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Port Angeles' Earth Day weekend includes a 'Trashion show'

Port Angeles’ Earth Day weekend includes a ‘Trashion show’

PORT ANGELES — It’s looking like one of those overflowing weekends, with outings and activities and food and drink and music. Then there’s swapping and… Continue reading

Port Angeles' Earth Day weekend includes a 'Trashion show'
Jaye Moore of the Northwest Raptor and Wildlife Center will bring rehabilitated birds of prey like this Swainson's hawk to the Earth Day event Saturday at Wild Birds Unlimited. Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News

Sequim raptor center to reap rewards of celebration

GARDINER — Bluegrass, birds of prey and the Bistro Boys will converge on Wild Birds Unlimited's garden for an Earth Day celebration Saturday, with free… Continue reading

Jaye Moore of the Northwest Raptor and Wildlife Center will bring rehabilitated birds of prey like this Swainson's hawk to the Earth Day event Saturday at Wild Birds Unlimited. Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News
Children display their decorated umbrellas during the Umbrella Parade in 2011. This year's parade will begin at noon Saturday. Lonnie Archibald/for Peninsula Daily News

WEEKEND: All about different ‘covers’: Forks celebrates RainFest with umbrellas, quilt shows

FORKS — When it's raining hard out, cuddling up under a quilt is a natural response. The pairing of wet weather and quilts will be… Continue reading

Children display their decorated umbrellas during the Umbrella Parade in 2011. This year's parade will begin at noon Saturday. Lonnie Archibald/for Peninsula Daily News
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WEEKEND: Free entry to Olympic National Park starting Saturday

OLYMPIC NATIONAL PARK — While higher elevations are still buried under many feet of snow, new leaves and early wildflowers are emerging along lowland trails… Continue reading

Brazen Harris

WEEKEND: RainFest fills Forks weekend

RAINFEST EVENTS ARE scheduled throughout the weekend in Forks. Today ■ 8 a.m. to noon — Crumb quilting class taught by Michele Crawford, First Baptist… Continue reading

Singer-songwriter Danny O'Keefe

WEEKEND: Saturday concert to benefit Feiro center

PORT ANGELES — A pair of well-loved music men, Danny O'Keefe and Joel Tepp, will donate their time Saturday night in an Earth Day weekend… Continue reading

Singer-songwriter Danny O'Keefe

WEEKEND: Sequim to hold its spring cleanup

SEQUIM — The city of Sequim will hold its annual spring cleanup program at the Sequim City Shop, 169 W. Hemlock St., from 8 a.m.… Continue reading

WEEKEND: Variety of events slated on Peninsula

Sequim students will show their original films tonight while Saturday, the North Peninsula Building Association host its annual Builders’ Surplus Sale in Port Angeles and… Continue reading

WEEKEND: Yard waste, tires, appliances taken to help Port Angeles Food Bank

PORT ANGELES — Clallam Spring Clean Up Day, formerly known as Annual Benefit Dump Day, will help city and county residents clean up yards and… Continue reading

Images such as this from Nepal will light the screen Friday evening in “Art at Altitude

Images from the top of the world shown at Port Angeles Fine Arts Center

PORT ANGELES — Linda Crow is fond of heights. A veteran aviator who makes her home in the Olympic foothills above Port Angeles, Crow has… Continue reading

Images such as this from Nepal will light the screen Friday evening in “Art at Altitude

JOHN NELSON’S LIVE MUSIC COLUMN: Take part in Earth Day with music

THE TIME HAS come to help Mother Earth. After taking part in Earth Day activities, get out, dance and take in some live music to… Continue reading

"La Bamba

Centrum summer leads up to sizzling finale

PORT TOWNSEND — Los Lobos, the blistering R&B-rock 'n' roll-Mexican-American outfit, will cap some 70 concerts and programs the Centrum foundation is hosting this summer… Continue reading

"La Bamba
Sequim's Working Four Drill Team won the gold medal win at its final Washington High School Equestrian Team district competition. Annie Meek

KAREN GRIFFITHS’ HORSEPLAY COLUMN: Sequim team wins gold in district meet

I WAS EXCITED to hear of Annie Meek's record-breaking time of 1.38 in steer daubing at the Washington High School Equestrian Team final district meet… Continue reading

Sequim's Working Four Drill Team won the gold medal win at its final Washington High School Equestrian Team district competition. Annie Meek

Free Air Force jazz band concert on tap

PORT ANGELES — An extravaganza of jazz and patriotic music is coming up — and admission is free. The Falconaires, the premiere jazz band of… Continue reading

  • Apr 17, 2012
Jake Seniuk

Port Angeles Fine Arts Center seeking new director

PORT ANGELES — The job of executive director of the Port Angeles Fine Arts Center is rare, exhilarating, difficult — and open. Jake Seniuk took… Continue reading

Jake Seniuk

‘Miss Representation’ returns for second screening

CHIMACUM — “Miss Representation,” a documentary about portrayals of women in the media — music videos, news reports, movies — inspired a passionate discussion last… Continue reading

Tenor, pianist team for music, lunch program

SEQUIM — “The Poet’s Love” by Robert Schumann, the patter song from Gilbert and Sullivan’s “The Sorcerer” and “Ombra mai fu” from Handel’s opera “Xerxes”… Continue reading

Mark Pearson of The Brothers Four will share songs and stories in a free program Monday evening in Sequim.

Folk artist to talk of Web ‘campfires’

SEQUIM — Mark Pearson of The Brothers Four, the folk group famed for its 1960 No. 1 hit “Greenfields,” offers what he calls “campfires” on… Continue reading

Mark Pearson of The Brothers Four will share songs and stories in a free program Monday evening in Sequim.
Arlo Guthrie through the years. [Cover design by Heather Loyd]

IN THE PENINSULA SPOTLIGHT: Music legend Arlo Guthrie coming into Port Angeleeze on Sunday

PORT ANGELES — He’s coming to the end of his Boys’ Night Out Tour, and savoring each night. And Arlo Guthrie, he of “Alice’s Restaurant,”… Continue reading

Arlo Guthrie through the years. [Cover design by Heather Loyd]

WEEKEND: Author shares stories of Kuwait

PORT ANGELES — A woman who left her secure career and home life to teach art to Muslim women in Kuwait is the first speaker… Continue reading