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What’s going on in Kitsap County | July 16
ARTS & CRAFTS
THE f67 CAMERA CLUB: Will be meeting at 7 p.m. July 21 in Room 106 of the art building at Olympic College Bremerton. It will be a normal print night on the topic of photojournalism. Visitors welcome. Info: www.f67cameraclub.org or call (360) 275-3019.
TRASH ART CONTEST: Is being held in conjunction the the Great Peninsula Future Festival in Port Gamble Aug. 1-3. A display of Trash Art will be set up near the entrance to the festival and winners will be decided and announced Aug. 3. Entries must me made entirely of clean, sanitary trash or materials that would otherwise be discarded or recycled. Send a note of entry with artist name/age/contact to Gene Bullock at 1968 NE Lind Ct., Poulsbo, WA 98370 or e-mail email@example.com. Info: www.greatpeninsulafuturefestival.org or call Gene at (360) 394-5635.
BAINBRIDGE ISLAND STUDIO TOUR: Is seeking regional artists to share their work during the 25th annual winter Studio Tour. Applications are at the BI Chamber or online at www.bistudiotour.com, due July 31. Info: Call Dinah at (206) 852-0504 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
MUSICIANS ARE INVITED: To share their talents by participating in the Bainbridge Island 2008 Summer Studio Tour Aug. 8-10. Interested performers can get more information and a schedule at www.musiccommunityresources.com/summerstudiotour2008.htm. Info: www.musiccommunityresources.com or call (206) 842-5485.
THE VERKSTED GALLERY: A 20-year old cooperative art gallery located at 18937 Front St. in Poulsbo is now accepting applications from artists in the following mediums: baskets, fiber art, leather work, oils, acrylic, metal art, encaustic, and other unique arts and crafts. Must be able to work two days a month, participate in committee work and pay a monthly rent. To apply pick up an application from the gallery or call Lynn at (360) 297-4096. Info: www.verkstedgallery.com.
THE SOUTH KITSAP ARTISTS: Association meets from 6-8 p.m. on the fourth Monday of the month at Cedar Heights Junior High School — 2220 Pottery Ave. in Port Orchard. Doors open at 5:45 p.m., visitors, first-timers welcome. Info: Call president Loretta Anderson at (360) 876-1415.
GLASS ART JUNKIES: A group with interests in all kinds of glass art from beaded to fused and stained glass meets at 6:30 p.m. the third Wednesday of each month at the Subway near the Silverdale Albertson’s. All skill levels welcome. Info: Susan at (360) 598-4600.
DRAWING THE HUMAN FIGURE: Life Drawing (the human figure) classes are held from noon to 2 p.m. each Monday at the Bremerton Eagles at sixth and Washington. Cost is $10 per class. Info: (360) 377-7296.
CALL FOR ARTISTS: Kingston Art Gallery invites local artists to join the co-op gallery. Information and applications at the gallery, corner of SR 104 and West Kingston Rd., Kingston or online at www.kingstonartgallery.com.
ART LEAGUE: The Poulsbo Art League meets weekly, 12:30-3:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Vinland Lutheran Church, 2750 NW Finn Hill Rd., Poulsbo. All artists welcome to join, bring project to work on.
LAUGH FOR LIFE: A benefit for the American Cancer Society featuring national headlining comedians Charlie Weiner, Peter Greyy, Eric Haines, The Great Cris Larsen and more will be at 7 p.m., July 19 at the Admiral Theatre, 331 Pacific Ave. in Bremerton. Ages 18 and up. Info: www.admiraltheatre.org or call the box office at (360) 373-6743.
COMEDY AT SLIP 45: National headliner, 20-year-veteran, Charlie Weiner will be performing at 9 p.m. tonight at Slip 45, 715 Bay St. in Port Orchard. Slip 45 hosts comedy nights every Wednesday. Info: www.slip45.com, www.myspace.com/slip_45 or call the club at (360) 895-7932.
FREE MOVIES FOR KIDS: “A Bug’s Life” will be shown at 1 p.m., July 18 in the downstairs meeting room of the Poulsbo Library, 700 NE Lincoln Rd. in Poulsbo. It’s part of the free “Creepy Crawlies and Other Creatures” movie series, with showings at 1 p.m. every Friday through Aug. 22. Next week — “Curious George” July 25. Info: www.krl.org or call children’s librarian Suzanne Grue at (360) 779-2195.
READING BUDDIES: Bring your preschool or young school age kids to the Poulsbo Library at 11 a.m. every Wednesday to meet a reading buddy to share books and puzzles with. Free program every Wednesday through Aug. 20 at the library, 700 NE Lincoln in Poulsbo. Info: www.krl.org or call children’s librarian Suzanne Grue at (360) 779-2195.
