SEPTEMBER19Meet the Candidates Night, Mt.Vernon Grange Hall, 6 p.m. - 575-358821Prairie City Autumn Downtown Stroll, 3-7 p.m. - 820-412621Barrel race meet, Grant County Fairgrounds arena - 575-190021Free solar cooking at Jennifer Barker's home in Bear Valley, RSVP to 542-2525OCTOBER1-255 Alive Driving Class, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at John Day Senior Center5Fiddler's Showdown, Trowbridge Pavilion - 575-19006-12 National 4-H Week134-H Achievement Day - 575-191119Flea market/yard sale, Trowbridge Pavilion, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. - 575-1900NOVEMBER15Blue Mountain Grape and Grain Festival - 575-054716Christmas on the Prairie, Prairie City - 820-373923Thanksgiving Showcase, Trowbridge Pavilion - 575-1900DECEMBER7Blue Mountain Hospital Auxiliary Christmas Bazaar, Trowbridge Pavilion13Festival of Trees, Trowbridge Pavilion - 575-190014Timber Truckers Light Parade awards dinner, Trowbridge Pavilion - 820-3351 Call 575-0710 or e-mail heather@bluemountaineagle.com to add your event to the schedule.

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  REGULAR MEETINGSGOVERNMENTThe Grant County Library open 1 to 5 p.m. Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday; 10 a.m. to noon and 1 to 7 p.m. Tuesday; and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday. Story Hour and craft project for pre-schoolers 3 to 6 years old, 10 to 11 a.m. on Tuesday. The library is located at 507 S. Canyon Blvd., John Day. SENIORSJohn Day Senior Center, open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. Hot lunches served noon Mondays and Thursdays at 142 N.E. Dayton St., John Day. The Prairie City Senior Citizens meals served noon Wednesdays at the Strawberry Grange Hall, 204 N. McHaley Ave., Prairie City.The Monument Senior Citizens Meal Program held noon Tuesdays at the Monument Senior Center. WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 18GOVERNMENTGrant County Court, regular weekly meeting, 9 a.m. at Courthouse in Canyon City.Grant County Law Enforcement Review Council, monthly meeting, 5:30 p.m. at Grant County Courthouse conference room.HEALTHCOBRA, Central Oregon Battering and Rape Alliance, weekly women's empowerment group, 6-7:30 p.m. Child care provided. Call 575-4335.Let Go Group of Alcoholics Anonymous, regular weekly meeting, 7:30 p.m. at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church Parish Hall, John Day. Call 575-0114.Take Off Pounds Sensibly, (TOPS), regular weekly weigh-in 6:30 p.m., meeting 7 at Seventh-day Adventist Church, John Day. Call 1-800-932-8677, or 575-2318 evenings.ORGANIZATIONSBoy Scout Troop 898, regular weekly meeting, 7 p.m. at John Day Elks Lodge, 140 N.E. Dayton St. Call Galen Hayes at 542-2323.Kiwanis Club of John Day, regular weekly meeting, noon at the Outpost Trading Company, 155 W. Main St., John Day.Moose Lodge, monthly officers' meeting, 7 p.m. at 150 East Main St., John Day. Call 575-3680.Prairie City Community Association, monthly meeting, 6 p.m. at the Hospice building. Call Melanie DeJong at 820-4369 or Sandy Murray at 820-3739.SCHOOLSHumbolt Elementary School Site Council, monthly meeting, 3:30 p.m. in the school library, 329 N. Humbolt St., Canyon City. Call 575-0454.SENIORSJohn Day Seniors, weekly bingo games, 6:45 p.m. at the John Day Senior Center, 142 N.E. Dayton St. Call 575-1825.THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 19GOVERNMENTBlue Mountain Hospital, Board of Directors monthly meeting, 7 p.m. at Blue Mountain Hospital classroom, 170 Ford Road, John Day. HEALTHTake Off Pounds Sensibly, (TOPS), regular weekly meeting 8 a.m. at Grace Chapel, 154 E. Williams St., Prairie City. Call 820-3546.ORGANIZATIONSAmerican Legion, monthly meeting, 7 p.m. at Alec Gay Hall. Call Jack Sanders at 575-2838.Blue Mountain Hospital Care Package, support group for caregivers, monthly meeting 1:30 p.m. at St. Thomas Episcopal Church parish house, 139 S. Washington St., Canyon City. Call Arlene at 575-0202, Merilee at 932-4895, SaraJane at 575-1466 or Janie at 820-3341. Civil Air Patrol, regular weekly meeting, 7 p.m. at Grant County Regional Airport. Call 575-0155.Friends of the Prairie City Railroad Depot and Museum, monthly meeting, 6:30 p.m. at Grant County Hospice building on Front Street in Prairie City. Call 820-4390.Grant County Men of Integrity (Promise Keepers), weekly meeting, 5 a.m. at the Outpost Trading Company, 155 W. Main St., John Day.SENIORSJohn Day Seniors, weekly games after the meal, 1 p.m.: 65, pinochle, bridge, pool at the John Day Senior Center, 142 N.E. Dayton St.FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 20HEALTHNarcotics Anonymous, weekly meeting, 7:30 p.m. at Church of the Nazarene, 521 East Main St., John Day. Call 932-4844.SCHOOLSGrant Union High School Booster Club, monthly meeting, 7 a.m. at the Outpost Trading Post, 155 W. Main St., John Day.SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 22ORGANIZATIONSGrant County Shooting Sports, monthly meeting and Seneca Cup Shoot, 10 p.m. at the Seneca Public Shooting Range. Call Mark Bagett at 820-3514 or Carroll Walton at 820-4624.MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 23GOVERNMENTMt. Vernon Volunteer Fire Department, regular weekly meeting, 7 p.m. Call 932-4688. HEALTHCourageous Al-Anon Family Group, regular weekly meeting, 7:30 p.m. at Presbyterian Church, 171 E. Main St., Mt. Vernon. Call 575-1562 or 932-4891.Outlaw Group of Alcoholics Anonymous, regular weekly meeting, 7:30 p.m. at Presbyterian Church, 171 E. Main St., Mt. Vernon. Call 932-4844. SENIORSJohn Day Seniors, weekly games after the meal, 1 p.m. at the John Day Senior Center, 142 N.E. Dayton St.TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 24GOVERNMENTAdvisory Committee for the Upper John Day River Basin Mainstem and South Fork Area Agricultural Water Quality Management Plan, bimonthly meeting, 6 p.m. at the NRCS conference room, 721 S. Canyon Blvd., John Day. Call 575-0135, extension 105.Dayville Volunteer Fire Department, weekly meeting, 6:30 p.m. at Fire Hall.John Day City Council, bimonthly meeting, 7:30 p.m. at City Hall.ORGANIZATIONSGrant County Air Search, monthly meeting, 7 p.m. at the Ogilvie Field meeting room at the airport.Grant County Genealogical Society, monthly meeting, 7 p.m. at Grant County Courthouse conference room. Call Linda Cook at 575-2757. John Day-Canyon City Lions Club, bimonthly meeting, 6:15 p.m. at the Squeeze In Restaurant and Deck, 423 W. Main St., John Day.To change, add or delete information, call Heather Sheedy at 575-0710, e-mail heather@bluemountaineagle.com or write 195 N. Canyon Blvd., John Day, OR 97845.  

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