News

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 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.

• Port Angeles Duplicate Bridge Club.

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

• Clallam County Planning Commission. 6:30 p.m. Clallam County Courthouse, 223 E. Fourth St., Port Angeles, enter from public meeting entrance on Fourth Street. 417-2000.

• 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. "A Technology Primer." 7:15 p.m. Port Angeles Library, 2210 S. Peabody St., Port Angeles. 417-1161.



Thursday May 7

• 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.

• PAAQUE Chapter of Applique Society. 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Quilted Strait Quilt Shop, Port Angeles. 457-4733.

• Retired Public Employees Council.

11 a.m. social time, 11:30 am. luncheon. Skills Center at Eighth and B streets, Port Angeles. 457-1041.

• 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.

• Bridge group. 1 p.m. SunLand office of Windermere Real Estate, 137 Fairway Drive, Sequim. 683-2711.

• Happy Tymer Clown Alley. 1 p.m. St. Joseph's Catholic Church hall, 121 E. Maple St., Sequim. 683-8897 or 683-0742.

• Clallam C'lectors Questers. 1 p.m. Meets at members' homes. 582-3788.

• Retired Scientists of Sequim. 1:30 p.m. Sequim Library meeting room, 630 N. Sequim Ave., Sequim. 681-8448.

• 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.

• Strait Stamp Society. 6 p.m. Sequim Library, 630 N. Sequim Ave. 683-6373 or rickcath@olypen.com.

• 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 8

• 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.

Sequim Library, 630 N. Sequim Ave. 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 May 9

• Sequim PC User Group. 10 a.m. Sequim High School Technical Drafting Computer Lab, 601 N. Sequim Ave. spcug.net.

• Clallam County Genealogical Society. Meets 10 a.m.-noon, September-November and May in Port Angeles. February, April in Sequim. 417-5000.

• 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 May 10

• Adult Scrabble. Beginners to experts,

1 p.m. The Buzz, 128 N. Sequim Ave., Sequim. 452-4423.



Monday May 11

• 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. 452-1050. 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.

• Olympic Peninsula Footprinter Chapter 74. 6 p.m. dinner, 7 p.m. meeting. Sequim Elks Lodge, 143 Port Williams Road, Sequim. 681-0533.

• 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.

• American Legion Post 29. 7 p.m. Veteran 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.

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

Sequim. 683-4896.



Tuesday May 12

• 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.

• Women's cancer support group. 1-3 p.m. Second floor conference room, 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. 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. Carrie Blake Park, Blake Avenue, Sequim. 683-3918.

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

• Olympic Orchard Society. Sid Maroney, founder of Sequim Locally Grown Mercantile, gives a live demonstration of "Buying and Selling: How the System Works." 7-9 p.m. Commissioner's chambers, county courthouse,

223 Fourth St., Port Angeles. 683-8407.

• Hapy's Oasis Dance Group. 7 p.m.

Sequim Senior Activity Center, 921 E. Hammond St., Sequim. 683-9059.

Wednesday May 13

• 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.

• 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. St. Luke's Episcopal Church, 525 N. Fifth Ave., Sequim. 582-3788.

• Peninsula Trails Coalition. Annual meeting follows social time at 6:30 p.m. Dungeness River Audubon Center. Railroad Bridge Park, 2151 W. Hendrickson Road, Sequim.

• 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. Linkletter Hall, basement at Olympic Memorial Hospital, 939 Caroline St., Port Angeles. www.olyham.com or 452-8228.

• Clallam County Democratic Club. Bart Irwin, Port Angeles Harbor Works Public Development Authority board member, speaks about Rayonier property prospects.

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. Gardiner Community Center,

980 Old Gardiner Road, Gardiner.





Arts and entertainment calendar

music



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.



Sunday May 10

• Chris Ward Country Concert. 5:30-9 p.m. 7 Cedars Casino, 270756 Highway 101, Sequim. 683-7777.



