Riverina Community Notices, August 7-14

HIT: Why not enjoy a game of social tennis this week?

HIT: Why not enjoy a game of social tennis this week?

WEDNESDAY 

9am: Wagga Demonstration Garden is 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 4pm, Tuesday from 1pm to 4pm. Open Friday by appointment only. Contact Lyn 6925 0319.www.waggafamilyhistory.org.au. (Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday)

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).

10am: The Wagga And District Ostomates Support Group meet on the first Wednesday at the Men's Shed, 11 Ashmont Avenue. Contact David on 6971 3346, 0428 116 084 or Baz on 6922 4132.

10.30am: Yathella Coursing Branch of CWA meet on the first Wednesday. Contact Nola on 6922 6626.

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.

11am: Storytime at the library for 0 to five year olds (excluding school holidays).

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.

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: 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:

10am Looking for a JP? Riverina Branch of NSW Justices Of The Peace Association provides a service every Thursday at Wagga Wagga Courthouse office until 1pm. Contact Michelle Henderson on 0409 048 148.

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 charity by advocating and sponsoring disadvantaged Australian children on The Smith Family's Learning for Life program. Contact Sue on 0474 258 749.

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.

7pm: Wagga Wagga Prostate Support Group meets on the second Thursday 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 at the ARCC Hall on Tarcutta Street. 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 Coolamon-Ganmain Hospital and Allawah Aged Hostel. Jackpot, lucky door raffle and a super supper.

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.

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.

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 Marketplace from 10am to 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.

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.

SUNDAY

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: 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.. 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.

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. 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 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.

6.45pm: Wagga Wagga Toastmasters meet the second and fourth Tuesday at the Boat Club, Plumpton Road to 9pm. Contact Dallace 6922 7609.

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

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. Contact 1300 22 22 22 or www.wagga.aagroup.org.au.

7pm: Riverina Concert Band rehearses until 9pm at South Campus. This is a community band and all musicians welcome.

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

CARD PARTIES

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