Sons of Norway luncheon, square dancing on Peninsula

A Sons of Norway luncheon, Science Saturday in Sequim and square dancing are among the upcoming activities on the North Olympic Peninsula.

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

FORKS

Studium West

Sally Millici will present “Origins of Rock ’n’ Roll: The ’50s” at 7 tonight.

The lecture is part of the Studium West series presented at Peninsula College Forks, 481 S. Forks Ave.

Millici will explore the roots of rock from gospel to country to rhythm and blues and will include live samples performed by Millici accompanied by Dave Lenahan, Tim Hulbert and Ken Lambert.

For more information, email Deborah Scannell at [email protected]

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.

PORT ANGELES

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.

Proceeds benefit Lodge programs.

For more information, visit www.pamasonic.org.

Doughnut fundraiser

PORT ANGELES — Spanish 3 students from Crescent High School will conduct a Krispy Kreme doughnut sale Saturday morning.

The students will be located in front of Sergio’s Hacienda, 205 E. Eighth St., starting at 8 a.m. and in the parking lot next to the building that once housed Fanaticus, 1026 E. First St., starting at 8:30 a.m.

The sales will continue until sold out.

Proceeds will help to fund the class’ upcoming trip to Costa Rica during the 2020 spring break.

Luncheon, bake sale

PORT ANGELES — The Sons of Norway will host a bake sale and luncheon from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.

The sale is at Scandia Hall, 131 W. Fifth St.

The luncheon menu includes home-made Norwegian raffles, split pea soup, chicken noodle soup, breads, beverages and pie.

The bake sale will feature breads, krumkake, lefse and other Scandinavian treats.

Additionally, some items of Norwegian arts and crafts will be available for sale.

For more information, call Dick or Roxanne Grinstad at 360-452-6334.

Book signing

PORT ANGELES — Olympic Peninsula Writers will host book signing from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.

Local authors will sign copies of their work at Port Angeles Business Central, 834 E. Front St.

For more information, call 360-775-9444, email [email protected] or visit www.olympicpeninsulawriters.com.

Mosaic dance

PORT ANGELES — Clallam Mosaic will host its monthly dance from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday.

The dance will be at St. Andrews Episcopal Church, 510 E. Park Ave.

An $8 door charge will include a light meal of roasted turkey, cheesy mashed potatoes, scalloped corn, rolls, fruit salad, sugar free cookies and pumpkin bars.

Accompanying caregivers will be admitted free of charge.

For more information, visit www.clallammosaic.org.

Paranormal meetup

PORT ANGELES — Paranormal Kindred will meet from 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday.

The discussion group will meet in the Carver Room at the Port Angeles Library, 2210 S. Peabody St.

The monthly meetings are free and open to the public.

For more information, email [email protected]

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 at Scandia Hall, 131 W. Fifth St.

Suggested donation is $3.

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 welcome.

Refreshments will follow the dancing.

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

Book discussion

PORT ANGELES — The Second Tuesday Book Discussion Group will discuss “Into The Magic Shop” by James R. Doty at 11 a.m. Tuesday.

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

In December, the group will discuss the novel, “Killers of the Flower Moon,” by David Grann.

For more information, call 360-417-8500, email [email protected] or visit www.nols.org.

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.

Movie screening

PORT ANGELES — A free screening of the film “When Goats Fly” is set for 7 p.m. Tuesday.

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

The short film directed by Eliza Goode is about the relocation of non-native mountain goats from Olympic National Park to a range in the Cascade Mountains.

The film will be followed by a question-and-answer session with park wildlife biologist Pattie Harper.

Crochet workshop

PORT ANGELES — The North Olympic Library System and Cabled Fiber and Yarn will host “Crochet Orla the Octopus” from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.

The program, a part of Clallam County Reads, will be at the Port Angeles Library, 2210 S. Peabody St.

The program is designed for beginners but understanding of a starting chain and single crochet stitch are helpful.

All materials are provided in this free workshop.

Preregistration at www.nols.org is required.

Kiwanis to meet

PORT ANGELES — Marty Brewer will address a meeting of the Kiwanis Club of Port Angeles at noon Thursday.

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

Brewer, the superintendent of Port Angeles schools, will discuss bond plans for Stevens Middle School.

The public is invited to attend the free meeting; food and beverages are available for purchase.

For more information, visit kiwanisofpa.portalbuzz.com.

SEQUIM

Book sale

SEQUIM — The Friends of the Sequim Library will host a book sale from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.

The sale will be in the Friends’ building behind the library at 630 N. Sequim Ave.

The sale features more than 125 volumes of art instruction, Guidepost novels, books on flying planes and music CDs for 25 cents each.

Proceeds from the sale will benefit programs at the Sequim Library.

Science Saturday

SEQUIM — The North Olympic Library System will present “Forest Animals” from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Saturday.

