What’s on in Wagga, April 19, 2017

CELEBRATE: Yvonne Langdon (centre) celebrates her 90th birthday with her four children Sheryl Mack, Janelle Hunt, Lyndon Langdon and Diane Gardner at the Commercial Club recently. Picture: Contributed
CELEBRATE: Yvonne Langdon (centre) celebrates her 90th birthday with her four children Sheryl Mack, Janelle Hunt, Lyndon Langdon and Diane Gardner at the Commercial Club recently. Picture: Contributed

CARD PARTIES

MAY 8: St John’s Church at Pilgram Church 12.30pm.

MAY 15: Wagga Day VIEW Club at Riverina Gums at noon. $8. Contact Sue on 6931 1917.

MAY 22:  Wagga Women’s Bowling Club at the Pilgram Church at 12.30pm, Tanda Place. Raffle, lucky doors and trading table. Bookings to Judyth on 6922 3859.

MAY 29: Home of Compassion card party at Riverina Gums from noon. Contact Judy 6926 1996 or Kitty 6921 9930.

JUNE 5: Saving the date, The Haven.

JUNE 26: Better Hearing Australia Wagga Branch at Pilgrim Church, 11am to 4pm. Lunch provided. Contact Val 6931 7446.

SEPTEMBER 18: Wagga Day VIEW Club at Riverina Gums at noon. $8. Contact Sue on 6931 1917.

OCTOBER 16: St Johns Church at Pilgram Church 12.30pm.

COMMUNITY NOTICES

SHOES, SHOES, SHOES: Uniting Church, Wesley Complex, Johnston Street, are hosting a shoes only sale April 22 from 8am. Ladies’, men’s and children’s shoes all $1 a pair. 

BOOK FAIR: The Rotary Club of Wagga Wagga's BOOK FAIR will be held on Saturday, May 6 (8am to 5pm) and Sunday, May 7 (9am to 4pm) at Kyeamba Smith Hall, Wagga Showground. 40,000 good quality second-hand books, both fiction and non-fiction, sorted under many categories plus material for children and youth; collectable items, CDs, DVDs, sheet music, reference etc at realistic prices, EFTPOS available. Entry  $2 for adults, children free.  www.waggarotary.org.

PLC GOULBURN REUNION: May 27 to 28 at Leeton. Contact Joy Young 2795@gmail.com or 0474 015 303. 

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. Contact Sarah Manley 6921 2330 or sarahm@theleisurecompany.org.

CHURCH  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.

WEDNESDAY,  APRIL 19

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. 

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. 

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: 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: Come to STORYTIME at the library and discover the wonderful world of literature with stories, rhymes, songs and craft for preschoolers. Sessions held weekly for 0 to five year olds (excluding school holidays). 

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. 

11am: Come to STORYTIME at the library and discover the wonderful world of literature with stories, rhymes, songs and craft for preschoolers. Sessions held weekly for 0 to five year olds.

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 Peter on 6971 8489.

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. AContact 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. Contact Geoff 0481 103 351 or email geoffrey.tapper@live.com.au.

6.30pm CUB SCOUTS each Wednesday from 6.30pm to 8pm at Glenfield. Phone: 0414 527 436.

6.30pm: WAGGA EVENING VIEW CLUB meet on the third Wednesday of each month at the RSL Club for a 7pm start. Contact Ros 0418 649 817. Money raised goes to the Smith Family to support the Learning for Life program. 

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. 

7pm: NSW JUSTICES ASSOCIATION - RIVERINA BRANCH meet in the Fife Room, Wagga RSL Club. Be informed of current changes in the law which are applicable to your duties as JP. A training session will be held at most meetings so come along and keep updates.  All JPs welcome. Contact John 0427 592 213 or Rod 6922 9735. 

8pm: WAGGA AND DISTRICT HISTORICAL SOCIETY is holding a speaker night with at 24 Tarakan Avenue, Ashmont. New members welcome. Contact Lyn on 6925 0319. 

THURSDAY, APRIL 20

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. 

10.30am: PARKINSON'S SUPPORT GROUP meet third Thursday of each month at the Sportsman’s Hotel. Contact Sue 0418 455 038.

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. 

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, APRIL 21

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. 

10am: LEARNING CIRCLE FOR OLDER PEOPLE  (formally School for Seniors) meet at Wesley Uniting Church Hall for dancing and beginners computing and 10am for all other programs. Lunch at the Drop In is at 12.30pm to  2.30pm. Contact Lorraine 6926 3203 or 0458 884 955.

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. 

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.

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

7.30 pm: ALLIANCE FRANCAISE de WAGGA WAGGA meets 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.