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Thursday, May 16

Classes and demonstrations

• “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. Learn how to reach your college savings goals. (360) 249-2573.

Especially for seniors

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

Meetings and hearings

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

• Montesano School Board meeting. 5:30 p.m. 302 N. Church St., Montesano.

• Grays Harbor Fire District 12 meeting. 7 p.m. City of McCleary Fire Hall, Bldg. D, 100 S. Third St., McCleary.

Performances

• The Bishop Center will be presenting three original one-act plays. 7:30 p.m. Grays Harbor College, 1620 Edward P. Smith Dr., Aberdeen. “Waiting for the Birds” by Julie Oliver, “Family Dinner” by Laura Smith and “Truth Serum” by Ian Ward.

Talks and presentations

• “The Joy of Spring Birding” presented by Audubon members Jan Strong and Mary O’Neil. 6-7 p.m. Timberland Library, 121 S. 4th Street, McCleary. (360) 495-3368.

Friday, May 17

Especially for seniors

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

Fundraisers and drives

• 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Elma FFA Plant Sale clearance at the Elma High School greenhouse, located behind the school. Priced to clear out and close for the year.

Films

• “Butch Cassidy & the Sundance Kid” starring Paul Newman and Robert Redford. 7:30 p.m. 7th Street Theatre, 313 Seventh St., Hoquiam. All tickets $5 per person and available at Harbor Drug and Tully’s in Hoquiam or online at Brown Paper Tickets.

Notices

• Elma Timberland Library will be closed for staff training and resume its regular schedule Saturday, May 18. All other Grays Harbor County Timberland libraries will be open. For more information go to the website at www.TRL.org or call 1-800-562-6022.

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.

• “South Pacific,” a Rodger’s and Hammerstein classic musical presented by the Grayland Players. 7:30 p.m. Grayland Community Hall, 2071 Cranberry Road, Grayland. Tickets are adults, $12; seniors and students (10 and under), $10, available at Twin Harbor Drug, Westport, City Drug, Aberdeen and at the door.

• The Bishop Center will be presenting three original one-act plays. 7:30 p.m. Grays Harbor College, 1620 Edward P. Smith Dr., Aberdeen. “Waiting for the Birds” by Julie Oliver, “Family Dinner” by Laura Smith and “Truth Serum” by Ian Ward.

• Westport Winery will present vocalists Christine Hill and Ken Albert during dinner. 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Westport Winery, 1 S. Arbor Road, Aberdeen. For dinner reservations call (360) 648-2224.

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. For more information contact (360) 482-2651 or www.ghcfairgrounds.com.

Films

• “Butch Cassidy & the Sundance Kid” starring Paul Newman and Robert Redford. 7:30 p.m. 7th Street Theatre, 313 Seventh St., Hoquiam. All tickets $5 per person and available at Harbor Drug and Tully’s in Hoquiam or online at Brown Paper Tickets.

Fundraisers and drives

• Fifth annual “Spring Fling” dinner auction is sold out. For more information, contact Alice (360) 249-4112.

• LeMay Inc. Relay for Life garage sale. 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. 154 Alder Dr., Cosmopolis. All proceeds are donated to Relay for Life, American Cancer Society. (No early birds please).

• Elma SkillsUSA chapter will hold a dinner and silent auction. 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. High School Commons, Elma High School, 1101 W. Main St., Elma. Tickets are $10 for adults, $8 for seniors, $5 for children 5-10 years old and free for under 5 years. Raising funds for students going to National Convention in Kansas City, Mo. in June.

• City of Aberdeen is hosting a Relay for Life Indoor Garage Sale. 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Rotary Log Pavilion, 1399 Sargent Blvd. ( Morrison Riverfront Park), Aberdeen. For more information, contact Linda (360) 537-3207.

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.

