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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, Sept. 20: Coleslaw, barbecue ribs, baked beans, corn cobbett, biscuit, peach crisp
Friday, Sept. 21: Salad, marinated chicken, couscous, vegetable, dessert
Monday, Sept. 24: Salad, spaghetti with meat sauce, vegetable, garlic bread, dessert
Tuesday, Sept. 25: Cottage cheese with fruit, grilled chicken breast sandwich with fixings, potato wedges, brownies.
Wednesday, Sept. 26: Clam chowder, chicken Caesar salad, dinner roll, honeydew.

Community Aid group to meet
Sequim Community Aid’s annual meeting will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 20, at First Federal Bank Building, 1201 W. Washington St. The public is invited. For more information, call 681-3731.

Port holds special meeting
The Port of Port Angeles holds a special commission meeting at 8 a.m. Friday, Sept. 21, at 338 W. First St., Port Angeles. The regularly scheduled commission meeting on Sept. 24 is cancelled.
For more information, phone 417-3454.

Harvest Dinner set for Saturday
North Olympic Land Trust hosts the 13th annual Friends of the Fields 100-mile Harvest Dinner from 5-8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 22, at the Sunland Country Club, 109 Hilltop Drive.
The showcase for local farms and chefs raises funds for farmland conservation. For information or tickets, see www.northolympiclandtrust.org or phone 417-1815.

Dog dancers at Sequim park
The Emerald City K-9 Freestyle Dancers will have a musical canine freestyle competition in Sequim, the Boot Scootin Boogie #12 “Hula Hoedown,” beginning at 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 29, and 9 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 30, at the Guy Cole Convention Center in Carrie Blake Park.
The public is invited and there will be an admission fee of $3. Only competing dogs will be allowed in the building.

Lecture urges ‘Looking Forward’
The First Church of Christ the Scientist sponsors a free lecture, “Looking Forward, not Backward: a Spiritual Perspective on Advancing Years,” by Marceil DeLacy, C.S.B., at 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 23, at Pioneer Memorial Park, 387 E. Washington St., Sequim. Call 683-9174.

Democratic reform discussion
The Clallam County League of Women Voters book group sponsors a public program on democracy reform with Jim Rough, author of “Society’s Breakthrough,” from 1 p.m.-3 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 25, at the Sequim Library, 630 N. Sequim Ave.

Gluten-free group to meet
The Gluten Intolerance Group of Sequim meets from 1-3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 22, at Trinity United Methodist Church, 100 Blake Ave. Laurey Hansen-Carl speaks on gluten-free cooking/baking. Samples from gluten-free companies are available.

Dog wash to aid SHS freshmen
The Sequim High School Class of 2016 (freshmen this fall) is hosting a dog wash from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 22, in the main parking lot at the school, 601 N. Sequim Ave.
Donations are accepted.
Money raised goes to the Class of 2016’s Associated Student Body fund.
For more information, call 582-3600.

Sierra Club holds potluck
The Sierra Club holds a potluck Saturday, Sept. 22, at Pioneer Memorial Park, 387 E. Washington St., Sequim. Social hour is at 5:30 p.m. with dinner at 6:30 p.m. Photographer and author Dave Shreffler presents “Running Across Clouds: Adventures in Botswana, Zambia and Zimbabwe.”
The public is welcome. Bring utensils/plates/cups as well as a dish to share.
A $3 donation is requested from those attending the social hour.
Grange hosts Flea Market
Sequim Prairie Grange hosts a flea market from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 22, at 290 Macleay Road, Sequim.
Vendors will be inside, outside and in the outdoor kitchen.
Lunch is available and the Auxiliary will have a bake table. For information, call Bob Clark, 683-4431.

‘Outreach’ event set for Sunday
Republican Women of Clallam County hosts “Operation Outreach,” a spaghetti-feed and fundraiser, from 1-4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 23, at the Sequim Prairie Grange, 290 Macleay Road.
Music by Sweet Adelines Quartet is at 1 p.m.; food service begins at 2 p.m.
Tickets are $15 (12 and under $6, 5 and under free) and include entry for door prizes. Phone 582-9859 or e-mail aec1961@ymail.com.
Funds raised benefit Voices for Veterans, Operation Homefront of Washington and Help Hospitalized Veterans.

Car show to aid animals
The Peninsula Dream Machines hosts a Car Show from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 23, at the Port Angeles Walmart parking lot. $20 entry fee.
All profits benefit the Olympic Peninsula Humane Society. Call 681-5338.
 
Speakers series resumes
Fire Chief Steve Vogel of Fire District 3 gives an update on current affairs in Sequim and the fire district at the first fall Sequim-Dungeness Hospital Guild Speaker Series meeting at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 26, in the community hall of St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 525 N. Fifth Ave., Sequim.
The public is invited to the free event; coffee, tea and light refreshments are served. A business meeting for the guild follows the presentation.

Free community dinner planned
Trinity United Methodist Church serves a free community dinner at 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 27, at 100 Blake Ave., Sequim.
Reservations recommended; phone the church at 683-5367 between 9 a.m.-2 p.m. or e-mail dinners@sequimtumc.org.

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