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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 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. Clint Jones speaks on "The Advantages of Skepticism." 7 p.m. Sequim School District board room in the performing arts building, 503 N. Sequim Ave., Sequim. 683-5648.



Thursday April 23

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

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

• Sequim Arts. Northwest collage artist Kim Anderson. 9:30 a.m. social time, 10 a.m. guest speaker. Parish hall of St. Luke's Episcopal Church, 525 N. Fifth Ave., Sequim. 582-0987.

• Masonic Coffee. 10 a.m. Sequim Masonic Hall, 700 S. Fifth Ave. 683-4431.

• Clallam County Literacy Council. 10:30 a.m.-noon. Raymond Carver Room, Port Angeles, 2210 S. Peabody St., Port Angeles.

• American Legion Auxiliary. 11 a.m. American Legion Hall, 107 E. Prairie St., Sequim. 452-8390.

• 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.

• 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, Sequim. 681-4422.

• Pacific Northwest Shooting Park Association. 7 p.m. 151 Billy Smith Road. 457-1846.

• 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.foodaddicts.org.



Friday April 24

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

• Dungeness Water Working Group. 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Dungeness River Audubon Center, 2151 W. Hendrickson Road, Sequim. 360-407-6607.

• 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 25

• Sequim PC Users Group. Club co-president Thomas Pitre speaks about "Gizmodom - Gizmos used in our offices and work places." 10 a.m. Room E3, Computer Lab, Sequim High School, 601 N. Sequim Ave., Sequim. Free to members, $5 suggested donation from nonmembers. http://spcug.net or spcug1@gmail.com.

• Overeaters Anonymous. 10-11 a.m. St. Luke's Episcopal Church, 525 N. Fifth Ave., Sequim. 681-7371.

• Light Lunch. 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. St. Luke's Episcopal Church, 525 N. Fifth Ave.,

Sequim. Free hot meals for those in need. 683-4862.

• North Olympic Peninsula Railroaders. 3 p.m. Lazy Acres Mobile Home Park Clubhouse, 111 Dryke Road, Sequim. 683-1815.



Sunday April 26

• 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.



Monday April 27

• 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. 452-1050. www.foodaddicts.org.

• LCD, Lucid Group. 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.

• 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.

• 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 April 28

• 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. 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. 1:45-3:15 p.m. Jefferson Elementary School, Room 105, 218 E. 12th St., Port Angeles. 452-6026.

• Good News Club. 1:45-3:15 p.m. Roosevelt Elementary School Library, 106 Monroe Road, Port Angeles. 582-0416.

• Brain Injury Association of Washington. 3-4:30 p.m. Sequim VFW, 169 E. Washington St., Sequim.

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

• Republican Women of Clallam County. Olympic Stewardship Foundation founding member Jim Hagen of Port Hadlock speaks on "A Line in the Sand: Fighting Back to Restore Traditional Rural Values." 5:30 p.m. social time, 6:30 p.m. speaker. Paradise Restaurant, 703 N. Sequim Ave., Sequim. lomayk@yahoo.com, 417-3035, www.clallamrepublicans.org/rwcc/index.html.

• 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 29

• 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.

• 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.

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



Arts and entertainment

music



Thursday April 23

• Lynn Peterson & the Phatt Katz. 6-9 p.m., DJ OB1 9 p.m.-

1 a.m. Oasis Sports Bar & Grill, 301 E. Washington St., Sequim. 582-3143.

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



Friday-Saturday April 24-25

• Thin Ice. Rock and roll. 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Oasis Sports Bar & Grill, 301 E. Washington St., Sequim. 582-3143.

• Brickhouse. High energy dance band. 9 p.m.-1 a.m. 7 Cedars Casino, 270756 Highway 101, Sequim. 683-7777.



Friday April 24

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



Friday-Sunday April 24-26

• Jazz in the Olympics. 2-10:30 p.m. April 24, 10 a.m.-11 p.m. April 25, 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. April 26. Vern Burton Center, Red Lion Hotel, Naval Elks Lodge and Eagles Club, Port Angeles. 457-5380 or www.jazzolympics.com.



