Deadline for items appearing in the community calendar is noon on Wednesday, one week before publication at firstname.lastname@example.org or delivered to the Sequim Gazette at 147 W. Washington St.
• North Olympic Library System community meeting about Sequim Library expansion, 6 p.m. Wednesday, April 26, at Sequim Library, 630 N. Sequim Ave. nols.org/sequimlibraryproject.
• Studium Generale event: Duane Niatum, a Jamestown S’Klallam Elder, scholar, poet, editor and longtime supporter of Peninsula College, 12:30 p.m. Thursday, April 27, in Little Theater on the main Peninsula College campus, 1502 E. Lauridsen Blvd., Port Angeles, or on Zoom: pencol-edu.zoom.us/j/83024542567 (meeting ID 830 2454 2567).
• Grow Your Poetry workshop, 5 p.m. Thursday, April 27, at Locally Known Cowork Space, 112 W. Washington St.
• Civic Minds + Creative Hearts series event, “Local Food and Local Makers,” 5:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 27, at Port Angeles Fine Art Center (PAFAC), 1203 E. Lauridsen Blvd. Tickets for the event are $15, $12 for PAFAC members and $5 for SNAP recipients. Get tickets pafac.kindful.com/e/local-food-and-local-makers. Purchasing tickets in advance is recommended.
• City of Sequim celebrates 150th Anniversary of Arbor Day, 12:30 p.m. on Friday, April 28, at Carrie Blake Community Park, 202 N. Blake Ave. Public invited. 360-683-4908.
• Olympic Theatre Arts’ “Calendar Girls,” Fridays-Sundays, April 28-May 14. Showtimes 7 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays. Tickets $20 at olympictheatrearts.org or at box office (360-683-7326); call between 1-4 p.m., Tuesday through Friday.
• Soroptimist International of Sequim Spring Cleaning/Post Taxes Shredding event, 9 a.m.-noon Saturday, April 29, at Kitsap Bank, 1320 W. Washington St.
• Spring Fling Bazaar & Craft Show, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. on Saturday, April 29, at Shipley Center, 921 E. Hammond St.
• “Live at the Met” opera simulcast, “Champion,” 9:55 a.m. Saturday, April 29, at the Elks Naval Lodge ballroom, 131 E. First St., Port Angeles. Tickets $14-$24, on sale at JFFA.org/met and at door. 360-457-5411, email@example.com.
• Reception set for driftwood artist Molly Omann, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. on Saturday, April 29, at Sequim Museum & Arts, 544 N. Sequim Ave.
• Peninsula Friends Of Animals’ Catnip & Sip, Tea, Fashion Show and Auction, noon-3 p.m. on Saturday, April 29, at Fox Bell, 137 N. Barr Road. Tickets $50, available at Full Moon Candle, 609 W. Washington St. #13, and Peninsula Friends Of Animals, 257509 U.S. Highway 101. 360-452-0414 x3, safehavenpfoa.org.
• “5th Saturday Workshop,” Saturday, April 29, at Clallam County Genealogical Society’s Research Center at 403 E. Eighth St., Port Angeles. 360-417-5000. Free for members, $10 for non-members. 360-417-5000. clallamcogs.org.
• West End Stand Down, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. on Thursday, May 4, at Forks Elks Lodge at 941 Merchants Road, Forks.
• Volunteer Hospice of Clallam County’s 45th birthday open house, 3-5 p.m. Friday, May 5, at 829 E. Eighth St., Port Angeles. Tour facility, meet VHOCC staff and volunteers. Refreshments served. 360-452-1511, firstname.lastname@example.org, vhocc.org.
• Sequim Irrigation Festival, Crazy Callen Weekend: May 5-7. Kids Parade, Family Fun Day, Innovative Arts Fair, 5k/1-mile/half marathon run, Crazy Daze Breakfast, Trashion Show, Bandersnatch Ball (community dance), First Friday Art Walk, Sequim High School Operetta, wine and beer garden. irrigationfestival.com/site/event/crazy-callen-weekend-schedule.
• Olympic Peninsula Audubon Society’s Backyard Birding series: “Gulls and Shorebirds,” presented by Bob Boekelheide, 10 a.m.-noon Saturday, May 6, in Rainshadow Hall at Dungeness River Nature Center, 1943 W. Hendrickson Road. Admission by donation.
