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Elk Memorial Sunday

On Sunday, December 5, 2021, all Elks Lodges in the United States will observe Memorial Sunday. It’s a day for all Elks to remember the limbs they’ve lost over the past year.

Forks Elks Lodge 2524 officers send out invitations to members of the Elks family who have lost loved ones in the past year. They would also like to invite community members who may have lost loved ones in the past year and invite them to the Lodge, 941 Merchant Rd., At noon on December 5th.

Forks Class of ’72 50 Year Reunion

The FHS Class of 1972 will hold a 50th meeting on Thursday August 4th at Fern Acres.

Self’s Catering will serve dinner and dessert. The cost will be around $ 40.

For any questions or to confirm your attendance before July 1, contact John Anderson at 360-640-0320.

CreativiTea: Winter Celebrations Recipe Booklet

Grab a hot cup of tea and join the North Olympic Library System (NOLS) for virtual crafts! The CreativiTea: Winter Celebrations recipe book program will take place on Thursday, December 9 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Zoom.

Discover traditional recipes in this multicultural exploration of winter celebrations from around the world. Create a recipe booklet with recipes from each celebration to try for yourself this winter. Celebrations explored will include Hanukkah, New Years Day, Three Kings Day, St. Nicholas Day, Winter Solstice, Kwanzaa, Christmas, Chinese New Year, and more. Sign up at the Zoom link to participate in the live demo and discussion, and to reserve a craft supply kit to pick up at your NOLS branch starting December 3.

This program is generously supported by local Friends of the Library groups. For more information on the programs and services offered in your library, visit, send an email [email protected], or follow North Olympic Library System on Facebook and Instagram.

Free Farm Management Webinars

Clallam Conservation District is offering two webinars in December to share tips for local farms.

On Wednesday, December 1, 7 p.m. to 8 p.m., planners from the Clallam Conservation District will present on winter poultry management. The webinar will explore a variety of topics useful for raising poultry and waterfowl during the wet winter months. Topics include sole and litter options to minimize mud, tips for lighting and heating, and suggestions for handling manure and poultry waste during the winter. The webinar will include time for questions and answers.

The next webinar in this series is scheduled for Tuesday, December 7, 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Conservation District planners will showcase the use of native plants on your farm, with ways to use native plants to add beauty, function, and value to wildlife. on your farm and on your property. The webinar will include a brief description of common native trees and shrubs, and tips for planting areas like streams, wetlands, and ponds, on your property. Topics will also include an overview of how to use native trees and shrubs to create visual screens, windbreaks and hedges, as well as tips for protecting new plantings from damage by wildlife and livestock.

Register for these free webinars on the Clallam Conservation District website: If you are unable to attend the live webinar, a copy of the recorded webinar can be requested through the registration page.


“The Guest,” a Zoom Play by Maddie Nguyen, follows a group of college friends who meet online to play Dungeons and Dragons during the pandemic, but one friend, Izzy, never shows up. Instead, a mysterious guest joins the room and never leaves it!

Will they ever get that faceless presence of their Zoom cat? Are the Russians spying on them with a bot? And above all, will they one day find Izzy?

Led by PC theater teacher Lara Starcevich, the event will be presented by theater and technology students from the PC Theater program on December 10, 11 and 12 in a continuous live broadcast. The pre-recorded show features two different actors playing the same play and one version has a surprise ending! Which one will it be? Check it out on the program’s YouTube channel to find out:

The event is free for students and there is a suggested donation of $ 10 for others. If you are interested in supporting events like this free presentation by The Guest, please consider donating to the Peninsula College Foundation Drama Department Fund. Visit or contact Paul Pitkin at 360-417-6400 or [email protected]


Join the Peninsula College’s Studium Generale program on Dec. 2 at 12:30 p.m. on Zoom for a conversation and celebration of beaver life.

Ben Goldfarb is the author of ‘Eager: The Surprising, Secret Life of Beavers and Why They Matter’, winner of the 2019 PEN / EO Wilson Literary Science Writing Award. His published work has appeared in Atlantic, Science, Orion Magazine and The Washington Post. He lives in Spokane, Wash. With his wife, Elise, and dog, Kit, which is, of course, the name of a baby beaver.

Robert Knapp is a practicing scientist with a BS and MS in Environmental Sciences from Western Washington University. He worked for nine years for the Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe in the Department of Natural Resources. His work has focused on salmon recovery, geospatial analysis, land use planning, and natural resource planning. He studied the habitat of North American beavers in the Elwha Valley.

Kate Reavey, Coordinator of Studium Generale, will join Dr Helen Lovejoy on this occasion to dialogue with Goldfarb and Knapp, and after the organized discussion, will answer questions from students and guests.

“Many thanks to Professor Helen Lovejoy for her idea and inspiration to showcase the life of beavers and for inviting these two exceptional guests to offer a dialogue,” Reavey said.

The event is free and open to the public.


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