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January 2015

Concerts in the Woods-“Lobo Del Mar
Sunday, January 4th, 2015, 3PM
Lobo Del Mar is a very large family music and dance ensemble that plays mostly Celtic music with Flamenco and Bluegrass fusion. Their Scots-Irish tunes feature the Irish Step Dancers. They also perform Mexican Music, some South Pacific Island tunes accompanied by their Polynesian dancers and Middle Eastern inspired medleys for their belly dancers. You are taken “around the world” with them in one concert as they perform the music and dance genres that they love at the Laurel B. Johnson Community Center, in Coyle at: 923 Hazel Point Road.

BSO Pizza & Movie Night
Wednesday, January 7th, 2015, Dinner-5PM; Movie-6PM
The Brinnon Senior Organization (BSO) will be featuring another Pizza & Movie Night at the Brinnon Community Center (306144 Highway 101).   Charge for the dinner is $4 & the film will be shown immediately following dinner with a bag of freshly popped popcorn. Reservations are required by 1pm the previous day, just as regular supper club meals are, by calling the Community Center at: 360-796-4350. Questions? Contact Bob Hart, Pres. BSO: 360-796-0391.  

Ninth Night Movie & Potluck
Friday, January 9th, 2015, Movie-6:30PM; Potluck-6:45PM
Check out a different movie each month and enjoy a themed potluck with your friends and neighbors at the Quilcene Community Center (294952 Highway 101)!  Money is this month’s theme.  The Pot Luck theme is an Amuse Bouche (small, dainty and light).  The film will be “The Bank Job,” a 2006 film  starring Jason Statham, Saffron Burrows, Stephen Campbell Moore, and Daniel Mays.  Directed by Roger Donelson.  Run time is 111 minutes.  Rated R.

Illahee Edible and Medicinal Native Plant Garden Work Party
Wednesday, January 14th, 2015, 10AM-1PM
Join Jefferson Land Trust and their team of volunteers in helping prepare the beds for a native plant garden at Ilahee Preserve on Chimacum Creek. Directions to the preserve: From Highway 19, turn onto Prospect Ave (toward Kala Point). Take the first right on Creekview Lane and follow to preserve and parking at the end of the road. Questions? Contact Carrie at cclendaniel@saveland.org.
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Jefferson County Parks and Recreation District No.2 Public Meeting
Wednesday, January 14th, 2015, 6:30PM
The next Brinnon Parks and Recreation District Meeting will be held at the Brinnon Community Center (306144 Highway 101). Everyone is encouraged to attend!

Concerts in the Woods-“The Blackberry Bushes
Sunday, January 18th, 2015, 3PM
The Appalachian Mountains are the oldest mountains in the world, and the Mississippi River is the most musical river ever known. Jes Raymond and Jakob Breitbach may have met in the rainy bottom of the Puget Sound, but their music is vibrantly infused with the essence of the homes they wandered west from.  The Blackberry Bushes draw from these deep roots of American traditional music to create a playful and resonant sound with both twang and sophistication. Experience joyful singing and enchanting songwriting, supported by carefully constructed soundscapes that feature virtuosic fiddle at the Laurel B. Johnson Community Center, in Coyle at: 923 Hazel Point Road.

Winter Waterbirds Walk
Tuesday, January 20th, 2015, 9AM
Join Kathe Cook and the Jefferson Land Trust Natural History Society with your scopes, binoculars, cameras and field guides to visit a favorite overwintering site for a variety of ducks and geese at Gardiner Lagoon.  Click here for details.

Inquiring Mind Lecture: Privacy and Personality in the Digital Age
Wednesday, January 21st, 2015, 6:30PM
Jefferson County Library (620 Cedar Ave in Port Hadlock), presents another wonderful speaker as part of this year’s Inquiring Mind Lecture Series.  In this highly interactive presentation, Alex Alben addresses concepts of personal privacy, digital tracking, the concept of ‘celebrity’ and what we are each willing to give up to preserve privacy in the online environment.  Alben helped launch ESPN.com and ABCNews.com, and served for six years in senior management at RealNetworks.  He also worked for Mike Wallace at CBS Reports and writes for the Seattle Times.

Climate Change Lectures
Thursday, February 5th, 2015, 6:30PM
The Jefferson County Library will provide individuals an opportunity to become more informed about the topic of climate change in this upcoming series of lectures, Climate Change: What are Earth’s Climate Systems and Can They Be Engineered?, a series of four weekly sessions to be presented by Paul Loubere at the library (620 Cedar Ave. in Port Hadlock). This series is co-sponsored by the Quimper Unitarian Universalist Fellowship.

