Our current featured programs are listed below.
For any further information or specific enquiries on events, programs and festivals, please contact Oberon Council Offices on (02) 6329 8100.
CONTACTLESS LIBRARY DELIVERY SERVICE
NOMINATIONS OPEN - AUSTRALIA DAY AWARDS 2022
Australia Day Awards are now open for 2022. Click on the below link to download a nomination form or call Oberon Council 6329 8100 to receive a copy.
Nominations Close Friday 05 November 2021
Oberon Youth Council Raffle
Oberon Youth Council are hosting a raffle to raise funds to help local youth achieve their dreams!
WASTE 2 ART - OPENING WEDNESDAY 12 MAY 5.30-7.PM
The annual Waste 2 Art Oberon competition opens next week at the Robert Hooper Community Centre. Support our local artists at this exciting event.
Please RSVP for catering purposes 63298220.
OBERON YOUTH COUNCIL - INTERESTED IN JOINING THE OYC?
Interested in joining the the OYC? - Come to the meeting at the Black Springs Hall on Tuesday 25 May 2021 at 6pm.
FREE CTC CLASS - Introduction to My Gov
The CTC will host a Be Connected class on 30 April 2021 to help you understand What is My Gov? How does it work? And How to Manage Online Government Services.
For more information and to make a booking to participate in this class, contact the Oberon Community Technology Centre at Oberon Library or phone 6329 8143.
YOUTH WEEK - HOW TO ADULT WORKSHOP
The ‘How To Adult’ workshop will occur on the 17 and 18 April at Black Springs Community Hall
Return transportation will be provided to participants from Oberon to Black Springs.
The event has many different workshops that will benefit the youth’s transition into adulthood.
Youth can book via Eventbrite on https://www.eventbrite.com.au/.../how-to-adult-workshop
WASTE 2 ART - Community Art Competition
WASTE 2 ART - Is a Community Art Competition celebrating the re-use and recycling of waste across the NetWaste region through arts.
Information and Entry Forms are available at Oberon Council Administration Office, Oberon Library or by downloading - Waste to Art Information and Entry Form
INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY LUNCH - MARCH 7 2021
Bookings are open to the International Women’s Day (IWD) Lunch to be held at the Oberon Showground on Sunday March 7 as part of NSW Womens Week. The lunch will commence at 12pm. The lunch is always a lot of fun, will be run as a COVID safe event and is free for all Oberon Women. Ring Sharon Swannell on 6329 8151 to reserve a place. This year’s IWD theme is #ChooseToChallenge – A challenged world is an alert world. Please join us.
MEDIA RELEASE - NSW RFS - FIRE DANGER INCREASES WITH WARMER WEATHER
See details of NSW Rural Fire Service Media Release warning residents in Bathurst, Lithgow and Oberon to be vigilant as fire danger increases with warmer weather.
GET READY FOR SUMMER - 5 SIMPLE STEPS
Aussie summers are iconic. They can also be tragic.
Each year, communities across NSW experience bush fires, home fires, floods, storms, heatwaves, power outages and other emergencies.
It’s important to be aware of and prepared for seasonal hazards, whether you’re at home, at work or away on holidays.
Get Ready for summer now in five simple steps:
THE OBERON YOUTH COUNCIL FILM COMPETITION
Oberon Youth Council will be holding a film competition for the Christmas Drive-In.
Theme: Life with Covid
EVENT POSTPONED - COMMUNITY DRIVE IN
Unfortunately due to the weather forecast predicting severe thunderstorm activity on Saturday evening, we have taken the decision to postpone this week's Community Christmas Drive In Event. The Community Drive In has been postponed until 30 January 2021. Details of the movie which will be screened and tickets will be announced in early January.
Thank you for your support of this event, we look forward to seeing you at the rescheduled event in January.
WALK 'N' TALK FOR LIFE - SATURDAY 7 NOVEMBER
Walk 'n' Talk for Life is having another free event on Saturday 7 November.
It is an opportunity to connect with your Community to raise awareness for mental health and to prevent suicide.
AUSTRALIA DAY 2021 AWARD NOMINATIONS - CLOSING SOON
Our Australia Day Award nominations let us recognize the contribution community members give by acknowledging their commitment and achievement.
Nominations for the Oberon Council 2021 Australia Day Awards will be closing soon.
Each year Council recognizes local residents for their outstanding contributions to our community.
OBERON HEALTH COUNCIL AND OBERON PUBLIC SCHOOL ART COMPETITION
Oberon Health Council and Oberon Public School
Oberon Health Council conducted an Art Competition with the Oberon Public School to develop a flyer promoting water as the first choice for drinking.
The Health Council wants to raise awareness about the damaging effects of sugary drinks on the community’s health and decided that the young people of Oberon might have some views on this issue.
The art work displayed here is the result of the Oberon Public School students’ ideas for raising awareness of this important issue.
OBERON YOUTH COUNCIL LG WEEK PHOTOGRAPHIC COMPETITION
OBERON YOUTH COUNCIL LG WEEK PHOTOGRAPHIC COMPETITION - These winning entries and all entries received will be displayed in the Oberon Library.
Council received lovely photos from local youths between the age of 12 and 24 over the last few weeks and we are pleased to announce the winners are:
1st Prize: Sheep in a Sunset by Katie McMahon
CTC ONLINE LESSONS ARE BACK
The Oberon CTC invites you to learn from home using your own computer, tablet or smartphone.
The new online class program is starting soon! Spread the word and tell your teenagers, parents, grandparents and friends it’s time to learn a new skill from the comfort of your home.
For more information and bookings phone 02 6329 8143.
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Trouble Shooting Sessions - Postponed until further notice
Troubleshooting sessions at the Oberon Library CTC have been postponed due to the COVID-19 Virus current situation.
School Holidays Activities for October 2019
Luncheon hosted by Mayor Kathy Sajowitz.
Bookings essential, contact Sharon Swannell on 6329 8151 firstname.lastname@example.org
Come celebrate the return of the Tarana train stop
2019 Skoberon Art Prize
Calling all Artists - Invitation to particpate in this years Skoberon Art Prize applications are now open.
To participate download the Invitation and read about the entry process and conditions of entry.
Local Landcare "Have your Say" Lithgow - Oberon
Local Landcare "Have your Say"
Pre-workshop information and survey available at: https://www.facebook.com/LithgowOberonLandcare/ and
Postponement of the Official Skate Park Opening
Due to the forecast snow and extreme cold conditions predicated for Saturday the Official Opening of the Oberon Skatepark has been postponed. Council apologises for any inconvenience and will provide further details about the opening as soon as possible.
2019 Regional Waste to Art Exhibition
Heritage Near Me - O'Connell Earth Building Project
The $100,000 Heritage Near Me – O’Connell Earth Building Project is now in the final stages with education workshops, interpretive signage and web app which will allow people to learn more about the heritage in O’Connell and the earth building in the area, this is accessed at the link below.
2019 Warmer Winter Drive
It is that time of the year when we encourage community participation in our upcoming Warmer Winter Drive. Your donations to this worthy cause is appreciated by many in our community.
Oberon Library July 2019 School Holiday Activities
Library Staff are currenly taking bookings for the July School Holiday Activities call (02) 6329 8220.