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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 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.

• Daughters of the American Revolution, Michael Trebert Chapter. Nancy Pellegrino presents "The History of Quilts." 11 a.m. Parkwood Community Center, Sequim.

417-1346.

• 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.

• 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.

• 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.

• Parkinson Disease Support Group. 1 p.m. Call for location. 582-9076.

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

• 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.

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

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

• Hurricane Ridge Kennel Club. 7 p.m. Greywolf Veterinary Hospital, 1102 Washington St., Sequim. 683-4911.

• 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. Lorenz Sollmann, deputy project leader, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. "Update on the Birds and Mammals of the Washington State Maritime Complex of the U.S. Fish & Wildlife." 7 p.m. 2151 W. Hendrickson Road, Sequim. 681-4076.



Thursday April 16

• 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. 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.

• 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. September-June. 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.

• 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.

• U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 42, District 13.

7 p.m. St. Luke's Episcopal Church, 525 N. Fifth Ave., Sequim. 417-6716.

• 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. www.food addicts.org.



Friday April 17

• 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. 582-1334.



Saturday April 18

• 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.

• New Dungeness Light Station Association. Annual spring meeting. Dale Faulstich, master totem pole carver and storyteller, is the guest speaker. 1-3 p.m. Trinity United Methodist Church, 100 S. Blake Ave., Sequim. 683-6638.

• North Olympic Brewers Guild. 2 p.m. Peak's Brewpub, 130 S. Lincoln St., Port Angeles. www.northolympic

brewers.org.



Sunday April 19

• Disabled American Veterans Chapter 9 & Unit 9. Potluck 1-2 p.m., meeting 2-3 p.m. Clallam County Veterans Center, 216 S. Francis St., Port Angeles.

• Sons of Italy Lodge 2733. 1 p.m. social hour, 2 p.m. meeting. Port Angeles Naval Elks Lodge, 131 E. First St., Port Angeles. 683-4830 or 457-3194.

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

• Thea Foss No. 45, Daughters of Norway. Jewelry designer Felicia Bauer. 1 p.m. Tri-Area Community Center, 10 West Valley Road, Chimacum. 360-379-1802.



Monday April 20

• Men's Cancer Education Group. 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Conference room, 844 N. Fifth Ave., Sequim. 582-2845.

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

• Grief support group. 1 p.m., meets when there are enough people signed up. Trinity United Methodist Church, 100 S. Blake Ave., Sequim. 452-1511.

• Master Degree of Beta Sigma Phi. 1:30 p.m. Members' homes. 683-7907.

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

• Look Good ... Feel Better. 2 p.m. Olympic Medical Cancer Center conference room, 844 N. Fifth Ave., Sequim. 582-5615 or 582-2845.

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

addicts.org.

• LCD, Lucid Group. Those interested in improving com-munication 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.

• Olympic Peninsula Footprinter Chapter 74. 6 p.m. dinner, 7 p.m. meeting. American Legion Hall, 107 E. Prairie St., Sequim. 683-5750.

• Sequim Valley Car Club. 6 p.m. Sequim Elks Lodge, 143 Port Williams Road, Sequim. 681-0413.

• Grand Olympic Chorus of Sweet Adelines International. 6:30-9 p.m. Mondays except holidays. Sequim Bible Church, 847 N. Sequim Ave. 683-0141 or 360-385-4680.

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

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



Tuesday April 21

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

• Olympic Peninsula Association of Retired Law Enforcement Officers and Fire Fighters. 11:30 a.m. Paradise Restaurant, 703 N. Sequim Ave., Sequim. 683-3469.

• Clallam County School Retirees Association. Noon, September-May. CrabHouse Restaurant, 221 N. Lincoln St., Port Angeles. 457-8205.

• 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. Noon-1 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.

• 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.

• Stockhounds Investment Club. 5:30 p.m. Gardiner Community Center, 980 Old Gardiner Road, Gardiner. 360-379-5412 or 582-1345.

• North Olympic Chapter of the Compassionate Friends. Support organization for families following the death of a child. 6 p.m. St. Luke's Episcopal Church, 525 N. Fifth Ave., Sequim. 457-7395 or 417-1885.

• 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.

• SKWIM Toastmasters Club. 7 p.m. Dining room at Prairie Springs Assisted Living, 680 Prairie St., Sequim. 681-6666.

