Community calendar for Dec. 4, 2019

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Community calendar for Dec. 4, 2019

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Editor’s note: Wednesday before publication is the deadline for calendar additions, which must be emailed to calendars@ptleader.com by 5 p.m. Entries submitted after that deadline will not be published in the print edition. Events costing more than $5 are ineligible for publication.

 

MUSIC AND ENTERTAINMENT

 

Wednesday, Dec. 4

Ukuleles Unite’s monthly Happy Hour open mic. 5:30 p.m. Highway 20 Roadhouse, 2152 W. Sims Way. For more information, call 360-385-2233.

Vinyl Tap. 5:30-7:30 p.m. Spirits Bar & Grill at the Old Alcohol Plant, 310 Hadlock Bay Road, Port Hadlock. Acoustic originals.

Thursday, Dec. 5

Art and music meditation for adults. 10-11 a.m. Jefferson County Library, 620 Cedar Ave, Port Hadlock. Enjoy a short inspirational reading, then create, mix colors and let art take shape, while listening to peaceful music. Art supplies will be provided, but space is limited. This program is for adults aged 18 years and older. Call 360-385-6544 or register online by Dec. 5.

Open mic. 5 p.m. Discovery Bay Brewing, 948 N. Park Ave.

Nan Toby Tyrrell piano concert. 5:30 p.m. Arrow Lumber, 8457 U.S. Highway 20.

Open mic with Jillian. 7 p.m. The Keg & I, 1291 Chimacum Road.

“Mercy Falls.” Runs Dec. 5-8, 14-15, 21-22, 27 and 29. Key City Public Theatre, 419 Washington St.

Friday, Dec. 6

Roundabout Trio. 5:30-7:30 p.m. Spirits Bar & Grill at the Old Alcohol Plant. Originals.

Norman Baker. 6-8 p.m. Taps at the Guardhouse, 300 Eisenhower Ave., Fort Worden State Park. No cover, 21-plus.

Micaela Kingslight. 6-8 p.m. Finnriver Cider Garden, Taproom & Orchard, 124 Center Road, Chimacum.

Banff Centre Mountain Film Festival World Tour. Doors open at 6 p.m., films start at 7 p.m. Port Townsend Uptown Theatre, 1120 Lawrence St.

Daniel Pellegrini. 7 p.m. The Keg & I.

The World Beloved: A Bluegrass Mass and Songs of the Season. 7 p.m. First Presbyterian Church of Port Townsend, 1111 Franklin St.

First Friday Story Night. 7-9 p.m. Port Townsend Friends’ Meeting House, 1841 Sheridan St. Storyteller, singer, songwriter and author Anne-Louise Sterry presents “According to Aunt Lena.” Story swap follows. For more information, call 360-316-9600 or email QuimperStoryGuild@gmail.com.

Saturday, Dec. 7

Wild Rose Chorale caroling in the streets. 1-3 p.m. Uptown and downtown Port Townsend.

Shea Jazz. 5-8 p.m. Port Townsend Brewing Company, 330 10th St.

Band of Comerados. 5-8 p.m. Finnriver Cider Garden, Taproom & Orchard. Folk and bluegrass jam.

Petrillo and Hanson. 5 p.m. Discovery Bay Brewing.

Tess Teel Duo. 5:30-7:30 p.m. Spirits Bar & Grill at the Old Alcohol Plant. Vocal jazz.

Gerry Sherman. 6-8:30 p.m. Ajax Cafe, 21 S. Water St., Port Hadlock. Bluesy folk.

Banff Centre Mountain Film Festival World Tour. Doors open at 6 p.m., films start at 7 p.m. Port Townsend Uptown Theatre.

Norman Baker. 7-10 p.m. The Keg & I. No cover, 21-plus.

Piano recital by Michael Carroll. 7 p.m. Port Ludlow Beach Club, 121 Marina View Drive. Pianist and new Port Ludlow resident Michael Carroll will present a solo recital, featuring music by Mozart, Chopin, Mendelssohn, Debussy and Liszt.

