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Meetings and arts and entertaiment 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, 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. 14

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

• Shelter Provider Network. A network of private and public agencies that deal with homelessness. 8:50 a.m. sign-in, meeting at 9 a.m. Serenity House Commons, 2203 W. 18th St., Port Angeles. 452-7224 or serenity@olypen.com.

• 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, 660 Evergreen Farm Way, Sequim. 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.



Thursday Jan. 15

• 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.

• 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.

• 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.

• Juan De Fuca Freethinkers. 7 p.m. Alternates between the Sequim and Port Angeles libraries' community meeting rooms, 630 N. Sequim Ave., Sequim, and 2210 S. Peabody St., Port Angeles. 683-5648.

• Entrepreneurs Group. 7-9 p.m. Lincoln Skills Center, Ninth and B streets, Port Angeles. 460-4655.

• Green Party of Clallam County. 7 p.m. Members' homes. 683-0867.

• United States Coast Guard Auxiliary, Flotilla 42, District 13. 7 p.m. St. Luke's Episcopal Church, 525 N. Fifth Ave., Sequim. 582-0751.

• 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. 16

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

• 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. 17

• Sequim PC Users Group. Group president and educator Tom Pitre presents a program on Web logs. 10 a.m. Computer Lab Room E3, Sequim High School, 601 N. Sequim Ave., Sequim. $5 non-members. spcug1@gmail.com.

• 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.

• Phone Tree. Noon. Joshua's, 113 Del Guzzi Drive, Port Angeles. 457-1846.

• Knitters Guild. 1-3 p.m. Fifth Avenue Retirement Center, 500 W. Hendrickson Road, Sequim.



Sunday Jan. 18

• Sons of Italy Lodge 2733. 1 p.m. social hour,

2 p.m. meeting. Port Angeles Naval Elks Lodge, 131 E. First St., Port Angeles. 683-4830 or 457-3194.

• Adult Scrabble. Beginners to experts, 1 p.m. The Buzz, 128 N. Sequim Ave., Sequim. 681-2619.



Monday Jan. 19

• Men's Cancer Education Group. Sara Garrett. "The Art of Sleeping Well." 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Olympic Medical Cancer Center conference room, 844 N. Fifth Ave., Sequim. 582-2845.

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

• Grief support group. 1 p.m., meets when there are enough people signed up. Trinity United Methodist Church, 100 S. Blake Ave., Sequim. 452-1511.

• Master Degree of Beta Sigma Phi. 1:30 p.m. Members' homes. 683-7907.

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

• Look Good ... Feel Better. 2 p.m. Olympic Medical Cancer Center conference room, 844 N. Fifth Ave., Sequim. Registration required, 582-5615 or 582-2845.

• Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous.

2 p.m. Calvary Chapel of Sequim, 91 Boyce Road, Sequim. 452-1050.

• Sequim Valley Car Club. 6 p.m. Sequim Elks Lodge, 143 Port Williams Road, Sequim. 681-0413.

• Olympic Peninsula Footprinter Chapter 74. 6 p.m. dinner, 7 p.m. meeting. American Legion Hall, 107 E. Prairie St., Sequim. 683-5750.

• 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. 20

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

• Olympic Peninsula Association of Retired Law Enforcement Officers and Fire Fighters. 11:30 a.m. Paradise Restaurant, 703 N. Sequim Ave., Sequim. 683-3469.

• Clallam County School Retirees Association. Noon. CrabHouse Restaurant, 221 N. Lincoln St., Port Angeles. 457-5352.

• 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.

• 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.

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

• Stockhounds Investment Club. 5:30 p.m. Gardiner Community Center, 980 Old Gardiner Road, Gardiner. 360-379-5412 or 582-1345.

• North Olympic Chapter of the Compassionate Friends. Support organization for families following the death of a child. 6 p.m. St. Luke's Episcopal Church, 525 N. Fifth Ave., Sequim. 457-7395 or 417-1885.

• 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 Prairie St., Sequim. 681-6666.

• Clallam County Gem and Mineral Society.

7 p.m. Call for information, 681-2323 or 681-7981.

• Alzheimer's Association Caregiver Telephone Support Group. 7:30-9 p.m. 800-848-7097 or linda.whiteside@alz.org.

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

Sequim. 683-9059.



Wednesday Jan. 21

• 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.

