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All about perennials

Marty Wingate tells "All About Perennials" at 1 p.m. Saturday, April 24, at McComb Gardens, 751 McComb Road, Sequim.

An educator and writer, Wingate has a degree in urban horticulture.

Two books she wrote will be available for purchase at the free seminar.

Contact www.mccomb, or 681-2827.

Botanical Touch

Two free classes will be taught at Botanical Touch, 115 N. Sequim Ave.,


"Healthy Habits and Weight Loss" is presented 5:30-6:30 p.m. Friday, April 23.

"Top Five Herbs to Nourish Your Body" is taught 5:30-6:30 p.m. Thursday, April 29.

Call 683-2050.

Community shredding event

The Port Angeles Eastside branch of First Federal, 1603 E. First St., hosts a free community shredding event from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, April 24.

Individuals are encouraged to bring sensitive paper for shredding on site by LeMay Mobile Shredding, a professional shredding company.

Types of documents to bring include old tax returns and account statements or any paperwork with account or Social Security numbers or other personal information.

First Federal security personnel will be on hand to answer questions and provide information on identity theft.

Call 452-6620.

Dungeness Kids Fair

The Dungeness Kids Fair is accepting applications for exhibitors.

In its third year, the fair will take place at the Guy Cole Center, Carrie Blake Park, Sequim 10 a.m.- 2 p.m. Saturday, June 5.

Entertainment and activities for children, and information and shopping opportunities for the parents are scheduled.

Last year, more than 1,400 people attended the fair.

Contact 582-1700 or

Kokopelli Grill

Kokopelli Grill is open for lunch 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday at 203 E. Front St., Port Angeles.

Dinner hours were changed to 5-9 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday; 5-10 p.m. Friday and Saturday; and 5-8 p.m. Sunday.

The restaurant is closed Mondays.

Kokopelli Underground offers music 9 p.m.-1:30 a.m. Thursday-Saturday.

Contact 457-6040 or

Kreps Construction

Dave Kreps of Kreps Construction, LLC, attended the Environmental Protection Agency's certified lead renovator training in Seattle on April 15.

The class covered testing for lead, containing contaminated dust and paint chips, cleaning the job site, homeowner and worker safety and record keeping.

Under a new EPA rule that goes into effect April 22, contractors performing renovation, repair and painting projects that disturb lead-based paint in homes, child care facilities and schools built before 1978 must be certified and follow specific work practices to prevent lead contamination.

Kreps Construction is at 398 Pierson Road, Sequim.

Contact 681-3737, or

Mike Rosencrants Insurance

Mike Rosencrants Insurance for Seniors relocated to The Lodge at Sherwood Village, 660 Evergreen Farm Way, Sequim.

The business provides for Medicare needs, including supplements, Part D drug plans, Advantage plans, long-term care and final expenses.

Contact 360-670-6727 or

Peninsula Community Mental Health Center

Anna Haynes was promoted to administrative assistant I at Peninsula Community Mental Health Center, 118 E. Eighth St., Port Angeles.

Haynes began working at the center on Nov. 26, 2007, and was hired as a receptionist.

John Danks was promoted to network and systems administrator.

Danks began nearly six years ago as a network analyst/special projects.

Call 457-0431.

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