Aberdeen Events Calendar

This calendar is the place to find fun events happening throughout Grays Harbor County including Aberdeen, Hoquiam, Westport, Ocean Shores, Elma, Montesano and beyond.

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Jun
10
Wed
Aberdeen City Council Meeting @ Aberdeen City Hall
Jun 10 @ 7:15 pm
Jun
13
Sat
North Beach High School Class of 2020 to be Celebrated @ Lt. Jim Davis Field
Jun 13 @ 5:00 pm

North Beach High School Class of 2020 to be Celebrated in a Ceremony Reflecting Innovation and Resilience

For the Class of 2020, senior year has been one of missed experiences. With no senior prom, spring sports and other traditional rites of passage, they haven’t had a chance to create the memories they had expected to treasure for a lifetime.

The administrators of North Beach High School are determined to make sure there’s one important memory the Class of 2020 will leave with: A graduation ceremony to remember. It’s scheduled to take place June 13, 2020, at 5 p.m.

Working with community members, the team of Principal Russell Evans, Vice Principal Wendy McCoy and Graduation and Transition Specialist Laken Church brainstormed ideas for conducting an event that celebrates the hard work and achievements of these young people in a fun and creative way, while adhering to state guidelines for keeping everyone safe.

In order to ensure proper social distancing, 37 young people – seniors plus a small number of juniors who’ve completed the requirements for graduation and a foreign language exchange student who wishes to participate — will march onto Lt. Jim Davis Field, enter the grandstands and find their pre-designated spots, six feet apart. In addition to the traditional caps and gowns, they’ll wear cloth masks designed, sewn and decorated by local nurse/business owner Judy Mahew.

But, what’s graduation without family members and loved ones to witness the big day? In order to allow families to watch their child mark this milestone, they will be allowed to watch from the field, in the comfort and safety of their personal vehicles. For the community at large, it will be livestreamed on the district and school’s Facebook pages and broadcast on KOSW radio. The video will be available on YouTube shortly afterward.

It all gets started when families line up outside the stadium in their cars by 4:25 p.m. Next, they will caravan in and be directed where to park by the field attendants. Graduating students will enter the stadium at 5 p.m. Introductions will be provided by Principal Evans and each graduate will make a brief statement, followed by speeches by Valedictorian David Nessa and co-Salutatorians Amelia Loudenback and Isabele Harnagy. Superintendent Andy Kelly will certify the graduating Class of 2020.

“As graduates collect their diplomas and leave the stadium, I expect a fanfare unlike anything previously heard in Ocean Shores,” Superintendent Kelly says. “We hope the community will join us by creating a cacophony. Cheer! Honk your car horns! Bang pots and pans together! Let the Class of 2020 know you are proud!”

In these unprecedented times, North Beach High School seeks to carry on tradition with flexibility, creativity and resilience, some of the same characteristics we have worked to instill in our graduates.

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Jun
15
Mon
Elma City Council Meeting @ Elma City Hall
Jun 15 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Jun
24
Wed
Aberdeen City Council Meeting @ Aberdeen City Hall
Jun 24 @ 7:15 pm
Jul
8
Wed
Kaleidoscope Play and Learn @ Shoppes at Riverside
Jul 8 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Kaleidoscope Play and Learn @ Shoppes at Riverside

Every Wednesday except major holidays. For family caregivers and children birth to five.
Enjoy fun art, story time, snacks and more. Come learn and play with your child. Free books.

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Aberdeen City Council Meeting @ Aberdeen City Hall
Jul 8 @ 7:15 pm
Jul
15
Wed
Kaleidoscope Play and Learn @ Shoppes at Riverside
Jul 15 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Kaleidoscope Play and Learn @ Shoppes at Riverside

Every Wednesday except major holidays. For family caregivers and children birth to five.
Enjoy fun art, story time, snacks and more. Come learn and play with your child. Free books.

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Jul
20
Mon
Elma City Council Meeting @ Elma City Hall
Jul 20 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Jul
22
Wed
Kaleidoscope Play and Learn @ Shoppes at Riverside
Jul 22 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Kaleidoscope Play and Learn @ Shoppes at Riverside

Every Wednesday except major holidays. For family caregivers and children birth to five.
Enjoy fun art, story time, snacks and more. Come learn and play with your child. Free books.

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Aberdeen City Council Meeting @ Aberdeen City Hall
Jul 22 @ 7:15 pm
Jul
29
Wed
Kaleidoscope Play and Learn @ Shoppes at Riverside
Jul 29 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Kaleidoscope Play and Learn @ Shoppes at Riverside

Every Wednesday except major holidays. For family caregivers and children birth to five.
Enjoy fun art, story time, snacks and more. Come learn and play with your child. Free books.

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Aug
5
Wed
Kaleidoscope Play and Learn @ Shoppes at Riverside
Aug 5 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Kaleidoscope Play and Learn @ Shoppes at Riverside

Every Wednesday except major holidays. For family caregivers and children birth to five.
Enjoy fun art, story time, snacks and more. Come learn and play with your child. Free books.

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Aug
12
Wed
Kaleidoscope Play and Learn @ Shoppes at Riverside
Aug 12 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Kaleidoscope Play and Learn @ Shoppes at Riverside

Every Wednesday except major holidays. For family caregivers and children birth to five.
Enjoy fun art, story time, snacks and more. Come learn and play with your child. Free books.

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Aberdeen City Council Meeting @ Aberdeen City Hall
Aug 12 @ 7:15 pm
Aug
17
Mon
Elma City Council Meeting @ Elma City Hall
Aug 17 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Aug
19
Wed
Kaleidoscope Play and Learn @ Shoppes at Riverside
Aug 19 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Kaleidoscope Play and Learn @ Shoppes at Riverside

Every Wednesday except major holidays. For family caregivers and children birth to five.
Enjoy fun art, story time, snacks and more. Come learn and play with your child. Free books.

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Aug
26
Wed
Kaleidoscope Play and Learn @ Shoppes at Riverside
Aug 26 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Kaleidoscope Play and Learn @ Shoppes at Riverside

Every Wednesday except major holidays. For family caregivers and children birth to five.
Enjoy fun art, story time, snacks and more. Come learn and play with your child. Free books.

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Aberdeen City Council Meeting @ Aberdeen City Hall
Aug 26 @ 7:15 pm
Sep
2
Wed
Kaleidoscope Play and Learn @ Shoppes at Riverside
Sep 2 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Kaleidoscope Play and Learn @ Shoppes at Riverside

Every Wednesday except major holidays. For family caregivers and children birth to five.
Enjoy fun art, story time, snacks and more. Come learn and play with your child. Free books.

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Sep
9
Wed
Kaleidoscope Play and Learn @ Shoppes at Riverside
Sep 9 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Kaleidoscope Play and Learn @ Shoppes at Riverside

Every Wednesday except major holidays. For family caregivers and children birth to five.
Enjoy fun art, story time, snacks and more. Come learn and play with your child. Free books.

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Aberdeen City Council Meeting @ Aberdeen City Hall
Sep 9 @ 7:15 pm
Sep
16
Wed
Kaleidoscope Play and Learn @ Shoppes at Riverside
Sep 16 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Kaleidoscope Play and Learn @ Shoppes at Riverside

Every Wednesday except major holidays. For family caregivers and children birth to five.
Enjoy fun art, story time, snacks and more. Come learn and play with your child. Free books.

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