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Thursday, March 14

Especially for seniors

• Montesano Senior Center to serve pulled barbecue chicken sandwich, potato salad, coleslaw and fruit crisp for lunch. Noon. 120 W. Marcy Ave, Montesano. (360) 249-4900.

Festivals, celebrations and fairs

• Dr. Seuss birthday party featuring songs, games, cake and celebrity readers. 6:30-7:30 p.m. Timberland Library, 204 Main St., Oakville. (360) 273-5305.

Meetings and hearings

• Grays Harbor County Fair board meeting. 6:30 p.m. Grays Harbor County Fairgrounds, 32 Elma McCleary Road, Elma. (360) 482-2651.

Friday, March 15

Animals

• Washington State High School Equestrian Team District No. 2 meet. 7 a.m. Grays Harbor County Fairgrounds, 32 Elma McCleary Road, Elma. (360) 482-2651 or www.ghcfairgrounds.com.

Especially for seniors

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

Festivals, celebrations and fairs

• Third annual Celebrating McCleary event. 5-7 p.m. McCleary VFW Hall, 15 N. Summit Road, McCleary. Free to all who live and work in McCleary. Tables available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Cupcakes will be available for purchase by the McCleary V.F.W. Auxiliary booth, with one being a winner of two Mariners tickets.

Saturday, March 16

Animals

• Washington State High School Equestrian Team District No. 2 meet. 7 a.m. Grays Harbor County Fairgrounds, 32 Elma McCleary Road, Elma. (360) 482-2651 or 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.

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.

Dinners

• Elma United Methodist Church St. Patrick’s Day dinner featuring corned beef and cabbage, soda bread, strawberry and spinach salad and dessert. 4:30-7 p.m. 502 W. Young St., Elma. Take out available; call (360) 482-2443.

• Grays Harbor County Republican Party Lincoln Day dinner featuring special guest Lighthouse Ballet Academy and recording artist Alex Mabey. 5-11 p.m.; social hour with a no-host bar at 5 p.m., dinner at 6 p.m., and after party dancing with a no-host bar at 8:30 p.m. Rotary Log Pavillion, 1401 Sargent Blvd., Aberdeen. $45 per person, $320 per table (seats 8), $100 per person at the chairman’s table, $100 per person at Shahram Hadian’s table or $75 per person to sit at the committeeman and committeewoman’s table. www.ghgop.org.

Festivals, celebrations and fairs

• EXPO Grays Harbor and the Bite of Grays Harbor featuring more than 100 businesses from the area. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aberdeen High School, 410 N. G Street, Aberdeen. (360) 532-1924.

Fitness fun

• Mardi Gras Masquerade with the Dance Club of Grays Harbor. Dance lesson from 7-8 p.m. with dancing from 8-11 p.m. Masonic Hall, 513 K Street, Hoquiam. $7 per member, $10 per guest. Singles welcome; costumes optional. www.danceclubofgraysharbor.com.

Performances

• St. Patrick’s Eve Variety Show. 6 p.m. 7th Street Theatre, 313 Seventh St., Hoquiam. Tickets $10 in advance (available at the 8th Street Ale House in Hoquiam or Galway Bay Irish pub in Ocean Shores) or $12 at the door. Proceeds will help send a local student to college. (360) 289-2300 or www.7thstreettheatre.com.

Talks and presentations

• “The Telling Takes Us Home: Stories For Our Hometown,” presented by storyteller and award-winning public radio producer, Joe McHugh. 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. W.H. Abel Memorial Timberland Library, 125 S. Main St., Montesano. (360) 249-4211.

Sunday, March 17

Animals

• Washington State High School Equestrian Team District No. 2 meet. 7 a.m. Grays Harbor County Fairgrounds, 32 Elma McCleary Road, Elma. (360) 482-2651 or www.ghcfairgrounds.com.

Monday, March 18

Especially for seniors

• Montesano Senior Center to serve biscuits and sausage gravy, hash browns, fruit and pudding for lunch. Noon. 120 W. Marcy Ave, Montesano. (360) 249-4900.

Meetings and hearings

• Community meeting at Satsop School to discuss an upcoming levy. 6:30 p.m. Satsop School, 853 Monte Elma Road, Satsop.

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

Tuesday, March 19

Especially for seniors

• Montesano Senior Center to serve spaghetti, green salad, garlic bread and fruit crisp for lunch. Noon. 120 W. Marcy Ave, Montesano. (360) 249-4900.

Meetings and hearings

• Grays Harbor Human Services Advisory Board meeting. 9 a.m. in the Pearsall Building large meeting room, 2109 Sumner Ave., Aberdeen. For accessibility assistance, call 500-4070 two days in advance.

