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 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.
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
Lissy Andros, Lodging “Concierge”
“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.
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!
3…2…1…blast-off! The North Olympic Library System (NOLS) is offering two special Yoga Storytime in Space programs in June. Get ready to move at the Clallam Bay Branch Library on Thursday, June 20 at 1pm, and the Forks Branch Library on Tuesday, June 25 at 2pm. During this action-filled yoga storytime, children and caregivers will explore outer space with imagination and movement. Prepare to visit a galaxy far, far away during this highly interactive storytime.
Yoga Storytime is a full body experience that builds early literacy skills and healthy bodies at the same time! This interactive storytime will feature stories, songs, yoga poses, and breathing exercises for children and their caregivers. No yoga experience necessary!
More About the Summer Reading Program
The theme for the 2019 Summer Reading Program is A Universe of Stories. This summertime celebration, which encourages children to keep reading during the summer break from school, features a reading challenge with fabulous prizes, and a multitude of events for all ages. Research shows that children who do not read during the summer experience “summer slide” and may lose up to a month of the instructional knowledge they gained during the previous school year. Library summer reading programs have been shown to help alleviate the “summer slide” by providing access to books, enrichment activities, and encouraging young people to keep reading. The 2019 Summer Reading Program runs June 15 through August 17.
As part of the North Olympic Library System’s annual Summer Reading Program, A Universe of Stories, check out Virtual Reality at the Library! Adults and teens 13 and older can experience immersive and interactive 360° video using Oculus Rift and Go headsets. Explore America’s National Parks, The Body, Mars Odyssey, Star Chart, Everest, and more! Virtual Reality (VR) sessions will be held at the Forks Branch Library on Friday, June 21 and July 5 from 12-4pm, and the Clallam Bay Branch Library on Saturday, July 13 from 1-4pm. These drop-in VR experiences will be about 15-20 minutes per user and are on a first-come, first-served basis with a waiting list if needed.
Using VR has potential safety concerns; participants must be 13 years or older (no exceptions). Adult participants must sign a release waiver, and participants aged 13 to 17 must have a parent signed release waiver. Waivers are available to download at nols.org/virtual-reality, or can be picked up at NOLS branches.
Virtual Reality programming is part of a partnership with the Washington State Library, Oculus, and the University of Washington Information School to bring educational opportunities to library communities around the state. Additional funding for this program comes from the Friends of the Library groups.
9th Annual Tod Horton Memorial Co-ed Softball Tournament
June 22nd and June 23rd, 2019
Please contact Dan Trickey for more information
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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 email@example.com
Free Workshop: Composting in the Home & Community Garden
Join us at the Forks Community Garden on Saturday, June 22 at noon where Clallam County Waste Reduction Coordinator, Megan Davis will provide information to help home gardeners integrate composting into any size garden or space as well as discuss how to maintain and benefit from composting at the community garden.
She will provide an introduction to composting and its many benefits. She will also share space-saving techniques such as grow heaps, trench composting, and worm bins, for recycling yard and food waste right back into gardening areas, capturing valuable organic matter and nutrients that plants need for good growing.
Attendees may bring a lunch. The presentations are free and open to the public. For questions, call 360-417-2000 ext 2026
Forks Community Garden is located off Founders Way, behind the Bogachiel Clinic.