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Free circular knitting class today
Golden Crafts Shop, 112C  S. Lincoln St., Port Angeles, hosts a free knitting class from 1-3 p.m. today, Oct. 31. The subject is Magic Loop Knitting, using a single long circular needle to knit objects in the round. Bring yarn and a circular needle at least 32" long in a size compatible with the yarn. For more information or to sign up, call 457-0509. Donations accepted.

Eileen Meyer performs at Rainshadow
Singer-songwriter Eileen Meyer, new to Sequim from New Mexico, performs songs from her three CDs from 6-8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 2, at Rainshadow Coffee, 157 W. Cedar St., Sequim. The performance is free, though donations are accepted.

Gallery at the Fifth hosts Miller, Thomas
There is an artist reception for Diana Miller from 1-3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 4, at the Fifth Avenue, 500 W. Hendrickson Road, Sequim. Miller's watercolors, oils and pottery and Valerie Thomas' fused
glass is on exhibit through November.

Monday Musicale Fundraiser
Monday Musicale hosts its Scholarship Benefit Concert at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 4, at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 301 E. Lopez Ave., Port Angeles. Performers include John Allman, Traci Hoveskeland, Thomas McCurdy, The John Lorentzen Family and Allyson, Rachel and Carlin Kramer. Proceeds go to the group's scholarship fund for students across the peninsula who plan to attend college or university to study music. Last year's scholarships totaled $10,000. Tickets, $10, are available at Pacific Mist Books in Sequim and at Port Book & News in Port Angeles.

P.C. presents rising comedy star
Peninsula College Associated Student Council presents  an appearance by young comedian Prashanth Venkataramanujam at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 7, at the PUB on campus, 1502 E. Lauridsen, Port Angeles. Admission is $10, free for P.C. students.
Story of 'las mariposas' discussed
"In the Time of the Butterflies" by Julia Alvarez will be discussed at 3 p.m.  Saturday, Nov.10, at the Sequim Library, 630 N. Sequim Ave. Set in the Dominican Republic during the rise of the Trujillo dictatorship, the book blends fact and fiction to recount the true story of the three Mirabal sisters, murdered for their part in a 1960 underground plot to overthrow the government.   
Copies are available in multiple formats, including an audiobook on CD, at the Sequim Library and can be requested online at Drop-ins are always welcome. For more information, call 683-1161.
Film focuses on oceans
Peninsula College's Magic of Cinema series presents "Ocean Frontiers: The Dawn of a New Era in Ocean Stewardship" at 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 9, at the Maier Performance Hall. The filmmakers crossed the country studying how unlikely allies are cooperating to preserve and manage coastlines and oceans. Cost is $5, free for P.C. students.

Local artists on view at P.A. Library
Artworks by Jeanne Edwards (oils), Melissa Klein (mixed media),
Jan Kepley (photography), and Robert Morganstern (leaf carvings) are at "Art in the Library" at the Port Angeles Library, 2210 S. Peabody St. Visit

Cruise with the symphony
The Port Angeles Symphony Orchestra sponsors a seven-night cruise on the Danube from June 30-July 7, 2013. Each cabin sold returns a donation to the orchestra. For full information, phone the symphony office at 457-5579.

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