What’s on in Wagga, July 14, 2017

ICE, ICE, BABY: Leanne Busby entered this photo, "ice mushroom at sunrise" in our Winter Photo Competition. Enter your pictures online at www.dailyadvertiser.com.au.

ICE, ICE, BABY: Leanne Busby entered this photo, "ice mushroom at sunrise" in our Winter Photo Competition. Enter your pictures online at www.dailyadvertiser.com.au.

FRIDAY, JULY 14

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: 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: LEARNING CIRCLE FOR OLDER PEOPLE 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. A wide variety of activities to challenge the mind or just share time with friend new or already known. Contact Lorraine 6926 3203 or 0458 884 955.

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

11am: Wagga Railway Station Museum, open until 2pm. On display historic photos, working equipment and numerous railway artifacts. Clubs and groups by arrangement. Admission $2. New members and volunteers welcome. Contact Rob 0401 763 211. 

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. Contact 1300 22 22 22 or www.wagga.aagroup.org.au. 

SATURDAY, JULY 15

8am: TARCUTTA MEMORIAL HALL COMMITTEE MARKETS on the third Saturday of the month at Memorial Hall, Tarcutta. There will be a large range of stalls, barbecue lunch, sandwiches, a cake stand, tea, coffee and drinks available. Current and new stallholders welcome.

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 Aviation Heritage Centre is open between 10am and 4pm every Saturday, Sunday and Wednesday. The centre showcases the history of the RAAF and its significance to the Riverina. Admission is free. Contact  Nigel Webster 0411 840 769. 

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 Railway Station Museum, open until 2pm. On display historic photos, working equipment and numerous railway artifacts. Clubs and groups by arrangement. Admission $2. New members and volunteers welcome. Contact Rob 0401 763 211.  

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. 

1.30pm: WAGGA BONSAI SOCIETY meets at the ARCC Hall on Tarcutta Street. Contact 6922 4356. 

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, JULY 16

10am: RAAF Wagga Aviation Heritage Centre is open between 10am and 4pm every Saturday, Sunday and Wednesday. The centre showcases the history of the RAAF and its significance to the Riverina. Admission is free. Contact  Nigel Webster 0411 840 769. 

1pm: Rock and roll and classic gold music to dance or listen to with the TAKE 4 BAND plus Deju Vu until 4pm at Mount Austin Primary School Hall. $5 entry includes afternoon tea. Proceeds to Compassion Children’s Fund. Contact 6926 4901. 

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, JULY 17

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.(Every Monday)

10.30am: FLOWERDALE DAY VIEW CLUB meets on the third Monday of each month at the Sportsman Hotel in Kincaid Street, Wagga, at 10.30am for an 11am start. New members always welcome. View Clubs support The Smith Family Learning for Life Programme. Contact Ruth on 6925 3452 or Robyn on 6971 0290. 

11am: Wagga Railway Station Museum, open until 2pm. On display historic photos, working equipment and numerous railway artifacts. Clubs and groups by arrangement. Admission $2. New members and volunteers welcome. Contact Rob 0401 763 211. 

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, (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. 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. 

7.30pm: WAGGA AND DISTRICT HISTORICAL SOCIETY holds a monthly meeting with a speaker at the Museum of the Riverina Botanic Gardens site on the third Monday of each month. All welcome.

COMMUNITY NOTICES

SUICIDE PREVENTION TRAINING: The Griffith Suicide Prevention & Support Group are running a training weekend in Wagga, August 5 and 6. We are in desperate need of volunteers to man our 24/7 crisis line. If anyone is interested they could call 0408 202 376 or email earth.element@hotmail.com.

ART EXHIBITION: Up2Date Art Exhibition at the Up-To-Date Store, Coolamon, opening night is Friday, August 4 from 6.30pm. Exhibition times: Saturday, August 5 to August 19, 10am to 4pm. Sunday, August 20 10am to 3pm. Closed Monday August 7 and 14. Contact info@up2dateart.org.au. Supporting St Andrews Church and Coolamon Central School. 

COMMUNITY VISITORS SCHEME (CVS): Do you have some spare time? One hour a fortnight? We are in need of new volunteers to visit with aging residents that reside in Nursing Homes and in private residential housing who are socially isolated. Volunteers visit once a fortnight for the purpose of social support and companionship only. CVS service Wagga, Tumut, Junee, Cootamundra, Harden, Coolamon, The Rock, Deniliquin, Leeton and Narrandera. If you would like to become a community visitor and enjoy a rewarding experience by offering companionship to others in need, please call Riverina Community College on 1800 000 212  

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

WAGGA BONSAI SOCIETY: meets at the ARCC Hall on Tarcutta Street at 1.30pm on the third Saturday of the month. Contact 6922 4356.

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.

REUNION: Looking for students who attended Wagga High School between 1975 (in year 7) until 1980 (year 12). See facebook at 1975-1980 WWHS School Reunion Group, email rosebud6@bigpond.com or 0427 273 079.

FAMILY AND ADDICTION WORKSHOPS: Calvary Drug and Alcohol Centre are offering free support for people who are caring for people in addiction. Individual appointments can be made on Wednesday and Thursday between 7am and 5pm on 6932 6800. The support group is at Calvary Riverina Drug and Alcohol Centre, 1 Emblem St.