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Master Zumba instructor visits PT By Emma Leedy of the Leader
rized Zumba jammer, which means he travels Carlos Henriquez, a around the world teaching master Zumba instructor choreography to Zumba from Canada, is scheduled instructors. These are to shake his hips, and show known as “jam sessions,” you how to shake yours, which help train teachers 6:30-8 p.m., Thursday, and give them an opportuJune 26 at the Port nity to learn new choreogTownsend Rec Center at raphy. 620 Tyler St. After a jam session in Tickets are $15 in Seattle, Henriquez conadvance, $20 at the door. tacted Hansen, saying he Henriquez plans to would be back in the area teach a special, 90-minute sometime this summer. class, open to all ages and Hansen said she thought levels of experience. if she asked him to come Anna Hansen, a Zumba and lead a class that he instructor at PT Zumba, would. said people shouldn’t be Weeks later, Lucie intimidated by the “masDuclos, who also is an ter” class. instructor at PT Zumba, “The teacher is a mastouched base with ter, so he’s going to be Henriquez at a Zumba coneasier to follow,” she said. ference in Los Angeles, and “He keeps his choreography he agreed to do a special pretty simple and he’s very class in Port Townsend. clear.” “The hope is that he Hansen said organizers might come back, and are hoping to draw 75 peo- maybe we can bring other ple to the event, but they big names to the area,” are setting the limit to said Hansen. approximately 125 people Henriquez is a native because of the size of the of the Dominican Republic venue. and became an official “We want to fill it up,” Zumba fitness instructor said Hansen. after moving to Canada in Hansen, who has been 2007. In 2010, he became participating in Zumba an authorized Zumba jamsince 2006 and became a mer of Canada. licensed Zumba instrucHenriquez was one of tor in 2008, came across 15 Zumba jammers who Henriquez three years had the opportunity to ago in Seattle and has dance on stage alongside seen him at conventions in Alberto “Beto” Perez, the Orlando, Florida. creator of Zumba, at the “He’s really open-heart- annual Zumba Instructor ed and generous and nice,” Convention in Orlando, said Hansen. Florida. Henriquez is an autho“My lifelong passion for
Arts & Crafts ADDITIONAL ARTS & CRAFTS • may be found under other categories in this section, such as Camps, General Activities, Jefferson County Library and YMCA. CRAFTS BY THE DOCK • Saturday and Sunday, September 6 and 7, from 10 - 5. Fine quality Arts and Crafts from near and afar. Located at Madison and Water Streets, downtown Port Townsend. One block from the 2014 Wooden Boat Festival. Information and booth applications available at www. porttownsendartsguild.org UPTOWN CRAFTS FAIR • Saturday, August 16, from 10 - 5. Crafts and arts activities abound at this annual event! Enjoy live music, a parade, food, art activities, and crafts sale. Location: Tyler and Lawrence streets, Uptown Port Townsend, near the Port Townsend Community Center. www. porttownsendartsguild.org
Yoga ADDITIONAL YOGA AND BODY WORK PROGRAMS • may be found under other categories in this section, such as General Activities and YMCA. YOGA • at Madrona MindBody, Fort Worden. Weekly Yoga classes; dropins welcome. Tuesdays and Thursdays at 5:15 p.m., Saturday morning at 8:30 a.m. www.MadronaMindBody.com
Carlos Henriquez blends dance and fitness in his Zumba classes. Check him out at the Port Townsend Rec Center on June 26. File photo by Mike Sharafinski
dance and dedication to fitness made me a natural fit for Zumba,” Henriquez states on his website. “I
love to encourage class participants to shake it, and I find it very rewarding to see people smile.”
For more information or to purchase tickets, call 774-2646 or visit ptzumba. com.
Free activities kick off at Fort Worden Rediscover Fort Worden with a day of free activities for the whole family on Saturday, May 31. The celebration marks a new partnership between Fort Worden Public Development Authority and Washington State Parks that aims to preserve, enhance and honor Fort Worden for generations to come. Campus partners offer open houses, and there are free guided tours of historic and cultural sites, kids’ games, live music and performances. Bon Appétit Café offers snacks, and nonalcoholic beverages are served on the Commons lawn, 2-7 p.m.; a beer garden is also open during those hours. At 5 p.m. enjoy an à la carte community picnic on the Commons lawn (prices vary). The Kids’ Play Zone includes an obstacle course, face painting and youth yoga, birdhouse building, hula hoops, juggling and parachutes. The afternoon also features plenty of music and entertainment, starting with a dance party featuring DJ Caleb Peacock from 2 to 3:30 p.m., music and dance by
Alan Rammer, marine educator and inspiration for the marine biologist/mentor character in the novel The Highest Tide, works with schools and community groups across the state. He gave a talk at the Port Townsend Marine Science Center at Fort Worden last summer. Check out the center’s activities this weekend and help feed the octopus. Courtesy photo
Lobos Del Mar from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. and 5:15-6:15 p.m., and the Unexpected Brass Band in a parade around the campus at 4:30 p.m. Campus partners invite visitors to open houses to learn more about the diverse missions and creative pro-
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grams they offer at Fort Worden. At Centrum, find information about the arts organization’s summer lineup of award-winning artists, concerts, workshops, readings and lectures. The internationally renowned Copper Canyon
Press also offers tours. Madrona MindBody Institute presents a funfilled children’s yoga class, teaching animal-inspired poses from 2:15 to 2:45 p.m. on the Commons lawn. Admission to the Port Townsend Marine Science Center’s marine and natural history exhibits is free on May 31. Join staff at 2 p.m. for an octopus feeding. At Peninsula College, plans are on display for the renovation of Building 202. At the Port Townsend School of Woodworking, demonstrations are given by master craftsmen Peter Galbert (Windsor Chairs) and Jim Tolpin (Green Woodworking). Members of the Fort Worden Public Development Authority lead walking tours of Fort Worden’s historical buildings from 3 to 4 p.m. The May 31 celebration also includes free admission to the Commanding Officer’s Quarters Museum. And at the new Hospitality Desk in Fort Worden Commons, all are invited to learn about available accommodations and meeting space at Fort Worden and to purchase an annual Washington State
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Discover Pass. The Coast Artillery Museum offers free admission from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on May 31. On display are military vehicles, including a 1942 U.S. Army fire truck. Tours are available at the Harbor Entrance Control Post on Artillery Hill from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., and a living history display focusing on early WWII is presented by reenactors from the 249th Coast Artillery Corps (Fort Stevens State Park) from noon to 4 p.m. A guided walking tour of Artillery Hill begins at 1 p.m. At 7 p.m., Centrum’s summer season kicks off with a performance by Nanda, a high-energy show combining comedy, “kung-faux” fighting, vaudeville and “acrobaticalism.” The group grew up together in Port Townsend and celebrates 10 years of performing together this year. Tickets for the allages Nanda show are $15-$40 and available at centrum.org or by calling 800-746-1982.
YOGA MATS $14.50 • Big selection of yoga pants, capris, shorts, tops. Cheri Raab’s Body Shop, 823 Washington St., Port Townsend. Open 10:30 5:30 everyday.