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

• Families Against Methamphetamines support group meeting. 6:30-7:30 p.m. Harbor Assembly of God’s fellowship hall, 716 M St., Hoquiam. (360) 533-2619.

• Friends of the W.H. Abel Memorial Timberland Library meeting. 10:30 a.m. At the library, 125 S. Main St., Montesano. (360) 249-4211.

Talks and presentations

• “Kindness is in Me,” presented by author Bill Kelly who believes that the special quality of kindness in positive male energy helps to build safety and initiative. Noon to 1 p.m. W.H. Abel Memorial Timberland Library, 125 S. Main St., Montesano. (360) 249-4211.

• “The Lewis & Clark Wildflower Discoveries” with garden historian Joan Hockaday. 6:30-7:30 p.m. Timberland Library, 121 E. Market St., Aberdeen. (360) 533-2360.

• PageTurners book discussion featuring “Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience and Redemption,” by Laura Hillenbrand. 7-8:30 p.m. Timberland Library, 118 N. First St., Elma. (360) 482-3737.

Wednesday, March 20

Especially for seniors

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

Meetings and hearings

• Bible Study Outreach to begin a new series of seven weekly study sessions in the Old Testament book of Ruth. 9:30 a.m. Wednesdays, through May 8. Faith Lutheran Church, 1296 Monte Elma Road, Elma. (360) 249-4827 or 482-3128.

Thursday, March 21

Classes and demonstrations

• “Sweet Breads” with Janie Brumfield through Montesano Community Education. 7-9 p.m. Room 508 at Montesano High School, 303 N. Church St., Montesano. $5 program fee. (360) 249-2573. Students will learn how to make coffee rings and cinnamon rolls.

Especially for seniors

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

Meetings and hearings

• 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.

Talks and presentations

• Story time for adults. 6-7 p.m. Timberland Library, 118 N. First St., Elma. (360) 482-3737.

Friday, March 22

Animals

• Grays Harbor Mounted Posse indoor pro rodeo. 7 p.m. Grays Harbor County Fairgrounds, 32 Elma McCleary Road, Elma.(360) 482-2651.

Especially for seniors

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

Films

• “The Blues Brothers,” starring John Belushi and Dan Aykroyd. 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.

Saturday, March 23

Animals

• Grays Harbor Mounted Posse indoor pro rodeo. 7 p.m. Grays Harbor County Fairgrounds, 32 Elma McCleary Road, Elma. (360) 482-2651.

Classes and demonstrations

• Pruning and seed starting, a WSU Grays Harbor/Pacific County Master Gardener workshop followed by a plant clinic. 10 a.m. to noon. SouthShore Mall community room, 1017 S. Boone St., Aberdeen.

Festivals, celebrations and fairs

• Seventh annual Ocean Shores Razor Clam Festival and Seafood Extravaganza. 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Ocean Shores Convention Center. 120 N.W. Chance a la Mer Ave., Ocean Shores. www.oceanshores.org/clams.

Films

• “The Blues Brothers,” starring John Belushi and Dan Aykroyd. 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.

Fundraisers

• Relay For Life auction and dance with music performed by Ready or Not, hosted by Will Walk for Busz team. Auction at 6 p.m. and dance at 9:30 p.m. City hall, 112 N. Main St., Montesano. $10 per person (includes two drink tickets).

Just for kids

• Reading of “Pinkalicious,” accompanied by her favorite games, activities, crafts and refreshments. 1-3 p.m. Timberland Library, 121 E. Market St., Aberdeen. (360) 533-2360.

Sunday, March 24

Animals

• Grays Harbor Mounted Posse indoor pro rodeo. 2 p.m. Grays Harbor County Fairgrounds, 32 Elma McCleary Road, Elma. (360) 482-2651.

Festivals, celebrations and fairs

• Seventh annual Ocean Shores Razor Clam Festival and Seafood Extravaganza. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Ocean Shores Convention Center. 120 N.W. Chance a la Mer Ave., Ocean Shores. www.oceanshores.org/clams.

Tuesday, March 26

Meetings and hearings

• National Alliance for Mental Illness Washington Coast public educational meeting. 1-3 p.m. Timberland Library, 420 Seventh St., Hoquiam. Free. (360) 532-8489.

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

Talks and presentations

• PageTurners book discussion featuring “The Orphan Master’s Son” by Adam Johnson. 2-3 p.m. Timberland Library, 121 S. Fourth St., McCleary. (360) 495-3368.

Wednesday, March 27

Meetings and hearings

• Yes on Grays Harbor Fire District 12 Levy meeting. 6:30 p.m. McCleary Community Center, 726 W. Simpson Ave. (360) 861-8686.

