What’s on in Wagga, July 12, 2017

PHOTO COMP: Kathy Maslin entered this photo "winter sunrise at Walleroobie" in our Winter Photo Competition. Enter online at www.dailyadvertiser.com.au.
PHOTO COMP: Kathy Maslin entered this photo "winter sunrise at Walleroobie" in our Winter Photo Competition. Enter online at www.dailyadvertiser.com.au.

CARD PARTIES

1pm: RSL women’s auxiliary card party on the third Wednesday of month at RSL with afternoon tea provided. Contact Marie O’Keefe 6921 4154.

AUGUST 21: Wagga Breast Cancer Group, Riverina Gums at noon. $8. Contact Sue on 6931 1917.

AUGUST 28: Flowerdale View Club at the Pilgram Church, Tanda Place, at noon. Raffle, lucky door and trading table. Contact Robyn on 6971 0290 or Ruth on 6925 3452.

SEPTEMBER 4:  Inner Wheel Club Card Party, 12.30pm, Pilgrim Uniting Church Hall, Tanda Place, Glenfield. Contact Margaret  6922 3529 or Joan  6926 1027.

SEPTEMBER 18: Wagga Day VIEW Club at Riverina Gums at noon. $8. Contact Sue on 6931 1917.

SEPTEMBER 25: Wagga Wagga MS Support Group St Andrews Hall, Cross Street.

OCTOBER 9:  St Andrews PWA, 1pm start.

OCTOBER 16: St Johns Church at Pilgram Church 12.30pm.

NOVEMBER 13: Claiming the date, Wagga Wagga Women’s Branch Liberal Party.

COMMUNITY NOTICES

SUICIDE PREVENTION TRAINING: The Griffith Suicide Prevention & Support Group are running a training weekend in Wagga, August 5 and 6. We are in desperate need of volunteers to man our 24/7 crisis line. If anyone is interested they could call 0408 202 376 or email earth.element@hotmail.com.

ART EXHIBITION: Up2Date Art Exhibition at the Up-To-Date Store, Cowabbie Street, Coolamon, opening night is Friday, August 4 from 6.30pm. $15 per head includes complimentary champagne and canapés. Exhibition times: Saturday, August 5 to August 19, 10am to 4pm. Sunday, August 20 10am to 3pm. Closed Monday August 7 and 14. Entry for adults and over 12 years $4. Contact info@up2dateart.org.au or find Up2DateArtExhibition on facebook. Supporting St Andrews Church and Coolamon Central School. 

COMMUNITY VISITORS SCHEME (CVS): Do you have some spare time? One hour a fortnight? If you do we would love to hear from you ! We are currently in need of new volunteers to visit with aging residents that reside in Nursing Homes and in private residential housing who are socially isolated. Volunteers visit once a fortnight for the purpose of social support and companionship only. CVS service Wagga, Tumut, Junee, Cootamundra, Harden, Coolamon, The Rock, Deniliquin, Leeton and Narrandera. If you would like to become a community visitor and enjoy a rewarding experience by offering companionship to others in need, please call Riverina Community College on 1800 000 212  

RENDEZVOUS: Singles and couples welcome to RENDEZVOUS for weekly meals and Wednesday night trivia at the Thomas Blamey Hotel. Contact Judith 0400 421 958.

WAGGA BONSAI SOCIETY: meets at the ARCC Hall on Tarcutta Street at 1.30pm on the third Saturday of the month. Contact 6922 4356.

AFTER SCHOOL ACTIVITIES: LEISURE TIME after school activities for kids with a disability provided by The Leisure Company, for school aged children, offering school pick-ups, recreational and social activities. Contact Sarah Manley 6921 2330 or sarahm@theleisurecompany.org.

WAGGA HIGH REUNION: Looking for students (and interested teachers) who attended Wagga High School between 1975 (in year 7) until 1980 (year 12).  See facebook at 1975-1980 WWHS School Reunion Group, email rosebud6@bigpond.com or 0427 273 079.

FAMILY AND ADDICTION WORKSHOPS: Calvary Drug and Alcohol Centre are offering free support for people who are caring for people in addiction. Individual appointments can be made on Wednesday and Thursday between 7am and 5pm by phoning CRDAC on 6932 6800.  Support group is run every on Thursdays 7pm to 8pm. The support group will be held at Calvary Riverina Drug and Alcohol Centre, 1 Emblem St, Wagga. All welcome. Contact Mary 6932 6800.

