WEDNESDAY, Sept. 10
PTSA meeting from 5:30 to 7 p.m. in the School Library. Includes a presentation by School Superintendent and High School Principal Barbara Kline regarding changes in staffing and programs from last year to this, and an opportunity to discuss the administrative realignment with her and K-8 Principal, Tom Gobeske. Childcare is provided.
THURSDAY, Sept. 11
“What I Need to Know Before I Retire” Chamber of Commerce Business Essentials class. 7:45 coffee and tea, workshop 8 to 9 a.m. $15 for non-Chamber members. 376-2273.
Preschool storytime at the Orcas Island Public Library, 10 to 10:30 a.m. Info: 376-4985
Orcas Island Community Foundation annual report and “Celebration of Giving” 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Rosario Resor Discovery House. Call 376-6423, or email email@example.com.
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 to 8.
Dorothy Trogdon will read poems from her book “Tributaries,” followed by a reception and book-signing. 7 p.m. at Darvill’s Book Store.
FRIDAY, Sept. 12
An Evening of Comedy with Orcas Youth directed by John Clancy. At the Orcas Center, 7:30 p.m. $12 adults, $8 students. 376-2281
SATURDAY, Sept. 13
Saturday Farmers’ Market in Eastsound Village Green, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. beginning May 3.
Orcas Public Library’s Saturday storytimes will be held from 11:30 am to noon on the Village Green during the Farmers Market season.
Writer’s Roundtable from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Library. Join fellow writers in a monthly gathering to launch the 2008-2009 season. Bring ideas of topics you would like to explore, and suggestions for presenters at future Roundtables. Writers are invited to read excerpts from work in progress. All are welcome.
“An Evening of Comedy” with Orcas Youth directed by John Clancy. At the Orcas Center, 7:30 p.m. $12 adults, $8 students. 376-2281.
MONDAY, Sept. 15
Duplicate bridge every Monday at 7 p.m. at the Longhouse in Eastsound 376-2797 or 376-8278.
TUESDAY, Sept. 16
Chess club at the Orcas Island Library at 3:30 p.m. 376-4985.
Back to School Barbeque Sept. 16th at Orcas Island School. Sponsored by the PTSA.
Orcas Speaks Toastmasters meets from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the Orcas Senior Center.
Grief recovery group will begin meeting from 6:30 to 8 p.m. in the parish hall of Emmanuel Episcopal Church in Eastsound on Tuesdays for six weeks. The second meeting only will be held on Thurs., Sept. 18, followed by four meetings on Tues. evenings Sept. 23, Sept. 30, Oct. 7 and Oct. 14. For reservations, call 376-2352. For questions call 376-2098.
WednesDAY, Sept. 17
“Jim French Radio Show” auditions with Actors Theater on Wednesday, Sept. 17 at 7 p.m. at the Grange. 317-5601.