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Council LogoCalendar Events - February / March 2018

 Details about Council activities and events are available on our social media page www.facebook.com/MoreePlainsShireCouncil or by calling Customer Services on 6757 3222 anytime.

 

 During February and March – Economic Development Strategy – Phone Surveys
Over the next month, AEC Market Research will be making contact with local residents, between the hours of 1pm-8pm, to conduct a brief telephone survey on behalf of Moree Plains Shire Council. We would appreciate your cooperation in completing the phone survey as the community’s collective responses will contribute to developing a range of strategies to help Moree Plains be more sustainable and grow into the future. The results will be collated by AEC and used to develop a 10-year Economic Development Strategy to focus the efforts of Council, government and community to improve the quality of life within our Shire. For more information please contact the Moree Plains Shire Economic and Community Development Team: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 16 March – Applications close for financial assistance
Moree Plains Shire Council is calling for applications from individuals and community, sporting and educational groups wishing to apply for financial assistance for events, functions and sponsorship. Applicants must complete and submit a Public Donations Application Form by 16 March for Public Donations for the period from April to June 2018. Applications will be presented to the Council at its meeting on 12 April 2018.

 16 March – Submissions close for Public Interest Disclosures Policy
Council’s Public Interest Disclosures Policy is on public exhibition and your comments can be submitted to Council by email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., left at the Customer Service Centre or mailed.

 13 April 4pm – Film Making competition for Moree Plains Youth
Do you have or know a young person aged between 10 and 18 who would be interested in a film making competition? Moree Youth Council is hosting this competition as part of Youth Week 2018 activities. The film can be about anything and on any topic; it can be fun, serious, educational or whimsical. The film must run for 1-2 minutes and must include the word **Youth** and include a cup of tea and cake. We are looking at creative ways in which the young people may choose to include these requirements. Prizes will be awarded for; Overall Winner, Most Creative and Comedy.

 Moree Seniors Week - 8 April - 14 April

Nominate a Moree Plains Senior for seniors week

 Big Sky Libraries

Moree Community Library

Subscribe to the Library eNewsletter at www.bsl.nsw.gov.au to keep up to date with what’s happening or give us a call on 6757 3374. Library operates Monday 10am-5pm, Tuesday 9.30am-5pm, Wednesday 10am-5pm, Thursday 9.30am-5pm, Friday 9.30am-5pm, closed Saturday (until renovations are complete) and closed Sunday

Harmony Day Storytime - Tuesday 20th March at 10.30am – Moree Community Library

Easter Storytime - Tuesday 27th March at 10.30am – Moree Community Library - Wednesday 28th March 11am – Mungindi Library

MONDAYS

Knit & Natter – Fortnightly during the year (March 5 & 19) at 2.00pm-3.00pm (excludes public holidays)
A relaxed and informal get together for knitting and crocheting enthusiasts. Drop in, no bookings required. BYO knitting needles and crochet hooks, wool provided.

TUESDAYS

Storytime – Weekly during school term at 10.30am-11.00am
Storytime at the Library for pre-schoolers and their carers. Enjoy stories and craft activities. Please note that there is no longer a repeated session of Storytime on Thursdays. Big Sky’s Little Readers – Weekly during the school term at 3.30-4.30pm Aimed at children in Kindergarten to Grade 2, this book club meets weekly during the school term to read stories from the Library’s junior collections and make craft. Members also get to preview new books and have first opportunity to borrow them! (Operates during school term, new members welcome but must book in with Library staff).

WEDNESDAYS

Code Club Beginners – Fortnightly during the school term (March 7 & 21) at 3.30-4.30pm
Computer coding sessions for kids aged 8+. Create games and animations while learning the basics of computer coding. Bookings essential.

Code Club Returners - Fortnightly during the school term (March 7 & 21) at 4.30-5.30pm
Computer coding sessions for kids aged 8+ who have previous experience using Scratch. Create games and animations while learning the basics of computer coding. Bookings essential.

Book Blasters – Fortnightly during the school term (March 14 & 28) at 3.30pm-4.30pm
Activities for young people in Years 3-6 - Don’t fancy books? – blast that attitude and be delightfully surprised by the fun and games. (Operates during school term, new members welcome but must book in with Library staff).

THURSDAYS

Baby Bounce – Weekly during the school term 10.30-10.50am
Baby Bounce is an interactive session which includes finger play, songs and lap rhymes for babies up to 2 years, parents and carers.

    

 After School ProgramsAfter School Programs at the Moree Community Library Big Sky's

Little Readers

Weekly on Tuesdays, starting February 6
3.30pm - 4.30pm
Read Stories and make cool craft. Members also get to see new books and have first opportunity to borrow them! Aimed at children in grades K-2.

Book Blasters
Fortnighly on Wednesdays, starting February 14
3.30pm - 4.30pm
Don't like reading? Blast that attitude or grow your love of stories with exciting games and challenges. Members alos learn about their public Library and get to preview new items for yound people! Aimed at children in grades 3-6.

Code Club Beginners

Fortnighly on Wednesdays, starting February 7
3.30pm - 4.30pm
Create games and animations while learning the basics of computer coding. Aimed at children aged 8+

Code Club Returners
Fortnighly on Wednesdays, starting February 7
4.30pm - 5.30pm
Create games animations while learning the basics of computer coding. Aimed at children aged 8+ who have previously used the program Scratch.  

Needing a Public Donation by Council?

Individuals and community, sporting and educational groups wishing to apply for financial assistance from Moree Plains Shire Council for events, functions and sponsorship during the months required below are to complete and submit a Public Donations Application Form to enable the application to be considered.

In accordance with its Public Donations Policy, applications received after this deadline will not be considered until Council’s first meeting next calendar quarter (i.e. in three months’ time).

Any queries in relation to applications for financial assistance should be directed to the Executive Coordinator (02) 6757 3222.

January – March 2018

To be addressed at the 25 January 2018 Ordinary Council Meeting

Due Friday, 22 December 2017 at 5pm

April – June 2018

To be addressed at the 12 April 2018 Ordinary Council Meeting

Due Friday, 16 March 2018 at 5pm

July – September 2018

To be addressed at the 12 July 2018 Ordinary Council Meeting

Due Friday, 15 June 2018 at 5pm

October – December 2018

To be addressed at the 11 October 2018 Ordinary Council Meeting

Due Friday, 14 September 2018 at 5pm