What's On: Community Dairy

AUGUST 11, 2018

OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD

TAMWORTH REGIONAL LAUNCH: 2:30PM at Southside Uniting Church. Come along and join us in celebrating 25 years of Operation Christmas Child. Pick up some tips on how to pack an awesome shoebox gift. Afternoon tea provided. Contact Ann on 6760 8503 or Kate on 0429 432 556.

TAMWORTH NEW VOGUE

DANCE GROUP

A SOCIAL: 7:30PM at St Pats Hall Denison Street. Tamworth New Vogue Dance Group will hold a social at St Pats Hall Denison St 7.30PM till 11PM , $7 Admission. Ladies please bring a plate for supper. Raffles and lucky door prizes. Contacts Warren 0428 664 154 or Alan 0402 419 197 $7 Admission. Contacts Warren 0428 664 154 or Alan 0402 419 197.

AUGUST 13, 2018

KOOTINGAL BRANCH OF THE CWA

MEETING: 9:30:00 at Kootingal Memorial Hall. Next meeting of the Kootingal Branch of the CWA will be held on Monday, August 13 in the Kootingal Memorial Hall, (opposite the IGA) at 9:30 for morning tea before the branch meeting commencing at 10AM. Visitors are always welcome.

AUGUST 14, 2018

TAMWORTH EVENING VIEW CLUB

MONTHLY DINNER MEETING: 6:30PM at The Mill – Longyard Golf Club. Tamworth Evening VIEW Club members are reminded that the next meeting will be held at The Mill – Longyard Golf Club 6.30 for 7PM, on Tuesday, August 14. This is a very special meeting as it is our 40th birthday celebration and members and guests are asked to wear red (for the Ruby Birthday) and lots of glitz and glamour as it is a milestone to be celebrated in style. Entertainment will be provided and all those who attend are guaranteed a night to remember. Please contact president Merilyn, on 6765 2875 or secretary Jillian on 6762 6133. $30 for the meal. Kathy Challinor 0428 290952.

TAMWORTH 4WD CLUB

AUGUST CLUB MEETING: 6:30PM at Life Church 156 Marius St, Tamworth. The next meeting of the Tamworth 4wd Club is to be held on August 14 at 6.30PM at the rear of the Life Church, 156 Marius St, Tamworth. Parking available behind the Bell Tower Café. Email: tam4wdclub@hotmail.com Mail: PO Box 3345, Tamworth NSW 2340. Tamworth Recreational 4WD Club was formed in 1976 by local four-wheel-drive owners. We are a family orientated club and caters for family participation in recreational four wheel drive touring and camping trips into bushland areas of the great natural beauty and attraction. Club trips can be one day or weekend drives into the state forests and national parks of the local and nearby regions. Trips of longer duration to various parts of Australia (eg Simpson Desert, Fraser Island, Cape York and Kakadu, just for ideas) are planned annually and in advance. The choice of trip you take is entirely yours, from easy scenic trips to beautiful areas of near inaccessible terrain. Other activities include social outings, bush camping, bush walking, fishing, driver training days, Xmas in July, demonstrations and inter club activities. FREE.

AUGUST 15, 2018

TAMWORTH HISTORICAL SOCIETY

MONTHLY MEETING: 7:30PM at Calala Cottage. The next monthly meeting of the Tamworth Historical Society will take place at 7.30PM on Wednesday, August 15 at Calala Cottage, 142 Denison Street, West Tamworth. Guest speaker will be society member Mike Cashman on the topic of “John Oxley - the Man and his Achievements”. This will be related to the host of Tamworth Bicentenary activities taking place this year. The talk will be followed by the usual excellent supper. Non-members are most welcome. Further inquiries to Mike Cashman - Publicity Officer - 6765 8610 / 0481 944420.

TAMWORTH ORCHID SOCIETY

MEETING: 7:30PM at St Stephen’s Church Hall corner of Crown and Mathews streets. The next meeting of

Tamworth Orchid Society will be held on Wednesday, August 15 from 7.30PM at St Stephen’s Church Hall corner of Crown and Mathews streets. Brian from Rozella Orchids Grafton will be our guest speaker for the night and will have orchids for display and to purchase. Visitors welcome. For more information phone Des Hatch 6744 1272 or Cheryl 6765 6269.

AUGUST 16, 2018

TAMWORTH REGIONAL RESIDENTS & RATEPAYERS ASSOCATION INC

MONTHLY MEETING: 6PM at One of a Kind, 63 Denne Street, West Tamworth. The role of the Tamworth Regional Residents and Ratepayers Association (TRRRA) is to support all residents and ratepayers within the Tamworth Regional Council (TRC) area with regional and local government issues. TRRRA meets monthly, and the purpose of our meetings is to obtain information, facilitate discussion, and then advocate on behalf of the community regarding local government issues relevant to TRC. We encourage all Tamworth regional residents and ratepayers to attend our meetings and to raise any concerns they may have regarding TRC and local government issues. Please call Bob Murray (0427 936 653) for further information. Free.

AUGUST 23, 2018

TAMWORTH LEGACY CHARITY BOWLS DAY CANCELLED: 12PM at Cancelled. Because of the drought and the plight of farmers, Tamworth Legacy has decided to cancel its Charity Bowls Day on September 23, 2018, and would ask that you please support our local farmers during these difficult times.

AUGUST 25, 2018

TAMWORTH BRIDGE CLUB

2018 TAMWORTH PAIRS CONGRESS: 10AM at 7 Hilton St Tamworth. Tamworth Bridge Club 2018 two-day pairscongress conducted under the auspices of NSW bridge association with accredited director Trevor Strickland will commence 10AM Saturday 25 Aug at 7 Hilton Street Tamworth, and continue 9AM Sunday 26 Aug, presentation of prizes approx. 4PM, Lunches refreshments and money prizes are included in the $80 fee, please register before August 22 by contacting convenor David Cohen on 6766 3216 or 0428 664 441 or dtcohen@bigpond.com Frank Gooley 6765 4047.

AUGUST 26, 2018

HALLSVILLE COUNTRY MARKETS COUNTRY MARKETS AND CAR BOOT SALE:

8:30:00 at Hallsville Uniting Church, 12.5 kms, along Manilla Road. Featuring $10 Big Breakfast, a variety of

stalls including The Old Church “Curiosity Shop”, Red Cross with home-made cakes and merchandise, plants. A wide variety of handicrafts, jams and pickles etc, books, honey, bric-a-brac etc. All are welcome. Playground for the children. $10 for a trading space. Money raised go to the work of the church. Contact Shirley 6762 4215 or Ross 6760 8369.

AUGUST 29, 2018

TAMWORTH BRIDGE CLUB

LEARNING BRIDGE IN AUGUST: 7:00:00 at 7 Hilton Street. Wishing to Learn Bridge but need the basics, join Frank Gooley’s class for beginners 7PM on a Wednesday night at Tamworth Bridge 7 Hilton Street, or Frank’s improvers class 6.30 Tuesdays; for more information contact Frank on 6765 4047 $5 www.tamworth. bridgeaustralia.org.