Category Archives: Community Events

Spotlight Shelton is Wednesday

Spotlight Shelton, the Semiannual Community Engagement Forum, is 6 PM Wednesday at the Shelton Civic Center.

Join City of Shelton officials for a discussion of successfully completed and upcoming projects.

Burlap to Cashmere to Perform In Shelton

Live On Stage, Inc. and Mason County Community Concert Association announce ‘60s Folk Trio as part of their 2019 – 2020 Concert Season.

Burlap to Cashmere is bringing back the smooth sounds of 1960s Greenwich Village in a one-of-a-kind concert at Shelton High School Auditorium in Shelton, Washington on Friday, November 15, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. Single tickets to this performance are $30 (adults), children under 18 admitted FREE. 2019-2020 Season tickets are available for $70 for 6 concerts. For more information call 360-426-1842 or 360-426-1940.

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Pumpkins Were Flying in Union

[VIDEO] Pumpkins were flying at Hunter Farms in Union Saturday during the 2019 Union Pumpkin Catapult Contest presented by the North Mason Chamber of Commerce. Teams of engineering students competed for their share of prizes from Hunter Farms, Builder’s First Source, Scott McLendon’s Hardware, Manke Lumber Company, BRAVO! Bodywork & Therapeutic Massage, and Cameo Boutique to name a few. MasonWebTV Powered by HCC was in Union and broadcast the competition live.

First-year team from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints called “Band of Brothers” won the distance competition tossing a pumpkin 393 feet. Rainier High School took second with a toss of 333 feet.

West Sound Tech won the accuracy competition – where teams launch pumpkins at a boat in the field – as the only team to hit the boat on their second attempt.

Band of Brothers took second in accuracy coming closest to the boat on their fifth and final attempt.

West Sound Tech won for their design and also earn the People’s Choice “Best Team Spirit” Award.

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Watch Pumpkins Fly in Union

[LIVE VIDEO] Watch the 10th Annual Union Pumpkin Catapult Contest presented by the North Mason Chamber of Commerce and Hunter Farms. MasonWebTV Powered by HCC will be broadcasting the competition beginning at 12 PM. Students from Rainier High School (Coach/teacher – John Lybecker), West Sound Tech (Coach/teacher – Eric Erickson) and the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Coach – Tyler Anderson) will be showing off their engineering skills and compete by tossing pumpkins for distance and accuracy.

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National Prescription Drug Take Back Day Is Saturday

With robust public participation over the course of 17 prior events, the National Prescription Drug Take Back Day Initiative continues to remove ever-higher amounts of opioids and other medicines from the nation’s homes, where they are vulnerable to misuse, theft or abuse by family members and visitors, including children and teens.

On Saturday, October 26, in continuation of this effort, DEA and its national, tribal and community partners will hold the 18th National Prescription Drug Take Back Day across the country. The service is free and anonymous.

The Mason County Sheriff’s Office will be at the Belfair QFC from 10 AM to 2 PM collecting unwanted and unused prescription drugs.

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Pumpkins Will Be Flying in Union Saturday

Pumpkins will be flying Saturday in the 10th Annual Union Pumpkin Catapult Contest presented by the North Mason Chamber of Commerce and Hunter Farms.

Competition runs 12 PM to 2 PM. This year’s teams are from Rainier High School, West Sound Tech and the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Each team will show off their engineering skills and compete by tossing pumpkins with the trebuchets built by students. See who has the best design. How far a pumpkin can fly. And which catapult is most accurate.

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Women’s Health Event Saturday

Mason General Hospital & Family of Clinics is holding a free Women’s Health Event Saturday from 8 AM to 1 PM at the MGH Main Entrance.

During the event, MGH is offering 3D mammograms to women over 40. Those who are uninsured or underinsured will be able to obtain a free mammogram thanks to the support of the event sponsors, Washington Breast, Cervical and Colon Health Program and the Karen Hilburn Cancer Fund. The Karen Hilburn Cancer Fund will provide financial support for up to 50 mammograms for women who qualify. The Women’s Health Event will also feature other complimentary health services, such as diabetes and blood pressure screenings, nutritional health services and mini-massages.

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Jason Lyle Black to Perform In Shelton

Live On Stage, Inc. and Mason County Community Concert Association announce Award-Winning Comedic Pianist, Jason Lyle Black, as part of their 2019 – 2020 Concert Season.

Recognized for being “the most unique piano entertainer you will ever see,” Jason Lyle Black is bringing his unorthodox, but unforgettable, comedy piano show to Shelton High School Auditorium in Shelton, Washington on Monday, October 21, 2019 at 7:00 p.m.  Single tickets to this performance are $30 (adults), children under 18 admitted FREE. 2019-2020 Season tickets are available for $70 for 6 concerts!

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City Council Candidates’ Forum Thursday

The Shelton-Mason County Chamber of Commerce is holding a candidates’ forum Thursday for Shelton City Council seats 1 and 2. The forum is being held at Olympic Middle School beginning at 6 PM.

The candidates are George W. Blush and James Boad for Council Member No. 1. And Kathy McDowell and Dean Jewett for Council Member No. 2.

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