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Meetings Calendar

Meetings are listed based on written notification to The Gazette. Listings can be sent to The Gazette through e-mail at editor@sequimgazette.com, faxed to 683-6670, mailed to P.O. Box 1750, Sequim WA 98382 or dropped off in our office at 147 W. Washington St., Sequim. The deadline is Wednesday at 5 p.m. for the next week's edition.



Daily

• AA meetings. Various meeting times, locations each day. 452-4212. www.nopaa.org.

• Al-Anon. Various meeting times, locations. 452-6973.

• Boy Scouts of America. Various meeting times, locations for Cub Scout, Boy Scout and Venture Crew troops. 800-272-6865 or www.joinscouts.net.

• Healthy Families Groups. Support groups for women and men in Sequim and Port Angeles. 452-3811.

• League of Women Voters. Various meeting times, locations. 681-3757.

• NA meetings. Numerous meetings in the county at various times each day. 477-9367.

• Weight Watchers. Numerous meetings in the county at various times each day. 800-651-6000.



Thursday Jan. 1.

Call to confirm that your group is meeting on New Year's Day.

• Soroptimist International of Port Angeles - Jet Set.

7 a.m. Port Angeles Senior Center, 328 E. Seventh St., Port Angeles. 452-7925.

• Mothers of Preschoolers. 9-11:30 a.m. Fairview Bible Church, 385 O'Brien Road, Port Angeles. 457-5905.

• Masonic Coffee. 10 a.m. Sequim Masonic Hall, 700 S. Fifth Ave. 683-4431.

• PAAQUE Chapter of Applique Society. 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Quilted Strait Quilt Shop, Port Angeles. 457-4733.

• Family Support Group. For families, friends and loved ones of persons with serious mental disorders. Noon-1:15 p.m. Peninsula Community Mental Health Center, 118 E. Eighth St., Port Angeles. 457-0431.

• Rotary Club of Sequim. Noon. Elks Club, 143 Port Williams Road, Sequim. 681-8539.

• Kiwanis Club of Sequim. Noon. Paradise Restaurant, 703 N. Sequim Ave., Sequim. 582-0022.

• Bridge group. 1 p.m. SunLand office of Windermere Real Estate, 137 Fairway Drive, Sequim. 683-2711.

• Happy Tymer Clown Alley. 1 p.m. St. Joseph's Catholic Church hall, 121 E. Maple St., Sequim. 683-8897 or 683-0742.

• Clallam C'lectors Questers. 1 p.m. Meets at members' homes. 582-3788.

• Olympic Minds 2. Sequim/Port Angeles community group of the Institute of Noetic Sciences, IONS. 1 p.m. Media Room of the Lodge at Sherwood Village, 660 Evergreen Farm Way, Sequim. 582-1034.

• Retired Scientists of Sequim. 1:30 p.m. Sequim Library meeting room, 630 N. Sequim Ave., Sequim. 681-8448.

• Spanish Club. Conversation and study for intermediate Spanish students. 2 p.m. Prairie Springs Assisted Living, 680 W. Prairie St., Sequim. 683-1809.

• Chess Club. All ages and skill levels. 4-6 p.m. Sequim Library, 630 N. Sequim Ave., Sequim. 683-1491.

• Knitting Group. Open to all skill levels, all fiber arts. 4:30-6 p.m. The Veela Café, 133 E. First St., Port Angeles. 452-5040.

• Strait Stamp Society. 6 p.m. Sequim Library, 630 N. Sequim Ave. 683-6373 or rickcath@olypen.com.

• Overeaters Anonymous. 7-8 p.m. St. Luke's Episcopal Church, 525 N. Fifth Ave., Sequim. 681-7371.

• Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous. 7 p.m. Calvary Chapel of Sequim, 91 Boyce Road, Sequim. 452-1050.



Friday Jan. 2

• Sequim Duplicate Bridge Club. 12:30 p.m. Masonic Hall, 700 S. Fifth Ave., Sequim. 681-3090 or 683-5635.

• Computerized Genealogy Users Group. 1:30 p.m. Sequim Library, 630 N. Sequim Ave. 683-5486.

• French Club. Advanced conversation and reading from 2 p.m. Call for location. 681-0226.



Saturday Jan. 3

• North Olympic Shuttle & Spindle Guild. 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Sequim Library, 630 N. Sequim Ave., Sequim. 582-0697.

• Overeaters Anonymous. 10-11 a.m. St. Luke's Episcopal Church, 525 N. Fifth Ave., Sequim. 681-7371.

• Fleet Reserve Association. 11 a.m. Mariners Café, 707 E. Washington St., Sequim. 457-4683.

• Light Lunch. 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. St. Luke's Episcopal Church, 525 N. Fifth Ave., Sequim. Free hot meals for those in need. 683-4862.