Saturday April 25

• 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 e-mail handrlester@olypen.com.

• Sequim Edelweiss Accordion Band. "A Trip Through Europe." Guest accordionist Ivan Preanicov. 2 p.m. Sequim Prairie Grange Hall, 290 Macleay Road, Sequim. Donations at the door.

• Port Townsend Community Orchestra spring concert with cellist Kyle Campbell. Elgar's "Pomp and Circumstance Military Marches, Nos. 1 and 2;" Haydn's "Concerto in C" and Dvorak's "Symphony No. 8 in G Major, Op. 88." Pre-concert lecture at 6:45 p.m., concert at 7:30 p.m. Chimacum High School auditorium, 91 West Valley Road, Chimacum. www.

porttownsendorchestra.org.



Sunday April 26

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



Monday April 27

• No Inhibitions. 5:30-9 p.m. 7 Cedars Casino, 270756 Highway 101, Sequim. 683-7777.

• Concert pianist and composer Eric Genuis, accompanied by trumpeter Ray Novac and singer Carolyn Brooks.. Doors open at 6:30, concert at 7 p.m. Queen of Angels Church, 209 W. 11th St., Port Angeles. Free will offering.



Thursday April 30

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



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. 7:30-8:30, 9:30-10:30 p.m. 7 Cedars Casino, 270756 Highway 101, Sequim. 683-7777.



exhibits



Friday May 2

• First Friday Art Walk Sequim, a self-guided tour of local art galleries, artists' studios, the Museum and Arts Center and other art venues from 5-8 p.m. All ages are welcome. Maps at participating venues or visit www.sequimartwalk.com or

e-mail renne@uniqueasyou.com.



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. 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.

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

• 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.



theater



Friday April 24

• Fourth-annual Student Film Festival and spaghetti dinner. Dinner at 5 p.m., film festival at 7 p.m. Sequim High School auditorium, 601 N. Sequim Ave., Sequim. www.sequim

educationfoundation.org or 460-7465.

• "Senorita Extraviada." 7 p.m. Peninsula College Little Theater, 1502 E. Lauridsen Blvd., Port Angeles. $5 general, $1 students. 417-6260 or http://pc.ctc.edu.



Fridays-Sundays through April 26

• Olympic Theatre Arts. Sam Shepard's "True West." 7:30 p.m. April 24-25 and 2 p.m. April 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.



Wednesday April 22

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



Friday April 24

• Alan Brock-Richmond and Captn' Galex C. Improvisatory digital electronic works. 7 p.m. Port Angeles Fine Arts Center, 1203 E. Lauridsen Blvd., Port Angeles. Free, donations accepted. 457-3532 or www.pafac.org.



Wednesday April 29

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



dance



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.



events



Saturday April 25

• Sequim Prairie Garden Club annual spring plant sale. Annuals, perennials, garden-related items and locally grown tomato plants, all donated by members. 9 a.m.-noon. Pioneer Memorial Park clubhouse, 387 E. Washington St., Sequim.

• Washington State University Extension Master Gardeners Sequim plant clinic. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. The Co-Op Farm & Garden Center, 216 E. Washington St., Sequim.



Saturday-Sunday April 25-26

• Fifth-annual April in Paris, French-inspired seminars, classes, music and food. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Greenhouse at Vision Landscape Nursery, 131 Kitchen-Dick Road, Sequim. 683-2855.



Sunday April 26

• Earth Day celebration of projects to conserve, rehabilitate and restore habitat and wildlife. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Wild Birds Unlimited, 275953 Highway 101, Gardiner. Bring donations for the Northwest Raptor Center. 360-797-7100.



Monday April 27

• 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.



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. 10 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 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.



Thursday April 23

• Ken Kobre, head of the photojournalism program at San Francisco State University, speaks about photojournalism and traditional journalism in an emerging multimedia world. Noon. Little Theater at Peninsula College, 1502 E. Lauridsen Blvd., Port Angeles. 417-6260 or http://pc.ctc.edu.

