What’s on in Wagga, November 26, 2016

FESTIVE: Kevin Bjorklund and Emmerson Green sing in North Wagga Public School choir at the Christmas Wishing Tree unveiling at K-mart. Picture: Kieren L Tilly

FESTIVE: Kevin Bjorklund and Emmerson Green sing in North Wagga Public School choir at the Christmas Wishing Tree unveiling at K-mart. Picture: Kieren L Tilly

SATURDAY,  NOVEMBER 26

9am: WAGGA DEMONSTRATION GARDEN is open on Shaw Street until noon. Organic vegetables such as kale, silverbeet, rhubChristmas Wishing Tree unveiling at K-mart Wagga in Sturt Mall

Kevin Bjorklund, Emmerson Green and Gemma Tyndall singing in North Wagga Public School choir.

arb, 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. 

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, Nelson Drive (off Plumpton Road), Lake Albert. 

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.

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, NOVEMBER 27

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, NOVEMBER 28

10am: WAGGA AND DISTRICT FAMILY HISTORY SOCIETY 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.  

10am: WAGGA MULTIPLE BIRTH ASSOCIATION meets every second Monday at the River City Hall on Lake Albert Road. The group provided a supportive and social environment for parents, families and carers of twins, triplets and quads. Contact Simone on 0419 976 700 or wwmba@hotmail.com. 

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: 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.

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 1300 ALANON (1300 252 666) www.al-anon.org.au. 

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 WAGGA SCOUTS (GLENFIELD) scouts between 6.30pm and 8pm. Contact Aileen Cooke 6922 3723.

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. 

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. 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 6920 3726.

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 29 

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 on 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 on 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 on 6922 3393 or Anne on 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 on 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 6926 2305. 

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.  

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 30

9am: WAGGA DEMONSTRATION GARDEN is open on Shaw Street until noon for a pizza day. Bring some dough and the children and make some delicious food. A good chance to meet other parents and community groups. Contact Kerri on 0429 386 429. 

9am: The GUNDAGAI RAILWAY MUSEUM is open seven days a week from 9am to 5pm. Cost is a $2 donation which goes towards helping preserve the site. Visit gundagairailwaymuseum.wordpress.com. 

9am: THE ROCK MEN’S SHED meet from 9am until 3pm. All welcome. Contact 0427 005 158. 

9.15am: THE COFFEE DROP from  9.15am to 11.15am at the Ashmont Baptist Church, 17 Malta Crescent (beside Ashmont Oval). All free, drop in and join us for morning tea, cake and a great friendly atmosphere. Meet people and be in a safe warming environment. Open every Wednesday except school holidays. 

9.30am: Social tennis at the KOORINGAL TENNIS CLUB at Henwood Park, Lake Albert Road. Contact Barb 0431 260 006. Also, tennis lessons are available phone Clive 0413 084 096. 

9.30am: ANGLICAN PARISH OF WAGGA WAGGA ACTIVITY GROUP for active independent people who need social interaction from 9.30am to 2.30pm in the Parish Meeting Room, Church Street. Cost $5 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, until 11.30am. All welcome for craft, storytime, games and morning tea. Cost is a gold coin donation.

10am: THE 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 the Salvation Army Office on 6921 7895. 

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

10.30am: DROP-IN CENTRE opens at Wesley Uniting Church, Johnston Street. Tea or coffee available. All welcome.

10.30am: WAGGA HANDWEAVERS AND SPINNERS GROUP meets at the ARCC Hall on Tarcutta Street. Contact  6922 3539. 

12.30pm: OLD TIME NEW VOGUE DANCING at Glenfield Park Scout Hall Dalman Parkway. Dancing 12.30pm to 4pm. New members welcome. $4 entry includes tea/coffee and biscuits. Contact Carolyn on 6931 1912 or Colin on 0408 692 228. 

2pm: 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 9pm. Activities include wire-wrapping, silversmithing, faceting, cutting, and polishing gemstones and rocks. Contact Cheryl Lynch on 6933 1112.

5.30pm: THE WAGGA SAILING CLUB is hosting RC model yacht racing at Lake Albert. Sailing will take place Wednesdays 5.30pm to 7pm, and Sundays 2.30pm to 4.30pm. All classes of model yacht welcome. Most members race the entry level one-design RG65, the Dragon Force DF65, available complete on the water for under $200. Contact Geoff 0481 103 351 or email geoffrey.tapper@live.com.au. 

6.30pm WAGGA SCOUTS (GLENFIELD) cub session between 6.30pm and 8pm. Contact Aileen Cooke 6922 3723. 

7pm: CHORALE FRANCAISE DE WAGGA is a group which sings in French at the Riverina Conservatorium of Music on Wednesday nights at 7pm. Contact Sally Burns 0427 538 377 or sburns@rivconmusic.org.au or Sally Taylor on 0428 226 803 or dr_greengrass@hotmail.com. 

COMMUNITY NOTICES

WAGGA WAGGA SAILING CLUB ONE DAY HISTORY REGATTA: Sunday, November 27 from 9am to 6pm. This day is for those who may have sailed before to re-engage with the sport, have a boat of their own, a neighbour or friend languishing unloved in a yard or driveway to bring it down and give it a go in a supported and friendly environment or just come try sailing for the first time. BBQ lunch and cold soft drinks available. Contact Geoff 0481 103 351. Near the Boat Club, Nelson Drive (off Plumpton Road).

DRAGON BOAT REGATTA:  At Lake Albert, Sunday, November 27 from 8.30am to 3.30pm. Free entry to the public. Come along to support Bidgee Dragons and your local community teams participating in fast, furious and fun dragon boat racing. Information and registration at www.bidgeedragonswagga.com or call 0438 293 049.

WAGGA HORSE TRIALS AGM: Wagga Horse Trials Club Annual General Meeting: Tuesday, December 6 at 7.30pm at the Commercial Club, Gurwood Street. The current committee will be meeting for dinner at the club at 6PM before the AGM, if anyone would like to join us, please RSVP by Friday,  December 2. 

BOOK FAIR: The Rotary Club of Wagga Wagga BOOK FAIR is May 6 and 7, 2017 and the club is welcoming donations at  ELDERS, Kincaid Street.

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

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