Community Bulletin Board May 17-24

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.

May 17
School retirees to meet
OMAK - Okanogan County School Retirees’ Association meets 11:15 a.m., Friday, May 17 for a general meeting and no-host luncheon at Roadhouse 97, 914 Koala St, Omak. Agenda items include budget adoption and celebration of members receiving honorary status. Information: Jennie Hedington, (509) 422-2954

May 17, June 14
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 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, May 17, 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.

May 18
Free spaghetti feed for veterans
CHELAN - The Chelan VFW #6853 will hold a free spaghetti feed for veterans and their families on Saturday, May 18, beginning at 4 p.m. at the Chelan Senior Center, 534 E. Trow Avenue in Chelan. This is BYOB event. For information call Post Commander Steve Palmbush at (509) 670-3346.   

May 20
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 atrejo@ncrl.org.

May 20
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.

May 20
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, May 20, 7-8:30 p.m., Grace Lutheran Church, 1408 Washington Street. For information: Carol, (509)860-3620.

May 21
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 atrejo@ncrl.org.

May 21
Dept. of Revenue offers free tax workshop
 EAST WENATCHEE –  Business owners in Washington are responsible for knowing which taxes to report. To help them, the Washington State Department of Revenue (Revenue) is hosting a free workshop for new and small business owners on Tuesday, May 21, 1:30-4:30 p.m., Douglas County Fire District, 377 Eastmont Ave., in East Wenatchee. Call (509) 885-9825 or go online to register on Revenue’s education page. Participants will learn about Washington excise taxes, reporting classifications, deductions, tax incentives, sales tax collection and record-keeping requirements. Attendees receive a workbook and helpful reference guide to Revenue’s rules and regulations. Also, attendees may earn two continuing professional education (CPE) credits. Contact Revenue’s Rick Stedman with any questions: 360-705-6624 or rickst@dor.wa.gov.

May 22
Board Game Battle Royale
BREWSTER - Do you have what it takes to be crowned our Board Game Battle Royale Champion? Come put your skills to the test on May 22, 4:30 p.m. at the Brewster Public Library. Compete in a two person team through rounds of 5 second rule, Bananagrams, Scattergories, and Taboo for your chance to participate in the final round of Jenga. There will only be one winning team, will you be on it? For  additional information, contact Rebecca Zion at (509) 689-4046 or email  brewster@ncrl.org.

May 22
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 brewster@ncrl.org

May 22/yoga
June 11/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.

May 23
Memorial Day Parade
CHELAN - Hosted by the Lake Chelan Chamber of Commerce on the Thursday before Memorial Day, and starting at 7 p.m., in downtown Chelan, they honor soldiers, police officers and firefighters who lost their lives in the line of duty, as well as those who have served and are currently serving our country. For information www.lakechelan.com

May 24
Board Game Battle Royale
BRIDGEPORT - Do you have what it takes to be crowned our Board Game Battle Royale Champion? Come put your skills to the test on May 24, 3:30 p.m. at the Bridgeport Public Library. Compete in a two person team through rounds of 5 second rule, Bananagrams, Scattergories, and Taboo for your chance to participate in the final round of Jenga. There will only be one winning team, will you be on it? For  additional information, contact Michelle at (509) 686-7281 or email  bridgeport@ncrl.org.

May 24
Pancakes and politics
OMAK - The Okanogan County Democrats are gathering at Magoo’s Restaurant (back room) in Omak on Saturday  May 25, 9 –10 a.m., to have respectful, meaningful, and informal political discussions. Please join us for this casual “no host” breakfast, open to anyone interested in chatting about Democratic views.  Contact Marlene Firth at (509) 997-9707 with any questions.

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