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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Aug
7
Tue
Summer Sounds at Skansie @ Skansie Brothers Park
Aug 7 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Returning in 2018 is the popular restaurant delivery service to the park by downtown eateries.  Concertgoers are encouraged to ride the Gig Harbor Trolley and bring lawn chairs and blankets. Gig Harbor parks are non- smokingand alcohol-free parks. For best viewing, only small umbrellas are permitted, and please be respectful of your neighbors. Please note: Chairs may be moved if necessary for set up and safety, and chairs will not be allowed on the viewing platform (roof-top level). Set up of chairs is allowed beginning at 7am each day of event.

July 10             The Beatniks www.thebeatniks.com
plus “Fill the Fish Tank Food Drive” in partnership with Gig Harbor Peninsula FISH Food Bank

July 17             Sweet T and Justice www.sweettandjustice.com

July 24             Afton Prater www.aftonprater.com

July 31             Sounds Like Dolores www.facebook.com/SoundsLikeDolores

August 7          Bobby Sox and the Jukebox www.funaddictsband.com
and “National Night Out” in partnership with Gig Harbor Police Department

August 14        Dysfunction Junction www.seattlebluegrass.com

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Aug
8
Wed
Family Storytime @ Elma Timberland Regional Library
Aug 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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Grays Harbor Duplicate Bridge Club @ Aberdeen Square
Aug 8 @ 12:30 pm

The Grays Harbor unit 428 of the American Contract Bridge Association hosts a game every Wednesday at 12:30 p.m. in the Aberdeen Square Building. Partnerships are not guaranteed, but visitors are welcome.

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Knit Circle @ Hoquiam Timberland Library
Aug 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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Tsunami Survival Options @ Aberdeen High School Auditorium
Aug 8 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Tsunami Survival Options @ Aberdeen High School Auditorium | Aberdeen | Washington | United States

This event will provide you with an opportunity to engage experts and understand how to improve your region’s tsunami safety. The Aberdeen, Hoquiam, and Cosmopolis region has a tsunami risk with limited access to natural high ground. National experts are here to share their knowledge and answer questions about tsunami survival options.

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Aberdeen City Council Meeting @ Aberdeen City Hall
Aug 8 @ 7:15 pm
Aug
9
Thu
Bilingual Storytime @ Elma Timberland Regional Library
Aug 9 @ 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Enjoy stories, rhymes and songs in Spanish and English. Both Spanish speakers and English speakers are encouraged to attend. Parents or caregivers are welcome to attend with their children.
Disfrute los cuentos, rimas y canciones en español e inglés. Se invita a gente que hablen español o inglés a asistir. Padres o familiares son bienvenidos a asistir con sus hijos.

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Aug
10
Fri
Chowder Bowl Fridays at Channel Point Village @ Village Concepts of Hoquiam - Channel Point Village
Aug 10 @ 12:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Chowder Bowl Fridays at Channel Point Village @ Village Concepts of Hoquiam - Channel Point Village | Hoquiam | Washington | United States

The Bowl is Back! Channel Point Village’s Chowder Bowl Friday fundraiser returns. Enjoy a delicious lunch of homemade clam chowder in a bread bowl, dessert bar and a drink for $5. This summer, proceeds will benefit the Hoquiam Senior Center’s Senior Nutrition Program and the Aberdeen Senior Center’s renewal project. Please call to order by the day before (Thurs.) at (360)532-9000.

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Aug
11
Sat
Mountain Bike Ride with Buck! @ Buck's Bikes
Aug 11 @ 8:00 am

Group meets most Saturdays – double check with Buck’s Bikes to make sure a ride is taking place.

We primarily ride the mountain bike trails in and around Seabrook. We don’t leave people behind and try to stay in a group riding at a fun and relaxed pace. That being said, the trails may be found challenging to the very beginner or new rider. Helmets required.

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Saturday Matinee @ McCleary Timberland Library
Aug 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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Aug
14
Tue
Summer Sounds at Skansie @ Skansie Brothers Park
Aug 14 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Returning in 2018 is the popular restaurant delivery service to the park by downtown eateries.  Concertgoers are encouraged to ride the Gig Harbor Trolley and bring lawn chairs and blankets. Gig Harbor parks are non- smokingand alcohol-free parks. For best viewing, only small umbrellas are permitted, and please be respectful of your neighbors. Please note: Chairs may be moved if necessary for set up and safety, and chairs will not be allowed on the viewing platform (roof-top level). Set up of chairs is allowed beginning at 7am each day of event.

July 10             The Beatniks www.thebeatniks.com
plus “Fill the Fish Tank Food Drive” in partnership with Gig Harbor Peninsula FISH Food Bank

July 17             Sweet T and Justice www.sweettandjustice.com

July 24             Afton Prater www.aftonprater.com

July 31             Sounds Like Dolores www.facebook.com/SoundsLikeDolores

August 7          Bobby Sox and the Jukebox www.funaddictsband.com
and “National Night Out” in partnership with Gig Harbor Police Department

August 14        Dysfunction Junction www.seattlebluegrass.com

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Aug
15
Wed
Family Storytime @ Elma Timberland Regional Library
Aug 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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Grays Harbor Duplicate Bridge Club @ Aberdeen Square
Aug 15 @ 12:30 pm

The Grays Harbor unit 428 of the American Contract Bridge Association hosts a game every Wednesday at 12:30 p.m. in the Aberdeen Square Building. Partnerships are not guaranteed, but visitors are welcome.

