Community

North Kitsap Community Calendar

SATURDAY 31

PARK CLEANUP: The city of Poulsbo will host an ivy pull at American Legion Park today. The park is located just across the street from Martha & Mary on Front Street. The event will run from 9 a.m. to noon. Info: (360) 779-9898.

FAMILY DANCE: The Kingston Co-op Preschool community family beach boogie dance will be from 6-8 p.m. today at Kingston Middle School. Presale tickets are available at $5 per person, $20 for the whole family. Funds raised go to the preschool. Info: (360) 297-8840 or frogfer.comcast.com.

COMPOSTING CLASS: Learn the basics of home composting and turn yard and food waste into black gold for your garden from 10 a.m. to noon at the Stillwaters Environmental Center in Kingston today. Class participants are eligible to win a free Cascadia Composter. Instructor: Bobbie Morgan, Natural Landscapes Project. Pre-register at (360) 297-2876.

RAIN GARDEN CLASS: A rain garden class will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. today at the Stillwaters Environmental Center (26059 Barber Cut Off Road; Kingston). Cost is $30, $45 for couple. Please pre-register at (360) 297-2876.

NORTH KITSAP EAGLES: Join the North Kitsap Eagles Aerie and Auxiliary #3586 Installation Celebration. Dance to the country sounds of “Raleigh and Roy” today at 7 p.m. Members are $3, non-members $5. Cake and munchies will be served. Members and guests are reminded that the Installation will be at 4 p.m. followed by a potluck.

GARAGE SALE: The North Kitsap High School cross country team will host a garage sale from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. today at the Northwest Design Center on State Route 305. Items for the sale can be donated this morning.

UPCOMING

BOOK CLUB: The Women’s Wealth Book Club will meet at 6 p.m. June 1 in downtown Poulsbo. Join other business women after work and eat, network and discuss a book on wealth. Info: (360) 271-8418.

NK FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY: The North Kitsap Friends of the Library will meet June 2 at 10 a.m. in the Poulsbo Library meeting room. This potluck brunch will be the last meeting for the summer. Members are asked to bring a dish to share. Guests and new members are welcome.

TIP MASTERS: Poulsbo Tip Masters will meet June 3 at the Poulsbo Library at 7 a.m. Poulsbo Tip Masters provides a structured, productive program to teach members the networking skills necessary to grow each other’s businesses by providing qualified business referrals. Info: Kelly Muldrow, Chapter President at (360) 710-0509.

BOOK SALE: The North Kitsap Friends of the Library will hold a book sale June 7 from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Poulsbo Library. Hardbacks and large paperbacks are $1. Pocketbooks are 50 cents and all young people’s and children’s books are 50 cents. Gently used books are welcomed and may be donated at the Poulsbo Library.

MARINE SCIENCE CENTER: Renowned British naturalist Alice Fulton will speak on sea anemones at the Poulsbo Marine Science Center at 11 a.m. June 7. Following, Robert Johnston will present on regional bays and their currents, tides and pollution at 2 p.m. Kids are welcome to come view the new octopus, experience the center and adopt a critter. Center hours will be extended to 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. for June 6, 7 and 8. Info: poulsbomsc.org.

BACKYARD HABITAT CLASS: Bobbie Morgan, Natural Landscapes Project, will teach how to create or improve the habitat in your backyard and how to become certified by the National Wildlife Federation from 9:30-11:30 a.m. June 7 at the Stillwaters Environmental Center in Kingston. Cost for the family fun project is $15 per household. Pre-register at (360) 297-2876.

PIANO RECITAL: The Friends of Miller Bay will hold a classical piano recital to benefit the Cowling Creek Forest Preserve at 7:30 p.m. June 7 in Suquamish. Seating is limited and reservations are recommended. For information, call (360) 598-6564, (360) 440-4651 or (350) 697-3504.

MONSTERS IN GARDEN BEDS: Learn about recent ornamental escapees that are threatening our watersheds from Dana Coggon, Kitsap County Noxious Weed Control Program Coordinator, from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. June 21 at the Stillwaters Environmental Center in Kingston. Cost is $30 per person, $45 for couple. Pre-register at (360) 297-2876

NK CAR AND MOTORCYCLE SHOW: The Kingston Lumber Relay for Life team will hold a car and motorcycle show from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 22 in the Kingston Lumber District Yard. The event is free to the public, donations will be accepted. Entries are now being pre-registered. Info: Carla at (360) 638-1600 or carlacetnarowski@yahoo.com

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL: Eglon Community Church will host a vacation bible school from 9 a.m. to noon June 23-27. Kids 4 years old to eighth grade are welcome. Info: (360) 638-2020.

