What’s on in Wagga, September 23, 2016

OUTDOOR ADVENTURE: Lara Wells, 8, of Wallendbeen, enjoys the Henty Machinery Field Days on Tuesday. Find more pictures from the field days at www.dailyadvertiser.com.au. Picture: Kieren L Tilly

OUTDOOR ADVENTURE: Lara Wells, 8, of Wallendbeen, enjoys the Henty Machinery Field Days on Tuesday. Find more pictures from the field days at www.dailyadvertiser.com.au. Picture: Kieren L Tilly

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 23

9am: 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 3pm. Friday activities are wire-wrapping and silversmithing. Contact Cheryl Lynch  6933 1112. 

9.30am: SCHOOL FOR SENIORS open to anyone 45 and over until 2.30pm. Fee for each term is $10 at Wesley Uniting Church, Johnston Street. Light exercises, old time dancing, current affairs, speaking with confidence, guest speakers on a wide variety topics and services in Wagga, basic computer lessons for beginners, art and ladies choir, morning tea. Contact Gordon Mowbray 6926 2218. 

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 Vince King 6926 2146.

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

2pm: SUPPORT AFTER SUICIDE GROUP meets at 58 Plumpton Road.  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 0458 224 430, or David & Sandra on 6922 3823 or email: wwsasgroup@gmail.com.

7pm:  WAGGA BABY BOOMERS SINGLES GROUP meets at the RSL Club on Friday nights from 7pm. Contact 0417 779 481 between 9am to 6pm. 

7pm: ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS, Salvation Army Hall, Edward Street, (next to McDonalds). Contact 1300 22 22 22 or www.wagga.aagroup.org.au. 

7pm: NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS: At the Ashmont Hub, Blakemore Street. 

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 24 

9am: WAGGA DEMONSTRATION GARDEN is open on Shaw Street every Saturday until noon. Organic vegetables such as kale, silverbeet, rhubarb, lettuce, bok choy, herbs and more. There is also a veggie buy/swap. Contact Kerri 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. Friday activities are wire-wrapping and silversmithing. Contact Cheryl Lynch on 6933 1112. 

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 25

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: IF YOU HAVE BEEN LONELY, stressed, or feel like no-one understands you, why not give God a chance at our new House Church in Kooringal? It's on the second and fourth Sunday. Contact Larissa on 0478 229 948. All welcome.

7.30pm: ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS, Baptist Church, 154 to 156 Tarcutta Street. Contact 1300 22 22 22 or www.wagga.aagroup.org.au.

MONDAY,  SEPTEMBER 26

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.

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 27

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. (Every Tuesday)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.

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. 

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

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.

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.

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. Maximum cost $50 per family for three days. Contact  www.swac.church or 6925 1707. 

TIRIVIA NIGHT: Flowerdale VIEW Club at Wagga Women’s Bowling Club, Shaw Street, October 24, from 10am. Raffle and trading table. Entry $6. RSVP to RObyn 6971 0290 by October 17.

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