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Thursday, March 7

Classes and demonstrations

• Ceramic coaster class to create a 4 1/4 inch round, fired ceramic coaster. 6:30-8:30 p.m. South Beach Arts Association Community Center, 188 W. Ocean Ave. in Westport. Free. Coasters will be gloss glazed after class, fired and available for pickup during the following Tuesday night’s Unfinished Object class. SouthBeachArts@gmail.com or (360) 589-6695.

Especially for seniors

• Montesano’s Senior Center to serve chicken pot pie, Caesar salad, fruit and spice cake for lunch. Noon. 120 W. Marcy Ave, Montesano. (360) 249-4900.

Just for kids

• Pizza and books for teens to discuss books. 3-4 p.m. Timberland Library, 121 E. Market St., Aberdeen. (360) 533-2360.

Meetings and hearings

• Robert Gray Chapter of The Daughters of the American Revolution meeting featuring guest speaker Barbara Houtenbrink Andreason on the “History of Nantucket.” Noon (sack lunch at 11:30 a.m. with a salad potluck). Timberland Library, 420 Seventh St., Hoquiam. The annual Woman in History Award will be presented.

Performances

• Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast” production directed by Brad Duffy. 7:30 p.m. Bishop Center, 1620 Edward P. Smith Drive, Aberdeen. $22 per adult, $20 per senior, $12 for students and $8 for children 12 and under. ghc.edu/bishop or (360) 538-4066. Sign language interpreters will be provided for the March 8 showing.

Friday, March 8

Especially for seniors

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

Meetings and hearings

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

Performances

“The House of Agatha Mystrie,” a comedy in two acts directed by Jason Whited. 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.

• Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast” production directed by Brad Duffy with sign language interpreters. 7:30 p.m. Bishop Center, 1620 Edward P. Smith Drive, Aberdeen. $22 per adult, $20 per senior, $12 for students and $8 for children 12 and under. ghc.edu/bishop or (360) 538-4066.

Saturday, March 9

Animals

• Grays Harbor 4-H Council hairy horse show and clinic. 9 a.m. Free. Grays Harbor County Fairgrounds, 32 Elma McCleary Road, Elma. (360) 482-2651 or www.ghcfairgrounds.com.

Classes and demonstrations

• Organic vegetable gardening. 1-3 p.m. South Beach Arts Association Community Center, 188 W. Ocean Ave., Westport. Students will learn how to create rich soil without using chemical fertilizers, how to plan a garden using companion planting for healthier plants and how to start plants from seeds. Students should bring a pencil and paper and any (6-8 ounce) yogurt containers or 2 inch plastic flower pots. SouthBeachArts@gmail.com or (360) 268-1936.

Films

• “Read the Book, Watch the Movie” featuring a reading of “The Lorax” by Dr. Seuss, followed by an activity and a showing of the movie. 1-3:15 p.m. Timberland Library, 420 Seventh St., Hoquiam. (360) 532-1710. Light refreshments will be provided.

Just for kids

• Junior PageTurners book group for children in first-third grades, featuring “The World According to Humphrey” by Betty G. Birney. 10:30-11:30 a.m. Timberland Library, 121 E. Market St., Aberdeen. (360) 533-2360.

Meetings and hearings

• Grays Harbor Genealogy Society meeting featuring Terri Huntley on state cemetery records. 10 a.m. Timberland Library, 420 Seventh St., Hoquiam.

• Annual Friends of Schafer and Lake Sylvia annual meeting and potluck. 4 p.m. Lake Sylvia, 1813 Lake Sylvia Road, Montesano. Everyone is welcome. (360) 612-3479 or (360) 249-3621.

• Grays Harbor/Pacific County Pomona Grange meeting featuring a public baking and cooked candy contest (entries due by 9:30 a.m.). Meeting at 10 a.m. followed by a potluck at noon. Humptulips Grange, 32 McAfee Road. Community service collection item will be food for local food banks. (360) 249-5350.

Performances

• “The House of Agatha Mystrie,” a comedy in two acts directed by Jason Whited. 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.

• Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast” production directed by Brad Duffy. 7:30 p.m. Bishop Center, 1620 Edward P. Smith Drive, Aberdeen. $22 per adult, $20 per senior, $12 for students and $8 for children 12 and under. ghc.edu/bishop or (360) 538-4066.

• Washington Old Time Fiddlers Association District No. 17 to provide music for dancing. 7-10 p.m. Grange Hall, 401 W. Waldrip St., Elma. Donations and finger foods welcome.