• Visually Impaired Persons of Sequim. 12:30-2 p.m. Chinese Garden, 271 S. Seventh Ave., Sequim. 457-1383.



Sunday Jan. 4

• Sequim Senior Singles. Luncheon. 12:30 p.m. Restaurant at The Cedars at Dungeness, 1965 Woodcock Road. 477-4206.

• Scrabble. Beginners to experts, 1 p.m. The Buzz, 128 N. Sequim Ave., Sequim. 452-4423.

• History Tales. Russ Dalton tells the story of the Humes Ranch, from its original construction through the cabin's recently completed second restoration. 2:30 p.m. Port Angeles City Council chambers, 321 E. Fifth St., Port Angeles. 452-2662.



Monday Jan. 5

• Sequim Prairie Garden Club. Member Eleanor Garthwaite presents "Are You Going to Plant THAT?," warning of tempting but invasive plants. 10:30 a.m. Pioneer Memorial Park clubhouse, 387 E. Washington St., Sequim. 683-8693 or 683-7206.

• Sequim Duplicate Bridge Club. 12:30 p.m. Masonic Hall, 700 S. Fifth Ave., Sequim. 681-3090 or 683-5635.

• Caregiver Support Group. 1:30-3 p.m. Senior Information Office, 411 W. Washington St., Sequim. 417-8554.

• Master Degree of Beta Sigma Phi. 2 p.m. Members' homes. 683-7907.

• Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous. 2 p.m. Calvary Chapel of Sequim, 91 Boyce Road, Sequim. 452-1050.

• Loose Threads Quilt Club. 5-8 p.m. First Presbyterian Church, 139 W. Eighth St., Port Angeles. 928-9744.

• Deaf Coffee House. Open to hard-of-hearing, hearing, interpreters, teachers, American Sign Language students and anyone who wants to use ASL. 6-8 p.m. The Buzz, 128 N. Sequim Ave.,

Sequim.

• Grand Olympic Chorus of Sweet Adelines International. 6:30-9 p.m. Sequim Bible Church, 847 N. Sequim Ave. 683-0141 or 360-385-4896.

• Eagles Lodge. 7 p.m. 110 S. Penn St., Port Angeles. 452-3344.



Tuesday Jan. 6

• Exchange Club of Port Angeles. 7:30 a.m. CrabHouse, 221 N. Lincoln St., Port Angeles. 417-5188 or 452-4554.

• Sequim Republican Club. 8 a.m. Tarcisio's, 609 W. Washington St., Sequim. 417-3035.

• Dungeness Bonsai Society. 10 a.m. Pioneer Memorial Park clubhouse, 387 E. Washington St. 683-2726 or 360-877-6254.

• Newcomers' Club of the North Olympic Peninsula. Jamestown S'Klallam woodcarvers demonstrate totem pole carving. 11:30 a.m. socializing, followed by buffet luncheon. Club 7, Seven Cedars Casino, 270756 Highway 101, Blyn. Socializing begins at 11:30 a.m., buffet luncheon follows. 452-4902 or carlandj@msn.com.

• Lincoln Heights Garden Club. Noon. Scandia Hall, 131 W. Fifth St., Port Angeles. 457-8678 or 452-4047.

• French Club. Beginners from 1-2 p.m., intermediates from 2-3:30 p.m. Prairie Springs Assisted Living, 680 W. Prairie St., Sequim. 681-0226.

• Overeaters Anonymous. 1-2 p.m. St. Luke's Episcopal Church, 525 N. Fifth Ave., Sequim. 582-9549.

• Knitting Circle. All ages and skill levels. 1:30-3:30 p.m. First Step Family Support Center, 325 E. Sixth St., Port Angeles. 457-8355.

• Sequim Bereavement Group. 1:30-3 p.m. at Assured Hospice office, 24 Lee Chatfield Ave., Sequim. 582-3796 or 582-0337.

• Brain Injury Association. 3 p.m. Sequim Library, 630 N.

Sequim Ave., Sequim. 683-8901.

• Rec Club. 3-5 p.m. Sequim Community School, 220 W. Alder St., Sequim. 681-8642.

• Olympic Peninsula Men's Chorus. 6 p.m. Band shell rehearsal room at Carrie Blake Park, Blake Avenue, Sequim. 683-3918.

• SKWIM Toastmasters Club. 7 p.m. Dining room at Prairie Springs Assisted Living, 680 W. Prairie St., Sequim. 417-5055.

• Hapy's Oasis Dance Group. 7 p.m. Sequim Senior Activity Center, 921 E. Hammond St., Sequim. 683-9059.



Wednesday Jan. 7

• Men's Overeaters Anonymous. 7-8 a.m. St. Luke's Episcopal Church, 525 N. Fifth Ave., Sequim. 582-9549.

