THINGS TO DO: Peninsula activities for today and Thursday

Today and Thursday, July 6-7, in:

■ Port Angeles

■ Sequim-Dungeness Valley

■ Port Townsend-Jefferson County

■ Forks-West End

Port Angeles

Today

Dance lessons by appointment — Phone Carol Hathaway at 360-460-3836 or email Hathaway00@gmail.com.

German conversation — All ages invited to German chat group. Must speak and understand German. Discussion topics include current events, music, food and other topics. Phone 360-457-0614 or 360-808-1522.

Biz Builders — Local business networking and referral group meets at Coldwell Banker conference room, 1115 E. Front St. 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. Open to all business representatives. Phone 360-775-6805 or 360-461-4631 for information or www.bizbuildersusa.org/

chapters/portangeles.php.

Walk-in vision clinic — Information for visually impaired and blind people, including accessible technology display, library, Braille training and various magnification aids. Vision Loss Center, Armory Square Mall, 228 W. First St., Suite N. Phone for an appointment 360-457-1383 or visit www.vision lossservices.org/vision.

Art classes — Between Port Angeles and Sequim. 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. For directions and costs, phone Susan Spar 360-457-6994.

Feiro Marine Life Center — City Pier, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. $4 adults, $1 youth, children younger than 2 are free. Phone 360-417-6254.

Guided walking tour — Historic downtown buildings, an old brothel and “Underground Port Angeles.” Chamber of Commerce, 121 E. Railroad Ave., 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Tickets $12 adults, $10 senior citizens and students, $6 ages 6 to 12. Children younger than 6, free. Reservations, phone 360-452-2363, ext. 0.

Serenity House Dream Center — For youth ages 13-24, homeless or at risk for homelessness. 535 E. First St., 10:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. Housing and planning help, plus basic needs: showers, laundry, hygiene products, etc. Meals served daily. Volunteers and donors phone 360-477-8939 or 360-565-5048.

USDA Summer Food Program for Children — Free meals for 1 to 18 years old that include milk, meat or protein, fruits and vegetables and bread each day. Lower Elwha Tribal Center, 2851 Lower Elwha Road, 11 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.; The Gathering Place, 247 N. S’Klallam Drive, 11 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.; Roosevelt Elementary School, 106 Monroe Road, 11:20 a.m. to 11:40 a.m.; Franklin Elementary School, 2505 S. Washington St., 11:20 a.m. to 11:40 a.m.; Mount Angeles Boys & Girls Club, 2620 S. Francis St., noon to 12:20 p.m.; Jefferson Elementary School, 218 E. 12th St., noon to 12:20 p.m.; Erickson Playfield, Race Street across from Civic Field, 12:50 p.m. to 1:10 p.m.; Evergreen Family Village, 2203 W. 18th St., 12:50 to 1:10 p.m.

Bingo — Eagles Club Auxiliary, 111 E. Eighth St., 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Lunch available. Open to the public. Phone 360-452-3344.

Anna Nichols’ “A Little Noon Music” — First Presbyterian Church, 139 W. Eighth St., noon. Free.

First Step drop-in center — 325 E. Sixth St., 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Free clothing and equipment closet, information and referrals, play area, emergency supplies, access to phones, computers, fax and copier. Phone 360-457-8355.

Museum at the Carnegie — Second and Lincoln streets, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Admission by donation $2 per person; $5 per family. Main exhibit, “Strong People: The Faces of Clallam County.” Lower level, changing exhibits, Books-Plus Shopping. Elevator, ADA access parking in rear. Tours available. Phone 360-452-6779.

Port Angeles Farmers Market — The Gateway, Front and Lincoln streets, 2:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Women’s belly dancing exercise class — Focus on toning upper arms, chest, waist and hips. Port Angeles Senior Center, 328 E. Seventh St., 2:45 p.m. to 4:15 p.m. Drop-ins welcome. Cost: $45 for six weeks or $8.50 per class. Phone 360-457-7035.

Braille training — Vision Loss Center, 228 W. First St., Suite N, 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. Phone 360-457-1383, email info@visionlossservices.org or visit www.visionlossservices.org.

