What’s Happening for Aug. 31


Aberdeen

Sons of Norway, Grays Harbor Lodge No. 4 will meet at 6:30 p.m., Wednesday at 714 Randall St.

Harbor Haylofters square dance group meets at 7 p.m., Tuesday in the Eagles building, 200 W Market St. Lessons begin on Sept. 10. Call Terry at 533-6235 for more information.

Olympians Hiking Club members will leave the DSHS parking lot at 6:30 p.m., Tuesday for a hike in the Westport area. Everyone is invited. For more information, call 267-7715.

TOPS, No. WA 65 has weigh-in at 6 p.m. every Monday in the ground floor coffee shop area at Grays Harbor Community Hospital East Campus. A meeting follows at 6:30. TOPS, Take Off Pounds Sensibly, teaches participants how to lose and keep off weight.

Harbor Harriers Running Club members invite interested persons to run with them at 6 p.m. every Monday, 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.

TOPS Inc., No. WA 1200, has private weigh-in from 8 to 9:45 a.m. each Monday at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church. A meeting follows at 10. The public is welcome. For more information, call 532-2377 or 249-5787.

Girl Scout volunteers will meet at 6:30 p.m., Tuesday at Quigg Bros., 819 W. State. For more information, call 877-760-4802.

Used book sale is scheduled from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. every Monday, 10 to 11:30 a.m., Wednesdays and 10 a.m. to noon., Thursdays 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.

Grays Harbor Fire District No. 10 will meet at 2 p.m., Friday, in Station No. 1.

Hoquiam

Hoquiam Elks Loggers Playday Grand Parade committee will be available at the lodge from 6 to 10 p.m., Wednesday and Thursday, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m., Friday and beginning at 8 a.m. Saturday to hand out entry numbers and line up information. For more information, call 580-2375.

National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, Robert Gray Chapter, will meet at 11:30 a.m., Thursday, in the Polson Museum. Beverly Bills will speak on “The Constitution and DAR 101.” Anyone interested in establishing Revolutionary War ancestry is invited to the monthly meetings. Lunch is usually ordered.

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. All items are half-price on Tuesdays.

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.

Grief Support Group, hosted by Harbors Home Health & Hospice, meets at 3 p.m. every Tuesday in the Hoquiam Timberland Library. Everyone is invited. For more information, call 532-5454.

Hoquiam Senior Center Quilt Group will meet from 10 a.m.-noon every Wednesday at Emerson Manor. All skill levels and ages welcome. 532-5868

Push Rods of Hoquiam will meet at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday in the Hoquiam Elks Lodge. Everyone is invited.

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.

Cosmopolis

Midnight Cruizers Car Club will meet at 6 p.m., Wednesday at the Cosmopolis Lions Club. Everyone interested in hot rods is invited. For more information, call 532-8690 or 581-8080.

Cosmopolis Golden Agers will have a potluck, meeting and games at noon Wednesdayin the Lions Club Hall.

Montesano

AARP Driver Safety Course will be offered from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Sept. 9 and 10 at the Montesano Timberland Library. Senior citizens completing the course may qualify for reductions in their auto insurance. The cost is $14 per person/$12 for AARP members. For more information and to pre-register, call Danny Wills at 249-8249.

ChIPS (Chronic Illness and Pain Support) group will meet from 1 to 2:30 p.m., Wednesday in the downstairs meeting room at Montesano’s W.H. Abel Memorial Timberland Library. For more information, call 249-2332, 537-1272 or 249-4193.

Chehalis Valley Historical Society will meet at 4 p.m., Wednesday in the museum at 703 Pioneer Ave. Everyone is invited. For more information, call 249-4950. To volunteer at the museum, call 249-4950 or 532-7510.

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

Elma

Harmony Grandmothers Club of Elma will meet at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Elma Grange.

Grays Harbor Fire District No. 5 Commissioners will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday in the station at 1003 Monte-Elma Road.

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

Ocean Shores

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. Everyone is welcome.

Voice for Positive Change will meet at 7 p.m., Tuesdayat the Ocean Shores Library. The group will discuss and act upon issues involving Ocean Shores. For more information, contact vfpc@cwnet.com or P.O. Box 266, Ocean Shores, WA 98569

North Beach

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.

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.

Grays Harbor Fire District No. 17 commissioners will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the fire station on Hwy 101.

Raymond

Willapa Harbor Quilters meet at 11 a.m. every Tuesday at the Raymond Baptist Church. Visitors are invited.

HAVA (Harbor Association of Volunteers for Animals) is open from 2-5 p.m., Wednesday at 431 2nd Street (between Duryea and Ellis) for adoptions. For more information, visit www.hava-heart.org

Pacific County

Pacific County Fire District No. 5 commissioners will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the North Cove/Tokeland Fire Hall.

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.

Elsewhere

Huntington’s Disease Support Group will meet at 5:30 p.m., Monday in Room 200 at Providence St. Peter Hospital in Olympia. For more information, call 360-438-5720.

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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