Community Activities and Announcements

Three on Three Basketball Tournament

The Quileute Youth Coordination Program will sponsor a 3 on 3 basketball tournament, Saturday, July 19, during Quileute days. Teams will be organized as 17 and under and 18 and over.
There is a $50 entry fee. For questions or more information, call 640-1845.


Quileute Days hosts entertainment

On Saturday, July 19, in LaPush, comedian Mitch Factor will present a comedy show at 8 p.m. At 9 p.m. hip hop recording artist Supaman will entertain and at 10 p.m. everyone is invited to enjoy fireworks and a street dance with music by DJ Camello.


Clearwater-Kalaloch Lions Salmon Bake

The Clearwater-Kalaloch Lions Club will hold its annual salmon bake from noon-5 p.m., Saturday, July 19, at Hurst Creek Park in downtown Clearwater. In addition to grilled king salmon, there will be hot dogs, baked potatoes, corn on the cob, salads and desserts.
The event also will include a competition for the Rainforest Cribbage Championship Trophy and a raffle for a bike and other prizes.
The cost is a $17 donation for adults and $8 for children. For more information, contact Anita Hickam at 360-288-3461 or Dale Rotter at 360-962-2117.
Forks Assembly of God VBS
The Forks Assembly of God Church, 81 Huckleberry Lane, will hold Vacation Bible School from 6-8:30 p.m. July 20-24 for ages 4-11. For children needing a ride, call the church at 674-6909 and leave a message.


Jesus Was Here! VBS

Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 250 N. Blackberry Ave., will be holding Vacation Bible School from 5:30-8 p.m. July 21-24, The classes will be exploring the parables of Jesus. The program begins with a supper for VBS families at 5:30 p.m., worship and classes begin at 6 p.m. and end at 8 p.m., with the closing program on Thursday at 7:30 p.m. VBS is free but donations are gladly accepted. All are welcome! To RSVP, call the church office 374-6343.


Forks Assembly of God VBS

The Forks Assembly of God Church, 81 Huckleberry Lane, will hold Vacation Bible School from 6-8:30 p.m. July 20-24 for ages 4-11. For children needing a ride, call the church at 674-6909 and leave a message.


Meet Mark Nichols

Clallam County candidate for Prosecutor, Mark Nichols, will host a meet and greet potluck at the Forks Elks Lodge, 941 Merchant Road, at 5 p.m. Sunday, July 20. This event is free and open to the public. For questions or more information, call 360-461-7443.


WEYL football sign-ups

West End Youth League will hold football sign-ups from 6:30-8:30 p.m., Wednesday, July 23, at Pacific Pizza. Cost is $85 per child. Youths must be 7 by Aug. 31 up to age 12. New players must bring a copy of their birth certificates. Call Shannon at 374-2439 for more information.


VFW Marathon Bingo

The VFW, 110 S. Spartan Ave., will hold a marathon bingo event from 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Saturday, July 26. Funds raised from the event will benefit scholarships and other VFW community service projects.



DOR offers tax workshop in Port Angeles

Business owners in Washington are responsible for knowing which taxes to report. To help them, the Washington State Department of Revenue is hosting a free workshop for new and small business owners in Port Angeles from 9 a.m.-noon Tuesday, July 22, at the Clallam Transit System conference room, 830 W. Lauridsen Blvd., Port Angeles.
Participants will learn about Washington excise taxes, reporting classifications, deductions, tax incentives, sales tax collection and record-keeping requirements. Attendees receive a workbook and helpful reference guide to Revenue’s rules and regulations.
Contact Revenue’s Rick Stedman with any questions about the workshop: 360-705-6624 or Call 360-417-9900 or go online to register on Revenue’s workshop and education page (
Revenue offers several ways for businesses to learn about taxes: view a complete schedule of workshops offered statewide ( or watch a short streaming video version ( of the workshop available on Revenue’s website.



Fizz Boom Read

On Monday-Tuesday, July 21-22, Alex Zerbe’s high-energy comedy extravaganza will return to the North Olympic Library System. Performances on Monday, July 21, will be held at the Clallam Bay Branch Library at 2 p.m. and at the Forks Branch at 5:30 p.m.
Zerbe harpoons vegetables launched from a giant slingshot, performs music looping and demonstrates games from the other side of the planet. Come to the library in July and see why this Guinness World Record holder was voted Seattle’s Funniest Prop Comic.  Entertainment is suitable for children of all ages.
Zerbe’s appearances are presented in conjunction with Fizz Boom Read, the NOL’s annual Summer Reading program for young people of all ages. Fizz Boom Read continues through Saturday, Aug. 2, at all four NOLS branch locations: Port Angeles, Sequim, Clallam Bay and Forks.
By reading books and attending programs, participants will be eligible for weekly prizes.  Upon completion of the program’s game sheet, available at each library location, participants will be entered for the grand prize of a tablet device.
For more information about Fizz Boom Read and other events for young people, visit or send an e-mail to The Forks Library is at 171 S. Forks Ave. The Clallam Bay Branch Library is at 16990 Highway 112.





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