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— Orcas Spring Lecture Series: "Geology of Turtleback and Orcas Island," 7 p.m., Orcas Senior Center, off North Beach Road on Henry Lane, Eastsound. Dr. Ned Brown, professor emeritus of Western Washington University, gives this lecture. Sponsored by the San Juan Nature Institute. Free. Call 378-3646 or visit www.sjnature.org.

Friday, May 23

— Artists in Action, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Westcott Bay Sculpture Park. Here's a chance to see visiting artists create. From painting to carving. Artists in Action features the region’s best. Families welcome. Free. Call 370-5050. Continues May 24.

— Scenic Walkers, 10 a.m., Mullis Community Senior Center. Join Abby Spann for a guided walk on the Fish Creek Trail near Cattle Point.

Saturday, May 24

— San Juan Island Farmers Market, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., courthouse parking lot. Fresh local produce, meat, eggs, cheese and seafood. Live music

— Art and Nature Festival, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Westcott Bay Sculpture Park, Roche Harbor. Local artists, food, hands-on activities. Call 370-5050 or visit www.westcottbay.org.

Tuesday, May 27

— Dance Classes: Beginning East Coast Swing, 6-8 p.m., Dance Workshop II. Pre-registration required. Call Bill or Rita Ament, 378-9628.

Wednesday, May 28

— South Cady Mountain Firewise Community meeting, 6-8 p.m., Mullis Street fire station. Learn how to help protect yourself and neighbors from wildland fires. Firewise Specialist Ron Garner will teach about the Firewise program. Learn about the Cady Mountain area habitat. Visit www.firewise.org/usa or e-mail Garner at rggarner@centurytel.net.

Saturday, May 31

— End-of-Year Carnival, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Friday Harbor Elementary School. Food, fun, activity booths, balloons by Ravioli, bouncy structures, dunk tank and more. Benefits the PTA.

Tuesday, June 3

— Dance Classes: Beginning Salsa and Merengue, 6-8 p.m., Dance Workshop II. Pre-registration required, Call Bill or Rita Ament, 378-9628.

Wednesday, June 4

— Orcas Spring Lecture Series: "Natural History of Turtleback," 7 p.m., Orcas Senior Center, off North Beach Road on Henry Lane, Eastsound. Eliza Habegger, land steward for the San Juan County Land Bank, gives this lecture. Sponsored by the San Juan Nature Institute. Free. Call 378-3646 or visit www.sjnature.org.

Saturday, June 21

— Contra Dancing is back, 7:30 p.m., San Juan Island Grange. Join Mike Cohen and the Contra Dance Band for an evening of raucous active fun. Call Lee McEnery, 370-7589.

— Submit Calendar items by Friday, 4 p.m., to James Krall. Write Journal, P.O. Box 519, Friday Harbor 98250. E-mail jkrall@sanjuanjournal.com.

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