KITSAPART SCHOOL OF THE ARTS: Offers classes ranging from cartooning to three-dimensional drawing to animal art for kids ages 8-teens at its school, 3425 NW Byron St. in Old Town Silverdale. Info: www.kitsapart.com or call (360) 662-1542.
NATURE CAMP FOR KIDS: A hands-on learning experience for kids entering grades 2-6 will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., July 28-31 at Stillwaters Environmental Center, 26059 Barber Cut Off Rd. in Kingston. Cost is $100 for all four days. Taught by Kari Golden. Info: Call Stillwaters at (360) 297-2876.
CHILDREN’S PAPER CRAFTS: Are taught at summer classes from 12-2 p.m. every Monday through Aug. 25 at Design Your World, 19347 Jensen Way in Poulsbo. $15 per class for kids 4 and up. Info: Call (360) 930-8098.
CSTOCK’S SUMMER KIDS WORKSHOP: For kids ages 9-15 will be July 28-Aug. 8 with performances of Disney’s “The Jungle Book” directed by Andrea Gonzales Aug. 8-10. During the workshop, kids will learn the basics of theater, music and dance. It also features a director-in-training program for teens ages 16-21. Class is limited to 40 students. Cost is $150. To reserve, contact Dale at (360) 698-9515 or email@example.com.
THE ISLAND MUSIC GUILD: Is taking registration now for summer music camps, including a chamber camp Aug. 4-8 and rock! camp Aug. 11-15. Price and duration info is available online at www.islandmusic.org/music_camps.htm. Call to register. Info: (206) 780-6911 or www.islandmusic.org.
BALLROOM DANCING: Is offered from 2-5 p.m. every Sunday at the Port Orchard Eagles, 4001 Jackson Ave. NE in Port Orchard, dancing to the live big band sounds of Eric Liebmann and Co. Cost is $3 for members, $5 for non. Info: www.foe2338.org or call (360) 876-2338.
BALLROOM DANCE CLASSES FOR SENIORS: Are held at 10:30 a.m. every Thursday morning at the Bremerton Elks, 4131 Pine Road in Bremerton. No experience necessary, no age limit, no partners required. Classes are one hour, followed by an afternoon dance at 1 p.m. Must pre-register. Info: (360) 877-5181.
BALLROOM IN DANCE CLASSES IN GORST: Are offered at 6:30 p.m. every Tuesday at the Kitsap Square Dance Association facility, 6800 Old Belfair Hwy. No experience necessary, no age limit, no partners required. Must pre-register. Info: Call (360) 877-5181.
LINE DANCERS: Kitsap Kickers Line Dance Club meets every Friday and Sunday, 9161 Washington Ave. NW, Silverdale. Fridays: beginners 6-7:30 p.m., $2; advanced 7-9:30 p.m., $4; Sundays: beginners 5-6:30 p.m., $2; advanced 6-8:30 p.m., $4. Information: (360) 697-6753.
MONDAY FOLK DANCING: Scandinavian dance lessons Monday evenings, ongoing at Poulsbo Sons of Norway, 18891 Front St. NE, Poulsbo. Live music every third Monday of month. Information at (360) 779-2460.
LEARN TO SQUARE DANCE: Paws and Taws Square Dance Club hosts weekly lessons 7:30 p.m. every Monday at Kitsap Square Dance Center, 6800 W Belfair Valley Rd., Bremerton. First night free, then $3 per lesson. Information at (360) 692-9335.
BAINBRIDGE ISLAND PHOTOGRAPHER: Pete Saloutos will be exhibiting a collection of work entitled “Images of China” throughout July at the Bainbridge Island Library, 1270 Madison Ave. N on Bainbridge. Prints are available for purchase, proceeds benefit the library. Info: www.petesaloutos.com or call the library at (206) 842-4162.
BREMERTON ARTIST CHUCK SMART: Will be showing an exhibit of new work titled “Zoo York: Graffiti Series” through July 31 at Old Town Custom Framing and Gallery, 3255 NW Lowell St. in Old Town Silverdale.
KINGSTON ART GALLERY: Will feature Marilyn Liden Bode and Betty Claire during the month of July. Both artists are founding members of the Kingston Gallery. Their show “Living Imprints” will hang through Aug. 4 at the gallery off Highway 104 in downtown Kingston. Info: www.kingstonartgallery.com or call (360) 297-5133.
THE BEST OF GALLERY FRAGA: The Bainbridge Island Gallery Fraga will be celebrating the variety of its artists with a massive special two-month show, hanging through July and August. Info: www.galleryfraga.com or call (206) 842-1150.
THE ROBY KING GALLERIES: Features five artists exploring and interpreting the landscape in a variety of mediums for its July show “Translate the Landscape.” The show will hang through the month at the Roby King, 176 Winslow Way on Bainbridge. Info: www.robykinggalleries.com, (206) 842-2063.
