ONGOINGGrant County Library is open 1-5 p.m. Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday; 10 a.m.-noon and 1-7 p.m. Tuesday; and 7-9 p.m. Thursday. The library is located at 507 S. Canyon Blvd., John Day.

John Day Senior Center is open 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday through Friday. Hot lunches served at noon, Mondays and Thursdays at 142 N.E. Dayton St., John Day. Games, cards, pool played after the meals at 1 p.m. Weekly bingo games 6:45 p.m. Tuesdays.

Canyon Mountain Center offers meditation sittings from 5:30 to 6:10 p.m., with simple instruction at 5 p.m., Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 511 Hillcrest, John Day. 541-932-2725.

Grant County Circle of Friends Drop-in Center, open 9-11 a.m. on Wednesdays - 2nd at the Outpost and the 1st, 3rd and 4th in the Johnnie Titus room. Call 541-987-2485.

Cowboy Chapel, 6-7 p.m., Wednesdays and Sundays, Bible Way Community Church, 700 S. Canyon Blvd., John Day. Come as you are; no offering taken. Call 541-620-4255.

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.

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 1312 p.m. - Prairie City Seniors meals at the Strawberry Grange Hall, Prairie City.

12:30 p.m. - TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly), weigh-in and meeting. Seventh-day Adventist Church, John Day. 541-932-4592, 541-575-5570, or 1-800-932-8677.

4-5 p.m. - Grant County Children's Choir, for grades 3-8, rehearsal at the United Methodist Church, John Day. Call 541-575-1876, or 541-620-0989.

5:30 p.m. - Friends of Kam Wah Chung & Co. Museum, Kam Wah Chung Interpretive Center, NW Canton St., John Day. 541-575-2800.

6 p.m. - Long Creek Volunteer Fire Department, City Hall.

6 p.m. - Prairie City, City Council/Planning Commission, City Hall.

7 p.m. - Dayville City Council, City Hall.

7 p.m. - Girl Scout Leaders, 60545 West Highway 26, John Day. 541-575-1106.

7 p.m. - Grant School District 3 School Board, District 3 office, 401 N. Canyon City Blvd., Canyon City.

7 p.m. - Prairie City School District 4 Board, school library.

7:30 p.m. - Let Go Group of Alcoholics Anonymous, St. Elizabeth Catholic Church Parish Hall, John Day. 541-575-0114.

THURSDAY, OCT. 145 a.m. - Grant County Men of Integrity (Promise Keepers), Outpost Restaurant, John Day.

11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. - Grant County Family Violence Council, Adult and Family Services small conference room, 725 W. Main St., John Day. 541-575-4335.

12 p.m. - Grant County Transportation District Board, bus barn in John Day. 541-575-2370. Public invited.

7 p.m. - Long Creek City Council, Community Hall. 541-421-3601.

6:30 p.m. - Grant County Stockgrowers, Keerin's Hall. 7 p.m. - Monument School Board, high school.

7 p.m. - John Birch Society, Grant County Chapter, Mt. Vernon. 541-932-4547.

FRIDAY, OCT. 153-6 p.m. - United Methodist Church, weekly distribution of boxes of food, United Methodist Church, 126 NW Canton Street, John Day.

7 p.m. - Whiskey Gulch Gang, Sel's Brewery, Canyon City. 541-575-0329.

7 p.m. - Oasis Refuge Recovery, a Christ-based, 12-step group, First Christian Church, John Day. 541-575-0852.

SATURDAY, OCT. 169 a.m.-noon - John Day Farmers Market, SW Brent St., John Day. Crafts, baked goods, produce, kids' activities, entertainment, information booths. This is the last market for the season. Call 541-932-2859.

12 p.m. - Oregon NORML-Eastside Chapter, Long Creek. Community Hall. Call Wendy at 541-620-0768.

MONDAY, OCT. 1810 a.m. - Grant County Senior Site Council, John Day Senior Center, 142 N.E. Dayton St., John Day.

6 p.m. - Mt. Vernon Volunteer Fire Department, 541-932-4688.

