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  • Tue Oct 14th, 2008 6:23pm
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Garden Club meets at 10 a.m. at the Orcas Center to talk about Creative Composting. Contact Ken Walker at 376-0501 or Midge Kraetzer at 376-2373.

Walking Tours of Historic Eastsound at 1 p.m. each Wednesday and Saturday in October. Tours leave from and return to the museum. $5 per adult includes admission to the museum. Accompanying children free.

Farm-to-Table dinner at the Senior Center, $5 seniors, $7 general public. 6 p.m.


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.

FRIDAY, Oct. 17

PTSA-sponsored rollerskating starting at 6 p.m. for beginning and young skaters (and their parents), age eight and under. From 7 to 9 p.m. all ages skate. The cost for the each one hour session is $2 (skate rental included). Outside skates not allowed. At the old school gym.


Farmers Market at Odd Fellows Hall 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Walking Tours of Historic Eastsound at 1 p.m. each Wednesday and Saturday in October. See Oct. 15 listing above.

George Karnikis reads from his science fiction novel, “Project Anastrophe,” at Darvill’s Bookstore from 1 to 2:30 p.m.

West Sound Pot Luck at 6 p.m. at the West Sound Community Hall – Deer Harbor Road. Bring a place setting, a dish to share, and a beverage. Everyone welcome, especially Halloween ghouls and goblins! Contact phone 376-6044.

Carolyn Cruso and Jessica Williams perform at Orcas Center at 7:30 p.m. 376-2281 or www.orcascenter.org or visit Orcas Center during box office hours, Thursday through Saturday, noon to 4 p.m.

SUNDAY, Oct. 19

Annual Mushroom Identification foray in Moran State Park, rain or shine. Meet at the picnic shelter by Cascade Lake at 11 a.m. Bring lunch, wood for the fire and a collecting basket. For information call 376-2404.

Rummage Sale at Orcas Christian School gym, from noon to 4 p.m.. Proceeds benefit mission trip to Mexico. Contact 376-4595 or OCS at 376-6683.

MONDAY, Oct. 20

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

TUESDAY, Oct. 21

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

“Staying Healthy with the Seasons,” with Stacy Lutz, Lic. Ac. Free lecture at 4 p.m. at the Ama Tara Center. 376-5900

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



Garfield High School Jazz Band, 2:30 p.m. at the Lopez Community Center, benefits the Lopez School Music Advocacy Foundation. Tickets $15, Lopez students admitted free. Tickets at www.lopezcenter.com, Paper Scissors on the Rock, Blossoms Organic Grocery, Islehaven Books, Islandale Southender.

SUNDAY, Oct. 19

Amigos de Santa Cruz Slide Show Presentation – Celebrate 10 years of working for and with the community of Santa Cruz la Laguna, Guatemala. Lopez Center at 7 p.m.