What’s on in Wagga, September 17, 2016

YES SIR: Jordan Mills, 13, dressed as a knight, gets into the spirit for the Christian College's medieval day. Picture: Kieren L Tilly

YES SIR: Jordan Mills, 13, dressed as a knight, gets into the spirit for the Christian College's medieval day. Picture: Kieren L Tilly

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 17

8am: TARCUTTA MEMORIAL HALL COMMITTEE MARKETS on the third Saturday of the month 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. Organic vegetables such as kale, silverbeet, rhubarb, lettuce, bok choy, herbs and more. There is also a veggie buy/swap. Contact Kerri on 0429 386 429. 

10am: RAAF WAGGA HERITAGE CENTRE is open from until 4pm. The centre showcases the history of the RAAF and its significance to the Riverina. Admission is free. Volunteers welcome. Contact David Bridgfoot on 6937 5723. 

10am: TOY LIBRARY WAGGA is open from 10am 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, four items at a time. Contact 6971 9722.

11am: WAGGA WAGGA RAILWAY MUSEUM, located on southern end of the Railway Station, open from 11am to 2pm. Various railway artefacts and enhanced historic photos are on display. Admission by gold coin donation. Contact Phil on 0421 590 252. 

1pm: WAGGA RIVERINA LAPIDARY CLUB INC at 7 Small Street, Wagga invites you to drop into the clubroom during a session and see what they do and how they do it until 5pm. Contact Cheryl Lynch on 6933 1112. 

1.30pm: WAGGA BONSAI SOCIETY meets at the ARCC Hall on Tarcutta Street. Contact 6922 4356. 

6pm: ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS, Anglican Church Hall, corner Mitchelmore Street and Fernleigh Road, (hall around the back). Contact 1300 22 22 22 or www.wagga.aagroup.org.au.  

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 18

10am: RAAF WAGGA HERITAGE CENTRE is open from until 4pm. The centre showcases the history of the RAAF and its significance to the Riverina. Admission is free. Volunteers welcome. Contact David Bridgfoot on 6937 5723. 

10.30am: MINIATURE RAILWAY at the Botanic Gardens until 4pm. Lunch break from 12.30pm to 1.30pm. Covered footwear essential. $2 per ride. Contact John Lennon on  6925 2249. 

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, corner of McKell Avenue and Bourke Street. $5 entry includes afternoon tea. Proceeds to Compassion Children’s Fund. For information phone 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, SEPTEMBER 19

10am: WAGGA AND DISTRICT FAMILY HISTORY SOCIETY’S open 10am to 4pm at 24 Tarakan Avenue, Ashmont. New members welcome. Contact Lyn on 6925 0319. 

10am: BETTER HEARING AUSTRALIA, lip-reading classes and hearing management. Contact 6922 1197 or 6931 7446. 

10.30am: GROW meets at the mental health unit, Wagga Base Hospital. 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. 

10.30am: DROP-IN CENTRE open each weekday at the Wesley Complex, 21 Johnston Street for light lunches, tea and coffee. All very welcome.

10.30am: FLOWERDALE DAY VIEW CLUB meets on the third Monday of each month at the Sportsman Hotel in Kincaid Street, Wagga, at 10.30am for an 11am start. The club is a small one and the ladies who are members love to catch-up with each other over lunch. Following lunch members enjoy hearing from an invited guest speaker. Contact club secretary, Robyn on 6971 0290 or the president, Margaret on 6931 2104.

11am: WAGGA WAGGA RAILWAY MUSEUM, located on southern end of the Railway Station, open from 11am to 2pm. Various railway artefacts and enhanced historic photos are on display. Admission by gold coin donation. Contact Phil on 0421 590 252.

Noon: WAGGA SOCIAL SLIMMERS meet at the Commercial Club, Gurwood Street. Weigh-in from noon; meeting 1pm. Contact Jen 6926 2884. 

Noon: AL-ANON FAMILY GROUPS is a support group for families and friends where there is a problem with drinking alcohol in the home. Meetings are held each Monday at St Paul’s church on the corner of Fernleigh Road and Mitchelmore Street. Contact Judy on 0407 351 884. 

2.30pm: TAI CHI FOR ARTHRITIS, Uniting Church, Johnson Street from 3.30pm to 4.30pm. Cost $5. Advanced students from 2.30pm to 3.30pm, past students welcome to attend. Beginners from 3.30pm to 4pm. All welcome. Learn the 12 moves of the tai chi for arthritis form as taught by Dr Paul Lam. Contact Lorraine 0458 884 955 or 6926 3203. 

6pm: ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS women’s meeting, Anglican Church Hall, Corner Mitchelmore Street and Fernleigh Road, (hall around the back). Contact 1300 22 22 22 or www.wagga.aagroup.org.au.

6pm WAGGA SCOUTS (GLENFIELD) scouts session takes place Monday between 6.30pm and 8pm. Contact Aileen Cooke on 6922 3723. 

