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January 2020

Live Music at the Old Alcohol Plant: Tess Teel Duo
Friday, January 3rd, 2020, 5:30PM-7:30PM
Old Alcohol Plant, 310 Hadlock Bay Road, Port Hadlock.
Head to the Old Alcohol Plan for some live music with the Tess Teel Duo, plus rotating food and drink specials! Tess sings in a wide range of styles and languages, encompassing smooth jazz interpretations of the Great American Song Book, enduring Bossa Nova and Jazz Standards, and Contemporary Soft Pop/Rock hits.

2020 Hama Hama Polar Plunge
Saturday, January 4th, 2020, 10:30AM-3:00PM
Hama Hama Oysters, 35846 N US Highway 101, Lilliwaup
Join the Hama Hama Oyster Co. at their oyster farm Saturday January 4th for a breathtaking time. Once again we’re plunging into the icy waters of Hood Canal to raise money for our friend Dylan and his battle with ALS. We’ll have bonfires, beer, bivalves, live music from The Junebugs, and soul-warming soup from our friends at Yodelin Broth Co. & Beer Garden. More details to come, and no purchase necessary to attend, but you can donate $20 to a good cause by buying a door prize ticket via the link below. https://hamahamaoysters.com/products/polar-plunge-party

Live Music at the Old Alcohol Plant: Sing Sing Swing
Saturday, January 4th, 2020, 5:30PM-7:30PM
Old Alcohol Plant, 310 Hadlock Bay Road, Port Hadlock.
Head to the Old Alcohol Plan for some live music with the Sing Sing Swing, plus rotating food and drink specials! An evening of tunes from the Great American Song Book. Plus a bit of blues, bebop and traditional jazz with Scott Sizer on Trumpet, vocals & harmonica. Assembly assisted by pianist Al Harris and Bassist Elaine Gardner-Morales

Divisive Issues of Our Time: America’s Cold War
Wednesday, January 8th, 2020, 6:00PM-7:30PM
Jefferson County Library, 620 Cedar Ave, Port Hadlock
As the presidential campaign heats up, and the culture wars of the past several decades have intensified, the country now finds itself deeply divided. Can these differences be resolved? Joyce Francis, Ph.D., will share an overview of recent data and research into our country’s deep political divide, and help try to make sense of some of the issues being debated.

Live Music at the Old Alcohol Plant: Badd Dog Blues
Friday, January 11th, 2020, 5:30PM-7:30PM
Old Alcohol Plant, 310 Hadlock Bay Road, Port Hadlock.
Head to the Old Alcohol Plant for some live music plus rotating food and drink specials!  Newly-revived Port Townsend band rocks the tiny house with renditions of classic rock anthems and several of their original pieces. They don’t hold back. Get here and rock out.

Live Music at the Old Alcohol Plant: Spin Glos
Saturday, January 11th, 2020, 5:30PM-7:30PM
Old Alcohol Plant, 310 Hadlock Bay Road, Port Hadlock.
Head to the Old Alcohol Plant for some live music plus rotating food and drink specials!  Andy Koch and Jon Parry take the stage as Badd Dog Blues in Spirits Bar & Grill at the Old Alcohol Plant.

North Olympic Farming Film Festival: After Winter, Spring
Monday, January 13th, 2020, 6:00PM-8:00PM
Jefferson County Library, 620 Cedar Ave, Port Hadlock
The 3rd Annual North Olympic Peninsula Farming Film Festival introduces you to farmers in India, France, California, Southeastern states, and Maine. Don’t miss this inspiring six-week film series featuring the various faces of regenerative farming in the world of today. After Winter, Spring is an intimate study of French farmers as they grapple with a profound question: will this be the last generation of family farmers in a region continuously cultivated for over five thousand years? Local efforts will be highlighted in a discussion after each film. Co-sponsored by Friends of the Trees Society, Global Earth Repair Foundation, and Port Townsend Library.

Live Music at the Old Alcohol Plant: Bread & Gravy Duo
Wednesday, January 15th, 2020, 5:30PM-7:30PM
Old Alcohol Plant, 310 Hadlock Bay Road, Port Hadlock.
Head to the Old Alcohol Plant for some live music, plus rotating food and drink specials! Port Angeles duo becomes more than a duo and welcomes new songs and sounds. Comfort music that alternates among lounge-style ballads, uptempo dance music, Americana rock with a splattering of jazz and soul, emotional melodies, and riveting spoken word.

Divisive Issues of Our Time: Roe v. Wade
Wednesday, January 15th, 2020, 6:00PM-7:30PM
Jefferson County Library, 620 Cedar Ave, Port Hadlock
Since Roe v. Wade granted American women the legal right to abortion in 1973, much of the United States has been divided into pro-life and pro-choice camps. Join Pete Gartlan, J.D., for a discussion surrounding the history and possible future of abortion rights under the federal constitution.

