WEEKEND: Hikes, picnics, music among offerings on Peninsula

Peninsula Daily News

NOTE: “Today” and “tonight” refer to Friday, July 11.

Hikes, picnics and music are among the activities planned on the North Olympic Peninsula this weekend.

For more information on “Sherlock Holmes: The Final Adventure,” opening this weekend at Olympic Theatre Arts in Sequim, and the Kapow! Mini Comicon in Port Angeles, see Peninsula Spotlight, the Peninsula Daily News’ weekly entertainment magazine.

Information also is available in the interactive calendar at www.peninsuladailynews.com.


Bring Your Own Art

PORT ANGELES — Studio Bob’s 13th biannual Bring Your Own Art show will be Saturday and Sunday.

Art for the show can be dropped off between 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. today at the studio upstairs at 118 E. Front St.

The reception for the show will be from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday. The show will be up from noon to 3 p.m. the following day.

There will be a no-host bar and refreshments in The Loom, next door to the gallery.

The show is for everything from professional pieces to those that have never been displayed.

The cost is $5 per piece, with a maximum of three entries. No commission is charged if artists choose to sell their art.

For more information, phone Stokes at 415-990-0457.

‘Lunch in the Garden’

PORT ANGELES — Veteran Master Gardeners Bill Wrobel and Jeanette Stehr-Green will lead a “Lunch in the Garden” walk from noon to 1 p.m. today.

The free walk will be through the Fifth Street Community Garden at 328 E. Fifth St.

The two will talk about soil types and proper watering; growing warmth-loving crops such as tomatoes, corn, basil and melons; renovation of June-bearing strawberries; and harvesting broccoli, onions and garlic.

Master Gardener David Rambin will join Wrobel and Stehr-Green to talk briefly about fall and winter gardens.

The event is part of “Lunch in the Garden,” an educational series sponsored by WSU Clallam County Master Gardeners on the second Friday of each month through September.

For more information about “Lunch in the Garden,” phone 360-417-2279.

Outdoor Club hike

PORT ANGELES — The Olympic Outdoor Club will hike the PJ Lake Trail on Saturday.

This is a moderately difficult hike of 1.8 miles round trip, with an elevation gain of 1,000 feet and a high point of 5,050 feet.

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

Hurricane Hill hike

PORT ANGELES — The Olympic Peninsula Explorers will walk up Hurricane Hill at 9 a.m. Saturday.

The public is invited to join.

Carpooling is an option from the start point, which is at William Shore Memorial Pool, 225 E. Fifth St.

The walk is 5K (3.1 miles) or 10K (6.2 miles). The elevation at the top is more than 5,000 feet.

This hike is on well-maintained trails and a short distance along a road.

There is a restroom at the parking area, as well as at the start point. No pets are allowed.

The hike is free for people who don’t wish to get the AVA credit; however, hikers will need a National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass.

Bring a lunch, water, sunglasses and a camera.

All walkers must sign up by phoning George Christensen at 360-697-2172 or 360-473-8398.

Coin club open meet

PORT ANGELES — The Port Angeles Coin Club will meet in the Carver Room of the Port Angeles Library, 2210 S. Peabody St., at 4 p.m. Saturday.

The meeting is open to the public.

The group will discuss collecting and evaluating coins and currency.

Air study discussion

PORT ANGELES — Olympic Region Clean Air Agency senior air monitoring specialist Odelle Hadley will present the final results and analysis from the Clallam County Air Quality Saturation Study at 4 p.m. Sunday.

The presentation will be in the Carver Room of the Port Angeles Library, 2210 S. Peabody St.

Hadley will present the results of the yearlong study examining the sources and distribution of atmospheric pollution in Clallam County.

The study used data from four air monitoring devices in Clallam County, in addition to one previously located at Stevens Middle School in Port Angeles.


Monthly book sale

SEQUIM — The Friends of Sequim Library will hold their monthly book sale at the Friends building behind the Sequim Library, 630 N. Sequim Ave., from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.

Of special interest this month are a large number of railroad books, juvenile horse books (fiction and nonfiction), Grassroots Motorsports magazines, woodworking instruction and designs, and more than 250 German language fiction books.

Flea market offered

SEQUIM — The Dominion Terrace Homeowners Association plans a flea market from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.

The flea market will be at the clubhouse at 1301 S. Third Ave. and Norman Street.

Items have been donated by residents and include housewares, baked items and items for a raffle.

