Community Announcements

  • Thu May 17th, 2018 7:39pm
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Immunization Clinic

An immunization clinic will be held at the Forks Office of Health & Human Services (the Health Dept.) at 140 C Street in Forks on Monday, May 21. The clinic runs from 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., by appointment only. Call 360-374-3121 to schedule an appointment.

Garden Club Plant Sale

Bogachiel Garden Club will hold its annual plant sale Saturday, May 19 starting at 10 a.m., at the Forks High School Auto Shop on main street.

Perennials including iris, heleboros, a variety of daisies, agapanthus, euphorbias , small trees, viburnum shrubs, candytuft, bee balm, wax begonias, sedums, calla lilies and many more will be offered for sale.

There will also be a flea market with garden supplies, furniture, new swamp cooler, suitcases, dirt devil, etc. and vendors with jewelry, antique dishware, garden art, lavender plants and oil.

Rovers MATE

Competition Day

The Rovers MATE Competition will take place on Saturday, May 19, at the Forks Aquatic Center from 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m.

The Mate Rover competition is a competition where students design underwater robots to simulate real life marine robotic applications. Stop by and check out these amazing underwater robots.

Relatives as Parents Financial Assistance Available

Relatives as Parents Financial Assistance is available for grandparents and other relatives raising children.

Basic needs such as food, housing, and shelter will be considered priorities as well as clothes, youth activities, and transportation. Lower income caregivers will be given higher consideration.

Call Susie at 360-374-9496 ext. 2 to apply.

WEYL SOCCER SEASON 2018

West End Youth League will hold soccer sign-ups for ages 5-6, 7-9 and 10-12+ on Wednesday, May 16, and Friday, May 18, times are 6-8 p.m. at the Duncan Fields shed.

Registration fee: $40 per child, that includes a shirt. This is required at sign up.

For more information, contact the Commissioner, Tracy Gillett at 360-640-3007 or Silvina Ramos at 360-640-2595. Must be 5 by Sept. 6, to play.

Dance Lessons

Just a reminder that there will be dance lessons Friday, May 25. As usual, lessons will be at Forks Congregational Church’s Fellowship Hall. Dancing begins at 7 p.m. The lessons are free and no partner is necessary. Please come and join us for an evening of fun and good exercise with friendly people!

School Spring

Concert Dates Set

Mark your calendars for the upcoming school concerts. On Thursday, May 24, the 5th and 6th-grade bands and the debut of the String Class will take place at the High School Commons stage at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, May 31. The Junior High – High School and Jazz Bands will perform at the FHS Commons Stage at 6:30 p.m.

On Thursday, June 7 the Kindergarten through 3rd-grade students will offer a Spring Music Concert at the Elementary Gym Stage at 6:30 p.m.

Forks Free

Time Gathering

Forks Free Time is an inter-generational gathering to support community and empowerment. It will be held from 5-8 p.m. at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 250 N Blackberry Ave., on Saturday, May 19, and Saturday, June 2.

For more information or questions contact Megan Munk at [email protected]com.

Sign up now for

3-on-3 Basketball

A 3-on-3 basketball competition benefiting the FHS boys and girls basketball programs will be held on Tuesday, July 3, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., at the FHS Gym. Age brackets will include 8-9 years, 10-11, 12-14 and a high school division, cost per player is $10.

There will be a boys and girls winner in each division with prizes!

For rules and sign-up information contact Rick Gooding at 360-780-0310 or David Hurn at 360-640-2301.

Pledges needed for FES Walk-a-Thon

The Forks Elementary School PTO is hosting its annual Walk-a-Thon. The kids are out gathering pledges both in person and online now and will participate in the Walk-a-Thon on May 30.

How to support a FES student during the Walk-a-thon:

1. Pledge! You can do this by giving directly to the student or online at 99pledges.com/fund/forkspto and search for their name!

2. Share their pledge page on Social Media and through email.

3. Volunteer at the Walk-a-Thon on May 30! If you are interested in doing this contact the FES PTO at [email protected]

Future Forks

Chamber Programs

Forks Chamber of Commerce meetings take place at Blakeslee’s Bar & Grill, 1222 S. Forks Ave., from noon-1 p.m. and are open to the public. Lunch is available for purchase.

May 16 – Dr. Luke Robins, President and Tim Tucker, Alumni Association of Peninsula College

May 23 – Judge Erik Rohrer “West End Justice: Perspectives from the Bench”

May 30 – John Black, Attorney and Gil Orr of Cedar Grove Counseling will be discussing alcohol and drug treatment and Recovery Houses as they impact courts and the community.

Origami Paper Crane Workshop and more

Instruction and all paper will be provided for an Origami Paper Crane Workshop at The Co-op,16795 Hwy 112 Clallam Bay, Saturday, May 26 at 1 p.m.

On Saturday, May 19, Jessica is leading a Nature Walk to forage and identify edible plants in the woods. Meeting at the Co-op at noon and coming back later to taste the edibles, she will talk of the seasons and uses of each item that is foraged.

A Night at the Museum

The Forks Timber Museum is offering “A Night at the Museum” to groups of 12-25 people. The Museum host will offer an enhanced museum experience to groups, sharing details on the many exhibits with snacks, coffee/teas for $10 per person. Beer and wine is also available on request for an additional fee.

For more information or to schedule this museum experience, contact Tom Rosmond at 360-374-7694 or by email [email protected]

Monday Musicale

Monday Musicale will meet in the Queen of Angels fellowship hall, 209 W. 11th St., Port Angeles, on Monday, May 21. The noon meeting will be followed with entertainment by the Port Angeles High School Chamber Orchestra, which is free and open to the public.

For reservations or more information, call Helen Coleman at 360-775-0594.

The seventh annual Clallam Bay Comicon is getting closer

The Seventh annual Clallam Bay Comicon (CBCC) will be held July 14-15, in the Lion’s Club Hall in Clallam Bay, 90 Bogachiel Street.

Featuring the acclaimed sci-fi drawn-book author Carla Speed McNeil as guest creative, the Clallam Bay Comicon has no admission fee. All creatives are welcome to offer their work, without belonging to any specific genre; our motto is – if it’s entertaining or just beautiful, bring it. Peninsula businesses and communities are encouraged to offer welcoming specials or events to Comicon attendees. Peninsula artists are encouraged to participate.

For more information about the comicon itself, places to stay, or summer road construction, see www.donnabarr.com or Contact [email protected]

The Clallam Bay Comicon is held in ssociation with Clallam Bay/Sekiu Fun Days.

RAINCON is Coming to Forks June 15-17

Raincon is a convention event for all Forks residents and tourists with something for fans of nerd culture, comic books, art, etc. There will be games of various types such as rpgs, board games, miniatures and even some homemade catapult contests. There will be movies and vendors selling comics, novels, games, and collectibles.

The event will also offer workshops for the fun and creative minded, everyone is welcome to join in. Home Slice Take N Bake will be on hand to provide pizza and drinks. Admission is free.

Raincon will be held at the Rainforest Arts Center, downtown Forks, on Father’s Day weekend. Activities will kick-off Friday, June 15 at 4 p.m. and last until 1 a.m.

On Saturday, June 16, the convention will run 10 a.m. until 1 a.m. and on Sunday, June 17 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m..

For questions or more information, contact Evan Sveum at 360-640-4561 or email to [email protected]