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Meetings calendar

Meetings are listed based on written notification to The Gazette. Listings can be sent to The Gazette through e-mail at donnam@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. Please note new e-mail address.



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.

• 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 March 18

• 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.

• 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.

• Sequim Guild for Children's Hospital and Regional Medical Center. Lunch at 11:30 a.m., Jean's Deli, 134 S. Second Ave., Sequim, meeting at 1 p.m. The Lodge at Sherwood Village, 660 Evergreen Farm Way, Sequim. 683-7185.

• 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. Call for location. 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.

• 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. 4:30-5:30 p.m. Jefferson County Conservation District Conference Room, in the Shold Business Park offices in Port Hadlock. A special meeting for current NOSC members is 5:30-7:30 p.m. in the Spruce Room (same building). Call 360-379-8051 to RSVP or for directions.

• 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. Dean Butterworth, outreach and education specialist for Olympic National Park. "Fishers Return to Olympic National Park." 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 March 19

• 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. The Cedars at Dungeness, 1965 Woodcock 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.

• 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. Call for location. 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.

• 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. 683-8881. www.foodaddicts.org.



Friday March 20

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

• Top of the Hill. Katherine Vollenweider talks about the Museum and Arts Center in Sequim. Noon-2 p.m. Pizza Factory Restaurant, 1400 W. Washington St., Sequim. 417-5391.Fe

• 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. 582-1334.



Saturday March 21

• Sequim PC Users Group Special Interest Group. Bob Anundson. "Setting Up a Home Server." 10 a.m. Computer Lab, Room E3, Sequim High School, 601 N. Sequim Ave., Sequim. http://spcug.net or spcug1@gmail.com.

• Olympic Orchard Society. Annual scion exchange and grafting workshop. 10 a.m.-noon. McComb Gardens, 751 McComb Road, Sequim. Scion wood and grafting supplies, on-site grafter and maggot barriers available for a fee. 683-6684.

• 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.



Sunday March 22

• 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.

• North Olympic Brewer's Guild. 2 p.m. 231 Madrona Terrace, Sequim. www.northolympicbrewers.org or 457-6347.



Monday March 23

• 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. 683-8881. www.foodaddicts.org.

• LCD, Lucid Group. For improving communication skills, getting rid of long silences, misunderstandings and other blocks to intimate and honest relationships. 5-6:30 p.m. Call for location. $10 singles,

$15 couples. 360-623-5158.

• Grand Olympic Chorus of Sweet Adelines International. 6:30-9 p.m. Sequim Bible Church, 847 N. Sequim Ave. 683-0141 or

360-385-4680.

• Sequim City Band. 7 p.m. James Center for the Performing Arts, 202 N. Blake Ave., Sequim. 683-4896.

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



Tuesday March 24

• 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.

• National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association. 11:30 a.m. lunch, noon meeting. Paradise Restaurant, 703 N. Sequim Ave., Sequim. 457-9183.

• 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. 582-1334.

• Overeaters Anonymous. 1-2 p.m. St. Luke's Episcopal Church, 525 N. Fifth Ave., Sequim. 461-2254.

• 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.

• Good News Club. For boys and girls during school year. 1:45-3:15 p.m. Roosevelt Elementary School Library, 106 Monroe Road, Port Angeles. 582-0416.

• 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. Call for location. 417-3035 or 683-5079.

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



Wednesday March 25

• Sunbonnet Sue Quilt Club. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Masonic Hall, 700 S. Fifth Ave., Sequim. 681-0795.

• Sequim Dungeness Hospital Guild. Susan Sorenson, registered nurse and diabetes educator. "Living Healthy With Diabetes." 10 a.m. St. Luke's Episcopal Church, 525 N. Fifth Ave., Sequim.

683-7044.

• 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.

• Pants Party. Weight-loss support group. 1-2 p.m., 5:30-6:30 p.m. 415 N. Sequim Ave., Sequim. $10. 683-8844.

• North Olympic Exchange Clallam County. Building a sustainable community by creating services, skills and goods for trade using community currency. 4:30 p.m. social time, orientation 5-6 p.m. Hurricane Coffee Company 104 W. Washington St. 582-3126.

• 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.

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

• 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 Library, 2210 S. Peabody Ave., Port Angeles. 683-5648 or gowing@olympus.net.

• United States Coast Guard Auxiliary, Flotilla 42, District 13. 7:30 p.m. St. Luke's Episcopal Church, 525 N. Fifth Ave., Sequim. 683-5271.







Arts and entertainment calendar



music



Thursday March 19

• Jimmy Hoffman. Acoustic solo guitar. 6-9 p.m. Oasis Sports Bar & Grill, 301 E. Washington St., Sequim. 582-3143.

