Community news briefs


Senior Menu

Sequim Senior Nutrition Site menus are served at 4:30 p.m. at Suncrest Village Retirement Apartments, 251 S. Fifth Ave. Suggested donation is $5 ($7 guest) and a 24-hour advance reservation is needed. RSVP to 683-8491. Menus are subject to change.


Thursday May 24: Green salad, hot turkey sandwich, whipped potatoes with gravy, peas, dessert Friday May 25: Salad, chicken and dumplings, dessert

Closed Memorial Day May 28

Tuesday May 29: Green salad, chicken chow mein, vegetables, dessert

Wednesday May 30: Cucumber/tomato salad, lemon-baked cod, baked potato, vegetables, dessert.



Blood drive set

There will be a blood drive from 10:45 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Saturday, May 26, at Sequim Community Church, 950 N. Fifth Ave., Sequim. 



Genealogy library open Saturday

Clallam County Genealogical Society Research Library, 931 W. Ninth St., Port Angeles, will be open from noon-4 p.m. Saturday, May 26, to accommodate those who want to work on their genealogy projects. Volunteers provide assistance. Call 417-5000, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Tuesday-Friday.



‘Celebrate America’ with a picnic

There will be a nonpartisan community “Celebrate America” picnic from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Memorial Day, Monday, May 28, on the grassy parkway directly in front of The Home Depot along Washington Street in Sequim.

Participants should bring their own food, beverages, blankets and flags.

SARC offers holiday discount

General daily admission for the Sequim Aquatic Recreation Center will be discounted 25 percent on Memorial Day, Monday, May 28, from 2-9pm. Admission will be $6 adult, $3 youth and $1.50 child, with ages 2 and under free. Visit for a facility schedule.



‘Cots for Clallam’ campaign kicks off

The Red Cross has begun a “Cots for Clallam County” campaign to raise funds for 1,000 cots and bedding kits to support disaster shelters in the community. To make a donation, call 457-7933 or mail to American Red Cross/Cots for Clallam, PO Box 188, Carlsborg, WA 98324.



Supplies needed at shelter

The Olympic Peninsula Humane Society desperately needs non-clumping cat litter for the increasing cat and kitten population at the shelter. Other supplies needed include adult cat food, kitten food, adult dog food and puppy food. Supplies can be dropped off at the shelter from 11 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Saturday. For more information, call OPHS at 457-8206.



Sequim hospitality

Personal encounters of the best kind! As residents prepare for the summer tourist season, the Sequim-Dungeness Valley Chamber of Commerce invites all Sequim businesses related to the hospitality business, and anyone else who is interested, to a special presentation about “Providing a Sequim Experience” at 6 p.m. Thursday, May 24, at the Sequim Transit Center. Join the chamber for a fun evening talking about Sequim as a friendly small town.

RSVP to the chamber at 683-
6197 or



First Teacher hosts Kids Fair

The First Teacher program invites applications for booths at its First Teacher Dungeness Kids Fair from 10 a.m-2 p.m. Saturday, July 14, at Carrie Blake Park in Sequim. Activities and entertainment for children are planned along with useful exhibits and resources for families. The booth fee is $85; $20 for a nonprofit 501(c)(3). For information, call Paula Cunningham at 582-3428 or e-mail 


Conservation group holds fundraiser

The North Olympic Peninsula Chapter of the Coastal Conservation Association holds its third annual fundraising banquet at 5 p.m. Friday, June 8, at John Wayne Marina in Sequim. The event includes live and silent auctions and raffles for fishing gear and trips. For more information, visit



Horse clinic in P.T.

The Jefferson County 4-H Horse Program is hosting an open clinic with Dr. Richard Vetter of Performance Equine Dentistry. 

Dr. Vetter will be at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds in Port Townsend on Saturday-Sunday, June 9-10, examining and treat- ing horses. 

Appointments are booked on a first-come, first-served basis.

For more information, see or call the office at 360-829-0500.

To schedule an appointment with Dr. Vetter during the clinic, call Betty at 360-379-6931.



Kilmer campaign seeks interns

The campaign of State Sen. Derek Kilmer, D-Gig Harbor, to succeed Rep. Norm Dicks in Congress from Washington’s 6th Congressional District, seeks Clallam and Jefferson County interns. A Port Angeles native, Kilmer is endorsed by Rep. Dicks, U.S. Sen. Patty Murray, County Commissioners Mike Doherty and Mike Chapman, and State Reps. Kevin Van De Wege and Steve Tharinger. E-mail Kilmer’s Olympic Peninsula director, Matthew Randazzo, at 



Checkpoints meeting set

Stop The Checkpoints holds a meeting, open to the public, at 2 p.m. Saturday, June 2, at The Museum at the Carnegie 207 S. Lincoln St., Port Angeles. An accessible entrance is at the rear of the building. For the agenda, e-mail

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