Happenings 8/19


Aberdeen

Aberdeen Timberland Library will present “Dream Big: A Summer Reading Celebration” from 10 a.m. to noon, Tuesday for all ages.

Free blood pressure clinic for seniors, hosted by Assured Home Health, is scheduled for 11:30 a.m., Tuesday at the Aberdeen Senior Center.

Harbor Harriers Running Club members invite interested persons to run with them at 6 p.m. every Monday and Thursday, rain or shine; meet at 205 W 3rd. A potluck will be held each Monday after the outing. For more information, call Brian and Joy McGregor at 532-5165.

Aberdeen City Council will meet at 7:15 p.m., Wednesday in City Hall.

TOPS Inc., No. WA 1200, has private weigh-in from 7:30 to 9:15 a.m. each Monday at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church. A meeting follows at 9:30. The public is welcome. For more information, call 532-2377 or 249-5787.

Eagles Auxiliary No. 24 will meet at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in the hall.

Friends of the Aberdeen Museum of History will meet at 7 p.m., Tuesday. Everyone is invited.

Gluten Intolerance Group of Grays Harbor will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday in Conference Room A of Grays Harbor Community Hospital.

Wyldlife for all Harbor students in grade 6-8 will meet at 7:03 p.m., Tuesday at Calvary Lutheran Church. Wyldlife is affiliated with Young Life, a non-denominational Christian ministry that reaches out to youth. For more information call 589-8850.

Used book sale is scheduled from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. every Monday and noon to 2 p.m., Saturdays at the Aberdeen Timberland Library. Rare books, collectibles and some newer releases are available. Books may also be donated for the sale.

Harbors Home Health & Hospice offers foot clinics throughout the county at various times and locations. The cost is $25. For location and appointments, call 532-5454.

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

Grays Harbor Community Clothing Bank is open from 9:30 to 11:45 a.m. on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays and from 1 to 3 p.m. on Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 301 North G. St.

Salvation Army Social Services including distribution of food is available from 10 a.m. to noon and 1:30 to 4 p.m. every Tuesday and Thursday at 120 W. Wishkah. For more information, call 533-1062.

Hoquiam

Sight Impaired of Grays Harbor Together (SIGHT), a support group for those with any level of uncorrectable vision loss, will meet at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday in the Emerson Manor For more information, call 533-4478. contact person dale

TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) WA 1535 will meet at 5:30 p.m., Wednesday at the First Baptist Church, 729 Eklund Ave. For more information, call 593-0693 or 533-8081.

Three R’s Thrift Center, 3101 Cherry St., is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Tuesdays and Thursdays with all proceeds benefiting the Community Foodbank.

Friends of the Hoquiam Timberland Library offer a used book sale from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Tuesday. Donations of used books are accepted.

We the People, an open political discussion group, will meet at 7 p.m., Tuesday in the Hoquiam Timberland Library.

Hoquiam Senior Center, 703 Simpson Ave. will offer chair exercises from 10:15 to 10:45 a.m., every Tuesday and Thursday. Everyone is invited.

Hoquiam Lions Club will meet at noon Tuesday in the Hoquiam Elks Lodge. Visitors are invited. Lunch is available for $7.

Grief Support Group, hosted by Harbors Home Health & Hospice, meets at 4 p.m. every Tuesday in the Hoquiam Timberland Library. Everyone is invited. For more information, call 532-5454.

Hoquiam Grizzly Booster Club will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday, in the High School cafeteria.

Hoquiam Senior Center Quilt Group will meet from 10 a.m.-noon every Wednesday at Emerson Manor. All skill levels and ages welcome.

Grays Harbor Bridge club members and newcomers are invited to play duplicate bridge at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Church of the Nazarene at 7th and K streets. For partnership arrangements, call JoAnn Boettcher at 289-2809.

Montesano

Olympians Hiking Club members will leave the Thriftway parking lot at 7 p.m., Tuesday for a hike at the Schouweiler Ponds. Everyone is invited. For more information, call 249-3508.

Montesano’s CERT (Community Emergency Response Team) will meet at 7 p.m., Tuesday at the Montesano Church of God, 318 E. Spruce. Everyone is invited to learn how to respond during an emergency such as flooding, earthquakes, extreme high winds, etc.

VFW Post No. 2455 & Auxiliary will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday.

Montesano Community Center will host senior lunches at noon, Monday through Friday at the Sylvia Center. Suggested donation, $3.50.

Elma

Elma Eagles No. 1440 will meet at 8 p.m. every Tuesday.

Labor of Love Clothing Bank will be open 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. every Tuesday and Thursday at 207 N. 3rd.

Grays Harbor Public Development Authority will meet at 2 p.m. Tuesday in the 150 Technology Way, Suite 100. For more information, call 482-1600 or 537-4397.

Ocean Shores

North Beach School Board has scheduled a budget extension hearing and school board meeting beginning at 7 p.m., Tuesday at North Beach Junior/Senior High School.

Ocean Shores Library will present “Sun Protection and Your Skin” from 2-3 p.m., Tuesday for adults.

Wyldlife for all North Beach students in grade 6-8 will meet at 7 p.m., at Faith Community Church. Wyldlife is affiliated with Young Life, a non-denominational Christian ministry that reaches out to youth. For more information call 581-4308.

North Beach Senior Good Neighbor Center, 885 Ocean Shores Blvd. serves lunch from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday through Saturday and breakfast from 8:30 to 11 a.m. every Sunday. Recommended donation is $4. Chair exercises are scheduled at 10:30 a.m. Monday through Thursday. Suggested donation is $1. Scrabble is played every Monday at 1 p.m. Everyone is welcome.

Kiwanis Club of Ocean Shores will meet at noon Tuesday at the Shilo Inn, 707 Ocean Shores Blvd. Everyone is invited. For more information, call 289-2451.

North Beach

Pacific Beach Mobile Food Bank and Coastal Harvest will be giving out food from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Tuesday at the Fire Hall on State Route 109 and from noon to 2 p.m. in Taholah.

Copalis Community Church Food Bank will distribute food and clothing to North Beach residents from 1:30 to 5:30 p.m. Wednesday in its building near the church at Copalis Beach. For more information, call 289-2233.

Westport

Ocosta School Board has scheduled a workshop at 6 p.m., Tuesday at 1049 Cohasset Dunes Lane W. to discuss goal setting at the building and district level.

Timberland Regional Library Board will meet at 1 p.m., Wednesday at the Westport Timberland Library. Everyone is invited.

North County

U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service facility at the Quinault National Fish Hatchery on the Moclips Highway offers free interpretive guided tours daily from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. For more information, call 288-2508.

Raymond

Grief Support Group, hosted by Harbors Home Health & Hospice, meets at 3 p.m. every Wednesday in the Raymond Timberland Library. Everyone is invited. For more information, call (800) 772-1319

Pacific County

Shoalwater Bay Tribal Center serves lunch to senior citizens of Tokeland, North Cove and Grayland from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Mondays through Friday. For more information, call 267-6766. Not on holidays.

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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