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SATURDAY 30

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.

SUNDAY 31

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.

UPCOMING

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: (360) 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: (360) 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.

ONGOING

MAKE HISTORY: The committee of the new Poulsbo history book is searching for local residents over the age of 80 who were born in Poulsbo and still reside here. Make yourselves known by calling 697-3033 or dropping off a note to the committee at the Book Stop in downtown Poulsbo. The committee would like to know the year you were born, and a little about your life in the community. 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.

HANSVILLE CO-OP PRESCHOOL PLAYDATES: The Hansville Co-op Preschool will host several play dates 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 www.hansvillepreschool.org.

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

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 and features open-face sandwiches, soup, pickled herring, Scandinavian desserts, coffee and more. Cost is $9 per person.

HISTORICAL SOCIETY: The Kingston Historical Society meets in the Indianola Room of the Kingston Community Center at 10 a.m. on the fourth Wednesday of the month from January to October. The group works to collect stories and preserve pictures of Kingston and its vicinity. Visitors are welcome.

ARTISTS’ LEAGUE: The Poulsbo Artists’ League meets from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. every Wednesday at Vinland Lutheran Church at 2750 NW Finn Hill Road. Info: Mike Clayton at (360) 692-3901.

MCS SUPPORT GROUP: The Multiple Chemical Sensitivity Support Group meets from 1-3 p.m. the last Monday of the month at the Poulsbo Library. Members suffer severe reactions to perfumes, cigarette smoke, car exhaust, dryer sheets, building materials, etc. At the meetings, members explore health-improving ideas, employment, housing, safe products and friendship. Info: (360) 697-6168.

BUSINESS NETWORKING: A new Business Networking International chapter is under way and seeking new members. The group meets each Tuesday at Bayside Broiler in Poulsbo. Info: (360) 930-0380.

SENIORS HELPING SENIORS: The Chuckwagon Senior Nutrition Program currently needs volunteers to serve meals on Thursdays at the Hostmark meal site. Info: Nancy at (360) 377-8511.

TROUT UNLIMITED: Trout Unlimited planning committee meets at noon every second Monday of each month at Central Market to discuss and plan upcoming youth and TU member fishing and community events. Bag lunch or purchase your own at Central Market. Info: Al Miller at (360) 297-2490.

BINGO: The Sons of Norway is hosting BINGO at 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays, early birds at 6 p.m.

LITTLE NORWAY TOASTMASTERS: Public speaking and leadership skills are learned at meetings of the Little Norway Toastmasters Club. Meetings are the second and fourth Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. Everyone is welcome attend. Info: contact@littlenorwaytm.com.

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY: Kitsap County schools are looking for tutors to help students in all grades in the areas of math, reading, science, history and social studies. Middle and elementary schools also need volunteers. Info: Jana at (360) 377-5511.

SCIENCE CENTER: The Poulsbo Marine Science Center on Front Street in Poulsbo is open from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. every Thursday through Sunday. Admission is free.

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