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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Workshop: Changing Shorelines @ Grays Harbor College
Nov 17 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

The public is invited to “Changing Shorelines” – a science forum – on Tuesday November 17th to learn about coastal hazards in Grays Harbor and Pacific counties. Top scientists will present recent studies about coastal erosion, flooding, and sea-level rise, and will bring in specific discussion of what this means for coastal Washington. This free and educational event will allow participants to interact with scientists and the science, and leave with a better understanding about coastlines. Light dinner will be provided. Event is free. Location is the Schermer Building, room 4134 at Grays Harbor Community College, 6-8 pm.

For more information, please contact Casey Dennehy at 360-556-6509 or casey@surfrider.org. Walk-ins welcome. Registration is encouraged, but not required!

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Alder Creek Clean Up @ Alder Creek
Apr 23 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Alder Creek Clean Up @ Alder Creek | Aberdeen | Washington | United States

Join the Aberdeen Stream Team in cleaning up Aberdeen’s urban creek – Alder Creek. Gloves and refreshments will be provided. Plan on bringing long-sleeves and sturdy shoes. You’ll get wet and muddy, but have fun, too!

The event starts at 10 am on Saturday, April 23rd — just after Earth Day! This is a great way to give back to your community and make Aberdeen a cleaner place.

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Bill Lindstrom Discusses Infamous Grays Harbor Man @ Aberdeen Timberland Librar
Jan 25 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Lindstrom presents a lecture, “Villain or Victim: Revisiting the legend of John Tornow.”

Lindstrom’s meticulously researched history reads like a blend of mystery and tragedy. It reinterprets the life of an enigmatic man accused of heinous crimes.
The author poured over century-old court documents, transcripts, news
articles and interviews to produce an authoritative and compassionate account. He brings to life the circumstances – family, friends, daily routines, personal sorrows – that led to multiple murders, a 19-month manhunt and an enduring Northwest legend.
Books will be available for purchase and signing at this event.
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Book Signing: Washington Remembers WWII @ Temple Beth Israel
Mar 26 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Join us as we salute Arnold Samuels, a local legend, and meet his biographer, John C. Hughes, chief historian for the Office of the Secretary of State.

Samuels’ remarkable Army service during WWII found him serving in Counter Intelligence Corps, helping liberate the horrific concentration camp at Dachau and working with another young Jewish G.I., Henry Kissinger.  Arnold Samuels is also the only person ever elected to the Ocean Shores City Council as a write-in.

Don’t miss this opportunity to own a signed copy of Washington Remembers WWII! Be there for this extraordinary presentation!

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Cascades Job Corps College & Career Academy @ Aberdeen Timberland Library
Jun 18 @ 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:

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

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1968: The Year That Rocked Washington exhibit opening @ State Reception Room, Washington State Capitol
Sep 13 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
1968: The Year That Rocked Washington exhibit opening @ State Reception Room, Washington State Capitol | Olympia | Washington | United States

In 1968, Vietnam, civil rights, women’s liberation, and conservation coalesced—and tragedy led the 6 o’clock news. It changed us in ways still rippling a half-century later. 1968: The Year That Rocked Washington features a collection of online stories and an exhibit at the Washington State Capitol with profiles, compelling photos, and artifacts that document the activism and aftershocks of a landmark year in world history.

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