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Fiber Arts Festival

The North Olympic Fiber Arts Festival celebrates its fifth year Friday-Sunday, Oct. 1-3, with a juried fiber arts exhibit, demonstrations, fiber arts market, workshops, and a wearable art show.

"Your Daily Fiber-Conspicuous Consumption, Community & Ceremony," is on display Tuesday-

Saturday, Sept 28-Oct. 30, at the Museum and Arts Center, 175 W. Cedar St., Sequim.

A reception will be held 5-8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 1, at the museum, which is open 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesdays-Sundays.

Museum and Arts Center in the Sequim-Dungeness Valley and North Olympic Shuttle and Spindle Guild sponsor the festival and the exhibition.

Visit www.fiberarts

Play contests

Olympic Theatre Arts is holding two one-act play contests, one for ages 18 and under and another for adults.

The group is looking for talented writers, playwrights, composers, musicians and performers to present their original works.

OTA will provide help to teachers and/or parents on playwriting skills and arrange free workshops as needed.

The deadline will be in April for youths and May for adults.

Cash prizes will be awarded. There is a possibility of a Second Stage production.

Interns for the arts

Olympic Theatre Arts is starting an internship program to give local students a hands-on experience with all aspects of a nonprofit organization and the workings of a community cultural arts center.

The internship is available to junior or senior high school students interested in the operation of nonprofit community theater boards and/or acting, directing, sound and light tech, and costume or set design/construction.

Call 683-7326 or 681-0169 or visit www.olympic

Hula instruction

Barbara Lott offers a workshop to introduce the world of ancient hula from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 2, at Center for Infinite Reflections, 144 Tripp Road, Carlsborg.

The workshop includes Hawaiian language and chanting, the movements of feet and hands, and learning a traditional hula. The cost is $60.

Lott studied for several years with the late chanter and teacher Lani Kalama in Kailua, Hawaii, and graduated from her hula school, Halau Hula o Kekauilani in Kailua. E-mail barbara or call 417-1613.

Christmas Chorus rehearsals

Singers of all ages, backgrounds and experience levels are invited to sing with the 26th Sequim Community Christmas Chorus. Oct. 4 is the final date to join the chorus for 2010.

Music is provided and no auditions are necessary.

Rehearsals are 6:30 p.m. Mondays through Nov. 29, at Sequim Bible Church, 847 N. Sequim Ave. The chorus performs Dec. 3-5.

E-mail or call 683-1355.

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