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Events

May
14
Tue
FORKS FILM SCHOOL 2019 @ Rainforest Arts Center
May 14 @ 4:00 pm

 

NORTH FORK STUDIOS is a multi-media production company based in Olympia, Washington and specializing in video storytelling with a focus on outdoor, adventure and conservation. For eight years, Shane was actively involved in the film and television industry in Los Angeles, CA working on commercials, feature films, TV, radio, and documentary mediums. He then decided to embark on his own  path merging his love for the outdoors with visual storytelling.

Piecemakers Quilt Club @ DNR Conference Room
May 14 @ 6:30 pm

Piecemaker Quilt Club meets the 2nd Tuesday of the month at the DNR Building. 6:30 pm

No Summer meetings and no meetings in December

For more information contact Marsha Yanish  360-327-3770

Recruiting Teen Summer Volunteers @ NOLS
May 14 @ 9:15 pm – 10:15 pm

North Olympic Library System Teen Volunteers Wanted

The North Olympic Library System is in search of teens to spend part of their summer break volunteering at the Library – having fun, earning service learning hours, and meeting new people! Each year the libraries in Port Angeles, Sequim, Forks, and Clallam Bay actively recruit teen volunteers for the annual Summer Reading Program. Teen volunteers have the opportunity to assist with a wide range of programs and get a glimpse of the inner working of the library. Volunteers involved get a free Summer Reading Program T-shirt and snacks throughout the program. Applications can be found at nols.org/teens-events or any NOLS location.

Teens entering grades 7-12 can apply to be a Special Event Volunteer in Clallam Bay, Forks, Port Angeles, or Sequim. Volunteers will sign people up for the Summer Reading Challenge, assist with Summer Reading Program events, and gain skills as a volunteer. Applications have deadlines specific to location, as follows:

Clallam Bay Branch Library, Saturday, June 1

Forks Branch Library: Saturday, June 1

Port Angeles Main Library: Friday, June 21 (Wednesday, June 12 for Teen Leaders)

Sequim Branch Library: Friday, June 14

In Port Angeles, teens entering grades 9-12 also have the opportunity to apply to be a Teen Leader. Teen Leaders gain valuable planning and leadership skills while working with younger kids and a team. The Teen Leader program is a great opportunity for teens who want more responsibility and hours volunteering. Teens involved with the program will have the chance to help coordinate summer reading program events and mentor younger teens working with the program.  Applications for the Teen Leader program are due by Wednesday, June 12.

Additional Information

For information about this and other programs for youth, visit www.nols.org, call 360.417.8500 x7705, or email Youth@nols.org. The Port Angeles Main Library is located at 2210 South Peabody Street.

 

May
15
Wed
Planned Power Outage Scheduled
May 15 @ 12:01 am – 6:00 am

A scheduled power outage will affect electric service to Sekiu customers on Wednesday, May 15, beginning at 12:01 am, lasting until approximately 6:00 am. This outage is necessary to perform work on the Sekiu Substation. Automated phone calls have gone out to affected customers. If you have any questions, please contact:

360-452-9771 or 1.800.542.7859.
Or info@clallampud.net

Thank you for your patience.

The Bogachiel Garden Club Meetings @ Forks Community Center
May 15 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Bogachiel Garden Club

The Bogachiel Garden Club Meetings

Every 3rd Wednesday

1:00pm to 3:00pm

Come meet and plan beautiful happenings

September 19, 2018- Summer Successes and Woes

October 17, 2018 – Horticulture Show with Billie Fitch

November 14, 2018 – A taste of herb samples of cooking with herbs

December 19, 2018 – Facinators (hat making) with Tina Adams

January 16, 2019 – Recycle, Repurose and Reused Share time

February 20, 2019- Edible Wild Plants with Jessica Latourelle

March 20, 2019 Minature designs with Pat Grimes

April 17, 2019 – Health and Heather with Karla Lotz (plants for sale)

May 15, 2019 – Native Plants with plants for sale by Lissa Bennett, Quilcene Nursery

June 19, 2019 –  Garden Party Potluck at 631 5th Ave with surprise speaker

 

In addition, the club sponsors the Annual High Tea on Saturday, January 19, 2019 from 1:00-3:00 pm at Assembly of God Church. Donations accepted for this event.

 

 

Forks Chamber of Commerce Weekly Meeting 5-15-2019 @ Blakeslee's Bar and Grill
May 15 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

 

Forks Chamber of Commerce

Weekly Meeting

Featuring

West End Thunder

“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.

May
17
Fri
Family Storytime @ North Olympic Library System Forks Branch
May 17 @ 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.

 

 

 

PAWS to Read @ Forks Branch Library
May 17 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

PAWS to Read

Watch your child discover the joy of reading with a little help from a furry friend at the North Olympic Library System’s (NOLS) Forks Branch Library. Canine pal Tally and her trainer Sherry Schaaf from Olympic Gentle Paws Therapy Dog Club. This is for children of all ages.

Research shows that the more a child reads, the more their reading skills improve. Children are sometimes reluctant to read aloud because they feel unsure or self-conscious. Reading to a dog or other pet provides a non-judgmental audience and encourages children to read with confidence.

Studium West US Coast Guard Station Quillayute River @ Peninsula College
May 17 @ 6:30 pm

US Coast Guard Station Quillayute River

Saving Lives with Caution and Preparation

Coast Guard Station River Operations Petty Officer, Shawn Marshall, and Engineering Officer Jeremie Kozakiewicz will give a presentation about the variety of missions the Coast Guard undertakes, the training required and some of the courageous acts that are part of Station Quillayute River’s history as a lifeboat crew.

BM1 Shawn Marshall and MK1 Jeremoe Kozakiewicz each have over 13 years of service in the Coast Guard and will share some of their personal stories. The free program will conclude with a Q and A.

May
18
Sat
3rd Annual Olympic Coast MATE Competition @ Forks Aquatic Center
May 18 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

3rd Annual Olympic Coast MATE Competition
Saturday, May 18, 2019
Forks Aquatic Center, 91 Maple Ave.
9 am to 5 pm

Come and support our Forks STEM Rovers as we compete against other West End peninsula schools!
It’s fun, free, and exciting!