(Meetings subject to change. Call for confirmation.)
Grant County Library is open 1-5 p.m. Monday, Wednesday, and Saturday; 10 a.m.-noon and 1-7 p.m. Tuesday; and 1-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Thursday. 507 S. Canyon Blvd., John Day, 541-575-1992.
Canyon Mountain Center offers meditation sittings from 5:30 to 6:15 p.m. on Mondays. 767 East Main St., John Day. Call ahead for schedule changes or further information and events. Jim and Sandy, 541-932-2725.
Burns-Hines VA Clinic – Services for Grant County veterans. Immunizations, minor surgical procedures, blood pressure and diabetes monitoring, group therapy for combat PTSD, sobriety and other issues. Lab draws on Wednesdays. Nursing staff and therapy Monday through Friday. 541-573-3339.
Grant County Genealogical Society Research Center – Open 1-4 p.m. Thursdays and Fridays; and 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays. Parsonage building behind Historic Advent Church, West Main Street in John Day. 541-932-4718 or 541-575-2757.
WEDNESDAY, DEC. 20
12 p.m. – Seniors Meal Program at the Prairie City Senior Center, 204 N. McHaley, Prairie City.
12 p.m. – Women’s Support, by Heart of Grant County, for domestic violence survivors. Free lunch. 541-575-4335.
1 p.m. – Grant Cooperative Weed Management Area, Grant Soil and Water Conservation Office. 541-575-1554.
3:30 p.m. – Humbolt Elementary School Site Council, school library. 541-575-0454.
5:30 p.m. – Grant County Law Enforcement Review Council, Grant County Courthouse Conference Room.
6 p.m. – Prairie City Community Association, held in the PCCA office in the former Methodist Church, 211 W. Sixth St., Prairie City.
6:30 p.m. – Prairie City School District 4 Board, school library.
6:30-8:30 p.m. – Family History Center open, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, John Day. Also open by appointment. 541-656-8069.
7 p.m. – VFW 3597, 240 S. Canyon Blvd., John Day. 541-932-4113.
7 p.m. – John Day Volunteer Fire Department, fire station. 541-620-4037.
7:30 p.m. – Let Go Group of Alcoholics Anonymous, St. Elizabeth Catholic Parish Hall, John Day. 541-575-0114.
THURSDAY, DEC. 21
9 a.m.-5 p.m. – Family History Center open, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, John Day. Also open by appointment. 541-656-8069.
10 a.m.-1 p.m. – Monument Food Pantry, food distribution, trailer west of the Senior Center. 541-934-9191.
11 a.m. – Chamber of Commerce business meeting, 301 W. Main St., John Day. Additional meeting follows at noon at the Outpost Restaurant, John Day. 541-575-0547.
Noon – Seniors Meal Program and bingo, John Day Senior Center, 142 N.E. Dayton St. 541-575-1825.
1:30 p.m. – Blue Mountain Hospital Caregivers’ Support Group, first-floor classroom at Blue Mountain Hospital, John Day. 541-575-0728, ext. 248, or 541-820-3341.
4-7 p.m. – Blue Mountain Forest Partners, Conference Room at Grant County Regional Airport, John Day. Public is invited to attend. 541-620-2546.
5:00 p.m. – Blue Mountain Hospital Board, hospital conference room, John Day. 541-575-1311.
5:30 p.m. – Friends of Kam Wah Chung & Company, Kam Wah Chung Interpretive Center, N.W. Canton St., John Day. 541-575-2800.
6 p.m. – “The Girlfriends” Women’s 12-step Recovery, Families First office, John Day. 541-620-0596.
7 p.m. – Prairie City Volunteer Fire Department, Fire Hall. 541-820-3605.
7 p.m. – American Legion Unit 77, Alec Gay Hall. Call Art Pereira, 541-575-1841.
FRIDAY, DEC. 22
3-4 p.m. – United Methodist Church, weekly distribution of boxes of food, 126 N.W. Canton Street, John Day. 541-575-1326.
7 p.m. – Whiskey Gulch Gang, Sels Brewery, Canyon City. 541-575-0329.
7 p.m. – Overcomers Outreach, Christ-centered, 12-step support group. Living Word Christian Center, House on the Lawn, 59357 Highway 26, Mt. Vernon. 541-932-4910.
SATURDAY, DEC. 23
7 p.m. - Narcotics Anonymous, Cornerstone Christian Fellowship, 139 NE Dayton in John Day. Use the side door. 541-620-8074.
MONDAY, DEC. 25
Noon – Seniors Meal Program, John Day Senior Center, 142 N.E. Dayton St. 541-575-1825.
6 p.m. – Mt. Vernon Volunteer Fire Department, 541-932-4688.
7 p.m. – John Day Valley Bass Club, Outpost Restaurant. All are welcome. William Gibbs, 541-575-2050.
7:30 p.m. – Outlaw Group of Alcoholics Anonymous, Presbyterian Church in Mt. Vernon. 541-932-4844.
TUESDAY, DEC. 26
10-11 a.m. – Story Hour and craft project, Grant County Library, for preschoolers 0-6 years old. 541-575-1992.
12 p.m. – Seniors Meal Program at the Monument Senior Center. 541-934-2700.
12 p.m. – Transient Room Tax Committee, Grant County Chamber of Commerce, 301 W. Main St., John Day.
7 p.m. – John Day City Council, John Day Fire Station. 541-575-0028.
7:15 p.m. – Boy Scout Troop 898, John Day Elks Lodge, John Day. 541-575-2531.
WEDNESDAY, DEC. 27
9 a.m. – Grant County Court, courthouse, Canyon City.
9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. – Veterans/families services, John Day Elks Lodge. Topics include PTSD services and individual needs.
11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. – TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly), weigh-in, meeting. United Methodist Church library, 126 N.W. Canton St., John Day. 541-575-3812, 541-932-4592.