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Thursday Oct. 23

• Jazz in Blume quartet. 6-9 p.m. Oasis Sports Bar & Grill, 301 E. Washington St., Sequim. 582-3143.

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



Friday Oct. 24

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



Friday-Saturday Oct. 24-25

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

• Sonic Funk Orchestra. Northwest disco and funk. 9 p.m.-1 a.m. 7 Cedars Casino, 270756 Highway 101, Sequim. 683-7777.



Saturday Oct. 25

• Washington Old Time Fiddlers. All-players jam 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., performance 1:30-3:30 p.m. Tri-Area Community Center, 10 West Valley Road, Chimacum. Free. 417-6950 or handrlester@olypen.com.

• Sonia Lien. Cabaret-style musical memories. 6-9 p.m. Galare Thai, 120 W. Bell St., Sequim. 683-8069.

• Cesar Medal. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Damiana's Best Cellars, 143 W. Washington St., Sequim. 683-7697.



Sunday Oct. 26

• Sequim City Band final concert of 2008 season includes music of Disney, John Philip Sousa, selections from "Les Miserables," "The King & I" and "The Lion King," Leroy Anderson's "Sleigh Ride" and "The Devil Went Down to Georgia." 3 p.m. Sequim High School auditorium, 601 N. Sequim Ave. Free. 683-8226 or www.sequimcityband.org.

• Stardust Big Band. 5:30-9 p.m. 7 Cedars Casino, 270756 Highway 101, Sequim. 683-7777.



Tuesday Oct. 28

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



Thursday Oct. 30

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



Friday-Saturday Oct. 31-Nov. 1

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



Saturday Nov. 1

• Port Angeles Symphony. Massenet's "Le Cid: Ballet Music;" Mahler's "Songs of a Wayfarer," Vaughan Williams' "Songs of Travel" and Tchaikovsky's "Capriccio Italien." Adam Stern, conductor, Erich Parce, baritone. 10 a.m. dress rehearsal, 7:30 p.m. concert. Port Angeles High School auditorium, 304 E. Park Ave., Port Angeles. 457-5579.

• Cody Rentas Band. Classic rock. 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Oasis Sports Bar & Grill, 301 E. Washington St., Sequim. 582-3143.

• Big Fine Daddies. 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Naval Elks Lodge, 131 E. First St., Port Angeles. 417-9011.



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



Oct. 31-Nov. 30

• Oils and watercolors of Port Angeles resident Donna Standerwick, "Winter's Ways plus." The Gallery at the Fifth, 500 W. Hendrickson Road, Sequim. Public reception 1-3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 2, with light refreshments and live music by Carolyn Braun, violin, and Ray Braun, guitar.



Through Nov. 30

• "If Your Kit Contains a Mirror, Use It," Don Fels' solo exhibit stemming from his father's experiences as a cargo pilot flying "The Hump," an airlift that supplied China from India during World War II. Slide lecture, 2 p.m. Oct. 26. Port Angeles Fine Arts Center, 1203 E. Lauridsen Blvd., Port Angeles. Free. 457-3532.

• Sequim artists Randy and Sallie Radock's exhibit of 28 block prints. The Wine Seller - Artist Loft, 1010 Water St., Port Townsend. 360-385-7673.



Through Dec. 30

• Sequim Arts member Donna Standerwick's works in oils and watercolors exhibited in "Road into Winter." During bank hours. Key Bank, Dunlap Avenue at East Washington Street, Sequim.



ongoing exhibits



• 10th annual Art Port Townsend festival, through Oct. 26. Juried show "Expressions Northwest," noon-5 p.m. Thursdays-Mondays at Northwind Arts Center, 2409 Jefferson St., Port Townsend. Writers responses, 7 p.m. Oct. 23 at Northwind Arts Center. Presented by Northwind Arts Alliance and Port Townsend Arts Commission. www.artporttownsend.org or 360-301-6178.

• Viva Jones, ceramic sculptor, and Susan Martin Spar, painter. Through Oct. 31. The Blue Whole Gallery, 129 W. Washington St., Sequim. 681-6033.

• "Hats of Yesteryear" and "Natural Material/Material Nature" juried fiber arts exhibit. Through Dec. 19. Sequim Museum and Arts Center, 175 W. Cedar St., Sequim. 683-8110.

• 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. 457-3532.

