November 21, 2008 · Updated 2:57 PM
FISHLINE AUCTION: North Kitsap Fishline's gala wine tasting and auction event will be held today from 6-9 p.m. at the Poulsbo Sons of Norway. Tickets are $25 and can be purchased at the Fishline Thrift Store. To donate auction items or for more information, call (360) 779-5190.
SHOPPING EXTRAVAGANZA: There will be a Christmas Shopping Extravaganza today from 2-4 p.m. at the Galletta School of Dance Studio in PoulsboVillage. Choose from Cookie Lee Jewelry, Pampered Chef, home interiors, lavender gifts, gourmet cookies and more. There will also be free babysitting and food samples. Sales will benefit the school's spring production.
SALMON TOURS: Celebrate the return of salmon to Kitsap County streams. See salmon and learn from salmon experts at Fish Park in Poulsbo. Stop by anytime between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. today. Biologists will be presenting. All ages are welcome. This is a free event. For directions and more information visit www.wsg.washington.edu and click on Salmon Viewing or call Kitsap County Open Line at (360) 337-5777.
TOY DRIVE: North Kitsap Fishline Food Bank’s holiday toy drive is now in progress. New, unwrapped gifts for infants to 16-year-olds are needed to help supply the Fishline Toy Shop. Last year 350 children from disadvantaged families received a gift personally selected by their parents. This year 400 children are expected. Drop off locations include the North Kitsap Herald, Land America/Transnations, Curves and West Sound Taekwondo. For more info: contact Karen Timken at 360-779-5190 or email@example.com. Gifts must be received no later than Dec. 5. Also, monetary donations may be made in lieu of gifts. Gifts and checks may be dropped off at Fishline, 18916 3rd Ave. NE Poulsbo, or mailed to NKFL, PO Box 1517, Poulsbo 98370.
FESTIVAL OF THE TABLE: The Suquamish United Church of Christ is holding a “Festival of the Table” Dec. 6 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. featuring a silent auction of creative centerpieces and gift baskets sponsored by local businesses and individuals. It will also include a bakesale of Christmas goodies, fresh evergreen swags, handmade gifts, books and collectable bargains. Proceeds will go to community non-profits in Suquamish and Poulsbo. Info: Jeanie Maier at firstname.lastname@example.org or (360) 779-1602.
HOLIDAY HOME TOUR: The Hansville Ladies Aid Holiday Home Tour (adults only) is Dec. 12, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Price is $10 per person. Tickets are available at the Hansville Store. Info: Jenny at (360) 638-2062.
FISHLINE: North Kitsap Fishline is now accepting applications for positions on the Fishline Board of Directors. Applications can be picked up at Fishline or found at www.nkfishline.org and are due no later than Dec. 10. They can be mailed to NKFL, PO Box 1570, Poulsbo, 98370, faxed to (360) 779-9516 or emailed to email@example.com.
ENTERTAINERS: The Chuckwagon Senior Nutrition Program is looking for volunteer entertainers to perform during the holidays at Chuckwagon mealsites throughout the county. The time commitment is from 11 a.m. to noon. If you have a talent you would like to share, call Nancy at (360) 377-8511.
BIZ BUILDERS: The Poulsbo Dynamic chapter of Biz Builders has moved its meeting location to Emily's Bistro on Powder Hill in Poulsbo. The group now meets at Emily's every Tuesday from 11:05 a.m. to 12:05 p.m. for business networking and to participate in professional development discussions and presentations. Guests are always welcome and potential new members are encouraged to visit the group before joining. Info: (360) 710-1374.
FOLK DANCING: Classes are being held at the Sons of Norway lodge in Poulsbo on Monday nights, from 6-7 p.m. for adult beginners and 7-8 p.m. for continuing dancers. No partners are needed. Info: Fred at (206) 780-8036 or Stan at (360) 550-6049.
FISH PARK: The monthly work parties at Poulsbo’s Fish Park will be the third Saturday of the month from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The public is welcome to join in to help this nature park grow into an urban experience for all to enjoy. A variety of tasks will be available each month, including eradicating noxious weeds, blackberry removal, park clean up, the planting of trees and shrubs, and more. Info: (360) 779-9898.
VICTORIAN FAMILY CHRISTMAS: Kingston Christian Church will host a Victorian Family Christmas at 6 p.m. on Dec. 21.
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 live here. Make yourselves known by calling (360) 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. 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. Info: Barb (206) 842-5491.
POULSBO Al-ANON: Meets Wednesdays from noon to 1:30 p.m. and Thursdays from 7-8:30 p.m. at the Anglican Church of St. Charles at 20295 Little Valley Rd. in Poulsbo. Contact: Dana C. at (360) 779-1900.
BREAST CANCER 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 at (360) 792-6880.