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Thursday, July 3

Classes and demonstrations

• Wesport Winery will be holding a class entitled “Three Words.” 3 p.m. Seattle Times, Wine Press Northwest and Great Northwest Wines wine reviewer Andy Perdue will teach students the verbiage, nuances and analysis that is done in wine competitions while students taste an array of award-winning wines. Class is free for wine club members or $5 for non-members. For reservations or more information call (360)648-2224 or visit www.westportwinery.com. Westport Winery, 1 South Arbor Road, Aberdeen.

Events

• Montesano Timberland Library presents “Teen DIY: Make a Glowing Mad Science Jar,” Teens can drop by anytime during open hours to make a Glowing Mad Science Jar. Montesano Timberland Library, 125 S. Main St., Montesano.

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.

Friday, July 4

• All libraries , banks, governments offices as well as The Vidette office will be closed on Friday for the holiday. The libraries will resume regular scheduled hours on Saturday.

Events

• SPLASH Festival at Morrison Riverfront Park. Noon to 6 p.m. Fireworks begin at 10 p.m. This one-day, FREE festival features live music, family entertainers, food and craft vendors as well as inflatable games and a fireworks show at dark. Morrison Riverfront Park, 1401 Sargent Blvd., Aberdeen.

• Sail-a-bration at Seaport Landing. Noon. Tours of Lady Washington and Hawaiian Chieftain will run from 3-6 p.m. There will also be a car show and live music. Parking is available on site at a suggested donation of $5 per car. There will be a Fireworks Sail with a cost of $63 for adults, $53 for students, seniors and active military and $43 for children under 12. Tickets may be purchased online at www.historicalseaport.org or by calling (800) 200-5239. Seaport Landing, 500 N. Custer St., Aberdeen.

• Quinault Beach Resort & Casino will host a FREE fireworks show beginning at dusk. Quinault Beach Resort & Casino, 78 State Route 115, Ocean Shores.

• Family Fourth Festival at the Ocean Shores Convention Center. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. This FREE event is fun for the whole family with games, food, vendors and entertainment. Ocean Shores Convention Center, 120 W. Chance a La Mer NW, Ocean Shores.

Saturday, July 5

Events

• Independence Day celebration in Oakville. 11 a.m. Oakville will celebrate Independence Day with a parade along Highway 12 with a re-enactment of the last horseback robbery in the state at the end of the parade. A picnic, arts and crafts will highlight a fun-filled day.

• Tokeland 4th of July Parade. 11 a.m. Parade begins at the Tokeland Marina and ends at the Tokeland Hotel. A picnic will be held on the Tokeland Hotel grounds with hot dogs, games and music imediately after the parade at the Westport Maritime Museum, 2201 W. Westhaven Dr., Westport.

• Montesano Timberland Library presents “LabARTory.” Come to the library and complete an art project. Montesano Timberland Library, 125 Main St., Montesano.

Sunday, July 6

Events

• The Quinault Indian Nation, Citizens for a Clean Harbor, Grays Harbor Audubon Society and Friends of Grays Harbor will join together in a rally to honor the 47 individuals lost in Lac Megantic on July 6, 2013 from a crude oil blast. The rally will also honor the 1855 treaty signed by the Qinault, Quileute and Hoh tribes. Noon. The public is welcome to attend. Zelasko Park, F St. and E. Heron St., Aberdeen.

Performances

• The Driftwood Players will be conducting auditions for their upcoming performance of “Lost in Yonkers,” a comedy in two acts written by Neil Simon. Auditions will be conducted at 3 p.m. on Sunday and 7 p.m. on Monday. The director is looking for four male actors to play age ranges of 11 to 60 and three female actors to play age ranges from 25 to 75. Actors under 18 years of age must have parental permission to participate. Rehearsals will begin in July and run until the opening of the production in September. Driftwood Theatre, 120 E. Third St., Aberdeen. For more information email henrysara7@gmail.com.

Monday, July 7

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.

Tuesday, July 8

Just for kids

• Elma Timberland Library presents “Experiments of a Mad Scientist.” 1-3 p.m. Teens can see made science experiment demonstrations and try a few of their own. Elma Timberland Library, 119 N. First St., Elma.

• Montesano Timberland Library presents “Teen DIY: Steampunk Trunk.” Teens can drop by anytime during the hours the library is open to make a steampunk trunk. Montesano Timberland Library, 125 Main St., Montesano.

Wednesday, July 9

Events

• Montesano Timberland Library presents “Music and Stories with Harmonica Pocket.” 10:30-11:30 a.m. The Harmoica Pocket brings the ABCs to life. Favorite nursery rhymes, beloved books and original songs are mixed up with playful skits to celebrate reading and the alphabet in this event for all ages. Montesano Timberland Library, 125 S. Main St., Montesano.

• Oakville Timberland Library presents “Mikey Mike’s Music & Science.” 10:30-11:30 a.m. Mike Gervais, “The Rad Scientist,” performs an interactive musical show that explores science all around us in nature. Oakville Timberland Library, 204 Main St., Oakville.

Just for kids

• McCleary Timberland Library presents “Wacky Wednesday LabARTorty.” 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Children and teens can stop by the library for an art or science experiment. McCleary Timberland Library, 121 S. 4th St., McCleary.

Meetings and hearings

• Montesano PTO. 7 p.m. Simpson Elementary, 519 W. Simpson Ave., Montesano. Childcare available at $1 per child.

• Citizen Corps. 9 a.m. followed by Local Emergency Planning Committee meeting at 10 a.m. Second floor of the Forestry Building, 310 W. Spruce Ave., Montesano. (360) 249-3911.

