Brinnon celebration, car wash, outdoor movie set for the week

A Brinnon celebration, an outdoor movie and car wash are among the upcoming activities on the North Olympic Peninsula.

Information also is available on the interactive calendar at www.peninsula


‘Celebrate Brinnon’

BRINNON — Whitney Gardens & Nursery will host “Celebrate Brinnon” set for Saturday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Featured will be music, food, entertainment, art, stories and a silent auction at the nursery, 306264 U.S. Highway 101.

The public is invited to attend.

“All proceeds go to legal fees challenging the ‘urban scale’ resort at Black Point and to promoting appropriate economic possibilities in Brinnon,” according to a news release.

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Outdoor movie night

PORT LUDLOW — “WALL-E” will be screened during the Resort at Port Ludlow’s outdoor movie night Sunday.

It will be shown for free at the resort’s Fireside at 1 Heron Road. Parking is available for $5 per car.

Booths open at 5 p.m. and the movie will start at dusk.

Moviegoers are invited to bring picnics, blankets and lawn chairs to watch the film on a 45-foot screen.

Boaters are welcome to watch the film from the bay.

For more information, call 360-437-8335, or email [email protected]


Tech Tuesday

PORT HADLOCK — Drop-in tech assistance will be available at the Jefferson County Library from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday.

Library staff will be on hand to provide individual assistance with computers or hand-held devices at the library, 620 W. Cedar Ave.

Attendees can bring devices or borrow one from the library.


Conversation Cafe

PORT TOWNSEND — Conversation Cafe will meet at 11:45 a.m. today.

The public is invited to take part in discussions at Alchemy Bistro and Wine Bar, 842 Washington St.

The topic for today’s conversation will be “role models.”

Boat tours

PORT TOWNSEND — The public is invited to take a tour on the Martha J, a 1984 24-foot motor launch, today and Saturday from noon to 4 p.m.

Those interested are asked to meet on the floating dock in front of the Northwest Maritime Center, 431 Water St.

Tours are by donation and take about 30 minutes.

Tours also will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday.

The service is on a first-come, first-served basis, with a six-person capacity.

For more information, call 360-385-3628 ext. 103, email [email protected] or visit www.nwmari

Discount swim

PORT TOWNSEND — The public is invited to Mountain View Pool from 7 to 9 tonight for Discount Night.

Everyone will be admitted for $3. The whole pool is dedicated to play. Noodles, rings and other toys are available.

There will be no lap lanes. Children younger than 8 must be accompanied by a guardian.

For information, call 360-385-7665 or email [email protected]

Community yard sale

PORT TOWNSEND — Sound Storage will kick off its seventh annual community yard sale at 9 a.m. Saturday.

A $1 suggested donation is requested. Those bringing pet and human food are welcome to place donations of those items during the sale.

Storage and its 20 tenants will offer various wares from their units at the facility, 606 E. Park Ave., as well as hold a silent auction.

Members of the public and their pets are invited to the sale which ends at 3 p.m. Pets are requested to be on a leash at all times.

All donations will benefit the area pet food bank, according to a news release.

For more information, call 360-379-0545 or email [email protected]

Classic car show

PORT TOWNSEND — The Port Townsend Kiwanis Club will present a gathering of the “finest classic cars and motorcycles” in the area from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.

The club’s 29th annual classic car show will be held at Memorial Field, 550 Washington St. Admission is $5.

Concessions, raffle prizes and a poker walk will be available.

An awards ceremony will begin at 3 p.m.

Proceeds will benefit the club’s youth scholarship and community service programs.

For more information, contact Tommy Dodd at 916-626-2981, or [email protected]; or Jason Hollingsworth at 360-301-3795, [email protected]

Stewardship work party

PORT TOWNSEND — A stewardship work party is planned for at the Quimper West Preserve on Tuesday.

Preserve stewards invite the public to help hand-pull and cut non-native holly at the 80-acre preserve from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

The preserve is near the end of the North Jacob Miller Road, according to a news release.

