What’s on in Wagga, April 22, 2017

WINNER, WINNER CHOCOLATE DINNER: Abbey Matheson, with her winnings from the Raine&Horne colouring in competition. Picture: Contributed

WINNER, WINNER CHOCOLATE DINNER: Abbey Matheson, with her winnings from the Raine&Horne colouring in competition. Picture: Contributed

SATURDAY, APRIL 22

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 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 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. 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, APRIL 23

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. 

2.30pm: 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. 

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

MONDAY, APRIL 24

10am: WAGGA AND DISTRICT FAMILY HISTORY SOCIETY’S open 10am to 4pm at 24 Tarakan Avenue, Ashmont. New members welcome. Contact Lyn 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: WAGGA AL-ALNON FAMILY GROUPS is a support group for families and friends of alcoholics.  St Paul’s church on the corner of Fernleigh and Mitchelmore roads. Contact 1300 ALANON (1300 252 666) www.al-anon.org.au. 

2.30pm: TAI CHI FOR ARTHRITIS at Wesley, Uniting Church Johnson Street. Cost $5 for this approved falls prevention and arthritis approved course. New Students classes 3.30pm to 4.30pm and returning students 2.30pm to 3.30pm All welcome contact Lorraine 6926 3203 or 0458 884 955. 

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

6pm SCOUTS (boys and girls)  each Monday from 6pm to 8pm at Glenfield. Phone: 0414 527 436. 

7pm: CANTILENA SINGERS’ new members night. If you love to sing, why not join the Cantilena Singers Wagga. We are inviting new members to come along and sing with our choir. Supper afterwards. 

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

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

ANZAC DAY

5.30am: Dawn Service, conducted by Legacy at the Cenotaph, Victory Memorial Gardens, followed by pilgrimage to the War Cemetery, Kooringal Road.

7am: Breakfast, buffet-style includes rum and milk, cost $10 per person. Wagga RSL Club.

10.30am March, starting at the corner of Baylis and Morgan streets, marching to the Cenotaph, Victory Memorial Gardens. 

11.15am: Commemorative Service, Victory Memorial Gardens.

12.30pm Lunch, buffet-style lunch includes beer, wine and soft drinks. $15 sub-branch members, $30 non sub-branch members. Wagga RSL Club. Tickets available from sub-branch office.

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. 

CHARITY ANZAC DAY SHOOT: The SSAA Wagga Wagga Branch will be holding their annual Charity ANZAC DAY Shoot for Lee Enfield 303's at the Big Springs Rifle Range Wrigley's Road Livingstone National Park, Via O'Brien's Creek Road. Entry is $30 with all funds raised on the day going to Legacy. BYO ammunition 30 rounds for the competition, and some for practise. 1pm for a 1.30pm start the event will be shot on the field rifle range, see the web page for details or phone Greg Hannon 0409 766 286. All welcome. 

BIDGEE BLUES CLUB DINNER SHOW: A night of blues music at the Bass Bar featuring Key Grip from Canberra. 6.30pm for 7pm dinner and show, $60 (blues club members $50) and includes a two-course dinner. Show only $25/$20. Contact 0408 229 606 or bidgeeblues@exemail.com.au. 

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.

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.

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