Community diary: what's on March 15

DINNER TIME: Atarah Thanya, 18 months, enjoys her food at the Women's Expo 2019 at the Wagga Multicultural Centre last week. Picture: Les Smith
DINNER TIME: Atarah Thanya, 18 months, enjoys her food at the Women's Expo 2019 at the Wagga Multicultural Centre last week. Picture: Les Smith

FRIDAY, MARCH 15

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 on 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.

2pm: SUPPORT AFTER SUICIDE GROUP meets at 58 Plumpton Road, Kooringal. 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. For further information or support phone Nola on 0458 224 430 / 6922 4438 or David & Sandra on 6922 3823 or email: wwsasgroup@gmail.com.

7pm: WAGGA BABY BOOMERS SINGLES GROUP meets at the RSL club on Friday from 7pm. Contact 0417 779 481.

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

8pm: Wagga Wagga Antiques Society meet on the third Friday of the month in the ARCC Hall, Tarcutta Street. Talk: Brian Barkworth - fascinating clocks, old and new. Do you have an interesting example? Find us on Facebook - Wagga Antiques Society. Contact 0429 125 752. All welcome.

SATURDAY, MARCH 16

8am: TARCUTTA MEMORIAL HALL COMMITTEE MARKETS on the third Saturday of the month at Memorial Hall, Tarcutta. There will be a large range of stalls, barbecue lunch, sandwiches, a cake stand, tea, coffee and drinks available. Current and new stallholders welcome.

9am: WAGGA DEMONSTRATION GARDEN is open on Shaw Street 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: Fellowship Of First Fleeters, Albury/Wodonga District Chapter. Monthly meeting to be held on the third Saturday of every month upstairs in the Multipurpose Room at the Albury Library/Museum from 10am to noon, Morning tea provided. All interested people are most welcome. Contact Gaye Merkel 0429 333 093.

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.

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 Bonsai Society Inc meets at the ARCC Hall on Tarcutta Street from 1pm to 5pm. New members welcome, no experience necessary. Contact Gail on 6922 4356. Email ww.bs@hotmail.com, find them on facebook, or waggawaggabonsai.blogspot.com.au.

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. 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 17

10am: RAAF Wagga Aviation Heritage Centre is open between 10am and 4pm Saturday to Thursday inclusive.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: MINIATURE RAILWAY at the Botanic Gardens until 4pm. Lunch break from 12.30pm to 1.30pm. Enclosed footwear is essential. $2.50 per ride. Contact Jim Weeden 6933 1394 or Andrew Cole 6922 1695.

1pm: Rock and roll and classic gold music to dance or listen to with the TAKE 4 BAND plus Deju Vu until 4pm at Mount Austin Primary School Hall. $5 entry includes afternoon tea. Proceeds to Compassion Children’s Fund. Contact 6926 4901.

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

MONDAY, MARCH 18

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.

10am: WAGGA MULTIPLE BIRTH ASSOCIATION meets every second Monday at the River City Hall on Lake Albert Road. The group provided a supportive and social environment for parents, families and carers of twins, triplets and quads. Contact Simone on 0419 976 700 or wwmba@hotmail.com.

10.30am: Flowerdale View Club meets at the RSL on the third Monday of the month. From 10.30am to 11am. New members welcome. Contact Robyn 6971 0290 or Ruth 0419 483 551.

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: 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.

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 SCOUTS (boys and girls) each Monday from 6pm to 8pm at Glenfield. Phone: 0414 527 436.

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.

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 6920 3726.

7.30pm: WAGGA AND DISTRICT HISTORICAL SOCIETY holds a monthly meeting with a speaker at the Museum of the Riverina Botanic Gardens site on the third Monday of each month. All welcome.

TUESDAY, MARCH 19

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 on 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 on 6922 3393 or Anne on 6922 6404.

10am: RSL DAY CROW CLUB meet at the RSL Club each Tuesday from 10am. $15 for lunch and morning tea and an hour of activities and entertainment. Transport is available for those unable to find their way. Contact Ron Edwards 0417 254 734.

10am: Alliance Française de Wagga Wagga - every third Tuesday at 10am those who wish, gather for french conversation at the Artisan Baker, Morgan Street.

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: 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.

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.

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 most welcome. Contact wwdhpb@gmail.com or Bob Scott 6926 2305.

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: Riverina Concert Band rehearses every Tuesday until 9pm at South Campus, entrance Hely Avenue. This is a community band and all musicians are welcome. Contact Don 0417 495 266 or Ros 0401 829 470.

7.30pm: SING AUSTRALIA Wagga meets at the Uniting Church, Johnston Street. Go to www.singaustralia.com.au.

7.30pm: WAGGA WAGGA FOUR WHEEL DRIVE CLUB is one of the longest running 4WD clubs in Australia. Meet every third Tuesday at Wagga RSL Club. Contact Paul Kingdown 6922 3868 or email wagga4wdc@yahoo.com.au.

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