• Sequim Prairie Garden Club plant sale, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, May 6, at Pioneer Memorial Park, 387 E. Washington St.
• Master Gardener Foundation of Clallam County Spring Plant Sale, 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. and 1-3 p.m. (half-price sale), Saturday, May 6, at the Woodcock Demonstration, 2711 Woodcock Road.
• North Olympic Shuttle & Spindle Guild meeting, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, May 6, at Olympic Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 1033 N. Barr Road.
• “Experience Rowing,” free rowing tryouts, 7 a.m. Sunday, May 7, part of Opening Day of boating season events at John Wayne Marina, 2577 W. Sequim Bay Road. sequimbayyacht.club.
• Clallam Conservation District workshop for farm management topics, 1-2:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 10, at Robin Hill Farm County Park. Register at clallamcd.org/2023-farm-workshops.
• Sequim School District strategic planning meeting No. 7: “Strategic Plan Goals Development and Portrait of a Graduate Logo Creation,” 6-7:30 p.m. Thursday, May 11, at Guy Cole Event Center, 202 N. Blake Ave. 360-582-3260.
• Sequim Irrigation Festival, Grand Finale Weekend: May 11-13. 128th Grand Parade, Logging Show, Classic Car Cruise & Show, Fireworks, Sequim High School Operetta, Historic Walking Tour, past Royalty Luncheon, Golf Tournament.
• United Way of Clallam County’s annual LIVE UNITED Prom and Awards Ceremony, 5-9 p.m. Saturday, May 13, at the Vern Burton Community Center, 308 E. Fourth St., Port Angeles.
• Sequim School District strategic planning meeting No. 8: “Strategic Plan Goals Development and Portrait of a Graduate Logo Creation, continued,” 6-7:30 p.m. Thursday, May 25, at Guy Cole Event Center, 202 N. Blake Ave. 360-582-3260.
• Sequim School District strategic planning meeting No. 9: Strategic Plan Objectives Development and Portrait of a Graduate Logo Creation,” 6-7:30 p.m. Thursday, June 8, at Guy Cole Event Center, 202 N. Blake Ave. 360-582-3260.
• Sequim Record Show, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, June 10, at Guy Cole Convention Center at Carrie Blake Community Park, 202 N. Blake Ave. Featuring vinyl records old and new plus other music mediums. Free. Register as a vendor for $50 per table. linktr.ee/sequimrecordshow, email@example.com.
• 2023 Petals & Pathways Home Garden Tour, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, June 24. Six gardens will be featured from Happy Valley to the flatlands on a self-directed map printed on the tickets. Tickets are $15 for early bird rates, starting May 14, or $20 the day of the event. Get tickets online at clallammgf.org. Or, get tickets in Sequim at Over the Fence, 116 E. Washington St.; The Co-op Farm & Garden, 216 E. Washington St., and Sunny Farms Country Store, 261461 U.S. Highway 101.
• Peninsula Singers’ spring concert, 2 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, April 29-30, at Trinity United Methodist Church, 100 S. Blake Ave. Admission by donation.
• Northwest Women’s Chorale’s Spring concert, “Still, We SING,” 7 p.m. Monday, May 1, at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 301 E. Lopez Ave., Port Angeles. Admission by suggested donation of $15, payable at door. More info: nwwomenschorale.org, email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
• Sequim City Band Summer series: 3 p.m. Sunday, May 7, at James Center for the Performing Arts, 350 N. Blake Ave.
• Sequim City Band Summer series: 3 p.m. Sunday, June 11, at James Center for the Performing Arts, 350 N. Blake Ave.
• Dance with The OG, 6-8:30 p.m. Sunday, June 11, at Sequim Elks Lodge, 143 Port Williams Road. $10 for Elks members, $12 guests.
• Sequim City Band Summer series: 3 p.m. Tuesday, July 4 (Independence Day Celebration), at James Center for the Performing Arts, 350 N. Blake Ave.
• Sequim City Band Summer series: 3 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 13, at James Center for the Performing Arts, 350 N. Blake Ave.
• Sequim City Band Summer series: 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 9, at James Center for the Performing Arts, 350 N. Blake Ave.
• Sequim City Band rehearsals, 7-9 p.m. Wednesdays, at Dungeness Valley Lutheran Church, 925 N. Sequim Ave. Musicians need to show vaccination card at their first rehearsal. sequimcityband.org.
