Event Calendar

There are a variety of unique events held in the Warrumbungle Region throughout the year. From celebrating the region's love of astronomy to hosting concerts in some of Australia's most stunning scenery, you will find everything from 150 year old horse events to Easter celebrations. The Warrumbungle Region really has an event for everyone. If you have a community event for the Warrumbungle Region and want to advertise it for free on our Calendar of Events just send the details through the Submit Your Event form. Please make sure your attached photo is in a JPeg form as the website WILL NOT ACCEPT a word document or PDF file for the photo

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445_352674_03Mar2024162849_Bunny Bazaar Attachment.jpg Coonabarabran Bunny Bazaar 30 Mar 2024 30 Mar 2024 John Street CBD townlifemarkets@gmail.com 0428288244 Held every year on Easter Saturday, the Bunny Bazaar is a morning of fun and entertainment for the whole family. The main street is closed to traffic from 8am to 1pm and locals and visitors alike can meander the street, enjoying the many street stalls, musical entertainment and great shopping specials. There is entertainment for all and plenty of food stalls to tempt the tastebuds.
525_352674_02Nov2022153210_Coolah Veterans Touch Football.jpg Veterans Touch Football 05 Nov 2022 05 Nov 2022 Coolah Sports Ground wayne@haynesfarm.com.au 0457714194 https://www.foxsportspulse.com/assoc_page.cgi?c=14-443-0-0-0 Do you love to play touch football and are you aged over 30 years? Well, head to Coolah and have a great weekend at the Annual Coolah Veteran's Touch Footy Carnival. After a great day of competition, join the party atmosphere on Saturday night with all hotels and clubs providing live entertainment. Activities will be arranged for the Saturday night of the touch carnival at the Coolah Sporting Club (at Bowen Oval), Coolah Valley Hotel and the Black Stump Inn. After having a great time at this event and you are staying for a couple of extra days why not travel throughout the Warrumbungle Region and explore the many attractions that are available.
445_352674_29Dec2017101522_Mendooran races.jpg Mendooran Turf Club Races 07 Sep 2024 07 Sep 2024 Mendooran Racecourse mendturf@hotmail.com 0487 525 300 N/A Six race programme with bar & food facilities on-course. Free courtesy bus to and from the racecourse. Fashions in the Field. On-course tote-local and metro bookmakers. Buses welcome! Jumping castle, face painting & activities for the children. Free camping area close by. Come and enjoy a great day out and help us celebrate over 160 years of RACING!
438_352674_05Feb2021105916_Expo.jpg North West Equestrian Expo 31 May 2024 04 Jun 2024 Showground, Coonabarabran coona.expo@gmail.com https://www.nwequestrianexpo.com.au/ Get ready for another big year at the North West Equestrian Expo. The full program, rules and regulations can be accessed through the website. All schools must register via their Team Manager before your entries can be accepted. At the close of entries, each Team Manager will be expected to sign off on the students attending Expo and confirm that they are entered in the correct classes and that they do attend the school.
0_352674_06Jun2018143251_JamieGilbert_AAT_MilkyWay.jpg Siding Spring Observatory Open Day 30 Sep 2023 30 Sep 2023 Siding Spring Observatory brad.condon@anu.edu.au 0268426363 http://www.starfest.org.au For just one day of the year, Siding Spring Observatory in Coonabarabran opens its telescopes to the public. It's your chance to take a closer look at Australia's largest optical astronomy site. A great day out with presentations by internationally - acclaimed astronomers, science displays, food stalls, markets, solar observing and activities for children. The day begins at 9am.
438_352674_02Jan2019151758_Jeff.JPG Dog-ana-bug-ana-ram Ride 17 Sep 2022 17 Sep 2022 Binnaway magicmits@gmail.com 0474036393 https://www.registernow.com.au For further information please contact 0474 036393 John 0429 020660 Mitchell
600_352674_15Aug2023110551_KA_2048x2048.jpg The Bok Lecture 30 Sep 2023 30 Sep 2023 Siding Spring Observatory ssovisitorcentre@anu.edu.au 0436677494 https://www.starfest.org.au This Years guest speaker is Dr. Katie Auchettl. Katie is an observational astrophysicist whose research focuses on understanding the physical processes and observational signatures of the extreme death of stars using instruments that observe across the entire electromagnetic spectrum. The BOK Lecture will be held in the SSO Lodge Conference Room on Saturday 30 September at 2.30pm, entry is free. The talk above starts at 2:30PM sharp, please be there early to get a seat.
438_352674_09Oct2018141845_Waaci.jpg Warrumbungle Arts and Crafts Inc. (WAACI) 19 Oct 2022 22 Oct 2022 Coonabarabran Town Hall, John Street, Coonabarabran. NSW waacipeople@yahoo.com.au 0268427846 or 0268421599 https://www.waaciartscrafts.wikifoundry.com WAACI invites people of all skills and interests to join us in creating art and crafts. We have an Annual judged Art & Craft Exhibition and Expo each October at the Coonabarabran Town Hall which is well supported by both entrants and visitors.
600_352674_24Apr2024142346_ADVERT BJC.jpg Binnaway Races 2024 04 May 2024 04 May 2024 Binnaway Racetrack, Leaders Road binnawayjockey@gmail.com 0456937349 https://www.facebook.com/Binnaway-Jockey-Club-1501511373446138 Get ready for an action-packed day at the Binnaway Races on May 4th at the Binnaway Racecourse. Enjoy a variety of amenities including the Lions Club Barbecue, Binnaway Tennis Club Afternoon Tea, and refreshments from the Bowling Club and Tooheys Bar. A convenient bus service will be available from the Binnaway Bowling Club and the Exchange Hotel for a gold coin donation. Don’t miss the chance to participate in the Best Dressed competition! The festivities begin the night before with the Calcutta on the Binnaway Cup at the Exchange Hotel starting at 7 PM. Post-race, the Exchange Hotel will host a buffet dinner from 6 PM and live music by Jason Carruthers starting at 8 PM, with bookings essential. For more details on this event and others in the region, visit the Binnaway Jockey Club's Facebook page or the Warrumbungle Shire Council's event calendar.
621_352674_31Jan2024143018_Dunedoo show 24.jpg Dunedoo Show 10 Feb 2024 10 Feb 2024 Dunedoo Showground, Wargundy Street lucindamiller@bigpond.com 0427 720 204 https://www.facebook.com/p/Dunedoo-Show-Society-100064857304084/ The Dunedoo Show is a spectacular event - one of the best shows in the west! Come along and enjoy a great day and night of entertainment in a great country atmosphere. There will be steer and poddy calf riding, yard dog trials, show jumping and many more. Please use the phone number or email provided for further details.
525_352674_03Mar2022105825_4.jpg Mendooran Show 23 Mar 2024 23 Mar 2024 Mendooran Showground mendooran.show@hotmail.com 0429688611 Mendooran Annual Agricultural Show will feature equestrian events, pavilion displays, sheep and cattle, shearing display, tractor pull plus novelty events for both adults and children, including Iron Man or Woman and a tug-o-war. At the end of the show, gather around the bar and catch up with old mates, family and friends. Contact Louise Monk for further details.
0_352674_09Jan2019084022_BDE7380D-5735-40DC-B611-BA52EA5586E1.jpeg Binnaway Show 24 Feb 2024 24 Feb 2024 Binnaway Showground, Park Street binnaway.show@gmail.com 0429441792 https://www.binnawayshowground.com.au Bring the family along for a great day out with action all day including cattle, sheep, goats, horses, Coona Car Club, pavilion exhibits and horse sports into the evening. Plenty of food available, from your traditional show favorites to a BBQ run by the Binnaway Lions Club and a bar run by the Binnaway Bombshells football club and musical entertainment into the night. Tickets for the show are available through 123Tix.com.au or follow on Facebook @binnawayshow for updates and details.
0_352674_14Jan2019154839_ART IMAGE.jpg Binnaway Show Art Preview Evening 23 Feb 2024 23 Feb 2024 Binnaway Showground, Park Street binnaway.show@gmail.com 0429441792 https://www.binnawayshowground.com/binnaway-show Binnaway Show Art Preview Evening is on Friday 23rd February beginning at 7pm. Head along to the Binnaway showgrounds to preview the art & photographic exhibits in the main pavilion. Paintings will be available for purchase on the night and items up for live auction. Entry is $10 at the door. Refreshments and food available. Everyone is welcome!
621_352674_04Jan2024162325_Coona Australia Day .png Australia Day Awards Ceremony 26 Jan 2024 26 Jan 2024 Coonabarbran Golf Club zoeholcombe@hotmail.com 0421813267 The festivities kick off at 2:30 pm with an array of exciting activities at The Golf Club, featuring a Slip N Slide, live music, games, and complimentary BBQ and slushies. The official program begins at 6 pm, featuring a citizenship ceremony, Australia Day awards, and another round of free BBQ dinner. Enjoy live entertainment from a band and radio on-site throughout the evening. Plus, a free bus service is available all day starting from 2:30 pm; just ring the club to book your spot. Don't miss out on the fun-filled Australia Day celebration!
525_352674_15Mar2022153955_Mendooran Art Preview Evening.jpg Mendooran PA&H Association Art Evening 07 Oct 2022 07 Oct 2022 Mendooran Mechanics Institute Hall glenveigh@activ8.net.au 0429 688611 or 0429 415 359 https://www.facebook.com/mendooranpah/ Mendooran PA&H Assoc Inc will be hosting their Annual Art Evening on Friday the 7th October, 7pm till 9-30pm at the Mendooran Mechanics Institute Hall. Come and view a variety of art in our air conditioned hall. Entry is $20 adults. Complimentary drinks and finger food will be provided. Raffle of work by local artist, Christine O’Leary, lucky door prize and art for sale on the night. Children welcome with adult supervision. Entry forms for art exhibition are available on request via above emails and on Mendooran PA&H facebook page - https://www.facebook.com/mendooranpah/
621_352674_31Jan2024143551_Coona show 2024.png Coonabarabran Show 08 Mar 2024 09 Mar 2024 Coonabarabran Showground coonashow@gmail.com Show office 02 6842 3177 Mobile 0427 423 177 http://www.coonashow.com.au/ Welcome to the 2024 Coonabarabran Show! Come & see horse, cattle, sheep & yard dog events. Visit the pavilions to view the wool, poultry, garden & farm produce, jams, sauces & pickles, cooking, handicraft, needlework, knitting & crochet, visual arts, photography, horticulture & scarecrow displays. Special attractions include Friday night rodeo, animal nursery & Johns' Reptile Display. Don't forget to buy tickets at https://www.123tix.com.au/events/42293/coonabarabran-show-2024
600_352674_24Feb2023123450_Art-Preview-Night-1024x724_2048x1536.png Coonabarabran Show Art Preview Night 07 Mar 2024 07 Mar 2024 Art Pavilion, Coonabarabran Showground coonashow@gmail.com http://www.coonashow.com.au/ Coonabarabran Show Art Preview Night will be held on Thursday 9th March from 7pm to 9pm in the Art Pavilion, Coonabarabran Showground. Entry is $10 with supper & refreshments. Pick the people's choice with a gold coin entry fee or be in the running for the lucky door prize. A performance will be held by the Orbital Swing Band.
