Pollinators, divisive issues, concert on tap on Wednesday

Plants for pollinators and divisive issues will be discussed, and a folk-rock concert will be conducted, Wednesday on the North Olympic Peninsula.

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


Pollinator workshop

PORT ANGELES — Eric Lee-Mader will present “Planting Native Species for Pollinators” from 3 p.m. to 4:30 a.m. Wednesday.

The Free workshop, sponsored by the Clallam County Conservation District, will be at the Port Angeles Library, 2210 S. Peabody St.

Lee-Mader, from the Whidbey Island seed farm Northwest Meadowscapes, will discuss ways to use native plants to improve habitat for bees, butterflies, hummingbirds and other pollinators.

Due to limited space, pre-registration is required at www.clallamcd.org or by calling the district at 360-775-3747, ext. 5.

Masonic bingo

PORT ANGELES — Mason’s Lodge 69 will host bingo from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday.

The lodge is located at 622 S. Lincoln St.

Proceeds will benefit Lodge programs.

For more information, visit www.pamasonic.org.


Amputee support

SEQUIM — The North Olympic Peninsula Amputee Support Group will meet from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. Wednesday.

The group meets in the Lake Crescent Boardroom at the Clallam County Public Utility District building, 104 Hooker Road.

The group offers support for those anticipating an amputation, as well as providing discussions and ongoing education pertaining to amputees.

For more information, email Judy Mann at [email protected].

Wellness forum

SEQUIM — Dr. Lindsay Jensen will present “Radiation Oncology: Updates in targeted cancer treatments” at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Jensen, a radiation oncologist, will speak 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.

For more information, call 360-582-0218.


Divisive issues

PORT HADLOCK — Joyce Frances will present a lecture on divisive issues from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.

The lecture is part of the four-part series, “Divisive Issues in Our Time,” at the Jefferson County Library, 620 Cedar Ave.

Frances will provide an overview of current research into the country’s deep political divide.

Next week Pete Gartlan, a criminal appellate attorney, will discuss the history and possible future of abortion rights under the federal constitution.

On Jan. 22, Ken Ing will talk about Europe’s social spending policies and how their success could be a lesson for the United States.

Joyce Francis will return Jan. 29 to review the dismantlement of the liberal international order and its implications for global security.

The lecture series is co-sponsored by the library and by Quimper Unitarian Universalist Adult Learning Programs.

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


Folk-rock concert

PORT TOWNSEND — Sway Wild will perform from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Wednesday.

The concert will be at Rainshadow Recording, building 315 at Fort Worden.

Sway Wild is composed of Dave McGraw, Mandy Fer and Thom Lord

Tickets are $15 per person and can be purchased at Crossroads Music, 2100 Lawrence St.; Quimper Sound Records, 1044 Water St.; or online at swaywildpt.brownpapertickets.com.

For more information, call Everett Moran at 360-301-0291 or email [email protected].

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