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Calendar, Feb. 27

FRIDAY

WINTER RUMMAGE SALE: Suquamish United Church of Christ will host a winter rummage sale from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Feb. 27 and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Feb. 28. The church is located at 18732 Division Ave.

FISH FRIES: St. Cecilia Catholic School will host fish fries as a fundraising event on the four Fridays 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.

SATURDAY

CAR WASH: The Kingston High School marching band is hosting a car wash to raise money for a trip to California. The car wash will be from 9:45 a.m. to 2:15 p.m. Feb. 28 at the Grub Hut (across from Smiley’s Motel in Kingston). Car wash is by donation.

PARENTS NIGHT OUT: MOPS is hosting a night of dessert and laughing at 7 p.m. Feb. 28 at Christ Memorial Church in the Fellowship Hall, 18901 8th Ave NE Poulsbo. Tickets are $15 per couple, all proceeds benefit MOPS, a group that supports mothers with childtren who are not yet school aged. Info/tickets: Call Kristina Weisgerber at (360) 698-0272.

‘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 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. Cost is $20. Info: (360) 297-2876 or info@stillwatersenvironmentalcenter.org.

UPCOMING

GEOGRAPHICALLY SPEAKING: Pastor Don Jukam of Poulsbo First Lutheran Church will present the first in a series of classes on how the geography and culture of the Holy Land helps us understand the original meaning of many passages of Scripture. The class will meet during the Sundays in Lent at 10 a.m. at First Lutheran, 18920 4th Ave. NE., beginning March 1. Info: (360) 779-2622 for additional information.

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 eight 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 22. 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.

PANCAKE BREAKFAST: Kingston Albertson’s employees will be conducting a pancake breakfast to benefit the Muscular Dystrophy Association from 7-11 a.m. March 7 at Bayside Community Church on Barber Cut Off Road, between Hwy 104 and West Kingston Road. Advance ticket purchase is not required. Suggested donations are $2 for a small plate and $5 for a large plate. Coffee, tea and orange juice will also be available.

OWLS OF KITSAP: Kitsap Audubon Society will meet from 7-9 p.m. March 12 at the Poulsbo Library’s lower level. Jamie Aker will speak about the owls of Kitsap. Info: www.kitsapaudubon.org or (360) 692-8180.

ST. PATRICK’S DAY DINNER: The Poulsbo Noon Lions Club will host a St. Patrick’s Dinner Celebration from 5-7 p.m. March 14 at the First Lutheran Christian Center, 18920 4th Ave NE, Poulsbo. Dinner includes corned beef and cabbage accompanied by genuine Irish soda bread. Cost: $15 for adults and $8 for children younger than 10. Tickets can be purchased in advance at Bayside Engravers in downtown Poulsbo, Dahlquist’s Fine Jewelry in Poulsbo Village Shopping Center, from any Lions Club member, and at the door. Info: Chuck Weaver at (360) 710-6093 or go to www.poulsbolions.com.

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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