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Grays Harbor College-Riverview Center will host a Harvest Festival on Saturday, September 27th, 11 AM – 4 PM.  There will be arts and crafts vendors, food, informational booths, entertainment, live music, and variety of children’s activities. Local gardeners are encouraged to bring produce to sell or trade.  This year’s festival will include a special 12 PM Dedication Ceremony of The Rain Garden, created by Work First Sustainable Gardening Project, and Senseisato artwork, created by local artist Greg Bjordal. Admission and parking is FREE. The festival will be held outside the Riverview Education Center at 600 Washington Avenue, Raymond.  Any business, organization, craftsperson, or non-profit group who would like to participate in the event should call (360) 875-9466, ext. 1.


Ride along on our next EDventure!

Travel with us! Explore the arts, history, culture and natural wonders of our own backyard on our Grays Harbor and Pacific County day trips.

Voyage on the Lady Washington - Historical Seaport
The EDventure begins September 17th at the Grays Harbor Historical Seaport in Aberdeen.  Meet us at 9:30 am for a tour of this historical landmark, lunch, and a two hour cruise on the Lady Washington.  Perhaps we can convince the Captain to do a cannon salute.  Cost of the trip is $68.25, which includes cruise, tour, lunch, and snack.  Sign up today online or contact Bethany Barnard at ,, or 360.533.9733.

All About Oysters
On September 24th, learn how to size an oyster, different species, and where they are harvested. Coast Seafoods in South Bend, is offering this rare opportunity to tour their processing plant and hop on their dredge for a trip around the river bend to view the pristine Willapa Bay oyster beds. Pick up locations include Main Campus and Riverview Education Center. The cost for this rare opportunity is only $64.75, which includes tour, lunch, and snack.  Sign up today online or contact Bethany Barnard at, or 360.533.9733.

C for Cranberrian Fair
The Grays Harbor College Continuing Education Department will be providing a guided tour of the Cranberrian Fair festivities October 11th. Sydney Stevens, local author, will be pointing out locations of historical importance; starting at the Columbia Pacific Heritage Museum in Ilwaco for a tour of exhibits, vendors, and the 1889 narrow gauge passenger car NAHCOTTA. The bus travels on to the Pacific Coast Cranberry Research Foundation and Cranberry Museum for lunch and cranberry harvest demonstrations. We will be making a few stops along the way at various local cranberry bogs. The cost is $76.00 and includes Cranberrian Fair admission, lunch, snack, and a copy of C is for Cranberry – The A-B-C’s of Cranberries on the Long Beach Peninsula. We will be picking up students from Main Campus, Riverview Education Center, and Columbia Education Center locations. Sign up today online or contact Bethany Barnard at, or 360.533.9733.



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Riverview Education Center

Riverview Education Center
600 Washington Avenue, Raymond WA 98577

Education Center Staff:

Kent Smaciarz, Education Center Manager
(360) 875-9466,
ext. 1

Erin Frasier, Director of Pacific County Programming
(360) 875-9466 ext. 2

Hours of Operation:
M-Th, 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m., F 9:00 a.m.- noon

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2012 Student Handbook
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Related Links:

Columbia Education Center, Ilwaco
360-642-9433, Fax: 360-642-9434

Whiteside Education Center, Aberdeen
360-533-9733, Fax: 360-533-9779

Grays Harbor College Main Campus - Aberdeen
(360) 532-9020 or toll-free (in WA state) 800-562-4830