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Faith news — Dec. 18, 2019

‘Longest Night’ service set at Trinity United A “Longest Night” worship service, scheduled on the longest night of the year, is scheduled for 5 p.m.… Continue reading

  • Dec 18, 2019

Fashion and art, with a twist: Call for entries set for first Olympic Peninsula Wearable Art Show

One person’s trash, as the idiom goes, is another’s treasure. And in this case, wearable treasure fit for a night on the town. Organizers are… Continue reading

  • Dec 18, 2019

Free workshop set on improving pollinator habitat

The Clallam Conservation District in early January is offering a free workshop on improving habitat for bees, butterflies, hummingbirds and other pollinators. The workshop is… Continue reading

Milestone: Sequim Museum Arts gets First Federal funds

Thanks to a recent boost from First Federal, Sequim Museum & Arts is closer to completing its campus. Judith Reandeau Stipe, Sequim Museum & Arts… Continue reading

  • Dec 18, 2019

Milestone: Sequim Soroptimists name Sturm, Vander Velde Students of the Month

Soroptimist International of Sequim named their November and December Girls of the Month: Meguire Vander Velde, left, and Payton Sturm. Both Sequim High School students… Continue reading

  • Dec 18, 2019

Milestone: Swanson gets OMC leadership award

Olympic Medical Center administrators presented director of surgical services Vickie Swanson with the Leadership Award at OMC’s November department management meeting. Swanson, who joined Olympic… Continue reading

OTA offers youth acting opportunities this winter

Young actors and Olympic Theatre Arts are once again teaming up to warm up Sequim’s winter days with a flurry of on-stage activities. OTA’s Winter… Continue reading

Parenting Matters: Should you read to a baby?

Some wonder about the value of reading with a baby, but it really is an important thing to do. As a parent or grandparent or… Continue reading

  • Dec 18, 2019

Peony Pack fundraiser set

The Sequim Botanical Garden Society’s Surprise Peony Pack Fundraising Effort is set for 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 21, at the Sequim Farmers Market Holiday… Continue reading

Pre-orders for native plant sale being accepted

The Clallam Conservation District is now accepting pre-orders for its annual Native Plant Sale. Bare-root tree and shrub seedlings are sold in bundles of 10… Continue reading

Veterans get honors, thanks from Korean government

Joining nine veterans accepting the Ambassador for Peace Medal and Certificate at Sequim’s Black Bear Diner on Dec. 9 are (back row, from left) Port… Continue reading

Director Tyler Benedict, right, pictured here leading the Sequim City Band in some festive holiday-themed tunes at the Home Town Holidays in downtown Sequim on Nov. 30, directs the band at the group’s annual “Joyous Sounds” holiday concert set for 3 p.m. Sunday Dec. 15, at the Sequim High School auditorium. Sequim Gazette photo by Michael Dashiell

City band to play ‘Joyous Sounds’ for Sunday concert

Members of the Sequim City Band invite the community to hear the “Joyous Sounds” of the season at the group’s annual holiday concert, set for… Continue reading

Director Tyler Benedict, right, pictured here leading the Sequim City Band in some festive holiday-themed tunes at the Home Town Holidays in downtown Sequim on Nov. 30, directs the band at the group’s annual “Joyous Sounds” holiday concert set for 3 p.m. Sunday Dec. 15, at the Sequim High School auditorium. Sequim Gazette photo by Michael Dashiell

@SequimSchools — Dec. 11, 2019

DISTRICT The next school board meeting is 6 p.m. Monday, Dec. 16, in the district boardroom, 503 N. Sequim Ave. The public is invited to… Continue reading

  • Dec 11, 2019

‘Journal of Seasons’ comes to a close

Upstairs is the “everything room”: work table, guest bed and a long window ledge holding 30 years of life up to the sunlight. Lined up,… Continue reading

A&E briefs — Dec. 11, 2019

Tickets available for Christmas concert Tickets are on sale now for Shipley Center’s Christmas Concert, set for 1 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 15, at 921 E.… Continue reading

  • Dec 11, 2019

Beginners, newcomers birdwalk set for Dec. 21

Olympic Peninsula Audubon Society’s “Beginners and Newcomers” birdwalk is scheduled for 8:30 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 21, beginning at the Dungeness River Audubon Center, 2151… Continue reading

Births — Dec. 11, 2019

Nov. 4, 2019 — 5:32 p.m., a son, Ethan Thomas Schaafsma, 8 pounds 0 ounces, to Kelin Quinn Schaafsma and Ryan Brant Schaafsma, Sequim. Sept.… Continue reading

  • Dec 11, 2019

Breaking bread with Claus and co.

Above, Bayle Taylor, 2-and-a-half, of Sequim, shares a moment with Santa Claus (George Stuber) at the annual Breakfast With Santa event on Dec. 7. Proceeds… Continue reading

  • Dec 11, 2019

City of Sequim seeks Arts Advisory Commission member

The City of Sequim is seeking one applicant to serve a four-year term on the City’s Arts Advisory Commission, beginning Jan. 1. Applicants must be… Continue reading

Community Calendar — Dec. 11, 2019

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… Continue reading

  • Dec 11, 2019