• Sunbonnet Sue Quilt Club. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Masonic Hall, 700 S. Fifth Ave., Sequim. 681-0795.

• TOPS. 9-9:45 a.m. weigh-in, 10 a.m. meeting. Sequim Bible Church, 847 N. Sequim Ave., Sequim. 582-9797.

• Peninsula Driftwood Artists. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Trinity United Methodist Church, 100 S. Blake Ave., Sequim. 683-6860.

• Olympic Driftwood Sculptors. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sequim Prairie Grange, 290 Macleay Road. 683-6860 or 681-2535.

• Ladies of Elks. 10 a.m. Elks Lodge, 143 Port Williams Road, Sequim. 683-7907.

• Christian Student Fellowship. Noon-12:45 p.m. ASC conference room adjacent to Pirate Union Building at Peninsula College, 1502 E. Lauridsen Blvd., Port Angeles. 461-2849 or www.pc.ctc.edu/life/fellowship.asp.

• Pants Party. Weight-loss support group. 1-2 p.m., 5:30-6:30 p.m. 415 N. Sequim Ave., Sequim. $10. 683-8844 or e-mail katy@

drleslievanromer.com.

• Port Angeles Duplicate Bridge Club. 5 p.m. Crafts room at Port Angeles Senior Center, 328 E. Seventh St., Port Angeles. 457-7704.

• Hurricane Ridge RV Club. Dinner at 6 p.m., meeting at 7 p.m. Joshua's Restaurant, 113 Del Guzzi Drive, Port Angeles. 681-7654 or 683-0120.

• Sequim Assembly International Order of the Rainbow for Girls. 7 p.m. Sequim Masonic Hall, 700 S. Fifth Ave., Sequim. 681-7851.

• Strait Macintosh Users Group. "Gadgets Galore." 7 p.m. Port Angeles Library, 2210 S. Peabody St., Port Angeles. 417-1161.

• Recovering Couples Anonymous. 7-8:30 p.m. Parish house, Dungeness Valley Lutheran Church, 923 N. Sequim Ave., Sequim. 582-9549.



Arts and entertainment



music



Wednesday Dec. 31

• Jimmy Hoffman Band. 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Oasis Sports Bar & Grill, 301 E. Washington St., Sequim. Dinner or dance tickets available. 582-3143.



Thursday Jan. 1

• Karaoke 6:30-7:45 p.m., Big Fine Daddies. 8 p.m.-midnight. 7 Cedars Casino, 270756 Highway 101, Sequim. 683-7777.



Friday Jan. 2

• Jazz in Blume. 6-8:30 p.m. Galare Thai, 120 W. Bell St., Sequim. 683-8069.



Friday-Saturday Jan. 2-3

• OB-1. Sequim disc jockey Owen Blake. 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Oasis Sports Bar & Grill, 301 E. Washington St., Sequim. 582-3143.

• Raeann's Groove. Top 40s dance band. 8 p.m.-midnight. 7 Cedars Casino, 270756 Highway 101, Sequim. 683-7777.



Sunday Jan. 4

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



Monday Jan. 5

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



Thursday Jan. 8

• Bottom Line Duo. Noon-12:50 p.m. Little Theater, Peninsula College, 1502 E. Lauridsen Blvd., Port Angeles. Free. 452-9277.

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



Friday Jan. 9

• Peter Barthell. Classical guitar. 6-8:30 p.m. Galare Thai, 120 W. Bell St., Sequim. 683-8069.



Friday-Saturday Jan. 9-10

• OB-1. Sequim disc jockey Owen Blake. 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Oasis Sports Bar & Grill, 301 E. Washington St., Sequim. 582-3143.

• Pop Culture. Hits from the 1980s-1990s. 9 p.m.-1 a.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/openings



Friday Jan. 2

• First Friday Art Walk Sequim, a fun and 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 including visual, musical, performance, literary, culinary and decorative talents. Several venues provide special events with opportunities to interact with the arts. All ages are welcome. Maps are available at participating members' venues. Visit www.sequimartwalk.com to download a map and find out about special events. E-mail renne@uniqueasyou.com.



Ongoing exhibits

• "Art is a Gift" holiday market. Original paintings, prints, jewelry, ceramics, glass, photography, wearables, ornaments, CDs and more. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Wednesday-Sunday through Jan. 4. Port Angeles Fine Art Center, 1203 E. Lauridsen Blvd., Port Angeles. A portion of proceeds from each sale goes to support the art museum. www.pafac.org.

• 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," county history. "Signs of the Time" celebrates the 60th anniversary of the Historical Society with artifacts and art from 18 county artists. 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.

