News

Meetings Calendar

The Sequim Gazette news department is planning a calendar of Mother's Day events. Public groups and nonprofit organizations are invited to send notices of their Mother's Day festivities by noon May 4. See addresses below.



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 St., 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 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.



Thursday April 30

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

• 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.

• 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.

• 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 May 1

• 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.

• Computerized Genealogy Users Group. 1 p.m. Sequim Library, 630 N. Sequim Ave. 683-5486.

• French Club. Advanced conversation and reading from 2 p.m. Call for location. 582-1334.



Saturday May 2

• North Olympic Shuttle & Spindle Guild. 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Sequim Library, 630 N. Sequim Ave., Sequim. 582-0697.

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

• Fleet Reserve Association. 11 a.m. Mariners Café, 707 E. Washington St., Sequim. 457-4683.

• 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.

• Visually Impaired Persons of Sequim. 12:30-2 p.m. Chinese Garden, 271 S. Seventh Ave., Sequim. 457-1383.



Sunday May 3

• Sequim Senior Singles luncheon. 12:30 p.m. Restaurant at The Cedars at Dungeness, 1965 Woodcock Road. 477-4206.

• Adult Scrabble. Beginners to experts, 1 p.m. The Buzz, 128 N.

Sequim Ave., Sequim. 452-4423.

• History Tales. 2:30 p.m. Port Angeles City Council chambers, 321 E. Fifth St., Port Angeles. 452-2662.

Monday May 4

• Sequim Prairie Garden Club. Garden Therapy chairman Marty Tipton leads arrangement of May baskets to be delivered to local nursing and retirement homes. Bring cut flowers, greenery and baskets. 10:30 a.m. Pioneer Memorial Park clubhouse, 387 E. Washington St., Sequim. 683-7206.

• 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.

• Master Degree of Beta Sigma Phi. 2 p.m. Members' homes. 683-7907.

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

• Loose Threads Quilt Club. 5-8 p.m. First Presbyterian Church, 139 W. Eighth St., Port Angeles. 928-9744.

• 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.

• Deaf Coffee House. 6-8 p.m.

The Buzz, 128 N. Sequim Ave., Sequim. Gerileeg@aol.com or

dianed 52@comcast.net.

• 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.

• 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 N. Blake Ave., Sequim. 683-4896.



Tuesday May 5

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

• Sequim Republican Club.

8 a.m. Tarcisio's, 609 W. Washington St., Sequim. 417-3035.

• Dungeness Bonsai Society.

10 a.m. Pioneer Memorial Park clubhouse, 387 E. Washington St. 683-2726 or 360-877-6254.

• Lincoln Heights Garden Club. Noon. Scandia Hall, 131 W. Fifth St., Port Angeles. 457-8678 or 452-4047.

• 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.

• 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.

• SKWIM Toastmasters Club.

7 p.m. Dining room at Prairie Springs Assisted Living, 680 W. Prairie St., Sequim. 417-5055.

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



Wednesday May 6

• Sunbonnet Sue Quilt Club.

9 a.m.-4 p.m. Masonic Hall, 700 S. Fifth Ave., Sequim. 681-0795.

• Olympic Driftwood Sculptors. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sequim Prairie Grange, 290 Macleay Road. 681-2535 or 683-6860.

• Peninsula Driftwood Artists. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Trinity United Methodist Church, 100 S. Blake Ave., Sequim. 681-8825.

• Ladies of Elks. 10 a.m. Elks Lodge, 143 Port Williams Road,

Sequim. 683-7907.

• 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.

• Pants Party. Weight-loss support group. 1-2 p.m., 5:30-6:30 p.m. 415 N. Sequim Ave., Sequim. $10. 683-8844 or e-mail katy@drleslievanromer.com.

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

• Hurricane Ridge RV Club. Dinner at 6 p.m., meeting at 7 p.m. Joshua's Restaurant, 113 Del Guzzi Drive, Port Angeles. 681-7654 or 683-0120.

• Sequim Assembly International Order of the Rainbow for Girls. 7 p.m. Sequim Masonic Hall, 700 S. Fifth Ave., Sequim. 681-7851.

• Strait Macintosh Users Group. Jim Manderscheid of Strait-Up-Mac presents "A Technology Primer." 7:15 p.m. Port Angeles Library, 2210 S. Peabody St., Port Angeles. 417-1161.





