Community diary: what's on May 5 to 12

WEDNESDAY 

CRAFTY: 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.

CRAFTY: 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.

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.

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 

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 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.

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: Friends of the Athenium Meeting on the first Thursday of each month (except Jan) at the Athenium Theatre, Broadway, Junee The Friends of the Athenium, as guardians of the Theatre, aspire to promote the facility and maintain its high level of usability. All are welcome. www.athenium.org.

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.

FRIDAY 

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.

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.

10am: Scrap And Chat Club meet the first Friday at Senior Citizens Hall, Tarcutta Street to 1pm. Gold coin donation. Contact Kerrie on 6931 2183, 0438 817 661 or Amanda 6926 3515.

10.15am: Grandparents Doing It Tough (Wagga) is a monthly support group for grandparents raising grandchildren, or grandparents seeking access to grandchildren meets at Wagga City Library.

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.

5.30pm: Alliance Franaise de Wagga Wagga - every first Friday at 5.30pm those who wish, gather for french conversation at the International Hotel. All are welcome.

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: Task Force 72 carrier and escort regatta at the Oasis until 4pm. Contact Brian 0408 050 868.

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.

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.

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 

10am: Task Force 72 carrier and escort regatta at the Oasis until 2pm. Contact Brian 0408 050 868. (one off)

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

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.

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 and Wednesday from 10am to 1pm, Tuesday from 1pm to 4pm. Open Friday by appointment. 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 on the second Monday. 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.

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.

TUESDAY 

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

9.30am: Wagga Machine Knitters Club Club meets at the ARCC Hall. Contact 6922 4332.

10am: Wagga Wagga Kooringal Men's Probus Club Inc meets at the Senior Citizens Centre, Tarcutta Street. Contact 6922 3393 or 6922 3523.

10am: Tanda Place Craft And Friendship Group meets every Tuesday at Pilgrim Uniting Church, Tanda Place until noon. Contact Ellen on 6922 4806.

10am: Wagga Patchwork And Quilters Group meets at the ARCC hall on Tarcutta Street until 4pm. Contact Norma on 6922 3393 or Anne on 6922 6404.

10am: RSL Day Crow Club meet at the RSL Club. $15 for lunch and morning tea and an hour of activities and entertainment. Transport is available. Contact Ron Edwards 0417 254 734.

10.30am: Drop-in Centre open at the Wesley Complex, 21 Johnston Street for light lunches, tea and coffee.

10.30am: Vietnam Veterans (south-west NSW sub-branch) meets at Wagga RSL Club. Contact Des Davie 6922 3855.

11am: Wagga Tpi Social And Welfare Club meets at Wagga RSL Club. Contact 6924 1924, 6931 1097 or 6922 3869.

11am: Wagga Railway Station Museum, open until 2pm. Admission $2.

1pm: Wagga Wagga and District Family History Society open to 4pm. Contact Lyn 6925 0319. See more at www.waggafamilyhistory.org.au.

1pm: The Riverina Woodworkers Club meets until 4pm in their club rooms at the Botanic Gardens. Learn how to develop skills and produce items. 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.

6.45pm: Wagga Wagga Toastmasters meet the second and fourth Tuesday at the Boat Club, Plumpton Road to 9pm.

7pm: Wagga Wagga And District Highland Pipe Band at the Band Hall, Wagga Beach. Learners welcome. Contact wwdhpb@gmail.com or Bob Scott 6926 2305.

7pm: Social table tennis at Jim Elphick Tennis Centre until 9pm, Cost $5. Contact 0409 170 345.

7pm: Riverina Concert Band rehearses until 9pm at South Campus. This is a community band and all musicians welcome. Contact Don 0417 495 266 or Ros 0401 829 470.

7.30pm: SING Australia Wagga meets at the Uniting Church, Johnston Street. www.singaustralia.com.au.