Community Calendar — Oct. 5, 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.


• “Walk-about,” 10 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 6, at Woodcock Demonstration Garden, 2711 Woodcock Road.

• Studium Generale opens fall quarter series with traditional Welcome Celebration at 12:35 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 6, in Peninsula College’s Little Theater, 1502 E.Lauridsen Blvd. On Zoom: (meeting ID 823 0855 7946).

• Voices For Veterans’ Veterans Stand Down, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 6, at Clallam County Fairgrounds, 1608 W. 16th St., Port Angeles. All veterans and their families are welcome to come and talk to service providers, get breakfast and lunch, a haircut, see medical providers, get clothing and more. 360-797-1791.

• Friends of Sequim Library’s 2nd Saturday Book Sale, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 8 at Rock Plaza, 10131 Old Olympic Highway.

• Animal blessings, observed with prayer and song at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 9, at Trinity United Methodist Church, 100 S. Blake Ave.

• Death Café “Tea to Die For” session, 4-5 p.m. Monday, Oct. 10, in the KSQM 91.5 FM Community Room, 609 W. Washington St., No. 17. 360-452-1511.

• Second-annual Indigenous Peoples’ Day Poetry Reading in celebration of poetry created and performed by Native poets of the Olympic Peninsula. 5:30-6:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 10, at ʔaʔkʷustəŋáw̕txʷ House of Learning, Peninsula College Longhouse on the Port Angeles campus, 1502 E. Lauridsen Blvd. Hosted by North Olympic Library System.,, 360-417-8500.

• Clallam County Park & Recreation District No. 1 board meeting, 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 11, at Sequim YMCA facility, 610 N. Fifth Ave.

• 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,

• 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,

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

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

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


• Washington Old Time Fiddlers Association (WOTFA) District 15 chapter jam session, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 8, at Sequim Prairie Grange, 290 Macleay Road.

• Deidre McCall, folk, 4 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 9, at Gardiner Community Center, 980 Old Gardiner Road. Tickets $20, at the door.

• Buttercup Lane (classic rock and roll, blues, R&B, country, swing and other genres), 6-8:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 9, at Sequim Elks Lodge, 143 Port Williams Road. $10 for members and $12 for guests.

• Global Earth Repair Summit Benefit Fundraiser featuring environmental singer/songwriter Dana Lyons, 2-5 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 9, at Jardin du Soliel Lavender Farm, 3932 Sequim-Dungeness Way. Cost is a suggested $10-plus donation at the door. RSVP at


• 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.


• Digital Artistry Group presents Creative Photographic Visions, a print exhibition, with opening receptions from 5-8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 8, and noon-3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 9, at Studio Bob, 118½ E. Front St., Port Angeles. 415-990-0457.

• “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, Oct. 1-31 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