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Children’s ornaments on display at Sequim Civic Center

A holiday tree-lighting ceremony and open house are planned at the Sequim Civic Center on Friday. The ceremony and open house put on… Continue reading

Juan de Fuca Harmony poses for a photograph in 2021.

First Friday Art Walk set for Sequim

A new, blended singing group will sing Christmas songs and carols around downtown Sequim during the First Friday Art Walk. Juan de Fuca… Continue reading

Juan de Fuca Harmony poses for a photograph in 2021.

Holiday bazaars, activities set this weekend

The Carlsborg Family Church Living Nativity will present shows at 4 p.m., 5… Continue reading

OTA presents Best Christmas Pageant Ever

The Best Christmas Pageant Ever will take the stage at Olympic Theatre Arts beginning today. Today’s performance will be a pay-as-you-will show at… Continue reading

Very Short Play Festival set for Friday

Students in Peninsula College’s Intro to Theatre class will share their original 10-minute-or-less plays with the public when the “Very Short Play… Continue reading

The Kiwanis Choo Choo will be Santa’s ride on Saturday to the community tree lighting in Port Townsend. (Port Townsend Main Street)
The Kiwanis Choo Choo will be Santa’s ride on Saturday to the community tree lighting in Port Townsend. (Port Townsend Main Street)
Shahida Shahrir Mellon

Tobacco and HIV topic of Thursday lecture

Cigarette smoking is the leading cause of preventable death and disease worldwide and is extremely harmful for people living with HIV, according… Continue reading

Shahida Shahrir Mellon
A Christmas tree titled “Santa’s Magic Key” stands tall at the 32nd annual Festival of Trees at Vern Burton Community Center in Port Angeles on Friday after it fetched the highest bid during Friday night’s gala auction benefiting the Olympic Medical Center Foundation. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

Festival of Trees gathers donations for hospital

Welcoming ceremony added to this year’s events

A Christmas tree titled “Santa’s Magic Key” stands tall at the 32nd annual Festival of Trees at Vern Burton Community Center in Port Angeles on Friday after it fetched the highest bid during Friday night’s gala auction benefiting the Olympic Medical Center Foundation. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

Holiday bazaars set this weekend

Holiday bazaars are set for the weekend and beyond on the North Olympic Peninsula. PORT TOWNSEND • The Port Townsend Arts Guild will present the… Continue reading

Holiday bazaars set on Peninsula

Holiday bazaars are set for the weekend and beyond on the North Olympic Peninsula. PORT TOWNSEND • The Port Townsend Arts Guild will present its… Continue reading

Bluegrass reunion planned next Friday

Three musicians to perform in Port Townsend

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Harry Nagra, left, and Harry Sangha, owners of Hardy’s Market in Sequim, dish out dinner boxes of Biryani chicken and rice for the market's annual Thanksgiving Day meal giveaway. The meals also included slices of pumpkin pie for distribution to hungry diners.

Hardy meal served in Sequim

Harry Nagra, left, and Harry Sangha, owners of Hardy’s Market in Sequim, dish out dinner boxes of Biryani chicken and rice for the market’s annual… Continue reading

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Harry Nagra, left, and Harry Sangha, owners of Hardy’s Market in Sequim, dish out dinner boxes of Biryani chicken and rice for the market's annual Thanksgiving Day meal giveaway. The meals also included slices of pumpkin pie for distribution to hungry diners.
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Noah Long and Amelia Brown, members of The Ballet Workshop, perform a dance from "The Nutcracker" during Wednesday night's opening ceremony for the Festival of Trees at Vern Burton Community Center in Port Angeles. The ceremony also featured short works by Ghostlight Productions and the Port Angeles Symphony.
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Noah Long and Amelia Brown, members of The Ballet Workshop, perform a dance from "The Nutcracker" during Wednesday night's opening ceremony for the Festival of Trees at Vern Burton Community Center in Port Angeles. The ceremony also featured short works by Ghostlight Productions and the Port Angeles Symphony.

Pipe organ recital scheduled Sunday

Noah Smith’s pipe organ concert will feature the world premiere of Boxes by Keith Sisterhenm. The free recital will be at 6… Continue reading

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Cecilia Stevenson, of Dallas, left, and her father, Will Stevenson of Port Angeles, say a blessing before enjoying a Thanksgiving meal in the fellowship hall of Queen of Angeles Catholic Church in Port Angeles. The church offered a traditional Thanksgiving dinner for the community, with several hundred diners taking advantage of the in-house meal. Numerous other dinners were sent out for in-home dining.

Thankful diners eat at Queen of Angels

Cecilia Stevenson, of Dallas, left, and her father, Will Stevenson of Port Angeles, say a blessing before enjoying a Thanksgiving meal in the fellowship hall… Continue reading

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Cecilia Stevenson, of Dallas, left, and her father, Will Stevenson of Port Angeles, say a blessing before enjoying a Thanksgiving meal in the fellowship hall of Queen of Angeles Catholic Church in Port Angeles. The church offered a traditional Thanksgiving dinner for the community, with several hundred diners taking advantage of the in-house meal. Numerous other dinners were sent out for in-home dining.
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Volunteers for the Tri-Area Community Center meals program Gina Landon, ladling gravy while across from her Aiden Glenn arranges turkey slices to complete the assembly line set up to produce over 400 Thanksgiving Day turkey dinners for delivery to homeless camps and senior living facilities in Port Townsend and as far south as Brinnon as well as individual pick-up by those who reserved a dinner. Additional volunteers working in the background on Thursday are Melissa Layer, Rosemary Schmucker and Sean Jones.

Volunteers assemble Tri-Area feast

Volunteers for the Tri-Area Community Center meals program Gina Landon ladles gravy, while across from her Aiden Glenn arranges turkey slices to complete the assembly… Continue reading

Steve Mullensky/for Peninsula Daily News

Volunteers for the Tri-Area Community Center meals program Gina Landon, ladling gravy while across from her Aiden Glenn arranges turkey slices to complete the assembly line set up to produce over 400 Thanksgiving Day turkey dinners for delivery to homeless camps and senior living facilities in Port Townsend and as far south as Brinnon as well as individual pick-up by those who reserved a dinner. Additional volunteers working in the background on Thursday are Melissa Layer, Rosemary Schmucker and Sean Jones.

Wintertide, skating among entertainment this weekend

Holiday entertainment swings into full force this weekend. • Makers Market and Light Art Experience at the Port Angeles Fine Arts Center open today to… Continue reading

Holiday bazaars set on Peninsula

Holiday bazaars are set for the next few days on the North Olympic Peninsula. SEQUIM • The Dungeness River Nature Center will host its annual… Continue reading