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Monday-Thursday
Senior Center S.A.I.L classes, lunch

BREWSTER – Hours at the Brewster-Pateros-Bridgeport Senior Center are 8 to 11:45 a.m. Monday through Thursday; and every other Saturday 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Donations will be accepted during store hours at the back door or just knock or come on in. They take just about everything except children’s clothing. The Center will also take “small pieces of furniture and sometimes larger items. S.A.I.L (Stay Active and Independent for Life) classes are on every Tuesday and Thursday from 10-11 a.m. Please check with the Center to confirm this schedule. The Center is hosting Okanogan County Transportation and Nutrition (OCTN) meals Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. The suggested donation is $4.

March 29, 31
Easter Egg Hunt and Egg Coloring

BRIDGEPORT - On Saturday, March 31 the American Legion, along with the Quad City Eagles and Bridgeport Chamber of Commerce will be sponsoring an Easter Egg Hunt at the Berryman Park beginning at 10 a.m. There will be 3 age groups with 3 prize baskets for each age group. Walking age through 11 years old welcome. An egg dying station will be set up at the Quad City Eagles in Bridgeport so the children can come help dye eggs on Thursday, March 29, starting at 5 p.m. For more information call Stacey at (509) 733-2700.

March 30
School Retirees Association to meet

OMAK - Okanogan County School Retirees Association mets 11 a.m. Friday, March 30 for a general meeting and no-host lunch at Koala Street Grill, 914 Koala St, Omak. Program: Methow Valley Arts Association. Information: Jennie Hedington: (509) 422-2954.

March 30,31
Story Time at library
Friday, Saturday story times

BRIDGEPORT - The Washington Reading Corps Program holds two story times at the Bridgeport Public Library. Story Times are Fridays 3:15-4:15 p.m., for Kindergarten through second grade; and most Saturdays, 10:30-11:30 a.m. and 1-2 p.m. for Kingergarten through fourth graders. Story Times will be for the school year and reading will be in English.  For more information call Molly Westlund at (509) 449-2009.

April 2
Irrigation water to be turned on

Brewster Flat Irrigation District will tentatively turn on their water on Monday, April 2. All members are asked to shut off their valves. For more information call (509) 689-2634.

April 2
Solid Waste Advisory Committee to meet

OKANOGAN - A Solid Waste Advisory Committee Meeting will be held on Monday, April 2, 4-6:00 p.m. and will meet in the Public Works Department Conference room at the Public Services Building, 1234 2nd Ave. S, in Okanogan

April 2, 4
Book-It Repertory Theatre of Seattle to perform at libraries

OMAK / CHELAN / MANSON - Book-It Repertory Theatre of Seattle will perform the book Whoosh! Lonnie Johnson’s Super-Soaking Stream of Inventions. The free performance brings to life the children’s book by Chris Barton which tells the story of Lonnie Johnson, who’s love of rockets, robots and inventing became the cornerstone for a career as an engineer. The theater group will perform the show at the following libraries: • Omak, April 2, 6:30 p.m. • Manson, April 2, 1 p.m. • Chelan, April 4, 3 p.m.

April 10, 25
Cancer Support Groups

CHELAN - The Women’s Wellness Group, cancer support group, has two support groups. The second Tuesday of each month for lunch, with lunch provided by the Wenatchee Wellness Place, at the Lake Chelan Community Hospital Board Room at 11:45 a.m.; and the fourth Wednesday of each month at LaBrisa, at 5 p.m.  For more information, contact Anne at 682-8718.

April 13, 20
Brewster area monthly bus trips to
Omak and Wenatchee

BREWSTER - OCTN takes Brewster area residents to Wenatchee for the day, every second Friday of the month. Next trip will be April 13. The bus starts picking folks up at their homes at 7:30 a.m. Riders may request the destination(s); typically, it will be medical appointments, the mall, Walmart, a restaurant and so on. On the third Friday of each month, April 20, riders will be taken to Omak for the day. Again, riders request their destination(s) and make a day of socializing, shopping and errands. Wenatchee: $12/boarding for General Public, $6 suggested donation/day for Seniors (60 plus). Omak: $5.50/General Public, $2.75 suggested donation Seniors (60 plus).Call (509) 826-4391 to reserve your seat.

April 17
Kindergarten registration and screening

PATEROS - Kindergarten registration and screening for the 2018-2019 school year will be held on Tuesday, April 17, from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in the Pateros School Library. If you are planning on enrolling your child in kindergarten for the upcoming school year please call the school at 923-2343 ext. 2 to schedule an appointment for you and your child.  To enroll in Kindergarten, your child must not be less than 5 years of age prior to September 1, 2018. Please bring the following items with you: Your child,  and their birth certificate, immunization records and Social Security Card.

April 19
Red Cross Blood drive

BREWSTER - An American Cross Blood Drive will be held Thursday, Thurs., April 19, Noon-5  p.m. at the Brewster Boys and Girls Club, 601 Cliff Ave. How to donate blood: Simply download the American Red Cross Blood Donor App, visit RedCrossBlood.org or call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) to make an appointment or for more information. All blood types are needed to ensure a reliable supply for patients. A blood donor card or driver’s license or two other forms of identification are required at check-in. Individuals who are 17 years of age in most states (16 with parental consent where allowed by state law), weigh at least 110 pounds and are in generally good health may be eligible to donate blood. High school students and other donors 18 years of age and younger also have to meet certain height and weight requirements.

The Quad joins the Digital age
The Community Bulletin Board has been a popular feature ever since we bought the papers nearly 18 years ago. But times have changed and we are changing as well. We have launched our new digital classified ad section and it is a powerful tool for promoting your events. You can include photos, videos and more information.
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