Sequim Gazette Staff

A&E Briefs — Aug. 9, 2017

Whaling disaster is novel’s theme “In the Heart of the Sea” by Nathaniel Philbrick will be discussed at 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 12, at the… Continue reading

BLOCK Fest event set in Sequim

As part of the North Olympic Library System’s annual Summer Reading Program, NOLS is working with the Parenting Matters Foundation and the First Teacher Program… Continue reading

Clallam, JeffCo emergency leaders attend U.S. Navy amphibious exercise

Jefferson and Clallam County emergency workers were well represented at the U.S. Navy’s 3rd Fleet amphibious exercise in Grays Harbor on Aug. 1. Washington National… Continue reading

Community scoreboard — Aug. 9, 2017

Golf The Cedars at Dungeness • Lady Niners, Low Net, July 27 First division — 1. Darla Shaw, 35; 2. Terri Green, 36; 3. Olympia… Continue reading

Have ‘A Night at the Movies’ with the Sequim City Band

Storm Troopers, Rydell High School seniors, cloned velociraptors, a little mermaid and an even a dancing candlestick will invade The James Center for the Performing… Continue reading

Historic Quilcene barn hosts free chamber music concerts

The concerts in the barn are back — and now with an expanded summer lineup. Since 1984, Alan Iglitzin has offered chamber concert concerts in… Continue reading

Learn about permaculture principles

Kateen Fitzgerald presents a model for creating a naturally sustainable gardening environment at noon Thursday, Aug. 10, in the county commissioners meeting room at the… Continue reading

OPRA rowers score medals in Vancouver

Summer camp really paid off for Olympic Peninsula Rowing Association’s junior rowers at the Row for a Cure Regatta in Vancouver on July 29. Thirteen… Continue reading

Sequim Library to host expansion project talk

To help solve overcrowding and aging infrastructure issues at the Sequim Library, officials from the North Olympic Library System are hosting a number of community… Continue reading

Sequim schools prep for 2017-2018

The official start of the 2017-2018 school year is still three weeks away (Aug. 30), but the campuses already are abuzz with activities. Here’s a… Continue reading

SmileMobile coming to Sequim; all now for an appointment

The Arcora Foundation — SmileMobile, which travels the state offering dental services to children, pregnant women and family members (if capacity allows) who might not… Continue reading

Speaker to talk local, global effects of water scarcity

As part of the North Olympic Library System’s annual Summer Reading Program, Humanities Washington speaker Rachel Cardone presents “H2OMG! Making Sense of Water Scarcity in… Continue reading

Sports briefs — Aug. 9, 2017

Sequim hoops camp Sequim Youth Basketball will host a camp for boys and girls Monday-Tuesday, Aug. 14-15 at Sequim High School. The registration fee is… Continue reading

Trio places well in Tacoma tourney

A trio of young Sequim tennis players vied for division titles at a USTA sanctioned superset tournament at the Sprinker Recreation Center in Tacoma last… Continue reading

City to begin Carrie Blake Park access road project

The City of Sequim will work on the new access road into Carrie Blake Community Park beginning the week of Aug. 14. The work will… Continue reading

City to begin pavement rehabilitation projects; delays, closures, detours expected

The City of Sequim will rehabilitate selected sections of city streets beginning Aug. 7. The work will be from 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Friday and is… Continue reading

Master Gardeners — Get vegetable gardening advice on Aug. 12

Home gardeners can get timely advice about vegetable and berry gardening from 10-11:30 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 12, during a tour of the Fifth Street Community… Continue reading

A quick nine at the Rainshadow Disc Golf Park

Rainshadow Disc Golf Park What: 18-hole disc golf park Where: 1395 Thompson Road, Blyn Directions: From downtown Sequim, take U.S. Highway 101 east. Turn left… Continue reading

A&E briefs — Aug. 2, 2017

Al fresco jazz on tap The Peninsula College Jazz Ensemble invites the public to the Eighth Annual “Jazz on the Lawn” concert, at Peninsula College’s… Continue reading

Auditions set for OTA season-opening Main Stage comedy

Auditions for “The Explorer’s Club,” Olympic Theatre Arts’ first Main Stage show of the 2017-2018 live theater season, are set for 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug.… Continue reading