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WEDNESDAY 11

COMPUTER CLASS: Kitsap Regional Library’s computer literacy program will offer Internet 101 from 12:30 - 2 p.m. today. Designed for the novice computer user, this hands-on class will teach the skills to begin navigating the Web. The class is designed for new computer users who already have basic mouse and keyboarding skills. Register at the Poulsbo Library at (360) 779-2915. Class is limited to four students.

THURSDAY 12

MARINE SCIENCE CENTER: The Poulsbo Marine Science Center offers classes for new and prospective volunteers. The class will provide an overview of the marine animals and is required for all docents and anyone considering volunteering. Next class: From 6-7:30 p.m. June 12. Info/ RSVP: Call Denise Bauman (360) 689-9183 or e-mail denise.bauman@gmail.com

CHUCKWAGON: Chuckwagon Senior Nutrition Program invites seniors age 60 and older to attend a special Father’s Day Lunch at noon on June 12. The meal will be served at locations in East Bremerton, Port Orchard, Kingston, Silverdale, Poulsbo and Bainbridge Island. Call for reservations and location information. Lunch will include sunshine salad, beef stroganoff over noodles, winter mix vegetables, whole wheat roll and a brownie. Reservations are required by 2:30 pm Wed. June 11. $3 suggested donation.

UPCOMING

RUMMAGE SALE: Kingston Cooperative Preschool will have a child and baby rummage sale on June 14 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the preschool at Kola Kole Park. A wide variety of children’s toys, clothing, and furniture will be available. To drop off gently used children’s items for the sale call (360) 297-3220.

PANCAKE BREAKFAST: The Poulsbo Firefighters will be hosting its 10th annual Pancake Breakfast at the main fire station, 911 NE Liberty Road on June 15. They will offer pancakes, sausage, hashbrowns, eggs, coffee and juice to the public from 7 a.m. until noon. Proceeds will benefit the Firefighters Community Assistance Fund.

REPUBLICAN WOMEN: The North Kitsap Republican Women will host their monthly meeting on June 17 at the Poulsbo Fire Station at 11:30 a.m. Guest speakers will be Jan Angel, Marlyn Jensen, Brad Ghering and Randy Neatherlin. Info: call Brenda at (360) 871-2200.

SENIOR EXCURSION: North Kitsap residents are invited to join the Poulsbo Seniors on an excursion to Sequim on June 19 at 11 a.m. A scheduled lunch stop at the 7 Cedars Casino, a visit at Sequim Senior Center and a tour of the lavender fields is being arranged through Agate Pass Charters. For information and to reserve a spot on the bus, call Dee at (360) 697-6430 or Sheri at (360) 598-4101.

MIDSUMMER CELEBRATION: The Poulsbo Sons of Norway and Historic Downtown Poulsbo Association are planning a Midsummer celebration at 4 p.m. June 21 at the Kvelstad Pavilion at Waterfront Park. This year’s event will honor Poulsbo’s centennial year. Historic displays, dancing and delicious eats are planned. Info: call (360) 779-5209.

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.

OPTIMIST CLUB: The North Kitsap Optimist Club is holding a “Treasure Chest of Pampering” raffle at 4 p.m. June 21 in conjunction with their second annual rummage sale. Proceeds will help send more than 4,000 books to a village school in Kenya. Purchase tickets in advance at Cedarwilde, Synergy Healing or the Poulsbo Chamber of Commerce. Tickets will also be sold during the garage sale. Info: Tracy at (360) 697-4749.

NK CAR AND MOTORCYCLE SHOW: The Kingston Lumber Relay for Life team will host 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 hold 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.

CANDIDATE FORUM: A candidate forum for the 23rd and 35th Congressional District and the North Kitsap County Commissioner District 1 will be at 7 p.m. on June 24 in the Evergreen Room of the Silverdale Community Center at 9729 Silverdale Way just north of Walgreen’s. Kitsap Alliance of Property Owners is the sponsor of the forums. Coffee and cookies will follow.

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; students will learn observation & measurement skills, watercolor washes, and dry brush technique to render realistic leaves, flowers, and other botanical subjects. 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.

ORCA TRIP: Poulsbo Parks & Recreation is offering an exciting day trip to San Juan Island on June 25. Participants will take a chartered coach to Port Townsend where they will board the Glacier Spirit. The boat trip includes an hour-long narrated tour and viewing of the Orcas. Once on San Juan, you can enjoy 2.5 hours of strolling Friday Harbor and lunch at a restaurant of your choice. The boat returns to Port Townsend at 5 p.m. and the bus to Poulsbo at 6:30 p.m. The $89 fee includes all transportation costs while lunch and shopping are on your own. For more information and to register, call 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 host 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 1972, 1973 and 1974 will have a combined 35th class reunion at 7 p.m. on July 18 at the Suquamish Clearwater Hotel waterfront. On July 19, there will be a potluck at Raab Park. Info: JoAnne Seaman Skelley (360) 779-5650, Marilyn Howerton Wistrand (360) 697-2997 or e-mail nkhsclass73@hotmail.com.

CLASS REUNION: The North Kitsap High School classes of 1992 and 1993 will host a joint 15-year reunion July 19. The event will begin with a family picnic (potluck style) at Buck Lake 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 Aug. 2-3. The Great Peninsula Future Festival will mix interactive displays of green concepts, products and services with family entertainment, live music, food and hand-made crafts. Vendor info: Info@GreatPeninsulaFutureFestival.org. All other info: (425) 788-7496 or www.GreatPeninsulaFutureFestival.org.

CLASS REUNION: The North Kitsap High School class of 1958 is celebrating its 50th reunion on Aug. 14th at Kiana Lodge starting at 5 p.m. The group is currently seeking information about class members: Beverly Christofferson, Boyd Cooke, Jeanette Hammond, Virginia Mackie, Pete Madsen, Paul Petit and Terry Wheaton. Share any information with Bonnie Thomas at (360) 697-6131; Jeff Hahto at (206) 842-4326; Bob Alness at (253) 565-7559 or Jim Martin at (360) 779-7701.

ONGOING

HANSVILLE CO-OP PRESCHOOL PLAYDATES: The Hansville Co-op Preschool will hold several playdates at various area parks throughout the summer. The group meets at 11 a.m. Bring a picnic lunch and enjoy the company of other kids and adults. Info: (360) 271-8502 or visit www.hansvillepreschool.org.

BUSINESS NETWORKING: The Waterfront Professionals, Poulsbo’s core group of BNI Western Washington, meets every Tuesday at the Bayside Broiler, 18779 Front St. NE in Poulsbo from 11-12:30 p.m. Currently seeking new members. BNI’s helps members increase their business through a structured, positive, and professional program. Info: Micki Peak at (360) 649-6589.

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