Community Bulletin Board

Story Time at library cancelled
BRIDGEPORT - Until further notice story time at the Bridgeport Library has been cancelled.

Senior Center S.A.I.L classes, lunch, Rummage Room
BREWSTER – Hours at the Brewster-Pateros-Bridgeport Senior Center are 8 to 12:45 a.m. Tuesday through Thursday, 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. The Center is hosting Okanogan County Transportation and Nutrition (OCTN) meals Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. The suggested donation for those over age 60 is $4. For those 60 and under the cost is $8.50. All diners are welcome.

Feb. 15, March 8
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 March 8. 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, Feb. 15, 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. 18
TOPS® meeting
BREWSTER – TOPS® (Take Off Pounds Sensibly®) meets every week on Monday at 10 a.m. at Brewster Boys and Girls Club, located at 601 Cliff Ave W., Brewster. Visitors are always welcome (preteens, teens, and adults – male and female). First meeting is free. TOPS Club, Inc. ® is an affordable, nonprofit, weight-loss support  and wellness education organization with thousands of associate chapters in the United States and Canada. Members learn about nutrition, portion control, food planning, exercise, motivation,  and more at weekly meetings. According to independent studies published in major medical journals, TOPS® weight-loss  support has been proven just as effective as more expensive commercial programs. For  details: Joyce Anderson, Coordinator at (509) 922-8820, visit www.tops.org or call TOPS Headquarters at (800) 932-8677.

Feb. 20/yoga, March 12/meeting
Cancer Support Group,
yoga class
CHELAN - The Women’s Wellness Group, cancer support group, meets the second Tuesday of each month with lunch provided by the Wenatchee Wellness Place, at the Lake Chelan Community Hospital Board Room at 11:45 a.m.  For more information, contact Anne at 682-8718.
Wellness/Restorative yoga, a guided practice of gentle yoga postures and movement designed for cancer survivors, individuals living with acute or chronic illnesses, and caregivers is available at no charge. This class is held each Wednesday at 3:45 p.m. at Yogachelan.  Contact Yogachelan for more information.

Feb. 18
Compassionate Friends to meet
WENATCHEE - The Compassionate Friends is an organization offering friendship, understanding and hope to bereaved parents and their families. They are bereaved parents reaching out to bereaved parents. Anyone who has had a child or loved one die in their family is invited to their monthly meeting on Monday, Feb. 18, 7-8:30 p.m., at Grace Lutheran Church, 1408 Washington Street in Wenatchee. For information: Carol at (509)860-3620.

Feb. 22-23
School retirees to meet
OMAK- Okanogan County School Retirees’ Association meets 11:15 a.m., Friday, Feb. 22, for a no-host luncheon meeting at Roadhouse 97, 914 Koala St., Omak. Program: Safe Driving for Seniors presented by Washington State Patrol. Information: Jennie Hedington: (509) 422-2954.

Feb. 22-23
Collegiate hockey tourney
WINTHROP - The Winthrop Rink will host a Apple Puck collegiate hockey tournament with teams from: University of Washington, Eastern Washington University, Washington State University, and Western Washington University. They will compete in four head-to-head games plus a Championship Game. Outside spectating only. It will be held Friday, Feb. 22 in the afternoon and evening; all day Saturday Feb. 23. Detailed schedule: website at http://winthroprink.org/schedule/. Cost to spectate: Friday $10 adult, $5 youth (6-17 years old); Saturday morning games $5 adult and youth; Saturday championship game $15 adult, $10 youth. Weekend entry pass $25 adult $15 youth; children 5 and under free.

March 13
Lilac Services for the Blind meetings
WENATCHEE - The Wenatchee Valley Chapter of the Lilac Services For the Blind meets every second Wednesday of the month at 4 Kittitas St. across the street from the bus station in Wenatchee, second floor, at noon. All with sight impairment are welcome. For more information call Rae Hail, (509) 888-7597. On Mondays and Tuesdays call (509) 423-5178.

FFA collecting aluminum
PATEROS - The Pateros FFA has its aluminum collection receptacle prominently positioned in the parking lots across from Pateros Memorial Park for deposits of aluminum cans and like metal. It’s part of the group’s fundraising efforts along with barbecues at many city and school events.

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