Rummage sale, gravitational wave astronomy, free community dinner on Peninsula

A rummage sale, gravitational wave astronomy and a free community dinner are among the upcoming activities on the North Olympic Peninsula.

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

PORT ANGELES

Endangered Species

PORT ANGELES — The Port Angeles Library — with Olympic National Park — will present “Endangered Species Day Storytime” for young people at 10:30 a.m. today.

The program will feature a puppet show, stories, songs and crafts focusing on biodiversity for children ages 3 to 5 at the library, 2210 S. Peabody St.

The program is in conjunction with Endangered Species Day.

Park staff will be available to answer questions.

Event organizers advise those interested to come early due to limited seating space.

For more information, call 360-417-8500, email [email protected], or visit www.nols.org.

Parents’ night out

PORT ANGELES — Parents of children with disabilities are invited to share information and emotional support with other parents from 5 to 7 tonight.

The meeting — for those 21 and older — will be at Midtown Public House at 633 E. First St.

Sponsored by Clallam Parent to Parent though Clallam Mosaic, parents can share information about dealing with difficult parenting situations, advocacy, how to obtain respite and finding support for emotional and self-care issues.

For more information, call Shawnda Hicks, Clallam parent to parent coordinator, at 360-406-1215, or visit www.clallammosaic.org.

Indoor yard sale

PORT ANGELES — Dry Creek Grange will host an Indoor Community Yard Sale on Saturday as part of its ongoing fundraising for youth scholarships.

The sale will be open from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Dry Creek Grange at 3520 Edgewood Drive. Vendors and tables featuring home decor, crafts and children’s items will be available both upstairs and downstairs.

Those interested in being a vendor can contact Darcey Beck at 360-461-4846, to reserve and pay for a table. The cost to be a vendor is $10.

Early bird entry will be offered for a $5 fee from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m.

Food and beverages will be sold as well, with the proceeds from food sales going to PA Citizens Action Network.

For more information, call Beck.

Mosaic dance

PORT ANGELES — Clallam Mosaic will host its monthly dance from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.

The dance is $5, while an optional lunch is $2 at St. Andrews Episcopal Church, 510 E. Park Ave. Accompanying caregivers are admitted for free.

The lunch will feature Italian beef on bun, potato salad, cole slaw and fresh fruit.

Refreshments will be available.

The next dance is scheduled for June 9.

For more information, visit www.clallammosiac.org.

Flower show

PORT ANGELES — The Port Angeles Garden Club will present its “Bring on Spring” flower show from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday.

Ninety-eight club members will take part in the presentation at Park View Villas at 1430 Park View Lane.

Members of the public are invited to the free show.

The show’s purpose is to educate club members and the public, stimulate interest in horticulture and floral design, and promote an outlet for creative expression to communicate the National Garden Club goals and objectives, according to a news release.

For more information, visit www.portangeles gardenclub.org.

Genealogical lecture

PORT ANGELES — Mary Roddy will speak on “I Remember Mama — But Not Her Maiden Name” during the Clallam County Genealogical Society’s general meeting set from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday.

The meeting will be in the Raymond Carver room of the Port Angeles Library, 2210 S. Peabody St. The public is welcome to the free event.

Roddy is a member of the Genealogical Speakers Guild, the Association of Professional Genealogists and the National Genealogical Society.

Roddy will present more than 20 strategies for finding the maiden name of individuals along with few strategies for discovering married names for sisters, daughters and aunts who have “disappeared.”

For more information, call 360-417-5000 between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m., Tuesday through Friday, or see www.clallamcogs.org.

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.

Building a pond

PORT ANGELES — The Port Angeles Garden Club will convene for a meeting and program Monday.

The event at the First Presbyterian Church, 139 W. Eighth St., will begin at 9:30 a.m. with coffee and a social.

At 10 a.m., the program “Splish Splash — Water Features,” with Nicholas Rampp of Full Spectrum Landscape company will get underway.

Rampp will speak and conduct a PowerPoint presentation about the design and maintenance of a healthy garden pond.