600_352674_17Jan2024083400_Hartwood 2024.jpg Hartwood Campfire and Country Music Festival 29 Mar 2024 31 Mar 2024 301 Saltwater Rd, Bomera 2357 info@hartwoodfestival.com.au 0456780824 https://www.hartwoodfestival.com.au Every Easter the gates of Hartwood, just south of Tambar Springs, open for the public to enjoy a long-weekend of first-class country music and entertainment in a friendly and relaxed atmosphere. A campfire stage, set amongst the trees, presents a combination of professional and 'walk-up' artists and performers every night. Meanwhile a second stage provides non-stop professional country music and bush poetry entertainment from Friday afternoon and all day Saturday and Sunday. ​Campers are encouraged to come early to get a good camping spot. The gates open eleven days prior to the start of the festival, fees applies, no EFTPOS facilities available. This gives campers the chance the extend their stay in the peace and tranquility of Hartwood. Hartwood has been called the people’s festival – pets and children attend for free. Hundreds of caravans, motorhomes, camper trailers, and a sprinkling of tents gather here for the week to enjoy the great country music entertainment, a laid back camping experience, and a special camaraderie with their fellow country music fans.
621_352674_05Jul2024111417_image-2100x1610.jpg Science in the Pub 04 Oct 2024 04 Oct 2024 Coonabarbran Golf Club 2357CDC@gmail.com 0429424335 https://starfest.com.au/ Ever wondered what that green light in the sky was, or if we will be living on Mars soon? Come along and join staff from Siding Spring Observatory for an evening of light-hearted banter and debate with world-famous astronomers, engineers and science communicators.
525_352674_15Nov2021095421_Dark Sky Festival Postcard.jpg Dark Sky Awakens Festival 04 May 2024 05 May 2024 Coonabarabran darkskyawakens@gmail.com 0429424335 https://www.darkskyawakensfestival.com.au Date for 2024 TBC Joining forces with STARFEST, the weekend will combine both the serious & the fun sides of the galaxy! Keep an eye on the website for updates & tickets as the program becomes available. Book your accommodation early as this will be a weekend to remember!
WESTPAC Annual Charity Golf Day 29 Oct 2022 29 Oct 2022 Coonabarabran Golf Club coonabarabransg.wrhs@gmail.com Date for 2022 TBC Westpac Rescue Helicopter Annual Charity Golf Day will be held on Saturday 15th October 2022 at the Coonabarabran Golf Club. 4 way Ambrose, $100 per team. Lunch provided. Call 68421292 to book your team. For more information contact Amanda Sutherland on 0438980103.
Coonabarabran Yabbie Races 22 Oct 2022 22 Oct 2022 Coonabarabran Bowling Club coonabarabransg.wrhs@gmail.com 0438980103 Westpac Rescue Helicopter Annual Yabbie Races, Saturday 23rd October at the Coonabarabran Bowling Club. First races starts at 12 noon (finishing 4pm). Great family fun day! For more information contact Amanda Sutherland 0438980103
621_352674_05Dec2023144051_Coona xmas spectacular.png Coonabarabran Christmas Spectacular 09 Dec 2023 09 Dec 2023 #1 oval coonakidscarols@gmail.com 0428973779 https://www.facebook.com/people/Coonabarabran-Christmas-Spectacular/100071136495903/ Get ready for an evening of enchantment at the Coonabarabran Christmas Spectacular on December 9th, 2023! Starting at 5:00 PM at #1 Oval, Coonabarabran, this festive extravaganza is a must-attend. Dive into the holiday spirit with unique gifts and treats from market stalls opening at 5 PM. As the sun sets, join in the heartwarming Carols by Candlelight at 7 PM, followed by the mesmerizing Pooka's Magic Show that will leave you spellbound. Kids can revel in face painting and festive fun, and don't forget to meet Santa himself! The night culminates in a spectacular fireworks display, making it the perfect opportunity to create cherished memories with family and friends. Don't miss out on the magic – mark your calendars for the Coonabarabran Christmas Spectacular and let the festive joy light up your night!
0_352674_22Feb2022145958_WWD 2022 Promotional Picture.jpg Black Gate Distillery World Whisky Day 20 May 2023 20 May 2023 Black Gate Distillery 72 Forest Rd, Mendooran NSW 2842 mail@blackgatedistillery.com 0268861123 https://www.blackgatedistillery.com/world-whisky-day 2023 date TBC Brian and Genise invite you to come and enjoy a great day out with friends, and experience award winning event: World Whisky Day at Black Gate Distillery. A fantastic line up of local, Australian and International whiskies and spirits available at the bar. Specialist Australian and International whisky and rum flights, craft beer and ciders. An assortment of smoked and barbecued meats and sides on offer throughout the day and night. Live music by Macquarie River Mudflappers and others TBA.​ Complimentary transport available from designated areas in Mendooran. Breakfast on Sunday (book with entry ticket). Tickets will be available in March. For more details please visit our website www.blackgatedistillery.com
621_352674_07Mar2024105110_Baradine show.jpg Baradine Show 16 Mar 2024 16 Mar 2024 baradineshow@gmail.com 0401 238 374 Facebook/baradineshowsociety Baradine Show offers some great family entertainment. Held over one day with exhibitions, horse events, cattle and sheep judging, speed sheer competitions, motorbike barrel racing and much more. Once again, the Baradine CWA is running its men’s cooking challenge with a $100 first prize up for grabs. Admission at the gate cash only - no eftpos
600_352674_18Oct2023163536_Tune_on_the_Turf_2048x2897.jpg Tunes on the Turf 11 Nov 2023 11 Nov 2023 Dunedoo Sports Club belinda.fergusson30@gmail.com 0458750455 https://www.facebook.com/tunesontheturf/ Tunes On The Turf is a music festival supporting and featuring live performances of original Australian music second weekend in November every year at the Dunedoo Sports Club. Rain, hail or shine-which it usually does, the festival will go ahead! Support small regional communities! Friday night features live music on the veranda, browse the local Farmers Markets Saturday morning and check out our recently painted silos featuring local jockey Hugh Bowman and WINX; enjoy a gelato, coffee, cheese platter or picnic hamper, then head to the Sports Club for 10 hours of non-stop music featuring artists from around New South Wales. Finish off the weekend with a relaxing round of golf. Hot food and cool drinks for visitors to indulge in. Families are welcome with a playground for the kids to share and much more. Free camping area for ticket holders, no need to book. Tickets available at the gate, on Facebook, and online through the website.
621_352674_11Jul2024142734_image-2050x2300.jpg Imperial Hotel Winter Cup 27 Jul 2024 27 Jul 2024 Coonabarabran Race Course coonajockeyclub@gmail.com 0436 411 576 https://www.facebook.com/CoonaJockeyClub Come along and enjoy a great day out at The Imperial Hotel Race Meeting on Saturday 27th of July with 6 races, Fashion on the Field, bar & BBQ. Party afterwards at the Imperial Hotel.
621_352674_29May2024151143_image-2500x2000.jpg 2024 Tour de Gorge 07 Sep 2024 07 Sep 2024 Pilliga Forest pfdc@environment.nsw.gov.au 02 6843 4011 www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au Pump up your tyres and gear up for the annual Tour de Gorge bike ride. Pedal through the remarkable Pilliga Forest and Timmallallie National Park, near Baradine. Join us at the Pilliga Pottery, near Baradine. Bring your friends and family for a fun day out. Come and support the riders and local stall holders. The Pilliga Forest is a unique Australian landscape, offering rugged beauty on a grand scale. Tour de Gorge riders get exclusive access to parts of the forest rarely seen by the public.
525_352674_03Aug2022114921_WingsThings Event September.jpg Warrumbungle Wings & Things 10 Sep 2022 10 Sep 2022 Coonabarabran Aerodrome coonavic@warrumbungle.nsw.gov.au 0268492144 https://www.facebook.com/WarrumbungleWingsNThings This new regional event is a family-friendly day out with lots to see and do for all ages including car and plane exhibits, joy flights and scenic flights available, market stalls, barbecue, music and raffles. Featuring 2019 Air World Race Champion Matt Hall, this event is not to be missed. To keep up to date with more information follow the Warrumbungle Wings and Things Facebook page
600_352674_16Aug2023162022_Bungle Rumble 2023.jpg Bungle Rumble 25 Nov 2023 25 Nov 2023 Coonabarabran Showground kodibrady81@gmail.com 0411696490 https://www.facebook.com/people/Bungle-Rumble/100083110723104/ Mark your calendars for an unforgettable experience! Bungle Rumble is coming to the Coonabarabran Showground on November 25th, from 4 pm to 11:30 pm. Get swept away by live music featuring the show-stopping Chocolate Starfish, and groove to the tunes of Andy Penkow, Ballz N All, Isaac Compton, Millie Mills, and Rebel Black. Bungle Rumble offers more than music; it’s a cultural celebration with a focus on First Nations Art and Dance. Satisfy your taste buds with delicious offerings from food trucks and stalls and enjoy adult beverages from our bar facilities. There’s something for everyone, including kids' amusements to keep the little ones entertained. Organized by the dedicated Yarn Support Connect Coonabarabran Suicide Prevention Committee and partly funded by Create NSW Creative Koori, Bungle Rumble invites you to bring your chair, umbrella, and picnic rug for a night of fun, food, and fantastic music. Don't miss out on this vibrant event at the Coonabarabran Showground! Tickets are available now at 123tix.com.au. See you at Bungle Rumble!