WEDNESDAY, JULY 12

9am: WAGGA DEMONSTRATION GARDEN is open on Shaw Street until noon for a pizza day. Bring some dough and the children and make some delicious food. A good chance to meet other parents and community groups. Contact Kerri on 0429 386 429. 

9.15am: THE COFFEE DROP from  9.15am to 11.15am at the Ashmont Baptist Church, 17 Malta Crescent (beside Ashmont Oval). All free, drop in and join us for morning tea, cake and a great friendly atmosphere. Meet people and be in a safe warming environment. Open every Wednesday except school holidays. 

9.30am: Social tennis at the KOORINGAL TENNIS CLUB at Henwood Park, Lake Albert Road. Contact Barb 0431 260 006.

9.30am: ANGLICAN PARISH OF WAGGA WAGGA ACTIVITY GROUP for active independent people who need social interaction from 9.30am to 2.30pm in the Parish Meeting Room, Church Street. Cost $5 including morning tea, cooked lunch, afternoon tea, Holy Communion, social, fun. Contact 6937 7522. 

10am: PLAYTIME @ INSPIRE for newborn to five year olds at Inspire Church, 555 Kooringal Road, until 11.30am. All welcome for craft, storytime, games and morning tea. Cost is a gold coin donation.

10am: THE SALVATION ARMY WOMEN’S LEAGUE is a women’s fellowship group with a Christian focus. They meet weekly and enjoy a range of activities. Contact Joan on 6922 1234 or the Salvation Army Office on 6921 7895. 

10am: RAAF Wagga Aviation Heritage Centre is open between 10am and 4pm every Saturday, Sunday and Wednesday. The centre showcases the history of the RAAF and its significance to the Riverina. Admission is free. Contact  Nigel Webster 0411 840 769. 

10am: WAGGA AND DISTRICT FAMILY HISTORY SOCIETY is open 10am to 4pm at 24 Tarakan Avenue, Ashmont. Contact Lyn on 6925 0319.

10.30am: DROP-IN CENTRE opens at Wesley Uniting Church, Johnston Street. Tea or coffee available. All welcome. 

10.30am: WAGGA HANDWEAVERS AND SPINNERS GROUP meets at the ARCC Hall on Tarcutta Street. Contact  6922 3539. 

11am: Wagga Railway Station Museum, open until 2pm. On display historic photos, working equipment and numerous railway artifacts. Clubs and groups by arrangement. Admission $2. New members and volunteers welcome. Contact Rob 0401 763 211. 

12.30pm: OLD TIME NEW VOGUE DANCING at Glenfield Park Scout Hall Dalman Parkway. Dancing 12.30pm to 4pm. New members welcome. $4 entry includes tea/coffee and biscuits. Contact Carolyn on 6931 1912 or Peter on 6971 8489.

2pm: WAGGA RIVERINA LAPIDARY CLUB INC at 7 Small Street, Wagga invites you to drop into the clubroom during a session and see what they do and how they do it until 9pm. Activities include wire-wrapping, silversmithing, faceting, cutting, and polishing gemstones and rocks. Contact Cheryl Lynch on 6933 1112.

5.30pm: Wagga Wagga Al-Anon Family Group, for family and friends of Alcoholics, St Paul Anglican Church Hall, corner Mitchelmore Street and Fernleigh Road (hall around the back). Contact 1300 ALANON (1300 252 666) www.al-anon.org.au. 

5.30pm: THE WAGGA SAILING CLUB is hosting RC model yacht racing at Lake Albert. Sailing will take place Wednesdays 5.30pm to 7pm, and Sundays 2.30pm to 4.30pm. Contact Geoff 0481 103 351 or email geoffrey.tapper@live.com.au.

6pm:  SUPPORT AFTER SUICIDE GROUP meets at the RSL Club’s Fife Room.  Aim of the meeting is to provide and foster mutual support for those bereaved after suicide.  A care and support pack for families and friends bereaved by suicide is available. Contact Nola on 6922 4438 or 0458 224 430, or David & Sandra on 6922 3823 or email: wwsasgroup@gmail.com. 

6.30pm CUB SCOUTS each Wednesday from 6.30pm to 8pm at Glenfield. Phone: 0414 527 436. 

7pm: CHORALE FRANCAISE DE WAGGA is a group which sings in French at the Riverina Conservatorium of Music on Wednesday nights at 7pm. Contact Sally Burns 0427 538 377 or sburns@rivconmusic.org.au or Sally Taylor on 0428 226 803 or dr_greengrass@hotmail.com.

THURSDAY, JULY 13

10am: WAGGA PATCHWORK AND QUILTERS GROUP meets at the ARCC hall on Tarcutta Street until 4pm on first, third, fourth and fifth Tuesdays and every Thursday. Contact Carol 6926 4572. 

