Calendar Events - May/June 2018
Details about Council activities and events are available on our social media page www.facebook.com/MoreePlainsShireCouncil or by calling Customer Services on 6757 3222 anytime.
5 June 10am – Indigenous Growth Hack Workshop Arts
North West are conducting a workshop at the Dhiiyaan Aboriginal Centre, Moree to help Aboriginal entrepreneurs enter the cultural tourism industry.
5 June 6pm – Demystifying energy workshop
13 June 4pm – Submissions close on Wheelie Bin Contamination Policy
15 June 5pm – Applications close - Does your club need financial assistance?
Moree Plains Shire Council is calling for applications from individuals and community, sporting and educational groups wishing to apply for financial assistance for events, functions and sponsorship. Applicants must complete and submit the ‘new’ Public Donations Application Form no later than 5pm 15 June 2018 for Public Donations for the period from July – September. In accordance with Council’s Public Donations Policy, applications received after the deadline will not be considered until Council’s first meeting in the next calendar quarter. Applications will be presented to the Council at its meeting on 12 July 2018.
21 May - 3 June - Reconciliation Week
Great community program of events pdf 2018 Reconciliation Week program (381 KB)
MOREE COMMUNITY LIBRARY
Subscribe to the Library eNewsletter at www.bsl.nsw.gov.au to keep up to date with what’s happening or give us a call on 6757 3374.
Library operates Monday 10am-5pm, Tuesday 9.30am-5pm, Wednesday 10am-6pm, Thursday 9.30am-5pm, Friday 9.30am-5pm, Saturday 10am-1pm, and closed Sunday
Tech Savvy Seniors
Join one of the small, free training group sessions supported by local library staff where you can learn new skills to help you get connected and take the first step to becoming tech savvy. The training is designed to make it easy for you to safely and confidently get connected and learn at your own pace. Sessions will be available at Moree Community Library and Mungindi Library, call (02) 6757 3374 to sign up.
Chance to win $200 voucher
Respond to the Library’s survey and go into the draw for a chance to win $200 voucher
21-25 May 3.30pm – Junior’s scavenger hunt
The Moree Community Library will be celebrating Library and Information Week with a junior’s (5-12 year olds) scavenger hunt every afternoon, after school during the week.
23 May 11am – National Simultaneous Storytime – Moree and Mungindi
Both Moree and Mungindi branches will host National Simultaneous Storytime at 11am on 23 May 2018.
23 May 5.30pm - Tech at Twilight
A wine and cheese evening will be hosted by the Moree Community Library as part of its Library and Information Week. The event will showcase the wide collection of downloadable books, magazines and audio books that members can freely access 24 hours a day through Big Sky Libraries online channels. Bookings essential.
19 June 10.30am –Moree Community Library
26 June 10.30am – Mungindi Library
Young kids are naturally curious and love to learn about how stuff works and get a real buzz out of being helpful. Binwise teaches kids how to make the right choices about dealing with waste, and preventing it in the first place.
Knit & Natter – Fortnightly during the year (14 & 28 May) at 2.00pm-3.00pm (excludes public holidays)
A relaxed and informal get together for knitting and crocheting enthusiasts. Drop in, no bookings required. BYO knitting needles and crochet hooks, wool provided.
Storytime – Weekly during school term at 10.30am-11.00am
Storytime at the Library for pre-schoolers and their carers. Enjoy stories and craft activities.
Big Sky’s Little Readers – Weekly during the school term at 3.30-4.30pm
Aimed at children in Kindergarten to Grade 2, this book club meets weekly during the school term to read stories from the Library’s junior collections and make craft. Members also get to preview new books and have first opportunity to borrow them! (Operates during school term, new members welcome but must book in with Library staff).
Code Club Beginners – Fortnightly during the school term (2, 16, 30 May) at 3.30-4.30pm
Computer coding sessions for kids aged 8+. Create games and animations while learning the basics of computer coding. Bookings essential.
Code Club Returners - Fortnightly during the school term (2, 16, 30 May) at 4.30-5.30pm
Computer coding sessions for kids aged 8+ who have previous experience using Scratch. Create games and animations while learning the basics of computer coding. Bookings essential.
Book Blasters – Fortnightly during the school term (9, 23 May) at 3.30pm-4.30pm
Activities for young people in Years 3-6 - Don’t fancy books? – blast that attitude and be delightfully surprised by the fun and games. (Operates during school term, new members welcome but must book in with Library staff).
Baby Bounce – Weekly during the school term 10.30-10.50am
Baby Bounce is an interactive session which includes finger play, songs and lap rhymes for babies up to 2 years, parents and carers.