Community diary: what's on March 27

CWA PRIDE: Jenny Chobdzynski (Oura Branch) and Margaret Hasler (Pleasant Hills) representing the overall winners in the CWA Land Cookery with Lyn Jacobsen.
CWA PRIDE: Jenny Chobdzynski (Oura Branch) and Margaret Hasler (Pleasant Hills) representing the overall winners in the CWA Land Cookery with Lyn Jacobsen.

CARD PARTIES

  • APRIL 15: Wagga Day VIEW Club, Riverina Gums, noon. Contact Sue 0474 258 749.
  • MAY 13: Inner Wheel Club Wagga at Riverina Gums, noon Contact Joan 6926 1027.
  • MAY 27: Wagga Breast Cancer Group, Riverina Gums, noon. Contact Sue 0474 258 749.
  • SEPTEMBER 2: Inner Wheel Club Wagga at Riverina Gums, noon Contact Lesley 6922 4602.
  • SEPTEMBER 23: Wagga Day VIEW Club, Riverina Gums, noon. Contact Sue 0474 258 749.
  • OCTOBER 14: Wagga Breast Cancer Group, Riverina Gums, noon. Contact Sue 0474 258 749.
  • OCTOBER 21: Pilgrim Fellowship card party at Pilgrim Uniting Church, Tanda Place South City from noon. $8. Afternoon tea provided. Contact Deirdre 0439 878 646.

COMMUNITY NOTICES

  • MARKETS BY THE LAKE: Autumn in the Park Markets by the Lake Saturday, March 30 from 9am. Gold coin donation. Food and drinks available. Supporting Can Assist and Thomas Bros Wagga Wagga Takes Two.
  • SCULPTURES @ ERINEARTH: A weekend of activities, starting with tickets to the official opening party on Friday, March 29, with general entry over the weekend, Saturday and Sunday March 30 and 31. Friday: opening 6pm to 8:30pm, Saturday 10am to 4pm, Sunday 10am to 3pm. Open to the public. ErinEarth, 1 Kildare St, Wagga. COST: Adults $5 entry, Children free. Morning Tea $5. Friday night opening party tickets $50 per person, with special guest speaker, local landscape artist, JuJu Roche, and official launch. More information: www.erinearth.org.au/sculptures or 6925 7150 or follow our event on facebook. 
  • GREATEST SHOWMAN: The Greatest Showman at the Athenium Theatre in Junee at 10am on April 2. Tickets $10 per person, morning tea $2. www.athenium.org/upcoming-events/the-greatest-showman-april-2019.
  • VINTAGE FAIR: The Wagga Wagga Antiques Society will be holding a Vintage and Collectables Fair on Saturday 13th April 2019 in the ARCC Hall grounds at 131 Tarcutta Street from 8am to 1pm. There will be Stalls by the Levee under the trees. Refreshments will be available. A large range of Vintage and Retro Wares tools furniture clothing silverware linen pottery jewellery fabric china and kitchenalia. Contact 0429 125 752, 0417 694 640, or find us on facebook.
  • TUMUT EASTER MARKETS: The 28th annual two-day Tumut Easter Markets return April 19 and 20 at the Boys Club Hall, 76 Fitzroy Street, from 9am to 4pm. Entry is free, with 60 stalls at the non-profit event. Proceeds to the Tumut Pony Club. Contact 4232 2337 or 0419 427 801. 
  • 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.
  • 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. Email: ww.bs@hotmail.com, facebook: www.facebook.com/WaggaWaggaBonsaiSociety, waggawaggabonsai.blogspot.com.au.
  • BOOK FAIR: The Rotary Club of Wagga Wagga Book Fair is on May 4 and 5 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.

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 27

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. 

9am: The Gundagai Railway Museum is open seven days a week from 9am to 5pm. Cost is a $2. Visit gundagairailwaymuseum.wordpress.com.

9am: The Rock Men's Shed meet until 3pm. All are welcome. Contact 0427 005 158. 

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 $7 including morning tea, cooked lunch, afternoon tea, Holy Communion, social, fun. Contact 6937 7522. 

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: Come to Storytime at the library and discover the wonderful world of literature with stories, rhymes, songs and craft for preschoolers. Sessions held weekly for 0 to five year olds (excluding school holidays). 

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: Come to Storytime at the library and discover the wonderful world of literature with stories, rhymes, songs and craft for preschoolers. Sessions held weekly for 0 to five year olds (excluding school holidays). 

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.

5pm: Wagga Community Kitchen at the Baptist Church, 154-156 Tarcutta Street. Need a meal or company? Come at 5pm for a cuppa, dinner served at 5.30pm, every Wednesday during school term. Contact 6931 7322 or email waggacommunitykitchen@gmail.com.

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. 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. 

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. 

7.30pm: Wagga Evening Branch CWA at the ARCC Centre on Tarcutta Street at 7.30pm. New members welcome. Contact Julie on 69312002.

THURSDAY, MARCH 28

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 meets every Thursday during school terms in the foyer of the Sacred Heart Church from 10am until 1.30pm. We offer friendship, activities, cards, bingo, morning tea and lunch. Transport can be arranged. The cost is $10 per person. 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. 

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.

11am: VIETNAM VETERANS FEDERATION (Riverina Sub-branch) meets at Wagga RSLClub. Contact Ralph Todd 6926 6276.

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. 

6pm: Venturers (scouting for boys and girls aged 15-17) adventurous activities held every second week in Glenfield to 8pm. Contact 0418 601 096. 

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. 

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