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Mother's Day dinner and concert

Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 250 Blackberry Ave., will host a Mother's Day dinner and concert on Saturday, May 10. Dinner will start at 5:30 p.m. After dinner vocalist Megan Munk will perform at 6:30 p.m. Minimum donation of $10 per person is requested. For more information, call 374-6343.

 

The Fourth Annual Forks Family Fair

The Forks Elks Lodge, 941 Merchant Road, will host the Fourth Annual Forks Family Fair from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, May 10. Fun and information for the entire family includes a Forks Police Bicycle Rodeo, free youth bicycle helmets (with completion of the required skills), face painting, clowns, CHIPS Child ID Program, blood pressure and blood sugar checkups, ABCD Dental Program, games and refreshments and so much more!

There will be a couple of bikes at the bike rodeo during the Family Fair for those youths who don’t bring their own. There also will be a "bike mechanic" on site to inspect bikes for safety problems and to make minor repairs if needed.
For more information, contact Susie at 374-9496.

CHiPs ID Program Offered at Family Fair

Once again, the Masonic lodges of Sequim and Forks will be offering their free child identification program, known as CHiPs, at the 4th Annual Forks Family Fair taking place at the Elks Lodge from 10 a.m-2 p.m. Saturday, May 10. Trained volunteers give parents a video of their child, an impression of their teeth, a DNA swab and their child’s fingerprints. This program provides a vital community service for the safe recovery of a lost or missing child.

Mother's Day Breakfast

The Forks Elks Lodge #2524 will host its Annual Mother's Day Breakfast from 8-11 a.m. Sunday, May 11, at the Forks Elks Lodge, 941 Merchant Road. The public is invited to enjoy the traditional buffet that includes ham, sausage, biscuits and gravy, scrambled eggs, hash browns, pancakes, french toast, juice and coffee. Prices for 12 years and over $8, seniors and 5-11 years of age $6 and children 4 years and under free. Proceeds from this event will benefit the Elks Therapy for Children Program.

 

Forks Alternative School Plant and Hanging Basket Sale

The annual Mother's Day Forks Alternative School Plant and Hanging Basket Sale will be held from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, May 10, at the FHS Auto Shop. The students have made beautiful hanging baskets that are a perfect Mother's Day gift. Profits from the plant and hanging basket sale will be used for an end-of-the-year field trip to Point Defiance Zoo.

 

Forks Open Aire Market starting May 17

On Saturday, May 17, Forks Open Aire Market will kick off the summer season and will be open from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturdays, 1421 S. Forks Ave., across from the airport, just south of the timber museum.

The Forks Open Aire Market is an organization of local craftmen, artists, gardeners, sellers and swappers, that come together on Saturdays in a park-like setting to enjoy the opportunity to showcase and sell crafts, arts, wearables, edibles, growables and swapables.
The FOAM rents 10 foot by 10 foot spaces for only $5 per Saturday, collected at the end of each Saturday, unless you don't sell anything.
You provide your own tables and canopy if you wish. New members are always welcome. Have questions? Call 374-6332 or e-mail forksopenairemarket@live.com. FOAM runs through October 11.

 

Grand opening Family and Youth Center

Concerned Citizens announces the grand opening of the new family and youth center, "Family First and Youth Experience Success (YES)" An open house will be held from 1-3 p.m. Saturday, May 17, at the former teen center location, 915 S. Forks Ave., family fun and food for all. Watch for more details next week.

Kids can learn to cook

Concerned Citizens will be offering cooking classes for third- to eighth-grade level children. Classes will consist of four sessions 4-5:30 p.m. beginning Monday, May 12. Classes will be held at the former Hideaway Teen Center. The classes will include kitchen safety, nutrition, meal planning and basic food techniques.
A different menu will be prepared by each class. The cost for the four classes is $10. Class size is limited, to sign up call Phillip Sifuentes at 360-582-6978.

 

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