News

Meetings

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. 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 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. Jim Karr, professor emeritus, University of Washington and OPAS member, presents audiovisual program, "Birds of the African Forest and Savannah." 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.



Thursday Jan. 22

_ Soroptimist International of Port Angeles - Jet Set.

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

_ Sequim Arts. 9:30 a.m. social time, 10 a.m. guest speaker. Parish hall of St. Luke's Episcopal Church, 525 N. Fifth Ave., Sequim. 582-0987.

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

_ Clallam County Literacy Council. 10:30 a.m.-noon. Raymond Carver Room, Port Angeles Library, 2210 S. Peabody St., Port Angeles. 417-6379.

_ American Legion Auxiliary. 11 a.m. American Legion Hall, 107 E. Prairie St., Sequim. 452-8390.

_ 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.

_ 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.

_ Olympic Peaks Camera Club. Local photographer Tim O'Neill presents a demonstration on the use of plug-in filters and actions for Photoshop.

7 p.m. Dungeness Community Church, 45 Eberle Lane, Sequim. 681-4422.

_ Pacific Northwest Shooting Park Association. 7 p.m. 151 Billy Smith Road. 457-1846.

_ 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. 23

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

_ Dungeness Water Working Group. 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Dungeness River Audubon Center, 2151 W. Hendrickson Road, Sequim. 360-407-6607.

_ 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. 24

_ Overeaters Anonymous. 10-11 a.m. St. Luke's Episcopal Church, 525 N. Fifth Ave.,

Sequim. 681-7371.

_ Lung Society. 11:30 a.m. Support group for lung patients and their caregivers. Joshua's Restaurant, 113 Del Guzzi Drive, Port Angeles. 452-1473.

_ 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.



Sunday Jan. 25

_ Northwest Regional Spinners Association. 1-4 p.m. Port Angeles Library, 2210 S. Peabody St. 452-8542.

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



Monday Jan. 26

_ 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.

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



Tuesday Jan. 27

_ 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 Restaurant, 221 N. Lincoln St., Port Angeles. 417-5188 or 452-4554.

_ National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association. 11:30 a.m. lunch, noon meeting. Paradise Restaurant, 703 N. Sequim Ave., Sequim. 681-4127.

_ Women's cancer support group. 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. 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.

_ Marine Corps League.

6 p.m. Port Angeles Veterans Center, 216 S. Francis St., Port Angeles. 582-3824 or 360-928-3672.

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

_ Republican Women of Clallam County. 6:30-8 p.m. Alternates between Sequim and Port Angeles. 417-3035 or 683-5079.

_ Boy Scout Troop 1491.

7 p.m. except most school holidays. St. Luke's Episcopal Church, 525 N. Fifth Ave., Sequim. 582-3898.

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



Wednesday Jan. 28

_ 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 Dungeness Hospital Guild. 10 a.m. St. Luke's Episcopal Church, 525 N. Fifth Ave., Sequim. 683-7044.

_ Clallam Transit System Board. 1 p.m. 830 W. Lauridsen Blvd., Port Angeles. 452-1315.

_ 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.

_ Juan de Fuca Freethinkers. Skeptics, agnostics, atheists, secular humanists, deists and other like-minded people in the Olympic Peninsula area. 7 p.m. Carver Room, Port Angeles Public Library, 2210 S. Peabody Ave., Port Angeles. 683-5648.

_ 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



Thursday Jan. 22

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



Friday Jan. 23

• Howley Slim. Original folk songs. 6-8:30 p.m. Galare Thai, 120 W. Bell St., Sequim. 683-8069.

• 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.



Monday Jan. 26

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



Thursday Jan. 29

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



Friday-Saturday Jan. 30-31

• Knucklehead. Rock and roll. 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Oasis Sports Bar & Grill, 301 E. Washington St., Sequim. 582-3143.

• Joey James Dean. 9 p.m.-1 a.m. 7 Cedars Casino, 270756 Highway 101, Sequim. 683-7777.



Saturday Jan. 31

• Peninsula Men's Gospel Singers. Hymns, spirituals, contemporary gospel and familiar sacred songs. 2 p.m., Irondale Church, 681 Irondale Road, Irondale; 6:30 p.m., San Juan Baptist Church, 1704 Discovery Road, Port Townsend. www.pmgospel singers.com.



Wednesdays

• Open mike. 6:30-9:30 p.m., sign-up begins 6:30 p.m. The Buzz, 130 N. Sequim Ave. Sequim. Free. 683-2503.

• Open mike. 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 mike. 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.



exhibits



Through Friday Jan. 30

• Photographer Keith Lazelle's pictorial tour of the Hoh River, "Fast Moving Water: The Hoh River Story." Art Gallery, Peninsula College, 1502 E. Lauridsen Blvd., Port Angeles. Free. 452-9277.



Call for artists

Landings Art Gallery is preparing to open in The Landing mall in Port Angeles and invites artists interested in being part of the gallery to call 457-4407 or e-mail thelandingmall@wavecable.com. No membership fees, $40 a month, 30 percent of sales proceeds and one day per month to work at the gallery.



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. 21

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



Tuesday Jan. 27

• "The Turning Point," a film about choices, features Mikhail Baryshnikov, Leslie Browne, Anne Bancroft and Shirley MacLaine. Fort Worden Winter Film Series. 7:30 p.m. Joseph F. Wheeler Theater, Fort Worden State Park, 200 S. Battery Way, Port Townsend. Tickets, 360-385-3102, ext. 117 or www.centrum.org.



Wednesday Jan. 28

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



Saturdays

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



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 Jan. 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. 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.



