Community calendar for Jan. 8, 2020

Posted 1/8/20

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 …

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Community calendar for Jan. 8, 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additions, which must be emailed to calendars@ptleader.com by 5 p.m. Entries submitted after that deadline will not be published in the print edition.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. 8

Chicago Bob’s Gently Amplified Blues Jam. 6-9 p.m. Highway 20 Road House, 2152 W. Sims Way. Not an open mike, play with the Midnight Train Blues Band. Full dinner menu until 8 p.m. No cover, 21-plus, donations accepted.

Ariel Atsatt and Ben Masterson. 8 p.m. The Keg & I, 1291 Chimacum Road.

Thursday, Jan. 9

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

Friday, Jan. 10

Badd Dog Blues. 5:30-7:30 p.m. Spirits Bar & Grill at the Old Alcohol Plant, 310 Hadlock Bay Road, Port Hadlock.

Barry Burnett. 6-8:30 p.m. Ajax Cafe, 21 S. Water St., Port Hadlock. Originals and standards.

Saturday, Jan. 11

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

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

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

George Rezendes and the Genre Jumpers. 7-10 p.m. Pourhouse, 2231 Washington St. Free, 21-plus.

Jed Crisologo and the Sun Killers. 8 p.m. The Keg & I.

Sunday, Jan. 12

Old Time Jam. 1-3 p.m. Quimper Grange, 1219 Corona St. Bring a snack to share, if you wish. Sliding scale of $3 to $5.

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

Monday, Jan. 13

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

Tuesday, Jan. 14

“Arts to Elders” with Mike and Val James. 2 p.m. Life Care of Port Townsend, 751 Kearney St. For more information, call 360-379-1086.

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

Wednesday, Jan. 15

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

Bread & Gravy Duo. 5:30-7:30 p.m. Spirits Bar & Grill at the Old Alcohol Plant.

 

COMMUNITY EVENTS

 

Wednesday, Jan. 8

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

Thursday, Jan. 9

Healthcare in rural communities. 5-6 p.m. Finnriver Cider Garden, Taproom & Orchard, 124 Center Road, Chimacum. A community conversation about Elizabeth Warren’s policy proposals.

Sunday, Jan. 12

Tree-planting and weed-pulling at Kah Tai Lagoon Nature Park. 9 a.m.-noon. Park at the Chase Bank at the corner of Highway 20 and Kearney Street. Look for the white pickup truck near the bench closest to Chase Bank. We will be planting native trees, unless temperatures are below freezing, so please bring a shovel and work gloves. We will also be pulling scotch broom and other invasive plants, and picking up garbage, so scotch broom pullers, garbage bags, grabbers and refreshments will be provided. For more information, call 360-385-0307 or email ptrose53@gmail.com.

Monday, Jan. 13

Northwind Arts Center needs volunteers. 11 a.m. Northwind Arts Center, 701 Water St. Orientation session. No reservations necessary. Email any questions to kenh@northwindarts.org.

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

North Olympic Peninsula Third Annual Farming Film Festival. 6-8 p.m. Jefferson County Library, 620 Cedar Ave., Port Hadlock. “After Winter, Spring,” is a study of French farmers as they ask whether this will be the last generation of family farmers in a region continuously cultivated for more than 5,000 years? A discussion period follows at the end of each film. Admission is free. The series runs Mondays from January through February. For a full film schedule, call 360-385-6544 or visit jclibrary.info.

Wednesday, Jan. 15

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

 

GROUPS AND CLUBS

 

Wednesday, Jan. 8

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

Port Townsend Ferry Advisory Committee. 1-2:30 p.m. Jefferson County Courthouse, first floor conference room. Open public meeting to hear comments, questions and concerns about Washington State Ferries.

