Museum anniversary, desserts and D-Day on Peninsula schedule

Activities to celebrate the Makah museum’s anniversary, a D-Day memorial and a concert and dessert competition are among the upcoming activities on the North Olympic Peninsula.

Information also is available on the interactive calendar.


Museum anniversary

NEAH BAY — The Makah Cultural and Research Center will kick off the celebration of its 40th anniversary by offering free museum admission Saturday.

In addition, the Makah Cultural and Research Center (MCRC) will feature a lecture by Gary C. Wessen, Ph.D. at 6 p.m. Monday in the classroom of the Neah Bay museum.

Museum exhibit and store hours will be extended that day until 7 p.m.

Wessen’s lecture is titled, “Makahs, Quileutes, and the Precontact History of the Northwestern Olympic Peninsula, Washington.”

Wessen was one of the site directors at the Ozette Archaeological Project during the 11-year excavation and has worked extensively throughout Western Washington during his career.


Bingo night

FORKS — West End Sportsmen will host bingo night at 7 p.m. Thursday.

The fundraiser will be at the club at 243 Sportsmen’s Club Road.

Proceeds will benefit hunter education program and the annual Kids’ Fishing Day.


Masonic bingo

PORT ANGELES — Mason’s Lodge 69 will host bingo from 6:30 to 9 tonight and Wednesday.

The lodge is at 622 S. Lincoln St.

Proceeds will benefit Lodge programs.

For more information, visit

Mosaic dance

PORT ANGELES — Clallam Mosaic will host its monthly dance from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday.

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

The $8 door charge will include a light meal of sloppy joes, fruit salad, vegetable salad and sugar-free cookies and other desserts.

Accompanying caregivers will be admitted free of charge.

For more information, visit

Paranormal meeting

PORT ANGELES — Paranormal Kindred will meet from 1:15 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday.

The discussion group meets in the Coffey Room at the Port Angeles Library, 2210 S. Peabody Road.

The monthly meetings are free and open to the public.

For more information, email [email protected]

Hiking lecture

PORT ANGELES — Laura Rotegard will present “Recharging: Walking Across Norway on St. Olaf’s Way” at 7:30 p.m. Monday.

Rotegard will address a Sons of Norway meeting at Scandia Hall, 131 W. Fifth St.

Rotegard will share pictures from her hike and discuss planning considerations for similar trips.

The public is invited to this free meeting.

Book discussion

PORT ANGELES — The Second Tuesday Book Discussion Group will discuss “Less” by Andrew Sean Greer at 11 a.m. Tuesday.

The monthly group meets in the Port Angeles Library, 2210 S. Peabody St.

In July, the group will discuss the novel “The Alice Network” by Kate Quinn.

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

Senior dance

PORT ANGELES — Cat’s Meow will perform for a swing dance from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday.

The dance will be in the Port Angeles Senior and Community Center, 328 E. Seventh St.

Refreshments will be served from 8 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Admission is $5 per person; first-time attendees are admitted free.

Poison plants

PORT ANGELES — Cathy Lucero will present “Poisonous Plants for People and Pets” at noon Thursday.

The lecture is part of the Green Thumb Garden Tips series held in the county commissioners meeting room in the Clallam County Courthouse, 223 E. Fourth St.

Lucero, Clallam County’s noxious weed control coordinator, will share tips on spotting poisonous weeds found locally and will identify common landscape plants that are toxic to humans, pets or livestock.

Attendees are welcome to bring a lunch to eat during the presentation.

For more information, call the county extension at 360-565-2679.

Bunco benefit

PORT ANGELES — Tickets are on sale for a bunco benefit to be held from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday.

The benefit for Operation Uplift will be held at the Port Angeles Senior and Community Center, 328 E Seventh St.

Admission is $10 per person, tickets are on sale at the center or at the door.

