What's on: Community diary May 8 to 13

CARD PARTIES

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.

JUNE 17: Auxiliary of the Home of Compassion, Riverina Gums, noon. $8 entry. Contact 6922 3278 or 6925 2363.

AUGUST 26: Flowerdale View Club Card Party, Pilgrim Church, 12.30pm. All welcome. $8 admission. RSVP to Robyn 6971 0290 or Ruth 6925 3452.

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

STAMP AND COIN: Wagga stamp and coin fair on Saturday, May 18 and Sunday, May 19 at Sturt Primary School hall, White Avenue, Kooringal from 9am daily, free admission. Seven dealers for buying, selling and valuations. Contact 6922 3393. Sponsored by the Wagga Stamp & Coin Club.

SARAH LLOYD SCHOLARSHIP FUND: The Scholarship Fund gives female apprentices in NSW the opportunity to apply for a scholarship through ATEL. The scholarship of $2000 assists female apprentices in non-traditional trades with the purchase of tools and other expenses. To apply visit: sarahlloydscholarshipfund.org.au.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 8

9am: Demonstration Garden open on Shaw Street until noon. Contact Kerri on 0429 386 429.

9.15am: Coffee Drop to 11.15am at the Ashmont Baptist Church, 17 Malta Crescent. All free, drop in and join us for morning tea, cake and a great friendly atmosphere.

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

10am: 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. www.waggafamilyhistory.org.au.

10am: Playtime @ Inspire for newborn to five year olds at Inspire Church, 555 Kooringal Road. Craft, storytime, games and morning tea. Cost, gold coin.

10am: 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 6921 7895.

10am: RAAF Wagga Aviation Heritage Centre is open between 10am to 4pm Saturday to Thursday. Closed Friday's 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: Storytime at the library for 0 to five year olds.

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.

10.30am: WAGGA HANDWEAVERS AND SPINNERS GROUP meets at the ARCC Hall on Tarcutta Street. Contact 0431 049 916.

11am: Wagga Railway Station Museum, open until 2pm. Clubs and groups by arrangement. Admission $2. Contact Rob 0401 763 211.

12.30pm: Old Time New Vogue Dancing at Glenfield Park Scout Hall, Dalman Parkway. $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 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. Contact 1300 ALANON (1300 252 666) www.al-anon.org.au.

6pm: Support After Suicide Group meets in the Board Room at the RSL Club, to provide and foster mutual support for those bereaved after suicide. A care pack is available. Contact Nola on 0458 224 430 or David & Sandra on 0412 482 672 or email: wwsasgroup@gmail.com.

6pm: Turvey Park Girl Guides, girls 10 to 13 years, every Wednesday, 6pm to 8pm, 32 Sunshine Avenue. 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. 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. Contact 0427 263 476 or www.aa.org.au.

THURSDAY, MAY 9

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 until 1.30pm. Friendship, activities, cards, bingo, morning tea and lunch. Transport can be arranged. $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. Clubs and groups by arrangement. Admission $2. Contact Rob 0401 763 211.

11am: Wagga Day VIEW Club meets on the second Thursday at Wagga RSL Club. VIEW stands for Voice, Interests and Education of Women and is a women's volunteer organisation supporting The Smith Family's Learning for Life program. Contact Sue on 0474 258 749.

1pm: Riverina Producers Market 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. 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 at Lilier Lodge. 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 at the ARCC Hall on Tarcutta Street. 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 Coolamon-Ganmain Hospital and Allawah Aged Hostel.

7.30pm: Narcotics Anonymous: at the rear of St Paul's Anglican Church, corner of Mitchelmore Street and Fernleigh Road.

7.30pm: Alcoholics Anonymous at Salvation Army Hall, Edward Street. Contact 1300 22 22 22, or www.wagga.aagroup.org.au.

FRIDAY, MAY 10

9am: Wagga Riverina Lapidary Club Inc at 7 Small Street 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. 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. Clubs and groups by arrangement. Admission $2. Contact Rob 0401 763 211.

7pm: Wagga Baby Boomers Singles Group meets at the RSL club. Contact 0417 779 481.

7pm: Alcoholics Anonymous, Salvation Army Hall, Edward Street. Contact 1300 22 22 22 or www.wagga.aagroup.org.au.

SATURDAY 

8am: Wollundry Saturday Markets in the Civic Precinct until 1pm. Fresh, local produce. Entry free.

9am: Angels For The Forgotten's community day is on at 63 Barretta Lane until 1pm. Contact 0403 355 075 or email events@angelsfortheforgotten.org.

9am: Art On The Levee, display and sales of works from Wagga Art Society until 2pm on the levee bank in Tarcutta Street at ARCC building. Contact Dimity 6931 2096.

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 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. Contact 6971 9722.

10am: Looking for a JP? Riverina Branch Of Nsw Justices Of The Peace Association provides a service on the second Saturday of each month in the Wagga Marketplaceto 1pm for witnessing/certifying documents. Contact Michelle Henderson, 0409 048 148, imhendo@bigpond.com.

10am: Wagga Wagga Embroiders Group meets at Fryer Hall, The Haven on Bourke Street until 3.30pm on the second Saturday. Contact Di Richardson on 6921 1772.

11am: Wagga Railway Station Museum, open until 2pm. Clubs and groups by arrangement. Admission $2. New members and volunteers welcome. Contact Rob 0401 763 211.

1pm: Ladysmith Tourist Railway will hold its open day at the Ladysmith Railway Station until 2pm. Step back into time to the railway before 1960, as you view buildings, vehicles and memorabilia. Contact chairman Dick Goodman on 6922 7677.

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, Lake Albert.

1pm: Wagga Riverina Lapidary Club Inc at 7 Small Street 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 

Wagga And District Adult Riding Club rallies for riders over 18 at the Lake Albert Pony Club, Mitchell Road. Visit www.wadarc.weebly.com.

10am: RAAF Wagga Aviation Heritage Centre is open between 10am and 4pm Saturday to Thursday inclusive. Admission is free. Contact Nigel Webster on 0411 840 769.

1pm: Raobgle Lodge, Henty meet at the CWA Hall in Lynne Street in Henty on the second Sunday. Contact 0409 834 426.

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

MONDAY 

10am: Wagga Wagga and District Family History Society open Monday 10am to 1pm. 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.

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. 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.

1.30pm: Wagga Art Society meetings are held at the Small Street studio. Contact Dimity 6931 2096.

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 3.30pm, returning students 2.30pm.. 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. Contact 1300 22 22 22 or www.wagga.aagroup.org.au.

6.30pm: Rainbow Riverina - a support group for LGBTQIA+ people and their friends and family - meet for dinner at Romano's Hotel at 6.30pm and meeting at 7.30pm on the second Monday.

7pm: Cantilena Singers meet at the Riverina Conservatorium between to 9pm.

7.30pm: Narcotics anonymous at the Calvary Drug and Alcohol Centre, 1 Emblem Street.

7.30pm: Wagga Wagga Model Railroaders Inc meets, corner Dobney and Veale streets. Contact Graeme Hearn 6920 3726.