This Saturday, Oct. 25, is National Make a Difference Day! You’ve probably noticed the advertising blitz on the four major television broadcast networks this week; now you have the opportunity to participate locally.
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The Aberdeen High School Orchestra has created what it calls the “Halloweentown and the Haunted Asylum” at the SouthShore Mall in Aberdeen. The event opened on Friday, and will continue today and next Friday and Saturday night.
William “Doc” Carter will discuss “Plato, The Republic,” on Wednesday from 10:30 a.m. to noon as part of the “Dialogues with Doc” series at the Aberdeen Timberland Library, located at 121 E. Market St.
Recently, the estate of Dorothy Maude Hoogeveen provided the Grays Harbor Community Foundation a gift that will provide about $10,000 to $12,000 annually for the benefit of Grays Harbor.
Pieceful Discoverers Quilt Guild will be hosting an American Hero Quilt Sew-In on Saturday, Oct. 18, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Cosmopolis Fire Hall, 111 D St. All finished quilts will go to wounded service members.
The brig Lady Washington, the official ship of Washington state, will appear at the 38th Annual Wooden Boat Festival in Port Townsend. The ship arrives in Port Townsend Sept. 3 and will offer tours and excursions during the festival dates of September 5-7. The square-rigged vessel will berth at the Northwest Maritime Center dock. The appearance is the first by the ship at the festival in several years. Lady Washington is celebrating the 25th anniversary of her launch this year. Here’s a schedule of events for the ship:
75 years ago
Members of the J.M. Weatherwax High School Class of 1944 pose for a picture at their 70th reunion on Thursday at the Aberdeen Elks Lodge. Pictured are, back row from left, Laila Walli Selva, Thelma Walczyk, Mary Mihovilich, Betty Dragecevich, Ruth Gribos Wayman, Willie Erickso Stout, Lorne Lusier, Don Olson, and Bob Inglin. In the front row, from left, are John Whalen, Jeannette Fostadt, Joan Jahnson, Bill Endicott, Dan Thein, Anne Brachvogel, Stan Laaksonen and Harold Wyninger.
SPOKANE — Savannah Hieronymus of Ocean Shores has been named to the Whitworth University Laureate Society for spring semester 2014.
The South Beach Arts Association (SBAA) will present an “Art in Coastal Gardens” tour Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Westport. The tour features seven private garden oases identified by the South Beach Kinnikinnick Garden Club as well as commercial gardens.
Seabrook on Saturday is celebrating its 10th year with Founder’s Day Weekend. Several activities are planned and they are open to the public.
RAYMOND— Got a great selfie, a picture everyone swears is the ugliest thing they have ever seen or a fine piece of photographic art?
The Harbor Association of Volunteers for Animals (HAVA) is hosting a spaghetti feed and karaoke Saturday, July 19, at the Raymond Elks. Dinner will be served from 6-8 p.m., with singing to follow.
Grays Harbor College spring quarter honor roll
Aberdeen High School, Class of 1984 has scheduled its 30-year class reunion for the weekend of Sept. 19.