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Thursday, April 18

Classes and demonstrations

• “Soup” with Josh Bachtell of Savory Faire through Montesano Community Education. 5:30-7:30 p.m. Room 508, Montesano High School, 303 N. Church St., Montesano. $5 program fee and $20 materials fee (separate check please). Register by April 15. (360) 249-2573.

• “Self Help, Joy - An Inside Job” presented by Rebecca Robison. 7-9 p.m. Thursdays, April 18-May 16. Montesano High School Library, 303 N. Church St., Montesano. $5 or $18 program fee. Instructor fee $15 per session or $50 for all four sessions. Comfortable clothing, pillow and mat are recommended. (360) 249-2573.

•”Learn the ABCs of Knitting Socks” with Kathie Adams through Montesano Community Education. 7-9 p.m. Thursdays through May 23. Room 314, Montesano High School, 303 N. Church St., Montesano. $18 program fee and $30 instructor fee. (360) 402-4035 or sheltonfelts@msn.com.

Especially for seniors

• Montesano Senior Center to serve kielbasa, potato salad, baked beans and fruit crisp for lunch. Noon. 120 W. Marcy Ave., Montesano. (360) 249-4900.

Fundraisers and drives

• The annual Dine Out for Safety campaign is underway. Have breakfast, lunch or dinner at Anne Marie’s, Westport Winery, Mazatlan, Ocean Palace and Casa Mia all day to support Beyond Survival. Excludes alcohol-related sales.

Meetings and hearings

• Moms in Prayer International meeting. 10:30 a.m. First Baptist Church, 303 W. Pioneer Ave., Montesano. (360) 249-4224 or www.MomsInPrayer.org.

• Montesano High School alumni from ’50s and early ’60s meeting. 1 p.m. Gepetto’s Restaurant, 126 E. Pioneer Ave., Montesano. www.bulldogtimes.com.

• Friends of the Elma Timberland Library meeting. 10 a.m. Timberland Library, 118 N. First St., Elma.

• McCleary School District board meeting cancelled and moved to Thursday, April 25. 6:30 p.m. Check calendar listing for details.

Talks and presentations

• “John Spellman, Politics Never Broke His Heart,” presented by author John Hughes, chief historian of the Washington State’s Legacy Project and former editor and publisher of The Daily World and The Vidette. 6:30-8 p.m. Timberland Library, 420 Seventh St., Hoquiam. (360) 532-1710.

• “Eliminate Domestic Violence” with author Ron Fandrick. 6:30-7:30 p.m. Timberland Library, 121 S. Fourth St., McCleary. Fandrick has served as a pastor, leader and a therapist for marriage, family and sexual assault clients in Washington. He has a Master of Divinity from Concordia Seminary and a master of arts in marriage and family therapy from Pacific Lutheran University. (360) 495-3368.

Friday, April 19

Especially for seniors

• Montesano Senior Center to serve cook’s choice for lunch. Noon. 120 W. Marcy Ave., Montesano. (360) 249-4900.

Exhibits

• Associated Arts of Ocean Shores 44th annual Open Art Show. Noon to 5 p.m. (awards party from 7-9 p.m.). Ocean Shores Convention Center, 120 Chance a la Mer Ave., Ocean Shores. www.associatedarts.org, or call (360) 581-3996.

Performances

• Montesano Jr/Sr High Drama Club presents “A Pirate’s Life for Me.” 7 p.m. Montesano High School Commons, 303 N. Church St., Montesano. Tickets are $5 for students, $8 for adults and $25 for a family of four or five, available at Montesano High School, Valu Drug or at the door. Costume contest during intermission.

Saturday, April 20

Classes and demonstrations

• WSU Grays Harbor/Pacific County Master Gardeners plant clinic. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Demonstration garden (or if raining, at the extension office), Grays Harbor County Fairgrounds, 32 Elma McCleary Road, Elma.

