Community diary: What's on April 19 to 23, 2019

FRIDAY, APRIL 19

9am: WAGGA RIVERINA LAPIDARY CLUB INC at 7 Small Street, 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. http://omninsw.waggawaggamatters.com.

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. Contact Rob 0401 763 211.

7pm: WAGGA BABY BOOMERS SINGLES GROUP meets at the RSL Club on Friday nights from 7pm. Contact 0417 779 481 between 9am to 6pm.

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. Find us on Facebook - Wagga Antiques Society. Contact 0429 125 752.

SATURDAY, APRIL 20

8am: TARCUTTA MEMORIAL HALL COMMITTEE MARKETS on the third Saturday of the month at Memorial Hall, Tarcutta.

9am: WAGGA DEMONSTRATION GARDEN is open on Shaw Street until noon. 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.

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, APRIL 21

10am: RAAF Wagga Aviation Heritage Centre is open between 10am and 4pm Saturday to Thursday inclusive. Closed Friday, unless by appointment. 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.

RACES: Bill Keenan, Tumut, Vanessa Hall, Tumut, Ange Anderson, Coffs Harbour, and Melinda Elliott, Nangus at Gundagai Cup day. Picture: Les Smith

RACES: Bill Keenan, Tumut, Vanessa Hall, Tumut, Ange Anderson, Coffs Harbour, and Melinda Elliott, Nangus at Gundagai Cup day. Picture: Les Smith

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. Most members race the entry level one-design RG65, the Dragon Force DF65, available complete on the water for under $200. Contact 0481 103 351 or 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, April 22

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: 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.

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.

2.30pm: TAI CHI FOR ARTHRITIS at Wesley, Uniting Church Johnson Street. Cost $5 for this approved falls prevention and arthritis approved course. 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.

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 at 7.30pm at hall, corner Dobney and Veale streets. Visitors welcome. Contact Graeme Hearn 6920 3726.

TUESDAY, APRIL 23

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 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 6922 3393 or Anne 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.

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 streets. 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.

6.45pm: WAGGA WAGGA TOASTMASTERS meet the second and fourth Tuesday at the Senior Citizens Community Centre, 204 Tarcutta Street from 6.45pm to 9pm. Contact Dallace 6922 7609.

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 69262305.

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.

EASTER HOLIDAY

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