ADULT LEARNING
Arts Council Writing Group
2nd Saturday @ 9:30 am. Gulgong Library.
Contact Beryl: 6374 1471 or Sue: 6374 2262
Computer Training
Every Tuesday @10am. Mens’ Shed.
Contact Maureen: 6374 1610.
All welcome. Ring Maureen for next course.
Tour Guides – Gulgong and District Learn how to be a local tour guide.
Contact Des for Venue and next activity.
Des 6374 1525

ANIMAL TRAINING
Mudgee 7 District Kennel and Obedience Club
Sunday @ 10.00am. Victoria Park, Grevillia St
Contact Betty: 6374 1520
Need to train your dog. Bring dog, lead and vaccination papers plus $2.
Birds – Gulgong and Districts Avicultural Society
Sunday @ 2.00pm Bird Pavillion, Gulgong Showground Contact Christine: 6374 2369

ARTS AND CRAFTS
Crochet Classes
Thursday s @ 10.00am. RSL Club
Contact Connie : 6374 2984
Beginning or accomplished, all crochers welcome.
Cudgegong Painters
Fridays. Around Gulgong District
Contact Merilyn: 6374 1790
Weather permitting, contact Merilyn for venue and start time. New artists welcome.
Gulgong Craft Club Inc
Every Wednesday 11am-3pm. Every Thursday 7:30pm -10pm. Red Hill Enviro Centre.
Contact Christine: 6374 0255
Contact Brun 6374 1095
MADS Eisteddfod Subcommittee
Prince of Wales Eisteddfod
3rd Thursday @ 7.30pm. RSL Board Room. Contact Louise 0423 725 311
or email gulgongeist@hotmail.com. For the latest news visit www.gulgongeisteddfod.com
Our facebook page or read about us in the Gossip!
Arts Council
2nd Wednesday @ 5.00pm. RSL Club Board Room. Contact Susan: 6374 2264 or info@gulgong-arts.com

CHILDREN’S ACTIVITY
Bowls Coaching for Juniors
Wednesday @ 4.00pm. Bowling Club
Contact the Bowlo : 6374 1054
gbsclub@optusnet.com.au
Gulgong Little Athletics Contact Samantha: 0421 082 496
or Tim: 0447 157 149.
Open to children 4 – 16. Parents always welcome to lend a hand.
Gulgong Pony Club
2nd & 4th Sunday Barney’s Reef Rd, Polo Cross Pony Club Grounds.
Contact Sally: 6375 8272
sslarge@skymesh.com.au
Other activities see coming events in Gulgong Gossip Pony Club Report
Pipsqueaks
Monday @ 9:45am . Presbyterian Church Hall.
A music and movement program. For chilldren aged 0-5 years and their carers.
PYGlets Presbyterian Youth Group
Thursday @ 3.30pm. Presbyterian Church Hall.
For years K – 4
PYGs Presbyterian Youth Group
Friday @ 7.00pm . Presbyterian Church Hall.
For years 5 – 12

CHURCH SERVICES
Goolma Anglican Church
2nd Sunday @ 11.30am. Goolma Rd.
Contact Minister: 6374 1421
Family Church Service
St Andrew’s Presbyterian Church
Sunday @ 10.00am. 46 Bayly St.
Contact: 6374 1581
St John’s Catholic Church
Bayly St Contact: 6372 2122
www.mudgee.catholic.org.au
See website for Mass timings
St Luke’s Anglican Church
Sunday @ 9.00am. Bayly St.
Contact Minister: 6374 1421
Family Church Service
St Lukes Anglican Communion Service 3rd Sunday @ 8.00am. Bayly St.
Minister 6374 1421
Communion followed by Family Service

