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Events

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

 

Fly Tying @ Forks Branch Library
Mar 16 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

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, March 16 from 2-4pm, and again at the Clallam Bay Branch Library on Monday, March 18 from 5-7pm.
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.
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Mar
17
Sun
2019 Quillayute Valley Scholarship Auction @ Forks High School Commons
Mar 17 @ 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

 

Mar
18
Mon
Fly Tying @ Clallam Bay Branch Library
Mar 18 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

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, March 16 from 2-4pm, and again at the Clallam Bay Branch Library on Monday, March 18 from 5-7pm.
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.
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Mar
22
Fri
Evening Talk: A perspective on Wild Steelhead on the Olympics @ ONRC/UW
Mar 22 @ 7:00 pm

Fly Fisherman and Author Trey Combs and John Aho

A perspective on Wild Steelhead on the Olympics.

Apr
18
Thu
2019 Wild Steelhead Review Continues: An evening with Bill & John McMillan @ Olympic Natural Resource Center
Apr 18 @ 7:00 pm

  This Evening Talk is a continuation of the 2019 Wild Steelhead Review Series on the Olympic Peninsula and will be a combined presentation with Bill McMillan and his son John. Bill brings an extensive historical steelhead accounts in Washington State since the 1950’s forward.  His short talk will lead into John’s work in the Northwest and the Olympic Peninsula.

For a quick view of our coastal salmonid needs take a look at https://vimeo.com/326387618 for a short video developed by Wild Salmon Center:  Coldwater Connections to the Olympic Peninsula. You may see a familiar face or two on this short video on the coastal salmonid strongholds on Washington’s Olympic Peninsula with a quick view at the Hoh, Queets, and Quillayute Rivers with concerns on the coast’s fish barriers we are all challenged with as well as a glimpse of the great work being done on the Olympic Peninsula for salmonid restoration by many partners working together for good habitat restoration.

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.

 

Apr
20
Sat
Free River Float @ Forks Outfitters Parking Lot
Apr 20 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

Free River Float

In coordination with this years’ Rainfest, the Olympic Peninsula Guides’ Association (OPGA) will be putting on a Free Community River Float event on Saturday, April 20th.

Although our guides typically spend their days catching fish, the OPGA want to share with our community the amazing scenic experience created by our stunning rivers as they flow out of the heart of the Olympic National Park.

Beginning at 9 a.m., shuttles (sponsored by the Forks Chamber of Commerce ) will be leaving from the Forks Thriftway parking lot for a 2-hour scenic float on one of our local rivers. Shuttles will leave frequently throughout the day, so come early and get signed up. The event will be first-come first-serve, but we will try and accommodate as many people as we can. We will go later than 2:00pm if there is enough demand.

Please bring warm clothing, rain jackets, sunscreen and your camera! Minimum age is 6 years old (with parent). Life jackets for adults will be provided. We will have some children’s life vests, but please feel free to bring one that fits your child if you have it.

Beginning at noon, we will also have root beer floats available (sponsored by Thriftway). All are welcome, even if you can’t join us on a river float.

Come join us for a day of fun and experience our area rivers from the viewpoint of a boat or raft!

If you have any questions please contact Ravae at 360-485-3334 or info@olympicpeninsulaguidesassociation.com

22nd Annual Easter Egg Hunt @ Quileute Oceanside Resort
Apr 20 @ 11:00 am

Quileute Housing Authority Youth Program’s

22nd Annual Easter Egg Hunt

 

 

19th Annual BEAR CREEK Easter Egg Hunt @ Hungry Bear Cafe
Apr 20 @ 1:00 pm

19th Annual BEAR CREEK Easter Egg Hunt

With special appearance from the

Easter Bunny

Egg Hunts

Toddler to 3 year area

BIG KIDS

4 to 7 years get 1 minute head start then 8 to 12 years

Drawings for prizes after hunt for kids and adults

2019 Annual Easter Egg Hunt @ Tillicum Park Baseball Fields
Apr 20 @ 1:00 pm

Easter Egg Hunt

2019 Annual Community Easter Egg Hunt

At Tillicum Park Baseball Fields

Saturday, April 20

1:00 PM

Dash and Drawings for bicycles and Easter Baskets

Children will be separated into 3 age groups:

3 and under

4 – 8 years old

and 9 – 12 years old

Sponsored by Forks Elks Lodge