• Sequim Guild for Children's Hospital and Regional Medical Center. Lunch, 11:30 a.m., Jean's Deli, 134 S. Second Ave., Sequim. Meeting,

1 p.m., The Lodge at Sherwood Village, 660 Evergreen Farm Way, Sequim. 683-7185.

• Retired Public Employees Council Chapter 23. 11:30 a.m. Downriggers, 115 E. Railroad Ave., Port Angeles. Open to all retired Washington state, county and municipal public employees. 457-4188.

• Peninsula Friends of Animals. 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. board of directors meetings open to the public. Lazy Acres Mobile Home Park, off Dryke Road across from Robin Hill Farm Park. 452-0414.

• 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.

• Veterans of Foreign Wars Ladies Auxiliary 4760. 1 p.m. 159 E. Washington St., Sequim. 683-9546.

• Parkinson Disease Support Group. 1 p.m. Sequim Library, 630 N. Sequim Ave. 582-9076.

• 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.

• Support group for spouses and significant others of men diagnosed with prostate, testicular or bladder cancer. 1:15 p.m. Olympic Medical Services Building, 844 N. Fifth Ave., Sequim. 582-2845 or 582-5615.

• North Olympic Salmon Coalition board meeting. 4:30-6:30 p.m. Madrona Room, Washington State University Cooperative Extension office at the Shold Business Park, 201 W. Patison, Port Hadlock. 360-379-8051.

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

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

• North Olympic Mustangs & Cougars Club.

7 p.m. Joshua's Restaurant, 113 Del Guzzi Drive, Port Angeles. 683-7908.

• Olympic Peninsula Audubon Society. 7 p.m. 2151 W. Hendrickson Road, Sequim. 681-4076.

• 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



Wednesday Jan. 14

• Debra Arlyn Band. Motown sound with contemporary song writing. Noon. Pirate Union stage at 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.

• Jim Lind. Rock and country. The Veela Cafe, 133 E. First St., Port Angeles. 640-9345.

• Port Angeles Symphony Chamber Orchestra concert No. 2, "May the Winds Blow." Adam Stern conductor. 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 or

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 Restaurant, 1527 E. First St., Port Angeles. 417-9011.



Friday-Saturday Jan. 16-17

• Jimmy Hoffman Band. Country rock. 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Oasis Sports Bar & Grill, 301 E. Washington St., Sequim. 582-3143.



Saturday Jan. 17

• Port Angeles Symphony Chamber Orchestra concert No. 2. "May the Winds Blow." Adam Stern conductor. 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. 457-5579, www.olypen.com/pasymphony or pasymphony@olypen.com.

• Soul Stripper. AC/DC tribute band. 9 p.m.-1 a.m. 7 Cedars Casino, 270756 Highway 101, Sequim. 683-7777.



Sunday Jan. 18

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



Monday Jan. 19

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



Tuesday Jan. 20

• Music Live with Lunch. Paul Roy, church organist and choirmaster. Concert at noon, lunch at 12:30 p.m. St. Luke's Episcopal Church, 525 N. Fifth Ave., Sequim. $9 through Jan. 15, $10 after. A portion of funds goes to Sequim-area charities. 683-4862 or 452-0495.



Thursday Jan. 22

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



Friday Jan. 23

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



Friday-Saturday Jan. 23-24

• Von Dewey, techno disc jockey from Seattle. 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Oasis Sports Bar & Grill, 301 E. Washington St., Sequim. 582-3143.



Saturday Jan. 24

• 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. 360-417-6950, or handrlester@olypen.



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 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. 14

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



Saturday, Jan. 17

• Stand-up comedy. 9 p.m. The Bushwhacker Restaurant, 1527 E. First St., Port Angeles. $5 cover charge at the door. 457-4113.



Wednesday Jan. 21

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



dance



Saturday Jan. 17

• Crossroads Band - Memphis soul, Chicago smooth and New Orleans gumbo with Port Townsend Jitterbug Dance Club. Beginning samba lesson, 7 p.m.; dance, 8-11 p.m. Port Townsend Elks Lodge, 555 Otto St., Port Townsend. Smoke-free. $15, adults; $7, 12 and under and adults after 10 p.m. 360-385-6919 or 360-385-5327.



Sunday Jan. 18

• SoulFull Sunday Dance with Michael Molin-Skelton, teacher and founder of Spirit-weaves. 10 a.m.-noon. Madrona MindBody Institute, classes at Fort Worden Gym building, 200 Battery Way, Port Townsend. Free, preregistration required. 360-344-4475 or www.MadronaMindBody.com.



