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Senior menu

Here are the Sequim Senior Nutrition Site menus, served at 4:30 p.m. at Suncrest Village Retirement Apartments, 251 S. Fifth Ave. Suggested donation $3. Menus are subject to change.

Wednesday March 25 - Green salad, meatloaf, whipped potatoes and gravy, chuck wagon corn, sherbet

Thursday March 26 - Cook's choice

Friday March 27 - Caesar salad, Italian-style veal with ziti pasta, California blend vegetables, spiced pears

Monday March 30 - Marinated vegetable salad, chicken and rice casserole, mixed vegetables, fresh melon

Tuesday March 31 - Fruit cocktail, barbecue beef on a bun, baked beans, coleslaw, brownie.

Community salmon feast

and silent auction

The Olympic Peninsula Audubon Society holds its annual Olympic Peninsula BirdFest silent auction and banquet from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Saturday, April 4, at the Jamestown S'Klallam Tribal Center in Blyn.

The Saturday night salmon banquet - in the tradition of the Jamestown S'Klallam tribe with the beauty of a Sequim Bay sunset on the horizon - will feature locally grown, organic foods from the Sequim-Dungeness Valley in addition to fresh salmon. Before the banquet, guests can view the native art gallery and carving shed and make bids on silent auction items.

The dinner speaker is Dr. Julia K. Parish, professor/associate director of the Aquatic & Fishery Sciences program at the University of Washington, speaking on " Biodiversity, Biomass and Behavior: Forces Affecting Seabirds in Washington Waters."

For tickets, which are $30, call the Dungeness River Center at 681-4076 or e-mail info@olympic

Sequim guild hosts

spring bunco party

Salads, sandwiches and desserts, as well as a game of bunco, are offered at the Sequim Guild's spring bunco party at 12:30 p.m. Friday, April 3, at St. Luke's Episcopal Church, 515 N. Fifth Ave., Sequim. The benefit for the Seattle Children's Hospital helps provide medical care for children. A $10 donation is requested. For reservations, call Mari at 683-8479.

Veterans meet for annual lunch

Veterans of Foreign Wars members from

Sequim, Carlsborg, Port Angeles, Forks, Neah Bay, Port Hadlock and Brinnon are invited to VFW District 14's annual spring luncheon at noon Saturday, April 18, at the Cedars at Dungeness golf course, 1965 Woodcock Road, Sequim.

The cost is $15.50 per person, including gratuity.

RSVP by April 10 to 683-3049 or 683-6519.

Elections and

installations scheduled

Veterans of Foreign Wars post and auxiliary members of District 14 meet at noon Sunday, April 19, for lunch at Post 4760, 169 E. Washington St., Sequim. District 14 post and ladies auxiliary elections and installations follow the lunch.

RSVP by April 10 to 683-6519.

Deadline approaches

The deadline for Sequim Prairie Grange scholarship applications is April 30.

Scholarships are available to graduating high school seniors or college students continuing their studies who are members, children, grandchildren or great-grandchildren of current members or deceased life Grange members.

Applications and more information is available at 683-7340 or P.O. Box 201, Sequim, WA 98382.

Sharing wood sculptures with the community

Olympic Driftwood Sculptors will show sculptures at the Museum and Arts Center during the month of April. The group promotes and shares the art of driftwood sculpture with the "LuRon(r)" method, which is unique to the Pacific Northwest. The goal is to reveal the inner beauty of the wood.

They also do a less traditional "Beyond LuRon(r)" for those who want to expand their creativity.

Driftwood artists will demonstrate from 5-8 p.m. Friday,

April 3, at the Museum and Arts Center First Friday open house, 175 W. Cedar St., Sequim.

Agency receives grant

Family Planning of Clallam County, a local United Way Agency, has been awarded a grant of $20,000 from the Washington State Chapter of the March of Dimes in support of their Pregnancy Outreach Project.

The POP will provide services to all women of childbearing age with emphasis on low-income, rural, Native American and Latina women and at-risk youth ages 13-24 with limited resources in Clallam County.

For more information, call Maggie Cervenka, at 452-2954 Ext. 17.

NPBA welcomes new EO

The North Peninsula Building Association will introduce FaLeana Wech, the new executive officer and government affairs director, at its membership meeting. The event will be held at the Peninsula Golf Club, 824 S. Lindberg Road in Port Angeles. Make reservations for dinner no later than 3 p.m. on Wednesday, March 25, by contacting the NPBA office at 452-8160, faxing to 452-8197 or e-mailing Cost of dinner is $20 per person and payment at time of reservation is appreciated.

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