Community news briefs

Community news briefs

Trinity United hosts Thanksgiving meal

A free Thanksgiving dinner is being offered by Trinity United Methodist Church, 100 Blake Ave. The event begins at 3 p.m. Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, Nov. 25.

The church will help arrange transportation due to no bus service on the holiday.

Reservations are required for the turkey dinner "with all the fixings" by calling the church at 683-5367 between 9 a.m.-2 p.m. by today. The church presents free community dinners on the last Thursday of each month. Questions can be e-mailed to dinners@

Seasons serves for Thanksgiving

Seasons Caf? serves a traditional Thanksgiving meal with all the trimmings from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. and 4:30-7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 25, at Olympic Memorial Hospital, 939 Caroline St., Port Angeles.

The meal includes roast turkey with dressing; mashed potatoes and gravy; green beans with mushrooms and onions; sweet potato casserole; cranberry walnut relish; dinner roll; choice of pumpkin crunch or cranberry apple crisp, coffee, or a vegetarian option.

The price is $10 per person.

Call 417-7000.

Police department collecting food for bank

The Sequim Police Department is collecting canned or nonperishable food items in the lobby at department headquarters, 609 W. Washington St., for donation to the Sequim Food Bank.

Collections are through the holiday season.

Office hours are 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

For more information, call 683-7227.

Homes by the holidays

The Olympic Peninsula Humane Society is asking for donations for cat food, kitten food and non-clumping cat litter.

All animal kennels are filled to capacity with adoptable dogs, cats, kittens and puppies. Foster homes and new families are desperately needed.

Call 457-8206 for information.

Trail section closes for repairs

A section of the waterfront trail between the Red Lion Hotel and Francis Street Park will be closed for bridge repairs from Monday, Nov. 29, until about Dec. 10. Avoiding the area is suggested.

Access to the trail will remain open at Francis Street Park and at Morse Creek.

Call 457-0411 or visit

Work group meets

The Clallam County On-site Septic System Work Group meets from 6-8 p.m. Monday, Nov. 29, in Room 160 at the Clallam County Courthouse, 223 E. Fourth St., Port Angeles.

The group will preview new homeowner training materials for a pilot do-it-yourself septic system inspection project.

For more information about the OSS Work Group and the septic system management plan, visit or call 417-2543.

Healthy Families presentation

Rebecca Korby, executive director of Healthy Families, is scheduled to speak at 10 a.m. Monday, Nov. 29, in the social hall at St. Luke's Episcopal Church, 525 N. Fifth Ave.

Healthy Families is a nonprofit agency providing a wide range of services that address the problems of family violence and sexual assault. Call 683-4862 for more information.

Caroling, bake sale planned

An afternoon of Christmas caroling and a bake sale are scheduled for 2-4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 4, at the Dominion Terrace Clubhouse, Third Avenue and Norman Street, Sequim.

All proceeds from the bake sale will go toward a Dominion Terrace float in the Irrigation Parade on May 7, 2011.

Free coffee and hot cider will be available along with raffle items, including a scenic flight over Sequim, carpet cleaning, a KSQM gift certificate and dinner at the Totem Bar and Grille at the 7 Cedars Casino. Call 683-1516.

Adults create holiday items

Sherree Kelbel, an instructor for Doodlebugs, a scrapbooking and paper craft supply store in Sequim, directs adults in creating a holiday card with a removable ornament from 3-4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 4, at the Port Angeles Library, 2210 S. Peabody St., Port Angeles. Participants make a candy gift from 4-5 p.m.

The program is free. Call 417-8500 or e-mail

Human Rights Day celebration

Local members of the Socialist Party USA show a free documentary video and lead a discussion from 6-8 p.m. Monday, Dec. 6, at the Port Angeles Library, 2210 S. Peabody St., Port Angeles.

The video portrays labor leader and Socialist Party of America presidential candidate Eugene Debs (1855-1926).

Discussion topics include current struggles for human rights, economic justice and social equality and how the history of the democratic socialist movement in the United States can help inform and shape these efforts, in honor of the 62nd anniversary of the United Nations' adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.


Food handler class

A food handler class will be held at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 7, in the basement at St. Luke's Episcopal Church, 525 N. Fifth Ave., Sequim.

Registration begins at 1:45 p.m. and ends when the class capacity has been reached at 60 students.

The class costs $10.

Information about other classes is available at or 417-2328.

Group sponsors concert, tea

Aglow International sponsors the Amanda Bacon Christmas Concert and Tea at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 7, at Trinity United Methodist Church, 100 Blake Ave., Sequim.

Bring a favorite tea cup to use at the tea.

The donation is $4. Babysitting is available.

Call 683-3167.

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 Nov. 25 and Friday Nov. 26 - Closed for holiday

Monday Nov. 29 - Pea salad, hot turkey sandwich, mashed potatoes, mixed vegetables, lemon bar

Tuesday Nov. 30 - Green salad, shepherd's pie, green beans, fruit crisp

Wednesday Dec. 1 - Fruit cup, liver and onions, pasta alfredo, mixed vegetables, chocolate cake.

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