COMMUNITY SERVICES
Bungaraba Progress Assoc
3rd Sunday @ 10.00am Neville Williams Hall.
Contact Trevor: 6375 9240
Chamber of Commerce
2nd Tuesday @ 5.30pm. RSL Club Board Room
secretary@gulgong.com.au
Cooks Gap Progress Association
3rd Sunday @ 2.00pm. Cooks Gap Community Hall
Contact Kylie : 6374 2484
cliffes2@westnet.com.au
Even months only
Gofor Gulgong Inc
2nd Monday, bi-monthly @ 6.00pm.
Bowling Club . Contact Jan: 6374 1944 or Rob: 6374 2231
Henry Lawson Festival Committee
1st Monday @ 7.00pm. Henry Lawson Centre.
Contact Charles: 6374 1209
New members welcome.
Meals on Wheels
Wenonah Lodge . Contact Fiona: 6374 2088
Fresh cooked meals delivered by volunteers. We are always looking for volunteer drivers. It is about ensuring that people who may not be able to get out the comfort of knowledge that someone will drop by regularly to say hello.
Memorial Hall
Bookings – MWRC Gulgong Office
Residential Care and Respite
Wenonah Lodge . Contact Jennifer: 6374 2222 or jennifer.crust@wenonah.org.au
We provide respite and permanent residential aged care in a home-like environment. We are always looking for volunteers to assist with activities and outings.
Wenonah Community Care
Wenonah Lodge. Contac Fiona: 6374 2088
We provide meals, domestic assistance,social support, lawn maintenance and transport for the elderly of Gulgong and District. We are always looking for volunteers to assist with activities and outings.

EMERGENCY SERVICES
Gulgong DC Rural Fire Service Training
Every Monday, Cadets: 6.30pm. Adults: 7.00pm
The Shed, Rouse St.
Cadets and Adult members train alternate Mondays. New members always welcome. Contact Cheree for further information.

ENVIRONMENT
Friends of Adams Lead
1st Saturday @ 9.00am. Adams Lead Reserve Contact Phyllis: 0427 920 887
prpatita500@gmail.com
For more on education events see article in Gossip. Volunteers always welcome. Great learning opportunity
Red Hill Environmental Education Centre
Red Hill School . Contact School: 6374 2558 www.redhill-e.school@det.nsw.edu.au
We would love a hand to maintain and improve the environment. Contact school to find out how you can help.

FISHING
Gulgong Amateur Fishing Club
1st Thursday @ 7.30pm. Post Office Hotel
Contact Tim: 0447 157 149 facebook: gulgong fishing club

FITNESS
Gulgong 24/ 7 Gym
Country Physio Contact Mel:6374 2330
info@countryphysio.com.au
Are you a member yet? No need to wait to get fit and fab. Any time to suit you
Gulgong Pilates Studio
M/ W/ F 7.00am
Tue/ Thu 4.30pm & 6.30pm
Country Physio Mel 6374 2330
info@countryphysio.com.au
New classes starting in November. Contact Country Physio to confirm start date. Some classes are claimable from your health fund. Check with Mel.
Gulgong Trail and Fitness Circuit Billy Dunn Park and surrounds
Contact Library 6374 1202
Maps and printed guides available at Gulgong Library. Suit all fitness levels

HEALTH SERVICES
Gulgong Health Council
1st Thursday @ 6:30pm. Gulgong MPS
Contact Peter: peter.doran@bigpond.com.au
Gulgong Hospital Auxillary
3rd Thursday@ 2.00pm. MPS
Contact Robyn: 0419 447 345
Red Cross
*2nd Friday @ 2.00pm. RSL Club Board Room
Contact Helen: 6374 1445
*Second monthly Odd months only

LOCAL GOVERNMENT
Council Transactions
Mon – Fri @8am – 4pm Council Service Centre
www.midwestern.nsw.gov.au
Closed for Lunch 1 – 1.45 pm
Gulgong Library
Mon – Fri 8am-1pm, 1.45pm-5pm
Sat – 9.30 – 12.30
Council Service Centre 6374 1202
www.midwestern.nsw.gov.au/community–recreation

MARKETS
Gulgong Markets
4th Saturday @ 9.00am. Coronation Park
Contact Agnes: 6374 2735 Memorial Hall if wet
MEN’S SUPPORT
Freemasons
2nd Thursday@ 7.30pm. Lodge Wyaldra.
Gulgong Mens’ Shed
Wednesday s @ 9.00am – 2pm. Mens’ Shed.
Contact Chris : 6375 9655
All men welcome
St Andrew’s Mens Breakfast
2nd Saturday @ 7.30am. Presbyterian Church Hall. Contact Vaughn: 6374 1581
Non-denominational – all men welcome
St Luke’s Mens Breakfast
1st Saturday @ 7.30am. St Luke’s Church Hall Bayly St. Contact Minister: 6374 1421
Non-denominational – all men welcome

