What’s Happening for April 12, 2014


Aberdeen

J.M Weatherwax High School Class of 1944 will hold its 70th class reunion luncheon from 1 to 4 p.m., Thursday, July 24, at the Aberdeen Elks. Invitations will be sent to all classmates.

PEO Sisterhood, Chapter BC will meet at 7 p.m., Monday in the home of Joyce Smith.

PEO Sisterhood, Chapter AK will meet at noon, Monday in the home of Bette Worth.

Classical Conversations, a local homeschool group, is accepting new members. For more information, call Nichol Strode at 360-809-0591.

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

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.

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.

Grays Harbor Community Hospital Auxiliary will meet at 1 p.m. Monday in Conference Room A on the West Campus. Everyone is invited.

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

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.

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

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

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

Oyster Feed will be held from noon to 6 p.m., Saturday at Sharon Grange in Porter. Tickets are $20 for adults/$15 for under 16.

Grays Harbor Fire District No. 5 Commissioners will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday in the Porter station, 13 Porter Creek Road. New ambulance bid specifications will be discussed.

Olympians Hiking Club members will leave the Satsop Bulb Farm at 7 p.m., for a hike around Satsop. Everyone is invited. For more information, call 482-4629.

Satsop Cemetery Association’s Annual Meeting will be held at 7 p.m., Tuesday at the Satsop Methodist Church. For more information, call 482-2633 or 482-3042.

Ocean Shores

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

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.

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:

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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