• “Fun and Easy Collage” with Marie Oestrich. 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. In the art room at Montesano High school, 303 N. Church St., Montesano. $5 program fee and $15 materials fee. Learn a fun and easy collage technique in this workshop. (360) 249-2573 or www.monte.wednet.edu/domain/110.

Contests and games

• Montesano Chamber of Commerce cribbage tournament. 12:30 registration and play at 1 p.m. Upstairs at city hall, 112 N. Main St., Montesano. $5 entry fee.

Exhibits

• Associated Arts of Ocean Shores 44th annual Open Art Show. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Ocean Shores Convention Center, 120 Chance a la Mer Ave., Ocean Shores. www.associatedarts.org or call (360) 581-3996.

Festivals, celebrations and fairs

• Grays Harbor Outdoor Adventure and Travel Expo. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Grays Harbor County Fairgrounds, 32 Elma McCleary Road, Elma. Tickets are $8 for adults, $5 for ages 6-13 with children under 5 free. Contact the Fairgrounds at (360) 482-2651

• “World Class” Crab Races & Crab Feed at Westport. Food, music, crab races and more. For more information, contact Westport/Grayland Chamber (800) 345-6223

Fitness fun

•Dance Club of Grays Harbor dance — 1920s Jazz Club, with music by Michael and Leslie. Lesson from 7-8 p.m.; dance from 8-11 p.m. Masonic Hall, 513 K Street, Hoquiam. $7 per member and $10 per guest. Singles welcome; costumes optional. www.danceclubofgraysharbor.com.

Performances

• Montesano Jr/Sr High Drama Club presents “A Pirate’s Life for Me.” 7 p.m. Montesano High School Commons, 303 N. Church St., Montesano. Tickets are $5 for students, $8 for adults and $25 for a family of four or five, available at Montesano High School, Valu Drug or at the door. Costume contest during intermission.

Swaps, sales and bazaars

• Whale of a Sale rummage sale. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. McCausland Hall, 2201 Westhaven Drive, Westport.

Volunteer opportunities

• Friends of Schafer & Lake Sylvia work party to celebrate the centennial season of our state parks. 9 a.m. to noon and 1 to 4 p.m. Schafer State Park, 1365 Schafer Park Road. Meet at the campground. Bring rakes, gloves and tools. Contact Ranger Arnold Hampton, (360) 482-3852. www.TheSchaferStateParkTeam.org.

Sunday, April 21

Exhibits

• Associated Arts of Ocean Shores 44th annual Open Art Show. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Ocean Shores Convention Center, 120 Chance a la Mer Ave., Ocean Shores. www.associatedarts.org or call (360) 581-3996.

Festivals, celebrations and fairs

• Day two at the Grays Harbor Outdoor Adventure and Travel Expo. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Grays Harbor County Fairgrounds, 32 Elma McCleary Road, Elma. Tickets are $8 for adults, $5 for ages 6-13 with children under 5 free. Contact the fairgrounds at (360) 482-2651.

Performances

• Montesano Jr/Sr High Drama Club presents “A Pirate’s Life for Me.” 7 p.m. Montesano High School Commons, 303 N. Church St., Montesano. Tickets are $5 for students, $8 for adults and $25 for a family of four or five, available at Montesano High School, Valu Drug or at the door. Costume contest during intermission.

Swaps, sales and bazaars

• Whale of a Sale rummage sale. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. McCausland Hall, 2201 Westhaven Drive, Westport.

Monday, April 22

Especially for seniors

• Montesano Senior Center to serve minestrone soup, cheese bread, fruit and cookies for lunch. Noon. 120 W. Marcy Ave., Montesano. (360) 249-4900.

Just for kids

• Hope From Horses, horseback riding for children with disabilities. 6 p.m. Grays Harbor County Fairgrounds, 32 Elma McCleary Road, Elma. www.ghcfairgrounds.com.

Tuesday, April 23

Classes and demonstrations

• Living well with chronic conditions workshop. 5:30-8 p.m. Tuesdays through May 28. Grays Harbor Community Hospital east campus, 1006 N. H Street, conference room D. (866) 582-1487 or (360) 538-2457. Reasonable accommodations for people with disabilities can be requested by calling with 7-day advance notice or email dodgepj@dshs.wa.gov.

