Billy Cart Derby
Gresford, Easter Saturday
Organisers have waved the chequered flag over the Gresford Billy Cart Derby, cancelling the event for 2020. The annual event held on Easter Saturday attracts thousands of people."We are obviously devastated not to be holding our 21st anniversary event, and want to thank all our sponsors, volunteers for their commitment to date," said Penny Evans. "We are also thinking of all our small community groups and charities that are supported through this event. We hope this period of uncertainty passes quickly and encourage everyone when it does to continue visiting the country festivals and small communities of our region when you can, as every bit of support counts."
Dungog Arts Society
Archies gala opening night
The art society has cancelled its gala opening night of the Archies this Friday, March 27. The works of art - portraits of well-known local people - can still be viewed from Friday, March 27 until April 5 at the gallery - 266 Dowling Street Dungog.
Tocal Field Days
1 -3 May
The field days have been cancelled. It would have been the 37th annual event at the Tocal College at Paterson.
Storytime and events
The library has cancelled all public events and children's story time for the next four weeks and will re-assess on April 13. The library will otherwise continue to operate as normal for the time being. Residents are encouraged to visit the Newcastle library website where you will be able to access electronic resources from home.
Events confirmed as being cancelled
All events and films at The James Theatre have been put on hold until further notice.
All bowling events at Dungog Bowling Club have been cancelled.
Dungog Rodeo to be held Easter Saturday has been cancelled.
Anzac Day services have been cancelled by the federal government.
Dungog Relay for Life event has been cancelled but fundraising for the Cancer Council continues.
All activities inside the Dungog CWA Hall in Dowling Street have been cancelled.
Dungog Library is closed. Online borrowing is available.
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