Drag racing, winery concert, steam-powered machines on Peninsula

Drag racing in Forks, a winery concert and a gathering of steam-powered machines are among the upcoming activities on the North Olympic Peninsula.

Information also is available on the interactive calendar at www.peninsula dailynews.com.


West End Thunder

FORKS — West End Thunder drag races continue in Forks from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

The races are held at the Forks Airport, South Forks Avenue.

General admission is $10 per person. Show and Shine is $40 for car and driver; race entries are $40 and daily drivers are $20.

For more information, visit www.westendthunder.com.

Senior luncheon

FORKS — A free senior luncheon is planned at the Congregational Church, 280 S. Spartan Ave., at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday.

The lunch at the church at 280 S. Spartan Ave., will feature barbecued burgers — beef and chicken — with homemade baked beans, salads and drinks.

It is free to all Forks senior citizens.

Doors open at noon.

The lunch is put on by the Congregational Church Family and Senior Power of Forks.


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 benefit Lodge programs.

For more information, visit www.pamasonic.org.

Pajama storytime

PORT ANGELES — The North Olympic Library System will host Pajama Storytime! at 10:30 a.m. Saturday.

The free early literacy program will be held in the Port Angeles Library, 2210 S. Peabody St.

Pajama Storytime! features singing, reading, talking, playing and writing led by the library’s teen volunteers.

The program is designed for children up to 5 years old and their adult caregivers.

Mosaic dance

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

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

An $8 door charge will include a light meal of tacos, Mexican cole slaw, sugar-free cookies and other desserts.

Accompanying caregivers will be admitted free of charge.

For more information, visit www.clallammosaic.org.

Paranormal meetup

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

The discussion group will meet in the Carver 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]

Summer concert

PORT ANGELES — The Stacy Jones Band will perform at Olympic Cellars Winery at 7 p.m. Saturday.

The performance is part of the Summer Concert series at the winery at 255410 U.S. Highway 101.

Admission is $13 in advance and $15 at the door.

Tickets can be purchased online at www.brownpapertickets.com.

In celebration of National Farmers Market Week, half the price of each ticket to this week’s concert will be donated to the Port Angeles Farmers Market.

This week’s food vendor is Turnip the Beet and local beer will be supplied by Fathom and League Hop Yard Brewery.

For more information, call 360-452-0160 or visit www.olympiccellars.com.

Home tour

PORT ANGELES — Soroptimist International of Port Angeles — Jet Set will host a self-guided tour of one of Port Angeles’ historic homes from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday.

The hidden home, at 520 Georgiana St., was built in 1927.

Admission is by donation; entrance is through the alley.

Proceeds will help fund scholarships for girls and women.

For more information, visit www.sijetset.com.

Books and donuts

PORT ANGELES — The Books & Donuts discussion group will meet at 11 a.m. Monday.

The group will meet at the Port Angeles Library, 2210 S. Peabody St.

Teens entering seventh through 12th grades are invited to come talk about their favorite books, hear about new ones and enjoy donuts and juice.

For more information, call 360-417-8500, email [email protected] or visit www.nols.org.

Book discussion

PORT ANGELES — The Second Tuesday Book Discussion Group will discuss “Do Not Say We Have Nothing” by Madeleine Thien at 11 a.m. Tuesday.

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

In September, the group will discuss the novel “We Were The Lucky Ones” by Georgia Hunter.

For more information, call 360-417-8500, email [email protected] or visit www.nols.org.

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.

Kiwanis to meet

PORT ANGELES — Mark Harvey will address a meeting of the Kiwanis Club of Port Angeles at noon Thursday.

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

Harvey is an advocate for seniors and writes a weekly column for the PDN.

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

For more information, visit kiwanisofpa.portal buzz.com.


Steam meet

SEQUIM — The Northwest Steam Society will hold its annual meet in Sequim this weekend.

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

The public is invited to come see the steam-powered cars and boats from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. today and Saturday and from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday.

For more information, call Stephanie Hylton at 360-468-2826, email [email protected] or visit www.northwest steamsociety.org.

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 will feature 25 novels in the “Secrets of the Blue Hill Library” series by Emily Thomas, a collection of movie memorabilia from the 1950s and a collection of more than 700 ice hockey trading cards.

Proceeds from the sale benefit programs at the Sequim Library.

Garden lecture

SEQUIM — Pam Larsen will present “Planning and Planting for an Organic, Pest-Controlled Garden” at 11 a.m. Saturday.

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

Larsen, a co-founder of Sequim’s Community Organic Gardens, will explain techniques to prevent pests without chemical pesticides.

The presentation is free and open to the public.

For more information, call Patty McManus at 360-681-6274 or email [email protected] produce.com.

Fundraising concert

SEQUIM — The vocal quartet Wink will perform a concert from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.

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

Admission is by donation and proceeds will be used to help fund the quartet’s travel to New Orleans next month to compete at the Sweet Adelines 73rd International Convention and Competition.

The quartet will perform the songs they will be performing in the annual competition.

The event will also feature light refreshments and a silent auction.