THE VERKSTED GALLERY: Will be featuring three artists during the month of July — Sue Baldwin’s light hearted and whimsical pottery, porcelain and raku artist Clarice Falconer and Suzanne L. Burns’ two-dimensional birds and images of life. Their work will be prominently featured throughout the month along with the co-op gallery’s 37 artists on Front Street in Poulsbo. Info: www.verkstedgallery.com or call (360) 697-4470.
THE GALLERY AT GRACE: Will feature monotypes by Berit Ringo in his show “My Many Houses” which will hang July 3 through Aug. 31 in the lobby of Grace Episcopal Church, 8595 Day Road on Bainbridge. Info: Call Ann at (206) 842-9997.
‘PAINT FREE OR DIE’: Is the title of Ron Harper’s patriotic exhibit of experimental works which debuts at the Collective Visions Gallery, 4th and Pacific in Bremerton. The show will run through July 28. Info: www.collectivevisions.com or call (360) 377-8327.
APOCOLYPSE WHEN: An open group art show with a theme on the "end of it all" at the Artists for Freedom and Unity hall, 318 Callow Ave. in Bremerton. The show will hang throughout the month. Info: www.myspace.com/artistforfreedomandunity or call (360) 782-1329.
KITSAP SCULPTOR KARSTEN BOYSEN: Features his show of twisted steel sculpture “Covert Vision” at the Theler Center off of State Route 3 in Belfair through September 1. Info: www.thelercenter.org or call the Center at (360) 275-4898.
FARMSTOCK: A festival of art and music featuring local and regional artists in concert and on display in addition to lectures and workshops throughout the weekend Aug. 1-3 at the Bottoms Up Farm, 13398 Manzanita Rd. on Bainbridge. The art and music expo is free Aug. 1-3 while the Farmstock Concerts featuring cats like Dan Tyminski and Hadley Caliman Aug. 2-3 will cost. Info: www.farmstockfestival.com or call Liz at (206) 819-3618.
BAINBRIDGE BOOK SALE: The Bainbridge Friends of the Library will host a book sale to benefit the library coffers from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 22 at the BI library, 1270 Madison Ave. N on Bainbridge. Info: www.bifriends.org.
EAGLE HARBOR PRESENTS: New author Jonathan Evison and his debut novel “All About LuLu” the tale of a vegetarian boy with a bodybuilding father and a crush on his stepsister. Evison will be reading from and talking about the book at 7:30 p.m. July 24 at Eagle Harbor, 157 Winslow Way on Bainbridge. Free. Info: www.jonathanevison.com, www.eagleharborbooks.com or call (206) 842-5332.
MONTANA WRITER RICK BASS: Acclaimed author of many fiction and non-fiction books, will be reading from his new book “Why I Came West: A Memoir” at 3 p.m. July 27 at Eagle Harbor Books, 157 Winslow Way E. on Bainbridge. Info: www.eagleharborbooks.com or call the store at (206) 842-5332.
‘BREAKING DAWN’: The last novel of the Twilight Trilogy, written by Stephanie Myers and set in the North Olympic Peninsula will be feted with midnight book parties across the county on the even of its release Aug 1. Including: Barnes and Noble in Silverdale (call (360) 698-0945 for more info), Liberty Bay Books in Poulsbo (call (360) 779-5909) and Eagle Harbor Books on Bainbridge (call (206) 842-5332).
PENINSULA ROMANCE WRITERS ASSOCIATION: Meets at 10 a.m the third Saturday of every month (July 19) at the Sylvan Way Library, 1301 Sylvan Way in E. Bremerton. Info: www.krl.org or call (360) 405-9100.
SILVERDALE WRITERS’ ROUND TABLE: Meets at 9:30 p.m. Saturdays at Austin Chase Coffee, 9621 Mickelberry Rd. in Silverdale for support and development in a positive atmosphere. Info: Call Bob at (360) 830-4968.
LIBERTY BAY BOOKS: Has updated its listing for its book groups. All groups meet at Liberty Bay Books — 18881-D on Front St. in Downtown Poulsbo. Revised listings are as follows:
Joy Luck: 11 a.m. First Friday monthly
Daytime: 10 a.m. Second Tuesday monthly
Non-Fiction: 10 a.m. Third Wednesday monthly
Evening: 7 p.m. Third Wednesday monthly
Books and Brew: 7 p.m. third Friday monthly, ages 21-39.
Mystery: 10 a.m. Fourth Thursday monthly
Info: www.libertybaybooks.com, (360) 779.5909 or e-mail
SILVERDALE BOOK SALE: Silverdale Friends of the Library used book sale every Tuesday 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Silverdale Library, 3450 NE Carlton.
