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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 July 15

• Overeaters Anonymous. Men's meeting. 7-8 a.m. St. Luke's Episcopal Church, 525 N. Fifth Ave., Sequim. 582-9549

• Shelter Providers Network. Jacques Livingston, Cheryl Stough and Patty Busse. 9-11 a.m. Serenity House Commons, 2203 W. 18th St., Port Angeles. 452-7224 or serenity@olypen.com.

• Sunbonnet Sue Quilt Club. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Masonic Hall, 700 S. Fifth Ave., Sequim. 681-0795.

• TOPS. 9-9:45 a.m. weigh-in, 10 a.m. meeting. Sequim Bible Church, 847 N. Sequim Ave., Sequim. 582-9797.

• Sequim Guild for Children's Hospital and Regional Medical Center. Lunch at 11:30 a.m., Jean's Deli, 134 S. Second Ave., Sequim, meeting at 1 p.m. The Lodge at Sherwood Village, 660 Evergreen Farm Way, Sequim. 683-7185.

• Pants Party. Weight-loss support group. 1-2 p.m., 5:30-6:30 p.m. 415 N. Sequim Ave., Sequim. $10. 683-8844.

• Support group for spouses and significant others of men diagnosed with prostate, testicular or bladder cancer. 1:15 p.m. Olympic Medical Services Building, 844 N. Fifth Ave., Sequim. 582-2845 or 582-5615.

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

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

• North Olympic Mustangs & Cougars Club. 7 p.m. Joshua's Restaurant, 113 Del Guzzi Drive, Port Angeles. 683-7908.

• Olympic Peninsula Audubon Society. 7 p.m. 2151 W. Hendrickson Road, Sequim. 681-4076.

• Clallam County Planning Commission. Meeting canceled. Next meeting 6:30 p.m. Aug. 5, board room at the courthouse.



Thursday July 16

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

• Mothers of Preschoolers. 9-11:30 a.m. Fairview Bible Church, 385 O'Brien Road, Port Angeles. 457-5905.

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

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

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

• Kiwanis Club of Sequim. Noon. Paradise Restaurant,

703 N. Sequim Ave., Sequim. 582-0022.

• Sequim Duplicate Bridge Club. 12:30 p.m. Masonic Hall, 700 S. Fifth Ave., Sequim. 582-0454 or 683-5635.

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

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

• Sequim Chess Club. Bring boards, sets and/or clocks. 3:30-5:45 p.m. Sequim Library. 630 N. Sequim Ave., Sequim. 681-8481.

• 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.

• Green Party of Clallam County. 7 p.m. Members' homes. 683-0867.

• United States Coast Guard Auxiliary, Flotilla 42, District 13. Boating safety promotion presentations by representatives of the Clallam County Sheriff's Office, the United States Coast Guard and the Flotilla. 7 p.m. St. Luke's Episcopal Church, 525 N. Fifth Ave., Sequim. 417-6716.

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

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



Friday July 17

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

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

• French Club. Advanced conversation and reading from

2 p.m. Call for location. 582-1334.



Saturday July 18

• Overeaters Anonymous. 10-11 a.m. St. Luke's Episcopal Church, 525 N. Fifth Ave., Sequim. 452-0227.

• Light Lunch. 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. St. Luke's Episcopal Church, 525 N. Fifth Ave., Sequim. Free hot meals for those in need. 683-4862.

• Phone Tree. Noon. Joshua's, 113 Del Guzzi Drive, Port Angeles. 457-1846.



Sunday July 19

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

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



Monday July 20

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

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

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

• 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.

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

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

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

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

452-3344.

• Sequim City Band. 7 p.m. James Center for the Performing Arts, 563 N. Rhodefer Road, Sequim. 683-4896.



Tuesday July 21

• Exchange Club of Port Angeles. 7:30 a.m. CrabHouse,

221 N. Lincoln St., Port Angeles. 417-5188 or 452-4554.

• Veterans of Foreign Wars Ladies Auxiliary 4760.

11 a.m. 169 E. Washington St., Sequim. 681-0434 or 683-9546.

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

• Overeaters Anonymous. Noon-1 p.m. St. Luke's Episcopal Church, 525 N. Fifth Ave., Sequim. 582-9549.

• 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.

• 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.

• 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. 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.

