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“Across the Universe”: vibrant remembrance of 1960s set to Beatles tunes at 7 St April 24-25
Coming to Grays Harbor College’s Bishop Center Sunday evening, April 26, will be the unique vocal and instrumental sounds of Moira Smiley and VOCO, recently named the No. 1 a cappella group in the U.S. The performance, which combines the energy of street singing with the mellowness of folk songs, begins at 7 p.m. The show is sponsored by Bruce and Bette Worth, WESTAF and the National Endowment for the Arts.
There are still a few spots left for the EDventure to Oysterville this weekend. The Continuing Education department of Grays Harbor College is offering the next EDventure to the original Pacific County seat, historic Oysterville. Did you know that midnight raiders kidnapped the county records in 1893? Local author, Sydney Steven will be guiding the tour. Plan to travel north on the Long Beach Pennisula. Lunch will take place in the original Oysterville church built in 1892. Other historical stops include Nahcotta, Ocean Park and Seaview. This trip includes lunch, snack and transportation from Main Campus in Aberdeen, Riverview in Raymond and Columbia Education Center in Long Beach. Leaving Main Campus in Aberdeen at 8:30 a.m. (call for times regarding pick up in other locations) and plan to return by 5:30 p.m., on Saturday, April 25. Cost is $72.29 per person, for more information contact Bethany Barnard at 360.533.9733.
The Aberdeen Timberland Library hosts a community conversation with pop-culture historian Jennifer K. Stuller, Saturday, April 25 from 2 to 3:30 p.m.
As Hoquiam celebrates its quasqui-centennial (125th anniversary of the city’s founding) this year, we thought it timely to remember one of the community’s most dramatic landscape-altering actions. Fifty years ago Hoquiam civic leaders were in the midst of removing large swaths of downtown through the Urban Renewal program.