Community Briefs – March 8, 2020

Posted on Mar 09 2020

Cancer survivors, caregivers support group meeting

All people facing cancer, their family members, and caregivers are invited to the next Commonwealth Cancer Association monthly support group meeting on Thursday, March 12, 2020, starting at 5:30pm at the Hyatt Regency Saipan’s Chamolinian Room. Guest speaker is Ronald D. Sablan, director of the Medical Referral Services. To RSVP or for more information, call the CCA at 682-0050 or email at (PR)

Writer’s movement meeting on Saturday

Marianas Writers’ Movement will meet on Saturday, March 21, 2020, at 1:30pm at the Joeten-Kiyu Public Library. The meeting is open to the public and anyone interested 13 years and older may join. (PR)

4.5M quake hits Guam

At 12:10pm, on March 5, 2020, a report of a 4.5 magnitude earthquake occurred 102 kilometers west of Merizo Village in Guam. The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center did not issue a tsunami warning or advisory. For more information, contact the EOC State Warning Point at (670)237-8000. (PR)

Kagman schools’ PTSA meeting tomorrow

This is to inform all parents, guardians, and the community that the Kagman Unified Schools will be having a Parents Teachers Students Association meeting tomorrow, March 10, 2020, at 5:30pm in the Kagman Elementary School cafeteria. We are encouraging all parents, and guardians to attend this meeting. Child care will be provided. Call any of the three schools at 237.3150 (KagES), 237.3165 (COVMS), or 237.3196 (KHS) if you have any questions or concerns. (PR)

Ukulele class at JKPL

The Joeten-Kiyu Public Library registration for Beginner and Intermediate Ukulele Class is ongoing. This is open to children ages 8 years or older and adults. The total cost for eight class sessions is $50. Ukulele classes are held at the Joeten-Kiyu Public Library in partnership with ukulele instructor Larry Lee and children. Session is set to begin on March 6, 2020. Ukulele class is every Friday at 4:30pm to 5:30pm.
The JKPL ukulele class is based on “first come, first paid.” Students must provide their own ukuleles and a folder to hold music sheets (plastic sheet protectors and a three-ring binder are recommended). Parents/guardians must sign a liability waiver form on behalf of their participating children and must adhere to public library policies and procedures. For questions regarding ukulele class, call Celina Foreman or Caitlyn Crisostomo at 235-7315/7322 during regular library hours. Class dates are subject to change, unless otherwise specified. (PR)

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