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



Wednesdays Jan. 14-21

• Sacred meditation healing, gentle touch or near touch of one's energy in a loving, devotional setting. One-hour slots available at 6 p.m. and 7 p.m. Call Unity in the Olympics at 457-3981 to reserve a spot.



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 a.m.-noon. RSVP for lunch by noon Jan. 15. 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.



Sunday Jan. 18

• Future Farmers of America benefit breakfast. Scrambled eggs, link sausage, pancakes, orange juice, tea and coffee. Sponsored by Sequim Ladies of Elks. 8:30 a.m.-noon. $5 adults, $3 ages 6-10, under 6 years, free. 143 Port Williams Road, Sequim. 683-2763.



Saturday Jan. 24

• Judith-Kate Friedman. "Celebrating The Embodied Voice: A Sound and Movement Feast for the New Year," with dancer Anna Halperin and jazz improvisors Rhiannon and Roz Kennedy. 2-5 p.m. Madrona MindBody Institute at Fort Worden Gym Building, 200 Battery Way, Port Townsend. 360-385-1160.



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



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.



Friday Jan. 16

• Nutrition basics class. Sherry Fry from Live Bread Shoppe and Common Sense Wellness Center. 10 a.m. Preregistration required. 683-2756.



Saturday Jan. 17

• Adult CPR and standard first aid. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. American Red Cross, 151 Ruth's Place, 1D, Sequim. $45. 457-7933.



Monday Jan. 19 and Wednesday Jan. 21

• Shopping for best quality, health and price. Sherry Fry from Live Bread Shoppe and Common Sense Wellness Center. 6:30 p.m. both days. Sunny Farms Country Store, 261461 Highway 101, Sequim. Preregistration required. 683-2756.



Monday Jan. 19, Feb. 2, 16, March 2

• "Awareness Training: Life's A Beach." Ruth Marcus, Ph.D., facilitates. Four-week exploration of what's exciting, risks taken, appreciating the mystery of it all. See www.DrRuthMarcus.com or phone 681-2205.



Tuesday Jan. 20

• Washington State Department of Revenue hosts a workshop for new and small-business owners. 9 a.m.-noon. Port of Port Angeles Building, 338 W. First St., Port Angeles. Free. Registration is available at www.dor.wa.gov or 417-9900.

• Clallam County Family YMCA Community Art Program offers six-week sessions of beginning and intermediate guitar classes for adults with performer and instructor Thom Davis. Beginning guitar, 6:15 p.m.; intermediate guitar. Students need an acoustic or electric guitar, tuner, notebook, medium gauge guitar pick, music stand and recording device. 7:30 p.m. YMCA art studio, 302 S. Francis St., Port Angeles. $30 YMCA members, $35 non-members. 452-9244 or www.ccfymca.org.



Wednesday Jan. 21

• "Reverse Mortgage and Identity Theft." Michelle Mallari-Adkinsson, from Eagle Home Mortgage. 10 a.m.-noon. Port Angeles Senior Center, 328 E. Seventh St., Port Angeles. Free. 452-9701.



Thursdays Jan. 22-Feb. 2

• "Winter Birds of the North Olympic Peninsula." Intermediate birding class on identification, natural history and ecological preferences of peninsula birds 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.



readings and

lectures



Wednesday Jan. 14

• Erika Van Calcar, OMC registered dietitian. "Tips for Achieving Health and Nutrition Goals." Noon. Private dining room at Olympic Memorial Hospital, 939 Caroline St., Port Angeles. 417-7125.

• "Where Have All the Salmon (and Steelhead) Gone?" Gary Loomis talk on salmon and steelhead conservation.

7 p.m. Sequim High School auditorium, 601 N. Sequim Ave. Free. 360-565-2619.



Thursday Jan. 15

• Erik Davis. "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.



Saturday Jan. 17

• Bill Ransom, founder of Port Townsend Writers' Conference, reads from "The Woman and the War Baby," his newest collection of poetry. 7:30 p.m. Room D, Schoolhouse Building, Fort Worden State Park, 200 Battery Way, Port Townsend. 360-385-3102.



Thursday Jan. 22

• "Totem Poles of the Jamestown S'Klallam." Master carver and designer Dale Faulstich shares the process of totem pole creation. Noon-12:50 p.m. Little Theater, Peninsula College, 1502 E. Lauridsen Blvd., Port Angeles. Free. 452-9277.



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 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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