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Senior Center 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. The Center is hosting Okanogan County Transportation and Nutrition (OCTN) meals Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. The suggested donation is $4.

May 18, 19
Story Time at library
Friday, Saturday story times

BRIDGEPORT - The Washington Reading Corps Program holds two story times at the Bridgeport Public Library. Story Times are 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. Story Times will be for the school year and reading will be in English. For more information call Molly Westlund at (509) 449-2009.

May 18, June 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 June 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, May 18, 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.

May 19
Okanogan County Amateur Radio Club will gather

PATEROS – Ham radio enthusiasts will gather for a campout and potluck, complete with entertainment, on Saturday, May 19, near the confluence of the Columbia and Methow rivers. The 19th Annual River Ham Radio Campout/Potluck will convene a half mile north of the mouth of the Methow on the right side of State Route 153.  The Tailgate HamFest will flip the switch at 8 a.m. with a sale of new and used radio gear and electronics. Everyone is welcome and there is no charge to set up and sell at the sale. Participants are invited to bring a dish – along with their own utensils and chairs -  for the 1 p.m. potluck. Singer/songwriter Brittany Jean will provide the entertainment when the music starts at 3 p.m. For more information visit the group’s Facebook page at Okanogan County Amateur Radio Club W7ORC or contact Mike at (509) 449-0605.

May 23, June 12
Cancer Support Groups

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

May 25
School retirees’ to meet

OMAK - Okanogan County School Retirees’ Association meets 11 a.m. Friday, May 25, for a general meeting and no-host luncheon at Koala Street Grill, 914 Koala St, Omak. Information: Jennie Hedington: (509) 422-2954.

June 14
Fair advisory committee to meet

OKANOGAN - The Okanogan County Fair Advisory Committee meets the second Thursday of every month in Okanogan at the County Commissioners Hearing Room in the Virginia Grainger Building at 6 p.m.  The committee is looking for interested parties to join the committee. If anyone is interested please send a letter in intent to the County Commissioners or come to a meeting. The public is welcome to come to the meeting and their input is welcomed. They also need volunteers during the Fair.

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