What’s on in Wagga

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 8

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. 

11am: SCHOOL FOR SENIORS Christmas Party including School for Seniors Singers, Men's Quartet and of course Christmas Carols. All most welcome. The New Year will see us return on February 2 at 10am to 12.30pm. Programs include returning New Vogue Dancing, current affairs, guest speakers, and games mornings.  Come and enjoy an  interesting and entertaining morning each Friday of school term at the Wesley Complex, Johnson Street. Cost: $12 per term. Contact Lorraine 6926 3203 or 0458 884 955. 

CWA: Wagga Evening Branch CWA members celebrate its 45th birthday with a dinner at Guiseppe’s Italian Restaurant. The branch is now in recess until February 28, 2018.

CWA: Wagga Evening Branch CWA members celebrate its 45th birthday with a dinner at Guiseppe’s Italian Restaurant. The branch is now in recess until February 28, 2018.

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. 

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.  

2pm: SUPPORT AFTER SUICIDE GROUP meets at 58 Plumpton Road, Kooringal.  Aim of the meeting is to provide and foster mutual support for those bereaved after suicide.  A Care & Support Pack for Families & Friends Bereaved by Suicide is available.  Contact Nola on 0458 224 430 / 6922 4438 or David & Sandra on 6922 3823 or email wwsasgroup@gmail.com. 

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, (next to McDonalds). Contact 1300 22 22 22 or www.wagga.aagroup.org.au. 

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 9

8am: SPROUT AND ABOUT MARKETS in the Civic Precinct until 1pm. Fresh, local produce. Entry free. 

8.30am: Christmas Fare at St Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, Cross Street, to 1pm. Homemade Christmas cakes and puddings and other treats and handmade gifts. Morning Tea available.

9am: ART ON THE LEVEE, display and sales of works from Wagga Art Society until 2pm on the levee bank in Tarcutta Street at ARCC building. Contact Dimity 6931 2096. 

10am: RAAF Wagga Aviation Heritage Centre is open between 10am and 4pm every Saturday, Sunday and Wednesday. 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: Looking for a JP? RIVERINA BRANCH OF NSW JUSTICES OF THE PEACE ASSOCIATION provides a service on the second Saturday of each month in the Wagga Marketplace from 10am to 1pm for witnessing/certifying documents.  Contact Rod Kilby 6922 9735 or 0455 048 003. 

10am: WAGGA WAGGA EMBROIDERS GROUP meets at Fryer Hall, The Haven on Bourke Street until 3.30pm on the second Saturday of the month. Contact Di Richardson on 6921 1772. 

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. Clubs and groups by arrangement. Admission $2. New members and volunteers welcome. Contact Rob 0401 763 211.  

Noon: TUMBA RAIL hold its open day at the Ladysmith Railway Station until 3pm. Step back into time to the railway before 1960, as you view buildings, vehicles and memorabilia. See section cars in operation and maintenance activities. Contact chairman Dick Goodman on 6922 7677.  

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. 

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. Learn to sail. Contact Geoff 0481 103 351. Near the Boat Club, Nelson Drive (off Plumpton Road), Lake Albert. 

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.  

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 10

WAGGA AND DISTRICT ADULT RIDING CLUB rallies on the second and fourth Sundays of the month for riders over 18.  Held at the Lake Albert Pony Club, Mitchell Road. Visit www.wadarc.weebly.com.

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. 

1pm: RAOBGLE LODGE, HENTY meet at the CWA Hall in Lynne Street in Henty on the second Sunday of each month. All members and visitors are welcome. Contact 0409 834 426.  

2.30pm: 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. 

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

MONDAY, DECEMBER 11

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: 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. 

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.  

Noon: WAGGA SOCIAL SLIMMERS meet at the Commercial Club, Gurwood Street. Weigh-in from noon; meeting 1pm. Contact Jen 6926 2884. 

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. 

1.30pm: WAGGA ART SOCIETY meetings are held at the Small Street studio on the second Monday of every month. Contact Dimity 6931 2096. 

