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Bogachiel Garden Plant Sale
The Bogachiel Garden Club will hold its annual plant sale on Saturday, May 17, at the Forks High School auto shop building (across from the new Peninsula College Extension site) starting at 10 a.m. Some plants are available now at a pre-sale at 631 S.W. Fifth Ave.
Fun Run to aid Oso
Forks Middle School students Shane Queen and Samantha Winger have organized the "Warriors Run for Oso," a 5k fun run Saturday, May 17. To pre-register, contact Winger at 640-9445 or email@example.com. There is a $25 entry fee and all participants get a T-shirt. Runners will meet at 9 a.m. at the West End Youth League Shed, the fun run route will be marked. If you are not a runner, you still can help the cause by donating to the "Warrior Run" account at First Federal. Queen and Winger also would like to thank sponsors Punky Goakey, SJB Construction, Str8t Jacket T's and Forks Outfitters.
Cookies fight cancer in Clallam Bay
For the past year Hannah Larrechea has been baking cookies as part of her senior project at Clallam Bay High School. The Weel Road Deli has sold the cookies for Hannah and the money raised, so far $1,200, will go to the American Cancer Society. On Saturday, May 17, Hannah will hold a final bake sale at 10 a.m. at the Weel Road Deli. This will be the last chance to buy cookies before Hannah presents her project, and as an added bonus, Hannah also will be selling small cookbooks she has made.
Forks Open Aire Market opens this weekend
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 craftsmen, 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. FOAM runs through Oct. 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, music by Dave Gedlund's band and information. Something for the entire family! For questions or more information, call Phillip at 360-582-6978.
Finish the Fight-Find a Cure
It’s time to Finish the Fight and find a cure for cancer. The next Relay For Life planning meeting will be at 6 p.m. Tuesday, May 20, in the Community Health Conference room located next door to the hospital and across the street from St. Anne Catholic Church. What is Relay For Life? It is an overnight community fundraising walk to support the American Cancer Society. It's food, games and entertainment. It’s a family friendly environment for the entire community. It’s a time to celebrate survivors and remember those lost to cancer. It’s your chance to get involved and fight back against cancer.When is Relay For Life? It’s Friday-Saturday, Aug. 1-2 at the Forks High School track. This year’s theme is “A Knight with a Fight for a CURE! in CUREalot.” Want to learn more or get involved? If you are interested in forming or joining a team, or would like to learn more about cancer resources, contact Cindy Mesenbrink at 374-5718.