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Youth transit passes sold
Youth ages 6-19 can travel throughout the county on regular fixed-route Clallam Transit System buses for $20 from Memorial Day to Labor Day.
Regular youth base fare passes cost $18 per month.
Youth premium fare passes cost $27 a month.
Call 452-1315.

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 May 19 — Cook’s choice
Friday May 20 — Green salad, meatball sandwich, mixed vegetables
Monday May 23 — Caesar salad, baked pasta with Italian sausage, zucchini, dessert
Tuesday May 24 — Ambrosia, cheeseburger with lettuce, tomato and onion, sweet potato fries, root beer float.
Wednesday May 25 — Broccoli salad, turkey reuben sandwich, oven-baked fries, dessert.

Guild finishes bunco season
Seattle Children’s Hospital’s Sequim Guild hosts the final bunco until fall at noon, Friday, May 20, at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 525 N. Fifth Ave., Sequim.  
Reservations can be made at 360-797-7105 or
A donation of $12 is requested.

Olympic Peninsula Aglow retreat set
Aglow holds its Olympic Peninsula area retreat on Friday-Saturday, May 20-21, at Trinity United Methodist Church, 100 Blake Ave., Sequim.
Attendees can register for individual sessions ($15); Saturday only, with lunch ($35); three sessions with lunch for one ($45); or three sessions with lunch for husband and wife ($70).
For more information, call 360-775-7082 or 360-775-8191.

Barn Sale to benefit Boys & Girls Club
Soroptimist International of Sequim hosts a Gala Barn Sale to benefit the Boys & Girls Club from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Friday-Saturday, May 20-21, at Angel Farm, 5883 Old Olympic Highway, between Kitchen-Dick and Carlsborg roads. All proceeds go to the Boys & Girls Club.

Master Gardener Shares Tomato Tips
Veteran Washington State University Master Gardener Judy English invites gardeners to “Tackle the Tomato Challenge” on the Olympic Peninsula in a presentation at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 21, at the “Class Act at Woodcock Garden” series at Master Gardeners’ Woodcock Demonstration Garden, 2711 Woodcock Road, Sequim.
For information, call 417-2279.

Masons and emigrant trails explored
Jack and Pat Fletcher present “Masons and the Masonic Order on the Emigrant Trail to Oregon and California” at 9:45 a.m. Saturday, May 21, at the Clallam County Genealogical Society’s 30th anniversary meeting on the lower floor of the Museum at the Carnegie, 205 S. Lincoln St., Port Angeles. Call 417-5000.  

FourC hosts legislative update
The Washington state Legislature is the focus of the May meeting of the Concerned Citizens of Clallam County at 7 p.m. Monday, May 23, at the Boys & Girls Club, 400 W. Fir St., Sequim.
Invited guest speakers include 24th Legislative District Reps. Kevin Van De Wege and Steve Tharinger, and Eric Lohnes with the Freedom Foundation of Olympia. Send questions for the speakers to by May 20. For more information about FourC, visit

Taize service scheduled
A Taizé service will be held at 4 p.m. Wednesday, May 25, at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 525 N. Fifth Ave., Sequim.
The service includes candles, silence and short simple songs, which are repeated many times and become prayers in themselves.
Call 683-4862.

Move On meets
Move On, a community of citizens for building progressive public policy, hosts its monthly meeting on Tuesday, May 24, at Unitarian Universalist Church, 73 Howe Road in Agnew. Social time over snacks starts at 5:30 p.m., followed by a business meeting and discussion at 6 p.m. and a half-hour presentation by science writer Diana Somerville entitled “The Health Hazards of the Proposed Biomass Project in P.A.” All interested persons are invited to attend. Call Richard Gray at 360-477-4533

Student sailing club gets under way
Students in grades 8-12, regardless of school affiliation, are invited to join a Sequim High School sailing club to enjoy casual sailing as well as competitive racing.
A meeting from 5:30-7 p.m. Tuesday, May 24, at the Sequim Public Library, 630 N. Sequim Ave., will present information about the club, videos of team members practicing and a chance to talk with students and parents.
For more information, contact Reid Henry at or 683-1180.

Free community dinner at church
A free community dinner will be served at 6 p.m. Thursday, May 26, at Trinity United Methodist Church, 100 Blake Ave., Sequim. The menu is baked chicken, vegetables, salad, rolls, dessert and beverages.
Reservations are requested: Call 683-5367 between
9 a.m.-2 p.m. the Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday before the dinner or e-mail The church presents the free dinners on the last Thursday of each month.

Building association holds general meeting
The North Peninsula Building Association holds its general membership meeting and dinner at 6 p.m. Thursday, May 26, at the Boys & Girls Club in Sequim, 400 W. Fir St. Pat McBride, Building Industry Association of Washington president, will speak, along with District 24 Sen. Jim Hargrove and Rep. Steve Tharinger.  
Cost is $13 per person, payable at the door or in advance. To register, contact the NPBA at, call 452-8160 or mail payment to NPBA, PO Box 748, Port Angeles, WA  98362. RSVP by 5 p.m., Tuesday, May 24. Reservations made but not cancelled 24 hours in advance will be billed.



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