• Sequim RC Aeronauts Model Airplane Club. 6:45 p.m. Downstairs at Sequim Bible Church, 847 N. Sequim Ave.,

Sequim. 681-0506.

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

• 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.







music



Wednesday July 15

• Green Light Situation. Island rock. 6 p.m. Port Angeles waterfront. Free.



Thursday July 16

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

• Jim Hoffman Band. 8-11 p.m. 7 Cedars Casino, 270756 Highway 101, Sequim. 683-7777.



Friday July 17

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

• Singer, songwriter, and keyboardist Kate Lily. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Patio at Pacific Mist Books, 121 W. Washington St., Sequim. Free. 683-1396.

• Lynn Peterson. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Damiana's Best Cellars, 143 W. Washington St., Sequim. 683-7697.



Friday-Saturday July 17-18

• Third annual Jazz in the Alley. Live jazz, food and after-hours shopping. 6:30-9 p.m. Participating locations on Washington Street. Free.

• Big Fine Daddies. 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Oasis Sports Bar & Grill, 301 E. Washington St., Sequim. 582-3143.

• Rock Candy. Dance/party band. 9 pm.-1 a.m. 7 Cedars Casino, 270756 Highway 101, Sequim. 683-7777.



Sunday July 19

• Final Approach. 6-8 p.m. 7 Cedars Casino, 270756 Highway 101, Sequim. 683-7777.

• Sequim City Band. Pops. 3 p.m. James Center for the Performing Arts, 563 N. Rhodefer Road, Sequim. Free. 683-8226 or www.sequimcityband.org.



Monday July 20

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



Tuesday July 21

• Late Bloomers. Acoustic folk/rock. 6-8 p.m. James Center for the Performing Arts, 563 N. Rhodefer Road, Sequim. 683-4139.



Wednesday July 22

• Jim Hoffman Band. Country rock. 6 p.m. Port Angeles waterfront. Free.



Thursday July 23

• Rodger Enders. 7-11 p.m. 7 Cedars Casino, 270756 Highway 101, Sequim. 683-7777.



Thursday-Saturday July 23-25

• Jazz Port Townsend. Fort Worden State Park and downtown clubs in Port Townsend. 800-838-3006 or www.centrum.org.



Friday July 24

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



Friday-Saturday July 24-25

• Soul'd Out. 1970s-'90s music. 9 p.m.-1 a.m. 7 Cedars Casino, 270756 Highway 101, Sequim. 683-7777.

• Justus. Country rock. 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Oasis Sports Bar & Grill, 301 E. Washington St., Sequim. 582-3143.



Saturday July 25

• Big Fine Daddies. 6-8 p.m. Arts in Action, Lincoln and Railroad streets, Port Angeles. 417-9011 or www.bfdrock.com.

• Melodies of Indian Bansuri Flute Concert. Deepak Ram, flute, and Ravi Joseph Albright, drums. 7 p.m. Little Theater at Peninsula College, 1502 E. Lauridsen Blvd., Port Angeles. $10 advance tickets, $12 at door. www.tabladass@yahoo.com or 831-345-9778.



Saturdays-Sundays through Sept. 6

• Olympic Music Festival. 2 p.m. at concert barn, rural Quilcene. Watch for signs off U.S. Highway 101. Classical music every Saturday and Sunday; no pets allowed. See www.olympic musicfestival.org, e-mail info@olympicmusicfestival.org or 360-732-4800 for tickets and reserved seating.



Sundays through Aug. 30

• Port Townsend Summer Band Concerts. 360-344-3658 or ptsummerband.org.



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



Thursdays

• OB1 DJ "Owen Blake." 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Oasis Sports Bar & Grill, 301 E. Washington St., Sequim. 582-3143.



exhibits



Friday-Sunday July 17-19

• Third annual artists' studio tour. 681-4240 or cynthia@MLCE.net.

• Olympic Driftwood Sculptors art show, sale and demonstrations. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. July 17-18, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. July 19. Carlsborg Conference Center, 865 Carlsborg Road. Free. 683-6860 or 681-2535.



Friday-Saturday July 24-25

• Port Ludlow Artists League's eighth annual Art Walk. Variety of media from 40 artists. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Upper and lower village centers, new Urgent Care facility, both banks and the Community Church. Parking in the church's parking lot.