For more information, call Janice Etherton at 360-775-3883 or email [email protected]


Rummage sale

SEQUIM — Hummel figurines and a collection of clown figurines will be featured at a rummage sale from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. today and from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday.

The annual sale will be at Trinity United Methodist Church, 100 S. Blake Ave.

The sale also will offer clothing, toys, tools, books, kitchenware, linens, jewelry, furniture and a ladies boutique.

Proceeds will benefit the church’s community projects.

Discussion group

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

The group meets in the Sequim Library, 630 N. Sequim Ave.

Great Decisions discussion groups, sponsored by the Foreign Policy Association, are free and open to the public.

This week’s topic is “The Free Trade Paradox: The Bad Politics of A Good Idea.”

For more information, call George Noa at 360-808-9911, email [email protected] or visit

Dance lessons

SEQUIM — “Six Dance Lessons in Six Weeks” opens this weekend with performances at 7:30 p.m. tonight and Saturday and a matinee performance at 2 p.m. Sunday.

The production will be staged at Olympic Theatre Arts, 414 N. Sequim Ave.

Tickets are $18 per person and $16 for OTA members; they can be purchased at

For more information, call the theater at 360- 683-7326 or email [email protected]

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 hardcover sets of Sherlock Holmes, Mark Twain and Ernest Hemingway; outside, selected paperbacks will be $1 per box.

Proceeds from the sale benefits programs at the Sequim Library.

Sourdough class

SEQUIM — Victoria Miller will discuss baking sourdough bread at 11 a.m. Saturday.

The class will be at Nash’s Farm Store, 4681 Sequim-Dungeness Way.

Miller is the author of “From No-Knead to Sourdough.”

Attendees should bring a container to take some sourdough starter home in.

The free class is part of Nash’s Bread Week.

Gabriel Schuenemann will discuss his journey to creating bread at 4 p.m. Tuesday.

D-Day ceremony set

SEQUIM — Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4760 will host a D-Day memorial ceremony from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.

Doors at the post at 169 E. Washington St., will open at noon.

The ceremony and free buffet-style lunch is open to all veterans and their families in the area.

All World War II veterans are invited to attend as special guests.

Doors open at noon, with ceremonies starting at 1 p.m. and the event finishing at 3 p.m.

For more information, email [email protected]

Book discussion

SEQUIM — The Second Saturday Book Discussion Group will discuss “History of Wolves” by Emily Fridlund at 3 p.m. Saturday.

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

In July the group will discuss “If Today Be Sweet” by Thrity Umriger.

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

Barn dance

SEQUIM — Chapter FY of the Philanthropic Education Organization will host a barn dance in memory of Glenda Clark at 3 p.m. Saturday.

The fundraiser will be held at Bob Clark’s big white barn, 322 Clark Road.

Music will be provided by the Buck Ellard Band as well as other local musicians.

In addition to dancing, there will be food, door prizes, a silent auction and raffles.

Admission is $15 per person. Proceeds will help to provide PEO grants and scholarships to women.

Clark, a longtime active member of Chapter FY and many other organizations, died in 2014.

For more information or to purchase tickets, call B.Z. Zabora at 360-477-1990 or AnnaLee Smith at 360-461-3008.

School benefit

SEQUIM — A benefit to celebrate Five Acre School’s 25th anniversary is planned at 4 p.m. Saturday.

The doors will open at 3 p.m. for the celebration at Jardin du Soleil, 3932 Sequim-Dungeness Way.

Admission is free.

The benefit will feature music, dancing, a bake sale, beer, wine and cider; food vending by Pacific Pantry, silent auction and a quilt raffle.

The local band Joy in Mudville will perform at 5 p.m.

Proceeds will benefit the school’s operating fund.

Rise for the Orca

SEQUIM — Dana Lyons will perform a concert from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday.

The concert, part of Lyons’ Rise for the Orca tour, will be held in Pioneer Park, 387 E Washington St.

The suggested donation is $10 to $20 per person.

