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Water forums continue

League of Women Voters of Clallam County sponsors the second of a series of forums on water issues in the Dungeness watershed from 7-8:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 18, at St. Luke's Episcopal Church, 525 N. Fifth Ave., Sequim.

Speakers include Joe Holtrop of the Clallam Conservation District, Janet Nazy of the Partnership for Water Conservation, and Dave Nazy, hydrogeologist with the Washington Department of Ecology.

At least 30 minutes for questions and answers is scheduled. The event also includes informational tables and displays.

Free public health forum on drugs, herbs and supplements

Retired registered pharmacist Deta Stem presents a free public forum, "Drugs, Herbs and Supplements: Interactions That Can Rock Your World," during the October Wellness Forum sponsored by the Dungeness Valley Health & Wellness Clinic.

The forum is at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 13, at Sequim's Olympic Medical Services Building, 840 N. Fifth Ave., in the second-floor conference room.

For more information, to volunteer or to make a donation, call 582-0218.

Stunt seminar offered at casino

Int'l Entertainment & Productions, Inc. is hosting a stunts apprenticeship program seminar 4-10:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 17, at 7 Cedars Casino, 270756 Highway 101, Blyn.

Cost is $45 with a meal provided.

The cooperating 6 NW Bands and Solo Artists event is free and running at the same time.

Call 360-379-3068 for tickets.

Electoral college lecture

A free lecture on the "Dirty Secret of the Electoral College" will be presented at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 19, at Sequim Senior Activity Center, 921 E. Hammond St., Sequim.

Call 681-0101 or e-mail

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 Oct. 14 - Cook's choice;

Friday Oct. 15 - Carrot raisin salad, shrimp, tropical rice, zucchini, lemon whip;

Monday Oct. 18 - Vegetable soup, liver and onions, whipped potatoes, mixed vegetables, mixed berries;

Tuesday Oct. 19 - German potato salad, bratwurst with sauerkraut, pickled beets, apple strudel, root beer;

Wednesday Oct. 20 - Caesar salad, spaghetti with meat sauce, garlic bread, green beans, sherbet.

Find out about bird nests

Idie Ulsh, past president of Seattle Audubon, presents "Feathered Architects: The Fascinating World of Bird Nests" at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 20, at the Dungeness River Audubon Center at Railroad Bridge Park, 2151 W. Hendrickson Road.

From eagles to hummingbirds, Ulsh explores how and where birds make nests and relates interesting facts about their construction.

The meeting, sponsored by the Olympic Peninsula Audubon Society, is free and open to the public.

For more information, call 681-6325 or

e-mail to:

Annual harvest dinner set

The 119th annual Harvest Dinner, believed to be the oldest continuing social event in the Dungeness Valley, is slated for 5-6:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 22, at Trinity United Methodist Church, 100 Blake Ave., Sequim.

Pianists perform live music to accompany the dinner, which includes Swiss steak, potatoes and gravy, a vegetable, coleslaw, rolls, dessert and beverages.

Tickets are $12 for adults and $5 for children age 10 and under and available at the door, or in advance at the church office or Sound Community Bank in Sequim.

Proceeds go to the church budget, which supports various community programs.

Call 683-5367.

Airport adds web cam

Officials at Sequim Valley Airport announced a new web cam last week.

The view looks south across the ramp with aircraft, a windsock and the Olympic Mountains in the background.

The camera updates every 10 minutes with a time-lapse addition.

The web cam assists pilots, travelers and the public in viewing current weather and wind conditions. This will be a big asset to pilots who are flying to Sequim and the community.

Go to: For more information, call Andy Sallee at 683-4444, or e-mail to:

Cancer Survivorship Fair

Olympic Medical Cancer Center joins several organizations serving cancer patients in the Puget Sound region to sponsor the West/South Sound Cancer Survivorship Fair 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 23, at Harmony Hill Retreat Center in Union.

The fair offers presentations and workshops for cancer patients and survivors and their immediate caregivers.

The event is free but registration is required.

A shuttle will be available from Olympic Medical's Thomas Family Cancer Center in Sequim.

Brochures with registration forms are available at 417-7340.

Senior fitness screenings

Olympic Medical Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation offers a senior fitness test screening twice in October.

A screening will be held 1-3 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 26, at the Wendel Room in the lower level conference area at Olympic Medical Center, 939 Caroline St., Port Angeles.

It also will be offered 2:30-4:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 28, in the Medical Services Building Conference Room, 840 N. Fifth Ave., Sequim.

Call 582-2601.

Balance screening

Olympic Medical Center Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation offers a free balance screening 2-4 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 27, in the second floor conference room at Olympic Medical Services Building,

840 N. Fifth Ave., Suite 2400, Sequim.

Call 582-2601.

Class full, cancelled

The Sequim Gazette learned after the events calendar was sent to press that the afternoon session of "Tax Planning Can Be Fun" on Oct. 14 was full and the evening session was cancelled.

Call 683-1355.

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