The Sequim Gazette news department is planning an events calendar devoted to Mother's Day events. Public groups and nonprofit organizations are invited to send notices of their Mother's Day festivities by noon May 4. Drop off notices at 147 E. Washington St., Sequim, mail them to P.O. Box 1750, Sequim, WA 98382 or send them by e-mail to donnam@sequimgazette.com.



Editor's note: Sequim High School's production of "Beauty and the Beast" will have a 1 p.m. matinee on May 16. Incorrect information on the time was given to the Gazette and appears in the Irrigation Festival special section.



music



Thursday April 30

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



Friday-Saturday May 1-2

• Battle of the Bands. Turner Brothers, Jim Hoffman, Big Fine Daddies. 9 p.m.-1 a.m. 7 Cedars Casino, 270756 Highway 101, Sequim. 683-7777.



Friday May 1

• Jazz in Blume. 6-8:30 p.m. Galare Thai Restaurant, 120 W. Bell St., Sequim. 683-8069.



Saturday May 2

• "Broadway Goes A Cappella" Olympic Peninsula Men's Chorus, Dungeness Transfer and guest quartet 3 Outa Four. Open seating at 2 p.m., reserved seating at 7:07 p.m. Port Angeles High School auditorium, 304 E. Park Ave., Port Angeles. Tickets at The Buzz, Frick Drug, Itty Bitty Buzz, Port Book and News, NWPerformingArts.com and the door. 457-8399 or 452-3622.

• Sequim Irrigation Festival Merchant Street Fair music. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Bank of America park, Sequim Avenue at Washington Street. Dixi-Blu Jazz Band, 10-11:15 a.m.; Lynn Peterson and the Phatt Katz, 11:30-12:45; Sequimmarimba, 1-2 p.m.; Jazz in Blume. 2:15--3:30 p.m.; Final Approach, 3:45-5 p.m.



Sunday May 3

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



Monday May 4

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



Thursday May 7

• Billy Roy Danger and The Rectifiers. 8 p.m.-midnight.

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

• Final Approach. 5:30-8:30 p.m. 1950s boomer music. Oasis Sports Bar & Grill, 301 E. Washington St., Sequim. 582-3143.



Friday May 8

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



Friday-Saturday May 8-9

• Fat Chance. Classic rock. 9 pm.-1 a.m. Oasis Sports Bar & Grill, 301 E. Washington St., Sequim. 582-3143.

• Pop Culture. Hits from the 1980s and 1990s. 9 p.m.-1 a.m.

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



Saturday May 9

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



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.

• Karaoke with Big Dog. 9 pm.-1 a.m. Oasis Sports Bar & Grill, 301 E. Washington St., Sequim. 582-3143.



Tuesdays

• Rock band. 9 pm.-1 a.m. Oasis Sports Bar & Grill, 301 E. Washington St., Sequim. 582-3143.



exhibits



Friday May 1

• First Friday Artwalk Sequim, a self-guided tour of local art galleries, artists' studios, the Museum and Arts Center and other art venues starting at 5 p.m., including The Gallery at the Fifth, Blue Whole Gallery, SagePoint Financial and The Buzz. All ages are welcome. Maps at participating venues or visit www.sequimartwalk.com or e-mail renne@uniqueasyou.com.



Sunday May 3

• Sculptor Cynthia Thomas is May featured artist. Open for Artwalk 5-7 p.m. May 1, reception 1-3 p.m. May 3. The Gallery at the Fifth, 500 W. Hendrickson Road, Sequim.



May art shows

• Viva Jones, ceramic sculptor; and Mary Franchini, acrylics painter. Blue Whole Gallery, 129 W. Washington St., Sequim. 681-6033.

• Terry Grasteit "Social Commentary in Abstraction." Interactive demonstration 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. May 23. 175 W. Cedar St., Sequim. 683-8110.

• Artist Jo Laudermilk. Landscapes and florals in oils. SagePoint Financial, 193 W. Cedar St., Sequim.

• Wanda Sims. The Buzz, 128 N. Sequim Ave., Sequim.

• Saundra Cutsinger. Watercolors. KeyBank, 120 N. Dunlap Ave., Sequim.



Saturday May 2

• Fused Vision Glass Artists spring show. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Pioneer Memorial Park clubhouse, 387 E. Washington St., Sequim. Free.