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

Thursday, July 10

Events

• McCleary Bear Festival Coronatioin dinner. 6-7:30 p.m. Lasagna dinner will be served with salad and bread. Tickets are $10 per person. A dessert auction and the royalty coronation will follow the dinner. McCleary VFW Hall, 158 N. Summit Rd., McCleary.

• Aberdeen Timberland Library presents “Mikey Mike’s Music & Science.” 10:30-11:30 a.m. Mike Gervais, “The Rad Scientist,” performs an interactive musical show that explores the science all around us in nature. Show is for all ages. Aberdeen Timberland Library, 121 E. Market St., Aberdeen.

• Hoquiam Timberland Library presents “Community Helpers: What’s It Like to be on a Search and Rescue Team?” 2-3 p.m. Volunteers from West Coast Search Dogs and their trained dogs will be at the library to talk about what they do when on a rescue mission. The dogs will demonstrate some of their skills in this show for all ages. Hoquiam Timberland Library, 420 7th St., Hoquiam.

• McCleary Timberland Library presents “U is for Ukulele: Music & Stories with Harmonica Pocket.” 2-3 p.m. The Harmonica Pocket brings the ABCs to life. McCleary Timberland Library, 121 S. 4th St., McCleary.

Just for kids

• Elma Timberland Library presents “LabARTory: All About Butterflies.” 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Children can listen to books about butterflies and then take part in creating butterflies from tissue paper. Elma Timberland Library, 119 N. First St., Elma.

• Montesano Timberland Library presents “Teen DIY: Steampunk Trunk.” Teens can drop by any time during open hours to make a steampunk trunk. Montesano Timberland Library, 125 S. Main St., Montesano.

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.

Talks and presentations

• Edward Jones financial adviser Brandon Klinger will host a coffee club at 10:45 a.m. There will be a brief presentation on current events in the market and economy followed by an informal discussion. Edward Jones, 211 S. Main St. Suite 1A, Montesano.

Friday, July 11

Events

• Elma Citywide Garage Sale. Times and locations vary over Friday through Sunday. Stop by the Elma Chamber of Commerce to pick up the official map of the garage sale locations.

• Montesano Timberland Library presents “Family Story Time,” 10:30-11 a.m. All ages are welcome to come join in a program of stories, rhymes, songs and movement games that focus on children age 6 and younger. Montesano Timberland Library, 125 S. Main St., Montesano.

• McCleary Bear Festival. The festival features a carnival, games, and, of course, the bear stew — although the stew is served up the next day. Last year, on Friday, the festival featured a softball game between police officers and firefighters, known as “Guns and Hoses.” The festival takes place at Beerbower Park in downtown McCleary.

Just for kids

• Montesano Timberland Library presents “Stuffed Animal Sleepover.” Children can bring a favorite stuffed toy animal for a sleepover at the library. Tuck your animal in and say goodnight, then come back the next day to pick up you friend and find out what mischief the animals got into during the night at the library. Montesano Timberland Library, 125 S. Main St., Montesano.

Meetings and hearings

• Grays Harbor Conservation District board meeting. 10 a.m. 330 W. Pioneer Ave., Montesano. (360) 249-5980, ext. 102.

Performances

• Driftwood Players presents “Love, Loss and What I Wore,” a slice of life comedy in one act written by Nora Ephron and Delia Ephron. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Play contains some adult language. Tickets are $15 and available online at aberdeendriftwood.com, at Valu Drug, Montesano, Top Foods and City Center Drug, Aberdeen, Harbor Drug, Hoquiam and Dolores’ and Fay’s, Ocean Shores and at the door as available. Driftwood Theatre, 120 E. Third St., Aberdeen.

Saturday, July 12

Classes and demonstrations

Blue Tail Scrapbooking will be holding a watercolor stamping class. 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Learn to make greeting cards, bookmarks, and more at this hands-on class. Cost is $45 for instruction, beginners set of stamps, two markers and a paintbrush; or $20 for instruction and use of materials for class. Card supplies and paint are included in the cost. For more information or to make a reservation call (360) 289-2244. Blue Tail Scrapbooking, 877 Point Brown Ave., Ocean Shores.

Events

• Montesano Timberland Library presents “LabARTory.” All ages are welcome to come in any time during open hours to complete an art project. Montesano Timberland Library, 125 S. Main St., Montesano.

• McCleary Bear Festival. The festival features a carnival, a car show, a parade, games, and, of course, the bear stew. The bear stew, car show and parade happens on Saturday.

Tuesday, July 15

Just for kids

• Elma Timberland Library presents “Tie-Dying.” 1-2 p.m. Teens can create a tie-dyed t-shirt, socks, shorts or headband. Bring a laundered white item of clothing and the library staff will provide the rest. Elma Timberland Library, 119 N. First St., Elma.

• Montesano Timberland Library presents “Teen DIY: Steampunk Trunk.” Teens can drop by any time during open hours to make a steampunk trunk. Montesano Timberland Library, 125 S. Main St., Montesano.

Friday, July 25

Events

• Artwalk. This celebration in the heart of downtown Aberdeen provides a day of fun and entertainment for art lovers and car enthusiasts. The event will include artists and crafters set up throughout downtown Aberdeen. An artists reception will be held from 6:30-7:30 p.m. on Friday followed by a street dance until 9 p.m.

Saturday, July 26

Events

• Artwalk. This celebration in the heart of downtown Aberdeen provides a day of fun and entertainment for art lovers and car enthusiasts.

The event will include artists and crafters set up throughout downtown Aberdeen. Live entertainment will run from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday with a car show from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.