• “South Pacific,” a Rodger’s and Hammerstein classic musical presented by the Grayland Players. 7:30 p.m. Grayland Community Hall, 2071 Cranberry Road, Grayland. Tickets are adults, $12; seniors and students (10 and under), $10, available at Twin Harbor Drug, Westport, City Drug, Aberdeen and at the door.

• The Bishop Center will be presenting three original one-act plays. 4 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Grays Harbor College, 1620 Edward P. Smith Dr., Aberdeen. “Waiting for the Birds” by Julie Oliver, “Family Dinner” by Laura Smith and “Truth Serum” by Ian Ward.

• Westport Winery will present vocalists Christine Hill and Ken Albert during dinner. 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Westport Winery, 1 S. Arbor Road, Aberdeen. For dinner reservations call (360) 648-2224.

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

Churches

• Faith Lutheran Church celebrating Pentecost. Last Sunday school of the year for all ages begins 9 a.m. Worship service begins 10 a.m. with the dedication of their new sign and the installation of the cross. A potluck lunch with silent auction will follow. Money raised will be given to the SW Synod’s Living stones Prison Ministry (Shelton) and ELCA Malaria Campaign. Faith Lutheran, 1296 Monte Elma Road, Elma.

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. For more information contact (360) 482-2651 or 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.

• “South Pacific,” a Rodger’s and Hammerstein classic musical presented by the Grayland Players. 2 p.m. Grayland Community Hall, 2071 Cranberry Road, Grayland. Tickets are adults, $12; seniors and students (10 and under), $10, available at Twin Harbor Drug, Westport, City Drug, Aberdeen and at the door.

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.

Especially for seniors

• Montesano Senior Center to serve vegetable beef soup, egg salad sandwiches, fruit and ice cream for lunch. Noon. Karaoke. 120 W. Marcy Ave., Montesano. (360) 249-4900.

Meetings

• Elma City Council meeting. 7 p.m. City Hall, 202 W. Main St., Elma.

Tuesday, May 21

Especially for seniors

• Montesano Senior Center to serve tuna noodle casserole, green beans with bacon and onions, fruit and pudding for lunch. Noon. Trivia, Steve McLean will speak about reverse mortgage. 120 W. Marcy Ave., Montesano. (360) 249-4900.

Talks and presentations

• PageTurners book discussion for adults featuring “Abundance: A Novel of Marie Antoinette” by Sena Jeter Naslund. 6-7 p.m. Timberland Library, 118 N. First St., Elma.. (360) 482-3737.

• Lunch for Your Brains presents “Simon’s Cross: Turning Tragedy into Triumph” by local author Rob Wickes. Noon - 1 p.m. (Friends meeting, 10:30 a.m.) W.H. Abel Memorial Library, 125 S. Main St., Montesano. (360) 249-4211.

Wednesday, May 22

Classes and demonstrations

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

Especially for seniors

• Montesano Senior Center to serve calico beans, corn bread, coleslaw and cookies for lunch. Noon. Pinochle at 1 p.m. 120 W. Marcy Ave., Montesano. (360) 249-4900.

Meetings and hearings

• The Timberland Regional Library Board of Trustees will have a public meeting. 7 p.m. W.H. Abel Memorial Library, 125 S. Main St., Montesano. The public is encouraged to attend. 1-877-284-6237.

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

Notices

• McCleary Timberland Library will be closed for staff training and resume its regular schedule Thursday, May 23. All other Grays Harbor County Timberland libraries will be open. For more information go to the website at www.TRL.org or call 1-800-562-6022.

Talks and presentations

• PageTurners book discussion for adults. 6:30-8 p.m. “Out Stealing Horses” by Per Petterson. W.H. Abel Memorial Library, 125 S. Main St., Montesano. (360) 249-4211.

Thursday, May 23

Especially for seniors

• Montesano Senior Center to serve baked chicken, potato salad, fruit salad and cake for lunch. Noon. Board games. 120 W. Marcy Ave., Montesano. (360) 249-4900.

