BACK TO SCHOOL FAIR, offering resources for Sequim families with children ages 0 - 18, is August 23, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. at the Boys & Girls Club at 400 W. Fir St. in Sequim. Fun activities, free food and services including free books, school supplies, haircuts, face painting and more. Information about Sequim schools, local preschools, immunizations and more will be available. BLOCK Fest takes place during this time at the Helen Haller Elementary gym. BLOCK Fest is an interactive math, science and literacy event for parents and their children ages 8 months to 8 years. For more information about BLOCK Fest, contact Marilyn Walsh at (360)582-3262.
Betsy Smith, teacher and reading specialist at Helen Haller Elementary, is looking for volunteers to help children practice their reading. Betsy will hold a two part training on September 23 (part 1) and September 30 (part 2) from 3:15 - 4:15 p.m. in the school library. For more information, contact Betsy at email@example.com. For information about becoming a registered volunteer, contact Patsene Dashiell at firstname.lastname@example.org.