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Learn about tracking wildlife, making clay masks of GMOs during events planned on the North Olympic Peninsula this weekend.
For information about other arts and entertainment news, see Peninsula Spotlight, the Peninsula Daily News’ weekly entertainment guide, in today’s edition.
Film and discussion
PORT ANGELES — “The Canary Effect,” a 2006 documentary that looks into the effects the United States and its policies have on indigenous people, will be screened Saturday.
The film and subsequent discussion will be at 1 p.m. at the Elwha Klallam Heritage Center, 401 E. First St.
Suggested donation is $5.
Following the film, Shaawano Chad Uran, a member of the White Earth Nation of Ojibwe, will give a presentation. An open discussion will follow.
Uran, who has a doctorate, teaches at the University of Washington and The Evergreen State College.
This film is a part of an ongoing series offered by the heritage center but “does not represent the opinion of the Lower Elwha Klallam tribe,” the tribe said in a statement.
This film is sensitive in nature and may not be suitable for all audiences.
It can be previewed on YouTube.
Disc golf tourney
PORT ANGELES — The Port Angeles Disc Golf Association will present the Whitefeather III Memorial Disc Golf Tournament on Saturday.
The tournament will be at the Lincoln Park Disc Golf Course.
Registration will begin at 8 a.m., and the discs will begin to fly at 9:30 a.m.
The entry fee is $25 for beginners and amateurs and $30 for the open pro division.
Entry includes two rounds in the division, a memorial T-shirt, lunch, and a chance at raffle prizes.
Prizes will be awarded for first, second, and third in each division.
To register, visit http://tinyurl.com/pdn-discgolf or phone 360-797-3021.
Cabled Fiber celebrates
PORT ANGELES — Cabled Fiber Studio, 106 N. Laurel St., will celebrate its second anniversary from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday.
A free, hands-on demonstration, The Magic of Garter Stitch, will begin at 1 p.m.
Cookies and refreshments will follow at 3 p.m. There will be drawings for prizes and specials all day.
Tours of the recently opened “Cabled Fiber Too” weaving studio will be available.
The new studio allows for additional classroom space and the ability to rent time on one of several weaving looms.
Cabled Fiber Studio opened in October 2011 to showcase the fiber arts and artists of the Pacific Northwest, and offers space to congregate, educate and experience a wide range of colors, fibers and various textile techniques.
To learn more, visit www.cabledfiberstudio.com or stop by Tuesdays through Fridays from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturdays 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
One-day market move
PORT ANGELES — On Saturday, the Port Angeles Farmers Market will relocate to the Vern Burton Community Center parking lot, 308 E. Fourth St., for one day only to allow the Dungeness Crab & Seafood Festival to include The Gateway pavilion in its festivities.
“This is the fourth year we have vacated The Gateway for the Crab Festival organizers,” Cynthia Warne, market manager, said.
“Crab Fest is an event that brings a lot of visitors to town, and they need all the space they can get to accommodate all those visitors. We’re happy to clear out this one day a year to accommodate them.”
The hours of the market remain from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
For more information, phone Warne at 360-460-0361.
Clay masks activity
PORT ANGELES — A two-part clay-masking activity with artist Dani LaBlond will be offered by the Port Angeles Library, 2210 S. Peabody St., from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. this Saturday and Saturday, Nov. 9.
The October session will be devoted to creating with clay.
The November session will complete the clay project and present a painting activity.
These programs are recommended for children 7 to 12 years old, are limited to 25 attendees and require advance registration.
To register, phone 360-417-8500, ext. 7705, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
PORT ANGELES — A food rally organized by the GMO Awareness Group is set at the corner triangle of East Front Street and First Street from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.
“It’s in support of World Food Day, but we are focusing on Initiative 522,” said Beverly Goldie, facilitator for the Sequim-based group, also known as GAG.
She encouraged participants to bring Yes on I-522 signs.
Initiative 522, which is on the Nov. 5 ballot, would require companies to label genetically engineered foods.
World Food Day, an international effort focused on ending hunger, will be Oct. 16. It was first observed in 1981.
“It’s a day to focus on food issues ranging from poverty to genetically engineered food,” Goldie said.
Food Day rallies will be held in approximately 400 major cities around the world, she said.
GMO is an abbreviation for “genetically modified organisms,” which are genetically engineered seed in which genes spliced from different organisms are grown into crops.
For more information, contact Goldie at email@example.com or 360-460-4281.
PORT ANGELES — A public forum on sustainability is set for 6:30 p.m. Saturday.
“Making Sustainability Real” will be at the Port Angeles Library, 2210 S. Peabody St.
It is open to the public.
Coin club meeting
PORT ANGELES — Those interested in coins and currency can attend the Port Angeles Coin Club’s meeting at 4:30 p.m. Saturday.
The club will meet at the Port Angeles Library, 2210 S. Peabody St.
The group meets the second Saturday of every month to discuss coin collecting and evaluate coins and currency.
The public is welcome to attend.
PORT ANGELES — The North Olympic Beekeepers’ Association will meet at the Port Angeles Library, 2210 S. Peabody St., at 1 p.m. Sunday.
A beginners’ class will meet starting at noon and will address diseases of honeybees and their treatments.
The meeting and the beginners’ class are open to the public.
For more information, phone 360-477-7934.
Meet with McEntire
SEQUIM — Clallam County Commissioner Jim McEntire will host today a conversation with those he represents from the East End of Clallam County.
The talk will be at 4 p.m. at the Sequim Library, 630 N. Sequim Ave., and last about two hours.
McEntire invites members of the public to tell him what’s on their minds regarding county government.
Fall Kids market
SEQUIM — A fall kids market hosted by the Five Acre School Parent Service Organization is planned for Saturday.
The market will be from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the school at 515 Lotzgesell Road.
People can sell and buy gently used children’s clothing, toys, furniture, Halloween costumes and gear, organizers said.
The day of the market, the PSO will collect a nonrefundable $10 reservation fee.
To reserve a table, phone the school office at 360-681-7255.
Yacht club demo
SEQUIM — The Sequim Bay Yacht Club will host a Flying Scots demonstration Saturday.
Those interested can meet at the Sequim Bay Yacht Club, 2577 W. Sequim Bay Road.
Rigging and launches begin at 10 a.m., with sail rides at 11 a.m.
Yacht club members are building a one-design sailing program and are looking for beginning, intermediate and expert sailors who want to participate.
For more information, contact Dale Dunning at 206-240-4494 or Dale@wallstreetclothiers.com.
Friends book sale
SEQUIM — The Friends of Sequim Library group will host its monthly book sale at the Friends building behind the Sequim Library, 630 N. Sequim Ave., from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.
Of special interest this month, they have received a large collection of aviation-related books such as Jane’s Fighting Aircraft of World War I.
There are also publications from the Smithsonian, the National Air and Space Museum, and others.
Many are large-format books, and all are extensively illustrated with photos and drawings.
These books will be available in the nonfiction section inside the sale building.
Proceeds from the sale fund programs at the Sequim Library.
Garden and bake sale
SEQUIM — The Sequim Prairie Garden Club’s fall garden and bake sale will be at the clubhouse at Pioneer Memorial Park, 387 E. Washington St., from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday.
Club members have been transplanting, dividing and potting up perennials, trees and bulbs in preparation for the sale.
“This is the best time to plant in the Pacific Northwest. The cool, wet fall gives the plants time to establish their roots before the next active and dry growing season,” the club said in a statement.
Baked goods such as pies, cakes, brownies, cookies and breads will be sold as well as homegrown fruits and vegetables.
The club meets at the Pioneer Park clubhouse at 10:30 a.m. monthly from September to June. Visitors are welcome.
All proceeds from the sales are used to maintain and improve the park and its buildings.
The clubhouse is available for rental by phoning Diane at 360-808-3434.
SEQUIM — Kazuo Ishiguro’s novel Never Let Me Go will be discussed at the Sequim Library, 630 N. Sequim Ave., at 3 p.m. Saturday.
As children, Kathy, Ruth and Tommy were students at an exclusive boarding school in the English countryside where teachers constantly reminded their charges how special they were.
Now, years later, Kathy is a young woman, and Ruth and Tommy have re-entered her life. She looks back at their shared past and understands just what it is that makes them special — and how that gift will shape the rest of their time together.
Copies of the book are available at the Sequim Library, including large print, the audio book on CD and downloadable e-book formats.
They can be requested online through the library catalog at www.nols.org.
Pre-registration for this book discussion group is not required; drop-ins are welcome.
For more information, visit www.nols.org and click on “Events” and “Sequim,” or contact branch manager Lauren Dahlgren at 360-683-1161 or Sequim@nols.org.
