Community Calendar — Sept. 14, 2022

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

Deadline for items appearing in the community calendar is noon on Wednesday, one week before publication at or delivered to the Sequim Gazette at 147 W. Washington St.


• Writer Reads series featuring six poets — Judy Duncan, Dianne Knox, Nancy Fowler, Gary Bullock, Eva McGinnis, Sharon Gilmour — from 2-3 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 14, at the Blue Whole Gallery, 129 W. Washington St. Free.

• Olympic Peninsula Paddlers meeting, special guest Andrée Hurley, executive director of the Washington Water Trails Association, 7-8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 14, at Solana Clubhouse, 135 Solana Parkway. 360-461-7008,,

• “Every Brilliant Thing,” one-person play. 7:30 p.m. Sept. 15-17, and 2 p.m. Sept. 17-18, at Studio Bob, 118 1/2 E. Front St., Port Angeles. Tickets $15, available at

• USA BMX 2022 Gold Cup Finals, Sept. 15-18, Lincoln Park BMX track in Port Angeles.

• Celebrate United, fundraiser for United Way of Clallam County, 11 a.m. Friday, Sept. 16, at Club 7 at the 7 Cedars Resort, 270756 U.S. Highway 101. Tickets $80 per person, $150 for two, available at 360-457-3011,

• Bunco event hosted by Sequim Guild of Seattle Children’s Hospital, noon-3 p.m. Friday, Sept. 16, at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 525 N. 5th Ave. Doors open at 11:30 a.m. $15 at door; all proceeds go to Seattle Children’s Hospital for uncompensated care, research. 360-683-3089,

• Sequim schools stadium, field naming ceremony, 4:45 p.m. Friday, Sept. 16, at stadium on West Fir Street. 360-582-3260.

• “Arsenic and Old Lace,” Sept. 16-Oct. 2, at 414 N. Sequim Ave. Fridays/Saturdays at 7 p.m.; Sundays at 2 p.m.; Thursday, Sept. 30 at 7 p.m. Tickets $20, students $15. (Sept. 30 pay-what-you-will)., 360-683-7326.

• Developmental playgroup, Play with a Purpose, from 9:30-11 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 17, at the Sequim YMCA, 610 N. Fifth Ave.

• Sequim Valley Lions’ Veterans Appreciation Spaghetti Dinner, 3-7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 17, at Sequim VFW, 169 E. Washington St. Veterans eat for free, non-veterans for $5.

• Sequim Bay Yacht Club’s Reach and Row for Hospice, Sept. 17-18, John Wayne Marina, 2577 W. Sequim Bay Road. Rowing competition starts at 9 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 17, sailboat race starts noon, Sunday, Sept. 18. See

• Digging Deeper series: “Reflections on the Garden: Questions and Answers,” 10:30 a.m.-noon Saturday, Sept. 17, at Woodcock Demonstration Garden, 2711 Woodcock Road. 360-477-0116.

• Oyster Half-Marathon, 10k and 5k races, Sunday, Sept. 18. Sign up at

• Port Townsend Film Festival, Sept. 22-25.

• Sequim Bike Rodeo, 1-3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 24, at Dungeness River Nature Center, 1943 W. Hendrickson Road. Free. For youths in grades K-5. Includes bike inspections, helmet adjustments, bike skills course, more. Parent must sign a release form and be present.

• Big Hurt, multi-sport race (15-mile mountain bike course, 2.6-mile kayak course, 30-mile road bike course and 10-kilometer running course), Saturday, Sept. 24, Port Angeles.

• Olympic Peninsula Humane Society’s Meowgaritas & Mutts, 5:30-10 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 27, at Vern Burton Community Center, 308 E. Fourth St., Port Angeles.

• Peninsula College’s first Fall Spectacular, community-wide festival, Saturday, Oct. 1, at 1502 E. Lauridsen Blvd., Port Angeles. bungee run, festival performers, mini-lectures, poetry and prose readings, art exhibits, hands-on arts and crafts, and food and drink and more.

• Voices For Veterans’ Veterans Stand Down, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 6, at Clallam County Fairgrounds, 1608 W. 16th St., Port Angeles. All veterans and their families are welcome to come and talk to service providers, get breakfast and lunch, a haircut, see medical providers, get clothing and more. 360-797-1791.

• Olympic Theatre Arts’ Season Unveiling, 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 15, at 414 N. Sequim Ave. Free for OTA members, $10 general public., 360-683-7326.


• Sequim Elks Lodge dance: Dawn and Steve duo, rock & roll/pop/Motown favorites, 6-8:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 11, at 143 Port Williams Road. $10 for Elks members, $12 guests.


• Olympic Theatre Arts auditions for The New Works Showcase and “The Best Christmas Pageant Ever.” Both shows audition Monday-Tuesday, Sept. 26-27. Participants of ages 8-18 audition at 3:30 p.m. and ages 18 and older audition at 6 p.m. at OTA, 414 N. Sequim Ave.

• Peninsula ART Friends, exhibit running through Sept. 30 in Judith McInnes Tozzer Art Gallery at Sequim Museum & Arts, 544 N. Sequim Ave. Museum is open 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Wednesday through Saturday; admission is free. 360-477-4317.

• Peninsula Singers: Rehearsals are 7-9 p.m. on Thursdays at Dungeness Valley Lutheran Church, 925 N. Sequim Ave. Dues $100 per semester helps defray costs, including scholarships for local students. Singers need to be able to read music, must have solid choral experience. Email director Dr. Jerome Wright at

• 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.

• 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., 907-602-7008, 360-775-6547, 360-460-2801.


• Blue Whole Gallery, 129 W. Washington St., September exhibit: “Time of Harvest” and “Owls” book exhibit, featuring Debbie Cain (gourd art) and Jeannine Chappell (painting).

• “Turning Point” exhibition featuring Whidbey Island artist Hannah Klaus Hunter, Port Angeles Fine Art Center, 1203 E. Lauridsen Blvd., through Nov. 6 (11 a.m.- 5 p.m., Thursday-Sunday). Opening reception 5-7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 16.

• Harbor Art Gallery, 114 N. Laurel St., Port Angeles, features art of Jodi Riverstone throughout September. 360-808-4815,

• North Olympic Library System storytimes, Sequim Library, 630 N. Sequim Ave. Sept. 6-Oct. 30 (6-6:30 p.m. Mondays, inside library; 1:30-11 a.m. Tuesdays, in field behind library)., 360-417-8500.

Ongoing Events

• Shipley Center classes/activities: Tai chi, exercise classes, basic meditation, computer clinic, some offered via Zoom. 360-683-6806, (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.


• Skwim Toastmasters Club. Meets every Tuesday, 7-8:30 p.m. Currently meeting online via Zoom. Get link at

• “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


• Olympic Peninsula Christian Writers, 6:30-8:30 p.m., third Thursday, currently meeting online via Zoom. Email to

• “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. or

• First Friday Art Walk Sequim. Free, self-guided tour of local art venues in Sequim, 5-8 p.m., first Friday of month.


• 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