• "Strong People: The Faces of Clallam County," features the history of the county in the upper level. 1-4 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday. Clallam County Historical Society Museum at the Carnegie, Second and Lincoln streets, Port Angeles. 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 Oct. 22

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



Fridays-Saturdays Oct. 24-25, Oct. 31-Nov. 1

• Five Port Townsend actors present "Shakespeare in the Dark: An Improvised Tragedy," improvised from audience suggestions. 8 p.m. Chameleon Theater, 800 W. Park Ave., Port Townsend. $18, available at Food Co-op, Quimper Sound Music & Media, at the door and by calling the box office, 360-379-1068 or joey@olympus.net.



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., Port Angeles. Suggested donation $4, first visit free. 457-5472.



events



Friday Oct. 24

• Damiana's Best Cellars presents a tasting of Masquerade Winery's portfolio. 5:30-7:30 p.m. 143 W. Washington St., Sequim. $10. 683-7697.

• Peninsula College's Global Lens film series. Croatia's "All for Free" at 6 p.m.; South Africa's "Bunny Chow" at 8 p.m. Series at Peninsula College Little Theater, 1502 E. Lauridsen Blvd., Port Angeles, and Rose Theatre, 235 Taylor St., Port Townsend. $5 per film, free to Peninsula College and area high school students with current student identification. 417-6255 or 360-385-1089.



Saturday Oct. 25

• Fall Fruit Show includes a taste of more than 50 different apples and pears grown in Clallam County and guest speakers. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Trinity United Methodist Church, 100 Blake Ave., Sequim. $3 singles, $5 family. 683-8407 or 681-3036.

• Pumpkin party at 4 p.m. includes pumpkin carving, decorating a sugar cookie, drinking hot cider and face painting. Country fair 6-8 p.m. features food, a fortune teller, Wheel of Fortune, games, a white elephant table, guessing games and cake walk. Sequim Prairie Grange, 290 Macleay Road, Sequim. 683-7021.



Friday Oct. 31

• "That 80s Show." Halloween costume party. 9 p.m.-1 a.m. 7 Cedars Casino, 270756 Highway 101, Sequim. 683-7777.



Saturday Nov. 1

• Second annual "A Taste of the Peninsula" features North Olympic Peninsula farms, food producers, wineries and culinary talent. Exhibit of Y-ARTS students and instructors' works, live jazz from Al Harris Sextet and silent auction. 5-8:30 p.m. Naval Elks Lodge, 131 E. First St., Port Angeles. $45, including a two-week YMCA fitness pass, benefits YMCA community art program. Tickets at Clallam County YMCA, 302 S. Francis St., Port Angeles; Westsound Bank, 602 E. Front St., Port Angeles, 1320 W. Washington St., Sequim, and 2500 W. Sims Way, Port Townsend. Call 452-9244 or visit www.ccfymca.org.



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

• Blood pressure screening. 9-11 a.m. Faith Lutheran Church, Fourth Avenue and Cedar Street, Sequim. Free. 681-0103.

• 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.; poetry group 7 p.m. third Monday. 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. Blood pressure screening, 10 a.m.-noon; potluck, 11:30 a.m.; and bunco, 1 p.m. second and fourth Tuesdays, 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



Wednesday Oct. 22

• Fundamentals of instructor training and testing. 6-10 p.m. American Red Cross, 151 Ruth's Place, 1D, Sequim. 457-7933.



Thursday Oct. 23

• Jill Dole, tobacco prevention and control specialist. Tobacco cessation presentation. Noon-1 p.m. Cardiac Services, first floor, Olympic Memorial Hospital, 939 Caroline St., Port Angeles. Free. 417-7486.



Friday-Saturday Oct. 24-25

• Fundamentals of instructor training testing and examination 6-10 p.m. Oct. 24, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 25; first aid/CPR/AED instructor's training course Oct. 24-26. Additional training classes available. American Red Cross, 151 Ruth's Place, 1D, Sequim. 457-7933.



Friday-Sunday Oct. 24-26

• First aid/CPR/AED instructor's training course. American Red Cross, 151 Ruth's Place, 1D, Sequim. $20. 457-7933.



Monday Oct. 27

• Pat McCollum. "Breathe, Stretch and Relax with Chair Yoga." Noon- 1 p.m. Cardiac services, second floor, Olympic Medical Center's Medical Services Building, 840 N. Fifth Ave., Sequim. 417-7486.



