Upcoming Halloween events

  • Oct 28, 2014 at 10:40AM

Candy donations are being accepted for trick-or-treaters who come to OPAL homes during Halloween. This helps make it possible for OPAL community residents to provide the bulk of candy for children on Halloween.


Community Events, October 2014

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Train to be an oiled bird responder

  • Oct 30, 2014 at 8:00AM

Islands’ Oil Spill Association is offering a free class in November for islanders who would like to be trained to help in the event of an oil spill affecting wildlife.

Community dance class

  • Oct 29, 2014 at 7:00AM

The next community dance class will be held at the Oddfellows Hall on Nov. 3 from 7 to 9 p.m. The class will be salsa taught by Sara Thomsen, a professional dance instructor who is known for her Argentine tango and salsa.

Orcas storytellers needed

  • Oct 28, 2014 at 7:00PM

Random Howse is looking for storytellers for their event “Random Tales” on Nov. 13 at 7 p.m. The theme is survival and each story should be 10 minutes or less.


  • Cliff Mass Weather BlogCliff Mass is a UW professor of Atmospheric Sciences. He blogs about the local in the Pacific Northwest.
  • Energy Savings: Sharing The LoadEnergy Savings is OPALCO’s effort to make energy saving easy and accessible. Updated by Orcas Power and Light Cooperative.
  • Orca WatcherMarine naturalist Monica Wieland posts her photography and wildlife musings. Wieland is also the author of "Orca Encounters: Images of Southern Resident Killer Whales."
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