A&E briefs — Feb. 16, 2022
Art exhibit deadline extended
The deadlines for submissions to the High Schools of the Olympic Peninsula Creative Crafts & Art Exhibit has been extended to Friday, Feb. 18.
This opportunity is open to any current high school student on the Olympic Peninsula. The top three juried pieces will receive a cash prize.
For more information and a link to complete the online submission form, visit sequimwa.gov/1007/11187/High-Schools-of-the-Olympic-Peninsula-Cr.
Woodturners change monthly meeting date
The Strait Turners Woodturning Club has changed its monthly meeting date, now meeting the third Saturday of the month. The group next meets online on Feb. 19, hearing from club members Brian Johnson.
The group will additionally meet noon on Tuesday, Feb. 22, to host an online show-and-tell. “It will be an opportunity for members to show off and talk about any recent woodturning projects they have completed,” members said.
The club is also scheduling open-shop events, where a few members gather in a host member’s shop to learn from each other.
The club, established in 2016, generally meets the last Tuesday of the month at the Gardiner Community Center; club members say they do not have a date yet for when they will resume in-person meetings.
For the meeting information or more about the club, call Jackie Le Doux at 360-457-5172 (from 8 am-12:30 pm and after 5 pm) or 360-452-5673 between 12:30-5 pm). Or, visit straitturners.org.
OPAA scholarship applications open
The deadline for the Olympic Peninsula Art Association’s (OPAA) annual scholarship is April 9.
The scholarship is open to all graduating Clallam County high school seniors, who do not need to be an art major to apply. Students must submit an online art portfolio containing up to a maximum of six original artworks. The portfolio may come from one medium or any combination of mediums, and may be from any art category.
Digital photos of original artwork must be uploaded and submitted with the online application by 10 pm Saturday, April 9.
Original artwork of scholarship recipients must also be available for display in the annual OPAA Members’ Art Show in December 2022.
OPAA raises money year-round to help students continue their artistic studies in college, technical or trade school. Last year, the organization awarded $2,250 in scholarships and merit awards.
For complete directions, requirements and a link to the online application form, visit opaagroup.org.
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PTFF Pics hosts free film viewing
The Port Townsend Film Festival is hosting its community partnership film program, PTFF Pics, with the Port Townsend Library and Friends of the Port Townsend Library in support of their Community Read program. “Boy” will be available to stream online free to the public March 1-8.
Community members can stream the film free on-demand March 1-8 or watch the film in-person at 1 pm Saturday, March 5, at the Rose Theater (235 Taylor St., Port Townsend); tickets are free but pre-order is required.
Learn more and claim your free ticket to the virtual PTFF Pics screening on Eventive at watch.eventive.org/ptffpics/play/61ef1ed7240e01004efef118/61ef1d849a08c000a27686cd.
Reserve your free ticket to the Rose Theater showing at ptffpics.eventive.org/schedule/61ef23459e7eb60077423804.
Now in its 17th year, PT Public Library’s “Community Read” has selected for its 2022 Community Read program “The House in the Cerulean Sea” by TJ Kluner; “Wishtree” by Katherine Applegate is the accompanying book for children.
Learn more about the Port Townsend Film Festival and access all the PTFF ticket links at ptfilmfest.com.