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Marang Connections Calendar of Free Events

Tue 13 December 2022, - Sat 30 September 2023,

Marang Connections is a free 12-month program aiming to increase resilience, wellbeing and social connections for disadvantaged and disengaged young people aged 8-16 years. Young people will be offered one workshop/session per month facilitated by professional and reputable organisations to promote marang (well/good – Wiradjuri) lifestyles and connections.

The sessions will include:

– Cooking Workshop
– Sports Afternoon
– Aboriginal Artefact Workshop
– Swim Safety Session (must register by calling 6333 6523)
– Music Video Workshop (Download Flyer here…..)Open this document with ReadSpeaker docReader
– Bike Safety Workshop
– Art & Mural Workshop
– Health Education Session
– NAIDOC Week Activities (girls business/boys business)
– Guest Speaker Yarn
– Family Fun Afternoon

20 regular participants will be invited to attend a cultural camp in September 2023 at Yalmambirra Boogijoon Doolin.

Transport is available by phoning (02) 6333 6523 two weeks prior to session.

Marang Connections is funded under the joint Australian Government – NSW Government Disaster Recovery Funding Arrangements 2018. The views expressed herein do not necessarily reflect the view of the New South Wales Government.



Tue 13 December 2022,
Sat 30 September
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Local government area
Bathurst Region
Visual arts, Music, Craft, Dance, Multi-Arts, Aboriginal culture


The What’s On calendar covers arts and heritage events happening across the NSW Central West in the local government areas of Bathurst Region, Blayney, Cabonne, Cowra, Forbes, Lachlan, Lithgow, Mid-Western Region, Oberon, Orange, Parkes and Weddin.

Event listings are sourced or supplied from local venues and arts organisations. Many events listed here have been originally shared by the organisers on social media. Whilst all care is taken – and accuracy is our priority – we can take no responsibility for date changes or the content of contributed information. Contact the event organisers listed for more details or to book tickets.

The best way to include your event is to use our SUBMIT HERE form (under the What’s On menu at the top of each page). These listings will be manually approved by the Arts OutWest team before publication.  Please allow a couple of days for listings to be published. If you have submitted an event and want to make changes just email us at artsoutwest@csu.edu.au

Featured events‘ are those submitted directly online by presenters.

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