Around town | Upcoming auditions, open houses, the 'Making of America' seminar and more

Arts League Open House

The Annual Island Arts League Open House is Saturday, Sept. 10, 4-6 p.m. at 775 Mullis Street, behind Whidbey Island Bank in the big blue building.

You know the Island ARTS League for the great Art Raffle booth at the County Fair, for their art classes and workshops.  Their mission is ‘providing education in the arts.’  Stop in this week for original art from local artists on display and available for sale.

For more info contact


Lagoon Preserve work party

The Land Bank’s Third Lagoon Preserve Work Party is an afternoon of basic trail maintenance and upgrades  on Saturday, Sept. 24, 1 p.m. at the terminus of Cattle Point Road. Land Bank will provide hand tools, snacks, and water.

Call 378-4402 for more information.


‘The Making of America’ seminar

On Saturday, Sept. 17, a constitution seminar, “The Making of America”  will be held at the San Juan Island Grange from 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.

The seminar is conducted by the National Center for Constitutional Studies and sponsored by the American Legion Auxiliary, the San Juan Grange and supported by the Daughters of the American Revolution.

The program is $20 for pre-registered adults and $5 for students. Lunch and a 135-page study guide will be provided for $25 for adults and $10 for students.

Send pre-registration to: American Legion Auxiliary - Making of America Seminar, P.O. Box 1696, Friday Harbor, WA 98250.

For more info, call Minnie Knych at 378-7040 or email


Friday Harbor Dentistry event

The 8th Annual Open House and Barbecue at Friday Harbor Dentistry is on Friday, Sept. 9 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

There will be steak and chicken on the barbecue, homemade salads, cookies and more. Attendees will be entered to win a whitening treatment, sonicare toothbrush or a professional cleaning.


Audition for SJ’s next musical

Island children from 5 to 12 years old and island adults can audition for this fall’s San Juan Community Theatre family theatre musical  “Oh No! Granny’s Got the Remote!”

Auditions for children are Tuesday, Sept. 13, 3 p.m. in the FH Elementary School Gym.  Adult auditions are Sunday, Sept. 18  at 2 p.m.

“Oh No! Granny’s Got the Remote!” was written by Penelope Haskew and Teddy Deane.

Some 50 children and 11 adults will be cast in this family theatre production.  The play will be presented on the Whittier stage Nov. 18-20.

For more info, contact Penelope Haskew at

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