7 p.m. - Juniper Singers, Grant Union High School music room. Call Peggy Neal, 541-575-2840.

7 p.m. - Dayville Volunteer Fire Department, fire hall.

7:30 p.m. - Outlaw Group of Alcoholics Anonymous, Presbyterian Church in Mt. Vernon. 541-932-4844.

TUESDAY, OCT. 1910 a.m. - Oasis Refuge Recovery, a Christ-based, 12-step group. First Christian Church, John Day. 541-575-0852.

10-11 a.m. - Story Hour and craft project, for preschoolers 3-6 years old, at the Grant County Library.

12 p.m. - Monument Seniors meal program at the Monument Senior Center.

12 p.m. - Women's Support Group, offered by Heart of Grant County for survivors of domestic violence. Free lunch included. 541-575-4335.

12 p.m. - Grant County Genealogical Society, luncheon meeting at the Outpost Restaurant. Elaine Husted will speak on the history of the parsonage at John Day's historical Advent Church. Call Nancy Elliott, 541-575-0042.

5-7 p.m. - Food Bank and 'Soup's On' Community Meal, Teen Center on Front Street in Prairie City. For more information, call Prairie Baptist Church at 541-820-3696.

5:30 p.m. - Canyon City City Council, City Hall.

6 p.m. - Strawberry Grange 661 in Prairie City, grange hall. Call Alvan Cooley at 541-820-3746.

6 p.m. - Watershed Council, the Council's Long Creek office, 610 Hwy. 395 N., next to the post office. Call Amanda Born, 541-421-3018.

6 p.m. - Humbolt Elementary School PTA, school cafeteria. 541-932-4998.

6 p.m. - Bingo at the John Day Senior Center, doors open at 6 p.m. and the games start at 6:45.

6 p.m. - John Day Farmers Market Committee, Outpost Restaurant. Call Chari Larue, 541-932-2859.

6-7:30 p.m. - New Life Center Youth Night, free food, games and a series, "H20." All teens ages 12-17 are welcome. Call 541-575-0209.

6:30 p.m. - Grant County Bird Club, with potluck. Call Tom Hunt, 541-575-1598.

6:30-7:30 p.m. - DDA (Dual Diagnosis Anonymous), Canyon City Community Hall.

7 p.m. - VFW #3597, Elks Lodge in John Day. Call Vernon Beard, 541-932-4214, or Jim Jerome, 541-575-2210.

7 p.m. - Prairie City Rural Fire Board, City Hall.

7 p.m. - Venturing Club, Boy Scouts of America program, Church of the Nazarene youth annex, John Day. Call Greg Armstrong, 541-575-2765.

7 p.m. - Granite City Council, Granite City Hall.

7:15 p.m. - Boy Scout Troop 898, John Day Elks Lodge, John Day. Call Teri Corning-Sevey at 541-575-2531.

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 209 a.m. - Grant County Court, courthouse, Canyon City.

9 a.m.-Noon - Grant County Genealogical Society Library, open to the public, Mt. Vernon City Hall.

12 p.m. - Prairie City Seniors meals at the Strawberry Grange Hall, Prairie City.

12:30 p.m. - TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly), weigh-in and meeting. Seventh-day Adventist Church, John Day. 541-932-4592, 541-575-5570, or 1-800-932-8677.

3:30 p.m. - Humbolt Elementary School Site Council, school library. 541-575-0454.

4 p.m. - Grant County Safe Communities Coalition, Outpost Restaurant, John Day. 541-575-3600.

4-5 p.m. - Grant County Children's Choir, for grades 3-8, rehearsal at the United Methodist Church, John Day. Call 541-575-1876, or 541-620-0989.

5:30 p.m. - Grant County Law Enforcement Review Council, Grant County Courthouse Conference Room.

6 p.m.- Grant County Public Forest Commission, Squeeze-In Restaurant. 541-620-1949.

6 p.m. - Prairie City Community Association, conference room in the public works building, Prairie City.

7:30 p.m. - Let Go Group of Alcoholics Anonymous, St. Elizabeth Catholic Church Parish Hall, John Day. 541-575-0114.

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