Port Townsend Symphony Orchestra: The Grand Finale. 7:30 p.m. Chimacum Junior/Senior High School auditorium, 91 W. Valley Road.

Sunday, Dec. 8

Joe Euro. 2-5 p.m. Finnriver Cider Garden, Taproom & Orchard. Neoclassical, classical and jazz.

The World Beloved: A Bluegrass Mass and Songs of the Season. 7 p.m. Lutheran Church of the Redeemer, 45 Redeemer Way, Chimacum.

Cult movie night. 8 p.m. The Keg & I.

Monday, Dec. 9

Trevor Hanson. 5-9 p.m. Alchemy Bistro & Wine Bar, 842 Washington St. Multi-genre solo guitar.

Tuesday, Dec. 10

Arts to Elders: The Harmonica Pocket. 2 p.m. Avamere at Port Townsend, 1201 Hancock St.

Jazz standards at the Castle. 6-9 p.m. Manresa Castle, 651 Cleveland St. Sylvia Heins plays and sings classic standards of the 1930s, ’40s and ’50s in the dining room. No cover, all-ages, family-friendly event.

Wednesday, Dec. 11

Holiday open house. 3-6 p.m. Jefferson County Library. Enjoy refreshments and live acoustic music by guitarist Trevor Hanson. Create seasonal crafts while listening to Barbara Sjoholm read from her translation of “By the Fire: Sami Folktales and Legends.”

Mossy Raven. 5:30-7:30 p.m. Spirits Bar & Grill at the Old Alcohol Plant. Acoustic originals.

“Sounding Joy” community song circle led by Aimee Ringle. 6-8 p.m. Finnriver Cider Garden, Taproom & Orchard.

Thursday, Dec. 12

Taproom Trivia. 6 p.m. Discovery Bay Brewing.

Daniel Macke. 6-8:30 p.m. Ajax Cafe. Celtic-inspired instrumentals.

“Spirit of the Yule.” Runs from Dec. 12-28. Key City Public Theatre.

Friday, Dec. 13

Tossed Salad Holiday Extravaganza. Noon-5 p.m. KPTZ 91.9 FM live broadcast from the Jefferson Museum of Art and History, 540 Water St.

Douglas Francisco. 6-8 p.m. Finnriver Cider Garden, Taproom & Orchard. Steel guitar, blues and surf rock.

Barry Burnett. 6-8:30 p.m. Ajax Cafe. Originals and standards.

Kathryn Claire performs “Winter Songs.” 7 p.m. Northwind Arts Center, 701 Water St., Port Townsend.

Wild Rose Chorale Christmas Concert. 7 p.m. First Presbyterian Church of Port Townsend.

Saturday, Dec. 14

Ukuleles Unite’s annual holiday singalong and jam. 2-4 p.m. Finnriver Cider Garden, Taproom & Orchard. Songbooks available online at ukulelesunite.com. All ages, voices and instruments are welcome to join in. For more information, email Patricia Bolen at patricia98368@gmail.com.

Jonathan Doyle. 5-8 p.m. Finnriver Cider Garden, Taproom & Orchard. Jazz, swing.

Bread and Gravy. 5-8 p.m. Port Townsend Brewing Company. Folk, soul, Americana.

Retrofiers. 5 p.m. Discovery Bay Brewing.

Trevor Hanson. 5-9 p.m. Alchemy Bistro & Wine Bar. Multi-genre solo guitar.

Sunday, Dec. 15

The Alternators. 2-5 p.m. Finnriver Cider Garden, Taproom & Orchard. Zydeco, Gypsy, Django Swing.

Wild Rose Chorale Christmas Concert. 2:30 p.m. First Presbyterian Church of Port Townsend.

Christmas caroling in Brinnon. 4 p.m. Meet to carpool at the Brinnon Community Church, 52 Church Drive.

Monday, Dec. 16

Trevor Hanson. 5-9 p.m. Alchemy Bistro & Wine Bar. Multi-genre solo guitar.

