Thanksgiving feasts set for today, Thursday on the Peninsula

Free community feasts are planned in Port Angeles, Port Townsend and Brinnon today on Thanksgiving Eve.

The Salvation Army in Port Angeles will serve a free community meal from noon to 2 p.m. today.

The meal will be at the soup kitchen building, 123 S. Peabody St.

Mashed potatoes and gravy, stuffing, turkey, green beans and pie will be served.

Last year, the Salvation Army fed about 180 people at its Thanksgiving Eve feast.

Volunteers are welcome.

Those interested in volunteering are asked to call Jessica Guthrie at 360-452-7679.

In Port Townsend, St. Paul’s Episcopal Church will host a traditional Thanksgiving dinner from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. today.

The free dinner, now in its 11th year, will be served in the parish hall, 1020 Jefferson St.

Meat eaters, as well as vegans and vegetarians, can partake in a traditional hot meal with homemade desserts and conversation at this community-wide event.

The dinner is made possible by parishioners and community members who donate food, cash and their time, according to a press release.

St. Paul’s usually offers its “Just Soup” lunch service Wednesdays, but the full meal will replace the lunch service.

For more information, call 360-385-0770 or email [email protected].

The Brinnon Community Center will be the venue for a free community dinner from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. today.

The dinner will be at 306144 U.S. Highway 101 in Brinnon.

Attendees are encouraged to bring a side dish or dessert to share. Reservations are not required.

For more information, call the center at 360-796-4350.

FREE PUBLIC THANKSGIVING DAY FEASTS

Serenity House

PORT ANGELES — Serenity House of Clallam County will host a Thanksgiving dinner from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday.

The gathering, which is open to the public, will be held at 2321 W. 18th St.

Attendees are encouraged to bring a favorite side dish. People can also bring cooked turkey, as the organization is out of room for turkeys that it has to cook.

Donations and volunteers are welcome.

Early van drivers can pick up starting at 4 p.m.

Serenity House stepped up to offer a Thanksgiving feast after the annual dinner at Queen of Angels church was canceled because organizers were unable to find a coordinator, ending an 11-year tradition.

For more information about the Serenity House meal, call 360-452-7224.

VFW post

SEQUIM — The Sequim Veterans of Foreign Wars, Post 4760, and Sun Taxi are sponsoring a Thanksgiving dinner from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday.

The dinner, free and open to the public, will be served at the post, 169 E. Washington St., in a to-go box but diners can also eat at the VFW if preferred.

Organizers will also accept donations of coats, clothing and socks for Serenity House during the event.

Hardy’s meal

SEQUIM — Hardy’s Market in Sequim will offer free traditional Thanksgiving meals while supplies last beginning at 11 a.m. Thursday at the market, 10200 Old Olympic Highway.

Meals can be dine-in or takeout, one per person.

Event organizers request that no one come early.

For more information, call 360-582-0240.

Dinner booked

SEQUIM — A traditional Thanksgiving turkey dinner Thursday at Trinity United Methodist Church is fully booked, according to organizers.

As of Monday, the church had filled its reservation list and is no longer accepting names.

The free dinner is part of Trinity’s community dinner program.

Dinners normally are served on the last Thursday of each month, but because of other holiday-season activities, there will be no dinner in December.

Tri-Area

CHIMACUM — A free community Thanksgiving Dinner will be served from noon to 3 p.m. Thursday.

The free dinner will be at the Tri-Area Community Center, 10 West Valley Road.

Homebound residents may call 360-605-0300 to put their name on the home delivery list.

Volunteers can call 360-605-0300 or email [email protected].

Community churches

FORKS — Forks community churches will host a free Thanksgiving dinner from 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Thursday.

The meal will be served in the Forks Community Center, 91 Maple Ave.

For more information or to volunteer, call Laura Lafernz at 360-374-4093.

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