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Council LogoCalendar Events - July 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 if you need information or hard copies of any document.

 

Now Open – The Moree Portrait Prize

BAMM: Bank Art Museum Moree art competition The Moree Portrait Prize offers cash prizes across six categories: Under 12s, Under 18s, Adults, People’s Choice and Best in Show. Artists should contact BAMM for an entry form and submit works before 9 November 2018. The Moree Portrait Prize launches at 6pm 23 November 2018 and will run through to 24 December 2018.

20 October 2018 - Garage Sale Trail

Moree Plains Shire Council is hosting a Garage Sale Trail event - second-hand market and car-boot sale at Jellicoe Park on Saturday 20 October 2018 from 10am-2pm. There are no fees for participating in the market, but you must register via the Garage Sale Trail website https://www.garagesaletrail.com.au/sale/1366 or through Council’s Waste team by phoning (02) 6757 3222.  On the day, just bring your own tables to display your goods on, chairs and shelters; or a vehicle filled with your pre-loved items for sale.
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20-21 November - What to do if a Child Discloses Abuse

Facilitators: Aboriginal & non-Aboriginal facilitators from NSW Health, Community Services and NSW Police will provide Aboriginal community members with information to help protect and support a child if a disclosure is made. Workers supporting Aboriginal families are also welcome.

How to Register - There is no cost to attend this training however, registration is required for catering purposes.

Please register your details by the 23rd October 2018 if possible by emailing your name and phone number to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by phoning Sandi Osmond on Tel: 6776 9817 or Mob: 0467 763 527.  Late registrations can be made on the day. If you have any questions about the content of the information session, you are welcome to discuss with Sandi on the contact numbers above.

Big Sky LibrariesMoree 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

 

MONDAYS
Knit & Natter – Fortnightly during the year (1, 15, & 29 Oct) 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.

Little Bang Discovery Club – Weekly from 15 October to 5 November 3.30 – 4.30pm
Fun-filled 4-week program that combines everyday objects and experiences with genuine scientific enquiry methods. Everyone attending will have a Little Bang Discovery Box to take home each week with a load of exciting items and activities to explore between sessions. Bookings essential and parental supervision is required. For children aged 4-6.

 

TUESDAYS
Storytime – Weekly during school term at 10.00am – 10.30am

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 3.30pm – 4.30pm, recommencing 16 October
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).

 

WEDNESDAYS
Code Club – Fortnightly during the school term at 3.30pm – 4.30pm, recommencing 17 October
Computer coding sessions for kids aged 8+. Create games and animations while learning the basics of computer coding. Bookings essential.

Book Blasters – Fortnightly during the school term at 3.30pm – 4.30pm, recommencing 24 October
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).

 

THURSDAYS
Baby Bounce – Weekly during the school term at 10.00am
Baby Bounce is an interactive session which includes finger play, songs and lap rhymes for babies up to 2 years, parents and carers.

Robotics Club – Fortnightly during the school term at 3.30 – 4.30pm, recommencing 18 October 
Fun filled term of Robotics for children aged 8+! Learn the skills to program robots using various coding languages. Bookings essential.

 

FRIDAYS
Lego Club Group 1 – Fortnightly during the school term at 3.30 – 4.30pm, recommencing 19 October

Come in and join us for some LEGO fun! Build EPIC creations and make new friends along the way! Bookings essential. For children aged 7-12.

Lego Club Group 2 – Fortnightly during the school term at 3.30 – 4.30pm, recommencing 26 October (depending on numbers)
Come in and join us for some LEGO fun! Build EPIC creations and make new friends along the way! Bookings essential. For children aged 7-12.

 

Needing a Public Donation by Council?

Individuals and community, sporting and educational groups wishing to apply for financial assistance from Moree Plains Shire Council for events, functions and sponsorship during the months required below are to complete and submit a Public Donations Application Form to enable the application to be considered.

In accordance with its Public Donations Policy, applications received after this deadline will not be considered until Council’s first meeting next calendar quarter (i.e. in three months’ time).

Any queries in relation to applications for financial assistance should be directed to the Grants Officer (02) 6757 3222.

 

January – March 2019

To be addressed at the 24 January 2019 Ordinary Council Meeting

Due Friday, 21 December 2018 at 5pm

 

April – June 2019

To be addressed at the 11 April 2019 Ordinary Council Meeting

Due Friday, 15 March 2019 at 5pm

 

July – September 2019

To be addressed at the 11 July 2019 Ordinary Council Meeting

Due Friday, 14 June 2019 at 5pm

 

October – December 2019

To be addressed at the 10 October 2019 Ordinary Council Meeting

Due Friday, 13 September 2019 at 5pm

 

 

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