Tuesday, Dec. 17

Key City Jazz Trio. 6-8:30 p.m. Ajax Cafe. Jazz standards.

Third Tuesdays Trivia at the Taproom. 7-9 p.m. The Keg & I.

Wednesday, Dec. 18

Youth Musical Theater Immersive Workshop. 1:30-5:30 p.m. Key City Public Theatre.

Brinnon Christmas Dinner. 5 p.m. Brinnon Community Center. Reservations required, call 360-796-4350.

Thursday, Dec. 19

Youth Musical Theater Immersive Workshop. 3:30-5:30 p.m. Key City Public Theatre. Free showcase at 5:15 p.m. is open to the public.

Jack Dwyer. 6-8:30 p.m. Ajax Cafe. Folky originals and standards.

Friday, Dec. 20

TNT Guitar Duo. 5-9 p.m. Ajax Cafe. Jazz improvisation.

Goforth and Danny Barnes. 6-8 p.m. Finnriver Cider Garden, Taproom & Orchard. Bluegrass.

Saturday, Dec. 21

Holiday Cheer Cheese Pairing. Noon-5 p.m. Finnriver Cider Garden, Taproom & Orchard. This weekend tasting of two wines and four ciders includes cider-washed cheese from Mt. Townsend Creamery, the “Holiday Cheer Cheese.”

Christmas Carol Singalong. 4 p.m. First Presbyterian Church of Port Townsend. This event, now in its 12th year, is free, and children are welcome. For more information, call Walter Vaux at 360-344-3337.

Scott Sizer Trio. 5-8 p.m. Port Townsend Brewing Company.

Daniel Macke. 6-8:30 p.m. Ajax Cafe. Celtic-inspired instrumentals.

Paul Rogers’ Seventh Annual Holiday Hi-Jinx Show. 6-9 p.m. Finnriver Cider Garden, Taproom & Orchard. Raising funds for the Jefferson County winter shelter. Call 360-531-0276.

Sunday, Dec. 22

Holiday Cheer Cheese Pairing. Noon-5 p.m. Finnriver Cider Garden, Taproom & Orchard. This weekend tasting of two wines and four ciders includes cider-washed cheese from Mt. Townsend Creamery, the “Holiday Cheer Cheese.”

Jean Lenke and Jean Therapy West. 2-5 p.m. Finnriver Cider Garden, Taproom & Orchard. Jazz, folk and fusion.

Paul Rogers’ Seventh Annual Holiday Hi-Jinx Show. 6-9 p.m. Marvin G. Shields Memorial American Legion Post Hall 26. Raising funds for the Jefferson County winter shelter. Call 360-531-0276.

Monday, Dec. 23

Dirty Beat Duo, hosted by Chris Sands. 5-8 p.m. Port Townsend Brewing Company.

Trevor Hanson. 5-9 p.m. Alchemy Bistro & Wine Bar. Multi-genre solo guitar.

Thursday, Dec. 26

Jack Dwyer. 6-8:30 p.m. Ajax Cafe. Folky originals and standards.

Square dance with live band. 7-9 p.m. Finnriver Cider Garden, Taproom & Orchard.

Friday, Dec. 27

“Escape the Arctic!” Teen escape room. 2-3:30 p.m. Jefferson County Library. Teens are invited to combat the chill of the arctic, as they work together to solve puzzles and complete this escape room challenge. Space is limited. Register online at www.jclibrary.info, or call 360-385-6544 to sign up.

TNT Guitar Duo. 5-9 p.m. Ajax Cafe. Jazz improvisation.

Bread and Gravy. 6-8 p.m. Finnriver Cider Garden, Taproom & Orchard. Folk, soul, Americana.

Saturday, Dec. 28

Love Gangsters. 5-8 p.m. Port Townsend Brewing Company.

The Long Splice. 5-9 p.m. Ajax Cafe. Instrumental duo.

Lowire. 6-9 p.m. Finnriver Cider Garden, Taproom & Orchard. Funk, rock.

