Planned nighttime 90-minute construction closures of the State Route 104 Hood Canal bridge are canceled through Friday, Jan. 1.
The bridge closes to traffic for up to 40 minutes for ballasting test openings. The tests were scheduled to correspond with the slack tide at approximately 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 30, and 1:45 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 31.
No daytime test openings are scheduled for Friday, Jan. 1.
Bridge openings for marine vessels still will occur as needed.
Drivers are advised to plan ahead and anticipate heavy holiday traffic going to and from the Olympic Peninsula.
Meeting change, officers,
instructors and classes
Peninsula Driftwood Artists meets from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 7, at Trinity United Methodist Church, 100 Blake Ave., Sequim.
The club has new board members and two new LuRon Method certified instructors.
New board members are Eric Fehrmann, president; Kathie Fehrmann, vice president; Sharon Curnett, secretary; and Mona Nau, treasurer. The publicity and communication committee includes Twila Baukol, Kathie Fehrmann, Jenny Linth and Karen Klein.
Curnett and Baukol were accepted by the Northwest Driftwood Artists as fully certified instructors in late November 2009. Classes will begin in January. Call 457-1380.
League hosts levy meeting
The League of Women Voters of Clallam County hosts a public meeting on the Sequim School District levy at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 5, at the Sequim Library, 630 N. Sequim Ave.
Citizens for Sequim Schools, including E. Michael McAleer, president; Sarah Bedinger, campaign chairwoman, and Virginia O'Neill, vice president, will present information on the levy: why it exists, when it expires and what it provides for the local district, and comparing it to districts across the state.
The presentation will last about 45 minutes, after which the audience can ask questions of the speakers.
Lodge hosts party
Sequim Elks Lodge 2642 hosts a New Year's Eve party starting at 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 31.
The Four Professors plays music from the 1930s-1950s. Hors d'oeuvres and complimentary champagne will be served. Tickets are $20 each. Call 683-2763.
Macintosh group meeting canceled
The meeting of the Strait Macintosh Users Group scheduled for Wednesday, Jan. 6, at the Port Angeles Public Library has been canceled.
The next meeting will be in Sequim on Wednesday, Feb. 3. Call 457-4660.
about harbor pilots
The Newcomers' Club meets for luncheon
at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 5, at the Red Lion Inn, 221 N. Lincoln St., Port Angeles.
Information about the harbor pilots on the strait and what they do will be shared.
New residents, visitors and members should call 775-8747 by noon Thursday, Dec. 31, for reservations.
Planning commission seat vacant
Applications will be accepted until 4 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 31, to fill a vacancy on the city of Sequim's planning commission to complete a term expiring Jan. 10, 2011.
Applicants must reside in the city of
Applications are available at Sequim City Hall, 152 W. Cedar St., Sequim, or www.ci.sequim.wa.us. Call 683-4139.
Vegetarian potluck scheduled
A vegetarian/vegan potluck will be held at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 6, at Sequim Seventh-day Adventist community services center, 30 Sanford Lane, Sequim.
The potlucks are held the first Wednesday of the month, offering lessons on healthy living, a recipe exchange, ideas and inspiration.
Dr. Tim Guthrie from Jamestown Clinic discusses "Making Yourself Sick on a Vegetarian Diet." Call 683-1414 or 360-385-0150.
Sequim Aglow hears speaker
Sequim Aglow will hold its monthly meeting from 10 a.m.-noon Tuesday, Jan. 5, at Trinity United Methodist Church, 100 Blake Ave., Sequim.
Jan Hinkle presents "For the Love of Laughter - A merry heart is good medicine."
A brunch buffet will be served for a suggested donation of $4.
Babysitting is available upon request.
Sequim duplicate bridge club
Friday, Dec. 18 game
N/S: 1. Bruce Beh-David Carter; 2. Jim De Vogler-Bill Farnum; 3. Suzanne Berg-Tom Loveday; 4. Arlene Nunnally-Jim Tilzey.
E/W: 1. Ted Miller-Larry Phelps; 2. Julie Gray-Carol Keller; 3. June Nelson-Mary Norwood; 4. Jim Wiitala-Yuri Wiitala. Monday, Dec. 21 game
N/S: 1. Arlene Nunnally-Vern Nunnally; 2. Frank Brown-Jim Tilzey; 3. John Anderson-Jack Real; 4. Bill Farnum-Jim De Vogler.
E/W: 1. David Jackson-Carol Keller; 2. June Nelson-Wilma Lambert; 3. Ted Miller-Larry Phelps; 4. Bobbi Spoerri-Gerry Paul.
For more information on the Sequim Duplicate Bridge Club, call Krys Gordon, club manager, at 681-4308.
Christian Women's Connection presents guest speaker Lois Williams, poet, writer and published author, at its luncheon meeting 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 12.
The meeting will be at Port Angeles CrabHouse, 221 N. Lincoln St., Port Angeles. Lunch is $14. Call 457-8261.
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