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Wednesday Sept. 10

• Sequim Marimba. Island rhythms. 6-8 p.m. Concerts on the Pier Series, Port Angeles City Pier. Free.



Thursday Sept. 11

• Acoustic solo with Robbi Walden. 6-10 p.m., karaoke 10 p.m.-1 a.m. Oasis Sports Bar & Grill, 301 E. Washington St., Sequim. 582-3143.



Friday Sept. 12

• Peter Barthell, classical guitar. 6-9 p.m. Galare Thai, 120 W. Bell St., Sequim. 683-8069.



Friday-Saturday Sept. 12-13

• Spin Cycle. 1970s-1990s dance music. 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Oasis Sports Bar & Grill, 301 E. Washington St., Sequim. 582-3143.

• Randy Linder. Rock, tribute to Creedence Clearwater Revival, Bob Seger. 9 p.m.-1 a.m. 7 Cedars Casino, 270756 Highway 101,

Sequim. 683-7777.



Saturday Sept. 13

• Washington Old Time Fiddlers. 11:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Sequim Prairie Grange, 290 Macleay Road, Sequim. Free. 417-6950,

handrlester@olypen.com.



Sunday Sept. 14

• Haywire. 5:30-9 p.m. 7 Cedars Casino, 270756 Highway 101,

Sequim. 683-7777.



Monday Sept. 15

• Jazz in Blume. Live jazz. 5:30-9 p.m. 7 Cedars Casino, 270756 Highway 101, Sequim. 683-7777.



Tuesday Sept. 16

• Music Live with Lunch concert series 2008-2009 season with Linda Bach, soprano, accompanied by Helen Lauritzen, piano. Noon concert, lunch follows the concert in the parish hall. St. Luke's Episcopal Church, 525 N. Fifth Ave., Sequim. $9 if ticket purchased by Thursday before event, $10 at door, season tickets and concert-only tickets available. Proceeds given to charities and for scholarships to local students. 683-4862 or 452-0495.



Thursday Sept. 18

• Soul Shakers. 8 p.m.-midnight. 7 Cedars Casino, 270756 Highway 101, Sequim. 683-7777.

• Jazz in Blume Quartet, 6-9 p.m., karaoke 10 p.m.-1 a.m. Oasis Sports Bar & Grill, 301 E. Washington St., Sequim. 582-3143.



Friday Sept. 19

• Richard Royce. Flamenco guitar. 6-9 p.m. Galare Thai, 120 W. Bell St., Sequim. 683-8069.



Friday-Saturday Sept. 19-20

• Nite Crew. Top 40s dance band. 9 p.m.-1 a.m. 7 Cedars Casino, 270756 Highway 101, Sequim. 683-7777.

• 24/Seven. Classic rock. 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Oasis Sports Bar & Grill, 301 E. Washington St., Sequim. 582-3143.



Saturday Sept. 20

• Blackbird. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. JACE music stage at Sequim Open Aire Market, Cedar Street between Second and Sequim avenues. www.sequimmarket.com.



Wednesdays

• Open mic. 6:30-9:30 p.m., sign-up begins 6:30 p.m. The Buzz, 130 N. Sequim Ave. Sequim. Free. 683-2503.

• Open mic. 7 p.m. The Upstage Theatre and Restaurant, 923 Washington St., Port Townsend. 360-385-2216.

• Karaoke with Big Dog. 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Oasis Sports Bar & Grill, 301 E. Washington St., Sequim. 582-3143.



Thursdays

• TBA 6-10 p.m. Karaoke with Big Dog, 10 p.m.-1 a.m. Oasis Sports Bar & Grill, 301 E. Washington St., Sequim. 582-3143.

• Open mic. 7 p.m. The Itty Bitty Buzz, 110 E. First St., Port Angeles. Free. 565-8080.



Thursdays-Saturdays

• Jess Doenges. 5-7 p.m. Rick's Place, 102 W. Front St., Port Angeles. 452-8683.



Tuesdays

• Informal jam session, bring guitar, voice, other instruments and friends. 7-9:30 p.m. The Veela Cafe, 133 E. First St., Port Angeles. 452-5040.



art exhibits,

receptions/openings



Ongoing exhibits

• Olympic Peaks Camera Club featured through Sept. 27. Museum and Arts Center, 175 W. Cedar St., Sequim. 683-8110.