ADULT WRITERS CRITIQUE GROUP: Has openings for interested writers. The group meets at 10 a.m. the second and fourth Thursday of each month at 3431 Lowell St. in Old Town Silverdale. Info: E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call (360) 598-2375 after 7 p.m.
FOR CONCISE CRITIQUING: And stimulation, join the Fiction Writer’s Workshop which meets at 7 p.m. every Monday night at the Poulsbohemian Coffeehouse — 19003 Front St. in Poulsbo. Cost is $6 per meeting, which includes a latte. Info: www.poulsbohemian.com or call Marianna (360) 779-9199 for poetry or Sue (360) 297-3713 for fiction.
LIVE AT THE PEGASUS: Lindsay Tomasic will be bringing her roots music up from Sherman Oaks, Calif. for a show at 7:30 p.m. July 18, followed by the local band Manabozho’s acoustic alt folk at the same time July 19. Sunday is always an open mic for all styles at 7 p.m. All shows are all ages by donation at the Pegasus Coffee House, 131 Parfitt Way on Bainbridge. Info: www.pegasuscoffeehouse.com or call (206) 842-6725.
THE MANETTE SALOON: Will feature Blu Meadows back again at 9 p.m. July 18, followed by Nicole Deville and Her Manhands with Tres Hombres at the same time July 19. Both shows are 21+, $5 cover at the Manette, 2113 E. 11th St. in Bremerton. Info: www.myspace.com/manettesaloon or call the bar at (360) 297-0801.
WINTERLAND HOSTS: Portland band No Go Know with Trip the Light Fantastic ands fellow PDXers Boomsnake starting around 9 p.m. July 18. At the same time the next night, The Enemies of will host a benefit for Autism Speaks featuring the Swinos, the F’n A’s and SGFY. Both shows are 21+, $5 cover at Winterland, 1220 Sylvan Way in Bremerton. Info: www.myspace.com/winterlandrocks or call the bar at (360) 479-5686.
THE CHARLESTON HOSTS: Its first-ever open mic night at 8 p.m. July 17, all ages, free. Then at 7 p.m. July 20, Clear the Chamber will rock the stage with Subdivision, Primavera, No Make and Godfed Static. And at the same time July 23, Folkbot will jam with Hearts Divided, Mystery House and Life Undefined. Both of the latter shows are $5 cover, all shows are all ages, bar w/ ID. Info: www.myspace.com/thecharlestonmusicvenue.
THE SHIPWRECK LOUNGE: At Slip 45, 715 Bay St. in downtown Port Orchard, will feature the reggae sounds of Outlaw Nation at 9 p.m. July 17. 21+, $5 cover. Info: www.slip45.com, www.myspace.com/slip_45 or call the club at (360) 895-7932.
THE GLOBAL BEAN HOSTS: Stacy Ruland and Pam Wenter on violin and fiddle at 7 p.m. July 17, followed by Natalie Poss on the keys and vocal chords at 8 p.m. July 18 and the Slap Jackets at 9 p.m. July 19. All shows are all ages, cup of coffee for the cover at the Bean, 2021 NW Myhre Road, Ste. 100 in Silverdale. Info: www.theglobalbean.com or call (360) 692-9582.
PERFORMANCES AT THE PASSAGE: The Clearwater Casino’s free summer concert series features the Freddie Pink Band’s rock and soul from 7-9 p.m. July 17 at the Clearwater event lawn, located off of Highway 305 near the Agate Pass Bridge. Info: www.clearwatercasino.com or call (360) 598-8700.
POULSBO FARMERS MARKET FEATURES: The local celtic trio Crooked Mile from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. July 19 at the market near the intersection of 7th and Iverson. The market runs every Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Info: www.poulsbofarmersmarket.org.
EBRA AND THE SHOWSTOPPERS: Will be jamming from 7-11 p.m. July 18 at Moondogs, Too bar and grill, 714 Bay St. in Port Orchard. 21+, no cover charge. Info: www.myspace.com/moondogs_too or call (360) 895-2300.
LOCAL JAZZMAN: Saxophonist Mark Lewis will be performing from 6:30-9:30 p.m. Thursdays July 17-31 at the El Coral Mexican Restaurant, 536 4th St. in Bremerton. Info: www.marklewismusic.com or call Rhonda at (360) 692-2540.
LOCAL BAND AUDACITY FACTOR: Will be playing 60s-80s classic rock and blues at 9 p.m. July 25 at Bobaloo’s off of Highway 3 in Belfair. Info: www.audacityfactor.com.
CHICAGO BLUES MAN: Lightnin’ Joe will jam from 1-4 p.m. July 19 for a new event called Blues in the Garden at Savage Plants and Landscape, 6810 State Highway 104 in Kingston. All ages, free show. Info: Call the nursery at (360) 297-8711.
