News Briefs, week of January 8, 2020
Library lines up activities
Quincy Public Library, 208 Central Ave. S., 787-2359, offers programs at no charge, including the following:
Jan. 8, Minecraft, 3:30-5:00 p.m.; space limited and sign-up ahead of time required
Jan. 9, Preschool Storytime & Craft, 10:30 a.m.
Jan. 11, Kids Bingo,
Jan. 13, Adult Scrabble Club, 10:00 a.m.
Jan. 13, ATLAS At the Library after School, 3:30-
Jan. 14, Adult Makerspace “Beginner’s Paint Pouring Craft, 11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Jan. 14, Minecraft, 3:30-5:00 p.m.; space limited & sign-up ahead of time required.
City prepares more activities
For more information on Quincy Recreation Department activities, call 509-787-3523, ext. 9, or go to www.quincywashington.us. Upcoming activities include the following:
On the first and third Fridays of the month, Teen Nights are held at the Quincy Activity Center. The event is free and goes from 6:30-10 p.m.
Family STEM Nights are on the first Thursday of the month through May 2020, 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Author chat on elements of the novel
Write On The River presents a chat on “The Essence of Story” at its Saturday, Jan. 18, “Writers Meeting Writers” meeting from 9:15 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Career novelist Kay Kenyon will discuss the basic building blocks of stories — concept, character, and plot —- and how to optimize them. This bi-monthly event is free to non-members for the first two meetings. It is held at the Wenatchee Library. For more information: writeontheriver.org.
Live music held at George
The First Friday Jam at George is set for Jan. 3, 2020 at the George Community Hall. The public is invited to listen or to join along with an instrument.
On the third Friday of every month the Third Friday Slow Jam event is held at the George Community Hall.
The George Community Hall presents the CoffeeHouse with The WEAVILS on Jan. 25, 2020.
The doors open at 6:30 p.m., and the show begins at 7 p.m. Admission is $5, kids 12 and under are free. Refreshments will be provided by the Georgettes.
Historical society holds monthly meeting
The Grant County Historical Society will hold its monthly meeting Jan. 14, 2020 at the Ephrata American Post located at 276 8th Ave. NW. The board meeting begins at 11:30 a.m. Lunch is served at 12 p.m. Lunch will be served by the American Legion staff and the price is $7.50.
Community college holds trustee meeting
The Big Bend Community College Board of Trustees will hold a regular board meeting Thursday, Jan. 9, at 1:30 p.m., in the Hardin Community Room in the ATEC Building at 7611 Bolling St NE, Moses Lake.