Happenings for May 17, 2014


Aberdeen

PEO Sisterhood, Chapter DP will meet at 11:30 a.m., Monday in the home of Melanie Bickar.

Grays Harbor College will host an open house from 4 to 7 p.m., today. Summer and Fall class schedules will be available as well as financial aid and GED information.

Olympians Hiking Club members will leave the DSHS parking lot at 7 p.m., Tuesday for a hike around town. Everyone is invited. For more information, call 532-3122.

Grays Harbor Health and Human Services Board will meet at 8:30 a.m., Tuesday in the Pearsall Building, 2109 Sumner Ave.

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.

S.H.A.R.E. (Share, Heal, Accept, Recover, Endure), a support group for those who have lost someone through violence, will meet at 7 p.m. Monday in the First Presbyterian Church. Use the parking-lot entrance. contact person is Jean Ross 532-1858

Free blood pressure clinic for seniors, hosted by Assured Home Health, is scheduled for 11:30 a.m., Tuesday at the Aberdeen Senior Center.

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 after the outing. For more information, call Brian and Joy McGregor at 532-5165.

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.

Friends of the Aberdeen Museum of History will meet at 7 p.m., Tuesday. Everyone is invited.

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.

Hoquiam

Monday Study Club will meet at noon, Monday at Channel Point.

G.H. Brain Injury Support Group will meet at noon, Thursday, downstairs at the Hoquiam Timberland Library. For more information, call 360-281-5332 or visit barbmgeorge@gmail.com

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.

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.

Cosmopolis

Cosmopolis Golden Agers will have a potluck, meeting and games at noon Wednesday in the Lions Club Hall.

Montesano

Montesano Senior Center will have karaoke at 12:30 Monday. Tuesday’s activities will include chair exercises at 10 a.m. and trivia at 12:15 p.m.

East Grays Harbor Search and Rescue will meet at 7 p.m. Monday in the Forestry Building, 320 E. First. More volunteers are needed. Contact person David Davis at 581-6557.

Elma

Elma High School FFA’s greenhouse will have a clearance sale from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Tuesday through Thursday.

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

East County

Satsop United Methodist Church will hosta pulled pork sandwich dinner from 4:30 to 7 p.m., Tuesday.

McCleary Bear Festival Committee will meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday at the McCleary Community Center. Everyone is invited.

Ocean Shores

North Beach School Board will meet at 7 p.m., Tuesday in the Junior/Senior High School.

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Washington Coast will meet at 5:30 p.m., Monday at the Galilean Chapel. For more information, call 268-2385.

Alzheimer’s Association support group will meet at 1:30 p.m., Wednesday at the Ocean Shores Methodist Church, 557 Point Brown Ave. NW. For more information, call Pastor Alice Hedges at 289-0201.

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.

North Beach

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.

Raymond

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

Pacific County

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. Not on holidays.

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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