The term “Fifth Season” means we are figuratively adding another season to the four seasons by preserving the harvest when it is most bountiful and consuming when we would not otherwise be able to.
The Garden Club will start its 2014/2015 year at 10 a.m. in the Madrona Room of Orcas Center on Sept. 17 with a talk on peonies.
On Sept. 22, the Skagit Habitat for Humanity Store truck will be back on Orcas Island to accept donations of building materials, appliances, furniture, windows and doors, hardware and tools, lumber, paint, and lighting until the Exchange is up and operating again.
Friends of the San Juans wishes to thank the 29 volunteers from Orcas, Lopez, San Juan, and Shaw Islands as well as LUSH Seattle store volunteers who participated in a shoreline work party at Fossil Bay on Sucia Island.
The class of 2015 seniors were the first to paint the brand new barn on Rick and Marlace Hughes’ property on Orcas Road. It replaces the ancient barn that is in danger of falling down.
“It’s about honor and tradition,” said the Orcas Golf Club employee. “And as far as the tournament goes, you have an opportunity to help the community.” The tournament he is referring to is none other than the annual Orcas Center Golf Classic, which raises funds for artistic endeavors at the center.