The Answer for Youth — Drop-in outreach center for youth and young adults, providing essentials like clothes, food, Narcotics and Alcoholics Anonymous meetings, etc. 711 E. Second St., 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Clallam County Literacy council — Port Angeles Library, 2210 S. Peabody St., 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Domestic violence support group — Healthy Families of Clallam County, 1210 E. Front St., Suite C, 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Free to attend. Free child care. Phone 360-452-3811.

Children’s art classes — For ages 6-10 years old. Paper making, painting, 3-D art, collage, mixed-media. Phone Monica Quarto at 360-452-4021.

Mental health drop-in center — The Horizon Center, 205 E. Fifth St., 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. For those with mental disorders and looking for a place to socialize, something to do or a hot meal. For more information, phone Wendy Sisk at 360-457-0431.

Senior meal — Nutrition program, Port Angeles Senior Center, 328 E. Seventh St., 4:30 p.m. Donation $3 to $5 per meal. Reservations recommended. Phone 360-457-8921.

Overeaters Anonymous — Bethany Pentecostal Church, 508 S. Francis St., 5:30 p.m. Phone 360-457-8395.

Port Angeles Disc Golf Association — Disc golf doubles. Lincoln Park, 5:30 p.m. Rain or shine. Email

ryanklock@hotmail.com or phone 360-775-4191.

Concerts on the Pier — The Black Berry Bushes play bluegrass. City Pier, end of Lincoln Street, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Free.

Bingo — Masonic Lodge, 622 Lincoln St., 6:30 p.m. Doors open at 4 p.m. Food, drinks and pull tabs available. Phone 360-457-7377.

Al-Anon — St. Columbine Room, Queen of Angels Church, 209 W. 11th St., 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Wine on the Waterfront Quiz Night — Teams of two to six competitors use knowledge of music, film, theater, current events, sports, geography, history and more to win cash prizes and right to wear Helmet of Wisdom. 115 E. Railroad Ave., 7:30 p.m.

Thursday

PA Senior Softball — Co-ed slow pitch for fun, fellowship and recreation. Women 45 and older and men 50 and older. Elks Playfield, 14th and Pine streets, 10 a.m. to Noon. Phone Gordon Gardner at 360-452-5973 or Ken Foster at 360-683-0141.

Guided walking tour — See entry under Today.

Joyce Depot Museum — 1915-era log depot houses, photographs and historical information regarding Joyce, Port Crescent, Twin, Lake Crescent, Camp Hayden, the Spruce Railroad and early logging. 15 miles west of Port Angeles on state Highway 112, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Phone 360-928-3568.

Feiro Marine Life Center — City Pier, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. $4 adults, $1 youth, children younger than 2 are free. Phone 360-417-6254.

Serenity House Dream Center — See entry under Today.

USDA Summer Food Program for Children — See entry under Today.

Mental illness family support group — For families and friends of people with mental disorders. Peninsula Community Mental Health Center, 118 E. Eighth St., noon to 1:15 p.m. Phone Rebecca Brown, 360-457-0431.

First Step drop-in center — 325 E. Sixth St., 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Free clothing and equipment closet, information and referrals, play area, emergency supplies, access to phones, computers, fax and copier. Phone 360-457-8355.

Museum at the Carnegie — Second and Lincoln streets, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Admission by donation $2 per person; $5 per family. Main exhibit, “Strong People: The Faces of Clallam County.” Lower level, changing exhibits, Books-Plus Shopping. Elevator, ADA access parking in rear. Tours available. Phone 360-452-6779.

Gastric bypass surgery support group — 114 E. Sixth St., No. 116, 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open to the public. Phone 360-457-1456.

Teen Advisory Council — Port Angeles Library, 2210 S. Peabody St., 3:45 p.m. Discuss library programs, services and materials. For students in grades fifth through 12th. Food, prizes and snacks offered. Phone 360-417-8502.

Newborn parenting class — “You and Your New Baby,” third-floor sunroom, Olympic Medical Center, 939 Caroline St., 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Free. Phone 360-417-7652.