2.30pm: TAI CHI FOR ARTHRITIS at Wesley, Uniting Church Johnson Street. Cost $5 for this approved falls prevention and arthritis approved course. New Students classes 3.30pm to 4.30pm and returning students 2.30pm to 3.30pm All welcome contact Lorraine 6926 3203 or 0458 884 955.  

6pm: ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS women’s meeting, Anglican Church Hall, Corner Mitchelmore Street and Fernleigh Road, (hall around the back). Contact 1300 22 22 22 or www.wagga.aagroup.org.au. 

6pm SCOUTS (boys and girls)  each Monday from 6pm to 8pm at Glenfield. Phone: 0414 527 436. 

6.30pm: Rainbow Riverina - a support group for LGBTQIA+ people and their friends and family - meet for dinner at Romano’s Hotel at 6.30pm and meeting at 7.30pm on the second Monday of the month.

7pm: CANTILENA SINGERS’ new members night. If you love to sing, why not join the Cantilena Singers Wagga. Find pleasure with us on Monday evenings for two hours at the Riverina Conservatorium of Music at 7pm. There will be supper afterwards. 

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

7.30pm: WAGGA WAGGA MODEL RAILROADERS INC. meets every Monday at 7.30pm at hall, corner Dobney and Veale streets. Visitors welcome. Contact Graeme Hearn on 6920 3726. 

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 12

9.30am: WAGGA MACHINE KNITTERS CLUB Club meets at the ARCC Hall. Contact 6922 4332.

10am: WAGGA WAGGA KOORINGAL MEN’S PROBUS CLUB INC meets at the Senior Citizens Centre, Tarcutta Street, Wagga. Contact 6922 3393 or 6922 3523. 

10am: TANDA PLACE CRAFT and FRIENDSHIP GROUP meets every Tuesday at Pilgrim Uniting Church, Tanda Place Glenfield, next to Aldi until noon. All welcome. Contact Ellen 6922 4806. 

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 Norma 6922 3393 or Anne 6922 6404. 

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: RSL DAY CROW CLUB meet in the Vintage and Veteran Car Club each Tuesday from 10am. $10 for lunch and morning tea and an hour of entertainment. Contact Marie O’Keefe 6921 4154. 

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

10.30am: VIETNAM VETERANS (south-west NSW sub-branch) meets at Wagga RSL Club. Contact Des Davie 6922 3855. 

11am: WAGGA TPI SOCIAL AND WELFARE CLUB meets at Wagga RSL Club. All TPIs are invited to attend. Contact 6924 1924, 6931 1097 or 6922 3869. 

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: WAGGA AND DISTRICT FAMILY HISTORY SOCIETY open from 1pm to 4pm for research at 24 Tarakan Avenue, Ashmont. New members welcome. Contact Lyn  6925 0319. 

1pm: The RIVERINA WOODWORKERS CLUB meets every Tuesday until 4pm in their club rooms at the Botanic Gardens, Wagga. Come along and learn how to develop skills and produce items using lathes and other woodworking equipment. Contact 0418 624 161. (Every Tuesday)

6.45pm: WAGGA WAGGA TOASTMASTERS meet the second and fourth Tuesday at the Senior Citizens Community Centre, 204 Tarcutta Street  from 6.45pm to 9pm. Contact Dallace 6922 7609. 

7pm: NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS: At the Calvary Drug and Alcohol Centre, 1 Emblem Street.

7pm: WAGGA WAGGA AND DISTRICT HIGHLAND PIPE BAND meets each Tuesday night, 7pm at the Band Hall, Wagga Beach. Learners most welcome. Contact wwdhpb@gmail.com or Bob Scott 69262305. Contact Rob 0401 763 211.  

12.30pm: ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS, RCD&A Centre, corner Meurant and Emblem street. Contact 1300 22 22 22 or www.wagga.aagroup.org.au. 

7pm: SOCIAL TABLE TENNIS, PCYC until 9pm. All ages and standards welcome. Phone 0435 890 921. 

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. 

7pm: The RIVERINA CONCERT BAND rehearses until 9pm at South Campus. Contact Ros 6921 2256 or Don 0417 495 266. 

7.30pm: SING AUSTRALIA Wagga meets at the Uniting Church, Johnston Street. Go to www.singaustralia.com.au.