Sunday, Dec. 29

The Speakeasy Jazz Cats. 2-5 p.m. Finnriver Cider Garden, Taproom & Orchard. New Orleans jazz.

Monday, Dec. 30

Trevor Hanson. 5-9 p.m. Alchemy Bistro & Wine Bar. Multi-genre solo guitar.

Tuesday, Dec. 31

“Noon Year’s Eve” dance party. 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Jefferson County Library. Elementary school-aged kids are invited to decorate a New Year’s countdown clock, then share refreshments, as they dance in the New Year at noon.

“Fishes & Wishes” New Year’s celebration. 5-9 p.m. Finnriver Cider Garden, Taproom & Orchard. Live jazz by the Chuck Easton Trio, s’mores around a bonfire, a walk to the creek for seasonal songs with Simon de Voil, with an opportunity to cast wishing stones into the waters, and the lighting of “Fin the Salmon” will mark the close of 2019 in Chimacum.

First Night Celebration, 6-9 p.m. Jefferson Museum of Art and History. Illuminated anchor raised and fireworks set off at 9 p.m. local time, midnight in New York City. Square dancing, kids’ activities, live music and karaoke for three hours leading up to “midnight.”

 

COMMUNITY EVENTS

 

Thursday, Dec. 5

Small Expressions 18 and Sixth Annual Artist Showcase Holiday Small Works Show. Runs from Dec. 5-30. Northwind Arts Center.

Friday, Dec. 6

Festival of Lights 10th Annual Gift & Cookie Bazaar. 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Unity Spiritual Enrichment Center, 3918 San Juan Ave.

YMCA of Jefferson County Family Night. 5:30-7 p.m. Mountain View Commons. Holiday crafts and treats, free to all members of the community.

Saturday, Dec. 7

Brinnon Christmas Craft Fair. 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Brinnon Booster Club, 151 Corey St. For more information and booth reservations, call 360-796-4910.

Fill the Bus with Toys. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Port Townsend Visitors Center parking lot, 2409 Jefferson St. Drop off cash donations or new, unwrapped toys. Sponsored by the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve for Toys for Tots, Port Townsend Kiwanis Club and Jefferson Transit Authority.

Chimacum’s 33rd Annual Arts & Crafts Fair. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Chimacum Junior/Senior High School.

Festival of Lights 10th Annual Gift & Cookie Bazaar. 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Unity Spiritual Enrichment Center, Port Townsend.

Sunfield Photo Booth. Noon-3 p.m. Finnriver Cider Garden, Taproom & Orchard. Have professional digital photos taken to share with family and friends.

Fiber Affair at Finnriver. Noon-4 p.m. Finnriver Cider Garden, Taproom & Orchard. A once-a-year sale of scarves, cards, jewelry and other gifts, hand-dyed, hand-woven, hand-spun, beaded and felted by the hands of local artists.

Brinnon Kids’ Christmas Party. 2-4 p.m. Brinnon Community Center.

“Main Street” tree-lighting and Santa’s arrival on the Kiwanis Choo-Choo Train. 4:30 p.m. Haller Fountain, Port Townsend.

Reindeer Region at the Legion. 5-7 p.m. Marvin G. Shields Memorial American Legion Post Hall 26, 209 Monroe St. Wood ornament-making and other crafts, refreshments, caroling, elves and visits with Santa. Donations for the ornaments will go toward PT Artscape, to help fund arts in the schools. Write cards to veterans to wish them happy holidays.

Portraits with Queen Marvela Magic. 5-7 p.m. 823 Washington St.

First Saturday Art Walk. 5:30-8 p.m. Participating Port Townsend galleries and shops.

Sunday, Dec. 8

Admiralty Audubon Society work party at Kah Tai Lagoon Nature Park. 9 a.m.-noon. Park at the lot off 12th Street, across the street from Henery’s Hardware in Port Townsend. Look for the white pickup truck east of the little pond. Volunteers will be planting native trees and shrubs, unless temperatures are below freezing. Please bring a shovel and work gloves. Scotch broom pullers, garbage bags, grabbers and refreshments will be provided. For more information, call 360-385-0307 or email ptrose53@gmail.com.

