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Holiday events at the Orcas Senior Center

Submitted by Orcas Senior Center It’s the holiday season and the senior…

  • Nov 21st, 2018

 

Imagine Convergence conference in the heart of the San Juans

Submitted by Imagine Convergence organizers. The Imagine Convergence presenter lineup has just…

  • Nov 21st, 2018

 

OPALCO reaches out to membership with listening sessions

Low member turnout at Orcas Power and Light Cooperative’s four-island listening sessions…

 

Second annual Hops on the Rock a success

Hops on the Rock just keeps growing. The second annual beer festival…

OICMF presents Leaves of Gold Concert

Submitted by the Orcas Island Chamber Music Festival. Orcas Island Chamber Music…

  • Nov 19th, 2018
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San Juan’s wild turkeys remembered

by Peggy Butler San Juan Island Although wild turkeys have been absent…

  • Nov 19th, 2018
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Friday Harbor Labs scientist first speaker in Ocean Night series

SeaDoc Society held its inaugural family-friendly, multimedia-focused Ocean Night at Sea View…

Last call for Orcas Food Co-op 2019 Community Hero

The Orcas Food Co-op’s Community Hero Program serves as an umbrella for…

  • Nov 15th, 2018

Community church seeks child actors for nativity play

Orcas Island Community Church would like to extend an invitation to all…

  • Nov 18th, 2018

Black Widows among us?

by Terese Smith-Prescott San Juan Island My husband and I were surprised…

  • Nov 17th, 2018

‘La Cage aux Folles’ at Orcas Center | Review

Fun and fanciful, the Orcas Center’s production of “La Cage aux Folles”…

The Olga Symphony More or Less performs at Orcas Center

Join Melinda, Gordon, JP and Anita as they once again bring us…

  • Nov 9th, 2018

Call for kid artisan vendors

The sixth annual Children’s Christmas Market is Saturday, Dec. 8, from 11…

  • Nov 12th, 2018

Third annual community dodgeball on Nov. 23

It’s time to get ready to dodge, duck, dip, dive and dodge!…

  • Nov 12th, 2018

‘Roasted Nut’ dance production at Orcas Center

These aren’t your typical sugar plum fairies. The Island Inspiration All-Stars are…

Bob

Third annual Thanks ‘Living’ celebration | Meet Bob the turkey

Join Island Haven Animal Sanctuary for its third Annual Thanks “Living” celebration,…

  • Nov 10th, 2018
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Cere Demuth to read from her new book at Darvill’s

San Juan Island therapist and writer Cere Demuth will read from “The…

  • Nov 9th, 2018

Local churches join together for Thanksgiving evening service

The Community Church invites you to join them on Thanksgiving eve as…

  • Nov 9th, 2018
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                                Edourd and Lena Thomas Graignic family on the City of Paris in Friday Harbor, about 1885.

History of first island families

The rich culture of Native Americans is still alive in San Juan…

  • Nov 7th, 2018
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                                Edourd and Lena Thomas Graignic family on the City of Paris in Friday Harbor, about 1885.

4-H: Not just cows and sows

by Wendy Waxman Kern San Juan County 4-H Program Coordinator More often…

  • Nov 7th, 2018

Reading – Critical skill for success in our society

by Tom Owens Special to the Sounder If young students lag in…

  • Nov 6th, 2018

Salmonberry’s annual Christmas tree sale

Submitted by Salmonberry School If you’re looking for a beautiful Christmas tree…

  • Nov 6th, 2018

Updates from the Orcas Senior Center

The following was submitted by the Orcas Senior Center. Rx Assistance Program…

  • Nov 5th, 2018

Future film critics program debuts at Orcas Island Film Festival

In a first time collaboration between The Orcas Island Film Festival and…

  • Nov 2nd, 2018

‘A Yankee Botanist’s Search for Native New Zealand Bush’

The Orcas Island Garden Club welcomes Dr. Linda Ann Vorobik, PhD botanist…

  • Nov 2nd, 2018

Community Thanksgiving

Once again, the Odd Fellows will be holding its traditional Community Thanksgiving…

  • Nov 2nd, 2018

Get your drag on at ‘La Cage aux Folles’

Men in dresses and heels, what more could you want? In early…

Orcas celebrates Halloween

Kids and adults enjoyed trick or treating in Eastsound on Weds., Oct.…

  • Nov 3rd, 2018

Orcas Montessori School Holiday Wreath Sale

It is hard to believe, but Thanksgiving and the holidays are just…

  • Oct 31st, 2018

‘Fantastic Fish and Finding Nemo’ with Dr. Adam Summers

Presented by SeaDoc Society For years, the SeaDoc Society has hosted a…

  • Nov 5th, 2018

Book launch celebration with local novelist Jennifer Boyden

Jennifer Boyden’s award-winning, debut novel, “The Chief of Rally Tree,” will be…

  • Oct 31st, 2018

OCS junior high goes on history trip

The Orcas Christian School junior high class recently visited San Juan Island…

  • Oct 30th, 2018

Bingo for turkeys at American Legion

Voyle B. Martin American Legion Post #93 will hold its annual Turkey…

  • Oct 29th, 2018

New Music by William O. Smith presented by Salish Sea New Music

The groundbreaking jazz clarinetist and composer William O. “Bill” Smith, who has…

  • Oct 28th, 2018

Clay Café date changed

The date for the Clay Café has been changed from Nov. 4…

  • Nov 2nd, 2018

Help the Bureau of Land Management plan for the San Juan Islands National Monument

Submitted by the Bureau of Land Management There are several upcoming meeting…

  • Oct 27th, 2018

Roger Sherman to discuss Bach numerology

Roger Sherman will return to one of his favorite subjects and composers,…

  • Oct 26th, 2018

Orcas Island Historical Museums fundraiser screening of documentary ‘Sacred Journeys’

The Orcas Island Historical Museum is pleased to announce “Sacred Journeys,” an…

  • Oct 25th, 2018

Power pole replacement project on Crescent Beach Road: traffic delays now through November

OPALCO contractors will replace the poles and install larger power lines along…

  • Oct 25th, 2018

An Orcas Halloween | Calendar of events

Halloween party at Funhouse Commons There will be cookie decorating, cider pressing,…

  • Oct 24th, 2018