600_352674_28Jul2023145701_0_352674_28Jul2023085313_IMG_0166.jpeg Coonabarabran Cup 27 Oct 2024 27 Oct 2024 Coonabarabran Racecourse coonajockeyclub@gmail.com 0436 411 576 https://www.facebook.com/CoonaJockeyClub Come and enjoy a day of country racing at its best at the Coonabarabran Jockey Club. The Club strives to maintain the family orientated atmosphere of the day, a very long standing tradition. Over the years we have had very generous support from our many sponsors which has greatly helped in attracting strong fields and we appreciate their support. We have Fashion On The Field. The Club provides a range of entertainment scheduled for race day, including TAB and Bookmakers on course for all meetings. The Club runs a full bar and food is available on course. If you want to get as close to the horses as possible then this is the track for you, with amazing grounds to enjoy. Head along to any of our 3 Race meetings throughout the year and see why it is known as ‘The Friendliest Race Club In The Bush’. Make sure you keep up to date with Coonabarabran Jockey Club by following on Instagram (@Coonabarabranjockeyclub) and Facebook (Coonabarabran Jockey Club) for all racing updates, event updates, photos and the social side of racing! Tickets on sale at 123tix.com.au
445_352674_21Mar2023145103_art unlimited.png Art Unlimited 2023 Exhibition 20 May 2023 28 May 2023 Dunedoo Central School media@artunlimitednsw.com.au 0263751540 www.artunlimitednsw.com.au Art Unlimited, Dunedoo’s annual art competition and exhibition, will be held from 22 – 23 & 29 - 30 June 2024. Art Unlimited has established a reputation as one of regional Australia’s leading art competitions with artists, photographers, printmakers and ceramicists vying for prize money in excess of $12,000. Tickets for the catered opening night on Friday 21 June are $40 are available online via the Art Unlimited website. Superb quality catering is provided by Dunedoo Central School food technology students and fine wines by Bunnamagoo Wines Mudgee. Entry to the weekend exhibition is $5, payable at the door of Dunedoo Central School hall, Digilah Street, Dunedoo. Exhibition hours are 9.30am to 4pm each day except Sunday 29 June when the event closes at 2pm. Artist entry forms are available on our website. Further information can be obtained by visiting the Art Unlimited website www.artunlimitednsw.com.au
0_352674_13Apr2023155004_Social Media Post .png 2023 Coonabarabran NAIDOC Ball 08 Jul 2023 08 Jul 2023 Coonabarabran Town Hall coonabarabran.lalc2357@gmail.com 0268423137 https://www.123tix.com.au/events/38656/2023-coonabarabran-naidoc-ball The inaugural Coonabarabran Local Aboriginal Land Council NAIDOC Ball will be held on Saturday 8 July 2023. The 2023 NAIDOC theme is 'For our Elders' and this will be a night to celebrate and recognize our elder's past, present and emerging. Tickets are $65pp. Ticket includes entry and dinner. Individual seats can be purchased, and your seat will be allocated, or tables can be purchased for groups of 10. 18+ Event. Dress: Formal attire. Event arrival begins at 6.30pm with official event proceedings beginning at 7.00pm. For more information contact Coonabarabran Local Aboriginal Land Council on (02) 6842 3137 or via email at coonabarabran.lalc2357@gmail.com
600_352674_02Aug2023114807_Mendooran_PA_H_Association_-_Annual_Art_Evening_Flier_1_2048x2897.png Art Preview Evening 06 Oct 2023 06 Oct 2023 Mendooran Mechanics Institute Hall, Bundulla St mendooran.show@hotmail.com 0429688611 https://www.facebook.com/mendooranpah/ Join the Mendooran PA & H Association for an Art Preview Evening on the 6th of October 2023, from 7pm to 9pm at the Mendooran Mechanics Institute Hall; entry is $20, and you'll have the opportunity to view a variety of art by local and regional artists, enjoy complimentary drinks and finger food, participate in a raffle, and possibly win a lucky door prize, with art also available for sale on the night; children are welcome with adult supervision, please RSVP by the 4th of October 2023 to Louise Monk at 0429 688 611 or email mendooran.show@hotmail.com or glenveigh@activ8.net.au.
600_352674_25Aug2023095800_Garden_Club_2048x1536.jpg Coonabarabran Garden Club Spring Flower Show 08 Sep 2023 08 Sep 2023 Presbyterian Church, 12 John St patricksue175@gmail.com 68422341 https://www.facebook.com/coonagardenclub2357/ Celebrate spring in style at Coonabarabran's Annual Bulb and Camellia Flower Show, hosted by the Coonabarabran Garden Club Inc. Show off your gardening talents by entering cut flowers and floral arrangements, with schedules available at the Coonabarabran Library, Shady Rock Nursery, or by phone at 6842 2341. Entries will be accepted between 8am and 10am, and it's free to exhibit. The event will also feature a propagation demonstration by Dianna from Antonia's Irises, with rhizomes available for sale. Join us for a delightful luncheon at 12 noon for just $15 per person and browse a trading table of various garden-related goods. The event will be held at the Presbyterian Church Hall, and all members of the public are warmly welcomed. Whether you're a seasoned gardener or simply appreciate the beauty of flowers, don't miss this vibrant celebration of spring.
0_352674_18Sep2023170549_Men’s Choir Annual Concert.png Coonabarabran Men's Choir Annual Concert 24 Sep 2023 24 Sep 2023 Neilson Park, Essex Street, Coonabarabran diane.suthons@bigpond.com 0435 051 158 Coonabarabran Men's Choir Annual Concert, Sunday 24th September at Neilson Park (Essex Street, Coonabarabran). Starting at 2pm. There will be a range of songs from popular and country to musicals and rock. Their guest artist is Paul Armstrong. Please bring your chair (and rug if it's cool). In wet weather the venue will change to the Uniting Church in Charles Street. Come and enjoy an hour or more of music for your enjoyment.
0_352674_27Oct2023150631_Green Christmas Party Flyer.png Binnaway Lions Christmas Tree Carnival 26 Nov 2023 26 Nov 2023 Binnaway Showground lisawilla24@gmail.com https://www.facebook.com/binnawaylions/ The Binnaway Lions Club invites the community to its annual Christmas Tree Carnival, a festive celebration at Binnaway Showground on November 26, 2023, starting at 5:30 PM. The event features market stalls for holiday shopping, ham raffles, kids' entertainment, and a visit from Santa. Refreshments are available courtesy of the Binnaway Central School Canteen and Lil' Coffee Cart. Join in for a delightful evening of community spirit and festive fun. For more details, visit the Binnaway Lions Club on Facebook.
600_352674_04Dec2023153007_Community Christmas Lunch.png Community Christmas Lunch 25 Dec 2023 25 Dec 2023 Coonabarabran Town Hall, 31-35 John St coona@bigpond.net.au 0417415714 Join the festive celebration at the Community Christmas Lunch, held at the Coonabarabran Town Hall. This complimentary event, scheduled for 25th December and commencing at 12 PM, offers an opportunity to enjoy a festive meal and the spirit of the holiday season. The lunch will take place at the Town Hall, located at 31-35 John St, Coonabarabran NSW 2357. Attendees are requested to RSVP with their name at the local Coonabarabran Newsagent or Regional Bank to assist with catering arrangements. This event provides a perfect setting for the community to come together, enjoy the festivities, and celebrate the joy of Christmas.
621_352674_03Jan2024092121_Baradine Australia Day.png Baradine Australia Day Celebration 26 Jan 2024 26 Jan 2024 Baradine Memorial Hall cuttselizabeth0@googlemail.com 0447792464 Baradine is preparing for its Australia Day Celebration at the Baradine Memorial Hall. Commencing at 10:30 am, the event kicks off with a Morning Tea and Awards ceremony featuring the ambassador for the northern end of the shire. A unique highlight follows at 12:30 pm—enjoy a complimentary community lunch in the company of the Australia Day Ambassador. To secure your spot for this delightful experience, make sure to book in advance at the Baradine Post Office. It guarantees a day of community camaraderie and festive celebration.
600_352674_12Jan2024101352_Mendooran Touch Footy.png Mendooran Touch Footy Community Fun Day 22 Jan 2024 22 Jan 2024 Mendooran Oval, Brambil St staceylee0612@hotmail.com 0481340057 https://www.facebook.com/groups/455175081190478/ Join us for a fun-filled day at the Mendooran Touch Footy Community Fun Day on January 22nd, 2024, from 1 PM to 5 PM at Brambil St, Mendooran. This exciting event, perfect for families and sports enthusiasts, is packed with a variety of activities. Children and adults alike can enjoy inflatable fun, a cool water slide, and test their skills at the penalty shootout and axe throwing stations. The atmosphere will be further enlivened with sideshow alley, face painting, and temporary tattoos. Highlighting the day are special features including a Junior Skills clinic from 4 PM to 5 PM and a Level 1 referring clinic from 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM, both run by NSW Touch Footy. This is a great opportunity for youths to engage in sports and develop new skills. The event is proudly funded by the NSW Government and offers free entry to all. Attendees can also enjoy a complimentary sausage sizzle and drinks, ensuring a day of both fun and feasting. For further details or to RSVP, please contact Stacey at 0481 340 057.
621_352674_12Jan2024150909_Saturday Craft Group.png Saturday Craft Group 13 Jan 2024 Coonabarabran Library info@mrl.nsw.gov.au 02 6842 1093 Indulge your passion for handcrafted creations! Bring your ongoing craft projects and join us at the library. Whether you're a seasoned artisan or a novice, all ages are welcome to partake in a delightful morning of shared creativity. Enhance your crafting skills while enjoying the camaraderie of fellow enthusiasts. Best of all, these sessions are free, and no reservations are needed. Join us every Saturday from 10 am to 12 pm at the Coonabarabran Library.
621_352674_12Jan2024155100_Binnaway Aust day.png Binnaway Australia Day 26 Jan 2024 26 Jan 2024 Binnaway Bowling Club binnaway.bowling.club@gmail.com (02) 6844 1524 Celebrate Australia Day in style at the Binnaway Bowling Club on January 26, 2024! The festivities kick off at 3 PM with the highly anticipated Yabbie races, providing a unique and entertaining experience for all attendees. At 4:00 PM, get ready to groove to the beats of the live band Ballz N All. As the day unfolds, enjoy a delightful BBQ at 5 PM and explore an array of market stalls offering a variety of goods. Engage in a thrilling game of Bingo and, of course, don't miss the chance to witness the excitement of the Yabbie Race. With live music and a multitude of activities, Australia Day at Binnaway Bowling Club promises a fun-filled and memorable celebration for everyone.
