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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.



Saturday Nov. 1

• The Goods. Northwest dance band. 9 p.m.-1 a.m. 7 Cedars Casino, 270756 Highway 101, Sequim. 683-7777.

• Rate Limiting Step. Dan Lieberman, lead guitar; Steve Fradkin, drums; Paul Stehr-Green, bass guitar. Rock and roll, rhythm and blues, and originals. 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Lyre's Club, 229 W. First St., Port Angeles. 457-1944.



Sunday Nov. 2

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



Tuesday Nov. 4

• Savoy Nights. Jazz. 5:30-9 p.m. 7 Cedars Casino, 270756 Highway 101, Sequim. 683-7777.



Thursday Nov. 6

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



Friday Nov. 7

• Jazz in Blume Duo. 6-9 p.m. Galare Thai, 120 W. Bell St., Sequim. 683-8069.

• The Limeliters with Horizon. Music from the 1950s and 1960s.

8 p.m. Port Angeles High School, 304 E. Park Ave., Port Angeles. $20-$40. 800-838-3006 or www.brownpapertickets.com.



Friday-Saturday Nov. 7-8

• Magic Bus. 1970s retro classic rock. 9 p.m.-1 a.m. 7 Cedars Casino, 270756 Highway 101, Sequim. 683-7777.

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



Saturday Nov. 8

• Washington Old Time Fiddlers. All-players jam 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., performance 1:30-3:30 p.m. Sequim Prairie Grange, 290 Macleay Road. Free. 417-6950, or handrlester@olypen.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



Saturday Nov. 1

• Quilcene's First Saturday of the Month Art Walk. Olympic Art Gallery, corner of U.S. Highway 101 and Washington Street; The Quilcene Gallery, corner of U.S. Highway 101 and Church Street,; and Collectables and Local Art, 294773 Highway 101 will be open and serving refreshments from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. 360-765-0200 or 866-765-0203.

• Artists of the month Lynne Armstrong, painter; and Cynthia Thomas, multimedia artist, and work of 35 other members on display in November. Reception 5:30-8 p.m. Nov. 7. The Blue Whole Gallery, 129 W. Washington St., Sequim. 681-6033.



Sunday Nov. 2

• Public reception for Port Angeles resident Donna Standerwick's show, "Winter Ways plus," featuring oils and watercolors. Live music by Carolyn Braun, violin, and Ray Braun, guitar. 1-3 p.m. The Gallery at the Fifth, 500 W. Hendrickson Road, Sequim. Show continues through Nov. 30. 452-3072.



Friday Nov. 7

• First Friday Art Walk Sequim, a free self-guided tour of local art galleries, artists' studios, the Museum and Arts Center and other art venues from 5-8 p.m. Participating venues exhibit original local artwork or showcase local artists. Several venues provide special events with opportunities to interact with the arts. All ages welcome. Maps available at participating members' venues, including the Museum and Arts Center, Olympic Theatre Arts, Blue Whole Gallery, Home Decor, The Buzz and many others. Visit www.sequimartwalk.com to download a map and find out about special events. E-mail renne@uniqueasyou.com.



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. 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. 452-3072.



ongoing exhibits



• 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. "Signs of the Time," an exhibit celebrating the 60th anniversary of the Historical Society, features artifacts and works of art from 18 county artists, continues in the lower gallery. 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



Friday-Saturday 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.



Wednesday Nov. 5

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



Friday Nov. 7

• Global Lens Series continues with Argentinian films "The Custodian" at 6 p.m. and "Kept & Dreamless" at 8 p.m. Little Theater at Peninsula College, 1502 E. Lauridsen Blvd., Port Angeles. Films also shown at Rose Theatre, contact the theater or visit www.ptfilmfest.com. or www.pc.ctc.edu. $5 admission to both movies, free to Peninsula College and area high school students with a current student identification. 452-9277.



