What’s on in Wagga, November 30, 2016

FAMILY TIME: The Muir family - Andrew, Shanon, Lachlan, 11, and (front) Liam, 9, - enjoy their time at the Christmas on Broadway celebrations at Junee at the weekend. Picture: Laura Hardwick

FAMILY TIME: The Muir family - Andrew, Shanon, Lachlan, 11, and (front) Liam, 9, - enjoy their time at the Christmas on Broadway celebrations at Junee at the weekend. Picture: Laura Hardwick

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. 

FESTIVE: Gabrielle Bryce, 7, at the Country Hope Christmas party at the MTC. Picture: Kieren L Tilly

FESTIVE: Gabrielle Bryce, 7, at the Country Hope Christmas party at the MTC. Picture: Kieren L Tilly

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. 

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 1

9.30am: UNITING CHURCH SUPPORTED PLAYGROUPS offer a safe and secure environment for children three to five  years who are challenged by disadvantaged situation, various special needs, and a family environment where English is a second language. The main focus of the supported playgroups is to transition children to school. Early Childhood professionals support children and families to make this transition as smooth as possible. Family worker helps parents by making referrals to other social service centres. From 9.30am to 11:30am and 1pm to 3pm. Contact 6921 4275.

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: CRAFT AT KINGS CHURCH is held each Thursday, during the school term, from 10am to 3pm at Kings Church. The craft sessions are not only for people who can already do craft, but for those people wishing to learn in a helpful environment. Contact 6926 4444. 

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 for witnessing and certifying documents. Contact Rod Kilby 6922 9735 or 0455 048 003. 

1pm: RIVERINA PRODUCERS MARKET, Hammond Pavilion, Wagga Showground until 6pm. Fresh and locally grown/made  beef, pork, lamb, sour dough bread, eggs, fruit and veggies, olive oil, berries, home baking and much more. Free entry. 

1.30pm: STORYTIME at Mount Austin Public School every Thursday for all children (regardless of where they live or school they wish to attend) until 2.30pm. Come to the school library and share in stories, games, activities, songs, craft and afternoon tea - all run by an experienced teacher. Contact 6925 2481. 

2pm: GROW meets at Sunflower Family Services, 47-49 Gurwood Street. 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

7.30pm: NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS: At the rear of St Paul’s Anglican Church, corner of Mitchelmore Street and Fernleigh Road, Wagga. 

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

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 2

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. 

10am: SCRAP AND CHAT CLUB meet the first Friday of the month at Senior Citizens Hall, Tarcutta Street from 10am to 1pm. Come and go as you please. Gold coin donation for both days. 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 Community Learning Space, Level 1, Wagga City Library until 12.30pm. The group offers understanding, friendship, shared experiences, social activities, support, education, parenting support, guest speakers.  

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

5.30pm: ALLIANCE FRANCAISE de WAGGA meets on the first Friday of the month at 5.30pm for French conversation and on the third at 7.30pm for a variety of activities. It also offers French classes for beginners through to advanced for those wishing to learn the language. Contact 6920 2294. 

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: NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS: At the Ashmont Hub, Blakemore Street. (Every Friday)

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

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