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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Jul
15
Sat
Annual Garden Tour @ Grays Harbor County
Jul 15 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

The 2017 Annual Garden Tour features five delightful gardens a short drive away in the Raymond area of Pacific County. Choose your own starting point, and visit all or as many gardens as you want. This is a self-guided tour. All proceeds benefit the WSU Master Gardener educational program of Grays Harbor and Pacific Counties.

Tickets are available at Aberdeen, Marshall’s Garden & Pet; Hoquiam, Harbor Drug & Gifts; Montesano, Valu Drug; Elma Variety Store; Grayland, the Rose Cottage; Ocean Shores, Galway Bay/Celtic Imports and Mermaid Cove; Raymond, Dennis Company and Everyone’s Video & More; South Bend, Elixir Café and Floral Design.

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Jul
26
Wed
Hog Wild Coastal Rally @ Quinault Beach Resort and Casino
Jul 26 @ 1:41 am – 2:41 am
Hog Wild Coastal Rally @ Quinault Beach Resort and Casino | Ocean Shores | Washington | United States

If you need a break between boating on the lake or cruising with the top down, dust off that motorcycle and ride over to Quinault Beach Resort and Casino’s Hog Wild Coastal Rally weekend. Whether your bike is new or vintage, chromed or matte black, real or imagined, this is the weekend for you. And daydreamers: stay tuned for the chance to turn that fantasy into a 2017 Indian Dark Horse reality. For more information, go here.

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Jul
28
Fri
Bikers at the Beach @ Ocean Shores
Jul 28 @ 12:00 pm – 12:00 am

Bring Your bikes and friends to the annual rally on the beach at the Ocean Shores Convention Center and new satellite location in Westport. Group ride to and from Westport. Vendors, outdoor food court, beer gardens, bike shows, games and contests, ride through bike blessing booths, live music and two nights of biker parties.

Event proceeds benefit BACA and Communities in Schools

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Jul
29
Sat
Bikers at the Beach @ Ocean Shores
Jul 29 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 am

Bring Your bikes and friends to the annual rally on the beach at the Ocean Shores Convention Center and new satellite location in Westport. Group ride to and from Westport. Vendors, outdoor food court, beer gardens, bike shows, games and contests, ride through bike blessing booths, live music and two nights of biker parties.

Event proceeds benefit BACA and Communities in Schools

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Jul
30
Sun
Bikers at the Beach @ Ocean Shores
Jul 30 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

Bring Your bikes and friends to the annual rally on the beach at the Ocean Shores Convention Center and new satellite location in Westport. Group ride to and from Westport. Vendors, outdoor food court, beer gardens, bike shows, games and contests, ride through bike blessing booths, live music and two nights of biker parties.

Event proceeds benefit BACA and Communities in Schools

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Sep
1
Fri
Tech Toys for Adults @ Elma Timberland Library
Sep 1 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

STEM is not just for kids! Play with a 3D pen, Makey Makey, Osmo and robots Dot and Dash. Enjoy snacks and find out who won the adult Summer Reading prizes!

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Sep
14
Thu
BHP Open House @ Hoquiam High School Commons
Sep 14 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
BHP Open House @ Hoquiam High School Commons | Hoquiam | Washington | United States

BHP, a leading global resources company, will be holding a public open house to inform the community and interested parties about a potential potash export facility at the Port of Grays Harbor’s Terminal 3 in west Hoquiam.

Following the presentation, attendees will have the opportunity for questions and discussions at various stations with BHP representatives. For more information, go here.

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Sep
23
Sat
9th Annual Pumpkin Patch Fundraiser @ Westport Winery
Sep 23 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
9th Annual Pumpkin Patch Fundraiser @ Westport Winery | Aberdeen | Washington | United States

Opal Art Glass is holding it’s annual fundraiser with a portion of proceeds going to the Aberdeen Girls Softball Association. For more information, read here.

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Oct
3
Tue
Map Your Family’s Migration @ Timberland Libraries
Oct 3 @ 10:00 am

All October long, pick up a colorful world map at the Information Desk to trace your family’s passage from your ancestral homeland to Grays Harbor, with landing points along the way. We will supply markers and other crafting supplies for you to use. Maps will be available starting Oct. 3. Supplies are limited. Submissions may be posted to library social media.

Participating libraries: Aberdeen, Amanda Park, Westport

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Dec
9
Sat
North Beach Singers Christmas Concert @ Faith Community Church
Dec 9 @ 3:00 pm
North Beach Singers Christmas Concert @ Faith Community Church | Ocean Shores | Washington | United States

The popular singing group, The North Beach Singers presents, “A Christmas Concert”.
The concert venues & dates:

  • Ocean Shores – Friday, December 8th @ 7 pm at Faith Community Church
  • Ocean Shores – Saturday, December 9th @ 3 pm at Faith Community Church
  • Pacific Beach – Saturday, December 16th @ 3 pm at Pacific Beach Community Church

Admission is a donation of food or money to the North Beach Food Banks. These are greatly appreciated.