Live Music at the Old Alcohol Plant: Lost in the Shuffle
Friday, January 17th, 2020, 5:30PM-7:30PM
Old Alcohol Plant, 310 Hadlock Bay Road, Port Hadlock.
Lost in the Shuffle perform in Spirits Bar & Grill at the Old Alcohol Plant on Monday, November 25 from 6:30 pm. Happy Hour Specials all night! Lost in the Shuffle play the Blues, guitar, harmonica, vocals & bass to make up this fantastic trio. Make your reservations today by calling 360-390-4017.

Workshop at Fiber and Clay: Hoodie Sweater / Pancho
Saturday, January 18th, 2019, 10:00AM-12:00PM
Fiber and Clay, 294963 Highway 101, Quilcene
Head to Fiber and Clay and learn to knit something new in a cozy setting! You will be fine if you cannot make one or two of the classes! $30 Plus Yarn ($60-$75) Please sign up in advance as we have limited space.

Live Music at the Old Alcohol Plant: Mike Klinger Jazz Trio
Saturday, January 18th, 2020, 5:30PM-7:30PM
Old Alcohol Plant, 310 Hadlock Bay Road, Port Hadlock.
Head to the Old Alcohol Plant for some live music, plus rotating food and drink specials! The Mike Klinger Jazz Trio is made up of the very best jazz musicians on the entire peninsula. Together this powerhouse performs some usual and unusual jazz standards as well as some of Mike’s original compositions. A perfect accommodation for your dining and listening pleasure.

Karaoke at Loggers Landing
Saturday, January 18th, 2020, 8:00PM-12:00AM
Loggers Landing Restaurant, 295023 Highway 101, Quilcene
Head to Loggers Landing for Karaoke.

Live Music at the Old Alcohol Plant: Sunday Jazz with Tess Teel
Sunday, January 19th, 2020, 11:00AM-2:00PM
Old Alcohol Plant, 310 Hadlock Bay Road, Port Hadlock.
Head to the Old Alcohol Plan for some live music with the Tess Teel. Tess sings in a wide range of styles and languages, encompassing smooth jazz interpretations of the Great American Song Book, enduring Bossa Nova and Jazz Standards, and Contemporary Soft Pop/Rock hits.

Third Tuesday Trivia
Tuesday, January 21st, 2020, 7:00PM
The Keg & I, 1291 Chimacum Road, Chimacum
A night of friendly competition hosted by Jefferson County Library. Trivia questions will feature science, local history, pop culture, geography, and other various topics! Bring your team or come solo, test your knowledge, and win! An extra point will be awarded to teams who present their library cards!  Must be 21 or over to attend.

Live Music at the Old Alcohol Plant: The Tony Flaggs Band
Wednesday, January 22nd, 2020, 5:30PM-7:30PM
Old Alcohol Plant, 310 Hadlock Bay Road, Port Hadlock.
Head to the Old Alcohol Plant for some live music, plus rotating food and drink specials! Tony Flaggs Band takes the stage in Spirits Bar & Grill. Delicious dinner specials available.

Divisive Issues of Our Time: Do Social Democracies Work?
Wednesday, January 22nd, 2020, 6:00PM-7:30PM
Jefferson County Library, 620 Cedar Ave, Port Hadlock
How do social democratic ideas work in other countries? Presenter Ken Ing will explore whether social spending policies in Europe have been successful and efficient, and what lessons can be learned for the United States.

Live Music at the Old Alcohol Plant: Tess Teel Duo
Friday, January 24th, 2020, 5:30PM-7:30PM
Old Alcohol Plant, 310 Hadlock Bay Road, Port Hadlock.
Head to the Old Alcohol Plan for some live music with the Tess Teel Duo, plus rotating food and drink specials! Tess sings in a wide range of styles and languages, encompassing smooth jazz interpretations of the Great American Song Book, enduring Bossa Nova and Jazz Standards, and Contemporary Soft Pop/Rock hits.

Workshop at Fiber and Clay: Hoodie Sweater / Pancho
Saturday, January 25th, 2020, 10:00AM-12:00PM
Fiber and Clay, 294963 Highway 101, Quilcene
Head to Fiber and Clay and learn to knit something new in a cozy setting! You will be fine if you cannot make one or two of the classes! $30 Plus Yarn ($60-$75) Please sign up in advance as space is limited.

Valentine’s Day Make & Take Class
Saturday, January 25th, 2020, 10:30AM & 1:00PM
The Picket Fence, 22 Washington Street, Quilcene
Come the Picket Fence on Saturday, January 25th for an easy DIY project. No painting or crafting skills required! We will show you how to create your very own heart sign tailored to your decor. The first 8 customers to sign up will receive an extra gift from us! Two classes offered: 10:30 am and 1:00 pm. Pre-registration is required: http://bit.ly/2TjCfq2

Live Music at the Old Alcohol Plant: Joel Gibson, Jr.
Saturday, January 25th, 2020, 5:30PM-7:30PM
Old Alcohol Plant, 310 Hadlock Bay Road, Port Hadlock.
Head to the Old Alcohol Plan for some live music with the Joel Gibson, Jr., plus rotating food and drink specials!