7pm: CANTILENA SINGERS’ new members night. If you love to sing, why not join the Cantilena Singers Wagga. Find pleasure with us on Monday evenings for two hours at the Riverina Conservatorium of Music at 7pm. There will be supper afterwards. 

7.30pm: NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS at the Calvary Drug and Alcohol Centre, 1 Emblem Street.

7.30pm: WAGGA WAGGA MODEL RAILROADERS INC. meets every Monday at 7.30pm at hall, corner Dobney and Veale streets. Visitors welcome. Contact Graeme Hearn on 6920 3726.

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 20

9am: WAGGA DEMONSTRATION GARDEN is open on Shaw Street every Tuesday until noon. Come, dig in and learn more gardening skills while working with local community groups. Contact Kerri 0429 386 429.

10am: TANDA PLACE CRAFT and FRIENDSHIP GROUP meets every Tuesday at Pilgrim Uniting Church, Tanda Place Glenfield, next to Aldi until noon. All welcome. Contact Ellen 6922 4806. 

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 Norma 6922 3393 or Anne 6922 6404. 

10am: RSL DAY CROW CLUB meet in the Vintage and Veteran Car Club each Tuesday from 10am. $10 for lunch and morning tea and an hour of entertainment. Transport is available for those unable to find their way. Contact Marie O’Keefe 6921 4154. 

10.30am: DROP-IN CENTRE open each weekday at the Wesley Complex, 21 Johnston Street for light lunches, tea and coffee. All very welcome. 

12.30pm: ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS, RCD&A Centre, corner Meurant and Emblem street. Contact 1300 22 22 22 or www.wagga.aagroup.org.au.

1pm: WAGGA AND DISTRICT FAMILY HISTORY SOCIETY open from 1pm to 4pm for research at 24 Tarakan Avenue, Ashmont. New members welcome. Contact Lyn  6925 0319.  

1pm: The RIVERINA WOODWORKERS CLUB meets every Tuesday until 4pm in their club rooms at the Botanic Gardens, Wagga. Come along and learn how to develop skills and produce items using lathes and other woodworking equipment. Contact 0418 624 161. 

2pm: PLEASANT TUESDAY AFTERNOON third Tuesday of the month 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.

7pm: NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS: At the Calvary Drug and Alcohol Centre, 1 Emblem Street. 

7pm: WAGGA WAGGA AND DISTRICT HIGHLAND PIPE BAND meets each Tuesday night, 7pm at the Band Hall, Wagga Beach. Learners most welcome. Contact wwdhpb@gmail.com or Bob Scott 69262305. 

7pm: SOCIAL TABLE TENNIS, PCYC until 9pm. All ages and standards welcome. Phone 0435 890 921. 

7pm: ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS, Anglican Church Hall, corner Mitchelmore Street and Fernleigh Road, (hall around the back). Contact 1300 22 22 22 or www.wagga.aagroup.org.au.

7.30pm: SING AUSTRALIA Wagga meets at the Uniting Church, Johnston Street. Go to 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. Meetings are held every third Tuesday at the Wagga RSL Club. Visitors welcome. Contact Paul Kingdown 6922 3868 or email wagga4wdc@yahoo.com.au.

COMMUNITY NOTICES

RENDEZVOUS: Singles and couples welcome to Rendezvous for weekly meals and Wednesday night trivia at the Thomas Blamey Hotel. Contact Judith 0400 421 958.

AFTER SCHOOL ACTIVITIES: Leisure Time after school activities for kids with a disability provided by The Leisure Company, for school aged children, offering school pick-ups, recreational and social activities in a safe and fun environment. Contact Sarah Manley 6921 2330 or sarahm@theleisurecompany.org.

CHURCH HELD IN A HOUSE: If you would like to spend some time getting to know God, and others in your area, and aren't really wanting to go to a regular church, why not consider coming to a service in my home at Kooringal? It's open to all, non-denominational, and a bit different. Contact Larissa on 0478 229948.

BUSINESS: BREAKFAST: Local businesses/employers welcome to a breakfast to learn the benefits of hiring Defence spouses. Michelle Bray from Wagga Wagga Business Chamber will launch a new sponsorship opportunity – The Chamber Advance Program. Wednesday, September 21 from 8.30am to 9.30am at Riverina Community College,  90-98 Murray Street, Wagga.  Contact 1800 000 212  or Sarah.Mackay@RiverinaCC.edu.au.

PRE-LOVED CLOTHING SALE: September 24 at the Wesley Complex, Johnston Street from 8am to 1pm. All children’s clothing $2, ladies and gents $2 to $5 and shoes $2.

HOLIDAY KIDS CLUB: Holiday Kids Klub at St Paul’s Anglican Church corner Fernleigh Road and Mitchelmore Street from September 28 to 30 from 9.30am to 12.30pm. For children in Kinder to year 6. Cost: $10 per day, $25 for three days.Contact www.swac.church or 6925 1707. 

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