Happenings 10/8


Aberdeen

Grays Harbor Genealogical Society members will leave the Work Source parking lot at 8:30 a.m., Saturday to car pool to the Washington State Archives in Olympia. Bring a lunch. Everyone is invited.

Olympians Hiking Club members will meet at the First Presbyterian Church at 7:30 p.m., Friday to view “The Greatest Good,” a Forest Service Centennial film.

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.

Hoquiam

Grays Harbor Bird Club will meet at 6 p.m., Thursday at the Hoquiam Timberland Library. A program of prize-winning nature photos will be presented. Everyone is invited.

Grays Harbor American Red Cross volunteers will meet at 6:30 p.m., Thursday in the Grays Harbor YMCA conference room. For more information about volunteering or to schedule a disaster preparedness speaker for your group or organization, call 500-1462.

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.

Central Park

Lord’s Pantry Food Bank, hosted by Grays Harbor Foursquare Church, is open from 10 a.m. to noon, Thursday. The church is located at 4800 Central Park Drive. For more information, call 589-3000.

Grays Harbor Fire Protection District No. 2 Commissioners, will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday, at the Central Park Fire Station.

Montesano

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.

Citizen Corps, a group that creates opportunities for individuals to help their communities prepare for and respond to emergencies by bringing together local leaders, volunteers and first responder organizations, will meet at 9 a.m., Wednesday, in the Forestry Building, 310 W. Spruce St. Everyone is invited. For more information, call 249-3911.

Grays Harbor Local Emergency Planning Committee will meet at 10:15 a.m., Wednesday in the Forestry Building, 310 W. Spruce St. Everyone is invited. For more information, call 249-3911.

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.

Grays Harbor Conservation District Board will meet at 10 a.m. Friday in the USDA Ag. Service Center, 330 Pioneer Ave. W. Everyone is invited.

Elma

Friends of Schafer and Lake Sylvia will host a salmon bake at 1 p.m., Saturday at Schafer State Park. Suggested donation is $7 per person and a potluck dish. For more information, call 360-789-9953.

Grays Harbor County Fair & Event center will host the Schafer Meadows Fiber Fest from noon to 6 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Sunday. Grays Harbor Mounted Posse Gaming will be held Saturday morning at 9.

Ocean Shores

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.

Westport

South Beach Ambulance Service Inc. will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday in the Westport City Council Chambers, 506 N. Montesano St.

South Beach

20th Annual Cranberry Harvest Festival will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Sunday at the Grayland Community Hall. Free admission.

Raymond

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.

Pacific County

North Willapa Harbor Grange No. 947 will meet at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday in the hall at the corner of Hwy. 105 and Jacobsen Road in North Cove.

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

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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