Thursday Oct. 30

• Dr. Ruth Marcus. "Creating Joyful Relationships." 6-8:30 p.m. Olympic Unitarian Universalist Fellowship Hall, 73 Howe Road, Agnew. Free, bring a water bottle and note-taking materials.



Saturday Nov. 1

• Adult CPR and standard first aid. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. $25 adult CPR, $20 standard first aid. American Red Cross, 151 Ruth's Place, 1D, Sequim. 457-7933.

• Caregiver Support Coalition of the CARE Partnership presents the second annual Build Your Caregiver Toolbox conference. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 301 Lopez Ave., Port Angeles. Free, complimentary lunch. 452-3221.

• Dick Gilberg presents Clallam County Genealogical Society's "Basic Tree Climbing Class" for beginners. 10 a.m.-noon Genealogical Library, 931 W. Ninth St., Port Angeles. $35 per person, including materials and a year's membership in the society. 417-5000.



upcoming classes



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. 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.

• Laura Murtha. Self-defense classes for adults and children, private lessons available. 7-8 p.m. Sequim Karate Club, 1600 Carlsborg Road, Sequim. Free. 452-5653.



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.

• Ongoing workshop integrating concepts from Eckhart Tolle's "A New Earth." 10:30 a.m.-noon. Call for location. Free. 582-0812.



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 for each subsequent class. 683-4969.

• Jim Duff teaches cribbage. 7-9 p.m. Mondays through Nov. 10. Art Room at Clallam County Family YMCA, 302 S. Francis St., Port Angeles. Free. 452-9244.



Tuesdays

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



By arrangement

• Tuttie Peetz. Driftwood sculpture classes. 683-6860.

• Jenny Linth and Yolanda Proulx, Ten-week LuRon method driftwood sculpture classes. 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.



readings and lectures



Thursday Oct. 23

• Dr. Curtis Beus, director and agriculture and natural resources agent for Washington State University Cooperative Extension in Clallam County, speaks on "The Information Implosion: Why We Should be Concerned About the Loss of Genetic Diversity." Studium Generale. Noon. Little Theater, Peninsula College, 1502 E. Lauridsen Blvd., Port Angeles. Free. 417-6260.

• Master finish carpenter Greg Kossow presents the history of Windsor chairs and some of the aspects of making them. 6:30 p.m. Port Townsend School of Woodworking, Building 315, Fort Worden State Park, Port Townsend. Free. 360-344-4455 or www.ptwoodschool.com.



Friday Oct. 24

• Peninsula Friends of Animals book release for "Tails from the Heart." 7 p.m. Carver Room, Port Angeles Library, 2210 S. Peabody St., Port Angeles. 452-6367.



Friday Oct. 25

• Brent Nixon, chief executive officer of Nature Talks. "An Orca Extravaganza." 7:30-8:30 p.m. Port Angeles High School auditorium, 304 E. Park Ave., Port Angeles. $10 adults, $5 students, tickets at Tender Touches and St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Sequim; Sequim Village Glass in Carlsborg; and JACE Real Estate and Port Book and News in Port Angeles, proceeds benefit Olympic Medical Center's cardiac services and the Uganda School Fund. 681-4363.



Thursday Oct. 30

• Peninsula College professor Dan Stengel presents "History in the Making: The Elections of 2008." Studium Generale. Noon. Little Theater, Peninsula College, 1502 E. Lauridsen Blvd., Port Angeles. Free. 417-6260.



auditions, deadlines and volunteers



Mondays through November

• Singers of all ages, backgrounds and experience levels are invited to join rehearsals at 6:45-9 p.m. for the Sequim Christmas Chorus' 24th annual program. Rehearsals continue in October and November from 6:45-9 p.m. Mondays. The program is 7:30 p.m. Dec. 5 and 2 p.m. Dec. 6-7 at Sequim Bible Church, 847 N. Sequim Ave. Gary McRoberts directs the chorus. Music is provided and no auditions are necessary. A portion of the proceeds go to Sequim Community Aid. 683-1355 or juliejackson@wavecable.com.



Ongoing volunteer opportunities

• Peninsula Men's Gospel Singers, an interdenominational, non-profit men's gospel singing group from Sequim and Port Angeles, needs one or more first tenors to add to its group of approximately 16 singers. Audition and more information available at 582-1415.

• 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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