What’s on in Wagga

FUTURE: Isaac Mitchel and Haydon Pendrick, both 14, check out the military equipment on show at the Defence Day at Wagga Christian College last week. Picture: Kieren L Tilly

FUTURE: Isaac Mitchel and Haydon Pendrick, both 14, check out the military equipment on show at the Defence Day at Wagga Christian College last week. Picture: Kieren L Tilly

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.

FEBRUARY 128: MS Support Group Wagga at the Pilgram Church Glenfield.

FEBRUARY 19: St Andrews PWA, 1pm, cost $8. Contact 6922 5073.

FEBRUARY 26: St Albans Church claim the date.

COMMUNITY NOTICES

CWA: Uranquinty Evening Branch CWA will meet at 7pm on  November 21. Uranquinty Neighbourhood Centre, Baker Street, Uranquinty.  New members welcome. Contact  0430 302 600. 

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.

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.  A Support group takes place every week on Thursdays 7pm to 8pm and is held at the Calvary Riverina Drug and Alcohol Centre, 1 Emblen Street, Wagga. All welcome. Contact Mary 6932 6800.

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. Contact 693 64210 (ah).

BOOK FAIR: The Rotary Club of Wagga Wagga Book Fair is May 5 and 6, 2018 and the club in now welcoming donations of books, sheet music, CDs and DVDs in good condition, suitable for resale. (But not encyclopaedias, video/sound tapes, magazines or material in poor condition.) Material can be left at Elders, Kincaid Street. (If collection needed phone 6926 1027 or 6922 3739 or www.waggarotary.org.)

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 15

9am: WAGGA DEMONSTRATION GARDEN 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 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. 

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.  

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: 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: 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). 

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. 

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). 

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 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: 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 geoffrey.tapper@live.com.au. 

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. 

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

6.30pm: WAGGA EVENING VIEW CLUB meet on the third Wednesday of each month at the RSL Club for a 7pm start. Contact Ros 0418 649 817. Money raised goes to the Smith Family to support the Learning for Life program. 

7pm: NSW JUSTICES ASSOCIATION - RIVERINA BRANCH meet in the Fife Room, Wagga RSL Club. Be informed of current changes in the law which are applicable to your duties as JP. A training session will be held at most meetings so come along and keep updates.  All JPs welcome. Contact John 0427 592 213 or Rod 6922 9735.

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. 

7.30pm: LOCKHART CAMERA CLUB meets the third Wednesday of every month.

8pm: WAGGA AND DISTRICT HISTORICAL SOCIETY is holding a speaker night with at 24 Tarakan Avenue, Ashmont. New members welcome. Contact Lyn on 6925 0319. 

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 16 

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. 

10.30am: PARKINSON'S SUPPORT GROUP meet third Thursday of each month at the Sportsman’s Hotel. Contact Sue 0418 455 038. 

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.