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

• 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.



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 Blake Ave., Sequim. $20. 683-5367 or AwakeningTheDreamer.org.

• Sherry Fry. "Nutrition Basics." 10 a.m. First Federal Conference Room, 1201 W. Washington St., Sequim. Free, registration required. 683-2756.



Monday April 27

• Lucia Perillo reads from her new book of poems, "Inseminating the Elephant." Noon. Little Theater at Peninsula College, 1502 E. Lauridsen Blvd., Port Angeles. 417-6260 or http://pc.ctc.edu.



classes

& demonstrations



Friday April 24

• The Food Co-op sponsors Washington State University Master Gardeners clinics in the store. 2-6 p.m. 414 Kearney St., Port Townsend. Free. 360-385-2831 or www.foodcoop.coop.



Friday-Saturday April 24-25

• Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 42. "About Boating Safety" course. Four hours each day. Ediz Hook, Group Port Angeles. Qualifies for Washington State Boater Card. $25 for book, $35 if two persons share. 681-4671.



Saturday April 25

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

• "What Hue Are You?" workshop with Renne Emiko Brock-Richmond. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. DeWitt Building, Sequim Museum and Arts Center, 544 N. Sequim Ave., Sequim. $30. renne@uniqueasyou.com, 460-3023 or www.uniqueasyou.com.



Wednesday April 29

• Pam Blakeman. "Damaged Lungs: Can I Be Helped?" Noon. Second floor conference room, Medical Services Building, 840 N. Fifth Ave., Sequim. Free. 417-7486.

• Ties to the Land. Estate planning for land and land-based businesses. 6-8:30 p.m. Peninsula College, 1502 E. Lauridsen Blvd., Port Angeles. $25 per family covers the cost of a workbook and DVD. 452-1912, ext. 5.



Friday May 1

• Judith-Kate Friedman song-writing workshop. 1:30-3:30 p.m. Sequim Senior Activity Center, 921 E. Hammond St.,

Sequim. 360-385-1160.



Mondays May 4-July 6

• Dr. Ruth Marcus. "Remarkable Men Support Group." 8-9:30 a.m. 681-2205 or Rmarcus@olypen.com for location.



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.

• 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.



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.



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.

• "Laugh & Meditate with Ruth Marcus." 8:15-9 a.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.



auditions



Tuesday-Wednesday April 28-29

• Auditions for community members interested in a role in one or more plays for Peninsula College's Festival of Original Student-Directed One Act Plays in May. 6-8 p.m. Little Theater, Peninsula College, 1502 E. Lauridsen Blvd., Port Angeles.



call for artists



• Friday May 1. Deadline for Sequim area artists to sign up to participate in Sequim Arts' third annual studio tour July 17-19, coinciding with the Lavender Festival. $85. 681-4240 or cynthia@MLCE.net

• 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.

• 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.



volunteer

opportunities



• Dungeness Valley Health & Wellness Clinic needs a volunteer to coordinate schedule, issue media releases, coordinate distribution of newsletter and reprint articles to community. jangan@msn.com or 681-4176.

• Olympic Medical Cancer Center seeks a facilitator for the women's cancer support group. Helpful qualifications include experience in pastoral work, counseling and/or social services. Cancer survivors are encouraged to apply. Call 582-2845.

• Olympic Peninsula Red Cross chapter seeks volunteers to respond to local emergencies, for office and disaster support staff, as instructors and to help service men and women. 457-7933 for Clallam County, 360-385-2737 for Jefferson County.

• Peninsula Men's Gospel Singers, an interdenominational, nonprofit men's gospel singing group from Sequim and Port Angeles, needs first tenors. 582-1415.

• Museum and Arts Center has openings on its exhibit committee and needs museum docents. 681-2257.

• Sequim Dungeness Hospital Guild Thrift Shop seeks volunteers. 204 W. Bell St. 683-7044.

• Habitat for Humanity of Clallam County seeks volunteers, both skilled and interested in being trained, in home construction skills. Call 681-6780 or visit www.olypen.com/dvhfh.



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