Studium West, Adventure Travel lecture, Balfolk dance set for Friday

Studium West, Adventure Travel lecture, Balfolk dance set for Friday

Studium West, an Adventure Travel lecture and a Balfolk dance are among the upcoming activities on the North Olympic Peninsula.

Information also is available on the interactive calendar at


Magic of Cinema

PORT ANGELES — Magic of Cinema will host a free screening of “13th” at 6:30 p.m. Friday.

The film will be shown in the Little Theater at Peninsula College, 1502 E. Lauridsen Blvd.

The 2016 documentary explores the prison system in the United States and how it reveals the nation’s history of racial inequality.

Before the film, starting at 5:30 p.m., the Port Angeles Racial Justice Collective will host a letter writing session.

The session will begin with a reading of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s “Letter from a Birmingham Jail” followed by an opportunity for attendees to write letters of support to individuals incarcerated at Clallam Bay Correction Center.

The collective will lead a discussion after the film.

For more information, call Helen Lovejoy at 360-417-6362 or email

Masonic bingo

PORT ANGELES — Mason’s Lodge 69 will host bingo from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday.

The lodge is located at 622 S. Lincoln St.

Proceeds benefit Lodge programs.

For more information, visit

Adventure travel

PORT ANGELES — John and Mary Wegmann will present “Falkland and South Georgia Islands: In the steps of Sir Ernest Shackleton” as part of the Olympic Discovery Trail’s Adventure Travel series from 7 to 8:30 Friday.

The Wegmann’s will be speaking at the Port Angeles Senior and Community Center, 328 E. Seventh St.

Admission a $5 donation.

For more information, call Brian Anderson at 360-775-5395 or email


Studium West

Deborah Espinosa will present “Debtor’s Prison in Washington State: Advocacy through Visual Storytelling” at 7 p.m. Friday.

The lecture is part of the Studium West series presented at Peninsula College Forks, 481 S. Forks Ave.

Espinosa will use multimedia storytelling by formerly incarcerated individuals sharing what it’s like for them and their families to try to survive under court-imposed legal debt.

For more information, call Lesley Hoare at 360-374-3223 or email


Dance concert

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

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

Music will be performed by Renegade! playing blues, rock ‘n’ roll from the ‘60s through the ‘80s and country.

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

For more information, call Lance Staub at 360-460-9608 or email


Duckabush celebration

CHIMACUM — The Brinnon Group will host “Celebrate the Duckabush” from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday.

The open house will be in the tasting room at Finnriver Farm and Cidery, 124 Center Road.

The free community event will feature table displays about the geology, flora and fauna of the river’s valley.

For more information, visit


Balfolk dance

PORT TOWNSEND — A Balfolk International Dance is set from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Friday.

The dance featuring partner and circle steps from Europe will be at Quimper Grange, 1219 Corona Ave.

Admission is $5 to $20 on a sliding scale.

For more information, visit wwwquimpergrange .com.

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