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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 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.

• Daughters of the American Revolution, Michael Trebert Chapter. Mary Michaelson, of the DAR Speakers Bureau, and a state award for needlework by Connie Wulfman.

11 a.m. Skills Center, 905 W. Ninth St., Port Angeles. 417-1346.

• Sequim Guild of Seattle Children's Hospital. 11:30 a.m. social time at Oak Table Cafe, 292 W. Bell St., Sequim. 1 p.m. meeting, second floor meeting room of the Lodge at Sherwood Village, 660 Evergreen Farm Way, Sequim. 683-6864.

• 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.

• 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.

• 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.



Thursday May 14

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

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

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

• Family Support Group. For families, friends and loved ones of persons with serious mental disorders. Noon-1:15 p.m. Peninsula Community Mental Health Center, 118 E. Eighth St., Port Angeles. 457-0431.

• Rotary Club of Sequim. Noon. Elks Lodge, 143 Port Williams Road, Sequim. 681-8539.

• Kiwanis Club of Sequim. Noon. Paradise Restaurant, 703 N. Sequim Ave., Sequim. 582-0022.

• Olympic Minds 2. Sequim/Port Angeles community group of the institute of Noetic Sciences, IONS. 1 p.m. Media Room of the Lodge at Sherwood Village, 660 Evergreen Farm Way, Sequim. 582-1034.

• Olympic Peninsula Orchid Society. Change in time and location. Noon, Timberline Restaurant in Quilcene. 360-385-3723.

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

• Spanish Club. Conversation and study for intermediate Spanish students. 2 p.m. Prairie Springs Assisted Living, 680 W. Prairie St., Sequim. 683-1809.

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

• Sequim Chess Club. Bring boards, sets and/or clocks. 3:30-6:30 p.m. Sequim Library, 630 N. Sequim Ave., Sequim.

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

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

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

• Overeaters Anonymous. 7-8 p.m. St. Luke's Episcopal Church, 525 N. Fifth Ave., Sequim. 681-7371.

• Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous. 7 p.m. Calvary Chapel of Sequim, 91 Boyce Road, Sequim. 452-1050. www.

foodaddicts.org.

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



Friday May 15

• 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 May 16

• 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.



Sunday May 17

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



Monday May 18

• 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.

• 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.

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.

• 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 N. Blake Ave., Sequim. 683-4896.



Tuesday May 19

• 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. 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.

• 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.

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

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



Arts and entertainment calendar



music



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 or 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 or pasymphony@olypen.com.



Sunday May 17

• Sequim City Band. 3 p.m. James Center, Carrie Blake Park, 202 Blake Ave., Sequim.

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



Monday May 18

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



Tuesday May 19

• Denny Secord Sr. and friends. Country music for season's last Music Live with Lunch. Noon concert, lunch at 12:30 p.m. St. Luke's Episcopal Church, 525 N. Fifth Ave., Sequim. $9 by May 14, $10 after. A portion of proceeds given to Sequim area charities. 683-4862 or 452-0495.



Thursday May 21

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

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



Saturday May 23

• Expertease. Pop dance/rock, cover band. 9 p.m.-1 a.m. 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.

• 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 May 14

• "Themes of Dreams - All's Not What It Seams: Costumes as Wearable Art." 5-8 p.m. Studio Bob, 1181/2 Front St., Port Angeles.



May featured artists

• Gloria Magner, Ursula Nasse, Wanda Sims. The Buzz, 128 N. Sequim Ave., Sequim. 683-2503.

• Irene Loghry. Oil and pastels. Waterfront Art Gallery, 120 W. First St., Port Angeles.

• 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. Sequim Museum and Arts Center, 175 W. Cedar St., Sequim. 683-8110.

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

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

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



theater



Wednesday May 13

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



Friday-Saturday May 14-15, Sunday May 16

• 2009 Sequim High School operetta, "Beauty and the Beast." 7 p.m. May 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.



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. 452-6651.



Wednesday May 20

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



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



Wednesday May 13

• Sacred meditation healing 6, 7 p.m. Unity in the Olympics, 2917 E. Myrtle St., Port Angeles. 457-3981 to reserve a place.



Thursday May 14

• Mike and Lisa Schermer. "Living in Kathmandu, Nepal." Noon. Little Theater, Peninsula College, 1502 E. Lauridsen Blvd., Port Angeles. 417-6260 or http://pc.ctc.edu.



Friday May 15

• John Bridge guides hike along Upper Dungeness Trail, five miles round trip with 500 feet of uphill. Departure at 9 a.m. from The Buzz, 128 N. Sequim Ave. Carpooling suggested. Dungeness Spring Fling event for River Center. 683-3151 or jbridge@olypen.com.