MOTOR VEHICLE
Gulgong Annual Swap Meet
2nd Sunday in November. Show Grounds.
Contact Scotty : 0433 621 204
Ring Scotty for start time and costs
Gulgong Vintage and Classic Motorcycle Club Tuesday 7.30pm
Contact Secretary for Venue and next activity Secretary: 0428 330 338
Historic Vehicle Club – Gulgong Contact Secretary for Venue and next activity. Contact Secretary for next rally and registration of vehicles. Contact Secretary: 6374 1525

MUSEUM
Gulgong Gold Experience
Everyday @ 1pm – 3pm. Red Hill
Contact Chris: 6374 1844
Contact Maureen:0458 487 706 www.gulgonggold.com.au
Open every day except Christmas Day, Good Friday and Anzac Day
Henry Lawson Centre
Sun – Sat @ 10am – 3.30pm. Henry Lawson Centre
Contact Kev 6374 1944
Pioneer Museum
Sun – Sat @ 9am – 5pm. Herbert St
Contact: 6374 1513
Pioneer Museum Research
Wed – Thu @ 9am – 1pm. Pioneer Museum Contact Assistant: 6374 2624
Phone research assistant for information

MUSEUM COMMITEES
Henry Lawson Society of NSW
3rd Friday @ 3.00pm
Henry Lawson Centre
Contact Kev: 6374 1944
Holtermann Museum Committee
Contact Chris for meeting dates and activities
Contact Chris: 6374 1844
www.holtermannmuseum.com.au
Committee supports Gulgong Gold Experience and development of Holtertmann Museum
Pioneer Museum Committee
4th Sunday @ 1pm. Pioneer Museum
Contact Secretary: 6374 1513
mail@gulgongmuseum.com
Committee Members only and invited guests.

MUSIC & DANCE
Step Up Dance Academy
Mon-Wed @ 3:30pm. Gulgong Memorial Hall
Contact Miss Nicole:
stepupdancegulgong@gmail.com
Dance lessons in ballet, tap, jazz, hip hop, contemporary, tiny tots form 2 years & ladies classes in stretch, jazz & tap
Ballroom Dancing
Tuesday @ 6.00pm. Gulgong School Hall
Contact Rochelle : 6374 2696 or
rochellels@yahoo.com.au
Beginning or accomplished, all new dancers welcome. School Term Only
Folk Club
Thursday @ Centennial Hotel Bar
Contact: 6374 1241
Meet with Bob Campbell and Friends every second Thursday. Check with Bar or see sign outside the Centennial for timings. All welcome.
Gulgong Community Singers
Friday @ 10.30am . Bowling Club New singers always welcome to join us for friendship, singing and a chat.
Gulgong Orchestra Wednesday @ 7.00pm
Gulgong Presbyterian Hall
Contact Rhonda 6374 1344 Rehersals fortnightly. New musicians always welcome.
Line Dancing
Thursday @ 5.30pm Gulgong Bowling and Sporting Club Contact Club: 6374 1054
Visit our Website: www.gulgongbowlo.com
Email: gbsclub@optusnet.com.au
New dancers always welcome. No experience required.

PENSIONER SUPPORT
Combined Pensioners and Superannuants Association
3rd Monday @ 2.00pm. Bowling Club.
Contact Secretary : 6374 1944
May, September, Lunch meetings. Confirm venue with Secretary. See Gossip for other activities
My Aged Care
Phone Support for older Australians
Contact My Aged Care: 1800 200 422
Information on aged care services and how to access them on the phone

POLITICAL
Country Labour Mudgee Gulgong
1st Sunday @ 12pm. Alternates Gulgong and Mudgee.
Contact Alex : 0428 330 338
Contact Alex for venue

SCHOOL SUPPORT
P & C Gulgong High School
2nd Wednesday@ 6.00pm
High School Admin Block
Contact Sophia: 0438 268 991
P & C – Gulgong Primary School
1st Wednesday @ 5.30pm
Primary School Staff Room School
Contact: 6374 1622
www.gulgong-p.schools.nsw.edu.au
See minutes of last meeting on school website
P & F – All Hallows Catholic School Contact: 6374 1582
allhallowsgulgong@btf.catholic.edu.au
Contact School for meeting dates and times

