Hill’s music students
to perform in recitals
Christine Hill Music Studios will present voice students in two summer recitals at 7 p.m. Saturday and 3 p.m., Sunday at the Aberdeen First United Methodist Church.
Those performing in Saturday evening’s recital include: Ariel Beck-Kitchell, Jordon Bridges, Libby Carrico, Kendall Cavin, Cori DeVerse, Laura Hill, Ben Hohman, Josie Horn, Karlynn O’Connor, Dana Roberts and Andrea Vingo.
Those performing in Sunday afternoon’s recital include: Ken Albert, Cori DeVerse, Elaina Diaz, Cora Foss, Laura Hill, Seth Hollen, Analei Holt, Keola Holt, Robert Holt, Steve Jacobson, Sayge Manley, Ken McDonald, Rebecca Meacham, Anna Norkoski, Haley Raines, Katie Sherwood, Quentin Sotomish, and The Golden Trio (featuring Libby Carrico, Cora Foss and Keola Holt.)
Admission is free and the public is invited. A reception will follow each recital. The church is located at the corner of Second and and Broadway in Aberdeen.
Dance club offers
monthly dance party
The Dance Club of Grays Harbor will present its monthly dance with a theme of “Treasure Island” from 7 until 11 p.m. Saturday at the Hoquiam Masonic Temple at 8th and K streets. A free meringue dance lesson will be offered at 7 p.m., followed by general dancing at 8 p.m. Admission is $7 for members and $10 for non-members.
“Kung Fu Panda 2” for
Family movie night
Anchor Bank’s free family movie night will present “Kung Fu Panda 2” beginning at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 24 at the Miller Junior High School track. The evening will start with games and prizes at 7:30 p.m., followed by the screening of the movie at dusk. No alcohol, smoking or pets are allowed, but movie-goers should bring their own chairs, blankets and snacks.
Elvis tribute concert to
benefit juvenile diabetes
Elvis Presley tribute artist Scot Bruce will bring his show, “Shake, Rattle and Roll, a Rockin’ Tribute to the King” to the 7th St. Theatre in downtown Hoquiam at 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 1. The concert is a benefit event for Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, and is presented by radio stations 104.7 KDUX and KIX 95.3, and Fusions Art Gallery of Ocean Shores.
Bruce, originally from the Pacific Northwest and now working out of the Los Angeles area, bears a striking visual and vocal resemblance to a young Elvis. His tribute concert, complete with a four-piece rock band, recreates the Elvis story from his beginnings at Sun Records and his breakthrough appearance on the Ed Sullivan TV show, through his Hollywood career, to his black leather-clad 1968 comeback TV special.
Tickets for this benefit concert are $25 for adults, $15 for youths 18 and under, and children 5 and under are free. Tickets are available at Fusions Art Gallery, 834 Point Brown Ave. NE in Ocean Shores, at Crown Drug, 2544 Simpson Ave. in Hoquiam, and online at www.brownpapertickets.com (search for Scot Bruce). There are also meet-and-greet and autographed souvenir merchandise ticket packages available.
Kathy Mattea coming
to the Bishop Center
Two-time Grammy Award-winning country bluegrass vocalist Kathy Mattea performs at the Grays Harbor College Bishop Center at 7 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 28. Tickets are on sale now at a discount at www.ghc.edu/bishop ; after September 17, ticket prices will increase for this performance.
Mattea will sing selections from her newest album “Calling Me Home,” plus some of her previous ballads of love lost such as “Train of Memories,” “Lonesome Standard Time” and “18 Wheels & A Dozen Roses.”
Tickets can also be purchased by calling (360) 538-4066.
The Bishop Center season opens earlier in October when Celtic musicians Craicmore perform on Saturday, Oct. 13.
Grapes, Paints & Prints
in Ocean Shores
The third annual Grapes, Paints & Prints Fest will be held Saturday at 849 Point Brown Ave NW in Ocean Shores. The sponsors — Sipping Serendipity Wine Shoppe, The Gallery of Ocean Shores and Creative Light Gallery — are presenting an afternoon of music, art, wine and food.
The PB Group will provide the music. Beverages including wine, craft beers and sodas, along with cheese plates, may be purchased in the Sipping Serendipity Wine Shoppe. Both galleries will be open for you to tour and shop.
The seating is limited so feel free to bring your own chair. An art poster of the event will be available.
Ladies of the Elks
to host sock hop
The Aberdeen Ladies of the Elks will host a sock hop at 7 p.m. Friday with dancing to the music of The 593 Singers. Burgers and other refreshments will be sold from 5 to 7 p.m. The Elks Lodge is at 1712 S. Boone St. in South Aberdeen.
announce new season
The Driftwood Players have announced their 2012-2013 season. This year includes the ensemble’s biennial fundraising Champagne Opening which will be held on Saturday, Sept. 15.
The season schedule:
• “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” opens Sept. 15 and runs weekends through Sept. 29.
• “Excursion Fare” opens Saturday Nov. 17 and runs weekends through Dec. 9.
• “The House of Agatha Mystrie” opens Saturday: Feb. 16, and runs weekends through March 10.
• “God of Carnage” opens Saturday, April 27, and runs weekends through May 19.
• “The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged)” opens Friday, July 5, and runs weekends through July 27.
Tickets are $13 and are available at Valu Drug in Montesano, Harbor Drug in Hoquiam, Delores’ and Fay’s in Ocean Shores, Top Foods and City Center Drug in Aberdeen.
Young Artists Show
at Six Rivers Gallery
Six Rivers Gallery in Hoquiam presents its fourth annual Young Artists Show through Aug. 19.
Artists whose works are in this show include: Annette Alejandre, Cassidy Anderson, Leif Anderson, Isyss Armstrong, Gaby Brcic, Ethan Brown, Halen Christian, Jennifer Cole, Jacob Hallak, Madison Hedges, Nels Hogaboom, Phoenix Hogaboom, Nellie Holder, Ethan Hunt, Myra Johansen, Samantha Jump, Kayla Knoll, Ophelia Lake, Desmond Pearson, Amber Rosche, Angelique Rosche, Christina Rosche, J. Smith and K. Smith.
Six Rivers Gallery is operated by Harbor Art Guild at 210 6th St. in Hoquiam. Hours are 10 a .m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 1 p.m. until 5 p.m. Sunday.
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