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NATURE PHOTOGRAPHERS: Don Paulson and Laurie Usher are hosting a three-day workshop and exploration of Nature Photography in a Digital Age May 8-10 at the Seabold Christian Conference Center. Classroom time and in the field instructions aim will teach how to take full advantage of digital features. Cost with workshops, meals and lodging is $345. To register, contact the Seabeck Conference Center at www.seabeck.org or call (360) 830-5010.
KITSAP ARTS AND CRAFTS: Will have a general meeting at 6:30 p.m. April 7 at the North Kitsap Fire and Rescue station, 26642 Miller Bay Road in Kingston. Plans are under way for the 49th Annual Kitsap Arts & Crafts Festival. Info: www.kitsapartsandcrafts.com.
A IS FOR ARTISTS GALLERY: A not-for-profit, artist-owned and -run gallery on Bainbridge Island is seeking artists. Info: www.AisforArtistsGallery.com or call (206) 842-2434.
2008 CAPITOL CITY VISUAL ARTS: Juried exhibit, hosted by the Olympia Art League June 20-July 26 at South Puget Sound Community College, is looking for artists ages 18 and up. Fine art in any medium may be entered. Submission fee for up to three entries is $25. For a complete prospectus, go to www.olympiaartleague.com, select Art Related Activities and pick Annual Juried Show. Postmark deadline is April 1. Info: E-mail show chair Susan Hartman at email@example.com.
CALL TO ARTISTS: The Kingston Art Gallery, a cooperative gallery, is expanding and looking for fine artists and art teachers to fill its planned classroom and gallery space. Interested artists and teachers should contact Patty at (360) 297-2095 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
CALLING ALL ARTISTS: Hansville Arts and Crafts Guild invites local artists and crafters to its annual studio tour which will be April 25-26. Artists interested in participating or even hosting a site should contact Ardy Carey at (360) 638-1770 or Marci Collins at (360) 286-8290. Deadline for application and fees is March 10.
KITSAP POSTER CONTEST: The Kitsap Arts and Crafts Festival, an annual summertime event in Port Gamble, has put out a call to artists for its poster contest. The deadline is May 1. Info: www.kitsapartsandcrafts.com.
CALL FOR ARTISTS: Bainbridge Arts and Crafts, a 60-year-old non-profit gallery and arts organization will hold open juries eight times during 2008 for artists interested in showing and selling work at the BAC Gallery located on Winslow Way in Bainbridge. Remaining jury dates are set for April 14, May 21, June 18, Sept. 17 and Oct. 15. Info: www.bacart.org or call (206) 842-3132.
THE VERKSTED GALLERY: A 20-year old cooperative art gallery located at 18937 Front St. in Poulsbo is now accepting applications from artists in the following mediums: baskets, fiber art, leather work, oils, acrylic, metal art, encaustic, and other unique arts and crafts. Must be able to work two days a month, participate in committee work and pay a monthly rent. To apply pick up an application from the gallery or call Lynn at (360) 297-4096. Info: www.verkstedgallery.com.
DRAWING THE HUMAN FIGURE: Life Drawing (the human figure) classes are held from noon to 2 p.m. each Monday at the Bremerton Eagles at Sixth and Washington. Cost is $10 per class. Info: (360) 377-7296.
CALL FOR ARTISTS: Kingston Art Gallery invites local artists to join the co-op gallery. Information and applications at the gallery, corner of SR 104 and West Kingston Road, Kingston or online at www.kingstonartgallery.com.
AUDITIONS FOR: Contrived Ending, a regional premiere by Colorado playwright Josh Hartwell, will be at 7 p.m. April 14 at the Changing Scene Theatre Northwest, 5889 State Route 303, behind the Oroweat Bakery in E. Bremerton. Cold readings from the script, play premiers May 30. Info: Call (360) 792-8601.