Those interested are requested to bike or carpool if possible, due to limited parking.

“This preserve is part of the 3-mile-long Quimper Wildlife Corridor that is protected by Jefferson Land Trust, City of Port Townsend, and Jefferson County to support wildlife movement, wetlands, water quality and bird habitat,” according to a release.

For more information, contact Carrie Clendaniel at 360-379-9501 or [email protected]

Shakespeare reading

PORT TOWNSEND — The reading group “Changeling,” will meet from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday.

The group meets the second and fourth Tuesday of each month at the Charles Pink House, 1256 Lawrence St.

During the meeting, some of William Shakespeare’s plays will be read and discussed.

For more information, call 360-385-3181.


Woodturners meeting

GARDINER — Strait Turners, a woodturning group, will meet from 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Gardiner Community Center, 980 Old Gardiner Road.

Crystal Abbotte’s “Resin Casting” will include the casting process, a DIY conversion for a pot, polishing and more, while Mark Nebel will provide 3-D modeling demonstration using a lathe feature to help design a project, show it in 3-D and add color to the model.

Turners of all levels are welcome, even those who are interested in learning about the hobby.

For more information, go to


Student fundraiser

SEQUIM — Ten area students will wash cars and sell baked goods from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.

The group’s services will be offered on a lot between Sound Community Bank and JC Penney, 651 W. Washington St., and will be by donation.

Each student was selected to participate in an nine-day exchange program though the Sequim/Shiso city exchange program, according to a news release.

Proceeds will help defray their travel costs.

For more information, contact Joy Puhrmann at 360-461-1568 or joy [email protected]

Work to learn

SEQUIM — The Sequim Botanical Garden Society invites the public to work alongside its members at the Sequim Botanical Garden at 1 p.m. Saturday.

Mary Crook will demonstrate how to make flower arrangements at the Terrace Garden in Carrie Blake Park, 202 N. Blake Ave.

Participants can bring a vase to put their clippings of the garden’s dahlias and roses in to make bouquets.

Attendees will then learn to identify and deadhead — or cut off — the past-peak blooms in the Terrace Garden.

Extra foliage, water and clippers will be provided.

For more information, contact SBGS President Dona Brock at 360-460-8865 or [email protected]

Moonlight class

SEQUIM — Robert Steelquist will present at the upcoming edition of “Learn By the Light of the Moon” at 7 p.m. Sunday.

Admission is free to the event at the Dungeness River Audubon Center amphitheater, 2151 W. Hendrickson Road.

Members of the public are invited to bring a lawn chair and blankets to lounge during Steelquist’s presentation.

Steelquist is a native Pacific Northwest writer, photographer, naturalist and environmental educator.

During his more than 30-year career he has introduced readers, audiences and students to nature in the Northwest through books, lectures, backpacking trips and other outdoor learning adventures, according to a news release.

Free dinner

SEQUIM — A free community dinner will be served at Trinity United Methodist Church at 6 p.m. Thursday.

The meal at the church at 100 S. Blake Ave., will include baked ham, beans, vegetables, green salad, dessert and beverages.

The church presents the dinners on the last Thursday of each month.

Reservations are required and can be made by calling the church between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. the Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday before the dinner at 360-683-5367 or by emailing [email protected]


CCHS garage sale

PORT ANGELES — Members of the public can peruse the offerings of Clallam County Historical Society’s 24th Garage Sale Around the Corner today and Saturday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The sale will be held at the Lincoln School site, 933 W. Ninth St.

Access to the sale is on West Ninth Street and parking is available on the site’s lot on the west side of the school.

Shelves are full of household goods, books, quilting material, sewing machines, tools; men’s, women’s and children’s clothing, holiday decorations, craft materials, dolls; jewelry; puzzles and games; gardening items; a collectibles and antiques department. Artwork covers the walls.

CCHS volunteers will be on-hand to assist with purchases.