Talks and presentations

• “Grays Harbor Happenings: The Newsreel of C.D. Anderson,” a premier of a historical documentary produced by the University of Washington Libraries in partnership with the 7th Street Theatre Association, the Aberdeen Museum of History and the Polson Museum. 2 and 7 p.m. 7th Street Theatre, 313 Seventh St., Hoquiam. $7 per person, tickets available at City Drug in Aberdeen, Harbor Drug in Hoquiam, Brown Paper Tickets and at the door. Proceeds will benefit the 7th St. Theatre Association, the Aberdeen Museum of History and the Polson Museum.

Volunteer opportunities

• Work party to help Lake Sylvia State Park staff prepare for the upcoming season. 9 a.m. to noon and/or 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Lake Sylvia’s kitchen, 1813 Lake Sylvia Road, Montesano. Volunteers are asked to bring hand tools, rakes, gloves and a lunch. No pets. (360) 612-3479 or 249-3621.

Sunday, March 10

Animals

• Grays Harbor 4-H Council hairy horse show and clinic. 9 a.m. Free. Grays Harbor County Fairgrounds, 32 Elma McCleary Road, Elma. (360) 482-2651 or www.ghcfairgrounds.com.

Classes and demonstrations

• “Just Stuff It” culinary class featuring Eva Roberts, owner of Spokane’s Just American Desserts. 4-6 p.m. Westport Winery, 1 South Arbor Road, halfway between Aberdeen and Westport. $25 per wine club member or $30 per person. Reservations are required. (360) 648-2224.

Fundraisers and drives

• Chili feed, silent auction and live dessert auction hosted by Jenny’s Joggers/Tom’s Trotters to benefit Relay For Life. 3-6 p.m. Montesano Moose Lodge, 3 Monte Elma Road, Montesano. $5 per person or $20 per family.

Performances

• “The House of Agatha Mystrie,” a comedy in two acts directed by Jason Whited. 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.

• Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast” production directed by Brad Duffy. 2 p.m. Bishop Center, 1620 Edward P. Smith Drive, Aberdeen. $22 per adult, $20 per senior, $12 for students and $8 for children 12 and under. ghc.edu/bishop or (360) 538-4066.

Monday, March 11

Especially for seniors

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

Just for kids

• Hope From Horses, a 4-H program to provide horseback riding for children with disabilities. 6 p.m. Grays Harbor County Fairgrounds Pavilion building indoor arena. Free. (360) 482-2651 or www.ghcfairgrounds.com.

Meetings and hearings

• Friends of Schafer & Lake Sylvia board meeting. 7-8 p.m. City Hall, 112 N. Main St., Montesano. (360) 249-2573.

Tuesday, March 12

Especially for seniors

• Montesano Senior Center to serve chicken and gravy over biscuits, carrot raisin salad, fruit and pudding for lunch. Noon. 120 W. Marcy Ave, Montesano. (360) 249-4900.

Just for kids

• “Zaniac” performance by Alex Zerbe, a comedy juggler. 10-10:45 a.m. Timberland Library, 6118 Highway 101, Amanda Park. (360) 288-2725.

Talks and presentations

• Volunteer personalized legal services for local nonprofit organizations. Presentation from 9-10 a.m. and half-hour sessions offered from 10 a.m. to noon. Timberland Library, 420 Seventh St., Hoquiam. Space is limited; RSVP at (360) 532-1600 or cassie@gh-cf.org.

• “Leaning on a Legacy: the WPA in Oklahoma” with Hoquiam author, Marjorie Barton. 6:30-7:30 p.m. Timberland Library, 420 Seventh St., Hoquiam. (360) 533-2360.

Wednesday, March 13

Especially for seniors

• Montesano Senior Center to serve tater tot casserole, Caesar salad, fruit and cake for lunch. Noon. 120 W. Marcy Ave, Montesano. (360) 249-4900.

Festivals, celebrations and fairs

• Bible Study Outreach, Elma, to celebrate its 35th anniversary following the study, with Penny Ellefson, director from Seattle and staff to attend. Study at 9:30 a.m. and celebration at 10:45 a.m. Faith Lutheran Church, 1296 Monte Elma Road, Elma. (360) 249-4827 or 482-3128.

Meetings and hearings

• Friends of the McCleary Timberland Library meeting. 1 p.m. At the library, 121 S. Fourth St., McCleary. (360) 495-3368. New members welcome.

• 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. 249-3911.

• Pacific Fire District #15 commissioners meeting. 6:30 p.m. Jim Welch’s home, 1502 N. River Road, Cosmopolis.

• Henry L. Robb VFW Post 1135 Auxiliary. 6:30 p.m. Senior Center at Emerson Manor, 703 Simpson Ave., Hoquiam.

