Happenings for Jan. 4, 2014


Aberdeen

Sons of Norway, Grays Harbor Lodge No. 4 will meet at 6:30 p.m., Wednesday in the hall at 714 Randall for installation of officers.

Harbor Haylofters square dance group meets on Tuesday nights at 7 in the Eagles building, 200 W Market St. in Aberdeen. Mainstream dances are the first Saturday of each month except January. Call Terry at 533-6235 for more information.

TOPS, No. WA 65 has weigh-in at 6 p.m. every Monday in the ground floor coffee shop area at Grays Harbor Community Hospital East Campus. A meeting follows at 6:30. TOPS, Take Off Pounds Sensibly, teaches participants how to lose and keep off weight.

Grays Harbor Christian Women’s Connection will have a luncheon at 11:30 a.m. Thursday in the Rotary Log Pavilion. Lois Williams of Lacey will be the speaker. For more information or to make reservations for the $14 luncheon, call 532-7998 or 532-3129.

Harbor Harriers Running Club members invite interested persons to run with them at 6 p.m. every Monday, rain or shine; meet at 205 W 3rd. A potluck will be held each Monday after the outing. For more information, call Brian and Joy McGregor at 532-5165.

Aberdeen City Council will meet at 7:15 p.m., Wednesday in City Hall.

TOPS Inc., No. WA 1200, has private weigh-in from 8 to 9:45 a.m. each Monday at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church. A meeting follows at 10. The public is welcome. For more information, call 532-2377 or 249-5787.

Girl Scout volunteers will meet at 6:30 p.m., Tuesday at Quigg Bros., 819 W. State. For more information, call 877-760-4802.

Used book sale is scheduled from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. every Monday, 10 to 11:30 a.m., Wednesdays and 10 a.m. to noon., Thursdays at the Aberdeen Timberland Library. Rare books, collectibles and some newer releases are available. Books may also be donated for the sale.

Harbors Home Health &Hospice offers foot clinics throughout the county at various times and locations. The cost is $25. For location and appointments, call 532-5454.

Aberdeen Community Food Bank distributes food from 3 to 5 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays at 306 1/2 North I Street.

Grays Harbor Community Clothing Bank is open from 9:30 to 11:45 a.m. on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays and from 1 to 3 p.m. on Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 301 North G. St.

Grays Harbor Fire District No. 10 will meet at 2 p.m., Wednesday in Station No. 1.

Hoquiam

Lincoln School retirees will meet at 11:30 a.m., Monday at the Aberdeen Elks. All past employees are invited.

Sight Impaired of Grays Harbor Together (SIGHT), a support group for those with any level of uncorrectable vision loss, will meet at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday in the Emerson Manor For more information, call 533-4478.

Grays Harbor Ukulele Club will meet at 6:30 p.m., Tuesday at Six Rivers Gallery, 210 6th St. For more information, call 537-6800.

Irish Club will meet at 6 p.m., Wednesday at the 8th Street Ale House.

TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) WA 1535 will meet at 5:30 p.m., Wednesday at the First Baptist Church, 729 Eklund Ave. For more information, call 593-0693 or 533-8081.

Three R’s Thrift Center, 3101 Cherry St., is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Tuesdays and Thursdays with all proceeds benefiting the Community Foodbank. All items are half-price on Tuesdays.

Hoquiam Senior Center, 703 Simpson Ave. will offer chair exercises from 10:15 to 10:45 a.m., every Tuesday and Thursday. Everyone is invited.

Grief Support Group, hosted by Harbors Home Health &Hospice, meets at 3 p.m. every Tuesday in the Hoquiam Timberland Library. Everyone is invited. For more information, call 532-5454.

Hoquiam Senior Center Quilt Group will meet from 10 a.m.-noon every Wednesday at Emerson Manor. All skill levels and ages welcome. 532-5868

Grays Harbor Bridge club members and newcomers are invited to play duplicate bridge at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Church of the Nazarene at 7th and K streets. For partnership arrangements, call JoAnn Boettcher at 289-2809.

Artic

Grays Harbor Fire District No. 15 has scheduled the Commissioners meeting at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, in the Artic Community Hall.

Montesano

Montesano Community Center will host senior lunches at noon, Monday through Friday at the Silvia Center. Suggested donation, $3.50.

Elma

Labor of Love Clothing Bank will be open 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. every Tuesday and Thursday at 207 N. 3rd.

Ocean Shores

North Beach Senior Good Neighbor Center, 885 Ocean Shores Blvd. serves lunch from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday through Saturday and breakfast from 8:30 to 11 a.m. every Sunday. Recommended donation is $4. Chair exercises are scheduled at 10:30 a.m. Monday through Thursday. Suggested donation is $1. Everyone is welcome.

Voice for Positive Change will meet at 7 p.m., Tuesday at the Ocean Shores Library. The group will discuss and act upon issues involving Ocean Shores. For more information, contact vfpc@cwnet.com or P.O. Box 266, Ocean Shores, WA 98569

North Beach

Grays Harbor Fire District No. 16 Commissioners will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday in the fire hall in Copalis Crossing.

Copalis Community Church Food Bank will distribute food and clothing to North Beach residents from 1:30 to 5:30 p.m. Wednesday in its building near the church at Copalis Beach. For more information, call 289-2233.

North County

U.S. Fish &Wildlife Service facility at the Quinault National Fish Hatchery on the Moclips Highway offers free interpretive guided tours daily from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. For more information, call 288-2508.

Grays Harbor Fire District No. 17 commissioners will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the fire station on Hwy 101.

Raymond

Willapa Harbor Quilters meet at 11 a.m. every Tuesday at the Raymond Baptist Church. Visitors are invited.

Pacific County

Pacific County Fire District No. 5 commissioners will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the North Cove/Tokeland Fire Hall.

Shoalwater Bay Tribal Center serves lunch to senior citizens of Tokeland, North Cove and Grayland from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Mondays through Friday. For more information, call 267-6766.

Elsewhere

Huntington’s Disease Support Group will meet at 5:30 p.m., Monday in Room 200 at Providence St. Peter Hospital in Olympia. For more information, call 360-438-5720.

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Self-Help Groups

Support groups for people with addictions meet throughout Grays Harbor and Pacific counties. For more information, call the number in your area:

Alcohólicos Anónimos — 532-9606

Regeneration — 942-7385 or 425-315-4297

Narcotics Anonymous — 589-8620/www.gha-na.org

Alcoholics Anonymous — 532-2691

Al-Anon — Aberdeen, 532-7585/East County 249-4945 or 861-8208

Relationships in Recovery — 533-8500

Overeaters Anonymous — 360-359-2755/East County 482-8091

Gamblers Anonymous — Grays Harbor &East County 855-2CALLGA (855-222-5542)

Celebrate Recovery — Pacific County 942-5530/Grays Harbor 533-7129

Thirty Below, a 12 step recovery meeting for people under the age of 30 — 580-7359

 

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