Pastor Jeff Driscoll, pictured here with his family, will be the guest speaker on Aug. 3 at Poulsbo First Lutheran Church. - Courtesy Photo
Pastor Jeff Driscoll, pictured here with his family, will be the guest speaker on Aug. 3 at Poulsbo First Lutheran Church.
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RUMMAGE SALE: The Suquamish United Church of Christ, 18732 Division, will hold its semi-annual sale on Aug. 1 from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Aug. 2 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. More than 40 families participating. Books, clothes, furniture and unnamed treasures. Proceeds will go toward making the church more energy efficient.

CLASS REUNION: The 1978 North Kitsap 30 year class reunion will be held Aug. 1-3. Call Julie Johnson at (360) 373-9861 for more information.


HALF-PRICE SALE: North Kitsap Fishline Food Bank is having a half-price sale on all clothing from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 2 at the thrift shop. There will be many other great reductions as well, including a china cupboard, computer desks, chairs and baby accessories. All proceeds support the non-profit Fishline food bank and client services. Info: call Karen Timken, Director at (360) 779-5190 or email

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: All other info: (425) 788-7496 or

GUEST SPEAKER: Pastor Jeff Driscoll will be the guest preacher Aug. 3 at Poulsbo First Lutheran Church, 18920 4th Ave NE, at the 8 and 11 a.m. traditional services in the sanctuary and the 9 a.m. contemporary worship service in the Christian Center. Pastor Driscoll and his family are currently serving Peace Lutheran Church in Silvana.

CHUCKWAGON: Chuckwagon Senior Nutrition Program presents a Hawaiian Luau Aug. 5 at noon. The meal will include Hawaiian roast pork and other island favorites. The event is open to seniors age 60 and older. Reservations are required at least one day in advance. $3 suggested donation. There will be entertainment at some locations. Call (360) 377-8511 or (888) 877-8511 (from Bainbridge Island and Kingston) for reservations and information.

PLAY DATE: The Poulsbo Cooperative Preschool is hosting a preschooler play date at Lions Park Aug. 6 from 10 a.m. to noon. For more information about the school or the upcoming play dates visit: or call (360) 779-4104.

BARN DANCE: North Kitsap Eagles is holding a Barn Dance Aug. 9. The day will start with a BBQ cook-off. Judging will be at 3:30, dinner and dancing ($10) at 5 p.m. A hair auction to benefit Locks of Love is scheduled for 6 p.m. Dancing again from 7-11 p.m. 4230 NE Lincoln Road, Poulsbo. Info: (360) 779-7272.

SYMRA: The Poulsbo Sons of Norway will present Symra, a Norwegian folk dance group, on Aug. 11. A dance workshop will be held from 3-5 p.m., with a potluck at 5:30 and performance at 7 p.m. Suggested donation is $5. Info: 779-5209.

BRIDGE TOUR: Space is still available for Poulsbo Parks and Recreation’s Aug. 14 senior excursion to the Hood Canal Bridge and Port Townsend. Tour the work being done on the new floating span across Hood Canal and venture on to Port Townsend for lunch and shopping on Water Street. The day will end with a drive out to Fort Warden and a visit to the newly expanded Port Townsend Marine Science Museum. To register, call (360) 779-9898 by Aug 11. Cost is $27.

CLASS REUNION: The North Kitsap High School class of 1958 is celebrating its 50th reunion on Aug. 14 at Kiana Lodge starting at 5 p.m. Info: 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.

AMAZON EXPEDITION: Vacation Bible school will be held at Calvary Chapel of Poulsbo Aug. 18-22, from 9 a.m. to noon. Ages 4-12 are welcome to enjoy music, games, snacks, crafts, learning and fun. Pre-register by calling: (360) 697-3795.

PARLEZ-VOUS FRANCAIS?: L’Aventure Francaise Summer Camps, two age-appropriate French language programs, are offered by native speaker Myriam Mullen. Preschool camp will include stories, games, songs and crafts. Children’s camp is for ages 6-12. They will embark on an adventure that will include trips to the Seattle Aquarium and the Pacific Science Center, as well as cooking, arts and crafts, all while learning the French language and culture. Preschool Camp runs Aug 25-29, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Children’s Camp runs Aug 18-22, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Register at least one week in advance. Info: Poulsbo Parks and Recreation, (360) 779-9898.


SCHOOL SUPPLIES: The North Kitsap Fishline Food Bank is starting their “2008-2009 School Supplies Program” which provides K-12 children in need with basic school supplies. The cost of sending children back to school can be very difficult for disadvantaged families. Items such as glue sticks, loose-leaf notebook paper, colored pencils, washable color markers, spiral paper and more are needed. For a complete list of needed supplies contact Fishline at (360) 779-5190 or Supplies must be received by Aug. 15. Monetary donations may be made in lieu of supplies. Supplies and checks may be dropped off at Fishline 18916 3rd Ave. NE Poulsbo or mailed to NKFL, PO Box 1517, Poulsbo 98370.

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