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January 2017

Spiritual Read with the Interfaith Amigos
Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017, 6:30PM
Jefferson County Library, 620 Cedar Ave, Port Hadlock
Tuesdays from January 3 -February 28, join Rabbi Ted Falcon (Jewish), Pastor Don MacKenzie (Christian) and Imam Jamal Rahman (Islamic), known as the Interfaith Amigos, as they read from their book Finding Peace through Spiritual Practice. Reflect and discuss with this facilitator led group, as they look at the specific issues we face in a pluralistic society and the spiritual practices that can help us transcend those roadblocks to effective collaboration on the critical issues of our time.

Concerts in the Woods – “Ranger & the ‘Re-Arrangers’
Sunday, January 8th 2017, 3:00PM 
Laurel B. Johnson Community Center,  923 Hazel Point Road, in Coyle
Seattle Gypsy jazz band Ranger and the “Re-Arrangers” evoke the spirit of a Paris cafe and the raucous energy of a Gypsy campsite with their unique twist on Gypsy jazz.  The band’s repertoire includes swing standards, traditional Gypsy melodies, the music of Django Reinhardt, and Ranger’s unique originals.

Tech Tuesday: How to Download Library eBooks
Tuesday, January 10th, 2017, 2:30PM-4:30PM
Quilcene Community Center294952 Highway 101.
Join Jefferson County Library staff on the 2nd Tuesday of each month for a free technology class from 2:30PM-3:30PM, followed by open tech assistance from 3:30PM-4:30PM.  This month, discover various titles of eBooks and eAudio books available through the library, then learn how to download them to your computer or device.

Spiritual Read with the Interfaith Amigos
Tuesday, January 10th, 2017, 6:30PM
Jefferson County Library, 620 Cedar Ave, Port Hadlock
Join Rabbi Ted Falcon (Jewish), Pastor Don MacKenzie (Christian) and Imam Jamal Rahman (Islamic), known as the Interfaith Amigos, as they read from their book Finding Peace through Spiritual Practice. Reflect and discuss with this facilitator led group, as they look at the specific issues we face in a pluralistic society and the spiritual practices that can help us transcend those roadblocks to effective collaboration on the critical issues of our time.

Mountain Lions in our Backyard
Friday, January 13th, 2017, 5:00PM-6:00PM
Old Nordland Church Community Hall, 7120 Flagler Road, Norland
Come join Jefferson Land Trust and CedarRoot School as they host a public presentation by mountain lion expert Mark Elbroch, who will speak about about the social lives of large cats and answer questions from the audience. Entry is free; donations to offset costs are greatly appreciated. Space is limited to 45 people; please RSVP by emailing info@cedarrootschool.org with the subject line “Cougars”.

Spiritual Read with the Interfaith Amigos
Tuesday, January 17th, 2017, 6:30PM
Jefferson County Library, 620 Cedar Ave, Port Hadlock
Join Rabbi Ted Falcon (Jewish), Pastor Don MacKenzie (Christian) and Imam Jamal Rahman (Islamic), known as the Interfaith Amigos, as they read from their book Finding Peace through Spiritual Practice. Reflect and discuss with this facilitator led group, as they look at the specific issues we face in a pluralistic society and the spiritual practices that can help us transcend those roadblocks to effective collaboration on the critical issues of our time.

Meet Author and Equestrian Kim McCarrel
Wednesday, January 18th, 2017, 6:30PM
Jefferson County Library, 620 Cedar Ave, Port Hadlock
Join author and avid trail rider Kim McCarrel as she shares her latest book, Riding Southwest Washington Horse Trails, which focuses on the wonderful trails between the Coast and the crest of the Cascades, and from Olympia and the Oregon border.

Geology Group Talk: The Untold Story of Mt. Saint Helens
Saturday, January 21st, 2017, 4:00PM-5:00PM
Quimper Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 2333 San Juan Avenue, Port Townsend
Mt. St Helens’ eruption transformed volcanic science, the study of environmental resilience, our perceptions of what it will take to survive on an increasingly dangerous planet, and revealed how the past is constantly present in our lives.  Powerful economic and historical forces influenced the fates of those affected that day, including the construction of the nation’s railroads, harvest of our vast forests, and protection of America’s public lands.  Shedding new light on the cataclysm, author Steve Olson interweaves the history and science behind the eruption with riveting stories of life and death.