For more information, call Brian Grad at 360-620-4036, email [email protected] or visit Orca.

Elks bingo

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

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 years 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.

Spring concert

SEQUIM — The Center for Spiritual Living will host a jazz concert from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.

The concert will be held in the clubhouse at Pioneer Park, 387 E. Washington Ave.

The trio of Al Harris, Craig Buhler and Jessie Lee will perform the music of George Gershwin, Cole Porter and Irving Berlin.

The suggested donation is $15 per person.

For more information, call 360-681-0177.

Ice cream social

SEQUIM — Sequim Prairie Grange will host an ice cream social from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday.

The social will be at the grange hall, 290 Macleay Road.

The social costs $5 per person.

For more information call Loretta Bilow at 360-582-0100.

Memory cafe

SEQUIM — The East Clallam Memory Cafe will meet from 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday.

The group will meet at the Mariner Cafe, 609 W. Washington St.

The memory cafe is for people with memory loss and their care partners.

The monthly meetings are free; food and beverages are available for purchase.

For more information, call Pam Scott at 360-683-7047 or Renee Rux at 360-681-2511 or email [email protected] or [email protected]

Crabbing 101

SEQUIM — The Marine Resources Committees of Jefferson and Clallam counties will sponsor a lecture on crabbing from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday.

The class will be held at the John Wayne Marina, 2577 W. Sequim Bay Road.

The class is free but pre-registration is required at

Future classes are scheduled in Port Angeles, Port Townsend and Port Hadlock.

Bread class

SEQUIM — Gabriel Schuenemann will discuss creating bread pizza dough at 4 p.m. Tuesday.

The presentation is part of Bread Week at Nash’s Farm Store, 4681 Sequim-Dungeness Way.

Schuenemann is the owner and chef at the Alder Wood Bistro in Sequim.

The class is free and open to the public.

Arts conversation

SEQUIM — The Sequim Arts Advisory Commission will host “Arts Conversation — Fine, Performance & Culinary Arts” from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday.

The conversation in the city council chambers at 152 W. Cedar St., will focus on ways to enhance the arts culture in Sequim.

The public is welcome to attend the free event and to join in the conversation.

For more information, call Cyndi Hueth at 360-582-2477 or email [email protected]

Accordion concert

SEQUIM — Gary Blair will perform a concert on the accordion at 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday.

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

Admission is $7 per person.

For more information, call Joseph Schipani at 317-459-3340 or email [email protected]

Wellness forum

SEQUIM — Dr. Carolyn DeSalvo will present “Prevention and Treatment of Osteoporosis” at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday.

The lecture will be at Trinity United Methodist Church, 100 S. Blake Ave.

The free presentation is part of the WOW! Working on Wellness Forum series sponsored by the Dungeness Valley Health and Wellness Clinic.

DeSalvo has completed a residency in obstetrics and gynecology and a fellowship in integrative medicine.

For more information, call 360-582-0218.

Apiculture lecture

SEQUIM — Margaret Depew will address a meeting of the Sequim Bay Yacht Club from 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday.

The free, public lecture will be presented at the John Wayne Marina, 2577 W. Sequim Bay Road.

Depew from the Sequim Bee Farm will discuss the history of beekeeping and their role in the food chain.

For more information, call Andrea Williams at 530-945-9234 or email [email protected]


Evening with an Elder

DISCOVERY BAY — Local elder Ray Hunter will share stories and answer questions from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday.

The evening of local lore will be held at Disco Bay Detour, 282332 U.S. Highway 101.

Hunter, who recently turned 80, will share humorous stories about the history of Eaglemount and Discovery Bay.

The public is invited to attend this free presentation.

For more information, visit

Beach stories

DISCOVERY BAY — Ken Campbell will present “Beach Stories From All Over” from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday.

The lecture will be presented at Disco Bay Detour, 282332 U.S. Highway 101.

