Community members are needed to judge senior projects. The presentations will be on April 29-May 3. If you are interested in being a judge please contact the FHS Counseling Center at [email protected], or at 360-374-6262 x263. Judges are needed for both morning (8:30-11:30 a.m.) and afternoon (1-3 p.m.) shifts, so please indicate when you are available.
Free National Drug
Take-Back Day – Saturday, April 27
The Clallam County Sheriff’s Office will be participating in the free National Drug Take-Back Day on Saturday, April 27 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Chinook Pharmacy located at 11 S. Forks Ave. in Forks will be participating. This free event will be staffed by the Clallam County Sheriff’s Office.
Citizens will be able to drop off potentially dangerous, expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs. No questions will be asked and individuals will not be asked for their identification.
Individuals may bring controlled and non-controlled prescription drugs, as well as, over the counter (OTC) medications to the collection sites. However, intra-venous solutions, injectables, syringes, or medical waste will not be accepted due to potential hazards posed by blood-borne pathogens. The free events are completely anonymous and no identification is required in order to participate. This will be the 11th National Drug Take-Back Day sponsored by the Federal Drug Enforcement Agency in cooperation with participating local law enforcement agencies.
FREE SPEECH, FREE PRESS, FREE SOCIETY
Clallam-Jefferson County Pro Bono Lawyers will host an evening with Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson on Tuesday, April 30 from 5:30-7 p.m. at the Peninsula College Little Theater. Admission is by donation, suggested $10, and $5 for students. All proceeds go to supporting civil legal aid service in Clallam and Jefferson Counties. The topic will be Free speech, Free press, and Free society. Call to RSVP 360-504-2422 or email [email protected]
4th of July Applications
It is time to start thinking about your entry for the Forks Old Fashioned 4th of July Parade! The theme this year is “Raise the Flag.” Everyone is welcome to join in the fun and be in the parade, applications are available at the Forks Chamber of Commerce, the Forks Forum or by emailing [email protected]
PTO board elections will be held on May 2 at the FES library at 6 p.m. Elections for the positions of President and Secretary will be held.
WEYL T-Ball and
WEYL will hold signups for T-ball and Rookie players at Duncan Field shed on Thursday, April 25 from 6-7 p.m. The cost is $35 per child and must be paid at the time of sign-up. T-Ball players – 5 years by Aug. 31 and Rookie- first-second grade.
Registration 2019-2020 School Year
Kindergarten registration will take place on April 25 from 5-7 p.m. at the Forks Elementary Kindergarten wing. Bring child’s birth certificate and immunization records. A child must be 5 years on or before Aug 31.
The City of Forks, Lloyd J. Allen Charitable Trust, and the Forks Lions Club invite the community to the Garrison Flag Dedication Ceremony on Saturday, April, 27 at 11 a.m., at Tillicum Park.
Plans include future lighting, brick pavers, and other stonework and cement work around the new flagpole. The Lions Club plans to sell the pavers with inscriptions. Pavers will cost $50 each and be 4”x8” with up to 4 lines with 21 spaces on each line.
For more information on purchasing a brick paver or to get a form contact Josh Christie after 5 p.m. at 360-640-0724.
The Buzz About Bees
What’s all the buzz about bees? Find out at the Clallam Bay Library of the North Olympic Library System (NOLS), on Friday, May 10 at 2 p.m.
Herb Senft, horticulturist and community outreach leader for the North Olympic Peninsula Bee Keeper’s Association, will share his knowledge about these amazing, irreplaceable creatures. He will discuss general information about bees, the threats they face, as well as how to help protect and preserve crucial local bee populations.
Herb Senft is an officer of the North Olympic Peninsula Bee Keeper’s Association and the retired owner of Skyline Nursery who propagated rare and unusual trees and perennials in the Sequim and Port Angeles area since the early 1980s. The nursery may be closed, but he has kept his plant websites going in hopes to assist others in landscaping their own property.
This program is supported by the Clallam Bay Friends of the Library. For more information about this and other events happening at the Library, visit www.nols.org, email [email protected], or call 360.963.2414. The Clallam Bay Branch Library is located at 16990 Highway 112 in Clallam Bay.
El Día De Los Niños at the Forks Branch Library
On Tuesday, April 30, the North Olympic Library System (NOLS) will join hundreds of libraries across the nation in celebration of El Día de los Niños (Children’s Day). The Forks Branch Library celebration will be held from 4-5 p.m., and feature games, music, treats, and lots of fun! Children who attend will receive a free book in honor of the holiday.
Día, is a nationally recognized initiative that emphasizes the importance of literacy for all children from all backgrounds. It is a daily commitment to linking children and their families to diverse books, languages and cultures. Día is also known as El día de los niños/El día de los libros (Children’s Day/Book Day). Día happens year-round, since sharing good books with children should take place every day, but on April 30, libraries, community partners, and families have extra special celebrations to mark the year. NOLS has a wide range of books for all ages available in Spanish. In addition, patrons may request books in other languages from libraries around the country through the interlibrary loan service.
Addams Family the
Musical this weekend
The Forks High School and Junior High Drama Clubs will be presenting multiple performances of the Addams Family Musical this weekend.
Performances will take place at the FHS Commons on Friday, April 26 at 7 p.m. with a bake sale at intermission, again Saturday with two showings at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m., and senior night on Sunday, April 28 with the final performance at 2 p.m. Admission is $5.