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First Kids Stuff

First & Third Mondays

• Rainbow Girls meeting at 210 S. Columbus. Dinner at 6:30 p.m. open to the public with meeting following. (509) 773-4567

Every Wednesday

• Community Grace Brethren Church has an AWANA program for children 4th to 6th grade from 2-3:45 p.m.

Third Wednesday

• Learn and Play preschool age older siblings welcome 2:00 p.m. at Goldendale Primary School

First and Third Fridays

• Goldendale moms group/play group from 9:30-11:30 a.m. at Goldendale Community Grace Brethren Church. For more information, call Jennifer at (503) 703-1330.

Support Groups

Every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday

• Alcoholics Anonymous Goldendale United Methodist Church 8-9PM

Every Monday

• Narcotics Anonymous meeting in Wishram from 3-4 p.m. at 425 Main St., across from the post office. Newcomers welcome.

Tuesday & Thursday

• Narcotics Anonymous, 8 p.m. At Father’s House Fellowship, 207 S. Klickitat in Goldendale.

Every Tuesday

• Take Off Pounds Sensibly (T.O.P.S.) meets in the Riverview Bank meeting room at 9 a.m. For more information, call (509) 261-0330.

• Domestic Violence Victim’s Support Group 10:30 a.m. at Programs for Peaceful Living for more information please call 509-773-6100.

Second Wednesday

• Alzheimer’s Association Caregiver Support Group at the Goldendale Senior Center, located at 115 E. Main, from 10:30 a.m. to noon.

Every Thursday

• T.O.P.S. (Taking Off Pounds Sensibly) meets from 6-7 p.m. at the Riverview Bank in Goldendale. Phone (509) 261-0330.

Second Thursday

• Goldendale Community Support Group for School Food. Anyone interested in the quality of food our public school students get. Meet at the Goldendale United Methodist Church at 6:30 p.m.

• Coalition for Preventing Abuse in Klickitat County (formerly Klickitat County Drug Awareness Team and Relationship Abuse Prevention Program) meeting at Pete’s Pizza from noon to 1 p.m. Everyone is invited.

• Weight Loss Support Group-Free-at the Water’s Edge in The Dalles. Please call Jennifer at 541-993-4853.

Every Saturday

• Narcotics Anonymous, Noon at Father’s House Fellowship, 207 S. Klickitat in Goldendale.

Monday & Friday

• Narcotics Anonymous meeting, 4p.m. at the Ponderosa motel.775 E Broadway st, Goldendale, WA 98620.


Every Monday

• Yoga at the United Methodist Church 109 E Broadway, Goldendale from 6-7:30 p.m. Please call Jill Kieffer RN Instructor to pre-register (541) 490-3704

Every Tuesday

• Senior Meals at noon. Lyle Lions Community Ctr. Corner of Hwy 13 & 5th St. Public is welcome.

First Monday

• American Legion meeting, 7 p.m. at the Legion building, 108 N. Grant.

First and Third Monday

• Goldendale City Council meetings 7:00 p.m. at 1103 S Columbus.

• Lyle Lions Club Meeting. Potluck at 6:00 pm. meeting at 6:30 pm. Contact (509) 365-2921 for more information. During the months of July & August, There will be only one meeting per month on the first Monday.

Second Monday

• Book Talk book discussion groups for adults at 11 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. at the Goldendale Community Library, 131 W. Burgen. (509) 773-4487.

• A.B.A.T.E. Legislative motorcycle rights organization 6:30 p.m. social, meeting at 7 p.m. at the Goldendale American Legion. Open to public.

First Tuesday

• Nature Walks. 8am.-10am join us for a walk through nature, the first Tuesday of each month. March thru June. The walks will be moderately strenuous with some unpaved surfaces, and some elevation gain. Meet at the library at 7:50 am for a short warm-up and follow the walk with coffee and pastries. No registration required.

First Wednesday

• Soroptimist International of Goldendale business meeting at 6 p.m. Dedicated to helping women and youth in our community and worldwide. Guests and new members welcome. Location varies. Call Naomi at 773-6091 for information.

First and Third Tuesdays

• Leah Rebekah Lodge 22 at Odd Fellows Lodge, 301 NW Second Street, 7:30 p.m.

Second Tuesday

• Klickitat Republicans meet at 6 p.m. Various Locations.

Second and Fourth Tuesdays

• International Order of Oddfellows meeting at 8 p.m. at the Goldendale Oddfellows Lodge.

Every Wednesday

• Kiwanis meets at 7 a.m. at the Simcoe Cafe in Goldendale.

