Concerts, lectures, online privacy class offered Tuesday

Concerts, lectures, online privacy class offered Tuesday

Concerts, lectures about wolves and birds, and a class on online privacy are among the Tuesday activities on the North Olympic Peninsula.

Information also is available on the interactive calendar at


Maier Hall concert

PORT ANGELES — The Pacific Coast Trio will perform at 7 p.m. Tuesday.

The concert is in Maier Hall at Peninsula College, 1502 E. Lauridsen Blvd.

The trio consists of oboist Thomas Gallant, flutist Jill Felber and pianist Diane Frazer.

Their program includes transcriptions of Donizetti operas, as well as works by Richard Strauss, Benjamin Britten and Jacques Ibert.

The trio will also premiere a new work by Peninsula College faculty composer David P. Jones.

Admission is $15 per person, $5 for students.

For more information, contact David Jones at [email protected].

Book discussion

PORT ANGELES — The Second Tuesday Book Discussion Group will discuss “Tangerine” by Christine Mangan at 11 a.m. Tuesday.

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

In March, the group will discuss the novel, “Notes On a Foreign Country: An American Abroad In a Post-American World” by Suzy Hansen.

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

Teen lounge

PORT ANGELES — The North Olympic Library System will host a teen lounge from 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday.

The lounge is open for young adults age 11 through 19 at the Port Angeles Library, 2210 S. Peabody St.

The free program runs Tuesdays through June 9 except for Feb. 25.

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.

Wolf lecture

PORT ANGELES — Julia Smith will discuss the current state of wolves in Washington at 7 p.m. Tuesday.

Smith’s presentation is part of Olympic National Park’s Perspectives series at the Port Angeles Library, 2210 S. Peabody St.

Smith, the wolf coordinator for the state’s Department of Fish and Wildlife, will host a question-and-answer session after her presentation.


Bird lecture

SEQUIM — Jim Karr will present “The Ascent of Birds” from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Tuesday.

The free lecture will be in the Dungeness River Audubon Center at Railroad Bridge Park, 2151 W. Hendrickson Road.

The lecture series is based on the book “The Ascent of Birds: How Modern Science Is Revealing Their Story ” by John Reilly.

The lecture and discussion will cover “The Storm Petrel’s Story: Sympatry vs Allopatry” and “The Albatross’s Story: The Species Problem.”

For more information, call Karr at 360-681-3163 or email [email protected].

Grange meeting

SEQUIM — The Sequim Prairie Grange will conduct its monthly meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday.

The meeting at the grange hall, 290 Macleay Road is open to the public.

Light snacks and conversation will be served in the kitchen after the meeting.

For more information, call 360-582-0100.


Birding trip

PORT TOWNSEND — Sue Thompson will lead a birding trip from 9 a.m. to noon Tuesday.

Participants should meet in the parking lot at North Beach County Park, 5787 Kuhn St.

The public is welcome on this free field trip sponsored by the Admiralty Audubon Society.

The group will look at seabirds at North Beach, scope the Chinese Garden ponds, walk nearby trails for forest birds and check out the secret pond.

For more information, email Thompson at [email protected] or visit

Arts to elders

PORT TOWNSEND — The Caribe Steel Band will perform a free concert at 2 p.m. Tuesday.

The concert will be at Victoria Place, 491 Discovery Road.

The band blends Caribbean steelpans and vocals to perform reggae, calypso, soca, samba and pop tunes.

The performance is part of the Arts to Elders series sponsored by Northwind Arts Center and funded by the Rotary Club of Port Townsend and an anonymous donor.

For more information, call the center at 360-379-1086.


Work Party

BRINNON — Jefferson Land Trust will host a stewardship work party from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday.

Volunteers will work at the Duckabush Oxbow Preserve on Duckabush Road about one mile off U.S. Highway 101.

Planned work includes creating water bars, moving gravel and planting shrubs to help slow water runoff from nearby forest roads.

For more information, call Carrie at 360-379-9501 or email [email protected].


Tech Tuesday

PORT HADLOCK — Library staff will present “Online Privacy” 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.

Attendees will learn about protecting their digital privacy and steps to take to protect their online information.

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

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