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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 April 8

• 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 of Seattle Children's Hospital. Members' lunch at 11:30 a.m. Oak Table Cafe, 292 W. Bell St., Sequim; 1 p.m. second-floor meeting room of the Lodge at Sherwood Village, 660 Evergreen Farm Way, Sequim. 681-3073.

• 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.

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

• 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. Downstairs at 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 Amateur Radio Club. 7 p.m. Port Angeles Fire Hall, 102 E. Fifth St., Port Angeles. www.olyham.com or 452-8228.

• Clallam County Democratic Club. Border Patrol Agent Chris Dyer speaks about the Border Patrol's history on the national level, its strategy and specifics regarding its presence on the Olympic Peninsula. 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.

• Olympic Peninsula Mycological Society. 7 p.m. Tri-Area Community Center, 10 West Valley Road, Chimacum.

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



Thursday April 9

• Soroptimist International of Port Angeles - Jet Set. 7 a.m. Port Angeles Senior Center, 328 E. Seventh St., Port Angeles. 452-7925.

• Pacific Northwest Wood Artisans. 9 a.m.-noon. Craft room, Port Angeles Senior Center, 328 E. Seventh St., Port Angeles. 452-5928.

• United States Coast Guard Auxiliary, Flotilla 47. 9:15 a.m. Tarcisio's Restaurant, 609 W. Washington St., Sequim. 775-2288.

• 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 Lodge, 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.

• Olympic Peninsula Orchid Society. 1 p.m. 950 N. Fifth Ave., Sequim. 360-385-3723.

• Alzheimer's/dementia caregivers information and support group. 1-2:30 p.m. Room 401, Sequim Bible Church, 847 N. Sequim Ave., Sequim. 582-9309.

• 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.

• Grandparents Raising Grandchildren. 6-7:30 p.m. Conference room, Senior Information Office, 411 W. Washington St., Sequim. 417-8554.

• Olympic Peaks Camera Club. 7 p.m. Dungeness Community Church, 45 Eberle Lane. 681-4422.

• American Legion Post 62. 7 p.m. American Legion Hall, 107 E. Prairie St., Sequim. 683-5915.

• 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.

• Sequim Masonic Lodge 213. 7:30 p.m. Sequim Masonic Hall, 700 S. Fifth Ave., Sequim. 683-5330.



Friday April 10

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

• Peninsula Scribes. 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Call for location. 477-4356 or Fontluvr@aol.com.

• 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 April 11

• Sequim PC User Group. Virginia Majewski. "Genealogy - Using Computer Resources." 10 a.m. Sequim High School Technical Drafting Computer Lab, 601 N. Sequim Ave. spcug.net.

• Clallam County Genealogical Society. Sarah Thorson Little. "Step-by Step Methodology, A Case Study," outlining the process for researching ancestors. 10 a.m. Dungeness Schoolhouse, 2781 Towne Road, Sequim. 417-5000 or www.olypen.com/ccgs.

• 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.

• American Association of University Women. 12:30-

2 p.m. Alternates between Sequim and Port Angeles. 681-0674.

• North Olympic Chapter of Veterans for Peace. 2:30 p.m. Olympic Unitarian Universalist Fellowship Hall, 73 Howe Road, off North Barr Road, Agnew. 360-385-7612.



Sunday April 12

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



Monday April 13

• Alzheimer's Association Caregiver Support Group. 9:30-11 a.m. Port Angeles Senior Center, 328 E. Seventh St., Port Angeles. 360-477-5511.

• Port Angeles Garden Club. Business meeting at 10 a.m. Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 301 Lopez Ave., Port Angeles. 452-5406.

• Natural Science Study Group. 10 a.m.-noon. Railroad Bridge Park, 2151 W. Hendrickson Road, Sequim. 681-4076.

• 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 those interested in 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.

• Clallam County On-site Septic System Work Group. 6-8 p.m. Room 160 at the Clallam County Courthouse, 223 E. Fourth St. Port Angeles. www.clallam.net/html/septic.htm or 417-2543.

• 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.

• American Legion Post 29. 7 p.m. Veterans Center, 216 S. Francis St., Port Angeles. 452-9335.

