Mountain movie, tree planting, Chimacum school play on Peninsula

A mountain movie, tree planting expeditions, a knitting circle and a Chimacum school drama are among the weekend’s activities on the North Olympic Peninsula.

Information also is available on the interactive calendar at


The Filharmonic

PORT ANGELES — A special joint concert featuring The Filharmonic, a world-renowned a cappella group, is set for 7 tonight.

The concert will be at the Port Angeles High School auditorium at 304 E. Park Ave.

The concert is a joint effort between the Peninsula College Associated Student Council (ASC) and the Port Angeles High School choir.

Advance tickets are $25, available at They will be $30 at the door. The show is underwritten by the ASC, so current Peninsula College students and current PAHS choir students receive free admission.

The five-member a capella group of Filipino-American singers based in Los Angeles is made up of tenor Joe Caigoy (tenor), Jules Cruz (vocal bass), Trace Gaynor (tenor), Niko Del Rey (beat boxer) and VJ Rosales (tenor).

After performing in Port Angeles, the group will go on a three-month national tour.

Mosaic dance

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

The dance will be at St. Andrews Episcopal Church, 510 E. Park Ave.

A $10 door charge will include a light meal of meatball stroganoff with buttered noodles, rolls, coleslaw, fruit salad and sugar-free cookies.

The meal is sponsored by the Eagles Auxiliary of Aerie 483.

Accompanying caregivers will be admitted free of charge.

For more information, visit

Genealogy class

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

The open house will be at the society’s research center, 402 E. Lauridsen Blvd.

Visitors will be permitted to browse the books and use databases, such as Ancestry, Find My Past and Fold3 at no cost.

Volunteers will be on hand to help with searches.

During the open house, Virginia Majewski will host a free “brick wall” session from 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Majewski will help attendees find ways to approach particularly difficult genealogy problems, commonly referred to as “brick walls.”

For more information, call 360-417-5000, email [email protected] or visit

Paranormal meet-up

PORT ANGELES — Paranormal Kindred will meet from 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday.

The discussion group will meet in the Coffey Room at the Port Angeles Library, 2210 S. Peabody St.

The monthly meetings are free and open to the public.

For more information, email [email protected].

Mountain movie

PORT ANGELES — The Hurricane Ridge Winter Sports Club will host a screening of “This Mountain Life” at 7 p.m. Saturday.

The film will be shown on the second floor of The Landing mall, 115 E. Railroad Ave.

The 2019 documentary is the first presentation in the club’s 2020 Outdoor Adventure series.

The suggested donation is $10. Proceeds benefit the Hurricane Ridge Winter Sports Club and the Hurricane Ridge Ski Team.

For more information, call Danielle Lawrence at 888-877-0057 or email [email protected].

Dancing program

PORT ANGELES — The Sons of Norway will host a dancing program from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday.

The program at Scandia Hall, 131 W. Fifth St., will include Scandinavian, swing, ballroom and folk dancing.

A lesson will be held at 6:30 p.m.

The public is invited, no partner is needed, and families and all ages are welcome.

The suggested donation is $3. Refreshments will follow the dancing.

For more information, call 360-457-7035 or 360-452-6334.


Book sale

SEQUIM — The Friends of the Sequim Library will host a book sale from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.

The sale will be in the Friends’ building behind the library at 630 N. Sequim Ave.

The sale features historic photo books of Seattle, Tacoma and Washington state, nature and wildlife guides and books on gardening in the Northwest.

Proceeds from the sale will benefit programs at the Sequim Library.

Science Saturday

SEQUIM — Western Wildlife Outreach will present “Bats of the Pacific Northwest” from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Saturday.

The presentation is part of the Second Saturday Science series at the Sequim Library, 630 N. Sequim Ave.

The program is designed for youths ages 7 to 12 years.

The program is free, but due to limited space, registration is required.

For more information or to register, call 360-683-1161, email [email protected] or visit

Book discussion

SEQUIM — The Second Saturday Book Discussion Group will discuss “Do Not Say We Have Nothing” by Madeleine Thien at 3 p.m. Saturday.

The monthly book discussions are in the Sequim Library, 630 N. Sequim Ave.

In February, the group will discuss “The Skeptics’ Guide to the Universe: How to Know What’s Really Real in a World Increasingly Full of Fake” by Steven Novella.

For more information, call 360-683-1161, email [email protected] or visit

VFW dance

SEQUIM — The Veterans of Foreign Wars will host a free public dance from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Saturday.

The free dance is at VFW Post 4760, 169 E. Washington St.

Jerry’s Western Swing will perform classic country hits from the ‘50s and ‘60s.

Pancake breakfast

SEQUIM — A pancake breakfast is planned from 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sunday.

The meal will be served at the Sequim Prairie Grange, 290 Macleay Road.

Breakfast will include eggs, ham and all-you-can-eat pancakes with homemade applesauce, coffee or tea.

