What’s Happening for May 24, 2014


Aberdeen

Aberdeen VFW will host a barbecue fundraising event from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday to raise money for the repairs recently completed. Meals include baked beans, chips and pop — $7 for hotdogs/$8 for hamburgers. Everyone is invited.

Olympians Hiking Club members will leave the DSHS parking lot at 6:30 p.m., Tuesday for a hike in a West Elma loop hike. Everyone is invited. For more information, call 482-4629.

Grays Harbor Tea Party Patriots will meet at 6:30 p.m., Monday in the SouthShore Mall Community Room.”

Aberdeen Review Club will meet at 12:30 p.m., Tuesday in the home of Patricia Warren.

Sight Impaired of Grays Harbor Together (SIGHT), a support group for those with any level of uncorrectable vision loss, will meet at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday in the South Aberdeen Baptist Church. For more information, call 533-4478.

Grays Harbor Historical Seaport Finance Committee will meet at 5 p.m., Tuesday at Seaport Landing, 500 N. Custer, followed by a board meeting at 6:30. Everyone is invited

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.

Aberdeen City Council will meet at 7:15 p.m., Wednesday in City Hall.

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.

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

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

National Alliance on Mental Illness supportive education night is scheduled for 1-3 p.m., Tuesday in the Hoquiam Timberland Library. This month, Elizabeth Simms of BHR will speak on “Youth in Grays Harbor.” For more information, call 268-2385.

Grays Harbor Parkinson’s Support Group will meet at 6 p.m., Tuesday in the downstairs meeting room at Hoquiam Timberland Library. For more information, call Betsy Seidel at 533-5968 or betsycamel@yahoo.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.

Montesano

Montesano Senior Center will have chair exercises at 10 a.m., trivia at 12:15 p.m. and bunco at 12:30 Tuesday.

Elma

Elma FFA Banquet and Auction will be held at 6 p.m., Thursday, in the High School Commons. Dinner includes Barbecued pork/beef, loaded baked potato, vegetables and salad. Adults $10/6-12 year old $5/5 and under free. Ag Boosters will hold a dessert auction.

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 School District will hold public meetings at 3:30 and 6:30 p.m., Wednesday at the school to discuss programs for next year, focusing on use of state and federal grants. For special accommodations, call 482-5330.

North Beach

Grays Harbor Fire District No. 16 Commissioners will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday in the fire hall in Copalis Crossing.

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

Alzheimers and Dementia Caregiver Support Group will meet 2 p.m. Tuesday at First Lutheran Church on the corner of E. Water and S. Adams. Anyone who is dealing with the family impact of Alzheimer’s or another form of dementia is invited. For more information, call 875-5700.

Pacific County

Grays Harbor/Pacific School Retirees have scheduled their monthly luncheon at 11:30 a.m., Thursday in the council chambers of the Shoalwater Tribal Center, across from the casino. Bring your lunch. All school retirees are invited. For more information, call Doris Backholm at 532-1359.

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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