Every First Wednesday

• Coffee and Conversation 10:30-11:30 a.m. at the Goldendale Senior Center. Topics of conversation include aging, travel, fraud, health issues, and activities. For more information please call Virginia at 509-773-3757.

First Thursday

• Masonic Lodge, 210 S. Columbus. Dinner at 6:30 p.m. open to the public with meeting following. For more information, visit or call (509) 773-5785.

• Mid-Columbia Public safety Activity League (MCPAL) meeting at various locations. For more information, call LeAndra (509) 250-0539.

Second Thursday

• Goldendale Motorsports Association meeting at the American Legion, at 6 p.m. for dinner, meeting at 7 p.m.

• Trout Lake hosts Senior Meals at noon at the Jerry Lunch Community Center. Come and have a great meal with events featuring music, entertainment or guest speaker. For more information please call 509-369-0031.

Second and Fourth Thursday

• Columbia Center of the Arts presents: The Gorge Expression Session Music Jam Second & Fourth Thursdays of each Month6:30-8pm Improvised Jam Session Instructed by Ryan Murtfeldt $5-10 Suggested Donation.

Every Thursday

• Goldendale American Legion Bingo 6:30 p.m. Call Diane for more info: (509)773-5332

First and Third Friday

• Java Talk 8 a.m. at the Town House Restaurant.

First Sunday

• Except July-September. Traditional county jams, dancing encouraged. Simcoe Boys at the American Legion 1-4 p.m.

Hobbies and Crafts

Second Tuesday

• Goldendale Photo Club meets at 6 p.m. at Golden Photo, 105 W. Main. Anyone with a passion for photography welcome. (509) 772-2717.

Every Thursday

• Bowman Creek Fiber Arts Guild meeting from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the basement of the Goldendale Grange. Spinners and weavers welcome.

Every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday

• Yarn Benders meets from 10 a.m. to noon at Twisted Throttle. Open to all who knit, crochet, or whatever craft you do—from beginners to experts. Men are welcome.

Animals and Outdoor

Second Tuesday

• Klickitat County Search and Rescue general meeting and training at 6:30 p.m. at the KPUD meeting room. (509) 773-4455.

• Columbia Basin Goat Guild class. Contact Mary to register for more information, (509) 261-1991.

Every Wednesday

• Sorting Practice at BC Mello arena—by reservation only. 176 Horseshoe Bend Road, Goldendale. (509) 250-0726

First Thursday

• Columbia Basin Goat Guild meeting at 2 p.m. Open to anyone interested in or has goats (509) 261-1991.


Tuesday and Thursdays

• Family History Center, located at the corner of N. Columbus and McKinley is open Tuesday and Thursday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Wednesday from 1-4 p.m. and 6:30-8:30 p.m. plus more. Appointments available outside these hours. Open to the public. 509-341-9428

For the Guys

First Saturday

• Men’s breakfast at Columbus Avenue Baptist Church, located at 815 N. Columbus, at 8 a.m. (509) 773-5075.

• Men’s breakfast at Community Grace Brethren Church, located at 1180 S. Roosevelt at 8 a.m. (509) 773-3388.

• United Methodist men’s Breakfast at Sodbusters. At 8:00am.

Second and Fourth Saturdays

• Men’s Breakfast at Goldendale Nazarene Church, located at 124 W. Allyn at 8 a.m.

For the Ladies

Second Monday

• Delta kappa Gamma International Society “dinner” business meeting from 5-6 p.m. The vision of DKG is to have Leading Women Educators Impacting Education Worldwide. New members and guest welcome. Location varies each month, please call Linda at 509.773.5667 for more information.

First Wednesday

• Soroptimist International of Goldendale business meeting 6 p.m. Dedicated to helping women and youth in our community and worldwide. Guests and new members welcome. Location varies. Call Naomi at 773-6091 for information.

Second Wednesday

• Order of Eastern Star No. 1 Evergreen meeting at 7:30 at the Goldendale Masonic Lodge 210 S. Columbus

Fourth Wednesday

• Order of Eastern Star No. 1 Evergreen Dinner at 6:30 p.m. open to the public with meeting following at 7:30 at the Goldendale Masonic Lodge 210 S. Columbus.

Third Thursday

• Girl’s Night Out: Women’s Dinner Party from 6-9 p.m. at the Historic Balch Hotel in Dufur, OR. Our monthly dinner is a new social space for women to connect, laugh and have inspiring conversations. Come for dinner, and be nourished by delicious food and drink as well as nurturing conversation with other women. Join a big table, order dinner, drink wine, savor dessert as you meet new women or get to know girlfriends better. Pure femme fun. Bring a friend or come alone and meet new ones. Please call 541.467.2277 for more information.

