International Day of People with a Disability

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International Day of People with Disability - Pool Party 

International Day of People with Disability (IDPWD) is a universally recognised day of acceptance, understanding and awareness.

Forbes Shire Council invites the community to attend the Forbes International Day of People with Disability. This event is scheduled for Thursday 1 December 2022 from 10am-2pm at the Forbes Olympic Pool.

This event is proudly funded by the NSW Government under the Reconnection Regional NSW Community Events Program and aims to celebrate the achievements and contribution of people with disabilities in our community. Forbes Shire Council is committed to recognising this important day on the calendar and encouraging everyone to get involved in the day. This event will feature pool activities, a free BBQ, participation certificates for all participants, sensory stalls, face painting and music workshops.

For more information please contact Council's Community Relations Officer at community@forbes.nsw.gov.au or 02 6850 2300. 

To download the poster, please click here  (PDF 557.3KB)

RSVP by Monday 14 November 2022 to community@forbes.nsw.gov.au 

Council is offering funding for transport to the Pool Party – should you require transport please contact Council's Community Relations Officer at community@forbes.nsw.gov.au or 02 6850 2300 as soon as possible.

International Day of People with Disability - Wreath Workshop 

Forbes Shire Council invites the community to attend yet another great event scheduled in celebration of International Day of People with Disability. Forbes Shire Council has partnered with Petal and Co to provide a native wreath workshop for participants. 

Venue: Forbes Youth and Communtiy Centre, Battye Street Forbes
Date: Friday 2 December 2022
Time: 1:00pm-3:00pm

Registrations are essential and can be completed via the Registration Tab at the following link: https://www.forbes.nsw.gov.au/community/community-services-and-information/families-and-youth-services/youth-programs
Participants must be accompanied by a parent/guardian at all times. 

Places are extremely limited. 

For more information, please contact Councils Community Relations Officer at community@forbes.nsw.gov.au or 02 6850 2300

Wreath Workshop