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

Thursday, March 28

Fitness fun

• Dance with music by the Dukes of Swing. 7-9 p.m. (dinner available at 6 p.m.). Elks Lodge, 1712 S. Boone St., Aberdeen. (360) 532-2211.

Talks and presentations

• “Who Killed Laura Law?” with retired Vidette reporter Tommi Halvorsen Gatlin. 6-8 p.m. Timberland Library, 118 N. First St., Elma. The 73-year-old unsolved Aberdeen murder of Laura Law will be covered and will include information about the case that has not been presented to the public before. Some information will be unsuitable for children. (360) 482-3737.

• PageTurners book discussion featuring “A Moveable Feast” by Ernest Hemingway. 6:30-8 p.m. W.H. Abel Memorial Timberland Library, 125 S. Main St., Montesano. (360) 249-4211.

Saturday, March 30

Just for kids

• Resurrection Easter egg hunt hosted by the McCleary Community Church. 11 a.m. Beerbower Park, McCleary. Food, prizes and music will be offered. All ages are welcome.

• Elma VFW Auxiliary 15th annual Easter egg hunt for children 10 and under. Lineup at 11:30 a.m., hunt at noon. Grays Harbor County Fairgrounds, 32 Elma McCleary Road, Elma.

Wednesday, April 3

Just for kids

• “The Earthworm Dance” featuring a composting demonstration, dance in a composting bin, stories and an art project for children ages 3-8. 10:30-11:30 a.m. Timberland Library, 121 E. Market St., Aberdeen. (360) 533-2360.

Thursday, April 4

Meetings and hearings

• The Daughters of the American Revolution meeting with Mary Thorton speaking on Timberland Library and research. Noon (sack lunch at 11:30 a.m.). Timberland Library, 420 Seventh St., Hoquiam.

Saturday, April 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.

Festivals, celebrations and fairs

• “Pinkies Up! A Fancy Nancy Tea Party” for families, featuring a fashion show, crafts, games, snacks and a reading of “Fancy Nancy” by Jane O’Connor. 1-2:30 p.m. Timberland Library, 420 Seventh St., Hoquiam. (360) 532-1710. Guests are invited to dress up like the book’s character, Nancy.

Swaps, sales and bazaars

• Spring community garage sale featuring over 350 vendor booths spread between nine buildings. 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Southwest Washington Fair and Expo Center, 2555 N. National Ave. in Chehalis. Early bird shoppers’ pass, $5 (at 8 a.m.); $1 per adult and free for children 12 and under. Parking is free. www.southwestwashingtonfair.net or (360) 740-2655.

• Indoor swap meet. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Grays Harbor County Fairgrounds, 32 Elma McCleary Road, Elma. www.ghcfairgrounds.com.

• Antique Farm Engine Tractor swap meet. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Grays Harbor County Fairgrounds, 32 Elma McCleary Road, Elma. www.ghcfairgrounds.com.

Sunday, April 7

Swaps, sales and bazaars

• Indoor swap meet. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Grays Harbor County Fairgrounds, 32 Elma McCleary Road, Elma. www.ghcfairgrounds.com.

Wednesday, April 10

Meetings and hearings

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

April 13

Festivals, celebrations and fairs

• Sharon Grange Oyster Feed at Porter. All-you-can-eat oysters. For more information, contact: (360) 482-4110.

Tuesday, April 16

Talks and presentations

• “How the Library Saved My Life,” author talk by Megan Chance. 6:30-7:30 p.. Timberland Library, 121 E. Market St., Aberdeen. (360) 533-2360. Her book, “Bone River,” is a historical mystery set in Shoalwater.

Wednesday, April 17

Meetings and hearings

• Timberland Regional Library Board of Trustees public meeting. 7 p.m. Olympia Timberland Library, 313 Eighth Ave. S.E., Olympia. (877) 284-6237.

Thursday, April 18

Talks and presentations

• “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

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, juriedshwoassociatedarts@gmail.com or call (360) 581-3996.

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.

Festivals, celebrations and fairs

• Grays Harbor Outdoor Adventure Expo at the Fairgrounds in Elma. 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

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, juriedshwoassociatedarts@gmail.com or call (360) 581-3996.

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.

Swaps, sales and bazaars

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

Sunday, April 21

Festivals, celebrations and fairs

• Day two at the Grays Harbor Outdoor Adventure Expo at the Fairgrounds in Elma. Contact the Fairgrounds at (360) 482-2651

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, juriedshwoassociatedarts@gmail.com or call (360) 581-3996.

Swaps, sales and bazaars

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

Thursday, April 23

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.

Thursday, April 25

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.

Friday, April 26

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.

Saturday, April 27

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.

Sunday, April 28

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.

Friday, May 3

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.

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 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.

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.

Saturday, June 1

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 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.