Campbell, the director of the Ikkatsu Project, will discuss marine plastic research programs and beach cleanups.

The public is invited to attend this free presentation.

For more information, visit


Conversation Cafe

PORT TOWNSEND — Conversation Cafe will meet from 11:45 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. today.

The group meets at Alchemy Restaurant, 842 Washington St.

This week’s topic is “Gifts.”

Chorale concert

PORT TOWNSEND — Wild Rose Chorale will perform an a cappella concert at 7:30 tonight.

The chorale will perform at the Quimper Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 2333 San Juan Ave.

Suggested donation is $18 per person.

For more information, call 360-385-1402 or visit

Art happening

PORT TOWNSEND — The Resiliency of Heart action group of Local 20/20 will sponsor an inter-generational art happening from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday.

The happening will be at Chester Square, 1029 Lawrence St.

Art supplies will be provided and the public of all ages is invited to this free event.

For more information, call 360-774-1071.

Lagoon work party

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

Volunteers should meet at the parking lot on 12th Street across from Henery’s Hardware.

Volunteers will be pulling invasive plants and picking up garbage at the west end of the lagoon.

They should bring work gloves; tools and refreshments will be provided.

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

Country dance

PORT TOWNSEND — Nan Evans will be calling an English country dance from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday.

The dance will be at the Rosewind Common House, 3131 Haines St.

Admission is a suggested donation of $5.

Music for the dance will be performed by the Rosewind Country Dance Band.

The dance will be followed by a potluck dinner.

The venue is fragrance-free and street shoes are not permitted on the dance floor; dance shoes and slippers are acceptable.

Spotlight social

PORT TOWNSEND — Stringology will perform at a concert and dessert competition from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Sunday at Quimper Grange, 1219 Corona St.

The concert and dessert competition is part of the Local Spotlight Social series, which features area musicians.

Admission is a suggested donation of $10 or $5 with a homemade dessert.

Desserts should have a list of ingredients to help protect people with food allergies.

For more information, email [email protected] or visit

For more information, email [email protected]

Meaningful movies

PORT TOWNSEND — A free screening of “Keep the Hives Alive” is planned at 6:30 p.m. Monday.

The film will be shown in the sanctuary at Quimper Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 2333 San Juan Ave.

The film explores the relationship between pesticide use and declining pollinator populations.

For more information, call Matt Woodward at 360-390-4545 or email [email protected]

Arts to Elders

PORT TOWNSEND — The Chuck Easton Trio will perform a free concert at 2 p.m. Tuesday.

The concert will be at Discovery View, 1051 Hancock St.

The performance is part of the Arts to Elders series sponsored by Northwind Arts Center.

For more information, call the center at 360-379-1086 or email [email protected]

Anglers to meet

PORT TOWNSEND — Lorena McGovern will be the guest speaker at the next meeting of the East Jefferson Chapter of Puget Sound Anglers at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday.

The monthly meeting will be in the Port Townsend Port Commission office, 333 Benedict St.

McGovern is a marine biologist for the state Department of Fish and Wildlife.

The public is invited to attend this free meeting.

Urban Sketchers

PORT TOWNSEND — The Urban Sketchers will sketch at the Keystone ferry dock from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Thursday.

The group will meet at the Port Townsend ferry terminal and take the 10:15 a.m. sailing to Coupeville.

The gathering is free but sketchers will need to pay the fare for the ferry; walk-on fare is $6.90, $3.40 for seniors.

For more information, call Barbara Kurland at 360-316-9947 or email [email protected]

Toastmasters to meet

PORT TOWNSEND — A new member giving his first talk will be the featured speaker at a meeting of the Jefferson County Toastmasters Club from noon to 1 p.m. Thursday.

The club will meet at the Port Townsend Library’s Learning Center, 1256 Lawrence St.

The public is invited to attend the free meeting.