Fundraisers

6 p.m., Elma FFA Banquet at the Elma High School Commons. Dinner from 6 p.m. to 7:15 p.m.. and awards banquet from 7:15 p.m. to 9 p.m. Cost is $10 for 13 years of age and up, $5 for 6 to 12 years old and free for 5 years old and under. A silent auction and a dessert auction will also be hosted. All proceeds support scholarships and FFA state & national travel.

Meetings and hearings

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

Talks and presentations

• “Skunk Cabbage and Chittum Bark: Sons of the Wynooche” by Bob Dick and Darrel White, Author Visit. 7-8 p.m. Montesano Timberland Library (W.H. Abel Memorial Library), 125 S. Main St., Montesano. (360) 2494211.

Friday, May 24

Especially for seniors

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

Notices

• Montesano Timberland Library will be closed for staff training and resume its regular schedule Saturday, May 25. All other Grays Harbor County Timberland libraries will be open. For more information go to the website at www.TRL.org or call 1-800-562-6022.

Performances

• Scheduled tryouts for the Broadway musical “Rent” to be performed in July. 4 p.m. Grays Harbor College, 1620 Edward P. Smith Dr., Aberdeen. The cast will be area high school and college students, directed by GHC Theater Arts instructor Brad Duffy. Contact Duffy at (360) 538-4172 or bduffy@ghc.edu.

Saturday, May 25

Performances

• Scheduled tryouts for the Broadway musical “Rent” to be performed in July. 9 a.m. Grays Harbor College, 1620 Edward P. Smith Dr., Aberdeen. The cast will be area high school and college students, directed by GHC Theater Arts instructor Brad Duffy. Contact Duffy at (360) 538-4172 or bduffy@ghc.edu.

Monday, May 27

Classes and demonstrations

• “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.

Notices

• All Timberland libraries will be closed for the Memorial Day holiday. Libraries will resume regular schedules Tuesday, May 28. For more information call 1-877-284-6237.

Tuesday, May 28

Meetings and hearings

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

• East Grays Harbor Gluten & Dairy Intolerance Group. 7 -8 p.m. Elma Timberland Library, 118 N. First St., Elma. For more information, call Barbara (360) 495-3786 or email noglutenordairy@gmail.com.

Talks and presentations

• PageTurners book discussion featuring “That Used to be Us” by Thomas Friedman. 2-3 p.m. McCleary Timberland Library, 121 S. 4th Street, McCleary. (360) 495-3368.

Wednesday, May 29

Classes and demonstrations

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

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.

Tuesday, June 4

Meetings and demonstrations

• The Friends of the McCleary Timberland Library meeting. 11 a.m. Library meeting room, McCleary timberland library, 121 S. 4th Street, McCleary. (360) 495-3368.

Wednesday, June 5

Saturday, June 8

Festivals, celebrations and fairs

• Fleur de Lis Festival and Art in the Vines, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Westport winery. French themed art market and wine tasting with local artisans. For more information contact Westport Winery (360) 648-2224.

Tuesday, June 11

Just for kids

• Oakville Timberland Library presents Summer at the Library Begins, for children and teens. Head to the library and sign up for the summer reading program, “Dig Into Reading” for children and “Beneath the Surface” for teens. Pick up your kit starting today or any time this summer. This Summer Reading event is part of a Timberland Regional Library district wide program. Oakville Timberland Library, 201 Main St., Oakville. (360) 273-5305.

Wednesday, June 12

Just for kids

• Elma Timberland Library presents Summer at the Library Begins, for children and teens. Head to the library and sign up for the summer reading program, “Dig Into Reading” for children and “Beneath the Surface” for teens. Pick up your kit starting today or any time this summer. This Summer Reading event is part of a Timberland Regional Library district wide program. Elma timberland Library, 118 N. First St., Elma. (360) 482-3737.

