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Events

May
25
Sat
Forks Open Aire Market @ Umpqua Bank Parking Lot
May 25 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

open aire market temp 2018

Forks Open Aire Market 2019

Saturdays 10 am – 3 pm
May through October, 2019

Dates Are Tentative

The Forks Open Aire Market is an organization of local craftpersons, artists, gardeners,
sellers and swappers, coming together on Saturdays to showcase and sell our crafts, arts, wearables, edibles, growables & swapables.

Do you have a craft you enjoy?
Would you like the opportunity to sell some of the items you create?

Are you a successful gardener?
Would you like to sell your abundance to those who welcome fresh produce, flowers or plants?

Are you an artist or photographer
who would like to showcase your creations?
Do you have items in your house or apartment that you would like to sell?
Are you a sales agent for a company, and wish to enlarge your customer base?

We want to help!

 Rents 10 ft by 10 ft spaces for only $5 per Saturday,
collected at the end of each Saturday.
You provide your own tables, and canopy if you wish one.
Join us for one day, once a month, or the whole summer.
We welcome new members, and understand it can be difficult to begin a new enterprise.
Have questions? Call360-374-6918 or email kristyrichmond@ymail.com

May
26
Sun
Biscuits and Gravy @ Prince of Peace Lutheran Church
May 26 @ 9:00 am

Biscuits and Gravy Breakfast

This Sunday, May 26, at 9 a.m., Prince of Peace Lutheran Church will be serving a biscuit and gravy and scrambled egg breakfast for the community. Everything will be homemade!
PPLC asks people coming to make donations to their Men’s Breakfast Fund. The fund exists to provide for people in our area facing emergencies.

May
29
Wed
Forks Logging and Mill Tour @ Forks Chamber of Commerce
May 29 @ 8:45 am – 12:00 pm

logging and mill tour photo

Forks Logging & Mill Tour

October 9 Log Tour in recognition of our Hickory Shirt Heritage Days Celebration

Tours are limited to 12 people so reservations are recommended.

Please arrive 15 minutes prior to departure for registration purposes.

Park at the south end of the parking lot.

Tours are free but donations are gladly accepted!

Appropriate footwear required (boots or sneakers are acceptable ~ sandals, flip flops or open-toed shoes are not).

Cameras are allowed.

Bring a jacket.

Children over 8 are welcome.

Reserve Space:

Call (360)374-2531 or (800)443-6757

These tours are sponsored by the Forks Chamber of Commerce and made possible by donations from many local businesses and tour participants.

Forks Chamber of Commerce Weekly Meeting 5-29-2019 @ Blakeslee's Bar and Grill
May 29 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Forks Chamber of Commerce

Weekly Meeting

Featuring

10,000 Years Institute presents “Pulling Together – Coastal Jobs in Restoration”

The Pulling Together in Restoration Project (PTIR) is a landscape-scale jobs-in-restoration program working across three counties to prevent the spread of invasive species in coastal watersheds.  Through cost-effective containment, and community-based education and engagement, the program trains and deploys local crews to find and control non-native plants that impact local forestry, agriculture, fish and wildlife, including Scotch broom, tansy ragwort, reed canarygrass, and knotweeds.   Preventing harmful non-native plants before they turn into costly and long-term problems is cost-effective, and with local jobs, supports the local natural resource based economy.

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
31
Fri
Family Storytime @ North Olympic Library System Forks Branch
May 31 @ 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.

 

 

 

Evening Talk at ONRC @ ONRC
May 31 @ 7:00 pm

Join us for an evening talk at the ONRC Building.

The impact of Growler jets on the Olympic Peninsula!

UW Researcher, Lauren Kuehne and Acoustic Ecology Student Laura Giannone, Evergreen State College

Evening Talk update:   Jackie Johnson ,  ONRC’s new web/technical staff,  has created a Zoom event option for this Friday night Evening Talk.    People can either call in to listen or they can watch the video.  It will be recorded for future access as well.

Topic: ONRC:  Evening Talk May 31st : The impact of Growler jets on the Olympic Peninsula soundscape!

Time: May 31, 2019 7:00 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada)

Join Zoom Meeting

https://washington.zoom.us/j/9976846651

Dial by your location

        +1 669 900 6833 US

Meeting ID: 997 684 6651

 

 

Jun
1
Sat
Forks Open Aire Market @ Umpqua Bank Parking Lot
Jun 1 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

open aire market temp 2018

Forks Open Aire Market 2019

Saturdays 10 am – 3 pm
May through October, 2019

Dates Are Tentative

The Forks Open Aire Market is an organization of local craftpersons, artists, gardeners,
sellers and swappers, coming together on Saturdays to showcase and sell our crafts, arts, wearables, edibles, growables & swapables.

Do you have a craft you enjoy?
Would you like the opportunity to sell some of the items you create?

Are you a successful gardener?
Would you like to sell your abundance to those who welcome fresh produce, flowers or plants?

Are you an artist or photographer
who would like to showcase your creations?
Do you have items in your house or apartment that you would like to sell?
Are you a sales agent for a company, and wish to enlarge your customer base?

We want to help!

 Rents 10 ft by 10 ft spaces for only $5 per Saturday,
collected at the end of each Saturday.
You provide your own tables, and canopy if you wish one.
Join us for one day, once a month, or the whole summer.
We welcome new members, and understand it can be difficult to begin a new enterprise.
Have questions? Call360-374-6918 or email kristyrichmond@ymail.com

Craft and Sip @ Rainforest Arts Center
Jun 1 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Craft and Sip

A Craft and Sip event will take place Saturday, June 1, at the Rainforest Arts Center from 4 – 8 p.m. The cost for the evening is $45 per person and two craft projects are included; a wreath project and glass etching.

The theme is Summer Teacher Appreciation and the event is a fundraiser for Classic Conversations Home School. Space is limited, to register call Taylor at 360-640-5126. Snacks and non-alcohol beverages provided.

Recruiting Teen Summer Volunteers @ NOLS
Jun 1 @ 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.

 

Jun
3
Mon
Cedar Gathering @ Hoh Administration Building
Jun 3 @ 10:00 am

This is an all age event!

Cedar Gathering

Monday morning June 3, 2019 at 9:30 Hoh Administration Building

If you are interested in attending please contact Phillip Sifuentes at 360-374-5029