Glaciers, books to be discussed on Tuesday

An update on glaciers and book discussions are among Tuesday’s activities on the Peninsula.

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


Book discussion

PORT ANGELES — The Second Tuesday Book Discussion Group will discuss “Notes on a Foreign Country: An American Abroad in a Post-American World” by Suzy Hansen at 11 a.m. Tuesday.

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

In April, the group will discuss the novel, “Maid: Hard Work, Low Pay, and a Mother’s Will to Survive” by Stephanie Land.

For more information, call 360-417-8500, email 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 years 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 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.

Jazz concert

PORT ANGELES — The Peninsula College Jazz Ensemble will perform its Winter Quarter Concert at 7 p.m. Tuesday.

The free concert will be in Maier Hall at Peninsula College, 1502 E. Lauridsen Blvd.

The program will include instrumental works by Duke Ellington, John Coltrane, John Lewis, Chuck Mangione, Booker T and the M.G.s and two new pieces by the ensemble’s director, David P. Jones.

The ensemble will be joined by vocalist Robbin Eaves for renditions of “That’s All,” “I Love Being Here with You” and “I’ll Be Around.”

For more information, call Jones at 360-417-6405 or at

Magic of Cinema

PORT ANGELES — Magic of Cinema will host a free screening of “Knock Down the House” at 7 p.m. Tuesday.

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

The 2019 documentary tells the story of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Amy Vilela, Cori Bush and Paula Jean Swearengin as they mount grassroots campaigns against incumbents in the 2018 midterm elections.

Navarra Barr, deputy mayor of Port Angeles, will lead a discussion after the film.

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

Perspectives speaker

PORT ANGELES — Bill Baccus will present “An Update on Glaciers” at 7 p.m. Tuesday.

The lecture, part of Olympic National Park’s Perspectives series, will be shown in the Carver Room at the Port Angeles Library, 2210 S. Peabody St.

Baccus will discuss the ways scientists monitor changes in glaciers and the trends that they have been observing.

For more information, email or visit


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 Owl’s Story: Nightlife” and “The Oilbird’s Story: Evolutionary Distinctiveness.”

For more information, call Karr at 360-681-3163 or email

Toastmasters compete

SEQUIM — The Skwim Toastmasters Club invites the public to attend its Speech and Evaluation Contests from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday.

The competition will be in the council chambers at the Sequim Civic Center, 152 W. Cedar St.

The club-level competition is the first step toward the international competition to be held in Paris this year.

Refreshments will be served at this free event, attendees are advised to reserve a seat at skwim


Community Read

CHIMACUM — A discussion of the book “Whiskey When We’re Dry” by John Larison is planned at 6 p.m. Tuesday.

The discussion, part of the 2020 Community Read program, is at the Keg and I, 1291 Chimacum Road.

For more information, visit


Tech Tuesday

PORT HADLOCK — Library staff will present “iPad Basics 2” 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 review the basics of using an iPad, then walk through the fundamentals of the device and learn how to use the web browser, mail app, and Siri.

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


Anglers to meet

PORT TOWNSEND — The East Jefferson Chapter of Puget Sound Anglers will meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday.

The monthly meeting will be in the Port of Port Townsend office, 333 Benedict St.

Social time will begin at 6:30 p.m. followed by a presentation by Alaskan fishing guide John Beath at 7 p.m.

Beath will discuss techniques for trolling and tackle selection for blackmouth as well as how to determine currents in the straits.

The public is invited to attend this free meeting.

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