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

• Puget Sound Anglers North Olympic Peninsula Chapter meeting, 7p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 19, at Sequim Elks Lodge, 143 Port Williams Road. Gathering starts at 6:30 p.m. Guest speaker is Dr. Joseph Anderson, a research biologist with Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife. People start gathering at 6:30 p.m.

• 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.

• Olympic Theatre Arts production of “Night of the Living Dead,” 7 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, Oct. 20-22; 7 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday, Oct. 26-29, and 7 p.m. on Halloween (Monday, Oct. 31). Matinees 2 p.m. on Sundays, Oct. 23, and Oct. 30. Tickets $20 general, $15 for students; opening show, Oct. 20, a pay-what-you-will event. Get tickets at the door, at or call 360-683-7326, 1-4 p.m. Tuesday-Friday.

• “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat,” 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday evenings (Oct. 21-22, Oct. 28-29) and matinee 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 22, at Sequim High School auditorium, 533 N. Sequim Ave. Tickets available at door, $10 adults and teens, $8 children 12 and younger (cash, check appreciated). Attendees asked to bring non-expired canned goods to donate. Fundraiser for Sequim Food Bank.

• All IN Film Fest, short films created by, starring and about individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities, held virtually on Friday, Oct. 21, and in-person on Saturday, Oct. 22.,

• New Dungeness Light Station Association meeting, 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 22, at Trinity United Methodist Church, 100 S. Blake Ave. Also hosted on Zoom; join at (meeting ID 817 0315 5306, passcode 359660).

• Clallam County Genealogical Society “I Know Nothing About Genealogy” class for beginners, 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 22, in the society’s research center, 403 E. Eighth St., Port Angeles. 360-417-5000.

• Albert Haller Foundation awards ceremony at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 25, Lincoln Center, 905 W. Ninth St., Port Angeles.

• KWIM Toastmasters Club Halloween event from 7-8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 25, at the KSQM Radio Broadcasting offices, 609 W. Washington St., and on Zoom.

• Scouts BSA informational meeting, 6:15 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 27, at Sequim YMCA, 610 N. Fifth Ave.

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

• Green Thumb presentation: “Western Washington Forest Health” with Rachel Brooks, a Washington Department of Natural Resources forest pathologist, noon-1 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 27, via Zoom. Click link at, or join by phone by calling 253-215-8782 (meeting ID 920 0799 1742, passcode 709395).

• Olympic Peninsula Academy’s PTO Chili & Cornbread Takeout Fundraiser, pre-order and pickup between 5-6 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 27, at the Sequim High School parking lot, 601 N. Sequim Ave.

• North Olympic Library System’s after-hours “Lock-In” for teens in grades 7-12 from 6-7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 28, at the Port Angeles Library, 2210 S. Peabody St. Activities include snacks, a movie, games, crafts, more., 360-417-8500,

• Pumpkin carving, decorated trunks, treats and candy, 4:30-7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 29, at the Sequim Prairie Grange, 290 Macleay Road. 360-797-4777.

• Sequim High School’s annual Haunted Hallways, Saturday, Oct. 29, on SHS campus, 601 N. Sequim Ave. 360-582-3600.

• 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.

• Outdoor Gear Swap, noon-2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 12, in the white tent at 101 E. Railroad Ave., in downtown Port Angeles. To sell gear, drop gear off from 5-6 p.m. Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, Nov. 9-11, or 10-11 a.m. day of event. Pick up unsold gear after 3 p.m.


• Studium Generale featuring poet Alice Derry, 12:35 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 20, in the Little Theater at Peninsula College, 1502 E. Lauridsen Blvd., Port Angeles. The event is free and open to the public. It will also be live-streamed at (meeting ID 823 0855 7946).

• Sequim Middle School fall choir concert, 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 27, in Sequim High School auditorium, 533 N. Sequim Ave.

• Sequim City Band concert, “Shades of Autumn,” 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 29, at Sequim High School auditorium, 533 N. Sequim Ave.

• Seattle-based Flamenco dancer Savannah Fuentes and singer/multi-instrumentalist Diego Amador Jr., “Rayn: Flamenco for a New World at the Palindrome,” 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 30, at Gardiner Community Center, 980 Old Gardiner Road, Sequim. Tickets $12-$55.

• 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

• 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.

• 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, 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.

• “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