Community calendar for Jan. 29, 2020

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Community calendar for Jan. 29, 2020

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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additions, which must be emailed to calendars@ptleader.com by 5 p.m. Entries submitted after that deadline will not be published in the print edition.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, Jan. 29

The Retrofiers. 5:30-7:30 p.m. Spirits Bar & Grill at the Old Alcohol Plant, 310 Hadlock Bay Road.

Trivia Night Wednesdays. 7 p.m. Uptown Pub, 1016 Lawrence St.

Thursday, Jan. 30

Taproom Trivia. 6-8 p.m. Discovery Bay Brewing, 948 N. Park Ave.

Jack Dwyer. 6-8:30 p.m. Ajax Cafe, 21 S. Water St., Port Hadlock. Folky originals and standards.

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

Music Trivia Thursdays. 8 p.m. Uptown Pub.

Friday, Jan. 31

Kristin Myers. 5:30-7:30 p.m. Spirits Bar & Grill at the Old Alcohol Plant.

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

Painted Honey and Baylin the Kid. 7 p.m. The Keg & I.

Saturday, Feb. 1

Acoustic Detour. 5 p.m. Discovery Bay Brewing.

The Retrofiers. 5-8 p.m. Port Townsend Brewing Company, 330 10th St.

Gerry Sherman. 6-8:30 p.m. Ajax Cafe. Bluesy folk.

Visions in Motion 2020. 7 p.m. Key City Public Theatre, 419 Washington St. Artist Andrea K. Lawson and her team of teens and adults stir together music, visual art, dance, poetry and theater to celebrate how, from 1920 to 2020, creative expression has triumphed over oppression. Tickets and more information available at 360-385-5278 and keycitypublictheatre.org.

Squeaky and the Low Tones. 7-10 p.m. Pourhouse, 2231 Washington St. Free, 21-plus.

Sunday, Feb. 2

Visions in Motion 2020. 2 p.m. Key City Public Theatre. Artist Andrea K. Lawson and her team of teens and adults stir together music, visual art, dance, poetry and theater to celebrate how, from 1920 to 2020, creative expression has triumphed over oppression. Tickets and more information available at 360-385-5278 and keycitypublictheatre.org.

Evensong Evening Prayer, a Celtic Christian service. 4-4:45 p.m. Pope Marine Building, 250 Madison St. Music is offered by the Rev. Simon Ruth deVoil. There is a quiet children’s area. All are welcome. For more information, email elisabethhaight@hotmail.com.

Cult Movie Night. 7 p.m. The Keg & I.

Monday, Feb. 3

Registration for Storyborne. Noon. Details to follow at storyborne.com.

Jack Dwyer Music Mondays. 5 p.m. The Keg & I.

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

Tuesday, Feb. 4

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

Music Trivia with Chuck Moses. 7 p.m. The Keg & I.

Open Mic Tuesdays. 9-11:30 p.m. Uptown Pub.

Wednesday, Feb. 5

Ukuleles Unite’s monthly happy hour and open mic. 5:30 p.m. Highway 20 Roadhouse, 2152 W. Sims Way. For more information, call 360-390-4919.

Trivia Night Wednesdays. 7 p.m. Uptown Pub.

Thursday, Feb. 6

Open Mic. 5 p.m. Discovery Bay Brewing.

Open Mic with Jillian. 7 p.m. The Keg & I.

Music Trivia Thursdays. 8 p.m. Uptown Pub.

Friday, Feb. 7

Matt Sircely. 7 p.m. The Keg & I.

First Friday Story Night: Loren Niemi. 7-9 p.m. Port Townsend Friends Meeting House, 1841 Sheridan St.

Scott Cossu with Holly Reeves. 7:30 p.m. Rainshadow Recording, Fort Worden State Park. Tickets at scottcossupt.brownpapertickets.com.

Saturday, Feb. 8

Lost in the Shuffle. 5 p.m. Discovery Bay Brewing.

Backwoods Hucksters. 5-8 p.m. Port Townsend Brewing Company.