Live Music at Loggers Landing
Saturday, January 25th, 2020, 8:00PM-11:00PM
Loggers Landing Restaurant, 295023 Highway 101, Quilcene
Head to Loggers Landing this Saturday for The Shivering Denizens.

North Olympic Farming Film Festival: Grow Food
Monday, January 27th, 2020, 6:00PM-8:00PM
Jefferson County Library, 620 Cedar Ave, Port Hadlock
The 3rd Annual North Olympic Peninsula Farming Film Festival introduces you to farmers in India, France, California, Southeastern states, and Maine. Don’t miss this inspiring six-week film series featuring the various faces of regenerative farming in the world of today. Grow Food follows a new farmer who knows nothing about growing food, but decides to leave his “safe” career in pool maintenance and begin to farm. There’s just one problem: he doesn’t have any land. Local efforts will be highlighted in a discussion after each film. Local efforts will be highlighted in a discussion after each film. Co-sponsored by Friends of the Trees Society, Global Earth Repair Foundation, and Port Townsend Library.

Live Music at the Old Alcohol Plant: The Retrofiers
Wednesday, January 29th, 2020, 5:30PM-7:30PM
Old Alcohol Plant, 310 Hadlock Bay Road, Port Hadlock.
Head to the Old Alcohol Plant for some live music, plus rotating food and drink specials!  Cover tunes and originals by George and Debra. Come and join us for a wide variety of 1960’s/70’s Classic Pop/Rock and more.

Divisive Issues of Our Time: Clearcutting Bretton Woods
Wednesday, January 29th, 2020, 6:00PM-7:30PM
Jefferson County Library, 620 Cedar Ave, Port Hadlock
Seventy-five years after the Bretton Woods conference laid the foundations for much of today’s global economic order, uncertainty and social tensions continue to intensify. Join Joyce Francis, Ph.D. to discuss the dismantling of the liberal international order and its implications for global security.

Live Music at the Old Alcohol Plant: Kristin Myers
Friday, January 31st, 2020, 5:30PM-7:30PM
Old Alcohol Plant, 310 Hadlock Bay Road, Port Hadlock.
Head to the Old Alcohol Plan for some live music with the Kristin Myers, plus rotating food and drink specials!

February 2020

Workshop at Fiber and Clay: Hoodie Sweater / Pancho
Saturday, February 1st, 2020, 10:00AM-12:00PM
Fiber and Clay, 294963 Highway 101, Quilcene
Head to Fiber and Clay and learn to knit something new in a cozy setting! You will be fine if you cannot make one or two of the classes! $30 Plus Yarn ($60-$75) Please sign up in advance as space is limited.

Quilcene Community Knitting Circle
Sunday, February 2nd, 1:00PM-3:00PM
Two Rivers Movement in the Johnston Realty Building, 294773 US Highway 101, Quilcene
They supply Yarn, Knitting Needles and Crochet Hooks for all who want to learn to knit or crochet!  Enjoy our Community, share laughter and joy with fellow Knitters, Crocheters, Sewers, Stitchers, Weavers, Spinners……and more. This year, they will be knitting and crocheting Octopus dolls for preemies on the second Sunday of each month!

Old Alcohol Plant Presents “The Icomic”
Sunday, February 2nd, 2020, 4:00PM – 6:00PM
Old Alcohol Plant, 310 Hadlock Bay Road, Port Hadlock.
‘The Iconic’, a solo exhibition of Art Wright’s black and white photography showcased at the Old Alcohol Plant Gallery.

2020 North Olympic Farming Film Festival: “The Permaculture Orchard: Beyond Organic”
Monday, February 3rd, 2020, 6:00PM-8:00PM
Jefferson County Library, 620 Cedar Ave, Port Hadlock
The 3rd Annual North Olympic Peninsula Farming Film Festival introduces you to farmers in India, France, California, Southeastern states, and Maine. Don’t miss this inspiring six-week film series featuring the various faces of regenerative farming in the world of today. The Permaculture Orchard: Beyond Organic, biologist and educator Stefan Sobkowiak shares his experience transforming a conventional apple orchard into an abundance of biodiversity that virtually takes care of itself. Local efforts will be highlighted in a discussion after each film.

Valentine Card Making for Adults
Wednesday, February 5th, 2020, 6:00PM-7:30PM
Jefferson County Library, 620 Cedar Ave, Port Hadlock
Share your love and creativity with your own handcrafted Valentine Cards. Adults age 18 and up are invited for a fun evening of card making complete with doilies, red paper, hearts, and more. All materials will be provided. Drop in any time during the program.

Thinking Through the Land Rural Community Conversation: Johnny Horton
Wednesday, February 5th, 2020, 6:30PM
Finnriver Cider Garden, 124 Center Road, Chimacum
Join Jefferson Land Trust for Thinking Through the Land, an informal series of engaging community conversations to explore how the arts and humanities reflect upon and inspire our sense of place, and how they can help us build stronger communities. The dialogue series is free and open to the public. Food and drinks are available for purchase on site. This month’s conversation features Johnny Horton‘s Salvation in Surrender: Literary & Historical Definitions of the Currency We Trade for Land.

First Fridays Virtual Reality
Friday, February 7th, 2020, 2:30PM-4:30PM
Jefferson County Library, 620 Cedar Ave, Port Hadlock
Experience the wonders of Virtual Reality. Explore a variety of experiences and activities with the support of trained staff. Virtual Reality (VR) uses a computer, headset, and sensors to immerse you directly into a three-dimensional, computer-generated world. Your head, hands, and body movements are tracked to let you interact with what you see via the headset. Swim in the deep sea, play games, make friends with a robot, or relax with a short virtual movie that happens around you. Each month the library VR app. Visit jclibrary.librarymarket.com/events/ for details about each session.

Traveling Trivia on Tap
Friday, February 7th, 2020, 6:30PM-8:00PM
101 Brewery at Twana Roadhouse, 294793 US Highway 101, Quilcene
Flaunt your knowledge of books, movies, pop culture, and current events at Traveling Trivia on Tap! Bring a team of friends, or come solo and join a team. New book and movie titles will be featured each month.

Live Music at the Old Alcohol Plant: Tess Teel Duo
Friday, February 7th, 2020, 5:30PM
Old Alcohol Plant, 310 Hadlock Bay Road, Port Hadlock.
Head to the Old Alcohol Plan for some live music with the Tess Teel Duo, plus rotating food and drink specials! Tess sings in a wide range of styles and languages, encompassing smooth jazz interpretations of the Great American Song Book, enduring Bossa Nova and Jazz Standards, and Contemporary Soft Pop/Rock hits.

Workshop at Fiber and Clay: Hoodie Sweater / Pancho
Saturday, February 8th, 2020, 10:00AM-12:00PM
Fiber and Clay, 294963 Highway 101, Quilcene
Head to Fiber and Clay and learn to knit something new in a cozy setting! You will be fine if you cannot make one or two of the classes! $30 Plus Yarn ($60-$75) Please sign up in advance as space is limited.

Brinnon Community Knitting Circle
Sunday, February 9th, 2020, 1:00PM-3:00PM
Brinnon Community Center, 306144 Highway 101
They supply Yarn, Knitting Needles and Crochet Hooks for all who want to learn to knit or crochet!  Enjoy our Community, share laughter and joy with fellow Knitters, Crocheters, Sewers, Stitchers, Weavers, Spinners……and more. This year, they will be knitting and crocheting Octopus dolls for preemies on the second Sunday of each month!

Duckabush Oxbow Preserve Stewardship Work Party
Tuesday, February 11th, 2020, 10:00AM-1:00PM
Duckabush Oxbow Preserve on Duckabush River Road, Brinnon
Help Jefferson Land Trust by creating water bars, moving gravel, and planting shrubs to help slow water runoff from nearby forest roads.. For questions or more information, e-mail Carrie at cclendaniel@saveland.org or call 306.379.9501.

Live Music at the Old Alcohol Plant: John “Greyhound” Maxwell & Jon Parry
Wednesday, February 12th, 2020, 5:30PM
Old Alcohol Plant, 310 Hadlock Bay Road, Port Hadlock.
Head to the Old Alcohol Plan for some live music with John “Greyhound” Maxwell& Jon Parry. John is a master of acoustic fingerstyle, bottleneck slide guitar and a singer too. Enjoy rotating food and drink specials!

Writing Your Memoir
Thursday, February 13th, 2020, 10:00AM-12:00PM
Jefferson County Library, 620 Cedar Ave, Port Hadlock
Join Savitri Bess for a three-week workshop designed to start you down the path of writing your own memoir. Learn to develop your memoir through colorful details and descriptions, and discover the tools and skills to bring your story to life. No previous writing experience is necessary.

Washington State Treasurer Duane Davidson at the Old Alcohol Plant
Thursday, February 13th, 2020, 12:00PM-1:00PM
Old Alcohol Plant, 310 Hadlock Bay Road, Port Hadlock.
The mission of the Washington State Treasurer is to effectively and efficiently manage investments, debt, and cash to protect and enhance Washington State’s strong financial standing, build economic vitality, and ensure the highest possible value for every tax dollar in a rapidly changing financial and regulatory environment.

Live Music at the Old Alcohol Plant: Badd Dog Blues Valentine’s Dance Party
Friday, February 14th, 2020, 6:30PM
Old Alcohol Plant, 310 Hadlock Bay Road, Port Hadlock.
Head to the Old Alcohol Plant for some live music, plus rotating food and drink specials!  Andy Koch and Jon Parry take the stage as Badd Dog Blues in Spirits Bar & Grill at the Old Alcohol Plant.

Live Brunch Music at the Old Alcohol Plant: Bossa Nova with Tess Teel
Sunday, February 16th, 2020, 11:00AM
Old Alcohol Plant, 310 Hadlock Bay Road, Port Hadlock.
Head to the Old Alcohol Plan for some live music with the Tess Teel Duo, plus rotating food and drink specials! Tess sings in a wide range of styles and languages, encompassing smooth jazz interpretations of the Great American Song Book, enduring Bossa Nova and Jazz Standards, and Contemporary Soft Pop/Rock hits.

Third Tuesday Trivia
Tuesday, February 18th, 2020, 7:00PM-9:00PM
The Keg & I, 1291 Chimacum Road, Chimacum
A night of friendly competition hosted by Jefferson County Library. Trivia questions will feature science, local history, pop culture, geography, and other various topics. Bring your team or come solo, test your knowledge, and win. An extra point will be awarded to teams who present their library cards. Must be 21 or over to attend.

Writing Your Memoir
Thursday, February 20th, 2020, 10:00AM-12:00PM
Jefferson County Library, 620 Cedar Ave, Port Hadlock
Join Savitri Bess for a three-week workshop designed to start you down the path of writing your own memoir. Learn to develop your memoir through colorful details and descriptions, and discover the tools and skills to bring your story to life. No previous writing experience is necessary.

Conifer Tree Medicine Class at the Old Alcohol Plant
Saturday, February 22nd, 2020, 1:00PM
Old Alcohol Plant, 310 Hadlock Bay Road, Port Hadlock.
This class will introduce the common “pines”, learn how they enhance our health and create some tree tea blends to take home. $35.00 per person. RSVP to Montana Honeylion montanadreis@gmail.com.

WSU Seed Library Visits the Bookmobile
Monday, February 24th, 10:00AM – Thursday 27th, 2:30PM, 2020
Jefferson County Library, 620 Cedar Ave, Port Hadlock
The WSU Master Gardeners will visit the Bookmobile monthly through October with their Seed Library. Join the effort to build our community’s food resilience. 1) Borrow seeds from the Seed Library. 2) Grow beautiful, healthy plants and harvest healthy food for your family. 3) Return a portion of your saved seeds to the Seed Library for the next year’s borrowers. All stops except Paradise Bay. Seed library will be available for the first hour of each stop. See schedule of stops at https://jclibrary.info/use-the-library/location-hours/. For questions about the Seed Library at WSU contact seedlibrarywsu@gmail.com.

Live Music at the Old Alcohol Plant: The Retrofiers
Wednesday, February 26th, 2020, 5:30PM-7:30PM
Old Alcohol Plant, 310 Hadlock Bay Road, Port Hadlock.
Head to the Old Alcohol Plant for some live music, plus rotating food and drink specials!  Cover tunes and originals by George and Debra. Come and join us for a wide variety of 1960’s/70’s Classic Pop/Rock and more.

Writing Your Memoir
Thursday, February 27th, 2020, 10:00AM-12:00PM
Jefferson County Library, 620 Cedar Ave, Port Hadlock
Join Savitri Bess for a three-week workshop designed to start you down the path of writing your own memoir. Learn to develop your memoir through colorful details and descriptions, and discover the tools and skills to bring your story to life. No previous writing experience is necessary.

Fully-Funded Fellowship to Study Peace at the Old Alcohol Plant
Thursday, February 27th, 2020, 12:00PM-1:00PM
Old Alcohol Plant, 310 Hadlock Bay Road, Port Hadlock.
Pete Leenhouts, a member of the Rotary Club of East Jefferson County and the District 5020 Scholarship Committee, will highlight The Rotary Foundation Peace Fellowships program, and Rotary’s focus on peace more broadly.

Great Decisions 2020: Climate Change and Global Order
Thursday, February 27th, 2020, 6:00PM-7:30PM
Jefferson County Library, 620 Cedar Ave, Port Hadlock
Climate change has become one of the defining issues of our time. As much of the world bands together to come up with a plan, the U.S. remains the notable holdout. What is the rest of the world doing to combat climate change? What impact will the effects of climate change have on global geopolitics? Great Decisions, produced by the Foreign Policy Association (FPA), is America’s largest civic discussion program on world affairs. Each week they will cover a topic of great importance to Americans, a short video will be shown, and discussion of American policy will be facilitated. Attend the entire series of lectures or one lecture; no previous registration is required, and seating is available on a first-come, first-served basis. The program series is co-sponsored by Quimper Unitarian Universalist Fellowship’s Adult Learning Program.

Live Music at the Old Alcohol Plant: CD Woodbury
Friday, February 28th, 2020, 6:30PM-8:30PM
Old Alcohol Plant, 310 Hadlock Bay Road, Port Hadlock.
Head to Spirits Bar & Grill for CD Woodbury. Delicious dinner specials available. 360-390-4017 www.oldalcoholplant.com

Sock Workshop at Fiber and Clay
Saturday, February 29th, 2020, 10:00AM-12:00PM
Fiber and Clay, 294963 Highway 101, Quilcene
Learn to knit your own fun socks with the Toe-Up technique. Ankle, Calf or Knee Highs……your choice. One skein of yarn will get you a shorter pair, while two skeins will get you a pair of knee highs. Saturdays February 29th and March 7th, 10am-12pm. $20 plus Yarn $9 per skein.

