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Events

May
5
Sun
Annual Fishing Day for Kids! @ Bogachiel Rearing Pond/Forks
May 5 @ 6:00 am – 12:00 pm

Kids Fishing Day

 

 Annual Kids Fishing Day

Set the alarm clock

At the Bogachiel Hatchery Rearing Pond

 May 5th, 2019

Sunday: 6:00 AM – 12:00 PM

 All children 12 and under welcome. Coffee, Hot Chocolate and Donuts provided free of charge. Donations appreciated.

 Sportsmen Club has poles to loan or bring your fishing poles and tackle! Fishing gear is first come, first served.

 5 fish limit per fisher, ex: the first 5 you catch

 Club members available to help young fishers. Parental support, supervision/guidance appreciated.

 Follow signage for parking.

 Sponsored by the West End Sportsmen’s Club

Women March @ Tillicum Park
May 5 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women March

Sunday May 5, 2019

Forks, WA

Walk begins at Tillicum Park at 11 am. We will walk down to the Forks Transit station, then back to the park. Following the walk, there will be a presentation.

Food Vendors will present along with tables where you can participate in crafts to remember the MMIW victims.

May
7
Tue
Public Meeting: Forests and Climate Change @ Olympic Natural Resources Center
May 7 @ 2:00 pm

 

Public Meeting regarding Forests and Climate Change

Tuesday, May 7, 2019 at 2:00 p.m.

Public Meeting at Olympic Natural Resources Center, 1455 S. Forks Ave Forks, WA

The Clallam County Commissioners, will host a climate change event at the Olympic Natural Resource Center.  Guest Speakers will be Professor Bernard Bormann and Clallam County Health Officer Dr. Allison Unthank.  Professor Bernard Bormann will be speaking about connecting forests to climate change.  Clallam County Health Officer Dr. Allison Unthank will be speaking on the public health impacts of wildfire smoke.

The public is welcome to attend this event.

MARK OZIAS, District 1, Chair                     E-mail: commissioners@co.clallam.wa.us

RANDY JOHNSON, District 2

BILL PEACH, District 3                                   Rich Sill, County Administrator

 

FORKS FILM SCHOOL 2019 @ Rainforest Arts Center
May 7 @ 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.

May
8
Wed
Forks Chamber of Commerce Meeting 5-8-2019 @ Blakeslee's Bar & Grill
May 8 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Forks Chamber of Commerce logo

Forks Chamber of Commerce

Weekly Meeting

Featuring

Jake Morrison of Luxe Hiking Gear

and TBA

“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
10
Fri
Family Storytime @ North Olympic Library System Forks Branch
May 10 @ 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.

 

 

 

The Buzz About Bees @ Clallam Bay Branch Library
May 10 @ 2:00 pm

Herb Senft is an officer of the North Olympic Peninsula Bee Keeper’s Association, and the retired owner of Skyline Nursery who propagated rare and unusual trees and perennials in the Sequim and Port Angeles area since the early 1980’s. The nursery may be closed, but he has kept his plant websites going in hopes to assist others in landscaping their own property.

Boothill Express @ Rainforest Arts Center
May 10 @ 7:00 pm

Please come on down to the Rainforest Arts Center, here in Forks, Y’all, and listen to the newest band on the West End.

On Friday, May 10th, at 7pm, Boothill Express will entertain us with a foot stompin’ mix of country, blues, and rock n’ roll. It is bound to be an amazing time.

This is a family friendly event. There will be tables and chairs set up for folks to listen and to visit, and of course that amazing dance floor is there for all of you who want to kick up your boot heels, and dance. The theme is Cowboy/Cowgirl, so please feel free dress in your favorite western attire.

Admission and refreshments are by donation, and no one will be turned away.

Come on down and support your local musicians and live music!

May
11
Sat
Stamp Out Hunger
May 11 all-day

Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive May 11

Saturday, May 11, marks the 27th anniversary of the Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive. Each year on the second Saturday of May, mail carriers across the country collect non-perishable food donations from postal customers. Participating in this year’s Mail Carrier Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive is simple.

Customers can just leave non-perishable food donations in or by their mailbox on Saturday, May 11, and your mail carrier will do the rest. Donations can also be dropped off anytime at the Forks, Beaver and La Push post offices. All local donations will go to the Forks Food Bank. Last year locally, 600 pounds was collected. In previous years carriers have collected as much as 1,180 pounds. Your local mail carriers appreciate the community support in making this year’s food drive a success!

Forks Open Aire Market @ Umpqua Bank Parking Lot
May 11 @ 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