• Juan de Fuca Harmony, a cappella barbershop singing group for women, men. Rehearsals 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays at Sunland Golf Club, 109 Hilltop Dr. juandefucaharmony.org, 907-602-7008, 360-775-6547, 360-460-2801.
• Monday Musicale scholarship, 2 p.m. on Sunday, May 7, at First Presbyterian Church, 139 W. Eighth St., Port Angeles. 615-496-8934.
• Emily Carlquist, abstract art exhibit, 3-6 p.m. Saturday, April 29, at Dandelion Botanical Company, 4681 Sequim-Dungeness Way. dandelionbotanical.com.
• West Coast swing lessons for beginners, 6-7:30 p.m. on May 1, May 8, May 15 and May 22, at the Shipley Center, 921 E. Hammond St. Dance experience helpful. $20/person for series. Pre-registration required, no drop-ins. 360-582-9038.
• Blue Whole Gallery, 129 W. Washington St., May exhibit, “May Flowers,” featuring acrylic and mixed media painter Mary Franchini and 3-D multimedia artist Jane Smith. Visit artists 5-8 p.m. Friday, May 5, during First Friday Art Walk. Gallery hours are 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday-Saturday, and 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sundays. bluewholegallery.com.
• “What’s For Lunch?” exhibition, featuring work by members of the Peninsula Fiber Artists, through May 14, at Port Angeles Fine Arts Center, 1203 E. Lauridsen Blvd.
• Poetry Walks, poems featured along five Olympic National Park trails — Hall of Mosses, Living Forest, Madison Creek Falls, Peabody Creek and Spruce Railroad trails — through May 31. nols.org/poetry-walks.
• Volunteer Hospice of Clallam County five-week in-person grief support group, 1-3 p.m. each Monday through May 8, at Trinity United Methodist Church, 100 N. Blake Ave. volunteerhospice.org, 360-452-1511.
• Shipley Center classes/activities: Tai chi, exercise classes, basic meditation, computer clinic, some offered via Zoom. 360-683-6806, email@example.com. (Note: some classes are limited in size)
• Clallam County Master Gardeners plant answer clinics, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. through Oct. 17 (except holidays), at Clallam County Courthouse, 223 E. Fourth St., Port Angeles. firstname.lastname@example.org.
• Skwim Toastmasters Club. Meets every Tuesday, 7-8:30 p.m. Currently meeting online via Zoom. Get link at 907529.toastmastersclubs.org.
• “Northwest Passages,” program featuring excerpts from books with a connection to the Pacific Northwest, on KSQM 91.5. FM. At 6 p.m. Tuesdays.
• 2nd Tuesday Book Discussion Group, 11 a.m., currently meeting online via Zoom. Register at nols.org/nols-events.
• Olympic Peninsula Christian Writers, 6:30-8:30 p.m., third Thursday, currently meeting online via Zoom. Email to email@example.com.
• “Northwest Passages,” program featuring excerpts from books with a connection to the Pacific Northwest, on KSQM 91.5. FM. At 10 a.m. Thursdays.
• Gardiner Community Cemetery commissioners, 4 p.m., second Thursday, downstairs in Gardiner Community Center, 980 Old Gardiner Road, Gardiner. Public invited to attend.
• Sequim Duplicate Bridge Club, 12:30-4 p.m. at Masonic Lodge 213, 700 S. Fifth Ave., starting May 27. Proof of COVID vaccination is required; masks are optional. No fee through end of June. firstname.lastname@example.org/360-681-4308 or email@example.com/360-681-4070.
• First Friday Art Walk Sequim. Free, self-guided tour of local art venues in Sequim, 5-8 p.m., first Friday of month. SequimArtWalk.com.
• Sequim Senior Singles, 1 p.m., the second Saturday of month at Big Elk Restaurant, 707 E. Washington St. Looking for new members. Call Barbara Miller at 360-809-8336.
• Strait Turners Woodturning Club. Currently meeting online. Contact Jackie Le Doux at 360-457-5172 (8 a.m.-12:30 p.m. and after 5 p.m.) or 360-452-5673 (12:30-5 p.m.).
• 2nd Saturday Book Discussion Group, 3 p.m., currently meeting online via Zoom. Register at nols.org/nols-events.