Happenings 10/9


Aberdeen

Washington State Department of Veterans’ Affairs has a representative available 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., every Wednesday, in the Work Source building, 511 W. Heron St. For more information, call 538-2364. After hours, call 532-0656 or (800) 562-2308.

College Life for all Harbor area college age students will meet at 6:56 p.m., Thursday at Grays Harbor College. College Life is affiliated with Young Life, a non-denominational Christian ministry that reaches out to youth. For more information, call 590-0948.

PAWS, 800 W. 1st, will not be accepting animals during September. Cats will be available for adoption from 1 to 3 p.m., Saturdays — dogs and cats will be available for adoption from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesdays. To arrange for dog adoptions at other times, call 533-1141.

Man to Man, a support group for men with prostate cancer, will meet at 5:30 p.m. Thursday in Grays Harbor Community Hospital East Campus Conference Room D. Family members and friends are encouraged to attend. For more information, call 538-9442.

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.

Twin Harbors Chess Club will meet at 6 p.m. Thursday at Premier Realty, 421 West State St. Players of all levels are invited. There are no fees. For more information, call 533-1900.

Evergreen Senior Citizens will meet at noon, Thursday, at the Aberdeen Eagles for lunch.

Hoquiam

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.

Grays Harbor Bird Club will meet at 7 p.m., Thursday at the Hoquiam Timberland Library. Dave Butterfield will present the program. Everyone is invited.

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.

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.

Elma

Elma Timberland Library will present “Local Writers’ Group” from 5:30-7 p.m., Thursday for adults and teens.

Eagles Auxiliary No. 1440 will meet at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, in the hall.

East County

Oakville Timberland Library will present “Fahrenheit 451 Book Discussion” from 2-3:15 p.m., Thursday for adults and teens.

Ocean Shores

Ocean Shores Lions Club will meet at noon, Thursday, in the Lions Club building on Ocean Shores Blvd.

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. contact person Mary Mitchell 289-4094

Westport

Westport Timberland Library will present “PageTurners Book Discussion” from 6:30-8 p.m., Thursday for adults.

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

North County

Quinault Nation Veteran’s Club will meet at 5 p.m. Thursday at the club in Taholah.

Raymond

Raymond Timberland Library will present “PageTurners Book Discussion” from 7-9 p.m., Thursday for adults.

South Bend

Sit and Stitch, a knit and crochet gathering for those interested in learning, reviewing and sharing new ideas, meets from 12-2 p.m., every Thursday at Needle Craft Studio, 428 Robert Bush Drive.

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

11th Step Meditation group — 360-690-1966

Regeneration — 942-7385 or 425-315-4297

Narcotics Anonymous — 249-1008

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 360-556-5161

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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