Garden Club Presentation: Drought Tolerant Landscapes for Pacific Northwest

Wednesday, January 17, 10 a.m., Orcas Center — from Helen Huber for Orcas Island Garden Club — The Orcas Island Garden Club welcomes Everett Chu, owner of Azusa Farm and Gardens, on Wednesday, January 17 at 10 a.m. at the Orcas Center. Mr. Chu will discuss the advantages of a … Continue reading

Thinking About Running for Taxing District Office? OICF to hold workshop

Wednesday, January 10, 3 – 5 p.m. – from Kate Long for OICF — The Orcas Island Community Foundation (OICF) presents a workshop facilitated by Debra Wiggs geared toward current members or potential members of public taxing districts (School, Port, Parks & Rec, Library, Hospital) to be held from 3-5 … Continue reading

Skagit Valley College Life Transitions Program Offered Free in Friday Harbor

— from Arden Ainley for Skagit Valley College — Skagit Valley College’s (SVC) Life Transitions Program will be offered FREE at SVC’s San Juan Center in Friday Harbor. Classes begin on January 8, 2018. SVC’s Life Transitions program is designed to help individuals who are looking into their options for employment, college, or … Continue reading

PeaceHealth Hosting “Getting Through the Holidays”

Tuesday, December 12 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m., PeaceHealth Peace Island Medical Center — from Bev Mayhew for Peace Island Medical Center — PeaceHealth is hosting a free event, “Getting through the holidays,” on Tuesday, December  12, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at PeaceHealth Peace Island Medical Center, 1117 Spring … Continue reading

EDC Presents: Datapalooza! A statistics and demographics event for San Juan County

Wednesday, December 6, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m., Emmanuel Episcopal Church — from Victoria Compton for San Juan County Economic Development Council — Need more data and information to make knowledgeable decisions about your business or as a community legislator or leader? Join the San Juan County Economic Development Council … Continue reading

Senior Center Offering Advanced Directive/Living Will Workshop

Wednesday, October 25, 1 – 3 p.m., Senior Center — from Sara Boyle for Orcas Senior Center — Join us for a hands-on tutorial Wednesday, October 25, from 1-3 p.m. for step-by-step instructions in filling out an Advanced Directive/Living Will. The workshop is led by RN Libby Garcia who has … Continue reading