The meal costs $7 per person, $3 for children younger than 10. Proceeds benefit the grange building fund.

For more information, call 360-582-0100.

Sunday breakfast

SEQUIM — The Veterans of Foreign Wars will serve breakfast from 9:30 a.m. to noon Sunday.

The meal is served at the post hall at 169 E. Washington St.

The meal costs $6 per person and is open to the public.

The menu includes western omelettes, hash browns, juice and coffee.

For more information, visit

Elks bingo

SEQUIM — Sequim Elks will host bingo games from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday.

Games will be at the Sequim Elks Lodge, 143 Port Williams Road.

Admission is free with a minimum buy-in of $10.

Players must be 18 or older.

Proceeds will go to Elks scholarship programs, other charities and lodge operating expenses.

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

Beekeeper’s meeting

SEQUIM — The North Olympic Peninsula Beekeepers’ Association will convene for a meeting at noon Sunday.

The public is invited to the free meeting in the Sequim Library, 630 N. Sequim Ave.

A beginning beekeeper class at noon will be followed by a regular business meeting at 1 p.m.

For more information, contact Greg Butler at 360-460-5635, email [email protected] or visit

Dance concert

SEQUIM — Sequim Elks will host a dance and concert from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Sunday.

The dance will be at the Elks Lodge, 143 Port Williams Road.

Music will be performed by the Old SideKicks & Side Chick with bluegrass, classic country and honky-tonk.

Admission is $10 per person, $8 for Elks members.

For more information, call Lance Staub at 360-460-9608 or email [email protected].


Garden lecture

PORT TOWNSEND — Jim Ullrich will present “Developing a Backyard Sanctuary with your Orchard Mason Bees” from 10 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Saturday.

The program is the first in the Jefferson County Master Gardener Foundation’s 2020 Yard and Garden lecture series, presented at the Port Townsend Community Center, 620 Tyler St.

Tickets for the series cost $55; single lecture tickets are $12 each if space is available.

Tickets can be purchased at the Port Townsend Garden Center, 406 Benedict St.; Shold’s Nursery, 1615 W. Sims Way; by calling 360-301-2081; or online at

For more information, visit

Ask the chef

PORT TOWNSEND — The Food Co-op will host “Ask the Chef: Plant Powered Kitchen” from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday.

The free cooking demonstration by Sidonie Maroon will be in the co-op at 414 Kearney St.

For more information, call 360-385-2883, email [email protected] or visit

Work party

PORT TOWNSEND — Admiralty Audubon Society will sponsor a work party in Kah Tai Lagoon Nature Park from 9 a.m. to noon Sunday.

The party will meet in the parking lot of Chase Bank, 419 Kearney St.

The society plans to plant native trees (unless temperatures are below freezing), pull Scotch broom and other invasive plants and pick up trash.

Scotch broom pullers, garbage grabbers and trash bags will be provided; attendees should bring work gloves.

For more information, call 360-385-0307 or email [email protected].

Old time jam

PORT TOWNSEND — An an old-time jam session is planned at 1 p.m. Sunday.

The jam will be at Quimper Grange, 1219 Coronal Ave.

Suggested donation is $3 to $5. Attendees are encouraged to bring a snack to share.

For more information, visit

Ocean lecture

PORT TOWNSEND — John Calambokidis will present “Recent Changes in Large Whale Occurrence and Threats in Washington” at 3 p.m. Sunday.

The lecture will be presented in the Fort Worden Chapel, 200 Battery Way.

Admission is $5; students and teachers are admitted free.

Calambokidis is a research biologist and a co-founder of Cascadia Research, an Olympia-based, nonprofit research organization.

The presentation is part of the Future of Oceans series sponsored by the Port Townsend Marine Science Center.

For more information, visit


Cancer veterans

PORT HADLOCK — The Quimper Prostate Cancer Veterans will hold a no-host luncheon at noon Saturday.

The prostate cancer support group meets in the back room at Fiesta Jalisco, 10893 Rhody Drive.

For more information, call John Davis at 360-379-6729.


Jack and the Beanstalk

CHIMACUM — The Chimacum Drama Club will present “Jack and the Beanstalk” at 7 tonight and Saturday and at 3:30 p.m. Sunday.

The play will be performed in the auditorium at Chimacum High School, 91 West Valley Road.

Tickets are $10 per person, senior citizens and students with an ASB card are $5, and children 10 and younger are admitted free.

The club will perform the play Jan. 17-19, as well.


Knitting circle

BRINNON — Brinnon Parks and Recreation District will host a community knitting circle from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday.

The monthly circle meets at the Brinnon Community Center, 306144 U.S. Highway 101.

Attendees will knit and crochet hats for local first responders.

Yarn, knitting needles and crochet hooks will be provided by Fiber and Clay.

For more information, email [email protected].

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