Community Calendar — June 9, 2021

  • Wednesday, June 9, 2021 10:30am
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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, exhibits

• 2nd Saturday Book Discussion Group (North Olympic Library System), discussing “The Memory Police” by Yoko Ogawa, at 3 p.m. on Saturday, June 12. Virtual meeting. Register and request copies of the book at nols.org/2nd-saturday-book-discussion-group.

• Peninsula College original film collection, “Good Things Come in Small Packages, Part 2,” at noon on Wednesday, June 16. Free, available on YouTube via livestream. Get tickets at bit.ly/3vgX9Gx.

• Clallam County Gem & Mineral Association “Now Show” – “Rock Show” event. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. on Saturday, June 19, 40 W. Harrison Road, Sequim. 360-460-0827.

• Music Where You Park, 6 p.m. Tuesday, June 22, at Deer Park Cinemas, 96 Deer Park Lane, Port Angeles. Music by Sarah Shea/Chez Jazz (at KSQM studios).

• Music Where You Park, 6 p.m. Tuesday, June 29, at Sequim Prairie Grange, 290 Macleay Road. Music by Buck Ellard.

• Music Where You Park, 6 p.m. Tuesday, July 6, at George Washington Inn, 939 Finn Hall Road, Port Angeles. Music by Craig Buhler.

• 2nd Saturday Book Discussion Group (North Olympic Library System), discussing “There There” by Tommy Orange, at 3 p.m. on Saturday, July 10. Virtual meeting. Register and request copies of the book at nols.org/2nd-saturday-book-discussion-group.

• Music Where You Park, 6 p.m. Tuesday, July 13, at KSQM studio, 609 W. Washington St. Music by Cort Armstrong and Paul Stehr.

• 2nd Tuesday Book Discussion Group (North Olympic Library System), discussing “Lost City of the Monkey God” by Douglas Preston, at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, July 13. Virtual meeting. Register and request copies of the book at nols.org/2nd-tuesday-book-discussion-group.

• Music Where You Park, 6 p.m. Tuesday, July 20, at Sequim Valley Airport, 461 Dorothy Hunt Lane. Music by Kalen Wolf and The Shift.

• Music Where You Park, 6 p.m. Tuesday, July 27, at Purple Haze Organic Lavender, 180 Bell Bottom Road. Music by ohn Hoover and the Might Quinns.

• Music in the Park, 6 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 3, at James Center for the Performing Arts, 350 N. Blake Ave. Music by Stardust (featuring Andy Geiger).

• Music in the Park, 6 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 10, at James Center for the Performing Arts, 350 N. Blake Ave. Music by Navy Band Northwest.

• 2nd Tuesday Book Discussion Group (North Olympic Library System), discussing “Mozart’s Starling” by Lyanda Lynn Haupt, at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 10. Virtual meeting. Register and request copies of the book at nols.org/2nd-tuesday-book-discussion-group.

• 2nd Saturday Book Discussion Group (North Olympic Library System), discussing “Braiding Sweetgrass” by Robin Wall Kimmerer, at 3 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 14. Virtual meeting. Register and request copies of the book at nols.org/2nd-saturday-book-discussion-group.

• Music in the Park, 6 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 17, at James Center for the Performing Arts, 350 N. Blake Ave. Music by Bread & Gravy.

• Music in the Park, 6 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 24, at James Center for the Performing Arts, 350 N. Blake Ave. Music by Buck Ellard Band.

• Music in the Park, 6 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 31, at James Center for the Performing Arts, 350 N. Blake Ave. Music by Black Diamond Junction with Amanda Bacon

• KSQM’s Annual Pet Lovers Day/Music Where You Bark, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 11; at Carrie Blake Community Park and at James Center for the Performing Arts, 350 N. Blake Ave. Music by Tess Teel Trio, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; Sound Advice with Dawn Martin, 1:30-3 p.m.

