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Calendar — May 22

Thursday, May 22

Meetings and hearings

• Grays Harbor Hospital District No. 1 public board meeting. 6 p.m. Summit Pacific Medical Center, Kelsey Conference Room, 600 E. Main St., Elma.

• Take Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS) No. 1522 meeting on Thursdays. Weigh-in at 6 p.m. and meeting at 6:30 p.m. Upstairs in the Forestry Building, 310 W. Spruce Ave., Montesano. Diane (360) 249-2258.

• GriefShare, a grief recovery support group, 7-8:30 p.m. on Thursdays. Montesano Church of God, 317 E. Spruce St. $15 for cost of manual. (360) 249-3242 or goodnews@mchog.org.

• Moms in Prayer International meeting on Thursdays. 8:30 a.m. First Baptist Church, 303 W. Pioneer Ave., Montesano. Childcare provided. (360) 249-4224 or www.MomsInPrayer.org.

• Grays Harbor Coalition for Infrustructure meeting. 5:30-6:30 p.m. Furford Gathering Center, 104 S. Chehalis St., Aberdeen.

Talks and presentations

• The Chehalis Basin Strategy presents “Reducing Flood Damage and Enhancing Aquatic Species,” the second of three policy workshops. 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. Thursday and 8:30 a.m. to noon on Friday. Veteran’s Memorial Museum. 100 S.W. Veterans Way, Chehalis.

• Montesano Timberland Library (W.H. Abel Memorial Library) presents page turners book discussions. 6:30 - 8 p.m. Join in a lively discussion of “Saving CeeCee Honeycut” by Beth Hoffman. 125 Main St., Montesano. (360) 249-4211.

Training and workshops

• The Hoquiam Timberland library will be closed for staff training. The facility will resume the regular schedule the following day.

Friday, May 23

Classes and demonstrations

• Community Education Class, “Managing Your Diabetes” from 4 to 5 p.m., free. Summit Pacific Medical Center, Kelsey conference room, 600 E. Main St., Elma. No registration required and a free dinner will be provided during the presentation. For more information, call (360) 346-2222 or visit the website at www.summitpacificmedicalcenter.org.

Events

• The seventh annual Grays Harbor County Expo. noon - 5 p.m. on Friday and 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Ocean Shores Convention Center. 120 W. Chance A La Mer, Ocean Shores.

• The Original Grays Harbor Home Show and Bracketstars present “Surf N Shine Car Show.” noon to 5 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. Cost is $20 for both days for car owners and free for spectators. Ocean Shores Convention Center. 120 W. Chance A La Mer, Ocean Shores.

• Elma Timberland Library will host a Pinkalicious party. 2-3 p.m. Join the library staff for the story of “Pinkalicious” by Victoria Cann as well as games, activities, crafts and refreshments. Elma Timberland Library. 119 N. First St. (360) 482-3737.

Training and workshops

• The Montesano Timberland library will be closed for staff training. The facility will resume the regular schedule the following day.

Monday, May 26

Classes and demonstrations

• Fall prevention program classes for ages 55 or older on Mondays and Wednesdays. 9-10 a.m. Montesano Presbyterian Church, 201 McBryde Ave. (360) 537-4146.

Closures

• All Timberland libraries will be closed for the Memorial Day holiday. The libraries will resume regular schedules on Tuesday May 27.

Fundraisers and drivers

• The Aberdeen Veterans of Foreign Wars will host a Memorial Day barbeque. 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. Hamburger, baked beans, chips and beverage for $8 or hot dog, baked beans, chips and beverage for $7. Aberdeen VFW, 105 E. Heron, Aberdeen.

Tuesday, May 27

Classes and demonstrations

• McCleary Timberland Library presents “PageTurners Book Discussion.” 3-4 p.m. Join in a conversation about “The Devil Amongst the Lawyers: A Ballad Novel” by Sharyn McCrumb. 121 S. 4th St. (360) 495-3368.

Just for kids

• Elma Timberland Library presents Steampunk Goggles for teens. 4-5 p.m. Customize a pair of goggles for your steampunk, anime or future Halloween costume. Supplies provided by the Friends of the Elma Timberland Library. Space is limited and registration is required. 119 N. First St., Elma. (360) 482-3737.

Meetings and hearings

• Elma Timberland Libary Board meeting. 6 p.m. 119 N. First St., Elma. (360) 482-3737.

• Montesano City Council meeting. 7 p.m. City Hall, 112 N. Main St., Montesano.

Wednesday, May 28

Classes and demonstrations

• Fall prevention program classes for ages 55 or older on Mondays and Wednesdays. 9-10 a.m. Montesano Presbyterian Church, 201 McBryde Ave. (360) 537-4146.

• Grays Harbor County Emergency Management will host a all-hazzard weather radio event. 6 p.m. This program consists of a 30-minute class to instruct on the practical hands on programing of weather radios. Those in attendance receive a free weather radio (one per family). The event is free and open to all Grays Harbor County residents. St. Andrews Church, 400 E. 1st St. Aberdeen.

Meetings and hearings

• McCleary City Council meeting. 7 p.m. City Hall, 100 S. Third St., McCleary.

Talks and presentations

• The Chehalis Basin Strategy presents “Reducing Flood Damage and Enhancing Aquatic Species.” 4-9 p.m. Informations stations will be set up from 4-6:30 p.m. and 7:45-9 p.m. for attendees to learn more about specific elements of the work. Veteran’s Memorial Museum. 100 S.W. Veterans Way, Chehalis.

Thursday, May 29

Classes and demonstrations

• Take Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS) No. 1522 meeting on Thursdays. Weigh-in at 6 p.m. and meeting at 6:30 p.m. Upstairs in the Forestry Building, 310 W. Spruce Ave., Montesano. Diane (360) 249-2258.

• GriefShare, a grief recovery support group, 7-8:30 p.m. on Thursdays. Montesano Church of God, 317 E. Spruce St. $15 for cost of manual. (360) 249-3242 or goodnews@mchog.org.

• Moms in Prayer International meeting on Thursdays. 8:30 a.m. First Baptist Church, 303 W. Pioneer Ave., Montesano. Childcare provided. (360) 249-4224 or www.MomsInPrayer.org.

Meetings and hearings

• Grays Harbor Hospital District No. 1 public board meeting. 6 p.m. Summit Pacific Medical Center, Kelsey Conference Room, 600 E. Main St., Elma.

Talks and presentations

• The Chehalis Basin Strategy presents “Reducing Flood Damage and Enhancing Aquatic Species.” 4-9 p.m. Informations stations will be set up from 4-6:30 p.m. and 7:45-9 p.m. for attendees to learn more about specific elements of the work. Veteran’s Memorial Museum. 100 S.W. Veterans Way, Chehalis.

Saturday, May 31

Classes and demonstrations

• Community Education Class “Victorian Pins.” 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. Students will make a Victorian pin for a coat, hat or clothing using old or new pieces of jewlery. Minimum class size of 3 and maximum of 10. $20 Instructor fee and $5 class fee. Art Room Montesano High School, 303 N. Church St., Montesano.

• Community Education Class “Hair and Nail Care.” 9-10 a.m. Learn all about proper nail care and hair care. $5 class fee. Trendz, 110 W. Pioneer, Montesano.

Sunday, June 1

Classes and demonstrations

• The Grays Harbor County Sheriff’s Office will be providing a free boater safety course. 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Hoquiam High School, 501 W. Emerson Ave., Hoquiam.

Just for kids

• Community Education Class “Patriotic Treats.” 3-4 p.m. Join Mrs. Marshall and Mrs. Bolam to create patriotic themed treats. This class is specifically designed for kindergarten through sixth grade children. Class limit of 15 children. $3 instructor fee and $5 class fee. Room 508 Montesano High School, 303 N. Church St., Montesano.

Performances

• The Grays Harbor Symphony Orchestra. 7 p.m. Under the baton of conductor William Dyer, the Grays Harbor Symphony Orchestra shines the spotlight on local talent, featuring solos by talented younger musicians. Adults $14, seniors $12, students $8 and children 12 and under 1 free with adult. Grays Harbor College Bishop Center, 1620 Edward P. Smith Drive, Aberdeen. Call (360) 538-4066 or go to ghc.edu/bishop.

Monday, June 2

Classes and demonstrations

• Fall prevention program classes for ages 55 or older on Mondays and Wednesdays. 9-10 a.m. Montesano Presbyterian Church, 201 McBryde Ave. (360) 537-4146.

Meetings and hearings

• Bill Mann VFW Post 1948 and auxiliary meeting. 6:30 p.m. Elma Senior Center, 100 W. Main St., Elma. (360) 482-4425.

• Elma City Council meeting. 6 p.m. City Hall, 202 W. Main St., Elma.

Tuesday, June 3

Meetings and hearings

• The Friends of the McCleary Library will meet. 11 a.m. - noon. McCleary Library, 121 S. 4th St., McCleary. (360) 495-3368.

Wednesday, June 4

Meetings and hearings

• Chronic Illness and Pain Support group (ChIPS) meeting. 1-2:30 p.m. Downstairs at W.H. Abel Memorial Timberland Library, 125 S. Main St., Montesano. Free. (360) 249-2332, 537-1272 or 249-4193.

• Chehalis Valley Historical Society meeting. 4 p.m. Chehalis Valley Museum, 703 Pioneer Ave., Montesano. (360) 249-4950.

Thursday, June 5

Dinners

• The McCleary United Methodist Church will host a Mexican dinner. 4:30-7 p.m. The dinner is a fundraiser for the church. McCleary United Methodist Church, 426 3rd St., McCleary.

Just for kids

• Community Education Class, “Patriotic Crafts.” 2:30-4 p.m. Join Ms. Girts and creat a red, white and blue craft you can use all summer long. This class is specifically for kindergarten through second grade age children. Class limit of 20 children. Bring an individual snack. Ms. Girts Room at Beacon Elementary School, 1717 E Beacon Ave. $10 instructor fee and $5 program fee.

Meetings and hearings

• Take Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS) No. 1522 meeting on Thursdays. Weigh-in at 6 p.m. and meeting at 6:30 p.m. Upstairs in the Forestry Building, 310 W. Spruce Ave., Montesano. Diane (360) 249-2258.

• GriefShare, a grief recovery support group, 7-8:30 p.m. on Thursdays. Montesano Church of God, 317 E. Spruce St. $15 for cost of manual. (360) 249-3242 or goodnews@mchog.org.

• Moms in Prayer International meeting on Thursdays. 8:30 a.m. First Baptist Church, 303 W. Pioneer Ave., Montesano. Childcare provided. (360) 249-4224 or www.MomsInPrayer.org.