Category Archives: Community Events

National Voters Registration Day Events Set

September 24th is National Voter Registration Day. Mason County Elections and the League of Women Voters of Mason County are partnering to give all eligible citizens the opprotunity to get registered to vote before the November 5th General Election. League volunteers will be available on that Tuesday in various locations to register new voters, update registrations and answer question about registration and voting.

Registration tables will be available at the following locations:

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Register Now for MGH&FC Classes

Mason General Hospital & Family of Clinics is pleased to offer to the community a variety of classes, workshops and support groups this month.

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Loren & Mark to Perform In Shelton

Live On Stage, Inc. and Mason County Community Concert Association announce International Guitar Duo as part of their 2019 – 2020 Concert Season.

New Zealand native Mark Mazengarb and Loren Barrigar, known for their unique musical chemistry and sensitive musicality, will be performing live in concert at Shelton High School Auditorium in Shelton, Washington on Thursday, September 19, 2019 at 7:00 p.m.

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Western Troubadour Live at the Library

Timberland Regional Library presents “Live at the Library.” In September, it’s Kerry Grombacher, The Western Troubadour.

Kerry plays contemporary folk and Western songs on the guitar and mandolin. In the spirit of the troubadours of old, he paints vivid portraits with stories set in the landscapes of his life, from his home on New Orleans’ Bayou to the Southwest desert, and up to Montana and the Northwest forests.

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Tahuya Salmon Bake Saturday

Tahuya’s 50th Annual Salmon Bake is Saturday from 12 PM to 5 PM at the Tahuya Fire Hall, 14880 NE. Northshore Road.

Menu includes fresh-caught salmon, yakisoba noodles, rice, coleslaw, pickled beets, corn bread, dessert and drink. Cost is $18 for adults, $8 for children 6 to 12, and a family of four (2 adults & 2 children) is $50.

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Kilmer to Hold Town Halls

In order to hear from constituents about the issues that matter to them, Representative Derek Kilmer (WA-06) will hold a series of town halls throughout the region, as well as a telephone town hall for folks who cannot attend an in-person town hall. The meetings will be open to the public.

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Chalk the Walks Tuesday

The Shelton Mason County Chamber of Commerce is inviting everyone to Chalk the Walks on Tuesday.

For the sixth year, the Chamber is joining Chalk the Walks (a project of The Joy Team) to host a community-wide sidewalk chalking event. All you have to do is spend some time outside writing an uplifting message or create some chalk artwork on your sidewalk, driveway, or parking lot. Help make our community cheerful and entertaining for everyone to enjoy.

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August Is Overdose Awareness Month

On July 23, 2019, the Mason County Board of Health declared the month of August as Overdose Awareness Month in Mason County. August 31St, 2019 is recognized around the world as International Overdose Awareness Day. The aim of International Overdose Awareness Day is to raise awareness, reduce the stigma of drug-related deaths, remember those who have died or suffered permanent injury because of drug overdose and encourage discussion about overdose prevention and drug policy.

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Stuff Pioneer School Bus Drive Set

The Pioneer School District is sponsoring a “Stuff the Bus” campaign for back-to-school supplies. This will occur on August 9, 10, and 11, from 10 am to 4 pm, in the Shelton Walmart parking lot. This is a great opportunity to help support kids as they start school. The hope is to fill a bus to capacity with items that students use every day, such as, notebooks, paper, pencils, markers, pens, rulers, etc. Any item that supports student’s education will be accepted.

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Free Dump Vouchers for Day of Caring

[VIDEO] In partnership with Mason County Public Works and Republic Services, United Way of Mason County will be handing out vouchers for the final Mason County free dump day of this year. Loretta Swanson, the County’s Public Works Director, explained the voucher process during Tuesday’s Mason County Commission meeting:

Vouchers will be handed out to 300 Mason County residents, on a first- come first- serve basis to be redeemable on September 6, 2019 at the Mason County Landfill at 501 E Eells Hill Road, Shelton, WA.

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