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Memorial Day Ceremony

Join Forks Elks Cub Scout Pack 4467 and others, at 11 a.m. Monday, May 26, for a Memorial Day ceremony at the monument at City Hall. Following the conclusion of that ceremony, participants will then travel to the Transit Center for a short ceremony there. The public is invited to attend.

 

City council meeting rescheduled

The Forks City Council meeting that normally would be held on May 26, will be held on May 27, due to the Memorial Day holiday. The May 27 meeting will begin at 7:30 p.m.

 

Sekiu Fly-in Lunch

Fly over the Swiftsure Sailboat Race on your way to the Sekiu Memorial Day Weekend Fly-In Lunch from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, May 24. You also can drive to the Sekiu Airport. The cost for lunch is $8 adults, $1 children 5 and under and $7 seniors. All proceeds go to the Rocky Hinkle Memorial Scholarship Fund; everyone is welcome.For pilot information, contact Gary Fernandes at 360-963-2485.

 

Boat Safety Class

The Coast Guard Auxiliary will be having a Boating Safety class which will qualify all attending that pass the class with a Washington State Boating Safety card which is now required this year for all individuals 59 or younger. The class will be held at the Rainbow Ends RV Park recreation room, 261831 Highway 101, Sequim, (by Sunny Farms) from 6-9 p.m. Friday, May 30, and 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, May 31. Both days are required for this seven-hour class. Contact Sylvia Oster, Flotilla 47 public education officer, at 360-223-8762 or uscgamail@yahoo.com before May 29.

Paws to Read

Children can practice their reading skills with a trained therapy dog at the Forks Library from 3:30-4:30 Tuesday, May 27, and Tuesday, June 17. Tally the service dog and her trainer Sherry Schaff will be on hand for children who want to read to Tally.When service or therapy dogs are used to help children build their reading skills, children find encouragement and reading success by reading aloud to dogs that are trained to listen and be attentive.
Tally and her trainer are members of the Olympic Gentle PAWS therapy dog group. This program is suitable for children ages 6-up, it's free and requires no advance registration.The Forks Library is at 171 Forks Ave. South, Forks. To learn more about this program, contact the Library at 374-6402 or Forks@nols.org.

 

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