• Rhododendron Grange 1137. 7:30 p.m. Gardiner Community Center, 980 Old Gardiner Road, Gardiner. 683-5089 or 360-797-7500.

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



Tuesday April 14

• 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.

• Port Angeles Christian Women's Connection. 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Second floor, CrabHouse, 221 N. Lincoln St., Port Angeles. 457-8261 or 452-4343.

• 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. 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.

• Post 4760, Veterans of Foreign Wars. 2 p.m. 169 E. Washington St., Sequim. 683-9546.

• 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.

• Celebrate Recovery. 6:30 p.m. 707 E. Washington St., Suite D, Sequim. www.sequimvineyard.com or 360-477-5747.

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



Wednesday April 15

• Shelter Provider Network. 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.

• 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 meeting 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.

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

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

• Parkinson Disease Support Group. Call for information. 582-9076.

• 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.

• Olympic Gentle Paws. 6 p.m. Greywolf Veterinary Hospital, 1102 E. Washington St., Sequim. 681-4440.

• 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.



music



Thursday April 9

• Jazz in Blume. 6-9 p.m. Oasis Sports Bar & Grill, 301 E. Washington St., Sequim. 582-3143.



Thursday-Friday April 9-10

• Author Unknown. Blues and rock. 8 p.m.-midnight April 9; 9 p.m.-1 a.m. April 10. 7 Cedars Casino, 270756 Highway 101, Sequim. 683-7777.



Friday April 10

• Peter Barthell. Classical guitar. 6-8:30 p.m. Galare Thai Restaurant, 120 W. Bell St., Sequim. 683-8069.

• Big Fine Daddies. 9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m. Bushwhacker, 1527 E. First St., Port Angeles. 417-9011.



Friday-Saturday April 10-11

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



Saturday April 11

• Washington Old Time Fiddlers. Sequim Prairie Grange hall, 290 Macleay Road. All players jam, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., performance 1:30-3:30 p.m. Free. 417-6950, or e-mail

handrlester@olypen.com.

• Jimmy Vegas Presents. Golden age of rock to the present. 9 p.m.-1 a.m. 7 Cedars Casino, 270756 Highway 101, Sequim. 683-7777.



Sunday April 12

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



Monday April 13

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



Wednesday April 15

• Big Fine Daddies. 8 p.m. 7 Cedars Casino, 270756 Highway 101, Sequim. 683-7777.



Thursday April 16

• Jazz in Blume. 7- 9 p.m. The Landing, 115 E. Railroad Ave., Port Angeles. 565-8466.



Thursday-Friday April 16-17

• Junkyard Jane. 8 p.m.-midnight, April 16; 6-9:30 p.m. April 17. Blues and rock. 7 Cedars Casino, 270756 Highway 101,

Sequim. 683-7777.



Friday April 17

• Richard Royce. Flamenco guitar. 6-8:30 p.m. Galare Thai Restaurant, 120 W. Bell St., Sequim. 683-8069.

• Jazz in Blume. 7-10 p.m. Upstage Restaurant & Theatre, 923 W. Washington St., Port Townsend. 360-385-2216. www.

upstagerestaurant.com



Friday-Saturday April 17-18

• Tim Turner. 10 p.m.-1 a.m. April 17, 6-9:30 p.m. April 18.

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



Saturday April 18

• Port Angeles Symphony. "Limitless Variations in Music ..." including spirituals by Morton Gould, Debussy's "Clair de Lune," Rodrigo's "Fantasia Para un Gentilhombre," Barber's "Adagio for Strings," and Britten's "The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra." Narrator Ella Stern, guitarist Steven Novacek, conductor Adam Stern. 10 a.m. dress rehearsal, 6:40 p.m. preconcert chat, 7:30 p.m. concert. Port Angeles High School Auditorium, 304 E. Park Ave., Port Angeles. $5 individual, $10 family for morning dress rehearsal; $25, $20, $12, $10 for evening concert. 457-5579, olypen.com/pasymphony or pasymphony@olypen.com.

• Port Angeles High School choir Spring Fling includes performances by the choir, a silent and live auction, a hamburger or veggie burger lunch for $5. Noon-3 p.m. 1831 Monroe Road, Port Angeles. Choir fundraiser. 452-7602.



