Community briefs

Libraries closed on April 29
All libraries in the North Olympic Library System will be closed on Friday, April 29, to allow staff to attend an in-service training day.
The Port Angeles Library, the Sequim branch and the Forks branch will reopen at their regular hours on Saturday, April 30. The Clallam Bay Branch will reopen as usual on Monday, May 2. Visit the website at For more information, contact Paula Barnes, NOLS director, at or 417-8525.

North Olympic Land Trust Earth Day event
As part of Klallam Earth Day, North Olympic Land Trust hosts a combined work party and conservation tour beginning at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, April 23, at Lairds Corner parking area, at the corner of U.S. Highway 101 and Laird Road, west of Port Angeles. Participants will carpool to the cleanup of two beaches west of Port Angeles, Murdock Beach and Pillar Point County Park, followed by a tour of properties undergoing preservation and restoration, with a return to Lairds Corner by approximately 1 p.m.
RSVP for carpool planning. Call Lorrie Campbell, NOLT stewardship manager, at 417-1815 ext. 4 or e-mail

Healthy Families celebrates anniversary
Healthy Families of Clallam County is celebrating its 40th anniversary with a “Strike Out Sexual Assault” Bowl-A-Thon from 2-6 p.m. Saturday, April 30, at Laurel Lanes, 108 W. Eighth St., Port Angeles. Teams of up to six bowlers are eligible and the $100 per team fee includes shoes and three games. Call Shauna at Healthy Families, 452-3811, or send registration fee to Healthy Families, 1210 E. Front St., Suite C, Port Angeles, WA 98362.

Gardeners offer free clinics
Clallam County WSU Master Gardeners holds its free plant clinics 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturdays through Sept. 24 at the Woodcock Demonstration Garden, 2711 Woodcock Road.
No clinics will be held May 7 and May 14, June 25 and Sept. 3.
People with questions are asked to bring in bagged samples of healthy and damaged areas of plants, including stem, leaves, flowers, fruits or cones and living specimens of pests.
Call 360-565-2679.

Worship night at Calvary Chapel
Christian worship bands Esterlyn, The Waiting Kind and Josiah James bring their “Rejoice in the Lord Tour” to Calvary Chapel Sequim, 91 S. Boyce Road, at 7 p.m. today, April 20. Admission is by donation. For more information, contact the church at 683-5995,, or Read more about Esterlyn at

Learn about benefits for veterans
Veteran service officers from the American Legion present a free seminar on veterans benefits from 2-4 p.m. Thursday, April 21, at the American Legion Hall, 107 E. Prairie St.,
Sequim. A question and answer period follows.
Veterans, their spouses, surviving
spouses and family members are encouraged to attend.
For more information, contact Pam Scott at Discovery Memory Care, 683-7047 or e-mail

Aviation event for youths planned
Experimental Aircraft Association Chapter 430 will hold a Young Eagle event at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 23, at hangar No. 10, Sequim Valley Airport, 10 Dorothy Hunt Lane, Sequim.
This is a no-cost opportunity for 8- to 17-year-olds to fly with an experienced pilot in a small plane. EAA does this to promote interest in general aviation.
Young Eagles also have access to a free EAA membership, online training courses, scholarships and awards.
A parent or legal guardian must accompany each participant to the event.
For more information, call Alan at 928-9452 or Joan at 681-4441.

Taize service scheduled
A Taize service will be held at 4 p.m. Wednesday, April 27, at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 525 N. Fifth Ave., Sequim.
Originated in the village of Taize in eastern France, the service includes candles, silence and short simple songs, which are repeated many times and become prayers in themselves.  Call 683-4862.

KONP hosts egg hunt
The 33rd annual KONP Easter egg hunt will be Saturday, April 23, in the Pumpkin Patch at the corner of Kitchen-Dick Road and U.S. Highway 101. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. with age-appropriate hunts for ages 8 and younger beginning at 9 a.m. A family fun fair follows the events with booths, pony rides, Easter Bunny photo ops and more.
For more information, call 461-0940.

Panel on property rights set
FourC, Concerned Citizens of Clallam County, hosts a panel discussion on private property rights in Washington at 7 p.m. Monday, April 25, at the Boys & Girls Club, 400 W. Fir St., Sequim. Panelists include Sheila Roark-Miller, director, Clallam County Department of Community Development; Mike Doherty, president, Clallam County commissioners; Scott Roberts, Freedom Foundation property rights director; and Kaj Ahlburg, president, Port Angeles Business Association. Submit questions for the panel by April 22 to
For more information, e-mail  or visit

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 21 — Cook’s choice
Friday April 22 — Spring greens, roast beef, potatoes Parmigiano, leeks, rhubarb mousse
Monday April 25 — Potato salad, barbecue chicken, corn, steamed greens, apple crisp
Tuesday April 26 — Ambrosia salad, roast turkey, mashed potatoes, steamed broccoli, pumpkin pie
Wednesday April 27 — Green salad, veal Parmesan, buttered noodles, green beans, pears.

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