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Although most will be Thursday, two — one in Port Angeles and one in Port Townsend — are scheduled today.
■ In Port Angeles, the Salvation Army will serve a Thanksgiving meal with all the trimmings from noon to 2 p.m.
The meal at the organization, 206 S. Peabody St., traditionally is held the day before Thanksgiving to allow people time with their families on the holiday.
The meal is free and open to those in need.
Volunteers always are welcome to help with the meal.
For more information, phone 360-452-7679.
■ In Port Townsend, St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 1020 Jefferson St., will serve a Thanksgiving meal from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
The special meal takes the place of its regular Wednesday soup service and will feature turkey breasts along with standard Thanksgiving fare and desserts.
About 100 people are expected to attend, organizers said.
For more information, phone 360-385-0770.
Here is a sample of free community meals scheduled for Thursday, listed by community:
Queen of Angels site
PORT ANGELES — The fifth annual Community Thanksgiving Dinner will be served at the Queen of Angels gym, 209 W. 11th St., from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Thanksgiving Day.
The dinner is free and open to the public.
Free raffle drawings will be held throughout the dinner.
Coats, hats and gloves will be distributed to the needy.
A surprise visit from Santa Claus also is scheduled.
For more information, phone organizer Reath Ellefson at 360-460-3558.
SEQUIM — The Sequim VFW will hold a community Thanksgiving feast at the VFW Annex, 169 E. Washington St., from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
The public is invited.
To make a reservation, phone 360-683-9546.
Harvest Dinner set
SEQUIM — The 10th annual free Harvest Dinner will be held at Sunshine Cafe, 145 W. Washington St., from noon to 4 p.m.
Owners Allen and Diane Drake hold the dinner each year to give back to the community.
Reservations are suggested.
For more information, phone 360-683-4282.
Hardy's hosts feast
SEQUIM — Hardy's Market, 10200 Old Olympic Highway, will serve a free Thanksgiving dinner from 11 a.m. until supplies are gone.
The meal is to thank customers for their support.
For more information, phone the market at 360-582-0240.
PORT TOWNSEND/JEFFERSON COUNTY
Tri-Area center dinner
CHIMACUM — The annual Thanksgiving dinner at the Tri-Area Community Center, 10 West Valley Road, will be held from noon to 3 p.m.
The meal is sponsored by the St. Vincent de Paul Society of St. Mary Star of the Sea Catholic Church and Olympic Community Action Programs.
The menu includes turkey, ham, salad, rolls, carrots, stuffing, gravy, mashed potatoes, coffee, tea and pumpkin pie.
If you need a meal delivered to your home, phone 360-385-2571, ext. 6357, to put your name on the home-delivery list.
Brinnon meal slated
BRINNON — A community feast is planned at the Brinnon Community Center, 306144 U.S. Highway 101, at 3 p.m.
Turkey, dressing, gravy and mashed potatoes will be provided.
Participants are asked to bring side dishes such as salads, desserts and beverages.
A sign-up sheet to prevent duplicate side dishes is available at the center.
The meal is free and open to the public, and nobody will be turned away.
For more information, phone 360-796-4350.
Forks center plans meal
FORKS — A free Thanksgiving dinner will be held at the Forks Community Center, 91 Maple St., from 1:30 p.m. to 4 p.m.
The meal is open to the public.
Everyone is welcome.
The meal is sponsored by the churches of Forks.