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Events

Oct
14
Sun
Quileute Cedar Bark Basket Weaving Class @ Rainforest Arts Center
Oct 14 @ 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Quileute Cedar Bark Basket Weaving Class

Cedar Bark Basket Weaving Class, taught by Quileute tribal member Phil Ward, October 14th, 2018 12:30-3:30, at the RAC, lots of fun, cost $25 , supplies included. To register contact Flora Finley 360-374-0359

 

Nov
25
Sun
HOH COMMUNITY THANKSGIVING DINNER @ Hoh tribal gym
Nov 25 @ 2:00 pm

#KeepingTheHohAlive

Hoh Community Thanksgiving Dinner

November 25th*, 2:00 p.m.

Hoh Tribal Gym

*The original date of November 18th was changed to November 25th.

Nov
29
Thu
Double Evening Talk Opportunity @ Olympic Natural Resources Center
Nov 29 @ 7:00 pm

Please join us on Thursday, Nov. 29th for this double presentation.

“Status of Razor Clams on the Washington Coast” and “Social and Economic Impacts of the Record Setting 2015 Harmful Algal Bloom”

We are fortunate to have Mr. Daniel Ayers, WDFW;  and Dr. Vera Trainer, NOAA’s   Northwest Fisheries Science Center for a double Evening Talk on Thursday, Nov. 29th.   The event will begin promptly at 7:00 pm. and run longer into the evening than the usual single presentation.  

Dan Ayers’ presentation will be on the “Status of Razor Clams on the Washington Coast”.   Dan is the Coastal Shellfish Manager for Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife.  He is the WDFW Biologist who leads the coastal shellfish unit based in Montesano and Willapa Bay.  He manages Washington’s very popular razor clam fishery and oversees the unit’s work managing the coastal Dungeness crab, pink shrimp and spot prawn fisheries, and the Willapa Bay oyster reserves and research projects in Willapa Bay.    Dan also works closely with other state and federal agencies on harmful algal bloom issues since toxin domoic acid was first found along the Washington coasts in 1991.

Dr. Trainer will speak after Dan Ayers’s presentation on Dr. Stephanie Moore’s work on “Social and Economic Impacts of the Record-Setting 2015 Harmful Algal Bloom”.   Dr. Vera Trainer is the Supervisory Oceanographer for the Marine Biotoxin program at the Northwest Fisheries Science Center in Seattle WA.   Current research activities include refinement of analytical methods for both marine toxin and toxigenic species detection, assessment of environmental conditions that influence toxic bloom development and understanding shellfish susceptibility to toxins in their environment.  She is president of the International Society for the Study of Harmful Algae (ISSHA) and is the Science Board chair-elect of the North Pacific Marine Science Organization (PICES).  She is also the lead investigator of the Puget Sound Monitoring Program for harmful algal blooms (Sound Toxins) and was one of the founders of the Olympic Region Harmful Algal Bloom (ORHAB) partnership.  Vera received her Ph.D. in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at the University of Miami, with postgraduate studies in the Pharmacology Department at the University of Washington.

 Both individuals are here in Forks at the ONRC for an ORHAB (Olympic Region Harmful Algal Bloom) meeting coordinated by Rich Osborne, Aquatic Program Manager at ONRC and are making their time available for some community outreach and engagement in their important work.  

Please join us!   Evening Talks at ONRC is funded through the Rosmond Forestry Education Fund, an endowment that honors the contributions of Fred Rosmond and his family to forestry, natural resources, and the Forks community.    Refreshments will be served and a potluck of your favorite dessert is encouraged.  For more information contact:  Frank Hanson at 374-4556 or fsh2@uw.edu

Dec
6
Thu
Lake Crescent Highway 101 Project @ Rainforest Arts Center
Dec 6 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

 

Lake Crescent- Highway 101 Project

Dec
16
Sun
Hoh Tribe Christmas Gathering @ Old Hoh River Tribal Gym
Dec 16 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Hoh Tribe Christmas Gathering

 

 

Dec
22
Sat
Pearly Gates Christmas Program @ Lapush Shaker Church
Dec 22 @ 5:00 pm

Pearly Gates Christmas Program

Pearly Gates play with a Christmas dinner and Santa
All is welcome
5pm dinner
7pm the Program starts
Spread the word and come enjoy Jesus is the reason of the season

Feb
9
Sat
NOLS: Forks Branch Fly Tying Demonstration @ Forks Branch Library
Feb 9 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Fly Tying NOLS Forks Branch

 

Get hooked at the library! The Clallam Bay and Forks Branches of the North Olympic Library System (NOLS) will host Fly-Tying Demonstrations presented by local expert Rod Erickson.

Erickson will demonstrate how to tie flies for salmon fishing as well as provide a supply list for those who want to tie flies at home.  A local expert, Rod has been tying fishing flies for over fifty years.  Demonstrations will be held at the Forks Branch Library on Saturday, February 9 from 2-4 pm, and again at the Clallam Bay Branch Library on Monday, February 11 from 5-7 pm.

Additional information

The Clallam Bay Branch Library is located at 16990 Highway 112 in Clallam Bay. The Forks Branch Library is located at 171 South Forks Avenue. To learn more about this and other library events call 360.374.6402, send an email to Discover@nols.org, visit www.nols.org, or call the Clallam Bay Branch Library at 360.963.2414 or the Forks Branch Library at 360.374.6402.

Feb
11
Mon
NOLS : Clallam Bay Branch Fly Tying Demonstration @ NOLS Clallam Bay Branch Library
Feb 11 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

NOLS Fly Tying Demonstration

Get hooked at the library! The Clallam Bay and Forks Branches of the North Olympic Library System (NOLS) will host Fly-Tying Demonstrations presented by local expert Rod Erickson.

Erickson will demonstrate how to tie flies for salmon fishing as well as provide a supply list for those who want to tie flies at home.  A local expert, Rod has been tying fishing flies for over fifty years.  Demonstrations will be held at the Forks Branch Library on Saturday, February 9 from 2-4 pm, and again at the Clallam Bay Branch Library on Monday, February 11 from 5-7 pm.

Additional information

The Clallam Bay Branch Library is located at 16990 Highway 112 in Clallam Bay. The Forks Branch Library is located at 171 South Forks Avenue. To learn more about this and other library events call 360.374.6402, send an email to Discover@nols.org, visit www.nols.org, or call the Clallam Bay Branch Library at 360.963.2414 or the Forks Branch Library at 360.374.6402.

 

Feb
14
Thu
Quileute Rising 2019 @ Akalat Center Lapush
Feb 14 @ 10:00 am

Quileute Rising 2019

4th annual Quileute Rising is a One Billion Rising event held at the Akalat in La Push.

Mar
16
Sat
2019 Quillayute Valley Scholarship Auction @ Forks High School Commons
Mar 16 @ 10:00 am – 8:00 pm

Some of the items to be auctioned

 

2019 Quillayute Valley Scholarship Auction

This two day event is a fundraiser for Forks High School students featuring a live auction of hundreds of items.

Items like cookies, pies, hand-made items from OCC, firewood, hunting trips, gift baskets, gift certificates and many more items. This is one of Forks’ most loved events!

This scholarship auction has been a tradition for the last 40+ years and has raised over a million dollars.

Auctions items can be view at:

facebook.comQVSDScholarshipAuction

If you would like to bid on an item, call number provided on the website.

Monetary donations can be mailed to QVSA, PO Box 976, Forks, WA 98331