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Sequim Soroptimists set online auction

After having to cancel its in-person Gala Garden Show in 2020 and 2021 and the Gala Gift Show this past December, Soroptimist International of Sequim… Continue reading

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‘Medusa’ the wisteria goes full bloom along Old Olympic Highway

Now and for the next few weeks is the prime time to look at Medusa, says LeeAnn Nolan. That’s the nickname she and her husband… Continue reading

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The North Olympic Library Systemand the Juan de Fuca Foundation for the Arts host a spoken word workshop by writer and performer Naa Akua on May 29, via Zoom. Submitted photo

AE briefs — May 12, 2021

Olympic Music Festival offers virtual series The Olympic Music Festival presents the Sounds of Spring Virtual Concert Series, recorded earlier this March in Port Townsend.… Continue reading

  • May 12, 2021
The North Olympic Library Systemand the Juan de Fuca Foundation for the Arts host a spoken word workshop by writer and performer Naa Akua on May 29, via Zoom. Submitted photo
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Get It Growing: Growing berries in containers

Berries are a great addition to any garden. Although berry plants are most productive when planted in the ground, there are good reasons to grow… Continue reading

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Milestone: YMCA gets boost from 1st Security Bank

The Olympic Peninsula YMCA kicks off its 2021 annual Impact Campaign this week to raise funds “to help build strong kids and strong families of… Continue reading

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Parenting In Focus: Talk about kindness

It is not unusual in our society today to hear people talking about or writing about kindness. The City of Sequim has proclaimed the year… Continue reading

  • May 12, 2021
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Veterans Corner: Scammers target veterans, so don’t let it happen to you!

Please pay close attention to your email, mail and phone calls. With the new COVID relief law, more scams are appearing. I am sorry to… Continue reading

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VHOCC offers ‘Practical Tools’ series for living alone

People who lose a loved one or are preparing to be alone will likely encounter certain practical, everyday problems. To assist, Volunteer Hospice of Clallam… Continue reading

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What’s Happening at the Market: Swept up with Sequim’s new broom maker

It’s time to meet Teresa Bentley of Wicked Brooms, a full-time artisan broom maker whom Sequim Farmers & Artisans Market is thrilled to welcome to… Continue reading

  • May 12, 2021
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Green Thumb presentation to put spotlight on ‘bee spaces’

While there are many factors that have played into the decline of native pollinators, a significant issue is simply loss of habitat. Cathy Lucero, Clallam… Continue reading

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Juan de Fuca Festival chief to step down

Every organization — every person, for that matter — can look anew at what they want to do and be from here on out, Kayla… Continue reading

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Community Calendar — May 5, 2021

Editor’s note: Is your group meeting once more and wanting to get into the community calendar? Let us know at editor@sequimgazette.com or 360-683-3311. — MD… Continue reading

  • May 5, 2021
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Free radio forum spotlights ‘Nurturing Your Mental Health’

Peninsula Behavioral Health CEO Wendy Sisk presens “Nurturing Your Mental Health,” a free WOW! Working on Wellness radio forum from 2-3 p.m. on Wednesday, May… Continue reading

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Free virtual talk explores mental health of those with disabilities

In a second virtual roundtable discussion about “Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities and Coming Out of the Pandemic,” Clallam County Parent to Parent hosts a panel exploration of… Continue reading

Get It Growing: Why did my seedlings die?

Today’s plant clinic concern comes from a resident who is new to the Olympic Peninsula: “My seedlings sprouted and were looking great, then, almost overnight,… Continue reading

Milestone: OPHS gets $7,500 boost from Petco Love

The Olympic Peninsula Humane Society (OPHS) on April 22 a $7,500 grant investment from the newly named Petco Love to support the organization’s work for… Continue reading

NOLS seeking feedback via survey for equity, diversity, inclusion study

The North Olympic Library System (NOLS) is seeking feedback about patrons’ experiences at the library. Complete the survey at nols.org/community-survey (in English or Spanish) for… Continue reading

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Off the Shelf: Celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

May is Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, commemorating the contributions and history of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in the United States. Take… Continue reading

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Parenting In Focus: What can you learn from your child?

We talk a great deal about what you can teach your child, but have you thought about what your child can teach you? If you… Continue reading

  • May 5, 2021

Paws to Consider: Pet guardianships

Recently I met a woman who is bi-coastal and lives in New York part of the year and in Sequim during the summer months. She… Continue reading

  • May 5, 2021