Film documents building of village

PORT TOWNSEND — “Peter’s Place: A Community Spirit Village,” a short film by Dennis Daneau of Port Townsend, will stream online at 6:30 p.m. Monday in the Quimper Unitarian Universalist Fellowship’s Meaningful Movies series.

Tickets, which are free, are available via under “Upcoming Events” and “Meaningful Movies.”

After the video, viewers can watch a discussion with Bayside Housing case manager Mike Schleckser, Peter’s Place volunteer contractor Todd Armstrong, planner-designer Jesse Thomas, coordinator Judith Alexander and Jefferson County Commissioner Greg Brotherton.

In the 50-minute movie, Daneau follows the building process, talks with volunteers and includes a statement from one of the first women to move in.

“Peter’s Place: A Community Spirit Village” can also be found by searching for the video’s whole title on

Daneau, 73, calls the village project “an outpouring of hearts, an outpouring from compassionate people who understand what needs to be done.”

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