“Night Before the Oscars” Gala 2020. 5-9 p.m. Northwest Maritime Center, 431 Water St. Hosted by the Port Townsend Film Festival. Tickets available at ptfilmfest.com.

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

Estrella Roja. 7 p.m. The Keg & I.

Visions in Motion 2020. 7 p.m. Key City Public Theatre. Artist Andrea K. Lawson and her team of teens and adults stir together music, visual art, dance, poetry and theater to celebrate how, from 1920 to 2020, creative expression has triumphed over oppression. Tickets and more information available at 360-385-5278 and keycitypublictheatre.org.

Gabe Hess. 7-10 p.m. Pourhouse. Free, 21-plus.

Sunday, Feb. 9

Visions in Motion 2020. 2 p.m. Key City Public Theatre. Artist Andrea K. Lawson and her team of teens and adults stir together music, visual art, dance, poetry and theater to celebrate how, from 1920 to 2020, creative expression has triumphed over oppression. Tickets and more information available at 360-385-5278 and keycitypublictheatre.org.

Dinner Theater. 6 p.m. Alchemy Bistro & Wine Bar. Enjoy a themed four-course dinner from Alchemy Bistro while being entertained by Key City Public Theatre with a live theater show. Tickets and more information available at 360-385-5278 and keycitypublictheatre.org.

Cult Movie Night. 7 p.m. The Keg & I.

Monday, Feb. 10

Dinner Theater. 6 p.m. Alchemy Bistro & Wine Bar. Enjoy a themed four-course dinner from Alchemy Bistro while being entertained by Key City Public Theatre with a live theater show. Tickets and more information available at 360-385-5278 and keycitypublictheatre.org.

Tuesday, Feb. 11

Open Mic Tuesdays. 9-11:30 p.m. Uptown Pub.

Wednesday, Feb. 12

Trivia Night Wednesdays. 7 p.m. Uptown Pub.

Thursday, Feb. 13

Taproom Trivia. 6-8 p.m. Discovery Bay Brewing, 948 N. Park Ave.

Music Trivia Thursdays. 8 p.m. Uptown Pub.

Friday, Feb. 14

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

“My Burly Valentine!” at the Castle. Doors open at 6 p.m. Show starts at 8 p.m. Manresa Castle, 651 Cleveland St. A special burlesque Valentine’s Day at the Castle offers an evening of indulgence and passion, featuring entertainers Iva Handfull, Rummy Rose, Wanda Bones and Aleksandra, Mistress of Fusion. Reserve your seats now, and satisfy your hunger with the Castle’s fusion food options and cocktails. Pre-sale tickets at thecastleinpt.com.

Saturday, Feb. 15

American Association of University Women and University Women’s Foundation silent auction. 10:30 a.m. Port Townsend Elks Lodge, 555 Otto St. Bidding on experiences such as a Mardi Gras lunch, a Honey Harvest, a class in collage card-making, a Murder Mystery Dinner, and personal services such as massages, haircuts and culinary delights, including pies, scones and biscotti. Also included are baskets filled with goodies, valuable gift cards and certificates from local businesses.

Storyborne presents Heart Stories 2020. 4-7 p.m. Venues in downtown Port Townsend including the Cotton Building, the Pope Marine Building, the Jefferson County Museum of Art and History, and the Northwind Arts Center.

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

Trevor Hanson. 5-9 p.m. Ajax Cafe. Multi-genre solo guitar.

Chicken Fried Swing. 7-10 p.m. Pourhouse. Free, 21-plus.

Sunday, Feb. 16

Keith Scott. 7 p.m. Sirens, 823 Water St. Acoustic blues.

Monday, Feb. 17

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

Tuesday, Feb. 18

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

Open Mic Tuesdays. 9-11:30 p.m. Uptown Pub.

Wednesday, Feb. 19

Trivia Night Wednesdays. 7 p.m. Uptown Pub.

Thursday, Feb. 20

Taproom Trivia. 6-8 p.m. Discovery Bay Brewing, 948 N. Park Ave.

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

Music Trivia Thursdays. 8 p.m. Uptown Pub.