At 11 a.m. a business meeting with reports will be held, followed by a 12:30 p.m. sack lunch and social.

For more information, contact Nancy Uziemblo at 509-948-3092 or [email protected]

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

For more information, call 360-565-2679.

Monday Musicale set

PORT ANGELES — Monday Musicale will meet in the Queen of Angels fellowship hall Monday.

The noon meeting at the hall at 209 W. 11th St., will be followed by 1 p.m. entertainment which is open to the public.

The Port Angeles High School Chamber Orchestra will perform.

For more information, call Helen Coleman at 360-775-0594.

Astronomy update

PORT ANGELES — Joey Shapiro Key will talk about the latest advances in the field of gravitational wave astronomy at 6 p.m. Monday.

She will talk at the Port Angeles Library at 2210 S. Peabody St.

In the new era of multi-messenger astronomy, the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory gravitational wave detectors partner with telescopes around the world to study cosmic collisions of black holes and neutron stars, according to a news release.

Shapiro Key will share some of the latest information gathered from that branch of astronomy.

She is an assistant professor of physics at the University of Washington Bothell.

For more information, call 360-417-8500, email [email protected] or visit www.nols.org.

Taco Tuesday

PORT ANGELES — Taco Tuesday and a silent auction will be held at 5 p.m. Tuesday at the Fairview Grange.

For $8, attendees can partake in all-you-can-eat tacos, beans, rice and ice cream at the grange, 161 Lake Farm Road.

Admission is free for children 12 and younger.

Items for the auction are welcome.

Proceeds will benefit the grange’s scholarship and building fund.

For more information, call 360-461-9008.

Dance lessons

PORT ANGELES — Beginners’ couples dance lessons are set at the Mount Pleasant Grange at 6 p.m. Tuesday.

Preregistration is required. To register, call 360-582-9038 or email [email protected]

The cost is $10 per lesson at the grange hall at 2273 Mount Pleasant Road. Payment for the entire series of classes is also available,

The basics of eight dances will be covered in a one-hour lesson and a one-hour guided practice.

Senior dance

PORT ANGELES — The Port Angeles Senior & Community Center will host a Senior Swingers dance from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Tuesday.

The Cat’s Meow will provide music for the dance at the center, 328 E. Seventh St.

The first visit is free, and $5 covers all visits.

Diabetes talk

PORT ANGELES — Dr. Kara Kurtz Urnes of the Olympic Medical Center Cardiology program will speak during a diabetes support group meeting at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday.

The meeting, hosted by OMC, will be in the private dining room at Seasons Café at the hospital, 939 Caroline St.

This group meets monthly to focus on diabetes education and health maintenance in a casual environment.

Meetings are free and open to the public.

For more information, call 360-417-7125.

Open house

PORT ANGELES — Kindergarten open house events continue at Port Angeles School District elementary schools.

Open houses have been scheduled for:

• Wednesday: Franklin Elementary at 2505 S. Washington St., at 9 a.m.

• Thursday: Roosevelt Elementary at 106 Monroe St., from noon to 1 p.m.

The events provide an opportunity for new families to tour school facilities and meet kindergarten teachers.

During the open house, parents can meet with staff and obtain information including food service, transportation and more, while children take part in a classroom activity.

Kindergarten registration began in March and is ongoing.

A child must be 5 years of age prior to Sept. 1 to enter Kindergarten in fall.

For more information, call the district’s Central Services at 360-457-8575.

Book discussion

PORT ANGELES — “Behold the Dreamers” by Imbolo Mbue will be discussed at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday during the Port Angeles Literary Society’s meeting.

All are welcome to participate at the library, 2210 S. Peabody St.

Copies of “Behold the Dreamers” are available in various formats including regular print, audiobook on CD and downloadable e-book.

They can be requested online by visiting the library catalog at www.nols.org.

For more information, call 360-417-8500, email [email protected] or visit the website.

Gardening tips

PORT ANGELES — Washington State University Clallam County Extension Master Gardener Elaine Webber will provide tips for growing roses on the North Olympic Peninsula at noon Thursday.

