Arts calendar

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ORCAS ISLAND

WEDNESDAY, April 2

Granny’s Attic sale donation drop-offs at the Orcas Senior Center 1 to 3 p.m. Every Wednesday until April 16.

“Let’s Go – College!” Senior Center first college counseling session in Funhouse’s third annual “Get off the Rock” event. $20 per session/$50 series for Funhouse members, $35 per session/$100 series for non-members. Call Jen Vollmer at 376-7177 or email jen@thefunhouse.org.

The Orcas Island Schools Parent/Teacher/Student Association meets from 5:30 to 7 p.m. in the school library. Agenda includes discussion of the 2008-2009 budget. Child care provided.

Indralaya Theosophical Study Group meets from 7:30 to 9 p.m. Visitors are welcome. Info: 376-6765.

THURSDAY, April 3

“Let’s Go – College!” at the Funhouse, one-on-one advisory sessions, starting at 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Preference to current juniors. See April 2.

Preschool storytime at the Orcas Island Public Library, 10:30 to 11 a.m. Info: 376-4985.

Open Mic Pizza Night at Doe Bay Resort. A weekly benefit for a different nonprofit organization each month. 6 to 10 p.m., with open mic starting between 7 and 8 p.m.

Sam Green reads from “Grace of Necessity” at Darvill’s, 7 p.m.

FRIDAY, April 4

First Friday Childbirth Education class, “The Business of Being Born” a documentary by Rikki Lake about maternity care in America, at Childrens House, Family Resource Center from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Contact Laurie Gallo 376- 4490 or Krista Bouchey 376-3812.

SATURDAY, April 5

“Hazardous waste “round-up” – County Solid Waste Division sponsor at Orcas Island Solid Waste Facility from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Family storytime at the Orcas Library, 11:30 – noon. Info: 376-4985.

Coffelt Farm Field trip, beginning at 10 a.m. The focus this visit will be on the sheep barn where newborn lambs and ewes spend a couple of days after birth. To RSVP, call Orcas Rec @ 376-5339.

“Climate Change in the San Juans” Doug Myers, Science Director, of the People For Puget Sound will speak at Emmanuel Church, Eastsound. Public reception at 6:30 p.m. followed by a 7 p.m.presentation. The public is asked to register so that the organizers can prepare for the reception: Julie Lein, (206) 382-7007, jlein@pugetsound.org.

“Blues Union” Eclectic, soulful and funky, plays at Orcas Center Dance, co-sponsored by Orcas Dance Club. Warm-up at 8 p.m., tickets $12 at www.orcascenter.org or 376-2281, ext 1.

RollerDancing class with Anthony Manuel. Open to students ages 12-18 with Dads admitted for free. Sponsored by PTSA. $5 per class, scholarships available, 376-1402.

SUNDAY, April 6

“The emotional needs of babies through teens” Naomi Aldort, parent counselor, to speak at the Orcas Island Library from 1 to 5 p.m. Info: 378-3220.

Sushi Dinner at West Sound Cafe Funhouse benefit. Two seatings, beginning at 5 p.m. $65 per person. 376-3330.

MONDAY, April 7

Duplicate bridge every Monday at 7 p.m. at the Longhouse in Eastsound 376-2797 or 376-8278.

TUESDAY, April 8

AARP Free Tax Preparation – Orcas Senior Center – 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. – low to medium income – for appointment 376-2677.

Darvill’s Book Club – 7 p.m. at the store. Open to all. “The Invisible Wall.” Info: 376-2135.

“Flippers for Feet – Pinnipeds of the NW,” Marine Science Lecture Series at Camp Orkila, 7 p.m. Visitors are asked to park in the upper parking lot at Camp Orkila. Shuttle service from the parking lot to the talk is available before and after the lecture.

WEDNESDAY, April 9

Granny’s Attic sale donation drop-offs at the Orcas Senior Center 1 to 3 p.m. Every Wednesday until April 16.

Indralaya Theosophical Study Group meets from 7:30 to 9 p.m. Visitors are welcome. Info: 376-6765.

LOPEZ ISLAND

WEDNESDAY, April 2

Movie Night at the Lopez Library 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. “Nanny McPhee” Admmission: free

Chess at the Lopez Library 7 p.m. All levels welcome.

FRIDAY, April 4

Lopez School Artists reception at Lopez Community Center from 5:30 to 7 p.m.

SATURDAY, April 5

Friends of Hummel Lake Annual Cleanup on Lopez Island 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Bring landscape tools and lunch. For more info, call Dan at 468-3242.

Samual Green, poet laureate of Washington and Waldron Island resident will read his works at the Lopez Library from 5 to 6 p.m.

SUNDAY, April 6

Friends of Hummel Lake Annual Cleanup on Lopez Island 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Bring landscape tools and lunch. For more info, call Dan at 468-3242.

WEDNESDAY, April 9

Movie Night at the Lopez Library 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. “Ratatouille” Admission: free