Don’t forget about Oktoberfest at the Hope Grange! It’s all set for Saturday from 1 to 4 p.m. There will be a costume contest, hot dogs, chili, ice cream, free pumpkins for children 12 and under, games, face painting, and more!
The Olequa Senior Center is now offering a new low-impact exercise class on Mondays and Fridays from 9 to 10 a.m. There’s still time to sign up, people! If you’re under 50 years of age, the cost of the class is $40. Individuals 50 and over are only charged $30.
On Friday, flu shots will be available for purchase at the senior center from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. Medicaid and Medicare can often be billed for the cost of this vaccine. For more information, please contact the center at (360) 785-4325.
This month’s Potato Bar at the Olequa Senior Center is scheduled for Friday from 4:30 to 7 p.m. In addition to their famous potato toppings bar featuring taco, salad, and lots of other goodies, the meal consists of a dessert and drink, all for $7. Proceeds benefit the center.
On Wednesday, Oct. 9, a representative from the Community Action Council will speak on the energy assistance program during the noon lunch at the senior center.
The Winlock Timberland Library is presenting a special PageTurners Book Discussion on Friday at 12:30 p.m. This month’s title is Timothy Egan’s "Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher: The Epic Life and Immortal Photographs of Edward Curtis." This program is part of Timberland Reads Together: Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher, a reading initiative for 2013. Teenagers and adults alike are invited.
Also on Friday the public is welcome to view the award-winning PBS documentary "Coming to Light" at Winlock City Hall. This film tells the story of photographer Edward S. Curtis and his monumental portfolio of Native American images, including the reactions of North American Natives to his work. The documentary begins at 1:30 p.m.