Talks and presentations

• PageTurners book discussion featuring “Let the Great World Spin” by Colum McCann. 10-11 a.m. Timberland Library, 121 E. Market St., Aberdeen. (360) 533-2360.

Thursday, March 14

Classes and demonstrations

• “Cooking Meat 101” including pork and chicken with Josh Bachtell of Savory Faire through Montesano Community Education. 5:30-7:30 p.m. Room 508 at Montesano High School, 303 N. Church St., Montesano. $5 program fee and $20 instructor fee. Register by March 4. (360) 249-2573.

• Altered Art — Domino Fridge Magnet class with alcohol inks, stamping, embossing, chalking and other techniques. 6:30-8:30 p.m. South Beach Arts Association Community Center, 188 W. Ocean Ave., Westport. SouthBeachArts@gmail.com or (360) 591-2761. Free.

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

• Aberdeen Timberland Library board meeting. 4 p.m. At the library, 121 E. Market St., Aberdeen. (360) 533-2360.

Talks and presentations

• “Irish Melodies” a luncheon program for women of all ages, featuring music by Livin’ Harmony. 11:30 a.m. Rotary Log Pavilion, 1399 Sargent Blvd. (Morrison Riverfront Park), Aberdeen. $14. Reservations and cancellations required; RSVP at (360) 532-7998 or 249-1900. Complimentary daycare for ages 1-12 provided by reservation. www.ghchristianwomensconnection.com.

Friday, March 15

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.

Talks and presentations

• PageTurners book discussion featuring “Why Be Happy When You Could Be Normal” by Jeanette Winterson. 11 a.m. to noon. Timberland Library, 101 E. Harms Drive, Westport. (360) 268-0521.

Saturday, March 16

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.

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.

• Driftwood Show & Glass Float Roundup in Grayland. Driftwood collectors exhibit and compete. For more information, contact Westport/Grayland Chamber (360) 268-1234

Films

• Movie matinee for all ages. 2-4:30 p.m. Timberland Library, 121 E. Market St., Aberdeen. (360) 533-2360.

• “Read the Book, Watch the Movie” for all ages, featuring “Rapunzel.” 1-3:15 p.m. Timberland Library, 420 Seventh St., Hoquiam. (360) 532-1710.

• Movie matinee for all ages. 1-3 p.m. Timberland Library, 101 E. Harms Drive, Westport. (360) 268-0521.

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.

Talks and presentations

• PageTurners book discussion of any biography of Benjamin Franklin. 10:30-11:30 a.m. Timberland Library, 121 E. Market St., Aberdeen. (360) 533-2360.

Tuesday, March 19

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.

Talks and presentations

• “The Lewis & Clark Wildlflower 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

Classes and demonstrations

• Learn how to build a stepping stone in the March floral designing class with Marni Sandifur through Montesano Community Education. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Marni’s Petal Pushers in Monte Square. $5 program fee and $30 instructor fee. Register by March 13. (360) 249-2573.

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.

• Alzheimer’s Association caregiver support group. 1:30-3 p.m. Ocean Shores United Methodist Church, 557 Point Brown Ave. NW., Ocean Shores. Free. (360) 289-0201.

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.

• Fused glass sun catcher class. 6:30-8:30 p.m. South Beach Art Association Community Center, 188 W. Ocean Ave., Westport. Sun catchers will be fired after the class and may be available for pickup at the center the following Tuesday night during Unfinished Object class. SouthBeachArts@gmail.com or (360) 268-1117. Free.

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.

Saturday, March 23

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.

• Grays Harbor Mounted Posse Indoor Pro Rodeo at the Fairgrounds in Elma. This is an indoor pro rodeo with bulls, broncs, vendors & food. For more inforation, contact the fairgrounds at (360) 482-2651.

Films

• “Read the Book, Watch the Movie” featuring “The Aunt Bully” by John Nickle. 1-3:15 p.m. Timberland Library, 420 Seventh St., Hoquiam. (360) 532-1710.

Just for kids

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

Sunday, March 24

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.

Wednesday, March 27

Meetings and hearings

• Timberland Regional Library Board of Trustees public meeting 7 p.m. Centralia Timberland Library,110 S. Silver St., Centralia. (877) 284-6237.

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.

Thursday, March 28

Classes and demonstrations

• Polymer clay demonstration, a preview of a beginner course to be offered in May through Grays Harbor College at the South Beach Art Association Community Center. 6:30-8:30 p.m. At the center, 188 W. Ocean Ave., Westport. Free. SouthBeachArts@gmail.com or (360) 591-2761.

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 former 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.

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.

Wednesday, April 6

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.

April 13

Festivals, celebrations and fairs

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

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

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 inforation, 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.

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.

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 & viewing. For more infromation, contact (360) 289-5048