BOTANICAL ILLUSTRATION: Portraying the Plant classes are offered through Poulsbo Parks & Recreation June 24-Aug. 5 from 7-9:30 pm at the Recreation Center. Beginners and more experienced artists welcome. Supplies may be purchased through the instructor, Kathleen McKeehen, freelance illustrator and botanical artist. Cost is $118 for the 7-week course. Info: (360) 779-9898.

LIVING WITH TOXINS: Learn about the toxins we live with daily and carry in our bodies that affect the natural systems that support our lives at 7 p.m. June 26 at the Kingston Fire Hall. Sunny Gill of Kingston Crossing Chiropractic will speak on the effects of toxins on the environment and on your health. Suggested donation of $10. Pre-register at (360) 297-2876.

LOW-TIDE BEACH WALK: Join a marine ecologist from Stillwaters Environmental Center to discover the area’s rich nearshore environment during the annual low-tide beach walk from 12:30-1:30 p.m. July 5. Gathering starts at the Kingston Farmers Market. Event is fun for all ages, children must be accompanied by an adult. Wear shoes or boots that can go over rocks and get muddy. Info: (360) 297-2876.

WATER WONDERS DAY CAMP: Kitsap Public Utilities District and Kitsap County Surface and Storm Water Management will hold a Water Wonders Day Camp from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 8-10 at the Island Lake Community Center. Info: (360) 626-7723.

CLASS REUNION: The North Kitsap High School classes of 1992 and 1993 will be hosting a joint 15-year reunion July 19. The event will begin with a family picnic (potluck style) at Bucklake in the afternoon and then an adults-only gathering at the Clearwater Casino in Suquamish will be held that evening. Contact Amanda Cheatham or Kristin Chapple at nkhs93@yahoo.com to be added to the list of alumni.

GREAT PENINSULA FUTURE FESTIVAL: Historic Port Gamble will be the setting for the greenest outdoor sustainability festival in Washington August 2-3. The Great Peninsula Future fVendor info: Info@GreatPeninsulaFutureFestival.org. All other info: (425) 788-7496.

SATURDAY 31

PARK CLEANUP: The city of Poulsbo will host an ivy pull at American Legion Park today. The park is located just across the street from Martha & Mary on Front Street. The event will run from 9 a.m. to noon. Info: (360) 779-9898.

FAMILY DANCE: The Kingston Co-op Preschool community family beach boogie dance will be from 6-8 p.m. today at Kingston Middle School. Presale tickets are available at $5 per person, $20 for the whole family. Funds raised go to the preschool. Info: (360) 297-8840 or frogfer.comcast.com.

COMPOSTING CLASS: Learn the basics of home composting and turn yard and food waste into black gold for your garden from 10 a.m. to noon at the Stillwaters Environmental Center in Kingston today. Class participants are eligible to win a free Cascadia Composter. Instructor: Bobbie Morgan, Natural Landscapes Project. Pre-register at (360) 297-2876.

RAIN GARDEN CLASS: A rain garden class will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. today at the Stillwaters Environmental Center (26059 Barber Cut Off Road; Kingston). Cost is $30, $45 for couple. Please pre-register at (360) 297-2876.

NORTH KITSAP EAGLES: Join the North Kitsap Eagles Aerie and Auxiliary #3586 Installation Celebration. Dance to the country sounds of “Raleigh and Roy” today at 7 p.m. Members are $3, non-members $5. Cake and munchies will be served. Members and guests are reminded that the Installation will be at 4 p.m. followed by a potluck.

GARAGE SALE: The North Kitsap High School cross country team will host a garage sale from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. today at the Northwest Design Center on State Route 305. Items for the sale can be donated this morning.

UPCOMING

BOOK CLUB: The Women’s Wealth Book Club will meet at 6 p.m. June 1 in downtown Poulsbo. Join other business women after work and eat, network and discuss a book on wealth. Info: (360) 271-8418.

NK FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY: The North Kitsap Friends of the Library will meet June 2 at 10 a.m. in the Poulsbo Library meeting room. This potluck brunch will be the last meeting for the summer. Members are asked to bring a dish to share. Guests and new members are welcome.

TIP MASTERS: Poulsbo Tip Masters will meet June 3 at the Poulsbo Library at 7 a.m. Poulsbo Tip Masters provides a structured, productive program to teach members the networking skills necessary to grow each other’s businesses by providing qualified business referrals. Info: Kelly Muldrow, Chapter President at (360) 710-0509.

