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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, Aug. 30: Pea salad, mac & cheese w/ham, broccoli and cauliflower, watermelon
Friday, Aug. 31: Salad, spaghetti, vegetables, garlic bread, dessert
Monday, Sept. 3: Labor Day. No service.
Tuesday, Sept. 4: Call 683-8491 for menu, reservation.
Wednesday, Sept. 5: Call 683-8491 for menu, reservation.

Asphalt paving scam seen
The Clallam County Sheriff’s Office is warning residents and businesses to be on the lookout for anyone who approaches them with unsolicited repair work. During the summer, professional con artists posing as construction workers often approach people with special bargains on repair work they do not need, coercing unsuspecting residents and business owners into cooperating with their scam. For more information about the asphalt paving scam, call Lorraine Shore at 417-2376.

Free community dinner scheduled

Trinity United Methodist Church, 100 Blake Ave.,
Sequim, hosts a free community dinner at 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 30. The baked talapia dinner includes vegetables, salad, dessert and beverages. Reservations are recommended: Call the church at 683-5367 between 9 a.m.-2 p.m. on Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday before the dinner or e-mail dinners@sequimtumc.org.
The church presents the dinners on the last Thursday of each month.

County historical Society’s sale set
The Clallam County Historical Society’s 18th annual garage sale starts Thursday, Aug. 30, with a members-only preview sale from 4-6 p.m. at the Lincoln School site on the corner of Eighth and C streets, Port Angeles.
Regular sale days are from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Friday, Aug. 31, and Saturday, Sept. 1. Half-price day is Friday, Sept. 7, and Buck-a-Bag day is Saturday, Sept. 8 (8 a.m.-2 p.m. both days). For membership information, call 452-2662; e-mail artifact@olypen.com; or see www.clallamhistoricalsociety.com.

Cookbook deadline is Oct. 31

The deadline for entries of recipes, family stories and photographs for the Sequim Centennial Cookbook has been extended to Oct. 31. Coversheets and instructions are available at City Hall, 152 W. Cedar St., or at www.sequimwa.gov. Send entries to Barbara Hanna, Communications and Marketing Director, City of Sequim, 152 W. Cedar St., Sequim, WA 98382 or bhanna@sequimwa.gov. Call 681-3422 with questions.

‘Boating Safely’ class offered
The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary offers its final Boating Safely class for the year from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday, Aug. 31, at the Port Angeles Fire Station, 102 E. Fifth St. The cost is $15 per person.
Call Sylvia Oster at 360-223-8762 to register for the class.

Habitat to dedicate home
Habitat for Humanity of Clallam County invites the public to the dedication of the second house at its new Maloney Heights development in west Port Angeles at 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 2, on Maloney Court off West 16th Street. For more information, call 681-6780.    

Dinner/dance to aid firefighters
The Port Angeles Fire Department Auxiliary and District 2 Volunteer Firefighters host a “Firefighter Harvest” fundraiser spaghetti dinner and dance from 6 p.m.-midnight Saturday, Sept. 8, at the Clallam County Fairgrounds Home Arts Building. Proceeds support fire relief baskets, scholarships and equipment for District 2.
The event includes a wine tasting, a silent auction and music by Way Cool.
Tickets ($25) are available in Port Angeles at the Port Angeles Fire Department, 102 E. Fifth St.; the Spa Shop, 230-C E. First St.; and KONP, 721 E. First St.

County planning sets meeting
The Clallam County Planning Commission meets at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 5, at the Clallam County Courthouse, 223 E. Fourth St., Port Angeles. The agenda includes discussion of the three types of limited areas of more intensive development allowed under the Growth Management Act and development patterns along the U.S. Highway 101 corridor between Port Angeles and Carlsborg.

Deaf Coffee House meeting
Sequim Deaf Coffee House meets from noon-3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 8, at the Geneva Hall of Sequim Community Church, 960 N. Fifth Ave. and Cape Hope Way. Refreshments include soup and sandwiches:.
E-mail sdch_2010@comcast.net or sdch2010@wavecable.com with what you will bring or with questions.

Grandparents forum offers info, support

Aware that grandparents are raising their grandchildren in ever-increasing numbers, Senior Information and Assistance, the Olympic Area Agency on Aging and the
Sequim Senior Activity Center co-sponsor “Grandparents Recognition Day” from 1-3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 9, at the Sequim Senior Activity Center, 921 E. Hammond St.
For more details, call the Senior Information and Assistance office, 452-3221.

Grief support series is set
Volunteer Hospice of Clallam County offers a five-week Grief Support series in Sequim beginning from 1-3 p.m. Monday, Sept. 10, at Trinity United Methodist Church, 100 Blake Ave.
The free program is open to the public. For more information or to register, call the hospice office at 452-1511 or group facilitator Debby Smith at 360-797-1074.

9/11 program seeks facts
Veterans For Peace presents a free program, “9/11 Plus Eleven Years: Still Unanswered Questions,” hosted by World War II Army Air Corps veteran and VFP member Dr. Milton Patrie, at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 11, at the Olympic Unitarian Universalist Church, 73 Howe Road, Port Angeles.
In addition to information from the 9/11 Truth Conference held in Toronto last September, there will be video testimony from two recognized authorities.
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