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Calendar — 8/23/2012

Thursday, Aug. 23

Especially for seniors

• Montesano Senior Center to serve hamburger gravy over biscuits, hashed browns, carrot salad and fruit crisp for lunch. Noon. Chair exercises at 10 a.m., blood pressure checks and board games during lunch. 120 W. Marcy Ave., Montesano. (360) 249-4900.

Just for kids

• Child developmental screening for parents of children ages birth to 6 years, who have concerns about their child’s development. By appointment for Montesano School District residents only. (360) 249-3942.

Meetings and hearings

• Grays Harbor County Public Facilities District board of directors meeting. 3:30 p.m. Grays Harbor EDC/Chamber of Commerce, 506 Duffy St. in Aberdeen.

• Mark Reed Health Care District board meeting. 6 p.m. City Hall, 202 W. Main St., Elma.

Friday, Aug. 24

Especially for seniors

• Montesano Senior Center to serve cooks’ choice for lunch. Noon. Chair tai chi at 10 a.m. and Beverage Bingo at 12:30 p.m. 120 W. Marcy Ave., Montesano. (360) 249-4900.

Just for kids

• Child developmental screening for parents of children ages birth to 6 years, who have concerns about their child’s development. By appointment for Montesano School District residents only. (360) 249-3942.

• Stuffed animal sleepover (with story time). 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Timberland Library, 118 N. First St., Elma. (360) 482-3737.

Saturday, Aug. 25

Films

• Monster movie marathon. Noon to midnight. 7th Street Theatre, 313 Seventh St. Hoquiam. $15 for all day or $5 or a single film. www.7thstreettheatre.com.

Fundraisers and drives

• Vaughan Company’s seventh annual golf tournament to benefit the American Cancer Society Relay For Life of East Grays Harbor. 8 a.m. Oaksridge Golf Course, 1052 Monte Elma Road, Elma. $50 per person, includes green fees, gift bag, door prizes and lunch. (360) 249-4042. www.cancer.org.

Just for kids

• “ARRRRRR! You ready for a movie?” for teens to watch a pirate movie. 1-3 p.m. Timberland Library, 118 N. First St., Elma. (360) 482-3737.

Meetings and hearings

• Elma High School class of 1957’s 55-year reunion, other members of Elma High School are invited to join after their dinner. 8 p.m. Microtel Inn and Suites, 800 E. Main St., Elma. (360) 495-3703.

Sunday, Aug. 26

Fundraisers and drives

• Ten-minute complimentary massages for dogs during Yappy Hour. 1-3 p.m. Westport Winery, 1 South Arbor Road, halfway between Aberdeen and Westport. Donations will be accepted for the Harbor Association of Volunteers for Animals rescue program. (360) 648-2224.

Just for kids

• Casper BabyPants concert and school supply give-away. Children between birth to 8 years will be offered supplies for the upcoming school year (supplies limited). 4-6:30 p.m. Raymond Theatre, 323 Third St., Raymond.

Monday, Aug. 27

Classes and demonstrations

• AARP Driver Safety class for motorists 50 and older. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. (Monday and Tuesday). W.H. Abel Memorial Timberland Library, 125 S. Main St., Montesano. $14 per person with $2 off if an AARP member (educators pay only $5 in recognition of local educators, para educators and school officials applicable). Those 55 and older who complete the course will qualify for a reduction in their insurance premium. (360) 249-8249.

Especially for seniors

• Montesano Senior Center to serve vegetable beef soup, tuna sandwiches, fruit and cookies for lunch. Noon. Quilters at 10 a.m. and karaoke at 12:30 p.m. 120 W. Marcy Ave., Montesano. (360) 249-4900.

Tuesday, Aug. 28

Classes and demonstrations

• AARP Driver Safety class for motorists 50 and older. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. W.H. Abel Memorial Timberland Library, 125 S. Main St., Montesano. $14 per person with $2 off if an AARP member (educators pay only $5 in recognition of local educators, para educators and school officials applicable). Those 55 and older who complete the course will qualify for a reduction in their insurance premium. (360) 249-8249.

Especially for seniors

• Montesano Senior Center to serve sausage gravy and biscuits, hashbrowns Jell-O and ice cream for lunch. Noon. Chair exercises at 10 a.m. and trivia during lunch. 120 W. Marcy Ave., Montesano. (360) 249-4900.

Talks and presentations

• Greater Grays Harbor business forum with John Nacht, risk management administrator for the Employment Security Department, speaking on reducing business costs by managing risk. 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Elks Lodge, 1712 S. Boone St., Aberdeen. $15 for members of Greater Grays Harbor and $20 for non-members; lunch is included. RSVP at (360) 532-1924 or info@graysharbor.org.

Meetings and hearings

• National Alliance for Mental Illness meeting to discuss adolescents and co-occurring disorders with Katie Cutshaw from True NOrth Student Assistance Treatment Services. 1-3 p.m. Timberland Library, 420 Seventh St., Hoquiam. (360) 532-8489.

