Community Calendar — June 15, 2022

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

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

Events/drama

• Olympic Peninsula Audubon Society meeting, “Seabirds, Citizen Science and Saving the World” with Dr. Julia K. Parrish, 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 15, at Dungeness River Nature Center, 1943 W. Hendrickson Road. olympicpeninsulaaudubon.org.

• Olympic Climate Action Program presentation: “Disappearing Olympic Glaciers,” 6:30-8 p.m. Wednesday, June 15, on Zoom. Register at olyclimate.org.

• Olympic Peninsula Christian Writers meeting with Jennifer Lamont Leo, 6:30-8:15 p.m. Thursday, June 16, on Zoom: tinyurl.com/2thsfuvn. 360-461-6897, facebook.com/groups/918277815360403.

• Sequim Acrobatics’ “Through the Looking Glass” performances, 7 p.m. Friday, June 17, and 5 p.m. Saturday, June 18, at Sequim High School auditorium, 533 N. Sequim Ave. Tickets $15 adults, $10 youths. Get tickets at the door or at Sequim Acrobatics, 13 Ruths Place, Carlsborg, during business hours. 360-461-6897, sequimacrobatics.com.

• Olympic Theatre Arts Center’s production of “The Book of Will.” June 17-26. 7:30 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. on Sundays. At Olympic Theatre Arts Center, 414 N. Sequim Ave. $18 adults, $12 students. olympictheatrearts.org.

• Opening, tours of Olympic Peninsula Humane Society’s new McKay Kitty City, 91 S. Boyce Road, 10:30 a.m. Saturday, June 18. Tours 11 a.m.-3 p.m. ophumanesociety.org.

• Lincoln Park BMX, free open house and registration day, 2-4 p.m. Saturday, June 18, Port Angeles. usabmx.com/tracks/1251.

• Digging Deeper series, “Brambling Along: Growing Raspberries and Blackberries in the Home Garden,” 10:30 a.m.-noon Saturday, June 18, at Woodcock Master Gardener Demonstration Garden, 2711 Woodcock Road. extension.wsu.edu/clallam/master-gardener-calendar.

• Secret Garden Tour (Jefferson County), Saturday, June 18. Tickets $15 in advance, $20 day of show. brownpapertickets.com/event/5446440.

• Strait Turners Woodturning Club meeting on Zoom, 1 p.m. Saturday, June 18. matbarton@olypen.com, 360-683-4877, 360 271-5928.

• Novel Conversations Book Discussion Group — “Becoming” by Michelle Obama, 4 p.m. Wednesday, June 22, with paperback copies available at the Sequim Library. 360-417-8500, discover@nols.org.

• “Hog Wild — A Night of Games, Suds and Grub,” wines, local brews and games, 6 p.m. Saturday, June 25, at Harbinger Winery, 2358 Highway 101 West, Port Angeles. Tickets $45 (includes dinner), omhf.org/events-1/9th-annual-hog-wild, 360-417-7144.

• Petals & Pathways Home Garden Tour, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, June 25, featuring six Port Angeles-area gardens. Tickets $15 prepaid, $20 day of tour. Tickets at Over the Fence,118 E. Washington St.; Sunny Farms Country Store, 261461 U.S. Highway 101, and The Co-op Farm and Garden, 216 E. Washington St. Get tickets online at clallammgf.org.

• Dungeness River Nature Center open house, July 6-7, 1943 W. Hendrickson Road. More details at dungenessrivercenter.org.

• Olympic Theatre Arts Center’s production of “Lavender Melodrama.” July 7-24. 7 p.m. on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. on Sundays. At Olympic Theatre Arts Center, 414 N. Sequim Ave. $20 adults, $15 students. olympictheatrearts.org.

• Summer Nature Mart handcraft and bake sale, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., July 9-10, Rainshadow Hall, Dungeness River Nature Center, 1943 West Hendrickson Road, DungenessRiverCenter.org, 360-681-5638. Proceeds go to center’s educational fund.

• Sunbonnet Sue Quilt Club’s annual show, July 16, at Pioneer Memorial Park, 387 E. Washington St.

• Tour De Lavender Metric Century Ride, Fun Ride (bicycling). 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 6. Starts at Sequim Boys & Girls Club, 400 W. Fir St. $70 adults, $15 youth.360-775-5395, info@tourdelavender.com, tourdelavender.com.

• Clallam County Fair, “Blue Ribbon Dreams in Boots & Jeans,” Aug. 18-21, at Clallam County Fairgrounds, 1608 W. 18th St., Port Angeles. clallam.net/fair.

• 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 sequimbayyacht.club. starlady@olyen.com.

• 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. BigHurtPA.com.

Music/dance/etc.

• City of Sequim Independence Day Celebration, starting at 3 p.m. Monday, July 4, at James Center for the Performing Arts, 350 N. Blake Ave. Includes Sequim City Band summer concert series/annual Fourth of July concert (sequimcityband.org). Other acts: Buck Ellard Band, 5:30 p.m.; Black Diamond Junction, 7:45 p.m. Ends with fireworks show, 10 p.m.

• Renegade, 6-8:30 p.m. Sunday July 10, Sequim Elks, 143 Port Williams Road. $10 for Elks members, $12 for guests.

• Sequim City Band summer concert series, 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 10, at James Center for the Performing Arts, 350 N. Blake Ave. sequimcityband.org.

Auditions/Submissions/Rehearsals

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

• 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.

Ongoing Events

• Shipley Center classes/activities: Tai chi, exercise classes, basic meditation, computer clinic, some offered via Zoom. 360-683-6806, info@shipleycenter.org. (Note: some classes are limited in size)

Mondays

• 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. mgplantclinic.clallam@gmail.com.

Tuesdays

• Skwim Toastmasters Club. Meets every Tuesday, 7-8:30 p.m. Currently meeting online via Zoom. Get link at 907529.toastmastersclubs.org.

• 2nd Tuesday Book Discussion Group, 11 a.m., currently meeting online via Zoom. Register at nols.org/nols-events.

Thursdays

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

• Gardiner Community Cemetery commissioners, 4 p.m., second Thursday, downstairs in Gardiner Community Center, 980 Old Gardiner Road, Gardiner. Public invited to attend.

Fridays

• 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. garygvip96@gmail.com/360-681-4308 or missycs@msn.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.

Saturdays

• 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.