NEWS BRIEFS: Charity offers public alpaca holiday photo … and other items

PORT ANGELES — Olympic Peninsula Llama/Alpaca Rescue is offering photos with alpacas for a $10 donation Saturday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

People will use their own phones or cameras for the photos.

A gazebo will be set up at the 105 W. First St. location, a press release said.

Living alone class

PORT ANGELES — Volunteer Hospice of Clallam County (VOHCC) will host a workshop from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday.

The workshop, “Living Alone Now,” will be held at Hospice House, 810 S. Albert St.

The workshop facilitators are the Rev. Maggie Bourne-Raiswell and Debbie Smith, RN.

The workshop is designed for people who have suffered the loss of a life partner.

Class materials focus on self-care and overcoming the challenges of living alone.

The workshop is free, but space is limited so pre-registration is required by calling 360-452-1511.

VHOCC supports terminally ill patients and their families emotionally, physically and spiritually.

VHOCC does not charge for its services and does not bill any government agency, depending instead on private donations and bequests.

For more information, call 360-452-1511 or visit

Fill the engine

PORT ANGELES — Firefighters and emergency medical technicians from Clallam 2 Fire Rescue will collect donations for the Port Angeles Food Bank from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 17.

The collection will be in the parking lot at the Lincoln Street Safeway, 110 E. Third St.

For more information, call 360-457-2550 or visit

RainShadow Chorale begins its season with 2 weekend shows

The RainShadow Chorale will begin its season with two performances of “All Sounds Become Music.”

The first performance will be at 4 p.m. Saturday at Trinity United Methodist Church, 609 Taylor St., Port Townsend.

This will be followed by another concert at 4 p.m. Sunday at Lutheran Church of the Redeemer, 45 Redeemer Way, Chimacum.

The program for the concerts includes lullabies and ancient chants, songs of nature and tender love songs, a Bach motet, folk songs and an opera chorus.

The suggested donation is $20 for adults, $10 for students.

For more information, call Bev Schaaf at 360-379-3458, email [email protected] or visit

Motorcycle Association set to meet

SEQUIM — The Christian Motorcycle Association will meet at 9 a.m. Saturday at the Mariner Cafe, 609 W. Washington St.

The public is invited to attend.

For more information, call Dan Anderson at 360-437-9843 or Doug Taylor at 360-681-4960.

Armistice service

PORT ANGELES — Rick Jaech will preach a tri-lingual service at 9:30 a.m. Sunday in memory of the Armistice centennial.

The service, in English, French and German, will be held at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 301 E. Lopez Ave.

Jaech will also teach at a faith formation “Transforming Conflicts” at 11 a.m.

Participants will learn communication skills to help to transform conflicts from destructive to constructive experiences.

Healer’s Odyssey

PORT TOWNSEND — Saul Shaye will speak at 11 a.m. Sunday at Unity Port Townsend, 3918 San Juan Ave.

Shaye, a chiropractor and spiritual healer, will also present the workshop, “A Healer’s Odyssey” from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.

For more information, call 360-385-6519 or visit

Women’s luncheon

PORT ANGELES — The Port Angeles Christian Women’s Connection will hold a luncheon from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday.

The luncheon will be held at Joshua’s Restaurant and Lounge, 113 Delguzzi Drive.

Special music by Wayne Dillingham with Marilyn McNamara on keyboard.

This month’s feature is a country store open auction.

Cost is $16, inclusive.

To make reservations, call Lois at 360-452-3466 and leave a message.

Unity speaker

PORT ANGELES — Guest speaker Kimberly Perkins will teach at 10:30 a.m. Sunday at Unity in the Olympics, 2917 E. Myrtle Ave.

Perkins’ topic is “The Healing Gift of Joy.”

Sunday service begins at 10 a.m.

Child care is available.

For more information, call 360-457-3981 or visit

Supper and show

PORT ANGELES — The Peninsula Evangelical Friends Church will host “Supper and a Show” at 6 p.m. Wednesday.

Friends will serve homemade soup, bread, rolls and homemade cookies at Friends Church, 1291 N. Barr Road.

During dinner they will show the 1995 film “Behind the Sun”

This family-friendly film screening is free and open to the public.

For more information, call Diane Hanes at 360-417-0422 or visit

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