Happenings 7/25


Aberdeen

Aberdeen VFW Building Fund’s Chinese Auction will be held Saturday, beginning at 5 p.m. at the Aberdeen Eagles. Everyone is invited.

HAVA (Harbor Association of Volunteers for Animals) will hold a kitten adoption event from 3 to 6 p.m., Friday at PetSense in the Olympic Gateway Mall.

“Earthquake Preparedness,” a community education forum hosted by Grays Harbor Coalition for Infrastructure, will be held at 5 tonight in the Furford Gathering Center behind Baskin-Robbins. Washington State Geologist Tim Walsh will be the speaker.

Olympians Hiking Club members will leave the DSHS parking lot at 12:30 p.m., Sunday for a hike in the Mima Mounds Reserve. Everyone is invited. For more information, call 533-3637.

WSU Master Gardeners’ Online plant clinics are available at www.pnwmg.org — click on “Ask a Master Gardener,” submit your question and someone will get back to you.

Grays Harbor Youth Center is open from 3 to 5 p.m. every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday at 111 E. 4th. Play games, check your e-mail, work on homework, just hang-out. Snacks will be provided. 24-hour hotline, 589-3259.

Crime Victims Advocacy Network, offering free advocacy and support for victims of general crimes, is available 24-hours a day at (866) 711-2826 or visit www.cvan11.org

Pinochle players will meet at 1 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at the Aberdeen Senior Center. Everyone is invited.

Hoquiam

Hoquiam High School, Class of 1983 reunion committee will meet at 6 tonight at the Hoquiam Timberland Library.

Ocean Shores

Ocean Shores Firefighters Association’s pancake breakfast will be held from 7 to 11 a.m., Saturday and 7 to 10 a.m., Sunday at 585 Pt. Brown Ave. NW $7 for all you can eat eggs, pancakes, fruit and beverage.

Free Blood Pressure checks will be offered daily from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Harbour Pointe Shores, 1020 Catala Ave. SE. For more information, call 289-9663.

North Beach Senior Resource Center is open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. every Tuesday and Thursday at Ocean Shores United Methodist Church, 557 Point Brown Ave. NW. Pick-up information and/or service referrals 24-hour hotline is 289-3352.

South Bend

Yoga, instructed by Tina Jaffe, will be held from Mondays and Wednesdays at the DSHS Building. Chair Yoga will be offered at 9:30 a.m.; Yoga for Beginners at 10:30 a.m. and Yoga 1+ at 6 p.m. For more information, call 942-5739.

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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