HARROLD GOMEZ: A Seattle comedian, by way of New York, will be throwing down for the Slaughter County Roller Vixens latest Full Contact Comedy bout at 9 p.m. March 29 at The Cloverleaf Sports Bar, 6240 Hollis St. in E. Bremerton. Tickets are $12, cash only at the door. Info: www.slaughtercountyrollervixens.com or call the Cloverleaf at (360) 377-8516.
THE BEST COMICS OF: The Seattle International Comedy Competition will be coming back to Bremerton at 8 p.m. March 29 at the Admiral Theatre, 515 Pacific Ave., featuring 2006 winner Damonde Tschritter. Guaranteed laughs, all-ages show, may contain adult material. Tickets are $25 on the main floor, $20 balcony. Info: www.admiraltheatre.org or call (360) 373-6743.
SCANDIA MONTHLY COUNTRY DANCE: Will be at 7 p.m. April 5 at the Island Center Hall, 8395 Fletcher Bay Road on Bainbridge, with music provided by the Nordleik Trio. Info: e-mail email@example.com.
A COLLAGE OF DANCE: presented by the Dance Arts Theatre featuring GiGi, Fairy Doll, Peter and the Wolf, and Spring Bouquet, will be at 7:30 p.m. April 12 and again at 2:30 p.m. April 13 at the Bremerton Performing Arts Center, 1300 15th St. in Bremerton. Tickets are $12 general, $10 reserved. Info: www.danceartstheatre.org or call (360) 692-4395.
BALLROOM DANCE FOR SENIORS: Classes are 10:30 a.m. every Thursday morning at the Bremerton Elks lodge, 4131 Pine St. in Bremerton. An afternoon dance follows starting at 1 p.m. No experience or partner required. Must pre-register to reserve a space. Info: (360) 877-5181.
BALLROOM DANCE CLASSES: Will be offered at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday evenings starting April 1 at the Kitsap Square Dance Association facility, 6800 Old Belfair Hwy. in Gorst. Each month a different type of dance is offered. Partners arent required, however pre-register is. Info: (360) 877-5181.
LINE DANCERS: Kitsap Kickers Line Dance Club meets every Friday and Sunday, 9161 Washington Ave. NW, Silverdale. Fridays: beginners 6-7:30 p.m., $2; advanced 7-9:30 p.m., $4; Sundays: beginners 5-6:30 p.m., $2; advanced 6-8:30 p.m., $4. Information: (360) 697-6753.
MONDAY FOLK DANCING: Scandinavian dance lessons Monday evenings, ongoing at Poulsbo Sons of Norway, 18891 Front St. NE, Poulsbo. Live music every third Monday of month. Information at (360) 779-2460.
LEARN TO SQUARE DANCE: Paws and Taws Square Dance Club hosts weekly lessons 7:30 p.m. every Monday at Kitsap Square Dance Center, 6800 W Belfair Valley Rd., Bremerton. First night free, then $3 per lesson. Information at (360) 692-9335.
GALLETTA SCHOOL OF DANCE: Presents Master Jazz Dance classes with teacher Duane George, one-day-only April 12. Beginners noon to 1 p.m., $20; intermediate 1-2:30 p.m., $25; advanced 2:30-4:30 p.m., $30. Registration required. Info: www.gallettadance.com or call (360) 779-1122.
CK Community Schools: Present ballroom dance classes led by Jerry and Becky Deeter April 17-May 22 with beginner and intermediate sessions. Cost is $70 per couple, $60 for seniors. Info: CK Community Schools at (360) 662-1638 or (360) 779-4686.
GALLERIES & EXHIBITIONS
PATRICIA HUELLE: Is the featured artist during March at the Silverdale Fine Arts Gallery, 9020 NW Washington Ave. in Silverdale. She will be exhibiting her collection of oil-painted florals, settings and still-lifes. Info: www.silverdalefinearts.com or call the gallery at (360) 698-5527.
