12pm and 6pm at the Old St Brigids Catholic church Brisbane Street. Call sally 0475 126 301.


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

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

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

The Embroiderers Guild - meet the fourth Tuesday at the Bridge Club, Elston Park 9:30am to 3pm. Call Isobel on 6882 3889.

Depression Recovery Group – Meet 10.30am at the Department of Mental Health, Street Bridget's Parish meeting Room Brisbane St. All enquiries Norm 6882 6081, Bill 6882 9826

Dubbo City Croquet Club – 9 am, City Bowling Club, Wingewarra Street,  Beth Stanley  

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.

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

Prostate Cancer Support Group – 7.30 pm Dubbo RSL Club upstairs. Further details can be attained by phoning John Allen on 0427 877 230 or 6884 3262.

Book Club –  2 pm, Macquarie Regional Library, Macquarie Street, Dubbo.

Mental Health Carer Support Group –  10.30 am Norton Unit Meeting Room, Lourdes Hospital.  Cindy 6884 7200.