Events calendar

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ORCAS ISLAND

WEDNESDAY, April 30

Indralaya Theosophical Study Group meets from 7:30 to 9 p.m. Visitors are welcome. Info: 376-6765.

Special School Board meeting 5 p.m. at Orcas Island school library to discuss ‘08-’09 budget.

Sustainable Orcas Island meets at the Orcas Island Public Library, 5:30 to 7 p.m. in the meeting room. Main projects and topics of discussion revolve around community resiliency, cooperation, and sustainability in the face of economic and other changes. Everyone is welcome. Contact Phil Heikkinen at the Library for more information, 376-4985 or pheikkinen@orcaslibrary.org.

THURSDAY, May 1

Preschool storytime at the Orcas Island Public Library, 10 to 11 a.m. Info: 376-4985.

Open Mic Pizza Night at Doe Bay Resort. A weekly benefit for a different nonprofit organization each month. 6 to 10 p.m., with open mic starting between 7 and 8 p.m.

Orcas Island Youth Delegation Spaghetti Fundraiser Dinner from 5:30-8 p.m. at the Senior Center. Phone for info: 360-376-3663.

PlayFest ‘08 – Seven 10-minute plays written, directed and acted by Orcas Islanders. Produced by the Actors Theater. 7:30 p.m. at the Grange. Tickets are $5 and are available at the door or at Darvills Book Store. For additional information call Doug Bechtel at 317-5601.

FRIDAY, May 2

“From the Fridge to the Wall” – Student Art Show Reception 3:30 – 5:30 p.m. at Orcas Center for Spring Art Spectacular – art from all Orcas Island schools.

Reception – Spirit Eagle’s art, “Messages and Impressions from the Higher Realms,” at Islander’s Bank in Eastsound from 1:30 to 3 p.m. Refreshments will be served.

PlayFest ‘08 – See May 1 listing.

Mexico : Light Travel. Peter Fisher will present a fun slide show at the old Edna Gallery under Christina’s restaurant at 7 p.m.

SATURDAY, May 3

Saturday Farmers’ Market in Eastsound Village Green, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. beginning May 3.

Saturday storytime on the Village Green from 11:30 a.m. to noon.

Orcas Island Community Church Women’s Ministry spring luncheon from 11:30 a.m to 2:30 p.m. at Rosario Resort. Featured speaker is Luci Shaw. Cost $20, contact Susan Clark at 376-7046.

Agricultural plastic recycling event at the Orcas Island Solid Waste Facility from noon to 4 p.m. FREE recycling of clean nursery pots/flats, hay bale wrap, baling twine, soil amendment bags. Call Candace Jagel at 378-4414.

Anthony Manuel’s All Island Dance Concert, “Inspiration All Stars,” 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Tickes $10. 376-2281 or www.orcascenter.org.

PlayFest ‘08 – See May 1 listing.

SUNDAY, May 4

PlayFest ‘08 – See May 1 listing.

MONDAY, May 5

Duplicate bridge every Monday at 7 p.m. at the Longhouse in Eastsound 376-2797 or 376-8278.

Monologue workshop will be offered on May 5 and May 12 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Orcas Center’s Off Center Stage. To enroll, call Sparks at 376-2281, ext. 2 or email sparks@orcascenter.org. Registration can also be made the night of the first workshop. The cost is $20.

TUESDAY, May 6

STITCH Lunch Meeting for all women living in Orcas Village 12 – 2 p.m. at Ellen Harboe’s house. Call 376-2435 for information, directions.

Chess club at the Orcas Island Library at 3:30 p.m. 376-4985.

Orcas Speaks Toastmasters meets from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the Orcas Senior Center.

Orcas Island Camera Club meets from 7 to 9 p.m. in the Betty Lundeen Room of the Senior Center.

WEDNESDAY, May 7

Glass Sponge Reefs in NW Waters, Oceanographer Paul Johnson, University of Washington – at the Orcas Senior Center as part of San Juan Nature Institute’s Orcas Island Spring Lecture Series. All are welcome at no charge. Refreshments will be served. 360-378-3646.

The Orcas Island Schools Parent/Teacher/Student Association meets from 5:30 to 7 p.m. in the school library. Meetings include reports from school board meetings, reports from principals and chance to discuss. Child care provided.

Indralaya Theosophical Study Group meets from 7:30 to 9 p.m. Visitors are welcome. Info: 376-6765.

LOPEZ ISLAND

WEDNESDAY, April 30

Movie Night at the Lopez Library 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. “Shrek the Third” Admission: free.

THURSDAY, May 1

Lopez School Ice Cream Social in the school multi-purpose room at 7 p.m. Lopez Creamery ice creams, toppings and more. Music by high school band. Admission: Adults $4, age 19 and under $2, families $10. Ice cream and fixings $1.50 per scoop. Benefits Lopez school.

Winemaking lecture at Lopez Grange Hall at 7 p.m. Free. Refreshments served. (not a wine tasting event)

FRIDAY, May 2

Lopez 4-H Horse Rangers benefit dinner and auction at the Lopez Community Center. Barbecue salmon and chicken, salads, bread and dessert. Dinner $13 person or $35 per family. Benefits 4-H Rangers and Lopez Hospice and Home Support.

SATURDAY, May 3

Puppet Show – Parasol Puppets at the Lopez Library from 11 a.m. to noon with puppeteer Peter Allen. Admission free.

Lopez Historical Society Museum opening from noon to 4 p.m. New exhibit “Settling Lopez.”

WEDNESDAY, May 7

Lopez Elementary Women’s Luncheon at school at 11:30 a.m. Call the Family Resource Center at 468-2201 to be matched with a child.

Movie Night at the Lopez Library 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Movie: TBA. Admission:free