Wildlife lecture set
PORT TOWNSEND — David Moskowitz, a wildlife tracker and author of Wolves in the Land of Salmon and Wildlife of the Pacific Northwest, will present “The Hidden Lives of Northwest Wildlife” at the Cotton Building, 607 Water St., at 7 p.m. today.
Moskowitz will share tips on how to find wild animals and interpret the signs they leave behind on the landscape, including tracks, feeding signs and scent-marking.
Suggested donation is $10.
The event is sponsored by the Jefferson Land Trust.
PORT TOWNSEND — The CoLab is hosting a free all-day Small Business Symposium today.
Coworking — bringing a laptop computer to get some work done — and four workshops are planned from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the CoLab on the second floor at 237 Taylor St.
The symposium is open to the public.
Also available will be 20-minute sessions with a consultant from Sound Analytics of Seattle to assess a participant’s small business.
From 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., the Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce Young Professionals Network will host a networking party with drinks and light snacks.
Also sponsoring the event are EDC Team Jefferson and Port Townsend Main Street.
For more information, visit www.ptcolab.com.
‘Six Basic Rules’
PORT TOWNSEND — “The Six Basic Rules,” a marital comedy, continues this weekend at the Key City Playhouse, 419 Washington St.
The play continues through Oct. 20 with curtain times at 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2:30 p.m. Sundays and 7 p.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays.
Tickets are $18 and $20 via www.KeyCityPublicTheatre.org and 360-385-KCPT (5278).
Those who pedal a bike to the Sunday performance will enjoy valet parking and $5 off a ticket, a snack or a beverage from the bar.
For more information, visit www.KeyCityPublicTheatre.org.
Knights gather funds
PORT TOWNSEND — Donations to aid individuals with disabilities will be solicited by the Knights of Columbus, Council No. 10532, on behalf of the Columbus Charities Fund on Columbus Day weekend today and Saturday.
Members of the Knights of Columbus will accept donations from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. both days in Port Townsend at the QFC, 515 Sheridan St.; Aldrich’s Market, 940 Lawrence St.; and the Food Co-op, 414 Kearney St.; and in Port Hadlock at the QFC, 1890 Irondale Road.
Knights members will wear yellow vests.
Local donations will be divided between the Special Olympics and the National Alliance on Mental Illness.
Book, media sale
PORT TOWNSEND — The Friends of the Port Townsend Library group will hold its annual fall used-book and -media sale at the Port Townsend Community Center, 620 Tyler St., on Saturday.
The sale opens at 8 a.m. for Friends members and 9 a.m. for the general public, and ends at 3 p.m.
Gently used books, CDs and DVDs for adults and children will be available. Except for specially priced books, all adult items will cost $1 and children’s books 50 cents.
Starting at 1 p.m., bags of books will sell for $2.50. All proceeds will fund library programs.
For more information, phone 360-379-1061.
Power of one lecture
PORT TOWNSEND — Writer and educator Gloria Burgess will lead an interactive group conversation on the power one person’s actions can have, particularly on the environment, during a lecture Saturday.
The free lecture, sponsored by the Port Townsend Marine Science Center, will be at 4 p.m. at Quimper Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 233 San Juan Ave.
Burgess, a member of the 2012-14 Humanities Washington Speakers Bureau, will anchor the presentation with examples of everyday citizens who have been affected by the generosity of other members of their communities.
As a writer, educator and community builder, Burgess gathers stories about kindness, generosity, helping others and belonging.
Burgess, who lives in Edmonds, has more than 30 years of experience as a public speaker, facilitator and educator.
She has facilitated conversations for diverse audiences, including corporations, health care providers, philanthropic organizations, church and youth groups, and rural communities and villages on four continents.
For more information, visit www.ptmsc.org or www.humanities.org/calendar-events, or contact Jean Walat at 360-385-5582, ext. 117, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Artists plan sale
PORT TOWNSEND — Six area artists will show their work at the fifth annual Artists Sale at GreyBird Barn, 11 Carroll Ave. in Glen Cove near Port Townsend, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.
Art from Paula Gill, Sue Skelly, Linda Jarvis, Lynn Anju, Diana Cronin and Shane Miller will be available.
For more information, phone 360-379-5421.