Live Music at the Old Alcohol Plant: The Hounds of Townsend
Saturday, February 29th, 2020, 6:30PM-8:30PM
Old Alcohol Plant, 310 Hadlock Bay Road, Port Hadlock.
John “Greyhound” Maxwell and The Hounds of Townsend take the stage in Spirits Bar & Grill at the Old Alcohol Plant. Delicious dinner specials available. 360-390-4017 www.oldalcoholplant.com

Live Music at Loggers Landing: Kalan Wolfe & The Shift
Saturday, February 29th, 2020, 7:00PM-9:00PM
Loggers Landing Restaurant, 295023 Highway 101, Quilcene
Head to Loggers Landing for Live Music!  This Saturday featuring Kalan Wolfe & The Shift.

Poets in Conversation: Judith Adams and Holly Thomas
Wednesday, March 4th, 2020, 6:00PM-7:30PM
Jefferson County Library, 620 Cedar Ave, Port Hadlock
Join Whidbey Island poets Judith Adams and Holly Thomas for an evening of poetry and conversation. Judith Adams is an English-born poet who has published four books of poetry, recorded several CDs of her work and performances, and was selected for the Humanities Washington Speakers Bureau for 2017-18 and again for 2019-20. Holly L. Thomas is the author of Pluck Another Apple, Eve, And Finish It, her first book of poems. To keep her vision and “Vision” sharp, she also creates visual art in several media. Her long-term fascination with science, spirituality, and consciousness heavily influences her poems.

Thinking Through the Land Rural Community Conversation: Bill Porter
Wednesday, March 4th, 2020, 6:30PM
Finnriver Cider Garden, 124 Center Road, Chimacum
Join Jefferson Land Trust for Thinking Through the Land, an informal series of engaging community conversations to explore how the arts and humanities reflect upon and inspire our sense of place, and how they can help us build stronger communities. The dialogue series is free and open to the public. Food and drinks are available for purchase on site. This month’s conversation features Bill Porter: The Role of Landscape in Chinese Religion.

Art & Music Meditation for Adults
Thursday, March 5th, 2020, 10:00AM-11:00AM
Jefferson County Library, 620 Cedar Ave, Port Hadlock
Start your day in peace and contemplation as you let your thoughts and your paintbrush flow freely. Enjoy a short inspirational reading, and then create, mix colors, and let art take shape while listening to peaceful music. Art supplies will be provided, but space is limited. Please sign up at the library or call 385-6544 to register by February 6. Adults 18 and over.

Great Decisions Discussion – India and Pakistan
Thursday, March 5th, 2020, 6:00PM-7:30PM
Jefferson County Library, 620 Cedar Ave, Port Hadlock
Great Decisions, produced by the Foreign Policy Association (FPA), is America’s largest civic discussion program on world affairs; weekly discussions at the library are co-sponsored by Quimper Unitarian Universalist Fellowship’s Adult Learning Program. Each week they will cover a topic of great importance to Americans, a short video will be shown, and discussion of American policy will be facilitated. Attend the entire series of lectures or one lecture; no registration is required, and seating is available on a first-come, first-served basis. This week they will discuss how India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi rode a wave of Hindu nationalism to a historic reelection in 2019. His first order of business was to revoke the special status granted to the Kashmir region, inflaming the rivalry between India and Pakistan.

First Fridays Virtual Reality
Friday, March 6th, 2020, 2:30PM-4:30PM
Jefferson County Library, 620 Cedar Ave, Port Hadlock
Experience the wonders of Virtual Reality. Explore a variety of experiences and activities with the support of trained staff. Virtual Reality (VR) uses a computer, headset, and sensors to immerse you directly into a three-dimensional, computer-generated world. Your head, hands, and body movements are tracked to let you interact with what you see via the headset. Swim in the deep sea, play games, make friends with a robot, or relax with a short virtual movie that happens around you. Each month the library VR app. Visit jclibrary.librarymarket.com/events/ for details about each session.

Sock Workshop at Fiber and Clay
Saturday, March 7th, 2020, 10:00AM-12:00PM
Fiber and Clay, 294963 Highway 101, Quilcene
Learn to knit your own fun socks with the Toe-Up technique. Ankle, Calf or Knee Highs……your choice. One skein of yarn will get you a shorter pair, while two skeins will get you a pair of knee highs. 10am-12pm. $20 plus Yarn $9 per skein

Old Alcohol Plant Presents: Wine on the Water
Saturday, March 7th, 2020, 1:00PM-7:00PM
Old Alcohol Plant, 310 Hadlock Bay Road, Port Hadlock.
A wine tasting benefit for Bayside Housing & Services. Local wineries stationed around the hotel, a day to mingle, listen to live music, learn and enjoy. Tickets include 4 tasting tokens and some passed appetizers in the venue. Additional tickets will be available for $5.00 each.

Karaoke at Loggers Landing
Saturday, March 7th, 2020, 8:00PM-12:00AM
Loggers Landing Restaurant, 295023 Highway 101, Quilcene
Head to Loggers Landing for Karaoke.

