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The Co-op Farm and Garden's 74th annual meeting will be held at 216 E. Washington St., Sequim, at 7 p.m. Jan. 20.



Elliott Menashe discusses "Land Development: An Ounce of Prevention versus a Pound of Mitigation." Menashe is a private natural resources management consultant and owner of Greenbelt Consulting. The event is 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 4, Heron Hall, Jamestown Tribal Community Center, 1033 Old Blyn Highway, Sequim. $10 for Built Green Clallam County members, including a catered lunch. npba@olypen.com or 452-8160. Registration is limited to 50. The deadline for registration is Jan. 27. To register, call the North Peninsula Building Association, 452-8160, or e-mail npba@olypen.com.



The Washington State Department of Revenue hosts a free workshop for new and small-business owners from 9 a.m.-noon Tuesday, Jan. 20, at the Port of Port Angeles Building, 338 W. First St., Port Angeles.

Participants learn about state excise taxes, reporting classifications, deductions, tax incentives, sales tax collection and record-keeping requirements.

All receive a workbook and reference guide to department rules and regulations and can ask questions specific to their business.

Registration is available at www.dor.wa.gov or 417-9900.

A complete schedule of workshops statewide and a short streaming video version of the workshop in English and Spanish also are available on the Web site.



Bridge Builders, Ltd., opens in its new location on Jan. 19 at 212 Central Park Way, Sequim.

The new mailing address is P.O. Box 182, Sequim, WA 98382.

Doors close in the current location on the afternoon of Jan. 15. Call 683-8334.



Discovery Memory Care, 408 W. Washington St., Sequim, holds an open house from 3:30-6 p.m. Jan. 15. Refreshments and music are provided, and tours will be available. Call 683-7047.



Doug Cockburn, of Landscapes by Cockburn, Inc., plans classes beginning Feb. 3 for those new to garden landscaping or new to the area.

The five-week program will be from 7-9:30 p.m. Tuesdays at the Pioneer Memorial Park clubhouse, 387 E. Washington St., Sequim.

Topics include gardening basics, garden design, plant placement and hardscapes-greenscapes.

Cockburn, a Washington certified professional horticulturist with more than 35 years experience in the area, teaches the classes. Tuition of $50 per person or couple includes a personal design consultation and a field trip.

For reservations or more information, call 681-0132 or e-mail lbcockburn@qwestoffice.net.



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