Especially for seniors

• Montesano Senior Center to serve baked chicken, stuffing, sweet potatoes and pudding for lunch. Noon. 120 W. Marcy Ave., Montesano. (360) 249-4900.

Meetings and hearings

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

• National Alliance for Mental Illness Washington Coast public educational meeting. 1-3 p.m. Joy Davidson from Sea Mar will be there to answer questions. Timberland Library. 420 Seventh St., Hoquiam. Free. (360) 532-8489.

Talks and presentations

• PageTurners book discussion featuring “The Fear Index” by Robert Harris. 2-3 p.m. Timberland Library, 121 S. Fourth St., McCleary. (360) 495-3368.

• Business Forum, “Crude by Rail: Economic Opportunity for Grays Harbor” featuring speaker Ken Shoemake of Westway Terminals. 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aberdeen Elks, 1712 S. Boone St., Aberdeen. $15 for members and $20 for non-members. Reservations are required by Friday, April 19. (360) 532-1924.

Wednesday, April 24

Classes and demonstrations

• Watercolor and acrylic painting. 10:30 a.m. to noon. Timberland Library, 204 Main St., Oakville. (360) 273-5305.

• “One of a Kind Necklace” class taught by Norma Deppiesse. 7-10 p.m. Room 508, Montesano High School, 303 N. Church St., Montesano. $5 program fee and $15 material fee. Make an original necklace using charms, beads and jewels. Materials provided or bring what you would like. Bring a pair of needle nose pliers. (360) 249-2573 or www.monte.wednet.edu/domain/110.

• “Beginning Fly Tying” taught by Janet Schimpf. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Wednesdays through May 22. Room 314, Montesano High School, 303 N. Church St., Montesano. $18 program fee and $25 course fee. Learn basic methods and techniques used to tempt trout, steel head and salmon. Tools are furnished in class. (360) 249-2573 or www.monte.wednet.edu/domain/110.

• “Raising Chickens in Your Own Backyard taught by Ron Scholzen. 6-8 p.m. Room 314, Montesano High School, 303 N. Church St., Montesano. $5 program fee. Good for children involved in 4-H and adults. Handouts included. (360) 249-2573 or www.monte.wednet.edu/domain/110.

Especially for seniors

• Montesano Senior Center to serve pizza casserole, green salad, fruit cup and dessert for lunch. Noon. 120 W. Marcy Ave., Montesano. (360) 249-4900.

Meetings and hearings

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

OVERSET FOLLOWS:Thursday, April 25

Especially for seniors

• Montesano Senior Center to serve chili dogs, french fries, broccoli salad and ice cream for lunch. Noon. 120 W. Marcy Ave., Montesano. (360) 249-4900.

Dinners

• 2013 Montesano Chamber of Commerce Awards Dinner. 6 p.m. social hour and 7 p.m. dinner. Entertainment provided by Ken Albert and Christine Hill. Tickets are $20 and available at the door or through a chamber member. Montesano Moose Lodge, 3 Monte Elma Road, Montesano. RSVP (360) 249-5522.

Talks and presentations

• PageTurners book discussion featuring “The Forgotten Garden” by Kate Morton. 6:30-8 p.m. W.H. Abel Memorial Timberland Library, 125 S. Main St., Montesano. (360) 249-4211.

• “Fraud: Keeping Your Money Safe and Secure” with Jared Dance from Twin Star Credit Union. 3-4 p.m. Timberland Library, 6118 Highway 101, Amanda Park. (360) 288-2725.

• “The Joy of Spring Birding” with local Audubon members Jan Strong and Mary O’Neil. 1-2 p.m. Timberland Library, 118 N. First St., Elma. (360) 482-3737.

