Christmas play, candlelight concert among Thursday’s events

Christmas play, candlelight concert among Thursday’s events

A Christmas play and a candlelight concert are among Thursday’s activities on the North Olympic Peninsula.

Information also is available on the interactive calendar at


Bingo night

FORKS — West End Sportsmen will host bingo 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.


Songs for Kiwanis

PORT ANGELES — Bella Voce will perform at a meeting of the Kiwanis Club of Port Angeles at noon Thursday.

The club meets weekly at Joshua’s Restaurant, 113 Del Guzzi Drive.

Bella Voce, the Port Angeles High School girl’s chorus, will sing holiday songs.

The public is invited to attend the free meeting; food and beverages will be available for purchase.

For more information, visit

Memory Cafe

PORT ANGELES — The West Clallam Memory Cafe will meet from 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday.

The group will meet at Joshua’s Restaurant, 113 Del Guzzi Drive.

Memory cafes are 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 Bryanne Stewart at 360-452-9086, email or Elizabeth Pratt at 360-452-7222, email


Christmas play

SEQUIM — If the cold and wet weather of Christmas has you down, Olympic Theatre Art’s musical “Another Night Before Christmas” runs for one more weekend to help brighten your spirits, with a “pay what you will” show at 7:30 p.m. Thursday.

“Another Night Before Christmas” also will be at Olympic Theatre Arts, 414 N. Sequim Ave., at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and at 2 p.m. Sunday. A talk-back with the cast and crew is planned on Sunday.

Tickets are $20 for adults or $12 for students at, the show door or 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Fridays at the box office.

The two-person show featuring Christy Holy and E.J. Anderson III should provide a sense of wonder, said director Dan DePrez.

“It’s a story about a social worker trying to convince a homeless man he’s not who he thinks he is,” DePrez said. “By the end of the show, it’s the other way.”

Steven Humphrey directs the music, which actors say is their favorite part of the show.

For more information, call Olympic Theatre Arts at 360-683-7326.

Teen lounge

SEQUIM — The North Olympic Library System will host Teen Tech Lounge from 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Thursday.

The free monthly tech hangout is at the Sequim Library, 630 N. Sequim Ave.

Participants will be able to access the NOLS mobile laptop lab, jackbox games and Oculus virtual reality headsets.

Snacks and crafts will be available.

Parental release forms are required before using the virtual reality headsets.

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


Rotary to meet

PORT HADLOCK — Tish and Tom Satre will present “Cruising Alaskan Waters with Tish and Tom Satre aboard Alaska Quest” from noon to 1 p.m. Thursday. The event will be held at The Old Alcohol Plant, 310 Hadlock Bay Road.

The Satres will discuss their adventures running the charter boat Alaska Quest.

An optional, cafeteria-style lunch will be available for $15 starting at 11:30 a.m.

For more information, email Ray Serebrin at or visit


Toastmasters meet

PORT TOWNSEND — The Jefferson County Toastmasters Club will show “How to Present with Impact and Persuade with Ease” from noon to 1 p.m. Thursday.

The educational video series will be shown at Grace Lutheran Church, 1120 Walker St.

The public is invited to attend this free meeting.

For more information, call 360-789-7691 or visit

Pints and policy

PORT TOWNSEND — Port Townsend Tri-Area for Elizabeth Warren will host Pints and Policy from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday.

The political presentation is at Doc’s Marina Grill, 141 Hudson St.

Viki Sonntag will lead a discussion about Warren’s wealth tax plan.

For more information, call Susan Uballe at 906-236-1660.

Candlelight concert

PORT TOWNSEND —The Choral Belles will present a Gala Holiday Performance at 7 p.m. Thursday.

The annual concert is at Trinity United Methodist Church, 609 Taylor St.

Mary Lou Montgomery will direct the all-woman chorale in a program of sacred and secular Christmas music.

The Holiday Reeds, a clarinet quartet, will present a musical interlude during the intermission.

Suggested donation is $10 per person. Proceeds benefit Port Townsend charities and the church’s music and Victorian restoration programs.

For more information, call 360-774-1644 or visit

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