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County seeks applications
The Clallam County Districting Commission seeks applicants for a districting master.
Applications can be picked up at 223 E. Fourth St., Room 150, Port Angeles, or downloaded under the “Current Issues” tab at www.clallam.net. Call 417-2233.
The deadline for submissions is 4:30 p.m. Friday, March 11.

Seminar on family history research
The Clallam County Genealogical Society hosts a seminar, “Family History Research in the Atlantic South: Virginia, Georgia and the Carolinas,” from 8:30 a.m.-
3 p.m. Saturday, March 12, at the Dungeness Valley Lutheran Church, 923 Sequim Ave., Sequim.
Registration is $30 for members; $35 nonmembers; $35 at the door. Lunch, $8. For information and a registration form, call the CCGS Research Library at 417-5000 between 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Friday or visit www.olypen.com/ccgs.

Symphony rehearsal free to families
The Port Angeles Symphony invites children to bring their families to a dress rehearsal and special presentation about “Music Made in the USA” at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 12, at the Port Angeles High School Auditorium, 304 Park Ave., Port Angeles.
Children under 18 and their families are admitted free to this morning program. For details, call 457-5579.

Breakfast helps pay medical bills
The Sequim Guild for Seattle Children’s Hospital invites the public to its third annual Pancake Breakfast from 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Sunday, March 13, at the Sequim Elks Club, 143 Port Williams Road.
A donation of $7 for adults and $4 for children is requested.
Proceeds will help provide medical services to families who cannot afford the cost of care provided to their children at Seattle Children’s Hospital.

Friends of Fields hosts farmers’ breakfast
Friends of the Fields sponsors a Farmers’ Breakfast from 8 a.m.-noon Sunday, March 13, at the Sequim Prairie Grange, 290 Macleay Road, Sequim.   
Cost is $12 for adults or $5 for children under 10. Proceeds benefit farmland preservation in Clallam County.

Strategic plan workshop for schools

The public is invited to participate in Sequim School District’s strategic plan workshop from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, March 12, in the commons at Sequim Community School, 220 W. Alder St., Sequim. RSVP to 582-3264.

Photographers show at Waterfront Gallery
The Waterfront Gallery hosts a reception for artists Jack and Linda Parcell from 5-8 p.m. Friday, March 11, at 120 W. First St., Port Angeles. Featured artists for March at the gallery, both Parcells are photographers and Linda Parcell also makes jewelry.

Nutritious meals focus of free program
Certified diabetes educator and registered dietician Christin Maks presents a free Working on Wellness program entitled “Choose Nutritious Meals: Let Color Be Your Guide” at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 12, in the second-floor conference room at Olympic Medical Park, 840 N. Fifth Ave., Sequim.
WOW is a program of Dungeness Valley Health & Wellness Clinic, Sequim’s free clinic, open to patients Monday and Thursday evenings beginning at 5 p.m. at 777 N. Fifth Ave. Call 582-0218.

Accordion social
The Sequim Accordion Social will be held from 1-4 p.m. Sunday, March 13, at the Sequim Senior Activity Center, 921 E. Hammond St., Sequim. All accordion players are invited to bring their instruments.
A $2 admission is requested to pay for the room. Call 683-5620.

‘Dine to Donate’ for missing persons
Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill and Bar invites the public to a “Dine to Donate” event to raise funds for the Susan Cox Powell Foundation from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. on Wednesday, March 16, at 130 River Road, Sequim. Diners who produce a “Dine to Donate” flier will have 15 percent of their bill — except for alcoholic beverages and gift cards —  donated to the fund to assist families of missing persons. For information, visit www.susancoxpowellfoundation.org.

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 March 10 — Cook’s choice
Friday March 11 — Waldorf salad, roast pork, scalloped potatoes, Harvard beets, fruit crisp
Monday March 14 — Green salad, beef Burgundy, buttered noodles, zucchini, mixed berries with cream
Tuesday March 15 — Carrot raisin salad, turkey croquettes with mushroom rosemary gravy, steamed rice, steamed greens, baked apples
Wednesday March 16 — Green salad, chicken strips, oven roasted potatoes, broccoli, pudding

Electoral College discussed
The Electoral Reform Group presents results of a forensic examination of presidential elections since 1824 at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 15, at the Port Angeles Library, 2210 S. Peabody St., Port Angeles. To reserve limited seating, call 681-0101.

‘Seabirds of Midway Atoll’ presentation
The Olympic Peninsula Audubon Society invites the public to its meeting at 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 16, at the Dungeness River Audubon Center at Railroad Bridge Park, 2151 W. Hendrickson Road in Sequim.
Elston and Jackie Hill will present “Seabirds of Midway Atoll.” Best known as the location of the 1942 Battle of Midway, the atoll supports 17 different species of seabirds, some rare. The presentation is free.

Boating safety class
The Coast Guard Auxiliary offers a two-day American Boating Safety Class from 5-8 p.m. Friday, March 18, and from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, March 19, at Prairie Springs Assisted Living, 660 W. Prairie St., Sequim.
Cost is $25 for nonmem-bers of the Coast Guard Auxiliary and $12 for members.
Anyone age 35 or younger operating a powerboat with horsepower of 15 or more is required to have a Washington State Boater Education card.
Contact Auxiliary Public Education Officer Sylvia Oster at uscgamail@yahoo.com or 457-6644.

Save three lives: give blood
There will be a blood drive from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. and 1:45-
5 p.m. Saturday, March 19, in the sanctuary building of Sequim Community Church, 950 N. Fifth Ave., Sequim. No appointments required. Call Ree at 681-7205.

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