Author-illustrator Angela Dominguez is the featured guest at a Zoom presentation hosted by the North Olympic Library System on Oct. 20. Submitted photo

A&E briefs — Oct. 14, 2020

  • Wednesday, October 14, 2020 1:30am
  • Life

Writers group set to meet Oct. 15 via Zoom

The Olympic Peninsula Christian Writers Group meets the third Thursday of the month. October’s meeting is scheduled via Zoom at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 15. The scheduled speaker is Sandy Frykholm who will talk about “The Drive in ’65,” her recently published book under the pen name Sandra Lynn Reed. Join the zoom meeting at

PC to host theater group, talk Indigenous Peoples’ Day

Peninsula College’s next Studium Generale program offers a video presentation from the Teatro Milagro/The Miracle Theater Group from Portland, Ore., followed by a talk-back session with the actors and with native/indigenous students from Peninsula College, beginning at 12:30 pm. Thursday, Oct. 15.

Join the Zoom meeting at (meeting ID: 951 5613 6928).

The presentation is honoring and recognizing Indigenous Peoples’ Day (Oct. 12).

Teatro Milagro will present the original play “Huinca.” Written by Marilo Nuñez and directed by Reina Solunaya, the production centers on a story of the Mapuche people of Chile, framing their struggle in a larger global context.

“This story brings audiences into an awareness of not only a specific, indigenous peoples’ experience but also offers a glimpse of larger, global challenges,” Studium Generale coordinator Dr. Kate Reavey said.

Join children’s book author in NOLS Zoom meeting

The North Olympic Library System hosts award-winning author-illustrator Angela Dominguez for a conversation about her career via Zoom at noon on Tuesday, Oct. 20.

Dominguez is the author and illustrator of the Stella Díaz series and has illustrated several picture books, including “Mango, Abuela and Me,” and “María Had a Little Llama.” Her book “Stella Díaz Has Something to Say” is a NOLS 2020-21 Battle of the Books selection.

Though her presentation will be tailored to fourth-graders, the program is open to all; send questions for the author to

Registration is required; do so at Zoom information will be sent out upon registration.

Port Angeles author to host drive-by sign, sell event

Dr. Jan Thatcher Adams will be hosting a sign and sell book launch for here newest collection of poems, “From the Beating Heart of Healing,” from 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 22, in the parking lot behind the Pro Active Chiropractic Clinic, 934 Caroline St., Port Angeles.

The event will allow attendees to stay in their cars and talk with Adams, a Port Angeles resident who practiced medicine for 47 years. She recently retired from the Olympic Medical Center emergency room.

She also has published hundreds of articles on holistic medicine, played cello in the Port Angeles orchestra and is a member of Olympic Peninsula Authors.

Copies of the book are $12; exact change is requested as sales will be cash only. Attendees are asked to wear a mask.

Elks set Christmas bazaar

Sequim Elks Lodge members are looking to host a Christmas Bazaar from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 28, at the lodge, 143 Port Williams Road.

Any vendors interested in participating are encouraged to contact Karen Lewis at or 360-460-0380.

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