Business briefs

Hardy’s to aid veterans
Hardy’s Market, 10200 Old Olympic Highway, hosts a Fourth of July barbecue event with a patriotic flair. Proceeds from the market’s $3 hamburgers, $2 ice cream servings and $2 hot dogs that day go to aid disabled veterans via Carlsborg VFW Post 6787. The event runs from 11 a.m. until the food runs out. Last year’s barbecue raised about $500, event organizers said. Call 582-0240.

Anytime Fitness offers tai chi this summer
Anytime Fitness and Michele Beiri, tai chi instructor, offer beginning and advanced tai chi this summer in the group training studio at Rock Plaza, at the corner of Old Olympic Highway and Sequim-Dungeness Way in Sequim. The beginning session is now forming. The advanced session already has begun but has a few more spaces available.Call 683-4110.
Short stack special marks IHOP anniversary
The Sequim IHOP restaurant, 1360 W. Washington St., celebrates IHOP’s 55th anniversary on July 7 with a pancake special: A short stack of buttermilk pancakes will cost 60 cents, the original 1958 price. Call IHOP at 683-2363.

KWA hiring event set
The nonprofit social service agency KWA sponsors a hiring event for caregivers from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Monday, July 8, at the Sequim Library, 630 N. Sequim Ave. Hands-on demos show what a day in the life of a caregiver looks like. Participants can fill out applications and have informal interviews: Bring three references (at least one employer), a job history, a Washington State driver’s license and proof of car insurance. Visit
Soluna Wellness, Massage opens
Soluna Wellness and Massage, 319½ W. Bell St., Sequim, hosts a grand opening the week of July 8-14, with a ribbon cutting at 12:30 p.m. Monday, July 8. Owner Dana Ford, LMP, offers a range of massage therapies — including craniosacral therapy, lymphatic massage and Reiki — along with wellness coaching and other services. Ford also keeps two appointments open each week to offer free massage for cancer patients.
Soluna hours are by appointment 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday and 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday with early and late appointments available.

Perry joins staff at SARC
Adam Perry joins the staff at the Sequim Aquatic Recreation Center.
Perry offers new classes in July, including Athletic Development (ages 13-18, M-W-F, 4:10-5:30 p.m.), Fit Kids (ages 8-12, M-W-F, 3:15-4 p.m.) and Functional Fitness (adults, M-W-F, 6-7 p.m.).
Perry is an ACE Certified Personal Trainer and StrongFirst Kettlebell Course participant.
Call 683-3344.

Colors of Sequim hosts art classes
Colors of Sequim, 139 W. Washington St., hosts the following art classes:
• Kids Art Class Sessions (Frances Rice), Tuesdays and Thursdays, July 9-Aug. 15.
• Drink and Draw Classes (Francis Rice and Wind Rose Cellars), 5:30-7 p.m. Wednesdays, July 10 and 24.
• Beginning Calligraphy (Sandy Placek), 10:30 a.m.-noon.Saturdays, July 27 and Aug. 3.
For fees or to register, call 360-797-1772 or go to

New hours at R&T Crystals
R&T Crystals ‘n’ Beads announces new summer hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Monday-Friday; 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Saturday; and 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Sunday.
The store is at 158 E. Bell St. Call 681-5087.

Tipton joins staff at Clear Image
Christopher Tipton has joined the staff at Clear Image, 518 N. Sequim Ave., Sequim. With a background in woodworking, gallery showing and digital design/photo lab, Tipton furthers Clear Image’s mission of offering photo solutions and custom framing.
Clear Image is open 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday-Friday and 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday. Call 681-7622 or see

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