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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.

- Skidder Hill. Old-time, bluegrass, and country. 5-7 p.m., Town Tavern, 735 W. Washington St., Sequim. Free. 683-1013

• Sonia Lien. Cabaret-style performance. 6-8:30 p.m. Galare Thai, 120 W. Bell St., Sequim. 683-8069.



Sunday Sept. 21

• Sequim City Band. 3 p.m. James Center, 202 N. Blake Ave., Sequim. 683-8226.

• Rate Limiting Step. 5:30-9 p.m. 7 Cedars Casino, 270756 Highway 101, Sequim. 683-7777.



Monday Sept. 22

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



Thursday Sept. 25

• Mark Whitman Band. 8 p.m.-midnight. 7 Cedars Casino, 270756 Highway 101, Sequim. 683-7777.



Friday Sept. 26

• Howley Slim. Original folk songs. 6-9 p.m. Galare Thai, 120 W. Bell St., Sequim. 683-8069.

• Whiskey Creek. Lynard Skynard Tribute Band. 9 p.m.-1 a.m.

7 Cedars Casino, 270756 Highway 101, Sequim. 683-7777.



Friday-Saturday Sept. 26-27

• Tim Hall Band. Blues and rock. 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Oasis Sports Bar & Grill, 301 E. Washington St., Sequim. 582-3143.



Saturday Sept. 27

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

• Washington Old Time Fiddlers. 11:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Tri-Area Community Center, 10 West Valley Road, Chimacum. Free. 417-6950 or handrlester@olypen.com.

• Haywire, country, 5-8:30 p.m. Whiskey Creek, 9 p.m. 7 Cedars Casino, 270756 Highway 101, Sequim. 683-7777.



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 and openings



Wednesday Sept. 17

• Final Art Ranger tour for the season through Webster's Woods Art Park. 2 p.m. 1203 E. Lauridsen Blvd., Port Angeles. Free. 457-3532.



Friday Sept. 19

• Reception for artist Caroline Culbertson, Pacific Northwest wildlife artist. 5-9 p.m. Show continues through Sept. 30. The Buzz Cafe, 128 N. Sequim Ave., Sequim. 683-2503.



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. 17

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



Friday-Sunday Sept. 19-21

• Olympic Theatre Arts' "A Night On Broadway" celebrates

70 years of Broadway musical theater. 7:30 p.m. Sept. 19-20, 2 p.m. Sept. 21. Sequim High School Performing Arts Center, 601 N. Sequim Ave., Sequim. Tickets, $12, at Pacific Mist Books and Sequim Village Glass in Sequim, Odyssey Books in Port Angeles, or 683-7326.



Wednesday Sept. 24

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



Thursday Sept. 25

• Teatro Milagro Theater Group from Portland, Ore., opens Studium Generale's 2008-2009 season with original bilingual play "Zapatista," which recounts the story of subcomandante insurgente Marcos and the Zapatista National Liberation Army in Mexico. Noon. Little Theater, Peninsula College, 1502 E. Lauridsen Blvd., Port Angeles. Free. 417-6260.



dance

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

Thursday Sept. 18

• Sacred meditation healing, one-hour slots available for scheduling. Gentle touch or near touch of one's energy centers to amplify natural energies of mind/body and facilitate greater balance and wholeness. Freewill donation. Call Unity in the Olympics at 457-3981 to reserve a time.



Friday Sept. 19

• Traffic Safety School features police and fire department rep-

resentatives 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 House, 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. Local artist and creator of 2008

Sequim Open Aire Market poster Tim Quinn signs copies of the poster noon-2 p.m.; original artwork will be raffled for $1 per ticket. Community booths include Community Walk for Health, Dungeness River Audubon Center/Olympic Peninsula Audubon Society and POE Chapter JC. 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.



Friday-Saturday Sept. 26-27

• Dungeness River Festival offers live music, bird walks, river talks, children's activities, watershed displays, vendors, food and an art exhibit. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. 2151 W. Hendrickson Road, Sequim. 681-4076 or rivercenter@olympus.net.



Saturday Sept. 27

• Sequim Open Aire Market. Community booths include Sequim Arts, Port Angeles Fine Arts Center, Looms for Love. 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Cedar Street in downtown Sequim, between Second and Sequim avenues. www.sequimmarket.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 & demonstrations



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 Co. Environmental Health Division teaches homeowners how to care for and maintain wells in "Wells 101." 6-8 p.m. Dungeness River Audubon Center, Railroad Bridge Park, 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.



Sunday Sept. 21

• Ruth Marcus facilitates "Mandala Drawing Meditation" honoring International Day of Peace. 1-5 p.m. Fellowship hall at Olympic Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 73 Howe Road, off North Barr Road, Agnew. $20, materials supplied. Also offered Oct. 19 and Nov. 23. 681-2205.



Beginning Monday Sept. 22

• Peninsula College beginning sign language class introduces basic sign vocabulary and finger-spelling with stories, games and songs, 6-8 p.m. Thursdays; "Storytelling in Sign" for those who want to increase their vocabulary, 6-8 p.m. Tuesdays. Old Dungeness Schoolhouse, 2781 Towne Road, Sequim. 452-9277.



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 W. Hendrickson Road, Sequim,

$40 River Center partners, $60 nonpartners. 681-4076.



Wednesday Sept. 24

• Septics 101, Clallam County Environmental Health Division class that teaches homeowners how septic systems work and how to keep them in good working condition. 6-8 p.m. Dungeness River Audubon Center, 2151 W. Hendrickson Road, Sequim, 417-2258.

• Laura Murtha teaches a weekly self-defense class. Classes offered for adults and children, private lessons available. 7-8 p.m. Sequim Karate Club, 1600 Carlsborg Road, Sequim. Free. 452-5653.



Wednesday Sept. 24 and later

• Pat McCollum teaches "Exercise: How Often? How Long? How Hard?," 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Sept. 24, OMC Medical Services Building, 840 N. Fifth Ave., Sequim, Conference Room, second floor; and "Everyday Stress Management Techniques," noon-1 p.m. Sept. 30, first floor, 939 Caroline St., Port Angeles. Free. 417-7486 or cardiacprogram.com.



Saturday Sept. 27

• Babysitter training class for participants 11 years old or older.

9 a.m.-4 p.m. American Red Cross, 151 Ruth's Place, 1C, Sequim. $30, preregistration required and payments can be made at the Red Cross office or mailed to P.O. Box 188, Carlsborg, WA 98324. 457-7933.



Saturday-Sunday Sept. 27-28

• Clallam County WSU Master Gardeners fall gardening conference for gardeners and would-like-to-be gardeners. Fifteen 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. $71 both days or $43 for one day, includes lunch. 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. 10-11:15 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.

• Knitting and crocheting classes. Projects include Christmas gifts. 10:30-11:45 a.m. Sequim Senior Activity Center, 921 E. Hammond St., Sequim. $3 per class for first four classes, $1 per each subsequent class. 683-4969.



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



Thursday Sept. 18

• Physician assistant Kay O'Neill presents "Arthritis Management." 10:30 a.m. Port Angeles Senior Center, 328 E. Seventh St., Port Angeles. Free. 457-1500.



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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