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Events

Jul
16
Mon
National Disability Voter Registration Week @ NOLS: The Forks Branch Library
Jul 16 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

National Disability Voter Registration Week

The American Association of People with Disabilities and EveryLibrary are bringing the REV UP Campaign to libraries across the country including the North Olympic Library System (NOLS). REV UP stands for Register! Educate! Vote! Use your Power! The REV UP Campaign coordinates National Disability Voter Registration Week each year in July to increase the political power of people with disabilities while also engaging candidates and the media to recognize the disability community.

The League of Women Voters will be assisting with on-site voter registration at the Forks Library at the following times:

Forks Branch Library: July 16, 2-4pm

 

 

Jul
17
Tue
Forks History and More @ First Congregational Church
Jul 17 @ 11:30 am

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Forks History and More

The West End Historical Society and Forks Timber Museum announce that they will combine efforts for their monthly programs.

Every third Tuesday, these historical presentations will be brought to you at the First Congregational Church,  a short board meeting Timber Museum Board meets at 11:30 a.m. and the WEHS meeting starts at noon.

November’s program will be a presentation of some of the Historical Society’s old slide photographs from the late 1800s to mid-1900s.

December’s program will feature Lonnie Archibald talking about his new book, “Let’s Go Truckin,” with a book signing to follow.

Please come join us for these lively presentations and discussions. You are welcome to bring your own items to share and we encourage questions.

The museum board meetings and historical presentations are free and open to the public

Red Yarn Tours @ Forks Library
Jul 17 @ 3:00 pm

Red Yarn Tours

July 17, 3pm

Red Yarn is Andy Furgeson, a dynamic family performer who weaves folk songs and puppetry into an engaging show for all ages. With his energetic performances and lush folk-rock recordings, this red-bearded bard shares positive values while reinvigorating the American folklore tradition for younger generations. Furgeson is a musician, puppeteer and educator from Austin, Texas, based in Portland since 2005. His 5th album, Red Yarn’s Old Barn was recently released in the Spring of 2018.

 

Jul
18
Wed
League of Women Voters – Forum @ NOLS: The Forks Branch Library
Jul 18 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

League of Women Voters – Forum

A forum, co-sponsored by the North Olympic Library System (NOLS), will take place on Wednesday, July 18 at 7:00 pm at the Forks Branch Library, 171 South Forks Ave., Forks. A panel will feature candidates for Clallam County Commissioner District 3: Bill Peach, Howard (Mike) Doherty, Jr., and Dale Wilson.

Jul
21
Sat
West End Thunder Drag Races @ Forks Municipal Airport
Jul 21 all-day

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West End Thunder Drag Races

Schedule: 

May 19-20
June 23-24
July 21-22
August 11-12
September 22-23


www.westendthunder.com

Come out and enjoy 1/8 mile drags, classic cars, Show n Shine, food and fun for the whole family!

This is an alcohol-free event.

Jul
22
Sun
West End Thunder Drag Races @ Forks Municipal Airport
Jul 22 all-day

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West End Thunder Drag Races

Schedule: 

May 19-20
June 23-24
July 21-22
August 11-12
September 22-23


www.westendthunder.com

Come out and enjoy 1/8 mile drags, classic cars, Show n Shine, food and fun for the whole family!

This is an alcohol-free event.

NatureBridge: Summer Backpacking Program @ Olympic National Park
Jul 22 @ 8:00 am – Aug 3 @ 4:00 pm

 

NatureBridge: Summer Backpacking Program

13-Day Olympic Mountains Wilderness Expedition

Dates: July 22 – August 3, 2018
Ages: For students entering 10th, 11th, and 12th grade, or who have just graduated high school

Immerse yourself in backpacking, in environmental science, and in the wonder of exploring a national park on this exceptional 13-day experience.

  • Embark on an 8-day backpacking expedition through Olympic National Park.
  • Design and conduct your own science investigation.
  • Discover what it means to be a field scientist.
  • Travel across gorgeous forest and mountain landscapes.
  • Learn, or improve, your backpacking skills.
  • Form new friendships.
  • Hike 5-10 miles each day to a new campsite, carrying everything you need in a large backpack that weighs 40-50 lbs.
  • Strengthen your leadership skills.
  • Present your science investigations to National Park staff, NatureBridge educators, your family, and peers.

Students have used their NatureBridge summer backpacking experience and research for high school capstone projects, college entrance essays, and job resumes. This challenging and fun adventure will likely be one of your most meaningful and rewarding experiences. No backpacking experience is necessary and financial aid is available.

Jul
28
Sat
D.A.R.T. Training @ Forks Airport
Jul 28 @ 11:00 am

D.A.R.T. Training

Disaster Airlift Response Team

Aug
2
Thu
NOLS: Block Fest @ NOLS: The Forks Branch Library
Aug 2 @ 10:30 am

Block Fest
BLOCK Fest™ is a research-based block play program geared towards children from 8 months to 8 years with their caregivers.  Parents and/or caregivers who accompany their child are encouraged to join in and play. Children and adults can rotate from station to station in a self-guided tour to play with a variety of different blocks.

Aug
4
Sat
Free Fishing and Wildlife tours for U.S. Veterans @ Makah Marina, Neah Bay
Aug 4 all-day

Free Fishing and Wildlife tours for U.S. Veterans

Saturday, August 4, 2018 (Reservations Required)

Morning – Fishing Charter or Wildlife Viewing

Afternoon – Wildlife Viewing Charter

Charter Boat Wind Song Makah Marina

R/V Tatoosh Makah Marina