What’s on in Wagga

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 6

10am: Kooringal Friendship Group (including seniors) meet every Thursday in school terms from 10am to 1pm. We offer friendship, activities, cards, bingo and a light lunch. Cost $5. Contact Mary 6921 4770 or Fay 0418 207 480. 

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: CRAFT AT KINGS CHURCH to 3pm at Kings Church. The craft sessions are not only for people who can already do craft, but for those people wishing to learn in a helpful environment. Contact 6926 4444.

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. 

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, sourdough 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: 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.  

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

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 7

9am: WAGGA RIVERINA LAPIDARY CLUB INC at 7 Small Street, Wagga. 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.

10am: SCRAP AND CHAT CLUB meet the first Friday at Senior Citizens Hall, Tarcutta Street from 10am to 1pm. Come and go as you please. Gold coin donation for both days. Contact Kerrie on 6931 2183, 0438 817 661 or Amanda 6926 3515.  

10.15am: GRANDPARENTS DOING IT TOUGH (WAGGA) is a monthly support group for grandparents raising grandchildren, or grandparents seeking access to grandchildren meets at Community Learning Space, Level 1, Wagga City Library until 12.30pm.

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. 

2pm:  SUPPORT AFTER SUICIDE GROUP meets 58 Plumpton Road.  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 or David & Sandra on 6922 3823 or email wwsasgroup@gmail.com.

5.30pm: Alliance Française de Wagga Wagga - every first Friday at 5.30pm those who wish, gather for french conversation at the International Hotel, Wagga. All are welcome to come along and have a try at speaking french, from a beginners level to a more experienced level. 

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

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 8

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

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

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: 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. 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. 

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, SEPTEMBER 9

10am: RAAF Wagga Aviation Heritage Centre is open between 10am and 4pm. Contact  Nigel Webster 0411 840 769.

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, SEPTEMBER 10

10am: The Wagga Wagga and District Family History Society open to 1pm. 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. 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. 

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. 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 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. 

7pm: CANTILENA SINGERS’ new members night. If you love to sing, why not join the Cantilena Singers Wagga. We are inviting new members to come along and sing with our choir. Supper afterwards.

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

GLAM: Samuel Glover and Simone King at The Merger premiere in Wagga last week. Picture: Chelsea Sutton

GLAM: Samuel Glover and Simone King at The Merger premiere in Wagga last week. Picture: Chelsea Sutton

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

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 11

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

10am: WAGGA KOORINGAL MEN’S PROBUS CLUB INC meets at the Senior Citizens Centre. 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: RSL DAY CROW CLUB meet in the Vintage and Veteran Car Club. $10 for lunch and morning tea and an hour of entertainment. Transport is available. 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 Rules Club. Contact Des Davie 6922 3855.

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

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

1pm: The Wagga Wagga and District Family History Society open to 4pm. See more at www.waggafamilyhistory.org.au. 

1pm: RIVERINA WOODWORKERS CLUB meet until 4pm in their club rooms at the Botanic Gardens, Wagga. Contact 0418 624 161.

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. 

6.45pm: WAGGA WAGGA TOASTMASTERS meet the second and fourth Tuesday at the Boat Club, Plumpton Road from 6.45pm to 9pm. Contact Dallace 6922 7609.

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. 

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.