WEEKEND: Art show, fly-in, environmentalist talk among offerings on Peninsula

Peninsula Daily News

NOTE: “Today” and “tonight” refer to Friday, May 23.

A young environmentalist will speak in Port Townsend, the Lower Elwha Klallam tribe will open an art show in Port Angeles, and pilots will gather at Sekiu Airport for a Memorial Day Weekend Fly-In Lunch.

These and other events are offered this weekend on the North Olympic Peninsula.

For information about the Juan de Fuca Festival of the Arts, the Olympic Art Gallery festival in Quilcene, the Raymond Carver poetry reading on Carver’s birthday in Port Angeles and other arts and entertainment news, see Peninsula Spotlight, the Peninsula Daily News’ weekly entertainment magazine, in today’s edition.

Also check the calendar at the PDN’s website, www.peninsuladailynews.com.


12-year-old speaker

PORT TOWNSEND — Twelve-year-old motivational speaker Milo Cress of Boulder, Colo., will talk to students and adults about environmental sustainability today and Saturday.

Today, Milo will speak at Sunfield Farm and Waldorf School, 111 Sunfield Lane, Port Hadlock, at 9 a.m. and at Chimacum Elementary School, 91 West Valley Road, at 11 a.m.

On Saturday, he will make a presentation at the Port Townsend Farmers Market, corner of Lawrence and Tyler streets, at 2 p.m.

Milo has garnered a national reputation as an environmental activist and won awards for inventions and his initiative to reduce plastic waste through a “Be Straw Free” campaign, which he started when he was 9.

For information about the work Milo is doing, visit www.ecocycle.org/bestrawfree.

For more about his visit to Port Townsend, contact Walat at 360-385-5582, ext. 117, or jwalat@ptmsc.org.

Work party at Kah Tai

PORT TOWNSEND — A Kah Tai Lagoon Nature Park work party is slated at the park, 12th and Haines streets, on Sunday.

Join the team anytime between 9 a.m. and noon.

Volunteers will pull scotch broom and pick up trash.

To join the party, park at the lot near the bathrooms and walk east toward the Benedict Street entrance southeast of the small pond. Look for a white Chevy pickup truck with the bright-green volunteer sign.

Wear work clothes and bring work gloves. Bring pruners if possible.

Water, tea, treats, garbage bags and scotch broom pullers will be provided.

For more information, phone 360-385-0307 or email rosemarysikes@olympus.net.

Community yoga in PT

PORT TOWNSEND — A community yoga class will be held at Room to Move, upstairs at 1008 Lawrence St., from 9 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. Saturday.

Those who are on a fixed income and are curious about yoga are invited to this by-donation class.

All levels, including beginners, are welcome.

For more information, phone Ilana Smith at 360-385-2864, email info@roomtomoveyoga.com or visit www.roomtomoveyoga.com.


Outdoor Club hike

PORT HADLOCK — The Olympic Outdoor Club will explore Chimacum Creek on Sunday.

The group will paddle into the creek in canoes and kayaks from Irondale Beach Park.

For start time and location, as well as requirements, email olympic.outdoor@gmail.com.


Open garden set

PORT LUDLOW — An open garden will be held at Chimacum Woods, 2722 Thorndyke Road, on Saturday, Sunday and Monday.

Tours of the woodland garden, blooms, rhodies and more are on tap.

Hours are from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, from noon to 5 p.m. Sunday and from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday.

For more information and directions, phone 206-383-2713 or visit www.chimacumwoods.com.


Plant and pie sale

QUILCENE — The Quilcene-Brinnon Garden Club’s annual fundraising plant and pie sale will be held at the Quilcene Masonic Hall, 170 Herbert St., from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday,

Admission is free.

All proceeds benefit the community in the form of small grants.

Trees, flowers, vegetables, ornamentals, exotics, perennials, edibles, native plants, garden art, books and more will be for sale, along with pies, cookies and coffee.

There will also be a “Kid’s Corner” craft project with the YMCA and orchid and fountain-making demonstrations.

For more information, contact Bonnie Story at 360-765-0967 or bonnie@storyboardproductions.com.


Show and Shine

SEQUIM — The Peninsula Dream Machines club will host its seventh annual Show and Shine at 7 Cedars Casino, 270756 U.S. Highway 101, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.

The event is free and open to the public.

Classic automobiles and motorcycles will be on display.

For more information, phone the casino at 360-683-7777.

Sunday breakfast

SEQUIM — A $5 Sunday breakfast will be prepared and served at VFW Post 4760, 169 E. Washington St., from 9 a.m. to noon Sunday.

All are welcome.

Breakfasts will be held every Sunday through July 27.

For more information, phone Amber Wheeler at 360-683-9546, email secretary@vfwpost4760.com or visit www.vfwpost4760.com.

Basic composting

SEQUIM — Veteran Master Gardener Betsy Burlingame will present “Basic Composting for the Home Gardener” at the Master Gardeners’ Woodcock Demonstration Garden, 2711 Woodcock Road, at 10 a.m. Saturday.

The presentation is part of the Class Act at Woodcock Garden series, which is free and open to the public. Donations are welcomed.

