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Upcoming meetings

Meetings are at Orange Ex Services Club unless otherwise indicated.

  • 21 January 2019 – Club Assembly
  • 28 January 2019 – no meeting for Australia Day holiday
  • 4 February 2019 – Hannah McKay – The Smith Family Learning for Life Program
  • 11 February 2019 – meeting at Orange Ex Services Club
  • 18 February 2019 – meeting at Orange Ex Services Club
  • 19 February 2019 – Board meeting
  • 25 February 2019 – meeting transferred to Tuesday 26 February at the Orange Ex Services Club for a combined Clubs’ Foundation Dinner

Upcoming events

  • 26 January 2019 – Australia Day celebration in Cook Park – assistance with selling the breakfasts
  • 8 February 2019 – BBQ at the Orange Health Service (Hospital) 10 am to 2 pm
  • 17 February 2019 – Banjo’s Birthday breakfast at Banjo Paterson Park, Ophir Road, Orange 7.30 am
  • 21, 22, 23 February 2019 – Poetry on the Pavers with breakfast at the Civic Centre South Court 7.30 am to 9.30 am
  • 23 February 2019 – Banjo Paterson Australian Poetry Competition at the Orange Ex Services Club
  • 24 February 2019 – Banjo Paterson Festival Emmaville Market at the corner of Hill Street and the Northern Distributor Road

Our next market is:

Sunday 24 February 2019 from 9am to 2pm at the corner of Hill Street and the Northern Distributor Road, Orange – near the Orange Botanic Gardens. This is an event of the Banjo Paterson Australian Poetry Festival. For more information about the market visit Rotary Orange Community Markets Facebook page.

People interested in having a stall at our markets should first read the information on the Markets Tab and then complete the Stallholder Application Form.

BBQ at Orange Health Service

On the third Friday of each month, the Rotary Club of Orange sells BBQ lunches at the Orange Health Service (The Hospital) on Forest Road. We will be on the grass near the front car parks if it is fine, and if it is raining, we may not be there at all. Come and buy an egg and bacon roll or a sausage sandwich (with free onions if you like) and a drink between 11 am and 1.30 pm.

Banjo Paterson Australian Poetry Festival 2019

See the full Festival program at www.orange360.com.au  Key events are:

  • Banjo birthday breakfast; Banjo Paterson Park Orange; 17 Feb 7.30 am to 10 am
  • Banjo birthday poets brunch; Yeoval; 17 Feb 10 am to 3 pm
  • Breakfast and Poetry on the pavers; South Court Orange Civic Centre; 21, 22, 23 Feb 7.30 am to 9 am
  • Night Market; Robertson Park Orange; 22 Feb 5.30 pm to 8 pm
  • Poetry Brawl; Lord Anson Hotel Orange; 22 Feb 8.30 pm
  • Banjo Paterson Australian Poetry Competition; Orange Ex Services Club; 23 Feb 10 am to 5 pm
  • Emmaville Family market Day; Botanic Gardens precinct, Orange; 24 Feb 9 am to 2 pm

Click here for the 2019 poetry competition entry conditions and entry form.

Go to www.banjopatersonfestival.com.au for more information.

Guided tours of Emmaville Cottage

Guided tours of Emmaville Cottage can be arranged on request. Please contact Len Banks, Director of Public Relations on contact@rotarycluboforange.org.au or on 0428 459 117.

BREAKING NEWS

Banjo Paterson Australian Poetry Festival: See the full Festival program at www.orange360.com.au

Poetry Competition

It is now time to begin writing your poem for the Banjo Paterson Australian Poetry Competition in February 2019. Start now so that you can have a chance to win great prizes. Categories for all. See the News and Events page for more details.