What’s Happening for May 3, 2014


Aberdeen

VASA Norrskenet No. 189 will hold an anniversary dinner at 1:30 tomorrow in the Sons of Norway Hall. The cost for the prime rib dinner is $9.

Sons of Norway, Grays Harbor Lodge No. 4 will host the Syttende Mai dinner at 6:30 p.m., Wednesday at 717 Randall St. $10 per person.

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.

Grays Harbor Christian Women’s Connection will have a luncheon at 11:30 a.m. Thursday in the Rotary Log Pavilion. Laura Young from Aberdeen Timberland Library will present “How to do Internet Research by Going to the Library.” For more information or to make reservations for the $14 luncheon, call 532-7998 or 532-3129.

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.

Girl Scout volunteers will meet at 6:30 p.m., Tuesday at Quigg Bros., 819 W. State. For more information, call 877-760-4802.

Mother-to-mother breastfeeding support, the local La Leche League, will meet at 10 a.m., Wednesday at the Aberdeen Timberland Library. All breastfeeding mothers and pregnant women are 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.

Grays Harbor Fire District No. 10 will meet at 2 p.m., Thursday, in Station No. 1.

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 Society Daughters of the American Revolution, Robert Gray Chapter, will meet at 11:30 a.m., Thursday, in the meeting room of the Hoquiam Timberland Library. Anyone interested in establishing Revolutionary War ancestry is invited to the monthly meetings. Lunch is usually ordered.

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.

Hoquiam Senior Center, 703 Simpson Ave. will offer chair exercises from 10:15 to 10:45 a.m., every Tuesday and Thursday. Everyone is invited.

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.

Push Rods of Hoquiam will meet at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday in the Hoquiam Elks Lodge. Everyone is invited.

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

Olympians Hiking Club members will leave Mill Creek Park at 7 p.m., Tuesday for a hike in the area. Everyone is invited. For more information, call 249-3508.

Midnight Cruizers Car Club will meet at 6 p.m., Wednesday, at the Lions Club Hall. Everyone interested in hot rods is invited. For more information, call 532-8690 or 581-8080.

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

Montesano

ChIPS (Chronic Illness and Pain Support) group will meet from 1 to 2:30 p.m., Wednesday in the downstairs meeting room at Montesano’s W.H. Abel Memorial Timberland Library. For more information, call 249-2332, 537-1272 or 249-4193.

Chehalis Valley Historical Society will meet at 4 p.m., Wednesday in the museum at 703 Pioneer Ave. Everyone is invited. For more information, call 249-4950. To volunteer at the museum, call 249-4950 or 532-7510.

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

Elma

Harmony Grandmothers Club of Elma will meet at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Elma Grange.

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

Ocean Shores

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.

Voice for Positive Change will meet at 7 p.m., Tuesday at the Ocean Shores Library. The group will discuss and act upon issues involving Ocean Shores. For more information, contact vfpc@cwnet.com or P.O. Box 266, Ocean Shores, WA 98569

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.

Grays Harbor Fire District No. 17 commissioners will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the fire station on Hwy 101.

Raymond

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

Pacific County

Pacific County Fire District No. 5 commissioners will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the North Cove/Tokeland Fire Hall.

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.

Elsewhere

Huntington’s Disease Support Group will meet at 5:30 p.m., Monday in Room 200 at Providence St. Peter Hospital in Olympia. For more information, call 360-438-5720.

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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