621_352674_18Jan2024160523_Dunee aus.png Dunedoo Australia Day Celebration 26 Jan 2024 26 Jan 2024 Dunedoo Sports Club dunedoosportsclub@hotmail.com (02) 6375 1018 The Dunedoo & District Development Group Inc invites you to join the Australia Day Celebration on January 26, 2024, at the Dunedoo Sports Club. Commencing at 12:00 pm, the event will feature the esteemed Australia Day Ambassador, George Ellis, an accomplished Australian orchestra conductor and composer. A complimentary BBQ lunch will be provided for all attendees. Later in the day, at 4:00 pm, a Pool Party awaits with free entry, along with a sausage sizzle and slush puppies. Come and celebrate the day with us at the Dunedoo Sports Club, enjoying a blend of community camaraderie and festive activities.
621_352674_15Jan2024163840_Mendoorang Aus Day.png Mendooran Australia Day Celebration 26 Jan 2024 26 Jan 2024 Mendooran Royal Hotel mendooranhotel@gmail.com (02) 6886 2043 Join us for the Australia Day Celebration at the Royal Hotel Mendooran on the 26th of January 2024, starting at 12:00 pm. The festivities include a free sausage sizzle, Lamington Eating, and Thong Throwing competition. As the day unfolds, immerse yourself in the lively atmosphere and enjoy the upbeat tunes of Still Thinkin, who will be performing live at 7:00 pm. Come together with friends and family to celebrate this special day with good food, exciting competitions, and fantastic music.
621_352674_12Feb2024113831_Coolah Library.pdf Library Lovers Day @ Coolah Library 12 Feb 2024 14 Feb 2024 info@mrl.nsw.gov.au 0263771910 Celebrate Library Lovers’ Day with us at Coolah Library, where you can indulge in love, literature, and chocolate bliss! From Monday, February 12th to Saturday, February 17th, join in on the festivities with daily origami heart-making sessions from 3:30 PM to 5 PM on weekdays and Saturday mornings from 10 AM to 12 PM. Plus, don't miss out on the sweet treat awaiting all who borrow a library item during the celebration – a delightful chocolate awaits you!
621_352674_08Feb2024093726_Westpac Bowling Charity Game.jpg Charity Bowls Day - Coonbarabran 17 Feb 2024 17 Feb 2024 Coonabarabran Bowling Club co55792@bigpond.net.au 0268421349 Westpac Rescue Helicopter charity bowls day Saturday 17th February. Register your team and support a vital service to our community. This will be held at the Coonabarabran bowling club, registrations start at 4:30pm and Bowls start at 5pm, the theme is fluro. Prices are $15/player or $45/team. Sausage sizzle will be available. For further information and to register your team, call the bowlo at 6842 1349
621_352674_08Feb2024094534_Poetry in the Library - Coona.png Poetry at the Library @ Coonabarabran Library 01 Mar 2024 09 Aug 2024 Coonabarabran Library coonabarabran.library@mrl.nsw.gov.au 0268421093 Calling all poetry enthusiasts! Join us for "Poetry in the Library," a delightful gathering that invites you to immerse yourself in the world of verses. Every first Friday of the month, seize the chance to indulge in a comforting cuppa, share your beloved poems, and relish the verses shared by fellow participants. All Ages Welcome! Whether you're a seasoned poet or simply appreciate the beauty of words, come and be a part of this inspiring and inclusive community event. Don't miss the chance to connect with fellow poetry lovers and celebrate the art of language at Coonabarabran Library. For more information contact Coonabarabran Library on 6842 1093 or at coonabarabran.library@mrl.nsw.gov.au See you there!
621_352674_08Feb2024095106_MIndfulness and meditation Coona Lilbrary.png Mindfulness and Meditation at the Coonabarabran Library 20 Feb 2024 26 Mar 2024 Coonabarabran Library coonabarabran.library@mrl.nsw.gov.au 0268421093 From 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM, Mindfulness meditation at the Coonabarabran Library invites you to slow down a little, bring your focus to the present moment, and relieve stress and anxiety. Meditation teacher Margaret Butler leads a group session of stillness meditation, designed to promote relaxation and well-being. This weekly session offers a valuable opportunity to slow down, focus on the present moment, and find inner peace. Whether you're a beginner or experienced in meditation, everyone is welcome to join this journey toward tranquillity and mindfulness. Take a step towards a more centred and peaceful you. For more information contact Coonabarabran Library on 6842 1093 or at coonabarabran.library@mrl.nsw.gov.au
621_352674_19Feb2024103113_A3POSTER-LifeDrawing_Comedian.png Life Drawing with a Comedian – Where Art meets Laughter 21 Mar 2024 21 Mar 2024 Coonabarabran Town Hall communications@oranaarts.com https://events.humanitix.com/life-drawing-with-a-comedian-qdd7xbh8 Join us for a night of artistic hilarity with "Life Drawing with a Comedian"! This show is the perfect fusion of traditional life drawing and the comedic brilliance of live performance. Hosted by one comedian, who'll guide you through drawing exercises with a side of humour. He also features as the life drawing model. This event promises laughter and creativity in equal measure. All skill levels are welcome – whether you're a Picasso in the making or just love doodling, this is for you. It is a unique and entertaining way to bring people together through art and laughter. Preferred age range: High school to adult. Minors can only attend this show if accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. Drawing materials supplied or bring your own!
621_352674_21Feb2024160909_Harmony Week Baradine Social.png Harmony Week – Focus on Vietnam @ Baradine Library 22 Mar 2024 22 Mar 2024 Baradine Library info@mrl.nsw.gov.au 0268431947 https://www.mrl.nsw.gov.au/EventViewTrainingDetails.aspx?Bck=Y&EventID=2238&m=0|0&DisplayType=C Join us for a special celebration of Harmony Week with a fascinating exploration of Vietnam's lifestyles, customs, and traditions. Our guest speaker, My Tien Nguyen, will provide valuable insights into the rich cultural tapestry of Vietnam.Don't miss this unique opportunity to broaden your cultural horizons and celebrate diversity! 22 MAR 2024 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
621_352674_23Feb2024112716_Coolah Carp Muster.png Coolah Carp Muster 09 Mar 2024 09 Mar 2024 braedenlampard@ozfish.org.au 0432656835 https://ozfish.org.au/event/coolah-carp-muster-nsw-march-2024/ Our natives are at risk from invasive European Carp, so it’s time to band together and remove these destructive bottom feeders from the Coolaburragundy River! OzFish is hosting a Carp Muster on Saturday 9 March at the Riverwalk in town to remove as many as we can, helping to improve the health of our local waterways. You can fish anywhere or at the Riverwalk in Coolah (Booyamurra St, Coolah), as long as you’re back at the OzFish hub on the Riverwalk at 2pm to weigh in your carp. It’s free to enter and there’s prizes for the biggest carp and largest total number of carp caught, with categories for kids, teens and adults. Registration begins at 7am at the Riverwalk OzFish hub, but in the meantime, you can catch all the competition rules via the link below. While we’re removing carp from the river, this is a catch and release event for natives! All native fish must be returned to the water. Registration is essential. We hope to see you there!
621_352674_27Feb2024114700_Dachshund Derby Coona Show.jpg Dachshund Races 09 Mar 2024 09 Mar 2024 Coonabarabran Showground coonashow@gmail.com 0427423177 Get ready to witness the ultimate dash of the dachshunds! The Dachshund Races are back and better than ever! This year, we're bringing you heats of 6 hounds, all vying for the title of the fastest Weiner in the West! But that's not all - our furry friends will also showcase their style in the Best Dressed Dawgs competition! Will your pet and you make the cut in the 'Pets and their Owners' category? Get creative with your combos! Or perhaps your sausage solo is ready to steal the spotlight in the 'Snazzy Snags' category! Mark your calendars and join us for a day filled with furry fun and fierce competition! Don't miss out on the excitement! See you at the races!
621_352674_27Feb2024115257_Coona All Star Wrestling.jpg All-Star Wrestling Australia @ Coonabarabran Show 09 Mar 2024 09 Mar 2024 Coonabarabran Showground coonashow@gmail.com 0427423177 All-Star Wrestling Australia is taking over the Coonabarabran Show for an epic day of professional wrestling action! Don't miss your chance to witness the adrenaline-pumping excitement as former Eastern States Champion Aries, along with the incredible talents of Alex Box, Jimmy Zero, and the one and only Zuzu The Muscle Clown, hit the ring!
621_352674_27Feb2024150352_Ballz n All Coona show.jpg Ballz n All Band @ Coonabarabran Show 09 Mar 2024 09 Mar 2024 coonashow@gmail.com 0427423177 Ballz N All are back again for the Coona Show 2024! Don’t miss a great day out for the family. Led by frontman Degen Brown, ‘Ballz n All’ are one of the most energetic and in demand bands in NSW. Show starts @ 6:00pm Grab your tickets now - https://www.123tix.com.au/events/42293/coonabarabran-show-2024
621_352674_27Feb2024153938_428127486_794522226035243_1820664275980395132_n.jpg Where’s Dave? @ Coonabarabran Show 08 Mar 2024 08 Mar 2024 Coonabarabran Showground coonashow@gmail.com 0427423177 Where's Dave? is taking the stage at Connabarabran Show! Join us for an electrifying night of party rock and unforgettable tunes brought to you by this sensational cover band hailing from Coonabarabran NSW. Don't miss out on the fun - mark your calendars and get ready to rock the night away! From 8.30pm til late.
621_352674_28Feb2024131339_Nerida Strength of stories tour.png Nerida's Strength of Stories Tour 15 Mar 2024 15 Mar 2024 SPACE Social Enterprise Gallery and Creative Space wow@creativespace.org.au 0429048603 https://events.humanitix.com/nerida-s-strength-of-stories-coonabarabran-concert?_gl=1*t11e0t*_gcl_aw*R0NMLjE3MDIyNjIwNjMuQ2owS0NRaUE0TldyQmhELUFSSXNBRkNLd1dzRm56eEU4b3RLYXlKRXUtNlVfME80Y0drSzhrR2J3TXZUZGVPOE8ydVpGUEhCMDg4RU1jUWFBczF6RUFMd193Y0I.*_gcl_au*NzcwMDk4NDExLjE3MDIyNjIwNjM.*_ga*Njk4MzE2MDM4L Join Nerida on her journey west! Born from her family and songwriting roots, her concerts are a unique blend of storytelling and connection to the land. Expect reflection, humor, and good vibes! Nerida's music invites you to slow down, breathe deep, and appreciate the beauty of rural life. Bring your own drinks, and snacks will be provided for a cozy evening of music and camaraderie. Teens and older kids welcome (under 16 free). It's a night for everyone to enjoy! Originally from Sydney, Nerida's heart belongs to western NSW. Don't miss this chance to experience her heartfelt tunes live. Fri 15th Mar 2024, 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm For more info, call 0429 048 603
621_352674_06Mar2024154251_closet clean-out.jpg Closet Clean-out Coonabarabran 23 Mar 2024 23 Mar 2024 Coonabarabran Racecourse coonajockeyclub@gmail.com 0436 411 576 Guess what, ladies of the Coonabarabran Jockey Club?! We've got some exciting news to share with you all! We're hosting a closet clean-out event, and you won't want to miss it! What's a closet clean-out, you ask? Let me break it down for you! It's the perfect opportunity for our amazing community to declutter and earn some extra cash. Simply book a table for $30 - which we're donating to a local charity - and sell your pre-loved clothes, shoes, and accessories. And here's the best part - you keep all the money from your sales! But wait, there's more! For just a $5 entry fee - also donated to local charity - attendees get access to incredible bargains. It's a WIN-WIN for everyone involved! Plus, don't forget to treat yourself to some delicious morning tea from our community group who's fundraising for a good cause. Sounds too good to be true, right? Believe me, it's happening! Don't miss out on this fantastic opportunity! See you there. Saturday 23 March 2024 10am - 1pm.