Fitness & Dance ADDITIONAL FITNESS AND DANCE • may be found under other categories in this section, such as Camps, Gymnastics, YMCA and Yoga. AIKIDO AT THE DOJO • Youth Class for ages 10 - 14 years is held Mondays, at 4:30 p.m. $30 per month. Adult and Teen Class is held Monday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings. $40 per month. Located in Boat Haven on Sims Way, across from Henery Hardware. (360) 385-1457. www.aikidoporttownsend.com DANCEWEAR AND DANCE SHOES • for ballet, jazz, tap, Zumba, hiphop, ballroom, tango, swing. Outfitting dancers since 1987. Cheri Raab’s Body Shop, 823 Washington St., Port Townsend. Open 10:30 - 5:30 everyday. NIA DANCE AND EXERCISE • at Madrona MindBody, Fort Worden. Daily classes, drop-ins welcome. Classes from 9:30 a.m., Monday Friday. Also Wednesdays and Fridays, at noon; Saturdays, at 10 a.m. www. MadronaMindBody.com SOUL MOTION DANCE • at Madrona MindBody, Fort Worden. Weekly classes, drop-ins welcome. Body Prayer, Sundays, 9 a.m.; Soulful Sunday, at 10:30 a.m.; Mindful Movement, Tuesdays, 8 a.m. www. MadronaMindBody.com
Gymnastics TWISTERS GYMNASTICS • Offering Summer Day Camp, from 9 - 4 and classes. Please see our website for schedule and pricing. All ages, all levels, recreational to competitive, including parent-tot, adult and teen. Twisters is a nonprofit organization providing gymnastics opportunities in Jefferson County. 11526 Rhody Drive, Port Hadlock. (360) 531-0748. www. twistersgymnasticsandtumbling.com See ACTIVITIES, Page 2▼
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It’s fun to eat at the YMCA this summer
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As the Village People said in a famous song, there are “many ways to have a good time” at the YMCA. And this summer, children can have a good meal with the Jefferson County YMCA Summer Meals Program. “There is an appalling need for food for children in Chimacum and Port Townsend,” said Molly Fahrenschon, an office coordinator at the Jefferson County YMCA. Throughout Jefferson County, between 50 and 89 percent of students are eligible for a free and reduced lunch program during school, said Erica Delma, program executive. When school lets out for summer, many children’s primary source of nutrition is gone. The Summer Meals Program and other activities are an effort to respond to this need. “We definitely need volunteers,” Delma said. The program is funded by grants and heavily relies on volunteer help. The YMCA partners with multiple organizations countywide to put all of the programs on. “Last year we served 5,000 meals to 150-plus kids. We are hoping to double that this year,” said Fahrenschon. The Summer Meals program is available in Port Townsend, Chimacum and Quilcene. Anyone in Jefferson
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County, ages 1-18, is welcome to stop by any of the three locations, five days a week, for a free healthy snack or lunch. The Summer Meals Program is scheduled to run from June 16 to Aug. 22. There will be a comprehensive literacy program in Chimacum from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., funded by Feed Your Brain. This program is open to kids ages 5 to 12, with the food site open to children of all ages. Feed Your Brain is made possible by a grant from School’s Out Washington. “In 2013, all 89 children who participated in the Chimacum program maintained or improved their reading level,” said Delma. “All children were issued a library card and got into the habit of weekly library trips and with the support of phenomenal volunteers we engaged dozens of families in their child’s out-of-schooltime learning.” At the Mountain View Commons in Port Townsend lunch will be provided at noon with a snack at 3 p.m. Children 5 to 12 can enroll in all day camp at this location. “There is a fee for camp but Department of Social and Health Services and Financial Assistance are available,” said Delma. The program in Quilcene will be held at the Quilcene Community Center with a lunch being served at 12:30
June 7-8 are free days at state parks
A group of kids enjoy a healthy mid-day snack at the Jefferson County YMCA. File photo by Molly Fahrenschon
p.m. and a snack at 3 p.m. On Wednesdays the program will be at the Quilcene schools. “In Quilcene youth ages 5 plus may be dropped off 12:30-3:30 to participate in activities including art, gardening in partnership with Farm to School, library activities with the Jefferson County Library’s Book Mobile, Read to Rover and more,” said Delma. Children are welcome to
Many historical buildings remain of the military fort established at Fort Flagler in the 19th century. The 784-acre Fort Flagler State Park, located at the north end of Marrowstone Island, has 15 fire circles, a military museum, 5 miles of biking trails and 5 miles of hiking trails. There are two boat ramps and opportunities for clamming, crabbing and beach walking. A Discover Pass is required to park
stay and engage in physical activity and arts and crafts while also receiving literacy help from volunteers and enjoying a nutritious meal. A team of volunteers in Chimacum puts the lunches together from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m.. Monday through Friday, and then drives them to Port Townsend and Quilcene, said Fahrenschon. There are strict controls from the United States
Department of Agriculture about the nutrition of the food served at this program and they often take donations from local farms. “The program is phenomenal and a true collaboration of many individuals and organizations,” said Delma. Along with the Summer Meals Program, the YMCA also offers a Summer Childcare Camp and numerous summer day camps.
at Fort Flagler and other Washington state parks. Passes are $30 annually or $10 per day. Saturday, June 7, and Sunday, June 8, are free days; Discover Passes are not required to visit a state park on those days. Guided walking tours of the historic gun emplacements and other historical sites are offered at 10:30 a.m. on Saturdays and Sundays, May 15-June 15. There are opportunities to learn about
Sign-ups for Summer Childcare Camp began May 1. Summer Childcare Camp provides DSHS-accepted and -licensed childcare from 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. June 16 to Aug. 29, Monday through Friday, excluding July 4. The childcare rate is $185 per week. For more information about the programs offered at the YMCA, or to volunteer, call 360-385-5811 or visit jeffersoncountyymca.org.
fort operations and history and see projectile lifts and sliding targets in action. The tour lasts approximately 1 1/2 to 2 hours. A $2 to $5 donation is suggested. Guided tours of a 1905 military hospital are also available. You will tour the first floor and hear about the incredible history of this beautiful building that was awarded the Mary P. Johnson award for Historic Preservation in 2012. Tours are offered at 2 p.m., Saturdays and Sundays, May 15-June 15. A $2 donation is suggested.
Washington St., Port Townsend. Open 10:30 - 5:30 everyday.
Music CELEBRATE SUMMER SOLSTICE • at Into the Mystic Psychic Faire, June 20 - 21, from 10 - 4. Following the close of readings and energy work on Saturday, join in the drumming circle; walk the labyrinth; feel the bliss. 3918 San Juan, Port Townsend. Free www.Facebook.com/ admission. UnityPsychicFaire
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ESTRELLITAS (LITTLE STARS) PRESCHOOL • in the Ness’ Corner Building, 10644 Rhody Drive, Port Hadlock. A bilingual Spanish and English program for ages 2.5 - 6 years, with teacher Norma Avila. Monthly and drop-in rates ($8 per hour). Summer hours: Monday - Friday, from 1 - 5 p.m. (Brynn Kesgard teaches Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, at 10 - 2.) (206) 604-0128.
