News

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.



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.

• Sequim Irrigation Festival Planning Committee. 6 p.m. dinner, 6:30 p.m. meeting. Mariner Cafe, 707 E. Washington St., Sequim. 683-3408.

• 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.



Thursday Jan. 8

• Soroptimist International of Port Angeles - Jet Set. 7 a.m. Port Angeles Senior Center, 328 E. Seventh St., Port Angeles. 452-7925.

• Pacific Northwest Wood Artisans. 9 a.m.-noon. Craft room, Port Angeles Senior Center, 328 E. Seventh St., Port Angeles.. 452-5928.

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

• 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.

• 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.

• Olympic Peninsula Orchid Society. 1 p.m. 950 N. Fifth Ave., Sequim. 360-385-3723.

• Alzheimer's/dementia caregivers information and support group. 1-2:30 p.m. Room 401, Sequim Bible Church, 847 N. Sequim Ave., Sequim. 582-9309.

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

• Good News Club. 2:15-3:15 p.m. Roosevelt Elementary School Library, 106 Monroe Road, Port Angeles. 582-0416.

• Good News Club. For boys and girls. 3-4 p.m. Gym/all-purpose room, 350 W. Fir St., Sequim. 582-0416.

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

• 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.

• Grandparents Raising Grandchildren. 6-7:30 p.m. Conference room, Senior Information Office, 411 W. Washington St., Sequim. 417-8554.

• Strait Stamp Society. 6:10-8 p.m. Upstairs Room 401, Sequim Bible Church, 847 N. Sequim Ave., Sequim. 683-6373

• Olympic Peaks Camera Club. 7 p.m. Dungeness Community Church, 45 Eberle Lane. 681-4422.

• American Legion Post 62. 7 p.m. American Legion Hall, 107 E. Prairie St., Sequim. 683-5915.

• 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.

• Sequim Masonic Lodge 213. 7:30 p.m. 700 S. Fifth Ave., Sequim. 683-5330.



Friday Jan. 9

• Rotary Club of Sequim Sunrise. 7 a.m. SunLand Banquet Hall, 109 Hilltop Drive, Sequim. 681-8539.

• Peninsula Scribes. 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Sequim Library, 630 N.

Sequim Ave. 477-4356 or Fontluvr@aol.com.

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

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



Saturday Jan. 10

• Sequim PC User Group. Christy Rookard, of First Federal. "On-Line Banking." 10 a.m. Sequim High School Technical Drafting Computer Lab, E3, 601 N. Sequim Ave. spcug.net.

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

• 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.

• American Association of University Women. 12:30-2 p.m. Alternates between Sequim and Port Angeles. 681-0674.

• North Olympic Chapter of Veterans for Peace. 2:30 p.m. Olympic Unitarian Universalist Fellowship Hall, 73 Howe Road, off North Barr Road, Agnew. 360-385-7612.



Sunday Jan. 11

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



Monday Jan. 12

• Port Angeles Garden Club. Business meeting 10 a.m., Arnold Shouten, "North American Sea Ducks" at 11:30 a.m. Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 301 Lopez Ave., Port Angeles. 928-3728 or 457-0843.

• Natural Science Study Group. 10 a.m.-noon. Railroad Bridge Park, 2151 W. Hendrickson Road, Sequim. 681-4076.

• 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.

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

• 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.

• American Legion Post 29. 7 p.m. Veteran Center, 216 S. Francis St., Port Angeles. 452-9335.

• Rhododendron Grange 1137. 7:30 p.m. Gardiner Community Center, 980 Old Gardiner Road, Gardiner. 683-5089 or 360-797-7500.

• Port Angeles Eagles Lodge Auxiliary. 7:30 p.m. 110 S. Penn St., Port Angeles. 452-3344.



Tuesday Jan. 13

• Soroptimist International of Sequim. 7 a.m. The Cedars at Dungeness, 1965 Woodcock Road, Sequim. 477-5744.

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

• Women's cancer support group. Angie Kummet. "Wise Woman Journaling." 1-3 p.m. Second floor conference room at 844 N. Fifth Ave., Sequim. 582-2845.

• 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. Assured Hospice office, 24 Lee Chatfield Ave., Sequim. 582-3796 or 582-0337.

• Good News Club. For boys and girls during school year. 1:45-3:15 p.m. Jefferson Elementary School, Room 105, 218 E. 12th St., Port Angeles. 452-6026.

• Post 4760, Veterans of Foreign Wars. 2 p.m. 169 E. Washington St., Sequim. 683-9546.