• "The History of the Olympic Peninsula Including the Future." Egg tempera paintings and enamel paintings on galvanized steel. Noon-9 p.m. Jack Gunter Gallery at The Landing mall, 115 E. Railroad Ave., Port Angeles. 457-6449.



theater



Wednesday Jan. 7

• Harrold Gomez. One-hour comedy show. 8:30 p.m. 7 Cedars Casino, 270756 Highway 101, Sequim. 683-7777.



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



Wednesday Dec. 31

• New Year's Eve celebration with gift bags, a champagne toast and gourmet treats. 7:30 p.m.-midnight. Damiana's Best Cellars, 143 W. Washington St., Sequim. $35 in advance or at the door. 683-7697.

• New Year's Eve party includes Blind Floyd, 6-9 p.m.; The Goods, 10 p.m.-2 a.m. in Club Seven and Stardust Big Band, 8:30 p.m.-midnight in the event center. 7 Cedars Casino, 270756 Highway 101, Sequim. 683-7777.



Friday-Saturday Jan. 9-10

• Olympic Theatre Arts hosts a Twelfth Night high tea, including savories and tea sandwiches, tea breads, sweets and confections. Seatings at 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. Dungeness Barn House, overlooking the Strait of Juan De Fuca on Marine Drive in Sequim. $22 per person, advance reservations required. 683-7326.



Saturday Jan. 10

• Olympic Peninsula Audubon Society birding field trip. Dress for cold and inclement weather. 8:30 a.m. Meet at Dungeness Landing Park, near Oyster House Road. 683-1355.



ongoing events



Wednesdays

• Bird walks at the 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.

• Blood pressure checks. 9 a.m.-noon. Second floor, Cardiac Services, Olympic Medical Services Building, 840 N. Fifth Ave., Sequim. 417-7486.

• 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., PAN, piano, 10 a.m.-noon; 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

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



Mondays

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

• 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 and 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



Saturday Jan. 3

• Adult cardiopulmonary resuscitation and standard first aid.

9 a.m.-4 p.m. American Red Cross, 151 Ruth's Place, 1D, Sequim. $45. 457-7933.



Tuesday, Jan. 6

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



Wednesdays Jan. 7-Feb. 18

• Kim Attwooll teaches spontaneous watercolor, including skies, trees, rocks, flowers, fruit and vegetables, color and special effects. 2-4 p.m. Tree House Studio, 863 Gehrke Road, Port Angeles. 504-0205 or www.ASmallWorkofArt.com.



Wednesday Jan. 7

• Ken Dubuck, fire marshal, Port Angeles Fire Department. "Fire Department - Safety Issues." 10 a.m.-noon. Port Angeles Senior Center, 328 E. Seventh St., Port Angeles. Free. 452-9701.

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

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



Thursday Jan. 8

• "Fulfilling Our Mission Training." 1-3 p.m. American Red Cross, 151 Ruth's Place, 1D, Sequim. Free for anyone interested in volunteering for the American Red Cross. 457-7933.

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



Saturday, Jan. 10

• CPR/AED for Professional Rescuer. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. American Red Cross, 151 Ruth's Place, 1D, Sequim. $55. 457-7933.



upcoming classes



Tuesday Jan. 13 or later

• Adult CPR review, 6-8:30 p.m. Jan. 13; adult CPR and standard first aid, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Jan. 17; babysitter's training, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Jan. 24. Classes available in the Port Hadlock office include adult CPR, 6-10 p.m. Jan. 6; standard first aid, 6-9 p.m. Jan. 7; and adult CPR review, 10 a.m.-noon Jan. 15. Sequim classes at American Red Cross, 151 Ruth's Place, 1D, Sequim. Various fees. 457-7933.



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.

• Busy Bees, early art exploratory for preschoolers. Wednesday mornings. Clallam County Family YMCA, 302 S. Francis St. Port Angeles. 452-9244.



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. 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.

• After School Youth Art classes. Clallam County Family YMCA, 302 S. Francis St., Port Angeles. 452-9244.



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.



auditions, deadlines and volunteers



• Office and disaster services support staff always are needed at the Olympic Peninsula Chapter of the American Red Cross. Skills needed include: computer, filing, record keeping, and customer service. Call 457-7933.

• Olympic Medical Cancer Center is looking for a volunteer facilitator for the men's cancer support group. Helpful qualifications include experience in pastoral work, counseling and/or social services. Cancer survivors are encouraged to apply. Call 582-2845.



ongoing volunteer

opportunities



• Olympic Peninsula Red Cross chapter seeks volunteers to respond to local emergencies, volunteer instructors and people who want to work from home while helping service men and women and the Red Cross. 457-7933. Call for prerequisites and training dates. 457-7933 for Clallam County, 360-385-2737 for Jefferson County.

• Peninsula Men's Gospel Singers, an interdenominational, nonprofit 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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