Community diary

FUN INDOORS: Lane Nixon, 6 and Lilly Nixon, 5, enjoy all the fun of the Jumping Beans Wagga Fun Factory last week at the Bolton Park stadium. Picture: Chelsea Sutton

FUN INDOORS: Lane Nixon, 6 and Lilly Nixon, 5, enjoy all the fun of the Jumping Beans Wagga Fun Factory last week at the Bolton Park stadium. Picture: Chelsea Sutton

CARD PARTIES

OCTOBER 15: Haven Auxiliary,  Pilgrim Church, noon to 4.30 pm. Entry $8.  Afternoon tea, raffle, trading table, lucky door.  Contact Marcia 6933 1536 or Kay 6921 1737.

NOVEMBER 5: Wagga Breast Cancer Group, Riverina Gums, noon. Contact Sue 6931 1917.

COMMUNITY NOTICES

WEDDING FASHION/HIGH TEA: Tuesday, October 16 at 2pm, Friends of the Athenium Theatre present Wedding Fashions through the Years and  High Tea at Athenium Theatre, Junee, until 5pm. Cost $30. Tickets; Eventbrite, or Karen Clemson 0428 242 445. Visit www.athenium.org. 

RAW ROAR: Raw Roar slam poetry at the Home Tavern on the last Wednesday of the month from 7pm. Free event. All welcome. Contact the Raw Roar Committee: www.facebook.com/rawroarwagga.  

WAGGA WAGGA BONSAI SOCIETY INC: Meet at the ARCC Hall on Tarcutta Street, third Saturday of the month from 1pm to 5pm. New members welcome, no experience needed. Contact Gail on 6922 4356.

BOOK FAIR: The Rotary Club of Wagga Wagga Book Fair is on May 4 and 5, 2019 and the club in now welcoming donations of books, sheet music, CDs, & DVDs. in good condition, suitable for resale. (No encyclopaedias, video/sound tapes, magazines or material in poor condition). Material can be left at Elders, Kincaid Street. (If collection needed phone 6926 1027 or 6922 3739 or www.waggarotary.org.)

RENDEZVOUS: Singles and couples welcome to Rendezvous for weekly meals and Wednesday night trivia at the Thomas Blamey Hotel. Contact Judith 0400 421 958.

AFTER SCHOOL ACTIVITIES: Leisure Time after school activities for kids with a disability provided by The Leisure Company, for school aged children, offering school pick-ups, recreational and social activities. Contact 6921 2330.

FAMILY AND ADDICTION WORKSHOPS: Calvary Drug and Alcohol Centre are offering free support for people who are caring for people in addiction. A Support group takes place every week on Thursdays 7pm to 8pm and is held at the Calvary Riverina Drug and Alcohol Centre, 1 Emblen Street, Wagga. All welcome. Contact Mary 6932 6800.

PROSTATE SUPPORT:  Wagga Wagga Prostate Support Group meets on the second Thursday of each month at Lilier Lodge at 7pm. The group provides support and advice to those with prostate cancer together with their families. Contact 6926 4210 (ah).

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 10

9am: Wagga Demonstration Garden is open on Shaw Street until noon for a pizza day. Bring some dough and the children and make some delicious food. Contact Kerri on 0429 386 429. 

9.15am: The Coffee Drop to 11.15am at the Ashmont Baptist Church, 17 Malta Crescent (beside Ashmont Oval). All free, drop in and join us for morning tea, cake and a great friendly atmosphere. Meet people and be in a safe warming environment. 

9.30am: Social tennis at the Kooringal Tennis Club at Henwood Park, Lake Albert Road. Contact Barb 0431 260 006. 

9.30am: Anglican Parish Of Wagga Wagga Activity Group for active independent people who need social interaction from 9.30am to 2.30pm in the Parish Meeting Room, Church Street. Cost $5 including morning tea, cooked lunch, afternoon tea, Holy Communion, social, fun. Contact 6937 7522.  

10am: Salvation Army fellowship Connect and Grow. Share skills, knowledge and make friends at 188 Edward Street until 12.30pm with light lunch. Cost $3, or $1 without lunch. All welcome. Contact Joan 0410 889 350 or 6921 7895. 

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: RAAF Wagga Aviation Heritage Centre is open between 10am and 4pm Saturday to Thursday inclusive. Closed Friday, unless by appointment. The centre showcases the history of the RAAF and its significance to the Riverina. Admission is free. Contact Nigel Webster on 0411 840 769.

