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Events

Mar
2
Sat
FREE TAX PREPARATION @ Forks City Hall Council Chambers
Mar 2 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

FREE TAX PREPARATION

IRS-certified volunteers provide free tax preparation and e-filing
for low-and-middle-income taxpayers of all ages.

FORKS CITY HALL
Council Chambers; 500 East Division Street

Every-other-Saturday, from 10am—3pm:
(February 2 & 16, March 2 , 16 & 30,and April 13)

No appointment is required. First-come, first-served.
Contact Hearst Coen, 360-452-6541, if you have any questions.

Please bring the following with you to the TAX-AIDE site:

Photo ID (required)
Social Security Cards for taxpayer, spouse, and dependents (required)
Documentation of health insurance coverage for everyone on the tax return.
Bring Form 1095, if received.
W-2s, 1099s and all documents necessary to complete your 2018 return
Bank check with routing and account numbers, if direct deposit desired
Your 2017 Tax Return

The TAX-AIDE program is sponsored by the IRS and the AARP Foundation.

BREADMAKING with Victoria Redhed Miller @ Forks Branch Library
Mar 2 @ 1:00 pm

Victoria Redhed Miller, local author of From No-Knead to Sourdough: A Simpler Approach to Handmade Bread, is headed back to the West End Branches of the North Olympic Library System (NOLS)! Miller will present a workshop titled Homemade Bread: Techniques and Tips, providing everything you need to take your homemade bread to the next level. Miller will present at the Forks Branch Library on Saturday, March 2 at 1pm, and the Clallam Bay Branch Library on Friday, March 15 at 1pm.

These workshops will include a live demo of breadmaking techniques like mixing, kneading, and shaping. There will also be a demo of a GrainMaker home grain mill – for those interested in grinding their own grain for baking. Bring your questions and enthusiasm for baking bread to this fun, fast-paced workshop!

Victoria Redhed Miller lives on a 40-acre off-the-grid farm outside of Sequim.  In her newest book, she blends her own journey toward self-reliance with her fascination for traditional homesteading skills and love of good food.  Miller’s previous books include Craft Distilling and Pure Poultry. Miller will have copies of her books for sale and signing after each presentation.

 

Mar
6
Wed
Forks Chamber of Commerce Meeting @ Blakeslee's Bar & Grill
Mar 6 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Forks Chamber of Commerce

Forks Chamber of Commerce

Weekly Meeting

Quillayute Valley Scholarship Auction

and

monthly business meeting

“No Host” lunch featuring a weekly lunch special, soup of the day, clam chowder or order off the menu. Your choice!

Is there any such thing as a free lunch? Every Chamber member that attends a Business Meeting will have a chance to win a free lunch! The more meetings you attend, the more chances you have to win.

Meetings are open to the public.

Running Start Information Night @ Peninsula college
Mar 6 @ 6:00 pm

Running Start Information Night

Learn how high school juniors and seniors can earn college credit tuition free!

Peninsula College  The Commons

Mar
7
Thu
Coffee with Comrades @ VFW Post 9106
Mar 7 @ 7:00 am – 9:00 am

Coffee with Comrades

Hosted by the Forks VFW Post 9106

Any and all Veterans are welcome at the Forks VFW Thursday mornings from 0700 to about 0900. The coffee is fresh, hot, and free!

Mar
8
Fri
BLOCK Fest @ Forks Branch Library
Mar 8 @ 10:30 am

Parenting Matters Foundation and the First Teacher Program will bring back the popular BLOCK Fest™ program to the Forks Branch Library of the North Olympic Library System (NOLS) on Friday, March 8 at 10:30am.
BLOCK Fest™ is a research-based block play program geared towards children from 8 months to 8 years with their caregivers. Children and adults can rotate from station to station in a self-guided tour to play with a variety of different blocks. Parents and caregivers must accompany their child and are strongly encouraged to join in the play. Socks are required for children and adults participating in this event.
BLOCK Fest™ in Clallam County was initially supported by a generous grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to the Parenting Matters Foundation of Sequim, Washington. More information about the Parenting Matters Foundation, the First Teacher Program, and the research behind the BLOCK Fest™ phenomenon will be available at the event and can also be found by visiting www.clallamblockfest.org.
Additional Information
The Forks Branch Library is located at 171 Forks Avenue South. For more information about this and other programs for youth, visit www.nols.org, call 360.374.6402, or email Youth@nols.org.

Family Storytime @ North Olympic Library System Forks Branch
Mar 8 @ 10:30 am

 

Family Storytime

This story time series will take place Friday September 14 and every Friday through May 31, 2019

Family Storytimes feature stories, music, rhymes, and plenty of movement and fun! Activities such as talking, reading, playing, and singing all play an important role in early childhood development. After each session, parents and caregivers will have an opportunity to visit and swap information about parenting resources in the community.

The Forks Branch Library is located at 171 Forks Avenue South. For more information about storytimes and other programs for youth, visit www.nols.org, call 360.374.6402, or email Youth@nols.org.

 

 

 

Free Dance Lessons @ Forks Congregational Church
Mar 8 @ 7:00 pm

Free Dance Lessons!

Rainforest Council for the Arts will be sponsoring dance lessons February 22, and March 8 and 22. The lessons are held at Forks Congregational Church’s Fellowship Hall. Dancing begins at 7 p.m. and the lessons are free. No partner is necessary, and beginners are always welcome. Please join us.

Mar
9
Sat
American Legion Breakfast @ American Legion Hall
Mar 9 @ 7:00 am – 11:00 am

American Legion Breakfast

Everyone welcomed!

Scrambled eggs, biscuits & sausage gravy, coffee, juice, water

$6.00 and Donations accepted

ALL PROCEEDS GO TO THE GOLD STAR MEMORIAL

COME JOIN US IN SUPPORTING ALL VETERANS

FIESTA FAMILIAR @ Alder Grove Mobile Home Park
Mar 9 @ 1:00 pm – 1:00 pm

LA FIESTA FAMILIAR

The Forks Branch Library of the North Olympic Library System (NOLS) will be offering a family storytime in Spanish at the Alder Grove Mobile Home Park in Forks. Fiesta Familiar will be held every Second Saturday at 1pm from October 13 through May 11.

Enjoy Spanish stories, songs, and games for children of all ages, as well as a snack. Sharing books and playing with children helps to increase early learning and reading development. Bring the whole family!

La Biblioteca de Forks del “North Olympic Library System” (NOLS) ofrecerá un evento familiar en español en el vecindario “Alder Grove Mobile Home Park” en Forks. La Fiesta Familiar se realizará cada segundo sábado del mes desde el 13 de octubre hasta el 11 de mayo a la 1pm.

Disfruten cuentos, canciones y juegos para todas las edades, con una pequeña botana. Compartir las maravillas de los libros y los juegos en familia ayuda a aumentar las destrezas de aprendizaje y lectura de los niños. ¡Traiga a toda la familia!