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Poet to read works

Writers on the Spit present the Fourth Friday Reading Series at 6 p.m. May 23 at Rainshadow Coffee Bar, 157 W. Cedar St. in Sequim. This month’s featured writer is Holly J. Hughes. She will read from her collection of poems, “Sailing by Ravens” (University of Alaska Press, 2014).

Gadget Labs on tap

Book a 15-minute appointment for one-on-one help downloading library e-books or audio books to your phone, tablet or other handheld device at the Sequim Library, 630 N. Sequim Ave., from 1:30-3 p.m. Wednesday, May 28. Free, but reservations required. Phone 683-1161.

Poetry discussion at P.C.

Peninsula College’s Foothills Writers Series and Studium Generale are joining forces to welcome former P.C. English instructor Libby Wagner back to the stage of the college’s Little Theater at 12:30 p.m. Thursday, May 22, for a special joint appearance.

Wagner, who is a poet and businesswoman based in Seattle, will talk about “The Poetry of Persuasion: Why Poetry Matters to Business Leaders, Students and Ordinary Folk.”

Soroptimists seek artists

Soroptimist International of Sequim is seeking artists and photographers who wish to have an original creation selected as the featured artwork for the 17th Annual Gala Garden Show to be held in March 2015.

Each year an original work, donated by a local artist or photographer, is chosen to be the Garden Show logo. The logo is featured on marketing and publicity materials throughout the year. The artwork also is the centerpiece of a major raffle held the last day of the show.

The selected artwork will be prominently displayed at the 2015 Gala Garden Show and at other public events earlier in the year. The artist or photographer also will be offered a free vendor booth at the 2015 Garden Show.


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