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Elks Lodge, 7 Cedars collaborate
The Sequim Elks Lodge's bingo game gets a boost on Thursday, Oct. 25.  Seven Cedars Casino will add dollars to jackpots, pass out coupons and have a shuttle available for anyone who wishes to go to the casino, with free parking at the Elks Lodge, 143 Port Williams Road. The game begins at 1 p.m.
Minimum buy-in for the game is $10 and players must be 18 or older. Proceeds go to scholarship programs, charities and lodge operating costs.

Poet, open-mic featured at 'Fourth Friday'
Poet Charlotte Warren is featured at Sequim's Fourth Friday Readings at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 26, at Rainshadow Coffee Bar, 157 W. Cedar St. Five-minute open-mic readings follow. E-mail for guidelines.

Retrospective honors Fogliano
In celebration of artist Peggy Fogliano's 95th birthday, the Port Angeles Fine Arts Center, 1203 E. Lauridsen Blvd., hosts a retrospective exhibition of her artwork in a variety of media: paintings, collage, clay and mixed media. A public reception is from 4:30-6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 26, and the exhibition runs through Nov. 11. Fogliano was a founding member of the Friends of PAFAC and owned and managed Radio KONP in the mid-1960s. For more information, see or call 457-3532.

Fine Arts Center's annual benefit has 'Artitude'
The Port Angeles Fine Arts Center hosts its annual benefit, "Our New Artitude," from 6-10 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27, at the Port Angeles Masonic Lodge, 622 S. Lincoln St. The event includes cuisine by Oven Spoonful, Latin Jazz by Malo Combo and silent and live auctions.
Tickets, $75, are available online at or by phone at 457-3532.
PAFAC is a 501(c)(3)nonprofit; funds will support the free arts center and sculpture park, along with arts programs and classes.

Have breakfast, paint a tile
The Sequim Centennial Celebration begins Saturday, Oct. 27, with a pancake breakfast at the Sequim Prairie Grange, 290 Macleay Road, from 7:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Breakfast is $5 for adults and $3 for children. Throughout the Centennial Celebration year events, Sequim residents and visitors can participate in a public art project by painting a commemorative tile for display. Cost is $10 per tile.

P.T. opens chamber music season
The Port Townsend Chamber Music Festival opens its season with a program of Mozart, Schubert and Brahms at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 28, in the Wheeler Theater at Fort Worden. A rarely heard work by Rebecca Clarke also will be performed. Tickets are available at, or by phone at 800-746-1982.  

Music festival seeks local artwork     
In the summer of 2013 the Olympic Music Festival celebrates its 30th year presenting world-class chamber music. Music-loving artists can join in now by entering the festival's contest for artwork to be used in posters, brochures and print ads. The winner receives a Flex Pass to the 30th season, as well as acknowledgment and widespread publication of the artwork. For an entry form and more detailed information, contact Marketing Director Kristin Mineah at or call 360-301-3137.

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