BOOK SALE: The North Kitsap Friends of the Library will hold a book sale June 7 from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Poulsbo Library. Hardbacks and large paperbacks are $1. Pocketbooks are 50 cents and all young people’s and children’s books are 50 cents. Gently used books are welcomed and may be donated at the Poulsbo Library.

MARINE SCIENCE CENTER: Renowned British naturalist Alice Fulton will speak on sea anemones at the Poulsbo Marine Science Center at 11 a.m. June 7. Following, Robert Johnston will present on regional bays and their currents, tides and pollution at 2 p.m. Kids are welcome to come view the new octopus, experience the center and adopt a critter. Center hours will be extended to 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. for June 6, 7 and 8. Info: poulsbomsc.org.

BACKYARD HABITAT CLASS: Bobbie Morgan, Natural Landscapes Project, will teach how to create or improve the habitat in your backyard and how to become certified by the National Wildlife Federation from 9:30-11:30 a.m. June 7 at the Stillwaters Environmental Center in Kingston. Cost for the family fun project is $15 per household. Pre-register at (360) 297-2876.

PIANO RECITAL: The Friends of Miller Bay will hold a classical piano recital to benefit the Cowling Creek Forest Preserve at 7:30 p.m. June 7 in Suquamish. Seating is limited and reservations are recommended. For information, call (360) 598-6564, (360) 440-4651 or (350) 697-3504.

MONSTERS IN GARDEN BEDS: Learn about recent ornamental escapees that are threatening our watersheds from Dana Coggon, Kitsap County Noxious Weed Control Program Coordinator, from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. June 21 at the Stillwaters Environmental Center in Kingston. Cost is $30 per person, $45 for couple. Pre-register at (360) 297-2876

NK CAR AND MOTORCYCLE SHOW: The Kingston Lumber Relay for Life team will hold a car and motorcycle show from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 22 in the Kingston Lumber District Yard. The event is free to the public, donations will be accepted. Entries are now being pre-registered. Info: Carla at (360) 638-1600 or carlacetnarowski@yahoo.com

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL: Eglon Community Church will host a vacation bible school from 9 a.m. to noon June 23-27. Kids 4 years old to eighth grade are welcome. Info: (360) 638-2020.

BOTANICAL ILLUSTRATION: Portraying the Plant classes are offered through Poulsbo Parks & Recreation June 24-Aug. 5 from 7-9:30 pm at the Recreation Center. Beginners and more experienced artists welcome. Supplies may be purchased through the instructor, Kathleen McKeehen, freelance illustrator and botanical artist. Cost is $118 for the 7-week course. Info: (360) 779-9898.

LIVING WITH TOXINS: Learn about the toxins we live with daily and carry in our bodies that affect the natural systems that support our lives at 7 p.m. June 26 at the Kingston Fire Hall. Sunny Gill of Kingston Crossing Chiropractic will speak on the effects of toxins on the environment and on your health. Suggested donation of $10. Pre-register at (360) 297-2876.

LOW-TIDE BEACH WALK: Join a marine ecologist from Stillwaters Environmental Center to discover the area’s rich nearshore environment during the annual low-tide beach walk from 12:30-1:30 p.m. July 5. Gathering starts at the Kingston Farmers Market. Event is fun for all ages, children must be accompanied by an adult. Wear shoes or boots that can go over rocks and get muddy. Info: (360) 297-2876.

WATER WONDERS DAY CAMP: Kitsap Public Utilities District and Kitsap County Surface and Storm Water Management will hold a Water Wonders Day Camp from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 8-10 at the Island Lake Community Center. Info: (360) 626-7723.

CLASS REUNION: The North Kitsap High School classes of 1992 and 1993 will be hosting a joint 15-year reunion July 19. The event will begin with a family picnic (potluck style) at Bucklake in the afternoon and then an adults-only gathering at the Clearwater Casino in Suquamish will be held that evening. Contact Amanda Cheatham or Kristin Chapple at nkhs93@yahoo.com to be added to the list of alumni.

GREAT PENINSULA FUTURE FESTIVAL: Historic Port Gamble will be the setting for the greenest outdoor sustainability festival in Washington August 2-3. The Great Peninsula Future fVendor info: Info@GreatPeninsulaFutureFestival.org. All other info: (425) 788-7496.

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.
blog comments powered by Disqus

Read the latest Green Edition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Sep 19 edition online now. Browse the archives.