Wednesday, Aug. 29

Especially for seniors

• Montesano Senior Center to serve lasagna casserole, Caesar salad, garlic bread and pudding for lunch. Noon. Pinochle at 1 p.m. 120 W. Marcy Ave., Montesano. (360) 249-4900.

Thursday, Aug. 30

Especially for seniors

• Montesano Senior Center to serve barbecue chicken, potato salad, coleslaw and oatmeal cake for lunch. Noon. Chair exercises at 10 a.m. and blood pressure checks and board games during lunch. 120 W. Marcy Ave., Montesano. (360) 249-4900.

Meetings and hearings

• Blue Pacific Good Sam Chapter no-host lunch and meeting. 1 p.m. El Ranchon restaurant, 324 W. Main St., Elma. RVers interested in joining are welcome. (360) 533-2573 or 273-8071.

Friday, Aug. 31

Especially for seniors

• Montesano Senior Center to serve cooks’ choice for lunch. Noon. Chair tai chi at 10 a.m., cookie bingo at 12:30 p.m. 120 W. Marcy Ave., Montesano. (360) 249-4900.

Saturday, Sept. 1

Swaps, sales and bazaars

• Book sale. 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Timberland Library, 420 Seventh St., Hoquiam. (360) 532-1710.

Festivals, celebrations and fairs

• Seafood Festival with live music, barbecue and local arts and crafts booths. Noon to 6 p.m. Westport Maritime Museum, 2201 Westhaven Drive, Westport. (800) 345-6223 or www.experience westport.com.

Fundraisers and drives

• Fourth annual salmon bake with live music, art and local beer to benefit Garden by the Sea, which develops community relationships through people growing garden food while addressing hunger. Noon to 4 p.m. 824 Ocean Shores Blvd., N.W., Ocean Shores. $12.50 in advance or $15 at the gate. (360) 593-8720, sjravard@gmail.com or gardenbytheseaoceanshores.org.

Performances

• Elvis tribute show and silent auction to benefit Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. 7 p.m. 7th Street Theatre, 313 Seventh St., Hoquiam. $25 per adult, $15 per child 18 and under, children 5 and under free. www.brownpaper tickets.com (search for Scot Bruce). (360) 289-2811.

Tuesday, Sept. 4

Just for kids

• “Grandparents’ Day Family Craft” to take pictures with a fake mustache to give for Grandparents’ Day. During library hours through Sept.8. Timberland Library, 101 E. Harms Drive, Westport. (360) 268-0521.

Talks and presentations

• PageTurners book discussion, featuring “The Passage of Power,” by Robert A. Caro. 7-8:30 p.m. Timberland Library, 420 Seventh St., Hoquiam.

Wednesday, Sept. 5

Meetings and hearings

• Bible Study Outreach, an interdenominational group who study books from the Old and New Testaments, to begin its fall schedule, “Let’s Study 1 & 2 Peter.” 9:30-10:45 a.m. each Wednesday. Faith Lutheran Church, 1296 Monte Elma Road, Elma. (360) 249-4827 or 482-3128.

Thursday, Sept. 6

Just for kids

• “Family Night at the Library: Superheroes” with stories and games. 6-7 p.m. Timberland Library, 204 Main St., Oakville. (360) 273-5305.

Talks and presentations

• Nonprofit Forum with Pete Atha, former executive director of the Kitsap County Community Foundation, who will present a workshop on strategic planning and transitions. 5- 7 p.m. Grays Harbor Community Foundation offices, 705 J Street, Hoquiam. RSVP by Aug. 31. (360) 532-1600 or www.gh-cf.org.

Saturday, Sept. 8

Films

• New release film to be shown. 1-3 p.m. Elma Timberland Library, 118 N. First St., Elma. (360) 482-3737.

Performances

• Fab Four Beatles Tribute. 7 p.m. D&R Theatre, 205 S. I Street. $20-$55. (360) 532-9348.

Saturday, Sept. 11

Talks and presentations

• “Bernie Meyer ‘The American Gandhi’ Bringing Nonviolence to the United States.” 6-7 p.m. Timberland Library, 121 E. Market St., Aberdeen. (360) 533-2360.

Wednesday, Sept. 12

Talks and presentations

• PageTurners book discussion featuring “Saving CeeCee Honeycutt” by Beth Hoffman. 10-11 a.m. Timberland Library, 121 E. Market St., Aberdeen. (360) 533-2360.

Thursday, Sept. 13

Just for kids

• “Cool Stuff for Reading and Writing” for children in fourth-sixth grades to decorate pens and pencils and make removable book covers and bookmarks (bring a book to cover). 4-5 p.m. Timberland Library, 420 Seventh St., Hoquiam. (360) 532-1710.

Meetings and hearings

• Local Writer’s Group to share finished or unfinished writing. 5:30-7 p.m. Timberland Library, 118 N. First St., Elma. (360) 482-3737.