Sports ADDITIONAL SPORTS • may be found under other categories in this section, such as Camps, Fitness & Dance, Gymnastics, Yoga and YMCA. JEFFERSON COUNTY SOCCER CLUB • 2014 Fall season information. Registration for 8 - 18 year old boys and girls from May 1 to June 30. After June 30, there is a $25 late fee. Registration costs are $100, plus $25 for a full uniform. Jefferson County Soccer Club Fall season is a 10-game season, five home games at H.J. Carroll Park or other Jefferson County fields, and five away games outside of Jefferson County. Typical games are Saturdays, but it is subject to change depending on scheduling. Practices begin in August and continue through mid-November. Visit www. jcsoccerclub.org for more information. Please consider volunteering for the club - coaches, assistant coaches, team managers, referees and board members are needed. LEARN TO ROW • with the Port Townsend Rat Island Rowing and Sculling Club! Classes May - July. Course schedule and registration information available at www.ratislandrowing.com or contact Erica Delma (360) 385-3171. SUMMER FLY FISHING TRIPS • on salt water beaches and rivers. Searun cutthroat trout, steelhead, salmon. Veteran guide and instructor. (360) 385-9618. See blog at www.olympicpeninsulaflyfishing.blogspot.com SWIMSUITS, GREAT SELECTION • for women and girls. Bikinis, tankinis, one-pieces. Major brands, latest styles. Cheri Raab’s Body Shop, 823
EVENSONG AT ST. PAUL’S EPISCOPAL • First Sunday of Month: June 1, July 6, and August 3, from 5 - 5:30 p.m. Childcare provided. 1020 Jefferson, Port Townsend. All are welcome to this musically contemplative service that draws from Taize and Iona communities. For information please call Elisabeth, (360) 385-3075. KIDS’ FOREST CHORUS: Music in Nature Exploration • led by Aimee Ringle. Songs, games, awareness skillbuilding, nature immersion. Ages 8 - 13 years, $50 for week of August 11 - 15, from 3:30 - 5:30. Limit 15. Includes “Sing and Share” potluck and campfire for friends and family on Friday, August 15, at 6:30 p.m. Registration and location information at (360) 531-4395, or firstname.lastname@example.org MUSIC LESSONS SUMMER SPECIAL • Buy 5 lessons, and get 1 free! Learn to play an instrument this summer with the help of our teachers Bruce Cowan or Chuck Easton. Learn guitar, ukulele, piano, trumpet or saxophone! Crossroads Music, 2100 Lawrence Street, Port Townsend. (360) 385-1471. www.crossroads-music.com YOUTH SONG AND RHYTHM CIRCLE • led by Aimee Ringle and Kate Copeland. Songs and learning tools for improved musicianship. Ages 9-13, $75 for week of August 4 - 8, from 3:30 - 5. Limit 15. Includes “Sing and Share” potluck and campfire for friends and family on Friday, August 8, at 6:30 p.m. Registration and location information at (360) 531-4395, or email@example.com
Camps ADDITIONAL CAMPS AND CLASSES • may be found under other categories in this section, such as Chameleon Theatre, Fitness & Dance, Jefferson County Library, Music, Port Townsend Library, Ravens Wing Camps, Sports, Sunfield Land for Learning, and YMCA. ART AND SOUL: Experiencing the Creator through the Creative Arts. Free arts and spiritual enrichment for children and youth, ages 4 - 13 years. St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 1020 Jefferson St., Port Townsend. Monday - Friday, July 14 - 18, at 10 - 1. Questions and registration, call (360) 385-0770, firstname.lastname@example.org,
The broccoli eaters
Students at Port Townsend’s Grant Street Elementary School – (from left) Rylen Kruse, Kelly Rekstis, Logan Robbins, Saffire Nix, Dori Clement, Beckham Klemann and Lewis Clanton – munch on purple sprouted broccoli in the school garden. Students have been planting school gardens this spring while learning about plant parts, photosynthesis, pollination, composting, nutrient and air cycles. The curriculum was designed and is taught by Jefferson County Farm to School Coalition staff, who teach weekly gardening classes to 500 students for six months. See jcfarm2school.org for details. Submitted photo www.stpaulspt.org CEDARROOT FOLK SCHOOL SUMMER CLASSES! • JUNE 1: Homestead Welding; 7: Sausage Making; 7: Cob Building Fundamentals; 8: Natural Earthen Plasters; 21: Rawhide Craft; 21- 22: Intro Permaculture; 22: Art of Felting; 27-29: Buckskin Making; 28 - 29: Advanced Blacksmithing. • JULY 9: Solar Hot Water; 12 - 13: Bow Making; 19 - 20: Leather Craft. • AUGUST 9: Fire Making; 9: Soap Making; 16: Root Cellar Design; 23 24: Nature Journaling. (360) 379-5413. www.cedarrootfolkschool.org JUNIOR GOLF CAMPS • instructed by Gabriel Tonan. Camps run 9 - 12 noon. Sessions: June 24 - 26; July 29 - 31; August 26 - 28. Fee: $50 per student, per session, including lunch. Pre-register at Port Townsend Golf Club or call 360-385-4547 by Saturday before classes begin. SUMMER CAMP reTREAT • with Madrona MindBody. Arts and Dance Residential Retreat at Fort Worden, beach art, journaling, walks, and dance. www.MadronaMindBody.com WILD WISE OUTDOOR ADVENTURE CAMP • Calling all Wizards, Rangers, and Elves! Join a mythic quest while learning wilderness survival skills. Ages 8 - 13 years. Day camps Monday through Friday, August 11 - 15 and August 18 - 22. Tuition $235. For more information or to register, call Natasha
Brightwood, (360) 774-1445, or e-mail Natashabrightwood@gmail.com
Health & Counseling CLAIRVOYANTS, TAROT AND TEA LEAF READERS • June 20 - 21. Medical intuitives, Reiki masters, and soul retrieval facilitators take you “Into the Mystic.” Jewelry, essential oils, salves, soaps, scrubs, etched glassware, cards, and name portraits. Unity Spiritual Enrichment Center, 3918 San Juan, Port Townsend. www.Facebook. com/UnityPsychicFaire CONNECTED PARENTS: THRIVING KIDS • Explore the priceless connection with your children. July 11, 6:30 - 8 p.m.; July 12, 10 - 3; and July 19, 10 - 3. Offered by Amy Elizabeth Gordon, MA LMHC, Internationally Certified Imago Therapist and Contemplative Psychotherapist. Contact www.amyelizabethgordon.com or call (360) 8211422. COUPLEHOOD: A NEW WAY TO LOVE • Explore the priceless connection with your beloved. June 6, 6:30-8 p.m.; June 7, 10 - 3; and June 14, 10 - 3. Offered by Amy Elizabeth Gordon, MA LMHC, Internationally Certified Imago Therapist and Contemplative Psychotherapist. Contact www.amyelizabethgordon.com or call (360) 8211422. IS YOUR LIFE CHANGING DIRECTION? • Are you suffering from unresolved health issues? I can help.
Psychic readings and deep healing sessions with Clairvoyant Reiki Master Jenny Allen can help clarify your questions and remove energy blocks so you can move forward. (360) 643-1712. Sessions by appointment, starting at $20. www.jennyclairvoyant.wordpress. com THE ART OF MINDFULNESS • Explore the priceless connection with your inner world. Sessions held June 9 - July 28, Mondays at 6:30 - 8 p.m. Offered by Heather Biermann, MA LMHCA, Art Therapist and Amy Elizabeth Gordon, MA LMHC, Internationally Certified Imago Therapist and Contemplative Psychotherapist. Contact www. heatherbiermann.com, (253) 381-3197, or www.amyelizabethgordon.com, (360) 821-1422.
Bible Camp WEIRD ANIMALS VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL • August 18 - 22, for ages 4 - 12 years. Call Lutheran Church of the Redeemer at (360) 385-6977 to register.
Ravens Wing Camps RAVENS WING NATURE CAMPS • Ages 6 - 12 years, from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Adventure and exploration into the beautiful forests, meadows and waters of Fort Worden, North Beach and Cappy’s Trails. Nature inspired games, edible and medicinal plants, tracking, storytelling, tide-pooling, cooking over fire, team building, music and fun!
July 7 - 11: Plants, Potions and Lotions. Learn about local healing and edible plants and create potions from rose elixirs, sunshine-infused teas to soothing salves. July 21 - 25: Learn the Way of the Scout. Learn through games of stealth, camouflage, leave no trace, fire making, shelter building and primitive skills. Optional overnight Scout Camp. August 4 - 8: Plant Craft and Berries Camp. Make a basket, cedar bracelet, burned bowl or a dream pillow from locally harvested plants. We will celebrate our creations with a Berry Harvest Party on the last day. This camp has a special option of parents joining part of each day to help with their child’s plant creation. For more details please contact Nicole Larson at ravenswingschool@gmail. com or (360)Sunfield 301-1018.
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AFTERNOON ON THE FARM • A fun and flexible afternoon on the farm! Tend to the animals and crops, play in the gardens, and create crafts from materials found on the farm. Sign Up Now! Go to www.sunfieldfarm.org or call (360) 385-3658 for complete info. PIONEER CAMP • Experience life on the farm and learn how things were done in the olden days. Activities See ACTIVITIES, Page 4▼
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Immerse yourself in Centrum’s extraordinary summer season Workshop space still available! Voice Works: A Week of Singing June 23-29
Festival of American Fiddle Tunes June 29-July 6
Port Townsend Writers’ Conference July 10-20
Jazz Port Townsend July 20-27 Port Townsend Acoustic Blues Festival July 27-August 3
Details: centrum.org or (360) 385-3102 Ticket Line: (800) 746-1982
Port Townsend Ukulele Festival September 3-7
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Take a walk on the wild side and dive deeper into all that’s under the sea by visiting the Port Townsend Marine Science Center this summer! Oceanography on the Dock is on the pier outside the Marine Exhibit! Drop in between 1-2:30 pm. on Jun. 6, Jul. 18, Aug. 15 & Aug. 29. Free to the public.
nature walks Nature Walks all begin at the Natural History Exhibit Portico.
Low Tide Walks: June 27, July 12 and Aug. 9, Bug Walk: Aug. 16 Meet at 10 am. Free with the price of admission.
