What’s Happening for Jan. 18, 2014


Aberdeen

Harbor Haylofters square dance group meets on Tuesday nights at 7 in the Eagles building, 200 W Market St. in Aberdeen. Mainstream dances are the first Saturday of each month except January. Call Terry at 533-6235 for more information.

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.

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 each Monday 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

Grays Harbor/Pacific School Retirees have scheduled their monthly luncheon at 11:45 a.m., Wednesday at the Hoquiam Timberland Library. Cost is $8 per person. Bill and Kate Lay will speak on charter schools. All school retirees are invited. For more information, call Doris Backholm at 532-1359.

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.

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

Olympians Hiking Club members will leave the parking lot at the corner of Fleet and Broadway at 7 p.m., Tuesday for a hike around town. Everyone is invited. For more information, call 249-3508.

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.

Montesano Community Center will host senior lunches at noon, Monday through Friday at the Silvia Center. Suggested donation, $3.50.

Chamber of Commerce Cribbage Club will meet today with sign-ups at 12:30 p.m. and play beginning at 1 in the Silvia Center, 120 W. Marcy. $5 entry fee.

Elma

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

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 at North Beach Junior/Senior High School.

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

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.

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.

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:

Alcohólicos Anónimos — 532-9606

Regeneration — 942-7385 or 425-315-4297

Narcotics Anonymous — 589-8620/www.gha-na.org

Alcoholics Anonymous — 532-2691

Al-Anon — Aberdeen, 532-7585/East County 249-4945 or 861-8208

Relationships in Recovery — 533-8500

Overeaters Anonymous — 360-359-2755/East County 482-8091

Gamblers Anonymous — Grays Harbor &East County 855-2CALLGA (855-222-5542)

Celebrate Recovery — Pacific County 942-5530/Grays Harbor 533-7129

Thirty Below, a 12 step recovery meeting for people under the age of 30 — 580-7359

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