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Kaleidoscope’s 27th Annual Pet Parade

Kaleidoscope Pet Parade and award ceremony, Saturday, May 27 at 11 a.m.…

  • May 24th, 2017

 

Call to filmmakers to submit projects to OIFF

The Orcas Island Film Festival will award grants of $5,000 to three…

  • May 18th, 2017

 

High school senior to teach sign language classes

Bethany Hansen, a senior at Orcas Island High school, will be teaching…

  • May 17th, 2017

 

Orcas Island Community Band to present spring concert

“Pick Your Pleasure” is the title of the Orcas Island Community Band’s…

  • May 20th, 2017

Leadership San Juan Islands graduates new class

Leadership San Juan Islands has graduated 18 new students of the five-month…

  • May 17th, 2017

‘Washington at War: The Evergreen State in WWI’

The Orcas Island Library and Humanities Washington partner to bring public historian…

  • May 18th, 2017

Robert Dash explores what’s ‘On an Acre Shy of Eternity’

On a parcel of land north of Deer Harbor, a little less…

Tiny house movement comes to Orcas High School: Students build a house on wheels

Small homes are popping up all over the country, and a group…

First All-Strings Concert May 18

A first-of-its-kind All-Strings concert will be presented by the Orcas Island Schools…

  • May 15th, 2017

Summer fun with park and rec

This summer Orcas Park and Rec is bringing a variety of sports…

  • May 17th, 2017

Christian school welcomes two new teachers

The Orcas Christian School has hired new teachers for the 2017-2018 year.…

  • May 15th, 2017

Holocaust survivor to speak

Noémi Ban, 94 years old, a Hungarian-born American Jew and survivor of…

  • May 15th, 2017

Stockwell to share El Camino de Santiago trip

All island women are invited to come hear adventurous long-distance hiker and…

  • May 12th, 2017

Upcoming workshops at senior center

What is Killing us on Orcas Island? How can you help the…

  • May 12th, 2017

Summer fun with Orcas Park and Rec

This summer Orcas Park and Rec is bringing a variety of sports…

  • May 12th, 2017

AmeriCorps VISTA project coming to the San Juan Islands

This summer the San Juan County Health and Community Services Department in…

  • May 13th, 2017

Gail Pettis to celebrate the ‘Great Ladies of Jazz’

Gail Pettis will present “Ella et al. – Celebrating the Great Ladies…

  • May 6th, 2017

Weekly Horoscope | May 10–16

Check out the weekly horoscope from Music in the Stars Astrology on…

  • May 10th, 2017

Granny’s attic a success for senior center and preschool

After 3 p.m., when the crowds have all left and the piles…

Monique Mead to lead strings master class

Orcas Island Chamber Music Festival brings Carnegie Mellon University music professor Monique…

  • May 9th, 2017

Romantic masterpiece ‘Der Rosenkavalier’ to stream at center

Orcas Center presents the New York Metropolitan Opera’s revival of Der Rosenkavalier…

  • May 9th, 2017

Rock of Orcas — musical extravaganza — at Orcas Center

Opening on May 11, Orcas Center will feature Rock of Orcas, a…

  • May 8th, 2017

Parent talk: understanding and shifting family systems

On May 10, Mary Anne Owen will make a short presentation on…

  • May 2nd, 2017

Weekly Horoscope | May 3-9

Check out the weekly horoscope from Music in the Stars Astrology on…

  • May 2nd, 2017

Part 2: Rock of Orcas | Singers, dancers

Don’t stop believing in jukebox heroes. The creative duo of Grace McCune…

Lamb, Wool and Goat Festival

The Lopez Lamb, Wool and Goat Festival is baa-ack! Celebrate local agriculture…

  • May 1st, 2017

Orcas Island Film Festival presents: ‘Miss Representation’

The Orcas Island Film Festival is proud to present “Miss Representation,” the…

  • May 1st, 2017

Interim directors and temporary office space

By Emilie Gincig and Jen Vollmer for The Funhouse Commons We are…

  • May 2nd, 2017

Don’t miss the annual master gardeners spring plant sale

Hundreds of organic vegetable starts and perennials, all lovingly grown and nurtured…

  • Apr 27th, 2017

Find treasures at annual Granny’s Attic sale

Granny’s Attic will be held Saturday, April 29 from 10 a.m. to…

  • Apr 26th, 2017

Coho Preserve opening day

The San Juan County Land Bank invites you to join us for…

  • Apr 26th, 2017

Weekly Horoscope | April 26 – May 2

Check out the weekly horoscope from Music in the Stars Astrology on…

  • Apr 26th, 2017

Chamber Music Festival ticket sales begin May 2

At 8 a.m. on Tuesday, May 2, ticket sales for the 2017…

  • Apr 25th, 2017

‘I’m with the band’ | Rock of Orcas

Are you ready to rock? Well, put on your acid wash jeans,…

Spring Healing Arts Fair

The Healing Arts Center welcomes the community to attend its Fall Healing…

  • Apr 22nd, 2017

1876 centennial quilt unveiled on Lopez Island

by Karen B. Alexander “What is it about quilts with you?” is…

  • Apr 22nd, 2017

Orcas Center invites public to meet new executive director

Orcas Center’s Board of Trustees is pleased to invite its members and…

  • Apr 22nd, 2017

Sirens of Orcas: A charitable prom dress fashion event

Orcas Island High School senior Ella Conrad announces “Sirens of Orcas,” a…

  • Apr 21st, 2017

Orcas Choral Society sings ‘Songs from the Heart’

True love…false love…maternal love…eternal love… Love of the lover, the country, the…

  • Apr 20th, 2017

Ian Sides releases new EP

Islander Ian Sides continues his foray into the Seattle music scene as…

  • Apr 19th, 2017