What’s on in Wagga, September 13, 2017

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.

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, noon to 4pm. Afternoon tea $8, lucky door and raffle.  Disabled entry to the left of building will be accessible. Contact Marcia on 6933 1536 or Pat on 6971 0029.

OCTOBER 9:  St Andrews PWA are holding a card party at St Andrews Hall, Cross Street, Wagga at 1pm, entry $8.  Contact 6922 5073.

OCTOBER 16: St Johns Church at Pilgram Church 2.30pm. Contact 6922 3539.

OCTOBER 23:  Haven Auxiliary Card Party, Pilgrim Church, 12.30pm to 4pm. Entry $8. Trading table, raffle and lucky door prizes. Contact Judy 6931 1682 or Kay 6921 1737.

OCTOBER 30:  Care 4 Cambodian Children at Riverina Gums, 1pm. Contact P. Heath 6971 0029 or J Busch 6971 1863.

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

COMMUNITY NOTICES

JUVENILE DIABETES WALK: Do you have a family member or someone you care about who has Type 1 diabetes? The Type 1 Juvenile Diabetes Walk from Wagga to Wollongong starts at the Victory Memorial Gardens (corner of Baylis and Morrow streets) on Saturday, September 23 at 8.30am. Come and support the two young men who are walking 638 km in three weeks, to raise money for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation to find a cure for Type 1 diabetes, which mostly affects children. Registration is free to walk with them for a few blocks or as far as you like. Contact 0438 231 571. 

FOLK FESTIVAL:  The 47th Uranquinty Folk Festival will be held on the NSW Labour day weekend September 29 to October 2 featuring the a tribute to two stalwarts of the festival in Noel Raynes and Danny Spooner with other talented musicians from near and far. Contact www.uranquintyfolk.com or Uranquinty folk festival facebook page or Heather Hunter 0407 292 156. 

BIDGEE DRAGONS: Dragon boating “come and try” days on the fourth Saturday of the month. Details on www.bidgeedragonswagga.com or contact Nicole after 5pm on 0402 119 872. 

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.

PROSTATE SUPPORT:  Wagga Wagga Prostate Support Group meets on the second Thursday of each month at the RSL Club at 7pm. The group provides support and advice to those with prostate cancer together with their families. Contac 693 64210 (ah).

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 13

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. 

9am: The GUNDAGAI RAILWAY MUSEUM is open seven days a week from 9am to 5pm. Cost is a $2 donation which goes towards helping preserve the site. Visit gundagairailwaymuseum.wordpress.com. 

9am: THE ROCK MEN’S SHED meet every Wednesday at 9am until 3pm. All are welcome. Contact 0427 005 158. 

9.15am: THE COFFEE DROP, Wednesdays, 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.  

SHOWTIME: Tracey Williams driving with Kim Webb-Wagg at the Wagga Show on Friday last week. Picture: Les Smith

SHOWTIME: Tracey Williams driving with Kim Webb-Wagg at the Wagga Show on Friday last week. Picture: Les Smith

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: The Wagga Wagga and District Family History Society open Monday and Wednesday from 10am to 1pm, Tuesday from 1pm to 4pm. Open Friday by appointment only. Contact Lyn 6925 0319. See more at www.waggafamilyhistory.org.au. 

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: Come to STORYTIME at the library and discover the wonderful world of literature with stories, rhymes, songs and craft for preschoolers. Sessions held weekly for 0 to five year olds (excluding school holidays). 

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. 

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: Come to STORYTIME at the library and discover the wonderful world of literature with stories, rhymes, songs and craft for preschoolers. Sessions held weekly for 0 to five year olds (excluding school holidays). 

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 6933 1112. 

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. All classes of model yacht welcome. Most members race the entry level one-design RG65, the Dragon Force DF65, available complete on the water for under $200. Contact Geoff 0481 103 351 or email geoffrey.tapper@live.com.au.

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

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. 

6pm:  Support After Suicide group meet at Fife Room, RSL Club.  Contact Nola:  0458 224 430, 6922 4438, Margaret 6926 1177 or David and Sandra 6922 3823. 

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. 

7.30pm: ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS, Anglican Church cottage, corner Mitchelmore Street and Fernleigh Road, (hall around the back). Contact  0427 263 476  or www.aa.org.au.  

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 14 

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: KOORINGAL SENIORS meet at Sacred Heart Church each Thursday during school terms from 10am to 2pm for a day of enjoyment and friendship. Activities include craft, cards and bingo. Morning tea and lunch are provided. Cost $8 and transport is available. Phone Fay on 6922 6883 or Mary on 6921 4770.

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 House, 4 The Esplanade, Wagga. 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. 

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 at Salvation Army Hall, Edward Street, (next to McDonalds). Contact 1300 22 22 22, or www.wagga.aagroup.org.au.