Monday May 11

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



Thursday May 14

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

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



Friday May 15

• Jammin' Salmon 6:30 p.m., Dennis Agajanian, bluegrass, rock and country, 7 p.m. Barbecue at 6 p.m. Calvary Chapel Sequim, 261913 Highway 101, Sequim. Free, donations accepted. 683-5995.

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

• Port Angeles Symphony. The 4-H Club: Haydn, Handel, Herbert and Holst. 7:30 p.m. Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 301 Lopez Ave., Port Angeles. 457-5579, olypen.com/pasymphony pasymphony@olypen.com.



Friday-Saturday May 15-16

• DJ Spin Off featuring Von Dewey. 9 pm.-1 a.m. Oasis Sports Bar & Grill, 301 E. Washington St., Sequim. 582-3143.

• Nite Crew. 9 p.m.-1 a.m. 7 Cedars Casino, 270756 Highway 101, Sequim. 683-7777.



Saturday May 16

• Port Angeles Symphony. The 4-H Club: Haydn, Handel, Herbert and Holst. 7:30 p.m. Sequim Worship Center, 640 N. Sequim Ave., Sequim. 457-5579, olypen.com/pasymphony

pasymphony@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



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.



Friday-Sunday May 8-10, Thursday May 14

• "Themes of Dreams - All's Not What it Seams: Costumes as Wearable Art." 6-9 p.m. May 8; 11 a.m.-4 p.m. May 9; 11 a.m.-

2 p.m. May 10; 5-8 p.m. May 14. Studio Bob, 118 1/2 Front St., Port Angeles.



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. Olympic Driftwood Sculptors exhibit extended through May 31. 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. Key Bank, 120 N. Dunlap Ave., Sequim.

• Sculptor Cynthia Thomas. The Gallery at the Fifth, 500 W. Hendrickson Road, Sequim.



theater



Wednesday May 6

• Jim McCue. 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.



Monday May 11

• Broadway performers Pamela Hamill, Carol Swarbrick Dries and Jim May, as well as local favorites Shawn Dawson, Jim Dries and Ron Graham. "Broadway Songs" by Jerry Herman and Stephen Sondheim. 7 p.m. Old Dungeness Schoolhouse, 2781 Towne Road, Sequim. Readers Theatre Plus scholarship fundraiser. $10 suggested donation.



Wednesday May 13

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



Through May 17

• "Story Theatre." Tuesday, Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m. Port Angeles Community Playhouse, 1235 E. Lauridsen Blvd., Port Angeles. Various prices. 452-6651.



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 May 8

• Port Angeles Second Weekend art event. Music of Rate Limiting Step, art of Sarah Tucker, and dancing. 8:30 p.m. The Lyre's Club, 229 W. First St., Port Angeles. 417-6988 or RateLimitingStep@live.com.



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 May 9

• Sequim Open Aire Market. Locally-grown food, farm products, plants, flowers, art and handcrafted items.

9 a.m.-4 p.m. Music noon-3 p.m. Cedar Street in downtown Sequim. www.sequimmarket.com.

• Olympic Peninsula Explorers Volkssport Club. Fort Flagler walk. Meet at 9 a.m. at Nordland General Store, 7180 Flagler Road, Nordland, to sign in, drive to Fort Flagler for 10K or 5K walk. 452-0593



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.



Tuesday May 12

• "Indian Voices" night. Authors including Monica Charles from the Lower Elwha Klallam and members of the Makah Tribe. 5:30 p.m. soup and potluck, readings at 6:15 p.m. Longhouse at Peninsula College, 1502 E. Lauridsen Blvd., Port Angeles. 417-6215.



Saturday May 16

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



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.; glee club 9:30 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., open sew, 9 a.m.-3 p.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.



Fridays-Sundays

• Mid Way Swap Meet 2009. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Lost Mountain Surf Company, 261391 Highway 101, Sequim. 683-9001.



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 explain tasks and how they can be applied in home gardens. 10 a.m. Carrie Blake Park, Blake Avenue, Sequim.