• “Financial Literacy: Financial Stress Management” with Suzanne Klenk of WSECU. 6:30-8 p.m. Timberland Library, 204 Main St., Oakville. (360) 273-5305.

Meetings and hearings

• McCleary School District public special meeting to conduct regular monthly business that would have been scheduled for April 18. 6:30 p.m. School library, 611 S. Main St., McCleary.

• “Your Financial Well-being” presented by Our Community Credit Union. 6-7:30 p.m. Timberland Library, 121 S. 4th St., McCleary. (360) 495-3368.

Friday, April 26

Animals

• Washington High School Equestrian Teams district 6 meet. 6:30 a.m. Grays Harbor County Fairgrounds, 32 Elma McCleary Road, Elma. ghcfairgrounds.com.

Especially for seniors

• Montesano Senior Center to serve cook’s choice for lunch. Noon. 120 W. Marcy Ave., Montesano. (360) 249-4900.

Festivals, celebrations and fairs

• Grays Harbor Shorebird Festival. For more information on the Grays Harbor Shorebird Festival with a full calendar of events, field trips, lectures and the banquet, visit www.shorebirdfestival.com. (360) 289-5048.

Performances

• Lighthouse Ballet presents “Cinderella.” 7 p.m. 7th Street Theatre, 313 Seventh St., Hoquiam. $5 per person, available in advance at Harbor Drug and www.brownpapertickets.com. (360) 537-7400 or www.7thstreettheatre.com.

Trainings and workshops

• Community Emergency Response Teams class. 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Fridays through May 10. Room 1512 at Grays Harbor College Library, 1620 Edward P. Smith Drive, Aberdeen. (360) 538-4115. Free and open to all those interested.

Saturday, April 27

Animals

• Washington High School Equestrian Teams district 6 meet. 6:30 a.m. Grays Harbor County Fairgrounds, 32 Elma McCleary Road, Elma. ghcfairgrounds.com.

Classes and demonstrations

• “Build a Colorful Flower Basket” with Paul Peterson. 9-11 a.m. Satsop Nursery, 746 Monte Elma Road, Elma. Bring a 10 or 12 inch basket or purchase at class. $5 program fee, $15 instructor fee plus cost of plants. (360) 249-2573 or www.monte.wednet.edu/domain/110.

• “Hamper Basket or Gift Basket” basket weaving class with Fred and Mary Thurman. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Room 304 at Montesano High School, 303 N. Church St., Montesano. $5 program fee plus instructor’s fee. Hamper basket is $40 and the gift basket is $30 for instructor’s fee. (360) 533-7547 or fthur541@yahoo.com.

Exhibits

• Grays Harbor Gem and Geology rock and gem show. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Grays Harbor County Fairgrounds, 32 Elma McCleary Road, Elma.

Festivals, celebrations and fairs

• Grays Harbor Shorebird Festival at Hoquiam High School. All day. Free buses from the high school to the shorebird viewing area. Shorebird fun fair, field trips, lectures and viewing. For more information on the Grays Harbor Shorebird Festival with a full calendar of events, field trips, lectures and the banquet, visit www.shorebirdfestival.com. (360) 289-5048.

Fundraisers and drives

• East Grays Harbor Relay for Life team is having a dance with the Kim Archer Band 9 p.m. McCleary VFW Hall, 15 N. Summit Road, McCleary. Tickets are $10 in advance and $12 at the door. Proceeds go to Amercan Cancer Society. Go to www.kimarchermusic.com or contact (360) 500-1459 for more information.

Just for kids

• VFW Post No. 224’s Annual Youth Fishing Derby for ages 15 years old and under. 5:30-11:30 a.m. Lake Aberdeen, Aberdeen. Coffee and hot dogs will be provided.

Performances

• “God of Carnage,” a dark comedy in one act directed by Ben Hohman. 7:30 p.m. Driftwood Theatre, 120 E. Third St., Aberdeen. $13 per person. Tickets available at Valu Drug in Montesano, Top Foods and City Center Drug in Aberdeen, Harbor Drug in Hoquiam and Delores’ and Fay’s in Ocean Shores.

