Calendar, March 30

A calendar of local events

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Recurring events


• Stone Soup Artists open mic, every Tuesday, 6 p.m.-7:30 p.m., at Organics 101 Market in Montesano (316 S. Main St.). Unplugged acoustic originals.

• A featured artist, duo or small group will perform at 9 p.m. every Thursday at Charlie’s Sports Bar in Montesano. To sign up as an artist, contact Wil Russoul, (360) 500-5334.

• Open pool table every Tuesday at the Elma Senior Center, 3 p.m.-6 p.m.


• Elma Senior Center hosts pinochle every Friday at 10:30 a.m. and Saturday at 7 p.m.


• Al-Anon meets every Tuesday at 9:30 a.m. at Faith Lutheran Church (1296 Monte Elma Road, Elma). For more information, call (360) 482-8005.

• “The Most Excellent Way,” a faith-based recovery support meeting sponsored by Calvary Chapel of Montesano, meets every Monday, 6 p.m.-7 p.m., at The Center, (303 W. Pioneer Ave. in Montesano). For more information call (360) 249-2012 or email

• GriefShare Meeting, at 7 p.m. on Thursdays at Montesano Church of God, 317 E. Spruce St. in Montesano.

• Alzheimer’s Association caregiver support group meetings held every third Tuesday, 1 p.m.-2:30 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church in Aberdeen (420 N. Broadway St.). For information call Helen Morning Star, (360) 533-2277.

• The Grays Harbor ACLU meets the third Wednesday of every month for a potluck at 6 p.m. at Events on Emerson (212 4th St. in Hoquiam).

•Olympic Area Agency on Aging presents every third Thursday of the month Family Caregivers Support Group. 1:30 p.m.-3 p.m. at Faith Lutheran Church (1296 Monte Elma Rd. in Elma). For more information call (360) 538-2458.

At the libraries

• Family Storytime. Wednesdays, 10:30-11 a.m. at Elma Timberland Library. Music, movement, and books for the whole family. All ages. (December-April)

• Storytime Anytime. Through April 2017 at Oakville Timberland Library. Stop by anytime during open hours for a story.

Friday, March 31


• The Ports of Grays Harbor is offering a guided walking tour of the Satsop Business Park at 4 p.m. Reservations are required: (360) 482-1600.

Saturday, April 1


• The Grays Harbor Fairgrounds will host an indoor swap meet, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Also on April 2, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

Thursday, April 6


• GriefShare at Montesano Church of God begins at 2 p.m. or 7 p.m. and continues through 13 weeks. For questions call (360) 580-4621. Organizers are asking for a one-time donation of $25 to cover workbook costs.

Saturday, April 8


• Sharon Grange in Porter will host its annual oyster dinner, noon to 6 p.m. Fried oysters, oyster stew, ham, coffee and pie. Adults $20, children 12 and younger $12.


• Grays Harbor Genealogical Society will meet at 10 a.m. at the Hoquiam Library meeting room. Guest speaker is John Hughes, former publisher of The Daily World. For more information call (360) 532-2985.

Tuesday, April 11


• Grays Harbor Fire District 12 is moving its normal monthly meeting for April from the second Thursday of the month to April 11. The meeting will be at 7 p.m. at the McCleary Fire Hall.