St. Mary’s Oktoberfest will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday at 518 N. H St. A kid’s carnival, bake sale, Bavarian Koffeehaus and bingo are planned.
Grays Harbor Democrats will meet at 7 p.m., Thursday in the Polish Club, 823 1st St.
Aberdeen Revitalization Movement (ARM) will meet at 8:30 a.m., Thursday at Frames-N-Things, 113 E. Wishkah. Everyone is invited. For more information, call 537-5755.
Washington State Department of Veterans’ Affairs has a representative available 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., every Thursday, in the Work Source building, 511 W. Heron St. For more information, call 538-2364. After hours, call or (800) 562-2308.
Beyond Survival, a community sexual assault program, offers support to victims of sexual assault, including advocacy, one-on-one therapy and support groups. All services are available at no charge. For information or to make an appointment call 533-9751.
Evergreen Senior Citizens will meet at noon, Thursday, at the Aberdeen Senior Center for lunch.
Adventist Community Services Food Bank will distribute food to community members every Thursday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 3101 Cherry St.
Grays Harbor Bridge Club members and newcomers are invited to play duplicate bridge at 6:30 p.m. every Thursday at the Church of the Nazarene at 7th and K streets. For partnership arrangements, call JoAnn Boettcher at 289-2809.
Hoquiam Food & Clothing Bank is open from noon to 2 p.m., every Monday and Wednesday in the Masonic building at 720 K Street.
Pinochle players will meet at 1 p.m. Mondays and Fridays at the Hoquiam Senior Center. Everyone is invited
Moms In Prayer International, a Christ-centered interdenominational ministry of mothers praying for their children and their schools, have moms praying at 8:30 a.m. every Thursday that school is in session at the First Baptist Church, 303 W. Pioneer. All women interested in praying for children is invited. For more information, call Emily Meier at 249-4224 or visit the website: www.momsinprayer.org.
TOPS Club, Inc. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) WA 1522 has private weigh-in from 6 to 6:30 every Thursday in the Forestry Meeting Room, 310 W. Spruce Ave., 2nd Floor. Meetings follow at 6:30. Everyone is invited. For more information, call 581-3863.
GriefShare, a gathering of individuals who have lost a loved one, will meet at 7 p.m., Thursday, at the Montesano Church of God, 317 Spruce. For more information, call 249-3242.
TOPS Inc., No. WA 1425, will meet at 5:15 p.m. Wednesday in the Ocean Shores Library. TOPS, Take Off Pounds Sensibly, teaches participants how to lose and keep off weight. For more information, call 580-0388.
North Beach Senior Resource Center and the Olympic Area Agency on Aging will host Statewide Health Insurance Benefits Advisers (SHIBA) from noon to 2 p.m. Thursday at 557 Point Brown Ave. NW.
Galilean/Ocean Shores Food Bank will distribute food from 2 to 5 p.m. Thursday at 846 Anchor Ave.
Willapa Harbor Ministerial Food Bank will distribute food to those in need from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday in the building at Larch Street and Park Avenue in Raymond.
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
Harbor Buddhist 12-Step Study — 591-2203
Regeneration — 942-7385 or 425-315-4297
Narcotics Anonymous — 589-8620
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 888-GAHELPS (424-3577)
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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