Webber’s presentation will be held in the County Commissioner’s Meeting room (160) at Clallam County Courthouse at 223 E. Fourth St.

Webber will describe rose classifications, discuss proper planting locations, as well as research-based tips for planting, pruning and seasonal care for roses.

For more information, call 360-565-2679.

FORKS

Annual rummage sale

FORKS — St. Anne Catholic Church will host its annual luncheon, rummage, plant and bake sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.

Spring plants, baked goods and a lunch will be available at the church at 511 Fifth Ave.

Members of the public are invited to the free event.

Lunch will be served from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Dance lessons

FORKS — Dance lessons will be offered at the Forks Congregational Church at 7 tonight.

The lessons at the church at 280 Spartan Ave., are for people of all skill levels. Lessons are free.

Some donate to the instructors’ gas expenses but a donation is not required.

Each week begins with a review of the previous week’s lesson.

The lessons are held Fridays at the church.

Bogachiel plant sale

FORKS — The Bogachiel Garden Club’s plant sale will get underway at 10 a.m. Saturday.

A variety of plants will be available during the sale at the Fork’s High School auto shop at 360 S. Forks Ave.

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. with regular bingo at 7 p.m. at the lodge at 941 Merchants Road.

Sportsmen’s bingo

FORKS — The West End Sportsmen’s Club invites the public to its bingo night at 7 p.m. Thursday.

Games are held every Thursday at the club, 243 Sportsmen’s Club Road.

Proceeds from the bingo help fund programs such as Hunter Education and Kids’ Fishing Day.

BLYN

Life planning fair

BLYN — A Wellness and Life Planning Fair is set for 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday at the Red Cedar Hall Community Center, 1033 Old Blyn Highway.

This free event is open to the public and appropriate for all ages.

A panel discussion is set from 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. Questions will be taken before and after the presentation.

Topics covered will include assisted living, home health care, hospice, independent retirement living, legal planning, Medicare and long-term care insurance, memory care, skilled nursing/rehabilitation and veteran benefits.

For more information, call 360-681-4632 or email [email protected]

SEQUIM

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 meatballs, baked beans, potato salad, vegetables, dessert and beverages.

The church presents the dinners on the last Thursday of each month, with the exception of next month’s dinner. It will be a week earlier due to a scheduling conflict, according to a news release.

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]

Newcomers’ luncheon

SEQUIM — The public is invited to hear Kevin Tracy and Chief Deputy Sheriff Brian King speak at the Olympic Newcomers’ Club luncheon at noon Tuesday.

At 11:30 a.m., socializing will begin at the Cedars at Dungeness’ Legend Room, 1965 Woodcock Road.

The optional burger buffet lunch is $20, and the program-only fee is $5.

Tracy, a financial advisor, and King will address identity theft, how to protect yourself and what to do if you become a victim of identity theft.

Those interested in attending are asked to RSVP by noon today. To RSVP, call 630-992-5613 or email warren [email protected]

Discussion group

SEQUIM — The Great Decisions Discussion Group will meet from 10 a.m. to noon today.

New members are welcome to the meeting at the Sequim Library, 630 N. Sequim Ave.

The topic will examine China and its relationship with the rest of the world.

For more information, email [email protected] or call 360-683-9622.

Guild thrift shop

SEQUIM — The Sequim-Dungeness Hospital Guild Thrift Shop will be open from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.

The shop at 204 W. Bell St. will feature a mahogany secretary, a medium-sized wedding dress with accessories, a queen-sized comforter and a 1950s game set.

Also featured will be puzzles, games, jewelry, handbags, kitchenware and furniture.

White-tagged items will be marked at half-price.

Consignors and new volunteers are always needed.

For more information, call 360-683-7044.

Swallows talk

SEQUIM — The Dungeness River Audubon Center invites the public to its final installment of its Focus On Series from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday.

The family-friendly presentation is $5 for members and $10 for nonmembers at the center, 2151 W. Hendrickson Road.

The featured bird will be swallows.

