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Calendar of Events


August 15, 2018


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

• 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.

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 noon to 2 pm. at Sodbusters, 1040 E Broadway St, Goldendale, WA 98620. 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 Roadhouse 97. At 8:00am.

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.

Third Saturday

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

Goldendale Library This Week

Aug. 16

• Annual Old Fashioned Ice Cream Social. Presented by the Friends of Goldendale Community Library. 6:00 - 8:00 pm. On the lawn of the Presby Museum, 127 W. Broadway, Goldendale. Thanks for your support of our library! FREE Ice Cream, Root Beer Floats, Watermelon Entertainment by The Flute Troupe.

Aug. 31

• Submission Deadline for the first art show in the newly remodeled library 5:00pm. The theme of our first art show in the newly remodeled library is My Library. The show will feature two dimensional works that depict a view, aspect, feeling, or face of the Goldendale Community Library, past or present. All mediums and styles are welcome. Stop by the Goldendale Community Library at the temporary location at 1103 S. Columbus Street for guidelines or to submit art.

Bookmobile Schedule

Aug. 15

• Centerville School...................9:45–11:00

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

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

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

Aug. 16

• Lee.........................................9:45–10:15

• Pueblo del Rio......................10:45–11:45

• *Alderdale/Mercer Ranch

• Main Office........................12:55–1:20

• *Book return available at this location

• Columbia River Country Store....1:50–2:30

• Sundale Fruit Company............2:45–3:30

Aug. 21

• New Hope Farms....................9:30–10:00

• (no stop Jun 12, Aug 21)

• Cleveland..............................11:00–11:30

• Bickleton Post Office..............12:15–2:30

Aug. 22

• Old High Prairie Fire Hall........9:45–10:20

• *Lyle Market.........................10:40–11:30

• *Book return available at this location

• Dallesport School Building.....12:30–3:00


Aug 8, 15, 22 & 29

• Zendrawing in the Park. 10am to 12pm. 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.

Aug. 16

• To veterans and your Families. Thank You! To show our appreciation for your service to our Country, Christ the King Lutheran Church would like to extend and open invitation to ALL VETERANS AND THEIR FAMILIES to a no charge dinner. 6:00 – 7:00pm. Christ the King Lutheran, 104 E Simcoe Dr, Goldendale, WA 98620, USA.

Aug. 16

• Trout Unlimited family picnic. We are having our family picnic on August 18th from 1-5pm at Horsethief Lake. Bring your family, kids, grandparents, Mom & Dad and brothers & sisters. Trout Unlimited is providing the chicken. Bring a side dish, a salad, or desert and a beverage of your choice. FYI there is a free optional tour of the sacred area including the pictographs at 8am or 10am. Space is very limited, the history and relics are amazing. The tour is typically 1.5 hours long and about 0.75 miles round trip with rough rock and gradient changes. Excessive heat can be a concern depending on weather. To reserve your space call 509-439-9032. Hope you all can come join in the fun and good times. See you at the picnic

Sept. 1

• Lyle Lions Pancake Breakfast, 7:00 to 10:00 am. Lyle Lions Community Ctr. Corner of Hwy 14 and 5th St. Everyone is welcome!!

Sept. 8

• The Alder Creek Pioneer Carousel Museum is sponsoring the 11th Annual Car show and Flea Market in downtown Bickleton on Sat. Sept. 8th. We are entering antique and classic cars and trucks as well as motorcycles this year. The time is from 9-4 and takes over the whole street of Bickleton. Last year we had over 100 entries. Food is available in several different venues in town.

Sept. 15

• Black Tie & Blue Jeans. Klickitat Valley Health Memorial Foundation. Dinner and auction. At the Goldendale Grange. Social Hour, Auction, and Spirit Table preview 5 p.m. Dinner at 6:30 p.m. Appetizers, Local Wine and Beer, 3 Course Dinner (Surf & Turf or Vegetarian) Ticket Prices - $50.00 per person. Call: 509-773-1006 for reservations. This year’s event benefits the purchase of new state-of-the-art Surgery equipment and patient equipment for Nursing and Transitional Care.

Sept. 23

• Arlington Saddle Club queen tryouts. The search is underway for candidates interested in competing for the title of 2019 Arlington Saddle Club Queen. Contestants do not need to be local or Gilliam County residents, but must be between the ages of 15 and 20 as of May 4, 2019. Tryouts will be held at the rodeo grounds in Arlington, OR on Sunday, September 23 beginning at 10:00am during which time contestants will be asked to display their horsemanship and public speaking skills. The coronation ceremony will be held immediately following the tryouts. The lucky winner will travel throughout the Northwest representing the Arlington Saddle Club and promoting the Arlington Jackpot Rodeo. 2019 will mark the 72nd year of the Arlington Jackpot Rodeo, held the 1st weekend of May each year. Applications and additional information can be obtained by contacting Eileen Potter, Queen Advisor, at (541) 384-6251 or by emailing The deadline to submit an application is August 15, 2018.


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