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Parkes Musical & Dramatic Society – Into the Woods Jr Auditions

Wed October 16 - Wed October 23

PARKES. Into the Woods JR. is a young performer's edition of Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's cock-eyed view of everyone's favourite Brothers Grimm fairytale characters. This engaging and funny musical comedy twists the familiar fairy tales into a brand new story.

Age of Fishes Museum in Canowindra

Sat October 19 at 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 10:00 am on Saturday, repeating until Tue 31 December 2019,

CANOWINDRA. OPEN DAILY. A chance discovery in 1955 revealed an extensive fossil bed dating from the Devonian Period. This 360-370 million year old fossil deposit contains the remains of thousands of freshwater fish

Bubbles & Brushes – Don’t Be Jelly

Sun October 20 at 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

ORANGE. This jellyfish is fun and simple to paint - a great one for the whole family (though we recommend children 8+ only as they do need to sit and concentrate for a little while).

Movement Workshops

Mon October 21 at 7:30 am - 8:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30 am on Monday, repeating until Mon 25 November 2019,

FORBES. Ages 16 and over. Four week workshops alternating through various forms of dance and movement, from yoga and ballet, to Latin and modern contemporary and stretching.

Harmonie – Grenfell Ukestra & Hand Drumming Groups

Mon October 21 at 2:15 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:15 pm on Monday, repeating until Mon 16 December 2019,

GRENFELL. With experienced and trained group facilitator Simone Gough. Fun and easy. For all ages. $10-15 per lesson.  Registered NDIS provider. Registered for Creative Kids vouchers. To book call 0427 471 696.

Go Green Film Festival 2019 – Submissions Due

Tue October 22

BATHURST. We are looking for moving, funny, or thought-provoking films that celebrate this year’s theme “Saving our Species”

Harmonie – Woodstock Ukestra & Hand Drumming Groups

Tue October 22 at 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until Tue 17 December 2019,

WOODSTOCK. With experienced and trained group facilitator Simone Gough. Fun and easy. For all ages. $10-15 per lesson.  Registered NDIS provider. Registered for Creative Kids vouchers. To book call 0427 471 696.

‘Walk-In’ Kids Art Session

Wed October 23 at 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

ORANGE. There's nothing better than letting the kids have a great craft session. Wait, yes there is- have a craft session and let someone else clean up the mess!

Mondays at the Museum

Wed October 23 at 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until Mon 16 December 2019,

ORANGE REGIONAL MUSEUM, ORANGE. Look and make at Orange Regional Museum with activities and craft for Under 5s in 2019. This free program is designed for parents/carers with children aged between 3-5 years

String Spectacular Concert

Wed October 23 at 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

ORANGE. The annual celebration of the Orange Regional Conservatorium string ensemble and groups

Barre Class

Thu October 24 at 6:30 pm - 7:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until Thu 28 November 2019,

FORBES. Ages 16 and over. Repetitive dance movements and conditioning exercises using weights, exercise bands, and Pilates balls, to up-beat music.

Lithgow Halloween 2019

Sat October 26 at 2:00 pm - 10:00 pm

LITHGOW. Lithgow Halloween 2019 bursts into life Saturday 26 October with spectacular entertainment and creative costumes.

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Sat October 26 at 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

BATHURST. Year 9 and 10 drama students will entertain you with their version of William Shakespeare’s most treasured comedy of lovers, fairies and fools, A Midsummer Night’s Dream.

Bubbles & Brushes – Kids Make Your Own Placemat Workshop

Sun October 27 at 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

ORANGE. This Sunday morning workshop is a great way to occupy the kids' minds and get them to exercise their creativity.

LEGO Club – Orange Library

Mon October 28 at 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 4:00 pm on day Last of the month, repeating until Mon 30 December 2019,

ORANGE. LEGO club is for anyone aged 6+ to sit in and build things with us. It is held on the last Monday of each month.

Play School Concert – Humpty Showtime

Tue October 29 at 9:30 am - 5:00 pm

PANTHERS, BATHURST. As with the television program, there are songs to move to, as well as quiet times to just watch and listen.

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The What’s On calendar covers arts events happening across the NSW Central West. These events are sourced or supplied from local venues and arts organisations. Whilst all care is taken and accuracy is our priority we can take no responsibility for date changes or the content of contributed information. To contribute an event email us at artsoutwest@csu.edu.au