Performances

• Lighthouse Ballet presents “Cinderella.” 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. 7th Street Theatre, 313 Seventh St., Hoquiam. $5 per person, available in advance at Harbor Drug and www.brownpapertickets.com. (360) 537-7400 or www.7thstreettheatre.com.

Sunday, April 28

Animals

• Washington High School Equestrian Teams district 6 meet. 6:30 a.m. Grays Harbor County Fairgrounds, 32 Elma McCleary Road, Elma. ghcfairgrounds.com.

Exhibits

• Grays Harbor Gem and Geology rock and gem show. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Grays Harbor County Fairgrounds, 32 Elma McCleary Road, Elma.

Festivals, celebrations and fairs

• Grays Harbor Shorebird Festival. For more information on the Grays Harbor Shorebird Festival with a full calendar of events, field trips, lectures and the banquet, visit www.shorebirdfestival.com. (360) 289-5048.

Performances

• Lighthouse Ballet presents “Cinderella.” 2 p.m. 7th Street Theatre, 313 Seventh St., Hoquiam. $5 per person, available in advance at Harbor Drug and www.brownpapertickets.com. (360) 537-7400 or www.7thstreettheatre.com.

Tuesday, April 30

Talks and presentations

• State of Grays Harbor talk featuring Gov. Jay Inslee as keynote speaker. 7:30-9 a.m. Rotary Log Pavilion, 1401 Sargent Blvd., Aberdeen. Includes breakfast catered by O’Brien’s. RSVP due by Friday, April 19. Cost is $25 for members who RSVP by the 19th, $30 for non-members or late sign-ups. (360) 532-1924.

Wednesday, May 1

Classes and demonstrations

• Watercolor and acrylic painting. 10:30 a.m. to noon. Timberland Library, 204 Main St., Oakville. (360) 273-5305.

• “Know What’s IN your Food: Grow it Yourself.” 7- 8:30 p.m. Room 304 at Montesano High School, 303 N. Church St., Montesano. $5 program fee. WSU Master Gardener Cindy Knight will teach you how to grow your own vegetables and what grows best in Grays Harbor. (360) 249-2573.

Thursday, May 2

Classes and demonstrations

• “Spring Golf” with Rich Walker. 5:30 to 6:15 p.m. Thursdays through May 23. Oaksridge Golf Course, 1052 Monte Elma Road, Elma.$18 program fee and $50 instructor fee. (360) 249-2573.

Friday, May 3

Performances

• “God of Carnage,” a dark comedy in one act directed by Ben Hohman. 7:30 p.m. Driftwood Theatre, 120 E. Third St., Aberdeen. $13 per person. Tickets available at Valu Drug in Montesano, Top Foods and City Center Drug in Aberdeen, Harbor Drug in Hoquiam and Delores’ and Fay’s in Ocean Shores.

Swaps, sales and bazaars

• Basement Bargains book sale. 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. W.H. Abel Memorial Timberland Library, 125 S. Main St., Montesano. (360) 249-4211.

Saturday, May 4

Classes and demonstrations

• WSU Grays Harbor/Pacific County Master Gardeners plant clinic. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Demonstration garden (or if raining, at the extension office), Grays Harbor County Fairgrounds, 32 Elma McCleary Road, Elma.

• Container garden workshop presented by the WSU Grays Harbor/Pacific County Master Gardeners, followed by a plant clinic. 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. SouthShore Mall community room, 1017 S. Boone St., Aberdeen.

• “Serving Basket and/or Finish Hamper Basket” basket weaving class with Fred and Mary Thurman. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Room 304 at Montesano High School, 303 N. Church St., Montesano. $5 program fee plus $30 for serving basket instructor fee. (360) 533-7547 or fthur541@yahoo.com.

Dinners

• 31st annual Ocosta Oyster Feed. All-you-can-eat menu including oysters, clam chowder, spaghetti, coleslaw and more. 3-7 p.m. Ocosta Recreation Hall, 45 Ocosta Sixth St., Aberdeen. Contact (360) 648-2190 for more information.