Concerts in the Woods – “The Debutones
Sunday, January 22nd 2017, 3:00PM 
Laurel B. Johnson Community Center,  923 Hazel Point Road, in Coyle
The Debutones excel at bringing to light hidden gems of acoustic roots-based songs with compelling stories and beautiful melodies––some country, some folk, and some bluegrass. The ‘Tones’ love and command of the music they play come through in every song, delivered with their signature vocal harmonies and stellar instrumentals.

Spiritual Read with the Interfaith Amigos
Tuesday, January 24th, 2017, 6:30PM
Jefferson County Library, 620 Cedar Ave, Port Hadlock
Join Rabbi Ted Falcon (Jewish), Pastor Don MacKenzie (Christian) and Imam Jamal Rahman (Islamic), known as the Interfaith Amigos, as they read from their book Finding Peace through Spiritual Practice. Reflect and discuss with this facilitator led group, as they look at the specific issues we face in a pluralistic society and the spiritual practices that can help us transcend those roadblocks to effective collaboration on the critical issues of our time.

Where Words and Music Meet
Wednesday, January 25th, 2017, 6:30PM
Jefferson County Library, 620 Cedar Ave, Port Hadlock
Join PoetryMusic members Chris Lee and Colleen O’Brien for a delightful meeting of music and poetry ranging from Shakespeare to Robert Frost and Maya Angelou. In the tradition of the classical art song, where composers wrote music for the poetry to be sung, this chamber jazz duo combines poetry, exquisite music and visual images for a truly unique multi-media experience.

Spiritual Read with the Interfaith Amigos
Tuesday, January 31st, 2017, 6:30PM
Jefferson County Library, 620 Cedar Ave, Port Hadlock
Join Rabbi Ted Falcon (Jewish), Pastor Don MacKenzie (Christian) and Imam Jamal Rahman (Islamic), known as the Interfaith Amigos, as they read from their book Finding Peace through Spiritual Practice. Reflect and discuss with this facilitator led group, as they look at the specific issues we face in a pluralistic society and the spiritual practices that can help us transcend those roadblocks to effective collaboration on the critical issues of our time.

February 2017

Plant and Maintain Your Own Healthy Fruit Trees
Wednesday, February 1st, 2017, 6:30PM
Jefferson County Library, 620 Cedar Ave, Port Hadlock
Master Gardener Judi Stewart will share her vast knowledge of growing healthy fruit trees. She will explain the benefits of growing your own fruit trees and offer advice on how to maintain them.  Co-sponsored by the Jefferson County Master Gardener Foundation.

Concerts in the Woods – Squirrel Butter
Saturday, February 4th 2017, 7:30PM 
Laurel B. Johnson Community Center,  923 Hazel Point Road, in Coyle
Squirrel Butter performs traditional and original music influenced by Appalachian, early country, jugband, and blues artists from the late 1800’s through 1950’s.

Seattle Opera Preview: Katya Kabanova
Wednesday, February 8th, 2017, 6:30PM
Jefferson County Library, 620 Cedar Ave, Port Hadlock
This fresh style of opera preview offers more than just a lecture – it provides an experience featuring professional singers and an accompanist in an hour-long presentation that takes the audience on a journey through the story and music of the upcoming main stage opera. In this romantic tragedy overflowing with immediately accessible, powerfully original music inspired by Slavic folk songs, the celebrated Czech composer weaves a dreamlike, visceral story of isolation and provincial oppression.

Weekend Winter Sterwardship
Saturday, February 11th 2017, 10:00AM-1:00PM 
Port Townsend Gateway Preserve
Led by YES! (Youth Environmental Stewards) program students, help pull blackberries and plant evergreen trees to diversify the forest, make it better for wildlife, and enhance the views.  Port Townsend Gateway Preserve protects a scenic greenbelt leading into Port Townsend.  Bike or walk if you can, as parking is limited.  If you do drive, park at the Larry Scott Trail/Cape George Road trail head then bike or walk 1.5 miles north.

Lions Club Valentine’s Breakfast
Sunday, February 12th, 2017, 8:00AM-11:30AM
Quilcene Masonic Hall, 170 Herbert Street
Enjoy a delicious pancake breakfast and support the Quilcene High School Girls Sports Program!  Prices are: $6 for adults, $4 for children ages 6-12, and $20 for a family.

