Community Calendar — May 18, 2022

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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/drama

• Sequim High School operetta, “Emma: A Pop Musical,” at Sequim High School Auditorium, 633 N. Sequim Ave. Remaining shows run 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, May 20-21. Tickets $15 for adults, $10 for students at door, limited seating. operettashs@gmail.com.

• Story Slam, 7 p.m. on Friday, May 20, at Olympic Theatre Arts’ Gathering Hall, 414 N. Sequim Ave. $10. olympictheatrearts.org.

• Armed Forces & Public Safety Airport Appreciation Day and Fly-In, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, May 21, at William R. Fairchild International airport, 1402 Fairchild Airport Road, Port Angeles.

• North Olympic Discovery Marathon (marathon, half-marathon, marathon relay, Kids Marathon, 10k and 5k), June 4-5, Port Angeles and Sequim. nodm.com.

• Olympic Theatre Arts Center’s production of “The Book of Will.” June 10-26. 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.

• Petals & Pathways Home Garden Tour, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, June 25, featuring six Port Angeles-area gardens. Tickets 4!5 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.

• 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.

• 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.

Music/dance/etc.

• Time Out!, blues-Broadway-easy listening, 7 p.m. Saturday, May 21, at Olympic Theatre Arts Center, 414 N. Sequim Ave. $15. olympictheatrearts.org.

• Bread & Gravy Quintet, 6-8:30 p.m. Sunday, May 22, at Sequim Elks Lodge, 143 Port Williams. Group performs variety of music styles: Americana, blues, rock and soul. $10 Elks members, $12 guests.

• “An Evening of Stage and Screen Divas” with Tess Teel, Linda Dowdell and Ted Enderle, 5 p.m. Sunday, May 22, at Olympic Theatre Arts’ Gathering Hall, 414 N. Sequim Ave. $15. olympictheatrearts.org.

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

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.

Exhibits/workshops/series

• Blue Whole Gallery’s May 2022 exhibit: “Create from Nature’s Order.” Featured artists: fractal artist Dan Brewer (fractal artist) and 2-D painter Dennis (Doc) Pangborn. At 129 W. Washington St. Gallery hours: 10 a.m.- 5 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sundays. bluewholegallery.com.

• Sequim Police Department exhibit through May, at the Karen Kuznek-Reese Gallery in the Sequim Civic Center, 152 W. Cedar St. Gallery open 7:30 a.m.-4 p.m., Monday-Friday.

• The Blackbird Coffeehouse, 336 E. Eight St., Port Angeles, features a different artist every month; in May features Sequim artist Judy Larimore’s photography and paintings titled, “The Beauty of Nature.” Hours are 7 a.m-4 p.m., Monday-Saturday.

• Rain or Shine! Outdoor Storytime series, through May 31. All-ages storytime features stories, music, rhymes and plenty of movement and fun. Storytimes at the Sequim Library, 630 N. Sequim Ave., will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesdays in the field behind library. 360-417-8500, youth@nols.org.

• Poetry Walks hosted by North Olympic Library System, Olympic National Park, through May 31. At Olympic National Park trails: Hall of Mosses Trail, Living Forest Trail, Madison Creek Falls Trail, Spruce Railroad Trail, Peabody Creek Trail. nols.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.