In PT/Jefferson County on Saturday — square-dancing, scholarship awards . . . and more

By Peninsula Daily News staff

AAUW scholarships

PORT TOWNSEND — An American Association of University Women scholarship and awards meeting will be held at Quimper Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 2333 San Juan Ave., from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Saturday.

There is no cost to attend. Current and prospective members are welcome, and the public is invited.

Refreshments will be served at 9:30 a.m., and the meeting will begin at 10 a.m.

During the meeting, more than $20,000 in scholarships and awards will be given to local women.

Recipients are women returning to college, graduating high school senior girls and high school students who excel in STEM subjects (science, technology, engineering and math).

Incoming eighth-grade students who will attend the weeklong Tech Trek summer camp also will be announced.

For more information, contact Carol Colley at 360-390-5693 or

Square dance

PORT TOWNSEND — Peckin' Out Dough will perform while caller Dave Thielk sets the pace at a square dance at the Quimper Grange from 7:30 p.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday.

The Quimper Grange Square Dance and Social will be at the grange hall at 1219 Corona St.

Admission is $5 for adults; those 16 and younger will be admitted free.

Fiddler Tony Mates with the Seattle band Peckin' Out Dough is a founding member of the Seattle Square Dance Society.

All dances will be taught. Experience or partners are not necessary.

All ages are invited, and dances are come-as-you-are.

Dancers are encouraged to bring their own water bottles and snacks to share with other dancers at the alcohol-free event.

For more information, phone Thielk at 360-385-3308 or visit

Genealogical talk

CHIMACUM — Virginia Majewski, president of the Clallam County Genealogical Society, will present a free lecture, “Alternatives to Vital Records,” during the Jefferson County Genealogical Society meeting Saturday.

The meeting will be from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the Tri-Area Community Center, 10 West Valley Road.

For more information about the Jefferson County Genealogical Society and updates on future lectures, visit or stop by the Research Center, 13692 Airport Cutoff Road, Port Townsend.

Last modified: May 16. 2014 11:14PM
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