Mental health drop-in center — See entry under Today.

Senior meal — See entry under Today.

Volunteers in Medicine of the Olympics health clinic — 909 Georgiana St., 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Free for patients with no insurance or access to health care. For appointment, phone 360-457-4431.

Tai chi class — Ginger and Ginseng, 1012 W. 15th St., 6:30 p.m. $12 per class or $10 for three or more classes. No experience necessary, wear loose comfortable clothing. Phone 360-808-5605.

Monthly Oneness Blessings (Deeksha) — Unitarian Universalist, 73 Howe Road, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Donations accepted. All welcome. Visit www.onenessuniversity.org or phone 360-681-4784.

Bariatric surgery support group — Terrace Apartments, 114 E. Sixth St., 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Phone 360-457-1456.

Celebrate Recovery — Christ-based recovery group. Lighthouse Christian Center, 304 Viewcrest Ave., 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Phone 360-452-8909.

Belly dance troupe Shula Azhar — Wine on the Waterfront, 115 E. Railroad Ave., 7:30 p.m. No cover. Phone Lauren Johnson 360-417-5489.

Peninsula Woodworkers Club — For those interested in all phases of woodworking from furniture and cabinet making to wood turning, carving, boat-building, instrument-making and construction. For details, phone Ed McKay at 360-928-3331 or Gary Haubold at 360-452-4919.

Sequim and the Dungeness Valley

Today

Olympic Outdoor Club hike — Ned Hill Trail, a moderate hike of 2.2 miles round trip, with an elevation gain of 850 feet, a high point at 3,450 feet. Email olympic.outdoors@yahoo.com.

Walk aerobics — First Baptist Church of Sequim, 1323 Sequim-Dungeness Way, 8 a.m. Free. Phone 360-683-2114.

Bird walk — Dungeness River Audubon Center, Railroad Bridge Park, 2151 W. Hendrickson Road, 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Phone the Audubon at 360-681-4076 or email

rivercenter@olympus.net.

Sequim Over the Hill Hikers — Meet west side of Safeway gas station on Washington Street, 8:45 a.m. Phone 360-681-0359.

Oak woodland restoration — Volunteer work party to perform essential maintenance. End of North Rhodefer Road, immediately north of Carrie Blake/Reclaimed Water Park complex. Watch for signs. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Phone 360-452-5679.

Cardio-step exercise class — Sequim Community Church, 1000 N. Fifth Ave., 9 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. $5 a person. Phone Shelley Haupt at 360-477-2409 or email jhaupt6@wavecable.com.

Line dance class — Pioneer Park, 387 E. Washington St., Sequim, 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Beginning, intermediate and advanced classes. $5 per class. Phone 360-681-2987.

Free blood pressure checks — Cardiac Services Department, Olympic Medical Center medical services building, 840 N. Fifth Ave., 9 a.m. to noon.

Free karate lessons — Ideal for people fighting cancer encouraged by medical providers to seek physical activity. Kathrin J. Sumpter at Sequim Martial Arts, 452 Riverview Drive, 10 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. Space limited. For reservations, phone 360-683-4799.

Sequim Museum & Arts Center — “A Tribute to Blooms: A Show Celebrating Flowers.” 175 W. Cedar St., 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free. Phone 360-683-8110.

Olympic Driftwood Sculptors meeting — Sequim Prairie Grange, 290 Macleay Road, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Visitors welcome. Phone 360-681-2535.

Kids crafts — First Teacher, 220 W. Alder St., 10:30 a.m. Phone 360-582-3428.

Intuition workshop — “Introduction to Intuitive Development,” Center of Infinite Reflections, 144 Tripp Road, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Kristine Walsh, metaphysician and facilitator. Phone at 360-582-0083.

Peonies on Parade — Herbaceous, tree and popular intersectional “itoh” peonies as well as old, romantic peonies and new hybrids. Peony Farm, 2204 Happy Valley Road, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Italian class — Prairie Springs Assisted Living, 680 W. Prairie St., 2 p.m. 360-681-0226.