For more information, call 360-681-4076 or email [email protected]

Hunger presentation

SEQUIM — Karlena Brailey and Andra Smith will talk about ways to fight community hunger at 10 a.m. Saturday.

The presentation will be at the Woodcock Demonstration Garden at 2711 Woodcock Road.

Brailey and Smith will speak about the programs that exist in Clallam County to donate excess food to help those in need and to nourish the community.

Brailey is the nutrition coordinator for Clallam County’s Washington State University Extension.

Smith is the Sequim Food Bank’s executive director.

Children’s concert

SEQUIM — Eli Rosenblatt will perform at 10:30 a.m. Saturday.

The Seattle-based musician will perform original songs in genres including salsa, reggae, hip-hop, American folk and funk at the Sequim Library at 630 N. Sequim Ave.

Rosenblatt’s concert — geared toward youth — is free and open to the public.

“His music highlights messages of love and acceptance of all people and the planet while creating interactive experiences that inspire free self-expression and spontaneous, joyful community,” according to a news release.

For more information, call 360-683-1161, email [email protected] or visit www.nols.org.

Elks bingo

SEQUIM — The Sequim Elks Lodge invites those 18 and older to play bingo from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday.

Admission is free.

The minimum buy-in for the game is $10 at the lodge, 143 Port Williams Road.

Snacks and refreshments will be available for purchase.

For more information, call Crystal Parker at 360-683-3034.

Accordion social

SEQUIM — An accordion social is planned at Shipley Center from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.

Admission to the social at the center, 921 E. Hammond St., is a $2 to $3 suggested donation.

The featured player will be button box accordion player David Emter.

Players of all levels are encouraged to bring their accordions and play one to three pieces.

For more information, call Caryl Dowell at 520-369-3550.

Dinner, dance

SEQUIM — The Sequim Prairie Grange invites the public to its dinner dance from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Sunday.

The cost is $10 per person at the grange, 290 Macleay Road.

Dinner includes two entrees, several salads, various desserts and coffee.

Music will be provided by the Buck Ellard Band.

Spontaneous writing

SEQUIM — Writers who would like to get their creativity running are invited to a spontaneous writing session set for 9:30 a.m. Monday.

Those interested are asked to bring a pen and paper with them to the session at the Sequim Library at 630 N. Sequim Ave.

Prompts will be provided and all skill levels are welcome.

For more information, contact Heidi Hansen at 360-477-5322 or [email protected]

Panel discussion

SEQUIM — Members of the public are invited to a free panel discussion on navigating through middle age, retirement and senior year eras at 10 a.m. Wednesday.

Preregistration is required. To register, contact Mary Coupland at 206-321-8016 or compass [email protected]

Professionals will answer participants’ questions during the discussion at the Sequim Prairie Garden Club in Pioneer Park at 387 E. Washington St.

Topics covered will be housing choices and financial planning.

For more information, contact Coupland.

Novel conversations

SEQUIM — The book discussion group Novel Conversations will gather 4 p.m. Wednesday to discuss “Being Mortal” by Atul Gawande.

The group will meet at the Sequim Library at 630 N. Sequim Ave.

Participation in Novel Conversations is free. It is be held at 4 p.m. every fourth Wednesday of each month.

For more information, visit www.nols.org and select “Events” and “Sequim,” call 360-683-1161 or email [email protected]

Board game night

SEQUIM — Members of the public are invited to a board game night from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday.

The free game night will be at Gateway Games & Hobby at 235 E. Washington St.

It is open to players of all skill levels.

For more information, call 360-683-8534 or email [email protected]

Coffee with mayor

SEQUIM — The city of Sequim “Coffee with the Mayor” program resumes at 8:30 a.m. Thursday.

Members of the Sequim Service Fest Committee will join Mayor Dennis Smith at Black Bear Diner, 1471 E. Washington St.

The mayor will be at a published location each month to listen to anyone who wants to chat, ask questions, express a concern or make a comment about the city or the community.