• Exhibits include the work of new members Ryoko Toyama, watercolor, and Michael Kenney, jewelry, as well as September artists Larry McCaffrey, abstract sculpture, and Catherine Mix, watercolor. 5:30-7:30 p.m. Blue Whole Gallery, 129 W. Washington St., Sequim. Through Sept. 30. 681-6033.

• Port Hadlock sculptor David Eisenhour and Bainbridge Island installation and site artist Kristin Tollefson, through Oct. 5. Port Angeles Fine Arts Center, 1203 E. Lauridsen Blvd., Port Angeles.

• Ninth season of "Art Outside" includes new works by 20 artists. Webster's Woods Art Park, 1203 E. Lauridsen Blvd., Port Angeles. Open daylight hours year-round, free admission. 457-3532.

• "A Walk in the Woods, 80 Years of Rayonier," a photographic exhibit from Rayonier Industries. 1-4 p.m. Lower gallery, Clallam County Historical Society Museum at the Carnegie, Second and Lincoln streets, Port Angeles. Permanent exhibit, "Strong People: The Faces of Clallam County," features the history of the county in the upper level. 452-2662.

• Works of John Barrett, Doris Norton, L. Lehr, Karin Anderson, Mary Marsh, Randy Radock and Sallie Radock. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Mondays-Fridays, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays. Classic Custom Floors Showroom, 190 Center Park Way, Sequim. 683-8500.



theater



Wednesday Sept. 10

• Auggie Smith. Comedy. 8:30 p.m. 7 Cedars Casino, 270756 Highway 101, Sequim. 683-7777.



Wednesday Sept. 17

• Tom McGillen. Comedy. 8:30 p.m. 7 Cedars Casino, 270756 Highway 101, Sequim. 683-7777.



dance



Saturday, Sept. 13

• Port Townsend Jitterbug Dance Club presents the John Stephan Blues Band. Danceable blues and swing music. 8-11 p.m. Port Townsend Elks Lodge, 555 Otto St., Port Townsend. Open to all ages; smoke-free; adults $12; ages 12 and younger $6. Free beginning swing lesson 7-7:45 p.m. 360-385-6919 or 360-385-5327.



Sunday Sept. 14

• Salsa Night at The Upstage. 6 p.m. Paul Dudley and Mimi Watanabe teach intermediate lesson, $3; 7 p.m. free beginning salsa lesson. 7:30-9:30 CD $5 salsa dance, pay the waitress. 923 Washington St., Port Townsend. 360-385-6919.



Wednesdays

• Line dance lessons for high beginner, intermediate and advanced dancers. 9-11 a.m. Pioneer Memorial Park clubhouse, 387 E. Washington St., Sequim. $5 per week. 681-2987.



Thursdays

• Western line dancing lessons. High beginner, intermediate and advanced. 9-11 a.m. Sequim Elks Lodge, 143 Port Williams Road,

Sequim. $3 per week. 681-2826.



Fridays

• Western line dancing classes. Beginner, 10-11:30 a.m. Sequim Elks Lodge, 143 Port Williams Road, Sequim. $3 per week. 681-2826.



Saturdays

• Hula dance classes for teens, adults and seniors. 10-11 a.m.

Sequim Senior Activity Center, 921 E. Hammond St., Sequim. $5 per class, $3 for senior center members. 253-288-0450.



Tuesdays

• Port Angeles Senior Swingers dance with Wally and the Boys. 7:30-9:30 p.m. Port Angeles Senior Center, 328 E. Seventh St. Suggested donation $4, first visit free. 457-5472.



events



Saturday Sept. 13

• Olympic Peninsula Explorers 10 or 5 kilometer volkswalk at Fort Flagler. Route includes waterfront campground and batteries. 9 a.m. Nordland General Store, 7180 Flagler Road, Nordland. Group drives to Fort Flagler to start the walk. Lunch and meeting follow the walk at Valley Tavern in Port Hadlock, next to Bank of America. 452-0593.



Friday Sept. 19

• Traffic Safety School features police and fire department representatives to talk about tricycle safety issues and proper techniques for wearing a helmet, Happy Tymer Clowns. 10 a.m. First Teacher room, Sequim Community School, 220 W. Alder St.,

Sequim. 582-3428.

