WEEKEND: Other things to do on the North Olympic Peninsula for a sunny Sunday

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Audubon potluck set

PORT TOWNSEND — The Admiralty Audubon Society will host its final public program of the season — a dessert potluck — at the Pope Marine Park Building on Madison Street from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. today.

The potluck will be accompanied by David Gluckman's bird photography.

The event is free to the public. Participants are asked to bring desserts to share.

For more information, email Rosemary Sikes at rosemarysikes@olympus.net.

Trail run

PORT TOWNSEND — The Longest Day of Trails, a 5K run fundraiser for the Jefferson Trail Coalition, will be held at the Port Townsend Shipyard, state Highway 20 and Haines Place, from 10 a.m. to noon today.

The run is on the Larry Scott Trail, starting and finishing at the shipyard.

For more information, phone Jeff Selby at 360-531-2370, email SelbyJL44@gmail.com or visit www.peninsulatrailscoalition.org.

Marching band plays

PORT TOWNSEND — The What Cheer? Brigade, a 19-piece marching band hailing from Providence, R.I., will perform at the Quimper Grange, 1219 Corona St. from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. today.

Also performing are the Loyd Family Players, a 10-piece percussion powerhouse from Oakland, Calif.

Admission is a suggested donation of $5 to $10.

All are welcome.

For more information, phone Anna Mulligan at 802-779-3518, email annamulligan@gmail.com or visit www.whatcheerbrigade.com.


Outdoor Club hike

QUILCENE — The Olympic Outdoor Club will hike the Lena Lake Trail today.

This is a relatively easy hike of 6.0 miles round trip, with an elevation gain of 1,300 feet and a high point of 2,000 feet.

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


New plant clinic

CHIMACUM — The Jefferson County Master Gardeners are starting a second plant clinic location at the Chimacum Corner Store, 9122 Rhody Drive, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. today.

The clinics are set every other Sunday until Sept. 28.

The Washington State University Extension office at Point Hudson, 380 Jefferson St., Port Townsend, also is open for questions every Monday until Sept. 29 (except holidays) from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

The plant clinics are free and open to the public.

A Master Gardener will be at the Chimacum Corner Store to assist with gardening questions and diagnosis of plant problems.

Bagged samples of plant parts — both healthy and damaged sections, including the stem, leaves and flowers — as well as pest samples can help in the diagnosis.

For more information, email Jefferson County WSU Master Gardeners at mastergardenerjefferson@gmail.com.


Dance recital

SEQUIM — Aspire Academy, a music and dance center just west of Sequim, will give its seventh annual spring recital — starring 300 dancers age 3 and older — at the Sequim High School Performing Arts Center at 3 p.m. today.

The choreographed, costume-rich shows will be at Sequim High School, 601 N. Sequim Ave., with tickets $7 in advance or $10 at the door.

The theme is “Broadway.” Each class at the academy is dancing to a Broadway-themed song.

For information, visit www.aspireacademy.u; visit Aspire at 160 Harrison Road, No. 1, behind Red Carpet Car Wash; or phone the center at 360-681-3979.

Yacht club races

SEQUIM — The Oasis Bar and Grill is sponsoring the Thistle District Championship at John Wayne Marina, 2577 W. Sequim Bay Road, today.

First warning is at 10 a.m. No races will be held after 2 p.m.

Thistle sailboats from all over the Northwest will descend onto Sequim Bay and compete in the Pacific Northwest District Championship.

The regatta is hosted by the Seattle Thistle Fleet No. 61 and the Sequim Bay Yacht & Sailing Club.

For more information, visit www.regattanetwork.com/event/8563.

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 today.

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.


Car club swap meet

PORT ANGELES — The Peninsula Dream Machines Car Club will host a swap meet at Fairview Grange, 161 Lake Farm Road, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. today.

The cost for a 12-by-20 space is $10.

Participants can bring car parts, tools and other items to sell.

Proceeds will benefit the car club.

For more information, phone 360-808-5445.

TAFY car wash

PORT ANGELES — The Answer For Youth, or TAFY, will hold a car wash from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. today.

The car wash will be at Angeles Pawn, 619 E. First St.

Motor homes can be washed with prior notice. Phone ahead to 206-310-9320.

Last modified: June 22. 2014 5:36AM
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