621_352674_06Mar2024154944_do it for cancer race.jpg DO IT FOR CANCER Race Meeting 06 Apr 2024 06 Apr 2024 Coonabarabran Racecourse coonajockeyclub@gmail.com 0436411576 Join us for a special cause! The Coonabarabran Jockey Club is thrilled to collaborate with Cancer Council NSW for our Do It For Cancer Race Meeting Fundraiser. Cancer touches us all in some way, whether personally or through loved ones. Let's unite as a community to raise awareness, funds, and show support for each other. Wear PINK and let's demonstrate the true meaning of Community Spirit together! Saturday 06 April 2024, gates open @ 11:30am. $10 at the gate (kids under 16 free)
621_352674_07Mar2024153418_Barbie with the Blokes March24.jpg Barbie with the Blokes - A Men's Health Event 22 Mar 2024 22 Mar 2024 Roach's Hardware jo.wilkin@gmail.com 0414248540 Our regular catch up for men’s health is on again on Friday the 22nd of March at Roach's Hardware starting at 6pm. Bruno from Tradies in Sight will again be cooking up a traditional Tongan feast for all to enjoy. This is a free event for men and young teenage boys. So, talk to your mates and sons and get yourselves along for a great feed and a yarn. Proudly sponsored by the Rotary Club of Coonabarabran.
621_352674_13Mar2024141741_Black Stump Rodeo.png Black Stump Rodeo 23 Mar 2024 23 Mar 2024 Three Rivers Recreational Grounds general@abcra.com.au 0414435058 Saddle up and hold onto your hats because the Black Stump Rodeo is back in town! Set to ignite excitement and thrills, mark your calendars for Saturday, March 23rd, 2024, at the Three Rivers Recreational Ground in Coolah. Get ready for a wild ride as the rodeo showcases the finest in horsemanship, bull riding, and barrel racing. This event promises heart-pounding action and adrenaline-fueled entertainment for the whole family. So, don't miss out on the excitement - join us for an unforgettable day at the Black Stump Rodeo, where the only thing louder than the crowd is the thundering hooves.
621_352674_25Mar2024154637_JamieGilbert_AAT_MilkyWay nightscape media post.jpg International Dark Sky Week 02 Apr 2024 08 Apr 2024 Warrumbungle National Park coonavic@warrumbungle.nsw.gov.au Join us in celebrating International Dark Sky Week from April 2nd to 8th, 2024, at the mesmerizing Warrumbungle Dark Sky Park - the pride of Australia's celestial wonders! Prepare to be awestruck as you witness millions of stars twinkle in the pristine night sky, far away from the city's hustle and bustle. Whether you're a seasoned astronomer or a curious stargazer, there's something magical for everyone! Don't miss out on this rare opportunity to reconnect with the universe and immerse yourself in the wonders of the cosmos during International Dark Sky Week at Warrumbungle. Mark your calendars and get ready for an astronomical adventure like no other! Image courtesy of Jamie Gilbert
621_352674_25Mar2024155549_Made n grown.png Made n' Grown - 3 Rivers Region 13 Jul 2024 13 Jul 2024 Jubilee Hall Dunedoo madengrown3rivers@gmail.com Made 'n Grown Produce and Artisan Market is known as the friendliest little market in Central NSW. Visitors can pay a visit, meet the friendly locals, stall holders and Landcare volunteers, have a chat, a bite to eat and a coffee, take a look around at the vibrant stalls, take part in a Landcare workshop, listen to some live music, buy something from the bush and enjoy their time in the small rural town. Drop by on 13th of July at the Jubilee Hall Dunedoo from 8:30am-12:30pm
621_352674_03Apr2024140354_Cunningham.png Bi-Centennial Cunningham Event 06 Apr 2024 06 Apr 2024 Coolah Creek Paddock coordinator@coolahddg.onmicrosoft.com A 200 YEAR CELEBRATION of the establishment of Pandora Pass via the Coolah Valley There’s plenty for you to see and do at this truly unique bi-centennial celebration, marking 200 years of the establishment of Pandora Pass by Mr. Alan Cunningham. Come visit the Coolah Creek Paddock on Saturday, 6th of April from 11:00am and enjoy: There will be a camp oven cook ups where you can savour a delicious meal from the camp oven specialists, best dressed awards for period costumes, prettiest petticoat, longest or bushiest beard, dig up your old recipes and make something to share for afternoon tea with a billy tea, fun family activities such as stagecoach rides, three legged race, sack race, egg and spoon races, and gumboot throwing, with live music played by authentic country bush band November Shorn.
600_352674_04Apr2024101914_Youth Week Baradine-4.png Celebrating 2024 Youth Week - Saluting Their Service 02 May 2024 02 May 2024 Baradine Library info@mrl.nsw.gov.au 68431974 https://www.mrl.nsw.gov.au/EventViewTrainingDetails.aspx?Bck=Y&EventID=2263&DisplayType=C&m= Join us for a special presentation to celebrate 2024 Youth Week. Baradine's own history enthusiast, Evelyn Hampton, will share her expertise on researching local men and women who have served Australia during times of conflict. Discover the techniques and tools she employs to gather information on servicemen and women from the Boer War to present-day conflicts. Don't miss this insightful session shedding light on the invaluable contributions of our brave servicemen and women. For more information, contact Baradine Library on 02 6843 1947
0_352674_27Mar2024100502_Law Week Coona 2024.png Planning Ahead at Coonabarabran Library 21 May 2024 21 May 2024 Coonabarabran Library info@mrl.nsw.gov.au 68421093 https://www.mrl.nsw.gov.au/EventViewTrainingDetails.aspx?Bck=Y&EventID=2271&DisplayType=C&m= Come and join us for a special session during LAW WEEK at Coonabarabran Library, where we delve into the important topic of estate planning. Led by experts Pam McCaffrey and Brian Mockler, this event promises to be both informative and enlightening.Discover the key elements of estate planning, including enduring power of attorney, enduring guardianship, wills, and testamentary trusts. Gain a deeper understanding of estate administration topics such as probate, administration, family provision claims, and the responsibilities of executors. Additionally, Brian Mockler will share insights on conveyancing, stamp duty exemptions, first home ownership, and intergenerational transfers, providing valuable knowledge for those navigating property matters. Don't miss this invaluable opportunity to learn how to secure your legacy and make informed decisions about your future. For more information or to book contact Coonabarabran Library on 6842 1093
621_352674_28Mar2024143247_food cycle 1.png Mendooran Food Cycle Weekend 04 May 2024 05 May 2024 Mendooran Showground info@centralwestcycletrail.com.au https://centralwestcycletrail.com.au/author/cwcadmin/ Join us for an unforgettable weekend of self-guided cycling adventure in the charming town of Mendooran! Get ready for an amazing lineup of events and destinations, courtesy of the CWC and our fantastic local businesses. From 'pop up' cafes nestled in the bush to distillery tastings, and Sunday morning markets at Blue Sky Cheese, there's something for everyone to enjoy! But that's not all! We've also got an architecture/heritage stroll, insights into the honey industry, and an evening meal at the Mendooran Showground featuring delicious local produce. Plus, don't miss out on exploring the rich photographic opportunities offered by our diverse architecture! Whether you're a cycling enthusiast or just looking for a weekend getaway, Mendooran has it all. And guess what? You don't have to be a cyclist to join in on the fun! Everyone is welcome to experience the warmth and hospitality of our small town. Meet us at the Mendooran Showground, your central hub for all things adventure! Grab a map of cycling routes in the Dunedoo-Mendooran region and set off on your journey. Let's make memories together in Mendooran!
621_352674_28Mar2024144934_Harmony Day.jpg Harmony Day - Coonabarabran 04 Apr 2024 04 Apr 2024 CWA Hall Cassilis St yarn@connabaranran.org Join us in celebrating Harmony Day 2024 on April 4th 6pm! Embrace diversity and unity with us at this inclusive event. Bring along your favorite dish or snack to share with others. Let's savor the flavors of various cultures together! This event is free and open to all. Come spread joy and harmony with us!
621_352674_04Apr2024163930_April School Holiday.png April School Holiday Program @ The Library 16 Apr 2024 26 Apr 2024 Baradine Library info@mrl.nsw.gov.au https://www.mrl.nsw.gov.au/programs-and-events/something-for-kids/school-holiday-activities#Coonabarabran Join us for some fun activities these April school holidays, running from April 16 to April 26, 2024. Baradine Library *Hand Weaving* Tuesday 16 April 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm. Suitable for 5 to 12 year olds *Worry Dolls* Tuesday 23 April 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm. Suitable for 5 to 12 year olds Coolah Library *Mandala Magic Painting Pictures & Mindful Bookmarks * Tuesday 16 April 11 am - 12 pm. Suitable for 5 to 12 year olds *Worry Dolls* Tuesday 23 April 10:30 am - 11:30 pm. Suitable for 5 to 12 year olds Coonabarabran Library *Mindfulness Activities For Kids* Tuesday 16 & 23 April 10:30 am - 12 pm. Suitable for 6 to 12 year olds Dunedoo Library *April School Holidays* Thursday 18 April 2:30 pm - 4 pm. Suitable for 5 to 12 year olds Supervision is required for children under 8 years of age in the library at all times. For more information or bookings contact your local library! Please keep in mind that bookings are only required for your children. Parents or guardians are not required to reserve any spots. Discover what’s on at your local library this holiday season!
