Ventriloquist, Alpaca Rescue fundraiser, benefit breakfasts on Peninsula

A ventriloquist performance, an Alpaca Rescue fundraiser and benefit breakfasts are among the upcoming activities on the North Olympic Peninsula.

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


Ventriloquy show

PORT ANGELES — The Juan de Fuca Foundation will present a performance by Lynn Trefzger at 2 p.m. Sunday.

The comedienne and ventriloquist will perform at the Little Theater at Peninsula College, 1502 E. Lauridsen Blvd.

Admission is $20 per person, $10 for youth 14 years old and younger.

Tickets are available at Port Book and News, 104 E. First St., and Joyful Noise Music Center, 112 W. Washington St., Sequim, or online at

Flea market

PORT ANGELES — Olympic Peninsula Alpaca Rescue will host a benefit flea market and bake sale from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

The sale will be at Moose Lodge No. 996, 809 S. Pine St.

Rescue volunteers will be on hand to answer questions about the organization and some alpacas will also will be present for pictures.

Proceeds from the sale will support the 47 alpacas and llamas in the organization’s care.

The organization rescued 29 animals in 2018 and has rescued 25 so far in 2019, the group said.

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 will be in Scandia Hall, 131 W. Fifth St.

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

The bake sale will feature lots of lefse.

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

For more information, call Kathryn Hofer at 360-457-7929 or Dick Grinstad at 360-452-6334.

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.

The $8 door charge for the dance includes a light meal of roasted chicken sandwiches, potato salad, fruit slaw and sugar-free cookies.

Accompanying caregivers will be admitted for free.

For more information, visit

Easter Fun Day

PORT ANGELES — The Port Angeles High School Cheerleaders will host an Easter Fun Day for kids from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.

The fundraiser will be at the Camp Fire Clubhouse, 619 E. Fourth St.

The event for children ages 4 through 12 will include Easter crafts, games and face painting.

Admission is $10 per person; proceeds will benefit the cheerleaders’ summer cheer camp.


PORT ANGELES — An underwater Easter egg hunt is set from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.

The Eggstravaganza will be at William Shore Pool, 225 E. Fifth St.

Photo opportunities with a giant Easter bunny and games and contests will be available throughout the afternoon.

The hunt is scheduled to start promptly at 1:15 p.m.

Admission is $5.25 per child or $10.50 per family.

For more information, visit www.williamshore

Paranormal meeting

PORT ANGELES — Paranormal Kindred will meet from 2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday.

The discussion group meets in the Carver Room at the Port Angeles Library, 2210 S. Peabody Road.

The monthly meetings are free and open to the public.

For more information, email

League to meet

PORT ANGELES — Mount Olympus Detachment 897 of the Marine Corps League will host a social at 2 p.m. Saturday.

The event will be at Castaways Restaurant and Lounge, 1213 Marine Drive.

The detachment is involved with the Toys for Tots program and the Naval Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps; it provides color guards for a variety of local events.

The public is invited to attend this free event.

Light refreshments will be served.

For more information, call Kathy Nicholls at 360-460-2431.

Apiculture lecture

PORT ANGELES — The North Olympic Peninsula Beekeepers’ Association will meet from noon to 2 p.m. Sunday.

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

The meeting will start with a beginning beekeeping class before the business meeting at 1 p.m. and will conclude with the club apiculture presentation, “Planting for Pollinators.”

The public is invited to this free meeting.

For more information, call Greg Butler at 360-460-5635, email or visit

Climate lecture

PORT ANGELES — Clallam County Commissioner Mark Ozias will address a meeting of Indivisible Sequim from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Sunday.

The meeting will be at the Olympic Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 1033 Barr Road.

Ozias will discuss the commissioners’ agenda to address climate change at the county level.

The presentation will be followed by a question-and-answer session.

The public is invited to attend the free meeting.

For more information, email Joan Cotta at jcott

Russian music

PORT ANGELES — Joel Yelland will perform “A Celebration of Russian Song” from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Sunday.

The recital will be at the Olympic Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 1033 Barr Road.

The program features baritone arias and art songs followed by a selection of Russian folk songs.

Yelland will be accompanied by pianist Linda Dowdell, violinist Claire Martin and cellist Maryann Tapiro.

A reception with Russian food will follow the performance.

The suggested donation is $10 per person.

For more information, call Yelland at 509-322-5328 or email

Garden Club meets

PORT ANGELES — Karen Coles and Mary Lou Poulson will present “Garden Talk Unleashed!” at a meeting of the Port Angeles Garden Club at 10 a.m. Monday.

The club meets in the First Presbyterian Church, 139 W. Eighth St.

Coles and Poulson will discuss current garden happenings and ideas on organic pest control and will answer gardening questions from the audience.

The presentation will be preceded at 9:30 a.m. by a coffee social.

