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Sequim guild hosts bunco
The Sequim Guild of Seattle Children’s
Hospital sponsors an afternoon of food, fun, prizes, a silent auction and bunco at noon Friday, April 15, in the Parish Hall of St. Luke’s Episcopal Church at 525 N. Fifth Ave., Sequim.
The guild requests donations of $12 per person and urges reservations, preferably by e-mail to, or by phone to 360-797-7105.
Proceeds go to Seattle Children’s Hospital.

Help MAC with spring cleaning
The Museum & Arts Center holds spring cleaning from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Friday, April 15, at the DeWitt Administration Center, 544 N. Sequim Ave., Sequim. Volunteers are needed to weed, trim and load debris and should bring their own tools. Trucks and trailers also are needed for hauling. The center houses MAC’s collection storage, offices and historical research facilities. For more information, call Alicia Gilstrom at 681-2257.

Grange hold spring flea market
Sequim Prairie Grange’s annual spring flea market is from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, April 16, at the grange, 290 Macleay Road. There will be a variety of vendors; tailgaters are welcome. Grange members have a lunch and baked goods sale. For information, call Bob Clark at 683-4431.

Attract bees to your garden
Master gardener Cindy Ericksen and journeyman beekeeper Mark Urnes speak on pollinators, threats to pollinators and providing or restoring bee-friendly habitat at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 16, at the Master Gardener Demonstration Garden, 2711 Woodcock Road, Sequim. Master Gardener Class Act presentations are free. Call 417-2279.

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 April 14 — Cook’s choice
Friday April 15 — Broccoli salad, Hawaiian chicken, fried rice, stir-fried vegetables, pineapple upside-down cake
Monday April 18 — Spinach salad, braised beef tips, buttered noodles, green beans, pears
Tuesday April 19 — Green salad, Polish sausage with peppers and onions, Lyonnaise potatoes, mixed vegetables, cake
Wednesday April 20 — Frozen fruit salad, baked honey butter ham, potatoes GranMere, asparagus, lemon truffled pie.

Dump day to benefit P.A. food bank
The city of Port Angeles’ annual Benefit Dump Day is from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday, April 17, at the Regional Transfer Station, 3501 W. 18th St.
Cash donations of $10 per load are accepted for the Port Angeles Food Bank in lieu of regular transfer station fees: Checks and cash only — no credit cards and no food donations. Loads are limited to one per household, no greater than a full-size pickup truck or a 5- by 8-foot trailer. Tires, metals, and yard waste must be separated for recycling; limit of up to four tires and four appliances per household.
For more information, contact the Solid Waste Division Recycling at 417-4874 or visit

Free performance of new drama
Readers Theatre Plus presents a free reading of “When the Rain Stops Falling” at
7 p.m. Monday, April 18, at the Old Dungeness Schoolhouse, 2781 Towne Road, Sequim. An unconventional drama for adult audiences, this play was called “... easily the best new play of the year” by Time magazine in 2010.
Shelter providers network meets
Shelter Providers Network of Clallam County holds a special meeting at 8:15 a.m. Wednesday, April 20, in the downstairs fellowship hall of Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 301 Lopez Ave., Port Angeles. After a short meeting for announcements and reports, attendees may choose between two options: a one-hour session on program specifics for the June 8 annual forum on ending homelessness or a daylong Social Security Disability Benefits Advocate Workshop. A $25 registration fee for the workshop includes lunch and a work kit.
For workshop details or registration, contact Serenity House Deputy Director Cindy Burdine at or call 452-9866.

Solo kayaker speaks
This summer, local adventurer Chris Duff will attempt to row from Scotland to Iceland in a modified lifeboat named Northern Reach.
Known for his solo kayak trips around New Zealand, England, Scotland, Wales and Iceland, Duff gives a presentation about the upcoming trip and shares stories about past trips at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 21, in the Sequim High School cafeteria, 601 N. Sequim Ave. 
The presentation is a fundraiser for his trip; admission is by donation.
For more information, call 775-7364.

Grange scholarships available
Sequim Prairie Grange is accepting scholarship applications through April 30 from graduating seniors and college students continuing their studies. An applicant must be a member or a child, grandchild or great-grandchild of a current member or of a deceased life-member of the Sequim Prairie Grange.
Applications and information are available at 683-7340 or P.O. Box 201, Sequim, WA 98382.

Publish digital family histories
Anna Du Pen presents a free program, “Creating, Saving, Printing and Passing on Your Family Legacy” at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, April 16, at the monthly meeting of the Jefferson County Genealogical Society at the Tri-Area Community Center, 10 West Valley Road, Chimacum.
For more information, visit



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