STORY TIME

The Eatonville Library offers children’s story time at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesdays. These events offer stories, art activities, rhymes, sings and fingerplays for children and caregivers.

AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM

Eatonville United Methodist Church will host a no-cost after-school program, called Jesus for Kids (JFK) Wednesdays from 3-5 p.m. at the church for elementary- and middle-school-aged kids. There will be snacks, tutoring, crafts, games and chapel time. For more information, contact 360-832-4021, 360-832-4560 or 253-328-2344.

BUSINESS AFTER HOURS

The Graham Business Association will hold a business after hours event at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 23, at Flying Tomato Grill on Meridian. Spouses are welcome. This is a casual networking event that can last a couple hours, depending on the group, though folks can come and go as they please.

GET SMART: COMPUTER BASICS

Eatonville Library will host a computer skills class from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, Jan. 27, at the library. Get started with basic computer skills and concepts. Identify the parts of a computer, learn the basic Windows functions, and how to use a mouse and keyboard.

DOLLARS FOR SCHOLARS

Eatonville Dollars for Scholars is meeting at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 27, at Eatonville High School South Hall Room 129. Please join us as we prepare the EHS Class of 2020 scholarships. If you have any questions please contact Sarah Boettcher at boetsons@gmail.

WILD CHILD WEEKENDS

Wild Child Weekends will operate from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.  on weekends Feb. 1-29 at Northwest Trek. If you’re feeling cabin fever, Northwest Trek is the best place to get out the winter wiggles and Wild Child Weekends is the perfect time to get your own kids close to nature. Feel wolf fur, hold a mountain goat skull, stroke a wolf pelt, stagger under elk antlers and get up close to dozens of native Northwest animals. Stretch your wings at Eagle Passage or slide down a rope or climb at stump at our Kids’ Trek playground. Too cold? Ride a heated tram through our 435-acre Free-Roaming Area to spy moose and bison. Up to 2 kids 12 or under are free with each adult general admission on weekends.

GRAHAM BUSINESS ASSOCIATION

The Graham Business Association meets from 7:15-9 a.m. the third Wednesday of every month at The Lodge at Frontier Park. On Feb. 19, Joseph Romero of Service First Real Estate Group will give an update the Real Estate market in Graham/Pierce County. On March 18, Steve Martinez, a CPA and attorney, will speak on choosing you legal and taxable entity.

SCHOOL MUSICAL

Eatonville High School Drama Productions presents MAMMA MIA! "The Musical" at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Feb. 21, 22, 28 and 29, at 302 Mashell Ave. Eatonville. Tickets: cost$16 for adults, and $12 for students, seniors (60+) and children. See High School Main Office for tickets or further details. Call 360-879-1200.

GBA SCHOLARSHIP AUCTION

Save the date: Friday, March 6, 2020, for the annual GBA Scholarship Auction.  As Kelley Boynton mentioned last year, the auction this year is going to be bigger and better than ever! Folks can get involved in a financial capacity, or by offering up items to auction.  Visit GrahamWABusiness.org or call 360-832-2451 for more details.

FUN RUN

17th annual feed the children fundraiser and fun run/walk runs from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, March 7, at Frontier Park in Graham. Home and garden vendors apply now as 10'x10' spaces are filling up.  Visit G-KCC.org  or call 253 279 3071 for more information.

A-STEM ACADEMY CAREER DAY

Career Day at Columbia Crest A-STEM Academy is scheduled for March 24. The school is trying to cover the following career paths: health and human services, science and natural resources, career and technical education, business management/administration and fine arts (to include culinary arts, music, etc.). Those who come to represent should be able to speak about their job role, the benefits and challenges of the job role, and the nuts and bolts of the work they do (i.e. salary, retirement, health benefits). Deb Noble Perry is looking for contacts of people who would be interested in participating. Email d.noble-perry@eatonville.wednet.edu.

SCHOOL BACKPACKS

The Eatonville Family Agency, a nonprofit charitable organization, supports and runs the only backpack program in the Eatonville School District, which feeds around 100 children each weekend for the school year. To participate, volunteer or donate, visit the agency at the Eatonville Community Center at 305 W. Center St., in Eatonville or call 360-832-6805 for information.

CELEBRATE RECOVERY

This is a faith-based 12-Step Recovery Program. Become a guest at one of the weekly Celebrate Recovery meetings every Tuesday evening. The group offers childcare. Dinner is at 6 p.m., worship is at 6:30 p.m., large group time is at 7 p.m. and small groups are at 7:30 p.m. Call 360-303-7038 or visit www.TheCenterPoint.org to learn more.