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marine exhibit Spring 2014: Mar. 28-Jun. 1, open Fri.-Sun., 12-4 pm Summer 2014: Jun. 6-Sep. 1 (Labor Day), open every day except Tues., 11 am-5 pm Admission is $5 for adults, $3 for youth, free to PTMSC members. Public feedings of animals in Marine Exhibit every Sat., 2 pm
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FUN CLASSES FOR LOCALS in our wonderful shop space at Fort Worden
Coopering: Wooden Buckets with Steve Habersetzer, July 12-13 Woodworking for Women with Martha Collins, July 7-11 Youth Woodworking: Skateboards, Habitat Boxes and Drop-In Classes with Jefferson County YMCA, July - August
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The public is invited to the Northwest Maritime Center from 1 to 2:25 p.m. on Friday, May 30, and to Chimacum Middle School from 8:40 to 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, June 10 to see the results of weeks of students’ work in the Maritime Discovery Program. During the program, seventh-grade students from Port Townsend, Quilcene and Chimacum schools study a maritime-themed curriculum, take trips on longboats, and learn to navigate and work aboard. Blue Heron Middle School’s program includes an all-student build of a Skunk Island skiff, which is launched during the community presentation. Chimacum’s program includes a partnership with Centrum artists, who add movement and visual art to the maritime theme. All students are introduced to the skills of building boats in the Wooden Boat Foundation’s boat shop and through maritime trades tours. For more information, call the Northwest Maritime Center, Blue Heron students (from left) Rosie Carey, Maria Morrison and Emmett Erickson enjoy a sail in one 385-3628, ext.109.
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PORT TOWNSEND SUMMER BAND CONCERTS
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Sunday, June 29 3 p.m. Chetzemoka Park
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Saturday, August 16 11:00 a.m., Uptown Fair Sunday, August 24 3:00 p.m., John Pope Marine Park
Friday, July 4 7:30 p.m. American Legion Hall Sunday, July 27 3:00 p.m. Chetzemoka Park In partnership with the Jefferson Co. Historical Society
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Sunday, September 7 3:00 p.m. Chimacum Schools Auditorium Tuesday, November 11 10:30 a.m. American Legion Hall
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Into the Mystic A Psychic Faire
Fri - Sat, June 20 & 21 - 10 AM-4 PM
Unity Spiritual Enrichment Center 3918 San Juan Ave @ Center St. - Port Townsend Free Admission! Readings - $30 for 30 minutes Energy work - $45 for 45 minutes Soul rEtrieval
Books, Jewelry & Other Mystical Treasures
Tea Leaf Reading
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Volunteer & Educational Activities around Hood Canal May 31: Shellfest June 6: West Sound GreenSTEM Summit June 14: Beach Cleanup Find event details at http://tiny.cc/Good4Hood or pugetsoundstartshere.org/ events-list For more information contact Erica Bates at (360) 427-9670x682 or email@example.com
June 14: Walk the Wetlands June 17, July 26: Digging for Dinner August 28: Onsite Septic System Workshop May 31, June 28, July 26, Aug. 9, 23: Shellfish Seed Sales May 28, June 13, 14, July 12, 14, 28, Aug. 10: Beach Exploration
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SUMMER YOUTH PASS Can be used on Clallam, Mason, Grays Harbor and Jefferson Transits from Memorial Day to Labor Day.
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CREATE A PLAY • August 18 - 22, ages 10 - 13 years, from 1 - 4. Theme, structure, story, conflict, resolution, and outrageous fun! Students will create a play, rehearse it, and perform it at the week’s end. Writing is not a requisite. Instructor: Joey Pipia. Tuition: $145. For more information contact www. theschoolforyoungactors.com, or (360) 774-2202.
▼Continued from page 2 include caring for animals, milking goats, farm crafts, grain grinding, and bread baking. Sign Up Now! Go to www.sunfieldfarm.org or call (360) 3853658 for complete info. SEEDLINGS KINDER CAMP • Little ones will delight in farm exploration as they wander the land on daily visits to the animals and meadows. Other activities include daily circle time with stories, songs, and rhymes. Sign Up Now! Go to www.sunfieldfarm.org or call (360) 385-3658 for complete info. SUNFIELD FARM CAMP • Join us in the daily rhythms of the farm as we tend the animals, work the soil, plant, weed, harvest, play games, and create farm crafts. Sign Up Now! Go to www. sunfieldfarm.org or call (360) 385-3658 for complete info. SUNFIELD SHEPHERDS 4-H • A unique opportunity for children, nine years of age and up, to work with the Nubian goats and Cotswold sheep of Sunfield Farm, and enter them in the Jefferson County Fair. Sign Up Now! Go to www.sunfieldfarm.org or call (360) 385-3658 for complete info. WILDERNESS SURVIVAL CAMP • Adventure into wildlife, build teamwork while tracking, foraging, and learning survival skills. Sign Up Now! Go to www.sunfieldfarm.org or call (360) 3853658 for complete info. WOOLLY WONDERS CAMP • Dive into the world of wool and fiber as we create artistic treasures by hand. Sign Up Now! Go to www.sunfieldfarm.org or call (360) 385-3658 for complete info.
Chameleon Theater ADVENTURES IN ACTING • June 23 27, ages 5 - 8 years, from 9 - 12 noon. Imaginations run wild in this exploration of improvisation and acting. Kids learn to focus their energy to create theater. This camp ends with a presentation of the work learned. Instructor: Joey Pipia. Tuition: $145. For more information contact www.theschoolforyoungactors. com, or (360) 774-2202. CIRCUS ARTS I • Ages 10 - 13 years, June 16 - 20, from 1 - 4 p.m. Run away with the circus! Each program offers a unique mix of circus arts. Culminates in a presentation of the work learned. Aerial silks, unicycle, physical comedy, and juggling. Instructor: Joey Pipia. Tuition: $165. For more information contact www.theschoolforyoungactors. com, or (360) 774-2202. CIRCUS ARTS I • Ages 6 - 9 years, August 11 - 15, from 9 - 12 noon. Run away with the circus! Each program offers a unique mix of circus arts. Culminates in a presentation of the work learned. Trapeze, stilting, tightrope, tumbling, juggling, and clowning. Instructor: Nathaniel Hughes. Tuition: $165. For more information contact www.theschoolforyoungactors.com, or (360) 774-2202. CIRCUS ARTS II • August 11 - 15, ages 10 - 13 years, from 1 - 4. Run away with the circus! Each program offers a unique mix of circus arts. Culminates in a presentation of the work learned. Trapeze, stilting, tightrope, tumbling, juggling, and clowning. Instructor: Nathaniel Hughes. Tuition: $165. For more information contact www.theschoolforyoungactors.com, or (360) 774-2202. CREATE A PLAY • Ages 8 - 11 years. June 16 - 20, from 9 - 12 noon. Theme, structure, story, conflict, resolution, and outrageous fun! Students will create a play, rehearse it, and perform it at the week’s end. Writing is not a requisite. Instructor: Joey Pipia. Tuition: $145. For more information contact www. theschoolforyoungactors.com, or (360) 774-2202.
IMPROV ACTING • June 30 - July 3, ages 10 - 13 years, from 1 - 4. In this introduction, students learn the fundamentals of proper improvisational technique. These lead to scenes that are fun and truthful. Culminates in a performance at the week’s end. Instructor: Joey Pipia. Tuition: $125. For more information contact www. theschoolforyoungactors.com, or (360) 774-2202. IMPROV ACTING • June 30 - July 3, ages 7 - 9 years, from 9 - 12 noon. Students learn the fundamentals of proper improvisational technique. These elements lead to scenes that are fun and truthful. Culminates in a performance at the week’s end. Instructor: Joey Pipia. Tuition: $125. For more information contact www.theschoolforyoungactors.com, or (360) 774-2202. IMPROVISATIONAL DANCE AND CHOREOGRAPHY • For ages 7 - 10 years, June 28, from 9 - 10:15 a.m. For ages 10 and older, June 28, at 10:30 - 12 noon. In this one-day workshop, students explore the joy of dance and improvisation in this fun-filled workshop with San Francisco-based dancer, Erin Kohout. Tuition: $25. For more information contact www.theschoolforyoungactors.com, or (360) 774-2202.
