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
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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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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Family Storytime @ Elma Timberland Regional Library
Jul 8 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am

This engaging program includes rich stories, rhymes, songs, and movement games for the whole family! All ages welcome. Children must be accompanied by a participating adult.

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Knit Circle @ Hoquiam Timberland Library
Jul 8 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Every Thursday from 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m., share your love of knitting, or simply come learn knitting basics. Yarn provided for new knitters, but please bring needles.

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Jul
11
Sat
Saturday Matinee @ McCleary Timberland Library
Jul 11 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Join us each Saturday for movies at the library on the big screen. Bring a comfy pillow and bottled water. Popcorn will be provided. Call or stop in for this month’s titles. For all ages.

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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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Family Storytime @ Elma Timberland Regional Library
Jul 15 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am

This engaging program includes rich stories, rhymes, songs, and movement games for the whole family! All ages welcome. Children must be accompanied by a participating adult.

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Knit Circle @ Hoquiam Timberland Library
Jul 15 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Every Thursday from 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m., share your love of knitting, or simply come learn knitting basics. Yarn provided for new knitters, but please bring needles.

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Jul
18
Sat
Saturday Matinee @ McCleary Timberland Library
Jul 18 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Join us each Saturday for movies at the library on the big screen. Bring a comfy pillow and bottled water. Popcorn will be provided. Call or stop in for this month’s titles. For all ages.

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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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Family Storytime @ Elma Timberland Regional Library
Jul 22 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am

This engaging program includes rich stories, rhymes, songs, and movement games for the whole family! All ages welcome. Children must be accompanied by a participating adult.

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Knit Circle @ Hoquiam Timberland Library
Jul 22 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Every Thursday from 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m., share your love of knitting, or simply come learn knitting basics. Yarn provided for new knitters, but please bring needles.

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Jul
25
Sat
Saturday Matinee @ McCleary Timberland Library
Jul 25 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Join us each Saturday for movies at the library on the big screen. Bring a comfy pillow and bottled water. Popcorn will be provided. Call or stop in for this month’s titles. For all ages.

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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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Family Storytime @ Elma Timberland Regional Library
Jul 29 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am

This engaging program includes rich stories, rhymes, songs, and movement games for the whole family! All ages welcome. Children must be accompanied by a participating adult.

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Knit Circle @ Hoquiam Timberland Library
Jul 29 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Every Thursday from 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m., share your love of knitting, or simply come learn knitting basics. Yarn provided for new knitters, but please bring needles.

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Aug
1
Sat
Saturday Matinee @ McCleary Timberland Library
Aug 1 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Join us each Saturday for movies at the library on the big screen. Bring a comfy pillow and bottled water. Popcorn will be provided. Call or stop in for this month’s titles. For all ages.

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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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Family Storytime @ Elma Timberland Regional Library
Aug 5 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am

This engaging program includes rich stories, rhymes, songs, and movement games for the whole family! All ages welcome. Children must be accompanied by a participating adult.

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Knit Circle @ Hoquiam Timberland Library
Aug 5 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Every Thursday from 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m., share your love of knitting, or simply come learn knitting basics. Yarn provided for new knitters, but please bring needles.

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Aug
8
Sat
Saturday Matinee @ McCleary Timberland Library
Aug 8 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Join us each Saturday for movies at the library on the big screen. Bring a comfy pillow and bottled water. Popcorn will be provided. Call or stop in for this month’s titles. For all ages.

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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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