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Free Entrance Days @ Olympic National Park
Sep 28 all-day

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Free Entrance to Olympic National Park

 The National Park Service announced today that the public will be invited to experience all national parks, including Olympic National Park, without entrance fees, on four days in 2019.

The 2019 entrance fee-free days are:

  • January 21: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
  • April 20: First Day of National Park Week
  • August 25: National Park Service Birthday
  • September 28th:National Public Lands Day
  • November 11: Veterans Day

“National parks connect all of us with our country’s amazing nature, culture and history,” said National Park Service Deputy Director Michael T. Reynolds. “The days that we designate as fee free for national parks mark opportunities for the public to participate in service projects, enjoy ranger-led programs, or just spend time with family and friends exploring these diverse and special places. We hope that these fee-free days offer visitors an extra incentive to enjoy their national parks in 2019.”

Learn more at www.nps.gov.


The Neah Bay Chamber of Commerce presents: Neah Bay Fest @ Makah Community Gym
Sep 28 @ 9:30 am – 7:30 pm

The Neah Bay Chamber of Commerce presents:

Neah Bay Fest • September 28, 2019
This year’s theme is: “Sasquatch & Nature’s Bounty”

at The Makah Community Gym in Neah Bay, WA

• Presentations on Sasquatch by Ron Morehead (www.http://ronmorehead.com/) & Pat Neal (http://patnealwildlife.net/)
• Presentations on Foraging Related topics by Isabelle Ides & Alexander Williamson (http://somaink.com/)
• Video testimonies of local Sasquatch encounters
• Arts, crafts & small business vendors.
• Makah National Fish Hatchery participation. Visit the newly renovated Visitor Center.
• Scholarship fundraiser silent auction! Auction winners announced at dinner
• Birds of Prey on show!
• Kids Activities: Face painting, miniature drum-making, & more!
• Makah Cultural & Research Center participation.
• Dinner with live entertainment.


Stay tuned for updates on our Facebook Page and on our website: www.neahbaywa.com

Sponsored in part by Community Partner Program

Forks Open Aire Market @ Umpqua Bank Parking Lot
Sep 28 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

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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 kristyrichmond@ymail.com

Sep 28 @ 1:00 pm


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Biblioteca de Forks
Del 21 de septiembre al 13 de junio

(No habrá programa el 30 de noviembre y del 28 de diciembre)

Cuentos y Canciones es una oportunidad para las familias de habla hispana a compartir cuentos, canciones, y manualidades que ayudan a desarrollar las habilidades de lenguaje y lectura.

Spanish Storytime is an opportunity for Spanish-speaking families to share stories, songs, and craft activities that help develop language and reading skills.

Ties to the Land @ Olympic Natural Resources Center
Sep 28 @ 8:30 pm – 4:30 pm

September 28, 2019  Olympic Natural Resources Center

8:30 AM-4:30 PM

Workshop fee is $50. Fee includes refreshments, one lunch, and a copy of the workbook

Ties to the Land:Your Family Forest Heritage (a $25 value).

Additional lunches may be purchased for $10 each.

For more info call WSU Extension 509-667-6540 or download program brochure at http://forestry.wsu.edu


EVENING STORYTIME @ Forks Branch Library
Oct 1 @ 6:00 pm


Every Tuesday evening at 6:00 pm Forks Branch Library

Evening Storytime is a chance for families to unwind together at the end of a busy day. Featuring stories, songs, and movement activities that support early literacy skills and help foster a love of books and reading.

No storytimes  December 24 or December 31


Coffee with Comrades @ VFW Post 9106
Oct 3 @ 7:00 am – 9:00 am

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!

Family Storytime @ Forks Branch Library
Oct 4 @ 10:30 am


For the whole family

Fridays at 10:30am 

Forks Branch Library

September 20 through June 12 (No storytimes Dec. 27 or Jan. 3)

Family Storytime features 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.


Books & Cookies
Oct 4 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Books & Cookies

Books and Cookies: a book discussion group for 5th & 6th graders


Fifth and Sixth Graders! Want to hang out and talk about books? Join friends new and old for Books & Cookies at the Forks Branch Library of the North Olympic Library System! Talk about books, characters, and authors YOU love! Share and discuss your favorite titles with others and hear about new books that you may want to read in the future. There will be cookies, book conversations, and fun with friends!

This “just for fun” book group is for students in the 5th and 6th grades. Meet at the Forks Branch Library, at 3:30pm on the first Friday of each month beginning October 5.

86th Annual Congregational Church Harvest Dinner @ Forks Congregational Church
Oct 4 @ 5:00 pm


86th Annual Congregational Church Harvest Dinner

Pastor Warren Johnson and the Congregation of the Forks Congregational Church would like to invite you all to attend the 86th Annual Harvest Dinner, Friday, October 4th, 5:00 pm.  As always we count on the community to pull through this event.

The menu is roast turkey, turkey stuffing, mashed potatoes, baked salmon, sweet potatoes, variety of salads, apple and pumpkin pie, and a variety of drinks. The cost is $10 for adults, $6 for seniors and kids under 12. If you have a large family there is a family pass for $35.

If you want to donate food or donate your time to help at the dinner, contact Pastor Warren Johnson at 360-640-8239 or 360-374-9382.