Community Calendar — Sept. 8, 2021

  • Wednesday, September 8, 2021 10:30am
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Editor’s note: Is your group meeting once more and wanting to get into the community calendar? Let us know at editor@sequim gazette.com or 360-683-3311. — MD

Deadline for items appearing in the community calendar is noon on Wednesday, one week before publication at editor@ sequimgazette.com or delivered to the Sequim Gazette at 147 W. Washington St.

Events, music, dance, exhibits

• KSQM’s Annual Pet Lovers Day/Music Where You Bark, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 11; at Carrie Blake Community Park and at James Center for the Performing Arts, 350 N. Blake Ave. Music by Tess Teel Trio, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; Sound Advice with Dawn Martin, 1:30-3 p.m. Free.

• 2nd Saturday Book Discussion Group (North Olympic Library System), discussing “H is for Hawk” by Helen Macdonald, at 3 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 11. Virtual meeting. Register and request copies of the book at nols.org/2nd-saturday-book-discussion-group.

• 2nd Tuesday Book Discussion Group (North Olympic Library System), discussing “Born a Crime” by Trevor Noah, at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 14. Virtual meeting. Register and request copies of the book at nols.org/2nd-tuesday-book-discussion-group.

*Pending county health requirements Sequim Elks Dance: Tess Teel & Co., 6 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 10, at Sequim Elks Lodge, 143 Port Williams Road. $10 members, $12 general. Masks required.

• 2nd Tuesday Book Discussion Group (North Olympic Library System), discussing “The Dutch House” by Ann Patchett, at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 12. Virtual meeting. Register and request copies of the book at nols.org/2nd-tuesday-book-discussion-group.

*Pending county health requirements Sequim Elks Dance: Soul Shakers, 6 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 24, at Sequim Elks Lodge, 143 Port Williams Road. $10 members, $12 general. Masks required.

• 2nd Tuesday Book Discussion Group (North Olympic Library System), discussing “The Girl with the Louding Voice” by Abi Daré, at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 9. Virtual meeting. Register and request copies of the book at nols.org/2nd-tuesday-book-discussion-group.

• 2nd Saturday Book Discussion Group (North Olympic Library System), discussing “So You Want to Talk About Race” by Ijeoma Oluo, at 3 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 13. Virtual meeting. Register and request copies of the book at nols.org/2nd-saturday-book-discussion-group.

*Pending county health requirements Sequim Elks Dance: Cat’s Meow, 6 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 14, at Sequim Elks Lodge, 143 Port Williams Road. $10 members, $12 general. Masks required.

*Pending county health requirements Sequim Elks Dance: Sidekicks & Side Chic, 6 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 28, at Sequim Elks Lodge, 143 Port Williams Road. $10 members, $12 general. Masks required.

• 2nd Saturday Book Discussion Group (North Olympic Library System), discussing “Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine” by Gail Honeyman, at 3 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 11. Virtual meeting. Register and request copies of the book at nols.org/2nd-saturday-book-discussion-group.

*Pending county health requirements Sequim Elks Dance: Stardust Big Band, 6 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 12, at Sequim Elks Lodge, 143 Port Williams Road. $10 members, $12 general. Masks required.

• 2nd Tuesday Book Discussion Group (North Olympic Library System), discussing “Braiding Sweetgrass” by Robin Wall Kimmerer, at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 14. Virtual meeting. Register and request copies of the book at nols.org/2nd-tuesday-book-discussion-group.

Exhibits

• Sequim block print artist Randy Radock featured at Harbor Art Gallery, 114 N. Laurel St., Port Angeles in August. Gallery’s operating hours: 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Tuesday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.

• Blue Whole Gallery September 2021 exhibit: “Inspired by the Olympic Peninsula,” with artists Julie Senf and Ryoko Toyama. At 129 W. Washington St. Gallery hours: 10 a.m.- 5 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sundays. bluewholegallery.com.

Ongoing Events

• Shipley Center classes/activities: Tai chi, exercise classes, basic meditation, computer clinic, some offered via Zoom. 360-683-6806, info@shipleycenter.org. (Note: some classes are limited in size)

Tuesdays

• Virtual storytimes toddlers and preschoolers, led by staff at North Olympic Library System. Register at nols.org/storytimes.

• Skwim Toastmasters Club. Meets every Tuesday, 7- 8:30 p.m. Currently meeting online via Zoom. Click “Join us from your home” link at 907529.toastmastersclubs.org.

Thursdays

• Olympic Peninsula Christian Writers, 6:30-8:30 p.m., third Thursday, Currently meeting online via Zoom. Email to opchristianwriters@gmail.com.

Fridays

• First Friday Art Walk. Free, self-guided tour of local art venues in Sequim, 5-8 p.m., first Friday. SequimArtWalk.com.

Saturdays

• Sequim Farmers & Artisans Market, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. each Saturday through Oct. 30, Sequim Civic Center Plaza and Centennial Place, downtown Sequim. manager@sequimmarket.com, sequimmarket.com.

Local services

• Disabled American Veterans (DAV) office, 583 W. Washington St, open 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Wednesdays to serve veterans who are needing help with claims or other information. Services are free; veterans do not have to be members of DAV. Office service by walk-in; no appointment is necessary. Masks required upon entrance.

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