Community news briefs

Adopt a pet
Olympic Peninsula Humane Society’s mobile adoption van will be parked from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Wednesday, April 14, in Best Friend Nutrition’s parking lot, 680 W. Washington Ave., Sequim. More information is available at 457-8206 or

Church offers series
Olympic View Church of God offers an eight-week video series called “Love and Respect” by Dr. Emerson Eggerichs at 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays, starting Wednesday, April 14.
The teachings, based on Ephesians 5:33, will be shown at the church, 503 N. Brown Road, Sequim.
Call 808-0052 or 477-0054.

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. Call 683-8491.
Wednesday April 7 — Fruit cup, barbecue ribs, sweet potato, zucchini, sherbet
Thursday April 8 — Cook’s choice
Friday April 9 — Carrot and raisin salad, Swedish meatballs, egg noodles, baked tomato, peach cobbler
Monday April 12 — Green salad, beef liver and onions, rice pilaf, sliced steamed carrots, sliced pineapple
Tuesday April 13 — Coleslaw, spaghetti with meat sauce, mixed vegetables, garlic bread, mixed berries with cream.

Drumming classes
A new series of Whole Person Drumming classes begins Monday, April 12.
Classes meet 6:30-8:30 p.m. Mondays, April 12-May 3. Each week focuses on a different aspect of rhythm.
Prices are $100 for the series and $35 for a drop-in session.
Zorina Wolf facilitates the class, which meets at the Center of Infinite Reflection, 144 Tripp Road, Sequim.
Contact 681-5407 or

Wreath-making class
Henery’s Garden Center offers a sedum wreath-making class at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, April 10, at 1060 Sequim-Dungeness Way,
The cost is $30-$40, depending on materials.
Call 683-6969.

Panel discusses math/WASL
Clallam County Democratic Club hosts a panel discussion regarding math graduation requirements and the WASL test at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 14, at Pioneer Memorial Park, 387 E. Washington St., Sequim.
John Miller leads the panel, which includes Brian Berg, Sequim High School teacher; Walter Johnson, Sequim School District board member; Bill Marsh, Port Angeles mathematician; John Pope, former Port Angeles School District superintendent; and Michelle Reid, Port Angeles School District assistant superintendent.
Call 683-4502.

Dance for Haiti
Four peninsula-area bands play for an American Red Cross benefit concert to help rebuild Haiti.
John Nelson is master of ceremonies for the concert that begins with the Jim Hoffman Band and continues through the afternoon and evening with Jubilee, Haywire and Ted Vigil, who looks, plays and sings like John Denver.
A silent auction and raffle also are part of the event, with all proceeds benefiting the American Red Cross. 4-10 p.m. Sunday, April 11, at the 7 Cedars Casino, 270756 Highway 101, Blyn.
For more information, call 683-7777
or see

History of Press Expedition
Jon Preston, of the National Park Service, speaks on the Press Expedition, six men who explored the Olympic Mountain range in 1889-1890.
The History Tales program is at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, April 11, in the Port Angeles City Council Chambers, 321 E. Fifth St., Port Angeles.
Contact 452-2662 or www.clallamhistorical 

Mushroom society
Olympic Peninsula Mycological Society meets for social time and mushroom identification at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 14, at the Tri-Area Community Center, 12 West Valley Road, Chimacum. 
Langdon Cook, forager and professional writer and editor, is the guest speaker at
7 p.m. 

Planning vacancy
Applications are available for an opening on the Sequim Planning Commission, which meets at 6:30 p.m. on the first and third Tuesdays of the month. The vacancy is for a term that expires Jan. 10, 2011. Applicants must live in the city of Sequim.
Applications are available at Sequim City Hall, 152 W. Cedar St., Sequim; by calling 683-4139 or on the Web site
Submit applications to Sequim City Hall.

Welcome new minister
A reception will be held at Unity in the Olympics, 17 E. Myrtle Street; Port Angeles, from noon-1 p.m. Sunday, April 11, to welcome a new minister, the Rev. John Wingfield. All are invited to share in cake and coffee. Call 457-3981

Highway headaches
Crews will remove trees at Sequim Bay State Park through Thursday, April 8, restricting traffic in both directions of U.S. Highway 101.
Flaggers will control one-way alternating traffic between mileposts 268 and 269 from 6:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. each day.
Meanwhile, state Department of Transportation crews will repair and replace roadway markers in the left lanes in both directions of Highway 101 on the Morse Creek bridge east of Port Angeles.
The work will take place from 7:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. through Thursday, April 8.

Irish history talk
Peninsula College welcomes Irish Fulbright scholar Dr. Richard McMahon to campus April 14-16.
McMahon presents a free lecture at noon Wednesday, April 14, in the college’s Little Theater, 1502 E. Lauridsen Blvd., Port Angeles.
A question-and-answer session follows.
A historian of 19th-century Ireland and the Irish diaspora, he has taught Irish history at a number of universities in Britain and Ireland.
He is the Fulbright scholar in Irish historical studies at Stanford University. 

• At the Irrigation Kickoff Dinner live auction March 27, Lynda Day George and her husband, Doug Cronin, donated two six-person dinners with limo service by Sequim Livery; and the couple will host two dinners at their home. Sequim Livery, owned by Carol Aguirre and Day George, donated two six-person dinners with limo service. The information was incomplete in the March 31 edition on Page A-3.
 • Bonsai trees need fertilizer with nitrogen in the spring and summer, no nitrogen in the fall and winter. This is to clarify a story on Page C-1 of the March 31 edition of the Sequim Gazette.

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