PORT TOWNSEND — The ReCyclery, Port Townsend’s bike-oriented nonprofit, will hold its second annual Halloween Harvest Party from 3:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday.
The party will be at the ReCyclery, 1925 Blaine St.
Attendees can bring apples to press to make cider and barbecue items to throw on the grill.
Activities planned include apple bobbing, face painting, haunted bike polo, a game of paperboy, an outdoor movie and more.
For more information, visit www.ptrecyclery.org or the ReCyclery’s Facebook page.
Planting at park
PORT TOWNSEND — A tree, shrub and understory planting will be held Saturday at Parkside Park, a pocket park next to the entrance to Bishop Park,
Volunteers will meet at 9 a.m. on Parkside Drive between Memory Lane and Hancock Street.
Volunteers are welcome to help plant the berms in Port Townsend’s newest neighborhood park. They are asked to bring planting tools and dress for the weather.
The event is co-sponsored by Admiralty Audubon and the city Parks, Recreation and Tree Advisory Board.
Wharf Rats perform
PORT TOWNSEND — The Wharf Rats will perform at a dance at Quimper Grange, 1219 Corona St., from 7:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. on Saturday.
Admission is $6 for adults, $3 for ages 3-18 and free for ages 3 and younger.
Jo Yount will call the dances.
PORT TOWNSEND — Olympic Peninsula Steam will host a Zombie Crawl on Sunday.
Participants — dressed in costume — will meet at 5 p.m. at U.S. Bank, 1239 Water St., and then stagger a half-mile to the Key City Playhouse, 419 Washington St.
There, they will have refreshments, a costume contest and a dance.
The event is free and open to all ages.
Winners of the costume contest could end up with walk-on roles for the OPS-sponsored “Zombie Town” at Key City Public Theatre, which will run Oct. 17 through Nov. 2.
Thea Foss recalled
CHIMACUM — How a simple rowboat resulted in a maritime empire that stretches from Puget Sound to Alaska will be recounted at a meeting of the Thea Foss No. 45 Daughters of Norway on Sunday, Oct. 13.
The meeting will begin at the Tri-Area Community Center, 10 West Valley Road, at 1 p.m.
The event is open to the public, and refreshments will be served.
Karen Haas will portray Thea Foss, the lodge namesake, a Norwegian immigrant and co-founder with her husband of Foss Maritime.
Haas is a historian, educator and museum curator from Auburn who “researches historical persons whose voices are often silent, whose energy and resourcefulness inspire.”
For more information, phone 360-379-1802.
JOYCE — An all-you-can-eat benefit breakfast is planned at the Crescent Bay Lions Club, state Highway 112 and Holly Hill Road, on Sunday.
Breakfasts are planned from 8:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. every Sunday morning, except holidays, until the Sunday before Mother’s Day in May.
The cost is $6 for adults and $3.50 for children 12 and younger.
The menu includes eggs cooked to order, hot cakes, french toast, biscuits and gravy, hashbrowns, ham and sausage or bacon.
Proceeds help Crescent Bay Lions members support Crescent School yearbooks, scholarships for Crescent High School seniors, holiday food baskets, glasses for the needy and other community projects.
FORKS — Former Forks resident Ben Dobyns will perform in concert at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 250 N. Blackberry Ave., at 7 p.m. today.
Dobyns, the son of Dr. Richard Dobyns, will perform on the piano with jazz improv.
Admission is by donation. Proceeds will go to the church’s capital improvements fund.
Desserts will be served at intermission.
Domestic Violence walk
FORKS — The Forks Abuse Program is planning a walk today to raise awareness about the impacts of domestic violence on families and communities.
The walk will begin at 5:30 p.m. at Tillicum Park.
Participants should show up in advance and are advised to bring umbrellas.
For more information, phone 360-374-6411.
Shred event set
FORKS — First Federal will host community paper shredding Saturday.
Shredding will be offered free to help individuals dispose of sensitive documents in a secure way from 10 a.m. to noon at First Federal’s Forks branch, 131 Calawah Way.
Shredding will be done on site by LeMay Mobile Shredding, a professional shredding company.
Types of documents to bring include old tax returns, account statements or any paperwork with account or Social Security numbers or other personal information.
The shred event is limited to five bags or five boxes per vehicle.
Attendees should be prepared to keep the bags/boxes.
First Federal also will offer free community paper shredding at its Sequim Village branch at 1201 W. Washington St. from 10 a.m. to noon.
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