SOCIAL EVENT
The Biggiest Morning Tea
25th May Thursday @ 10:30am Gulgong RSL
Contact Maree : 63741310
Come and helpraise awareness for this wonderful cause.
Bingo
Every Monday @ 7.00pm & Wednesday @ 1.00pm
Gulgong Bowling and Sporting Club.
Contact Club : 6374 1054 www.gulgongbowlo.com Heads Down. Get there early to buy books.
Euchre
Every Tuesday @ 7.00pm Gulgong Bowling and Sporting Club . Contact Club: 6374 1054
www.gulgongbowlo.com
Expert or want to learn, all welcome
Games day
3rd Thursday @ 1.00pm. CWA Rooms
Contact Jean: 6374 1425
$5.00 entry including afternoon tea
Raffles
Every Friday @ 7.30pm & Sunday @ 6.30pm Gulgong Bowling and Sporting Club
Contact Club: 6374 1054 /gbsclub@optusnet.com.au / www.gulgongbowlo.com
Meat and vegetable trays
Raffles
Every Friday @ 5.30pm. Commercial Hotel
Contact Pub Bar: 6374 2070
gulgongcommercialhotel@hotmail.com
Raffles
Every Friday @ 6.00pm Post Office Hotel
Contact Bar: 6374 1031
All money raised goes to Junior Rugby League in winter and the Fishing Club in summer.
Raffles
Every Thursday @ 6.30pm Prince of Wales Hotel Contact Bar: 6374 1166
www.princeofwalesgulgong.com.au
Run by Gulgong Pony Club.
Raffles
Every Friday @ 5.00pm Centennial Hotel
Contact Bar: 6374 1241
Win meat and vegetable trays
Spin the Wheel to win
Every Friday @ 5.00pm Centennial Hotel
Contact Bar: 6374 1241
Join in to win. Great prizes
Wenonah Wanderers
Every Thursday . Gulgong area.
Contact Ashley : 6374 2088
Meet at different venues for morning tea or lunch. Contact Ashley to find out where to meet and at what time.

SPIRITUAL GUIDANCE
Catholic Women
1st Tuesday@ 2.00pm
Catholic Convent Bayly St
Contact: 6374 1256
Christian Bible Studies St Lukes Church Bayly St
Contact Minister: 6374 1421
Contact Minister for date and time of next study session
Interfaith Bible Study
2nd Sunday @ 1.30pm
Contact Ron : 6374 1964
Contact Ron for venue
All faithful welcome to study
Know Your Bible Womens Study Group (KYB) Tuesday @ 7.30pm
Contact Vaughn 6374 1581
Contact Vaughn for venue, all women welcome
Meditation Group
1st and 3rd Sunday. Gulgong Massage Centre
Contact Agnes 6374 2735
Contact Agnus to find time next course starts
St Andrew’s Bible Study
Wednesday @ 7.30pm
Contact Vaughn 6374 1581
Contact Vaughn for Venue