Creative living workshop — “Who Are You Now? Creating the Life You Always Intended to Live!” Center of Infinite Reflections, 144 Tripp Road, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Kristine Walsh, metaphysician and facilitator. For preregistration, phone 360-582-0083.

GMO Awareness Group meeting — To raise awareness about genetically modified organisms in nation’s food supply and demand those ingredients be labeled. Sequim Library, 630 N. Sequim Ave., 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Phone 360-681-6274.

Open mic — Kelly Thomas and Victor Reventlow host. The Buzz Cafe, 128 N. Sequim Ave., 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Music, comedy, poetry and dance. Phone 360-681-5455.

Tai chi class — 72 Solar Lane, 6:50 p.m. $6 a class. Instructors have 27 years’ experience teaching. Ongoing, drop-ins welcome. Lorelli and Steven at 360-683-6925.

Sequim Sangha — Private home in Sherwood Village, 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Sangha includes Buddhist insight meditation and readings from Buddhist teaching. Phone 360-504-2188.

Agnew Irrigation District — Agnew Helpful Neighbors Club, 1241 Barr Road, 7 p.m. 360-452-2872.

Thursday

Strength and toning exercise class — Sequim Community Church, 1000 N. Fifth Ave., 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. $5 per class. Phone Shelley Haupt at 360-477-2409 or email jhaupt6@wavecable.com.

Line dancing lessons — High-beginner, intermediate and advanced dancers. Sequim Elks Lodge, 143 Port Williams Road, 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Drop-ins welcome. $3 per class. Phone 360-681-2826.

Sequim Senior Softball — Co-ed recreational league. Carrie Blake Park, 9:30 a.m. for practice and pick-up games. Phone John Zervos at 360-681-2587.

Sequim Museum & Arts Center — See entry under Today.

Parent connections — First Teacher, 220 W. Alder St., 10 a.m. Phone 360-461-9992.

Chair yoga — Bend and reach to a chair instead of the floor/ground. Pacific Elements, 163 Lost Mountain Road, 11 a.m. Phone 360-683-3571 before attending.

Peonies on Parade — See entry under Today.

Olympic Minds meeting SEmD Conference room, Lodge at Sherwood Village, 660 Evergreen Farm Way, 1 p.m. Open to the public. Phone 360 681-8677.

Spanish class — Prairie Springs Assisted Living, 680 W. Prairie St., 2 p.m. 360-681-0226.

Chess Club — Dungeness Valley Lutheran Church, 925 N. Sequim Ave., 3:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Bring clocks, sets and boards. All are welcome. Phone 360-681-8481.

Laff Pack Clowns — Olympic Unitarian Universalist Fellowship Hall, 73 Howe Road, 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Anyone interested in clowning is welcome. Phone 360-457-7640.

Health clinic — Free medical services for uninsured or under-insured, Dungeness Valley Health & Wellness Clinic, 777 N. Fifth Ave., Suite 109, 5 p.m.. Phone 360-582-0218.

Meditation class — 92 Plain Jane Lane, 6 p.m. Admission by donation.

Gamblers Anonymous — Calvary Chapel, 91 S. Boyce Road, 6:30 p.m. Phone 360-460-9662.

CPR adult, child/infant class — Clallam County Fire District No. 3, 323 N. Fifth Ave., 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Cost: $10. Advance payment and registration required. For information, phone 360-683-4242.

Public ballroom dance — Gary and Diane band play ballroom, swing, Latin, ethnic, mixers and requests. Sequim Elks Lodge, 1434 Port Williams Road, 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. All ages welcome. Phone 360-457-7035 or 253-312-9200.

Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous — For information on place and time, phone 360-452-1050.

Olympic Theatre Arts’ “The Housekeeper” — Olympic Theatre Arts, 414 N. Sequim Ave., 7:30 p.m. Tickets $16.50 for reserved seating, $11.50 for children 12 and younger. $2 discount for OTA members and active duty military. Available at http://olympic-theatre.tripod.com.