Friday, Feb. 21

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

Northwind Songs presents Buddy Mondlock. 7 p.m. Northwind Arts Center, 701 Water St. Tickets at buddynwa.brownpapertickets.com.

Saturday, Feb. 22

Chuck Easton. 5-8 p.m. Port Townsend Brewing Company.

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

Reach for the Sky. 7-10 p.m. Pourhouse. Free, 21-plus.

Sunday, Feb. 23

Monthly Sunday Story Craft Story Swap. 2-4:30 p.m. Port Townsend Public Library, 1220 Lawrence St.

Monday, Feb. 24

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

Tuesday, Feb. 25

Open Mic Tuesdays. 9-11:30 p.m. Uptown Pub.

Wednesday, Feb. 26

Trivia Night Wednesdays. 7 p.m. Uptown Pub.

Thursday, Feb. 27

Taproom Trivia. 6-8 p.m. Discovery Bay Brewing, 948 N. Park Ave.

Music Trivia Thursdays. 8 p.m. Uptown Pub.

Saturday, Feb. 29

Bread and Gravy. 5-8 p.m. Port Townsend Brewing Company.

The Free Rangers. 7-10 p.m. Pourhouse. Free, 21-plus.

 

COMMUNITY EVENTS

 

Wednesday, Jan. 29

Just Soup. 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 1020 Jefferson St.

Thursday, Jan. 30

Candidates for 2020 Rhododendron Festival Queen’s Court introduced to East Jefferson County Rotary Club. Noon-1 p.m. Old Alcohol Plant Restaurant, 310 Hadlock Bay Road.

Saturday, Feb. 1

National Sew Day. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Marvin G. Shields Memorial American Legion Post 26 Hall, 209 Monroe St. No cost to take part, but if you want to sew, bring a sewing machine. Quilts of Valor provides fabrics, cutting tools and irons. To register for the event, go to www.qovf.org, and under National Sew Day, click “Public Registration.”

Calligraphy Valentines. 5:30-8 p.m. Port Townsend School of the Arts Grover Gallery, 236 Taylor St. Artist, calligrapher and PtSA teacher Rebecca Wild will create custom Valentines for gallery-goers during the Art Walk on Saturday, Feb. 1. Each handmade calligraphy card can have up to three words, along with your choice of paper color and ink, all in the name of love, for free.

Sunday, Feb. 2

Community action meeting for the Southern Resident Orcas. 2-4 p.m. Charles Pink House, 1256 Lawrence St. The Southern Resident Orca Pods are in serious danger of functional extinction due to starvation, and governmental agencies have not solved the salmon or orca extinction crises. Hear what local scientists say will be most effective means of saving these species, and share your thoughts about how to help. For more information, email sstarman@endangered.org.

Art Wright’s black-and-white photography. 4-6 p.m. Old Alcohol Plant.

Monday, Feb. 3

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

“Communiversity” featuring Fred de Sam Lazaro. 5:30 p.m Centrum, 223 Battery Way, Fort Worden State Park. PBS NewsHour correspondent and executive director of the Under-told Stories Project at the University of St. Thomas in Minnesota, Fred de Sam Lazaro has directed films from India and the Democratic Republic of Congo for the documentary series, Wide Angle, and has reported from more than 70 countries. He will discuss his work documenting the myriad causes and consequences of poverty and the work of change agents addressing them. Seating is limited to 300. For more information, call 360-385-3102 or visit Centrum.org.

Wednesday, Feb. 5

Just Soup. 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. St. Paul’s Episcopal Church.

Salvation in Surrender: Literary and Historical Definitions of the Currency We Trade for Land. 6:30-8 p.m. Finnriver Farm & Cidery, 124 Center Road, Chimacum. Johnny Horton serves as the guest scholar for this discussion in the “Thinking Through the Land” series. For more information, visit clementecourse.org.

Thursday, Feb. 6

Northwind Reading Series, featuring poets Lauren Davis and Sandra Yannone. 7 p.m. Northwind Arts Center, 701 Water St. Davis teaches at the Writers’ Workshoppe and Imprint Books. Yannone is a member of the faculty at Evergreen State College. For more information, visit northwindarts.org.

