Shepherds’ Festival, mill tour, singalong set on Peninsula

The Shepherds’ Festival, a mill tour and a participatory singalong are among the upcoming activities on the North Olympic Peninsula.

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


Elks bingo

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

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.

Shepherds’ festival

SEQUIM — The 2019 Shepherds’ Festival will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday.

The free annual festival will be held at the Sequim Prairie Grange, 290 Macleay Road.

The festival will feature handmade arts and crafts, sheep shearing demonstrations, herding dog demonstrations, a petting farm and food.

The festival is co-sponsored by the Olympic Peninsula Fiber Growers Association and the North Olympic Shuttle and Spindle Guild.

Community dinner

SEQUIM — The public is invited to a free community dinner at 6 p.m. Thursday.

The monthly meal is offered at Trinity United Methodist Church, 100 S. Blake Ave.

The menu includes meatballs, mashed potatoes, vegetables, coleslaw, dessert and beverages.

Reservations are required and can be made by calling 360-683-5367 between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday or by emailing [email protected]


Masonic bingo

PORT ANGELES — Mason’s Lodge 69 will host bingo from 6:30 to 9 tonight and Wednesday night.

The lodge is located at 622 S. Lincoln St.

Game proceeds benefit lodge programs.

For more information, visit

Brothers Grimm

PORT ANGELES — The Second Stage Theatre at Port Angeles High School will present “The Brothers Grimm Spectaculathon” at 7 tonight and Saturday night and at 2 p.m. Sunday.

The play will be performed at the Port Angeles High School Performing Arts Center, 304 E. Park Ave.

The play by Don Zolidis is an adaptation of some of the tales of Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm.

Tickets are $8 per person, $7 for students, and are available at the door.

Taco Tuesday

PORT ANGELES — Fairview Grange will host an all-you-can-eat taco dinner at 5 p.m. Tuesday.

Admission is $8; children younger than 12 years old will be admitted free.

The fundraising dinner will be in the grange hall at 161 Lake Farm Road.

The meal will be followed by a Chinese dessert auction at approximately 6 p.m.

Proceeds will help pay for a new septic system for the grange.

For more information, call 360-461-9008.

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.

Kiwanis membership

PORT ANGELES — The Kiwanis Club of Port Angeles will host its annual Membership Day meeting at noon Thursday.

The club meets weekly at Joshua’s Restaurant, 113 Del Guzzi Drive.

Lunch will be provided for guests along with a prize drawing.

For more information, visit kiwanisofpa.portal


Logging, mill tour

FORKS — The Forks Chamber of Commerce will lead the Forks Logging and Mill Tour from 9 a.m. to noon Wednesday.

The free tour will depart from the Forks Chamber of Commerce, 1411 S. Forks Ave.

Attendees should arrive 15 minutes early to allow for registration.

Tours are limited to 12 people so reservations are suggested by calling 360-374-2531 or 800-443-6757 or by emailing [email protected]

Closed-toe footwear is required, jackets are recommended and cameras are allowed.

Children should be older than 8 years.

Bingo night

FORKS — West End Sportsmen will host Bingo night at 7 p.m. Thursday.

The fundraiser will be at the club at 243 Sportsmen’s Club Road.

Proceeds will benefit hunter education program and the annual Kids’ Fishing Day.


Conversation Cafe

PORT TOWNSEND — Conversation Cafe will meet from 11:45 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. today.

The group meets at Alchemy Restaurant, 842 Washington St.

This week’s topic is “In a Perfect World.”

Acoustic guitar

PORT TOWNSEND — Hiroya Tsukamoto will perform a combination of American and Japanese folk music at 7:30 tonight.

The concert will be held at the Rainshadow Recording Studio, Building 315 on Fort Worden.

Tickets are $15 and can be purchased at Crossroads Music, 2100 Lawrence St. or online at hiroya.brown

For more information, call 360-301-0291 or email [email protected]

Music jam

PORT TOWNSEND — There will be a round robin jam session of traditional music from 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Sunday.

The session will be held in the Quimper Grange, 1219 Corona St.

The suggested donation is $5; listeners are welcome.

For more information, email [email protected] or visit

Memorial Day swim

PORT TOWNSEND — An open swim is set at Mountain View Pool from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday.

The pool is at 1925 Blaine St.

Admission is $5 per person, $4 for kids and $12 for families.

Children younger than 8 years must be accompanied by an adult.

Barstool Bingo

PORT TOWNSEND — The Humane Society of Jefferson County will host Barstool Bingo from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday.

The fundraiser will be at the Hilltop Tavern, 2510 W. Sims Way.

Two cards per game all night can be had for $10. Proceeds benefit the society.

For more information, call Ellen Heinemann at 360-385-4539, email [email protected] or visit

Wildlife lecture

PORT TOWNSEND — Lorna and Darrell Smith will present “Carnivore in Our Midst” from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday.

The free lecture will be presented at the Quimper Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 2333 San Juan Ave.

The Smiths are naturalists and wildlife advocates with Western Wildlife Outreach.

For more information, call 360-379-0609.

Toastmasters event

PORT TOWNSEND — The Jefferson County Toastmasters Club will present “Discover and Polish Your Passionate Message” at noon Thursday.

The workshop will be held in the hospitality room in Avamere at Port Townsend, 1201 Hancock St.

The public is invited to attend this free meeting but space is limited.

To reserve a seat, call Jean McDonald at 360-789-7691 or email jean [email protected]

For more information, visit jeffco.toastmasters

Grange concert

PORT TOWNSEND — Singer, player and songwriter Orville Johnson will perform at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Quimper Grange, 1219 Corona St.

Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $15 to $25.

For information email [email protected] or go to


Plant sale

QUILCENE — The Quilcene-Brinnon Garden Club will host a plant sale at 2 p.m. Saturday.

The sale will be at the Quilcene Masonic Lodge, 170 Herbert S.

All proceeds will go to local charities.


Participatory concert

CHIMACUM — The Port Townsend Songlines Choir will host its spring participatory sing from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday.

The concert will be at Finnriver Farm and Cidery, 124 Center Road.

The suggested donation is $10 to $20.

All proceeds will benefit the Jefferson Clemente Foundation.

For more information, call Gretchen Sleicher at 360-643-1595 or email [email protected]


Gardens open

PORT LUDLOW — Chimacum Woods will host open gardens from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Sunday and Monday.

The public is invited to the rhododendron nursery at 2722 Thorndyke Road.

Visitors may take a free self-guided tour through the eight-acre garden.

For more information, call 206-383-2713 or visit


Items for this listing of community events must be submitted by 5 p.m. Mondays. To submit, call 360-417-3527, fax 360-417-3521, email [email protected] or visit the newsroom at 305 W. First St., Port Angeles, WA, 98362.

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