The Funhouse and Orcas Island High School are teaming up for the annual post-high school “Futures Fair” for Orcas Island high school students on Tuesday, Oct. 6 and Wednesday, Oct. 7.
The Orcas Animal Protection Society is participating in a statewide shelter open house event.
Leadership San Juan Islands is looking for a few islanders to participate in a five-month program to become more knowledgeable and skilled at getting things done in the county.
You may have noticed some recent Farm to Cafeteria articles being written by Ashley Randall, Farm to Cafeteria Coordinator.
What if you had the power to create peace in your life, your relationships, and your community by connecting to a more open heart? What would that look like on a day-to-day basis?
Poetry class, trashion fashion and clothing for those in need.
“We want to give some organically grown melons to your school, and spend some time with the kids telling them how they are grown and how to save the seeds for planted in the school garden next year.”
An update of activities at the Helping Hands Noramise center in Limbe and the continued involvement of the San Juan Islands is on Friday, Sept. 25 from 5 - 7 p.m.
The Orcas Island Public Library will be closed all day on Thursday, Sept. 24 for staff training. We are sorry for the inconvenience.
Island kids from four years through sixth grade are invited to attend weekly Pioneer Clubs at Orcas Island Community Church this school year.
Saturday morning, Sept. 12, marked the sixth Farm to Cafeteria Program Fifth Season event where five Orcas Island farms delivered organically grown produce to the school.
The Orcas Island Education Foundation is sponsoring a wrapping paper fundraiser that is set to kick-off the week of Sept. 21. The proceeds from the campaign will go to support art classes in the public schools.
Come to The Gallery in Eastsound to enjoy a new show of original art work, including figurative, still life and landscape paintings – some serene and some a bit edgy.
The Friends of the Library,(FOIL) will hold their annual meeting Sunday, September 20th, from 1pm to 3pm in the meeting room of the Orcas Library. All FOIL members and anybody interested in becoming a member are most welcome!
Join the Orcas Island Lions Club for its first monthly sunrise volunteer meeting at the Island Skillet on Friday, Sept. 18. The meeting will start with free coffee at 7 a.m. and a no host breakfast. After a few introductory comments about the volunteer group, enjoy featured speaker Lance Evans of the Orcas Chamber of Commerce on the topic of “The 2015 Summer Economy."
It’s back to school time and the Funhouse Commons is offering activities for all ages.
“Welcoming and Designing Roses in Your Garden” will be presented by Nita-Jo Rountree during the Garden Club’s meeting
Jim Rohrssen, of Lopez Island, returned from a trip to Asia this spring with a new found love of Myanmar (Burma). The people have been living under the control of a military junta for nearly 20 years. After the cyclone devastated much of the country on May 2-3, I felt compelled to do something, said Rohrssen. On June 11, he will sponsor a dinner and benefit auction for the victims of the cyclone at the Galley Restaurant with seatings at 5:30 and 7 p.m. On June 15 he will hold an afternoon potluck and band concert at the Lopez Center.