Community diary: what's on April 3

GET SPORTY: Lotti Ryan, Sophie Tapper, Jessica Topper, Issi Homfrey, Josh Mann-Rea, Zara Haddrill and Lara Strong at the Brumbies Gala Day. Picture: Emma Hillier
GET SPORTY: Lotti Ryan, Sophie Tapper, Jessica Topper, Issi Homfrey, Josh Mann-Rea, Zara Haddrill and Lara Strong at the Brumbies Gala Day. Picture: Emma Hillier

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

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. 

EASTER RAFFLE: Easter raffle drawn at Markets by the Lake Saturday, April 20 from 9am. For tickets contact Bill on 0411 358 815. Supporting Can Assist and Thomas Bros Wagga Wagga Takes Two.

FASHION PARADE: The Rock Red Cross fashion parade at the Uranquinty Hall on Sunday, April 28 at 1pm. $20 entry at the door, concession $10. The Rules Club will pick up in Wagga. Contact: Ann Helyar 6922 9670. 

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.)

COMMUNITY VISITORS SCHEME (CVS): Do you have some spare time? One hour a fortnight? If you do we would love to hear from you! We are in need of new volunteers to visit with aging residents in nursing homes and in private residential housing. Volunteers visit once a fortnight for social support and companionship. CVS service Wagga, Tumut, Junee, Cootamundra, Harden, Coolamon, The Rock, Deniliquin, Leeton and Narrandera. Contact Riverina Community College on 1800 000 212.

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. Individual appointments can be made on Wednesday and Thursday between 7am and 5pm by phoning CRDAC on 6932 6800. 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, APRIL 3

9am: WAGGA DEMONSTRATION GARDEN open on Shaw Street until noon for a pizza day. Contact Kerri 0429 386 429. 

9am: The GUNDAGAI RAILWAY MUSEUM is open seven days a week from 9am to 5pm. Cost is a $2 donation which goes towards helping preserve the site. Visit gundagairailwaymuseum.wordpress.com. 

9am: THE ROCK MEN'S SHED meet from 9am until 3pm. All welcome. Contact 0427 005 158. 

9.15am: THE COFFEE DROP from 9.15am 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: 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. 

10am: THE SALVATION ARMY WOMEN'S LEAGUE is a women's fellowship group with a Christian focus. They meet weekly and enjoy a range of activities. Contact Joan on 6922 1234 or the Salvation Army Office on 6921 7895. 

10am: RAAF Wagga Aviation Heritage Centre is open between 10am and 4pm every Saturday, Sunday and Wednesday. The centre showcases the history of the RAAF and its significance to the Riverina. Admission is free. Contact Nigel Webster 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: THE WAGGA AND DISTRICT OSTOMATES SUPPORT GROUP meet on the first Wednesday of the month from 10am to 11am at the Men's Shed, 11 Ashmont Avenue. Contact David on 6971 3346, 0428 116 084 or Baz on 6922 4132.

10.30am: YATHELLA COURSING BRANCH OF CWA meet on the first Wednesday of the month. Visitors and new members are most welcome. For venue details and enquiries phone Nola on 6922 6626. 

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. 

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). 

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 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 on 6933 1112. 

5pm: Joey scouts 1st Wagga, Glenfield (boys and girls aged 5-8). Contact 0414 527 436. 

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: 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 geoffrey.tapper@live.com.au.

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. 

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

6pm: Turvey Park Girl Guides, senior guides, girls 14 to 18 years, 6pm 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.

6.30pm CUB SCOUTS each Wednesday from 6.30pm 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.

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