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Dec
16
Sat
Hometown Holiday Bazaar @ Harbor Square
Dec 16 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Harbor square and the modified dolls WA host a hometown holiday bazaar with vendors, crafters, toys for tots fundraiser, Blue Boar Burgers, desserts, and Santa (1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.). Fun for the whole family. Come find that special gift for everyone on your list and take A free photo with Santa.

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North Beach Singers Christmas Concert @ Pacific Beach Community Church
Dec 16 @ 3:00 pm
North Beach Singers Christmas Concert @ Pacific Beach Community Church | Moclips | Washington | United States

The popular singing group, The North Beach Singers presents, “A Christmas Concert”.
The concert venues & dates:

  • Ocean Shores – Friday, December 8th @ 7 pm at Faith Community Church
  • Ocean Shores – Saturday, December 9th @ 3 pm at Faith Community Church
  • Pacific Beach – Saturday, December 16th @ 3 pm at Pacific Beach Community Church

Admission is a donation of food or money to the North Beach Food Banks. These are greatly appreciated.

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Feb
20
Tue
PageTurners Book Group @ Elma Timberland Library
Feb 20 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Join others in a conversation about the book “The Grapes of Wrath,” by John Steinbeck. Everyone is welcome to join any or all discussions.

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Feb
28
Wed
Music Jam @ Elma Timberland Library
Feb 28 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Come play and sing with a group of music enthusiasts who share a love of music in the Elma Library meeting room. Players of all levels are welcome. Free, BYOI (bring your own instrument). We do not offer instruction.

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Mar
13
Tue
Opiate Overdose Prevention Workshop @ Elma Timberland Library
Mar 13 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Learn what opioids are and how to react to an opiate overdose. Immediately following the presentation will be an opportunity to ask questions as well as to receive a free Naloxene kit from Grays Harbor County Health Department.

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Mar
20
Tue
PageTurners Book Group @ Elma Timberland Library
Mar 20 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Join others in a conversation about the book “Fordlandia,” by Greg Grandin. Everyone is welcome to join any or all discussions.

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Apr
28
Sat
Make It @ The Library: Handmade Cards @ Elma Timberland Library
Apr 28 @ 2:00 pm

Put your artistic side to work during this program. Make handmade cards using several techniques with spray ink. All supplies are provided.

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May
21
Mon
Cascades Job Corps College & Career Academy Info Session @ Aberdeen Timberland Library
May 21 @ 10:00 am
Cascades Job Corps College & Career Academy Info Session @ Aberdeen Timberland Library | Aberdeen | Washington | United States

Cascades Job Corps College & Career Academy
Meetings 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 court fines over $500
• Motivated and committed

This program is completely FREE to eligible students!

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

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

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Nov
3
Sat
Central Park Elementary Bazaar @ Central Park School
Nov 3 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Central Park Elementary Bazaar @ Central Park School | Aberdeen | Washington | United States

Support the Central Park PTO and join us at the 3rd Annual Central Park Bazaar. Enjoy a free cup coffee or hot chocolate, and shop for baked goods, Christmas decorations, clothing, jewelry, and more! We are raffling off a Seahawk’s & Chocolate basket this year.

Santa will be available from 11:30 am-2: 30 pm.

We look forward to seeing you soon and thank you for your support.

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Mar
6
Wed
Let’s Talk — Climate Change @ Fairfield Inn and Suites
Mar 6 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Let's Talk -- Climate Change @ Fairfield Inn and Suites

Have you noticed the snow and cold this winter? Is it part of the future?
The Chehalis River Basin Land Trust is sponsoring a community forum to talk about climate change and how our community can respond.

The discussion will be introduced by Centralia College instructor Dr. Lisa Carlson. She offers this statement: Climate change is here. Predictions of warmer temperatures, more wildfire and more intense storms seem to be coming true. What does this mean for Washington State? How will my family and I be affected? What can we do to prepare for it and help reduce our climate impact?

The event will be on Wednesday, March 6th, at the Fairfield Inn and Suites in Grand Mound. The event is from 6 to 8 PM; light refreshments will be served.

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Apr
25
Thu
Orcas, Salmon, and You, oh my @ Mt Olympus Brewery
Apr 25 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Join us for a local brew and conversation about threats to orcas and salmon. Then we’ll share ideas that might help protect these iconic species.
Light refreshments provided
Co-sponsored by the Grays Harbor Stream Team

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Sep
13
Fri
“Everyday Heroes” 10th Annual Nonprofit Leaders Conference @ Grays Harbor College
Sep 13 @ 7:30 am – 4:15 pm
"Everyday Heroes" 10th Annual Nonprofit Leaders Conference @ Grays Harbor College

Join us for a day of skill building workshops, networking, and inspiration!

Featuring Keynote Speaker Susan Howlett, nationally known nonprofit speaker, trainer and consultant.

Haiku Contest – Win $500 for your nonprofit
Free Professional Headshots
Continental Breakfast and Lunch included

Interactive workshop sessions on a wide range of topics including fundraising, working with a Board of Directors, volunteer recruitment & management, sustainability, leadership, communications and more!

Learn more and register online at www.nonprofitleaders.info Registration $30 through August 13. Scholarships are available, see www.nonprofitleaders.info for more information.

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