Brinnon Community Knitting Circle
Sunday, March 8th, 2020, 1:00PM-3:00PM
Brinnon Community Center, 306144 Highway 101
They supply Yarn, Knitting Needles and Crochet Hooks for all who want to learn to knit or crochet!  Enjoy our Community, share laughter and joy with fellow Knitters, Crocheters, Sewers, Stitchers, Weavers, Spinners……and more. This year, they will be knitting and crocheting Octopus dolls for preemies on the second Sunday of each month!

Planting with Seed Saving in Mind
Wednesday, March 11th, 2020, 6:00PM – 7:00PM
Jefferson County Library, 620 Cedar Ave, Port Hadlock
Learn the basics of seed saving in this class taught by Jadyne Reichner, owner of Oatsplanter Farm in Port Townsend. Jadyne will cover planning your garden; the genetics behind seed production; choosing the best seed to save; and how to harvest, clean, and store seeds. After 25 years of teaching Biology in Sequim, Jadyne created Purple Haze Lavender Farm. She worked for WSU Jefferson County Extension, and was employed by and served on the board of the Organic Seed Alliance. It was her work at OSA that deepened her passion for seeds.  Since 2010, she has continued her seed work at Oatsplanter Farm.

Great Decisions Discussion – Red Sea Security
Thursday, March 12th, 2020, 6:00PM-7:30PM
Jefferson County Library, 620 Cedar Ave, Port Hadlock
Produced by the Foreign Policy Association (FPA), Great Decisions is America’s largest civic discussion program on world affairs. Each week a short video will be shown, and discussion of American policy will be facilitated by Joyce Francis, Ph.D. Attend the entire series of lectures or one lecture; no registration is required, and seating is available on a first-come, first-served basis. An optional text provides an overview of each topic and will be on reserve for use at the library or available for purchase ($27) at the customer service desk. Co-sponsored by Quimper Unitarian Universalist Fellowship’s Adult Learning Program. This week they will discuss how the Red Sea has remained vital for global trade since the time of ancient Egypt. Once home to the spice trade, the Red Sea now sees millions of barrels of oil a day transported across its waters. With major nations like China, France, Italy, and the U.S. building large ports and bases in the region, what does the future of the region look like? How important is Red Sea security for global security? Can the region be a place of global cooperation?

TimeSlips™: Creative Storytelling for People with Memory Loss CANCELED
Friday, March 13th, 2020, 2:00PM-3:00PM
Jefferson County Library, 620 Cedar Ave, Port Hadlock
TimeSlips™ is a creative storytelling method that opens storytelling to everyone by replacing the pressure to remember with the freedom to imagine. Although it is fun for anyone, it was originally designed as a way for people with cognitive impairment and their care partners to share in creative expressions together. Through improvisational storytelling facilitated by Cristina Manzoni, a TimeSlips™ Certified Facilitator, and Randi Winter, participants are empowered to participate, access their imagination, and connect with others. Co-sponsored by East Jefferson County Memory Café.

Traveling Trivia on Tap
Friday, March 13th, 2020, 6:30PM-8:00PM
Finnriver Cider Garden, 124 Center Road, Chimacum
Flaunt your knowledge of books, movies, pop culture, and current events. New book and movie titles each month! This month’s contest has questions from the book Lab Girl by Hope Jahren and the movie Hidden Figures (2017), available on DVD. Bring a team of friends or come solo and we’ll find a team for you.

Third Tuesday Trivia
Tuesday, March 17th, 2020, 7:00PM-9:00PM CANCELED
The Keg & I, 1291 Chimacum Road, Chimacum
A night of friendly competition hosted by Jefferson County Library. Trivia questions will feature science, local history, pop culture, geography, and other various topics. Bring your team or come solo, test your knowledge, and win. An extra point will be awarded to teams who present their library cards. Must be 21 or over to attend.

Live Music at the Old Alcohol Plant: Bread & Gravy Duo CANCELED
Wednesday, March 18th, 2020, 5:30PM
Old Alcohol Plant, 310 Hadlock Bay Road, Port Hadlock.
Head to the Old Alcohol Plant for some live music, plus rotating food and drink specials! Port Angeles duo becomes more than a duo and welcomes new songs and sounds. Comfort music that alternates among lounge-style ballads, uptempo dance music, Americana rock with a splattering of jazz and soul, emotional melodies, and riveting spoken word.

Divisive Issues of Our Time: Roe v. Wade CANCELED
Wednesday, March 18th, 2020, 6:00PM-7:30PM
Jefferson County Library, 620 Cedar Ave, Port Hadlock
Since Roe v. Wade granted American women the legal right to abortion in 1973, much of the United States has been divided into pro-life and pro-choice camps. Join Pete Gartlan, J.D., for a discussion surrounding the history and possible future of abortion rights under the federal constitution.

