Community Announcements

FOFA Special

Friends of Forks Animals is offering a 2017 Spring Special! Please call if you are low income and need the assistance with spaying or neutering your pet. Prices are: cat spay $20, neuter $15; dog spay $25 neuter $20. Call 374-3332 and leave a message. FOFA is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.

West End ThunderDrag Races

Drag racing returns to Forks on Saturday, May 20, and Sunday, May 21, at the Forks Municipal Airport, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. each day. General admission is $10, under 12 free, show and shine car and driver $15 and all race entries $35. New this year … race your daily driver!

Gates open at 7 a.m. for tech and general admission at 8:30 a.m. For more information, check out

Rent a table nowfor Elks Christmas in July Fundraiser

Reserve your table now for the Elks Christmas in July event scheduled from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. July 30 at the Lodge on Merchant Road. Table rent is $20. To reserve a table call Ilene Rogers at 360-640-8155. Table rent funds will benefit the Elks National Foundation.

American Legion Offers Free Dinner

American Legion Post 106 will offer a free dinner to all veterans from 4-7 p.m. Saturday, May 20. The meal will be served outdoors at the post located at the corner of Division Street and Maple Avenue. Come check out its new facility!

Men’s Breakfast

This month’s non-denominational Men’s Fellowship Breakfast will be at Forks Congregational Church, 280 Spartan Ave., on May 20 at 8 a.m. This month will feature breakfast with prayer, a couple of songs, a short conversation and then at 10 a.m., those attending will meet at Sully’s Drive-In for a community service project of sprucing up the lot that the group cleared two years ago. Please wear work clothes, bring weedeaters or mowers and the more people the more fun!

Pastor Warren Johnson, with the assistance of others, will provide the breakfast of Texas french toast, link sausage, scrambled eggs and coffee /juice.

Take time out of your busy schedule and come have morning fellowship, renewal and prayer with men of faith. For more information, call Johnson at 360-640-8239.


The Bogachiel Garden Club will hold its annual spring plant sale and flea market this Saturday, May 20, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m., at the Auto Tech parking lot on Forks Avenue. For the plant sale, there will be columbine, lady’s mantle, dwarf iris, bee balm, daylilies, herbs, ground covers, unusual purple poppies, and much more, both indoor and outdoor plants.

The flea market will have some garden tools, garden books, garden art objects and lots of other odds and ends you will want to browse through. So come on out this Saturday and check out the plants and flea market “finds.” There is sure to be something you can’t live without.

PoetryMusic to Perform at Clallam Bay Library

Enjoy live Music After Hours at the Clallam Bay Library, 16990 Highway 112, at 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 24. The chamber jazz duo PoetryMusic with Colleen O’Brien and Chris Lee will take you on a unique multi-media experience.

PoetryMusic is a world-class chamber jazz duo dedicated to performing poetry that has been set to music. A slideshow of poems and photographs are projected so that the audience can follow the written word with the music being performed. Lee and O’Brien have been performing together for more than 30 years and live in Port Angeles.

Lecture and Reception with Jay Powell

Take this job and love it!

Jay Powell, known as Kwashkwash (Quileute for bluejay), came to the Northwest coast as a young graduate student 50 years ago and today is a renowned author with degrees in archaeology and anthropological linguistics. On Tuesday, May 23, at Peninsula College, 481 S. Forks Ave., at 6:30 p.m., Powell will share an insider’s view of traditional and contemporary lifeways and perspectives among the Quileute people of La Push.

Junk in the Trunk

Upper Left Studio, 81 N. Forks Ave., will present Junk in the Trunk on May 20 from 3-9 p.m. Come check out an assortment of vendors.

Sanctuary Advisory Council meets in Neah Bay

NOAA’s Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary (OCNMS) will hold a meeting of the Sanctuary Advisory Council on Friday, May 19, at the Makah Marina in Neah Bay. In the morning, OCNMS will share update on plans for Fiscal Year 2017, research and monitoring vessel replacement, and progress on Olympic Coast ocean acidification sentinel site.

A summary of the national advisory council chairs webinar will be given, as well as an update on the Olympic Coast chapter of the National Marine Sanctuary Foundation and plans for developing a Port Angeles waterfront marine discovery center. In the afternoon, presentations include a historical overview of the Treaty Tribes, with a focus on Makah Tribe, and an overview of the Surfrider Foundation Leadership Academy. The meeting is open to the public, with public comment periods at 12:20 p.m. and 2:50 p.m.

For more information, contact Karlyn Langjahr at [email protected] or visit the Advisory Council website where a draft meeting agenda will be posted.

Open House for the Forks Timber Museum

The Forks Timber Museum will hold an open house from 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Wednesday, May 31. Free admission. Come see the new exhibits and what has changed in the museum. Check out the exhibit on Art’s Place.

Donuts with Dad at FES

Forks Elementary School will host Donuts with Dad on Wednesday, June 7, from 8-8:45 a.m. Students at FES may bring one adult to enjoy a free donut, coffee and milk. This is a PTO sponsored event.

Fourth of July Fun Run

The Forks boys basketball team will be sponsoring the annual 4th of July Fun run as a fundraiser this year on Saturday, July 1. There will be 5k and 10k races. The race starts at 9 a.m., registration starts at 8:30 a.m. and will start at the gravel parking lot across from the Forks Coffee Shop. Entry fees are: Just race $10 donation, youths 12 and under run free!

Race and T-shirt $20, pre-register by June 23 for shirt.