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Community Calendar, July 16
SCHOLARSHIP FUNDRAISER: A fundraiser for the Kitsap Arts and Crafts Festival Scholarship Fund will be from 7:30-11:30 p.m. on Friday, July 16, at the Filling Station in Kingston. Open Blue will perform; a $5 cover charge will benefit the scholarship fund.
RUMMAGE SALE: Redeemer United Methodist Church of Kingston will host its annual rummage sale from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, July 16, and Saturday, July 17. The church is located at 9900 Shorty Campbell Road in Kingston. Info: (360) 297-4847.
SUMMER NIGHTS AT THE BAY: Poulsbo Parks and Recreation is offering a series of free, family-oriented concerts on Tuesday nights this summer. People attending the shows can bring blankets and picnic baskets to enjoy the show on the grass. All concerts will be at 6:30 p.m. at the Kvelstad Pavilion in Liberty Bay Waterfront Park each Tuesday night. Performaning are: July 20, Malo Combo, Latin rhythms of Puerto Rico and Cuba; Aug. 4, Freckles Brown Band, A little bit of country; Aug. 10, One Shot Molly, rockabilly, Motown and '60s. Info: Call Parks and Recreation at (360) 779-9898.
CLASS OF 1975: North Kitsap High School’s class of 1975 is planning a 35-year reunion July 24 in Suquamish. Festivities will be from 5-10 p.m. at the Clearwater Casino. Tickets cost $40 a person, which includes appetizers and a buffet dinner. Register by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or Mike Driscoll, Driscoll92@comcast.net. Info: Karin Lawlis (360) 961-2331.
SOCIAL MEDIA WORKSHOP CANCELLED: The July 25 workshop on Social Media Marketing for Your Business, which was to be held at the Poulsbo Library, has been cancelled.
CLASS OF 1951: North Kitsap High School’s class of 1951 will meet for a reunion potluck and picnic from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 7 at Raab Park in Poulsbo. Bring a dish, photos and mementos to share. Info: Jean Conyers at (360) 692-6632.
POINT NO POINT STORYTIME: The Friends of Point No Point Lighthouse invite children ages 3 and older to Point No Point Lighthouse to hear lighthouse-related stories at 1 p.m. Tuesday, July 27 and Saturday, Aug. 28. Info: www.pointnopointlighthouse.com or email email@example.com. The Point No Point Lighthouse is open for docent-guided tours from noon-4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays through September.
SUMMER DAY CAMPS FOR KIDS: Poulsbo Parks and Recreation is offering a variety of camps just for kids in July.
• Summer Magic, a weekly themed preschool class, is offered from 9:30-11:30 a.m. Monday through Thursday every week of the summer for $69 a week.
• For Kids 4-6, Mini Gymnastics camp is from 1:30-3:30 p.m. July 20-22, for $57.
• Children 8 and older can attend Arts and Crafts camp from 9 a.m. to noon, July 19-22 at Poulsbo Middle School.
• The Kitsap Youth Summer Symphony (KYSS) will meet at Christ Memorial Church July 26-30. Beginning string players meet from noon to 2 p.m. while experienced musicians play from noon to 4 p.m. with a concert on Friday evening. Info: For more information call (360) 779-9898. Register over the phone or at the Recreation Center, 19540 Front St., Poulsbo.
FISHILINE DONATIONS: North Kitsap Fishline will collect donations of new school supplies for its School Supply Program through Aug. 20. Donations can be dropped off at North Kitsap Fishline, Poulsbo Chamber of Commerce, Poulsbo Curves or at Poulsbo Edward Jones branch offices. The branch addresses are: Glenn Anderson & Carol Glad: 19032 Jenson Way NE; Pat McFadden: 19740 7th Ave. NE, Suite F; Donna Strep: 20270 Front St., Suite 102 Todd Tidball: 18887 State Highway 305, Suite 100. Info: Call Kathy at Fishline (360) 779-5190.
FREE FITNESS CLASS: Kitsap Aikido is offering a free drop-in fitness class to the public from 6-6:45 a.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 650 NW Bovela Lane No. 5 in Poulsbo. The class emphasizes stretching, flexibility and core strength training. This is an informal class so shorts or sweats are acceptable. Info: (360) 598-1520 or visit www.kitsapaikido.org.
ALZHEIMER’S CAREGIVERS’ 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 7-8:30 p.m. the third Wednesday of each month at the Harrison Medical Center Annex, 750 Lebo Blvd., Bremerton. Info: Cheryl Denton at (206) 842-0113.
OPEN AIR MARKET: A Sunday afternoon barbecue, craft fair and flea market will be from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. every week through the summer at 16298 State Route 305, Poulsbo, between Poulsbo and the Agate Pass Bridge. The flea market features Native American items, collectibles, cookbooks, yard art and more. Info: Corinne at (360) 697-1933.
