Community Bulletin Board June 3-21

Survey for transportation solutions
NCW - Have you ever had trouble getting to work or a job interview due to transportation? We want to know. Take our survey in English or Spanish It is a short survey about transportation solutions for anyone living, working, or commuting to work in Chelan and Douglas counties. The survey will be open through the end of June 2019. For questions, please contact Kelsey Gust,

S.A.I.L classes
BREWSTER - S.A.I.L (Stay Active and Independent for Life) classes are 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 a.m. to 12:45 p.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.

June 3
S.A.I.L classes
OKANOGAN - The Okanogan County Artists will have a paint-in at the United Presbyterian Church, 429 W. Oak St., Okanogan, from 10 a.m. - 12 noon, Monday, June 3. The church will be open at 9 a.m. for those needing supplies and if you’d like to stay longer, bring a lunch.  Open to all local artists.  Bring a piece you’re working on, would like advice about or help with.  Or just come to socialize with like-minded artists.

June 3
Study Group for Citizenship /
Grupo de estudio para la ciudadanía
BRIDGEPORT - Join us at the library as we study materials and practice answering citizenship test questions on Mondays 1-2 p.m. at the Bridgeport Public Library. /  Los lunes unase a nosotros en la biblioteca de Bridgeport de 1-2 p.m. para repasar materiales y practicar a contestar las preguntas del examen de la ciudadanía. For additional information about this event, contact Ana Trejo at (509) 686-7281 or email

June 3
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, call TOPS Headquarters, (800) 932-8677.

June 3
Mended Hearts Chapter to meet
WENATCHEE - Greater Wenatchee Mended Hearts Chapter 91, Offering Hope and Encouragement to Heart Patients and Their Families in Chelan, Douglas, Grant and Okanogan Counties.  The Mended Hearts Meeting will be held from 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m., Monday, June 3, at Central Washington Hospital Conference Rooms A & B on ground floor.  Learn about “Medicare Updates” from Dick Anderson, Medicare Counselor for SHIBA, the Statewide Health Insurance Program.  He will talk about changes to the availability of some medigap plans, how to avoid paying more than necessary for prescription drugs and attempts to scan seniors of Medicare. Info: Jan Cripe, Chapter President, at (509) 393-4768 or email:

June 4
Citizenship Study Group/
Grupo de estudio para la ciudadanía
BREWSTER - Join us at the library as we study materials and practice answering citizenship test questions on Tuesdays 1-2 p.m. at the Brewster Public LIbrary. / Los martes unase a nosotros en la biblioteca de Brewster de 1-2 p.m. para repasar materiales y practicar a contestar las preguntas del examen de la ciudadanía. For additional information about this event, contact Ana Trejo at (509) 689-4046 or email

June 5
Toddlers & Waddlers Storytime for Little Ones
BREWSTER - Looking for an exciting way to start off the day for your little ones? Join us at the Brewster Public Library for rhymes, stories and playtime every Wednesday at 11 a.m. For more information, Rebecca Zion at (509) 689-4046, email

June 4
American Legion Auxiliary to meet
BREWSTER - American Legion Auxiliary Unit 97 of Brewster will meet Tuesday, June 4, beginning at 6 p.m. at the American Legion Post.

June 5
American Legion to meet
BREWSTER - American Legion Post 97 of Brewster will meet Wednesday, June 5, beginning at 6 p.m. at the American Legion Post.

June 5
Brewster Chamber to meet
BREWSTER - The regular Brewster Chamber of Commerce meeting will be held Wednesday, June 5, 9-10 a.m. at the Columbia Post 97 American Legion building at 102 N. Third Street in Brewster. All are welcome to join them for community updates, lively discussions and business education opportunities. For information: Mike Mauk, (509) 593-0771.

June 5
VFW Post #6853 to meet
CHELAN - VFW Post #6853 will meet at the Apple Cup Cafe at 6:30 p.m. They meet the first Tuesday of the month. To join the VFW call Post Commander Steve Palmbush at (509) 670-3346 or email:

June 6
Okanogan Genealogical Society to meet
OKANOGAN - The Okanogan Genealogical Society will meet on Thursday, June 6, 1:30 p.m. at the Wilson Building of the Okanogan County Museum. 1410 N. 2nd St., Okanogan.  This will be their last meeting until September and they will be continuing their discussion of how our ancestors migrated from the Old World, across the New World to the west coast.  Anyone interested in family history is welcome.

June 8
Okanogan County Democrats to meet
OMAK - On Saturday, June 8, the Okanogan County Democrats will hold their regular monthly meeting from noon until 2:30 p.m. The primary venue is the Twelve Tribes Casino in Omak with a simulcast meeting at the Methow Valley Citizens Council building in Twisp. Information: Valerie Sarratt, Secretary, Okanogan County Democrats.

June 14, 21
Brewster area monthly bus trips
BREWSTER - OCTN takes Brewster area residents to Wenatchee, second Friday of the month. Next trip is June 14. 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, June 21, 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.

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