Community Bulletin Board April 11 through April 26

Map Your Neighborhood  Program in
Pateros/Brewster
PATEROS/BREWSTER: Pateros and Brewster Citizens: Would you like to be more connected with your neighbors? Are you prepared to respond to disaster as a neighborhood? Do you know how to help or be helped in crisis situations? The Pateros/Brewster Community Resource Center has a solution!  The “MAP YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD” PROGRAM. Contact Jessica at (509) 846-5101 or  jessicaocdcm@gmail.com for more information.
Tuesday and Thursday

S.A.I.L classes
BREWSTER - S.A.I.L (Stay Active and Independent for Life) classes are Tuesday and Thursday, 10-11 a.m. at the Brewster-Pateros-Bridgeport Senior Center.
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday

Senior meals
BREWSTER - The Brewster-Pateros-Bridgeport Senior Center hosts the Okanogan County Transportation and Nutrition (OCTN) meals Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. Suggested donation for those over age 60 is $4. For those 60 and under the cost is $8.50. All diners are welcome.
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday

Brewster Senior Center 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 for the Rummage Room. No children’s clothing. They will take “small pieces of furniture and sometimes larger items.

April 11
Baby and Toddler Storytime
BREWSTER - Looking for an exciting way to start off the day for your baby or toddler? Join us at the  Brewster Public Library for a fun-packed Baby and Toddler Storytime every Thursday at 11 a.m. For more information, Rebecca Zion at (509) 689-4046, email brewster@ncrl.org

April 12, 19
Brewster area monthly bus trips to
Omak and Wenatchee
BREWSTER - OCTN takes Brewster area residents to Wenatchee, second Friday of the month. Next trip is April 12. The bus starts picking folks up at their homes at 7:30 a.m. Riders may request  destination(s); medical appointments etc.
On the third Friday of each month, April 19, riders will be taken to Omak for the day. Riders request their destination(s). 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). (509) 826-4391 to reserve your seat.   

April 12
VFW Auxiliary to meet at Chelan Library
CHELAN - VFW Post #6853 Auxiliary meets the second Friday of the month at the Chelan Public Library, on Emerson Street, at 2 p.m. Anyone interested in joining can call Carol Palmbush at (509) 682-5624.

April 15
TOPS meeting
BREWSTER – TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) meets Mondays, 10 a.m., Brewster Boys and Girls Club, 601 Cliff Ave W. Preteens, teens, adults – male, female welcome. First meeting is free. TOPS Club, Inc. ® is an affordable, nonprofit, weight-loss support  and wellness education organization. Learn about nutrition, portion control, food planning, exercise, and  motivation. For  info: Joyce Anderson, Coordinator,  (509) 922-8820, visit www.tops.org, call TOPS Headquarters, (800) 932-8677.

April 15
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, April 15, 7-8:30 p.m., Grace Lutheran Church, 1408 Washington Street. For information: Carol, (509)860-3620.

April 17/yoga
May 14/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.

April 17
Talk Time - practice your Spanish or English
BREWSTER - Looking for fun ways to practice your Spanish or English? Join us at the library to participate in engaging conversations and activities for a variety of topics every Wednesday, 5:30-6:30 p.m. at the Brewster Public Library. This is a free  adult program. For more information, Rebecca Zion, (509) 689-4046, email brewster@ncrl.org.

April 18
American Red Cross Blood drive
BREWSTER - An American Red Cross Blood Drive will be held Thursday, Thurs., April 18, Noon-5  p.m. at the Brewster Boys and Girls Club, 601 Cliff Ave. How to donate blood: 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. 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.

April 26
School retirees to meet
TONASKET -  Okanogan County School Retirees’ Association meets 11 a.m., Friday, April 26 for a general meeting and no-host luncheon at Whistler’s Restaurant, 616 Whitcomb Ave, Tonasket. A tour of Tonasket School Garden and a musical program at Tonasket Elementary School featuring boomwhackers will follow the meeting. To ride-share: meet 10:15 a.m., Cornerstone Church, Riverside & Locust, Omak. Information: Jennie Hedington: (509) 422-2954.

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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