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October 9, 2019


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.

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.

Every Monday & Friday

• Goldendale Narcotics Anonymous. Father’s House Fellowship, 207 South Klickitat Avenue. 4:00 pm. Topic Discussion, Discussion/Participation.

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.

Every Saturday

• Goldendale Narcotics Anonymous. Father’s House Fellowship, 207 South Klickitat Avenue. 12:00 pm. Open Basic Text. Business meeting every third Saturday following meeting.

Every Tuesday & Thursday

• Goldendale Narcotics Anonymous. Father’s House Fellowship, 207 South Klickitat Avenue. 6:00 pm. It works how and why study.

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

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

fourth Monday

• Coalition for Preventing Abuse in Klickitat County 4th Monday of every month 4:00pm-5:30pm. Goldendale Community Library basement


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.

• LD14 Democratic Party will hold their monthly meeting. The event will have virtual options to attend and there will also be a group at the Hedgewald Center in Stevenson and the Yakima County Democrats office. Email to learn more.

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.

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.

First Saturday

• Lyle Lions Pancake Breakfast, 7:00 - 10:00 am. at the Lyle Lions Community Ctr. located on the corner of Hwy 14 & 5th St. Everyone is welcome!

Second Monday

• Friends of the Goldendale Library Meeting. Camplan Community room, 131 W. Burgen Street, Goldendale. 12:30 pm to 2:00 pm

• 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.

Second Tuesday

• Klickitat County Republicans meet at 6pm on the second Tuesday each month at the Dallesport Community Center

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.

Third Thursday

• Veterans and their families are invited to a free appreciation dinner hosted by Christ the King Lutheran Church. Dinners are held the third Thursday of each month. Christ the King Lutheran Church 104 E Simcoe Drive Goldendale. For more information please call 509-773-5750.

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 Blue Sage Café. 118 W Main St, Goldendale, WA 98620, USA

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 Tuesday and Friday

• At Last Yarn Benders meets from noon to 2 pm. at Shirley & Don Smiley’s. 513 W. Court St. Goldendale, WA 98620. Want to learn? Come on down. 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, 1533 US-97, Goldendale, WA 98620at 8:00am.

For the Ladies

Upcoming deadline

• Soroptimist International of Goldendale is offering a $2000 award to a woman, financial head of household, who is attending either an undergraduate degree program or a vocational skills training program, and who has financial need. The application is available only online at It takes time to complete. Apply now! The deadline is 11/15/19. For questions or help with the application, call Adar at 509-773-6249.

Second 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.

• 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

• Aglow Lighthouse Harvest Tea: Come to the ne Grange Hall Saturday 10/19 from one till three. Come and enjoy food and fellowship, prayer and praise with women who love God and want to share His love with you. Our own Karen Klassen, Nancy Lynn Kirkes, and Patty Cooper will be speaking. If you want more info, call Debby at 261-2815 or Fawn at 261-1426

Goldendale Library This Week

• Goldendale Community Library is located at 131 W. Burgen Street, Goldendale. For more information on any events please call 1(509)773-4487

Oct. 10.

• Girls Who Code. 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm. A free, after-school club for 6-12th-grade girls to use computer science to impact their community and join a sisterhood of supportive peers and role models.

Oct. 14.

• Adult book group – morning. 11:00am – 12:00pm. This month we're discussing: The Line Becomes a River: Dispatches From the Border by Francisco Cantú

• Friends of the Goldendale Community Library Meeting. 12:30pm – 2:00pm. Looking for a fun way to support your library? Join the Friends of the Library and attend this regular meeting.

• Let’s Play Chess. 3:00pm- 5:00pm. A time and place to play chess. Chess boards available or bring your own. All ages and abilities welcome.

• Adult Book Group – Evening. 6:00pm- 7:00pm. This month we're discussing Anything is Possible by Elizabeth Strout

Oct. 16.

• Family Storytime. 10:30 am - 11:30 am. Hear stories, sing songs, and enjoy activities for children of all ages and their parents or caregivers.

• Nature Kids (at E’Kone Park) 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm. Commune with nature to discover and gather beautiful objects to create “Nature Art.” In week two of this program we will convene at the library for more Nature Art Projects with the materials we have collected.


Oct. 12

• The Goldendale American Legion Auxiliary Fundraising Dinner. 5:00 – 7:30pm. Featuring, Franny’s Salisbury Steak. (dinner includes salad bar, mashed potatoes, gravy, green beans, dinner roll, and dessert for only $10.00/ person) 7pm Live Auction, plus the Quilt and 50/50 Raffles. Proceeds go towards the Bingo room Floor Project. Questions or to donate auction items, please contact Suzanne Sparks 509-250-3944 or Diane Petersen 509-773-5332

Oct. 13

• The Rush of Crush at Jacob Williams Winery. 8:00 am - 5:00 pm. 3 AVERY ROAD Wishram, WA Jacob Williams’ winemaker, Peter Cushman, will take you on a journey from source to bottle. We encourage you to stop by and check out the inner workings from start to finish.

Oct. 17

• Community members are invited to the Klickitat County Democrats' "Drinking Democratically" 6:30 p.m. Thursday, October 17, at Dwinnel Country Ales.

Oct. 18

• Centerville Grange Pinochle party on Friday, October 18th at 7:00 p.m. Everyone welcome..Delicious desserts!!

Oct. 20

• Organ Concert. Zion Lutheran Church is pleased to invite you to attend the concert/re-dedication ceremony for the Phelps-d’Autremont Pipe Organ. Over the past year, the church and the community of The Dalles raised over $11,000 to fully restore the Phelps-d’Autremont organ to new condition. Festivities commence at 4:00 P.M. A reception will be held following the concert in the newly renovated Sawyer Fellowship Hall, including champagne punch and hors d'oeuvres. Zion Lutheran Church is located at 101 W 10th Street in The Dalles (corner of 10th and Union). Admission is free. For more information contact (541) 296-9146.

Oct. 22

• Community Song Circle at the Goldendale Library, 131 W. Burgen St. 6:30-8:30p.m. In the Camplan Room. Music lovers of all ages are invited – those who enjoy playing their instruments and/or signing for or with others.

Oct. 4- Oct. 25

• The Dalles Main Street’s Ghost Walk: Friday and Saturday nights in October. Two groups a night will get a 45 minute Downtown tour Early tours, starting at 6pm, will be recommend ages 6 and older, and late tours, starting at 8, will be recommended ages 18 and over. Cost is $20.00 per person. For more information please contact the event coordinator and Main Street volunteer Kelly at or visit The Dalles Main Street website:

Nov. 1

• Mid-Columbia Economic Development District (MCEDD) will be hosting the 2019 Gorge Economic Symposium. The event is on Friday, November 1 from 9 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Fort Dalles Readiness Center in The Dalles. More information and tickets ($25) are available at This annual, half-day event shares economic and employment trends at the regional and county level.

Nov. 4

• Community Song Circle at the Goldendale Library, 131 W. Burgen St. 1:30-3:30p.m. In the Camplan Room. Music lovers of all ages are invited – those who enjoy playing their instruments and/or signing for or with others.


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