NEWS BRIEFS — Lent organ series set at Sequim church starting Wednesday . . . and other news items

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SEQUIM — Organ interludes will be presented at Trinity United Methodist Church, 100 S. Blake Ave., from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. each Wednesday through April 16 starting Wednesday.

During the Lenten series, Trinity organist Pauline Olsen is offering selections ranging from Bach to African-American spirituals to favorite hymns.

The public is welcome to attend part or all of each program.

Asian bargain sale runs through Sunday in Port Townsend

PORT TOWNSEND — Seattle Children's Hospital Thrift Store, 2120 W. Sims Way, will host a Bargain Boutique through Sunday.

Hours Monday through Saturday are 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., and Sunday hours are noon to 4 p.m.

The annual event boasts a selection of vintage and current merchandise from the Far East.

There will be daily demonstrations and authentic music.

For more information, phone Sue Garlinghouse at 360-385-6639.

OlyCAP's Senior Nutrition Program serves up meals

OlyCAP's Senior Nutrition Program serves hot meals to seniors ages 60 and older.

Meals are served Tuesday through Friday this month and are served late in the day, between 4 p.m. and 5 p.m., except for Forks, which is a noon meal.

Meals are provided for a suggested voluntary donation of $5 per meal.

A guest charge for those younger than 60 is $8.

The menu is subject to change without notice.

Reservations are required 24 hours in advance.

For reservations, phone offices in the Tri Area at 360-732-4433, Sequim at 360-683-8491, Port Angeles at 360-457-8921 or Forks at 360-374-6193.

For more information, visit

Gardening clinics begin Thursday in Port Angeles

PORT ANGELES — Weekly plant answer clinics start Thursday in the lobby of the old Clallam County Courthouse, 223 E. Fourth St.

Washington State University Extension Clallam County Master Gardeners will meet from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. each Thursday through Oct. 30.

Saturday plant answer clinics in Sequim will start May 10 at the Master Gardener Demonstration Garden, 2711 Woodcock Road.

The programs are free and open to the public.

Plant answer clinics are designed to help answer gardening questions and solve insect and plant disease problems in home landscapes and gardens.

People with questions are asked to bring in bagged samples of healthy and damaged areas of plants, including stem, leaves, flowers, fruits or cones, and living specimens of pests.

For more information, phone program coordinator Laurel Moulton at 360-565-2679.

'Coffee with the Mayor' sessions start Thursday

SEQUIM — Residents can meet with Mayor Candace Pratt at “Coffee with the Mayor” this Thursday and March 20.

Informal meetings will be at Adagio Bean & Leaf, 981 E. Washington St., at 8:30 a.m.

The mayor will be at a different location each month to chat with the public.

For more information, contact Pratt at 360-582-0114 or

Last modified: March 03. 2014 7:43PM
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