621_352674_05Apr2024144545_Chris Hammer - Coona Library.png Author Talk: Chris Hammer at Coonabarabran Library 14 May 2024 14 May 2024 Coonabarabran Library info@mrl.nsw.gov.au 02 6842 1093 https://www.mrl.nsw.gov.au/EventViewTrainingDetails.aspx?Bck=Y&EventID=2274&m=0|0&DisplayType=C Join award winning, internationally bestselling author Chris Hammer as he discusses his latest book The Seven.Chris Hammer is a leading Australian crime fiction novelist and author of the internationally bestselling Martin Scarsden series. The first novel in the series, Scrublands, won the UK Sunday Times Crime Book of the Year award in 2019 and has recently been adapted for the screen. The series is currently airing on STAN in Australia. Before turning to fiction, Chris worked as a journalist for more than thirty years, including as the senior writer for The Age and political editor for The Sydney Morning Herald. Chris’s latest novel, The Seven, is a compelling thriller filled with intrigue, emotional depth and an evocative sense of place – where nothing is ever quite what it seems.
621_352674_08Apr2024130413_coona carp.png Coonabarabran 2024 Carp Muster 27 Apr 2024 28 Apr 2024 donotemail@mail.com 0498 604 849 https://www.facebook.com/people/Coonabarabran-Fishing-Club/100054268430467/ The Coonabarabran Fishing Club is excited to extend an invitation to the 2024 Carp Muster! Mark your calendars and join us for this exciting event. Registration will take place at Neilson Park on April 27, 2024, from 8:00 am to 11:00 am. The registration fee is $5 per person or $20 per family. Don't miss the chance to weigh in your catches at the Coona Gold Club on April 28, 2024, starting at 11:00 am. For further details, please contact Adam Spittles at 0498 604 849, Marc Hawkins at 0428 428 770, or Grant Wood at 0416 104 988. Get ready for a thrilling fishing experience!
621_352674_08Apr2024131141_walk on the wild side warrumbungles.jpg Walk on the wild side at the Warrumbungles 04 Apr 2024 18 Apr 2024 Warrumbungle National Park donotuse@mail.com https://bookings.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/public/npws/tourinformation/WALKWILDSIDE?site=NPWS Join an experienced National Parks guide and explore the beauty of Warrumbungle National Park. This tour is designed to bring your senses alive as you explore the sights, sounds and smells of this beautiful area. Discover the bushland sounds that combine to create the area’s soundscape. Listen out for beautiful bird song and learn the skills of bird watching. Your guide will help you track down areas filled with wildflowers and point out where to look for evidence of animal tracks. Make sure to keep your eyes peels for any animals among the scrub.
621_352674_08Apr2024154420_Dunedoo Coolah Super Sports Day.png Coolah & Dunedoo Super Sports Day 18 Apr 2024 18 Apr 2024 Bowen Oval & Robertson Oval inquiries@creativecommunityconcepts.com.au https://www.creativecommunityconcepts.com.au/upcoming-events Get ready for an action-packed Super Sports Day featuring Mixed League Tag, Hockey, Soccer, T-Ball, Volleyball, Novelty Track, Inflatable Sports, and an arena designed specifically for children aged 0-5 years. With activities suitable for all ages, this event promises fun and excitement for everyone. Join us on 18 April 2021 from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm at Bowen Oval in Coolah or from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm at Robertson Oval in Dunedoo. Snacks will be provided, and there are promotional giveaways to be won on the day. Don't miss out on this thrilling sporting extravaganza!
621_352674_12Apr2024112935_bubble soccer (4).png Bubble Soccer - Coolah, Dunedoo & Mendooran 23 Apr 2024 23 Apr 2024 Bowen Oval, Robertson Oval & Mendooran Oval coordinator@dunedoo.org.au 0429855096 Bubble Soccer will be hitting Dunedoo, Coolah, and Mendooran on April 23rd with action-packed sessions at various times and locations. In Dunedoo, head to Robertson Oval from 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm. Meanwhile, Coolah's Bowen Oval will host the excitement from 10 am to 12 noon, alongside Mendooran Oval with the same time slot. The event is free for ages 7 to 24. For further details, contact Lee at 0429855096.
0_352674_17Apr2024181543_LOGO no date.png Art Unlimited 21 Jun 2024 30 Jun 2024 Dunedoo Central School media@artunlimitednsw.com.au 0402404352 www.artunlimitednsw.com.au Organizers of Art Unlimited, one of regional Australia’s most exciting art events, are calling for entries from artists, photographers and ceramicists for the annual competition to be staged in Dunedoo on 22-23 & 29-30 June 2024. Judging will take place on Friday 21 June and winners will be announced at a ticketed preview reception that evening. Tickets for the Opening Night are $40 and will soon be available to purchase online. The exhibition at Dunedoo Central School hall will be open to the public on Saturday 22-23 & 29-30 June 2024 (closing 2pm Sunday 30 June) with an entry fee of $5 payable at the door. The wonderful CWA will be serving lunch both weekends. Closing date for entry forms is Monday 27 May 2024. Entry forms can be submitted via post or entered online.
600_352674_19Apr2024164224_Bubble Games Poster 2024.png Bubble Games Youth Week 24 Apr 2024 24 Apr 2024 NO. 1 Oval, Coonabarabran info@warrumbungle.nsw.gov.au 62492000 www.warrunbungles.nsw.gov.au Join us for the Bubble Games during Youth Week on Wednesday, 24 April 2024, at No.1 Oval in Coonabarabran. This free event, perfect for school holidays, features Nerf Warz, zorb balls, and soccer darts. Sessions for ages 5-11 run from 10am to 11:45am, and for ages 12 and up from 12:15pm to 2pm. Participants must sign a waiver, available online https://bubblegames.com.au/waiver-form/ or on-site. This event is supported by Mission Australia, Barnardos Australia, Warrumbungle Shire Council, Youth Week Program by the NSW Government.
600_352674_19Apr2024160107_Van the Man.png Van The Man 04 May 2024 04 May 2024 Imperial Hotel, 70 John St, Coonabarabran 2357CDC@gmail.com https://www.2357.org.au/darkskyawakensfestival2024 The Dark Sky Awakens Festival at the Imperial Hotel in Coonabarabran offers a celestial celebration on May 4th, 2024, headlined by the dynamic 7-piece band 'Van the Man'. Renowned for their vibrant renditions of Van Morrison's hits, this band has enthralled audiences globally, including a memorable performance at the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games. The evening's festivities are further enhanced by the melodious talents of Matilda Poole, providing a perfect musical backdrop. Attendees are encouraged to immerse themselves in the sci-fi theme, dressing as their favorite galactic characters for a 'Moondance' under the stars. Whether you choose to enjoy a two-course seated dinner or prefer to dance the night away in the standing area, this event promises an unforgettable night of music, costumes, and interstellar fun.
600_352674_19Apr2024163021_Sci Fri Film.png Sci-Film Marathon 03 May 2024 05 May 2024 Flix Hall (next to Town Hall), John St, Coonabarabran help@coonacomputerhospital.com.au (02) 6842 4423 https://coonafilmsociety.com/ The Dark Sky Awakens Sci-Fi Film Marathon, hosted by the Coonabarabran Film Society, is set to dazzle film enthusiasts with a weekend of science fiction splendor. This captivating event forms part of the vibrant Dark Sky Awakens Science Fiction Film Festival, promising a unique cinematic journey into the realms of science fiction. Across the weekend, attendees can enjoy a lineup of four classic sci-fi films, each offering a glimpse into extraordinary universes and thrilling adventures. This film festival is an ideal opportunity for movie lovers to immerse themselves in the excitement and creativity of the sci-fi genre, making it a must-attend event for both seasoned fans and newcomers alike.
600_352674_19Apr2024163647_Capture The Cosmos.png Capture the Cosmos Exhibition @ SPACE 01 May 2024 05 May 2024 SPACE Gallery, 41 Dalgarno St, Coonabarabran wow@creativespace.org.au https://www.creativespace.org.au/ The Capture the Cosmos Exhibition at SPACE Gallery offers an enchanting exploration of celestial wonders, perfectly aligned with the Dark Sky Awakens Festival in Coonabarabran. Opening on April 29, with a special ceremony on May 4 at 5 PM, the exhibition is hosted at SPACE Gallery, located at 41 Dalgarno St. Visitors can anticipate a captivating display of cosmic photography that showcases the breathtaking beauty of the night sky. This event provides a unique opportunity to interact with artists and delve into the intricate details of the cosmos through the lenses of talented photographers. It's a celebration of the stellar phenomena that illuminate our universe, making it an essential experience for astronomy enthusiasts and art lovers alike.
600_352674_19Apr2024164132_Jack Attack.png Jack Attack 03 May 2024 03 May 2024 Coonabarabran Bowling Club, 49 Edwards St co55792@bigpond.net.au (02) 6842 1344 https://www.facebook.com/p/Coonabarabran-Bowling-Club-100063518591767/ Jack Attack Night at the Coonabarabran Bowling Club offers an intergalactic lawn bowling experience that's part of the thrilling Dark Sky Awakens Festival. Gather your team of three and roll into an evening filled with cosmic fun on Friday, May 3rd, from 6 PM to 7:30 PM at the Coonabarabran Bowling Club, located at 49 Edwards St. Embrace the spirit of the night by donning your best Sci-Fi attire for a chance to win fabulous prizes! Entry is just $5 per person, with team registrations closing at 5:45 PM on the event day. Prepare for a night of stellar competition and otherworldly excitement!
600_352674_22Apr2024104128_RoqueOneLego.png Roque One Lego Challenge 04 May 2024 04 May 2024 Coonabarabran High School Library, Coonabarabran 2357CDC@gmail.com https://www.2357.org.au/darkskyawakensfestival2024 Join the 6476 Super Nova Star Squad of Coonabarabran Highschool for a unique robotics challenge during the Dark Sky Awakens Festival on May 4th. Participants will form teams of up to three and work with a Lego Spike Prime robot base to write code and build mechanisms under the guidance of experienced mentors. The challenge runs from 9 am to 11 am at the Coonabarabran High School Library, with an entry fee of $20 per team. This exciting event supports the team’s participation in a national robotics competition, blending fun with competitive spirit while fostering STEM skills.
