What’s on in Wagga

GOOD CAUSE: Thomas Moriarty and Lisa Holgate man the barbecue at Friday's Bunnings Buy a Bale sausage sizzle. Picture: Emma Hillier
GOOD CAUSE: Thomas Moriarty and Lisa Holgate man the barbecue at Friday's Bunnings Buy a Bale sausage sizzle. Picture: Emma Hillier

SATURDAY, AUGUST 11

8am: WOLLUNDRY SATURDAY MARKETS in the Civic Precinct until 1pm. Fresh, local produce. Entry free. 

9am: WAGGA DEMONSTRATION GARDEN is open on Shaw Street until noon. Contact Kerri 0429 386 429. 

9am:  ANGELS FOR THE FORGOTTEN’S community day is on at 63 Barretta Lane until 1pm. Contact 0403 355 075. 

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: The Wagga Wagga & District Family History Society will be open 10am to 1pm to Celebrate National History Month.  All welcome. Contact Lyn 6925 0319.  

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: 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. Family membership is $30 (for 13 months) and $2 a toy for one month, four items at a time. 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: Ladysmith Tourist Railway will hold its open day at the Ladysmith Railway Station until 2pm. Step back into time to the railway before 1960, as you view buildings, vehicles and memorabilia. Contact chairman Dick Goodman on 6922 7677.  

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, AUGUST 12

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. 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, AUGUST 13

10am: The Wagga Wagga and District Family History Society open Monday and Wednesday from 10am to 4pm, 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.

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 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. 

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. 

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