10am: CRAFT AT KINGS CHURCH is held each Thursday, during the school term, from 10am to 3pm at Kings Church. The craft sessions are not only for people who can already do craft, but for those people wishing to learn in a helpful environment. Contact 6926 4444. 

10am: Looking for a JP? RIVERINA BRANCH OF NSW JUSTICES OF THE PEACE ASSOCIATION provides a service every Thursday at Wagga Courthouse office until 1pm for witnessing and certifying documents. Contact Rod Kilby 6922 9735 or 0455 048 003. 

11am: Wagga Railway Station Museum, open until 2pm. On display historic photos, working equipment and numerous railway artifacts. Clubs and groups by arrangement. Admission $2. New members and volunteers welcome. Contact Rob 0401 763 211.

1pm: RIVERINA PRODUCERS MARKET, Hammond Pavilion, Wagga Showground until 6pm. Fresh and locally grown/made  beef, pork, lamb, sour dough bread, eggs, fruit and veggies, olive oil, berries, home baking and much more. Free entry.

2pm: GROW meets at Sunflower Family Services, 47-49 Gurwood Street. GROW is a 12-­step group offering friendship, support and help in the area of mental health. Contact 1800 558 268 or visit www.grow.org.au.

7pm: Family and addiction workshops. Calvary Drug and Alcohol Centre are offering free support for people who are caring for people in addiction. Individual appointments can be made on Wednesday and Thursday between 7am and 5pm by phoning CRDAC on 6932 6800.  Support group is run every on Thursdays 7pm to 8pm. The support group will be held at Calvary Riverina Drug and Alcohol Centre, 1 Emblem St, Wagga. All welcome. Contact Mary 6932 6800. 

7pm: ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS, Anglican Church Hall, corner Mitchelmore Street and Fernleigh Road, (hall around the back). Contact 1300 22 22 22 or www.wagga.aagroup.org.au. 

7.30pm: NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS: At the rear of St Paul’s Anglican Church, corner of Mitchelmore Street and Fernleigh Road, Wagga.

7.30pm: ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS, Salvation Army Hall, Edward Street, (next to McDonalds). Contact 1300 22 22 22 or www.wagga.aagroup.org.au. 

7.30pm: WAGGA ORCHID SOCIETY INC meets on the second Thursday of the month at the ARCC Hall on Tarcutta Street, Wagga. We have flowering orchids on display, new members and visitors who wish to share the joy of growing orchids are most welcome. Contact Anita on 6925 3097 or Janet on 6922 6675. www.waggaorchidsociety.org. 

7.30pm: BINGO in the Allawah Community Centre Hall, Coolamon. Proceeds to fund essential equipment in the Coolamon-Ganmain Hospital and Allawah Aged Hostel. Jackpot, lucky door raffle and a super supper. 

FRIDAY, JULY 14

9am: WAGGA RIVERINA LAPIDARY CLUB INC at 7 Small Street, Wagga invites you to drop into the clubroom during a session and see what they do and how they do it until 3pm. Friday activities are wire-wrapping and silversmithing. Contact Cheryl Lynch  6933 1112. 

9.30am: OLDER MEN:NEW IDEAS meets every Friday at 9.30am at the Ham Radio Hall, Small Street, for social support and friendship for men over 50 years. New members are welcome. Contact Vince King 6926 2146.

10am: LEARNING CIRCLE FOR OLDER PEOPLE meet at Wesley Uniting Church Hall for dancing and beginners computing and 10am for all other programs. Lunch at the Drop In is at 12.30pm to  2.30pm. A wide variety of activities to challenge the mind or just share time with friend new or already known. Contact Lorraine 6926 3203 or 0458 884 955.

10.30am: DROP-IN CENTRE open each weekday at the Wesley Complex, 21 Johnston Street for light lunches, tea and coffee. 

11am: Wagga Railway Station Museum, open until 2pm. On display historic photos, working equipment and numerous railway artifacts. Clubs and groups by arrangement. Admission $2. New members and volunteers welcome. Contact Rob 0401 763 211. 

7pm:  WAGGA BABY BOOMERS SINGLES GROUP meets at the RSL Club on Friday nights from 7pm. Contact 0417 779 481 between 9am to 6pm.

7pm: NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS: At the Ashmont Hub, Blakemore Street.

7pm: ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS, Salvation Army Hall, Edward Street. Contact 1300 22 22 22 or www.wagga.aagroup.org.au.