Community briefs

Volunteer with MAC

The Museum and Arts Center is looking for special event volunteers, exhibit center docents, administrative and research volunteers.

Applications are available from 10 a.m.-

4 p.m. Tuesday -Saturday at the Exhibit Center, 175 W. Cedar St., Sequim, or online at For more information, call the Exhibit Center at 683-8110 or Terri at 457-1991.

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. 24-hours reservation required. Call 683-8491.

Thursday Sept. 2 - cook's choice

Friday Sept. 3 - watermelon, barbecue beef ribs, potato salad, steamed broccoli, ice cream sundae

Monday Sept. 6 - closed for holiday

Tuesday Sept. 7 - Caesar salad, spaghetti with meat sauce, garlic bread, mixed vegetables, peach crisp

Wednesday Sept. 15 - pea salad, chicken marsala, roasted potatoes, brussels sprouts, berries with cream

Fire fighters, law enforcers meet

The Olympic Peninsula Association of Law Enforcement Officers and Fire Fighters, a social organization, is accepting applications for new or returning members. Those who retired from full-time, volunteer or reserve positions of federal, state, city or county law enforcement or fire fighting agencies or who served a total of five years, their spouses, life partners and former staff or support employees are eligible.

The group meets at noon on the third Tuesday of the month, except December, at Paradise Restaurant, 703 N. Sequim Ave., Sequim. Call Toby Weidenheimer, 681-2212, or Paula Fernandez, 206-842-1477, for more information.

Change in calendar information

As of press time, Howly Slim will not be playing at Alder Wood Bistro, 139 W. Alder St., Sequim at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 7.

He will perform at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 14.

Call 683-4321.

View and bid on vehicles

The Clallam County Treasurer's Office is holding an online surplus auction that closes at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 7. It includes 16 county vehicles and four vehicles seized by the Olympic Peninsula Narcotics Enforcement Team.

Sale items can be seen on the county website at, under "Online services" then "Surplus Property Sales."

A computer terminal is in the Treasurer's Office for public use to view and bid on the sale items. An e-mail address and credit card are required to place a bid.

A complete list of items will be available soon on the website and sold at a later date. Watch the website for more information.

For more information, call Teresa Marchi, chief deputy treasurer, at 417-2250.

Moving, breathing to wellness

Licensed massage practitioner and certified yoga teacher Sheryl Wolover presents "Moving and Breathing Your Way to Wellness" at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 8, in the second-floor conference room at the Olympic Medical Services building, 840 N. Fifth Ave., Sequim.

Dungeness Valley Health & Wellness Clinic sponsors the free wellness forum.

Call 582-0218.

Knocking down knotweed

Clallam and Jefferson counties' Noxious Weed Control programs offer two free workshops for landowners who have knotweed and others who are interested.

The workshops are from 5:30-7:30 p.m. today, Wednesday, Sept. 8, at the Port Hadlock Library, 620 Cedar Ave., and from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 15 at the Sequim Library, 630 N. Sequim Ave.

Call 360-379-5610 ext. 205 or e-mail for more information.

Geology discussed

Don Wilkin, a retired professor of natural resources from the University of Arizona and a volunteer at the Dungeness National Wildlife Refuge, discusses "Sediment Dynamics of the Dungeness Spit" at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 8. The group meets at the refuge entrance station at the north end of Voice of America Road and the discussion continues after a hike to the base of the spit.

Subjects include the geology and glacial history of the area.

Friends of the Dungeness National Wildlife Refuge sponsor the free talk, open to the public and current volunteers and expected to last about 11/2 hours.

Call 582-9915 or e-mail

College seeks to aid veterans, families

Peninsula College hosts a Veterans and Family Resource Fair from 2-5 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 9, at 1502 E. Lauridsen Blvd., Port Angeles.

The fair is designed to connect veterans and their families to the college and other regional educational and training resources.

For more information, see, call Trisha Plute at 417-6224 or e-mail

Death and dying overview

Volunteer Hospice of Clallam County offers a free six-week series providing an overview of the death and dying process and community resources for coping with a loss.

Programs will be held 7-9 p.m. Thursdays, Sept. 9-Oct 14 at Hospice House, 810 Albert St., Port Angeles.

The program includes "Attitudes About Death and Dying" with social worker Christine Jacobson; "Legal Issues" with attorney John Rutz; and "Stress Management " with Ruth Marcus, M.A./Ph.D.

A seventh session specific to those interested in becoming Volunteer Hospice volunteers will be scheduled shortly after the conclusion of the series. Call 452-1511.

Stop scams, find wanderers

Information on scams involving phishing, identity theft, spoofing and social networking will be discussed at the Sequim PC Users Group meeting at 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 11, in Room E-3, Sequim High School, 601 N. Sequim Ave.

Guest speaker Maris Turner, Sequim Police Department's public information/crime prevention officer, will discuss these issues and the Project Lifesaver program, a service of trained responders to locate missing people who tend to wander due to cognitive conditions such as autism, Alzheimer's disease, dementia and Down syndrome.

More information is at E-mail with questions.

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