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Knit Circle @ Hoquiam Timberland Library
Aug 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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Aug
16
Thu
Bilingual Storytime @ Elma Timberland Regional Library
Aug 16 @ 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Enjoy stories, rhymes and songs in Spanish and English. Both Spanish speakers and English speakers are encouraged to attend. Parents or caregivers are welcome to attend with their children.
Disfrute los cuentos, rimas y canciones en español e inglés. Se invita a gente que hablen español o inglés a asistir. Padres o familiares son bienvenidos a asistir con sus hijos.

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Aug
17
Fri
19th Annual Pilgrimage at the Shrine of Our Lady of Perpetual Help @ St. George Byzantine Catholic Church
Aug 17 – Aug 19 all-day
19th Annual Pilgrimage at the Shrine of Our Lady of Perpetual Help @ St. George Byzantine Catholic Church | Olympia | Washington | United States

Join our annual pilgrimage celebrating the Feast of the Dormition (Assumption) of Our Lady with beautiful services in the Byzantine Catholic liturgical tradition. St.George Byzantine Catholic Church is in full communion with Pope Francis. There will be daily Divine Liturgy (mass) along with vespers, molebens, akathist as well as rosaries and confession.
This year’s Marian speaker will be the Most Reverend John Sianchuk, C.Ss.R..
This pilgrimage is typically attended by many children and teens. For them, there will be a children’s procession and akathist, children’s and teen activities and a campfire (weather permitting).
Saturday lunch will be delicious pulled pork barbecued overnight by parish members (available for purchase). Other light meals,and snacks and coffee will be available for a donation.
Bring a tent or camper to camp out on the premises.
For more information and brochures visit our website.

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Aug
18
Sat
Mountain Bike Ride with Buck! @ Buck's Bikes
Aug 18 @ 8:00 am

Group meets most Saturdays – double check with Buck’s Bikes to make sure a ride is taking place.

We primarily ride the mountain bike trails in and around Seabrook. We don’t leave people behind and try to stay in a group riding at a fun and relaxed pace. That being said, the trails may be found challenging to the very beginner or new rider. Helmets required.

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Saturday Matinee @ McCleary Timberland Library
Aug 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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Scatter Creek Farm and Conservancy Tour @ Scattercreek Farm
Aug 18 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Head out with friends on a tour of a productive organic farm with conserved land bordering the Chehalis River. The farm activities, lands, timber, and habitat will be discussed along with conservation techniques.

Growing fresh produce for the community and conserving habitat can serve us all.

S P E A K E R S — Scatter Creek farmers, and a team of professionals will take you on a walking tour revealing the details of the farm and conserved lands along the Chehalis River.

W A L K A N D T A L K — This hot August walk is best done in sturdy, closed toe shoes, sunscreen, hats, and extra water.

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Scattercreek Farm and Conservancey Tour @ Scattercreek Farm
Aug 18 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Scattercreek Farm and Conservancey Tour @ Scattercreek Farm | Rochester | Washington | United States

Take a guided tour around this organic farm that also fosters new farmers. The farm activities, stock and produce, as well as the land, and habitat conserved will be seen. Young farmers will share their dreams and successes.

August has been hot so come prepared with water bottle, hat, and close toed shoes. The best tour requires about a 1 mile level walk

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Aug
20
Mon
Cascades Job Corps College & Career Academy @ Aberdeen Timberland Library
Aug 20 @ 10:00 am
Cascades Job Corps College & Career Academy @ Aberdeen Timberland Library | Aberdeen | Washington | United States

Cascades Job Corps College & Career Academy
Info Session every 1st Monday Monthly at 10:00AM

Cascades Job Corps College & Career Academy is a tuition-free career training and education program that will connect students with the skills and educational opportunities they need to establish real careers in the high-demand healthcare and information technology industries. Students in the Cascades program receive FREE college education on local campuses, wrap around services, and extensive tutoring, mentoring, and skills development. Students also have the opportunity to earn Microsoft Imagine Academy certifications and industry-recognized credentials in healthcare or information technology via hands-on, practical experience.

Attend the information/application workshops for Cascades Job Corps College & Career Academy onsite at the Aberdeen Timberland Library and learn about this exciting NEW Job Corps Pilot Program. We offer two specific Career Pathways:

Healthcare
Associates of Sciences Degree in Pre Nursing or Biology
-Medical Administrative Specialist
-Certified Medical Assistant

Information Technology
Associates of Technical Arts Degree
-Computer Applications Support Technician
-Network Technician
-Game & Web Development

Basic Qualifications:
• 16-21 years of age
• Meet income standards (varies by applicant)
• No pending court dates
• No fines over $500
• Motivated and committed

This program is completely FREE to eligible students!

If you are ready to take the next step contact, or visit www.CascadesJobCorpsCCA.com

Eric Thompson
Office: 206-212-6189
Text: 253-265-7054
Thompson.eric@jobcorps.org

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Elma City Council Meeting @ Elma City Hall
Aug 20 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm