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Community calendar — May 30, 2018

Deadline for items appearing in the community calendar is 5 p.m. Wednesday one week before publication at editor@sequimgazette.com or delivered to the Sequim Gazette at… Continue reading

  • May 30, 2018

Cycling Around: Discipline, dedication and a lofty goal

One of the things that most impressed my wife and I when we first moved to Sequim was how often we’d meet teen-age adults —… Continue reading

  • May 30, 2018

Gardening class for newcomers slated for Saturday

Master Gardener Margery Whites leads a workshop for newcomers about gardening on the Olympic Peninsula, from 9 a.m.-noon Saturday, June 2, at the Master Gardener’s… Continue reading

Get It Growing: A quick look at container gardening

Do limited time, space or knowledge keep you from growing your own backyard garden?The obvious reasons to consider container gardening are dealing with small spaces,… Continue reading

History Tales event features author Pat Neal

Pat Neal, long-time peninsula fishing guide and columnist, will talk about the importance of heritage sites at the Clallam County Historical Society’s History Tales presentation… Continue reading

Liars Contest set for Saturday

A true tale: The Story People of Clallam County’s annual event for skilled exaggerators and full-on whopper-tellers is coming to the Port Angeles Library this… Continue reading

Milestone: Troxler, PEO scholar, earns degree

The local Chapter HM of P.E.O. (Philanthropic Educational Organization) announced last week that Samantha Troxler, their Memorial Scholar, is graduating from Western Washington University-Magna Cum… Continue reading

  • May 30, 2018

Milestone: Footprinters select Officers of the Year

At the group’s annual awards dinner, Chapter 74 of the International Footprint Association recognized 12 Officers of the Year from public safety agencies within Clallam… Continue reading

  • May 30, 2018

North Olympic Library System seeking teen volunteers for summer

The North Olympic Library System is in search of teens to spend part of their summer break volunteering at the library. Each year, libraries in… Continue reading

Olympic Peninsula YMCA offering summer camps

The Olympic Peninsula YMCA is offering a number of camps this summer for youths and families alike. Summer Day Camp, Family Overnight Camp and Youth… Continue reading

Packed lineup set for disabled veterans fundraiser

A fundraiser benefiting the local Disabled American Veterans chapter set for June 3 is to be packed with hours of music and dancing. It’s the… Continue reading

Parenting Matters: The challenge of parenting older children

We talk a lot about how to raise children. It is a full time job. It also is one that few of us have training… Continue reading

  • May 30, 2018

Peninsula College to screen film about food waste

Peninsula College’s Magic of Cinema Film Series and the Clallam Country Waste Prevention Program will screen the documentary “Wasted! The Story of Food Waste” at… Continue reading

Sequim City Band sets ‘Americana’-themed concert

The Sequim City Band pays homage to the nation’s heritage with “Themes Like Americana,” the group’s concert set for 3 p.m. on Sunday, June 3,… Continue reading

Sequim group honors students for ‘Home’ essays

The Sequim Association of Realtors held its annual awards ceremony for the “What My Home Means To Me” essay and poster contest. The winners from… Continue reading

  • May 30, 2018

Sequim tabletop gaming convention, OPTTACON, set for August

A small group of gamers look to bring fans of all-ages across the peninsula together for a new gaming experience this August. OPTTACON, short for… Continue reading

Story Slam set for Thursday

Ten tellers selected at random will step up to the mic to tell a five-minute true, personal story on the theme “Learning Curve,” starting at… Continue reading

Tour de Lavender launches new website

The Tour de Lavender, an annual bicycle event that draws hundreds of cycle tourists and their families to the Sequim-Dungeness Valley area every August, has… Continue reading

Video game tournament benefits Sequim man afflicted with MS

Following a successful first round of an experimental stem cell transplant for multiple sclerosis, the family of Sequim’s Sean McKeown, 38, looks to gamers for… Continue reading

Milestone: OPHS’s ‘Meowgartias & Mutts’ raises $200K+

Olympic Peninsula Humane Society’s sixth-annual Meowgaritas and Mutts, held at the Vern Burton Community Center in Port Angeles on April 28, saw a turnout of… Continue reading

  • May 23, 2018