Submitted by The Whale Museum
Join The Whale Museum from 5-7 p.m. on Friday, May 17 from 5-7 p.m. for the PastaPalooza Dinner at the San Juan Island Grange in Friday Harbor. The dinner is a special carb-loading event to celebrate Orca Running’s second annual San Juan Island Half Marathon which takes place the next day. Help welcome and cheer on the participants. All are invited to the dinner which is catered by Downriggers.
The dinner is $25 per adult or $15 per child, 12 years and under. Price includes dinner and dessert; beverages sold separately. Proceeds raised directly support the education and research programs of The Whale Museum. Special thanks are expressed to event sponsors Café Demeter; Gentry Aesthetics; Islanders Bank; and Olympic Lights Bed and Breakfast; and to Orca Running for their support and partnership.
Race Volunteers are also still needed. To volunteer to help with the San Juan Island Half marathon on Saturday, May 18, visit OrcaRunning’s website, https://sanjuanislandhalf.com/volunteer.
Founded in 1976, The Whale Museum’s mission is to promote stewardship of whales and the Salish Sea ecosystem through education and research. In addition to providing exhibits, the Museum also provides programs including the Marine Naturalist Training, Orca Adoption Program, Soundwatch Boater Education, San Juan County Marine Mammal Stranding Network and the Whale Hotline.
More information about The Whale Museum can be found online at www.whalemuseum.org.