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

• Republican Women of Clallam County. Speaker Teri Schwiethale. 5:30 p.m. Paradise Restaurant, 703 N. Sequim Ave. Sequim. 683-5079, 417-3035, lomayk@yahoo.com.

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

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



Wednesday Jan. 14

• 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.

• 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.

• Olympic Peninsula Master Gardeners. 1 p.m. St. Luke's Episcopal Church, 525 N. Fifth Ave., Sequim. 417-2279 or 565-2679.

• The Sequim Guild of Seattle Children's Hospital. 1 p.m., second floor meeting room of The Lodge at Sherwood Village. 683-7185 or 681-4091.

• 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.

• Dungeness River Management Team. 2-5 p.m. Dungeness River Audubon Center at Railroad Bridge Park, 2151 W. Hendrickson Road, Sequim. 681-4664.

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

• Veterans of Foreign Wars Men's Auxiliary 4760. 6 p.m. 159 E. Washington St., Sequim. 683-9546.

• Peninsula LapBand Support Group. 6 p.m. St. Luke's Episcopal Church, 525 N. Fifth Ave., Sequim. 582-3788.

• Double Deck Pinochle Group. 6:30 p.m. For location, call 452-5754.

• Sequim Valley Lions Club. 6:30 p.m. Sequim Senior Activity Center, 921 E. Hammond St., Sequim. 457-5600.

• Clallam County Democratic Club. 7 p.m. Pioneer Memorial Park clubhouse, 387 E. Washington St., Sequim. 683-4502.

• Port Angeles Harmonica Society. 7-9 p.m. Laurel Park Assisted Living, 1183 E. Park Ave., Port Angeles. 457-4471.

• Sequim Prairie Grange. 7 p.m. 290 Macleay Road, Sequim. 683-3194.

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



Arts and entertainment calendar



music



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.

• Big Fine Daddies. 10 p.m.-1:30 a.m. Bushwhacker, 1527 E. First St., Port Angeles. 417-9011.



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.



Saturday Jan. 10

• 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.



Sunday Jan. 11

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



Monday Jan. 12

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



Thursday Jan. 15

• Erik Davis presents "Find the MLK in You," in commemoration of Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday. Noon-12:50 p.m. Little Theater, Peninsula College, 1502 E. Lauridsen Blvd., Port Angeles. Free. 452-9277.



Friday Jan. 16

• Richard Royce. Flamenco guitar. 6-8:30 p.m. Galare Thai, 120 W. Bell St., Sequim. 683-8069.

• Port Angeles Symphony presents "Chamber Orchestra #2: May the Winds Blow," with Adam Stern conducting. Program includes Bach's "Sonata for Flute and Piano in E;" Mozart's "The Marriage of Figaro, arranged for wind octet; Schumann's "Three Romances;" Rossini's "Quartet for Winds in F;" Muczynski's "Sonata for Two Flutes;" and Stern's "Dance Variations." 7:30 p.m. Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 301 Lopez Ave., Port Angeles. 457-5579, www.olypen.com/pasymphony, pasymphony@olypen.com

• Author Unknown. Blues and rock. 9 p.m.-1 a.m. 7 Cedars Casino, 270756 Highway 101, Sequim. 683-7777.

• Big Fine Daddies. 10 p.m.-1:30 a.m. Bushwhacker, 1527 E. First St., Port Angeles. 417-9011.



Friday-Saturday Jan. 16-17

• Fat Chance. Classic rock and roll. 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Oasis Sports Bar & Grill, 301 E. Washington St., Sequim. 582-3143.



Saturday Jan. 17

• Port Angeles Symphony presents "Chamber Orchestra #2: May the Winds Blow," with Adam Stern conducting. Program includes Bach's "Sonata for Flute and Piano in E;" Mozart's "The Marriage of Figaro, arranged for wind octet; Schumann's "Three Romances;" Rossini's "Quartet for Winds in F;" Muczynski's "Sonata for Two Flutes;" and Stern's "Dance Variations." 7:30 p.m. Sequim Worship Center, 640 N. Sequim Ave., Sequim. 457-5579, www.olypen.com/pasymphony, pasymphony@olypen.com

• Soul Stripper. AC/DC tribute band. 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.



ongoing art exhibits



• Out of Line," unframed, unmatted works displayed on clotheslines. Mon.-Sat. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sun. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. through Feb.2 Blue Whole Gallery,129 W. Washington St. Sequim. 681-6033.

• Ninth season of "Art Outside" includes 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.