621_352674_01May2024163347_orana arts.png Orana Arts and Marrugeku present NYUJU 26 May 2024 26 May 2024 COONABARABRAN HIGH SCHOOL communications@oranaarts.com https://events.humanitix.com/orana-arts-and-marrugeku-present-nyuju Nyuju embodies longing for Country in the central Kimberley, told through the paintings of senior Wangkatjungka artist Nyuju Stumpy Brown which are beautifully reflected in animations by Sohan Ariel Hayes. Created and performed by her great-grandson, dancer and actor Emmanuel James Brown, Nyuju connects dance and Country in a visual feast for the senses. “An emotional homage to generations of connection between dance, art and Country in the central Kimberley” - Seesaw Please join us after the show for a BBQ, all are welcome, gold coin donation (all proceeds supporting Coonabarabran High School Yr 11 School Formal) Cultural and Content Warning: With family permission, this performance contains the voices of people who have passed away. This performance has been made possible with the support of Regional Arts Australia, the Australian Government, NSW Government and the Feilman Foundation. Nyuju was commissioned by Carriageworks, PICA and Centre Culturel Tjibaou Nouméa. 26 May 2024 6.30pm (30 min show)
621_352674_02May2024150056_biggest morning tea.jpg Australia's Biggest Morning Tea, Coonabarabran & Coolah 16 May 2024 22 May 2024 Coonabarabran - Anglican Church Coolah - Pandora Gallery chatcoolah@gmail.com 0263771910 Australia's Biggest Morning Tea Returns to Coonabaran & Coolah , Rallying Communities Against Cancer. In Coonabarabran, mark your calendars for May 16th, 2024, Thursday, as the Anglican Church on Dalgarno St opens its doors from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm for a heartwarming gathering in support of Australia's Biggest Morning Tea. Then, on May 22nd, 2024, Wednesday, the vibrant atmosphere shifts to Coolah's Pandora Gallery located at 57 Binnia Street, where from 9:30 am to 11:30 am, the community will come together for the same noble cause. This event, steeped in tradition, brings neighbors and friends together over tea and delightful treats, all while raising vital funds to combat cancer. Donation is encouraged to support this important cause. Join us in this collective effort to make a difference and stand in solidarity against cancer's impact on our communities.
621_352674_06May2024102919_CWA BMTad.jpg Australia's Biggest Morning Tea Returns to Baradine 17 Jun 2024 17 Jun 2024 Baradine CWA Hall cuttselizabeth0@googlemail.com Australia's Biggest Morning Tea Returns to Baradine, Rallying Communities Against Cancer. Mark your calendars for 17 June, 2024, Monday, at the CWA Hall opens its doors from 9:30 for a heart-warming gathering in support of Australia's Biggest Morning Tea. The community will come together for the same noble cause. This event, steeped in tradition, brings neighbours and friends together over tea and delightful treats, all while raising vital funds to combat cancer. Donation is encouraged to support this important cause. Join us in this collective effort to make a difference and stand in solidarity against cancer's impact on our communities.
621_352674_16May2024100740_Leadville Blue Moon Markets.png Discover Local Treasures at the Leadville Blue Moon Market 29 Jun 2024 29 Jun 2024 Leadville Hall Clark Street donotuse@email.com 0437301342 Join us for the Leadville Blue Moon Market on June 29, 2024, from 8:00 AM to 1:00 PM at Leadville Hall! Enjoy a delightful morning filled with BBQ, delicious cake, unique crafts, vibrant plants, and exciting raffles. Bring your friends and family for a day of community fun and local treasures. Don’t miss out on this enchanting market experience!
621_352674_16May2024104208_ART LIMITED knife painting.jpg ART UNLIMITED - Pallet Knife Painting Workshop 22 Jun 2024 22 Jun 2024 media@artunlimitednsw.com.au 0402 404 352 Join us at Art Unlimited for two pallet knife painting workshops with local artist Justine Parkins on Saturday, June 22 at Dunedoo Central School, Digilah St, Dunedoo NSW 2844! Learn how to hold a pallet knife, apply paint, blend colors, and create different textures to craft a beautiful “Honey Bee” painting. Let Justine guide you through the process without stressing about the final result—it's just paint! Embrace the joy of art and discover how creativity can support wellness.
621_352674_16May2024105559_Art Limited - opening night.png ART UNLIMITED - Opening Night 21 Jun 2024 21 Jun 2024 Dunedoo Central School Hall media@artunlimitednsw.com.au www.artunlimitednsw.com.au Don’t miss the catered opening night on Friday, June 21! Tickets are $40 and must be pre-purchased via our website. Enjoy superb catering by Dunedoo Central School Food Technology students and fine wines from Bunnamagoo Wines Mudgee.
621_352674_29May2024144642_image-2048x1770.jpg Coolah Multisport Activities 23 May 2024 27 Jun 2024 10-12 Binnia St, Coolah NSW 2843 inquiries@creativecommunityconcepts.com.au 0475 298 879 https://www.creativecommunityconcepts.com.au/_files/ugd/8dd334_57fc92980e8140aea5d985ec207e1d26.pdf Get ready to punch and serve your way through six weeks of action-packed fun in Coolah! Join us for a FREE 6-week program alternating between Boxing and Tennis activities, perfect for all skill levels, starting May 23rd, 2024. For the first three weeks, meet us at the Youth & Community Centre, then switch to the Sports Club's tennis courts for the final three weeks. Sessions run from 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm, tailored for ages 6 to 16. Remember, parents or caregivers must attend the first week to register your little champs. Contact Daniel Morris at 0475 298 879 to secure your spot now.
621_352674_29May2024143001_image-2100x1630.jpg Join the Fun: Active Afternoons for Dunedoo Kids! 03 Jun 2024 01 Jul 2024 Dunedoo Central School Hall inquiries@creativecommunityconcepts.com.au https://www.creativecommunityconcepts.com.au/_files/ugd/8dd334_335ab8d096da475c91e4cdc13ef3eeed.pdf Exciting news, Dunedoo! Free afterschool activities at the Central School Hall! Join us for Laser Tag and a BBQ on June 3, 2024, and don't miss our Boxing sessions on 17 & 24 June, and July 1, 2024. These activities are open to all kids aged 6-16. Please remember that parents or caregivers must attend the first week to register their children. For more information, contact Daniel Morris at 0475 298 879. Let's make this a fun and active time for our community's youth!
621_352674_29May2024151935_image-3000x1700.jpg Pilliga rambles tag-along tour 27 Jun 2024 17 Jul 2024 Pilliga National Park parks.info@environment.nsw.gov.au https://www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/things-to-do/guided-tours/pilliga-rambles-tag-along-tour Come along on this fun tag-a-long tour in Timmallallie National Park. You'll walk alongside NPWS Discovery Ranger, Bevan, who'll share his experience and stories of the Pilliga Scrub. This unique 4WD tour will take you along dirt roads to the best kept secrets in the Pilliga forest. We'll visit old brumby trapping yards, camps, a cobble-stone road and much more. Along the way, we’ll enjoy morning tea at the heritage-listed, historic Woolebah Sawmill, which is on private property with limited access. Bring your lunch, water, hat and sunscreen. 4WD vehicle required.
621_352674_29May2024152608_image-2500x1600.jpg Walk on the wild side at the Warrumbungles 27 Jun 2024 13 Jul 2024 Warrumbungle National Park parks.info@environment.nsw.gov.au https://www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/things-to-do/guided-tours/walk-on-wild-side-warrumbungles Join an experienced National Parks guide and explore the beauty of Warrumbungle National Park. This tour is designed to bring your senses alive as you explore the sights, sounds and smells of this beautiful area. Discover the bushland sounds that combine to create the area’s soundscape. Listen out for beautiful bird song and learn the skills of bird watching. Your guide will help you track down areas filled with wildflowers and point out where to look for evidence of animal tracks. Make sure to keep your eyes peels for any animals among the scrub. It's a good idea to wear comfortable, enclosed shoes and all-weather clothing. Don’t forget to bring a hat, sunscreen, drinking water and snacks.
621_352674_29May2024092827_image-2048x1536.jpg Deep Listening to Nature with Author Andrew Skeoch 18 Jun 2024 18 Jun 2024 Coonabarabran Library coonabarabran.library@mrl.nsw.gov.au 0268421093 https://www.mrl.nsw.gov.au/EventViewTrainingDetails.aspx?Bck=Y&EventID=2283&DisplayType=C&m= Join us for Deep Listening to Nature with author Andrew Skeoch. As an educator, naturalist, and master nature sound recordist, Andrew brings a unique perspective to appreciating the world around us. His work has been featured in notable films, including Peter Gabriel's soundtrack to Rabbit Proof Fence and Disney's The Jungle Book. During this event, Andrew will share his firsthand experiences and audio from rainforests to the tundra, reflecting on over 25 years of listening to nature. Don't miss this opportunity to immerse yourself in the symphony of nature and gain insights from Andrew's book and life's work.
621_352674_29May2024145627_image-2048x2000.jpg NAIDOC Week Storytime 04 Jul 2024 04 Jul 2024 Baradine Library info@mrl.nsw.gov.au 0268431947 https://www.mrl.nsw.gov.au/EventViewTrainingDetails.aspx?Bck=Y&EventID=2282&DisplayType=C&m= Celebrating NAIDOC Week at Baradine Library with guest storytime reader, Gamilaraay woman, Jill Norton. An event for pre-schoolers and their families to celebrate the culture and history of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.
621_352674_29May2024124834_youtube-channel-art-2560x1440.jpg Explore the Dark Sky 24 Jun 2024 23 Jul 2024 Warrumbungle National Park parks.info@environment.nsw.gov.au https://www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/things-to-do/guided-tours/explore-the-dark-sky Warrumbungle National Park is renowned for its glittering, clear night skies. You’ll see them through the lenses of two 8” dobsonian telescopes and binoculars. An experienced National Parks ranger will take you on a journey through the southern sky, pointing out many marvellous wonders using binoculars and telescopes. You’ll learn about the fundamentals of constellation identification and night sky mapping. Even if the weather is bad, there’ll still be a lot to find out about the night sky. Bring a torch and please remember to wear warm clothing as the nights can get very cold in Warrumbungle National Park.
621_352674_30May2024090710_image-2200x3100.jpg Trivia Night 15 Jun 2024 15 Jun 2024 Coonabarabran Golf Club donotuse@email.com 0447140379 Join us on 15 June at 6:30 PM for a 7:00 PM start at Coonabarabran Golf Club for an exciting Trivia Night! Enjoy games, prizes, and a light supper. Tickets are $20 for adults and free for under 18s. All funds raised support Scripture at Coonabarabran High School. Everyone is welcome! For bookings and more info, contact Karen Ward at 0447 140379.