YMCA: Youth ALL ABOUT BOATS • June 23 - 27, from 10 - 4 at the Northwest School of Wooden Boatbuilding’s Community Boat Project in Port Hadlock. Ages 12 and up; 8 participants maximum. Youth will study boats, knot tying, water safety, sailing. $290 for the full week, lunch included. (360) 385-5811. ASHOKA • Two-week day camp offered in partnership with The Boiler Room. Youth will learn about service, business planning and community needs, then choose a community issue and work together to form a service plan to solve it. August 18 - 29. $325. (360) 385-5811. BELLY DANCE • Three sessions offered over 3 weeks in July. Sessions run Monday, Wednesday and Friday for weeks starting July 7, July 14 and July 21. Instructor: Taylor Corrigan. Morning classes at Mountain View Campus. Performance at the end of the session for friends and family. $185 per session. (360) 385-5811. BUILD YOUR OWN SKATEBOARD • July 14 - 18, from 10 - 4. Instructor John Edwards leads the class in making your own board! Ages 10 and older, at the Port Townsend School of Woodworking. $250. (360) 385-5811. FLY THE Y • Ages 8 - adult. Children 5 - 7 allowed depending on skill. Fridays until June 27, from 3 - 5. Pilot remote control helicopters and airplanes in the safety of Mountain View Gym. Bring your equipment or try someone else’s aircraft! By donation. Contact Jeff Kelety, (360) 821-9320. FOURTH FRIDAY SING-A-LING • with Keeth Apgar of The Harmonica Pocket. Musical play-group for toddlers, preschoolers and their caregivers gets families singing and moving together. Repeats every fourth Friday, through August. 10:30 a.m. at the YMCA’s Childcare building at Mountain View Commons. $6 per family. (360) 3855811. MAGIC: THE GATHERING • Youth ages 13 - 18 years. 2 two-day workshops. Session #1: Wednesdays, June 18 and 25, and Session #2: Wednesdays, July 9 and July 16. Learn how to play the game, and leave with beginner card deck. Meets 3:30 - 5:30 at Whistle Stop Toys. $15 per session. (360) 385-5811. OUR BIG BACKYARD • July 28 August 1, from 9 - 4. Session #1: Creation of wildlife habitat boxes with John Edwards and a Wildlife Biologist
from the Forest Service. Learn about local animals, the needs of each species for habitat and the importance for restoration. Build houses for Chickarees (flying squirrels). Location to be determined. Session #2: August 11 - 13. Field trip to see the boxes hung in the habitats by Forest Service Tree Climbers. A Wildlife biologist will be on site to teach more about habitat, animals, food cycle and more. $225 for one session, or $325 for both. (360) 385-5811. POKEMON • Youth ages 7 - 13 years. 2 four-week series. Session #1: Mondays, June 16 - July 7; and Session #2: Mondays, July 14 - August 4. Learn how to play, get plenty of playing time, and leave with card deck. Meets 1 - 3 p.m. at Whistle Stop Toys. $30 per session. (360) 385-5811. SKATE LIKE A GIRL • Ages 10 and up, girls only. From 9 - 12 noon. Pros from www.skatelikeagirl.com offer this 2-day clinic that builds skills and confidence, beginner to advanced. Learn how to skate in Port Townsend’s world class skate park. $75, gear rental available. (360) 385-5811. SUMMER CHILDCARE CAMPS • Licensed childcare Monday - Friday 7:30 - 6, June 16 - August 29. Different themes each week including Upcycling and Nature Crafts, Roxaboxen, Spy Camp, Heroes Week, Animation & Claymation, Myth Busters: Sensational Science, Sound Garden: Music Camp, Mythological Creatures: Fairies and Dragons, Giggling Gourmet, Survivor Camp and Pirates and Mermaids. For full details visit www.jeffymca.org/childcare. DSHS accepted; financial assistance available. (360) 385-5811. SUMMER MEALS AND LITERACY • Free food and fun activities for youth ages 1 - 18 years. Nutritious lunch and snacks in Chimacum, Port Townsend and Quilcene June 16 - August 22. Visit www.jeffymca.org/summer-meals for more information. (360) 385-5811. TAEKWONDO • Ages 5 - 9 years. Tuesdays and Thursdays, at 4:30 5:30 p.m. Master Waleed Simba has 42 years of experience and has practiced around the world. Accredited with the World Taekwondo Federation in Korea. Cost: $90 per month, uniform included. (360) 385-5811.
YMCA: Adults AQUATIC WELLNESS CLASSES • A range of classes to suit any level of fitness. Monday - Friday, Mountain View Pool. Deep Water Aerobics, from 7 - 8 a.m., Monday - Friday. Low Impact, at 8 - 9 a.m., Tuesday and Thursday. BAM! Balance and Movement Therapeutic Exercise, from 9 - 10 a.m., Tuesday and Thursday. $6 per drop-in; $102 for 20-class punch-card ($5.10 for each class). (360) 385-5811. EXERCISE AND THRIVE • This 12-week program, designed by the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, focuses on the health needs of cancer survivors, including exercise, nutrition and cancer support group. Attendees must be 21-plus years old and 90-plus days out of treatment with doctor approval. Classes at Jefferson Healthcare. Instructors: Barbara Vane and Erica Dirksen. Cost: $150. (360) 385-5811. GARDEN SOIREE • Save the date: August 16. Annual fundraising garden party to support Jefferson County YMCA, along with Exercise and Thrive post cancer care program. (360) 3855811. SECOND SUNDAY SWIMS • June 8 and July 13, at 3 - 5 p.m. Free swim co-sponsored by the Jefferson Aquatic Coalition, Mountain View Pool, the City of Port Townsend, Jefferson County YMCA and a different major contributor each month. Free South County shuttle, call the Y for more information. (360) 385-5811. TAEKWONDO • Ages 10 and up. Tuesdays and Thursdays, from 5:45 6:45 p.m. Master Waleed Simba has 42 years of experience and has practiced around the world. Accredited with the World Taekwondo Federation in Korea. Cost: $90 per month, uniform included. (360) 385-5811. See ACTIVITIES, Page 5▼
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▼Continued from page 4 YOGA • Join Terry Wagner, M. Ed., Registered Yoga Teacher, from 9:30 - 11 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, at Mountain View Gym, for an all ages, all skill levels class. Cost: Sliding scale $5 - $10. (360) 385-5811.
Port Townsend Library BABY LAP SIT: Birth of a Book Habit • Ages birth - 12 months. Every Thursday, at 1 p.m. Babies’ brains grow rapidly. Reading to babies right from birth stimulates their minds, develops language skills and lays a foundation for later reading success. During this special time for babies we’ll learn new nursery rhymes and finger-plays, sing, and dance! Join us for this wonderful opportunity to network and share with other parents and caregivers. (360) 385-3181. www.ptpubliclibrary.org JUST RIGHT FOR YOU • Wednesdays, July 9 - August 14, from 10:30 - 11:30 a.m. For children entering Kindergarten and 1st grade. Special fun literacyenhanced story-times and activities. For more information call 385-3181. www.ptpubliclibrary.org PRESCHOOLERS: Growing Into Readers • Ages 3 - 5 years. Every Tuesday, at 10:30 a.m. Preschoolers are almost ready to read! You can further develop your preschooler’s pre-reading skills by reading, which develops vocabulary, print awareness, narrative skills, letter knowledge, interest in reading and the understanding that words are made up of a number of sounds. Join us for this special time of building reading skills through stories, songs, and activities. For more information call 385-3181. www.ptpubliclibrary.org READ TO ROVER • Thursdays, July 26 - August 14. Young readers are invited to improve their reading skills by reading aloud for 15 minutes to one of the specially trained dogs in the R.E.A.D. program. For more information call 385-3181. www.ptpubliclibrary. org SCIENCE MONDAYS: Magma Mountains • with the Pacific Science Center. Monday, July 14, 1 p.m. Ages 8 and up. Why do some volcanoes ooze and others explode? Compare eruptions from around the world, examine volcanic rock and watch a truly explosive volcanic demonstration. For more information call 385-3181. www. ptpubliclibrary.org SCIENCE MONDAYS: Piece of Mind • with the Pacific Science Center. Monday, July 14, at 11 a.m. Ages 8 and up. Be awe-inspired by the power of the brain! You’ll explore how the mind works, and discover more about memory and other functions of the brain using puzzles and fun activities. For more information call 385-3181. www.ptpubliclibrary.org SCIENCE MONDAYS: Robot Challenge • with the Pacific Science Center. Monday, July 7, at 1 p.m. Ages 8 and up. Program your own robot to compete with others in an obstacle course. Using high functioning robots, investigate the steps engineers take to design a robot and learn about careers around the globe that use robots for exploration and new technology. For more information call 385-3181. www. ptpubliclibrary.org SCIENCE MONDAYS: Sensational Solar System • with the Pacific Science Center. Monday, June 30, at 1 p.m. Ages 8 and up. For more information call 385-3181. www.ptpubliclibrary. org SCIENCE MONDAYS: Solar Energy • with the Pacific Science Center. Monday, July 7, at 11 a.m. Ages 8 and up. Let the sunshine in! Focus on how to generate electricity as cleanly as possible by constructing small photovoltaic cells. Then design and create your own solar-powered ovens to take home. For more information call 3853181. www.ptpubliclibrary.org SCIENCE MONDAYS: Yes, It Is Rocket Science • with the Pacific Science Center. Monday, June 30, at 11 a.m. Ages 8 and up. For more information call 385-3181. www.ptpub-
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TODDLERS: First Steps Toward Reading • Ages 1 - 3 years old. Every Thursday at 10:30 am. Toddlers love activity and the chance to practice their growing language skills. Join us for a very active and interactive time of storytelling, wordplay, felt-board stories, finger-plays, puppets, singing, music making, dancing, parachute-play, and of course socializing among these high energy toddlers! (360) 385-3181. www. ptpubliclibrary.org
HIKING CLUB: Teen Field Trip • Ages 11 - 18 years. Tuesday, August 5, at 8 a.m. Challenge yourself on this group hike. Meet at the library where a van will take us to the trailhead. Bring a lunch and have a picnic. Limited to 15 hikers. Parents welcome. Sign up at the library or call (360) 385-6544 to register.
