Lost canoe talk, dance theater, journal workshop set this weekend

Lost canoe talk, dance theater, journal workshop set this weekend

The story of the lost canoe, dance theater and a journal workshop are among the weekend’s activities on the North Olympic Peninsula.

Information also is available on the interactive calendar at peninsuladailynews.com/calendar.


Guild to meet

SEQUIM — Lolly Golden and Susan Cleaves will present “Rug Hooking Across the Globe” at 10 a.m. Saturday.

Knoll will address a monthly meeting of the North Olympic Shuttle and Spindle Guild in the meeting rooms at Sequim Community Church, 950 N. Fifth Ave.

Spinners, weavers, felters and other fiber enthusiasts are invited to attend the free meeting.

For more information, contact Kathy Martin at 303-638-2169, [email protected] or visit nossg.org.

Genealogy meeting

SEQUIM — Priscilla Hudson will present “The History of the Lost Canoe” at a meeting of the Clallam County Genealogical Society from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Saturday.

The society will meet at the Dungeness Schoolhouse, 2741 Towne Road.

The meeting will begin with a potluck social, followed by Hudson’s presentation about the mysterious wooden canoe that was displayed for years at Pioneer Memorial Park in Sequim.

The public is invited to attend this free meeting.

For more information, call 360-417-5000, email [email protected] or visit clallamcogs.org.

Build-It program

SEQUIM — The North Olympic Library System will host a children’s Build-It program from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.

The program will be at the Sequim Library, 630 N. Sequim Ave.

Participants can build their own creations using the library’s Lego bricks and are encouraged to write a story about the creation.

The free program is open to the public. Children younger than 8 should be accompanied by a parent or caregiver.

For more information, call Jennifer Knight at 360-417-8500, ext. 7733, email [email protected] or visit nols.org.

VFW dance

SEQUIM — A free public dance is set from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Saturday at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4760 hall.

The VFW hall is at 169 E. Washington St.

Jerry’s Western Swing will perform classic country hits from the ’50s and ’60s.

Pancake breakfast

SEQUIM — A pancake breakfast is planned from 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sunday.

The meal will be served at the Sequim Prairie Grange, 290 Macleay Road.

Breakfast will include eggs, ham and hotcakes, all you can eat, with homemade applesauce, coffee or tea.

The meal costs $7 per person, $3 for children younger than 10. Proceeds benefit the grange building fund.

For more information, call 360-582-0100.

Sunday breakfast

SEQUIM — The Veterans of Foreign Wars serve breakfast from 9:30 a.m. to noon Sunday.

The meal is served at Post 4760, 169 E. Washington St. The meal costs $6 per person and is open to the public.

The menu includes blueberry pancakes, bacon, eggs, juice and coffee.

For more information, visit vfwpost4760.com.

Elks bingo

SEQUIM — Sequim Elks will host bingo games from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday. 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.

Dance concert

SEQUIM — Sequim Elks will host a dance and concert from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Sunday.

The dance is at the Elks Lodge, 143 Port Williams Road.

Music will be performed by the The OrcaStraitors, including both old standards and new standards.

Admission is $10 per person, $8 for Elks members.

For more information, call Lance Staub at 360-460-9608 or email [email protected].


Dance theater

PORT TOWNSEND — Bill Evans, Don Halquist and special guest Claire Porter will perform dance theater at 7 tonight and at 3 p.m. Saturday.

“Celebrate the Comic and Poignant Genius of Claire Porter!” will be at the Key City Playhouse, 419 Washington St.

Advance tickets to “Celebrate” are available at keycitypublictheatre.org or 360-385-5278 and range from $12 for students to $20 general.

“Creation supporter” passes, which include an invitation to a reception with the artists Saturday afternoon, are $40.

Come performance time, any remaining seats will be sold on a pay-what-you-can basis at the door 30 minutes before showtime.


Journal workshop

PORT ANGELES — Sarah Jane will lead a New Year’s Journal Workshop from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday. The workshop will be at the Port Angeles Fine Arts Center, 1203 E. Lauridsen Blvd.

Participants will be able to create tiny personal journals to set intentions and record reflections for 2020.

The evening will include time for personal reflection and for group sharing.

Tickets are $10 per journal and can be purchased online at pafac.org.

For more information, call the center at 360-457-3532 or email [email protected].

Contra dance

PORT ANGELES — Lindsey Dono will call a contra dance at 7 p.m. Saturday.

Requested donation is $8 per person, $4 for youths younger than 18 years.

The dance will be at the Black Diamond Community Hall, 1942 Black Diamond Road.

Music will be provided by Kate Powers and David Rivers.

A free dance lesson will be offered at 7 p.m. to those who have paid admission to the dance.

The dance starts at 7:30 p.m.

For more information, visit blackdiamonddance.org.

Dancing program

PORT ANGELES — The Sons of Norway will host a dancing program from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday.

The program will be held at Scandia Hall, 131 W. Fifth St.

The program includes Scandinavian, swing, ballroom and folk dancing. A lesson will be held at 6:30 p.m.

The public is invited, no partner is needed. Families and all ages are welcome.

Suggested donation is $3. Refreshments will follow the dancing.

For more information, call 360-457-7035 or 360-452-6334.


Benefit breakfast

JOYCE — A benefit breakfast is planned from 8:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. Sunday.

The meal will be served at the Crescent Bay Lions Clubhouse, 181 Holly Hill Road.

The Secords will perform live music during the meal.

The menu includes pancakes, French toast, biscuits and gravy, hash browns, breakfast meats and beverages.

The meal costs $7 per person, $4 for children. Proceeds go to the Crescent Bay Lions for community programs and scholarships.

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