WES CORBETT AND JAKE JOLIFF: Will be performing on banjo and mandolin Tuesday, July 29th at IMG Hall: “Wes Corbett and Jake Joliff”. Duo performance with banjo and mandolin. It’s always a special occasion when Wes comes to perform on Bainbridge. This will be a chance to hear some great mid-week music!
CONCERTS AT EVERGREEN: Free live music from 6-8 p.m. every Tuesday, July 1 through Aug. 12 at Evergreen Rotary Park in Bremerton. Info: Call Cynthia at (360) 473-5425.
CONCERTS ON THE BOARDWALK: Will feature four weeks of free concerts, 6-8 p.m. Fridays July 11 through Aug. 1 on the Louis Mentor Boardwalk in Bremerton. Info: www.bremertonmsa.org or call (360) 377-3041.
CONCERTS IN THE PARK: A free concert series from 7-9 p.m. each Wednesday July 9 through Aug. 20 at waterfront park on Bainbridge Island. Info: www.biparks.org.
SUMMER NIGHTS ON THE BAY: Provides free outdoor live concerts from 6:30-8 p.m. every Tuesday July 8-29 at Liberty Bay waterfront park in Poulsbo. Info: www.cityofpoulsbo.com/parks.
BELLA LUNA PIZZERIA: Located on the slab in Suquamish hosts an open mic from 6:30 p.m. to close ever Tuesday and Thursday for both songs and spoken word. Info: www.bellalunapizza.com or call (360) 598-5398.
THE JAZZ HOUSE: Located at 322 Pacific Ave. in Bremerton, provides live jazz from a house band starting around 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday nights. Info: Call (360) 373-2006.
THE KITSAP CHORDSMEN: A local barbershop chorus meets and sings weekly from 7-10 p.m. Wednesdays at the Olympic Evangelical Free Church, 14861 Silverdale Way in Silverdale. New singers and visitors welcome. Info: (360) 337-7464.
THE TREEHOUSE LOUNGE: Located above the Magnolia Cafe on Front Street in downtown Poulsbo hosts an open mic session at 8 p.m. every Thursday. 21+. Info: (360) 697-1447.
GARCIA’S MEXICAN RESTAURANT: Hosts DJ Paisanos Mix from 9:30 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. every Saturday night at its location on Front Street in Poulsbo. Cover is $10 for guys, free for the ladies. Info: (360) 697-9800.
ONGOING JAM SESSIONS: At the Island Music Guild — 10598 Valley Rd. on Bainbridge — include:
A jazz ensemble workshop: from 7-9:20 p.m. on the second and fourth Thursdays of the month. $5 donation requested. Info: E-mail Mike at email@example.com
Drum workshop: Monday evenings every week. Info: call Micah at (206) 818-5859.
Old Time Fiddle Tune Jam: Lead by Stuart Williams from 7:30-9:30 p.m. on the third Thursday of the month. $5 requested. Info: call Stuart at (206) 323-8004.
Reel Time Celtic jam: Meets from 4-5:30 p.m. on second Fridays in Poulsbo Led by Jane Landstra of Country Capers. Lessons for first level fiddlers are from 4-5:30 on third Fridays in Poulsbo. Info: E-mail Jane at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (360) 697-6192.
Samspel Scandinavian Jam/less: Led by Jane Landstra from 4-5:30 p.m. on the fourth Fridays. Info: email@example.com or call (360) 697-6192.
SILVERDALE’S NEWEST MUSICAL COFFEE SHOP: The Global Bean, located at 2021 NW Myhre, ste. 101 in Silverdale, is hosting a traditional Irish jam session at 7 p.m. on the second an fourth Wednesdays of the month. All players of Irish tunes and instruments are welcome. Info: http://theglobalbean.com or call (360) 692-9582.
CHORUS OF SWEET ADELINES: Meet at 6:30 p.m. every Tuesday at the First Baptist Church at 1410 Ohio St. in Bremerton. Women of all ages are invited to come out and sing. Info: www.kitsappines.org or call Kathy at (360) 297-8414.
KITSAP JAZZ SOCIETY: A group of Kitsap citizens have begun the formation of the Kitsap Jazz Society with aspirations of preserving and promoting jazz throughout the county. For more information, call (360) 731-1609.
TREEHOUSE OPEN MIC: John Becker hosts open mic 7:30 p.m. Thursdays at Treehouse Bar, 18830 Front St., Poulsbo. No minors.
BELLA LUNA OPEN MIC: Gary "Smokestack" Shaw hosts open mic 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Tuesdays at Bella Luna Pizzeria, Suquamish. Tugboat Bromberg hosts same time Thursdays.
PARENT-CHILD MUSIC CLASSES: Music and movement classes for ages newborn-5 with adult Mondays and Saturdays, Cappella Choirs Music Center, Port Orchard. Cost varies. Info: (360) 895-3200.
