Community diary: what's on April 10, 2019

COMING SOON: The Strictly Ballroom cast is ready to tell the tale of a championship ballroom dancer who defies all the rules to follow his heart. Picture: Emma Hillier
COMING SOON: The Strictly Ballroom cast is ready to tell the tale of a championship ballroom dancer who defies all the rules to follow his heart. 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

  • BEYOND THE STOMP: Are you an actor, dancer, school teacher, theatre maker? Ozfrank Theatre Film and our international membership of Nobbs Suzuki Praxis (NSP) practitioners are in Wagga, hosted by the Charles Sturt University for The Inaugural NSP Symposium, Beyond the Stomp, from April 15 to 18 at the Playhouse Theatre and evening activities at the CSU. Masterclass - Back to Basics, April 19 to 21 provides three days of open training (with or without attendance at the symposium) for actors, dancers, school teachers and theatre makers. Visit nobbssuzukipraxis.com. Contact Jacqui 0466 219 852. 
  • 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: Fashion parade at the Uranquinty Hall (presented by ladies of Uranquinty) on Sunday, April 28 at 1pm for 1.30pm. $20 entry at the door, concession $10. Contact: Anne Helyar 6922 9670. Proceeds to local charities. All fashions on the day for sale.
  • REUNION: Picton High School 1965 - 1970 Reunion is planned for October 5. The organising committee is still missing over 100 students' contact details, email pictonhigh65.70@gmail.com or text 0408 89 1215.
  • 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.
  • BOOK FAIR: The Rotary Club of Wagga Wagga's BOOK FAIR is on Saturday, May 4 (8am to 5pm) and Sunday, May 5 (9am to 3pm) at Kyeamba Smith Hall, Wagga Showground. The fair will offer around 50,000 good quality second-hand books, both fiction and non-fiction, sorted under many categories plus material for children and youth; collectible items; CD's, DVD's, sheet music, reference etc at realistic prices, EFTPOS available. Entry $2 adults, children free. www.waggarotary.org.
  • 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 10

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 - 4pm Saturday to Thursday inclusive. Closed Friday's unless by appointment. The centre showcases the history of the RAAF and its significance to the Riverina. Admission is free. Please contact Nigel Webster on 0411 840 769 for further information.

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: Salvation Army fellowship Connect and Grow on the second Wednesday of the month. 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.

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: 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, every Wednesday, 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.

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. 

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, APRIL 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 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: 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: 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: Wagga Day VIEW Club meets on the second Thursday of each month starting at Wagga RSL Club. VIEW stands for Voice, Interests and Education of Women and is a women's volunteer organisation supporting The Smith Family charity by advocating and sponsoring disadvantaged Australian children on The Smith Family's Learning for Life program. Contact Sue on 0474 258 749.

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: 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 on the second Thursday of the month at the ARCC Hall on Tarcutta Street, Wagga. We have flowering orchids on display, new members and visitors who wish to share the joy of growing orchids are most welcome. Contact Anita on 6925 3097 or Janet on 6922 6675. 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. Jackpot, lucky door raffle and a super supper. 

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.