• 2nd Saturday Book Discussion Group (North Olympic Library System), discussing “H is for Hawk” by Helen Macdonald, at 3 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 11. Virtual meeting. Register and request copies of the book at nols.org/2nd-saturday-book-discussion-group.

• 2nd Tuesday Book Discussion Group (North Olympic Library System), discussing “Born a Crime” by Trevor Noah, at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 14. Virtual meeting. Register and request copies of the book at nols.org/2nd-tuesday-book-discussion-group.

• 2nd Saturday Book Discussion Group (North Olympic Library System), discussing “Hunger” by Roxane Gay, at 3 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 14. Virtual meeting. Register and request copies of the book at nols.org/2nd-saturday-book-discussion-group.

• 2nd Tuesday Book Discussion Group (North Olympic Library System), discussing “The Dutch House” by Ann Patchett, at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 12. Virtual meeting. Register and request copies of the book at nols.org/2nd-tuesday-book-discussion-group.

• 2nd Tuesday Book Discussion Group (North Olympic Library System), discussing “The Girl with the Louding Voice” by Abi Daré, at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 9. Virtual meeting. Register and request copies of the book at nols.org/2nd-tuesday-book-discussion-group.

• 2nd Saturday Book Discussion Group (North Olympic Library System), discussing “So You Want to Talk About Race” by Ijeoma Oluo, at 3 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 13. Virtual meeting. Register and request copies of the book at nols.org/2nd-saturday-book-discussion-group.

• 2nd Saturday Book Discussion Group (North Olympic Library System), discussing “Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine” by Gail Honeyman, at 3 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 11. Virtual meeting. Register and request copies of the book at nols.org/2nd-saturday-book-discussion-group.

• 2nd Tuesday Book Discussion Group (North Olympic Library System), discussing “Braiding Sweetgrass” by Robin Wall Kimmerer, at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 14. Virtual meeting. Register and request copies of the book at nols.org/2nd-tuesday-book-discussion-group.

Auditions/Submissions

• Auditions for Olympic Theatre Arts’ annual Shakespeare Renaissance Faire (“King’s, Queens and Royal Scenes”), 2-5 p.m. Saturday, June 12, at OTA main stage, 414 N. Sequim Ave. Faire set for Aug. 21-22, with main entertainment a series of scenes excerpted from the plays of William Shakespeare. 562-212-1144 or marissa.l.meek@gmail.com.

Exhibits

• Blue Whole Gallery exhibit, “Thank You to the Community,” at 129 W. Washington St. through June. Gallery hours 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sundays. Open house, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, June 25-26. Visit bluewholegallery.com

• Cougar-inspired photography art show. At Pacific Pantry, 229 S. Sequim Ave. See preview at anthera.org/puma-art.

Ongoing Events

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

Tuesdays

• Virtual storytimes toddlers and preschoolers, led by staff at North Olympic Library System. Register at nols.org/storytimes.

• Skwim Toastmasters Club. Meets every Tuesday, 7-8:30 p.m. Currently meeting online via Zoom. Click “Join us from your home” link at 907529.toastmastersclubs.org.

Thursdays

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

Saturdays

• Sequim Farmers & Artisans Market, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. each Saturday through Oct. 30, Sequim Civic Center Plaza and Centennial Place, downtown Sequim. manager@sequimmarket.com, sequimmarket.com.

Local services

• Disabled American Veterans (DAV) office, 583 W. Washington St, open 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Wednesdays to serve veterans who are needing help with claims or other information. Services are free; veterans do not have to be members of DAV. Office service by walk-in; no appointment is necessary. Masks required upon entrance.

Music/Dance/Etc.

Wednresday, June 9

• Guy James, 6-8 p.m., Blondie’s, 134 S. Second Ave.

Wednesday, June 16

• Seattle-based flamenco dancer Savannah Fuentes presents “Flores de Verano Flamenco en Vivo,” 7:30-9 p.m., at Sequim Prairie Grange, 290 Macleay Road. Tickets $33/$44/$60, $15 for children. Tickets at eventbrite.com/e/152203620125. See savannahf.com.

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