Community Bulletin Board

Now thru Jan. 26
Book drive for Reading Program

BRIDGEPORT - As part of the Martin Luther King Jr.’s “Make A Difference Day” the Washington Reading Corps at Bridgeport Elementary School will be doing a book drive for the next three weeks, Jan. 8-26. The books will for our “borrowing barrels” and need to be new or slightly used. We need books for our first and second graders to be able to check them out to take home for a few days at a time so they can practice their reading skills. I will put a box outside the office at the elementary school for drop off from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. for donations. If you have any questions, please call Molly at (509) 449-2009 (English only).  You can learn more about this program through the Employment Security Department at https://washingtonservicecorps.org  1-800-942-2677.

Monday-Thursday
Senior Center Thrift store, 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 Centeris hosting Okanogan County Transportation and Nutrition (OCTN) meals Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. The new suggested donation is $4.

Jan. 12, 13
Story Time at library

Friday, Saturday story times

BRIDGEPORT - A Friday Story time as as been added as part of the Washington Reading Corps Program at the Bridgeport Public Library. Story Times are now 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. These Story Times will be for the the rest of the school year and reading will be in English.  For more information call Molly Westlund at (509) 449-2009 .

Jan. 12, 14, 16, 18
American Legion events
Lunch available daily

BREWSER - Friday night sirloin steak dinners from 5-7 p.m. every Friday. 8 oz. or 12 oz. Served with salad, baked potato, vegetable, and bread. Also Sunday morning breakfast from 9 a.m.-noon every Sunday. Nice sized menu. Poker night Tuesday and Thursdays. Starts at 7 p.m. Members and Bona-Fide quests are welcome. For more details, contact the Legion at (509) 689-3307 and ask for Stacey.

Jan. 16
AA meeting

BREWSTER - “Free At Last”!, an Alcoholics Anonymous group meets in Brewster. Meetings are Tuesday evenings at 7 p.m., at Brewster Grange Hall. All meetings are “open”.

Jan. 24, Feb. 13
Cancer Support Groups

CHELAN - The Women’s Wellness Group, cancer support group, has 2 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.

Jan. 17
Bingo Wednesday

BRIDGEPORT - Bridgeport Eagles hosts bingo every Wednesday. Dinner is served at 5 p.m., bingo begins at 7 p.m., with dinner available until the bingo is over. Everyone is welcome.

Jan. 12, 19
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 Jan. 12. 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, Jan. 19, 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.

Feb. 5
Snowmobile Advisory Board to meet

OKANOGAN - Snowmobile Advisory Board meeting will be held on   Mondays, Feb. 5, and March 5, at 6 p.m. and will meet in the   Public Works Department Conference room at the Public Services Building, 1234A 2nd Ave. S,,  in Okanogan.  For more information (509) 422-7300.

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