Happenings 6/9


Aberdeen

United Way of Grays Harbor is hosting the Spirit of Caring Celebration and Awards from noon to 1:30 p.m., Thursday at the Aberdeen Museum of History. Tickets are $20 per person. RSVP to 532-6260.

Grays Harbor Christian Women’s Connection will have a luncheon at 11:30 a.m. Thursday in the Rotary Log Pavilion. Ruth Ann Kolodzy will speak about “Meds for Seniors.” Reservations are required for the $14 luncheon — call 532-7998 or 532-3129.

Grays Harbor Infrastructure will meet at 5:30 p.m., Thursday at the Furford Gathering Center, 104 S. Chehalis to discuss concerns about the proposed Crude by Rail” plan. Everyone is invited.

NAMI Washington Coast Connection Peer Support Group will meet at 2 p.m., Friday in Room F (ground floor) of the Grays Harbor Community Hospital East Campus (Old St. Joe’s). For more information, call 268-2385.

Washington State Department of Veterans’ Affairs has a representative available 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., every Thursday, in the Work Source building, 511 W. Heron St. For more information, call 538-2364. After hours, call (800) 562-2308.

Beyond Survival, a community sexual assault program, offers support to victims of sexual assault, including advocacy, one-on-one therapy and support groups. All services are available at no charge. For information or to make an appointment call 533-9751.

Hoquiam

Grays Harbor Bird Club will meet at 6 p.m., Thursday at the Hoquiam Timberland Library. Dave Butterfield will present a program about an Schafer Logging Company picnic. Everyone is invited.

Grays Harbor Genealogical Society will meet at 10 a.m. Saturday in the Hoquiam Timberland Library. Lee Thomason will speak about “The Hoquiam Abandoned Pioneer Cemetery.” The meeting is open to the public. For more information, call 533-1848.

Adventist Community Services Food Bank will distribute food to community members every Thursday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 3101 Cherry St.

Grays Harbor Bridge Club members and newcomers are invited to play duplicate bridge at 6:30 p.m. every Thursday at the Church of the Nazarene at 7th and K streets. For partnership arrangements, call JoAnn Boettcher at 289-2809.

Hoquiam Food &Clothing Bank is open from noon to 2 p.m., every Monday and Wednesday in the Masonic building at 720 K Street.

Pinochle players will meet at 1 p.m. Mondays and Fridays at the Hoquiam Senior Center. Everyone is invited.

Central Park

Lord’s Pantry Food Bank, hosted by Grays Harbor Foursquare Church, is open from 10 a.m. to noon, Thursday. The church is located at 4800 Central Park Drive. For more information, call 589-3000.

Grays Harbor Fire Protection District No. 2 Commissioners, will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday, at the Central Park Fire Station.

Montesano

Montesano Senior Center’s Wednesday activities include chair exercises at 10 a.m. and pinochle at 12:30 p.m. — Thursday chair exercises at 10 a.m. and Mexican train at 12:30 p.m.

TOPS Club, Inc. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) WA 1522 has private weigh-in from 6 to 6:30 every Thursday in the Forestry Meeting Room, 310 W. Spruce Ave., 2nd Floor. Meetings follow at 6:30. Everyone is invited. For more information, call 581-3863.

Citizen Corps, a group that creates opportunities for individuals to help their communities prepare for and respond to emergencies by bringing together local leaders, volunteers and first responder organizations, will meet at 9 a.m., Wednesday, in the Forestry Building, 310 W. Spruce St. Everyone is invited. For more information, call 249-3911.

Grays Harbor Local Emergency Planning Committee will meet at 10:15 a.m., Wednesday in the Forestry Building, 310 W. Spruce St. Everyone is invited. For more information, call 249-3911.

GriefShare, a gathering of individuals who have lost a loved one, will meet at 7 p.m., Thursday, at the Montesano Church of God, 317 Spruce. For more information, call 249-3242.

Grays Harbor Conservation District Board will meet at 10 a.m. Friday in the USDA Ag. Service Center, 330 Pioneer Ave. W. Everyone is invited.

Ocean Shores

NAMI Washington Coast Coffee Klatch for those with mental health issues working toward recovery and their families and friends meet at 2 p.m., every Friday, in the Galilean Church. For more information, call 268-2385.

Women Helping Women, a support group for single women, meets at noon, Friday, on the third floor of the Shilo Inn to share information and resources, hear a speaker and connect with other women who live alone. For more information, call 500-9413 or contact pow1063col@gmail.com

TOPS Inc., No. WA 1425, will meet at 5:15 p.m. Wednesday in the Ocean Shores Library. TOPS, Take Off Pounds Sensibly, teaches participants how to lose and keep off weight. For more information, call 580-0388.

Westport

South Beach Ambulance Service Inc. will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday in the Westport City Council Chambers, 506 N. Montesano St.

Raymond

Willapa Harbor Ministerial Food Bank will distribute food to those in need from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday in the building at Larch Street and Park Avenue in Raymond.

Pacific County

North Willapa Harbor Grange No. 947 will meet at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday in the hall at the corner of Hwy. 105 and Jacobsen Road in North Cove.

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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