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Smart Driver, formerly known as AARP Driver Safety Course, will be offered from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Wednesday and Thursday, March 12 and 13 at the Hoquiam Timberland Library. Senior citizens completing the course may qualify for reductions in their auto insurance. The cost is $20 per person/$15 for AARP members. For more information and to pre-register, call Dan or Lorene Burns at 538-1440.

Aberdeen

VASA Norrskenet No. 189has scheduled a potluck and meeting at 1 p.m., Sunday in the Sons of Norway hall.

Gold Wing Road Riders Association of the Twin Harbors, Chapter D, will meet at 8:30 a.m., Sunday at Duffy’s Restaurant. For more information, call 249-3968 or visit www.gwrra-wad.org

WSU Master Gardeners’ Online plant clinics are available at www.pnwmg.org — click on “Ask a Master Gardener,” submit your question and someone will get back to you.

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

Habitat for Humanity store is open for donations and those interested in shopping for new and gently used items from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Tuesday through Friday and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday at 3005 Simpson Ave.

Elma

“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.

East County Food Bank will distribute food from 1 to 4 p.m. every Monday and from 1 to 7 p.m. at 106 W. Main. Use the alley entrance.

East County

McCleary PTA’s annual Spring Bazaar will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday at the McCleary School. Quilts, sticky buns, books, candy, candles, a variety of coffees and teas plus lots of vendors.

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 Beach

Grays Harbor/Pacific County Pomona will meet at 10 a.m., Saturday at North Willapa Harbor Grange, 3198 SR 105 in Grayland. Entries for the baking and candy contests must arrive by 9:30. A noon potluck is planned. For more information, call 249-5350.

Raymond

HAVA (Harbor Association of Volunteers for Animals) shelter is open from 3-6 p.m. every Wednesday and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the first and third Saturday of the month. For more information, visit hava-heart.org

Willapa Valley Grange No 527 will meet at 4 p.m., Sunday at 290 Camp One Road. For more information, call 942-8770 or 942-8663.

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.

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:

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

Alcoholics Anonymous — 532-2691

Relationships in Recovery — 533-8500

Overeaters Anonymous — 360-359-2755

Gamblers Anonymous — 888-GAHELPS (424-3577)

 

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