• One Shot Molly. 8 p.m.-midnight. 7 Cedars Casino, 270756 Highway 101, Sequim. 683-7777.



Friday March 20

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



Friday-Saturday March 20-21

• Randy Linder Band. Rock, tribute to C.C.R. and Bob Seger. 9 p.m.-

1 a.m. 7 Cedars Casino, 270756 Highway 101, Sequim. 683-7777.

• OB1 DJ. 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Oasis Sports Bar & Grill, 301 E. Washington St., Sequim. 582-3143.



Saturday March 21

• "God Rocks!" Concert via satellite based on "God Rocks! BibleToons" animated children's series. Breakfast at 7:45 a.m. Concert at 8:30 a.m. Calvary Chapel Sequim, 91 S. Boyce Road, Sequim. Free. Reservations requested. 683-5995.

• Copy Cats. Bebop era hits of the 1950s and 1960s. 7-10 p.m. Castle Key Dining Room, Seventh and Sheridan streets, Port Townsend. $8. 360-379-1990.

• Port Angeles High School symphony orchestra. "Next Stop ... Carnegie Hall!" a preview performance of the orchestra's upcoming concert in New York. North Winds Homeschool Band also performs. 7:30 p.m. Port Angeles High School auditorium, 304 E. Park Ave., Port Angeles. Free, donations welcomed. 565-3703.



Sunday March 22

• Sequim City Band. 3 p.m. Sequim High School, 601 N. Sequim Ave., Sequim.

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



Monday March 23

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



Wednesday March 25

• Choral ensembles of Concordia University-Portland. 7 p.m. Faith Lutheran Church, 382 W. Cedar St., Sequim. Free. 503-280-8614.



Thursday March 26

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



Friday March 27

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

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

• Seatown. Rhythm and blues. 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Oasis Sports Bar & Grill, 301 E. Washington St., Sequim. 582-3143.



Friday-Saturday March 27-28

• Big Fine Daddies. 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Elks Lodge, 131 E. First St., Port Angeles. 457-3355.



Saturday March 28

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

• Jazz in Blume duo of vocalist Tracy Blume and Ted Enderle on bass. 6-8 p.m. Damiana's Best Cellars, 141 W. Washington St., Sequim. 683-7697.

• That '80s Show. Top hits from the 1980s. 9 p.m.-1 a.m. 7 Cedars Casino, 270756 Highway 101, Sequim. 683-7777.

• Walden & Waters Band. Classic rock and original tunes. 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Oasis Sports Bar & Grill, 301 E. Washington St., Sequim. 582-3143.



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.



Thursdays

• 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



Opening March 22

• Opening reception for annual show, "Strait Art 2009," including artwork of 35 artists from Clallam and Jefferson counties. 2-4 p.m. Port Angeles Fine Arts Center, 1203 E. Lauridsen Blvd., Port Angeles. Show continues through May 10. 417-4590 or 457-3532.



continuing exhibits



• 15th annual Sequim Arts Student Show. Painting, drawing, mixed media, photography and sculpture/3-D. Museum and Arts Center, 175 W. Cedar St., Sequim. Through March 26. www.sequimarts.org, 681-8481 or karindesigns54@yahoo.com.

• "Mountains." Two- and 3-D works. Northwind Arts Center, 2409 Jefferson St., Port Townsend. Through March 30. 360-379-1086.

• Catherine Mix. Recent pastels and watercolors. Opening reception 5:30-7:30 p.m. Through March 31. Karon's Frame Center, 625 E. Front St., Port Angeles.

• Bronze artist Cynthia Thomas and photographer Larry Barnes. Featured artists for March. Blue Whole Gallery, 129 W. Washington St., Sequim. Through March 31. 681-6033.

• Cynthia Thomas' pastel "Works in the Round" and James Gift's nature photography and watercolor painting. March artists of the month. Washington Mutual Bank, 680 W. Washington St., Sequim. Through March 31. 683-7242.

• Sequim block print artist Sallie Radock. 7 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday-Friday. Re'Sean's Deli, inside OMC Medical Services building. 840 N. Fifth Ave., Sequim. Through March 31. 821-1807.

• Nature oils and encaustic paintings of Carrie Goller. Art Mine Gallery at The Inn at Port Hadlock, 310 Hadlock Bay Road, Port Hadlock. Through March 31. 360-385-7030.

• 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 March 18

• Readers Theatre Plus open reading night. 7 p.m. Old Dungeness Schoolhouse, 2781 Towne Road, Sequim. E-mail caroler1@juno.com.

