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Ongoing activities and groups

Modified: Tuesday, Mar 5th, 2013


Better Breathers Club—Peace Harbor Hospital, Conference Room C, third Friday, 2 p.m., 997-8412 ext. 275.

DAV Veterans Vans to Roseburg and Portland Medical Centers—Florence Elks Lodge, 6 a.m., Mondays through Fridays.

Senior Meals Program—Senior Center, 11:30 a.m., Monday, Wednesday, Friday, $2.90 suggested donation with reservations requested, 997-5673 or 997-3421.

Tai Chi—Senior Center, Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, 2:30 p.m.

Therapeutic Touch Group—Spruce Point Assisted Living Center, 7 p.m., first and third Thursdays, 268-4769 or 997-1791.


Community Chorus—Presbyterian Church, 7 to 8:30 p.m., every Wednesday, Laura Merz, 541-902-8567.

Community Concert Band—Siuslaw High School music room, 6:30 p.m., every Monday, 997-5183.

Yachats Big Band—Yachats Commons, 7 to 9 p.m., first Thursday, $4 donation with children 12 and younger free, 541-547-4308.


Bingo—Senior Center, 12:45 p.m., every Thursday. H. Nusbaum, 997-3945.

Central Coast Miniatures Club—Senior Center, 6 p.m., second Thursday.

Chess Club—Siuslaw Public Library, 1 p.m., every Sunday; Spruce Point, 6 p.m., every Monday, Fred Catania, 997-5216.

Florence Duplicate Bridge—St. Andrews Episcopal Church, 12:30 p.m., every Tuesday and Thursday, 997-2677.

Game Night—Senior Center, 6:30-9 p.m. every Saturday, 997-4403.

Good Sam Chapter Rhody Roamers—Elks Lodge, fourth Monday, 997-2031.

Line Dancing—Senior Center, 1 p.m., Tuesdays, Pat Wheeler, 999-0797.

Pinochle Group—Laurelwood Community Center, 1137 Maple, Florence; every Thursday, 9:30 a.m. Walk-ins welcome.

Professionally Retired Ornery Single Seniors (PROSS)—60 years of age and older, Lunches, 12:30 p.m., second and fourth Wednesdays, 991-6430.

PROSS Bowling—Holiday Bowl, 1 p.m., every Monday.

PROSS Social—Senior Center, 5:30 p.m., third Thursdays, 991-6430 or 997-9293.

Senior Party Bridge—Senior Center, 12:30 to 4 p.m., first and third Fridays, 997-8827.

Support Groups

Alzheimer’s Support Group—Regency Florence, 1–2 p.m., first and third Wednesdays of each month, Dee Clymer, 997-8436.

Cancer Support Group—St. Andrews, 3 p.m., every Thursday, 997-3418.

Florence Parkinson’s Disease Support Group— Siuslaw Public Library, Bromley Room, 1:30 p.m., fourth Wednesday, Carole 805-587-3394

Grief and Loss Support Group—St. Andrews Church, 2 p.m., every Wednesday, 997-3418.

GriefShare Support Group—Florence Christian Church, 3 p.m., every Thursday, 997-2961.

DivorceCare – Florence Christian Church, 6:30 p.m., every Friday.

Memory Loss Respite Center—Florence Senior Center, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., every Monday, Wednesday and Thursday, $10, 902-8539.

Multiple Sclerosis Self-Help Group—Peace Harbor Hospital Conference Room C, 6 p.m., second Wednesday, Helene, 902-1565 or 902-7683.

Overeaters Anonymous—Peace Harbor Hospital Conference Room C, 5 to 6 p.m., every Thursday, 997-3370.

Siuslaw Diabetic Support Group—Siuslaw Public Library, Bromley Room, 2 p.m., third Tuesdays, 997-1295.

Support Group for Families, Friends of the Mentally Ill—Hospital cafeteria, 6:30 p.m., fourth Thursday, 902-8308 or 997-2026.

TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly)—New Life Lutheran Church, every Wednesday, 8-10 a.m., 541-268-4541.

UsToo Prostate General Cancer Support Group—5-7 p.m., second Tuesday of every month, Presbyterian Church, Bob 997-6626.

UsToo Prostate Metastatic Cancer Support Group—12-1 p.m., third Tuesday of every month, Kozy Kitchen, Jim 997-8639.

Vision Northwest—Spruce Point, 10 a.m., second Tuesday, 902-1426.


American Legion Post and American Legion Auxiliary—Disabled American Veterans Building, 7 p.m., first Monday, Auxiliary—997-6632, Post—997-9138.

Coastal Women’s Veterans—place TBA, 11:30 a.m., second Friday, 997-9011.

Disabled American Veterans and Auxiliary—Disabled American Veterans Building, 2 p.m., first Saturday, 997-1562 or 997-3720.

Pointman Veterans Group—Potters Tire and Automotive, 7 p.m., every Tuesday, 997-2074.

U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary—USCG Siuslaw Station, Coast Guard Road, 7 p.m., second Tuesday, 997-2486.

VFW and Ladies Auxiliary—Masonic Lodge of Florence, 84910 Highway 101, 6 p.m. potluck, 7 p.m. meeting, second Tuesday, members only, 991-3394.


Free Used Clothing—Better Living Center, 85134 Highway 101, 1 to 4 p.m., every Wednesday, 997-2137.

Oregon Dunes Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution—12:30 p.m., fourth Friday, September-May, Analee 997-1626

Toastmasters Siuslaw Tale Spinners—SVFR main station, 2625 Highway 101, 12-1 p.m., every Tuesday, Stephanie Begley-Smith, 541-902-1462.

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