Calendar, May 10

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Recurring events


• Lunch is served to senior citizens noon-1 p.m. at the Elma Senior Center (100 W. Main St. in Elma). Donations accepted.


• Pool table open to seniors at the Elma Senior Center, Monday through Friday, 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m.

• Bingo is held at the Elma Senior Center on the second and fourth Thursdays.

• Sewing at the Elma Senior Center, 9 a.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays.


• 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.

• Schafer Meadows Fiber Arts Guild holds a monthly meeting the second Wednesday of each month, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at First Baptist Church in Elma. Bring a dish to pass. A potluck lunch will be held at noon. Open to the public.

• TOPS Club, Inc. WA 1522 has private weigh-in from 6 p.m.-6:30 p.m. every Thursday in the forestry meeting room at 310 W. Spruce Ave. (on the second floor). Meetings follow at 6:30 p.m. Everyone is invited. For more information call (360) 581-3835.

Thursday, May 10


• Grays Harbor Christian Women’s Connection will present a luncheon for women of all ages 11:30 a.m. at Immanuel Baptist Church in Hoquiam. Special feature, Hoquiam High School Choir. Cost is $14. RSVP with Marlene (360) 533-4719, or Linda (360) 532-3129.

Friday, May 11


• Young Artists Showcase at the 7th Street Theatre in Hoquiam. Performers are from communities throughout Grays Harbor County. Begins at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $7 for adults, $5 for students.

• Rumor6 performs at Quinault Beach Resort and Casino’s Ocean Lounge 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Also on Saturday, May 12.

Saturday, May 12


• Basket BINGO at Elma Senior Center at 11 a.m.

• Scout-O-Rama 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Shoppes at Riverside in Aberdeen (1017 S. Boone St.). Free admission. Join in for air rockets, soccer, putt-putt golf, maggot painting, monkey bridge, rain gutter regatta, pinewood derby races and Dutch oven cooking.

• The Montesano Post Office will host a passport fair 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.


• Grays Harbor/Pacfic County Pomona will meet at 10 a.m. at Elma Grange (401 W. Waldrip). Noon potluck follows. Entries for crafts/sewing/needlework/quilt/photo/canning due to Elma Grange by Friday, May 11 at 1 p.m. for judging. Call (360) 249-5350 for more information.

Sunday, May 13


• Gail Pettis, jazz and songs for Mother’s Day, will perform at 2 p.m. at Raymond Theatre in Raymond. Tickets are $15 at the door, or $12 in advance at Raymond Theatre, Raymond Pharmacy and South Bend Pharmacy.

Monday, May 14


• Grays Harbor County Elections filing week begins. File to run for local office at the Grays Harbor County Auditor’s Office in Montesano. File for office all week long.

Tuesday, May 15


• Red Cross blood donation opportunity 1:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Montesano Presbyterian (201 McBryde Ave. E.).

Friday, May 18


• Blue Meadowz performs at Quinault Beach Resort and Casino’s Ocean Lounge 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Also on Saturday, May 19.

Saturday, May 19


• The Montesano Community Center will host its annual Spring Fling — dinner, and silent, live and dessert auctions. Contact the center for more information. Tickets are limited.

• The annual Home and Garden Show returns to the Grays Harbor County Fairgrounds and Event Center 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Also on May 20 at the same time. Sponsored by WSU Master Gardeners of Grays Harbor and Pacific Counties.

• A foraging walking tour with Timberland Library at Grays Harbor College 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Discover edible pickings native to the locale in a walking tour guided by natural historian Ted Elson.

• Lake Quinaul Museum’s 7th annual Armed Forces Day open house noon to 4 p.m.