CLOTHING AND SHOES NEEDED: The YWCA WRAPS Clothing Closet is in need of gently used/new clothing, shoes and personal care items for women, men and children. Clothing can be donated from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Thursday at the YWCA Community Center, 905 Pacific Ave., Bremerton. Info: Call (360) 479-0522 or go to www.ywcakitsap.org.
SEEKING VOLUNTEERS: The Nature Conservancy is looking for volunteer stewards to help monitor Foulweather Bluff preserve, a nature preserve in northern Kitsap County near Hansville. Shifts are two hours, twice per month. Info: Barbara French at firstname.lastname@example.org or (206) 343-4345 ext 361.
FREE CLOTHING BANK: St. Charles Anglican Church offers a free clothing bank from 3-6 p.m. the fourth Tuesday of the month and 9-11 a.m. the fourth Wednesday of the month at 20295 Little Valley Road, Poulsbo, Info: (360) 297-0078.
COMMUNITY MEALS: The North Kitsap Faith Communities Food Coalition offers free meals to help the homeless and build community connections at the following times:
• 5-7 p.m. the last Monday of the month, Seventh Day Adventist Church, 1700 NE Lincoln Road, Poulsbo, (360) 779-4746.
• 5-7 p.m. the first and last Wednesday of the month, Suquamish UCC, 18732 Division Ave. NE, Suquamish, (360) 598-4434.
• 6 p.m. the first Friday of the month, Christ Memorial Church, Pearson Fellowship Hall, 18901 8th Ave. NE, Poulsbo, (360) 779-5515.
• 4-6 p.m. the first and fourth Tuesday of the month, North Kitsap Baptist Church, 20516 Little Valley Road, Poulsbo, (360) 779-4689.
• 5-6 p.m. every Thursday, First Lutheran Church, 18920 4th Ave., Poulsbo, (360) 779-2622.
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED: The Chuckwagon Senior Nutrition Program has immediate openings for volunteers to serve meals on Fridays at the NK Senior Center in Poulsbo. The time commitment is from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Info: Craig at (360) 377-8511.
TOPS: Do you have some weight to lose? Join TOPS, Take Off Pounds Sensibly, at 9 a.m. Thursdays at Finn Hill Lutheran Church. Info: (360) 271-8775.
VETERANS SERVICES AVAILABLE: Veteran Service Officers from American Legion Post 245 are available at the Poulsbo City Hall every Thursday, except holidays, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. to assist any veteran with their applications for VA benefits, Kitsap County Veterans Assistance Fund screening and veteran’s widows benefits. Info: (360) 779-5456.
A HOLY JOURNEY: “Living with Illness, loss and death” will be held the first Tuesday of each month. (First session at 5 p.m., following sessions from 7-9 p.m.) Explore and transform the difficulties and disappointments that come with disease and loss with retired hospice nurse Cathy Cuenin. Program held at Suquamish UCC, 18732 Division St. $10 donation and pre-registration requested. Info: www.soundspirit.org or (360) 598-4434.
OPTIMIST CLUB: The North Kitsap Optimist Club meets at 5:50 p.m. the first Wednesday of the month at the Poulsbo Inn and Suites. Info: Constance Gooding at (360) 779-6478 or email@example.com.
GROUP GATHERING: A Course in Miracles group gathers from 5:30-7 p.m. every Thursday at Unity Center, 26011 Ohio Ave., Kingston.
JEWEL BOX NEEDS YOU: The Jewel Box Theatre in Poulsbo is seeking front of house and behind the scenes volunteers. Info: (360) 779-9688 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
WOMEN’S BOOK DISCUSSION: A women’s book discussion group focusing on Norwegian authors meets at 7 p.m. the third Tuesday of each month. Info: Torbjorg at (360) 779-9826.
POULSBO KIWANIS: Poulsbo Kiwanis meet at 7 a.m. Fridays at the Loft in downtown Poulsbo. Info: John Teising, president, (360) 731-0791 or email@example.com.
VENTURING CREW 42: Has your high school son or daughter lost interest and dropped from Boy Scouting or Girl Scouting, or did they miss the opportunity? Discover Venturing Crew 42 of Poulsbo, a program for young men and women, ages 14 to 21. Info: www.crew42.org.
ALA-TEEN POULSBO GROUP: An effort is being made to form a group in the Poulsbo area. Info: Keshna at (360) 473-7549 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
BRIDGE CLUB: The Indianola Beach Improvement Club has a new, weekly ACBL-sanctioned bridge club that meets Tuesdays at the Indianola Clubhouse. Coffee and refreshments provided. Cost is $3 per session and $4 for periodic charity games. Info: Gene Alberts at (360) 297-4040.
NK FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY: The NK Friends of the Library meets at 9:30 a.m. the first Monday of the month in the Community Room of the Library. Info: Carol Jones at (360) 779-3809.
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 at (206) 842-5491.