Happenings 12/12


Aberdeen

Grays Harbor Coalition for Infrastructure will meet at 5:30 this afternoon at the Furford Gathering Center, 104 S. Chehalis to discuss crude by rail. For more information, call 580-8564.

Aberdeen Elks’ Lunch with Santa is scheduled for noon to 2 p.m., Saturday at the lodge. No charge for children 10 and under. A $5 donation will be accepted for each older child. For more information, call 580-7810.

“A Community Christmas,” hosted by Child Evangelism Fellowship of Pacific Harbors, will be held from 6:30-8:30 p.m., Friday at 208 E. Wishkah. Cookies, hot apple cider and cocoa, Christmas caroling and a Christmas movie are planned and there is no charge.

Olympians Hiking Club members will leave the DSHS parking lot at 9 a.m., Saturday for a hike at Rainbow Falls State Park. Everyone is invited. For more information, call 538-7425.

Grays Harbor Youth Center is open from 3 to 5 p.m. every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday at 111 E. 4th. Play games, check your e-mail, work on homework, just hang-out. Snacks will be provided. 24-hour hotline, 589-3259.

Crime Victims Advocacy Network, offering free advocacy and support for victims of general crimes, is available 24-hours a day at (866) 711-2826 or visit www.cvan11.org

Pinochle players will meet at 1 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at the Aberdeen Senior Center. Everyone is invited.

Hoquiam

Grays Harbor Rifle and Pistol Club will meet at 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, in the club house on East Hoquiam Road.

Montesano

Chamber of Commerce Cribbage Club will meet Saturday with sign-ups at 12:30 p.m. and play beginning at 1 on the second floor of the Montesano City Hall. $5 entry fee.

Elma

Pictures with Santa will be offered from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday at Elma Feed &Farm Supply. $5 per photo, including frame.

“Crafters’ Corner” will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday at the Elma Grange. Vendors may arrange for space by calling 482-0875. Proceeds benefit Relay for Life and support of the grange hall.

Ocean Shores

North Beach Senior Thrift Store is open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Saturday at 885 Ocean Shores Blvd. N.W.

Free Blood Pressure checks will be offered daily from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Harbour Pointe Shores, 1020 Catala Ave. SE. For more information, call 289-9663.

North Beach Senior Resource Center is open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. every Tuesday and Thursday at Ocean Shores United Methodist Church, 557 Point Brown Ave. NW. Pick-up information and/or service referrals 24-hour hotline is 289-3352.

South Bend

Yoga, instructed by Tina Jaffe, will be held from Mondays and Wednesdays at the DSHS Building. Chair Yoga will be offered at 9:30 a.m.; Yoga for Beginners at 10:30 a.m. and Yoga 1+ at 6 p.m. For more information, call 942-5739.

Elsewhere

Chinook Tribal Council will meet at 11 a.m., Saturday in Fort Clatsop in Astoria. A potluck will be held. For more information, call 360-875-6670.

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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