What’s on in Wagga

SOLOIST: Harry Mangelsdorf performing 'Don't Stop The Music' at the Kildare Catholic College's variety show rehearsal.
SOLOIST: Harry Mangelsdorf performing 'Don't Stop The Music' at the Kildare Catholic College's variety show rehearsal.

FRIDAY, JUNE 29

9am: 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 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.

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 from 7pm. Contact 0417 779 481 between 9am to 6pm.

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

SATURDAY, JUNE 30

9am: The UNITING CHURCH is holding a market day until noon at the Wesley Complex, Johnson Street with a range of stalls including bric-a-brac, pre-loved clothes, books, food and more. 

9am: WAGGA DEMONSTRATION GARDEN open on Shaw Street every Saturday until noon. Organic vegetables such as kale, silverbeet, rhubarb, lettuce, bok choy, herbs and more. There is also a veggie buy/swap. Contact Kerri 0429 386 429.

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

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 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.

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. Friday activities are wire-wrapping and silversmithing. 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.

SUNDAY, JULY 1

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. 

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 Jim 0412 439 455. 

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. 

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

MONDAY, JULY 2 

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.

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. 

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, JULY 3

9am: WAGGA DEMONSTRATION GARDEN open on Shaw Street until noon. Come, dig in and learn more gardening skills while working with local community groups. Contact Kerri 0429 386 429.

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: 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. Transport is available for those unable to find their way. Contact Marie O’Keefe 6921 4154. 

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.

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.

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

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. 

2pm: AFTERNOON of FRIENDSHIP at Pilgrim Uniting Church, Tanda Place. Once a month until 4pm. Short devotional, entertainment and afternoon tea. No charge. Phone Ellen 6922 4806 or Merran 6971 3302.

6pm: Turvey Park Girl Guides, junior guides, girls five to nine  years, every Tuesday, 6pm to 7.30pm, at 32 Sunshine Avenue, Turvey Park. Contact Ros 0411 430 404.

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

7pm: Social table tennis at Jim Elphick Tennis Centre until 9pm, Cost $5. Contact 0409 170 345.  

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 (a community band) rehearses every Tuesday until 9pm. at South Campus, entrance Hely Avenue. New members always welcome. Contact Ros 6921 2256 or Don 0417 495 266.  

7pm: MG CAR CLUB of Wagga meets on the first Tuesday of each month in the club rooms on Morrow Street. Anyone with an interest in MG cars is welcome. Ownership of an MG is not essential. Contact 0419 236 565.

7.30pm:  MASONIC LODGE WAGGA WAGGA No 22 meets at Masonic Centre, 210 Tarcutta Street, Wagga, on the first Tuesday of the month. Doors open at 7pm. All Masons are most welcome. Contact the secretary on 0429 205 370.