Dubbo Neighbourhood Centre's Community Diary – March 14


Dubbo Stroke Support Group monthly get-together will be on Wednesday March 14 at David Palmer Centre, Old Lourdes Hospital, 84 Cobbora Road Dubbo, from 10am to 12pm. Mayor Ben Shields will be our guest speaker. People affected by stroke, their family, carers and friends are welcome. Visitors and new members are always welcome, contact Victor 6885 4800.

The Orana Country Association holds their monthly muster on the last sunday of the month with the next muster on March 25 at Dubbo RSL Club 2pm to 6pm.



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, CWA Hall on Wingewarra St, $5 includes morning tea, and bingo. Please bring your own lunch. Contact Muriel on 6882 5145 or Jane 6884 6080.

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) meeting - Junior Rugby League Clubhouse Kokoda Place, Caltex Park Dubbo at 7pm contact Trevor 0401 178 566.                        

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

Dubbo City Croquet Club – 9am 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 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.

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

Dubbo Stroke Support Group – 10am to 12pm, Western PLains Cultural Centre Dubbo, 76 Wingewarra Street. For all inquiries please call Victor Brook on 6885 4800.

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

Lapband Support Group – 6pm, West Dubbo Preschool,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, please phone Ann 6887 2612..


Allira's clothesline program - Good quality and new clothes! Allira is in partnership with the Clothesline Program which is a community project to provide clothing to the people of Dubbo. Clothesline Incorporated is a Sydney based organisation supported by Freemasons Dubbo in partnership with Allira. We are working to support the homeless and disadvantaged people in the Dubbo area by providing FREE or low cost clothing. Visit between 9am and 12pm at 151 Fitzroy Street Dubbo. Please Contact 6882 9503 for more 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 at 12pm every Thursday. Contact Linda – 0458145648. All welcome.

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

Dubbo Community Men's Shed - open 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. Ph 6881 6987.

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

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

Walking Group - 8am, meet corner of 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 for $2 contact Ailsa on 68820036.

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

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.

Porcelain Painting – 10 am Dubbo Art & Craft Society, 137 Cobra Street Dubbo. 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 for all information contact Peter 0498 577 709.

Aleka Playgroup - 9.30am Scout Hall, 4 Aleka Street, Sharna 0438 693 789.

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

Association Independent Retirees – 2pm West Dubbo Bowling Club, Bob 6884 8004, Betty 6882 2695.

Knit & Natter – 10am Masonic Village Hall, Darby Close. Morning Tea provided $5, and bring your own lunch. Shirley 6884 1017.

Orana C.P.S.A. - meeting held every 2nd Friday of the month at C.W.A. room in Wingewarra Street 10am. Enjoy a cuppa before the meeting or just a chat. Guest speaker each month. Contact: President Ken 68852676 or 0412016228. Annual Membership $15.

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.


Narcotics Anonymous – meeting at St Brigid's Hall at 6pm every Saturday. Contact Linda 0458145648. All welcome.

Dubbo Community Men's Shed - 1pm-5pm. 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 – 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 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 St, contact Jack 0418 605 041.   

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

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

Dubbo Folk Club - Western Star Hotel – 2.30 pm. For all inquiries call Dawn Brydon 6889 4427.

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, Dubbo City Bowling Club. $5 entry, prizes are won through out the night.

Community Gentle Exercise & Strength Training - 10.30am at U3A Mondays and Thursday. Not during school holidays. 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, 2nd Monday of each month at Sticks & Stone Woodfire Pizza 215 Macquarie Street. 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 while enjoying great coffee. This is a free event. Please contact Sharon on 6881 3700 (Monday-Wednesday) or Debbie 0409 762 136.

Dubbo Community Men's Shed - open 9am to 1pm. 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.

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

Trivia Night -7pm, South Dubbo Tavern.

Sing Australia Dubbo Choir - 7.30-9.30pm, Bridge Club, Bultje Street, Ph: 0428 129 743. 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- 10 am to 12 noon Salvation Army YP Hall, 112 Gipps Street Dubbo. (every Monday of school term)

Meditation – every Monday 1-2pm at the Wingewarra CWA Hall. Phone 68454661.

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

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

MS Branch Meeting - the western multiple sclerosis branch meeting at the Sporties, starting at 4pm, 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 on corner of Church & Darling streets.

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) - 12pm and 6pm Old St Brigid's Catholic Church Brisbane Street. Contact Sally 0475 126 301.


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

Seniors exercise Group - 1.30-2.30pm St Brigid's Hal. Richard Elva or Lee 6888 5656.

Rotary Club of Dubbo Macquarie – 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, St Brigid’s Hall. All inquiries Norm 6882 6081, Bill 6882 9826.

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

Tai Chi - join Dick at 10am to 11am at Wheelers Gardens gold coin donation contact Dick on 6888 5656 or 0424 22 6246.

Rotary Club of Dubbo South - meets at 6pm for 6.30pm start meeting and Dinner, at the South Dubbo Tavern.

Bingo - Sporties, 1pm-3pm proceeds are donated to the Macquarie football club.

Dubbo City Ladies Probus –10am to 12am at the Masonic Village Hall, Darby Close. All inquiries to Liz 6885 3542 or Nora 6882 0707.

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

The Embroiderers Guild - meet the 2nd Tuesday at the Bridge Club, Elston Park 9.30am to 3pm. For further information please contact Isobel on 6882 3889.

Dubbo City Ladies Probus Club - meets on the 2nd Tuesday of each month at the Masonic Village, Darby Close. 10am-12pm, visitors and members are very welcome to come join us for two hours of fellowship, friendship and morning tea. $6 admission covers all expenses. Please advise Liz 6885 3542 or Nora 6882 0707.