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.



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



Friday April 10

• Reception for photographer Linda Parcell, featured artist for April. 5-8 p.m. Waterfront Gallery, 120 W. First St., Port Angeles. 452-8165.

• Reception for photography show of Marilyn Santiago. 5:30-7:30. Karon's Frame Center, 625 E. Front St., Port Angeles. Show continues through April 30. 565-0308.



Saturday April 11

• Ninth annual Children's Festival of Art offers hands-on opportunities in the arts and crafts, along with demonstrations by local artists. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Building 204, Fort Worden State Park, 200 Battery Way, Port Townsend. $7 per person. 360-385-0655.



Continuing exhibits

• Artist/poet Gary McMannon's show "Paintings from Tanglewood and Beyond." The Buzz, 128 N. Sequim Ave., Sequim. Through April 30. 683-2503.

• Museum and Arts Center. Olympic Driftwood Sculptors show, Smithsonian poster exhibit "Earth From Space." Through April 30. 175 W. Cedar St., Sequim. 683-8110.

• North Olympic Watercolorists member show. Artwork on display 8 a.m.-7 p.m. daily through April. The Gallery at the Fifth, Fifth Avenue Retirement Center, 500 W. Hendrickson Road, Sequim. 683-3345.

• April artists of the month Cynthia Thomas, mixed media and pastel; Jim Gift, photography. Sagepoint Financial Inc., 193 W. Cedar St., Sequim. Through April 30.

• April featured artists Ryoko Toyama, watercolor, and Colin Cunningham, woodcarving and bronze sculptures. Blue Whole Gallery, 129 W. Washington St., Sequim. 681-6033.

• Watercolors and oil paintings of artist Marilyn Hooser, including landscape, still life and portrait paintings. KeyBank, 120 N Dunlap Ave., Sequim. Through April 30.

• Annual show "Strait Art 2009." Works of 35 artists from Clallam and Jefferson counties. Port Angeles Fine Arts Center, 1203 E. Lauridsen Blvd., Port Angeles. Through May 10. 417-4590 or 457-3532.

• 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 April 8

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



Friday April 10

• Movie night, "Bedtime Stories." Doors open at 6:30 p.m., movie starts at 6:45 p.m. Free, raffle tickets and refreshments will be sold. Gymnasium at Helen Haller Elementary, 350 W. Fir St., Sequim. 582-3200.

• Diana Bigelow, Vicki Dodd and Marline Lesh, "The Soundscape Trio." Improvisational "soundscaping." 7 p.m. Port Angeles Fine Arts Center, 1203 E. Lauridsen Blvd., Port Angeles. Free, donations welcome. 457-3532 or www.pafac.org.

• "Mi Familia"/"My Family." First of a four-part series of Magic of Cinema films linked to works by Ana Castillo, the college's ninth writer-in-residence. 7 p.m. Little Theater at Peninsula College, 1502 E. Lauridsen Blvd., Port Angeles. $5 general, $1 for students with current identification. 452-9277.



Friday-Saturday April 10-11

• Three Alfred Hitchcock movies: "Suspicion" at 8 p.m. April 10; "Spellbound," 8 p.m. and "Psycho," midnight April 11. Chameleon Theater, 800 W. Park Ave., Port Townsend. $10, $6 for children under 12 and seniors. 360-379-1068.



Friday April 17

• Max Mania's eight funsters riff off the Marx Brothers, Jack Benny, Fred Allen, Bob & Ray and more. 7 p.m. Port Angeles Fine Arts Center, 1203 E. Lauridsen Blvd., Port Angeles. Free, donations welcome. 457-3532 or www.pafac.org.



Fridays-Sundays April 17-26

• Olympic Theatre Arts. Sam Shepard's "True West." 7:30 p.m. April 17-18, 24-25 and 2 p.m. April 19 and 26. Guy Cole Convention Center at Carrie Blake Park, Blake Avenue, Sequim. $12 adults, $10 OTA members. For mature audiences. Tickets at Pacific Mist Books, Sequim Village Glass and Odyssey Books. 683-7326 or www.olympictheatrearts.org.



