Category Archives: Community Events

Alumnight of Musical Theatre: We Tell the Story

Anna’s Bay Center for Music has partnered with the Shelton Performing Arts Alumni to present a musical theatre review entitled: Alumnight of Musical Theatre: We Tell the Story.  The show will mainly feature alumni from Shelton High School, with Anna’s Bay also having  their own feature song.  Along with the alumni and Anna’s Bay are Junior High and High school students from Mason County who have been participating in a three-day, musical theatre intensive workshop.  They will have their own feature song to showcase the techniques they have learned during the intensive.

There will also be a tribute song to Kathy Beimer, late Treasurer to Anna’s Bay Center for Music and an active participant in several nonprofits in the Mason County area.

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Bond Construction Projects Topic of Shelton School District Forum

The community is invited to join the Shelton School District at an Open Community Forum from 6 PM to 7 PM on Thursday, July 27th. The topic of this forum at Olympic Middle School is the District’s Bond Construction Projects.

Superintendent Dr. Alex Apostle will be joined by the Architecture Team to discuss the projects, where each is in the process and what the next phases are.

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Business Expo, Bite of Mason County Thursday

The Shelton Mason County Chamber of Commerce is holding its Community & Business Expo and Bite of Mason County Thursday. For the second year, the event is in downtown Shelton with 90 booths lining Railroad Avenue, 2nd, 3rd & 4th streets, and Cota Street. There is no charge to attend and the public is invited to check out local services, retailers and restaurants anytime between 11 AM and 6 PM.

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Voter Accessibility Open House Tuesday

The Mason County Auditor’s Office will be celebrating National Disability Voter Registration Week and Get out the Disability Vote the week of July 17th. This is part of a national effort to make the Disability Vote more influential through the REV UP Campaign. REV UP stands for Register! Educate! Vote! Use your Power!

On July 18th, the Auditor’s Office is holding an Accessibility Open House, from 10 am to 1 pm, to give citizens the opportunity to vote on an Accessible Voting Unit in a mock election in order to decide whether using this system is a viable option for them in the future. Election officials will also provide the opportunity to register to vote and discuss ways the Auditor’s office can improve the election process for all persons with disabilities.

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City Commission Candidates’ Forum Thursday

The Shelton Mason County Chamber of Commerce, the Shelton Mason County Journal, Hood Canal Communications and MasonWebTV Powered by HCC are hosting a candidates forum Thursday for those running for Shelton City Commissioner of Streets and Public Improvement. The forum is being held in the training room at Mason County Public Work, 100 W. Public Works Dr. in Shelton and will start at 6 PM.

The candidates are Tracy Moore, Erick Onisko, Kevin Dorcy and Jacob Dreifus. Each will introduce themselves, answer predetermined questions, and ask a question of their opponents. If you have questions for the candidates, written questions will be accepted at the forum or you can email them to

This forum is free and open to the public.

If you are unable to attend, MasonWebTV Powered by HCC will be broadcasting the forum live online as well as on Hood Canal Communications’ local channel.

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Love INC Golf Tourney Sold Out – Still Time to Get in Golf Ball Drop

The 7th Annual Love Inc Golf Tournament presented by Title Sponsor Alderbrook Properties, Tournament Sponsor Drew MacEwen, Falcon Financial Investment, Inc..and Event Sponsor the  Druzianich Family Charitable Foundation is SOLD OUT. The tournament is set for Monday, July 24, 2017 at the award-winning Alderbrook Golf and Yacht Club in Union.

However, ticket donations are still available for the Our Community Credit Union (OCCU) Love INC Golf Ball Drop which takes place after the Golf Tournament at 3:45 p.m.  

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Public Fireworks Displays this Weekend

There are over 100 community fireworks displays in Washington State, all celebrating the Fourth of July. One of those displays is in Mason County: at Alderbrook Resort in Union (Thunder on the Canal) on Monday, July 3rd. At these displays, certified and licensed pyrotechnicians who are trained and experienced in the safe use of fireworks, will provide an exciting show filled with spectacular and vibrant-colored productions.

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Explore Your Creativity with Interactive Talk at NM Library

Kate Gavigan is the founder and and principal instructor of  The Seattle Artist’s Way Center. She will give a talk on creativity at the North Mason Timberland Library in Belfair, Tuesday, July 11 from 1-2:30 p.m.

Gavigan was inspired by the 2002 best-selling book, “The Artist’s Way: A Spiritual Path to Higher Creativity,” by Julia Cameron. Her talk is designed to help people discover their gifts and talents through a series of enjoyable exercises.

This class is limited to 20 people. Please call or visit the library to sign up.

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OCCU Presents “Golf Balls from Heaven”

Ticket donations are now available for the Our Community Credit Union’s  (OCCU) Love INC Golf Ball Drop which takes place during the 7th Annual Love Inc Golf Tournament set for Monday July 24, 2017. Alderbrook Properties is this year’s Golf Tournament Title Sponsor;  Drew MacEwen, Falcon Financial Investment, Inc. is the Tournament Sponsor and the Druzianich Family Charitable Foundation is the Event sponsor. This all takes place at the award-winning Alderbrook Golf and Yacht Club in Union, Washington.  Last year’s tournament helped to transform the lives of more than 1,366 families through 5,988 volunteer hours.

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MGH Foundation Holds 23rd Annual Quality Care Open

Friday marked the day for one of the largest annual fundraisers for Mason General Hospital Foundation: the Quality Care Open. Dedrick Allan has some of the highlights from the event that has been going on for more than two decades.

If you would like more information on next year’s Quality Care Open, call 360-427-3623 or email,

You can pre-register for the 24th Annual Mason General Hospital Foundation Quality Care Open by clicking here. The date for the next Quality Care Open is June 22, 2018.

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