Book discussion

SEQUIM — The Whistling Season by Ivan Doig will be the topic of the Sequim Library’s monthly book discussion from 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday.

The free meeting will be at the library, 630 N. Sequim Ave.

Doig revisits the American West in the early 20th century in his book.

Copies of the book are available through the library catalog or at the library checkout desk.

Drop-ins are welcome; pre-registration is not required.

For more information, phone 360-683-1161, email sequim@nols.org or visit www.nols.org/events/sequim.html.

Roller derby bout

SEQUIM — Port Scandalous Roller Derby will play against Jet City’s Carnevil of Everett at the Sequim Boys & Girls Club, 400 W. Fir St., on Saturday.

Doors will open at 6 p.m., with the bout starting at 6:30 p.m.

Pre-sale tickets are $10 and get attendees in early at 5:45 p.m.

They are available at Drake’s U-Bake Pizza & Subs, 819 S. Lincoln St. in Port Angeles; the Sequim Gazette office at 147 W. Washington St.; or online at www.brownpapertickets.com.

Tickets at the door are $12.

Concessions are provided by the Boys & Girls Club Keystone Club. There is also a 21-and-older beer garden.

Merchandise and raffle tickets will be for sale.

For more information, visit www.portscandalous.com or www.tinyurl.com/PDN-PSRDfacebookevent.

Picnic, auction set

SEQUIM — An “Old-Timey Picnic Auction” will be held at Jardin du Soleil, 3932 Sequim-Dungeness Way, from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Saturday.

The cost is $15 per family. The fee is refunded with the winning of a basket.

Prizes include artisan-crafted picnic dinners. Visitors can dine from Maggie May’s fresh foods truck.

Auction proceeds go to pre-school scholarships.

Music will be provided by Noel Price.

For more information, phone Sara Salazar-Tipton at 360-461-7169, email fullmoonjoy@hotmail.com or visit www.dungenessadventureclub.com.

Growing raspberries

SEQUIM — Master Gardener Jeannette Stehr-Green will present “All About Growing Raspberries” at the Woodcock Demonstration Garden, 2711 Woodcock Road, at 10 a.m. Saturday.

Stehr-Green will talk about the life cycle of raspberries and how it affects fruit production and pruning needs.

She will share information on raspberry varieties recommended for the Pacific Northwest and describe their ideal planting site.

A discussion on planting and care of raspberries, including trellising, is planned, as well as a demonstration on how to prune raspberry canes to increase productivity and minimize diseases.

For more information, phone WSU Master Gardeners of Clallam County at 360-565-2679.

Yoga class set Sunday

SEQUIM — A Farm Flow yoga class will be held at the Old Dungeness Schoolhouse, 2781 Towne Road, from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday.

There is a suggested donation of $8; first-timers are admitted free.

The class is led by instructor Julia Buggy.

The class features alignment cues, core work and moving with breath, followed by a deep relaxation.

All ages and levels are welcome. Attendees are asked to bring their own mats.

Sunday breakfast

SEQUIM — A $5 Sunday breakfast will be prepared and served at VFW Post 4760, 169 E. Washington St., from 9:30 a.m. to noon Sunday.

All are welcome.

Breakfasts will be held every Sunday.

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

Ice-cream social

SEQUIM — The Sequim Prairie Grange, 290 Macleay Road, will have an ice-cream social from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.

For $5, attendees can purchase a banana split or a sundae.

Proceeds go to benefit the Sequim High School FFA Community Park at Prairie Springs Project.

For more information, phone 360-683-4599.

Accordion players

SEQUIM — The Sequim Accordion Social will be held at the Shipley Center, 921 E. Hammond St., from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.

Admission is $2.

Paul LaMarche of Sequim will be the featured player.

All accordion players and accordion lovers are invited to attend.

For more information, phone 360-683-5620.


Benefit garage sale

FORKS — A garage sale to benefit Sue Liedtke will be held at 811 K St. today and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day.

The funds raised from the sale will help Liedtke while she awaits a kidney transplant.

For questions or more information, phone 360-640-8056.

Donate blood

FORKS — The Forks Blood Bank will hold a blood drive from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. today.

The drive will be at the Forks Elks Lodge, 941 Merchants Road.


Sunday Salsa Night

PORT TOWNSEND — Manresa Castle, 651 Cleveland St., will host a Second Sunday Salsa Night from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Sunday.

