Community news briefs

Smith named school board rep
At their June 13 regular meeting, Sequim School Board directors selected sophomore Mollie Smith as their next student representative for the 2011-2012 school year.
Smith replaces Sara Hankins, who graduated Sequim High School this June.
Student representatives advise the board about school activities and student perspectives.

Planning commission cancels meeting
The Clallam County Planning Commission meeting for today, July 6, is cancelled. The Planning Commission will reconvene Wednesday, July 20.

Free boat inspections offered
U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary members will provide free boat inspections and discuss boating safety from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Friday-Saturday, July 8-9, at the Walmart parking lot, 3411 E. Kolonels Way, Port Angeles.

Family fun day planned

Veterans of Foreign Wars Ladies Auxiliary 1024 hosts “a day of family fun” from 9 a.m.-
3 p.m. Saturday, July 9, at Native Horsemanship Riding Center, 326 Taylor Cut-off Road, Sequim.
Hot dogs and soda are $2.50 and pony rides are $5.
Garage sale items, a raffle drawing, a buddy poppy drive, a bake sale and membership information will be offered. Information is available about youth scholarships. Call 582-0907 or 681-7085.

Deaf Coffee House picnic set
The third annual Deaf Coffee House Picnic is from 9 a.m.-dusk Saturday, July 9, at Carrie Blake Park, 202 Blake Ave., Sequim.
E-mail Diane Dickson,, to sign up for what to bring.
There will be kosher hot dogs for $2, $2.50 with cheese, and hamburgers for $3, $3.50 with cheese. Bring folding chairs.

Christian play group performs

Sequim Worship Center, 640 N. Sequim Ave., hosts a performance of “Happenstance Hotel” from Fishnet Theatre, a Bothell-based Christian theater group. The show is at 10:45 a.m. Sunday, July 10, with a freewill offering for admission. The comedy centers on a once-classy hotel and two couples who experience a crazy time. For more information, visit or call the church at 683-7981.

Music Monday
“Two Sweet Violins” play for Music Monday at 5 p.m. Monday, July 11, at Prairie Springs Assisted Living, 680 W. Prairie St., Sequim.
The cost is $5, which includes an all-you-can-eat spaghetti buffet. Call 681-3385.

Free grief support series

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

Faith Lutheran Bible School
Faith Lutheran Church, 382 W. Cedar St., offers vacation Bible school from 9 a.m.-noon Monday-Thursday, July 11-15, for children ages 4-11. Call 683-4803.

Class on Dungeness River set
The Dungeness River Audubon Center presents a six-week class entitled “Ecology of the Dungeness River,” from 9 a.m.-noon Thursdays, July 14-Aug.18. The first session is at the center, with other sessions in the field. The class investigates the geology, plants and animals along the river and how humans have affected the river during the past 150 years. Cost is $50 for river center partners, $75 for others. Call 681-4076.

Fundraiser poker-run planned
American Legion Riders hosts a poker-run fundraising ride Saturday, July 16, to benefit Healthy Families’ domestic violence, sexual assault and child abuse prevention programs.
Sign-ups start at 9:30 a.m. at Olympic Power Sports, 221 S. Peabody St., Port Angeles. The ride is 130 miles with three card draw stops. Cost is $10 per poker hand; all riders/passengers must have at least one hand. For more information, call Gary Bruner 360-504-2213 or 360-808-5380.

Wood artisans present show

The Pacific Northwest Wood Artisans presents its annual art show and sale from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, July 23, at the Elks Club Sequim Lodge, 143 Port Williams Road. Included are carvings, turnings, intarsia, driftwood and chain saw works, many for sale at special show prices. Events include a raffle, a silent auction and woodworking vendors with demonstrations. Admission and parking are free.

Items needed for church sale
The Men’s OutReach Endeavor group at Dungeness Valley Lutheran Church holds a garage sale from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, July 30, at 925 N. Sequim Ave., Sequim. Donated items are accepted Mondays, July 18 and July 25. Arrange pickups after July 17 at 681-0946. Electronics, exercise equipment, old luggage without wheels and leftovers from other sales cannot be accepted. Proceeds from the sale go to local charities.

Camp Fire plans summer camp
Camp Fire USA Juan de Fuca Council still is accepting camper registrations for its 88th annual resident camp, CampWoLoChee, held July 31-Aug. 5 at Camp David Jr. on Lake Crescent. For more information, e-mail or call 457-8442.
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 July 7 — Cook’s choice
Friday July 8 — Carrot raisin salad, Swiss steak, buttered noodles, mixed vegetables, dessert
Monday July 11 — Broccoli slaw, fish and chips, cantaloupe, dessert
Tuesday July 12 — Green salad, roast beef, baked potato, zucchini, dessert
Wednesday July 13 — Vegetable soup, chef salad, garlic bread, dessert.

Gathering all helpers
The 4-H Rascals Club is collecting donations for the Olympic Peninsula Humane Society.
To help with the service project, call 477-9956.

CD dance scheduled

Luv2Dance holds a CD dance 7:30-10 p.m. Saturday, July 9, at the Masonic Lodge, 1338 Jefferson St., Port Townsend.
The recorded music will contain a mixture of contemporary and upbeat tunes, approximately half West Coast swing and half ballroom and Latin genres.

Dancers can make requests from a large song library. Admission is $5. Call 360-434-1177.


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