Thursday, Jan. 9

Rotary Club of East Jefferson County: Walking the Camino de Santiago Trail in Spain. Noon-1 p.m. Old Alcohol Plant Restaurant, 310 Hadlock Bay Road, Port Hadlock. Rotary Club member T.J. Plastow and her daughter, Rian, will recount the 44 days and 520 miles they walked on the Camino de Santiago, one of the world’s great walks. A UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Camino is a network of pilgrims’ ways leading to the shrine of the apostle Saint James the Great, in the cathedral of Santiago de Compostela in Galicia, in northwestern Spain. Many follow its routes as a form of spiritual path, or retreat for their spiritual growth. It is also popular with hiking and cycling enthusiasts, and organized tour groups. The Plastows spent a year studying the trail before traversing it on foot from the late summer through the early autumn of 2019. They will discuss their preparations, the trail itself, where they stayed and and the people they met along the way. An optional cafeteria-style lunch of soup, salad and sandwich is available starting at 11:30 a.m. Guests are welcome.

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

Death Over Drinks. 5:30-7 p.m. Manresa Castle, 651 Cleveland St. A monthly, informal drop-in conversation about a variety of end-of-life issues, with a no-host bar. January’s topic: What do you want to do with your body when you die?

Book Discussion @ Your Library. 6:15-7:45 p.m. Jefferson County Library. This month’s book is “A Gentleman in Moscow” by Amor Towles. All are welcome to sign up for the monthly book discussion, held the second Thursday of each month. Signups are required, and copies of the book will be loaned by the library when you sign up. Participants are asked to read the entire book before the scheduled session.

Friday, Jan. 10

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

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

Saturday, Jan. 11

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.

Prostate cancer concerns. Noon. Fiesta Jalisco Mexican Restaurant, 10893 Rhody Drive, Port Hadlock. Men’s no-host luncheon, sharing information and support. Call John Davis at 360-379-6729.

Monday, Jan. 13

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

Tuesday, Jan. 14

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

Retired Public Employees Council, Jefferson County Chapter 22. Noon. Highway 20 Roadhouse. First-quarter membership meeting for 2020. Members attending will be treated to live music from local performers Lost in the Shuffle.

Wednesday, Jan. 15

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

 

CLASSES AND WORKSHOPS

 

Wednesday, Jan. 8

“Divisive Issues of Our Time” lecture series, part one of four: America’s Cold Civil War. 6-7:30 p.m. Jefferson County Library. American University professor Joyce Francis delivers an overview of recent data and research into the country’s deep political divide. 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.

Jefferson County Amateur Radio Club. 7 p.m. social time, 7:30 p.m. meeting starts. Cape George Volunteer Fire Station, 3850 Cape George Road. Presentation on Digital Mobile Radio and code plugs.

Friday, Jan. 10

Balkan dance. 7-9:30 p.m. Quimper Grange. All dances taught. Bring a snack to share if you wish. Sliding scale starts at $5.

Sunday, Jan. 12

Future of Oceans series lecture: Recent changes in large whale occurrence and threats in Washington, by senior research biologist John Calambokidis. 3 p.m. Fort Worden Chapel. For more information, visit tinyurl.com/PTMSC-Lecture-Jan2020.

Tuesday, Jan. 14

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

Tech Tuesday class: Free eBooks and Audiobooks. 3-4 p.m. Jefferson County Library.

New volunteer information session. 4-5:30 p.m. Port Townsend Marine Science Center Museum classroom. For more information, visit tinyurl.com/PTMSC-VolunteerSession2020.

Tech Tuesday: Drop-In Assistance. 4-6 p.m. Jefferson County Library.

Wednesday, Jan. 15

“Divisive Issues of Our Time” lecture series, part two of four: Roe v. Wade. 6-7:30 p.m. Jefferson County Library. Criminal appellate attorney Pete Gartlan discusses the history and possible future of abortion rights under the federal Constitution. 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.

“The Power of Narrative” Art Salon. 7 p.m. Northwind Arts Center, 701 Water St. Artists Rikki Ducornet and Linda Okazaki’s discussion will be moderated by Nhatt Nichols. The event is presented by Port Townsend School of the Arts and the Northwind Arts Center, for free.

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