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.
Habitat For Humanity Grays Harbor Board will meet at 6 p.m. Thursday in Cafe Court at the SouthShore Mall.
PAWS, 800 W. 1st, will be open for cat and dog adoptions as well as vaccinations from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. every Wednesday. and 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday. No dogs will be accepted at this time.
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.
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 Lions Club members have scheduled a meeting with refreshments at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday in the hall. Everyone is invited. For more information, call 538-2825.
Wishkah Valley School Board will meet at 6 p.m., Thursday in the school.
Moms In Prayer International, a Christ-centered interdenominational ministry of mothers praying for their children and their schools, have moms praying at 10:30 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.
Montesano High School alumni from the 1950s will hold their monthly social at 1 p.m. Thursday at Gepetto’s Restaurant, 126 E. Pioneer. For community news and upcoming events for the classes of 1957, ’58 and ’59, visit www.bulldogtimes.com
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.
Elma Timberland Library will present “Story Time for Adults” from 6-7 p.m., Thursday.
Ocean Shores Lions Club will meet at noon, Thursday, in the Lions Club building on Ocean Shores Blvd.
Ocean Shores-North Beach Elks No. 2581 will meet at 7 p.m., Wednesday in the lodge at 199 Ocean Lake Way SE.
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.
Ocean Shores Public Library Board will meet at 2 p.m. Thursday.
North Beach PAWS will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday in the second floor conference room at the Canterbury Inn. For more information, call 289-2924 or 289-0586. Not in December
Quinault Nation Veteran’s Club will meet at 5 p.m. Thursday at the club in Taholah.
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 — 360-209-9051
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 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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