Native & Invasive Plants Workshop
Friday, February 6th, 2015, 1PM
Come to the Quilcene Community Center (294952 Highway 101) for a free workshop on native plants in gardens and landscaping!  This workshop will focus on the various uses and benefits of native plants.  Learn about the birds and the songs associated with different plants.  There will also be an in-depth overview of harmful non-native invasive weeds.  Educational booklets and handouts will be provided and participants can request a personal site visit, a native planting and invasives removal plan!   Hosted by Jefferson County Extension, the Jefferson County Weed Board, Hood Canal Salmon Enhancement Group, and the Watershed Stewardship Resource Center. Funded by the Hood Canal Coordinating Council.  For more information, call: 360-275-3575 x12 or email: seth@pnwsalmoncenter.org.

Red Wine and Chocolate: Olympic Peninsula Winery Tour
Saturday & Sunday, February 7th & 8th, 2015, 11AM-5PM
Travel from winery to winery to enjoy classic pairings of handcrafted wines with locally-made chocolate delights!  This two-weekend event will take place February 7th-8th and 14th-16th.  A ticket and glass package includes a commemorative wine glass, complimentary wine tasting and chocolate samples at all eight OPW Wineries.  Tickets are available online for $25 plus service fees (until 2/13/15 at noon).  Any remaining tickets will be sold for $30 at participating wineries during the tour.  Tickets are not required to attend this event.  A $5 fee will be charged at each winery for non-ticketed visitors.  You must be 21 or over to purchase tickets and/or participate.  Visit www.olympicpeninsulawineries.org for more information.

Valentine and Candle Crafting Party
Sunday, February 8th, 2015, 1PM-4PM
Head to the Chimacum Grange to craft homemade valentines and collage candles for your VIPs at this all-ages event in Chimacum!  Frilly paper, ribbons, colorful stickers and paint, the choices are yours!  It is a sweet gesture to receive one, but it is even sweeter to make and give them!  There’s a suggested donation of, $5 for 3 valentines and $10 per collage candle, to cover the cost of the materials and facility use. Snacks will be for sale or you may bring your own.

Concerts in the Woods-“The Fire Inside
Sunday, February 8th, 2015, 3PM
The Fire Inside performs smoldering Celtic music with heel-clicking intensity. Drawing from a collection of traditional and trend-setting influences, they will stoke your musical fire with their fiddle, uilleann pipes, bodhran, whistles, guitar, concertina, mandolin and scorching vocals at the Laurel B. Johnson Community Center, in Coyle at: 923 Hazel Point Road.

Ninth Night Movie & Potluck
Monday, February 9th, 2015, 6:30PM
Check out a different movie each month and enjoy a themed potluck with your friends and neighbors at the Quilcene Community Center (294952 Highway 101)!  This month’s movie is “Mr.& Mrs. Smith,” a 2006 crime, comedy, action film, rated PG-13; starring Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie and Vince Vaughn.  Run time is 120 minutes.  The Pot Luck theme is “nibbles,” bring something you LOVE to nibble on while you watch movies.

Quilcene Artist’s Show Reception: Christine Witte 
Wednesday, February 11th, 4PM-6PM
Quilcene watercolor artist Christine Witte will be showing her work at the Sound Bank in Port Ludlow at 9500 Oak Bay Road.  It’s uphill by the Snug Harbor Cafe.  Please join her at the artist reception and show your support for Quilcene art!

Jefferson County Parks and Recreation District No.2 Public Meeting
Wednesday, February 11th, 2015, 6:30PM
The next Brinnon Parks and Recreation District Meeting will be held at the Brinnon Community Center (306144 Highway 101). Everyone is encouraged to attend!  This month’s Brinnon Park and Rec meeting will be held in the small conference room at the South end of the Brinnon Community Center because of the Valentine Dinner going on in the North End.

Wine and Chocolate Tasting 
Thursday, February 12th, 2015, 6PM-7PM
The Quilcene Village Store is having a wine and chocolate tasting just in time for Valentine’s Day!  David from Wind Rose Cellars of Sequim will be pouring some of his great wine!  There will also be some delicous chocolate samples for tasting!  The tasting cost is only $5, which will be deducted from your purchase if you purchase at least $20 of wine and chocolate.  Come check out the store’s new arrangement while you explore some fine wine and chocolate!

