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Riverina Leader community notices | November 13-November 20

GET INVOLVED: Wagga Orchid Society meets at the ARCC Hall on Tarcutta Street on the second Thursday of every month.
GET INVOLVED: Wagga Orchid Society meets at the ARCC Hall on Tarcutta Street on the second Thursday of every month.

WEDNESDAY

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.

1.30pm: Murrumbidgee Combined Probus Club meets at the Senior Citizens Community Centre, Tarcutta Street, second Wednesday, February to November. Probus is all about Friendship, Fellowship and Fun for retirees. This club provides social interaction and enjoyable activities with others in the local community. New members welcome.

6pm: Support After Suicide Group meets at the RSL Club. Aim of the meeting is to provide and foster mutual support for those bereaved after suicide. A care and support pack for families and friends bereaved by suicide is available. For further information or support phone Nola on 6922 4438 or David and Sandra on 6922 3823 or email wwsasgroup@gmail.com

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

7pm: 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 on 6932 6800. A Support group takes place every week on Thursdays 7pm to 8pm at the Calvary Riverina Drug and Alcohol Centre, 1 Emblen Street. Contact Mary 6932 6800.

THURSDAY

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 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.

7pm: 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 on 6932 6800. A Support group takes place every week on Thursdays 7pm to 8pm at the Calvary Riverina Drug and Alcohol Centre, 1 Emblen Street. Contact Mary 6932 6800.

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

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. All welcome.

SATURDAY

8am: Tarcutta memorial hall committee Markets on the third Saturday at Memorial Hall, Tarcutta. There will be a large range of stalls, barbecue lunch, sandwiches, a cake stand, tea, coffee and drinks available. Current and new stallholders welcome.

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: 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

SUNDAY

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.

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.

MONDAY

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: 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-Anon 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.

TUESDAY

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: Alliance Franaise de Wagga Wagga for those who wish, gather for French conversation at the Artisan Baker, Morgan Street.

2pm: Pleasant Tuesday Afternoon to 4pm at Pilgrim Uniting Church, Tanda Place, Glenfield. Short devotional, entertainment and afternoon tea. All welcome, free. Contact Ellen 6922 4806 or Merran 6971 3302.

7.30pm: Wagga Wagga Four Wheel Drive Club is one of the longest running 4WD clubs in Australia. It encourages family activities with regular trips to places of interest in the bush and social events. Meet every third Tuesday at Wagga RSL Club. Contact Paul Kingdown 6922 3868 or email wagga4wdc@yahoo.com.au

WEDNESDAY

6.30pm: Wagga Evening View Club meet on the third Wednesday at the RSL Club. Contact Ros 0418 649 817. Money raised goes to the Smith Family to support the Learning for Life program.

7pm: NSW Justices Association - Riverina Branch meet in the Fife Room, Wagga RSL Club. Be informed of current changes in the law which are applicable to your duties as JP. A training session will be held at most meetings so come along and keep updates. All JPs welcome. Contact Michelle Henderson, 0409 048 148, imhendo@bigpond.com

8pm: Wagga And District Historical Society is holding a speaker night with at 24 Tarakan Avenue, Ashmont.

CARD PARTIES

FEBRUARY 17, 2020: St Andrews PWA are holding a card party at 12.30pm. Held at St Andrews Hall, Cross Street, Wagga, afternoon tea supplied. Donation $8, bookings, phone 6922 5073.