Community notices, December 5 to 11

COMING EVENTS

St Andrew's Craft Group, Saturday, December 12 8.30am-1pm at St Andrew's Church Hall Cross Street, Wagga.Homemade Christmas Cakes and Puddings and other Christmas Fare. Also selection of handmade gifts. Morning tea available.

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: 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: 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 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.

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.

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.

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 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.

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 

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.

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 4pm, 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.

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.

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. Contact Ros 0411 430 404.

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.

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.