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• 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 olympictheatrearts.org or call 360-683-7326, 1-4 p.m. Tuesday-Friday.
• Scouts BSA informational meeting, 6:15 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 27, at Sequim YMCA, 610 N. Fifth Ave. beascout.org.
• Sequim School District listening session, 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 27, on Zoom. RSVP at firstname.lastname@example.org.
• 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 extension.wsu.edu/clallam/master-gardener-calendar, or join by phone by calling 253-215-8782 (meeting ID 920 0799 1742, passcode 709395).
• Peninsula Colelge Studium Generale: Melanie Greer, WSU Extension 4-H program coordinator, will talk about climate anxiety as well as building community resilience, at 12:35 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 27, at Peninsula College’s Little Theater, 1502 E. Lauridsen Blvd., Port Angeles. nols.org/resilience, unitedwayclallam.org/clallam-resilience-project.
• 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. Olypenacademy@gmail.com.
• 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. nols.org, 360-417-8500, email@example.com.
• “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat,” 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday evenings, Oct. 28-29, 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.
• Sequim Botanical Garden Society’s “Work to Learn” party at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 29, at Terrace Garden at Carrie Blake Community Park, 500 N. Blake Ave. Volunteers John Hassel and Lee Bowen will explain the process of digging dahlias, and talk about the different steps involved. BROCKDL88@gmail.com or 360-460-8865, or visit fb.me/SequimBotanicalGarden or SequimBotanicalGarden.org.
• Sequim High School’s annual Haunted Hallways, 1-4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 29, in H-building on SHS campus, 601 N. Sequim Ave. 360-582-3600. Suggested donaton: one can of food for Sequim Food Bank.
• YMCA of Sequim, 610 N. Fifth Ave., hosts a drive-thru trick-or-treat event from 4:30-6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 29. Costumes encouraged and those who walk must use sidewalks.
• 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.
• The Boys & Girls Clubs of the Olympic Peninsula’s Sequim branch at 400 W. Fir St. opens from 5-8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 29, to offer a haunted house, scary movie, cupcake walk, arts and crafts, games, prizes, a costume contest and more. Admission is $2 for 10 games tickets, and $1 for additional tickets. Pizza is $2, or $3 to include chips and soda.
• 7 Cedars Casino, 270756 U.S. Highway 101, starts its annual Halloween party at 9 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 29, inside Club Seven. No cover charge; participants must be 21 or older. Music is provided by Sway. A free shuttle available.
• Adagio Bean & Leaf, 981 E. Washington St., offers a trunk-or-treat from 2-6 p.m. Monday, Oct. 31 in cooperation with Sunshine Cafe and HMP Construction.
• Trick-or-treating returns from 3-5 p.m. Monday, Oct. 31, at downtown Sequim businesses on Halloween. Participating businesses: from Second Avenue to Sunnyside Avenue along Washington Street.
• Sequim Elks Lodge drive-thru Halloween, 3-5 p.m. Monday, Oct. 31, at Elks lodge, 143 Port Williams Road.
• Sinclair Place, a senior assisted living community at 680 W. Prairie St., offers trick-or-treating for youngsters from 3-5 p.m.
• First Baptist Church, 1323 Sequim-Dungeness Way, hosts a harvest festival from 4-6 p.m. Monday, Oct. 31. 360-683-2114.
• Thrive Church, 640 N. Sequim Ave., offers a Trunk-or-Treat in its parking lot from 4-6 p.m. with candy, food and games.
• Sequim Valley Foursquare, 9090 Old Olympic highway, holds its Harvest Festival from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 31.
• Faith Lutheran Church, 354 W. Cedar St., offers a “walk through” trunk-or-treat with free treats from 5-6:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 31 between the preschool and church. Depending on weather, the event might move inside the preschool gymnasium.
• King’s Way Sequim, 1023 Kitchen-Dick Road, holds its “Bash” from 5-8 p.m. Monday, Oct. 31, outdoors with games, food and candy, and rides.
• Eastern Hills Community Church, 91 Savannah Lane, hosts its Trunk-or-Treat from 6-8 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 31, outside the church with hay rides, candy, hot dogs, and more.
• Olympic Peninsula Rat Racers offer a Trunk-or-Treat from 6-8 p.m. Monday, Oct. 31, at the Sequim Village Shopping Center, 651 W. Washington St. Cool vehicles on display with plenty of parking.
• Educator/poet Kate Reavey celebrates release of “Curve,” a poetry collection, with a reading at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 1, at Port Angeles Fine Arts Center, 1203 E. Lauridsen Blvd., Port Angeles. The event is free; copies of “Curve” will be available for purchase.
• Backyard Birding, 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 5, at Dungeness River Nature Center, 1943 W. Hendrickson Road. Presentation: “Winter Care and Feeding in Your Garden” by Christie Lassen, co-owner of Wild Birds Unlimited in Gardiner. Lassen will describe general bird feeding methods Free admission, $5 suggested donation.
• 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
• 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. email@example.com.
• Clallam County Junior American Citizens’ Step Back in Time Fair, 2:30-4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 12, at American Legion Hall, 107 E. Prairie St. For students in grades K-12, includes hands-on learning activities, presentations and stories from across American history. firstname.lastname@example.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: email@example.com.
• 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. savannahf.com/performance. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
• 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 email@example.com, 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.
• “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. opaagroup.org.
• 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). nols.org, 360-417-8500.
• Harbor Art Gallery, at 114 N. Laurel St., Port Angeles, features artwork of Garret DelaBarre through month of October.
• Shipley Center classes/activities: Tai chi, exercise classes, basic meditation, computer clinic, some offered via Zoom. 360-683-6806, firstname.lastname@example.org. (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. email@example.com.
• 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
• “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. email@example.com/360-681-4308 or firstname.lastname@example.org/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.