Burlingame will discuss the essentials of making compost, what it takes to maintain it and the benefits of it.

Master Gardener Bill Teel will demonstrate what’s involved in making compost.

Visitors can learn about putting together worm bins, what to feed worms and how to keep worms producing Vermil compost.

Waste Reduction Specialist Meggan Uecker will be available on hand for further information and will have handouts on reducing and reusing.

The educational series is sponsored by the WSU Clallam County Master Gardener Program and the Master Gardener Foundation of Clallam County.

For more information, phone 360-417-2279.

Outdoor Club hike

SEQUIM — The Olympic Outdoor Club will explore Dungeness Bay on Saturday.

The group will paddle the bay in canoes and kayaks from the boat launch north of Marine Drive.

For start time and location, as well as requirements, email olympic.outdoor@gmail.com.

Sailing by Ravens

SEQUIM — Alaska salmon fisher, naturalist and poet Holly J. Hughes will offer passages from her new book, Sailing by Ravens, during another free Fourth Friday Reading tonight.

Writers on the Spit, a Sequim-area group, invites lovers of literature to the reading at 6 p.m. at Rainshadow Coffee Roasting Co., 157 W. Cedar St.

Hughes will be the featured writer up first, and then the microphone will open for five-minute readings of poetry and prose.

For guidelines on open-mic readings, email organizer Ruth Marcus at Rmarcus@olypen.com.

Young Eagle Rally

SEQUIM — The Young Eagle Rally originally set for May 17 has been rescheduled for 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.

The rally will be at Sequim Valley Airport, 468 Dorothy Hunt Lane.

Young aviation enthusiasts ages 8-17 can bring their parents along for free airplane rides.

Parental permission is required.


Klallam art show

PORT ANGELES — The Lower Elwha Klallam tribe will open an art show and present a panel discussion today at the Elwha Klallam Heritage Center, 401 E. First St.

The public is invited to the opening from noon to 6 p.m. today and to the artists’ discussion at 4:30 this afternoon.

With paintings, carvings, prints and jewelry by Roger Fernandes, Linda Wiechman, Alfred Charles Jr. and Darrell Charles, the exhibit is a response to the freeing of the Elwha River through removal of the Elwha and Glines Canyon dams.

The Klallam art show will stay on display through next Friday, May 30.

For more information, phone the heritage center at 360-417-8545.

Relay For Life barbecue

PORT ANGELES — Jim’s Pharmacy, 424 E. Second St., will host a Relay For Life fundraising barbecue for Team Bethany from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. today.

Ball Park hot dogs will be served in the parking lot.

All donations go to Team Bethany.

Player of a game of washers can earn store discounts or a Jim’s gift card.

The Port Angeles Relay For Life will be from noon June 7 to noon June 8 at the Clallam County Fairgrounds, 1608 W. 16th St.

Eagles dance

PORT ANGELES — The Jimmy Hoffman Band will supply the music for another dance at the Eagles Aerie, 2843 E. Myrtle St., tonight.

Admission is $5 for the event from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m.

The public is welcome.

Sons of Norway dance

PORT ANGELES — The Sons of Norway host a social dance with instruction every Sunday at their lodge, 131 W. Fifth St., from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

All ages are welcome to an evening of ballroom, swing and folk dancing.

The cost is $2 for members and $3 for nonmembers.

Instruction is from 6:30 p.m. to 7 p.m., with dancing to follow.

Potluck refreshments are at 9 p.m.

No alcohol and no smoking, please.

For more information, visit www.faccebook.com/SonsofNorwayofPortAngeles.

Garage sale on tap

PORT ANGELES — The Clallam County Genealogical Society will host a Spring Cleaning Garage Sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. today and Saturday.

The sale will be at 601 E. Park Ave., with proceeds going toward maintenance of the society’s programs.

TAFY fundraisers

PORT ANGELES — The Answer for Youth, or TAFY, is having a bake sale from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.

The sale will be at Swain’s General Store, 602 E. First St.

Banana bread, cinnamon rolls, breads and fudge will be offered.

TAFY also will offer car washes at Angeles Pawn, 619 E. First St., from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday.

TAFY is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) volunteer-based organization that assists at-risk and homeless youths.

The center is located at 711 E. Second St.

For more information, phone Susan Hillgren at 360-670-4363.


Fly-in lunch

SEKIU — Pilots and other members of the public are invited to gather at Sekiu Airport for a Memorial Day Weekend Fly-In Lunch on Saturday.

Burgers and hot dogs will be offered from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the airport.

The meal is $8 for adults, $7 for senior citizens, $1 for children younger than 6 and free to pilots.

Proceeds from the fly-in lunch will go to the Rocky Hinkle Memorial Scholarship Fund.

For more information, phone Gary Fernandes at 360-963-2485.


Forks open market

FORKS — The Forks Open Aire Market will be open from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.

The market at 1421 S. Forks Ave., will be open Saturdays through Oct. 11.

Arts, crafts and produce are sold.

For more information, phone 360-374-6332 or email forksopenairemarket@live.com.

Last modified: May 22. 2014 3:22PM
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