WEEKEND: Peninsula events for the final weekend of 2013

Peninsula Daily News

EDITOR'S NOTE: 'Today' in these news items is Friday, Dec. 27. Saturday is Dec. 28. Sunday is Dec. 29.

POST-CHRISTMAS EVENTS this weekend on the North Olympic Peninsula include everything from a .22 shooting competition in Forks to a Holiday Music Spectacular in Port Townsend.

For New Year's Eve activities Tuesday, and other arts and entertainment news, see Peninsula Spotlight, the Peninsula Daily News' weekly entertainment magazine, in today's edition.

Also check the calendar of things to do at the PDN's website, www.peninsuladailynews.com.

West End

Rimfire Shoot

FORKS — West End Sportsmen Club, 243 Sportsmen Club Road, will host a Rimfire Shoot on Saturday.

The shoot will begin at 10 a.m.

Participants should bring their own .22 LR rifle or pistol.

Targets will be silhouettes and Steel Challenge.

For more information, phone Clint Beyer at 360-640-1497.

Port Angeles

Free exercise demos

PORT ANGELES — A free introduction to upcoming TRX suspension training classes are offered by the Olympic Peninsula YMCA at 6 a.m. each Friday this month.

TRX stands for “total resistance exercise,” with the focus on strengthening the body's core and improving balance and flexibility.

Instructor Wendy Hoine will offer demonstrations in the YMCA's mat room, 302 S. Francis St.

Registration is not required.

Future TRX sessions and TRX/yoga sessions are planned in January.

For more information, phone the YMCA at 360-452-9244.

Winter food drive

PORT ANGELES — Wenner-Davis & Associates Insurance is holding its winter food drive benefiting the Port Angeles Food Bank through Tuesday and is open this Friday for donations.

Donations can be dropped off at 102 E. First St. between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. Mondays through Friday.

Donors will be entered into a contest for gift cards/certificates for Bella Rosa Coffee House and Just Rewards Espresso.


Elvis songs

BLYN — Danny Vernon will perform “Illusions of Elvis” on Sunday.

The show at 7 Cedars Casino, Blyn, in the Club Seven lounge, will be from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Vernon will perform songs from all three decades of the King's music.

There is no cover charge and it is open to those 21 and older.

Port Townsend

Officer's Quarters

PORT TOWNSEND — The Commanding Officer's Quarters at Fort Worden State Park is decorated for the holidays and open for tours the week between Christmas and New Year's.

The 1904 Edwardian-era home of Fort Worden's commanders is open from noon to 5 p.m.

Admission is $4 for adults; free for Jefferson County Historical Society members.

For more information, call 360-385-1003 or see www.jchsmuseum.org.

Key City Theatre

PORT TOWNSEND — Performances of Key City Public Theatre's second annual Holiday Music Spectacular continue this weekend.

The performances of “Most Wonderful Time of the Year” at the theater at 419 Washington St., will be at 7 p.m. tonight, Saturday, Sunday and Monday, with 2:30 p.m. matinees on Saturday, Sunday and Tuesday.

General admission tickets are $18 to $20; $10 for students.

The Sunday matinée is pay-what-you-wish, thanks to support from the Port Townsend Arts Commission.

The show features songs by writers ranging from Hoagy Carmichael to Aaron Neville.

The lobby and bar will be open one hour prior to show time.

Tickets are available at 360-385-5278, in person at the playhouse box office or online at keycitypublictheatre.org

Discount pool nights

PORT TOWNSEND — Fridays are discount nights at Port Townsend's only public swimming pool, the Mountain View Pool at 1919 Blaine St.

The recreational swim from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. is $2 per person.

Floaty toys are available.

Children younger than 8 must be accompanied by a guardian.

For more information, call 360-385-7665, email ascalf@cityofpt.us, or see www.cityofpt.us/pool.htm.

Last modified: December 27. 2013 12:47AM
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