SUMMER READING PROGRAM AND EVENTS KICK-OFF • For all ages. Thursday, June 19, from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. Sign up for the Summer Reading Program, see highlights of upcoming events, and pick-up one or both crafting kits for the summer long contest. “Peep into a Classic” and “Amazing Structure” kits available for groups, families and individuals who want to get wildly creative this summer. Program prizes provided by Friends of the Jefferson County Library. Special showcase of Upcoming Summer Reading Program Events at 6:30 p.m.
Jefferson Co. Library 2014 JEFFERSON COUNTY LIBRARY EVENT CALENDAR • All events listed are held at the library located at 620 Cedar Avenue, Port Hadlock, unless otherwise specified. For more information see the website at www.jclibrary.info or call (360) 385-6544. ALEX ZERBE: Physical Comedian • Tuesday, July 22, at 6:30 p.m. Meet “zaniac” Alex Zerbe, action comedian and juggler extraordinaire. Alex is so much fun that his show will take place in the middle of the library! Kids, teens and adults won’t want to miss this! ART WITH SIDONIE WILSON: Nature’s Circle Quilt • Tuesday, July 15, from 2 - 4 p.m. Using natural materials, create a circle or mandala of colors and patterns. Afterwards, we’ll use computer collage tools to piece them together into a spectacular photographic quilt. All participants will leave with a digital copy of the collaboration. Space is limited. Participants will be admitted on a first come, first served basis. Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult. Teens are invited to stay an additional hour with added sophistication to the project. ART WITH SIDONIE WILSON: Totally Tessellating M. C. Escher Art • Tuesday, July 8, from 2 - 4. A tessellation is a pattern made of identical shapes, or several different identical shapes. The shapes must fit together without gaps and without overlapping. M.C. Escher was a master artist of tessellations. Create tessellation tiles and print unique works of art. Space is limited. Participants will be admitted on a first come, first served basis. Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult. Teens are invited to stay an additional hour with added sophistication to the project. ART WITH SIDONIE WILSON: Visiting Hundertwasser’s Neighborhood • Tuesday July 1, from 2 - 4. Hundertwasser was an important artist, environmentalist and architect who dedicated his life to the beautification of the world. Create your own Hundertwasser neighborhood by designing and painting a miniature theatre set inspired by his art. Space is limited. Participants will be admitted on a first come, first served basis. Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult. Teens are invited to stay an additional hour with added sophistication to the project. BABYTIME LAP SIT • Ages birth to 12 months. Every Tuesday in June, July and August, at 10:30 a.m. This 20-minute lap sit program features action rhymes, baby sign language, songs and movement designed to stimulate brain development as well as the enjoyment of music, language and books. BOFFER CLUB • Friday, August 1, at 1 p.m. This will be the last monthly meeting of the Boffer Club for the summer (we’ll be back in the fall). Come swing your boffers with other energetic heroines and heroes. All activity outside, weather permitting. Please dress appropriately. Attendees under age 9 must be accompanied by an adult. BOFFER CLUB: Make Your Own Boffer • Ages 6 and older. Friday, July 11, at 1 p.m. Make a boffer sword for yourself which you can take home at the end of class. Limited to 30 participants, ages 6 and older, this class will also include time to boffer together. All materials provided by a generous donation from Hadlock Building Supply. Attendees under 9 years must be accompanied by an adult. Space is limited so please sign up at the library or call (360) 385-6544 to register. FICTION WRITING WITH JOLIE STEKLY • Ages 11 - 18 years. Wednesdays, July 9, 16, 23, 30, at 12 noon. What makes a great story? Memorable characters. Strong voice. Solid story structure. But how do authors put all the pieces together? In this series of classes, young writers will explore the elements of craft that create strong fiction: plot, character, setting, dialogue, voice. Students can either work on a current work-in-progress or start something brand new, and find
MAKERSPACE WORKSHOP • For all ages. Friday, June 27; Thursday, July 3; and Thursday, July 24. Each workshop meets from 1 - 4. A makerspace is a place where people gather together to make or create things. Join us, alone or in a team, to get started on one of the three makerspace activities this summer. Contribute to the zentangle robot, engineer your peepscape, or build a spectacular structure. Materials will be provided. OREGON SHADOW THEATRE Presents, “Jack Chapeau Meets the Gill Man” • For all ages. Monday, June 23, at 2 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. (two shows). Oregon Shadow Theatre tells the story of the marine scientist Jack Chapeau, employing submarines, diving suits, robotics and sonar to make his most amazing discovery: a fantastical creature he calls the Gill Man! With colorful puppets, live music and good humor, Oregon Shadow Theatre creates an informative and hilarious family entertainment. PRESCHOOL STORYTIME • Ages 3 - 5 years. Every Wednesday in June, July and August, at 10:30 a.m. Please join us for stories, songs, puppets, fingerplays and activities especially selected for preschool children. RECYCLERY BIKE CLINIC • For all ages. Thursday, July 31, at 1 p.m. Learn how to care for your bicycle from skilled ReCyclery staff. Participate in bike games and challenges; help spread the love of bikes. Basic bike maintenance, repair and safety. Bring your wheels! All ages welcome and tools provided. Participants under age 10 must be accompanied by an adult. Sign up at the library or call (360) 3856544 to register. RESCUED RAPTORS • Thursday, July 10, at 2 p.m. Observe owls and other raptors up close! Cynthia Daily, Director of the Discovery Bay Wild Bird Rescue, will bring several species, share her expertise and answer questions about these incredible birds. SCIENCE IN PARADISE: Using Science in the National Parks. • July 9, at 2:00 p.m. Dr. Jerry Freilich, research coordinator at Olympic National Park, will show how scientists in many different disciplines work to protect the natural resources in our crown jewel parks. Jerry will discuss the role of parks to society and will discuss how science is used to improve our knowledge of these treasures. He will show several short films of park scientists doing their work and explaining, in their own words, why they do what they do. SCIENCE WITH THADDEUS: Altered States • Ages 5 - 12 years. Monday, June 30, at 2 p.m. Make glow-in-thedark slime while discovering the difference between solids, liquids and gasses. Space is limited. Admission on a first come, first served basis. Participants under age 8 will need adult assistance. SCIENCE WITH THADDEUS: Bubble Geometry • Ages 5 - 12 years. Monday, July 14, at 2 p.m. Learn several bubble tricks and techniques, including the bubble cube, the bubble ballerina and bubbles inside bubbles. Space is limited. Admitted on a first come, first served basis. Participants under age 8 will need adult assistance. WITH THADDEUS: SCIENCE Supersized Bubbles • Age 5 - 12 years, Monday, July 28, at 2 p.m. Have you ever wanted to be inside of a soap bubble? Is that even possible? Come find out! Space is limited. Admissions on a first come, first served basis. Participants under age 8 will need adult assistance. STEAMPUNK ART • with Catherine Motteler. Ages 10 - 18 years. Tuesday and Thursday, June 24 - 26, from 1 - 3. Learn to make Steampunk artwork reminiscent of H. G. Wells and Jules Verne, or modern author Philip Pullman. Join artist Catherine Motteler and create art pieces with dark, mechanized Victorian cityscapes simplified using silhouette, light and shadow, peculiarly Victorian dress, and automata mixed on human and animal figures. Paper, colors and metallic paint provided. Bring your imagination and favorite books, pictures and ideas. Step-by-step techniques will be
SUMMER READING PROGRAM FINALE! • Thursday, August 7, at 2 p.m. Celebrate reading and find out who will win the “Engineer a Peepscape” and “Structure Madness” contests. Will yours be the “Peeple’s” choice? TECH TUESDAYS • Every Tuesday in June, July and August, from 4 - 6 p.m. Drop-in tech assistance is offered weekly on any technology topic with which you may require assistance. Bring your device or use laptops provided by the library. TEEN - TWEEN GAME NIGHT • Ages 10 - 18 years. Friday, June 20, at 4 - 6 p.m. Enjoy the library after the adults have left! Join us for board games, card games, challenges and fun for all. Snacks provided by the Friends of the Jefferson County Library. THE BURKE MOBILE VISITS JEFFERSON COUNTY • Thursday, July 17, at 1 - 2:30 p.m. The Burke Museum is coming to your community. Come and explore real dinosaur fossils, bird wings, Native American artifacts, mammal skulls, whale bones and more! Hands-on activities will guide you through the exhibit as you examine all aspects of life in and around Washington. (Program takes place in the Chimacum Elementary MultiPurpose Room).