Saturday July 25

• Pacific Northwest Wood Artisans show and sale. Local artists, demonstrations, raffle and silent auction. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Sequim Elks Lodge, 143 Port Williams Road, Sequim. Free. 681-7032.



July featured artists

• Maria Loe, pottery, and Ron Carlson, photography. Blue Whole Gallery, 129 W. Washington St., Sequim. 681-6033.

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

• Robert Lee, watercolors. Strait Financial Advice, 193 W. Cedar St., Sequim.

• Ruth McNicholas, acrylics and watercolors. July and August. KeyBank, 120 N. Dunlap Ave., Sequim.

• Jessica Spisak. The Gallery at the Fifth, 500 W. Hendrickson Road, Sequim.

• Terry Grasteit, abstract expressionism. Waterfront Gallery, 120 W. First St., Port Angeles. 452-8165.



Ongoing

• Clallam County Historical Society exhibit, "Home Sweet Home." 20th century artifacts. Lower gallery, Museum at the Carnegie, 205 S. Lincoln St., Port Angeles. 452-6779.

• Art Outside's 10th season. New works by 20 artists along trail in Webster's Woods. Port Angeles Fine Arts Center, 1203 E. Lauridsen Blvd., Port Angeles. Free. 457-3532.



theater



Wednesday July 15

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



Friday-Sunday July 17-19

• Peninsula Singers, The Sequim Museum and Arts Center and Readers Theatre Plus present Gilbert and Sullivan's "HMS Pinafore." 7:30 p.m. July 17-18 and 2 p.m. July 19. Old Dungeness Schoolhouse, 2781 Towne Road, Sequim. Tickets, $10 at The Buzz and Pacific Mist Book Store in Sequim, The Itty Bitty Buzz and The Odyssey Book Store in Port Angeles. 888-762-1764.



Friday-Saturday July 17-18

• Olympic Theatre Arts. "Greater Tuna." 7:30 p.m. Sequim High School auditorium, 601 N. Sequim Ave.,

Sequim. $12 general admission, $10 OTA members. 683-7326 or www.olympictheatrearts.org.



Wednesday July 22

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



Thursday-Saturday, July 23-Aug. 1, Sunday July 26

• Port Angeles Light Opera Association. "Peter Pan." 7:30 p.m. July 23-25, 30-31, Aug. 1; 2 p.m. July 26.

Port Angeles High School auditorium, 304 E. Park St., Port Angeles. www.paloa.org or 452-8299.



dance



For dance lesson information, call: line dance, 681-2987; Western line dancing, 681-2826; hula dance for teens, adults and seniors, 253-288-0450.



events



Friday-Sunday July 17-19

• Sequim Lavender Festival. 9 a.m. Seven farms on tour, demonstrations, agricultural history, workshops, horticultural programs, food, music, street fair. 800-681-3035 or www.lavender festival.com.

• Sunbonnet Sue Quilt Club annual quilt show. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sequim Middle School gymnasium. 683-2072.



Through Sunday July 19

• Lavender wine tour includes six artisan wineries in

Sequim, Port Angeles and Port Townsend. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. Tickets, $25 online or at member wineries; fee for wine tasting without ticket. www.olympicpeninsulawineries.org or 800-785-5495.



Friday, July 17

• Guided tour of Jamestown S'Klallam Tribe's totem poles, 4-5:15 p.m.; Stories by the Bay, 5:15 p.m.; traditional salmon dinner, 6-6:45 p.m.; S'Klallam stories by tribal elder Elaine Grinnell, 6:45 p.m. Tribal Center, 1033 Old Blyn Highway, Sequim. Reservations required. 681-4661 or asargent@jamestowntribe.org.



Saturday July 18

• "Unwine'd by the River," meal, beverage and opportunity to wander the grounds at Railroad Bridge Park. 7-9 p.m. 2151 W. Hendrickson Road, Sequim. $25 per person, for first 75 people on site that evening. www.dungenessrivercenter.org.



Saturday-Sunday July 18-19

• 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.



Tuesday July 21

• Cascade Bicycle Club's Cyclefest. Special guest Ryan Leech, Norco mountain bike stunt rider. Treasure hunt, bicycle parade, outdoor cinema. 6-10:30 p.m. Warren G. Magnuson Park, 7400 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle. Admission to Cyclefest free, drawing tickets for prizes available for $5 each or three for $10. 206-522-3222 or www.cascade.org.