Chimacum’s 33rd Annual Arts & Crafts Fair. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Chimacum Junior/Senior High School.

Festival of Lights 10th Annual Gift & Cookie Bazaar. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Unity Spiritual Enrichment Center, Port Townsend.

Small Expressions 18 art juror talk by Deanna Pindell. 1 p.m. Northwind Arts Center.

Art of the Wild Gallery open house. 2-8 p.m. Wildlife paintings by Laurie Riley and works by world famous sculptor Rosetta. Open by appointment and on special occasions. RSVP for address. Call 360-840-5264 or email laurie@laurieriley.com.

Monday, Dec. 9

Port Townsend Women In Black: Silent, peaceful vigil. 1:30-2:30 p.m. Corner of Adams and Water streets.

Thursday, Dec. 12

Winter program. 6:30 p.m. Brinnon School, 46 Schoolhouse Rd, Brinnon.

Saturday, Dec. 14

Brinnon Christmas holiday sale. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Brinnon Community Center. For more information, call 360-796-4978.

Brinnon School PTO Holiday Craft & Vendor Fair. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Brinnon School. For more information, call 360-796-4646.

Community holiday party and pictures with Santa. Noon-4 p.m. Old Alcohol Plant.

“Main Street” Kiwanis Choo-Choo Train Rides. 1-4 p.m. Meet at Pope Marine Park, Water and Madison streets. Suggested donation of $5 per person to benefit art in the schools.

“Gallery 430” open house and art sale. 1-4 p.m. Port Townsend Gatheringplace, 430 Hudson St., Point Hudson.

Olympic Peninsula Steam’s Yuletide Ball and Holiday Open Parlor. 7-10 p.m. Marvin G. Shields Memorial American Legion Post Hall 26. Space is limited.

Monday, Dec. 16

Port Townsend Women In Black: Silent, peaceful vigil. 1:30-2:30 p.m. Corner of Adams and Water streets.

Thursday, Dec. 19

Thirsty for Change. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Finnriver Cider Garden, Taproom & Orchard. Presented by the Jefferson County Anti-Racist Fund. Draft pours during Thirsty for Change events cost an optional $1 more per drink, with proceeds going into the fund. Finnriver will pledge another $1 for every drink sold on these evenings. Non-alcoholic pours are available as well. This event is family-friendly.

Saturday, Dec. 21

“Main Street” Kiwanis Choo-Choo Train Rides. 1-4 p.m. Meet at Pope Marine Park. Suggested donation of $5 per person to benefit art in the schools.

Sunday, Dec. 22

Gingerbread cookie decorating. 5-8 p.m. Finnriver Cider Garden, Taproom & Orchard. Cookies provided, all organic ingredients.

Monday, Dec. 23

Port Townsend Women In Black: Silent, peaceful vigil. 1:30-2:30 p.m. Corner of Adams and Water streets.

Wrapping paper party. 3-5 p.m. Jefferson County Library. All ages are invited to join a wrapping paper party, complete with paper, stamps, stencils and other decorating material provided to design your own wrapping paper. Bring gifts to wrap, or take your paper home with you. Co-sponsored by Port Townsend Paper.

Tuesday, Dec. 24

Brinnon Christmas Eve Candlelight Service. 6:30 p.m. Brinnon Community Church.

Monday, Dec. 30

Port Townsend Women In Black: Silent, peaceful vigil. 1:30-2:30 p.m. Corner of Adams and Water streets.

 

GROUPS AND CLUBS

 

Wednesday, Dec. 4

Preschool Storytime. 10:30 a.m. Jefferson County Library.

Homeward Bound annual membership meeting. 5:30 p.m. Gardiner Community Center, 980 Old Gardiner Road, Sequim.

Jefferson County Amateur Radio Club holiday potluck. Set up at 5:30 p.m., dinner at 6 p.m. Cape George Fire Hall, 3850 Cape George Road. All who are interested in amateur radio are welcome.