Concerts in the Woods – A Special Valentine’s Matinée with Scott Cossu
Sunday, February 12th 2017, 3:00PM 
Laurel B. Johnson Community Center,  923 Hazel Point Road, in Coyle
Scott Cossu is an internationally known composer, pianist and recording artist. Scott’s most recent album “Safe In Your Arms” (2015) is nominated for the 2016 Zone Music Award for Best Piano Album – with Instrumentation.

Tech Tuesday: Learning Express
Tuesday, February 14th, 2017, 2:30PM-4:30PM
Quilcene Community Center294952 Highway 101.
Join Jefferson County Library staff on the 2nd Tuesday of each month for a free technology class from 2:30PM-3:30PM, followed by open tech assistance from 3:30PM-4:30PM.  This month, learn the ins and outs of Express, a popular skill-building database — available for free with a library card.

Spiritual Read with the Interfaith Amigos
Tuesday, February 14th, 2017, 6:30PM
Jefferson County Library, 620 Cedar Ave, Port Hadlock
Join Rabbi Ted Falcon (Jewish), Pastor Don MacKenzie (Christian) and Imam Jamal Rahman (Islamic), known as the Interfaith Amigos, as they read from their book Finding Peace through Spiritual Practice. Reflect and discuss with this facilitator led group, as they look at the specific issues we face in a pluralistic society and the spiritual practices that can help us transcend those roadblocks to effective collaboration on the critical issues of our time.

Concerts in the Woods – “Lake Toba
Sunday, February 19th 2017, 3:00PM 
Laurel B. Johnson Community Center,  923 Hazel Point Road, in Coyle
Lake Toba is an old timey duo with rich harmonies over beautiful instrumentation on guitar, banjo and mandolin (no, not all three at the same time), and haunting original songwriting by Kyle McGonegle and Liat Tova.

Spiritual Read with the Interfaith Amigos
Tuesday, February 21st, 2017, 6:30PM
Jefferson County Library, 620 Cedar Ave, Port Hadlock
Join Rabbi Ted Falcon (Jewish), Pastor Don MacKenzie (Christian) and Imam Jamal Rahman (Islamic), known as the Interfaith Amigos, as they read from their book Finding Peace through Spiritual Practice. Reflect and discuss with this facilitator led group, as they look at the specific issues we face in a pluralistic society and the spiritual practices that can help us transcend those roadblocks to effective collaboration on the critical issues of our time.

Inquiring Mind Lecture Series: White Privilege: The Other Side of Racial Inequality
Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017, 6:30PM
Jefferson County Library, 620 Cedar Ave, Port Hadlock
Sociology professor Teresa Ciabattari leads an interactive conversation that explores what white privilege is, discusses a variety of examples of privilege for individuals and institutions, and provides tools for learning how to address it. Participants will gain knowledge and resources to foster inclusion and racial justice in their own communities. Co-sponsored by Humanities Washington and the Friends of the Jefferson County Library.

Jefferson Land Trust Conservation Breakfast
Thursday, February 23rd, 8:00AM-9:30AM
Northwest Maritime Center, 431 Water Street, Port Townsend
Join Jefferson Land Trust for an inspiring morning with coffee, breakfast and community.  The Land Trust is a grass-roots organization that relies on community support to save the local farms, forests, and wild spaces that are integral to the landscape and way of life in Jefferson County. This event is a chance to share a good meal and hear about the Land Trust’s conservation successes and upcoming opportunities. There is no cost to attend, but you might be inspired to join the Land Trust’s community of supporters and help save local places that matter.  RSVP to Caitlin at info@saveland.org or 360-379-9501.

Spiritual Read with the Interfaith Amigos
Tuesday, February 28th, 2017, 6:30PM
Jefferson County Library, 620 Cedar Ave, Port Hadlock
Join Rabbi Ted Falcon (Jewish), Pastor Don MacKenzie (Christian) and Imam Jamal Rahman (Islamic), known as the Interfaith Amigos, as they read from their book Finding Peace through Spiritual Practice. Reflect and discuss with this facilitator led group, as they look at the specific issues we face in a pluralistic society and the spiritual practices that can help us transcend those roadblocks to effective collaboration on the critical issues of our time.

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