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.
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.
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
Please come to at least one of these events sponsored by the National Parks Conservation Association and the Sound Defense Alliance to find out what you can do to help protect Olympic National Park and the Salish Sea from the adverse effects of the Navy’s electronic warfare range and field carrier landing practice.
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 Chamber of Commerce
Mark Nichols, Prosecuting Attorney for Clallam County
“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.
4-H FAMILY FUN NIGHT
4-H is bringing an evening of fun, games, and food for the whole family to the Forks Library on March 20 from 6-7:30 p.m. 4-H is a positive youth development program, and part of positive youth development is creating space for families to enjoy spending time together. Family fun night began in February in Port Angeles and we would like to continue to hold one monthly rotating around the county.
Sharah Truett, who attended in Port Angeles, said “We had a wonderful time eating, socializing, and playing games. Our little girl was all smiles and fell fast asleep when the night was through!”
You can learn more about 4-H in Clallam County on our website:Clallam.wsu.edu/4H. WSU Extension programs and employment are available to all without discrimination. Evidence of noncompliance may be reported through your local WSU Extension office.
Breeding Land Birds of the Olympic Peninsula
Dr. Scott Horton will speak on breeding land birds of the Olympic Peninsula.
These evening talks are sponsored by the Rosmond Education Fund
The Parlor will be hosting this from 9-10am tomorrow and is open to the community. Join us for coffee and this informational seminar!
“Wascana’s Amazing Journey”
Brenda Carlsen will be reading her published book “Wascana’s Amazing Journey” at 10 a.m., Friday, March 22 at the Forks library. Children and adults welcome!
“Wascana’s Amazing Journey” is about a Canada Goose whose wing becomes injured while flying south for the winter with his family and friends. What will he do? What happens to Wascana?
An enlightening story for all about friendship, compassion, healing, kindness, empathy, and letting go. Oh yes, and it is really funny too!
This is a story for all those who gaze up to the sky whenever they hear geese and their familiar HONK HONK.
Later in the day from 2-7 p.m. Brenda will be signing and selling books at Forks Outfitters.
This story time series will take place Friday September 14 and every Friday through May 31, 2019
Family Storytimes feature 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.