9.30am: UNITING CHURCH SUPPORTED PLAYGROUPS offer a safe and secure environment for children aged 3-5 years who are challenged by disadvantaged situation, various special needs, and a family environment where English is a second language. From 9.30am to 11.30am and 1pm to 3pm. Contact: Evana Rahman on 6921 4275 or 0416 643 833.
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: KOORINGAL SENIORS meet at Sacred Heart Church each Thursday during school terms from 10am to 2pm for a day of enjoyment and friendship. Morning tea and lunch are provided. Cost $7 and transport is available. Phone Fay on 6922 6883 or Mary on 6921 4770.
10am: Do you need a JP? At the Wagga courthouse every Thursday until 1pm, offering help for witnessing, signing and certifying documents. Contact Rod Kilby on 6922 9735.
Noon: PILGRIM UNITING CHURCH, Tanda Place, Glenfield. ALPHA COURSE, answering the hard questions of life like :why am I here"? A ten-week course with light refreshments. Contact Ros 6926 2683.
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.
2.30pm: Stock up on fresh produce at the EAT LOCAL MARKETS. At the Murrumbidgee Turf Club each Thursday.
6pm: BIBLE STUDIES ABOUT JESUS AND HIS GRACE TOWARDS US held in a home in Barinya Street Kooringal. Open to everyone of any denomination, or no church involvement at all. On the second and fourth Thursdays of every month except December. Please text/call Larissa on 0478 229 948 or email email@example.com.
7pm: NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS: At the rear of St Paul’s Anglican Church, corner of Mitchelmore Street and Fernleigh Road, Wagga.
7pm: QUINTY SOCIAL DANCE for people who love to dance or want to learn. Make friends and stay fit and healthy. Call 0447 106 369 for details.
7.30pm: GOSPEL MEETING at Sturt Public School Hall until October 25.
7.30pm: ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS, Salvation Army Hall, Edward Street. Contact 1300 22 22 22 or www.wagga.aagroup.org.au.
7.30pm: BINGO in the Allawah Community Centre Hall, Coolamon. Proceeds to the Coolamon-Ganmain Hospital and Allawah Aged Hostel.
7.30pm: WAGGA ORCHID SOCIETY INC meets on the second Thursday of the month at the ARCC Hall on Tarcutta Street, Wagga. Contact Anita on 6925 3097 or Janet on 6922 6675.
9am: WAGGA RIVERINA LAPIDARY CLUB INC at 7 Small Street, Wagga invites you to drop in to 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 on 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. Contact Gordon Mowbray on 6926 2218.
10.30am: DROP-IN CENTRE open each weekday at the Wesley Complex, 21 Johnston Street for light lunches, tea and coffee.
2pm: ASBESTOS DISEASES SUPPORT GROUP provides a supportive and caring environment for those diagnosed with, or affected by, asbestos-related disease. Contact Inge on 6922 3826 or Olga on 6922 5414.
2pm: SUPPORT AFTER SUICIDE GROUP meets at 58 Plumpton Road. Aim of the meeting is to provide and foster mutual support for those bereaved after suicide. Phone Nola on 6922 4438 or David and Sandra on 6922 3823 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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: ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS, Salvation Army Hall, Edward Street. Contact 1300 22 22 22 or www.wagga.aagroup.org.au.
8am: SAN ISIDORE TENNIS CLUB boot sale until 1pm. Held at 4 Benedict Avenue. Something for everyone and food and drinks will be available.
8am: BOOK SALE at Wesley Complex, 19 Johnston Street, until noon. Paperbacks 50c, books $1. Great bargains.
8am: WAGGA FARMERS MARKETS in the Civic Precinct until 1pm. Fresh, local produce. Entry free.
9am: ANGELS FOR THE FORGOTTEN’S community day is on at 63 Barretta Lane until 1pm. Contact 0403 355 075 or email email@example.com.
9am: ART ON THE LEVEE, display and sales of works from Wagga Art Society until 2pm on the levee bank in Tarcutta Street at ARCC building. Contact Dimity 6931 2096.
9am: WAGGA DEMONSTRATION GARDEN is open on Shaw Street every Saturday until noon. Contact Kerri on 0429 386 429.
10am: DO YOU NEED A JP? NSW Riverina Branch of NSW Justice of Peace provides a service on the second Saturday of each month in the Wagga Marketplace from 10am to 1pm. Contact Rod Kilby on 6922 9725.
10am: WAGGA WAGGA EMBROIDERS GROUP meets at Fryer Hall, The Haven on Bourke Street until 3.30pm. Contact Di Richardson on 6921 1772.
Noon: TUMBA RAIL hold its open day at the Ladysmith Railway Station until 3pm. Contact chairman Dick Goodman on 6922 7677.
1pm: WAGGA RIVERINA LAPIDARY CLUB INC at 7 Small Street, Wagga invites you to drop in to 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.
WANTED: Stallholders for the LADYSMITH ROSE SHOW and MARKET DAY on October 24. Sites are $10, table hire $5. All items welcome, strictly no alcohol sales. Phone Joy on 6922 1705.
WAGGA AND DISTRICT ADULT RIDING CLUB rallies on the second and fourth Sundays of the month for riders over 18. Held at the Lake Albert Pony Club, Mitchell Road. Visit www.wadarc.weebly.com.
10.30am: THE WAGGA AMATEUR BEEKEEPING CLUB at the Field Studies Unit (Building 102) at Charles Sturt University. The meeting starts at 10.30am and a practical session will follow at 11.30am. Contact Malcolm on 0469 625 529 or Cate on 0413 885 278.
1pm: RAOBGLE LODGE, HENTY meet at the CWA Hall in Lynne Street in Henty on the second Sunday of each month. All members and visitors are welcome. Contact 0409 834 426.
7.30pm: ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS, Baptist Church, 154 to 156 Tarcutta Street. Contact 1300 22 22 22 or www.wagga.aagroup.org.au.
10am: WAGGA AND DISTRICT FAMILY HISTORY SOCIETY’S 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.
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 RAIL HERITAGE ASSOCIATION MUSEUM, on the railway station platform. 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 at St Paul’s church on the corner of Fernleigh Road and Mitchelmore Street. Contact Judy on 0407 351 884.
1.30pm: WAGGA ART SOCIETY meetings are held at the Small Street studio on the second Monday of every month. Contact Dimity on 6931 2096. All welcome.
3.30pm: TAI CHI FOR ARTHRITIS, Uniting Church, Johnson Street from 3.30pm to 4.30pm. Cost $5. Learn to 12 moves of the tai chi for arthritis form as taught by Dr Paul Lam. Contact Lorraine on 0412 303 245 or 6926 3203.
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.
6pm WAGGA SCOUTS (GLENFIELD) scouts session takes place Monday between 6.30pm and 8pm. Contact Aileen Cooke on 6922 3723.
6.30pm: Have you experience a sad loss in your life? Do you still feel or would like to feel the presence of your departed loved one? INSIGHTFUL SPIRIT ENERGY ENLIGHTENMENT in the Board Room at the Commercial Club from 6.30pm to 8.30pm with author Tina Manning/Tina Tarrot. Free of charge. Pulled Between Two Worlds: personal messages from your departed loved one - available at Collins Book Store, $1 from each book sold goes to Cancer Council. Everyone welcome. Phone 0402 005 708.
7pm: CANTILENA SINGERS new members night. If you love to sing, why not join the Cantilena Singers Wagga at the Riverina Conservatorium of Music at 7pm.
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 the hall, corner Dobney and Veale streets. Contact Graeme Hearn on 6920 3726.
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