A&E briefs — Jan. 24, 2018

  • Wednesday, January 24, 2018 1:30am
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Learn to bird

“Beginning Birds & Birding,” a class designed for beginning birders and new residents who wish to learn and recognize local birds and anyone who wants to better understand birds is set for 1-4 p.m. each Thursday in February (Feb. 1, 8, 15 and 22) at the Dungeness River Audubon Center, 2151 W. Hendrickson Road.

Seminars cover basic bird identification, types of birds, bird behaviors and adaptations, bird sounds, field guides, nest boxes and birding optics. Cost is $40 for center members, $60 for non-members.

Participants must pre-register. For more information or to register, contact education coordinator Jenna Ziogas at 360-681-4076 or rceducation@olympus.net.

City seeks musicians, artists for 2018 summer programs

The City of Sequim is now accepting applications for performers for the following summer programs:

• 2018 season of Music in the Park held on Tuesday evenings from 6-8 p.m. June 26-Aug. 28 at the James Center for the Performing Arts, Carrie Blake Community Park.

• Performers on the Plaza, set for noon-2 p.m. in August on the Civic Center Plaza, 152 W. Cedar St.

• Service Fest entertainment from June 4-15.

Review the summer music programs and applications at www.sequimwa.gov/index.aspx?nid=512. Send applications to the City Clerk, 152 W. Cedar St., Sequim WA 98382. For more information, call the city clerk at 360-683-4139.

The deadline is 4 p.m. Friday, March 2.

These musical programs rely heavily on the generosity of community sponsorships, city officials say. For information on the promotional opportunities for businesses and the levels of sponsorship available, call the city clerk’s office at the number above.

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