Friday-Sunday Nov. 7-9

• A staged reading of "Hennessey Street," by Rebecca Redshaw. Charlotte McElroy directs, cast features Marianne Trowbridge, Marie O'Neill, Diana Bigelow and Amelia Andaleon. 7:30 p.m. Nov. 7-8 at Port Angeles Community Theatre, Liberty Street and Lauridsen Boulevard, Port Angeles; 2 p.m. Nov. 9 at St. Luke's Episcopal Church, 525 N. Fifth Ave., Sequim; 7 p.m. Nov. 9 at Holy Trinity Lutheran, 301 Lopez Ave., Port Angeles. Questions and answers follow Friday and Saturday evenings at Renaissance, 401 Front St., Port Angeles. Admission by $10 donation; Sunday evening performance is a benefit for "Pipes and Panes" at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church. 477-1513.



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. 31

• Clallam County Outreach. Representatives of Seattle Children's Hospital, formerly Children's Hospital and Regional Medical Center, speak on developments and plans. 11:30 a.m. social time, noon lunch. St. Luke's Episcopal Church, 525 N. Fifth Ave., Sequim. Hosted by the Sequim Guild. Reservations and advance payments required. 582-0629 or nburris@wavecable.com.

• Fall Family Festival offers food, carnival games, blow-up toys, bounce houses and dance-o-mania. Costumes welcome. 6-8 p.m. Fellowship hall at Sequim Community Church, 1000 N. Fifth Ave., Sequim. 683-4194.

• "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. 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.

• Third annual Dia de Muertos (Day of the Dead) celebration features weavings, handicrafts, clothing, ornaments and jewelry. Dinner, program about Chiapas, Mexico, and silent and live auctions. 5:30 p.m. Sequim Prairie Grange, 290 Macleay Road, Sequim. $15 suggested donation, proceeds go to Mujeres de Maiz Opportunity Foundation. 683-8979.

• Sequim Elks and Ladies of the Elks wine and cheese tasting party and auction. 7 p.m. Sequim Elks Lodge, 143 Port Williams Road, Sequim. Tickets available at the door, proceeds used for scholarships and Elks charities. 457-3385.



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



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

"Fireproof My Marriage" simulcast. Speakers include Drs. Gary Smalley and Les Parrott. 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m., 91 S. Boyce Road, west of Sequim off U.S. Highway 101. 683-5995 or e-mail sequim@calvary chapel.com.

• 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 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.



Tuesday Nov. 4

• Adult CPR. 6-10 p.m. American Red Cross, 151 Ruth's Place, 1D, Sequim. $25. 457-7933.



Wednesday Nov. 5

• Standard first aid. 6-8:30 p.m. American Red Cross, 151 Ruth's Place, 1D, Sequim. $20. 457-7933.



Thursday Nov. 6

• Infant and child CPR. 6-8:30 p.m. American Red Cross, 151 Ruth's Place, 1D, Sequim. $20. 457-7933.



Friday Nov. 7

• Angeles Furniture design clinic with Janet Gray Interiors. Learn fundamental design techniques and specialty fall home and dining décor. 10:30 a.m. Angeles Furniture, 1114 E. First St., Port Angeles. 360-457-9412.



Fridays Nov. 7-21

• Gloria Joudrey. Create a Nativity with common, inexpensive materials. Bring figurines, not more than 4 inches tall. 5-7 p.m. Clallam County Family YMCA, 302 S. Francis St., Port Angeles. Register by Monday before the first class. 452-9244.



Monday Nov. 10 and later

• Adult CPR review, 6-8:30 p.m., Nov. 10; adult CPR and standard first aid, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 15; pet first aid, 6-9 p.m. Nov. 18. American Red Cross, 151 Ruth's Place, 1D, Sequim. Various fees. 457-7933.



Nov. 13 or later

• Ukrainian pysanky egg ornaments with Melody Charno, 10 a.m.-noon, register by Nov. 8; Sunday afternoon crafts with Cheryl Martin, 2-4 p.m. Nov. 16 and 23, ages 14-adult, register by the Friday before the class. Clallam County Family YMCA, 302 S. Francis St., Port Angeles. 452-9244.



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.



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. 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.



Tuesday Nov. 4

• High school English teacher and poet-in-the-schools Michael Daley reads from his collected works for Foothills Writers Series. Noon. Little Theater at Peninsula College, 1502 E. Lauridsen Blvd., Port Angeles.



Thursday Nov. 6

• Paul Gleeson, Olympic National Park archaelogist, presents "The Ozette Dig: Unearthing the Past, Shaping a Future." 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 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



• 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.

• 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.



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