The presentation is part of the Second Saturday Science series at the Sequim Library, 630 N. Sequim Ave.

The program is designed for youths ages 7 to 12 years.

The Junior Science Explorers will meet at noon for a program on forest animals as well.

The junior program is for children aged from 4 to 6 years of age and their caregivers.

Both programs are free, but due to limited space, registration is required.

For more information or to register, call 360-683-1161, email [email protected] or visit www.nols.org.

Book discussion

SEQUIM — The Second Saturday Book Discussion Group will discuss “The Good Pilot Peter Woodhouse” by Alexander McCall Smith at 3 p.m. Saturday.

The monthly book discussions are in the Sequim Library, 630 N. Sequim Ave.

In December the group will discuss “To Kill a Mockingbird” by Harper Lee.

For more information, call 360-683-1161, email [email protected]nols.org or visit www.nols.org.

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 egg, 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.

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.

Brain injury

SEQUIM — A brain injury group will meet from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday.

The group will meet in the community room at KSQM radio, 609 W. Washington St., Suite 17.

Snacks and coffee will be served.

The public is welcome to attend this free support group meeting.

For more information, call Azella at 360-461-7980; she advises letting it ring.

Memory Cafe

SEQUIM — The East Clallam Memory Cafe will meet from 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday.

The group will meet at the Mariner Cafe, 609 W. Washington St.

The memory cafe is for people with memory loss and their care partners.

The monthly meetings are free; food and beverages are available for purchase.

For more information, call Pam Scott at 360- 683-7047 or Renee Rux at 360-681-2511 or email [email protected] or [email protected]

Wellness forum

SEQUIM — Eric Van Orman will discuss common ocular conditions and the latest treatments for them at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday.

The lecture will be 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.

Orman, a board-certified optometrist, has been practicing in Port Angeles for more than 20 years.

For more information, call 360-582-0218.

Book discussion

SEQUIM — The Novel Conversations Book Discussion Group will discuss “Educated” by Tara Westover at 4 p.m. Wednesday.

The group meets at the Sequim Library, 630 N. Sequim Ave., the fourth Wednesday of each month.

Next month the group will discuss “We Were The Lucky Ones” by Georgia Hunter.

For more information, call 360-683-1161, email [email protected] or visit www.nols.org.

Story of Water

SEQUIM — Bill Baccus will present “Olympic Mountain Glaciers and Snowpack: Changes and Future Challenges” from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday.

The presentation will be in the City Council chambers at City Hall, 152 W. Cedar St.

The presentation is part of the Story of Water in Depth series sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Clallam County.

Baccus, a physical scientist at Olympic National Park, operates the park’s long-term monitoring program.

For more information, call Bonnie Glendenning at 360-643-1267, email [email protected] or visit www.lwvcla.org.

Paddlers to meet

SEQUIM — John Kuntz will address a meeting of the Olympic Peninsula Paddlers from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday.

The club meets at Dungeness Valley Lutheran Church, 925 N. Sequim Ave.

Kuntz, a Kitsap Peninsula native, will be discussing his 2018 solo kayak trip down the entire 1,250-mile length of the Columbia River.

The public is invited to this free presentation.

For more information, call Cathy Hathaway at 360-461-7008, email [email protected] or visit www.olympicpeninsulapaddlers.com.

Support group

SEQUIM — The Alzheimer’s Association will host a caregiver support group meeting from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Thursday.

The monthly meeting is held in room 401 of Sequim Bible Church, 847 N. Sequim Ave.

The meeting is free and open to the public.

For more information, call Carolyn Lindley at 360-683-5294 or visit www.alzwa.org.

Arts conversation

SEQUIM — The City Arts Advisory Commission will host a conversation about arts and culture in Sequim from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday.

The free public forum will be conducted in the city council chambers at the Civic Center, 152 W. Cedar St.

For more information, call Cyndi Hueth at 360-582-2477 or email [email protected]

GARDINER

Mycologists to meet

GARDINER — Steve Trudell will address the Olympic Peninsula Mycological Society at 7 p.m. Wednesday.

The society meets in the Gardiner Community Center, 980 Old Gardiner Road.

Trudell, an affiliate professor at the University of Washington’s College of Forest Resources, will present “The Symbiotic Relationship Between Trees and Mushrooms.”

The society’s meetings are free and open to the public.

For more information, visit www.olymushroom.org.

CHIMACUM

Book club

CHIMACUM — The Planet Earth Academy of Creative Expression Book Club will discuss “The Marrow Thieves” by Cherie Dimaline from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Monday.

The club meets at Finnriver Cidery and Farm, 124 Center Road.

In December the club will discuss “Robopocalypse” by Daniel H. Wilson.

Grange meeting

CHIMACUM — Cliff Moore will be the guest speaker at 7 p.m. Wednesday.

