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AARP Driving Course
Drivers over the age of 55 may qualify for lower auto insurance rates by taking the AARP Driver Safety Program. The 2-day/4 hours per day course is $15 for members and $20 for non-members. The next classes will be February 18 and February 19, March 18 and March 19, and April 15 and April 16 at the Gig Harbor Civic Center. For more information, call (253) 265-8508.
Catholic Community Services Senior Lunch Program
Noon meeting every Monday, Wednesday and Thursday at the Jim and Carolyn Milgard Family Hope Center. Come early to socialize or play cards. For more information and to make reservations, call (253) 474-1200.
Freedom from Tobacco
Free weekly support group on Tuesdays, 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
This highly successful CHI-Franciscan Health program is available to those interested in quitting tobacco, nicotine, or vape products, struggling with relapse, or wanting to help others quit and stay quit. Drop-ins welcome! St. Anthony Hospital Milgard Medical Pavilion, Cancer Center. Call (253) 223-7538 or email the Health program.
Gig Harbor American Legion
Kiwanis Club of Gig Harbor
Helping children in our community. Our weekly meetings have changed! We are now meeting on Zoom every Wednesday at 8:30 a.m. For more information, call Jeni at (253) 691-7085, email the Gig Harbor Kiwanis Club, or visit Kiwanis Club of Gig Harbor website
Gig Harbor Lions Club
Bi-monthly meetings on the second and fourth Mondays at 7:30 a.m., the dining room at Cottesmore. For more information, call Sandy Bradley at (253) 858-8823.
Gig Harbor Quilters
Meets the first Wednesday of each month at 1:30 p.m. at the United Methodist Church located at 7400 Pioneer Way in Gig Harbor. For more information, email the Gig Harbor Quilters.
Grieving the loss of someone close to you? Find comfort and support at GriefShare. Meets from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Sundays, September 10 through December 10, 2017 at Burley Bible Church. For more info, call (253) 858-6667.
Monthly meetings at the YMCA, usually the 2nd week of the month on a Tuesday or Wednesday at 2 p.m. Concurrent activities are available for children. Find more information at Gig Harbor Home Schoolers.
Key Peninsula Civic Center
The Board meets on the 2nd Thursday of each month at 7 p.m. in the Whitmore Room at the Key Peninsula Civic Center. For more information, call (253) 884-3456 or send an email to Key Peninsula Civic Center You can also visit their website at Key Peninsula Civic Center website.
Key Peninsula Community Council
Key Peninsula Community Council meets the second Wednesday each month at the Key Center Fire Station in Lakebay from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. For information about upcoming speaker presentations contact Danna Webster at (253) 884-6455 or visit their website at Key Peninsula Community Council.
Key Peninsula Lions Club
Meeting the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of every month at 6 p.m. KP Civic Center, VFW Room, 17010 South Vaughn Rd KPN, Vaughn. For more information, call (253) 884-3319.
Key Peninsula Senior Society
Weekly meetings are held at noon at the Key Peninsula Civic Center, 17010 South Vaughn Road KPN. Potluck lunch, social time, cards and coffee. Bingo offered on 3rd Thursdays. Seniors are welcome. For more information, call (253) 884-9984.
Key Peninsula Veterans
Longbranch Improvement Club
The Longbranch Improvement Club (“LIC”) was established in 1921 with a mission statement “to encourage any activity for the betterment of schools, homemaking, roads, marketing, dairy, poultry and all its branches”. This all volunteer organization maintains a clubhouse, originally a school gymnasium that is now on the National Historic Register, as well as the Longbranch Marina. The LIC holds numerous events throughout the year to benefit the community, including: “Kids and Christmas”, “Trunk or Treat” at Halloween, Fiber Arts the first Saturday in October, along with fundraising events which enable camp and college scholarship programs. For more information visit the Longbranch Improvement Club website.
Loving Hearts is a group of local volunteers who knit and crochet for charity. We make hats for chemo patients and the backpack program for children. We also make baby items, blankets, wheelchair/walker bags, scarves, prayer shawls, and prayer squares. We meet in Gig Harbor on the second and fourth Tuesdays from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the Waypoint Church, 12719 134th Avenue KPN, Gig Harbor. We are looking for more people to join our group and always accept and appreciate yarn donations. For more information, please email Betty or call Virginia at (253) 884-9619.
Matthew’s Meals – A Place Set for Everyone
Free dinner is served from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. the second and fourth Monday of every month at King of Glory Lutheran Church, 6411 154th Street Northwest, Gig Harbor, WA 98332. For more information, call (253) 857-4574.
New Neighbors of Gig Harbor/Peninsula
New Neighbors of Gig Harbor/Peninsula is a social club everyone can join to enjoy fun activities. You are invited to check us out at a New Neighbors Coffee. For more information visit the Gig Harbor New Neighbors website.
Free food, good friends. Everyone is welcome the third Monday of every month from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at Gig Harbor Methodist Church, 7400 Pioneer Way, Gig Harbor. For more information, call (253) 851-2625.
Peninsula Art League Meeting/Demo
Meets the last Tuesday of each month at the United Methodist Church, 7400 Pioneer Way, GH. Free to the public. Schedule: 5:30 p.m., socialize; 6 p.m., business meeting; 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. demo. Email Eschurer or call (720) 840-8290 for more information.
PEP-C (Peninsula Emergency Preparedness Coalition)
Protect your family and yourself—join the Peninsula Emergency Preparedness Coalition (PEP-C) and learn how to prepare for emergencies and disasters. PEP-C meets at 10 a.m. on the 2nd Wednesday of every month except August, at the Fire Department Headquarters Building, 10222 Bujacich Road Northwest, Gig Harbor. See the latest about PEP-C meetings, activities, and more, on Facebook, Twitter, and on the PEP-C website.
Rotary Club of Gig Harbor Mid-Day
Meets weekly Tuesdays at 12 p.m., Anthony’s Homeport, 8827 North Harborview Drive, Gig Harbor. For more information visit the Rotary Club of Gig Harbor Midday website
St. Anthony Hospital Auxiliary
The Auxiliary meets the second Tuesday of each month from September through May. Meetings are held 10:30 a.m. in the Green Point Dining Room at St. Anthony Hospital. Members are involved in activities that benefit the hospital and patients. Join us and learn more about the Auxiliary by attending one of our meetings. For additional information call (253) 858-3448.
St. Anthony Cancer Support Group
On the fourth Wednesday of each month at the Jane Thompson Russell Cancer Care Center, survivors and caregivers learn about topics related to survivorship, share experiences and gain strength from one another through the facilitated discussion by our cancer nurse navigator and other professionals. For more information, call (253) 530-2642 or email Jenna Lewis.