For more information, call Connie Alward at 360-460-8318 or email bcalward @wavecable.com.

Book discussion

SEQUIM — The Second Saturday Book Discussion Group will discuss “I’ll Push You” by Patrick Gray at 3 p.m. Saturday.

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

In September the group will discuss “The Girl With Seven Names” by Hyeonseo Lee.

For more information, call 360-683-1161, email [email protected] or visit www.nols.org.

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.

Brain injury group

SEQUIM — A brain injury group will meet from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday.

The group will meet in the community room at KSQM radio, 609 W. Washington St., Suite 17.

Snacks and coffee will be served.

The public is welcome to attend this free support group meeting.

For more information, call Azella at 360-461-7980 — let it ring.

Grange meeting

SEQUIM — The Sequim Prairie Grange will hold its monthly meeting at 7 p.m. Monday.

The meeting is held at the grange hall, 290 Macleay Road.

The public is invited to come learn about the Grange and stay for a snack after the meeting.

For more information, call 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]

Wellness forum

SEQUIM — Dr. Carolyn DeSalvo will present “Your Natural Healing Capabilities” 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.

Wine festival

SEQUIM — Cedars at Dungeness will host the fifth annual Wine Festival supporting Habitat for Humanity of Clallam County from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday.

The festival will be held at Cedars at Dungeness, 1965 Woodcock Road.

Admission will be $75.

There will be wine pouring, food, live music and entertainment.

For information, call Habitat at 360-775-3742 or Cedars at Dungeness, 360-683-6344.


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 “Follow the leader.”

Free swim

PORT TOWNSEND — A free swim is set from noon to 5 p.m. Sunday.

The swim will be in the Mountain View Pool, 1925 Blaine St.

Children younger than 8 years must be accompanied by an adult.

Bomb remembrance

PORT TOWNSEND — The Nuclear Ban Team will host “Hiroshima & Nagasaki Remembrance: Understanding the Consequences of Nuclear War and Nuclear Weapons” from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. today.

The free multimedia event will be held at the Cotton Building, 607 Water St.

The public is invited to stop by to reflect on the atomic bombing of Nagasaki on Aug. 9, 1945, and learn about the current state of nuclear weapons through film, songs and poetry.

Birding trip

PORT TOWNSEND — Monica Fletcher will lead a birding hike on the Chetzemoka Interpretive Trail from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Saturday.

Participants should meet by the totem at the Northwest Maritime Center, 431 Water St.

The free, public hike is sponsored by the Admiralty Audubon Society.

For more information, call Fletcher at 360-379-3136 or email [email protected]

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.

For more information, email [email protected]

Evening concert

PORT TOWNSEND — Mad Hallelujah will perform from 8:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. Sunday.

The concert will be at the Palindrome, 1893 S. Jacob Miller Road.

Local vocalists Samara Jade, Aimée Ringle and Micaela Kingslight will open the show at 7 p.m.

Tickets are $10 in advance, $15 at the door.

For more information, call Jade at 828-778-2388 or email samarajademusic @gmail.com.

Comedy show

PORT TOWNSEND — The Chris Chandler Show will perform at 8 p.m. Sunday.

The show will be presented at Rainshadow Recording Studio, Building 315 on Fort Worden, 200 Battery Way.

The show features performance poet Chris Chandler with slide guitarist Paul Benoit.

Advance tickets are $15 per person and can be puchased at chrischandler.brownpapertickets.com.

Meaningful movies

PORT TOWNSEND — A free screening of “Knock Down the House” 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 2019 documentary looks at some of the people involved with various political campaigns during the 2018 U.S. congressional elections.

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

Arts to Elders

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

The concert will be at Life Care Center of Port Townsend, 751 Kearney St.

The trio performs interpretations of classic jazz and blues.

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 or email [email protected]

Anglers to meet

PORT TOWNSEND — Steve Tucker will be the guest speaker at a 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.

Tucker, a port commissioner, will provide an update on the Port of Port Townsend followed by a question and answer session.

The public is invited to attend this free meeting.

The chapter also invites the public to visit its booth at the Jefferson County Fair today, Saturday and Sunday.


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.


Book sale

PORT HADLOCK — The Friends of Jefferson County Library will conduct a used book sale from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.

The sale will be in the bookmobile garage adjacent to the library at 630 Cedar Ave.

It will feature used books, audiobooks, DVDs and music CDs.

For more information, call 360-385-6544 or visit www.jclibrary.info.

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 “Computer Lingo Bingo” 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.

Bingo cards will list basic technology terms and participants can learn what the terms mean while playing.

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 www.jclibrary.info.

Astronomy lecture

PORT HADLOCK — Dave Fong will present “The Search for Habitable Exoplanets” from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday.

Fong, a Smithsonian research fellow, will discuss the discovery and study of nearly 4,000 exoplanets.

The free lecture is presented in conjunction with the traveling exhibit “Discover Exoplanets: The Search for Alien Earths” on display at the library through Oct. 18.

For more information, call 360-385-6544 or visit www.jclibrary.info.


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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