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Aberdeen Elks Lodge’s 11th Annual Elks National Foundation Dinner is scheduled for Saturday with a no-host cocktail hour at 6 p.m., followed by dinner at 6:30. $15/per person

Olympians Hiking Club members will meet at 7:30 p.m.,Friday, at the Aberdeen Presbyterian Church for a slide show, “Ridge of the Gods.”

Aberdeen Community Food Bank will distribute food from 3 to 5 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays at 306 1/2 North I Street.

“Rainy Day Reading Reviews” for adults is scheduled for 10:30-11:30 a.m., Friday in the Spellman Meeting Room at the Aberdeen Timberland Library. This week Harborite Wes Brosman will review “The Mind’s Eye” by Oliver Sacks.

Aberdeen Timberland Library will present “Family Story Time” from 10:30-11 a.m., Friday for all ages.


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.


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.

Ocean Shores

Women Helping Women, a group devoted to helping women remain independent in their own home, will meet at 12:15 p.m., Friday, at the Shilo Inn buffet on the 4th floor. $10 per person. For lunch reservations and more information, call 289-3924.


Raymond Timberland Library will present “Crafternoon @ the library” from 3:30-4:45 p.m., Friday for children.

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.

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 — 360-209-9051

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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