First Saturday

• Goldendale Aglow meets at 10 a.m. for fellowship meeting at the Goldendale Grange (509) 773-0496.

Goldendale Library This Week

• The Goldendale community Library is currently closed for renovations. The library will reopen in the back of the City Hall at 1103 S. Columbus Street on Monday, April 23rd. There will not be a book drop available between April 14 and April 23, and no materials are due back until the 23rd. On April 23rd, the book drop will reopen at the City Hall location. All book donations should be taken to the Friends of the Library’s book barrel at the General Store on Main Street throughout construction. Tax forms are available through April 13th only. Materials you have placed on hold may be picked up starting on Monday, April 23rd at the City Hall location. Deliveries will be made twice per week throughout construction. For information call 509-773-4487.

Bookmobile Schedule

May. 16

• *Lyle Market..........................9:45-10:15

• *Book return available at this location

• Lyle Community School.......10:25-12:30

• Dallesport School Building…..1:45-3:00

May. 17

• Appleton Post Office........10:15-11:00

• Timber Valley....................11:15-12:00

• *Klickitat Mini Park...........1:15-3:30

• *Book return available at this location

May. 22

• Wishram School...........................9:30-10:20

• West Wishram Tennis Courts......10:25-10:45

• Pitt.................................................12:45-1:00

• Klickitat School.............................1:15-2:00

• Wahkiacus School.........................2:30-3:00

May. 23

• Centerville School..............9:30-11:30

• Simcoe Manor....................12:30-1:20

• Willis Road..........................1:40-2:15

• Georgeville..........................2:45-3:30


May. 17

• Waffle supper at Centerville Grange on Thursday evening, May 17th at 6:00 p.m. We will be honoring our 50, 40, and 25 year award winners! Family and friends are invited. Please join us and view our remodeling of our grange hall.

May. 18

• Pinochle at Centerville Grange on Friday, May 18th at 7:00 p.m. All proceeds to go toward our scholarship fund. This will be our last card party until next fall. Delicious refreshments.

May. 18 & 19

• Spring Creek cemetery Work Days. May 18th, mowing. May19th, weed eater & cleanup for more information call Bob Ihrig 250-1721, or Bob Huton 773-3810.

May. 25-28

• Border War. Cowboy mounted shooting Washington Vs Oregon. Klickitat County Fairgrounds Goldendale, WA. Free admission. Friday 5:00pm Eliminator, Shotgun & Rifle. Saturday 9:00am Main match. Sunday 8:30 am Main Match.

June. 2

• Lyle Lions Pancake Breakfast/ Scholarship Donations. 7:00 to 10:00 am. at the Lyle Lions Community Ctr. Corner of Hwy 14 & 5th St. Everyone is welcome! A special donation jar will be available to collect funds towards a scholarship for graduating seniors

June. 1-3

• 4th annual Goldendale Blugrass and old time pickers festival. Ekone Park, Goldendale. Join musicians and friends for a weekend of informal jamming and performances. All day jamming, show starts at 7 p.m. Friday & Saturday. Dailey admission is free, camping for the weekend: 10/person

June. 4

• The Klickitat County commissioner’s office will be closing at 2:00pm on Monday, June 4 2018 to allow staff to attend scheduled training and vacation. The commissioner’s office will reopen Tuesday, June 5th at 8:00am.

June. 9, 16, 23, & 30

• Zendrawing in the Park. 6:00pm – 8:00pm. Ekone Park Goldendale, WA. Zendrawing is a form of abstract art that encourages you to 'free your mind,' try new things and embrace all the little imperfections. No experience is necessary. All you need to bring is an Ultra-Fine Sharpie and a chair (in case the tables are gone). Everything else is provided. You will even get a certificate of completion if you attend all four classes.

June. 30

• Class of 1963 55th Reunion. Saturday, June 30, 4:00pm – 7:00pm. American Legion 108 N Grant Ave, Goldendale, WA 98620, USA. Social Hour: 4:00 pm, Dinner: 5:00 pm. Price: $25.00 per person for dinner, you pay for your own drinks. Friends and other classmates welcome. We need to have a head count and money by June 15th. For more information contact; Beth Pine (360)852-2517,, Vernon Wade (509) 250-2014, or Mike Cahill (509)930-4740


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