‘Introduction to Islam’ series

  • Sep 1, 2015 at 12:00PM

“An Introduction to Islam” will be presented on Fridays at noon at Emmanuel Parish Hall, starting Sept. 4.


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Shaw homestead tour

  • Sep 2, 2015 at 4:00PM

The privately owned Tharald Homestead is a pioneer farm on the west side of Shaw Island.

Barn signals start of fall

  • Aug 28, 2015 at 3:00PM

The class of 2016 painted the barn on Orcas Road.

Art for everyone: $5 tickets are now available at Orcas Center

  • Aug 27, 2015 at 4:00PM

Thanks to a grant from the Orcas Island Community Foundation, 20 seats for every Orcas Center-produced show will be available for $5


  • ECOconnectWashington State Dept. of Ecology's blog
  • Enchanted Quilters of Lopez IslandAlexander spins tales of local quilters, quilt-making and quilt-backed fundraising efforts on her home island, Lopez. She says the Enchanted Quilters of Lopez Island was formed in 1984 to raise funds for the Lopez Senior Center, and the group has conjured up almost one raffle quilt per year since.
  • Gluten Free FoodiesCelebrate the foods that you can eat!
  • Iris Graville: bloggerbyconvincementWriter Iris Graville lives on Lopez Island. She blogs about life and faith, Quakerism, war, sacred spaces and more, also finding time to write about projects like building her own wooden kayak. Graville is also the author of Hands at Work, inspired by a showing of Summer Moon Scriver’s black-and-white photographs of hands.
  • Lopez Island Kitchen GardensA regular blog about kitchen gardens, where people who love to garden and to cook grow vegetables, fruit and herbs for their kitchens.
  • Whale of a PorpoiseThis blog is filled with photos of the San Juan Islands' resident orcas, identified by name. There are audio clips of the orcas communicating as well. The author is Jeanne Hyde, a Friday Harbor resident.
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