COMMUNITY SINGERS: Anyone who loves to sing is invited to join the Community Singers. No experience necessary, well-known songs. Group performs at long-term care facilities and others as requested. Info: (206) 842-9790.
WHISKEY CREEK STEAKHOUSE: Dixieland jazz first Tuesday 5 p.m. monthly; various artists seven nights a week, 5 p.m.; Trumpet by Yvonne, 5 p.m. Wednesdays. Whiskey Creek Steakhouse, 1918 Washington St., Keyport. Info: (360) 779-3481.
NATURE & OUTDOORS
DRAGONFLY FARMS NURSERY: Located at 34881 Hansville Rd. in Kingston hosts a farmers market featuring local artisans from 12-4 p.m. every Friday. Info: www.dragonflyfarmsnursery.com or call (360) 638-1292.
ALBERS VISTA GARDENS: A Bremerton non-profit organization accessible only through scheduled tours, has announced its 2008 Garden Tour Schedule with tours slated for 10 a.m. July 18, July 26 and more. By reservation only. Info: Call (360) 908-5887 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
BAINBRIDGE ISLAND FARMERS’ MARKET: Opens this weekend at the Town Square at City Hall on the island, featuring farm fresh local produce, art, crafts, food and music from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The market will run April 12 through October 18. Info: www.bainbridgefarmersmarket.com or call (206) 855-1500.
KITSAP MOUNTAINEERS: Meet on the second Thursday of each month for social time and interesting program at the Kitsap Cabin, 3000 Seabeck Highway in Bremerton. Meetings are for members and anyone interested in learning more about the program. Info: www.kitsapmountaineers.org.
OUTDOOR VOLUNTEERS SOUGHT: The Foulweather Bluff Preserve Nature Conservancy is searching for volunteer stewards to serve as the Preserve’s caretakers and eyes and ears. Training is provided, time commitment is one day per week or one day every two weeks. Info: Lisa Younger at email@example.com, (206) 343-4345 ext. 331.
WILDLIFE VOLUNTEERS SOUGHT: West Sound Wildlife Shelter on Bainbridge Island seeking volunteers for variety of duties ranging from hands-on work with wildlife to office work. Information (206) 780-8508 or www.westsoundwildlife.org.
PENINSULA WILDERNESS CLUB: Variety of outdoor activities. Meets 7 p.m. second Monday monthly, Kitsap Unitarian bldg., 4418 Perry Ave., East Bremerton Visitors welcome. Information: www.pwckitsap.org
SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER: Will commence in downtown Port Orchard July 19 as the Orchard Theatre, 820 Bay St., will be showing the movie “Saturday Night Fever” at 7 p.m., followed by a night of dancing at Slip 45 at down the street at 715 Bay St. Cost is $20 for the movie and complimentary appetizers at Slip 45. Info: Call Marcia at (360) 876-7900.
THE LYNWOOD THEATRE: Features “Love and Honor” following a low-caste samurai through the struggles of circumstance of heart and conscience in addition to “Surfwise” a film following the first family of surf this week July 18-24 at the Lynwood, 4569 Lynwood Center Road on Bainbridge. For show times and ticket info: www.lynwoodtheatre.com or call (206) 842-3080.
KRL HOSTS SUMMER FAMILY MOVIES: Fridays at 2 p.m. at the Sylvan Way Library, Fridays at 3 p.m. at the Bainbridge Library, Thursdays at 1:30 p.m. in Silverdale and Fridays at 1 p.m. at the Poulsbo branch. Free. Call each branch for dates and films. Info: www.krl.org, or call Sylvan Way at(360) 405-9100, Bainbridge at (206) 842-4162, Silverdale at (360) 692-2779 or Poulsbo at (360) 779-2915.
THE RODEO DRIVE-IN: One of the oldest drive-in movie theaters in the Northwest — located at 7369 Highway 3, south of Port Orchard near the Bremerton airport — hosts weekly double features of current box office movies. Open seven days a week starting in mid-June. For show times, movies slated and ticket information, go to www.rodeodrivein.com or call (360) 698-6030.
‘THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE’: Bainbridge Performing Arts’ theatre school Camp Broadway and Bainbridge Dance Center present the classic July 30 through Aug. 3 with shows at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday, 3 p.m. Sunday. Directed by Jessica Low, musical direction by Daryl Spadaccini, vocal direction by Sophia Federighi, and choreography by Jill Leversee. Tickets are $15. Info: www.bainbridgeperformingarts.org or call (206) 842-8569.
SEATTLE OPERA PREVIEW: Norm Hollingshead will be previewing “Aida” by Verdi, considered the grandest of all grand operas, at 2 p.m. July 26 at the Bainbridge Island Library, 1270 Madison Ave. N on Bainbridge and again at 2:15 p.m. July 27 at the Sylvan Way Library, 1301 Sylvan Way in Bremerton. Info: Call Margaret at (360) 377-0973.