10am: Playtime @ Inspire for newborn to five year olds at Inspire Church, 555 Kooringal Road until 11.30am. All welcome for craft, storytime, games and morning tea. Cost is a gold coin donation. 

10.30am: Drop-in Centre opens at Wesley Uniting Church, Johnston Street. Tea or coffee available. All welcome. 

10.30am: Wagga Handweavers And Spinners Group meets at the ARCC Hall on Tarcutta Street. Contact  6922 3539. 

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: Old Time New Vogue Dancing at Glenfield Park Scout Hall Dalman Parkway. Dancing 12.30pm to 4pm. New members welcome. $4 entry includes tea/coffee and biscuits. Contact Carolyn on 6931 1912 or Peter on 6971 8489.  

2pm: 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 9pm. Activities include wire-wrapping, silversmithing, faceting, cutting, and polishing gemstones and rocks. Contact Cheryl Lynch 6933 1112. 

5.30pm: Wagga Sailing Club is hosting RC model yacht racing at Lake Albert, 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. Contact Geoff 0481 103 351 or email geoffrey.tapper@live.com.au.

6pm: Turvey Park Girl Guides, girls 10 to 13 years to 8pm, 32 Sunshine Avenue, Turvey Park. Contact Claire 0438 428 827.  

6pm: Turvey Park Girl Guides, senior guides, girls 14 to 18 years to 8pm, 32 Sunshine Avenue, Turvey Park. Contact Claire 0438 428 827.  

6pm: Wagga League Slimmers at the Commercial Club every Wednesday. 6pm weigh-in for 7pm meeting. Contact Sue on 6931 1803.  

5.30pm: Wagga Wagga Al-Anon Family Group, for family and friends of Alcoholics, St Paul Anglican Church Hall, corner Mitchelmore Street and Fernleigh Road (hall around the back). Contact 1300 ALANON (1300 252 666) www.al-anon.org.au. 

6.30pm Cub Scouts to 8pm at Glenfield. Phone: 0414 527 436. 

6.30pm:  TCF Wagga Chapter meet on the second Wednesday of each month, alternating between mornings and evenings at The Senior Citizens Centre, Tarcutta Street. Contact Louise on 0408 223 211 or Maria 0434 031 884 or visit tcfnsw.org.au. 

7pm: Chorale Francaise De Wagga is a group which sings in French at the Riverina Conservatorium of Music on Wednesday nights at 7pm. Contact Sally Burns 0427 538 377 or sburns@rivconmusic.org.au or Sally Taylor on 0428 226 803 or dr_greengrass@hotmail.com.

7.30pm: Alcoholics Anonymous, Anglican Church cottage, corner Mitchelmore Street and Fernleigh Road, (hall around the back). Contact  0427 263 476 or www.aa.org.au.  

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 11

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: Kooringal Friendship Group (including seniors) meet 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: 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.

10am: RAAF Wagga Aviation Heritage Centre is open between 10am and 4pm Saturday to Thursday inclusive. Closed Friday, unless by appointment. The centre showcases the history of the RAAF and its significance to the Riverina. Admission is free. Contact Nigel Webster on 0411 840 769.

10.30am: Wagga Day VIEW club meet at the RSL Club for meeting and lunch. Contact Claire 6933 1383 or www.view.org.au.   

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. 

1.30pm: 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: Family and addiction workshops. Calvary Drug and Alcohol Centre are offering free support for people who are caring for people in addiction. Individual appointments can be made on Wednesday and Thursday between 7am and 5pm by phoning CRDAC on 6932 6800.  Support group is run every on Thursdays 7pm to 8pm. The support group will be held at Calvary Riverina Drug and Alcohol Centre, 1 Emblem St, Wagga. All welcome. Contact Mary 6932 6800. 

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

7pm: Wagga Wagga Prostate Support Group meets on the second Thursday of each month at Lilier Lodge at 7pm. The group provides support and advice to those with prostate cancer together with their families. Contact 6926 4210 (ah).  

7.30pm: Wagga Orchid Society Inc meets at the ARCC Hall on Tarcutta Street. We have flowering orchids on display, new members and visitors most welcome. Contact Anita on 6925 3097 or Janet on 6922 6675 or www.waggaorchidsociety.org. 

7.30pm: BINGO in the Allawah Community Centre Hall, Coolamon. Proceeds to fund essential equipment in the Coolamon-Ganmain Hospital and Allawah Aged Hostel.