Raymond Timberland Library presents Drama-rama on Wednesday, Feb. 7, 14, 21 and 28 from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. for grades 1 to 12. Learn how to be on stage and let your inner star shine brightly! Come to one workshop or join us weekly for improv grames and acting skill building. For more information call (360) 942-2408.
Raymond Timberland Library presents Kid and Their Grown Up Book Club on Thursday, Feb. 8 from 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. for grades 1 to 6. The world is a better place when kids read and talk with their grown ups. Meet other families and discuss this month's book or whatever you are reading. Snacks are provided. For more information call (360) 942-2408.
Free tax return preparation: AARP tax aid volunteers will e-file your taxes for free. Come to the Raymond library every second and forth Saturday from 11:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. They are there Feb. 10, Feb. 24, Mar. 10, Mar. 24 and April 14.
The Chinook Indian Nation will be holding its monthly council meeting at 11:00 a.m. on Feb. 10 at the tribal office at 3 Park Street, Bay Center. The meeting is open to all tribal members and attendees are reminded to bring a potluck item. Contact the Tribal Office at (360) 875-6670 if you have any questions.
Raymond Timberland Library presents Potter Fest on Saturday, Feb. 10 from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. for children. Cabbage! Quidditch! Muggles! Puddleducks! Come for the Tiggle Winkle Scavenger Hunt, stay for the Dumbledore Race. Eat a Jelly Slug or one of Mr. McGregor's carrots. Come down for two floors of boundless Harry meets Beatrix fun at Potter Fest! For more information call (360) 942-2408.
Mark your calendars for Feb. 10 for the Hearts for the Arts Auction in South Bend.
Pacific County Historical Society Annual Meeting is Sunday, Feb. 11 from 1:00 p.m. at the Naselle-Grays River Valley School. The event is free and open to the public. The meeting follows the always popular Deep River American Legion Auxiliary's smorgasbord. Food will be available from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The cost of the meal is $12 for teens and adults, $6 for children age 7 through 12, and $2 for children age 6 and under.
South Bend Timberland Library presents Fairies! on Friday, Feb. 16 from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. for children. Create a house for your backyard fairies, and enjoy other magical activities! For more information call (360) 875-5532.
The Montreal Guitar Trio is scheduled to perform at the Rayomnd Theatre on Feb. 18. Hosted by Sunday Afternoon Live.
All Timberland Regional Libraries will be closed Monday, Feb. 19 in observance of Presidents' Day. Libraries will resume regular hours Tuesday, Feb. 20.
Feb. 23 the Father/Daughter Dance is scheduled at the Community Center in South Bend from 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. The dance is preshcool to 6th graders and benefits the PTOs in the tri-district. Tickets are for sale at the elementary school offices: $20 per Father/Daughter and $5 after per extra child. Call Stephanie Antich at (360) 208-4133 for more information.
Willapa Hills Back Country Horsemen meeting takes place on the second Monday of the month at 7:00 p.m. at The Pit, 5880 Wilson Creek Rd., Raymond.
Alliance for a Better Community meetings are the second Wednesday of each month at noon, at Sheila's Kountry Kitchen restaurant. The public is always welcome.
The North Pacific County Food Bank is open every Thursday 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. The food bank is closed on holidays. Serving all of North Pacific County. For emergencies call (360) 942-4726.
VFW Pacific Post 968 is holding regular monthly meetings every second Wednesday. Meetings begin at 7 p.m. and are held at 221 Duryea Street in Raymond.
The Willapa Harbor Quilters meet at the First Baptist Church of Raymond each Tuesday at 11:30 a.m., with exceptions in August and December. Visitors are always welcome. Coffee, tea and friendly conversation are available at all meetings. For more information contact the group's president, Becky Coburn, at 360-934-5567.
The Dr. O.R. Nevitt Memorial Pool Board meets on the fourth Thursday of each month at 5 p.m. in the meeting room of Raymond City Hall. Meetings are open to the public.