Community Calendar — Oct. 12, 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.


• Sequim-Dungeness Valley Chamber of Commerce’s 14th-annual Business Showcase, “Out On a Limb,” 5-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 12, at Sunland Golf Club, 109 Hilltop Drive.

• Soul Care speaker series, “Why Death Is the Best Teacher for Life,” noon-1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 12, on Zoom. 360-452-1511,

• WOW! Working on Wellness Radio Forum, Diabetes: How to Live with This,” with registered nurse Susan Sorensen, 2-3 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 12, on KSQM 91.5 FM.

• Volunteer Hospice of Clallam County’s Empower Yourself series, “Household Finances” with Penney Sanders, 1-3 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 13, at VHOCC conference room, 829 E. Eighth St., or online. Register at 360-452-1511,

• Green Thumb Garden Tips Zoom presentation, “Growing Inclusively: Supporting Local Food Security Through the Power of the Garden Plot,” noon-1 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 13, on Zoom, wth Benji Astrachan, Washington State University Extension educator. Join at or call 253-215-8782 (meeting ID 920 0799 1742, passcode 709395). More info: 360-565-2679.

• “Learning Our Landscape: Old Patsey’s Potlatch of July 4, 1891,” virtual presentation set for 3 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 13, on Zoom. Join the meeting at (meeting ID 835 2642 5307, passcode 558253) or see announcement at 360-681-4632,

• Studium Generale, “Seven Amazing Secrets of Computer Science That You Need to Know Now!”, 12:35 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 13, in the Little Theater at Peninsula College, 1502 E. Lauridsen Blvd. Live-streamed through Zoom at (meeting ID 823 0855 794).

• “The Gram Slam,” Out Loud Story Slam, 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 14, at Olympic Theatre Arts, 414 N. Sequim Ave. Tickets $20. or 360-683-7326, between 1-4 p.m., Tuesday through Friday.

• 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.

• Clallam County Fire District 3 station open houses, noon-3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 15. Stations and locations include: Station 31, 4721 Sequim-Dungeness Way; Station 32, 256702 U.S. Highway 101; Station 33, 70 Carlsborg Road; Station 34, 323 N. Fifth Ave.; Station 35, 121 Sunshine Ave. (Diamond Point), and Station 37, 4 Sophus Road (Blyn). And training/maintenance facility, 255 Carlsborg Road. 360-683-4242,

• “Wings, Wine & Art,” fundraiser for Discovery Bay Wild Bird Rescue, 5-7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 15, at Wild Birds Unlimited, 275953 U.S. Highway 101, Gardiner. Admission $20 at the door. 360-797-7100,

• Larry Scott Trail 5K-10K-Half Marathon Run Walk in Port Townsend, on Saturday, Oct. 15. Half-marathon at 8:30 a.m. 5k, 10k races at 9:30 a.m.

• Play with a Purpose, Monthly developmental playgroup, from 9:30-11 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 15, at the Sequim YMCA, 610 N. Fifth Ave. For children ages 0-5; attendees should bring identification and check in at the front desk. Siblings are welcome to attend.,

• North Olympic Library System’s Intentional Aging series: “Advance Care Planning & End-of-Life Choices,” 11 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 18, online. Register at

• Sequim School District listening session, 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 19, at the Sequim High School library, 601 N. Sequim Ave. RSVP at

• Olympic Peninsula Audubon Society meeting, 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 19, at Dungeness River Nature Center, 1943 West Hendrickson Road. “Birds, Bears and Salmon” presentation with Dr. Thomas Quinn. Free.

• Volunteer Hospice of Clallam County’s Empower Yourself series, “Self-Care,” with Debby Smith and Maggie Bourne-Raiswell, 1-3 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 20, at VHOCC conference room, 829 E. Eighth St., Port Angeles, or online (call 360-452-1511 or email to 360-452-1511.

• Great Clallam County ShakeOut earthquake drill, 10:20 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 20. Various locations.

• Sequim School District listening session, 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 27, on Zoom. RSVP at

• Sequim High School’s annual Haunted Hallways, Saturday, Oct. 29, on SHS campus, 601 N. Sequim Ave.

• Sequim Elks Lodge drive-thru Halloween, 3-5 p.m. Monday, Oct. 31, at Elks lodge, 143 Port Williams Road.

• 247th birthday of the United States Marine Corps at 5 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 5, at 7 Cedars Resort, 270756 U.S. Highway 101. $45 per person. RSVP, more info by calling Kathy at 360-460-2431 or

• Veterans Day pancake breakfast set at American Legion Jack Grennan Post 62, 107 E. Prairie St., 8-10:30 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 12. Pancakes, sausage, orange juice and coffee will be free to veterans. Others are welcome and can pay by donation.


• Comedian Troy Walker, 7 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 13, on Little Theater stage at Peninsula College, 1502 E. Lauridsen Blvd., Port Angeles. Free for students, by donation otherwise.

• Monday Musicale, noon Monday Oct. 17, at Queen of Angels Catholic Church’s Fellowship Hall, 209 W. 11th St., Port Angeles. Guest performer is pianist Rita Carrow. Free.

• Sequim Middle School fall choir concert, 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 27, in 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

• 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., November exhibit: “Oh Beautiful for Spacious Skies!”, featuring Jolene Sanborn and Julie Senf.

• “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).

• Olympic Peninsula Art Association October showcase, through Oct. 31, at Dandelion Botanical Company, 4681 Sequim Dungeness Way. Hours are 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday.

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

• Harbor Art Gallery, at 114 N. Laurel St., Port Angeles, features artwork of Garret DelaBarre through month of October.

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