Community news briefs

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 June 23 — Green salad, chicken cordon bleu, rice, corn on the cob
Friday June 24 — Cottage cheese and pineapple salad, stuffed green peppers, oatmeal muffin
Monday June 27 — Green salad, turkey à la king, steamed rice, green beans, fresh fruit
Tuesday June 28 — Mixed vegetable salad, corned beef and cabbage, new potatoes and carrots
Wednesday June 29 — Fruit cup, Swedish meatballs, buttered noodles, mixed vegetables, berries with cream.

Adopt a shelter cat
June is Adopt-A-Shelter-Cat month. Cat adoptions, everything included, are $85 ($10 for cats over the age of 6). Visit the Olympic Peninsula Humane Society at 2105 W. Highway 101, Port Angeles, or call 452-5226.

Food Policy Council to meet

The Clallam Food Policy Council meets from 1-3 p.m. Thursday, June 23, at The Landing meeting room, 115 E. Railroad Ave. Visitors welcome. For more information, visit

Cheerleaders having fundraiser

Sequim High School cheerleaders host a garage sale fundraiser from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, June 25, at Sequim High School cafeteria, 601 N. Sequim Ave., for uniforms for the upcoming seasons and for their summer camp.

Birds of prey presented

Jaye and Gary Moore from the Northwest Raptor and Wildlife Center present live birds of prey from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, June 26, at Wild Birds Unlimited, 275973 Highway 101, Gardiner.
The center is looking for donations of aquariums in good condition, dog food, small animal-watering bottles, baby bottles to feed baby deer, powdered goat’s milk, KMR, alfalfa, chain-link fencing, and an enclosed trailer for the release of wildlife.
Financial donations also are needed.
Call 360-797-7100.

Police chief speaks at meeting
City of Sequim Police Chief Bill Dickinson is the guest speaker at the National Active and Retired Federal Employees Chapter 1006 meeting Tuesday, June 28, at Paradise Restaurant, 703 N. Sequim Ave., Sequim. The meeting starts at 11:30 a.m.

Forum on redistricting in Bremerton
The Washington State Redistricting Commission is hosting a public forum June 30 at the Norm Dicks Government Center, 346 Sixth St. in Bremerton, to hear how voters think the new lines for legislative and congressional voting districts should be drawn. An open house begins at 6 p.m. Public comment starts at 7 p.m.
Washington is gaining another seat in Congress, which means the state has to draw a new congressional district. Come to the forum to learn more and give input. Or participate by webcast. See the website at for webcast instructions.

Free community dinner set
A free community dinner is served at 6 p.m. Thursday, June 30, at Trinity United Methodist Church, 100 Blake Ave., Sequim. Reservations are requested; call the church at 683-5367 between 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday-Wednesday before the dinner or e-mail The dinners take place the last Thursday of each month.

Strawberry shortcake served at market
Friends of the Fields, a nonprofit division of North Olympic Land Trust, is serving strawberry shortcake again at the Sequim Open Aire Market on Saturdays through early July. Proceeds help save Clallam County’s farmland.

Newcomers learn about local food
Mark Ozias, owner and operator of The Red Rooster Grocery, and Samantha Goodman, a local farmer who supplies The Red Rooster with locally grown groceries, discuss “Local Food: The Peninsula’s Bounty” at the Newcomers’ noon luncheon on Tuesday, July 5.
Social time starts at 11:30 a.m. at the Red Lion Inn, 221 N. Lincoln St., Port Angeles. Call 582-0659 by Friday, July 1, to make reservations.

Blessing circle begins

A Oneness “Deeksha” Blessing Circle will meet at 10 a.m. Tuesdays beginning July 5 in Diamond Point.
Call 360-406-4673 for directions.

Wednesday renewals planned
The Olympic Unitarian Universalist Fellowship hosts Wednesday renewals, facilitated by Rose Marschall and Marie McCartney, at 73 Howe Road, Port Angeles.
Activities offered include:
• 4-5 p.m. SOUND Breath Meditation
• 5:30 p.m. Vegetarian Soup Dinner — bring your own bread
• 6-8 p.m. Spiritual Book Study Group — “Power vs. Force” by David Hawkins
• 8-9 p.m. Spiritual Sing-along — bring favorite songs/chants
Free, donations accepted. For more details or to RSVP for soup dinner, call Rose Marschall 360-808-2662.
There is no meeting Wednesday, July 6.

Grief support series

Volunteer Hospice of Clallam County begins a free five-week grief support series from 1-3 p.m. Monday, July 11, at Trinity United Methodist Church, 100 Blake Ave., Sequim. Call 452-1511 or 683-2752.

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