Ongoing grief support group. 6-7:30 p.m. Jefferson Healthcare Home Health & Hospice, 2500 W. Sims Way. No registration required. For more information, call 360-385-2200, ext. 4615.

Thursday, Dec. 5

CPAP, BiPAP and ASV users support group. 11 a.m.-noon. Puget Room, Jefferson Healthcare, 834 Sheridan St.

Advanced cancer support group. 12:30-2 p.m. Garden Row Cafe, Jefferson Healthcare.

Overeaters Anonymous. 5:30 p.m. Port Townsend Community Center, 620 Tyler St. No dues or fees. For more information, call 360-385-1137.

Racial Justice Bookclub. 7-8:30 p.m. Finnriver Cider Garden, Taproom & Orchard. Email anya.callahan@gmail.com.

Friday, Dec. 6

Port Townsend Conversation Cafe: Tolerance. 11:45 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Alchemy Bistro & Wine Bar.

Saturday, Dec. 7

Overeaters Anonymous. 9-10 a.m. 190 N. Bay Way, between Port Hadlock and Port Ludlow, in the Gypsy Cabin. We are not a diet and calories club. For more information, call 360-437-2394.

Monday, Dec. 9

Toddler Storytime. 10:15 a.m. Jefferson County Library.

Visionary Fiction and Social Justice Book Club. 6:30-8 p.m. Finnriver Cider Garden, Taproom & Orchard.

Tuesday, Dec. 10

Jefferson County Tourism Coordinating Council. 10 a.m. The Inn at Port Ludlow, 1 Heron Road.

Babytime. 10:30 a.m. Jefferson County Library.

Kinship Caregiver Support Group. 1-2:30 p.m. Jefferson County Library. Please RSVP Jan Svien at 360-334-3013.

Breast cancer support. 5:15-7 p.m. Third floor, Oncology reception, Jefferson Healthcare.

Wednesday, Dec. 11

Preschool Storytime. 10:30 a.m. Jefferson County Library.

Ongoing grief support group. 3-4:30 p.m. Jefferson Healthcare Home Health & Hospice, 2500 W. Sims Way. No registration required. For more information, call 360-385-2200, ext. 4615.

Thursday, Dec. 12

Rotary Club of East Jefferson County. 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Spirits Bar & Grill at the Old Alcohol Plant. The featured speaker will be Cliff Moore, the new executive director for the Jefferson County Extension Program of Washington State University. Guests are welcomed. An optional cafeteria-style lunch of soup, salad and sandwich starts at 11:30 a.m., while the meeting begins at noon and wraps up at 1 p.m.

Overeaters Anonymous. 5:30 p.m. Port Townsend Community Center. No dues or fees. For more information, call 360-385-1137.

Friday, Dec. 13

Port Townsend Conversation Cafe: Repeating history. 11:45 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Alchemy Bistro & Wine Bar.

Saturday, Dec. 14

Overeaters Anonymous. 9-10 a.m. 190 N. Bay Way. We are not a diet and calories club. For more information, call 360-437-2394.

Monday, Dec. 16

Toddler Storytime. 10:15 a.m. Jefferson County Library.

Better Breathers Support. 2-3 p.m. Pulmonary Rehab Office, Jefferson Healthcare.

Tuesday, Dec. 17

Babytime. 10:30 a.m. Jefferson County Library.

Diabetes support group. Noon-1:30 p.m. Avamere at Port Townsend.

Breast cancer support. 5:15-7 p.m. Third floor, Oncology reception, Jefferson Healthcare.

Wednesday, Dec. 18

Preschool Storytime. 10:30 a.m. Jefferson County Library.

Ongoing grief support group. 6-7:30 p.m. Jefferson Healthcare Home Health & Hospice, 2500 W. Sims Way. No registration required. For more information, call 360-385-2200, ext. 4615.

Thursday, Dec. 19

Advanced cancer support group. 12:30-2 p.m. Garden Row Cafe, Jefferson Healthcare.