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



Fridays-Sundays through Sunday March 29

• Tom Stoppard's "Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead." Not suitable for young children. 7 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays, 2:30 p.m. Sundays. Chameleon Theater, 800 W. Park Ave., Port Townsend. $15 general admission, $10 students and seniors. Tickets at The Food Coop in Port Townsend and brownpapertickets.com. 360-379-1068.



Saturday March 21

• "God Rocks!" via satellite, a concert based on "God Rocks!" Bible Toons animated children's series. Breakfast served at 7:45 a.m., concert at 8:30 a.m. Calvary Chapel Sequim, 91 S. Boyce Road, Sequim. Free. Reservations requested, 683-5995.



Wednesday March 25

• Debbie Wooten. 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



Saturday, March 21

• Port Townsend Jitterbug Dance Club. The Blues Orbiters. Ken Sorbel and Jeannette Wilson pre-dance zydeco lesson at 7 p.m., free with admission. Blues and swing music, 8-11 p.m. Port Townsend Elks Lodge, 555 Otto St.$15 adults, $7 ages 12 and younger. 360-385-6919 or 360-385-5327.



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 $5, first visit free. 457-5472.



events



Friday-Saturday March 20-21

• "Spring Bash" bikini contest 11 p.m. March 20; "Spring Bash" best man's trunk contest 11 p.m. March 21. Oasis Sports Bar & Grill, 301 E. Washington St., Sequim. 582-3143.



Saturday March 21

• Olympic Gentle Paws. Children are invited to bring a book or borrow one to read to the animals. 11 a.m.-noon. Children's area at the Port Angeles Library, 2210 S. Peabody St. 681-4440 or cornellc@olypen.com.

• Midnight in Paris. Fundraiser for First Step Family Support Center. 6 p.m. C'est Si Bon, 23 Cedar Park Drive, Port Angeles. $75 per person; $600 per table. 457-8355.

• St. Paddy's Irish Coffeehouse. Wearin' the green, Irish music, songs, poetry and maybe even a wee bit o' dancin'. 7 p.m. Olympic Unitarian-Universalist Fellowship, 73 Howe Road, Agnew. Irish-style nonalcoholic coffee, tea and dessert, $10; extra dessert for $5.

• MAC Nite dinner auction. Fundraiser for Museum and Arts Center's document preservation, new exhibits and summer children's programs. SunLand Golf & Country Club, 109 Hilltop Drive, Sequim. $50. 681-2257.



Sunday, March 22

• Friends of the Fields' third-annual Farmers Breakfast. Ham, scrambled eggs, potato home fries, toast, jams, orange juice and coffee/tea. Live music. 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Sequim Prairie Grange hall, 290

Macleay Road, Sequim. $12 adults, $6 children under age 10, all

proceeds to Friends of the Fields' farmland preservation efforts.



Wednesday March 25

• Survivors Luncheon. Educational seminar on lymphedema, nutrition and exercise for cancer survivors. Guest speakers Karen Rushby, lymphedema; Christin Maks, nutrition; and Barb Paschal, exercise. 12:30-3 p.m. Second floor education room, Olympic Medical Center, Medical Services Building, 840 N. Fifth Ave., Sequim. Free. 582-5615 or 582-2845.

• Sequim Prairie Grange annual pie social. Potluck dinner, 6:30 p.m., 290 Macleay Road, Sequim. Slices of pie available for a donation; pie auction; proceeds go to the March of Dimes to fight birth defects. The grange hall is at 290 Macleay Road, Sequim.



Saturday March 28

• Second-annual clam bake features tastes of several locally raised clams and hand-selected wine. 4-10 p.m. Michaels Seafood & Steakhouse, 117B E. First St., Port Angeles. 417-2156.



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.; 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, 2-3:45 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

• Glee club, 9:30 a.m.; crafts, 10 a.m., SHIBA health insurance advice, 10 a.m.-noon, dominoes, 1 p.m., acrylic painting, ping-pong, 1-3 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.



readings & lectures



Thursday March 19

• Peninsula College nursing students and faculty. "Global Health Experiences in Costa Rica" A Studium Generale program. Rescheduled from Feb. 26. Noon. Little Theater, Peninsula College, 1502 E. Lauridsen Blvd. Free. 452-9277.



classes & demonstrations



Wednesday March 18

• Presenting and framing artwork. Framers Don Tiller and Jay Haskins. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Northwind Arts Center, 2409 Jefferson St., Port Townsend. $50 non-members, $45 Northwind volunteers. 360-379-1086 or 360-385-6389, www.northwindarts.org or jhkapotso@olympus.net..

• "Diabetes, Taking Control." Bob Boardman, diabetes educator. Noon. Second floor north, Olympic Medical Services Building, 840 N. Fifth Ave., Sequim. 417-7486.



