What’s on in Wagga

CELEBRATE: Indu Paul, Maja Asmus and Tanya Shephard having a chat in the kitchen at the Sunflower House 10th birthday party. Picture: Kieren L Tilly
CELEBRATE: Indu Paul, Maja Asmus and Tanya Shephard having a chat in the kitchen at the Sunflower House 10th birthday party. Picture: Kieren L Tilly

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 2

9am: WAGGA DEMONSTRATION GARDEN is open on Shaw Street until noon. There is also a veggie buy/swap. Contact Kerri 0429 386 429. 

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

10am: TOY LIBRARY WAGGA is open from 10am to 1pm  in the children's section of the Wagga library. Contact 6971 9722. 

10am: Rainbow Riverina breakfast - bacon and egg rolls, juice, tea and coffee - at Wagga Beach every Saturday. Cost $5/person.

11am: Wagga Railway Station Museum, open until 2pm. On display historic photos, working equipment and numerous railway artifacts. Admission $2. Contact Rob 0401 763 211.  

1pm: WAGGA WAGGA SAILING CLUB. Come try sailing and racing with own boat or as crew or try one of the Club's boats if experienced already. Contact Geoff 0481 103 351. Near the Boat Club, Nelson Drive. 

1pm: 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 5pm. Contact Cheryl Lynch on 6933 1112. 

6pm: 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.

7pm: THE DOWNSIDE BUSH DANCE at the Downside Hall, 8km along the Coolamon Road with much-loved traditional folk band, The Tin Shed Rattlers. All dances are called, cost $4 adults, $1 children. Contact 0400 222 089 or 0427 042 686. 

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 3

Christmas Creations from Wagga Wagga Women’s Shed, Apex tennis courts clubhouse on Beckwith Street.  Stalls include Christmas wreaths and crafts, succulents, plants, books and, of course, a sausage sizzle. 

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

10.30am: MINIATURE RAILWAY at the Botanic Gardens until 4pm. Lunch break from 12.30pm to 1.30pm. Covered footwear essential. $2 per ride. Contact John Lennon on  6925 2249.

2pm: BIDGEE BLUES OPEN MIC AFTERNOON at the Home Tavern on the first Sunday of the month. Features houseband Bridge Burners Blues Band. Register at the door to perform. Cost $5 adults, minors must be accompanied by an adult.  

2.30pm: THE WAGGA SAILING CLUB is hosting RC model yacht racing at Lake Albert. Contact Geoff 0481 103 351 or email geoffrey.tapper@live.com.au.

7.30pm: ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS, Baptist Church, 154 to 156 Tarcutta Street. Contact 1300 22 22 22 or www.wagga.aagroup.org.au.

MONDAY, DECEMBER 4 

10am: The Wagga Wagga and District Family History Society open to 1pm, contact Lyn 6925 0319 or www.waggafamilyhistory.org.au.

10am: BETTER HEARING AUSTRALIA, lip-reading classes and hearing management. Contact 6922 1197 or 6931 7446.

10.30am: GROW meets at the mental health unit, Wagga Base Hospital. 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. 

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

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. Contact Rob 0401 763 211.  

Noon: WAGGA AL-ALNON FAMILY GROUPS is a support group for families and friends of alcoholics.  St Paul’s church on the corner of Fernleigh and Mitchelmore roads. Contact 1300 ALANON (1300 252 666) www.al-anon.org.au. 

2.30pm: TAI CHI FOR ARTHRITIS at Wesley, Uniting Church Johnson Street. Cost $5 for this approved falls prevention and arthritis approved course. Contact Lorraine 6926 3203.

6pm: ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS, women’s meeting, Anglican Church Hall, Corner Mitchelmore Street and Fernleigh Road. Contact 1300 22 22 22.

6pm SCOUTS to 8pm at Glenfield. Phone: 0414 527 436.

7.30pm: NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS at the Calvary Drug and Alcohol Centre, 1 Emblem Street.

7.30pm: WAGGA WAGGA MODEL RAILROADERS INC meets corner Dobney and Veale streets. Visitors welcome. Contact Graeme Hearn 6920 3726. 

7.30pm: WAGGA AND DISTRICT HISTORICAL SOCIETY monthly meeting with a speaker at the Museum of the Riverina Botanic Gardens site. All welcome.