Spotted Wing Drosophila An Emerging Fruit Pest

Thursday, April 6, 11 – 1 p..m., Skagit Valley College — from Jay Lucas — The Master Gardener Foundation of San Juan County in partnership with San Juan County Washington State University Extension is pleased to present a workshop on Spotted Wing Drosophila by Dr. Beverly S. Gerdeman, Join us … Continue reading

Introduction to EFT Workshop: What’s This Thing Called Tapping?

Monday, March 27, 1 – 3 p.m., Orcas Senior Center — from Nancy Southern — Did you know that there is a revolutionary way you can relieve mental, emotional or even physical pain or suffering? You will learn a self-help process combining knowledge of ancient Chinese Acupuncture meridian points and modern psychology. Properly … Continue reading

Free Workshop on Business Feasibility for Entrepreneurs Is there a market for your business idea?

Monday, March 20, 12:30 – 2 p.m., San Juan Island Library — from Victoria Compton — All entrepreneurs wonder if there is a market for their business ideas, or if they will make money from them. Join the San Juan County Economic Development Council for a FREE workshop to learn … Continue reading

Forest Stewardship Classes Upcoming A forestry class for landowners

Saturdays, March 11- April 8, 8 a.m. – 2:30 p.m., Skagit Valley College Community Room — from San Juan Islands Conservation District — Your Land. Your Trees. Your Goals. This comprehensive university-based forestry class will help you get the most out of the land you love. Whether you have just a few … Continue reading

State Commerce Dept. Awards Grant to Economic Development Council Funds for local marine-trades education program

— from Victoria Compton — The San Juan County Economic Development Council (EDC) is pleased to announce the award of a Washington State Department of Commerce Work Start grant for a county-wide Marine Trades Education program, which will be run in partnership with Commerce, San Juan County, the Town of … Continue reading

Upcoming Free Workshop on Retirement Planning for Business Owners

Wednesday, February 22, 10-11 a m, San Juan Island Library — from Victoria Compton — Small business owners have many considerations when running their businesses, but often don’t have time to consider future financial requirements. Join the San Juan County Economic Development Council for a FREE workshop on retirement planning … Continue reading

Address Pain with Blended Eastern-Western Treatments

February 18, 2 to 4 pm at Orcas Public Library Integrated (Eastern and Western) Approaches in Managing Acute/Chronic Pain Syndrome Presented by Vincent Shu, MD, FCCP, Board Certified Internist/Geriatrist/Cardiologist Have you been suffering from headache, back/shoulder pain, fibromyalgia, menstrual cramps, arthritic pain, etc.? An estimated 5-8 million Americans use opioids … Continue reading

Dance Classes for “Rock of Orcas” to Begin Soon

Session begins February 14, Valentines Day, Odd Fellows Hall — from Grace McCune — Tiffany Loney will begin holding dance classes for “Rock of Orcas” on Tuesdays at the Odd Fellows Hall. The dance classes will participate in the Orcas Center production, “Rock of Orcas.” Dancers of all skills welcome. … Continue reading