A half-price day is set for the remainder of the sale items Friday, Aug. 31, and a “Buck-a-Bag” day is planned for Saturday, Sept. 1.

For more information, contact CCHS’ office at 360-452-2662, or [email protected]

Oxford car wash

PORT ANGELES — Area Oxford Houses will offer a car wash service from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.

Residents will collect non-perishable food items for a wash at the Salvation Army at 206 S. Peabody St.

Participating houses include Madrona, Lein, Sunrise, Ohana, Pine and Greenleaf.

Food items will be donated to Salvation Army.

Benefit dinner

PORT ANGELES — Members of the public are invited to a Filipino dinner from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday.

Admission is $15 for adults and $25 for a couple for the meal at Lincoln Center, 905 W. Ninth St.

All proceeds will go toward helping Rosemary Cook with her expenses for tutoring orphans in the Philippines this fall.

For more information, call 360-461-8541.

Open house

PORT ANGELES — The Clallam County Genealogy Society will host an open house from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday.

The open house will be at the organization’s Research Center, 402 E. Lauridsen Blvd.

There is no cost to use the center, but donations are welcome.

“I Know Nothing About Genealogy,” a beginner’s class, will be given at 1 p.m.

For more advanced researchers, a “brick wall” session starts at 12:30 p.m.

The community is invited to look over the facilities, enjoy refreshments, take a class or do their research using databases, computers, books and other resources. Volunteers are available to assist.

For more information or to register for a class, call the society between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday at 360-417-5000.

Plant clinic

PORT ANGELES — The Washington State University Clallam County Extension will host a plant clinic Monday.

From 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. the public can seek a variety of plant help and assistance during the clinic at the Clallam County Courthouse at 223 E. Fourth St.

Questions relating to plant identification, pest and disease control, as well as vegetable gardening can be addressed.

For more information, call 360-417-2514.

Gardening advice

PORT ANGELES — Members of the public are invited to ask Master Gardeners about vegetable gardening from 10 a.m. to noon Monday.

Master Gardeners will be available Mondays as they tend their plots at the Fifth Street Community Garden at 328 E. Fifth St. during the growing season to chat.

For more information, call 360-565-2679.

Blanket drive

PORT ANGELES — Members of the Salvation Army’s Blanket Exchange program will accept donations of blankets from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Members accept blanket donations every Tuesday at the Salvation Army, 123 S. Peabody St.

Blankets in all conditions are accepted. Blanket Exchange members will wash them, event organizers said.

For more information, call 360-452-7679.

Pool league meet

PORT ANGELES — Pool sharks are invited to Peninsula Pool League’s informational meeting Thursday at 7 p.m.

The meeting will be held at the Front Street Alibi, 1605 E. Front St.

For more information, call 360-477-8153 or email [email protected]


SmileMobile visit

FORKS — SmileMobile will be parked at Bogachiel Medical Clinic, 590 Bogachiel Way, until Friday, Aug. 31.

SmileMobile accepts Apple Health and offers a sliding fee scale based on family income and size.

The Arcora Foundation SmileMobile, travels the state offering dental services to children, pregnant women and family members (if capacity allows) who might not otherwise have access to dental care.

For more information, call 888-286-9105.

Elks bingo

FORKS — The Forks Elks Lodge will host bingo games at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Early bird sessions will start at 6:30 p.m. while regular bingo will start at 7 p.m. at the lodge at 941 Merchants Road.

Concessions will be available for purchase.

Film screening, talk

FORKS — Family First Center will host a screening of “Resilience” from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday.

Following the screening at the center, 915 S. Forks Ave., a discussion will be held.

Snacks and refreshments will be served.

For more information, call 360-374-6411.


Items for this listing of community events must be submitted by 5 p.m. Mondays. To submit, call 360-417-3527, fax 360-417-3521, email [email protected] or visit the newsroom at 305 W. First St., Port Angeles, WA, 98362.

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