• St. Luke's Episcopal Church presents "Fall Fling," three-course chicken dinner and silent auction. 6 p.m. St. Luke's Parish Hall, 525 N. Fifth Ave. $35. The first in a series of fundraisers to build a chapel to be open to the entire Peninsula. 683-4862.



Saturday Sept. 20

• Sequim Open Aire Market. Community booths include Dungeness River Audubon Society. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Cedar Street in downtown Sequim, between Second and Sequim avenues. www.

sequimmarket.com.

• Olympic Gentle Paws dogs need youngsters to read to them. Bring a book or read one from Olympic Gentle Paws. 10-11:30 a.m. Port Angeles Library, 2210 S. Peabody St., Port Angeles. 681-4440 or cornellc@olypen.com.



ongoing

events



Wednesdays

• Bird walks at Dungeness River Audubon Center's lower Dungeness riparian forest. 8:30-10:30 a.m. Railroad Bridge Park. 2151 W. Hendrickson Road, Sequim. 681-4076.

• Bridge at the Sequim Senior Activity Center. 1 p.m. All playing skill levels welcome. Other activities: senior workout, 9 a.m.; glee club, 10 a.m.; Wii video games, 3:15-4:45 p.m. 921 E. Hammond St., Sequim. 683-6806.



Thursdays

• Hula dancing, 10-11 a.m., bingo, 12:30 p.m., Scrabble, 1 p.m., stretch yoga, 1-2:30, 3-4:45 p.m., karate, 6:30-8 p.m. Sequim Senior Activity Center, 921 E. Hammond St., Sequim. 683-6806.

• Thursday freeplay slot tournament. 5-7 p.m. 7 Cedars Casino, 270756 Highway 101, Sequim. 683-7777.

• Texas hold 'em, ages 21 and older. 6-11 p.m. Castaways, 1213 Marine Drive, Port Angeles. Free; beginners to experts. 461-3400.



Fridays

• Senior workout, 9 a.m., pinochle, 12:30 p.m., sing-along, 2:30 p.m., bingo, 6 p.m. Sequim Senior Activity Center, 921 E. Hammond St., Sequim. 683-6806.



Saturdays

• Washington State University Clallam County Master Gardeners diagnostic plant clinics. Bring samples of plant problems, sealed in plastic bags, and gardening questions. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. The Co-op Farm & Garden, 216 E. Washington St., Sequim. 417-2514.

• Texas hold 'em poker. 2 p.m. Oasis Sports Bar & Grill, 301 E. Washington St., Sequim. 582-3143.



Saturdays and Sundays

• Mid Way swap meet. New vendors welcome. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Parking lot of Lost Mountain Surf Company, 261391 Highway 101. 683-9001.



Mondays

• Washington State University Clallam County Master Gardeners diagnostic plant clinics. Bring samples of plant problems, sealed in plastic bags, and gardening questions. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Old Clallam County Courthouse, 223 E. Fourth St., Port Angeles. 417-2514.

• Senior workout, bridge, walking group, 9 a.m., art with Judy Priest, and Spanish, 10 a.m., knitting and crocheting, 10:30 a.m., gentle yoga chair exercise, 12:30-1:30 p.m., yoga, 2-3:30 p.m., karate, 6:30-8 p.m. Sequim Senior Activity Center, 921 E. Hammond St., Sequim. 683-6806.



Tuesdays

• Crafts, 10 a.m., SHIBA health insurance advice, 10 a.m.-noon, dominoes, 1 p.m., pingpong, 2-3:30 p.m., Middle Eastern dancers, 7-9 p.m. Sequim Senior Activity Center, 921 E. Hammond St., Sequim. 683-6806.

• Barstool bingo. 4-7 p.m. Oasis Sports Bar & Grill, 301 E. Washington St., Sequim. 582-3143.



classes

and demonstrations



Wednesdays Sept. 10-Oct. 29

• Pat Gordon teaches "Seniors Making Art," a step-by-step journey to achieve finished watercolor paintings. For beginners and those wishing to hone their skills. 9:30-11:30 a.m. Museum and Arts Center, 175 W. Cedar St., Sequim. Free. 683-8110.



