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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 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. 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. Firefighter demonstrates use, handling and storage of fire extinguishers in the home and on a boat. 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.

_ Italian classes. 2 p.m. Prairie Springs Assisted Living, 680 W. Prairie St., Sequim. 460-4576.

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

_ Double Deck Pinochle Group. 6.30 p.m. For location information, call 452-5754.

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

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

_ Juan de Fuca Freethinkers. Skeptics, agnostics, atheists, secular humanists, deists and other like-minded people. 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.



Thursday Jan. 29

_ 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.

_ 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.

_ 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. 30

_ 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. 31

_ 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.

_ North Olympic Peninsula Railroaders. 3 p.m. 82 Roland Drive, Sequim. 360-379-3280 or e78milrd@q.com.



Sunday Feb. 1

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

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



Monday Feb. 2

_ Sequim Prairie Garden Club. Jeri Sanford, owner of Over the Fence, program on creative outdoor rooms. 10:30 a.m. Pioneer Memorial Park clubhouse, 387 E. Washington St., Sequim. 683-7206.

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

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

_ German classes. 2 p.m. Prairie Springs Assisted Living, 680 W. Prairie St., Sequim. 417-0111.

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

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

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

_ Deaf Coffee House. Open to anyone who wants to use American Sign Language. 6-8 p.m. 128 N. Sequim Ave., Sequim. gerileeg@aol.com or dianed52@comcast.net.

_ 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 Feb. 3

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

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

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

_ 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.

_ 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.

_ Brain Injury Association. 3 p.m. Sequim Library, 630 N. Sequim Ave., Sequim. 683-8901.

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

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

_ 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.

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



Wednesday Feb. 4

_ 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.

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

_ Peninsula Driftwood Artists. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Trinity United Methodist Church, 100 S. Blake Ave., Sequim. 681-8825.

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

_ 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.

_ Italian classes. 2 p.m. Prairie Springs Assisted Living, 680 W. Prairie St., Sequim. 460-4576.

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

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

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

_ Strait Macintosh Users Group. Jerry Freilich, No. 4 of the Beginners' Series. 7:15 p.m. St. Luke's Episcopal Church, 525 N. Fifth Ave., Sequim. 477-3338.

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



Arts and entertainment



classes and

demonstrations



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.



Saturday Jan. 31

• American Red Cross adult cardiopulmonary resuscitation and standard first aid class. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. First United Methodist Church, 110 E. Seventh St., Port Angeles. $45. 457-7933.



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.

• Ted Ripley of Ripley Law presents "Estate Planning." 10 a.m.-noon. Port Angeles Senior Center, 328 E. Seventh St., Port Angeles. Free. 452-9701.



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.

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



Saturdays beginning Feb. 7

• National Alliance on Mental Illness of Clallam County offers a 12-week Family-to-Family education course to family members and caregivers of persons with mental illness. 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. First Step Family Support Center, 325 E. Sixth Ave., Port Angeles. Free. Preregistration required, 461-0851.



upcoming classes

and demonstrations



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.



Tuesday Feb. 10 or later

• American Red Cross classes include adult CPR review, 6-8:30 p.m. Feb. 10; adult CPR, 6-10 p.m. Feb. 17; additional classes at Sequim and Port Hadlock offices in February .151 Ruth's Place, 1D, Sequim. 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.



readings

and lectures



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. A joint program of Studium Generale and Foothill Writers' Series, to accompany Lazelle's photo exhibit. 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.



Thursday Feb. 5

• Peninsula College math professor Mike Daniel presents "Takhi - The Przewalski Horse Project," a discussion of his role as an eco-volunteer research assistant tracking the Takhi horse herds. Noon-12:50 p.m. Little Theater, Peninsula College, 1502 E. Lauridsen Blvd., Port Angeles. Free. 452-9277.



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.



Deadline Saturday Feb. 14

• Visual and performing artists are invited to submit work for Strait Art 2009, Port Angeles Fine Arts Center's showcase series dedicated to the artists of the Juan de Fuca region, which returns to the center March 22-May 10. All artists who make their homes or studios in Clallam and Jefferson counties are eligible. Port Angeles Fine Arts Center, 1203 E. Lauridsen Blvd., Port Angeles. More information about submission requirements is available at pafac@olypen.com or 457-3532.



call

for artists



Landings Art Gallery is preparing to open in The Landing mall in Port Angeles and invites any artists interested in being part of the gallery to call 457-4407 or e-mail thelandingmall@wavecable.com.



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.



The deadline for items appearing in this section is 5 p.m. Wednesday one week in advance of publication. News releases, photos, posters, playbills and other graphics may be mailed to P.O. Box 1750, Sequim WA 98382, delivered to the Sequim Gazette office or e-mailed to editor@sequimgazette.com.

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