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Events

Mar
29
Fri
5th Annual Tuna Drive @ First Federal Bank
Mar 29 – Apr 30 all-day

Let’s work together to end hunger

5th Annual Tuna Drive

Collections through to April 30th

Help us collect as much canned tuna fish as we can for the local food bank

Apr
18
Thu
Coffee with Comrades @ VFW Post 9106
Apr 18 @ 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!

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
19
Fri
2019 RainFest @ Forks, Washington
Apr 19 all-day

RainFest 2016

RainFest 2019

April 19-20 RainFest: River and Ocean Days

April 26-28 RainFest: A Celebration of the Arts

Forks, Washington and Coast Beaches 

All events are free unless noted otherwise

RainFest: River and Ocean Days

Sponsors:
City of Forks
Clallam County Literacy Council
Department of Natural Resources
Forks Chamber of Commerce
Forks Forum
Friends of Forks Library
North Pacific Coast Marine Resources Committee (NPC MRC)
Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuaries
Olympic National Park
Pacific Coast Salmon Coalition
Piecemakers Quilt Club
Quileute Nation
QVSD
Rainforest Council for the Arts
Sea Grant Washington
Washington CoastSavers
West End Historical Society
WOCA

Quileute Community Spring Clean Up 2019 @ Quileute Tribal Office
Apr 19 @ 8:15 am

Quileute Community Spring Clean Up 2019

BBQ and *Prize Drawing at Akalat Center at 12pm

*Must participate in the Spring Clean Up in order to be eligible for the prize drawing

Must be present to win

Family Storytime @ North Olympic Library System Forks Branch
Apr 19 @ 10:30 am

 

Family Storytime

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.

The Forks Branch Library is located at 171 Forks Avenue South. For more information about storytimes and other programs for youth, visit www.nols.org, call 360.374.6402, or email Youth@nols.org.

 

 

 

PAWS to Read @ Forks Branch Library
Apr 19 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

PAWS to Read

Watch your child discover the joy of reading with a little help from a furry friend at the North Olympic Library System’s (NOLS) Forks Branch Library. Canine pal Tally and her trainer Sherry Schaaf from Olympic Gentle Paws Therapy Dog Club. This is for children of all ages.

Research shows that the more a child reads, the more their reading skills improve. Children are sometimes reluctant to read aloud because they feel unsure or self-conscious. Reading to a dog or other pet provides a non-judgmental audience and encourages children to read with confidence.

Healing Drum Circle @ Mouth of the Hoh River
Apr 19 @ 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Healing Drum Circle

April 19, 2019

Mouth of the Hoh River

1:00-3:30pm

 

Poetry Slam @ Blakeslee's Bar and Grill
Apr 19 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Come unwind with WOCA and listen to others rap, scream, act or simply read poetry  for fun and giggles. Have a drink. Eat dinner. Come read a published or original poem. Or just sit back and enjoy others.
Must be 21 or older.

The Poetic Apothecary: Poems for Healing and Comfort @ Forks Branch Library
Apr 19 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

 

The Poetic Apothecary: Poems for Healing and Comfort

Forks Branch Library Friday, April 19 6-8pm

Just as a cup of tea can settle and sooth us, the right poem at the right time can be a powerful sustaining remedy.

Poet and performer Judith Adams explores poetry’s restorative powers by reciting and exploring poems that help us understand grief, fear, sadness, loss, and much more. By sharing her love of poetry, Adams encourages audiences to share poems that have deeply touched their lives and discusses how writing poetry can be a potent medicine for us all.

This event is sponsored by Humanities Washington’s Speakers Bureau program. Find out more about our free, public events across Washington State at www.humanities.org.