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Calendar from May 15

Thursday, May 15

Classes and demonstrations

• Community Education Class, “Scrapbook and Card Making.” 7-9 p.m. Learn how to make a “little” scrapbook that is a “big” hit along with five greeting cards. Montesano High School Art Room. 303 N. Church St., Montesano. Maximum class size 8. $10 instructor fee and $5 program fee.

Meetings and hearings

• Friends of the Elma Timberland Library meeting. 10 a.m. 119 N. First St.

• 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.

• Montesano High School alumni from the ’50s and early ’60s no-host social/lunch meeting. Noon. Montesano Senior Center, Silvia Lodge,120 W. Marcy Ave., Montesano.

Performances

• “Thompson Square” at the D&R Theatre, 205 S. I Street, Aberdeen. Show starts at 7 p.m. Tickets start at $45 and available at Backstage Espresso or visit the website at www.dandrtheater.com.

• The Grays Harbor College Drama Department presents “One Act Plays,” 7:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday and 4 p.m. and 7:30 p.m Saturday. GHC students will present their original one act plays written and performed by students. Tickets $5. Grays Harbor College Bishop Center, 1620 Edward P. Smith Drive, Aberdeen. Call (360) 538-4066 or go to ghc.edu/bishop.

• The Washington Center for Performing Arts will present “Yesterday and Today: The Interactive Beatles Experience.” 7:30 p.m. Celebrate the 50th anniversary of The Beatles with an interactive concert experience where the audience will create the playlist. Tickets start at $14.50. 512 Washington St. SE, Olympia.

Talks and presentations

• Anne Mcevoy of Grays Harbor Court Appointed Speical Advocates (CASA) will give the presentation “Teens and Mental Health: Activities and Resources.” 6 p.m. Brilliant Moon, 119A W. Simpson Ave., McCleary.

Friday, May 16

Classes and demonstrations

• Satsop School will hold kindergarten registration. All children who are five years old on or before Aug. 31, 2014 are eligible to register for the 2014-15 school year. Proof of child’s immunizations and a birth certificate are required on the day of registration. An appoitment time must be scheduled ahead of time. Satsop School, 853 Monte Elma Rd. (360) 482-5330.

• Brilliant Moon will present “The Incredible Egg,” a class on how to take advantage of the protein source that is eggs. Learn to make omelets, quiche, souffle and a custard. 5:30-7:30 p.m. Cost is $10 per person. Brilliant Moon, 119A W. Simpson Ave., McCleary.

Films

• “Jaws,” (1975) starring Roy Scheider, Robert Shaw and Richard Dreyfuss at the 7th St. Theatre in Hoquiam Friday and Saturday. Shows starts at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday. All tickets are $5 and available at the door. Advance tickets are available at Harbor Drug, City Drug and at www.brownpapertickets.com. Doors open at 7 p.m. (360) 537-7400.

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 “The Glass Menagerie,” a drama in two acts for all ages written by Tennessee Williams. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 1:30 p.m. Sunday. 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.

• The Grayland Players presents “Fiddler on the Roof,” 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday. 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $12 for adults and $10 for youth under 14 and available at Twin Harbor Drug in Westport, The City Drug in Aberdeen and at the door as available. Grayland Community Hall. 2071 Cranberry Road. (360) 267-6532.

Saturday, May 17

Classes and demonstrations

• Community Education Class, “Authentic Mexican Cuisine.” 9-11 a.m. Learn how to make several authentic Mexican entrees. Room 508 at Montesano High School, 303 N. Church St. $10 supply fee and $5 program fee.

Events

• The Twin Harbors Master Builders will host the Home and Garden Show. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Sunday. Admission is free to the public. Grays Harbor Fairgrounds. 32 Elma McCleary Rd., Elma. Call (360)754-0912 for more information.

• The Montesano Senior Center will host its annual Spring Fling dinner and auction. 5 p.m. A fetticine alfredo dinner and dessert auction precede a silent auction, live auction and wine wall. Cost is $15 per person. Montesano City Hall. 112 N. Main St., Montesano.

Exhibits

• Beacon Elementary School will host an art show to display artwork from students ages kindergarten to sixth grade. 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. Creation stations will be set up for both children and adults to enjoy in addition to the displayed work. The event is free to attend. Beacon Elementary School. 1717 E. Beacon Ave., Montesano.

Swaps, sales and bazaars

• Ba’s Brigade will host a garage sale to benefit the American Cancer Society Relay for Life. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. First Baptist Church Fellowship Hall. 600 W. Main, Elma.

Sunday, May 18

Performances

• The Willapa Harbor Chorale presents its annual spring concert, “Spring into Song.” The Chorale, made up of 33 singers, will perform numbers from Broadway musicals such as “The Music Man” and “West Side Story” as well as a selection of gospel and traditional songs. The event is free to the public, but donations are accepted. Raymond Theater, 323 Third St., Raymond.

Monday, May 19

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

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

• Alzheimer’s Association telephone support group. 7:30 to 9 p.m. (800) 848-7097 or linda.whiteside@alz.org.

Tuesday, May 20

Classes and demonstrations

• Community Education Class, “Cooking Gluten Free Made Easy.” 6-7:30 p.m. The two-session class will cover some easy, budget friendly recipes and tips on gluten free shopping and budget stretching. Room 508 at Montesano High School, 303 N. Church St. $5 program fee.

• Montesano Timberland Library (W.H. Abel Memorial Library) presents “Wolf Recovery.” Education staff from Wolf Haven International will discuss the recovery plans for the gray wolf, red wolf and Mexican gray wolf . Noon - 1 p.m. 125 Main St., Montesano. (360) 249-4211.

• Elma Timberland Library presents page turners book discussions. 6-7 p.m. Join in a lively discussion of “Why Be Happy When You Could Be Normal?” by Jeanette Winterson. Elma Timberland Library. 119 N. First St. (360) 482-3737.

Wednesday, May 21

Classes and demonstrations

• Community Education Class, “Fairy Garden.” Learn how to create your very own fairy garden. 6-8 p.m. Marni’s Petal Pushers. 100 Brumfield Ave., Montesano. $20 instructor fee and $5 program fee. Call (360)249-8382 for more information.

• 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.

Events

• Calvary Chapel in Montesano will host “Catching Fire,” a youth concert event with Josiah James and Greg Stone. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Free to the public. There will be food and prizes. Calvary Chapel. 114 W. Marcy Ave., Montesano.

Performances

• Driftwood Children’s Theatre and the Stevens Elementary School Parent, Teacher and Student organization will present the musical “Aladdin.” 6:30 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday. The show will feature kindergarten through sixth grade students from Stevens Elementary. A musical review will follow the musical. Admission is free to the public. 301 S. Farragut St., Aberdeen.

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.

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, “Headaches, what they are, what they mean” 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-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.

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.