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Parkes is a town in the Central West region of New South Wales, Australia, situated on the banks of the picturesque Parkes Creek. The town is renowned for its amazing social scene which offers residents and visitors a wide range of events and activities to enjoy throughout the year.

Community Events

The town of Parkes is very community-oriented, with a range of events organised by local groups and organisations. These include:

  • The Parkes Show - an agricultural show held every August, featuring exhibitions of livestock, produce, crafts and more.
  • The Elvis Festival - an annual event held in January, celebrating the music and legacy of Elvis Presley.
  • The Parkes Picnic Races - a race day held in September, featuring horse racing, fashion and entertainment.
  • The Parkes Christmas Parade - a festive event held every December, featuring a parade of floats, carols and fireworks.

Recreational Activities

Parkes also offers a range of recreational activities for all ages, including:

  • The Parkes Aquatic Centre - a heated indoor swimming pool, open year-round.
  • The Parkes Golf Course - an 18-hole golf course, open to the public. Equipment is available for hire.
  • The Parkes Skate Park - a popular spot for skateboarders, rollerbladers and BMX riders.
  • The Parkes Telescope - a must-see attraction for astronomy enthusiasts, located at the CSIRO Parkes Observatory.

Dining and Entertainment

Parkes has a thriving food and entertainment scene, with a range of restaurants, cafes and bars to choose from. Some popular options include:

  • The Dish Cafe - a cosy cafe located at the CSIRO Parkes Observatory, offering great coffee and light meals.
  • The Railway Hotel - a historic pub located in the heart of town, offering a range of beers, wines and pub meals.
  • The Phoenix Theatre - a community theatre offering a range of live performances throughout the year.
  • The Parkes Elvis Festival Club - a club dedicated to Elvis Presley and all things rock 'n' roll.

Overall, the social scene in the town of Parkes is incredibly vibrant and diverse. Whether you're into community events, recreational activities or dining and entertainment, there's something for everyone to enjoy in this friendly and welcoming town.

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