Cabin Fever Quilters make an opportunity quilt each year to raise money for the club (see Tab "Our Quilt"). Funds raised are used for the operation of the quilt club, which makes quilts for Jefferson County hospice programs, Child Protective Services and for chemotherapy patients of Jefferson Healthcare. Cabin Fever Quilters also make monetary contributions to other local charities and organizations such as Port Townsend and Tri-Area food banks, and Jefferson County Domestic Violence Shelter among others.
Daughters of Norway, Thea Foss Lodge #45
Thea Foss lodge meets in Chimacum just south of Port Townsend, in the area locally known as the TriArea (Port Hadlock, Chimacum and Irondale) in eastern Jefferson County on the Olympic Peninsula. This active lodge offers many ways to discover your Nordic heritage. Through lodge meetings, programs and small interest groups. This lodge has a Book Club that meets monthly the 1st and 3rd Thursday at 1:30pm. Movies are shown the 2nd Thursday of each month. The Thea Foss Lodge participates in the community sponsored Nordic and the Port Townsend May Rhody Parade. In April, the lodge hosts an annual Scandia dinner and in October a Scandia Fall Fest, (see calendar for more details). The lodge also works to help fund scholarships for local graduating high school students.
Intensive Children’s Services
Intensive Children’s Services (ICS) is a therapeutic foster care program dedicated to the healing of school aged youth who have been traumatized by abuse, neglect or are otherwise at risk. We provide special training for our foster parents on how to help children by providing love and limits, a safe and structured environment and the caring attention children need to learn to trust. Foster parent with the ICS program are a professional on the child’s treatment team and a vital voice on behalf of your foster children. Our foster parents are supported with specialized training, 24 hour support, one weekend off per month, generous reimbursement for your time and commitment. We work with families in Kitsap, Mason and Jefferson counties.
Linda & Bob Ferris
Turning challenges into opportunities, productivity, confidence and friendship, for those with developmental disabilities. Gatheringplace is a privately funded nonprofit providing enrichment programs for the community with an emphasis on adults with developmental and other disabilities. We strive to encourage and nurture creativity, independence and self-expression. http://www.gppt.org
Our mission is to provide proactive leadership and advocacy to sustain a thriving public aquatic recreation facility that serves the needs of East Jefferson County now and in the future.
Key City Public Theatre
Our Mission Statement
KCPT fosters artistic expression that entertains, educates and engages our community while developing an accessible and relevant theater that produces new works, contemporary plays and innovative interpretations of classics that captivate, challenge, and celebrate our audiences and artists.
We see KCPT as a vital part of our community that contributes greatly to the quality of life in this region by providing high caliber theater and enriching cultural experiences. We envision mutually rewarding partnerships with businesses, schools, artists and residents as key to a thriving theater. We offer theater that provides opportunities for residents of all ages to be active in creative theater arts and challenges our thinking to enrich lives and foster dialog.
KPTZ Radio Port Townsend
KPTZ Radio Port Townsend is a non-profit community radio station that first went on the air in 2011. Our Mission is to build and strengthen community throughout the Northeast Olympic Peninsula. We actively engage our listeners through high quality radio programming that is entertaining and service oriented.
The KPTZ studio is located at the Mountain View commons, broadcasting 24/7. Our frequency is 91.9 fm and can be listened on the web through our website: kptz.org. We have over 60 volunteers that work regularly to produce shows that are current and relevant to our community. We have a strong partnership with the Jefferson County Emergency Operation Center and are committed to keeping our community informed. You can learn more about KPTZ by going to our website: kptz.org.
Jefferson Transit offers convenient transportation & tourist information to all Farmers Market visitors. We encourage riders & potential riders to use public transportation to the market & downtown PT, thereby alleviating parking issues & helping the environment. Thirty-one buses pass the market every Saturday, and with a bus shelter located nearby, the market is an ideal location to encourage riders to "Try Transit".
