Around town published Aug. 24

Youth programs in New Matamoras

Registration is under way at the New Matamoras Library for the fall Toddler Time and Story Hour programs. Toddler Time is an interactive program for children ages 2 and 3 and their parent/caregiver. Story Hour is intended for children ages 4 and 5. Both programs feature stories, crafts, creative play and music. Programs will begin Sept. 4. Registration is required by calling 865-3386.

Karaoke at Cutler Community Center

There will be karaoke from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday at the Cutler Community Center. Those participating should bring their own CD and the karaoke machine will be provided. Food can be purchased at the canteen. Admission is free.

For information: Jim Blair, 374-8496.

MHS class of 1950 luncheon planned

The next Marietta High School Class of 1950 luncheon will be held at noon Wednesday at Marietta Wine Cellars, 211 Second St. All class members and friends are welcome.

Washington State trustees to meet

The Washington State Community College Board of Trustees will hold its monthly meeting at 4 p.m. Monday in the Community Room on campus.

Congressman will present program

Congressman Bill Johnson will be joined by Congressman Phil Roe of Tennessee from 8:40 to 10:30 a.m. Wednesday for “Affordable Care Act: What YOU Need to Know,” a special presentation geared towards area medical professionals regarding the Affordable Care Act, hosted by Heartland Rehabilitation Services and the Memorial Health System. The program will be held at Heartland of Marietta, 5001 State Route 60, Marietta. Following the discussion there will be a question and answer session, concluding with a brief tour of the facility.

Pancake breakfast to benefit Shrine Club

A pancake breakfast benefiting the Marietta Shrine Club will be held from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. Sept. 7 at the Marietta Applebee’s. The cost is $5. Tickets will be available at the door or in advance by contacting Ray at 629-5581.

From local reports