Visitors are welcome to attend the free meeting.

For more information, visit www.portangeles

Monday Musicale

PORT ANGELES — Monday Musicale will meet at noon Monday and hear a concert by Port Angeles High School’s Vocal Unlimited.

Unlimited led by Jolene Dalton Gailey at 1 p.m.

The meeting will be in Queen of Angels Catholic Church’s Fellowship Hall, 209 W. 11th St.

The public is welcome to attend the free performance.

For more information, call Gail McDonald at 360-477-8601.

Senior dance

PORT ANGELES — Cat’s Meow will perform for a swing dance from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesday.

The dance will be at 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 will be admitted free.


Benefit breakfast

FORKS — A pancake breakfast fundraiser is planned from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. Saturday.

The meal will be served at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9106, 110 Spartan Ave.

The menu includes pancakes, sausage and biscuits with sausage gravy.

Breakfast costs $6 per person, proceeds will benefit the Gold Star Families Memorial Monument.

Garden lecture

FORKS — Karla Lotz will present “Health and Heather” at a meeting of the Bogachiel Garden Club from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday.

The club meets in the Forks Community Center, 91 Maple Ave.

The public is invited to attend this free meeting.

Bingo night

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

The fundraiser will be at the West End Sportsmen’s Club, 243 Sportsmen’s Club Road.

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


Lions breakfast

JOYCE — A benefit breakfast is planned from 8:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. Sunday.

The meal will be served at the Crescent Bay Lions Clubhouse, 181 Holly Hill Road.

The menu includes pancakes, French toast, biscuits and gravy, hash browns, breakfast meats and beverages.

The meal costs $7 per person, $4 for children; proceeds go to the Crescent Bay Lions for community programs.


Genealogical lecture

SEQUIM — Evelyn Roehl will present “Times of Change: Calendars and Dates in Family History” from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday.

Roehl will address a meeting of the Clallam County Genealogical Society at the Dungeness Valley Lutheran Church, 925 N. Sequim Ave.

The public is invited to show up early for this free meeting to have a cup of coffee and socialize.

For more information, call the society at 360- 417-5000, email or visit

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 the 33-volume centennial edition of the complete works of Charles Dickens.

Proceeds from the sale benefit programs at the Sequim Library.

Science Saturday

SEQUIM — The Pacific Science Center will present “The Bone Zone” from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Saturday.

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

Presenters from the science center will work with youths aged 7 to 12 to learn about the location and function of joints by assembling mini-skeletons.

The program also will be offered to children aged 4 to 6 in the Junior Science Explorers from 11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.

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

For more information or to register, call 360-683-1161, email or visit

Book discussion

SEQUIM — The Second Saturday Book Discussion Group will discuss “Born a Crime” by Trevor Noah at 3 p.m. Saturday.

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

In May, the group will discuss “1984” by George Orwell.

For more information, call 360-683-1161, email or visit

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.

Yes, You Can

SEQUIM — Lin Bruce will present “Yes, You Can! It’s Never Too Late to Say ‘Yes’ To Bigger Things” at 6 p.m. Thursday.

The presentation will be at the Sequim Library, 630 N. Sequim Ave.

Lin is a cross-country cyclist who made her first trans-continental bike ride for her 60th birthday.

For more information, call 360-683-1161, email or visit


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 “Love: Fact or Fiction.”

Square dance

PORT TOWNSEND — Tony Mates will be calling traditional squares at 8 p.m. Saturday.

The square dance and social will be at Quimper Grange, 1219 Corona St.

Music will be performed by the Atlas Stringband, which will host a jam session at 7 p.m.

Admission is $7 per person and just $5 for those who arrive on foot or bike or who bring a reusable water bottle.

Children 16 years and younger are admitted free.

For more information, call Dave Thielk at 360-602-1270, email or visit

Country dance

PORT TOWNSEND — Nan Evans 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.

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

The dance will be followed by a potluck dinner.

Suggested donation is $5.

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

Spotlight social

PORT TOWNSEND — Simon Lynge will perform at a concert and dessert competition from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Sunday.

Lynge will perform at Quimper Grange, 1219 Corona St.

The concert and dessert competition is part of the Local Spotlight Social series, which features area musicians.

Suggested donation is $10, $5 with a homemade dessert.

Desserts should have a list of ingredients to help protect people with food allergies.

The winner of the dessert competition will receive a free pass to the next Local Spotlight Social.

For more information, email or visit

Volunteer info

PORT TOWNSEND — The Port Townsend Marine Science Center will host a volunteer information session from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Tuesday.

The presentation will be in the center’s museum classroom, 532 Battery Way.

The center has opportunities ranging from greeting and interpreting at the aquarium and the museum to helping to maintain the aquariums and touch tanks.