Pacific Northwest Trail Association
Our mission is "to construct, protect and maintain the Pacific Northwest National Scenic Trail in a manner that makes a lasting contribution to the recreation, education, and enjoyment of present and future generations." We accomplish this mission by educating and engaging all ages on the economic, recreational and health benefits of the Pacific Northwest Trail.
Olympic Neighbors is initiating a Camphill-inspired community in Jefferson County, Washington, where adults with developmental disabilities can discover and develop their full potential. Our ultimate vision is the creation of comfortable homes where adults with and without special needs live and work together as expanded families. Residents will connect with the surrounding local community through work and volunteer activities.
Our vision is a community way of life with full participation by each person as they are able, a rhythm of daily activities, meaningful work, seasonal celebrations, natural therapies, and above all, relationships of mutual respect and dignity.
The Port Townsend Education Foundation
The Port Townsend Education Foundation’s (PTEF) mission is to engage the community in supporting public education and enhancing academic achievement in the Port Townsend School District. Each year PTEF awards grants to offset needs that are unmet- from books to science equipment, field trips, vocational curriculum and much more. The “Building Community One Child at a Time” campaign invites our community to help meet those needs by sponsoring a student. Join us in this effort- it is vital to our community and our economy.
Marine Science Center
Port Townsend Marine Science Center
Anne Murphy & Linda Martin
The PT Marine Science Center is dedicated to educating & inspiring conservation of the Salish Sea.
Find us at the Port Townend Saturday Market
360-385-0319 532 Battery Way Port Townsend, WA 98368
Mission: To enhance and supplement the efforts of the Washington State University Master Gardener Program by providing sound, research-based education and information on sustainable horticulture and gardening practices to citizens of Jefferson County.
The Jefferson County Historical Society
The Jefferson County Historical Society was founded in 1879 with the mission “to discover, collect, preserve, and promote the heritage of Jefferson County”. Today, the society operates five heritage sites: the Jefferson Museum of Art & History, the Rothschild House Museum, the Commanding Officer’s Quarters, the Olympic Peninsula Gateway Visitor Center, and the Historical Research Center. County-wide programs include Museum-in-a-Trunk, First Friday Lectures, West End Weekend, and First Night New Year’s Eve Celebration. JCHS is a non-profit supported by memberships, donations and grants serving40,000 people annually.
Voice is a nonprofit, supporting education and specifically the OCEAN program in the Port Townsend School District
The mission of VOICE is to build community through Multi-Aged Education. We seek to connect individuals and communities in the following ways: Create a personalized learning environment for both students and instructors; Inspire academic, social and vocational education for students of all ages, Promote creativity in thinking, in personal development and in foraging community partnerships; Create connections to the real world through exploration, restoration and stewardship of Jefferson County Natural Resources.
Port Ludlow Movie Night
Port Ludlow Movie Night, in cooperation with the Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce (JCCC) and Port Townsend Film Festival, fosters community and connection in a fun environment for all ages that supports living, working and playing in Port Ludlow.This is our second annual Outdoor Movie Night in Port Ludlow. The Port Ludlow Business Conversations group, associated with JCCC, creates this fun evening to promote a thriving Port Ludlow community for everyone. Local businesses contribute to the cost of the event so that it can be free to the public. Individuals contribute as well. Movie Night is expanded with the option to watch the movie UP from one of two giant screens; a 40 foot screen on the marina lawn or a 55 foot screen pointing into the bay so you can watch from your boat using an FM signal. Very exciting! This year, too, you can come enjoy some food and entertainment before the movie. Check out the Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/MovieNightPortLudlow/ or the webpage: http://portludlowresort.com/movie-night/
The Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife
The Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife works to preserve, protect and perpetuate fish, wildlife and ecosystems while providing sustainable fish and wildlife recreational and commercial opportunities.
has information about our non -profit. Working Image, with community partners, provides clothes and accessories to women in need of a helping hand. We strive to encourage self-sufficiency, promote confidence and assist our clients in achieving their personal goals.