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TODDLER STORYTIME • Ages 12 - 30 months. Every Monday in June, July and August, at 10:15 a.m. Toddler storytime features movement, music, puppets and fingerplays as well as flannel stories and the reading of short books written with toddlers in mind. YAK AND SNACK BOOK CLUB • Ages 9 - 15 years. Friday, July 2, and Wednesday, August 6, at 1 p.m. Looking for a great read? Find out what kids your age are reading and share your favorite picks. Join others who love reading and are as interesting, cool and thoughtful as you for an afternoon of book talking and snacks. Be creative! Bring friends and meet new ones.
General Activities ALL COUNTY PICNIC • Sunday, August 17, H.J. Carroll Park, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. Free sweet corn, great music. Presentations and information tables on disaster preparedness. Co-sponsored by Local 2020 and the County Department of Emergency Management. Bring your family, invite your neighbors! Sorry, no dogs, or alcohol, allowed. CREATE A FABULOUS PICNIC • Visit Aldrich’s Market for mouth-watering picnic fare to accompany your favorite Summer Activities. Sandwiches, salads, pastries, artisan cheeses and crackers. Choose from a large selection of fine wines and other cold beverages. Aldrich’s Market, 940 Lawrence St., Uptown Port Townsend. (360) 385-0500.
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The Quilcene Rangers girls fastpitch advanced to the 1B State Tournament after defeating the Evergreen Lutheran Eagles of Tacoma 17-0 Friday, May 23 in a district championship game in Quilcene. Quilcene junior pitcher Sammy Rae threw a perfect game. With help from her teammates, she denied the Eagles any contact with first base. Evergreen Lutheran played Highland Christian of Arlington earlier that day and pulled out a win in the final few innings. Things started off hot for the Rangers with Allison Jones hitting a home run in the first inning. The runs kept coming as the Rangers repeatably sank the ball deep into the outfield. “We hit really well today and ran the bases aggressively,” said head coach Mark Thompson, adding that the team hopes to represent Quilcene well in the upcoming tournament. The Quilcene girls are set to play in the 1B State Tournament on May 30-31 in Yakima.
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The Quilcene Rangers finished their season last week at 17-1 after beating the Highland Christian Knights in a doubleheader Wednesday, May 21. The Rangers didn’t start scoring until the third inning and things really got going in the fourth when Allison Jones hit a three-run home run, the first of her high school career. “Obviously I would like to see our offense get started a little earlier in the game, but overall we played pretty well,” said Thompson on the girls’ first win against Highland Christian. Sammy Rae hit her eighth home run of the season. Rae also threw her third no-hitter of the season during that game, going five innings and striking out 12 batters. She is 13-0 this season. Quilcene won 10-0. HITS: Allison Jones 1-2, HR, 4 rbi; Megan Weller 2-2, rbi; Sammy Rae 2-3, 2 rbi; Bailey Kieffer 1-3; Janelle Johnson 1-1; Celsea Hughes 1-2, rbi; Katie Bailey 1-1 rbi. The Rangers defeated the Knights in Game 2, winning 9-3, pulling from the entire roster.
Quilcene junior Sammy Rae pitched a perfect game against Evergreen Lutheran on Friday afternoon, sending the Rangers to the 1B State Tournament in Yakima. Photo by Emma Leedy
“It’s awesome when our younger players get a chance to play in a varsity game and contribute,” said Thompson. Quilcene got lucky when it came to walks and wild
pitches. Emily Ward scored a tworun home run in the fourth inning. Kieffer pitched the fourth and fifth innings. HITS: Emily Ward 2-2. HR, 2 rbi; Allie Speer 1-2.
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Allen’s Chimacum–Port Townsend team has received the Olympic League’s Sportsmanship Award for a second time. Entries in the May 15 Olympic League tournament at North Kitsap that lost twice the first day were Frances Sheldon-O’Neal and An Nguyen in singles, and the doubles team of Vy Nguyen and Sarah McEdwards. The doubles team of Chimacum juniors Sarah Allen and Rachel Maki had lost its first match to North Mason, 1-6, 6-4, 4-6 on May 11, then defeated a Port Angeles team 6-1, 6-0 and downed an Olympic squad 6-4, 6-3, advancing to May 15 action. In that May 15 action, Allen and Maki upset the top-seeded North Kitsap team, 7-6, 2-6, 6-4, followed by 7-6 (7-3 tiebreak), 6-4 against a second-seeded NK squad. The eight-hour tourney day ended with a 2-6, 2-6 loss to Kingston. “It has been many years since a Chimacum or Port Townsend girl has advanced beyond the league tournament, so this was quite an accomplishment,” said coach Laurie Olafson. “Both players were justifiably proud of their play, as was the coach.” Maki and Allen placed fourth in the 16-team field. The two junior girls went on to compete at the district tournament on May 23-24 at the Kitsap Tennis Center in Bremerton. The top 12 singles and the top 12 dou-
Chimacum High School students and tennis players Rachel Maki (background) and Sarah Allen advanced to the 2A West Central District tourney. Photo by Patrick J. Sullivan
bles represented the Olympic League, South Puget Sound League and the Seamount League at the double-elimination tournament. Allen and Maki won their first match against the Tyee team from SeaTac, Washington, 4-6, 6-1 and 10-5 in the tiebreak. A tiebreak was used because until the early afternoon, rain made the outdoor courts unplayable. Their second match was close, but Tacoma’s Franklin Pierce High School won with 7-6 (7-5 tiebreak). Franklin Pierce was the number-one seed going into the tournament. Allen and Maki then defeated Fife 6-2, 6-4, advancing them to day two of the tournament. On the second day, Allen and Maki won their first set against the Sequim team of Melanie Guan and Karen
Chan. The Sequim team came back winning the second and third sets. The final score was 4-6, 6-4, 6-3 in favor of Sequim. “The Chimacum doubles team is already looking forward to next year and being even stronger,” said Olafson. Last year, Allen and Maki were 0 and 2 in tournament play. This year, including the Olympic League tournament, the duo was 6 and 4 postseason. Three years ago, the Chimacum–Port Townsend team won the Olympic League Sportsmanship Award, and the honor has been bestowed on the players yet again in 2014. “We won again for being fair, friendly and enjoying the game of tennis through a dozen meets,” Olafson said. (Staff writer Patrick J. Sullivan contributed to this story.)