Tuesday Jan. 13

• Stand-up comedy night featuring Justin McClure and Rodger Lizaola. Upstage Theatre & Restaurant, 923 Washington St., Port Townsend. 360-385-2216.



Wednesday Jan. 14

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



dance



Sunday Jan. 11

• Salsa Night. 6 p.m. rhumba lesson, $3, and 7 p.m. free beginning salsa lesson with Tom Fairhall and Jean Bettanny. The Upstage, 923 Washington St., Port Townsend. Salsa dance 7:30-9:30 p.m., $5, pay the waitress. 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., Port Angeles. Suggested donation $4, first visit free. 457-5472.



events



Friday-Saturday Jan. 9-10

• Olympic Theatre Arts' Twelfth Night high tea, including savories and tea sandwiches, tea breads, sweets and confections. Seatings at 1 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.

• Olympic Peninsula Explorers Volkssport Club breakfast and general meeting followed by Port Angeles waterfront walk. 9 a.m., Red Lion lobby area sign-in for the walk, then walk to the CornerHouse Restaurant, 101 E. Front St., for breakfast and a general meeting. An 11-kilometer/6.8-mile walk follows. There is also a 5-kilometer/3.1- mile option. 452-0593 or opepresident@hotmail.com.

• Peninsula Trails Coalition Saturday work party to construct a fence along the Olympic Discovery Trail in Sequim Bay State Park. Bring work gloves; the coalition supplies tools. 9:30 a.m.-noon. RSVP for lunch by noon Jan. 8. Contact 683-4549 or chuckpreble@msn.com.



Saturday Jan. 17

• Peninsula Trails Coalition Saturday work party to plant flower bulbs along the trail on the east side of Sequim. Bring work gloves and a shovel. 10:00-noon. RSVP for lunch by noon Jan. 15. Contact 681-0420 or peripateticme@hotmail.com.

• Olympic Gentle Paws dogs need youngsters to read to them. Bring a book or read one of the club's selections. 11 a.m.- noon. Children's area, Port Angeles Library, 2210 S. Peabody St., Port Angeles. 681-4440, cornellc@olypen.com.



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.; senior-cise, 11 a.m.-noon. 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., senior-cise, 11 a.m.-noon, 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., acrylic painting, 1-3 p.m., pingpong, 2-3:30 p.m., Middle Eastern dancers, 7-9 p.m. Blood pressure screening, 10 a.m.-noon second and fourth Tuesdays; potluck, 11:30 a.m.; and bunco, 1 p.m. second 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



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.



Sun., Jan. 11

• Mandala drawing meditation with Ruth Marcus. 1-5 p.m. $25 (materials included), artistic skills not required. At Olympic Unitarian Universalist Fellowship Hall, 73 Howe Road, Agnew. Preregister at 681-2205.



Monday Jan. 12

• Dr. Leslie Van Romer. "Kiss Yo-Yo Diets and Fat Goodbye - Forever! (Part 1)." 6:30-7:30 p.m. Part two will be held Jan. 19. The Lodge, 660 Evergreen Farm Way, Sequim. Free. 683-8844 or katy@

drleslievanromer.com .



Tuesday Jan. 13

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



Wednesday Jan. 14

• Carolyn Lindley from Senior Information and Assistance, presents "Medicaid - RESPA - In Home Care." 10 a.m.-noon. Port Angeles Senior Center, 328 E. Seventh St., Port Angeles. Free. 452-9701.



Thursday and Friday, Jan. 15-16

• "The Easy Way To Paint Portraits" in oils by Richard J. Bennett. The basic elements in all portraits will be discussed and demonstrated. Some experience required. Fee: $125. 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. both days at Sequim Bible Church, 847 N. Sequim Ave. 681-8581.



Saturday Jan. 17

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



upcoming classes



Thursdays Jan. 22-Feb. 2

• "Winter Birds of the North Olympic Peninsula," an intermediate birding class to learn identification, natural history and ecological preferences of the birds of the north Olympic Peninsula in winter, includes outdoor field trips. 9-11:30 a.m. Dungeness River Audubon Center at Railroad Bridge Park, 2151 W. Hendrickson Road, Sequim. $40 River Center partners, $60 nonmembers. 681-4076.



Saturday Jan. 24

• Babysitter's training, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. American Red Cross, 151 Ruth's Place, 1D, Sequim. $30. 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



• The First Step Family Support Center is asking for volunteers to help with Snowgrass 2009 before and during the event at the Port Angeles High School auditorium on Jan. 31. To volunteer, contact Cherie at 457-8355 or cherie_fstep@olypen.com.

• 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.

• 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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