Festivals, celebrations and fairs

• A Celebration of Mothers. 1 p.m. McCleary United Methodist Church, 3rd & Oak Streets, McCleary. Dessert served $6.

• Matlock Historical Society presents the 2013 Old Timers’ Fair. 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mary M. Knight School, 2987 W. Matlock Brady Rd., Elma. Displays, FFA plant sale, music, vendors and food booths.

Performances

• “God of Carnage,” a dark comedy in one act directed by Ben Hohman. 7:30 p.m. Driftwood Theatre, 120 E. Third St., Aberdeen. $13 per person. Tickets available at Valu Drug in Montesano, Top Foods and City Center Drug in Aberdeen, Harbor Drug in Hoquiam and Delores’ and Fay’s in Ocean Shores.

• “Musica Tradicional Apasionante: Mexican Music Live” with guitarist and singer Alfredo Gomez-Beloz. Timberland Library, 101 E. Harms Drive, Westport. (360) 268-0521.

Swaps, sales and bazaars

• Basement Bargains book sale. 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. W.H. Abel Memorial Timberland Library, 125 S. Main St., Montesano. (360) 249-4211.

Sunday, May 5

Festivals, celebrations and fairs

• Matlock Historical Society presents the 2013 Old Timers’ Fair. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mary M. Knight School, 2987 W. Matlock Brady Rd., Elma. Displays, FFA plant sale, music, vendors and food booths.

Volunteer opportunities

• Pizza party and book sale clean up. 2-5 p.m. W.H. Abel Memorial Timberland Library, 125 S. Main St., Montesano. (360) 249-4211.

Monday, May 6

Classes and demonstrations

• “Excel 2010-2” computer class taught by Melissa Lenz. 7-8:30 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays through May 22. Lab 502 at Montesano High School, 303 N. Church St., Montesano. $18 program fee and $32 instructor fee. (360) 249-2573.

• “Reach Your Dreams,” financial education classes. 5:30-7:30 p.m. Timberland Library, 121 E. Market St., Aberdeen. Topics will include goal-setting and spending plans, borrowing money, credit reports and scores, home ownership basics, banking, savings and investing, insurance and budgeting. Participants will receive a $25 cash stipend from Enterprise for Equity, a local nonprofit organization, after attending all of the classes on time. (360) 533-2360.

Wednesday, May 8

Classes and demonstrations

• Watercolor and acrylic painting. 10:30 a.m. to noon. Timberland Library, 204 Main St., Oakville. (360) 273-5305.

• “World Famous Gardens of Wales and England” presented by Glen Hoot, MDPhD. 7-9 p.m. Timberland Library, 125 S. Main St., Montesano. $5 program fee. (360) 249-2573 Minimum 3, maximum 10 for all classes.

Meetings and hearings

• Friends of the McCleary Timberland Library meeting. 1 p.m. At the library, 121 S. Fourth St., McCleary. Those interested in joining are invited. (360) 495-3368.

Friday, May 10

Performances

• “God of Carnage,” a dark comedy in one act directed by Ben Hohman. 7:30 p.m. Driftwood Theatre, 120 E. Third St., Aberdeen. $13 per person. Tickets available at Valu Drug in Montesano, Top Foods and City Center Drug in Aberdeen, Harbor Drug in Hoquiam and Delores’ and Fay’s in Ocean Shores.

Saturday, May 11

Classes and demonstrations

• “Meditation for Those Who Think They Can’t Meditate” with Buddhist monk Kobai Scott Whitney. 11 a.m. to noon. Meeting room at the Timberland Library, 125 S. Main St., Montesano. $5 program fee. (360) 249-2573.

• “Granny Squares from Scratch - Beginning Crochet.” Learn to crochet with Tammy Domike. 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Room 508 at Montesano High School, 303 N. Church St., Montesano. $5 program fee and $15 instructor fee. (360) 249-2573.

