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Landfill & Waste Services – Labour Day Long Weekend

Your KERBSIDE GARBAGE & RECYCLING COLLECTION will be AS NORMAL; however there will be changes to landfill operations:

Monday 1 October 2018 Moree landfill - Open  9am - 1pm Villages Landfill - Mungindi - Closed

For more information, contact the Waste department on 6757 3222 or the Moree Waste Management Facility on 6752 9013

Events

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.

 

23 September 10.30am – St Philomena’s School Spring Fair

With a hive of activities on offer, St Philomena’s School Fair caters for the whole community, organisers encourage everyone to come along and enjoy a family fun day out. Moree Plains Shire Council has proudly supported St Philomena’s Spring Fair with a contribution to help advertise the event.

1 October 2018 - Landfill and Waste Services – Labour day long weekend

Kerbside garbage and recycling collections will operate as normal for the Labour Day long weekend. However there will be changes to the operating hours of the Moree Waste Management Facility opening from 9am until 1pm, while the Mungindi Landfill will be closed. For more information, download the MPSC WASTE App, contact the Waste Section on 6757 3222 or the Moree Waste Management Facility on 6752 9013

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.

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

 

20 September 11am -12noon - Teddy Bears Sleepover
Dress up in your pyjamas and bring your Teddy along to the Library for some stories, songs and activities. Then tuck Teddy in and kiss them goodnight as they have a sleepover in the Library! Collect Teddy the next day.

 

MONDAYS
Knit & Natter – Fortnightly during the year (3 & 17 Sept) 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.

**New** Little Bang Discovery Club – Weekly from 27 August to 3rd September 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 7-11.

TUESDAYS
Storytime – Weekly during school term at 10.00am-10.30am
**New Time**
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
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 (5 & 19 Sept)
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 (12 & 26 Sept)
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 **New Time**
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 (6 & 20 Sept)
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 (14 & 28 Sept)
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 (7 & 21 Sept)
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 2018

To be addressed at the 25 January 2018 Ordinary Council Meeting

Due Friday, 22 December 2017 at 5pm

April – June 2018

To be addressed at the 12 April 2018 Ordinary Council Meeting

Due Friday, 16 March 2018 at 5pm

July – September 2018

To be addressed at the 12 July 2018 Ordinary Council Meeting

Due Friday, 15 June 2018 at 5pm

October – December 2018

To be addressed at the 11 October 2018 Ordinary Council Meeting

Due Friday, 14 September 2018 at 5pm

 

 

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