Overeaters Anonymous. 5:30 p.m. Port Townsend Community Center. No dues or fees. For more information, call 360-385-1137.

Friday, Dec. 20

Port Townsend Conversation Cafe: Being prepared. 11:45 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Alchemy Bistro & Wine Bar.

Saturday, Dec. 21

Overeaters Anonymous. 9-10 a.m. 190 N. Bay Way. We are not a diet and calories club. For more information, call 360-437-2394.

Monday, Dec. 23

Toddler Storytime. 10:15 a.m. Jefferson County Library.

Tuesday, Dec. 24

Breast cancer support. 5:15-7 p.m. Third floor, Oncology reception, Jefferson Healthcare.

Wednesday, Dec. 25

Ongoing grief support group. 3-4:30 p.m. Jefferson Healthcare Home Health & Hospice, 2500 W. Sims Way. No registration required. For more information, call 360-385-2200, ext. 4615.

Thursday, Dec. 26

Parkinson’s support group. 3-4:30 p.m. Dirksen Room, Jefferson Healthcare.

Overeaters Anonymous. 5:30 p.m. Port Townsend Community Center. No dues or fees. For more information, call 360-385-1137.

Friday, Dec. 27

Port Townsend Conversation Cafe: Overregulation. 11:45 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Alchemy Bistro & Wine Bar.

Saturday, Dec. 28

Overeaters Anonymous. 9-10 a.m. 190 N. Bay Way. We are not a diet and calories club. For more information, call 360-437-2394.

Tuesday, Dec. 31

Babytime. 10:30 a.m. Jefferson County Library.

Breast cancer support. 5:15-7 p.m. Third floor, Oncology reception, Jefferson Healthcare.

 

CLASSES AND WORKSHOPS

 

Wednesday, Dec. 4

Low impact fitness. 8 a.m. Jefferson Healthcare Wellness Center, 1230 W. Sims Way. $5 per class.

Clemente lecture: Lumping and splitting. 6-7:30 p.m. Finnriver Cider Garden, Taproom & Orchard. Speakers will engage attendees in conversation about lumping and splitting in the fields of science, history, philosophy and poetry.

Hygge night for adults. 6-7:30 p.m. Jefferson County Library. Hygge is a Danish concept of happiness, through being cozy and enjoying the simple pleasures in life. The evening’s activities will include a relaxing environment of dim lights, mellow music and simple crafts, with warm tea to help set the mood. Simple crafting materials for paper snowflakes, and coloring utensils and pages, will be provided. Feel free to bring your own crafting supplies and ideas.

Thursday, Dec. 5

Sunrise yoga. 6:30 a.m. Jefferson Healthcare Wellness Center. $5 per class.

Low impact fitness. 8 a.m. Jefferson Healthcare Wellness Center. $5 per class.

Dance with Parkinson’s. 1:15-2:45 p.m. Jefferson Healthcare Wellness Center. $5 per class.

Low impact fitness. 3 p.m. Jefferson Healthcare Wellness Center. $5 per class.

Therapeutic yoga. 4:45 p.m. Jefferson Healthcare Wellness Center. $5 per class.

Friday, Dec. 6

Low impact fitness. 3 p.m. Jefferson Healthcare Wellness Center. $5 per class.

Saturday, Dec. 7

Jefferson County Restorative Justice facilitator training. 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Port Townsend Friends’ Meeting House. Jefferson County Restorative Justice is training conference facilitators for free. Pizza will be provided for lunch. Send your name to restorjustice@gmail.com to register. Space is limited, but more trainings will be held.

Holiday pop-up and wreath-making workshop with “These Folks.” Noon-4 p.m. Finnriver Cider Garden, Taproom & Orchard. Sign up at farmevents@finnriver.com.

Sunday, Dec. 8

Holiday pop-up and wreath-making workshop with “These Folks.” Noon-4 p.m. Finnriver Cider Garden, Taproom & Orchard. Sign up at farmevents@finnriver.com.