Thursday Sept. 11

• Meditation instruction and practice. 10-11 a.m. The Cottage of Willow Pond Consulting and Intuitive Development Center, 151 Eaton Lane, Sequim. Free. 681-4411 or willowpond@olympus.net.

• New ways to study with Bob Brown's paintings and drawings. 9:30 a.m.-noon. Call for more information and dates for continued open studio sessions. $10 per session. 681-0895.

• Julie Miller, a mammal biologist and trainer with Seattle Aquarium's sea otter collection, is guest speaker at Feiro Marine Life Center's second in a series of marine science public education programs. 7-9 p.m. Port Angeles City Pier, North Lincoln Street at Railroad Avenue. Admission by donation. 417-6254.



Thursdays Sept. 11-Oct. 16

• Volunteer Hospice of Clallam County six-week education program. Topics include "Introduction to Hospice," "The Family Dealing with End of Life," "Grief and Recovery," "Attitudes on Death and Dying," "Legal Preparation and Funeral Planning," and "Coping With Stress." 7-9 p.m. Hospice House, 810 S. Albert St., Port Angeles. Free. 452-1511.



Thursdays Sept. 11-18

• Beginning clogging. 6:30-7:30 p.m. Old Howard Wood Theater, 132 1/2 W. Washington St., Sequim. 681-3987.



Saturday Sept. 13

• Port Angeles Fine Arts Center director and resident curator Jake Seniuk presents an Art Ranger Tour through Webster's Woods Art Park. 2 p.m. 1203 E. Lauridsen Blvd., Port Angeles. Free. 457-3532.



Saturdays Sept. 13, 20

• Clallam Country Amateur Radio Club technician and general license instruction classes and exam. 8:45 a.m.-5 p.m. A review of all exam questions is on Sept. 27 before the examination at 1 p.m. that day. Port Angeles Fire Station, Fifth and Laurel streets, Port Angeles. Free class, $14 processing fee for exam. 452-4672.



Saturday-Sunday Sept. 13-14

• Flotilla 42 of the United States Coast Guard Auxiliary boating safety course, including boating laws, safety equipment, navigation and trailering, storing and protecting a boat. 1-5 p.m. Coast Guard Base, Ediz Hook, Port Angeles. $25 includes book, $35 if two people share one book, preregistration required. gjkaufmann@aol.com or 417-6716.



Monday-Tuesday Sept. 15-16

• A.K. "Kim" Anderson two-day workshop "The Art of Assemblage," using different techniques of material layering and methods of hidden and stylish material attachment. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Jefferson County Fairgrounds Art Building, 4907 Landes St., Port Townsend. $100 Northwind Art Center volunteers, $130 nonvolunteers. 360-379-1086, 360-437-9579, or www.northwindarts.org.



Begins Monday Sept. 15

• Art Supplies Unlimited children's classes exploring various media Sept. 15-26. Open to children 6-12. Call 457-2759 for more information and registration.



Tuesday Sept. 16

• Adult CPR, 6-10 p.m. Call for meeting location and prices for this and other classes available through the Olympic Peninsula Chapter of the American Red Cross. 457-7933.



Thursday Sept. 18

• Open studio with Mary Franchini. Bring a project or work with Franchini on being creative. 9:30 a.m.-noon. Call for more information and dates for continued open studio sessions. $10 per session. 681-0895.

• Clallam County Environmental Health Division teaches homeowners how to care for and maintain wells in "Wells 101." 6-8 p.m. Dungeness River Audubon Center, 2151 W. Hendrickson Road, Sequim. 417-2258.



Saturday Sept. 20

• Ken Wiersema, civil engineer and River Center board member, describes the construction and tells stories about the use of the Railroad Bridge Park bridge from 1915 to the present. 2 p.m. Dungeness River Audubon Center, Railroad Bridge Park, 2151 W. Hendrickson Road, Sequim. 681-4076.



upcoming classes



Tuesdays Sept. 23-Oct. 28

• Beginning Birding seminars and field trips designed for beginning birders, new residents who wish to learn local birds and anyone who wants to better understand birds. Dungeness River Audubon Center, Railroad Bridge Park, 2151 West Hendrickson Road, Sequim, $40 River Center partners, $60 nonpartners. 681-4076.



