Community Activities and Announcements

Fourth of July Art Show

The Far West Art League will be hosting an art/photo/craft show during the Forks Old-Fashioned Fourth of July celebration at the new Peninsula College extension site (the former B of A building) and are seeking entries.
There is no entry fee for craft items, but space is limited for multiple entries of the same design. Entries for the art show must be from Olympic Peninsula artists and are limited to three per person and completed within the last two years.
The same goes for the photo show.
There also will be a junior photo division for those 18 years and younger.
Complete rules for all divisions of the show are detailed on the official entry forms that are available at the Forks Forum office. For more information or questions, contact Jeanette Gilmore at 374-5137.

Drag Racing!

Show N Shine cars will be lined up at the Forks Municipal Airport during the West End Thunder Drag Races this weekend. As the race season is scheduled to start for the summer on June 14-15, gates open for spectators at 10 a.m. and racing continues until 5 p.m. each day.

The schedule for the rest of the season includes racing on the Fourth of July weekend July 5-6. Additional race days are set for Aug. 23-24 and the season will close with racing scheduled for Sept. 13-14.


Surfing and Traditions Youth Surf Camp

On Saturday, June 28, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., the annual Surfing and Traditions Youth Camp will take place at First Beach, LaPush. Youth (ages 10-18) and their parents are welcome. The event is free, but space is limited.The surf camp is sponsored by Quileute Hosing Authority Youth Programs, Surf Riders Foundation, Coast Guard Station Quillayute River, NOAA and the Quileute Tribal Council.


Bogachiel Garden Club meeting

The Bogachiel Garden Club will gather for a potluck and meeting at 631 Fifth St., at noon Wednesday, June 18. Prospective members are welcome and those attending will be working on a table favors project for the state convention. For more information or questions, call Linda Wells at 374-2437.



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