• Clallam County Gem and Mineral Society. 7 p.m. Call for more information, 681-2323 or 681-7981.

• Alzheimer's Association Caregiver Telephone Support Group. 7:30-9 p.m. 800-848-7097 or linda.whiteside@alz.org.

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



Wednesday April 22

• 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. Tara Lock, director of Olympic Medical Cancer Center, speaks about the center's programs, new programs and proposed upcoming changes. 10 a.m. St. Luke's Episcopal Church, 525 N. Fifth Ave., Sequim. 683-7044.

• 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 Salmon Coalition board meeting. 4:30-6:30 p.m. North Olympic Land Trust office in Port Angeles. Call 360-379-8051 to RSVP and for directions to the NOLT office.

• 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, 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. 7 p.m. Call for location. 683-5648.



Arts and Entertainment



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. Sammy Eubanks, 10 p.m.-1 a.m. 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.

• Sammy Eubanks. Blues and rock. 10 p.m.-1 a.m.7 Cedars Casino, 270756 Highway 101, Sequim. 683-7777.



Sunday April 19

• NorthWest Women's Chorale spring concert "Water Music." 4 p.m. Trinity United Methodist Church, 100 S. Blake Ave., Sequim. Signers will translate. $10 suggested donation. www.nwwomenschorale.com or director@nwwomenschorale.com

• Danny Vernon. "Illusions of Elvis." 6-8 p.m. 7 Cedars Casino, 270756 Highway 101, Sequim. 683-7777.



Monday April 20

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

• NorthWest Women's Chorale spring concert "Water Music." 7 p.m. Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 301 Lopez Ave., Port Angeles. $10 suggested donation. Signers will translate. www.nwwomenschorale.com or director@nwwomenschorale.com



Tuesday, April 21

• Music Live with Lunch. David Jones, pianist and assistant professor of music at Peninsula College. Noon concert, with hot lunch following in the parish hall. St. Luke's Episcopal Church, 525 N. Fifth Ave., Sequim. $9 by April 16, $10 after April 16. A portion of proceeds given to Sequim area charities. 683-4862 or 452-0495.



exhibits



Continuing exhibits

• Photography of Marilyn Santiago. 5:30-7:30 p.m. Karon's Frame Center, 625 E. Front St., Port Angeles. Through April 30. 565-0308.

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

• Photographer Linda Parcell, featured artist of the month. 5-8 p.m. Waterfront Gallery, 120 W. First St., Port Angeles. Through April 30. 452-8165.

• 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 traditional style 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.



theater



Friday April 17

• Max Mania and eight funsters riff off comedy radio of 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 help support PAFAC. 457-3532 or www.pafac.org.



Friday-Saturday April 17-18

• Oscar-winning film "Il Postino," about Chilean poet Pablo Neruda and a postman who wants to learn about metaphor. 7 p.m. William O'Daly reads poems and discusses Neruda after the film Friday. Wheeler Theater, Fort Worden State Park, 200 Battery Way, Port Townsend. $10 general admission, $8 students, at Quimper Sound, www.ptfilmfest.com, or at the door. O'Daly teaches "Poetry & Il Postino: Metaphor in Motion." 9:45-11:45 a.m. April 18 at Quimper Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 2333 San Juan Ave., Port Townsend, $10/$8 students, at the door.



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.



dance



Saturday April 18

• Port Townsend Jitterbug Dance Club. The Fabulous Roof Shakers. 8-11 p.m. Port Townsend Elks Lodge, 555 Otto St., Port Townsend. Open to all ages, smoke-free, adults $15, ages 12 and younger $7. Free predance lesson in country two-step at 7 p.m. with Sonja Hickey. 360-385-6919 or 360-385-5327.



Mondays through April 27

• West Coast swing lessons and dance with Seattle dance instructor Terry West. Sequim Prairie Grange Hall, 290 Macleay Road, Sequim. Beginners, 6 p.m., intermediates, 7:30; dance 8:30-10 p.m. Drop-in fee, $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



Saturday April 18

• Sequim Prairie Grange super flea market. Vendors, baked goods and food. 8 a.m.-3 p.m. 290 Macleay Road, Sequim. 683-4431.

• 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.

• Washington State University Extension Master Gardeners Sequim plant clinic. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. The Co-Op, 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@olympicpeninsula

wineries.org, or http://www.olympicpeninsulawineries.org.



