Monday, August 20
Asper Open Golf Tournament at the Orcas Golf Club at 5 pm.The Asper Open was put on by Harold Asper who passed away recently and it was played with ONLY 1 club and your putter. For more information, call 376-4400.
Orcas Island School Board meeting will be at 5:30PM in The School Library.
Tuesday, August 21
County Council Meeting in Friday Harbor, Special Meeting Early Start at 9 a.m. to discuss RFPs for Waste Transfer on Orcas and San Juan Islands. Public Hearings re on both the CAO Wetlands and CAO Fish and Wildlife Conservation Areas ordinances. Meeting will be videoconferenced at the Orcas and Lopez Public Libraries. For more information, contact Council Clerk Ingrid Gabriel.
Wednesday, August 22
Brown Bag Concert with Sharon Abreu and Friends from 12 noon til 12:30 p.m. at Emmanuel Episcopal Church in Eastsound. The concert is free, and donations fund a music scholarship program which enables students to attend a special music camp each summer. With Mike Hurwicz, Bill Griswold, Grace McCune, Karen Blinn (oboe) and Marianne Lewis (organ and piano) for a musical potpourri, from Mozart to Jerome Kern and Oscar Hammerstein.
Thursday, August 23
Teleconference meeting with the Lodging Tax Advisory Committee (LTAC) from 10:30 am – 11:15 am. at the Legislative Conference Room in Friday Harbor.
Orcas Island Golf Club 2012 Club Championship. This year the tournament is growing and there will be a more traditional Club Championship. We will have an 18 hole tournament, then the top players from each category will play a match play tournament during the following week. Titles will be award to the last players standing in each division. Player divisions are: Ladies, Senior (55+), Super Senior (70+), Men Low Net, Ladies Low Net, and overall Club Champion. To sign up, call 376-4400 or go to the Clubhouse.
Friday, August 24
Washington Territory during the Antebellum and Civil War Eras Lorraine McConaghy to speak from 7-9 pm, in the Lundeen Room of the Orcas Senior Center. Sponsored by the Orcas island Historical Society. Free.
Saturday, August 25
Orcas Angels Car Wash from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Country Corner. Sponsored by local non-profit, all proceeds support the people of Orcas Island when they unexpectedly hit a time of need.
Respectful Animal Harvesting, Traditional Pit Roast & Primitive Fire-making, Two day workshop with Gabriel Kelly, Saturday & Sunday, August 25 & 26 in Deer Harbor. Topics include Animal Harvesting: our culture’s relationship with life and death; Tactics on field dressing and basic skinning and uses of skin; Gutting the animal and exploring anatomy and organs; Different meat cuts, styles and uses; Curing, storage and cooking; Different uses of all parts of the animal’s body; Traditional underground roasting Primitive fire-making: Cost: Full 2-days, Suggested Donation: $150. Daily:Animal Harvesting: Saturday, Aug. 25, Suggested Donation: $100 Fire-making & Pit Roast: Sunday, Aug. 26, Suggested Donation: $65 including fire kit. Please RSVP: email@example.com or 805-729-7127
Bake Sale for Active Duty U.S. Military, organized by Judy Wallace from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Island Market.
Orcas Island Farmers’ Market from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Eastsound Village Green. This week featuring Historic Fruit Tree Preservation with Madrona Murphy from Kwiaht. Learn about her new project to identify, document and preserve historic tree-fruit varieties here on Orcas. Come to the Market Canopy booth all day to learn more. For more information, contact Jennifer Pietsch, Market Manager, at 317-83342.
Trunk Show of my friend designer Usaburo Sato’s beautiful organic cotton and hemp clothing at Orcas Mandala Yoga Studio in Eastsound from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. For men and women. Stop by and try something on!
American Legion Crab and Spaghetti Feed from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at the American Legion Post at 793 Crescent Beach Drive. Fresh crab, spaghetti, green salad, french bread and cake. $20 for adults ($14 for spaghetti only) $10 for children 10 and under ($7 for spaghetti only). All are welcome, bring your crab/nut crackers — or pliers! Call 376-4987.
Sunday, August 26
Soccer Coaching Clinic from noon to 4 p.m. . Learn how to set up a fun and effective practice with age-appropriate warm-ups, progressive drills, games and key coaching points to teach your players. At Buck Park, bring clipboard, notebook and pen. Be dressed and ready to run through drills. $35. Mail check to Chama Anderson, PO Box 31, Orcas WA 98280, or contact Chama Anderson at 206-930-5704 or firstname.lastname@example.org