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!
Soroptimist International of the Olympic Rain Forest Invites Public to Informational Meeting
Soroptimist International of the Olympic Rain Forest (SIORF) will present information about the local Soroptimist club, and the national organization to which they belong, at the Congregational Church fellowship hall on Thursday, March 21, starting at 6 p.m. The public is invited to come and learn more about their activities. Coffee and cookies will be served, and members will be available after the presentation for any one-on-one questions.
The Soroptimist members help support individuals and families in the Forks Community. Many of you may have been helped by one of their projects. But few may realize the full scope of work carried out by this organization – here in Forks and around the world. Here is your chance to find out, and perhaps consider membership yourself.
Breeding Land Birds of the Olympic Peninsula
Dr. Scott Horton will speak on breeding land birds of the Olympic Peninsula.
These evening talks are sponsored by the Rosmond Education Fund
The Parlor will be hosting this from 9-10am tomorrow and is open to the community. Join us for coffee and this informational seminar!
“Wascana’s Amazing Journey”
Brenda Carlsen will be reading her published book “Wascana’s Amazing Journey” at 10 a.m., Friday, March 22 at the Forks library. Children and adults welcome!
“Wascana’s Amazing Journey” is about a Canada Goose whose wing becomes injured while flying south for the winter with his family and friends. What will he do? What happens to Wascana?
An enlightening story for all about friendship, compassion, healing, kindness, empathy, and letting go. Oh yes, and it is really funny too!
This is a story for all those who gaze up to the sky whenever they hear geese and their familiar HONK HONK.
Later in the day from 2-7 p.m. Brenda will be signing and selling books at Forks Outfitters.
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.
Fly Fisherman and Author Trey Combs and John Aho
A perspective on Wild Steelhead on the Olympics.
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.
Nate Crippen Memorial Basketball Tournament
Location: Forks High School Gym
In partnership with WSU Extension and Clallam County Waste Reduction, the North Olympic Library System (NOLS) will offer Master Composter/Recycler Workshops at the Sequim, Forks, and Port Angeles Libraries. These workshops are free to all Clallam County residents, but registration is required. Workshops will be offered on Tuesday, February 26 from 10am – 5pm at the Sequim Branch Library; Saturday, March 23 from 11am – 5pm at the Forks Branch Library; and on Saturday, June 8 from 10am – 5pm at the Port Angeles Main Library.
Master Composters and Recyclers are volunteer waste prevention specialists who are trained in partnership with WSU-Extension and Clallam County Department of Public Works. The program highlights critical waste prevention activities with local solutions working with our local haulers, governments, and organizations to create best practices and educate community members. Topics will include: an introduction to the history and systems of waste and recycling, thoughtful consumerism, composting and food waste prevention, recycling right, and reducing, repurposing, reusing, and upcycling.
This program is generously supported by the Friends of the Library and is a partnership with the Clallam County Waste Prevention Program and WSU Extension.
To learn more about this and other programs at your library, visit www.nols.org, call 360.417.8500, or email Discover@nols.org. The Sequim Branch Library is located at 630 North Sequim Avenue. The Forks Branch Library is located at 171 Forks Avenue South. The Port Angeles Main Library is located at 2210 South Peabody Street.