For more information, email Smith at [email protected]

Art meeting

SEQUIM — The Olympic Peninsula Art Association members’ meeting is set for 9:30 a.m. Thursday.

Bridget Baker will speak during the meet at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church at 525 N. Fifth Ave.

The cost is $5 for nonmembers and members are admitted free.

Baker will discuss what she has learned about acrylic pours.

For more information, visit www.sequimarts.org.

PORT TOWNSEND

Free movie screening

PORT TOWNSEND — The next installment of Rose Theatre’s “Meet Me at the Movies” series will continue with a showing themed “Aging” at 1 p.m. Tuesday.

Tickets are free at the theater’s box office at 235 Taylor St. and are handed out on a first-come, first-served basis.

The series is designed for people with memory loss and their care partners, according to a news release.

Following the showing, a facilitated audience discussion will be held.

Contra dance

PORT TOWNSEND — Barrel of Monkeys will be the featured musical entertainment at the next Quimper Grange contra dance and social 8 p.m. Saturday.

Tickets are $6; children younger than 16 will be admitted free at the grange, 1219 Corona St.

Tinker Cavallaro will be the caller.

The event will begin with a half-hour lesson at 7:30 p.m., after which the dance will be held until 11 p.m.

For more information, visit www.quimpergrange.com.

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 “Travel.”

Discount night

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]

Dance class

PORT TOWNSEND — A Balkan and international dance class is planned from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Instructors Richard and Susi Watson, Alice King and Susan Thomas will cover dances from Bulgaria, Serbia, Romania, Macedonia, Greece and Israel at the Quimper Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 2333 San Juan Ave.

The first hour of the class will be geared toward beginners with the last hour focusing on intermediate dancers. Beginners are welcome anytime.

For more information, email [email protected]

Pelvic pain seminar

PORT TOWNSEND — Jefferson Healthcare Rehabilitation, Jennifer Dimon, DPT will host an education lecture on pelvic health at 5 p.m. Thursday in the Dirksen Conference Room on the main campus, 834 Sheridan St.

Pelvic pain and discomfort can be uncomfortable and affect men and women of any age.

Northwind readings

PORT TOWNSEND — Northwind Reading Series will feature Allison Green and Sharon Hashimoto at 7 p.m. Thursday in Northwind Arts Center.

Suggested donation is $5 to the reading at the center st 701 Water St.

Green is the author of a memoir, “The Ghosts Who Travel with Me” and a novel, “Half-Moon Scar.”

Her essays, stories, and poems have appeared in publications such as The Gettysburg Review, ZYZZYVA, Calyx, Willow Springs, Raven Chronicles and Yes! Magazine.

“Twenty Hours and Ten Minutes of Therapy” was named a notable essay in Best American Essays 2016. She lives in Seattle and keeps a blog at https://allisongreen.org/.

Hashimoto teaches at Highline College in Des Moines. Her book of poetry, “The Crane Wife,” was co-winner of the Nicholas Roerich Prize and published by Story Line Press in 2003.

She is a recipient of a National Endowment for the Arts fellowship in poetry. Her stories and poems have appeared in “North American Review,” “Crab Orchard Review,” “River Styx,” “American Fiction,” “Tampa Review” and “Shenandoah.” She is currently at work on a novel.

For more information, call Bill Mawhinney 360-302-1159.

CHIMACUM

Dance party

CHIMACUM — A free dance party will be held from 7 to 10 tonight.

All ages are invited to the family-friendly dance at the Chimacum Grange at 9572 Rhody Drive.

The night will begin with a warm-up, with a 10-minute opening circle to share introductions, announcements and offerings for the dance.

Hosts Amy Priest, Weston Pratt, Sarah Peller and Leigh Senna will play a variety of styles from funky disco to ambient and tribal genres.

The night will culminate with another circle gathering.

Event organizers ask attendees to leave their shoes at the door before hitting the dance floor.

No alcohol is permitted.

Plant sale

CHIMACUM — Kul Kah Han’s Native Plant Demonstration Garden plant sale is set for 10 a.m. Wednesday.

