Happenings 7/3


Aberdeen

Smart Driver, formerly known as AARP Driver Safety Course, will be offered from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Monday and Tuesday, July 21 and 22 at Leisure Manor, 314 Carefree Circle. 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 Danny Wills at 249-8249.

Foster Care Information Presentation will be offered from 1-3 p.m., Monday at the Aberdeen Timberland Library.

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.

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.

Look Good, Feel Better volunteers will provide a free make over including a wig to chemotherapy patients. To schedule an appointment, call 532-5858 or 537-6190.

Hoquiam

Pieceful Discoverers Quilt Guild show will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday at Emerson Manor, 703 Simpson. A donation of $3 is suggested to help support Meals on Wheels.

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.

Montesano

Montesano Senior Center will host a potluck pinochle at 6 p.m., Saturday.

Elma

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

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.

Raymond

Crime Victims Advocacy Network offers free and confidential services for victims of crime in Grays Harbor and Pacific counties. Call 866-711-2826.

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

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)

How to appear here

What’s Happening items must be received in writing at least five business days before the preferred date of publication. Forms are available at The Daily World. For more information, call Karen Barkstrom at 537-3925 or 1-800-829-7880, ext. 73925, or email kbarkstrom@thedailyworld.com.

 

Rules for posting comments