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Country store Saturday

The Sequim Prairie Garden Club Country Store will be held from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Sept. 26, at the Pioneer Memorial Park clubhouse, 387 E. Washington St., Sequim, offering baked and homemade goods, fresh produce, plants and holiday gifts. Raffle prizes include a flight over the Olympic Peninsula. For details call Patti at 477-0636.

Cooking with Herbs

A Cooking with Herbs class will be held from 5-6 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 30, at Botanical Touch, 115 N. Sequim Ave., Sequim. Call 683-2050 to reserve a space.

Pulmonary support group

The pulmonary support group meets Saturday, Sept. 26, at the Mariner Cafe, 707 E. Washington St., in Sequim. Dr. Tom Locke, Clallam County medical officer, speaks about cold and flu season. For more information, call Mary Margolis at 452-1473.

Mammography van visits

Women over 40 who are due for their annual mammogram, have a primary care physician and are not pregnant or symptomatic can make appointments for the screening in a Mobile Mammography Van operated by Seattle Cancer Care Alliance at Sequim Safeway, 680 W. Washington St., from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 1. Call 206-288-7800 to schedule an appointment. Bring insurance card and picture ID. To apply for financial assistance, call patient financial services at 206-288-6226, 206-288-2080 or 800-304-1763.

Mushroom class

Magdalena Bassett teaches "Hunting for Chanterelle Mushrooms" from 1:30-4 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 24, at Sequim Prairie Grange, 290 Macleay Road, Sequim.

Bassett is a lifelong mushroom hunter, cook and pastry baker and the author of two cookbooks, "Young Man's Cook Book" and "Cooking & Baking with Lavender."

The fee is $55. Call 452-9277 or sign up at

Senate funds vets'

housing in Forks

Funding for a new transitional housing facility for homeless veterans included in a Senate appropriations bill has passed the full Senate.

Sarge's Place Veterans Housing Project will receive $500,000 to buy and remodel an existing two-story apartment building in Forks and convert it into housing for homeless veterans and their families.

Senior menu

Here are the Sequim Senior Nutrition Site menus, served at 4:30 p.m. at Suncrest Village Retirement Apartments, 251 S. Fifth Ave. Suggested donation $3. Menus are subject to change.

_ Wednesday, Sept. 23 - cottage cheese with pineapple, meat loaf, sweet potato, mixed vegetables, spice cake

_ Thursday, Sept. 24 - cook's choice

_ Friday, Sept. 25 - soup d'jour, chicken taco salad, custard

_ Monday, Sept. 28 - fruit cup, baked lemon chicken, roasted potatoes, mixed vegetables, sherbet

_ Tuesday, Sept. 29 - Caesar salad, Italian sausage with peppers, pasta with marinara, zucchini, lemon whip.

Sequim Duplicate Bridge Club

_ Thursday, Sept. 10

1. Charles Williams-Jim Tilzey; 2. Ted Miller-Barbara Woodson; 3. Patrick Thomson-Tom Loveday.

_ Friday Sept. 11

N/S: 1. Wilma Lambert-Carol Keller; 2. Suzanne Berg-Jim Tilzey; 3. David Carter-Bruce Beh; 4. Arlene Nunnally-Charles Williams.

E/W: 1. Mary Norwood-Bob Wilkinson; 2. Sueann Swan-John Anderson; 3. Marge Knee-Julie Gray; 4th, Jodi O'Neill-Tom Markley.

_ Monday Sept. 14

N/S: 1. Frank Brown-Dave Jackson; 2. Suzanne Berg-Sueann Swan; 3. Helen Stratton-Paul Stratton; 4. Thomas Larsen-Patrick Thomson.

E/W: 1. Jack Real-John Anderson; 2. Ted Miller-Gert Wiitala; 3. Charles Williams-June Nelson; 4. Michael Walker-Ruby Mantle.

For more information on the Sequim Duplicate Bridge Club, call Krys Gordon, club manager, at 681-4308. Potential players who need partners should call Ruby Mantle, 683-5635.

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