For more information, visit

Poetry reading

PORT TOWNSEND — Risa Denenberg and Peggy Herring will be the Northwind Reading series’ featured readers at 7 p.m. Thursday.

The series is held in the Northwind Arts Center, 701 Water St.

The suggested donation of $5 per person will support the Northwind Arts Center.

For more information, call Bill Mawhinney at 360-302-1159 or visit


Shakespeare play

QUILCENE — The Olympic Peninsula HomeConnection will stage a production of Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” from 7 to 9:30 tonight.

The play will be performed at Serendipity Farm, 451 Cemetery Road.

Admission is by donation.

For more information, call Catherine Adler at 360-301-3691 or email [email protected]


Geology presentation

CHIMACUM — Nick Zentner will present “Eastern Washington’s Greatest Hits … Geologically!” at 4 p.m. Saturday.

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

Zentner’s lecture will use video presentations to show the land forms of the Eastern Washington desert.

Zentner has a master’s degree in geology from Idaho State University and has been teaching geology at Central Washington University in Ellensburg since 1992, organizers said.

He produces the PBS series “Nick on the Rocks” and “Downtown Geology Lecture Series” on YouTube.

The one-hour lecture sponsored by the Jefferson Land Trust Geology Group is free and open to the public but donations to help defray expenses are welcome.

For more information, visit

‘The Hobbit’

CHIMACUM — Sixth- and seventh-grade students from Sunfield Waldorf School will perform “The Hobbit” at 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

The production will be staged at the Salmon Shelter in H.J. Carroll Park, 9884 state Highway 19.

The play, written by Markland Taylor, is an adaptation of the novel of the same name by J.R.R. Tolkien.

Seating is under cover on gravel. Blankets, cushions or low chairs are recommended.

The suggested donation is $10.

For more information, call the school at 360-385-3658.

Philosophy in the Barn

CHIMACUM — Wesley Cecil will discuss the history of philosophy from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday.

The lecture is part of the 16-week Philosophy in the Barn series presented in the Hay Barn at Finnriver Farm and Cidery, 124 Center Road.

The suggested donation is $5.

The barn is unheated so participants are encouraged to dress for the weather.

Grange meeting

CHIMACUM — Chris Mertz will discuss 2017 agricultural census data at 7 p.m. Wednesday.

The presentation will be at Chimacum Grange, 9572 Rhody Drive.

Mertz, a staff member at the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service, will take questions after his presentation.

The meeting will begin with a potluck social at 6:30 p.m.


Campus tour

PORT HADLOCK — The Northwest School of Wooden Boatbuilding will host tours of its campus from 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. today.

The free tours will be conducted at the school’s Port Hadlock Heritage Campus, 42 N. Water St.

No reservations are required for the tours, which are conducted on the first Friday of each month.

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.

Tech Tuesday

PORT HADLOCK — Library staff will present “Travel and Travel Information Apps” from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday.

The class is part of the Tech Tuesday series at the Jefferson County Library, 620 Cedar Ave.

The presentation will cover free online resources for travel that are available at the library.

Tech staff will be available from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. after the class for drop-in tech assistance with phones, tablets or other devices.

For more information, call 360-385-6544 or visit

Poetry conversation

PORT HADLOCK — Tess Gallagher and Carlos Reyes will host a poetry reading from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday.

The reading will be held in the Jefferson County Library, 620 Cedar Ave.

The pair will read from their recent collections and then explore the readings in conversation with each other and the audience.

For more information, call 360-385-6544 or visit

Book discussion

PORT HADLOCK — A discussion of “Pilgrim’s Wilderness” by Tom Kizzia is planned from 6:15 p.m. to 7:45 p.m. Thursday.

The discussion group will meet at the Jefferson County Library, 620 Cedar Ave.

Signup is required; copies of the book are available to borrow.

In July, the group will discuss “All the Ugly and Wonderful Things” by Bryn Greenwood.

For more information, call 360-385-6544 or visit


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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