Arts and Entertainment Briefs for May 8, 2014

Ocean Shores

“Every Babysitter’s Nightmare!”

Stage West Community Theatre presents “Every Babysitter’s Nightmare,” a fun romp through the world of Carrie Carter, a sixteen year old baby-sitter, and the trials and tribulations of her first night sitting for the Taylor family, on the Ocean Shores Lions Club Stage.

The show runs on May 9, 10, 16 and 17 at 7 p.m. and Sunday, May 18 at 2 p.m.

Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for students. They are available at Dolores and Fay’s, Ocean Shores Animal Hospital, Mocha Madness, Ocean Shores Visitors Bureau (in convention center) and at the door.


“Jaws” at 7th St. Theatre

The 7th St. Theatre’s Classic Film Series presents the thriller “Jaws” on May 16 and 17. Doors open at 7 p.m.

Sharkey’s of Ocean Shores has teamed with the 7th Street Theatre to offer a variety of “Jaws” and shark-themed merchandise, and 10 percent of sales go to the theater. There will also be a person in a shark costume available for fun photos.

The 7th St. Theatre is located at 313 7th St. in Hoquiam. Tickets are $5 and will be available at the door. Advance tickets are available at Harbor Drug in Hoquiam, City Drug in Aberdeen, and at For more information call 360-537-7400 or check the website,


High school student show in at Grays Harbor College

Grays Harbor College’s annual high school juried art show takes place this month in the Spellman Library gallery on the main campus in Aberdeen. Original works created by art students from eight area high schools will be on display and judged in several different categories.

Winners of each category will be honored at a reception on Thursday, May 15, beginning at 6 p.m.

Participating high schools include Montesano, Hoquiam, Elma, Harbor High, Aberdeen, Wishkah Valley, Ocosta and North River.


One-act plays at the Bishop Center

Four original one-act plays written by Grays Harbor College students will be performed at Grays Harbor College’s Bishop Center on May 15, 16 and 17.

Tickets for the performances, which begin at 7:30 p.m., are priced at $5 and may be purchased in advance at or at the Bishop Center door. The plays, written by Nick Gruber, Cora Foss, Kailey Hara and Rebecca Meyers, are directed by GHC instructors Brad Duffy and Lynne Lerych.


Young Artists Show at Six Rivers Gallery

Harbor Art Guild presents the Sixth Annual Young Artists Show at Six Rivers Gallery until June 1, featuring work by artists under 21. Jenny Fisher curated the show, assisted by Erik Pederson.

Harbor Art Guild thanks Elma High School art teacher Maurrie Aukland, Hoquiam Central School Teacher Lori Watkins, Cosmopolis after school art teacher Judi Lohr, and Clyde and Sylvia Brown of Aberdeen’s Frames n Things for their support of these young artists and assistance in assembling the 2014 Young Artists’ Show.

The opening celebration for this show is Saturday, May 10, 2 to 4 p.m. and is open to the public.

Artists whose work is in this show are Cassidy Anderson, Ryan Anderson, Natasha Babbitt, kaliyah Bailey, Christina Binnie, Titus Blood, Rylee Brown, Katie Burnett, Danni Craig, Jade Craig, Trey Crawford, Amber Darden, Jacob Detwiler, McKenna Doll, Jessa Dudics, Anne Easley, Junior Ensminger, Chloe Estes, Cavan Estrada, Anthony Fancher, Wilson Foss, Emilee Galeana, Yasmine Gutierrez, Jacob Hallak, Mia Hallak, Saylor Heikilla, Nellie Holder, Malachi Hovig, Alex Hughes, Taleah Ibrahim, Corey Johnson, Isiah Johnson, Malachi Johnson, Shaylee Johnson, Samantha Jump, Phoenix Kerver, Yoselin Lano, Aaron Lieske, Malorie Lormor, Ryley Lorton, Fiona Mattix, Audrey McGiveron, Troy McMinn, Natalie Miles, Emilio Monahan, Mikaela Murphy, Sierra Nickell, Leslie Nieto, Cruise Oliver, Delaney Olson, Sadie Olson, Payton Pappan, Audrey Paylor, Alyssa Perry, Donna Reed, Tannessa Richardson, Franky Rivera, Ty Rodrigues, Hailey Ross, Nyeki Russaw, Braiden Schmidt, Tristan Schmidt, Willow Seaton, Lindsey Sherman, Kolby Skolrood, Kacidy Such, Aspen Thompson, Ashly Walker, Tammera Walker, Jesse Wescott, and Aubrey Young.

Six Rivers Gallery is at 210 6th Street in Hoquiam. Open hours are Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m. To 5 p.m. and Sunday, 1 – 5 p.m. Visit our website for more information,, or call 532-9979.

Ocean Shores

Mother’s Day fund-raiser

Find the perfect gift for the moms in your life and help the food bank re-stock on May 10 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and May 11 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Ocean Shores Convention Center.

Shop at over 80 vendors, crafters, artisans and food trucks coming for this indoor/outdoor event. The first 100 moms through the doors each day recieve a beautiful blossom.

Spend $1 or bring in a non-perishable food donation for a raffle ticket to win prizes such as free stays at hotels, movie passes, massages and other prizes donated by local businesses.

A “Kid Zone” allows children to make or purchase gifts for under $5 and enter the coloring contest.

Kids can also enter an essay in 100 words or less describing why their mom is the best. The winner received a prize to pamper their special mom. Essays can be emailed to


Driftwood Children’s Theatre presents “Aladdin”

Driftwood Children’s Theatre and Stevens PTSO present the musical Aladdin on Wednesday, May 21 and Thursday, May 22 at 6:30 p.m.

This show features Kindergarten — 6th grade children from Stevens Elementary School.

The show is directed by Sara Henry, the musical director is Alex Eddy and choregraphy by Sarah Dier.

“Aladdin” will run approximately 30-45 minutes with an intermission and the second half of the evening will be a Musical Review. Admission is free.

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