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Church Events
Dec. 20
Christmas Events/Services
BREWSTER/BRIDGEPORT/PATEROS/MANSIELD - Church Christmas Events and Services will be published in the paper on Dec. 29. To have have event/service included in the paper email it to: Subject line: Church Christmas

Senior Center S.A.I.L classes, lunch, Rummage Room
new hours
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.

Dec. 6
Genealogical Society to meet
OKANOGAN -- The Okanogan Genealogical Society will host a Christmas gathering at 1:30 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 6, at the Wilson Building, 1410 N. Second, Okanogan. Attendees are asked to bring cookies or candy to share.  Punch and coffee will be furnished. The 2019 officers will be installed. Anyone interested in family history is welcome. For more information, contact Karyl Hubbard,

Dec. 8
Story Time at library
Saturday story time
BRIDGEPORT - The Washington Reading Corps Program holds a story time at the Bridgeport Public Library every Saturday morning at 10 a.m. Story Times will be for the school year and reading will be in English.  For more information call Molly Westlund at (509) 449-2009.

Dec. 10
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 or call TOPS Headquarters at (800) 932-8677.

Dec. 11/meeting, Dec. 12/yoga,
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.

Dec. 12
Okanogan County Local Emergency Planning
Committee to meet
OKANOGAN - Okanogan County Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC) meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, Dec. 12, from 1:30-3 p.m. at the Okanogan County Commissioners’ Hearing Room, 123 5th Ave North Rm 150 in Okanogan. All meetings are open to the public.  Anyone with comments or concerns is invited to attend. Intended Audience:  Elected Officials (Mayors and Commissioners), Washington State Patrol, PUD, Utilities, Fire, EMS, Law Enforcement, Public Health, Red Cross, Press, School Districts, Public Works, Landfill/Transfer Stations, Colville Tribes, City Emergency Managers, Community Leaders, and Industry with Hazardous Materials. For question call Kayla Higbee, Emergency Management Specialist Okanogan County EM, (509) 422-7206.

Dec. 12
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. The next meeting is Wednesday, Dec. 12. For more information call Rae Hail, (509) 888-7597. On Mondays and Tuesdays call (509) 423-5178.

Dec. 14, 21
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 Dec. 14. 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, Dec. 21, 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.

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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