Calling All Explorers and Aspiring Actors Paula Russell bringing acting workshop to Orcas

Saturday – Sunday, September 23 – 24, 411 Madrona St. Eastsound, — from Paula Russell — Are you an adult beginning actor? Are you an adventurer or an introvert ready to step out of your comfort zone and try something new? Are you an experienced actor, writer, or director who … Continue reading

Skagit Valley College Seeks Community Input from Orcas Island Take online survey

— from Arden Ainley for Skagit Valley College — The Skagit Valley College (SVC) San Juan Center, in partnership with Orcas Island Rotary, seeks broad community input to help identify Orcas Island’s education and training needs. Your input will help SVC develop courses and learning opportunities on Orcas Island. We invite … Continue reading

Still Room for Sail Orcas Summer Program Great venue, great boats, the best instructors

— from Gwyneth Burrell for Sail Orcas — For the past 25 years, Orcas youth ages 8-18 have been introduced to the sport of sailing through this popular program. Sail Orcas is happy to present this summer program which focuses on teaching sailing skills in a safe, fun environment. The … Continue reading

Free Tai Chi Chuan Classes on Village Green

Wednesdays at 6 p.m., Village Green — from Thomas McDonough — Now on Wednesday evenings starting at 6 p.m., there is a free Tai Chi Chuan class at the Village Green. Classes are Mondays at 9 a.m. at the Odd Fellows Hall ($5 fee for each Monday class) and Wednesdays (free) at 6 p.m. at the Village Green in Eastsound. … Continue reading

Free Summer Tune-up Session for Strings Violinists, violists, and cellists high school age and older are all welcome

Tuesday, August 8, 9:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m., Orcas Center (Date Corrected) — from Laura Gibbons for Orcas Island Chamber Music Festival — The Orcas Island Chamber Music Festival is pleased to be able to offer an exciting educational opportunity this August. Festival artist and popular and frequent Musician in … Continue reading

Summer in the School Garden Farm to Cafeteria Program

— by Ashley Randall — The Orcas Island Farm to Cafeteria program invites you to join us in the school garden this summer for Calendula salve making workshops and work-trade Wednesdays! Our first salve making workshop of the season is Saturday, July 15th at 11 am in the public school … Continue reading