Puget Sound Anglers - North Olympic Peninsula Chapter hosts Pat Neal, renowned local guide and writer, at the club's next meeting at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 20, at Trinity United Methodist Church, 100 S. Blake Ave.
Neal is scheduled to talk about "Winter Steelhead: Fantasy or Fiction."
For more information, see www.pugetsoundanglers.org or call 582-0836.
advance to state
Four gymnasts from the Port Angeles-based Klahhane Gymnastics Level 4 team advance to the fall state competition after competing in the north sectional meet at Sky Valley Gymnastics in Monroe on Nov. 15.
The top five girls in each age group automatically qualify to state with additional qualifiers advancing through a quota system; the state meet is in Bellevue Dec. 7.
Victoria Scurich and Saige Hefton advanced by placing fourth and fifth in their age groups while Cami Ortloff and Nikaila Price placed sixth in their age groups and advanced via the quota.
The Klahhane squad placed fourth in the team competition. Klahhane team members in levels 4-7 begin their winter competition season with a home intrasquad meet on Dec. 13.
SkyRidge hosts SHS, pre-Christmas tourneys
SkyRidge Golf Course, 7015 Old Olympic Highway, is the site of two special tournaments this holiday season.
On Friday, Nov. 28, SkyRidge hosts the Rick Kaps Scholarship four-person scramble. Entry is $220 per team, with only the first 20 registrations accepted. Entry fee includes T-shirt, gourmet meal and scholarship donation for Sequim High School scholarships. This tourney begins with a shotgun start at 9:30 a.m.
SkyRidge's pre-Christmas 27 tourney is set for an 8:30 a.m. shotgun start on Saturday, Dec. 6. The tourney format is two-person teams with three different, nine-hole competitions. Cost is $80 per team with food and prizes included. The first 28 teams to sign up are in.
For more information on these tournaments, call SkyRidge at 683-3673 or stop by the pro shop for entry forms.
Winterfest events set
The 2008 Winterfest events begin at 5 p.m. Nov. 21 at the Vern Burton Center, 321 E. Fifth St., Port Angeles, with an evening of food, film and fun.
Following dinner and the chance to meet with winter sports vendors is a showing of the newest Warren Miller film, "Children of Winter."
Tickets are $40 and are available at Brown's Outdoors, Swain's General Store, Port Book and News, and Necessities and Temptations. Tickets at the door are $45.
On Nov. 22, the Vern Burton Center hosts the Ski and Snowboard Swap. For sellers, the gear drop-off is at 8:30 a.m. Doors open at 11 a.m. for purchasers. Cost is $3 per person or $7 for a family. At 7 p.m. that night is a second showing of Miller's "Children of Winter;" tickets are $10 at the door.