WHIMSICAL NASHVILLE ARTIST: Nathaniel Mather will bring his thought-provoking art to Gallery Fraga, 166 Winslow Way E. on Bainbridge, during the month of March. Info: www.nathanielmather.com, www.galleryfraga.com or call the gallery at (206) 842-1150.
HISTORICAL PHOTOGRAPHS: Of Bainbridge, Seattle and the greater Northwest are the theme of the March exhibit at the Roby King Galleries, 176 Winslow Way E on Bainbridge. Images include panoramic vies, logging history, historical maps and more. Info: www.robykinggalleries.com or call (206) 842-2063.
THE EMOTIONS OF COLOR: Will be explored during March at A is for Artists Gallery, 123 Bjune Dr. on Bainbridge. Will Gibsons large-scale acrylics, Mary Ann Daleys multi-sized watercolors and Irene Yesleys silk on board will be featured. Info: www.aisforartistsgallery.com or call (206) 842-2434.
COLLECTIVE VISIONS SHOWCASES: Its four newest members ceramic sculptor Frank Carsey, painter Gail Hornsby, stone sculptor Howard Jackson and photographer Harry Longstreet through March 29 at the Gallery, 331 Pacific Ave. in Bremerton. Info: www.collectivevisions.com or call (360) 377-8327.
DOORS: Are the subject of the March exhibition at Bainbridge Arts and Crafts Gallery. BAC artists take a look at the practical, the decorative and the mysterious March 7 through April 11 at The Gallery, 151 Winslow Way E. on Bainbridge. Info: www.bacart.org or call (206) 842-3132.
SHARING OUR STORIES: The Gallery at Grace Episcopal Church will host more than 15 women artists for a massive group exhibition called Sharing Our Stories that will hang through April 30. Info: www.gracehere.org or call Ann at (206) 842-9997, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
STENCIL ON VINYL: During March at Ploy Studios Gallery, 609 Fourth St. in Bremerton, Dave Ryan will display a collection of his stencil art on old vinyl records. Info: www.ploystudios.com or call (360) 471-2001.
THE VERKSTED GALLERY: Will feature three artists during March. Jody Brouwer creates kaleidoscopes and functional boxes of stained glass, Norm Hix is a new member and an intricate wood turner, while Dinah Satterwhite is a black and white photographer who hand-tints her photos with oils. All three artists will be on display through the month at the Verksted, 18937 Front St. in Poulsbo. Info: www.verkstedgallery.com or call (360) 697-4470.
LOCAL ARTIST JUDY ODELL: Will hang her exhibit a collection of her original work throughout March at Cuppa Bella, located in the Thriftway shopping center in Kingston.
EAGLE HARBOR BOOK COMPANY: Presents Port Angeles author Tess Gallagher reading from her latest works Dear Ghosts, collected poems out in paperback, and Barnacle Soup and Other Stories from Western Ireland at 3 p.m. April 6 at 157 Winslow Way E. on Bainbridge. Info: www.eagleharborbooks.com or call (206) 842-5332.
BAINBRIDGE POETRY SLAM: The second annual event, celebrating National Poetry Month, where poets perform their work in a raucous competition format will be at 7:30 p.m. April 8 at BPA, 200 Madison Ave. N. on Bainbridge. $5 suggested donation. To sign up or for more info, call BPA at (206) 842-8578 or e-mail organizer Kathleen Thorne at email@example.com.
BAINBRIDGE AUTHOR JOE UPTON: Returns to Eagle Harbor Books at 7:30 p.m. March 27 to share his recently released book The Alaska Cruise Handbook. Free and open to the public at Eagle Harbor, 157 Winslow Way E. on Bainbridge, followed by question and answer session and a book signing. Info: www.eagleharborbooks.com or call (206) 842-5332.