THE JEWEL BOX THEATER: Debuts Neil Simon’s “Last of the Red Hot Lovers” at 8 p.m. July 18 at the Jewel Box, 225 Iverson St. in Poulsbo. The show will run through Aug. 16 with curtains at 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 2 p.m. Aug. 3 and 10. For tickets or more info: www.jewelboxpoulsbo.org or call (360) 779-9688.
TICKETS ARE ON SALE NOW: For Ovation! Musical Theatre Bainbridge’s production of the Stephen Sondheim fairy tale classic “Into the Woods.” There will be nine performances July 11-27 at the Bainbridge High School theater, 9330 NE High School Road on Bainbridge. Tickets are $13-20, available at Winslow Drug, Mills Music and online at www.ovationmtb.com. Info: www.ovationmtb.com or call (206) 842-0472.
CSTOCK PRESENTS: Gilbert and Sullivan’s “The Pirates of Penzance,” July 11 through Aug. 3 with curtains at 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 6 p.m. Sundays. Tickets are $12 for adults, $10 for seniors and students and $7 for kids under 11. Info: www.cstock.org or call (360) 692-9940.
JEWEL BOX NEEDS YOU: The Jewel Box Theatre in Poulsbo is seeking front of house and behind the scenes volunteers. Info: (360) 779-9688 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
WWCA SEEKS VOLUNTEERS: Western Washington Center for the Arts theater in Port Orchard seeking volunteers for house manager, concession sales, lighting and ushers. For information on applying call (360) 769-7469.
BPA VOLUNTEERS: Bainbridge Performing Arts seeking volunteers for wide variety of jobs, from stagecraft and lighting to concessions and fundraising. Contact Ruth Lentz at email@example.com.
GANDHI’S LOUNGE PRESENTS: Its annual Christmas in July party starting around 8 p.m. July 19 with appearances by drunk Santa and his naughty elves at Gandhi’s Lounge in the Mariner Square business park off of Mickelberry Road in Silverdale. Info: www.myspace.com/gandhis or call (360) 662-0599.
JUPITER AND ITS MOONS: Will be the topic of discussion at the Battle Point Astronomers next planetarium show at 8:15 p.m. July 26 at Ritchie Observatory in Battle Point Park on Bainbridge. This is the perfect time for viewing Jupiter, take a tour of the planet in the planetarium, then look at the real thing if skies are clear. Free, all ages. Info: www.bpastro.org or call (206) 842-9152.
POULSBO’S DREAM DINNERS: Will be celebrating its fifth anniversary by dedicating an open house to the Kitsap Childrens Musical Theatre group from 6-8 p.m. July 31 at Dream Dinners, 19470 Viking Ave. 202A in Poulsbo. The open house will feature the kids singing songs from their upcoming performance of “Willy Wonka.” Info: www.dreamdinners.com or call (360) 779-0054.
KITSAP COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY: Invites you for a stroll down memory lane Aug. 1 on its annual walking tour through the downtown Bremerton historic district. The tour leaves at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 1 from the Kitsap County Historical Museum, 280 Fourth St. in Bremerton. Info: www.kitsaphistory.org.
COMEDY NIGHT AT SLIP 45: Located at 715 Bay St. in Port Orchard, the bar/lounge will be hosting comedy night with Robin Cee and Scot Shields 9 p.m. Info: www.myspace.com/slip_45 or call (360) 895-7932.
THE CRUISIN’ SEASON IS: Back in full swing as every Wednesday evening now through September, classic car enthusiasts gather and bring their rides out to Buck’s A&W, 1700 Mile Hill Drive. in Port Orchard. All ages welcome, 5-8 p.m., know your classic car rules. Info: (360) 876-9088.
NEIGHBORHOOD CHESS GAMES: Are held from 6-8 p.m. every Wednesday at the downtown Bremerton Library, 612 5th St. in Bremerton with players from the Kitsap County Chess Club. Info: (360) 377-3955.
BAINBRIDGE ISLAND GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY: Will feature Bainbridge author Warren Read discussing his new book “The Lyncher in Me” from 10 a.m. to noon July 18 at the Bainbridge Library, 1270 Madison Ave. N on Bainbridge. Free. Info: (206) 842-4162.
VIOLINISTS TO FIDDLERS: Interested in turning your violin into a fiddle? An interest list is being compiled for an old-time fiddle workshop with Ken Waldman and and Tania Opland. Info: (206) 842-2306.
FOURTH STREET MARKET: A street fair in downtown Bremerton offering art, crafts and antiques will run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 9. Info: Contact Peggy at (360) 479-4101 or www.simplyrenewed.com.