Port Townsend and Jefferson County

Today

Port Townsend Aero Museum — Features vintage aircraft and aviation art. Jefferson County International Airport, 195 Airport Road, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission $10 for adults, $9 for seniors, $6 for children ages 7-12. Free for children younger than 6.

Puget Sound Coast Artillery Museum — Exhibits interpret the Harbor Defenses of Puget Sound and the Strait of Juan de Fuca. Fort Worden State Park, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission $3 for adults; $1 for children 6 to 12; free for children 5 and younger. Phone 360-385-0373 or email artymus@olypen.com.

Rothschild House — Franklin and Taylor streets, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission: $4 for adults; $1 for children 3 to 12; free to Jefferson County Historical Society members. Phone 360-385-1003 or visit www.jchsmuseum.org.

Commanding Officer’s Quarters museum tour — Fort Worden State Park, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. $4 adults, free for children. Phone 360-385-1003.

Port Townsend Marine Science Center — Fort Worden State Park. Natural history and marine exhibits, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission $5 for adults, $3 for youth and free to center members. Phone 360-385-5582, email info@ptmsc.org or visit www.ptmsc.org.

Kiwanis Club of Port Townsend — Manresa Castle, Seventh and Sheridan streets, noon. For more information, phone Ken Brink at 360-385-1327.

Prayer for community — An ecumenical gathering, San Juan Baptist Church, 1704 Discovery Road, 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Chess — Dennis McGuire, Port Townsend Public Library, 1220 Lawrence St., 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Learn to play or improve skills. Open to all ages. Phone 360-385-3181.

Northwest Maritime Center tour — Free tour of new headquarters. Meet docent in chandlery, 431 Water St., 2 p.m. Elevators available, children welcome and pets not allowed inside building. Phone 360-385-3628, ext. 102, or email sue@nwmaritime.org.

Scrabble Club — All levels welcome. Improve your game. Bring your board, vocabulary. Water Street Creperie, 1046 Water St., 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Phone 360-531-2049.

Gamblers Anonymous — 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Phone Richard at 360-301-4355 for location.

Trivia night — One to four players per team, $8 per team. Winner takes all. Hosted by Corey Knudson. Uptown Pub, 1016 Lawrence St. Sign up begins at 6:45 p.m. Game at 7:15 p.m. Phone 360-385-1530.

Thursday

Port Townsend Aero Museum — See entry under Today.

Chimacum TOPS 1393 — Evergreen Coho Resort Club House, 2481 Anderson Lake Road, Chimacum, 9 a.m. Visitors welcome. Phone 360-765-3164.

East Jefferson County Senior Co-ed Softball — H.J. Carroll Park, 1000 Rhody Drive, Chimacum, 10 a.m. to noon. Open to men 50 and older and women 45 and older. Phone 360-437-5053 or 360-437-2672 or 360-379-5443.

Puget Sound Coast Artillery Museum — See entry under Today.

Rothschild House — See entry under Today.

Commanding Officer’s Quarters museum tour — See entry under Today.

Port Townsend Marine Science Center — See entry under Today.

Northwest Maritime Center tour — See entry under Today.

Concerts on the Dock — Tim Halpin & The Better Half. Pope Marine Park Plaza, across from City Hall on Water Street, 5:30 p.m. Free. Includes beer garden. Visit www.ptmainstreet.org.

Key City Public Theatre’s “The Garden of Monsters” — Key City Playhouse, 419 Washington St., 7 p.m. General admission $18, students $10. Advance tickets online or Quimper Sound, 230 Taylor St. For more information, phone 360-385-7396 or visit www.keycitypublictheatre.org.

Forks and

the West End

Today

Forks Timber Museum — Next door to Forks Visitors Center, 1421 S. Forks Ave., 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. $3. Phone 360-374-9663.

Logging and Mill Tour — Tour logging sites and active lumber mills. Volunteer drivers have experience in the logging industry. Forks Chamber of Commerce,1411 S. Forks Ave., 9 a.m. Free, but donations to cover cost of gas welcome. Phone 360-374-2531.

Thursday

Forks Timber Museum — See entry under Today.

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