621_352674_13Jun2024125008_image-2100x1700.jpg Barbie with the Blokes - A Men's Health Event 21 Jun 2024 21 Jun 2024 Coonabarabran Golf Club donotuse@email.com 0414248540 Join for a fun evening at the Rotary Club of Coonabarabran's "Barbie with the Blokes" night, supporting our mental health project! All men are welcome, regardless of age, to enjoy a free meal, drinks, and great conversation. The event starts at 6pm on Friday, June 21st, at the Coonabarabran Club, 54 Cassilis St. For more details and to RSVP, call Russ at 0414 248 540.
621_352674_13Jun2024164609_image-2200x2000.jpg Miniland Memories 24 Jun 2024 14 Jul 2024 Space Gallery wow@creativespace.org.au 0429048603 Don't miss the Miniland Memories exhibition from June 24th to July 14th! Join us for the official opening on Saturday, June 29th at 5 PM with solo artist Graham Wilson. Stay tuned for dates and times of our exciting dinosaur-making workshops. This event promises to evoke cherished childhood memories for everyone!
621_352674_14Jun2024091844_image-2100x1750.jpg Coolah Roos Rugby Ladies Day 29 Jun 2024 29 Jun 2024 Bowen Oval bowman_jp@yahoo.com.au 0418481073 https://www.trybooking.com/events/landing/1240192? Ladies, it's time to treat yourselves! Get your tickets to our exclusive Ladies Tented Area and enjoy a day of indulgence. Your ticket includes bottomless bubbles, wine, beer (including non-alcoholic options), and delectable canapés. Plus, don't miss out on Jamie’s Cocktails for just $5 each, guaranteed to tantalize your taste buds! No need for the men to purchase tickets—they can still enjoy the normal bar and canteen on the day. Grab your gals and join us for an unforgettable experience!
621_352674_17Jun2024160021_image-2100x2900.jpg Baradine Movie Club Presents: Barbie 23 Jun 2024 23 Jun 2024 Baradine Memorial Hall cuttselizabeth0@googlemail.com 0447792464 Join Baradine Movie Club for an afternoon showing of "Barbie" on 23 June at 2:30 PM in Baradine Memorial Hall! Enter our competition by dressing in your best pink outfit or as Ken for a chance to win a $100 IGA voucher for 1st prize or a $50 Embassy voucher for 2nd prize. Donation at the door. See you there for a fun-filled day and a chance to win amazing prizes!
621_352674_20Jun2024114824_image-2900x3900.jpg NAIDOC Week - Opening Ceremony 09 Jul 2024 09 Jun 2024 Warrumbungle Shire Council coonabarabran.lalc2357@gmail.com 0268423137 Join us for the NAIDOC Week 2024 Opening Ceremony! Happening on July 9th at 9 AM at the Warrumbungle Shire Council, this special event kicks off a week of celebration and recognition of the Gamilaraay culture under the theme "Blak, Loud and Proud; Keep the Fire Burning." Be part of this meaningful start to NAIDOC Week.
621_352674_20Jun2024120025_image-2900x3950.jpg NAIDOC - Family Fun Day 11 Jul 2024 11 Jul 2024 No 1 Oval coonabarabran.lalc2357@gmail.com 0268423137 https://www.2357.org.au/naidoc2024 Join us for the NAIDOC Week Family Fun Day on Thursday, July 11th, from 11 AM to 2 PM at No1 Oval! Enjoy a day packed with activities including a Colour Run, giveaways, BBQ, snow cones, face painting, and much more—all with free entry. Bring your family and friends for an unforgettable day of celebration and community spirit.
621_352674_20Jun2024120408_image-3500x4900.jpg NAIDOC Neon Party 12 Jul 2024 12 Jul 2024 Coonabarabran Sport and Recreation Centre coonabarabran.lalc2357@gmail.com 0268423137 https://www.2357.org.au/naidoc2024 Get ready for the NAIDOC Neon Party on Friday, July 12th, at the Coonabarabran Sport and Recreation Centre! The fun starts at 5 PM for ages 0-8 and continues at 6 PM for ages 8 and older. Wear your brightest neon or white attire and join us for an electrifying night of music and dancing. Don't miss out on this vibrant celebration!
621_352674_20Jun2024122455_image-2100x2600.jpg A Night Under the Stars 13 Jul 2024 13 Jul 2024 Coonabarabran Racecourse coonabarabran.lalc2357@gmail.com 0268423137 https://www.123tix.com.au/events/44186/a-night-under-the-stars This year, the Coonabarabran Local Aboriginal Land Council is thrilled to present a special event, "A Night Under the Stars," featuring Isaac Compton. This night of cultural recognition and celebration aligns with the NAIDOC theme, "Blak, Loud and Proud," allowing us to honor our identity and heritage while keeping our culture vibrant and alive. It promises to be an unforgettable evening filled with music, community, and cultural pride. Everyone is welcome to join us for this extraordinary celebration!
621_352674_20Jun2024123358_image-2100x2100.jpg Gamilaraay Storytime with Suellyn Tighe 03 Jul 2024 03 Jul 2024 Coonabarabran Library info@mrl.nsw.gov.au 0268421093 In the lead-up to NAIDOC Week 2024, join us for a special Storytime presented by talented local children's author and Gamilaraay woman, Suellyn Tighe. Suellyn will share one of her own books written in the Gamilaraay language, along with some of her favorite picture books found at the library. Come along and join in the fun! For more information, contact Coonabarabran Library at 02 6842 1093.
621_352674_21Jun2024102228_image-2048x2850.jpg NAIDOC Community Services Information Day 09 Jul 2024 09 Jul 2024 Coonabarabran Town Hall, 31-35 John St coonabarabran.lalc2357@gmail.com 0268423137 Join us for the NAIDOC Community Services Information Day on July 9 at 11am in Neilson Park! Enjoy arts & crafts, giveaways, and learn about the services available to you. Keep the fire burning—Blak, loud, and proud! UPDATE: Due to wet weather the event will be held at the Coonabarabran Town Hall.
593_352674_28Jun2024162416_LDAT Glow Roller Disco.png Roller Disco 20 Jul 2024 20 Jul 2024 Coonabarabran Sport and Recreation Centre Community.Connections@warrumbungle.nsw.gov.au 0268492000 https://www.123tix.com.au/events/44517/roller-disco Come and enjoy a night of retro skating fun with two sessions: Session 1: All ages, family friendly from 4.00pm - 6.00pm (12yrs & under must be supervised by an adult) Session 2: Ages 16+ from 6.30pm - 8.30pm Skates available for use OR BYO skates or blades & protective gear. Games, prizes and of course, roller skating! Basic coaching can be provided to get participants rolling. Water & light snacks provided. PAIR OF IMPALA SKATES TO BE WON!
621_352674_01Jul2024161950_image-2100x2060.jpg Baradine Scrubbers Ball 07 Sep 2024 07 Sep 2024 Baradine Memorial Hall donotuse@email.com 0437092839 https://events.humanitix.com/baradine-scrubbers-ball-2024/tickets♀ The Baradine Scrubbers Ball returns for its third year! Join us for a delightful evening away from the farm, where we come together to enjoy each other's company. This event continues to foster the unity of the broader Baradine community. Saturday 7th September, 7pm
621_352674_02Jul2024145708_image-2100x2340.jpg CYMBOLOGY by: Simon Martin 20 Jul 2024 16 Aug 2024 Space Gallery wow@creativespace.org.au https://www.facebook.com/SPACE2357/ Join us for the official opening of "Cymbology" by local artist Simon Martin on Saturday, 15th July 2024, at Space Gallery, 41 Dalgarno St, Coonabarabran. Enjoy champagne and nibbles as you explore the exhibition, which will be on display until 16th August. Don't miss this exciting event
621_352674_04Jul2024122153_image-2100x2880.jpg Coonabarabran High School Presents: Feast of Words 30 Jul 2024 30 Jul 2024 Acacia Restaurant coonabarab-h.school@det.nsw.edu.au 68421099 An enchanting evening with renowned authors Melanie Saward and Graham Akhurst! Dine with the authors on Tuesday, 30 July at 6:00 PM at Acacia Restaurant. Tickets are $60 per head, including a delectable 2-course dinner. Limited tickets available at Prezzies (cash only). Don't miss this unique opportunity to immerse yourself in the world of literature while enjoying a sumptuous meal.
621_352674_11Jul2024105056_StarFest.png StarFest 04 Oct 2024 05 Oct 2024 Siding Spring Observatory ssovisitorcentre@anu.edu.au https://starfest.com.au/ Join us for an exciting weekend filled with engaging science talks, stargazing, and hands-on activities for all ages! On Friday, October 4th, 2024 at 6:30 PM, head to the Coona Golf Club for Science in the Pub, and on Saturday, October 5th, 2024 from 9:30 AM to 4:00 PM, explore the wonders of the universe at the Open Day at Siding Spring Observatory in Coonabarabran. Highlights include live discussions with leading scientists, tours of the observatory, interactive exhibits, and family-friendly activities. Whether you're a seasoned astronomer or just curious about the cosmos, there's something for everyone. Mark your calendars and get ready to join us at Starfest 2024
621_352674_11Jul2024140736_image-2050x1500.jpg Siding Spring Open Day 05 Oct 2024 05 Oct 2024 Siding Spring Observatory ssovisitorcentre@anu.edu.au https://starfest.com.au/ For just one day each year, the prestigious Siding Spring Observatory in Coonabarabran throws open its doors to the public! Don’t miss your chance to explore Australia’s largest optical astronomy site. Join us for a fantastic day filled with telescope tours, talks by world-famous astronomers, kids' presentations, and exciting activities. Tour the AAT, the 2.3m telescope, I-Telescope, KMTNet, and Huntsman Telescope, and enjoy the AAT catwalk, David Allen Walking Trail, Starr’s Planetarium, solar viewing by Tamworth Astronomy Club and Donna the Astronomer, and more. Visit food stalls from Pilliga Pottery, Rotary BBQ, Coonabarabran Bakery, and Lil Coffee Cart, or enjoy coffee and cake at the Lodge Cafe. Explore displays from Bintel, Warrumbungle National Park Discovery Rangers, and the Rural Fire Service. It’s a free event with no bookings needed, and convenient buses run around the site. Don’t forget to bring a jacket, some money for food and drinks, a hat, sunscreen, a water bottle, a camera, and comfortable shoes for walking around the telescopes. Gather your family and friends for a stellar day out among the stars!

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