Talks and presentations

• “Country Fair,” a luncheon and program for women of all ages. 11:30 a.m. Rotary Log Pavilion, 1399 Sargent Blvd. (Morrison Riverfront Park), Aberdeen. $14 per person. Reservations and cancellations required: (360) 532-7998 or 249-1900. Complimentary daycare for children ages 1-12 by reservation. www.ghchristianwomensconnection.com.

• PageTurners book discussion to select titles for the next season’s reading and discussion list. 6:30-8 p.m. Timberland Library, 101 E. Harms Drive, Westport. (360) 268-0521.

Saturday, Sept. 15

Festivals, celebrations and fairs

• Discover Lake Sylvia Fall Festival and Art Walk in the Woods. 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Lake Sylvia State Park, 1813 Lake Sylvia Road. (360) 580-2199.

Performances

• Opening night of The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee. 7:30 p.m. Driftwood Theatre, 120 E. Third St., Aberdeen. Tickets $13 each and available at Valu Drug in Montesano, Harbor Dug in Hoquiam, Delores’ and Fay’s in Ocean Shores and Top Foods and City Center Drug in Aberdeen.

• Blues Traveler concert. 7 p.m. D&R Theatre, 205 S. I Street, Aberdeen. Tickets $20-55. www.dandrtheater.com.

Swaps, sales and bazaars

• McCleary all-city yard sale. Table spaces available at McCleary VFW, 15 N. Summit Road. (360) 495-3921.

• Book sale. 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Timberland Library, 420 Seventh St., Hoquiam. (360) 532-1710.

Talks and presentations

• Grays Harbor Genealogy Society presents Terry Huntly from the Washington State Digital Archives. 10 a.m. Timberland Library, 420 Seventh St., Hoquiam.

• PageTurners book discussion featuring “The Warmth of Other Suns: the Epic Story of America’s Great Migration” by Isabel Wilkerson. Timberland Library, 121 E. Market St., Aberdeen. (360) 533-2360.

Sunday, Sept. 16

Performances

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee. 1:30 p.m. Driftwood Theatre, 120 E. Third St., Aberdeen. Tickets $13 each and available at Valu Drug in Montesano, Harbor Dug in Hoquiam, Delores’ and Fay’s in Ocean Shores and Top Foods and City Center Drug in Aberdeen.

Ongoing

Fitness fun

• Rainforest walks with Mary O’Niel. 10 a.m. to noon and 1:30-3:30 p.m. every Friday-Sunday through the end of September. Free. Meet at the Lake Quinault Lodge lobby, 345 South Shore Road in Quinault. Just for kids

• “Intergalactic Reading Race” with weekly prizes, grand prizes and an Ultimate Reader Award. Through Friday, Aug. 31. Timberland Library, 101 E. Harms Drive in Westport. (360) 268-0521.

Tuesday, Sept. 18

Meetings and hearings

• Friends of the W.H. Abel Memorial Timberland Library. 10:30 a.m. W.H. Abel Memorial Timberland Library, 125 S. Main St., Montesano. (360) 249-4211.

• Grays Harbor County-wide LEPC earthquake/hazardous material tabletop exercise for interested organizations in Grays Harbor County. 8:30 a.m. to noon (lunch provided). Elks Lodge, 1712 S. Boone St., Aberdeen. Free. RSVP as soon as possible to the Grays Harbor County Emergency Management Department, (360) 249-3911, ext. 290 or cwallace@co.grays-harbor.wa.us.

Talks and presentations

• PageTurners book discussion featuring “Swamplandia!” by Karen Russell. 7-8:30 p.m. Timberland Library, 118 N. First St., Elma. (360) 482-3737.

• Lunch for Your Brains: The Lake Sylvia Story with local historian Pat Clemons. Noon to 1 p.m. W.H. Abel Memorial Timberland Library, 125 S. Main St., Montesano. (360) 249-4211.

Friday, Sept. 21

Performances

• The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee. 7:30 p.m. Driftwood Theatre, 120 E. Third St., Aberdeen. Tickets $13 each and available at Valu Drug in Montesano, Harbor Dug in Hoquiam, Delores’ and Fay’s in Ocean Shores and Top Foods and City Center Drug in Aberdeen.

Saturday, Sept. 22

Performances

• The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee. 7:30 p.m. Driftwood Theatre, 120 E. Third St., Aberdeen. Tickets $13 each and available at Valu Drug in Montesano, Harbor Dug in Hoquiam, Delores’ and Fay’s in Ocean Shores and Top Foods and City Center Drug in Aberdeen.

Sunday, Sept. 23

Performances

• The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee. 1:30 p.m. Driftwood Theatre, 120 E. Third St., Aberdeen. Tickets $13 each and available at Valu Drug in Montesano, Harbor Dug in Hoquiam, Delores’ and Fay’s in Ocean Shores and Top Foods and City Center Drug in Aberdeen.

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