Thursday-Sunday May 7-10

• Sequim Arts 33rd annual juried art show. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday. Parish hall at St. Luke's Episcopal Church, 525 N. Fifth Ave., Sequim. www.

sequimarts.org, 681-4884, or juriedshow@sequimarts.org



theater



Wednesday April 29

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



Friday May 1

• "Enter Stage Left" concludes with "Strait Poetry" curated by featured poet and Peninsula College English instructor Carmen Germain. Port Angeles Fine Arts Center, 1203 E. Lauridsen Blvd., Port Angeles. www.pafac.org or 457-3532.



Wednesday May 6

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



Thursday-Saturday May 7-9

• Port Angeles High School Thespian Society. Scot Davidson's adaptation of Louisa May Alcott's "Little Women." 7:30 p.m. Port Angeles High School auditorium, 304 E. Park Ave., Port Angeles. Tickets at Port Book and News or the door, $5 general admission, $3 for seniors 65+. 477-4645.



Friday-Saturday May 8-9, 14-15

and Sunday May 16

• 2009 Sequim High School operetta "Beauty and the Beast." 7 p.m. May 8-9, 14-16, and 1 p.m. Saturday, May 16. Sequim High School auditorium, 601 N. Sequim Ave. $10 general admission; $8 children, senior citizens and students with ASB cards; and $45 "family package" at Pacific Mist Books, 121 W. Washington St.; Frick Drug, 609 W. Washington St.; and at the door.



dance



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



Friday-Saturday May 1-2

• Dungeness Bonsai Society's 33rd annual bonsai exhibition. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. St. Luke's Episcopal Church, 525 N. Fifth Ave.,

Sequim. Free. dungeness_bonsai@yahoo.com.



Saturday May 2

• Port Angeles Garden Club's annual plant sale. 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 301 Lopez Ave., Port Angeles. 582-0803 or 452-6513.

• Master Gardeners spring plant sale. 9 a.m.-noon. Woodcock Demonstration Garden, 2711 Woodcock Road, Sequim. 461-0276 or 417-1977.

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

• Sequim Bay Yacht Club opening day ceremonies. 1:30 p.m. at John Wayne Marina flag pole; 2 p.m. decorated boats parade into Sequim Bay. sequimbayyachtclub.org, 582-0471 or awgoff@olypen.com.

• Barn dance at Nash's Organic Produce. Community potluck, 6 p.m.; Junk Yard Jane performs at 7:30 p.m. 1865 E. Anderson Road, Sequim. $10, adults; 18 & under free. 681-6274.



Friday-Sunday May 8-10

• "Art in Bloom." Floral designers' creations in response to works from "Strait Art 2009," which closes May 10. Port Angeles Fine Arts Center, 1203 E. Lauridsen Blvd., Port Angeles. Free. 928-3728.



Saturday-Sunday May 9-10

• "Mother's Day portraits in the gardens" taken by Iantha Frazer. McComb Gardens, 751 McComb Road, Sequim. Reservations required. $35 nonrefundable. 681-2827.



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

• 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.

• Texas hold 'em poker. 2 p.m. Oasis Sports Bar & Grill, 301 E. Washington St., Sequim. 582-3143.



Mondays

• 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.

• 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.



classes

& demonstrations



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 songwriting workshop. 1:30-3:30 p.m. Sequim Senior Activity Center, 921 E. Hammond St.,

Sequim. 360-385-1160.



Saturday May 2

• Sam McCullough. "Get the Real Dirt on Soil Health." 10 a.m. Nash's Organic Produce, Delta Farm, 1888 Towne Road, Sequim. $20 per person. 683-4642.



Monday May 4

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



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.



Tuesday May 5

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



Wednesday May 6

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



Thursday May 7

• Judy Tordini, cardiology program director, teaches "Heart Failure: Is It Serious?" Noon. McCarter Room, Olympic Medical Center, first floor east, 939 CAroline St., Port Angeles. 417-7486 or cardiacprogram.com.



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, drop-in OK. 681-2205 or Rmarcus@olypen.com.



By arrangement

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

• Jenny Linth and Yolanda Proulx, LuRon method driftwood sculpture classes. 681-8825.



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.



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• Gently used items are being accepted for "The Art & Soul of Rummage," a rummage sale benefiting Port Angeles Fine Arts Center May 30-31. Vern Burton Center, 321 E. Fifth St., Port Angeles. 452-3548 or 683-0659.

• 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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