PT men and women advance to state track & field contest Port Townsend advances four individuals to the state track and field competition set for May 30-31 at Eastern Washington University in Cheney. The Port Townsend and Chimacum athletes competed in the 1A tri-district championships on May 22 and May 24 at Woolsey Stadium in Shoreline in hopes of qualifying for the state championship. The top five finishers from the tri-district championship qualify for the state championship. Host King’s High School came in on top for both sides of the 1A track meet on May 24. The PT boys placed 12th, while Chimacum tied for 17th. The PT girls finished 14th. PT senior Rebecca Stewart advanced to state in the 100- and 300-meter
hurdles, placing fifth and second respectively. Senior Trish Reeves, also from PT, advanced in high jump with fifth place. For the PT boys, junior Ryan Clarke advanced with fourth place in the 1600 and third place in the 3200. Senior Skyler Coppenrath came in first in the triple jump, advancing him to state. Chimacum sophomore Sam Golden was just shy of making it to state, placing sixth in the 300-meter hurdles. Freshman Mechele Nisbet represented the Chimacum girls, placing 14th in javelin.
7) Clarke, Brennan LaBrie, Coppenrath, Koby Weidner (PT), 3:41.27. 300-meter hurdles (36 inches): 6) Golden (Chimacum) 42-72. High jump: 12) Zach Wilson (PT) 5-6. Triple jump: 1) Coppenrath (PT) 42-03.25, 14) Seren Dances (PT) 36-10.25.
GIRLS MAY 24 1A TRIDISTRICT CHAMPIONSHIPS
100: 6) Jewel Johnson (PT) 13.01. 1600: 15) Hanna Trailer (PT) 6:01.86. 100 hurdles: 5) Stewart (PT) 16.94. 300 hurdles: 2) Stewart (PT) 46.58. 4x100 relay: 8) Johnson, Stewart, Marta Penzar, Reeves (PT), 52.67. Javelin: 14) Mechele BOYS MAY 24 1A TRINisbet (Chimacum) 88-03. DISTRICT CHAMPIONSHIPS High jump: 5) Reeves (PT) 1600: 4) Clarke (PT) 5-01, 14) Makaila Deen (PT) 4:32.62. 3200: 3) Clarke 4-06. Triple jump: 7) Reeves (PT) 10:01.05. 4x400 relay: (PT) 32-07.50.
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Olympic Mountain bike team repeats as state champions HOGLUND IS CHAMP
Miles of training, cold and wet practices, perseverance through injuries and setbacks all led up to success for Port Townsend’s mountain bike team of local high school students, Olympic Mountain Bike Team (OMBT). The team won each of the season’s four team competitions and the overall state championship, finishing the season with five individual overall state champions out of eight categories. The season’s final race, the Washougal MX Challenge, took place on May 18, the team riding through race-day mud in Clark County to win the day’s team competition, with three riders winning their individual races. Based on the season’s race results, the team won the state championship with 1,985 out of a possible 2,000 points, distancing the second-place team by almost 200 points.
FOUR FOR FOUR
OMBT’s girls’ team finished with state champions in all four categories. Varsity rider Cassie Ross won the Washougal race, the only rider in the league to win all of her races this season. Senior Mazy Braden was injured and unable to race in Washougal, but still finished third in the overall varsity standings. Team cocaptain Camille Ottaway finished second in
David Hoglund took first place in the state boys’ intermediate standings.
the Washougal race, but had enough overall points to be crowned junior varsity state champion. In the intermediate category, senior Annalise Rubida won the state championship, and in the beginner division, first-year rider
Odette Jennings won her third straight race and the state championship title. Braden and Rubida are OMBT’s only graduating riders; both look forward to racing for the Western Washington University Vikings.
The OMBT men’s team had successful races as well. With 37 racers in the beginner category, Tate Braden finished sixth in the race and fourth overall in the state standings. Isaac Steimle placed 15th overall in the state in the beginner category, with Dashiel Morley placing 20th, and Rowan Halpin, 21st. The intermediate boys’ race was won by David Hoglund, who also captured the overall state title. Tristan Fountain and Miguel Salguero finished third and fourth, respectively, in the race. Joel Mackey traded his intact bicycle for a teammate’s broken bike to better the team’s chances, then pushed the broken bike three and a half miles through the mud to finish 21st out of 24 racers. In the state overall intermediate standings, Hoglund was first; Fountain, second; Salguero, fourth; and Mackey, 11th. In the junior varsity race, Calvin Leckenby placed third; Groves Moore, sixth; Andy Hull, seventh; and Eli Biskup, 10th. In the overall standings, Hull finished third in the state rankings, with Moore in fourth, Leckenby in fifth, and Biskup in seventh. In the state top boys’ category, varsity rider Luca Freier finished third, with Joseph Tweiten in fourth and Oliver Parish in fifth.
City: Pool needs repairs PT Citiy Council set to make a decision soon
Summer weather makes a lot of people want to go swimming, and the Mountain View pool fills that need. The pool offers swim lessons for kids and a “water babies” parent and child class. There are several hours a week reserved for open swims, including discount night on Fridays, when entry fees are just $2 per person from 1-7:30 p.m. The weekday morning schedule includes time for lap swims, water aerobics, aqua boot camp and therapeutic “balance and movement” classes. There are noon lap swims and evening lap swims, and the pool is also available for rental for pool parties or other events. The PT City Council recognizes the value of the pool, said City Manager David Timmons, and will be asked to make decisions about funding emergency repairs to the entire Mountain View complex in June. The City leases Mountain View Commons, a former school, from the Port Townsend School District for about $90,000 per year, Timmons said. The City meets with the school district this week to go over the lease terms, he said.
“We’ve drafted the lease,” Timmons said. It is to come before Council in June, along with financing plans, grant agreements and a contract for services for emergency repairs, he said. The repairs involve the roof
and the heating and mechanical system. There are currently two diesel oil-fueled boilers housed in a room off the lobby between the gym and pool. The boilers are very old; they were relocated there from the old Lincoln School. “They’re like train engines,” Timmons said. “They’re huge and they’re extremely inefficient, and barely repairable.” The boilers “have gone down before,” Timmons said, at a cost of about $10,000 to $15,000 for each breakdown. Also, there are not controls except on and off to control the heat, Timmons said. The pool was originally designed to be an unheated outdoor pool; the building was built around it and “they tapped into the boilers” to heat the pool. “It’s kind of this Rube Goldberg design,” Timmons said. Replacing the old boilers with condensed-propane boilers could save $40,000 per year in fuel costs, Timmons said. The air handlers, dehumidification systems and air exchange systems also need replacing, he said, adding that the current system is “just a crazy configuration.” Repairs to the roof and heating and mechanical systems are estimated to cost $2.6 million, Timmons said. The City has secured $800,000 in grants from the Department of Energy and the state Department of Ecology. The remaining $1.8 million would be financed by “a reallocation of Proposition 1 money,” he said. “I can guarantee [the City Council] that they’ll spend a whole lot of money” on the Mountain View complex, Timmons said. “I don’t know when, though. You might as
well do it in a reasonable, predictable fashion,” rather than a reactionary one, he added. “It needs to get done,” he said of the repairs. “If it doesn’t get done, the problems are compounding.” Proposition 1 brought in $440,000 last year, half of which went to public safety and police, and the other half to Jefferson County. Next year, the City keeps all Prop. 1 money, per the Prop. 1 agreement. “We’re really pushing hard to get some partners to help us” at Mountain View, Timmons said, in reference to the current partnership with the YMCA.
The Olympic Peninsula YMCA is currently collaborating with Jefferson and the Healthcare Jefferson Aquatic Coalition to explore the feasibility of a full-facility YMCA that will also include outpatient rehabilitation and therapy programs delivered by Jefferson Healthcare. A phone survey that began May 5 is asking coun-
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ty residents if they would use a new YMCA facility and, if they say they would, the survey asks whether they would be more likely to use a facility at Mountain View or one located in the Port Hadlock/Irondale area. “If they pursue another location, the city will be hard pressed to justify investing further [in Mountain View], so we’ll look at other ways to repurpose that location to meet other community needs,” Timmons said. “We’re cautiously optimistic that Mountain View will be the preferred location.” Erica Delma, executive director of the YMCA in Jefferson County, said they’re not going to be leaving Mountain View anytime soon. “The YMCA is committed to having a presence in the short term at Mountain View,” she said, acknowledging that many families depend on the child care offered there. “We also see the need in the long term at Mountain View. We’re not leaving campus.”
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