WHAT'S ON

What's on in Wellington and surrounds this week, local guide

  • Training workshops:

Wellington, January 16

Through the NSW Government's Youth Drought Strategy and ACE Community Services Obligation program, VERTO will run a funded training course on 'Provide Responsible Service of Alcohol' at the Wellington. To find out more, to enrol or to secure you place for this full day training session head to vergo.org.au

Farmers Market:

Dubbo, January 18

The markets offer a range of seasonal fresh produce, including local pork, award winning olive oils, wine, nuts and so much more. Explore what's on offer as you chat to the local stall holders. Held at the Macquarie Lions Park, Bligh Street, from 8am to 12pm.

Far left: Sonya Winn and Anne Gemmel at the Dubbo Farmers Markets in December 2019. Photo: Belinda Soole.

Far left: Sonya Winn and Anne Gemmel at the Dubbo Farmers Markets in December 2019. Photo: Belinda Soole.

Sport workshops:

Narromine, January 16 and 22

The NSW Government is offering kids from intensely drought affected communities a much-needed break with free sports clinics in the Central West and Orana region. The Office of Sport have partnered with AFL NSW, Tennis Australia, NSW Little Athletics, the NSW Rugby League and the Murdi Paaki Regional Rugby League Council to offer a number of half-day workshops. A workshop will be held in Narromine on January 16 at Cale Oval from 10am until 1pm. Another workshop is planned to be held at the Narromine tennis courts on January 22 from 7am until 10:30am.

Tai Chi:

Wellington, January, 17

The Wellington PCYC are hosting a range of school holiday activities for kids this summer and every Friday until January 31, children can attend the 'Tai Chi for Kids' workshop. The session will run from 10am to 10:45am and is $6.50 per session. To find out more visit www.pcycnsw.org.au

Pool family fun day:

Dubbo, January 18

The first Dubbo Aquatic Leisure Centre (DALC) family fun day will be held from 9:30am this Saturday and will include a sausage sizzle with the splash pad open all day and inflatables and the waterslide in use. The special entry price for the day is just $2.

Above: Jai Stanton, Janayah Shillingsworth, Amy Stanton and Jada Shillingsworth at the Dubbo pool. Photo: Amy McIntyre.

Above: Jai Stanton, Janayah Shillingsworth, Amy Stanton and Jada Shillingsworth at the Dubbo pool. Photo: Amy McIntyre.

Summer Fun:

Narromine, January 21

PCYC NSW is hitting the road for Drought Break: Summer Fun For Regional Youth. Twenty towns will host a local disco and barbecue event hosted by PCYC NSW. It will give youth in drought affected areas the opportunity to enjoy themselves during the school holidays and create fun memories in a safe environment. The event will be held at the Narromine Sports and Fitness centre from 5:30pm to late. No cost and everyone's welcome.

Bingo and Trivia:

Wellington, January 17

Get your dabbers ready for when the Wellington Soldiers Memorial Club hosts a free 'Kids Bingo and Trivia' from 11am to 1pm. Everyone is welcome to attend.

Left: Get your dabbers ready when the Wellington Soldiers Memorial Club hosts its 'Kids Bingo and Trivia'. Photo: File.

Left: Get your dabbers ready when the Wellington Soldiers Memorial Club hosts its 'Kids Bingo and Trivia'. Photo: File.

Learn To Crochet:

Wellington, January 17

Come along to 'Made in Wello' this Friday as you learn to crochet. The workshop will be held from 10am to 2pm. Those interested in attending need to bring along a size four needle & some 8 ply yarn. Cost is $10 and includes a morning tea. Please bring your own lunch.