Headspace Community Event
Friday, Jan 28 12-3pm
A free community event will be held in Cook Street Plaza with a free barbecue, lunch, games, activities and prizes to help headspace raise funds for a youth pantry.
They will be selling raffle tickets and collecting donations. The raffle Prize is a Custom-made Electric Guitar proudly built and donated by Stephen from Stephens Custom Guitars RRP from $5000.
The wood used to build the body of the Guitar is a Burl that survived the Blackout bush fires of 2019 from Clarence in the Lithgow valley region. Some of the Art work on the guitar was done by a local Indigenous Artist Rick Slaven and the Guitar case was donated by a local musical Duo Lez and Nae.
At this stage we have a few local cafes that have offered gift vouchers also for the raffle. Winners will be announced on the day.
Thao's Thanksgiving Mass Luncheon
Saturday, January 29 1-2.30pm
The Vietnamese Community will be supplying a delicious lunch following Thao's Mass of Thanksgiving on Saturday, January 29, so the group are asking our Lithgow/Portland parishioners to bring along some dessert/cakes/slices to share.
On Wednesday, February 2, the Lithgow Bears will be hosting a mustering day for anyone interested in playing or coaching. It will take place at Tony Luchetti Showground at 6pm, with a barbecue and Blanchard said everyone is welcome to attend.
Lithgow Darts Association will be holding its Annual General Meeting on Wednesday, February 2 at the Lithgow Workmen's Club at 7pm. The Association is asking for people to nominate teams for the 2022 competition, with all old and new players welcome.
With the rain calling it off on previous weeks, the group is hoping that the first Funky Picnic will take place on Friday, January 28 at 6pm in Queen Elizabeth Park. Bring a picnic and blanket and there will be music by Lounge Catz Quintet.
Lithgow Valley Cinema
ART Sunday Documentary
Sunday, 30th Jan - 2.00pm
Movie - Prado Museum
This documentary takes a memorable trip through the rooms, stories and emotions of one of the most visited museums in the world. Situated in Madrid, it houses a collection of over 20 000 of the world's finest European art from 12th to 20th century.
Famous artists like Goya, Bosch, El Greco, Titan, Velazquez and Rubens are represented and highlighted.
January 27-April 8
Residents are to note that during library construction the adjoining laneway, Bank Lane, will be closed to traffic between January 27 and April 8.
Back to exploring
In your own backyard
For those who are double jabbed why not look at what's on offer for a regional staycation? Lockdown has lifted and most tourism spots have opened up. There's plenty on offer with camping at Lake Lyell or Turon Gates. Or if you want to get a little more fancy you could opt for a stay at Emirates One & Only Wolgan Valley who are offering a locals discount. Capertee Bubble Tents are also a fun and different option to get up close with nature, but in a glamping way of course. For the love birds Eagle View Escape is the ultimate romantic getaway and situated near Lake Lyell. Visit their websites and get booking. Don't forget to visit your local cafes and restaurants. There's no better time than now to support your local businesses and local tourism.
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