Community Bulletin: April 28
Get a free comic book at Quincy library
Free comic books will be given away at the Quincy and Soap Lake public libraries on May 7 as part of national Free Comic Book Day.
The Quincy library will be open 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. that day, and the Soap Lake library will be open 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. So come by and get your free comic.
This is the 15th year for the national event, in which 6 million comics are given out annually at participating libraries and retail stores across North America. It is designed to entice first-time comic readers and encourage devout readers to explore new stories.
Seniors: Come for Thursday dinner
The Quincy Senior Center is serving up pork chops at the weekly Thursday dinner.
Dinner is at 6 p.m. and costs $7 a person. Games follow at 6:30 p.m. Also on the menu are mashed potatoes with gravy, buttered carrots, salad and cake.
Bridge winners were Betty Mansfield and Aldene Duchscherer. Pinochle winners were Ruth Linscott and Lorain Greenwalt. Dominos winners were Mark Owens and Dan Neumann. Rummikub winners were Pam Barrow and Glenn Barrow.
Mended Hearts to tour cath lab
WENATCHEE – Greater Wenatchee Mended Hearts Chapter 91 meets Monday at Central Washington Hospital in Wenatchee.
The group meets 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in conference rooms F and G, on the ground floor. Shawn Ottley, cath lab manager, and registered nurse Carrie Bonner will give attendees a tour of the cath lab. The 30-minute tour follows the regular meeting, beginning at 1 p.m.
For more information, contact Ann Diede, chapter president, at 679-8181 or email@example.com
Mended Hearts offers hope and encouragement to heart patients and their families in Grant, Chelan, Douglas and Okanogan counties.
Submarine vets to march in parade
EAST WENATCHEE – The U.S. Submarine Veterans of Central and Eastern Washington will have its monthly meeting on May 6 in East Wenatchee. The meeting will immediately follow the Classy Chassis Parade, which begins at 6:30 p.m.
The meeting will include a short business meeting and a tribute to U. S. submarines and their crews lost in service. On May 7, the group will tow its USS Yakima parade float in the Apple Blossom Parade.
Submarine veterans in Central and Eastern Washington and their family members are invited. Call Mark Briggs at 480-8245 for information.
Join in National Day of Prayer
Local organizers invite the public to join them in praying for this nation on May 5, the National Day of Prayer.
The event will be at 6 p.m. at the flag pole at Quincy City Hall, 104 N. B St. S.W.
The National Day of Prayer is held annually on the first Thursday in May. People of all faiths are invited to pray together. It is a nondenominational event.
Public invited to join in cemetery cleanup
The Quincy Rotary Club invites the public to join club members on Saturday as they clean up the Quincy Valley Cemetery.
Chuck Allen, an event organizer and member of Rotary, encouraged people to join in the local effort — and bring their garden tools as well.
“The Quincy Rotary Club encourages anyone who would like to join us to bring their families and any yard or garden tools they have to help us spruce up the cemetery,” Allen said. “It’s a great opportunity to help your community while working alongside your friends and neighbors.”
The cleanup event will be 9 a.m. to noon.
Volunteers will be trimming edges around headstones and car paths, removing weeds and other trash, and doing other general cleanup tasks to spruce up the cemetery before Memorial Day.
Tickets on sale for Harlem Ambassadors
Tickets are on sale for the May 7 basketball game that will pit the visiting Harlem Ambassadors against the Quincy Valley Hoopsters.
The Ambassadors are a Harlem-style comedy basketball show. The fun begins at 7 p.m. in the Quincy High School gym.
Tickets will be sold at the door; however, they are being sold now at a reduced price. Advance tickets are $7 for seniors and students and $9 for adults.
Tickets are on sale at the Quincy Valley Post-Register, Quincy Hardware & Lumber, Wheatland Bank, the Port of Quincy office, Washington Tractor and the Quincy Valley Chamber of Commerce. Or find them online at www.quincyvalley.org.
Attendees will be able to meet the Harlam Ambassadors after the show and get free autographs and photos.