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For a few years

Random Questions with Robin Hall

For a few years, Robin Hall has taken the lead on quality productions at Sequim High School including the popular operettas. This summer through Peninsula Family Theaters she and a large cast and crew finish their run of “Les Misérables” at Sequim High School auditorium running 7 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, July 31-Aug.2.

For a few years
The Sequim Library hosts an outdoor contra dance on Aug. 22.

Off the Shelf: Enjoy a picnic and party with summer concerts

The North Olympic Library System offers seven evenings of live music at the Sequim Library and the Port Angeles Library this summer.

The Sequim Library hosts an outdoor contra dance on Aug. 22.
Port Angeles resident Christine Loewe leads “Growing Healthy Kids” at the Fifth Street Community Garden. In Growing Healthy Kids

Get it Growing: Gardening with children

Gardening offers many benefits to the gardener. If you’d like your kids to grow up gardening and learning how to grow their own food, here are some suggestions to get you started.

Port Angeles resident Christine Loewe leads “Growing Healthy Kids” at the Fifth Street Community Garden. In Growing Healthy Kids
Marty and Char Martin bought  Sequim Spice and Tea

Random Questions with Marty and Char Martin

Marty and Char Martin bought Sequim Spice and Tea, 121 W. Washington St., in April of last year before moving it a little over a week ago into the former space of Pacific Mist Books to accommodate a growing need.

Marty and Char Martin bought  Sequim Spice and Tea
Students from left

Children tell the (almost) true story of Hansel and Gretel

The tale of Hansel and Gretel is about to be turned on its head. The Port Angeles Community Players Playhouse, 1235 E. Lauridsen Blvd., presents four shows of “The (Almost) Totally True Story of Hansel and Gretel” by Steph DeFerie and directed by Barbara Frederick.

  • Jul 23, 2014
Students from left

A&E briefs July 23, 2014

Here are upcoming happenings in Sequim's arts and entertainment community.

  • Jul 23, 2014

Faith news: Taize services set

All are welcome to the ecumenical Taize service at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 525 N. Fifth Ave., starting at 7 p.m. on Monday, July 28. In a meditative candlelit atmosphere, which includes singing simple repetitive songs, participants may simply sit peacefully during the hour long service or join in the chorus while experiencing the calming effect of being in God’s presence. Taize will continue to be held the fourth Monday of each month.

  • Jul 23, 2014

An introduction to fall vegetables

WSU Clallam County Master Gardener David Rambin will present at 10 a.m. Saturday, July 26, methods of growing vegetables during the fall and winter season at the Master Gardener’s Woodcock Demonstration Garden at 2711 Woodcock Road, Sequim.

  • Jul 23, 2014

P.C. hosts jazz concerts

Peninsula College plays host to a pair of jazz concerts, set for Aug. 4 and 12. The Peninsula College Jazz Ensemble, under the direction of P.C. music professor Dr. David Jones, is bringing back its summer concert series with two performances; both are free and open to the public.

  • Jul 23, 2014

Sign up for city’s karaoke contest

The third annual Karaoke Idol contest will be presented Tuesday, Aug. 5, as part of the City of Sequim’s Music in the Park program.

  • Jul 23, 2014
“Our Awesome Journey” by Albert and Aimee Anderson

Author pens ‘Awesome Journey’

Wife finishes husband’s memoirs as new book recounts murder trial, years working as pastor

“Our Awesome Journey” by Albert and Aimee Anderson

A&E news

Author to read novel, block printing demos, a hymn sing by the sea

  • Jul 15, 2014
Folk-grass band Good Machine kicks off the Summertime Music! outdoor concert series on July 25.

Summertime blues come to Sequim

The Sequim Library kicks off its fourth annual Summertime Music! outdoor concert series at 6 p.m. Friday, July 25, with lively tunes from folk-grass band Good Machine. Bring a picnic, blankets and chairs, and sit back, relax or boogie down while enjoying some local music.

  • Jul 15, 2014
Folk-grass band Good Machine kicks off the Summertime Music! outdoor concert series on July 25.
Coleen Dennis finishes up a driftwood necklace prior to the Olympic Driftwood Sculptors sixth annual lavender show. She said making driftwood art is like an opening a present because you don’t know what’s underneath the bark.

The art of finding, crafting driftwood

Olympic Driftwood Sculptors look to double attendance at lavender show

Coleen Dennis finishes up a driftwood necklace prior to the Olympic Driftwood Sculptors sixth annual lavender show. She said making driftwood art is like an opening a present because you don’t know what’s underneath the bark.
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A local history, through needleturn

Sunbonnet Sue Quilt Club pieces together success and friendship

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Violinist Charles Wetherbee

Olympic Music Festival sets fourth weekend

The Olympic Music Festival presents the fourth weekend of its 31st season July 19 and 20, with Charles Wetherbee and Korine Fujiwara on violin, Alan Iglitzin on viola and Walter Gray on cello.

  • Jul 14, 2014
Violinist Charles Wetherbee

Get your bluegrass on this Friday

At 7 p.m. on Friday, July 11, Dungeness Records and Calvary Chapel Sequim present Californian musical duo Hilary and Kate. Hilary Watson and Kate Feldtkeller bring roots, bluegrass, folk and gospel genres via guitar and violin.

  • Jul 9, 2014
Students help each other with technique at the Straitside Studio

Photo realistic watercolorist teaches workshop in Sequim

A cadre of Sequim’s avid watercolorists gathered at Straitside Studio for a five-day workshop with nationally and internationally recognized artist Stan Miller of Spokane, who’s been supporting himself with his art for more than 30 years, painting between 20-100 works yearly.

Students help each other with technique at the Straitside Studio
Lilianna Mitchell

Sequim rises up for ‘Les Mis’ shows

Stage adaptation of Hugo’s novel comes Lavender Weekend

Lilianna Mitchell
Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson

Sherlock’s send-off

One last go for sleuth in Sequim as OTA stages ‘Sherlock Holmes: The Final Adventure’

Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson