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Streamkeepers, Clallam County’s volunteer stream monitoring program, is seeking new volunteers to help collect stream health data, perform data entry and analysis, and conduct education and outreach. Streamkeepers’ annual training begins in June and consists of an introductory evening session and two full-day classes including both indoor and outdoor instruction. To participate, contact Streamkeepers at 360-417-2281 or streamkeepers@co.clallam.wa.us. Streamkeepers’ website is at www.clallam.net/SK/. Pictured are Streamkeeper volunteers collecting a stream-bug sample on Jimmycomelately Creek.  - Submitted photo
Streamkeepers, Clallam County’s volunteer stream monitoring program, is seeking new volunteers to help collect stream health data, perform data entry and analysis, and conduct education and outreach. Streamkeepers’ annual training begins in June and consists of an introductory evening session and two full-day classes including both indoor and outdoor instruction. To participate, contact Streamkeepers at 360-417-2281 or streamkeepers@co.clallam.wa.us. Streamkeepers’ website is at www.clallam.net/SK/. Pictured are Streamkeeper volunteers collecting a stream-bug sample on Jimmycomelately Creek.
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Grange benefit on tap

Sequim Prairie Grange invites the public to its Pie and Dessert Social on Wednesday, March 26. The evening begins with a potluck dinner at 6:30 p.m. followed by a pie and dessert auction. Slices of pie also will be offered for a donation. All proceeds and donations go to the March of Dimes to fight birth defects. The Sequim Prairie Grange is at 290 Macleay Road. For more information, contact Joy Barrett 683-7021.

Freethinkers to meet

The monthly meeting of the Juan De Fuca Freethinkers will be at 6 p.m. Wednesday, March 26. The quarterly dinner will be at Las Palomas, 1065 E. Washington St., Sequim; 681-3842.  E-mail or phone Clover: gowing@olympus.net, 683-5648. Bring a word, a story or a scientific observation about spring.

Meeting rescheduled

The Clallam County Board of Commissioners work session meeting scheduled for March 31 has been moved to 9 a.m. on April 1. The meeting was rescheduled because two of the three commissioners would be absent.

Support group for diabetics

The Clallam County Type 1 Diabetes Educational Support Group meets at 6 p.m. Thursday, March 27, at the Olympic Peninsula YMCA, 302 S. Francis St., Port Angeles. Meetings are the fourth Thursday of each month. For more information, contact Christina Hurst at 417-2364.

Newcomers luncheon set

Andrew May, a nationally renowned horticulturist, will be speaking at the Newcomers April luncheon. He will be discussing  how to get started with spring gardening. The luncheon will be held on Tuesday, April 1, at The Cedars at Dungeness, 1965 Woodcock Road in Sequim. Socializing begins at 11:30 a.m. Cost of the luncheon is $15. RSVP by noon on March 28 to 360-504-2522.

SMUG group to meet

The Strait Macintosh User Group meeting will be at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 2, at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 525 N. Fifth Ave., Sequim with the presenter Jerry Freilich discussing topics for beginners. Refreshments will be served.

Contact Craig Gottschalk at 360-775-1250 or www.straitmac.org.

Tour school facilities

Sequim School District is inviting community members to join Sequim schools superintendent Kelly Shea on a tour of the facilities at Sequim High School and Helen Haller Elementary School. Morning and early afternoon tours are available at 10 a.m.–noon or 1–3 p.m. on Tuesday, April 1, and 10 a.m.– noon or 1–3 p.m. on Thursday, April 3.

To reserve a tour spot, call Director of Communications Patsene Dashiell at 582-3260. District officials ask that tour participants advise if they have need for any special accommodations.

Easter bread sale

Sequim Rainbow Girls are taking orders for their annual Easter Bread sale, which includes:  six hot cross buns, six scones, eight pieces almond biscotti, loaf of lemon nut bread, loaf of poppy seed bread, or a loaf of maraschino cherry, chocolate chip banana nut bread. Breads will be baked at the Sequim Masonic Lodge kitchen on April 12. Order deadline is April 7.

Call Mary Miller at 417-9236 with any questions or for more information about any ingredients.

Send order and check to Sequim Rainbow Girls, c/o Mary Miller, 830 N. Minstrel Road, Sequim, WA 98382. Orders will be available for pick up at the Masonic Lodge, 700 S. Fifth Ave., from 3-5 p.m. on April 12.

Senior Nutrition 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 (60 and over), $8 guest, and a 24-hour advance reservation is needed. RSVP to 683-8491. Menus are subject to change.

Thursday, March 27: Green salad, corn chowder, fish fillet, garlic bread, fresh melon

Friday, March 28: Green salad, spaghetti, garlic bread, vegetable, dessert

Monday, March 31: Soup, salad, sandwich, dessert from Prairie Springs

Tuesday, April 1: Fruit cup, barbecued ribs, sweet potato, zucchini, sherbet

Wednesday, April 2: Chicken Caesar salad, clam chowder, dinner roll, honey dew melon

 

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