A great chance to frock up, Katherine Country Club will be hosting a Melbourne Cup lunch with bookings now open. The menu features hot and cold servings and dessert. Tuesday, November 2. $70pp. Book on 8972 1276.
Meet and greet
The Katherine Council is inviting people to head out to the Hot Springs Top Park (near the Pop Rocket Cafe) for a meet and greet session with the new council. It will be on October 30 from 9am to noon and is being held as part of the council's community consultation agenda. For more information contact Katherine Town Council on 08 8972 5500.
The Kumbidgee Markets are held every fortnight so you can prepare to swing by and pick up locally-grown produce, or hand made and upcycled goods. The next market will be October 31 from 9am to noon. 595 Gorge Road. Visit www.kumbidgee.com for information.
Morning tea + info
A Carer Connection morning tea will be held at the Coffee Club Cafe on November 3. Pop in for a coffee and cake between 10 am and noon. It is being run by Foster and Kinship Carers Association NT Incorporated. Call 1300 352 268 for more information. Coffee Club Cafe, 23 Katherine Terrace. An information session on becoming a foster or kin carer will also be held at the Katherine Council Chambers from 4.30-5.30 on November 5. If you are interested please call 1300 325 268.
Put in the diary
Katherine Community Markets is gearing up for its annual two-day Christmas market to be held towards the end of November. There will be food, entertainment and lots of fabulous stalls to choose from in air-conditioned comfort as you tick off those items on your Christmas list. Saturday and Sunday, November 20 and 21. Strictly 9am to 3pm (no early birds). The Y Katherine (YMCA), Lot 2525 Stuart Highway.
For the third year, laksa will take over Darwin for the month of November. Lovers of the soupy deliciousness having the chance to follow the trail, taste testing laksas from markets stalls, eateries and restaurants around the city. The big day will be November 28, when the Golden Bowl for the best Laksa in the Top End will be awarded. Various.
Take a moment
A commemorative service will be hosted by Katherine Town Council, RAAF Base Tindal and the Katherine RSL Sub-Branch. All attending should use the Territory Check. Anyone wanting to lay a wreath needs to email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 08 8972 5500 by November 7. November 11, 10.40am start. The Cenotaph on Railway Terrace.
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