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BACKPACK SAFETY: Ryan Smart of Life Force Chiropractic is holding a free backpack safety clinic workshop to cover day-to-day stresses placed on kids’ spines, and to show proper techniques to putting on and wearing a backpack at 6:30 p.m. today. The workshop will also detail the consequences of improper stature. Bring backpacks and questions to 21553 Olhava Way in Poulsbo. Info: (360) 779-5580.
CRAFTERNOONS: Bring handwork projects, look at craft books and have a fun time with others on at 2:30 p.m. today at the Little Boston Library. Info: (360) 297-2670.
ADAPTIVEBIKE: The public is invited to preview Adaptivebike, a bike developed by Poulsbo’s Stephen Smith, at Silverdale Cyclery on Aug. 30, BI Cycle of Bainbridge on Aug. 31 and Classic Cycle on Bainbridge on Sept. 7. All times are 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Info: adaptivebike.com or (360) 779-7650.
CHURCH CONCERT: Vinland Lutheran Church will host David Harsh at 9:30 a.m. and from 6-7:30 p.m. Aug. 31. Concerts by the award-winning singer are free.
LIONS SALE: The Poulsbo Lions Club birthday calendar sales is going on now through Sept. 10. The cost for each family is $6. To be listed on the calendar for 2009, call Lainie Patterson at (360) 434-4344; Chuck Weaver at (360) 779-5464; Joyce Smith at (360) 697-1280 or Elda Armstrong at (360) 297-1220. The proceeds will benefit the Lions’ community service projects.
GARAGE SALE: The Driftwood Key Garage Sale Extravaganza will be held Sept. 1 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 37608 Vista Key Drive in Hansville. There will be food, entertainment and something for everyone of all ages.
CLICK!: Kitsap Regional Library’s computer literacy program presents a computer basics class that offers hands-on instruction for the first-time computer user. The class will be held Sept. 3, from 12:30-2 p.m. Class is limited to four students. Register at the Poulsbo library at (360) 779-2915.
STITCH IN TIME: Liberty Shores Assisted Living is hosting a national Stitch in Public Day to coincide with the Embroiderer’s Guild of America’s event Sept. 3. Stichers are welcome to bring projects to Liberty Shores from 10 a.m. to noon or 2-4 p.m. Bring a bag lunch to eat on the deck. For more details and location info, call (360) 779-5533.
AWANA HAVE SOME FUN: AWANA begins at Kingston Christian Church Sept. 10 for ages 3 through sixth grade. The club meets every Wednesday from 6:30-8:15 p.m. Info: 297-2551.
BIBLE STUDY: A women’s Bible study focusing on the Book of Hebrews will begin at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 11 at the Poulsbo Community Church office. Info: (360) 598-5377.
HOME TOUR: An historic home tour in Port Gamble will be held from noon to 4 p.m. Sept. 13 by Kitsap Arts and Crafts to raise money for art scholarships. The cost is $12, which covers admission to six private homes and the Port Gamble museum. Tickets are available next to the General Store on the day of the event. Hear everything from ghost stories to fond memories. Info: 297-2490.
FEEDING NORTH KITSAP: A community discussion will be held Sept. 18 from 7–9 p.m. at Stillwaters. Join a discussion on local food. Social, economic, and environmental benefits of local food production and consumption will be discussed. Explore current efforts and future opportunities for developing the local food economy of North Kitsap. Cost: $5 suggested donation.
MAKE HISTORY: The committee of the new Poulsbo history book is searching for local residents older than 80 who were born in Poulsbo and still reside here. Make yourselves known by calling (360) 697-3033 or dropping off a note to the committee at the Book Stop in downtown Poulsbo. Please leave your phone number or address.
LYME DISEASE SUPPORT GROUP: A support group for people with Lyme disease meets from 3-5 p.m. the first Saturday of every month on Bainbridge Island. Contact for meeting location and info: Barb (206) 842-5491.
SUPPORT GROUP: A support group for women diagnosed with breast cancer meets the third Wednesday of each month in the Oncology room at Harrison Medical Center at 2520 Cherry Avenue, Bremerton. Info: Barbara Rodgers or Nancy Lorber at (360) 792-6880.
PRESCHOOL ENROLLMENT: Vinland Lutheran Preschool is now enrolling for fall classes for children 2-5 years old. Info: Sherry Gutierrez at (360) 779-3428 for more information.
KAFFE STUA: The Poulsbo Sons of Norway offers a Kaffe Stua luncheon from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesdays. It is open to members and the public. Cost is $9 per person.