Blayney Centrepoint school holidays program

Lining up: Centrepoint was the centre of attention when kids flocked from Oberon and Bathurst to enjoy the inflatables. Photo: Mark Logan.
Lining up: Centrepoint was the centre of attention when kids flocked from Oberon and Bathurst to enjoy the inflatables. Photo: Mark Logan.

Jumping for joy

CentrePoint’s pool may be closed and covered in plastic, but the hard courts are full of life as patrons from around the central west descend on Blayney to enjoy some school holiday hi-jinx. 

Open from Saturday’s through to Tuesday’s the fun starts at 10.30am and runs to 3.30pm. 11am -3pm on Sundays.

Acoustic Sunday 

Melanie Horsnell has been described by the Sydney Morning Herald as having a voice of ‘the utmost delicateness’, as a ‘songwriting gem’ by The Australian.

Based in Candelo in southern NSW, Melanie has recorded ten albums and EPs including her latest, 'Song to Sing on a Saturday Night'.

Melanie's critically acclaimed album The Cloud Appreciation Society was long-listed for the 2013 Australian Music Prize, Quatre Chemins for the 2015 Australian Music Prize, and she was nominated for an APRA award in 2011. 

She has toured with Glen Hansard and The Frames, Jason Mraz, Bernard Fanning, Lou Rhodes, Slaid Cleaves and Sarah Blasko among others, as well as touring extensively on her own in Australia and Europe.

Melanie will be performing at Club Millthorpe from 3pm on Sunday July 15. Tickets are $10 and available from stickytickets.com.au.

Naidoc Week at Abundant Life

Abundant Life Church, Blayney will be hosting a special NAIDOC week event this coming Sunday 15th July at 10am. 

The theme this year is 'Because of Her, We Can' and the church has a number of guest speakers organised.

Nyree Reynolds will be attending and speaking on the importance of women in culture.

Mandy Debenham, a qualified nurse, who will be speaking on her work with indigenous women and their health.

Mandy's daughter Paige will be sharing about her upcoming trip to Nhulunbuy in North East Arnhem Land  to deliver personal care packs and to do some community engagement work.  

This is an open community event.