The sale will continue until 2 p.m. at the H.J. Carroll Park Salmon Shelter at 9884 state Highway 19.

For more information, www.nativeplantgarden.org.

Driver safety class

CHIMACUM — A driver safety class will be offered from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday and Friday, May 25 at the Tri-Area Community Center, 10 West Valley Road.

Preregistration is required for the class. To register, call volunteer instructor Barry Birch at 360-379-0122.

For AARP members, the class is $15; for nonmembers, $20.

The class is limited to 20 participants.

The class is designed to help refresh driving skills and inform drivers of revised laws. Both classes must be attended for completion of the course.

Those 50 or older might qualify for an insurance discount.

For more information, call Birch.

PORT HADLOCK

Boffer swordplay

PORT HADLOCK — The Jefferson County Library will host boffer swordplay at 3 p.m. today.

The free program is geared for children ages 6 to 18 at the library, 620 W. Cedar Ave.

Boffer swordplay is a physical sport with light contact, similar in intensity to soccer and a pillow fight.

Boffers, constructed of foam-wrapped PVC pipe, duct tape and imagination, are used in live-action role-playing games and mock combat.

Chaz Hillyard coaches participants and boffers are provided.

For more information, call 360-385-6455.

Employment workshop

PORT HADLOCK — An employment specialist from WorkSource will be available to help with employment resources at 5 p.m. Monday.

The drop-in session will be at the Jefferson County Library, 620 W. Cedar Ave.

According to a news release, the specialist can help to answer such questions as: How do you land the job?

Do you need to go back to school to retrain for a new career? How about resume or interviewing assistance? What resources are available while looking for work?

For more information, call the library 360-385-6544.

Tech Tuesday

PORT HADLOCK — Jefferson County Library’s Tech Tuesday will offer drop-in computer and hand-held device support at 4 p.m. Tuesday.

Participants can receive hands-on instruction at the library, 620 W. Cedar Ave.

Tech assistance will be available until 6 p.m.

Attendees can bring devices or borrow one from the library.

Photography reception

PORT HADLOCK — Participants of the second annual Teen Photography Contest will be honored at the Jefferson County Library at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Members of the public are invited to hear the winners announced and enjoy refreshments at the library at 620 W. Cedar Ave.

A slide show of submitted images will be featured.

Memory cafe

PORT HADLOCK — The East Jefferson County Memory Cafe is set for 2 p.m. Thursday.

The meeting at Ferino’s Pizza, 846 Ness’ Corner, aims to gather people with memory loss, as well as their friends and family to connect and socialize.

It is free and open to the public.

For more information, contact Patricia Smith at 360-379-4186 or patricia [email protected]

PORT LUDLOW

Garden tours

PORT LUDLOW — Members of the public are invited to tour the Chimacum Woods from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday Sunday.

Attendees can take self-guided tours along the woodland paths in the 9-acre rhododendron nursery, 2722 Thorndyke Road.

Event organizers urge those interested to follow these directions:

Travel approximately 3 miles west of the Hood Canal Bridge and turn south from state Highway 104 onto South Point Road. After 1.5 miles, turn right onto Thorndyke Road (you will see a large sign to Coyle on the right just before the turn). Drive 2.7 miles to the driveway on the right with the Chimacum Woods sign (across from an orange newspaper box and two mailboxes). Go up the driveway and turn right or park to the right of the gate.

For more information, call 206-383-2713 or visit www.chimacumwoods.com.

Paddling class

PORT LUDLOW — “A Paddler’s Guide to Safety” class offered by the US Coast Guard Auxiliary No. 41 is set for 7 p.m. Tuesday.

Preregistration is required by Saturday. To register, call Simeon Baldwin at 460-437-9100 or email [email protected]

The cost is $10 for the class at the Port Ludlow Fire & Rescue Station at 7650 Oak Bay Road.

An experienced instructor will cover understanding paddling equipment, legal requirements and emergency response.

Students will receive state and federal regulation books.

For more information, contact Baldwin or visit https://tinyurl.com/PDN-Class-Flyer.

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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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