Thursday March 19

• "How Exercise Helps Your Breathing and Lungs." Judy Tordini, cardiology program director. Noon. McCarter Conference Room, First Floor East, Olympic Memorial Hospital, 939 Caroline St., Port Angeles. 417-7486.

• Gary Lepak. "Grief." Volunteer Hospice of Clallam County's community education series. 1-3 p.m. Trinity United Methodist Church, 100 N. Blake Ave., Sequim. Free. 452-1511.

• Intuitive Circle. Charlie Comstock on the I Ching, an ancient self-help and self-awareness tool. Bring note pad and water bottle. 6-8 p.m. Olympic Unitarian Universalist Fellowship Hall, 73 Howe Road, Agnew. $5, fee for facility rental and speaker, but no one will be turned away. 681-4411.



Friday March 20

• Psychotherapist Dr. Dorothea Hover-Kramer. "Energy Psychology Self-Care to Improve Romance in Your Life." 10:30 a.m.-noon. Sequim Senior Activity Center, 921 E. Hammond St., Sequim. Free. www.SecondChanceDream.com.

• Stress management. 7 p.m King's Way Foursquare Church, 1023 Kitchen-Dick Road, Sequim. 670-7188.



Saturday March 21

• Adult cardiopulmonary resuscitation and standard first aid.

9 a.m.-4 p.m. American Red Cross, 151 Ruth's Place, 1D, Sequim. Various prices. 457-7933.

• Sushi chef Doug Nishimora teaches a sushi class. 6 p.m. A Catered Affair, 229 S. Sequim Ave., Sequim. $100 per person. 460-4895.



Tuesday March 24

• Pet first aid. 6-9 p.m. American Red Cross, 151 Ruth's Place, 1D, Sequim. Various prices. 457-7933.



Tuesdays, Thursdays March 24-April 9

• Docent training for Olympic Coast Discovery Center. 9 a.m.-noon at the Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary classroom on the second floor of The Landing mall, 115 E. Railroad Ave., Port Angeles. 457-6622, ext. 31 or Janet.Lamont@noaa.gov.



Thursday March 26

• "Which Number is Most Important? The Top or Bottom for My Blood Pressure," Judy Tordini, cardiology program director. Noon. McCarter Conference Room, First Floor East, Olympic Memorial Hospital, 939 Caroline St., Port Angeles. 417-7486.

• Clallam County Environmental Health class for individual well owners and operators of group B public water systems. 6-8 p.m. Dungeness River Audubon Center, 2151 W. Hendrickson Road, Sequim. Free. 417-2506.



Saturday March 28

• Adult cardiopulmonary resuscitation and standard first aid, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. 933 E. First St., Port Angeles. American Red Cross classes also available in Port Hadlock. 457-7933.



Tuesday March 31

• "Is That Chest Pain My Heart or Esophagus?" Judy Tordini, cardiology program director. Noon. McCarter Conference Room, First Floor East, Olympic Memorial Hospital, 939 Caroline St., Port Angeles. 417-7486.



March 31 and later

• Community education classes including sign language, computer basics, Web site design, Photoshop Elements and digital photography start March 31 at Peninsula College, 1502 E. Lauridsen Blvd., Port Angeles, and in Sequim. Register at http://www.pc.ctc.edu/ or 417-6255.



Wednesdays

• Shelley Haupt. High energy cardio-step classes. 9-10:15 a.m. 1000 N. Fifth Ave., Sequim. $5 donation. 477-2409.

• 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.

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

• 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

• Shelley Haupt. Strength and toning classes. 9-10 a.m. 1000 N. Fifth Ave., Sequim. $5 donation. 477-2409.



Fridays

• Shelley Haupt. Circuit training classes. 9-10:30 a.m. 1000 N. Fifth Ave., Sequim. $5 donation. 477-2409.

• Ongoing workshop 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

• Shelley Haupt. High energy cardio-step classes. 9-10:15 a.m.; strength and toning class 10:30-11:30 a.m. 1000 N. Fifth Ave., Sequim. $5 donation. 360-477-2409.

• 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.

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



Tuesdays

• Sequim Chiropractic Clinic and Massage health and wellness classes. Call for dates, time and location. 681-2414.

• 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.



calls for artists



• Dungeness Kids Fair is accepting exhibitor applications for the 10 a.m.-2 p.m. May 30 fair at Guy Cole Center, Carrie Blake Park, Sequim. Entertainment and children's activities, information and shopping for parents. 582-1700 or susan@dungenesskids.com.

• Landing Art Gallery invites artists to call 457-4407 or e-mail thelandingmall@wavecable.com.





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