Monday April 20

• Washington State University Extension Master Gardeners Port Angeles plant clinic. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Clallam County Courthouse, 223 E. Fourth St., Port Angeles.



Monday-Friday April 20-25

• Earth Day games, prizes and handouts for children. Dungeness Kids Co. in the QFC shopping center at 990 E. Washington St., Suite 103, Sequim. 582-1700.



Tuesday April 21

• David Woodcock, award-winning aerial photographer. Two slide shows, "Fall in the Tetons" and "The Winter Splendor of Yellowstone." 2:30-4 p.m. Sequim Senior Activity Center, 921 E. Hammond St., Sequim. 683-6806.



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

• Master Gardeners Woodcock Demonstration Garden work party. 9 a.m.-noon. 2711 Woodcock Road, Sequim. Master Gardeners will be on hand to explain tasks and how those can be applied in home gardens.

• 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.

• Master Gardeners Olympic Peninsula Demonstration Garden work party, gardeners on hand to explain tasks and how those can be applied in home gardens at 10:30 a.m. Carrie Blake Park, Blake Avenue, Sequim.



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.

• Master Gardeners Robin Hill Demonstration Garden work party. Master Gardeners will be on hand to explain tasks and how those can be applied in home gardens. 10 a.m.-noon. Robin Hill Farm, off Dryke Road north of U.S. Highway 101, between Sequim and Port Angeles.

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



readings & 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.



Monday April 20

• Peninsula College writer-in-residence Ana Castillo focuses on members of the Chicano/Latino community, immigrant life in the United States and border issues. 1 p.m. Pub Conference Room, Peninsula College, 1502 E. Lauridsen Blvd., Port Angeles. 452-9277.



Tuesday April 21

• Peninsula College writer-in-residence Ana Castillo keynote reading for Foothills Writer Series and Studium Generale. Noon. Little Theater at Peninsula College, 1502 E. Lauridsen Blvd., Port Angeles. 452-9277.



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.

• Ana Castillo, Peninsula College writer-in-residence, reads from her most recent novel, "The Guardians." 7 p.m. Carver Room, Port Angeles Library, 2210 S. Peabody St., Port Angeles. 452-6367.



classes & demonstrations



Wednesday April 15

• Judy Tordini, cardiology program director. "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, "Special Spiritweaves Dance with Michael" open to the public. $30 to current MMI students preregistered by April 15, $35 at door, tuition includes performance. Information and registration available at www.madronamindbody.com or 360-344-4475.



Saturday April 18

• U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 47 introductory boating safety course. 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.

• Fran Sharp from Iseli Nursery speaks about "The Basics of Japanese Maples, Selection, Planting and Care." 1 p.m. McComb Gardens, 751 McComb Road, Sequim. Free. 681-2827.



Saturdays April 18, 25 and May 2

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



Tuesday April 21

• Pet first aid. 6-9 p.m. American Red Cross, 151 Ruth's Place, 1D, Sequim. American Red Cross classes also available in Port Hadlock. 457-7933.



Thursday April 23

• Judy Tordini. "LDL or HDL: Which is Important for Heart Health." Noon. First floor east, McCarter Education Room at Olympic Medical Center, 939 Caroline St., Port Angeles. Free. 417-7486.

• Clallam County Environmental Health class for well owners and operators of Group B Public Water Systems. Learn to inspect and maintain well water systems, protect water quality and what testing should be done. 6-8 p.m. Dungeness River Audubon Center, 2151 W. Hendrickson Road, Sequim. Free. 417-2506.



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 14th, 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 classes on nutritional cleansing, nutrition and weight loss. 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.

• "Laugh & Meditate with Ruth Marcus." 8:15-9 a.m, 11:30-12:15 p.m. 865 Carlsborg Road, Carlsborg. $3 donation. 681-2205 or Rmarcus@olypen.com. Advance sign-up needed.



By arrangement

• Tuttie Peetz. Driftwood sculpture classes. 683-6860.

• Jenny Linth and Yolanda Proulx, 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.



call for artists



• Sequim Museum and Arts Center seeks artwork depicting barns for a June show to celebrate National Dairy Month. Preference given to local barn images. Artists must be 18 or older. Applications at the museum, 175 W. Cedar St., Sequim or at www.macsequim.org. 681-2257.

• City of Sequim is accepting applications for bands for its 2009 season of Music and a Movie in the Park. Submit a press kit with a written request to participate and a CD of the group to 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.





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