Free public Thanksgiving feasts offered on Peninsula

First meal set today in Port Angeles

The first of several free community feasts for Thanksgiving is today.

The Salvation Army will mark Thanksgiving Eve today with a free community meal served from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the facility at 202 S. Peabody St. in Port Angeles.

It will be a full Thanksgiving dinner with turkey and all the fixings, and the community is invited.

“We’re preparing for about 100 people,” said Captain Crystal Birks, the officer in charge.

“We have volunteers, we have turkey, we just need people to come and eat.”

Other public meals are planned on Thursday, Thanskgiving Day.

Here is a list:

PORT ANGELES — A free public Thanksgiving meal will be offered at the Queen of Angels Church gym from noon to 3 p.m. Thursday.

The traditional Thanksgiving dinner, at 209 W. 11th St. in Port Angeles, is free, but donations will be accepted at the event or prior to it.

Those who are home-bound can have meals delivered. They can call or text Catherine or Lance German at 253-442-9412 or 360-912-5775.

The meal drew 600 people in 2022, Catherine German said.

For more information, see https://www.facebook. com/events/8222439029 90153.

• SEQUIM — VFW Post 1760 (Sequim) and Sun Taxi will host their annual free turkey dinner for the community on Thursday.

The meal will be from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Thanksgiving Day in the VFW annex at 169 E. Washington St.

CHIMACUM — Holiday Meals of Jefferson County will serve a free community Thanksgiving dinner from 12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday.

The dinner will be served at the Tri-Area Community Center, 10 West Valley Road.

Meals are available for home delivery at 11 a.m., and takeout meals can be picked up from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the center.

The meals consist of roasted turkey, vegetables, gravy, cranberry sauce, fresh rolls and dessert.

Reservations are required no later than noon Wednesday.

Call 360-379-4228 and leave your name, phone number, number of meals requested and if delivery is needed.

Volunteers may call the same number.

BRINNON — The Brinnon Senior Organization will host a holiday meal at 5 p.m. Friday.

The meal will be served at the Brinnon Community Center, 306144 U.S. Highway 101.

Attendees should RSVP by calling 360-796-4350 or emailing jsimmons@olycap.org.

The meal costs $10 per person, $5 for youths 10 and younger.

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