What’s happening

  • Tue Sep 23rd, 2008 3:09am
  • Life

ORCAS ISLAND

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 24

United Way Day of Caring, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Meets at Orcas Center to build the first phase of a path between the school and Center, and also to form teams to assist low-income seniors.

Sustainable Orcas Island meets at the Orcas Island Public Library, 5:30 to 7 p.m., discussing community resiliency, cooperation, and sustainability in the face of economic and other changes. Everyone is welcome. Contact 376-4985 or pheikkinen@orcaslibrary.org.

THURSDAY, Sept. 25

Preschool storytime at the Orcas Island Public Library, 10 to 10:30 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 to 8.

“Windy Thoughts” booksigning with author Joyce Green. 7 to 8 p.m. at Darvill’s Bookstore 376-2135

FRIDAY, Sept. 26

Dragonfly Dance from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. at the Odd Fellows Hall in Eastsound. Cost $10 or $5 for those who arrive by 9:30 p.m. 376-5640

Jade Simmons “My Americana” piano concert. 7:30 p.m. at Orcas Center. Tickets $20 adults, complementary with reservation for students, 376-6636.

Orcas Island Library Open House and Friends of the Library Annual Meeting, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Library. Refreshments served. 376-4985.

SATURDAY, Sept. 27

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

Orcas Public Library’s Saturday storytimes from 11:30 am to noon on the Village Green during the Farmers Market season.

Darvill’s Bookstore Book signing with Ann Rule and Donna Anders. 1 – 2:30 p.m. 376-2135

Bill Frisell, Grammy award-winning guitarist at Orcas Center, opening act, Twirl. 7:30 p.m.

SUNDAY, Sept. 28

American Legion Pancake Breakfast from 8 a.m. to noon at the American Legion Hall. 376-4987

Barbara Urschel reads from her book, “From Grief to Grace: Journaling Through Bill’s Illness” with a special guest reading from “Orcas Smiles,” Bill Urschel’s book. 3 p.m. at the Senior Center, with assisted listening devices for the hard of hearing. By donation.

MONDAY, Sept. 29

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

“A New Earth” discussion group based on Eckhart Tolle’s popular series “A New Earth” will meet Monday evenings at 7 p.m. First meeting. Call Sharon Buchan at 376-3613 for information.

TUESDAY, Sept. 30

Memoir Group meets from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Library. All are welcome to join this monthly group to share interest in memoir writing.

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

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 1

“East of Eden” fall literature class at the parish hall of Emmanuel Church, to continue Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Registration at the Library $20.

LOPEZ ISLAND

SATURDAY, Sept. 27

Farmers’ Market located next to the Lopez Community Center from 10 to 2 p.m.