SPORT
Bowls – Mens
Every Thursday & Saturday@ 1.00pm
Gulgong Bowling and Sporting Club.
Contact Club: 6374 1054 www.gulgongbowlo.com gbsclub@optusnet.com.au. New members always welcome. Casual dress.
Bowls – Womens
Every Tuesday @ 9.00am
Gulgong Bowling and Sporting Club.
Contact Club: 6374 1054 www.gulgongbowlo.com gbsclub@optusnet.com.au. New members always welcome. Casual dress.
Darts Competition
RSL Club. Contact 6374 1310
Ring Club for details of new competition
Darts Competition
Gulgong Bowling and Sporting Club.
Contact Club: 6374 1054 www.gulgongbowlo.com gbsclub@optusnet.com.au
Ring Club for details of new competition. Board available
Darts Competition
Every Tuesday @ Post Office Hotel
Contact Bar: 6374 1031
Contact Post office Hotel for start date for next competition
Darts Competition
Every Tuesday. Centennial Hotel
Contact Bar: 6374 1241
Contact Bar for details of next competition.
Golf Club
Gulgong Heritage Harness Assoc Gulgong Showground. Contact Secretary: 6375 9629 Contact Secretary for details of next meeting and future events.
Gulgong Netball Club
Facebook: GulgongNetball
Always looking for senior and junior players. Get on Facebook for further details
Gulgong Squash
Bowling Club. Contact Naomi for date of next competition
Gulgong Touch Football Wednesday @ 5.00pm. Contact: 0438 532 016 (Steven) or 0438 718 907 (Naomi)
7 and 8 year old skills training. New participants always welcome. Contact Steve or Naomi to get registered.
Gulgong Touch Football
Wednesday @5.30pm Contact: 0438 532 016 (Steven) or 0438 718 907 (Naomi)
9 – 11 year olds New Competitions. Players and support workers always welcome. Contact Steve or Naomi for start date of the next comp. Not sure, Just come along and have a look. Active children: happy children
Gulgong Touch Football Association Mark : 0428 742 435 New players always welcome. Contact Mark for training And comp times
Indoor Bowls
Every Thursday @7.30pm.RSL Club
Contact Club : 6374 1310
New members always welcome
Pool Competition
Every Sunday. RSL Club.
Contact Club: 6374 1310
Ring Club for details of new competition
Pool Competition
Gulgong Bowling and Sporting Club
Contact Club: 6374 1054
www.gulgongbowlo.com / gbsclub@optusnet.com.au
Ring Club for details of new competition. Table available
Pool Competition
Every Monday. Post Office Hotel
Contact Bar : 6374 1031
Contact Post office Hotel for start date for next competition. Pool table available for social events
Pool Competition
Every Monday. Centennial Hotel
Contact Bar : 6374 1241.
Contact Bar for details of next competition. Get some practice in before the next comp starts
Squash
Gulgong Bowling and Sporting Club
Contact Club : 6374 1054
www.gulgongbowlo.com/gbsclub@optusnet.com.au Contact Club to book courts or find competition details
Tennis
Gulgong Bowling and Sporting Club
Contact Club: 6374 1054
www.gulgongbowlo.com/gbsclub@optusnet.com.au Contact Club to book courts or find competition details
Tennis – Club Competition
Tennis Club, Tallawang Rd
Contact Michelle: 6374 1810 or Gordon: 6374 1810
Group bookings, School bookings, Club house hire, competitions and more
Gulgong Sports Council
2nd Monday @6.30pm Gulgong Bowling and Sporting Club. Contact Craig: 6374 2917 gulgongsportscouncil@outlook.com Contact Craig to see how you can help make Gulgong sport better.

SPORT COMMITTEE
Gulgong Little Athletics Committee 1st Tuesday @6.30pm. Bowling Club
Contact Samantha: 0421 082 496
Contact Tim: 0447 157 149
Gulgong Pony Club Committee
2nd Monday @ 7.00pm
Prince of Wales Hotel
Contact Sally : 6375 8272 Facebook: Closed Group contact Sally
Gulgong Turf Club
Contact President for times
Contact: 0428 740 226
Meets 6 times per year

TOURISM
Gulgong Gold Experience Opening Hours
Gulgong Gold Experience within the Red Hill Precinct is open most days from 1.00pm to 3.00pm and now offers gold panning included in the entry fee. Entry fees child $2.00, adult $4.00 and family $8.00. (Children must be accompanied by an adult when panning.) Come along and enjoy a fun, relaxed family day on Red Hill, it really is a charming grassed area for children to roam and enjoy the outdoors. Volunteers wishing to help out one day a month, please phone Maureen Hall 0458 487 706 or Chris Pearson on 6374 1844.
Gulgong Historical Walk
Self Guided walking tour is available from the Goldfields Motel, Gulgong Motel, Newsagents, Post Office, Lawson Centre, Caravan Park, $10 Motel, Tourist Office, Opera House Shop, POW Hotel, and Stacks for $2.00 each. Alan Walker and the late Brian Cooke have designed and edited this excellent 40 page full colour booklet to guide walkers around the historic buildings and sites in our town. This booklet, published by the Gulgong Chamber of Commerce.
Visitor Info Centre – Gulgong
Fri – Sun @ 10.00am. The Shanty, Herbert St
Contact: 6374 2691
www.visitmudgeeregion.com.au

VETERANS’ SUPPORT
Legacy Widows
3rd Monday 7.30pm. RSL Club Board Room
Contact Maurice : 6374 2237
Contact Maurice to confirm start time
RSL Subbranch – Gulgong
1st Friday @ 7.30pm. RSL Club Board Room

WOMEN’S SUPPORT
Country Womens Association
3rd Friday@ 1.00pm. CWA Rooms
Contact Sue: 6374 2860. Contact Jean: 6374 1425 Contact Sue or Jean for upcoming events and competitions
St Luke’s Ladies Leisure and Luncheon
4th Thursday @ 12.30pm.
St Luke’s Church Hall Bayly St
Contact Minister : 6374 1421
Non-denominational – all women welcome