The Community Foundation is reviving its schedule for “First Fridays” social hours, beginning on March 6 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Foundation offices on the second floor at 141 Prune Alley in Eastsound.
Residents of the San Juan Islands who are concerned about oil spills along the coastline are invited to a community workshop on oil spill response and readiness sponsored by the Northwest Straits Foundation and the San Juan County Marine Resources Committee.
Baseball season is coming up and Orcas Parks and Rec are looking for head coaches, assistant coaches and team coordinators for its youth baseball and softball teams.
Erin B. McCarthy of Paradise Upholstery and Design is excited to be bringing the beauty of Orcas Island to furniture. The chair pictured above features Crescent Beach. It – along with other pieces – can currently be seen at Key Bank.
The San Juan County Land Bank is celebrating its 25th anniversary and is inviting the community to submit poetry.
Bring your money and get your Exchange fix on Saturday, Feb. 14 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the West Sound Community Club on Deer Harbor Road for the Fidelis Flea Market.
The Eastsound Airport has started a project to rehabilitate the large parking lot north of the terminal. The project will be completed in phases and includes reversing the flow of the parking lot. This is a significant change that was undertaken to facilitate access to the helipad through the gate at the north end of the parking lot.
The Islands’ Sounder asked readers to tell us what love means to them. Here are some of their answers:
Jo Robinson, author of “Eating on the Wild Side: The Missing Link for Optimum Health,” will speak at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 18 at Orcas Center. The lecture is presented by the Orcas Island Garden Club and the Orcas Island Public Library.