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Calendar, Jan. 16
DINNER DANCE: North Kitsap Eagles No.3586 is "Warmin' up Winter" on Jan. 17, with a dinner dance featuring chicken and dumplings and the music of "Black River Falls". Dinner at 6 p.m., music at 7 p.m. Admission is $10 for Eagle members, $12 non-members. INFO: (360) 471-4516 or (360) 779-7272. The lodge is located at 4230 Lincoln Road at the amber flashing light.
GREENING YOUR HOME: Eco-designer Bruce Glenn of Terra Sol Eco Homes, Port Townsend, will explain how you can with minimal effort and some financial investment, green your new or existing home much easier than you may think from 10 a.m. to noon Jan. 17 at the Stillwater Environmental Center, 26059 Barber Cut Off Road, Kingston. Cost: $20. Info: (360) 297-2876.
INAUGURATION CELEBRATION: Come celebrate President Obama's inauguration at the Kingston Art Gallery from 8-10 p.m. Jan. 20. Join friends and neighbors for champagne, dessert, music and excitement. Find the festivities on Highway 104 and West Kingston Road,just two blocks up from the ferry dock. INFO: (360)297-5133.
GARDEN CLUB: The Suquamish Garden Club January meeting will be at 7 p.m. Jan. 20 at the Suquamish Elementary School library, 18950 Park Ave. NE, Suquamish. Andy Navage, horticulturist at the Bloedel Reserve, will present a program on his favorite flowering trees and shrubs for our gardens. The public is invited. INFO: Vicki McLaughlin at (360) 779-3121 or Aggie or Bob Kaufman at (360)394-3941.
AUTHOR NIGHT: Pulitzer Prize winning journalist and author Byron Acohido will be appearing at 7 p.m. Jan. 20 at Cleo’s Landing in Kingston in an Author Night sponsored by the Friends of the Kingston Library. Acohido, along with fellow writer Jon Swartz, is the author of “Zero Day Threat: the Shocking Truth of How Banks and Credit Bureaus Help Cyber Crooks Steal Your Money and Identity.”
TATU BBQ: TaTu BBQ's Pat Momany will share his experience from his second trip to Landstuhl Regional Medical Center in Germany to BBQ for our wounded heroes at 6:30 p.m. at Hot Shots Java on Jan. 27. INFO: (206) 979-4686.
OPEN HOUSE: Christ the King Academy, Poulsbo’s private Christian school serving grades Kindergarten through ninth grade, will be having its annual open house at 6:30 p.m. on Jan. 27. INFO: (360) 779-9189.
DADDY DAUGHTER DANCE: The 16th annual Daddy-Daughter Dance will be from 6:30- 9 p.m. Feb. 7 at Kingston Middle. Reservations are required through Poulsbo Parks and Recreation at (360) 779-9898. The fee is $20 per couple and $8 each additional girl. This dance fills quickly so register soon.
CYCLE CLUB: West Sound Cycling Club meets the first Wednesday of every month at Round Table Pizza in Silverdale at 7 p.m. Information about the club and weekly public rides is on the web site westsoundcycling.com.
DV RECOVERY: Kingston Christian Church offers a class on domestic violence recovery for women. Classes are designed to educate, encourage and support women. INFO:(866)262-9284.
CELEBRATIONS NETWEAVING: Celebrations NetWeaving meets the first Monday each month, 1:15-2:15 p.m., at Dream Dinners, 19470 Viking Ave., No. 202, Poulsbo. NetWeaving is a new spin on business networking. Bring cards and come prepared to make new connections. Info: Mary West, (360) 509-3784 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
ENTERTAINERS: The Chuckwagon Senior Nutrition Program is looking for volunteer entertainers to perform during the holidays at Chuckwagon meal sites 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: call 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.
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. 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.
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 or Nancy Lorber at (360) 792-6880.
BUSINESS NETWORKING: The Waterfront Professionals, Poulsbo’s core group of BNI Western Washington, meets from 11:15 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. every Tuesday at Campana's Italian Ristorante, 19815 Viking Ave. in Poulsbo. The group is 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.