Sunday Jan. 25

• Sequim Prairie Grange pancake breakfast, including ham, eggs and beverages. 7:30 a.m.-

1 p.m. Grange Hall, 290 Macleay Road, Sequim. $5 for adults, $3 children age 10 and younger.



Tuesday Jan. 27

• A Taize service of sung prayers and silence inspired by a village in the eastern part of France. 4-5 p.m. St. Luke's Episcopal Church, 525 N. Fifth Ave., Sequim. 683-4862.

• Grand Olympics Chorus members wait on customers in Sequim's Dairy Queen eating area from 6-8 p.m. Forty percent of profits will go for the chorus' upcoming trip to Spokane to compete in the regional Sweet Adelines International competition.



Through Jan. 30

• Private collection of art books and materials for sale. Carlsborg Conference Center, 865 Carlsborg Road, Suite E, across from the Carlsborg Post Office. Proceeds benefit upcoming local art shows and workshops. 582-1919.



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., ping-pong, 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. 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.



Fridays Jan. 23- March 13

• Museum and Arts Center of the Sequim-Dungeness Valley and Peninsula College history lecture series. Jan. 23, June Robinson, "Clallam County History;" Jan. 30, Steve Hauff, "Railroads & Logging;" Doug McInnes, "Sequim Yesterday;" Clare Manis Hatler, "The Manis Mastodon;" Alice Beebe, "The Olympic Game Farm;" Norm Stevens, "Sailboats & Shipping;" Glynda Schaad, "Women to Reckon With;" and Edith Hattowe, "Ozette and Neah Bay." 10 a.m.-noon. Dungeness Schoolhouse, Dungeness Way at Towne Road. Call for enrollment information, 452-9277.



Saturday Jan. 24

• Babysitter's training, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. American Red Cross, 151 Ruth's Place, 1D, Sequim. $30. 457-7933.



Monday Jan. 26

• Dr. Scott Viers, from Salish Sea Hydrophone Network, teaches volunteers how to use their home computer to detect, study and record underwater sounds, including orcas. 6-7 p.m. Natural History Exhibit, Fort Worden State Park, 200 Battery Way, Port Townsend. 360-385-5582, ext. 112, jwalat@ptmsc.org, or www.ptmsc.org.



Wednesday Jan. 28

• "Executors Responsibility-Obligations." Ingrid Larson-Alexander, Larson-Alexander Law Office. 10 a.m.-noon. Port Angeles Senior Center, 328 E. Seventh St., Port Angeles. Free. 452-9701.



Wednesdays Jan. 28-April 1

• North Olympic Sail & Power Squadron 10-week boat piloting course. Topics include chart plotting, taking bearings, aids to navigation, compass correction, navigating with charts, beginning GPS Navigation and manual piloting. Students receive course book and "The Weekend Navigator" textbook. 7-9 p.m. Rainbow RV Park, Highway 101, Sequim. $47.20 for the course, $103.90 for one-year member dues in the Power Squadron/one-time registration fee. 681-4762 or 683-9479 to register or www.calmseas.org.



Thursday Jan. 29

• Marie Claire Bernards, angel therapy practitioner, private intuitive consultant, spiritual counselor and teacher. "Intuitive Development for Increased Creativity, Abundance and Finding Solutions to Life's Hard Problems." Presented by Intuitive Circle. 6-8 p.m. Olympic Unitarian Universalist Fellowship Hall, 73 Howe Road, Agnew. 681-4411.



upcoming classes and demonstrations



Wednesday Feb. 4

• "Land Development - An Ounce of Prevention Versus a Pound of Mitigation" seminar. 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Heron Hall at Jamestown Tribal Center, 1033 Old Blyn Highway, Sequim. $10, Built Green Clallam County members; $25 nonmembers, includes catered lunch. 452-8160 or npba@olypen.com.



Saturday Feb. 7

• Mandala drawing meditation with Ruth Marcus. For those who believe they can't draw as well as for those who already love drawing. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Olympic Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 73 Howe Road, Agnew. $25. Register by Feb. 6 online at www.DrRuthMarcus.com, Rmarcus@olypen.com or call 681-2205.



Mondays and Thursdays Feb. 9-April 20

• A new session of balance aerobics classes. Clinic screening from 1-3 p.m. Feb. 2 required. Olympic Medical Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation, Medical Services Building, 840 N. Fifth Ave., Sequim. $50. 582-2601.



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.



readings and lectures



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.



Thursday Jan. 29

• Keith Lazelle. Photos from "Fast Moving River: The Hoh River Story," a pictorial tour of the Hoh River from its headwaters to the sea. Noon-12:50 p.m. Little Theater, Peninsula College, 1502 E. Lauridsen Blvd., Port Angeles. Free. 452-9277.



Saturday Jan. 31

• Northwest mason bee expert Bob Logue. The benefits of the mason bee and how to attract them to/keep them in the garden. Wild Birds Unlimited, 275953 Highway 101, Gardiner. $5 contribution to community education fund holds a place for two at the presentation. 360-797-7100.



auditions, deadlines and volunteers



Thursday-Friday Jan. 30-31

• Port Angeles Light Opera Association Musical Theater auditions for "Peter Pan." 6:30-9 p.m. Jan. 30, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Jan. 31. Roles for men, women and children 10 and older. Bring a prepared monologue, a song to sing and anticipate cold script readings. For the role of Peter Pan or Captain Hook, be prepared to sing "I Don't Want To Grow Up" or "Hook's Waltz" and plan to attend Friday's audition. Most roles require singing and dancing. Stage crew also needed. Performances are July 23-Aug. 1. PALOA Center, 522 Mount Pleasant Road, Port Angeles. Visit www.paloa.org.

• 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



• 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 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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