Moore will speak at a monthly meeting at Grange, 9572 Rhody Drive.

Moore is the new director of Washington State University’s Jefferson County Extension.

The meeting is preceded by a “Bring a Food Optional” potluck at 6:30 p.m.

For more information, visit www.chimacumgrange.org.

Clemente lecture

CHIMACUM — Kevin O’Brien will present “Whose Land? Justice, Race, and Environmental Ethics” at 6 p.m. Wednesday.

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

O’Brien is the dean of humanities at Pacific Lutheran University in Tacoma.

NORDLAND

Dare to Be Square

NORDLAND — Dare to Be Square West 2019 will host square dances and a Cajun dance at Fort Flagler State Park this weekend.

The dances will be at the park’s theater, 7334 Flagler Road.

Friday’s dance features Dave Thielk call squares from 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m., music by Joe Fulton and Friends followed by a Cajun dance from 9 p.m. to 10:30 p.m., music by Les Coures Criminal.

Saturday’s dance features Larry Edelman calling squares, Atlas String Band will provide music from 8 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. and the Canotes will play from 9:30 p.m. to 11 p.m.

On Sunday, T Claw will call squares, Bobbi Nikles and Becky Evasick will play from 7:45 p.m. to 9:15 p.m. and The Canotes will perform from 9:30 p.m. to 11 p.m.

Before Sunday’s dance Betsy Brown, Alex MacLeod and Julia Derby will provide a Crankie Show in the park’s Rec Hall from 7:15 p.m. to 7:45 p.m.

Admission, each night, is $10 per person.

For more information, call Dave Thielk at 360-385-3308 or visit www.daretobesquarewest.org.

PORT HADLOCK

Cancer veterans

PORT HADLOCK — The Quimper Prostate Cancer Veterans will hold a no-host luncheon at noon Saturday.

The prostate cancer support group meets in the back room at Fiesta Jalisco, 10893 Rhody Drive.

For more information, call John Davis at 360-379-6729.

Tech Tuesday

PORT HADLOCK — Library staff will present “3D Printing with Flashprint” 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 learn how to manipulate 3D designs with the Flashprint slicing software used by the library’s 3D printer.

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 www.jclibrary.info.

Adult craft night

PORT HADLOCK — Adults ages 18 and older can learn to make wire-wrapped pendants from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.

The free adult craft night will be held at the Jefferson County Library, Cedar Ave.

All materials will be provided but participants are welcome to bring their own sea glass, crystals, or stones to wrap.

Space is limited so pre-registration is required.

For more information or to sign up, call 360-385-6544 or visit www.jclibrary.info.

Book discussion

PORT HADLOCK — A discussion of “My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She’s Sorry” by Fredrik Backman is planned from 6:15 p.m. to 7:45 p.m. Thursday.

The discussion group will meet at the Jefferson County Library, 620 Cedar Ave.

Signup is required; copies of the book are available to borrow.

In December the group will discuss “The Emerald Circus” by Jane Yolen.

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

Book reading

PORT HADLOCK — Nicole J. Persun will read from “The Ingredients of Us” from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday.

Persun will read at the Jefferson County Library, 620 Cedar Ave.

The book, which Persun wrote under the pen name Jennifer Gold, is her debut in the women’s fiction genre.

Persun will answer questions about the novel’s thems of love, past mistakes and redemption.

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

PORT TOWNSEND

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 “Us vs. me.”

Balkan dance

PORT TOWNSEND — There will be a Balkan dance party at 7 tonight.

The dance will be held at Quimper Grange, 1219 Corona Ave.

Admission is $5 to $20 on a sliding scale.

For more information, visit www.quimpergrange.com.

Meet and greet

PORT TOWNSEND — Local 20/20 will host an open house from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.

The meet and greet will be at the Port Townsend Community Center, 620 Tyler St.

Members of the community action group will be on hand to discuss what the organization, an its 11 action groups, does.

For more information, visit www.l2020.org.

Singer songwriter

PORT TOWNSEND — Michelle McAfee will perform from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Saturday.

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

McAfee writes and performs folk and Americana.

Tickets are $15 per person and can be purchased at michelle.brownpaper tickets.com.

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

Work party

PORT TOWNSEND — Admiralty Audubon Society will sponsor a work party at Kah Tai Lagoon Nature Park from 9 a.m. to noon Sunday.

Volunteers should park at Chase Bank, 419 Kearney St., and meet at the white pickup truck.

Volunteers can bring a shovel if they want to plant native trees and shrubs, all should bring work gloves.

Scotch broom pullers, garbage bags, grabbers and refreshments will be provided.

For more information, call 360-385-0307 or email [email protected] or visit www.admiraltyaudubon.org.

Old time jam

PORT TOWNSEND — There will be an old-time jam session at 1 p.m. Sunday.

The jam will be held at Quimper Grange, 1219 Coronal Ave.

