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BRIEFLY: Oregon Green Free meets Saturday
The local chapter of Oregon GreenFree meets at noon Saturday at the Integrated Services Building, 1607 Gekeler. Lunch this week will be soups and desserts.
Oregon GreenFree is an Oregon Medical Marijuana Program’s resource center committed to providing information, education and a sense of unity for those who choose to use medicinal cannabis.
SOLO adult singles group meets Sunday
The SOLO adult singles group will meet at
Central School PTA meets Monday
Central School PTA will hold its January meeting at 6:30 p.m. Monday in the school library. Note that the schedule for the monthly PTA meetings has changed.
The meetings will now be held on the second Monday of every month. Child care will be provided. Those attending should bring ideas. For more information, contact Mika Morton at 541-962-8494.
City seeks to fill vacancies
The following vacancies on City of La Grande Advisory Committee or commissions are available: Air Quality Advisory Commission, Arts Advisory Commission, Budget Committee, Community Landscape and Forestry Advisory Commission, Landmarks Advisory Commission, Library Advisory Commission, Parking, Traffic Safety and Street Maintenance Advisory Commission, Parks and Recreation Advisory Commission, Planning Commission, Urban Renewal Advisory Commission and Union County Economic Development Commission board of directors.
Applications for committee and commission board seats may be obtained from Angelika Brooks, assistant to the city manager, or City Recorder Sandy Lund on the second floor of city hall, 1000 Adams Ave.
Applications may also be downloaded from the city’s website at www.cityoflagrande.org. For more information, call 541-962-1309.
City sponsors annual trees poster contest
The City of La Grande is sponsoring the annual Trees are Terrific poster contest for La Grande School District fourth-graders and fifth-graders.
The poster contest encourages students to learn about the important role that trees play in the community.
This year’s poster theme is Trees are Terrific & Need Our Care. The completed posters will be on display throughout April at the public library and City Hall.
The winning posters will be announced at the Arbor Week celebration the first week in April, and the winning students will receive prizes. The contest deadline is March 21.
Deputies to teach gun class Feb. 1
The Union County Sheriff’s Office will offer a Concealed Handgun Class at 8 a.m. Feb. 1 at the Union County Sheriff’s Office, 1109 K Ave.
The cost of the class is $50; pre-registration is required.
For more information and to register for the class, contact Shelley or Shari at the sheriff’s office at 541-963-1017.
PFLAG meets Sunday afternoon
The January PFLAG (Parents, Friends and Family of Lesbians and Gays) meeting will begin at 2 p.m. Sunday at Shelter From the Storm, 1111 Fifth St. The group will discuss fundraising options.
Training class offered for caregivers
JOSEPH — A Wallowa County Caregivers training class will take place from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday at Point of Connection, Highway 82 in Joseph. The first skill-building class will cover “Recovering and Regrouping after the Holidays” plus “ Grab-N-Go Bags.” Classes will be offered free of charge to the public, and refreshments will be served.
South County Health District meets
UNION — The South County Health District will hold its regular board meeting at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in the conference room of the Union Family Health Center. The public is welcome.
Free Zumba class held on Wednesdays
A free Zumba class will be held at noon Wednesdays in January and February at the Grande Ronde Fitness Club on Adams Avenue. People are asked to wear athletic clothes and bring a water bottle.
Library offers craft for ‘teens’
Cook Memorial Library is offering a friendship bracelet craft for teens from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Teens will learn to create several styles of bracelets from embroidery floss. Supplies are provided, and registration is not required. iCraft is the library’s free monthly craft activity for “teens” ages 11 and older. View the flier and watch for upcoming teen events on the library’s Facebook page.
This program is funded by a grant from the Wildhorse Foundation.
Car club meets second Tuesdays
The Union County Timber Cruisers Car Club meets on the second Tuesday of the month (Jan. 14) at the Flying J Restaurant, starting at 5:30 p.m. Visitors are welcome.
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