Community Calendar

The American Legion Post 43 in La Grande is serving up hamburgers every Tuesday night from 5PM – 7PM. Stop in for the hamburgers, and enjoy live music too. The public is welcome to come down to 301 Fir Street in La Grande each week to participate.

Every Monday through Friday the Community Connection Senior Dining Center in Baker City serves up lunch at 11:30AM. There is a suggested donation of $4.50 for persons 60 and over, and a cost of $6.25 for persons under 60. Stop by Community Connection of Baker County, located at 2810 Cedar St. in Baker City to take a look at the menu and see what else is offered.

Wildflower Lodge Assisted Living in La Grande holds their Dementia Support Groups on the first and third Wednesday of each month. The Dementia Support Groups are free to attend, and the next one will take place at 12PM on Wednesday, November 15th, at Wildflower Lodge. To RSVP for the support group and free lunch after, call 541-663-1200.

Veterans of Foreign Wars High Valley Post 4060 is holding Bingo each Wednesday, at the VFW Hall in Union. The doors will open at 5PM, with early bird games starting at 6PM, and regular games at 7PM. For more information, contact Cora, at 541-562-6153.

The Elgin Lions Club holds Bingo each Wednesday evening at the Elgin Community Center. Doors open at 6PM, and play starts at 6:30PM. Concessions will also be available.

The Meals on Wheels program in Union County is in need of volunteers to deliver meals to seniors at their homes. The time investment is only about two hours per week. If you are interested in helping out stop by the Community Connection of Union County office at 1504 N Albany St in La Grande, or call 541-963-7532.

The American Legion Post 43 in La Grande holds Bingo Thursday evenings, with Early Bird games starting at 6PM, and a second session beginning at 7PM. Jackpots start at $100 and $250, and a 50/50 raffle will also be available. The public is welcome to come down to 301 Fir Street in La Grande each week to participate. Refreshment will also be served. Cash only please.

The Meals on Wheels program in Baker County is in need of volunteers to deliver meals to seniors at their homes. The time investment is only about two hours per week. If you are interested in helping out stop by the Community Connection of Baker County office at 2810 Cedar Street or call 541-523-6591.

Every Friday morning from 9AM – 12PM is the Free Children’s Clinic in La Grande. Appointments are requested. For more information, please call 541-663-3150.

Our Lady of the Valley Catholic Church is holding a Holiday Bazaar this Saturday, from 9AM – 2PM. The Bazaar will be held at 4th and K Ave. in La Grande. There will be a cookie stroll, angel loft, raffles, and more. Breakfast and lunch will also be served, and everyone is invited.

Cook Memorial Library is hosting a Coloring Therapy event for adults on Saturday, from 10AM – 12PM. Coloring pages and materials will be provided, but feel free to bring your own. This is a free event, with no registration necessary, to provide a time of calm creativity in the midst of a busy pre-holiday time. For more details, contact Rose at the library at 541-962-1339.

The EOU Women’s Basketball Team will be hosting a Kids Night Out this Saturday evening at Quinn Coliseum on the EOU Campus. From 6PM – 9:30PM, kids in grades K-8 can participate in fun activities, including basketball, soccer, hockey, dodge ball, dancing, rock climbing, and more. Concessions will be available for sale, and all areas will be well supervised with medical staff on site. Kids participating in the Kids Night Out will need to wear proper shoes and comfortable clothing for recreational play, and must be signed in and out at the door. The cost is $10 per person, and registration will be available starting 20 minutes before the event begins. For more details, contact the EOU Head Women’s Basketball Coach, at 541-962-3236.

The Cove Sportsman Club will be holding the annual Cove Turkey Shoot this Sunday. The event will begin at 9AM, with inside games and food served too. All shooters are welcome.

ESA Delta Epsilon will be hosting a Holiday Market event, on Saturday, November 25th, at the Blue Mountain Conference Center in La Grande. This Holiday Market will be open from 9AM – 3PM, and will feature many crafts and homemade items for sale. Snacks and food will also be available, and admission at the door is a canned food or diapers donation to the Department of Human Services Emergency Food Bank.

If you or someone you know is struggling with alcohol, there are many Alcoholics Anonymous meetings in our area. To learn more about upcoming meetings, or to speak with someone in Alcoholics Anonymous, visit: OregonAADistrict29.org

If you are looking for a volunteer opportunity, how about becoming a Union County Chamber of Commerce Ambassador? Chamber Ambassadors are a group of volunteers who assist the Chamber office. Ambassadors meet twice a month. If you are interested contact the Union County Chamber of Commerce at 541-963-8588.

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