Admission is $7.

Lessons and dancing will be in the Banquet Room.

Beginner salsa lessons are from 7 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., and intermediate lessons are from 7:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Both are taught by Tom Fairhall and Jean Bettanny.

The DJ dance from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. will be a Latin mix of salsa, samba, rumba, cha cha, bachata and merengue.

For more information, contact Judy Rudolph at 360-385-3266 or jr@olympus.net.

Peace Dance set

PORT TOWNSEND — Quimper Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 2333 San Juan Ave., will host Dance of Universal Peace at 7 p.m. Sunday.

These dances are meditative, multicultural circle dances using phrases, chants, music and movements.

No experience is necessary.

Admission is by donation.

Dances will not be held in August but will resume in September.

For more information, phone Deb Wiese at 360-385-1928.

Free pool swim

PORT TOWNSEND — Mountain View Pool, 1919 Blaine St., will open for a free swim from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday.

An adult must accompany children younger than 8 in the pool.

This free swim is sponsored by Hope Roofing and Construction and is the final in a series of four free “Second Sunday Swims” organized by the JeffCo Aquatic Coalition in collaboration with the YMCA and the city.

The YMCA offers a free shuttle bus service from Brinnon and Quilcene.

Anyone wishing to take advantage of this service should phone 360-385-5811 or email ptadmin@olympicpeninsulaymca.org.

For more information and the pool’s schedule, visit www.cityofpt.us/pool.htm.


Rescue’s open house

QUILCENE — Center Valley Animal Rescue will host a free summer open house from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.

The rescue is located at 11900 Center Road.

Visitors can tour the ranch and see recent changes, meet the newest animals and enjoy snacks and beverages.

Cindy Daily from Discovery Bay Wild Bird Rescue will bring birds.

Raffles for gift certificates, homemade pies and cakes, and restaurant gift certificates are planned.

Because of infection control procedures, the ranch asks that no outside animals leave their cars while at the ranch.

For more information, phone Jean Holtz at 360-437-5184, email camperjh@aol.com or visit www.centervalleyanimalrescue.org.

Outdoor Club hike

QUILCENE — The Olympic Outdoor Club will hike the Tunnel Creek Trail on Sunday.

This is a moderate hike of 8.5 miles round trip, with an elevation gain of 2,450 feet and a high point of 5,050 feet.

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


Republicans invited

PORT LUDLOW — Jefferson County Republicans are invited to meet 2014 candidates for public office at a barbecue at Port Ludlow Marina, 1 Gull Drive, on Sunday.

The theme for the picnic is “You’re Invited to a Republican Party.”

The event will begin at noon with a lunch of Southern pulled pork prepared by chef Larry Carter.

The cost for the luncheon is $15 per person.

Attendees will be introduced to Republican and nonpartisan candidates who are running in primary races for offices in Jefferson County, state and regional districts.

In addition to pulled pork, the barbecue will include hamburgers, hot dogs, potato salad and beverages.

Attendees are encouraged to make reservations by emailing gop@broadstripe.net or phoning 360-343-4041, although reservations are not necessary.

For more information, phone Gene Farr, chairman of the Jefferson County Republicans, at 360-343-4041 or visit www.jeffgop.com.


Cowboy 5K/10K

PORT HADLOCK — The Cowboy 5K/10K, a fundraiser for Keep Chimacum Kids Active, will be held at the East Jefferson Little League field, 80 Elkins Road, on Sunday.

The race begins at 8:30 a.m.

Registration is $35 for the 10K and $25 for the 5K. The registration cost increases on race day by $5.

Runners, walkers and families of all kinds are invited to participate.

No pets are allowed.

Register online at www.active.com and search for “Cowboy 5K.”

For more information, phone 360-990-1806 or email keepchimacumkidsactive@yahoo.com.


Inter-Dependence Day

CHIMACUM — The Chimacum Corner Farmstand, 9122 Rhody Drive, will host its fourth annual Inter-Dependence Day Party on Saturday.

Admission is free.

From 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., attendees can enjoy local food carts, free ice-cream cones, live music by Wild Phil & the Buffalo Gals and square dancing on the grass.

From 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., there will be an “all-ages, all-species” talent show featuring 18 acts.

Sign-ups are at the store. Acts must be no longer than five minutes.

For more information, phone 360-732-0107 or visit www.chimacumcorner.com.

Last modified: July 10. 2014 2:52PM
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