• Lyn Muench guides stroll from Morse Creek trestle to the beach, two miles round trip. Meet at Morse Creek parking lot at 2 p.m. Dungeness Spring Fling event for River Center. 681-8013 or grethad@wavecable.com.



Saturday May 16

• 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.

• Doug and Gretha Davis guide hike. Dungeness Spit, 11 miles round trip. 10 a.m., meet at the trailhead to Dungeness Spit. Bring lunch, layers of clothes, tennis shoes (or comfortable beach walking shoes), visor/cap, sunscreen, camera, binoculars. Dungeness Spring Fling event for River Center. 681-8013, gretha.d@wavecable.com.



Sunday May 17

• Powell Jones guides a bike ride on the Olympic Discovery Trail from Carrie Blake Park to the Jamestown S'Klallam Tribal Center and back, 12 miles round trip. Meet at 1 p.m., Carrie Blake Park. Dungeness Spring Fling event for River Center. 681-4076 or rctech@olympus.net.

• Sequim Prairie Grange pancake supper. Juice, ham, eggs, and all-you-can-eat pancakes. 4-7 p.m. 290 Macleay Road,

Sequim. Adults $5, children 10 and under $3, proceeds benefit KSQM Radio 91.5 FM. 681-0000 or www.ksqmfm.com.



Tuesday May 19

• Doug & Gretha Davis guide hike. Fort Worden, about

3 miles round trip - some up and down. 9 a.m., meet at Sequim's public parking between Washington and Cedar streets, near The Buzz, to carpool. Dungeness Spring Fling event for River Center. 681-8013 or gretha.d@wavecable.com.



Friday May 22

• John Bridge guides hike, Lower Gray Wolf Trail, eight miles round trip with 400 feet of uphill. Hikers depart from The Buzz parking lot at 9 a.m. Dungeness Spring Fling event for River Center. 683-3151 or jbridge@olypen.com.



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



Saturday May 16

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

• "Ocean Acidification and Its Potential Effect on Marine Life." Dr. John Barimo. 6:30-8 p.m. Feiro Marine Life Center, Port Angeles City Pier, 315 N. Lincoln St. Port Angeles. 417-6254, feirolab@olypen.com.



Tuesday May 19

• Authors Lorna Crozier and Patrick Lane. Noon. Little Theater, Peninsula College, 1502 E. Lauridsen Blvd., Port Angeles. 417-6260 or http://pc.ctc.edu.



Thursday May 21

• "A Conversation with the Artist." Makah tribal artist Bill Martin Jr. Noon. Little Theater, Peninsula College, 1502 E. Lauridsen Blvd., Port Angeles. 417-6260 or http://pc.ctc.edu.

• Katie Rose shares experience in music therapy and psycho-acoustics with harp music. 6-8 p.m. Olympic Unitarian Universalist Fellowship Hall, 73 Howe Road, Agnew. $5 donation. 681-4411 or willowpond@olympus.net.



classes

& demonstrations



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

• "Celebrating Our Kids: The Importance of Sending Positive Messages." 8:30 a. m.-1 p.m. Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 301 Lopez Ave., Port Angeles. $5 per person, $8 for two people at Pacific Mist and Port Book and News. 417-2384 by May 13.

• 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. $30. 457-7933.

• "All About Bonsai." Information and demonstration. 9:30 a.m. Henery's Garden Center, 1060 Sequim-Dungeness Way, Sequim. 683-6969.

• "Create a Fabulous Fairy Container Garden." 10 a.m. Vision Landscape Nursery, 131 Kitchen-Dick Road, Sequim. $39. 683-2855.



Tuesday May 19

• "Benefits of Using Organic Skin Care Products and Silk and Mineral Makeup." 2-3 p.m. Botanical Touches. 115 N. Sequim Ave., Sequim. 683-2050.

• Pet First Aid. 6-9 p.m. American Red Cross, 151 Ruth's Place, 1D, Sequim. $25. 457-7933.



Thursday May 21

• "Is That Palpitations or a Flutter of My Heart?" Noon. McCarter Room, 939 Caroline St., Port Angeles. Free. 417-7486 or cardiacprogram.com.



ongoing classes



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.



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



Friday-Monday May 22 - 25

• Volunteers are needed at the 16th annual Juan de Fuca Festival. Four-hour shift or more. Includes a free pass the day of the volunteer shift. 460-1849, volunteers@jffa.org or www.jffa.org.

• 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.



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