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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Chehalis Basin Partnership Meeting: Agriculture in the Chehalis @ Lucky Eagle Casino
Apr 22 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
Chehalis Basin Partnership Meeting: Agriculture in the Chehalis @ Lucky Eagle Casino | Rochester | Washington | United States

The theme of this month’s meeting is “Agriculture in the Chehalis Basin”.

A presenter from the Lewis County Farm Bureau will present information about opportunities and challenges to the agriculture industry in the Chehalis Basin. We will also hear from the owner of a local organic farm.

We will also have a chance to learn about the Voluntary Stewardship Program being offered in Thurston, Lewis and Grays Harbor County. The program helps farmers create voluntary stewardship plans for protecting Critical Areas.

The Lewis Conservation District will share what they are doing to work with farmers in the Chehalis.

This meeting is open to the public and everyone is invited to attend!

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Chehalis Basin Partnership Meeting @ Lucky Eagle Casino
Oct 28 @ 9:30 am – 12:15 pm
Chehalis Basin Partnership Meeting @ Lucky Eagle Casino | Rochester | Washington | United States

The meeting topic this month will be small-scale forestry. Julie Sackett from the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) will speak to a new opportunity: creating a landscape scale forest stewardship master plan for small forest landowners in the Chehalis Basin. This presentation will interest anyone involved in small-scale forestry, as well as anyone with an interest in water quality and fish and wildlife habitat.

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Author Talk: How to Survive a Zombie Apocalypse @ Aberdeen LIbrary
Nov 19 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Author John O’Brien talks about the latest in his “A New World” Series. O’Brien, author of the 10-book, “A New World” series, explains that he wrote with one guiding question in mind: what would he do in the event of an apocalypse? 

The author will talk about, and read excerpts from his books at the Aberdeen Timberland Library, Saturday, November 19 from 2-3 p.m. Following the talk, O’Brien will sign books.The Friends of the Aberdeen Timberland Library will provide refreshments for this program.

O’Brien is a former Air Force fighter pilot instructor who transitioned to Special Operations for the latter part of his military career, earning a campaign ribbon for his service in Desert Storm. Following military service he became a firefighter and EMT, then joined the Information Technology industry in corporate management. Currently, O’Brien works full-time writing books for the “A New World” series.

All TRL programs are free and open to the public. The Aberdeen Timberland Library is located at 121 E. Market Street. For more information, call the library at 360-533-2360 or visit www.TRL.org

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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:

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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Biology and Brews @ Mount Olympus Brewing
Apr 18 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Biology and Brews @ Mount Olympus Brewing

April 18th will be Grays Harbor Stream Teams second Biology and Brews pub talk at Mount Olympus Brewing in Aberdeen WA.

Jennifer Riedmayer, Nonpoint Water Quality Specialist with the Washington State Department of Ecology, will be speaking on water quality and the Newaukum Basin.

The talk starts at 5:00 pm, I will be around after to answer questions.

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Lake Sylvia State Park Fall Festival @ Lake Sylvia State Park
Sep 10 @ 8:30 am – 4:00 pm
Lake Sylvia State Park Fall Festival @ Lake Sylvia State Park

The FOSLS LAKE SYLVIA STATE PARK FALL FESTIVAL continues the tradition for our 12th year!
Come join us on SUNDAY, September 10th, 2023 from 8:30 – 4:00 for a day filled with fun and family activities.

If you enjoy running we have trail Races that begin at 8:30 am. From 10 – 4, you can find one of a kind art and hand crafted treasures at the Artisans Market and eat delicious food while enjoying great live music by talented local acts all on the peaceful shores of beautiful Lake Sylvia. There will also be a kayak paddling adventure, a Watershed Festival by the GH Stream Team, Galaxy Harbor Dancers and educational exhibits in the Legacy Pavilion. You can decorate a pumpkin or take a group photo in our photo booth and we will have kids activities as well.

Park for free at Simpson School (519 Simpson Ave W, Montesano WA), and take a free shuttle to the Festival. Parking inside the park is limited and requires a Discover Pass. Free Disabled Parking is available inside the park. Watch our facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/LakeSylviaStateParkFallFestival for up to date information, applications, and schedules.

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