Saturdays

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



dance



Mondays through April 27

• West Coast swing lessons and dance with Seattle's Terry West. Sequim Prairie Grange hall, 290 Macleay Road, Sequim. Beginners, 6 p.m.; intermediates, 7:30; dance 8:30-10 p.m. $40 per person for either level or $15 per person per class; $5 dance, free to class participants. 206-786-3421.



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 April 10

• Rate Limiting Step. 8:30 p.m. Lyre's Club, 229 W. First St., Port Angeles. 417-6988 or ratelimitingstep@live.com.



Saturday April 11

• Author Deena Fritz signs her book "Love Your Enemy?!"

11 a.m.-2 p.m. The Good Book, 108 W. Washington St., Sequim.

• Gardiner Community Center's annual garage sale. 8 a.m.-

2 p.m. 980 Old Gardiner Road, Gardiner. More than 30

vendors, free blood pressure checks and light refreshments. georgedebruyn@earthlink.net or 360-797-7981.

• Olympic Peninsula Explorers Volkssport Club. Meet at Albertson's, 114 E. Lauridsen Blvd., Port Angeles, shortly before

9 a.m. to sign in for a 6.2-mile or 3.1-mile walk from Lake Crescent Lodge. No pets or strollers and wheelchairs not recommended. opepresident@hotmail.com.

• WSU Extension Master Gardeners plant clinic. 10 a.m.-

2 p.m. Co-Op Farm & Garden, 216 E. Washington St., Sequim.



Saturday April 18

• Olympic Gentle Paws dogs and books for youngsters to read to them. Bring a book or read one of the club's selections. 11 a.m.-noon. Children's area of Port Angeles Library, 2210 S. Peabody St. Port Angeles. 681-4440 or cornellc@olypen.com.

• WSU Extension Master Gardeners plant clinic. 10 a.m.-

2 p.m. Co-Op Farm & Garden, 216 E. Washington St., Sequim.

• Sequim Vineyard gathering at 9:30 a.m. at The Buzz, 128 N. Sequim Ave., Sequim. Motorcycle run starts at 10 a.m. "Blessing of the Bikes" 10:45-11:30 a.m. in Port Townsend. Barbecue at 707 E. Washington St., Sequim, 1 p.m. www.sequimevents.com.



Saturday-Sunday April 18-19

• Northwest Wine and Cheese Tour at Olympic Peninsula wineries in Sequim, Port Angeles and Port Townsend.

Self-guided tour. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. $25 at the door, includes commemorative wine glass, cheese samples and complimentary wine tastings at each winery, $5 per person per winery for nonticketed visitors. Must be 21 or over to purchase tickets and/or participate in wine tasting. 800-785-5495, info@olympicpeninsulawineries.org, or www.olympicpeninsulawineries.org.



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.; seniorcise, 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., seniorcise, 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, pingpong,

1-3 p.m.; Middle Eastern dancers, 7-9 p.m.; blood pressure screening, 10 a.m.-noon; potluck, 11:30 a.m.; and bunco, 1 p.m. Sequim Senior Activity Center, 921 E. Hammond St., Sequim. 683-6806.

• Bar stool bingo. 4-7 p.m. Oasis Sports Bar & Grill, 301 E. Washington St., Sequim. 582-3143.



readings

and lectures



Thursday April 9

• Northwind Reading Series. Poet, Peninsula College writing and literature teacher, co-director of Foothill Writers Series Carmen Germain and poet, gourd artist Patrick Loafman. 7 p.m. Northwind Arts Center, 2409 Jefferson St. Port Townsend. Free, donations accepted to support Northwind. 360-379-1086.



upcoming lectures



Wednesday April 15, Thursday April 23

• Retired physical therapist Barb Paschal. "How to Improve Your Balance." 1-2 p.m. April 15, 1:30-2:30 p.m. April 23. Trinity United Methodist Church, 100 S. Blake Ave., Sequim. Free. www.balanceimprovement.com.



Wednesday, April 22

• Retired physical therapist Barb Paschal. Lecture on neck and back pain. 10:30-11:30 a.m. Sequim Senior Activity Center, 921 E. Hammond St., Sequim. Free. www.balanceimprovement.com.



