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Emmaly Wood of Joyce, 10, arranges slices of blackberry pie for sale to the public during the 2018 Joyce Daze Wild Blackberry Festival in Joyce. The event is back on after a one-year hiatus in 2020  because of the COVID pandemic. File photo by Keith Thorpe/Olympic Peninsula News Group

Joyce Blackberry Festival set for Aug. 7

The blackberry bonanza is back. The community’s annual civic celebration may be a bit small this year, but organizers of the Joyce Daze Wild Blackberry… Continue reading

 

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Go tidepooling in Clallam Bay with NOLS program

As part of the Summer Reading Program, the North Olympic Library System (NOLS) is partnering with Feiro Marine Life Center to provide a morning of… Continue reading

 

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Sarturday’s ‘Digging Deeper’ series spotlights Woodcock Demonstration Garden

Anna Plager will present “Woodcock Demonstration Garden – Then and Now – 1987 to 2021” from 10:30 a.m.-noon on Saturday, July 24, on Zoom. Plager… Continue reading

 

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NOLS to host ”The History of Cannabis and its Prohibition’

As part of the Summer Reading Program, the North Olympic Library System (NOLS) presents “The History of Cannabis and its Prohibition” at 6 p.m. on… Continue reading

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Port Angeles Fine Arts Center welcomes new executive director

With more than 20 years of nonprofit leadership, Christine Loewe is the new executive director for the Port Angeles Fine Arts Center. The organization in… Continue reading

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Milestone: Sequim’s Carpenter gets Pacific U honor

Colleen Carpenter of Sequim received Pacific University’s Peggy Cadd Award for Service in the Arts, the school announced in May. The award is named in… Continue reading

  • Jul 21, 2021

Community Calendar — July 21, 2021

Editor’s note: Is your group meeting once more and wanting to get into the community calendar? Let us know at editor@sequimgazette.com or 360-683-3311. — MD… Continue reading

  • Jul 21, 2021
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A&E briefs — July 21, 2021

Event caps 2021 Music Where You Park series John Hoover and the Mighty Quinns is the featured act for the final 2021 Music Where You… Continue reading

  • Jul 21, 2021
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Births — July 7, 2021

July 7, 2021 — 5:55 p.m., a daughter, Sienna Belle Shappie, 8 pounds 1 ounce, to Litia and Dan Shappie, Sequim. July 10, 2021 —… Continue reading

  • Jul 21, 2021

Faith news — July 21, 2021

Youths invited to ‘Destination Dig’ Sequim Adventist Church, 30 Sanford Lane, hosts “Destination Dig,” a free week of fun for youths of ages 4-12, held… Continue reading

  • Jul 21, 2021
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Get It Growing: Ready, set, measure!

It is that time of year again – time to get back out to the garden and figure out how much new soil, compost or… Continue reading

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Milestone: Dunlap named to dean’s list at EWU

Kaylee Dunlap of Sequim was recently named to the dean’s list for the spring 2021 quarter at Eastern Washington University in Cheney. An undergraduate student… Continue reading

  • Jul 21, 2021
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Milestone: OMC awards honors to patient experience staff

Olympic Medical Center representatives named six Patient Experience Champions at a board of commissioners meeting in early June. Healthcare workers nominate their peers for the… Continue reading

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Milestone: Sequim World War II veteran turns 100

Allen Sill, a U.S. Navy and World War II veteran and Sequim resident, was honored recently in recognition of his 100th birthday by VFW Post… Continue reading

  • Jul 21, 2021
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Milestone: Sequim’s James named to dean’s list at Spokane Community College

Evan James of Sequim has earned a place on the Spokane Community College Honor Roll for spring quarter 2021. Students on the honor roll earned… Continue reading

  • Jul 21, 2021
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Olympic Theatre Arts unveils 2021-2022 theatrical season

Olympic Theatre Arts Center has unveiled its 2021-2022 theatrical season: “Stories of an Irrepressible Humanity,” featuring a full lineup of comedy, drama and music. “Like… Continue reading

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Parenting In Focus: Teaching talking

You are the one who teaches your child to talk and to communicate. You begin doing it from the time she is born. You do… Continue reading

  • Jul 21, 2021
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Parking Lot Piper Plays Outside Cedarbrook Lavender

Erik Evans, the “Parking Lot Piper,” has been playing the bagpipes in parking lots and commercial outdoor spaces to bring cheer to passersby in Clallam… Continue reading

  • Jul 21, 2021
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YMCA to provide free weekend breakfasts

The YMCA of Sequim is looking to keep local youths well-fed this summer, offering free, take-home weekend breakfasts starting Friday, July 23. Breakfast meals will… Continue reading

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Veterans Corner: Happy 100th birthday to veteran Allen Sill

Marine Don McIntyre — aka Santa Claus — is the recipient of the Marine Corps League Distinguished Citizen Award with a gold medal. The prestigious… Continue reading

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