What’s Happening

Guests help themselves to Thanksgiving Day fixings at the John Day Elks Lodge last year. A free Thanksgiving dinner will be held from 1-4 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day at the Elks Lodge again this year.

The deadline for What’s Happening items is 5 p.m. Friday. Call the Eagle, 541-575-0710, or email editor@bmeagle.com. For meetings this week, see our list in the classifieds.

• 1 p.m., Prairie City Teen Center

Community members are invited to a free Thanksgiving meal. For more information, call 541-820-3696.

• 1-4 p.m., John Day Elks Lodge 1824

Everyone is invited to a free Thanksgiving feast. For more information or home delivery, call 541-575-1824.

• 7 a.m. to 2 p.m., Eve’s Sweets and Canyon City Community Center

Eve’s Sweets will be hosting the second annual Black Friday bazaar. There will be more than 15 vendors with holiday gifts. For more information, call Michele McManama at 541-620-1296.

• 6:30 p.m., Canyon City Community Hall

Local Democrats are encouraged to attend. For information, call 541 542 2633.

• 6-7 p.m., Grant County Extension Classroom

The free financial workshop teaches how and why to build a personal budget and how to use a “credit repair toolbox.” For more information, call 541-575-1911.

Friday, Nov. 30

• 4:30 p.m., John Day Golf Club

There will be a benefit dinner to support gastrointestinal stromal tumor cancer research. There will be two dinner times at 4:30 p.m. and 6 p.m. The cost is $15 for singles, $25 for couples and $7 for ages 7 and under. For more information, call 541-575-0170.

• 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., John Day United Methodist Church

St. Thomas Episcopal and John Day United Methodist churches will be hosting a mini-retreat focused on the season of Advent. Potluck breakfast begins at 8 a.m. followed by meditation, devotions, crafts and fellowship concluding at 2 p.m. For more information or to RSVP, call 541-575-1326 or email johndayumc@gmail.com.

• 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Grant County Fairgrounds pavilion

The holiday bazaar features a large variety of items — mostly handcrafted — with soup and pie available as well as pictures with Santa (bring a camera). For more information, call Michele at 541-792-0958 or the fair office at 541-575-1900.

• 5 p.m., John Day Elks Lodge

There will be a silent auction, raffle and dinner. Proceeds benefit local seniors. For more information, call Lucie Immoos at 541-620-2098.

• 7 p.m., John Day United Methodist Church

The Grant County Youth Arts Program and the Juniper Arts Council will present the fall 2018 YAP concert including three choirs, an orchestra, choir chimes, two guitar classes and multiple soloists performing music from the World War I era. Admission is free. Donations are welcome. Photographs from World War I will be available for viewing before and after the concert. To provide photos with descriptions or for more information, contact Janine Goodwin at 541-820-4331 or grantcountyyap@gmail.com.

Saturday, Dec. 8

• 6 p.m., downtown John Day

The parade theme this year is “Tis the Night Before Christmas.” The entry fee is $10. Winners will be announced at the Elks Lodge following the parade. Registration is from 3-5:30 p.m. at Grant Western. Pre-registration is encouraged. Call Leslie Traylor at 541-620-4032 or 541-575-1862 for more information.

• 2 p.m., Blue Mountain Care Center

The Blue Mountain Care Center will be hosting a Christmas party for their residents and their families followed by a silent dessert auction to raise money for the resident council fund. Refreshments and entertainment will be provided. All are welcome. RSVP by Dec. 7. For more information or to RSVP, call 541-820-3341.

• 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Dayville Community Hall

A winter bazaar featuring crafters, food and fun activities. Crafters and vendors wanted, $10 per site, tables provided. For more information or to reserve a site, call Tracy Bird at 541-575-0866 or Kelly Cooper at 541-620-4947.

• 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monument School Gym

The sixth annual winter bazaar features homemade decor, beauty products, food and accessories. The 4-H club will be serving hamburgers, and the Monument ambulance will be hosting a dessert fundraiser. The cost per table is $10. For more information or to set up a booth, contact Stacy Robinson-Cox at 541-934-2155.

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