Climate Change Lecture: Climate Systems of the Sunny South 
Thursday, February 12th, 2015, 6:30PM
The Jefferson County Library will provide individuals an opportunity to become more informed about the topic of climate change in this four part series of lectures, Climate Change: What are Earth’s Climate Systems and Can They Be Engineered?, presented by Paul Loubere at the library (620 Cedar Ave. in Port Hadlock).  This week’s title is: Gathering Heat: Climate Systems of the Sunny South.  This series is co-sponsored by the Quimper Unitarian Universalist Fellowship.

Quilcene Lions Valentines Day Pancake Breakfast
Saturday, February 14th, 2015, 8AM-11:30AM
Stop by the Masonic Hall, 171 Herbert Street, in Quilcene for a delicious Pancake Breakfast!  This Event is co- Sponsored by the Quilcene School District.  Family Tickets $20, Adults $7, Children 12 and under $4.  Proceeds to benefit the Ruby Jean Murray Memorial Scholarship Fundraiser.

Red Wine and Chocolate: Olympic Peninsula Winery Tour
Saturday, Sunday & Monday, February 14th, 15th & 16th, 2015, 11AM-5PM
Travel from winery to winery to enjoy classic pairings of handcrafted wines with locally-made chocolate delights!  A ticket and glass package includes a commemorative wine glass, complimentary wine tasting and chocolate samples at all eight OPW Wineries.  Tickets are available online for $25 plus service fees (until 2/13/15 at noon).  Any remaining tickets will be sold for $30 at participating wineries during the tour.  Tickets are not required to attend this event.  A $5 fee will be charged at each winery for non-ticketed visitors.  You must be 21 or over to purchase tickets and/or participate.  Visit www.olympicpeninsulawineries.org for more information.

2015 Inquiring Mind Lecture Series: Adventures in Entomophagy 
Wednesday, February 18th, 2015, 6:30PM
The Jefferson County Library, (620 Cedar Ave. in Port Hadlock), presents “Adventures in Entomophagy – Waiter, There’s NO Fly in My Soup!”  Join David Gordon, the author of The Eat-a-Bug Cookbook, for an adventure in entomophagy [eating bugs], and prepare yourself for the next big revolution in food production – using crickets, mealworms, and other eco-friendly alternatives to meat. Gordon, sometimes referred to as the ‘Godfather of Insect Cuisine’ is a recognized national entomophagy expert with 17 years experience as The Bug Chef.

Climate Change Lecture: Climate Systems of the Deep Polar Freeze 
Thursday, February 19th, 2015, 6:30PM
The Jefferson County Library will provide individuals an opportunity to become more informed about the topic of climate change in this four part series of lectures, Climate Change: What are Earth’s Climate Systems and Can They Be Engineered?, presented by Paul Loubere at the library (620 Cedar Ave. in Port Hadlock).  This week’s title is: Yin and Yang: Systems of the Deep Polar Freeze.  This series is co-sponsored by the Quimper Unitarian Universalist Fellowship.

Olympic Peninsula Salmon Derby
Friday, Saturday & Sunday, February 20th, 21st, & 22nd, 2015
Take part in the annual Olympic Peninsula Salmon Derby!  This fishing derby is run each February by the Gardiner Salmon Derby Association.  The event spans a wide geographic area, from west of Port Angeles to Whidbey island, and is centered on Gardiner Washington in beautiful Discovery Bay.  The nonprofit salmon derby generates funds to support emergency and other services that benefit the community.  Over 500 square miles of fishing area, lots of great prizes and beautiful scenery!

Concerts in the Woods-“Carrie Clark
Sunday, February 22nd, 2015, 3PM
Carrie Clark immersed herself in music at an early age, teaching herself to play piano and guitar, and writing her own songs. Her diverse musical palette is unsurprising given her wide-ranging performance background: since moving to Seattle, her ventures have included an indie pop ensemble, a folk duo, and a jazz big band.  Join her at the Laurel B. Johnson Community Center, in Coyle at: 923 Hazel Point Road.

Climate Change Lecture: Can You Engineer Climate? 
Thursday, February 26th, 2015, 6:30PM
The Jefferson County Library will provide individuals an opportunity to become more informed about the topic of climate change in this four part series of lectures, Climate Change: What are Earth’s Climate Systems and Can They Be Engineered?, presented by Paul Loubere at the library (620 Cedar Ave. in Port Hadlock).  This week’s title is: Managing Climate Change: Can You Engineer Climate?.  This series is co-sponsored by the Quimper Unitarian Universalist Fellowship.

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