Grand Opening Celebration at the Library Friday, June 23 --- 5 to 8 p.m.

— from Martin Arnold for the Orcas Island Public Library — The Orcas Island Library will be celebrating the grand opening of its new building addition, from 5 to 8 pm on Friday, June 23. Join us for a free dinner, including bratwursts, hot dogs (meat and vegetarian), sauerkraut, ice … Continue reading

Orcas Center Spamalot Production Gets Ready for Opening Night It takes an island

Thursday – Saturday, March 16 – 18 & 23 – 25, 7:30 p.m., Orcas Center — by Lin McNulty — In what promises to be an irreverent, extraordinarily funny production at Orcas Center, Monty Python’s Spamalot is nearing the last weeks of rehearsal before unfolding before an audience on opening night, … Continue reading

Senior Center Presents Holiday Festival of Arts

Saturday, November 26, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., Senior Center — from Arron Redford — The Operations Committee of the Orcas Island Senior Center invites you to participate in our annual Holiday Festival of Arts, 10AM to 4PM on Saturday, November 26th. This is one of our major fund-raisers of … Continue reading

Senior Center Festival of Arts Will Kick Off Holidays

Saturday, November 26, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., Senior Center — from Arron Redford — The Operations Committee of the Orcas Island Senior Center invites you to participate in our annual Holiday Festival of Arts, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, November 26. This is one of our major … Continue reading

Countdown Begins for This Year’s Film Fest Weekend passes go on sale September 15

— from Donna Laslo — The Orcas Island Film Festival (OIFF) producers are in full gear getting the island ready for another fantastic weekend of films on October 7 – 10. Jared Lovejoy & Donna Laslo are thrilled to spearhead the festival once again along with Carl Spence, chief curator … Continue reading

Cancer Survivorship Group Shares Support and Hope

Thursday, Sept. 8 at 5 p.m. at Orcas Island Community Church –by Sue Lewis– The Cancer Survivorship Group wants everyone to remember that together we can fan the flames of hope. The research shows that an individual’s outcomes are better with supportive persons/families and groups providing encouragement. We are a … Continue reading

Sixth Annual Cider And Mead Festival This Saturday Ciders, Meads and Music on the Village Green July 23

— from Madie Murray — It’s that time again! For the sixth year in a row, Orcas Island will host the Orcas Island Cider & Mead Festival on Saturday, July 23, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the Eastsound Village Green in Eastsound, WA – a major fundraiser for … Continue reading