Port Townsend Marine Science Center’s “Future of Oceans” lecture. 3 p.m. The Chapel at Fort Worden State Park. Fiber artist Carla Stehr, a retired fisheries biologist for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, is the featured speaker.

Monday, Dec. 9

Low impact fitness. 8 a.m. Jefferson Healthcare Wellness Center. $5 per class.

Tuesday, Dec. 10

Sunrise yoga. 6:30 a.m. Jefferson Healthcare Wellness Center. $5 per class.

Low impact fitness. 8 a.m. Jefferson Healthcare Wellness Center. $5 per class.

SHIBA (Statewide Health Insurance Benefits Advisors volunteers answer Medicare questions. 10 a.m.-noon. Tri-Area Community Center, 10 West Valley Road, Chimacum.

Low impact fitness. 3 p.m. Jefferson Healthcare Wellness Center. $5 per class.

Tech Tuesday: Drop-in assistance. 4-6 p.m. Jefferson County Library.

Knitting the Community Together. 6-8 p.m. Finnriver Cider Garden, Taproom & Orchard. Bring your work in progress or start a new piece, and share your skills or learn some new ones. Yard and needles available for those who don’t have them. Suggested donation of $5 to benefit Jumping Mouse Children’s Center, but no one will be turned away for lack of funds.

Wednesday, Dec. 11

Low impact fitness. 8 a.m. Jefferson Healthcare Wellness Center. $5 per class.

Thursday, Dec. 12

Sunrise yoga. 6:30 a.m. Jefferson Healthcare Wellness Center. $5 per class.

Low impact fitness. 8 a.m. Jefferson Healthcare Wellness Center. $5 per class.

Sketching at the Fort. 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. The Commons at Fort Worden State Park. For more information, contact Barb Kurland at 360-316-9947 or barbkurland@gmail.com, or visit Urban Sketchers Port Townsend at urbansketchersporttownsend.wordpress.com.

Dance with Parkinson’s. 1:15-2:45 p.m. Jefferson Healthcare Wellness Center. $5 per class.

Low impact fitness. 3 p.m. Jefferson Healthcare Wellness Center. $5 per class.

Therapeutic yoga. 4:45 p.m. Jefferson Healthcare Wellness Center. $5 per class.

Line-dancing lessons. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Finnriver Cider Garden, Taproom & Orchard.

Friday, Dec. 13

Low impact fitness. 3 p.m. Jefferson Healthcare Wellness Center. $5 per class.

Saturday, Dec. 14

Holiday pop-up and wreath-making workshop with “These Folks.” Noon-4 p.m. Finnriver Cider Garden, Taproom & Orchard. Email farmevents@finnriver.com to sign up.

Sunday, Dec. 15

Holiday pop-up and wreath-making workshop with “These Folks.” Noon-4 p.m. Finnriver Cider Garden, Taproom & Orchard. Email farmevents@finnriver.com to sign up.

Monday, Dec. 16

Low impact fitness. 8 a.m. Jefferson Healthcare Wellness Center. $5 per class.

Tuesday, Dec. 17

Sunrise yoga. 6:30 a.m. Jefferson Healthcare Wellness Center. $5 per class.

Low impact fitness. 8 a.m. Jefferson Healthcare Wellness Center. $5 per class.

Low impact fitness. 3 p.m. Jefferson Healthcare Wellness Center. $5 per class.

Tech Tuesday: Drop-in assistance. 4-6 p.m. Jefferson County Library.

Wednesday, Dec. 18

Low impact fitness. 8 a.m. Jefferson Healthcare Wellness Center. $5 per class.

Fusion Dancing at Finnriver. 6-9 p.m. Finnriver Cider Garden, Taproom & Orchard. Fusion Dance is an improvisational modern form of partner dancing, but no partner or experience is necessary. Host Shaelee Evans will teach you the basics. For more information, contact Evans at 360-670-1041 or shaelee@goodnesstea.com, or visit www.fusioninclusion.org.

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