According to Liverpool Plains Shire Council (LPSC) Mayor, Councillor Andrew Hope, it is a truism to say that cultural and entertainment events build community both socially and economically and he said it is worth highlighting the extent and mix of events that are being held in the Shire in coming weeks and months and to encourage the community to patronise them.
“Some events are organised by Council, others by local communities and organisations and others eventuate from entertainers and theatre groups showing in the Shire. Overall, they provide a something for everyone and strengthen our community fabric,” he said.
Timetable of events through March;
March 2 - Quirindi Military Tattoo a free event at Longfield Park with food and market stalls plus jumping castle between 3 and 7pm, the Military Tattoo commencing at 7.30pm with a fireworks display to follow.
March 4 and 18 - Winanga-Li Bubs and Bumps Group. At the Ingall Centre, Quirindi Health One, 50 Nowland Street, from 10.30am to 12.30. Morning Tea provided. This is a free service transport is available. Contact: Renee Houldsworth on 0402 086 444
March 8 - International Women’s Day event from 6.30pm at the Royal Theatre – Entry $5pp with tickets available online at http://bit.ly/IWDRTQ19 or from Council’s Customer Service Desk.
March 9 - Quirindi Aero-Club Fly-in, a monthly event that kicks off at 8.30am at Quirindi Airport. $10 per person, includes BBQ
March 9 – Quota Markets held second Saturday each month. Fresh produce, arts and crafts, local honey, cakes and more. Rose Lee Park, Loder Street Quirindi. Contact Mary Roberts on 0400 339 127.
March 15 and 16 – Quirindi Rotary are supporting a visit by the Men’s Health Education Van both day’s between 10am and 4pm both days at the old Bogas site in George St Quirindi. It’s a free service so get a check-up.
March 22 – Royal Theatre 7.30pm, the talented, multi award winning Melinda Schneider will share the songs of Great Women of Country during a two hour show. Tickets at http://bit.ly/MelindaRTQ.
March 22 to 24 - New England Bikers Pig ‘n Pines Run 2019. An annual, family friendly event at Spring Ridge Recreation Ground where New England Bikers get together with the local community to to raise funds for the Kids with Cancer Foundation.
March 24 - Quirindi Sporting Clay Target Club (on Gaspard Road) Monthly Shoot - Gaspard Road. If you haven't got a shooting license, call John Hoskins on 0428 461 187, to arrange a trial shoot. For further enquiries please ring Jo on 0488 911 698.
March 24 – Quota Markets. Fresh produce, arts and crafts, local honey, cakes and more! The markets are on Saturday morning at Rose Lee Park, Loder Street Quirindi. Contact Mary Roberts on 0400 339 127.
March 24 – Quirindi Rural Heritage Village Miniature Railway (4th Sunday of each month). 10am to 2pm. The Rural Heritage Village itself is open every Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
March 27 - Premer Field Day at Clyde Purkiss Oval. Trophy presentations and usual events except where impacted by drought. The day includes the Grand Final of the Premer Twilight Cricket Competition commencing at 3pm. Contacts - Phil Whillock 0427 476 217 or Simon Thompson 0427 476 228.
March 30 – Royal Theatre Matinee show 2.30pm. The multi-award winning family show KAPUT will melt hearts of all ages, as it already has on stages around the world, with its glorious brand of slapstick, acrobatics and total silliness. Tickets at http://bit.ly/KaputRTQ.
Councillor Hope said that additionally the Rail Journey’s Museum at Werris Creek is open 7 days a week, 10am to 4pm, with entry by gold coin donation. He said there are regular movie sessions at the Royal Theatre and details can be found on their website and looking ahead into April, Keven Bloody Wilson is bringing his F.U.P.C. World Tour to the Royal on the 6th and tickets can be book via http://bit.ly/KBWRTQ19.
“I’m very proud of our community organisations and their volunteers as well as LPSC’s Community Events team for their efforts in bringing these various events to the Shire. I encourage organisations to claim the date and publicise their events by emailing details to firstname.lastname@example.org so Council can publicise them,” Councillor Hope concluded