EAGLE HARBOR BOOKSTORE: Is holding a limerick contest dedicated to Bainbridge place names. All are invited to enter, no limits on the number of entries. Submit by mail: 157 Winslow Way East, Bainbridge Island, WA 98110; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; or in person. Deadline is March 30. Info: (206) 842-5332.
REGISTRATION HAS OPENED: For the third annual Fields End writers conference which will feature guests like Roy Blount, Jr., Timothy Egan, Laura Kalpakian and more April 26 at Kiana Lodge in Suquamish. Cost is $150. Info: www.fieldsend.org.
LIVE AT THE PEGASUS: For the weekend March 28-30, pianist Natalie Poss will play originals at 7:30 p.m. Friday, while classical guitarist Cesar Medel will jam at 7:30 p.m. Saturday and Christopher Anderson and Mike Derzon will play the dreaded augmented ninths and thirteenths at 2 p.m. Sunday. There will also be an open mic for all styles at 7 p.m. Sunday. All shows are all-ages, by donation at the Pegasus Coffehouse, 131 Parfitt Way on Bainbridge. Info: www.pegasuscoffeehouse.com or call (206) 842-6725.
THE FIXT: Will be coming down from Port Angeles to jam with Artimus Maximus and 12 Pack of Doom at 9:30 p.m. March 28 at The Ironhead, 2711 Sixth St. in Bremerton. At the same time March 29, The Abrogation will jam with the Headliners, Musical Suicide and more TBA. Both shows are 21+ with a $5 cover. Info: www.myspace.com/ironheadsaloon.
HEADBANGERS OF ALL TYPES: Will be at home with Rewind, Y.I.A, DJ Dave Era and guests at 9:30 p.m. March 28 at Winterland, 1220 Sylvan Way in Bremerton. At the same time March 29 Legends on Heroin will share the stage with Mexican UFO and With A Bullit. Both shows are 21+ with a $5 cover. Info: www.myspace.com/winterlandrockbones or call the bar (360) 479-5686.
SCHOOLYARD HEROES: Are coming back to Kitsap, headlining a Big Mouth Productions show with Ken Parker, Dressed to Kill and Jupiter Mining Corporation, starting at 7 p.m. March 29 at Jackson Hall, 221 Washington Ave. in Silverdale. All Ages, tickets are $8. Info: www.myspace.com/bigmouthmusic.
THE PAUL HANOVER BAND: Will jam at 9:30 p.m. March 28 at the Manette Saloon, 2113 E. 11th St. in Bremerton, with guests TBA. At that same time March 29, Jupiter Mining Corporation will throw down with Sirens Sister and Madrid. Both shows are 21+ with a $5 cover. Info: www.myspace.com/manettesaloon or call the bar at (360) 792-0801.
THE ARTISTS FOR FREEDOM AND UNITY: Will host Y.I.A, Short Changed and guests at 7 p.m. March 27 at the AFU Hall, 318 N. Callow Ave. in Bremerton. Then at the same time, same place March 29, local rapper Concrete will share the stage with Bloodshot, The Reaper Man, and more. Both shows are all ages, $5 cover. Info: www.myspace.com/artistforfreedomandunity or call the AFU hall at (360) 782-1329.
DUO PATTERSON: A prestigious world-traveling violin/viola husband and wife duo formed under the encouragement of Princess Grace in the principality of Monaco will perform at 4 p.m. April 6 at the Bainbridge Commons, 402 Brien Dr. near waterfront park for the next session of the First Sundays at the Commons concerts. Tickets are $20 adults, $15 seniors, $10 students. Info: www.firstsundaysconcerts.org.
THE STARLINGS: A harmony-driven Americana/folk band based in Seattle, will be releasing its second album Marveling the While on Bainbridge Island at 7:30 p.m. March 29 at the Island Center Hall, 8395 Fletcher Bay Road. Tickets are $15 general, $10 seniors/students. Presented by Music Community Resources. Info: www.starlingsmusic.com, www.musiccommunityresources.com or call (206) 842-5485.
