Author Archives: Claire Africa

Party on!

Party on!

Dear Volunteers, As the festive season approaches after a two year drought, we want to make sure you don’t miss a thing, so here’s an update and a few changes to some of our events. CENTRUM GALA June 2nd at 7:30 pm is now set in stone for this year’s Gala. This year it’s a

Happy Fall!

Point Wilson Lighthouse Dedication and Open House             It was an appropriately wild and stormy day at the end of last month which marked the Dedication of the Point Wilson Lighthouse.  The program started with a moving blessing and song by members of the Port Gamble S’Klallam Tribe, by which

Music explosion this weekend!

Concerts, instruction, a chance to connect, jam, hang out with and meet new and old music buddies! Red Hot Strings weekend is back with a sizzling schedule to set you up for a summer of strumming. From beginners tool box workshops to music appreciation of Caribbean strings that will transport you to the swaying palms

Fun to be had at The Fort!

Dear Volunteer Friends,   I hope this finds you well, patiently hanging in there and full of the joys of spring! Centrum Program Managers are forging ahead with their online workshops and performance scheduling which promises to be as imaginative and varied as ever. This Sunday afternoon, April 11 is first Chamber Music concert of

Spring and Hopefulness

The Guard Shack at Fort Worden, across from the Wheeler Theater and Taps has been lovingly renovated back to it’s former glory.  Friends of Fort Worden volunteers led the project carefully adhereing to the State Park Historic Preservation Officer detailed guidelines.  While it looks happier in situ than in the boneyard, it’s future use and

Happy Thanksgiving!

  Dear Volunteer Friends, This Thanksgiving week finds us months down the road from the onset of Covid-times and all too habituated to a pandemic way of life. Hopefully with upcoming events including a vaccine just around the corner our lives will return to the way they were a year ago. In the meantime, Centrum