NEWS BRIEFS: Folk songs and puppet shows slated … and other items

Red Yarn Productions, a Portland, Ore.-based folk music and puppetry company, will offer free musical puppetry performances at the Port Angeles and Sequim libraries this week.

Red Yarn & the Critters will perform at the Port Angeles Library, 2210 S. Peabody St., at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday and at the Sequim unit of the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Olympic Peninsula at 400 W. Fir St. at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday.

Red Yarn is Andy Furgeson, a red-haired bard who weaves folk songs and puppetry into shows for all ages.

The program is supported by the Port Angeles Friends of the Library and the Friends of Sequim Library in collaboration with the Sequim unit of the Boys and Girls Clubs, which is providing a larger venue to accommodate Red Yarn’s Sequim fans.

For more information, call the Port Angeles Library at 360-417-8500, ext. 7705, the Sequim Library at 360-683-1161, or visit the library website at www.nols.org.

Makah film

SEQUIM — A free screening of “Usual and Accustomed Places” will take place at the Sequim Library at 6 p.m. Tuesday.

The film at the library at 630 N. Sequim Ave., will be shown as part of the Documentary Nights! film series, where documentary films from around the world will be shown at 6 p.m. every fourth Tuesday of each month through June.

“Usual and Accustomed Places” follows Makah filmmaker Sandra Johnson Osawa as she examines the fishing rights of Native Americans, discovering more about her own family history along the way.

Upcoming Documentary Nights! film screenings are:

• April 25: “The Color of Honor.”

• May 23: “Driving with Selvi.”

• June 27: “Haida Gwaii: On the Edge of the World.”

The program is supported by the Friends of Sequim Library.

For more information, visit www.nols.org and select “Events,” and “Sequim,” or call 360-683-1161.

Camp Fire Club’s candy sale going until April 15

The Happy Explorers Camp Fire Club will sell candy in various locations on the North Olympic Peninsula to help raise funds for their club.

The sale, which began Friday, will continue through April 15.

Those interested can buy a box of almond rocas or mint patties for $5 at any of the following locations:

In Port Angeles on Saturday, Jim’s Pharmacy, 424 E. Second St., from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.

In Forks on Saturday, April 8, Forks Outfitters, 950 S. Forks Ave., from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Candy will also be available to purchase every Wednesday at 6 p.m. at Camp Fire Clubhouse meetings, held at 619 E. Fourth St., Port Angeles.

Funds generated will help send the club’s 15 youth members to the annual Grand Council Fire ceremony.

For more information, phone Darcey Beck at 360-461-4846 or Deidra Delgado at 253-341-0406.

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