Community news in brief

Q&A on electronic warfare set; coffee with mayor; library book sale scheduled, more

  • Wednesday, November 12, 2014 4:37pm
  • News

Sequim Mayor Candace Pratt and councilwoman Laura Dubois don kimonos during their stay in Shiso

Clallam County planning commission meets today

The Clallam County Planning Commission meets at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 5, at the Clallam County Courthouse, 223 E. Fourth St., Port Angeles. Agenda items include updates about the Draft Shoreline Master Program and recreational marijuana. Call 417-2277 for more information.


SMUG group to meet

The Strait Macintosh User Group meeting will be at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 5, at the Port Angeles Library, 1502 E. Lauridsen Blvd., with presenter Stephen Hart who will discuss OSX Yosemite Demo – Apple’s Newest Operating System. For more information, contact Craig Gottschalk at 775-1250.


Q&A on electronic warfare set for Thursday

Navy personnel will give a short presentation and then participate in a public question and answer session about proposed electronic warfare training at 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 6, in the council chambers at City Hall, 321 E. Fifth St., Port Angeles. Anyone interested in learning more about this training is invited and encouraged to attend.

The City Hall is accessible for persons with disabilities. Contact the City Clerk, 417-4634, if you will need any special accommodations to attend the meeting.

Assistance for vets available in P.A.

The Northwest Veterans Resource Center is open to all veterans from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday-Thursday, at 127 E. First St., Ste. 4E, Port Angeles, to help them with their Veterans Administration claims and veterans questions.

Call the center at 797-1791 or e-mail


Coffee with mayor

The City of Sequim’s Coffee with the Mayor program continues in November. Sequim residents can meet informally with Mayor Candace Pratt at 8:30 a.m. Thursdays, Nov. 6 and Nov. 20 at the Mariner Cafe, 609 W. Washington St.

The mayor will be at a different published location each month to listen to anyone who wants to chat, ask questions, express a concern, or make a comment about the city or the community.

Call Pratt at 582-0114 or with questions.


Gospel concert on tap

The 11th annual Benefactor’s Concert for Peninsula Men’s Gospel Singers is Friday, Nov. 7, at Trinity United Methodist Church, 100 S. Blake Ave. in Sequim. The program will begin at 7 p.m. and refreshments will be served.


Library book sale set

Friends of the Sequim Library will have its monthly book sale from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 8, behind the library, 630 N. Sequim Ave. Paperback fiction inside the sales building will be half-price.


Annual Reading for Hunger event slated

The North Coast Writers Group, in conjunction with Peninsula College, and sponsored by Port Book and News, will participate in the annual Reading for Hunger Relief at 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 8, at the Port Angeles Public Library, 2210 S. Peabody St. in the Ray Carver Room.

Admission is a donation of non-perishable food for replenishing the shelves of the local food bank. Novelist Molly Gloss will read from her latest work at 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 7, also at the library.


Grange to host breakfast

Sequim Prairie Grange, 290 Macleay Road, will have a pancake breakfast from 7:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 9, at the Grange Hall. The menu consists of pancakes, eggs and ham. Cost is $5 for adults and $3 for children age 10 and younger. The profits from the breakfast will be used for the Grange Hall repairs and remodeling.


State Parks offers ‘free day’

The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission announces the final free day of 2014 is Nov. 11 in honor of Veterans Day. Visitors will not be required to display the Discover Pass to visit a state park. The Discover Pass is still required to access WDFW and DNR lands on State Parks free days.


Free Tai Chi

A free Tai Chi Easy Class will be taught by Cathy Giumini, MS, from 2-3 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 12, at Colors of Sequim, 139 W. Washington St., Sequim. For information, contact by cell or text Giumini at 805-714-4187 or


Sing for Softball

The Sequim Softball Boosters are offering Christmas caroling as a fundraiser for the softball program from Dec. 1-24. There are several options from which to choose. Contact Shawna Rigg at 808-5448 or Deon Kapetan at 461-6511 to order softball players to carol at your home or business. Checks may be made out to Sequim Softball Boosters.


Senior Nutrition menu set

Sequim Senior Nutrition Site menus are served at 4:30 p.m. at Suncrest Village Retirement Apartments, 251 S. Fifth Ave. Suggested donation is $5 (60 and over), $8 guest, and a 24-hour advance reservation is needed. RSVP to 683-8491. Menus are subject to change.

Thursday, Nov. 6: Spring greens, broccoli chicken, fettuccine, steamed peas, garlic bread, peanut butter cookie

Friday, Nov. 7: Broccoli salad, chicken a la king, steamed rice, corn cobbett, dinner roll, cantaloupe

Monday, Nov. 10: Carrot salad, barbecued beef sandwich, roasted potatoes, cauliflower, banana pudding

Tuesday, Nov. 11: Closed for Veterans Day

Wednesday, Nov. 12: Pea salad, Swedish meatballs, egg noodles, baked tomato, peach cobbler.


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