Performances

• “God of Carnage,” a dark comedy in one act directed by Ben Hohman. 7:30 p.m. Driftwood Theatre, 120 E. Third St., Aberdeen. $13 per person. Tickets available at Valu Drug in Montesano, Top Foods and City Center Drug in Aberdeen, Harbor Drug in Hoquiam and Delores’ and Fay’s in Ocean Shores.

Wednesday, May 15

Classes and demonstrations

• Watercolor and acrylic painting. 10:30 a.m. to noon. Timberland Library, 204 Main St., Oakville. (360) 273-5305.

Thursday, May 16

• “College: Getting There from Here” presented by Brandon Klinger. 7 p.m. Downstairs at the Timberland Library, 125 S. Main St., Montesano. $5 program fee. (360) 249-2573. Learn how to reach your college savings goals.

Friday, May 17

Performances

• “God of Carnage,” a dark comedy in one act directed by Ben Hohman. 7:30 p.m. Driftwood Theatre, 120 E. Third St., Aberdeen. $13 per person. Tickets available at Valu Drug in Montesano, Top Foods and City Center Drug in Aberdeen, Harbor Drug in Hoquiam and Delores’ and Fay’s in Ocean Shores.

Saturday, May 18

Classes and demonstrations

• WSU Grays Harbor/Pacific County Master Gardeners plant clinic. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Demonstration garden (or if raining, at the extension office), Grays Harbor County Fairgrounds, 32 Elma McCleary Road, Elma.

• “Hypertuffa Planters” with Norma Deppiesse. 10 a.m. to noon. Montesano High School shop room 506, 303 N. Church St., Montesano. $5 program fee/$20 materials fee to instructor. (360) 249-2573. Make lightweight planters and water bowls.

Contests and games

• 12th annual Clean Water Classic, a professional and amateur surf contest in Westport. For more information contact (360) 220-5735 or http://www.cleanwaterclassic.com/.

Exhibits

• Twin Harbors Master Builders Home and Garden show. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Grays Harbor County Fairgrounds, 32 Elma McCleary Road, Elma. www.ghcfairgrounds.com.

Performances

• “God of Carnage,” a dark comedy in one act directed by Ben Hohman. 7:30 p.m. Driftwood Theatre, 120 E. Third St., Aberdeen. $13 per person. Tickets available at Valu Drug in Montesano, Top Foods and City Center Drug in Aberdeen, Harbor Drug in Hoquiam and Delores’ and Fay’s in Ocean Shores.

Talks and presentations

• “Sentimental Journey: Songs and Stories from World War II,” a USO-style show featuring singer, Dina Blade and World War II veteran and storyteller Ray Puddicomb with pianist Hans Brehmer. 5:30-6:45 p.m. Quileute Room at Lake Quinault Lodge, 345 South Shore Road, Quinault. (360) 288-2725.

Sunday, May 19

Classes and demonstrations

• WSU Grays Harbor/Pacific County Master Gardeners plant clinic. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Demonstration garden (or if raining, at the extension office), Grays Harbor County Fairgrounds, 32 Elma McCleary Road, Elma.

Contests and games

• 12th annual Clean Water Classic, a professional and amateur surf contest in Westport. For more information contact (360) 220-5735 or http://www.cleanwaterclassic.com/.

Exhibits

• Twin Harbors Master Builders Home and Garden show. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Grays Harbor County Fairgrounds, 32 Elma McCleary Road, Elma. www.ghcfairgrounds.com.

Performances

• “God of Carnage,” a dark comedy in one act directed by Ben Hohman. 1:30 p.m. Driftwood Theatre, 120 E. Third St., Aberdeen. $13 per person. Tickets available at Valu Drug in Montesano, Top Foods and City Center Drug in Aberdeen, Harbor Drug in Hoquiam and Delores’ and Fay’s in Ocean Shores.