• Montesano Timberland Library (W.H. Abel Memorial Library) presents Summer at the Library Begins, for children and teens. Head to the library and sign up for the summer reading program, “Dig Into Reading” for children and “Beneath the Surface” for teens. Pick up your kit starting today or any time this summer. This Summer Reading event is part of a Timberland Regional Library district wide program. Montesano Timberland Library, 125 N. Main St., Montesano. (360) 249-4211.

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.

Thursday, June 20

Meetings and hearings

• Montesano School Board meeting. 5:30 p.m. 302 N. Church St., Montesano.

Friday, June 21

Festivals, celebrations and fairs

• Five Star Dealership’s Sand & Sawdust Festival. Doors open at 7 a.m. and the competition starts at 9 a.m. Ocean Shores Convention Center, 120 N.W. Chance a La Mer, Ocean Shores. Admission and classes are free. For entry information contact (360) 289-3797.

Performances

• Sylvia Browne, spiritual teacher and psychic will speak at the Lucky Eagle Casino & Hotel. 8 p.m. Lucky Eagle, 12888 188th Ave. SW, Rochester. Tickets start at $25. Visit Ticketmaster.com or Lucky Eagle Box Office, (800) 720-1788.

Saturday, June 22

Festivals, celebrations and fairs

• Five Star Dealership’s Sand & Sawdust Festival. Doors open at 7 a.m. and the competition starts at 9 a.m. Ocean Shores Convention Center, 120 N.W. Chance a La Mer, Ocean Shores. Admission and classes are free. For entry information contact (360) 289-3797.

Sunday, June 23

Festivals, celebrations and fairs

• Five Star Dealership’s Sand & Sawdust Festival. Doors open at 7 a.m. and the competition starts at 9 a.m. Ocean Shores Convention Center, 120 N.W. Chance a La Mer, Ocean Shores. Admission and classes are free. For entry information contact (360) 289-3797.

Performances

• Sylvia Browne, spiritual teacher and psychic will speak at the Lucky Eagle Casino & Hotel. 4 p.m. Lucky Eagle, 12888 188th Ave. SW, Rochester. Tickets start at $25. Visit Ticketmaster.com or Lucky Eagle Box Office, (800) 720-1788.

Friday, June 28

Festivals, celebrations and fairs

• Rusty Scupper’s Pirate Daze, Westport. Noon. Celebrate pirates and tall ships. Admission is free. For more information contact Westport/Grayland Chamber (360) 268-9817.

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.

Festivals, celebrations and fairs

• Rusty Scupper’s Pirate Daze, Westport. 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Celebrate pirates and tall ships. Admission is free. For more information contact Westport/Grayland Chamber (360) 268-9817.

Sunday, June 30

Festivals, celebrations and fairs

• Rusty Scupper’s Pirate Daze, Westport. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Celebrate pirates and tall ships. Admission is free. For more information contact Westport/Grayland Chamber (360) 268-9817.

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.

Thursday, July 18

Meetings and hearings

• Montesano School Board meeting. 5:30 p.m. 302 N. Church St., Montesano.

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.

Tuesday, July 23

Training and workshops

• Summit Pacific hosting free education on upcoming health care reforms and how they will affect you. 6-8 p.m. Kelsey Conference Room, Summit Pacific Medical Center, 600 E. Main Street, Elma. Free and no registration required. All community members are encouraged to attend. For more information contact Will Callicoat (360) 346-2222 or email info@sp-mc.org.

Saturday, July 27

Fundraisers and drives

• Montesano Chamber of Commerce 18th annual Classic Golf Tournament. Sign up at noon, shotgun start 1 p.m. Grays Harbor Country Club, 5300 Central Park Drive, Aberdeen. $200/team ($50 per person). Entry fee includes green fees, refreshments, lunch and raffle tickets for multiple prizes.

Thursday, Aug. 15

Meetings and hearings

• Montesano School Board meeting. 5:30 p.m. 302 N. Church St., Montesano.

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.