KITSAP COUNTY CHESS CLUB: Meets for games from 6-8 p.m. every Wednesday night at the downtown Bremerton library, 612 Fifth St. in Bremerton. All ages and experiences levels are welcome. Info: (360) 377-3955.
THE GREAT NORWESTERS: Toastmasters Club meets from noon to 1 p.m. every first and third Thursday of the month at The Northwest Design Center — 18850 State Highway 305 in Poulsbo. Info: http://greatnorwesters.freetoasthost.net or call Kathy (360) 301-1864.
KITSAP FRISBEE LEAGUE: Kitsap’s inaugural Ultimate Frisbee League’s registration is on open. Details and registration information is posted at www.discnw.org under the link “Kitsap Hat League.”
LITTLE NORWAY TOASTMASTERS: Public speaking and leadership skills are learned at meetings of the Little Norway Toastmasters Club. Meetings are at 7 p.m. on the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month. For location call: (360) 271-5336.
ADOPTION GROUP: Kitsap Adoption Group hosts Adoption Chat, 9 a.m. fourth Saturday monthly, Silverdale Fire Station on Silverdale Way. information (360) 697-6910 or www.kitsapadoptiongroup.com.
WISH MEETS: Support group for families waiting to adopt, Waiting Is So Hard, meets 7 p.m. second Thursday monthly at Joe and Gayle Kohler home. Information (360) 662-0630 or www. kitsapadoptiongroup.com.
GAME NIGHT: Tuesday game nights 5-9 p.m. at The Poulsbohemian Coffeehouse, 19003 Front St., Poulsbo. Variety of board games, $2 minimum snack or beverage purchase.
Business Connections of North Kitsap: Meets first and third Thursdays, 11:32 a.m., Magnolia Cafe, Poulsbo. For information and to register (360) 598-3880 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Stroke Support Group: The Stroke Support Group meets 1 p.m. second Thursday monthly, Iris Room at Harrison Hospital, 1780 NW Myhre Road, Silverdale. Open to stroke survivors, caregivers, families of survivors and the public. Information (360) 337-8980.
AL-ANON/ALATEEN: Al-Anon is for adult family members. Alateen is for teenagers and relatives of alcoholics. Meetings in Kitsap and Mason counties. Schedule: 1-800-344-2666, local meetings 1-866-452-6973 or www.AlAnon.org
KITSAP GEM AND MINERAL: Meets 7:30 p.m. second Friday monthly, Chico Alliance Church, Bremerton.
TOASTMASTERS: Public speaking and leadership skills are learned at Toastmasters meetings. Everyone welcome. Information Port Orchard, (360) 895-8519, Silverdale (360) 830-5834 or Poulsbo, (360) 297-2845.
SIGN LANGUAGE GROUP: Members of the deaf community, interpreters and sign students interested in gathering on an informal basis on Bainbridge or elsewhere. Information (206) 855-8027.
WEIGHT LOSS SURGERY SUPPORT: The Bremerton Weight Loss Surgery Support Group meets 7 p.m. fourth Tuesday monthly, Jackson Park Community Service Center, Port Orchard. Information (360) 782-1274.
WOMEN’S ISSUES: The YWCA hosts a woman’s support group focusing on healing from the effects of physical and/or emotional abuse in relationships 1 p.m. first and third Tuesdays monthly in Poulsbo, and 7 p.m. second and fourth Thursdays monthly on Bainbridge Island. Information (206) 780-2031 or (360) 551-3140.
SINGLES CLUB: The Bremerton B&P Singles Club invites all adult singles to join them at activities, dances and socials each month. Information (360) 373-4675 or (360) 479-0317.
NK EAGLES: North Kitsap Eagles #3586 at 4230 Lincoln Road, Poulsbo has the following events: Dinner 6-7:30 p.m. Thursdays for $6.00; Bingo every Sunday. Early Birds are at 12:30 p.m. with the Regular Session starting at 1:00 p.m. Information (360) 779-7272.
ALZHEIMER’S GROUP: Group offers people experiencing symptoms of progressive memory loss a chance to meet others coping with the same problems. Admission free, pre-registration required, call the Alzheimer’s Association at 1-800-848-7097.
INTRO COMPUTER SKILLS CLASS: The Literacy Council of Kitsap offers free classes on introductory computer skills from 10 a.m. to noon Tuesdays and Fridays in Poulsbo. Materials are $7.
GAMBLERS ANONYMOUS: Meets 7 p.m. second Tuesday monthly, North Kitsap Baptist Church, 20516 Little Valley Road N.E., Poulsbo. Open to gamblers and those affected by gambling. Information (360) 297-7111 or (360) 457-8715.
HUMAN RIGHTS: The Kitsap Human Rights Network meets 6 p.m. fourth Thursday monthly, Events Center at Kitsap Fairgrounds, 1195 Fairgrounds Road, East Bremerton.