Friday-Sunday July 24-26

• Arts in Action. Professional sand sculptures, artists, merchants and vendors, live music, car shows. All day at City Pier, Port Angeles. 417-0501.

• Hurricane Ridge Kennel Club Dog Shows. American Kennel Club licensed all-breed dog shows and obedience trials. 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Carrie Blake Park, Sequim. 681-3707.



Saturday July 25

• Sequim Open Aire Market. Locally grown food, farm products, plants, flowers, art and handcrafted items. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Cedar Street in downtown Sequim. www.sequimmarket.com.



ongoing events



First and second Saturday, third Wednesday

• Port Angeles Fine Arts Center director Jake Seniuk leads Art Ranger Tours through Webster's Woods. 10 a.m. first Saturday;

3 p.m. second Saturday; 2 p.m. third Wednesday. Port Angeles Fine Arts Center, 1203 E. Lauridsen Blvd., Port Angeles. Free. 457-3532.



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 they 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.; ukulele, 9:30 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.

• Pilates, 7:45-8:45 a.m.; senior workout; bridge; walking group; 9 a.m., art with Judy Priest; 10 a.m., knitting and crocheting, 10:30 a.m.; seniorcise, 11 a.m.; gentle yoga and chair exercise, 12:30-1:30 p.m.; yoga, 2-3:45 p.m. Sequim Senior Activity Center, 921 E. Hammond St., Sequim. 683-6806.



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.



readings & lectures



Wednesday July 15

• Poets participating in Port Townsend Writers Conference read their work. 7 p.m. Northwind Arts Center, 2409 Jefferson St., Port Townsend. Free, donations accepted. 360-379-1086.



Thursday July 16

• Paul Siefried lecture on violin bow making. 6:30 p.m. Port Townsend School of Woodworking, Building 315, Fort Worden State Park, 200 Battery Way. Free. www.ptwoodschool.com or 360-344-4455.



Friday July 24

• J.A. Jance reads from her book "Fire and Ice: A Beaumont and Brady Novel." 6:30, 8 p.m. Carver Room, Port Angeles Library, 2210 S. Peabody St., Port Angeles. Tickets required. 452-6367.



classes &

demonstrations



Wednesday July 15

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



Thursday July 16

• "The Silent Killer - Elevated Blood Pressure." Judy Tordini, cardiology program director. 9 a.m. Second floor conference room, Medical Services Building, 840 N. Fifth Ave., Sequim. 417-7486.

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



Friday-Saturday July 17-18

• Flotilla 42 of the Coast Guard Auxiliary boat safety class. 5:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m. July 17; 10 a.m.-2 p.m. July 18. Second floor of the Pease Building, Coast Guard Base, Ediz Hook. $25 for book, $35 if two persons share a book, preregistration required. 681-4671.



Tuesday July 21

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



Saturday July 25

• 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.



continuing classes



• Cooking demonstrations, classes, The Sauer Kraut German Deli, Bakery & Café, 10181 Old Olympic Highway, Sequim. $35. 582-1400 or www.thesauerkraut.com.

• High energy cardio-step, strength and toning, and circuit training classes with Shelley Haupt, 477-2409.

• Watercolor classes for all levels, 452-6356.

• Italian classes, 460-4576.

• Self-defense classes for adults and children, 452-5653.

• Ongoing workshop from Eckhart Tolle's "A New Earth," 582-0812.

• Knitting and crocheting classes, 683-4969.

• German classes, 417-0111.

• Classes on nutritional cleansing, nutrition and weight loss, 681-2414.

• Belly dance classes for teens, adults and seniors, 683-6806.



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.

• Blue Whole Gallery is accepting applications for new artists. Visit 129 W. Washington St., Sequim, or call 681-6033.



volunteers



• Sequim Police Department Volunteers in Police Service Program seeks patrol and front office volunteers. Call 683-7227 or stop by 609 W. Washington St., Suite 16.

• Peninsula Trails Coalition work parties continue construction of the Olympic Discovery Trail east of the tribal center in Blyn. Lunch will be provided for those who call ahead. Contact smacklow@yahoo.com or 681-3068.

• The Sequim Irrigation Festival committee is searching for a new float construction chair as well as a float designer for the upcoming festival year. For information, contact Joe Borden at 683-3408 or via e-mail borden@olypen.com.



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