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.
• Puget Sound Anglers’ North Olympic Peninsula Chapter meeting, 6:30 p.m. Nov. 16, at the Sequim Elks Lodge, 143 Port Williams Road.
• North Olympic Library System’s Novel Conversations Book Discussion Group — “Come Home, Indio: A Memoir” by Jim Terry, 4 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 16, on Zoom. Paperback copies available at Sequim Library, 630 N. Sequim Ave. Register at nols.org/book-discussion-groups.
• North Olympic Library System’s Wednesday Evening Book Discussion Group — “My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She’s Sorry” by Fredrik Backman, 6 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 16, in Carver Room of Port Angeles Library, 2210 S. Peabody St. Paperback copies available at Port Angeles Library. Register at nols.org/book-discussion-groups.
• Olympic Peninsula Audubon Society (OPAS) meeting, “Swan Use of Lower Dungeness Habitats: The OPAS Swan Study,” at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 16, at the Dungeness River Nature Center, 1943 W. Hendrickson Road. Event free, open to the public.
• Foster Care Awareness Night, 7-8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 16, at Port Angeles High School auditorium, 304 E. park Ave. email@example.com.
• Peninsula College’s Studium Generale: “Fighting to End All Detentions and Deportations in WA State,” 12:35 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 17, at college’s Little Theater (1502 E. Lauridsen Blvd., Port Angeles), and live-streamed through Zoom at pencol-edu.zoom.us/j/82308557946 (meeting ID 823 0855 7946).
• Screening of “Hearts of Darkness: A Filmmaker’s Apocalypse,” 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 17, at Studio Bob, 118 1/2 E. Front St., Port Angeles. Presentation by actor Mac MacDonald. Admission is $10; all proceeds benefit the Port Angeles Arts Council.
• Olympic Peninsula Christian Writers meeting, set for 6:30-8:15 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 17, on Zoom. Guest speaker: George Crabb. Join meeting at tinyurl.com/2thsfuvn. 360-461-6897 or facebook.com/groups/918277815360403.
• Olympic Theatre Arts’ New Works Showcase, 7 p.m. Nov. 17-19 and 2 p.m. on Nov. 20. Tickets are $20, $15 for students — and pay-what-you-will on Nov. 17 — and are available online at olympictheatrearts.org or by calling the box office (360-683-7326) from 1-4 p.m., Tuesday through Friday.
• Port Angeles High School Thespian Society’s “Little Women,” 7 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, Nov. 17-19, and 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 20, at Port Angeles High School Performing Arts Center, 304 E. Park Ave. Tickets are $10 for general admission, $5 for seniors (60+) and free for children younger than 10. Get tickets at the door (cash/check only).
• Family Holiday Meal Bag Distribution day, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 18, at Trinity United Methodist Church, 100 S. Blake Ave., and Carrie Blake Community Park, 202 N. Blake Ave. 360-683-1205, sequimfoodbank.org.
• City of Sequim Arbor Day celebration, noon on Friday, Nov. 18, at Pioneer Memorial Park, 387 E. Washington St. 360-683-4908.
• Sequim Guild of Seattle Children’s Hospital’s 16th-annual Holiday Bazaar, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 19, at the Sequim Prairie Grange, 290 Macleay Road.
• Sequim Artists & Farmers Market’s November Market, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 19, at the Sequim Civic Center plaza, 152 W. Cedar St. Includes live music (Joey Gish & the Wriggling Fish), fire truck tours, puppet show, Ghostlight Productions’ performance of “White Christmas,” more.
• Dungeness Valley Lutheran Church’s Yuletide Bazaar, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 19, at the church, 925 N. Sequim Ave.
• Pet pictures with Santa, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 19, at Olympic Peninsula Humane Society’s Kitty Campus. By donation. ophumanesociety.org.
• Winterfest, annual fundraiser hosted by the Hurricane Ridge Winter Sports Education Foundation, 6 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 19, at Vern Burton Community Center, 308 E. Fourth St., Port Angeles. Doors open at 5 p.m. Tickets are $75 in advance, $90 at door, Community Table for eight for $560. Tickets available at hurricaneridge.com. More info: firstname.lastname@example.org.
• Monthly developmental playgroup, Play with a Purpose, from 9:30-11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 19, at the Sequim YMCA, 610 N. Fifth Ave. Free playgroup is for children of ages 0-5.
• River Center Holiday Nature Mart, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 19, and noon-4 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 20, at Dungeness River Nature Center, 1943 W. Hendrickson Road. 360-681-4076, DungenessRiverCenter.org.
• “Top Ten Steps to Take for Emergency Preparedness” presentation with Blaine Zechenelly, 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 20, at Dungeness Valley Lutheran Church, 925 N. Sequim Ave.
• Festival of Trees-Senior Breakfast, 8:30 a.m. Friday, Nov. 25, at Vern Burton Community Center, 308 E. Fourth St., Port Angeles. Tickets $16. omhf.org, 360-417-7144.
• Festival of Trees Gala, 5-8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 25, at Vern Burton Community Center, 308 E. Fourth St., Port Angeles. Tickets $105. omhf.org, 360-417-7144.
• Festival of Trees-Teddy Bear Tea, 9:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 26, at Vern Burton Community Center, 308 E. Fourth St., Port Angeles. Tickets $12. omhf.org, 360-417-7144.
• Festival of Trees-Family Days, 2-7:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 26, and 10 a.m.-2 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 27, at Vern Burton Community Center, 308 E. Fourth St., Port Angeles. Tickets $7. omhf.org, 360-417-7144.
• Backyard Birding: “Birds — The Inside Story,” 10 a.m.-noon Saturday, Dec. 3, at Dungeness River Nature Center, 1943 W. Hendrickson Road. Presenters: Shirley Anderson, Ken Wiersema. Suggested $5 donation.
• Wreaths Across America event, 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 17, at Mount Angeles Memorial Park, 45 Monroe Road. All are welcome.
• Sequim City Band concert, “Sounds of the Season,” 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 18, at Sequim High School auditorium, 533 N. Sequim Ave.
• Sequim City Band concert, “Music, She Wrote,”” 3 p.m. Sunday, March 12, 2023, at Sequim High School auditorium, 533 N. Sequim Ave.
• 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 email@example.com
• 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.
• City of Sequim is now accepting applications for musical performers and food vendors to participate in the 2023 Sequim Sunshine Festival, set for March 3-4. Applications can be sent by email to firstname.lastname@example.org, or mailed to: Sequim Civic Center, Attention: Sequim Sunshine Festival, 152 West Cedar Street, Sequim, WA, 98382. Applications deadline is Friday, Nov. 18.
• Blue Whole Gallery, 129 W. Washington St., November exhibit: “Oh Beautiful for Spacious Skies!”, featuring Jolene Sanborn and Julie Senf. bluewholegallery.com.
• Olympic Peninsula Art Association exhibit featuring OPAA member Katie Graham, through Nov. 30, at Dandelion Botanical Company, 4681 Sequim Dungeness Way. Hours 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Wednesday through Monday.
• Peninsula Fiber Artists exhibit, “In Praise of Trees,” on view through December at 675 Tyler St. in uptown Port Townsend. sda-np.com.
• Harbor Art Gallery’s “small works” exhibit, through end of November. Artists include three-dimensional art such as ceramics, jewelry, works of wood, glass, and metal, will accompany two-dimensional paintings, drawings, photographs, and relief prints. Harbor Art Gallery, 114 N. Laurel St., is open 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday.
• 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.