There will be great food for everyone, including vegetarians and the kids, too. Dinner Kitchens are presented without charge, a gift to the community, for anyone in need of a hot meal and a loving community.
Orcas Dental Van will be at the Community Church on Friday, Jan. 30 and Saturday, Jan. 31. Applications can be found at www.oicf.us, or at the Public Library.
There will be a developmental screening for children ages 3 to 5 at the elementary school room 411 on Tuesday, Jan. 27.
Orcas Island Community Church invites all kids in the community to join Pioneer Clubs, the church’s new weekly kids’ program.
The Death Cafe is a place to talk about death, accompanied by coffee, tea and cake.
The American Legion Post #93 is holding a membership drive on Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015, at the post home, 793 Crescent Beach Dr. from 3 – 10 p.m. The public is invited to visit the post and talk with members of the Post, Auxiliary and Sons units.
The learn-to-code movement is moving toward teaching kids to code (program computers) at younger ages – even as young as preschool.
Orcas Island Public Library's Board of Trustees Annual Planning Work Session is on Tuesday, Jan. 20, at Benson Hall at Episcopal Church from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Lunch break from noon - 1 p.m.
On Dec. 17, 1991, Rachel was five months pregnant with her twin boys and was notified that their father was killed while serving our country. Sixteen years later, on the exact same date, her son Jordan was in a tragic snowboarding accident leaving him paralyzed from the neck down. Watching his twin brother finish out his football career and go off to college, Jordan was left with a loss for his purpose and passion for life. Watch Rachel’s heartfelt reaction when we help Jordan rediscover his passion for living.
Lahari, an Orcas Island 501(c)3 non-profit organization is pleased to announce the appointment of Dennis King as our executive director.
As the Washington State Legislature begins its 2015 session the hottest issue is expected to be how to fund our K-12 education system.
Camp Nor’wester is hosting a “Reunion Tour” show in the islands on the following dates:
Come by The Funhouse Commons on Tuesday mornings for a playgroup (ages birth to five) facilitated by Funhouse staff. It offers crafts, building and outside time. The best part is it’s free.
The following Orcas students made the Scholastic Honor Roll for the fall term at Oregon State University. Sophomores Freeda Crow (pre-civil engineering) and Keenan J. Phalan (exercise and sport science) both earned a 3.5 GPA or better.
Dr. Rosie Kuhn will bring to light what a “Spiritually Transformative Experience” is, the degree to which these experiences are actually quite normal and how individuals can integrate their “experience” into their everyday life.
Islanders came out on sunny New Year’s Day to revel in an Orcas tradition: Orcas Island Rowing's fundraiser “Polar Bear Plunge.”
The community is invited to a potluck Celebration of Life for John Roselli on Saturday, Jan. 10 at 2 p.m. at the Odd Fellows Hall in Eastsound.
On Friday, Jan. 9 at 6 p.m., Celebrate Recovery on Orcas Island will be having its grand opening in the Orcas Senior Center at 62 Henry Road in Eastsound.
Orcas Christian School is starting its 13th annual Community Dinner series on Tuesday, Jan. 13 from 5 to 7:30 p.m. in the high school building on the OCS Campus.
This January, Orcas Island Community Church invites all kids in the community to join a new weekly kids’ program, Pioneer Clubs. A kickoff event will be held on Jan. 12 at 6 p.m.