Monday, May 20

Classes and demonstrations

• “Intro to Estate Planning” with local attorney Bill Stewart. 7-9 p.m. Montesano High School library, 303 N. Church St., Montesano. $5 program fee. (360) 249-2573. Includes wills, trusts, community property agreements and much more. Bring your questions.

Tuesday, May 21

Talks and presentations

• PageTurners book discussion featuring “Abundance: A Novel of Marie Antoinette” by Sena Jeter Naslund. 7-8:30 p.m. Timberland Library, 118 N. First St., Elma.. (360) 482-3737.

Monday, May 27

• “Computer Basics” taught by Melissa Lenz. 7-8:30 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays through June 12. Lab 502 at Montesano High School, 303 N. Church St., Montesano. $18 program fee and $32 instructor fee. (360) 249-2573.

Thursday, May 30

Classes and demonstrations

• “Safe Seafood” with Josh Bachtell of Savory Faire through Montesano Community Education. 5:30-7:30 p.m. Home Ec Room, Montesano High School, 303 N. Church St., Montesano. $5 program fee and $20 materials fee (separate check please). Register by May 22. (360) 249-2573.

Saturday, June 1

Animals

• Galloping High Riders 4-H Club Silver Buckle Horse Show. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Grays Harbor County Fairgrounds, 32 Elma McCleary Road, Elma. www.ghcfairgrounds.com.

Classes and demonstrations

• WSU Grays Harbor/Pacific County Master Gardeners plant clinic. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Demonstration garden (or if raining, at the extension office), Grays Harbor County Fairgrounds, 32 Elma McCleary Road, Elma.

Festivals, celebrations and fairs

• Festival of Colors Kite Festival on the beach in Ocean Shores. 10 a.m. For more information contact Ocean Shores Kites (360) 648-2224.

Sunday, June 2

Animals

• Galloping High Riders 4-H Club Silver Buckle Horse Show. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Grays Harbor County Fairgrounds, 32 Elma McCleary Road, Elma. www.ghcfairgrounds.com.

Festivals, celebrations and fairs

• Festival of Colors Kite Festival on the beach in Ocean Shores. 10 a.m. For more information contact Ocean Shores Kites (360) 648-2224.

Saturday, June 15

Classes and demonstrations

• WSU Grays Harbor/Pacific County Master Gardeners plant clinic. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Demonstration garden (or if raining, at the extension office), Grays Harbor County Fairgrounds, 32 Elma McCleary Road, Elma.

Saturday, June 29

Classes and demonstrations

• Water wise gardening and pest management workshop hosted by the WSU Grays Harbor/Pacific County Master Gardeners, followed by a plant clinic. 10 a.m. to noon. SouthShore Mall community room, 1017 S. Boone St., Aberdeen.

Saturday, July 6

Classes and demonstrations

• WSU Grays Harbor/Pacific County Master Gardeners plant clinic. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Demonstration garden (or if raining, at the extension office), Grays Harbor County Fairgrounds, 32 Elma McCleary Road, Elma.

Saturday, July 20

Classes and demonstrations

• WSU Grays Harbor/Pacific County Master Gardeners plant clinic. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Demonstration garden (or if raining, at the extension office), Grays Harbor County Fairgrounds, 32 Elma McCleary Road, Elma.

Saturday, Aug. 17

Classes and demonstrations

• WSU Grays Harbor/Pacific County Master Gardeners plant clinic. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Demonstration garden (or if raining, at the extension office), Grays Harbor County Fairgrounds, 32 Elma McCleary Road, Elma.

Saturday, Sept. 7

Classes and demonstrations

• WSU Grays Harbor/Pacific County Master Gardeners plant clinic. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Demonstration garden (or if raining, at the extension office), Grays Harbor County Fairgrounds, 32 Elma McCleary Road, Elma.

Saturday, Sept. 28

Classes and demonstrations

• WSU Grays Harbor/Pacific County Master Gardeners plant clinic. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Demonstration garden (or if raining, at the extension office), Grays Harbor County Fairgrounds, 32 Elma McCleary Road, Elma

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