Old Alcohol Plant Presents: Glenn Harris – The Shelterbox Disaster Relief Charity
Thursday, March 19th, 2020, 12:30PM-1:00PM
Old Alcohol Plant, 310 Hadlock Bay Road, Port Hadlock.
Local expert Glenn Harris will update the Club on current Shelterbox use and statistics as well as changes to the standard Shelterbox loadout. The Club supports the UK-based Shelterbox Disaster Relief Charity through the Club’s Chimacum High School affiliate, the Interact Club. Right now, more than 88 million people around the world have been made homeless by natural disaster and conflict. Shelterbox, a Rotary International Partner, is working to change this by providing emergency shelter and tools for families robbed of their homes by disaster. We want to see a world where no family is left without shelter after disaster. Find out more about Shelterbox here: https://www.shelterbox.org/about/ An optional cafeteria-style lunch (soup, salad and sandwich $15) is available beginning at 11:30am

Great Decisions Discussion – Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking CANCELED
Thursday, March 19th, 2020, 6:00PM-7:30PM
Jefferson County Library, 620 Cedar Ave, Port Hadlock
Produced by the Foreign Policy Association (FPA), Great Decisions is America’s largest civic discussion program on world affairs. Each week a short video will be shown, and discussion of American policy will be facilitated by Joyce Francis, Ph.D. Attend the entire series of lectures or one lecture; no registration is required, and seating is available on a first-come, first-served basis. An optional text provides an overview of each topic and will be on reserve for use at the library or available for purchase ($27) at the customer service desk. Co-sponsored by Quimper Unitarian Universalist Fellowship’s Adult Learning Program. This week they will discuss how almost every nation has enacted laws criminalizing human trafficking, and how international organizations, governments, and NGOs sponsor a large variety of projects to curb trafficking and slavery. Billions of dollars have been allocated to these efforts. They will discuss the question, “What is the international community doing to combat slavery and trafficking? What are the experiences like for those being trafficked?”

Karaoke at Loggers Landing CANCELED
Saturday, March 21st, 2020, 8:00PM-12:00AM
Loggers Landing Restaurant, 295023 Highway 101, Quilcene
Head to Loggers Landing for Karaoke.

WSU Seed Library Visits the Bookmobile CANCELED
Monday, March 23rd, 10:00AM – Thursday 26th, 2:30PM, 2020
Jefferson County Library, 620 Cedar Ave, Port Hadlock
The WSU Master Gardeners will visit the Bookmobile monthly through October with their Seed Library. Join the effort to build our community’s food resilience. 1) Borrow seeds from the Seed Library. 2) Grow beautiful, healthy plants and harvest healthy food for your family. 3) Return a portion of your saved seeds to the Seed Library for the next year’s borrowers. All stops except Paradise Bay. Seed library will be available for the first hour of each stop. See schedule of stops at https://jclibrary.info/use-the-library/location-hours/. For questions about the Seed Library at WSU contact seedlibrarywsu@gmail.com.

2020 Jefferson Land Trust Conservation Breakfast at the Old Alcohol Plant POSTPONED
Thursday, March 26th, 2020, 8:00AM-9:30AM
Old Alcohol Plant, 310 Hadlock Bay Road, Port Hadlock.
Save the date for the 2020 Conservation Breakfast. More details coming soon.

Great Decisions Discussion – U.S. Relations with the Northern Triangle CANCELED
Thursday, March 26th, 2020, 6:00PM-7:30PM
Jefferson County Library, 620 Cedar Ave, Port Hadlock
Produced by the Foreign Policy Association (FPA), Great Decisions is America’s largest civic discussion program on world affairs. Each week a short video will be shown, and discussion of American policy will be facilitated by Joyce Francis, Ph.D. Attend the entire series of lectures or one lecture; no previous is required, and seating is available on a first-come, first-served basis. An optional text provides an overview of each topic and will be on reserve for use at the library or available for purchase ($27) at the customer service desk. Co-sponsored by Quimper Unitarian Universalist Fellowship’s Adult Learning Program. This week they will discuss how combatting illegal immigration has become a priority of the current administration.

Live Music at Loggers Landing: Loud AF CANCELED
Saturday, March 28th, 2020, 7:30PM
Loggers Landing Restaurant, 295023 Highway 101, Quilcene
Head to Loggers Landing for Live Music!  This Saturday featuring American Folk music with Loud AF.

Live Online! Quick Crafts for Kids
Tuesday, March 31st, 2020, 2:00PM-3:00PM
Join the fun online.
Follow along with Jefferson County Library Youth Services Librarian Scott Bahlmann, and make a toy or activity using basic household supplies. Create something new every Tuesday, then play with the treasure you’ve made after the show!

Live Online! Tech Tuesday Class
Tuesday, March 31st, 2020, 3:00PM-4:00PM
Join the fun online.
Get the most out of Jefferson County Library right from home! Learn how to access free eBook and eAudiobooks, how to watch free streaming video, how to explore our research and learning databases, and the best tips and tricks for searching the library catalog.

April 2020

Live Online! Storytime with Martha
Wednesday, April 1st, 2020, 10:30AM-11:00AM
Join storytime.
Invite your friends and family and join Jefferson County Library Children’s Librarian Martha Ashenfelter for stories and songs online!

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