For more information, call Gabriele Sanchez at 360-385-5582, ext. 120 or email

Native plant lecture

PORT TOWNSEND — Susan McDougall and David Bick will present “Trees Live Here: The Role of American Arboretums in the Appreciation and Conservation of Native Trees” at 7 p.m. Tuesday.

The lecture will be presented to a meeting of the Native Plant Society at the Port Townsend Community Center, 620 Tyler St.

The meeting will begin with social time at 6:30 p.m.

The public is invited to attend this free meeting.

Poster signing

PORT TOWNSEND — Posters for the 43rd Wooden Boat Festival will go on sale Wednesday and Hannah Viano will be signing them from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Viano, the artist who created this year’s poster, will be at the Wooden Boat Chandlery, 431 Water St.

For more information, call the chandlery at 360-385-3628 or visit

Science and Sips

PORT TOWNSEND — David Large will present “Building to Save the Planet” from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Thursday.

The presentation will be in the pavilion at Port Townsend Vineyards, 2640 W. Sims Way.

Large will discuss innovations in energy-efficient home design.

The lecture is part of the Science and Sips program sponsored by the Washington Science Teachers Association. Continuing education STEM clock hours are available for teachers.

The public is invited to attend the free lecture series.

For more information, email Lois Sherwood at

Poetry workshop

PORT TOWNSEND — Joanne Clarkson will discuss 50 things to do with poems from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday.

The free workshop will be in the Port Townsend Library, 1220 Lawrence St.

Poets and poetry lovers of all levels are welcome.

Clarkson’s presentation also will cover places to publish, writing prompts and how to stay positive in the face of rejection.

Climate change

PORT TOWNSEND — Rick Jahnke will present “Climate change is still (not) for the birds” from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Thursday.

The free presentation will be in the Port Townsend Community Center, 620 Tyler St.

Jahnke is the president of the Admiralty Audubon Society and a professor emeritus at the Skidaway Institute of Oceanography.

For more information, call Rosemary Sikes at 360-385-0307, email or visit www.admiralty

Folk music

PORT TOWNSEND — The True Life Trio will perform folk music from 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Thursday.

The concert will be at the Quimper Grange, 1219 Corona St.

Admission is $20 per person.

The trio draws on Eastern European folk music as well as Louisiana Cajun influences.

For more information, call Joe Finn at 360-385-6720 or visit www.truelife


Yard sale

BRINNON — A yard sale to benefit the Brinnon Fire Department is set from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. today and Saturday.

The sale will be at the Brinnon Fire Station, 272 Schoolhouse Road.

Available for purchase will be antiques, tools, antique tools, toys, glassware, kitchen items, CDs, DVDs and books — all donated by the community.

Proceeds will go toward emergency equipment for the department.


Movie screening

CHIMACUM — A free screening of “Generation Zapped” is set for 7 p.m. Thursday.

The film will be shown at the Chimacum Grange, 9572 Rhody Drive.

The 2017 documentary explores health effects related to wireless technology.

For more information, email lukelicious@proton


Apiculture lecture

PORT HADLOCK — Julie Tennis will address a meeting of the East Jefferson County Beekeepers’ Association at 9:30 a.m. Saturday.

The meeting will be at the Jefferson County Library, 620 Cedar Ave.

The lecture is free and open to the public.

Tennis, the owner and operator of Bee Haven Apiaries, will discuss the important role, and fragile state, of the honeybee in our ecosystem.

For more information, call Paul Jendrucko at 360-582-1907.

Book sale

PORT HADLOCK — The Friends of the Jefferson County Library will hold a book sale from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.

The sale will be in the Bookmobile garage at the library, 620 Cedar Ave.

The sale features used books, audio books, DVDs and music CDs.

Proceeds support programs at the library.

Cancer veterans

PORT HADLOCK — The Quimper Prostate Cancer Veterans will meet for 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.

Community art

PORT HADLOCK — Sidonie Maroon will teach participants about flower circles from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.

The program will be in the Jefferson County Library, 620 Cedar Ave.

The free, all ages, community art program will begin with a short talk about flower circles followed by a hands-on creative art session.

All materials are provided, but space is limited.

For more information or to reserve a seat, call 360-385-6544 or visit the library.

Trivia night

PORT HADLOCK — Jefferson County Library will host a trivia night at 7 p.m. Tuesday.

The competition will be at The Keg & I, 1291 Chimacum Road.

Topics will include science, local history, pop culture and geography.

An extra point will be awarded to teams who present their library cards.

Attendees must be 21 or more years old.

Great discussion

PORT HADLOCK — The Great Decisions Discussion group will meet from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday.

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

The group will be discussing “The Rise of Populism in Europe.”

Great Decisions discussion groups, sponsored by the Foreign Policy Association, are free and open to the public.

For more information, call 360-385-6544 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 or visit the newsroom at 305 W. First St., Port Angeles, WA, 98362.

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