Deobrat Mishra is one of the most energetic and innovative sitar artists in India and will be performing on Friday, Sept. 30 at Brickworks from 7:30–9:30 p.m.
By Dana Zia
The upcoming flea market will be held on two Saturdays, Oct. 15 and Dec. 10 from 9 a.m.–noon at the San Juan County Fairgrounds. From jewelry to yard tools, this is the place to find it. Got some items you'd like to sell? Booth space is just $15 with applications available at www.sjcfair.org. For more information, call 378-4310.
Submitted by the Lopez Island Garden Club
On Sunday, Sept. 24 - teams descended on Roche Harbor to participate in the First Annual Inter-island Bocce Tournament. Players from Bellingham, Lopez, Orcas, San Juan, and Stuart island enjoyed a sunny day while rolling balls, making friends, and enjoying all the wonder of being at Roche. Pairs were "blind drawn". The champion pair were Clay Lainson from Bellingham, and islander Nate Schons, of Island Hoppin Brewery. San Juan resident Ashley Palmer Sullivan teamed up with Bellingham's Tom McNutt (middle school with the F.H. class of 1977) took second place.
A Broadway hit is the featured play in the next edition of San Juan Community Theatre's On Book! Readers Theatre series.
Laurie Stewart Burns was born Feb. 21, 1952 in Los Angeles, California and died on Sept. 18, 2016 in Friday Harbor, Washington from complications of ALS.
Tonight, Sept, 22 from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., at the Mullis Senior Center, is the Community Treasures public meeting/discussion. Frank Penwell will review history, go over some of the CT Board discussions, review the issues and take input.
Music man Steve Moore is a new teacher at the Friday Harbor Elementary School this year and his class room reverberates with sounds of excitement.
Check out the upcoming "Know Your Island Walk."
News about the upcoming Friday Harbor Film Festival
Conscientious Projector- UFOs and Nukes
Discover San Juan Island 2016 is a wrap! The San Juan Island National Historical Park, San Juan County Land Bank, and San Juan Island Library are happy to report the summer-long adventure a success, handing out over 350 discovery kits to islanders and visitors alike. On Friday, September 9th, three lucky adventurers' names were chosen in a drawing featuring three prizes donated by local businesses. Adventurer, Emilie, won a $25 gift certificate to Griffin Bay Bookstore; adventurer, Noah, won a punch card for five soft serve ice cream cones at The Bait Shop; and adventurer, Kit, won a game and kid's binoculars set from SJI National Historical Park. Discover San Juan Island was an island wide exploration of environmentally, culturally, and historically significant sites. If you have questions, contact Tanja Williamson at the Land Bank: 360-378-4402 or email@example.com.
Daniel Scott Drahn, 55, passed away on August 12, 2016 in Kona, HI. His generous heart failed him while on an eagerly anticipated night scuba dive. Dan was a devoted father and husband who was known by many for his creative and adventurous spirit. Dan's willingness and imagination led not only his own family on many memorable adventures but also delighted other children and families along the way.
Joan Byrne was a member of the first combined Town and District Structural Firefighter recruit class held in 2001. She was an active firefighter for ten years until she developed arthritis in her hands and felt that she was a safety hazard to her fellow fighters. So, she came out of the "hot zone" and became a member of the logistics team for San Juan Island Fire and Rescue.
A memorial service for Julie Taylor will be held at 2:30 p.m., Saturday, September 17, 2016 at the Mullis Center. Please bring a fond memory, cookies or cut flowers to share. Arrangements are in the care of Evans Funeral Chapel and Crematory Inc., Anacortes and the San Juan Islands. To share memories of Julie, please sign the online guest register at www.evanschapel.com.
An evening of appetizers and drinks on the Plaza followed by dinner will be on Sept. 25, from 5-9 p.m., at Brickworks.
Blues icon Curtis Salgado brings his longtime band guitarist, Alan Hager, with him to Friday Harbor on Friday, Sept. 9, to perform as a duo on San Juan Community Theatre's Whittier Stage at 7:30 p.m.
Submitted by The Whale Museum
Need some help with your Sweet Millions, your Purple Cherokees, all of your tomato crop this year? Come learn from a local expert at the 2016 Annual Gardening Workshop, Secrets of Gardening, presented by the San Juan County Master Gardeners at Friday Harbor Middle School on Saturday, Oct. 1, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.