Suggested donation is $3 to $5, attendees are encouraged to bring a snack to share.

For more information, visit www.quimpergrange.com.

Ocean lecture

PORT TOWNSEND — Julie Keister will present “The Zooplankton of Puget Sound: Links to Climate and Fisheries” at 3 p.m. Sunday.

The lecture will be presented in the Fort Worden Chapel, 200 Battery Way.

Keister will discuss the dietary quality of zooplanketon, the main food source for juvenile salmon, to gain insight into the lower trophic level food web of Puget Sound.

Admission is $5; students and teachers are admitted free.

The presentation is part of the Future of Oceans series sponsored by the Port Townsend Marine Science Center.

For more information, visit www.ptmsc.org.

Country dance

PORT TOWNSEND — Mary Stevens and Peter Zarich will be calling an English country dance from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday.

The dance will be at the Rosewind Common House, 3131 Haines St.

Admission is a suggested donation of $5.

Music for the dance will be performed by the Rosewind Country Dance Band.

The dance will be followed by a potluck dinner.

The venue is fragrance-free and street shoes are not permitted on the dance floor; dance shoes and slippers are acceptable.

For more information, email [email protected]

Irish music

PORT TOWNSEND — Peia will perform Oíche na nAmhrán (Night of Song) from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday.

The Irish singer will perform at Madrona MindBody Institute, 310 Fort Worden Way.

She is joined by percussionist Liron Meyuhas and Rob Taylor on double bass.

Tickets are $25 at the door, $20 in advance.

For more information, call the institute at 360-344-4475 or email [email protected]

Meaningful movies

PORT TOWNSEND — The presentation “The Last Salmon: Short Films & Discussion About the Pebble Mine” is planned for 6:30 p.m. Monday.

The free program is part of the Meaningful Movies series presented in the sanctuary at Quimper Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 2333 San Juan Ave.

The program includes seven short films and a panel discussion about the Pebble Mine and its potential impact on salmon in Bristol Bay, Alaska.

For more information, call Matt Woodward at 360-390-4545 or email meaning [email protected] outlook.com.

Arts to elders

PORT TOWNSEND — Judith-Kate Friedman will perform a free concert at 2 p.m. Tuesday.

The concert will be at San Juan Commons, 3300 San Juan Ave.

Friedman is a folk/roots singer-songwriter.

The performance is part of the Arts to Elders series sponsored by Northwind Arts Center and funded by the Rotary Club of Port Townsend and an anonymous donor.

For more information, call the center at 360-379-1086 or email [email protected]

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 business meeting at 7 p.m.

The meeting will be preceded at 5 p.m. by a board of directors meeting.

The public is invited to attend this free meeting.

Urban sketchers

PORT TOWNSEND — The Urban Sketchers will meet from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Thursday.

The group will meet in the second floor lobby at the Palace Hotel, 1004 Water St.

The gathering is free and sketchers of all skill levels are welcome.

For more information, call Barbara Kurland at 360-316-9947, email barb [email protected] or visit urbansketchersporttownsend.wordpress.com.

Sing-a-Ling

PORT TOWNSEND — Keeth Apgar will present Sing-a-Ling from 10:15 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. Thursday.

The program for toddlers and pre-schoolers will be at the Port Townsend Public Library, 1220 Lawrence St.

For more information, call the library at 360-385-3181 or visit www.ptpubliclibrary.org.

Women to meet

PORT TOWNSEND — The Republican Women of Jefferson County will meet at 11:30 a.m. Thursday.

This meeting will be at the Highway 20 Roadhouse, 2152 W. Sims Way.

Guest speaker Gene Farr will present a program on climate change.

For reservations or for more information, call Peggy Reep at 360-385-4953 or email Lynne Teveliet at [email protected]

Toastmasters meet

PORT TOWNSEND — The Jefferson County Toastmasters Club will meet from noon to 1 p.m. Thursday.

The group will meet at Grace Lutheran Church, 1120 Walker St.

The public is invited to attend this free meeting.

In addition to two prepared speeches, the program includes impromptu speaking practice and speech evaluations.

For more information, call 360-789-7691 or visit jeffco.toastmastersclubs.org.

Death discussion

PORT TOWNSEND — Carrie Roberts will host Death over Drinks from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday.

The monthly meeting is at Manresa Castle, 651 Cleveland Ave.

The topic for November is “Green burial and other options.”

For more information, email [email protected] or visit www.peaceofmind pt.com.

Music from all over

PORT TOWNSEND —Ruthie Dornfeld and Morten Alfred Høirup will perform at 7 p.m. Thursday.

The pair will perform at Quimper Grange, 1219 Corona Ave.

The duo performs original music that draws inspiration from the traditions of America, Scandinavia and the Middle Ages.

Admission is $15 to $25 per person.

For more information, visit www.quimpergrange.com.

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