Book sale set for Saturday
The Friends of Sequim Library hosts its monthly book sale from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, July 13, at the Friends building behind the Sequim Library, 630 N. Sequim Ave.
The Friends has received about 1,500 music CDs, 80 audio books on CD and more than 750 movie and travel DVDs. The music CDs will be offered at low bulk rate prices, as well as individually.
This month’s print works include a collection by Louis L’Amour, a set of collector’s edition poetry books, a selection of Native American culture volumes and several cookbooks, particularly those with barbecue and picnic menus.
Proceeds from the sale benefit children’s and adult programs at the Sequim Library.
Protest vigil set for Friday
Indivisible Sequim will hold a Lights for Liberty vigil 5-7 p.m. Friday, July 12, on the sidewalks on First Street near the U.S. Customs and Border Patrol office at 110 Penn St., Port Angeles.
The vigil is part of the nationwide “Lights for Liberty: A Vigil to End Human Detention Camps” protest.
For more information, visit www.tinyurl.com/PDN- Protest-Vigil.
Open house at The Lodge
The Lodge at Sherwood Village, 660 Evergreen Farm Way, hosts its 14th anniversary open house from 2-4 p.m. on Thursday, July 11. The facility offers tours and resident art displays, desserts and lavender lemonade and live music: The Messengers from 2-3 p.m. and Grand Olympic Chorus from 3-4 p.m.
Call 360-681-3100 for more information.
‘Feline Fine’ event slated for Saturday
Join Peninsula Friends of Animals for the group’s “Feline Fine” benefit set for 6-8 p.m. Saturday, July 13, at Harbinger Winery, 2358 West US Highway 101, Port Angeles.
The event includes live music by Kayohti, plus treats from Mount Townsend cheese and WeDo Fudge. Drinks include a featured wine, Feline Good Red, as well as Bedinger sodas and beer.
Admission is by donation. A percentage of the evening’s proceeds are donated to assist with feline care and foster dogs.
For more information, see www.pfoa.org or call 360-452-0414.
County climate change event set
The Clallam County Commissioners host a climate change event starting at 2 p.m. on Monday, July 22, at in the commissioners’ meeting room (160) in the county courthouse, 223 E. Fourth St., Port Angeles. Guest Speakers include professor Bernard Bormann and Clallam County Health Officer Dr. Allison Unthank.
The public is welcome.
Bormann will speak about “The Impacts and Opportunities of Climate Change on Forestry” and Unthank will speak about “The Public Health Impacts of Wildfire Smoke.”
Event organizers say this and other presentations build awareness of how the forestry industry is adapting to, and helping provide solutions for, climate change — as well as providing information about how the now regular summertime “forest fire smoke” events impact the health of county citizens.
Lodging tax committee seeking volunteers
Clallam County’s Lodging Tax Advisory Committee is seeks citizens interested in serving on an ad hoc committee to review Strategic Tourism Plans and develop a request for proposals.
The committee will consist of 12-13 volunteer representatives with a background in tourism. The committee will provide their recommendation to the Lodging Tax Advisory Committee at its Sept. 12 meeting.
Interested parties can contact Loni Gores at email@example.com or in the Board of Commissioners’ office at the Clallam County Courthouse (room 150), 223 E. Fourth St., Port Angeles. For more information, call 360-417-2256.
‘Dammed to extinction’ film set to screen
The Magic of Cinema series and DamSense host a screening of “Dammed to Extinction” from 6:30-9 p.m. Thursday, July 11, at the Maier Performance Hall at peninsula College, 1502 E. Lauridsen Blvd., Port Angeles. (See “A&E briefs,” B-3)
Donate now to Shipley sale
The Shipley Center’s 14th-annual Benefit Sale is set for August. Donations are being accepted through July, from 1-3 p.m. on Mondays, Fridays and Saturdays at 990 E. Washington St. (suites E104 and E105).
The sale is set for 1-4 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 1, for members. The sale is open to the public 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Friday, Aug. 2, and Saturday, Aug. 3. Call 360-683-6806 between 9 a.m.-4 p.m. or email to firstname.lastname@example.org. The center is at 921 E. Hammond St.
Air Affair vendor applications available
Applications for craft and food vendors for the 2019 Olympic Peninsula Air Affaire & Sequim Valley Fly-in are now available online at olympicpeninsulaairaffaire.com/?page_id=120. Or, call Kelly Jo Hill at 360-461-3950.
The event is set for Aug. 24-25 at the Sequim Valley Airport and features antique plane exhibitions, a classic car show, hot air balloon rides, helicopter rides, remote control aircraft, aerial demonstrations, aviation crafts, music and more.
App to help youths explore nature on peninsula trail
Aimed at getting youths active and engaged with nature, culture and history, the Puget Sound Explorer Campaign encourages young explorers, or “Agents,” to visit as many participating locations as possible to earn real-life and digital rewards.
Children and their families can participate in the campaign by downloading the Agents of Discovery mobile app to access free Missions” (games) at each of the participating locations. Missions are completed by solving educational “Challenges” (questions) created by the site’s interpreters in order to learn about local ecosystems, culture and history.
The campaign runs through Oct. 20. Locations include the Olympic Peninsula-wide Olympic Discovery Trail and the Mt. Walker Viewpoint in Jefferson County, along with a number of Puget Sound/I-5 corridor locations.
To download the free Agents of Discovery app, go to Google Play or the App Store. No WiFi connectivity is required to download or play the missions.
YMCA hosts adopt-a-highway
Volunteers assist with the Adopt A Highway project along US Highway 101 at milepost 261.25 and 263.5 with Olympic Peninsula YMCA staff four times a year.
The next clean up date is Saturday, July 27.
Volunteers and staff receive bags, reflective vests, gloves and directions to beautify along the road by picking up trash, recycling and any debris along the road and leaving it for Clallam County to pick up at a later date.
To volunteer, participants must be 18 years of age or older. Meet at Clallam County PUD headquarters parking lot, 104 Hooker Road, at 9 a.m.
Family picnic set for July 27
The North Olympic Land Trust invites the community to the sixth-annual Land Trust Family Picnic, set for 3-6 p.m. Sunday, July 27, at 1454 S. Bagley Creek Road, Port Angeles. The event is a celebration of the community that conserves the lands on the North Olympic Peninsula. Enjoy live music, a variety of activities and take part in guided tours provided by Land Trust staff.
As a potluck, the Land Trust will provide the main dish, but ask attendees bring a side dish or a dessert (label ingredients for those with food sensitivities), and encourage them to bring favorite beverages and friends, too.
RSVP by July 25 at north olympiclandtrust.org/event/land-trust-family-picnic-3. For more information, email to navarra@northolympicland trust.org or call 360-417-1815.