Three-day Restival at Orcasong Farm

Friday – Sunday, June 23-25, Orcasong Farm — from Ashley Collins for Orcasong Farm — Come join us for the first Restival on Orcas Island, three days of Yoga, Meditation, Sound Healing, Herbalism, and Movement Workshops. In the evenings listen to beautiful, soulful music by OmTara, Pepper Proud, and Peia … Continue reading

Researching Our History A free workshop for anyone with a story to tell

Saturday, May 13, 12:30 – 4:30 p.m., Emmanuel Episcopal Church — from Sandy Strehlou for Writing Our History Project — There is still room for local history buffs who want to attend this Saturday’s workshop “Researching Our History” taking place from 12:30pm – 4:30pm at Emmanuel Episcopal Church Hall in East … Continue reading

Upcoming Parent Workshop: Road-Map to Amazing Teenage Brain A demystifying introduction to adolescents' changing neurobiology

Thursday, May 11, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m., Orcas School Library — from Emilie Gincig for Funhouse Commons — Trillium Swanson, MA, a youth and adult counselor on Orcas, and Emily Aring, a self-development coach and parent of a 16 year-old, share a “101” on the changes which occur within the brain from … Continue reading

Succession Planning for Small Business Workshop Free, advance registration required

Monday, May 15, 1-2:30 p.m., San Juan Island Library — from Victoria Compton — All business owners need to devote time and energy to developing a succession plan for their business. With a succession plan, business owners can identify a person or entity who can continue the business if tragedy … Continue reading

Learn to Paint Tulips, Learn Watercolor Basics Two workshops with Caroline Buchanan

— from Caroline Buchanan — On the weekend of April 22-23, Caroline Buchanan will offer a watercolor workshop, Painting the Tulip Fields. Now that the tulips are finally blooming you may want to visit the fields and bring your photos and sketches to class. Or just come to the Olga … Continue reading

Budgeting, Finance, Interviewing Topics of Brown Bag Lunch Seminars Noontime classes in Friday Harbor

— from Minnie Knych, NW Workforce Career Center — The Northwest Workforce Council Career Center is hosting a series of free Brown Bag lunch seminars. April seminars include: April 20 is the next seminar. BUDGET, FINANCE AND MORE is presented by Islander’s Bank. The seminar assists with managing your budget, … Continue reading