AAUW~UWF Home & Kitchen Tour

AAUW~UWF is holding the 23rd Annual Home & Kitchen Tour, from Wednesday through Friday, April 23 – 25. Online registration is now open at https://pt-wa.aauw.net/activities/home-kitchen-tour/. Besides your admission to the tour, donations to AAUW/UWF are always appreciated. It’s a good cause!

This year’s Tour will take advantage of virtual technology and offer the event to viewers everywhere. Anyone interested in our county will enjoy touring special homes, condos, and ship galleys throughout Port Townsend, Port Ludlow, and Marrowstone Island. Also there are interviews with homeowners, architects, and designers.

The 3-day tour will feature maximum flexibility to visit multiple times. Attendees will be able to select a home and control the mouse to see the house, to navigate in a 3D virtual environment, and to stop at interesting points. Another feature is to attend a virtual seminar. It’s also possible to do the Tour in automatic mode and sit back and simply enjoy the walk-through.

Admission to the Tour helps AAUW ~ UWF, that has for more than 70 years raised scholarship and educational funds for students in Jefferson County. Because of the recent strain on the local economy and schools, it has become even more critical to provide much needed support to our schools and ambitious students. Read more about the foundation here.

On KPTZ’s Attention, Please! Larry Stein spoke with two long-time AAUW and Kitchen Tour participants, Cheryl Bentley and Jean Stastny.

Schedule Your 4/24 Vaccination Appointment Now

A first-dose clinic will open in Chimacum on April 24.
The Jefferson County Department of Emergency Management together with Jefferson County Public Health will open a Moderna vaccine clinic on Saturday, April 24 from 1-4pm at Chimacum School District Multi-Purpose Room located at 91 West Valley Road in Chimacum. All appointments for the April 17 clinic have been scheduled.
Three hundred doses of the vaccine have been ordered for this clinic. Anyone 18 years of age and older can get the Moderna vaccine.
To schedule an appointment, go to bit.ly/jeffcovax. For Spanish translation, click on ES in the top right hand corner when the page opens. For those who do not have access to a computer, please call 360-344-9791 to make an appointment.

Community Tides ~ 4/16

This week Chris Bricker and Siobhan Canty speak with Tonia Burkett, a seasoned social justice worker with an ABD in Sociology and years of related experience. She is currently co-facilitating a Racial Justice Literacy workshop series, as well as developing anti-racist training and consulting services for non-profit organizations through her business team, Usawa Consulting. We learn about the unique needs of non-profits in this work, and about approaches to the system of philanthropy and non-profits that can bring about real opportunities for social and systemic change.

Brewocracy Now with John Mauro ~ 4/15

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This week on Brewocracy Now host Tim Quackenbush and City Manager John Mauro discussed: City Hall and Library limited reopenings; Busking on the Block; Impacts of reduced ferry service; Community Services Officer transition; New Police Chief Olsen starting on May 3; How to stop at a 4-way stop, and upcoming City Council open seats.

Local News for 4/14

April 14, 2021: Local News – Aislinn Diamanti announces bid for council; Ariel Speser not seeking another term. (TRANSCRIPT)

Western Flyer

(First airdate: April 14, 2021) This edition of Coastal Cafe is a discussion with the Executive Director of the Western Flyer Foundation, Chris Chase, about the history, restoration, and future of the historic fishing vessel Western Flyer. As the backdrop for John Steinbeck’s Log of the Sea of Cortez, Chris discusses the important role this vessel has, and will have in strengthening the connection between art and science.

Nature Now #510
Spring Walk Above the Elwa

(Airdate: April 14, 2021) Mary Robson hosts Laurel Anne Moulton,  Regional Horticultural Specialist for Callam County, in a spring walk identifying flowers and shrubs in forest and ‘bald’  locations.

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