First Thursday events
Visit Hoquiam between 5 an 8 p.m. this Thursday, May 1, for the monthly First Thursday event. Businesses around Hoquiam are open for specials including wine tasting and an artist presentation by Carrie Larson at 7th St. Theatre, free chips and salsa at 8th St. Ale House, a birthday part at Bodacious Beauty’s, bike and boat tours at the Polson Museum, free samples at Swanson’s Foods and more. Excerpts from a children’s book will be posted throughout the businesses for customers to follow during their walk around town.
For more information, visit www.facebook.com/hopovertohoquiam.
First Friday events
Visit downtown Aberdeen from 5 - 8 p.m. on Friday, May 2, for this month’s First Friday event. Visit participating businesses staying open late to host local artists and their work. Join the free Downtown Historical Tour at 7 p.m. departing from GH Wine Sellars, 206 S. Broadway. This month’s tour takes you inside and to the top of the historical Becker Building.
For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or find “First Friday May 2nd” on Facebook.
“The Glass Menagerie”
The mother is a faded tragic remnant of Southern gentility, striving to give meaning and direction to her life and the lives of her grown children. Her methods are ineffective and irritating, causing problems in the household. The world of illusion she has striven to create in order to make life bearable collapses about them after a gentleman caller pays a visit.
Performances on May 2, 3, 9, 10, 16 and 17 at 7:30 p.m. and May 18 at 1:30 p.m.
Tickets are $15 and can be purchased at Aberdeendriftwood.com, Valu-Drug in Montesano, Top Foods and City Center Drug in Aberdeen, Dolores’ and Fay’s in Ocean Shores, Harbor Drug in Hoquiam and at the door, if available.
St. Andrews Church is hosting their annual Victorian Tea and Gift Shop on Saturday, May 3. The gift shop opens at 1:30 p.m. with tea being served from 2 - 4 p.m. Bring a friend, daughter, granddaughter or neighbor to St. Andrews at First and G St. and enjoy a wonderful English experience of cucumber sandwiches, scones, tea and much more. Tickets are $15 per person. Call the church office at 360-533-2511 to make reservations.
“South Pacific” at 7th St. Theatre
The 7th St. Theatre presents the movie adaptation of the musical “South Pacific” on May 3 at 7:30 p.m. and May 4 at 2 p.m. Doors open a half hour before the show.
The story centers on an unlikely romance and the intensifying war in the South Pacific, circa 1943. Among many elements, the film is noted for the cinematic use of the stage technique of employing colored filters for background lighting to convey participants’ moods.
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 www.brownpapertickets.com. For more information call 360-537-7400 or check the website, www.7thstreettheatre.com.
Auditions for “Love, Loss and What I Wore”
Director Julie Skokan is bringing the play of monologues and ensemble pieces about women, clothes and memory covering all the important subjects; mothers, prom dresses, mothers, buying bras, mothers, hating purses and why we only wear black to life on the Driftwood Players of Aberdeen stage. This is a comedy in two acts containing adult language.
Auditions will be held Monday, May 5 and Tuesday, May 6 at 7 p.m. at the Driftwood Theatre at 120 East Third Street in Aberdeen. The director is looking for five women of various ages.
Rehearsals begin in May and run until the opening of the production in July. For more information, contact the director at email@example.com.
Young Artists Show
Harbor Art Guild presents the Sixth Annual Young Artists Show at Six Rivers Gallery, May 2 to June 1, 2014, featuring work by artists under 21. Jenny Fisher curated the show, assisted by Erik Pederson.
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 to 5 p.m. Visit our website for more information, harborartguild.com, or call 532-9979.
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