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Spring Fling by Parkes Community Arts Inc
Sat 8 October at 11:00 am - Sun 23 October at 5:00 pm
An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Saturday, repeating indefinitely
A Spring Fling Festival will be held from 8 – 23 October 2022.
The Spring Fling Festival is funded by NSW Government’s Reconnecting Regional NSW Community Events Program.
The festival will include a Community Fun Day, film, creative workshops, music and art.
You can get involved in the festival by attending one of the many workshops being held. Festival Community Drumming Workshops will be held in the Marramarra Makerspace on 5th, 12th and 17th October where you get the opportunity to learn to play 44 gallon drums and you can join in a drumming performance on the Community Fun Day. You can make your own artwork at the Inventing Insects workshop on 13th October at the Marramarra Makerspace from 9-12 or learn how to arrange spring flowers for your home on 20 October from 6-8pm in the Marramarra Makerspace. Bookings for workshops through Humanitix.
ELVIS, Baz Luhrmann’s latest film, will be screened at Cooke Park Pavilion on Friday 14th October at 6pm. Movie goers are asked to come dressed up in your best Elvis or Priscilla gear and there will be prizes for best dressed. The film is free but bookings are required through Humanitix so make sure you secure your seat.
The Community Fun Day will be held on Saturday 22nd October at Cooke Park pavilion and will include market stalls, 6 beautiful alpacas from Quentin Park, face painting, live music, free Rotary BBQ, Coffee Van, arts and crafts, and much more.
On Sunday 23rd October the Parkes Shire Band will team up with other musicians and bands to present a free concert at the Parkes RSL Starlight Lounge at 2pm in celebrating Lindsay Morehouse’s contribution to music in Parkes.
The Best In Show Art Exhibition (funded by CMOC Northparkes mine) will also be opening on Saturday 8th October at 10am and on display in the Coventry Room throughout the festival during Parkes Library opening hours.
Other events happening around the Parkes Shire include the Peak Hill Arts Connect Workshops, Bogan Gate 125th Anniversary (8 & 9th October), Parkes Que Club’s Gardens and Galleries (9th October), Parkes M&D Spring into Summer events, and the Trundle Abba Festival (15th October).
For more information about events and bookings go to www.facebook.com/PCAFestival
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