Saturday-Sunday Sept. 27-28

• Clallam County WSU Master Gardeners fall gardening conference for gardeners and would-like-to-be gardeners. 15 workshops, keynote speaker Mary Robson, author and Seattle Times columnist. 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. both days. Plants and gardening items sold on-site 9 a.m.-5 p.m. both days. Clallam County Fairgrounds, 1608 W. 16th St., Port Angeles. $66 for both days, $38 for either Saturday or Sunday, before Sept. 15, includes lunch; $71 both days, $43 for one day after Sept. 15. 417-2279 or clallam.wsu.edu/mg.



Wednesdays

• Carol Janda watercolor classes for all levels. 9:30 a.m.-noon, first and third Wednesdays, Sequim Senior Activity Center, 921 E. Hammond St., Sequim; and second and fourth Wednesdays, 9:30 a.m.-noon. Art Studio, The Orchards on Fourteenth, Port Angeles. $10 per student plus $2 use of facility for each class attended. 452-6356.

• Sequim Martial Arts, free karate lessons to people fighting cancer and cancer survivors. Low impact, purposeful motions for more energy and well-being. 9-10:15 a.m. Free, call Kathrin J. Sumpter at 683-4799 for location.

• Cardio-step classes. 9-10:30 a.m. Sequim Community Church, 950 N. Fifth Ave., Sequim. $5 donation. 681-4988.



Thursdays

• Strength and toning classes. 9-10 a.m. Sequim Community Church, 950 N. Fifth Ave., Sequim. $5 donation. 681-4988.



Fridays

• Circuit training classes. 9-10:30 a.m. Sequim Community Church, 950 N. Fifth Ave., Sequim. $5 donation. 681-4988.



Saturdays, Sundays

• Free gardening, home maintenance classes. Contact Sequim Home Depot, 1145 W. Washington St., Sequim, for schedule. 582-1620.



Mondays

• Cardio-step classes. 9-10:30 a.m. Sequim Community Church, 950 N. Fifth Ave., Sequim. $5 donation. 681-4988.



Tuesdays

• Belly dance classes for teens, adults and seniors. 7-9 p.m. Sequim Senior Activity Center, 921 E. Hammond St., Sequim. $4/class.



readings and lectures



Friday Sept. 12

• Port Book and News presents "Totem Poles of the Jamestown S'Klallam: The Art of Dale Faulstich," a reading and PowerPoint presentation. 7 p.m. Raymond Carver Room, Port Angeles Library, 2210 S. Peabody St., Port Angeles. 452-6367.



Monday Sept. 15

• Poetry group. 7 p.m. Sequim Senior Activity Center, 921 E. Hammond St., Sequim. 683-6806.



By arrangement

• Peninsula Driftwood Club members teach the LuRon method. $40 for six weeks. Call Tuttie Peetz, 683-6860; Yolanda Proulx or Jenny Linth, 681-8825.

• One-on-one digital workshops to teach individuals to use software on their computers - Adobe or Microsoft. By appointment, days or evenings, at LoBo Designs, 865 Carlsborg Road, Sequim. Call 582-1919.



auditions, deadlines and volunteers



Ongoing volunteer opportunities

• Museum and Arts Center has openings on its exhibit committee and needs museum docents. Exhibit committee meetings are 2-2:30 p.m. the first and third Thursday of the month. Museum docents are needed to work one Saturday a month from 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. or 12:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m. 175 W. Cedar St., Sequim. 681-2257.

• Artists call to exhibit at no-commission gallery. Two- and three-dimensional works, poetry readings, musical presentations welcome. Workshop and studio space available. Reservations and information, call 582-0411.

• Sequim Dungeness Hospital Guild Thrift Shop seeks volunteers. 204 W. Bell St. 683-7044.

• Olympic Peninsula Men's Chorus seeks first and second tenors to sing and perform. Rehearsals 6 p.m. Tuesdays in Sequim. 683-3918.

• Habitat for Humanity of Clallam County is looking for volunteers, both skilled and interested in being trained on-site, in home construction skills. For a volunteer application, call 681-6780 or visit www.olypen.com/dvhfh.

• Volunteer drivers are needed for the Disabled American Veterans van, to transport an average of 30 veterans per week to the Veterans Administration Medical Center in Seattle for medical appointments. 457-5251.



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