Saturday April 25

• North Olympic Creation Care Alliance. "Awakening the Dreamer, Changing the Dream" symposium. 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Trinity United Methodist Church, 100 S. Blake Ave., Sequim. $20. 683-5367 or AwakeningTheDreamer.org.



classes and

demonstrations



Thursday April 9

• Attorney Ron Bell. "Legal Aspects Concerning Death;" Jennifer Melberg of Sequim Valley Chapel. "Funeral Arrangements." 1-3 p.m. Trinity United Methodist Church, 100 S. Blake Ave., Sequim. 452-1511.



Saturday April 11

• 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 April 13

• Adult CPR. 6-10 p.m. American Red Cross, 151 Ruth's Place, 1D, Sequim. $25. 457-7933.



Monday April 13-Tuesday April 14

• Mindi Blanchard. Eight-hour dementia specialty training session. 1-5 p.m. April 13; 9 a.m.-1 p.m. April 14. $48 per person, including coursebook, prepaid no later than April 10. For location, call 683-8334.



Tuesday April 14

• Standard first aid. 6-8:30 p.m. American Red Cross, 151 Ruth's Place, 1D, Sequim. $20. 457-7933.



Wednesday April 15

• Judy Tordini. "Chest Discomfort: Sorting Out and What You Should Do." Noon. Second-floor conference room, Medical Services Building, 840 N. Fifth Ave., Sequim. Free. 417-7486.

• Infant and child CPR. 6-8:30 p.m. American Red Cross, 151 Ruth's Place, 1D, Sequim. $20. 457-7933.



Thursday April 16

• Margaret McHugh. "Stress Management." 1-3 p.m. Trinity United Methodist Church, 100 S. Blake Ave., Sequim. 452-1511.



Friday-Sunday April 17-19

• Michael Molin-Skelton dance retreat and workshop, "Dancing on the Edge." Madrona MindBody Institute, gym building at Fort Worden State Park, 200 Battery Way, Port Townsend. 7-9:30 p.m. April 17 performance/dance, open to the public. $30 to current MMI students preregistered by April 15, $35 at door, tuition includes performance. Information and registration at www.madronamindbody.com or 360-344-4475.



Saturday April 18

• United States Coast Guard Auxiliary, Flotilla 47. Introductory boating safety course. Basics of boat safety, boating problems and boat safety equipment. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Point Wilson Lighthouse, Fort Worden State Park, 200 Battery Way, Port Townsend. $35, second family member sharing book, $15. 956-490-7632 or gjkaufmann@aol.com.



Saturdays April 18, 25 and May 2

• Clallam Country Amateur Radio Club. Technician and general license classes from American Radio Relay League Technician or General Class Manual. 8:45 a.m.-5 p.m. April 18 and 25. Morning review, 1 p.m. exam May 2. Port Angeles Fire Station, Fifth and Laurel streets, Port Angeles. Free class, $15 fee for the examination, book available from www.arrl.org./catalog/ or 452-8228, 452-4672.



auditions, deadlines and volunteers



Call for artists

• City of Sequim is accepting applications for bands to perform at its 2009 season of Music and a Movie in the Park. Bands are asked to submit a press kit that includes a written request to participate and a CD of the group that will perform. Information should be sent to the City Clerk, 152 W. Cedar St., Sequim, WA 98382. Call 683-4139.

• Blue Whole Gallery is accepting applications for new artists. Visit 129 W. Washington St., Sequim or call 681-6033.

• Waterfront Art Gallery invites artists to pick up an application at 120 W. First Street, Port Angeles. 452-8165.

• Dungeness Kids Fair is accepting exhibitor applications for the 10 a.m.-2 p.m. May 30 fair at Guy Cole Convention 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.



Volunteer opportunities

• Peninsula Men's Gospel Singers, an interdenominational, nonprofit men's gospel singing group from Sequim and Port Angeles, needs first tenors. 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.

• 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 seeks volunteers, both skilled and interested in being trained, in home construction skills. For a volunteer application, call 681-6780 or visit www.olypen.com/dvhfh.

• Volunteer drivers 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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