Community diary: what's on May 29 to June 4, 2019

WIN: Oura CWA winners at state level: Helen Irons, first shortbread, Joan Jones, first bush ballad, Jenny Chobdzynski, first knitted rug, Lee Warren, second crochet dress.
WIN: Oura CWA winners at state level: Helen Irons, first shortbread, Joan Jones, first bush ballad, Jenny Chobdzynski, first knitted rug, Lee Warren, second crochet dress.

CARD PARTIES

  • JUNE 17: Auxiliary of the Home of Compassion, Riverina Gums, noon. $8 entry. Contact 6922 3278 or 6925 2363.
  • JULY 2: St Andrews PWA, Church Hall, Cross Street, Wagga, 12.30pm, admission $8, afternoon tea served. Bookings to 6922 5073 or 0404 865 448.
  • 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 at Pilgrim Uniting Church, Tanda Place South City from noon. $8. Afternoon tea provided. Contact Deirdre 0439 878 646.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 29 

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 10am to- 4pm Saturday to Thursday. Closed Friday unless by appointment. Showcases the history of RAAF and its significance to the Riverina. Admission is free. Volunteers urgently needed. Contact Nigel Webster 0411 840 769.

10am: STORYTIME at the library for 0 to five year olds (excluding school holidays).

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: 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.

7.30pm: Alcoholics Anonymous, Anglican Church cottage, corner Mitchelmore Street and Fernleigh Road. Contact 0427 263 476 or www.aa.org.au.

THURSDAY, MAY 30

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: Craft At Kings Church to 3pm. The craft sessions are not only for people who can already do craft, but for those people wishing to learn. Contact 6926 4444.

10am: RAAF Wagga Aviation Heritage Centre 10am to- 4pm Saturday to Thursday. Closed Friday unless by appointment. Showcases the history of RAAF and its significance to the Riverina. Admission is free. Volunteers urgently needed. Contact Nigel Webster 0411 840 769.

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. Contact Rod Kilby 6922 9735 or 0455 048 003.

11am: Vietnam Veterans Federation (Riverina Sub-branch) meets at Wagga RSLClub. Contact Ralph Todd 6926 6276.

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

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: 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.

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

FRIDAY, MAY 31

9am: 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 3pm. 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.

10am: Looking for a JP? Riverina Branch of NSW Justices Of The Peace Association provides a service every Friday at the Wagga Library until noon. Contact Michelle Henderson 0409 048 148.

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. Admission $2. New members and volunteers welcome. Contact Rob 0401 763 211.

7pm: WAGGA BABY BOOMERS SINGLES GROUP meets at the RSL Club on Friday 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.

SATURDAY, JUNE 1

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

10am: RAAF Wagga Aviation Heritage Centre 10am to- 4pm Saturday to Thursday. Closed Friday unless by appointment. Showcases the history of RAAF and its significance to the Riverina. Admission is free. Volunteers urgently needed. Contact Nigel Webster 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.

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: 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.

7pm: The Downside Bush Dance at the Downside Hall, 8km along the Coolamon Road with traditional folk band The Tin Shed Rattlers. All dances are called, cost $4 adults, $1 children. Tea and coffee available. Contact 0400 222 089 or 0427 042 686.

SUNDAY, JUNE 2

8am: Junee Rotary Farmers' Market at Athenium Theatre, Junee, until 12.30pm. Wide range of fresh local produce and handmade products. Coffee, BBQ, Raffle and local musicians playing. www.athenium.org/markets.

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. Covered footwear essential. $2 per ride. Contact Jim 0412 439 455.

2pm: Bidgee Blues Open Mic Afternoon at the Thomas Blamey Tavern on the first Sunday of the month. Features houseband. Register at the door to perform. Cost $5 adults, minors must be accompanied by an adult.

2.30pm: The Wagga Sailing Club is hosting RC model yacht racing at Lake Albert to 4.30pm. Contact Geoff 0481 103 351 or email 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, JUNE 3

10.30am: 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.

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.

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.

TUESDAY, JUNE 4

2pm: Afternoon Of Friendship at Pilgrim Uniting Church, Tanda Place. Once a month until 4pm. Short devotional, entertainment and afternoon tea. No charge. Phone Ellen 6922 4806 or Merran 6971 3302.

7pm: MG Car Club of Wagga meets on the first Tuesday in the club rooms on Morrow Street. Anyone with an interest in MG cars is welcome. Contact 0419 236 565.

7.30pm: Masonic Lodge Wagga Wagga No 22 meets at Masonic Centre, 210 Tarcutta Street, on the first Tuesday. All Masons are most welcome. Contact 0429 205 370.