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Calendar, Feb. 20

UPCOMING

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 in “Greening Your Home,” from 10 a.m. to noon Feb. 21 at Stillwaters Environmental Center, 26059 Barber Cut Off Road, Kingston. Cost is $20.

CELEBRATE ART: “A Celebration of Art” sponsored by the Kingston High School Fine Arts Boosters, will be Feb. 21. The event will commence with a dedication of Frank Samuelson’s “Three Story Building” at Kingston High School from 4-5 p.m., followed by a wine and cheese reception from 5-7 p.m. at the Kingston Art Gallery at Cleo’s Landing at 25960 Central Ave NE Kingston. The event will raise funds for the Kingston High School Fine Arts Program. Info: call Cornelia at (360) 297-7774 KHSFAB.org or em-ail president@khsfab.org.

CAR WASH: Rachel Daniels will host a car wash from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Feb. 21 at the Kingston Albertsons to earn money for a trip to Swaziland.

BUGS: The Bremerton Urban Garden Society (BUGS) will be hosting its first event of the year to kick off the 2009 gardening season – a seed exchange party. The event will be from 6:30-8 p.m. Feb. 23, on the 4th Floor of the Norm Dicks Building on 6th Street in downtown Bremerton. Bring seeds to swap with fellow gardeners or get extra seeds, and learn hints about growing your own food. There will be seed catalogs to peruse and resources on how to plan your garden, plus potluck refreshments. Free. Info: (360) 405.6423 or www.bugskitsap.org.

PARENTING CLASS: The Silverwood Speakers Series will present “Parenting the Small or Hurried Family” at 6:30p.m. Feb. 24. Child care provided. Call for reservations. The event will be at Silverwood School, 14000 Central Valley Road NW, Poulsbo. Info: (360) 697-7526 or e-mail: office@silverwoodschool.org.

INFO NIGHT: The North Kitsap Options program will host an information night at 7 p.m. Feb. 25 at Gordon Elementary in portable 8. The program accepts students from kindergarten to eighth grade and has an emphasis on community experiences with parents and teachers working together. Info: Outreach Coordinator Tammy Brazeau (360) 394-6758 or Gordon Elementary, (360) 394-6700.

WALTZ CLASS: Sign up now for free dance lessons for seniors (50yrs +) given at the Poulsbo Senior Center, 18972 Front Street in downtown Poulsbo. A beginning waltz will be taught at 3 p.m. Feb. 21. Info/registration: Dee at (360) 697-6430 for information and to register for the class.

FISH FRIES: St. Cecilia Catholic School will host fish fries as a fundraising event on the four Friday during Lent: Feb. 27, March 6, 20 and 27. They will be from 5-8:30 p.m. at the church on the corner of High School Road and Madison Avenue North on Bainbridge.

‘SEPTIC SAvVY: “Living with Your On-Site Sewage Treatment System” will be presented from 10 a.m. to noon Feb. 28 at the Stillwaters Environmental Center, 26059 Barber Cut Off Road, Kingston. This workshop is on septic systems and drain field planting will be led by Fay Linger and Peg Tillery of Kitsap Master Gardeners and Jodie Holdcroft of Kitsap County Public Works. Please register by Feb. 26. Cost is $20. Info: (360) 297-2876 or info@stillwatersenvironmentalcenter.org.

ARTIST’S WAY: Certified Creativity Coach Marcia Randall DeBard presents “The Artist’s Way,” a time-proven process for discovering/recovering personal creativity. In lieu of a class fee, the 8 participants ring a weekly donation to the Kingston Food Bank. The group will meet from 2:30-4:30 p.m. Fridays from March 6 to May 29. There will be no class May 29. Classes meet at Cleo’s Landing Learning Center in Kingston. Info: shabalastudio@centurytel.net or (360) 265-3188.

FIXING PUGET SOUND: Stillwaters Environmental Center will host a series of workshops entitled “Fixing Puget Sound.” The first will be from 10 a.m. to noon March 7 at the Kingston Fire Hall, 26442 Miller Bay Road. $20 suggested donation. Info: (360) 297-2876.

FOOD DRIVE: Boy Scout Troop 1555 will be hosting a food drive for the Kingston Food Bank at Kingston Albertsons from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on March 21 and 22.

ONGOING

AIKIDO CLASSES: Ongoing Aikido Classes for all ages at Kitsap Aikido, Poulsbo. Affordable and fun. Info: (360) 697-3772 or www.kitsapaikido.org.

ALZHEIMER’S SUPPORT GROUP: Alzheimer’s Association caregiver support groups provide a consistent and caring place for people to learn, share and gain emotional support from others who are also on a unique journey of providing care to a person with dementia. A free information and support group for care partners, family members and friends of individuals with dementia will be from 1:30-3:30 p.m. the second Tuesday of each month at the Martha & Mary Health Center, 19160 NE Front St., Poulsbo. Info: Lora Lehner at (360) 649-6793.

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: A class on domestic violence recovery for women is offered. Classes are designed to educate, encourage and support women. Info: (866) 262-9284.

AT EASE TOASTMASTERS: Toastmasters International, a nonprofit organization that provides a supportive and positive learning environment, meets from 7-8 p.m,. every Wednesday at 3850 Kitsap Way, in the Subway Party room in Bremerton. Info: Dave Harris at (360) 478-7089.

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