Friday, Feb. 7

Winter Wanderlust: Camino de Santiago in Spain. 7 p.m. Quimper Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 2333 San Juan Ave.

Saturday, Feb. 8

Schooner Adventuress volunteer work weekend. 8:45 a.m.-4 p.m. Point Hudson Marina, 103 Hudson St. Breaks during the day for refreshments and lunch. For more information or to volunteer, call Susan Brittain at 360-379-0438, ext. 1.

Christine Hemp launches her book “Wild Ride Home.” 12:30 p.m. Rose Theatre, 235 Taylor St. The Rose Theatre’s Feb. 4 reading event for “Wild Ride Home” has already sold out.

Sunday, Feb. 9

Schooner Adventuress volunteer work weekend. 8:45 a.m.-4 p.m. Point Hudson Marina, 103 Hudson St. Breaks during the day for refreshments and lunch. For more information or to volunteer, call Susan Brittain at 360-379-0438, ext. 1.

Monday, Feb. 10

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

Tuesday, Feb. 11

For the Love of Humanities: A Donor and Friends of Clemente Appreciation Event. 5:30-7:30 p.m. The In-Between, 823 Water St. Please join in welcoming new academic director Shelley Chamberlain, and celebrating the beginning of the 2020 Jefferson Clemente Course in the Humanities.

Wednesday, Feb. 12

Just Soup. 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. St. Paul’s Episcopal Church.

Thursday, Feb. 13

Washington State Treasurer Duane Davidson addresses East Jefferson County Rotary Club. Noon-1 p.m. Old Alcohol Plant Restaurant.

Friday, Feb. 14

Winter Wanderlust: Cultural changes in East Africa. 7 p.m. Quimper Unitarian Universalist Fellowship.

Monday, Feb. 17

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

Wednesday, Feb. 19

Just Soup. 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. St. Paul’s Episcopal Church.

Friday, Feb. 21

Winter Wanderlust: U.S. Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. 7 p.m. Quimper Unitarian Universalist Fellowship.

Monday, Feb. 24

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

Wednesday, Feb. 26

Just Soup. 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. St. Paul’s Episcopal Church.

Friday, Feb. 28

Winter Wanderlust: The land of fire and ice in Iceland. 7 p.m. Quimper Unitarian Universalist Fellowship.

Saturday, Feb. 29

Port Townsend Education Foundation Soiree: Supporting Teachers, Inspiring Students. 5:30 p.m. social hour, silent auction and games. 6 p.m. dinner and live action. Northwest Maritime Center. Register at pteducationfoundation.org

 

GROUPS AND CLUBS

 

Wednesday, Jan. 29

Preschool Storytime. 10:30 a.m. Jefferson County Library, 620 Cedar Ave., Port Hadlock.

Thursday, Jan. 30

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

Prime Time Family Reading. 5:30 p.m. meal, 6-7 p.m. program. Jefferson County Library. A partnership between the Chimacum School District, the Jefferson County Library and Humanities Washington.

Friday, Jan. 31

Kaleidoscope Play & Learn. 10-11:30 a.m. Jefferson County Library.

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

Saturday, Feb. 1

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

Wednesday, Feb. 5

Jefferson County Amateur Radio Club. 7 p.m. social time, 7:30 p.m. meeting. Cape George Volunteer Fire Station, 3850 Cape George Road. Features a presentation on contesting and field day. All are welcome.

Thursday, Feb. 6

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

Prime Time Family Reading. 5:30 p.m. meal, 6-7 p.m. program. Jefferson County Library. A partnership between the Chimacum School District, the Jefferson County Library and Humanities Washington.

Friday, Feb. 7

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

Saturday, Feb. 8

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

Thursday, Feb. 13

Clean Water District Advisory Council. 3-4:30 p.m. Pacific Room, Jefferson County Public Health, 615 Sheridan St.

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

Prime Time Family Reading. 5:30 p.m. meal, 6-7 p.m. program. Jefferson County Library. A partnership between the Chimacum School District, the Jefferson County Library and Humanities Washington.