Tuesdays

• Crafts, 10 a.m., SHIBA health insurance advice, 10 a.m.-noon, dominoes, 1 p.m., 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 explain tasks and how they can be applied in home gardens. 10 a.m.-noon. Robin Hill Farm Park, 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 and

lectures



Thursday May 7

• Peninsula College Clallam Bay instructor Gary Ledbetter speaks about his experiences as an NOAA Teacher at Sea. Noon. Little Theater at Peninsula College, 1502 E. Lauridsen Blvd., Port Angeles. 452-9277.



Friday May 8

• Daniel James Brown reads from "The Indifferent Stars Above: The Harrowing Saga of a Donner Party Bride." 7 p.m. Carver Room of the Port Angeles Library, 2210 S. Peabody St., Port Angeles. 452-6367.



Tuesday May 12

• Poet/author Bill Ransom reads from his "The Woman and the War Baby." Noon. Little Theatre, Peninsula College, 1502 E. Lauridsen Blvd., Port Angeles. 452-9277.



Saturday May 16

• Mary Robson. "Best Ideas from Northwest Gardens." 1 p.m. McComb Gardens, 751 McComb Road, Sequim. Free. 681-2827.



classes &

demonstrations



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. "Heart Failure: Is It Serious?" Noon. First floor east, McCarter Room, Olympic Medical Center, 939 Caroline St., Port Angeles. 417-7486 or cardiacprogram.com.

• Nutrition therapist Dawn McVay. "Why We Become Vulnerable to Viruses and How We Can, Through Natural Means, Build a Strong Defense." 5:30-6:30 p.m. Inner Light House, 22 Mill Road. 681-4419 or 360-775-1457.



Friday May 8

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



Saturday May 9

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

• Hartnagel Building Supply hosts a horse owners' workshop. Seminars throughout the day, starting at 9 a.m. 3111 Highway 101 East, Port Angeles. Free. 417-8385.



Tuesday, May 12

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



Wednesday May 13

• Leonard Anderson, pulmonary rehabilitation coordinator. "How to Exercise Your Heart and Lungs Effectively." Noon. Second floor conference room, Medical Services Building, 840 N. Fifth Ave., Sequim. Free. 417-7486 or cardiacprogram.com.



Friday-Saturday May 15-16

• Flotilla 42 of Clallam County, Coast Guard Auxiliary. Basic boating safety course. 6-9 p.m. May 15, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. May 16. Second floor, Pease Building, Group Port Angeles Base, Ediz Hook. $25 for book, $35 if two persons share. Preregistration required. 681-4671.



Saturday, May 16

• CPR/AED for Professional Rescuers. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. American Red Cross, 151 Ruth's Place, 1D, Sequim. $25. 457-7933.

• Babysitter's training class. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. American Red Cross of Clallam and Jefferson Counties, 151 Ruth's Place, 1D, Sequim. 457-7933.



upcoming classes



Tuesday May 19 and later

• Pet First Aid, 6-9 p.m. May 19; Adult CPR and Standard First Aid, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. May 23. American Red Cross, 151 Ruth's Place, 1D, Sequim. 457-7933.

• Botanical Touches monthly classes begin. "Benefits of using organic skin care products and silk and mineral makeup." 2-3 p.m. 115 N. Sequim Ave., Sequim. 683-2050.



Thursday May 21 and later

• Olympic Medical Center Cardiac Services classes. "Is That Palpitations or a Flutter of my Heart?" Noon May 21, McCarter Room, 939 Caroline St., Port Angeles; "Which Is More Important, the Top or Bottom of My Blood Pressure?" Noon May 27, Medical Services Building, 840 N. Fifth Ave., Sequim. Free. 417-7486 or cardiacprogram.com.



Saturday May 23

• "Like Cures Like: The Magic of Homeopathic Healing for Our Pets." Anna Gardner, DVM. 9:30 a.m. Best Friend Nutrition. 680 W. Washington St., Suite B102, Sequim. 681-8458.

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



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.



By arrangement

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

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



call for artists



• Waterfront Art Gallery is accepting co-op membership applications. 120 W. First St., Port Angeles. 452-8165, deesota1@msn.com, or 457-4324.

• 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



• 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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