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Open Day @ CCC Gallery & Studios

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Colour City Creatives is a community based artist run initiative providing affordable studio space, exhibition opportunities and artist support. Based at East Fork in Orange, in a building once used by rail workers on shift work we have 2 galleries, 12 working studios and a shop.
We are a group who support each other, sharing a passion to learn and explore contemporary art, come and have a look around.

 

Australian Breastfeeding Assoc. Orange Morning Tea

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Welcome to Australian Breastfeeding Association Morning Tea Friday’s in Orange for 2019!

Every second Friday, join our local ABA group for a free morning tea catch-up, including a hot cuppa and discussion about breastfeeding and parenting (see Facebook or below for topic listing). We normally have a qualified Breastfeeding Counsellor available so bring along any questions for a confidential discussion if you wish.

October, November & December 2019 topics:

  • 18th October “Baby Carriers”
  • 1st November “Breastfeeding & Returning to Work”
  • 15th November “Breastfeeding with Low Supply or Over Supply”
  • 29th November “Breastfeeding & Alcohol”
  • 13th December “Summertime, Heat & Travel”

We open at 10 am and our discussion starts at 10.30, but we understand that little people don’t run on a schedule, so please come and leave when you need to. Bring along the kids, both big and small, our toddler area helps to entertain busy little people.

As we are volunteer based, any help to bring some light morning tea is much appreciated, but certainly not expected (no nuts please).

Australian Breastfeeding Assoc. Orange Morning Tea

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Welcome to Australian Breastfeeding Association Morning Tea Friday’s in Orange for 2019!

Every second Friday, join our local ABA group for a free morning tea catch-up, including a hot cuppa and discussion about breastfeeding and parenting (see Facebook or below for topic listing). We normally have a qualified Breastfeeding Counsellor available so bring along any questions for a confidential discussion if you wish.

July, August & September 2019 topics:

  • 26th July “Breast & Nipple Care”
  • 9th August “Breastfeeding in the Early Days” (Newborns)
  • 23rd August “Postnatal Depression & Anxiety”
  • 6th September “Blocked Ducts & Mastitis”
  • 20th September “Finding Time for Everything”

We open at 10 am and our discussion starts at 10.30, but we understand that little people don’t run on a schedule, so please come and leave when you need to. Bring along the kids, both big and small, our toddler area helps to entertain busy little people.

As we are volunteer based, any help to bring some light morning tea is much appreciated, but certainly not expected (no nuts please).

Australian Breastfeeding Assoc. Orange Morning Tea

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Welcome to Australian Breastfeeding Association Morning Tea Friday’s in Orange for 2019!

Every second Friday, join our local ABA group for a free morning tea catch-up, including a hot cuppa and discussion about breastfeeding and parenting (see Facebook or below for topic listing). We normally have a qualified Breastfeeding Counsellor available so bring along any questions for a confidential discussion if you wish.

May & June 2019 topics:

  • 3rd May – “Breastfeeding & Relationships”
  • 17th May – “Breastfeeding a baby with Food Allergies and In-Tolerances”
  • 31st May – “Toddlers”
  • 14th June – “Antenatal & Postnatal Exercise”
  • 28th June – “School Readiness”

We open at 10 am and our discussion starts at 10.30, but we understand that little people don’t run on a schedule, so please come and leave when you need to. Bring along the kids, both big and small, our toddler area helps to entertain busy little people.

As we are volunteer based, any help to bring some light morning tea is much appreciated, but certainly not expected (no nuts please).

History Alive: 1949 Memories Talk

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1949 was the foundation year for the Orange and District Historical Society and as part of their 70th anniversary celebrations they will dedicate the next History Alive session to a recollection of life in the city and distinct at that time. Librarian Julie Sykes will present the results of research of newspapers and Council minutes to set the scene, then three speakers will give a short account of their 1949 memories, and a panel and audience discussion will follow. The speakers are well known and full of memories. They are:

George White aged 17 in 1949 and working on the family orchard in Anson Road.
Harold Balcomb aged 22 in 1949 on the family farm at Toogong.
Merv Wilkie – aged 21 in 1949 in Western Stores hardware department.

The meeting will take place on Wednesday 8 May at 6.30 for 7pm at the Senior Citizens Centre (entry off Woolworth’s car park). Everyone is welcome. Entry is just $4 for Historical Society members and $6 for non-members. A generous supper will follow the meeting. For inquiries, please contact Phil Stevenson on 0402 412 188, Email: ibiswines@bigpond.com

(Photo: The Emmco float in the 1949 Cherry Blossom Festival Parade)

Orange Luminosity single launch

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Orange Luminosity is back for one final event and we invite everyone who has been a part of this very special journey to join us as we  launch the Luminosity single “Light Up the Night”.

“Light Up the Night” was written especially for Orange Luminosity by the amazing Abby Smith, and was performed at the 2017 event. The Luminosity Choir, together with Abby , Kris Schubert and some generous local musicians,  got together to record the song last year, and we are all so pleased with the final result.

Light Up the Night will be available for purchase through Bandcamp from April 27.

Come join us for an afternoon celebrating this amazing achievement.

Abby Smith will be running an All Abilities Singing Workshop from 2pm

Launch celebration from 3pm

Afternoon tea provided

Bookings through Eventbrite

For all enquiries email luminosityorangensw@gmail.com or check out our FaceBook Page @Luminosity 2017

Bringing Strata to Our Community

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Absolute Strata Management, in partnership with Corporate Home Unit Underwriters; the sectors leading insurers, are hosting information sessions for owners in strata and community title properties.

The sessions will be held at the Parkview Hotel, 281 Summer Street, Orange on Wednesday 17th April 2019 at 2:30 pm and 5:30 pm. We anticipate the presentations will run for approximately one hour.

We will be discussing a variety of topics including:

  • Changes in legislation that affect you
  • How to identify common property
  • The key differences between strata and community title schemes
  • Understanding your agency relationship
  • Introduction to Corporate Home Unit Underwriters
  • About strata title insurance policies
  • About community title insurance policies
  • The importance of contents insurance

There will be an opportunity at the end of the presentation for attendees to ask questions. Light refreshments will be served.

There is no cost for attendance however spaces are limited so bookings are essential. These can be made through Eventbrite using the following links: 2:30pm session, 5:30pm session, or by contacting Absolute Strata directly on 1300 01 2800.

CDAT Commando Course Fun Day

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An obstacle course organised by the Orange Community Drug Action Team, aimed at 12-25 year olds at Integra Health club. Participants will climb, run and crawl their way through the assault course. From 11am, there will be inflatable, competitions and giveaways.

Waste To Art- Orange: Making Workshop

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Come along to The West Room of the Orange Regional Gallery to participate in a workshop where you can make or start your Waste To Art competition entry!

We will have a printmaking session, using bailing twine, to create collograph prints and bass relief panels.

Later in the day we have a member of the Orange Fiber Artists Group coming to show us how to weave sculptural creations with bailing twine!

from 10:30am to 12:30pm the Orange Fiber Artists Group will be working on their Waste to Art competition entry in the room next door. Everyone is free to go and watch them at work!

Sculpture in an Orange Garden

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Sculpture in an Orange Garden on April 13 and 14 from 10am – 4:30pm is an alfresco selling exhibition showcasing the works of celebrated Australian sculptors. The event is held within the beautiful grounds of Rosemont, one of the Orange region’s largest and most established private gardens, located just 10 minutes from the Orange town centre. Local wine and food available for purchase. Children’s sculpture walk and competition.