Friday, Feb. 14

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

Saturday, Feb. 15

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

Thursday, Feb. 20

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

Friday, Feb. 21

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

Saturday, Feb. 22

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

Thursday, Feb. 27

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

Saturday, Feb. 29

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

 

CLASSES AND WORKSHOPS

 

Wednesday, Jan. 29

“Divisive Issues of Our Time” lecture series, part four of four: Clearcutting Bretton Woods. 6-7:30 p.m. Jefferson County Library. American University professor Joyce Francis reviews the dismantling of the liberal international order, and its implications for global security. This program is co-sponsored by the Quimper Unitarian Universalist Fellowship Adult Learning Programs. For more information, call 360-385-6544 or visit jclibrary.info.

Modern square dance classes. 6-8 p.m. Point Hudson Marina, 103 Hudson St. As low as $5 prepaid. Contact Janolyn Keller at 360-670-5547 or janolyn@olypen.com.

Thursday, Jan. 30

Relationship Renaissance — Tools For Effective Listening. Noon-1 p.m. Grace Lutheran Church, 1120 Walker St. Hosted by Jefferson County Toastmasters. All are welcome. No registration necessary. For more information on Toastmasters, visit jeffco.ToastmastersClubs.org or call Jean McDonald at 360-789-7691.

Saturday, Feb. 1

WSU Seed Library Event: Seed Swap. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. WSU Classroom, 121 Oak Bay Road, Port Hadlock. Share your summer seeds with other seed savers, and learn how to save seeds. All are welcome. Event is free and open to the public.

Sunday, Feb. 2

Art Talk: Art in Play. 1 p.m. Northwind Arts Center.

Tuesday, Feb. 4

Statewide Health Insurance Benefits Advisors. 1-3 p.m. Port Townsend Community Center. SHIBA volunteers help with Medicare questions.

Cooking with fruit by Jefferson Healthcare Executive Chef Arran Stark. 7 p.m. Tri-Area Community Center, 10 W. Valley Road, Chimacum. Stark uses local produce to create delicious and healthy meals for patients and guests at the hospital’s Garden Row Cafe. This cooking demonstration is free and open to the public, and refreshments are provided. Sponsored by the North Olympic Fruit Club, a chapter of the Western Cascade Fruit Society.

Wednesday, Feb. 5

Modern square dance classes. 6-8 p.m. Point Hudson Marina. As low as $5 prepaid. Contact Janolyn Keller at 360-670-5547 or janolyn@olypen.com.

Friday, Feb. 7

First Friday Lecture Series: Heidi Yantz on STEM and the women who persevered. 7-8:30 p.m. Northwest Maritime Center.

Wednesday, Feb. 12

Modern square dance classes. 6-8 p.m. Point Hudson Marina. As low as $5 prepaid. Contact Janolyn Keller at 360-670-5547 or janolyn@olypen.com.

Friday, Feb. 14

Balkan Dance Party with Folkvoice Band. 7-9:30 p.m. Quimper Grange, 1219 Corona St. Come dance the night away to Folkvoice from Seattle. Mostly Balkan dances taught, and maybe a few other types. Bring a snack to share if you wish. Sliding scale starts at $5.

Sunday, Feb. 16

Debut memoirist Sarah Townsend speaks at Goddard College’s MFA in Creative Writing program. 7 p.m. Building 204, 200 Battery Way, Fort Worden State Park.

Wednesday, Feb. 19

Modern square dance classes. 6-8 p.m. Point Hudson Marina. As low as $5 prepaid. Contact Janolyn Keller at 360-670-5547 or janolyn@olypen.com.

Award-winning author Nisi Shawl speaks at Goddard College’s MFA in Creative Writing program. 7 p.m. Building 204, 200 Battery Way, Fort Worden State Park.

Saturday, Feb. 22

Buddy Mondlock songwriting workshop. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Rainshadow Recording. Tickets at buddyworkshop.brownpapertickets.com.

Wednesday, Feb. 26

Modern square dance classes. 6-8 p.m. Point Hudson Marina. As low as $5 prepaid. Contact Janolyn Keller at 360-670-5547 or janolyn@olypen.com.

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