Community notices | February 13-20

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: 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: 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. All welcome. 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.

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 

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 

9am: Wagga Wagga Antiques Society excursion to Temora Rural Museum. Contact 0429 125 752. All welcome.

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.

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.

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 Wagga Bonsai Society Inc meets at the ARCC Hall on Tarcutta Street 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.

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: 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. 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.

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 

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

7.30pm: Wagga And District Historical Society holds a monthly meeting with a speaker at the Museum of the Riverina Botanic Gardens site on the third Monday of each month. All welcome.

TUESDAY 

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

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.

10am: Alliance Franaise de Wagga Wagga for those who wish, gather for French conversation at the Artisan Baker, Morgan Street.

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: 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.

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.

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.

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. 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.

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 

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

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.

10am: Playtime at 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.

CARD PARTIES

St Andrew's PWA card party at St Andrews Hall, Church Street, Wagga on Monday, 17th February, 12.30pm, afternoon tea provided, donation $8. Bookings 6922 5073 or 0404 865 448.