Community diary: what's on March 7 to 12

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THURSDAY, MARCH 7

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 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: 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 Michelle Henderson, 0409 048 148, imhendo@bigpond.com. 

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, bread, eggs, fruit and veggies, olive oil, berries, home baking. 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: 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. 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. Contact 1300 22 22 22, or www.wagga.aagroup.org.au. 

FRIDAY, MARCH 8

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 Bill 6922 4783 or wvanwel@westnet.com.au.

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. Contact 1300 22 22 22 or www.wagga.aagroup.org.au.

SATURDAY, MARCH 9

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

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. 

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 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: 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. 

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 Michelle Henderson, 0409 048 148, imhendo@bigpond.com. 

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. 

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.

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, Generosity Church Hall, 194-198 Lake Albert Road. Contact 1300 22 22 22 or www.wagga.aagroup.org.au.

SUNDAY, MARCH 10

WAGGA AND DISTRICT ADULT RIDING CLUB rallies on the second and fourth Sundays of the month for riders over 18. Rallies for all riding levels, including riding (dressage), jumping, trail riding and gymkhana games. 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 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.

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, MARCH 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: 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: 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 meet every Monday night at the Riverina Conservatorium between 7pm and 9pm. 

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, MARCH 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.

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. Contact 6924 1924, 6931 1097 or 6922 3869. 

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

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: ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS, Anglican Church Hall, corner Mitchelmore Street and Fernleigh Road. Contact 1300 22 22 22 or www.wagga.aagroup.org.au. 

7pm: Riverina Concert Band rehearses until 9pm at South Campus. All musicians are welcome. Contact Don 0417 495 266 or Ros 0401 829 470.