Water story continues
The Story of Water lecture series continues tonight: Hansi Hals, Director of Natural Resources with the Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe, presents “Tribal Treaty Rights and Water: “From Time Immemorial,” starting at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 11, at the Sequim Civic Center, 152 W. Cedar St.
For more information, check out www.lwvcla.org/story-water.
Sponsors sought for city’s Sunshine Festival
Sponsorship opportunities are available for the Sequim Sunshine Festival, scheduled for March 6-7.
“This new event celebrates one of Sequim’s best-known assets – Sunshine and rejoices in the end of winter and the coming of the spring and summer seasons with sporting events, music, art and inspirational programming for the entire family,” city officials said this week.
There are several levels of sponsorship available. See visitsunnysequim.com for a sponsorship brochure and application.
The festival is designed to attract local participants and visitors.
For more information, contact city communications/marketing director Barbara Hanna at 360-681-3422 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Windermere hosts food drive
Windermere Real Estate offices in Sequim and Port Angeles are accepting donations for local food banks through the end of December.
The most important food items for donation throughout the year are proteins like canned tuna and chicken, peanut butter, canned beans, and dry beans, canned soup or chili, food drive organizers say.
Non-perishable food items can be dropped off at any local Windermere offices: Windermere Real Estate/Sequim-East, 842 E. Washington St.; Windermere Real Estate/Sequim-Sunland, 137 Fairway Dr., and/or Windermere Real Estate/Port Angeles, 711 E. Front St.
Call 360-683-4844 for more information.
Friends group to host monthly book sale
The Friends of Sequim Library hosts its monthly book sale from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 14, at the Friends building behind the Sequim Library, 630 N. Sequim Ave.
This month’s sale features 150 audio books, a McGuffey’s Reader set, vintage Motor’s Manuals, classic movies on DVDs, handwriting analysis books, woodworking instruction and plans, and a complete set of Confederate Military History published by Blue & Grey Press. The outside sales area has many U.S. military history volumes. There is also a good selection of 2019 hardback fiction and non-fiction suitable for gift giving.
Proceeds from the sale benefit children’s and adult programs at the Sequim Library.
Pet photos with Santa help OPHS
The Olympic Peninsula Humane Society hosts a fundraising photo op from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 14, at the Sequim Petco, 1205 W. Washington St.
Cost is a $9.95 donation; no appointments are necessary.
All proceeds benefit the care of current and future animals at the Olympic Peninsula Humane Society (OPHS).
A private, nonprofit corporation, OPHS is financed primarily by private donations and gifts and is not associated with any national organization. About 1,500 animals pass through the OPHS facility.
For more information, call the Olympic Peninsula Humane Society at 360-457-8206 or visit www.ophumanesociety.org.
Spruce Division book now on sale
In “The Spruce Production Division in Clallam County,” Steve Hauff chronicles the operations of the Spruce Division when, during World War I, the U.S. Army was tasked with obtaining and milling Sitka spruce for aircraft production.
Included are sections covering the construction of a 37-mile “impossible” railroad in just six months; mill construction, and private operations which utilized Spruce Division personnel. The volume includes more than 100 photos, comprehensive maps and first-hand narratives to describe the project.
Hauff’s book is available for $15 through the North Olympic History Center/Clallam County Historical Society.
For more information, call the center’s office at 360-452-2662 or email to email@example.com.
Old Time Fiddlers to play at Shipley
The Washington Old Time Fiddlers put on a performance from 12:30-2:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 14, at the Shipley Center, 921 E. Hammond St.
The event, which includes music plus a meal of includes chili and fixings, is free; donations are accepted.
For more information, email Scott Holmen at firstname.lastname@example.org.