Category Archives: Community Events

Tahuya Target Shooting Public Meeting Tuesday

DNR continues conversations for Tahuya State Forest target shooting range 
June 20 meeting set in Belfair for input on proposed site locations
DNR is inviting target shooters, recreationists, forest workers, nearby homeowners and other members of the public to join in discussions this summer around proposed shooting range locations in Tahuya State Forest.

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North Mason School Board Holding Special Meeting Monday

The North Mason School Board is holding a special meeting Monday at 6:30 PM. The purpose of the meeting is to discuss and take action on a financial solution for upgrades to the Theler Center Building for an Early Learning Center. The North Mason School Board meets in the board room at the District’s administration office, 71 E. Campus Drive in Belfair. The meeting is open to the public.


Shelton Relay for Life is Saturday

The Shelton Relay for Life is Saturday at Kneeland Park. This year’s theme is “Game On Cancer”. The one-day event starts at 10 AM with the survivor’s breakfast.

The opening ceremony is 11 AM and features the Shelton High School NJROTC Color Guard and the Wildcatz Fierce Cheer.

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Asset Building Coalition Hosting Financial Class Series

The Asset Building Coalition of Mason County is hosting a Financial Empowerment class series at Olympic College Shelton. These classes will be held on June 20, 21, 27, and 28 from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM in Johnson Library Room 121. Participants who attend all four classes will be entered in a drawing to win a $50 grocery card. These classes are free and open to the public.

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Tickets on Sale for October’s “Denim & Diamonds”

Tickets are on sale now for the 14th annual “Denim & Diamonds” fundraiser for the Karen Hilburn Breast & Cervical Cancer (KHBCC) Fund, a chapter of Mason General Hospital Foundation (MGHF). This popular community event is always a sellout, so tickets should be purchased early to ensure participation.

Festivities will take place on Sunday, October 15, 2017 at 4 p.m. in the Grand Ballroom at the Alderbrook Resort & Spa in Union, WA, and will include a meal prepared by Chef Josh Delgado, wine and beer, entertainment, and Live, Silent and Dessert Auctions.

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Habitat for Humanity Block Party June 24th

Habitat for Humanity of Mason County is hosting an Upcycle Block Party. This family-friendly event is on June 24, 2017, 10 am – 3 pm, in the parking lot of our Shelton Habitat Store 1826 Olympic Hwy N. The party theme is upcycling. There will be live music, raffles, games for kids, food trucks and tons of information on how to upcycle.

Upcycling is when you take something old and use it to make something completely different and new. It’s a great way to learn how to reuse resources. Demonstrations will be held throughout the day. 

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North Mason Relay for Life Begins Friday

The North Mason Relay for Life begins Friday at 7 PM. This year’s event is being held at Sand Hill Ballpark. Bill Geyer is one of the opening ceremony speakers. The Hawkins Middle School marching band will be participating in the opening parade. Alex Ellis will be singing at 9:00 Friday night for the Home Town Throw Down Lap. A Purple Lap is set for 10:30 PM. And the Luminaria Ceremony is 11PM with speaker Randy Netherlin and music from Leigh Ann Rose and Assemly of God Lattee Band.

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Motorcycle Ride Benefits Adopt-A-Pet

Help shelter dogs while enjoying a scenic 125 mile motorcycle ride through Mason County on the “Ride for Dogs” poker run.  The Saturday, August 12th event starts at JR’s Hideaway in Belfair. Sign-up is 8 AM to noon with first riders are out at 10 AM. Door prizes, winners of the buy-in raffle and the top three poker hands will be awarded at 4 PM. Participants need not be present to win. Minimum donation is riders $15 and passengers $5.

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PUD 1 Holding Special Workshop on Union Water System

The Mason County PUD No. 1 Board of Commissioners will hold a special workshop on Tuesday, June 13, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. at the PUD 1 board room at 21971 N. Hwy 101 in Potlatch. Purpose of the workshop is for the Commission to hear a presentation on the Union Water System by the District’s engineering firm. The board will be reviewing the engineering firm’s planning options and recommendations.

The workshop on the 13th is open to the public but the public will have another opportunity to review the information at a future date, likely in the evening where more customers are able to attend.

The regularly scheduled board meeting will follow the workshop at 1:00 p.m.