THE GRAND OPENING: For Bremertons newest all-ages music venue, The Charleston, is slated for 6 p.m. April 5 featuring Bristle, Y.I.A., CLR, The Extinct and Kamakazi Sex Pilots at The Charleston, 333 Callow Ave. in Bremerton. Info: www.myspace.com/thecharlestonmusicvenue or email email@example.com.
THE KITSAP CHORDSMEN: A local barbershop chorus meets and sings weekly from 7-10 p.m. Wednesdays at the Olympic Evangelical Free Church, 14861 Silverdale Way in Silverdale. New singers and visitors welcome. Info: (360) 337-7464.
SPRING CONCERT SERIES: At the Island Gallery on Bainbridge Island will continue with a second evening of chamber music at 7:30 p.m. March 28 at the gallery, 100-106 Madison Ave. N, featuring a quartet playing Mozart, Prokofiev and more. Info: www.theislandgallery.net or call (206) 780-9500.
THE TREEHOUSE LOUNGE: Located above the Magnolia Cafe on Front Street in downtown Poulsbo hosts an open mic session at 8 p.m. every Thursday. 21+. Info: (360) 697-1447.
GARCIAS MEXICAN RESTAURANT: Hosts DJ Paisanos Mix from 9:30 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. every Saturday night at its location on Front Street in Poulsbo. Cover is $10 for guys, free for the ladies. Info: (360) 697-9800.
ONGOING JAM SESSIONS: At the Island Music Guild 10598 Valley Rd. on Bainbridge include:
A jazz ensemble workshop: from 7-9:20 p.m. on the second and fourth Thursdays of the month. $5 donation requested. Info: E-mail Mike at firstname.lastname@example.org
Drum workshop: Monday evenings every week. Info: call Micah at (206) 818-5859.
Old Time Fiddle Tune Jam: Lead by Stuart Williams from 7:30-9:30 p.m. on the third Thursday of the month. $5 requested. Info: call Stuart at (206) 323-8004.
Reel Time Celtic jam: Meets from 4-5:30 p.m. on second Fridays in Poulsbo Led by Jane Landstra of Country Capers. Lessons for first level fiddlers are from 4-5:30 on third Fridays in Poulsbo. Info: E-mail Jane at email@example.com or call (360) 697-6192.
Samspel Scandinavian Jam/less: Led by Jane Landstra from 4-5:30 p.m. on the fourth Fridays. Info: firstname.lastname@example.org or call (360) 697-6192.
SILVERDALES NEWEST MUSICAL COFFEE SHOP: The Global Bean, located at 2021 NW Myhre, Ste. 101 in Silverdale, is hosting a traditional Irish jam session at 7 p.m. on the second an fourth Wednesdays of the month. All players of Irish tunes and instruments are welcome. Info: http://theglobalbean.com or call (360) 692-9582.
NATURE & OUTDOORS
THE KITSAP CHAPTER OF: The American Rhododendron Association will host its next meeting at 7 p.m. March 27 at the Rolling Bay Presbyterian Church, 11402 Sunrise Dr. NE on Bainbridge. Bob Zimmermann of Chimacum Woods Rhododendrons will present Japanese Gardens in and around Kyoto. Guest welcome. Info: (609) 506-5865.
FOCUSING ON BIRDS: The Great Peninsula Conservancy will sponsor a birding excursion to the Nisqually Delta, said to be the last major unspoiled estuary of its kind on the west coast, March 29 led by birder Jeff Feagin. Five-mile walk. For details or to sign up call the GPC at (360) 373-3500.
SEARCH FOR EAGLES NESTS: Aboard a 46-foot boat along the North Kitsap coast from Kingston to Point-no-Point with Capt. Randy at the helm and local arborist/eagle expert Jim Trainer as guide April 6. Cost is $29 per person, including $5 donation to the GPC. To sign up or for more info: Call the GPC at (360) 373-3500.
BREMERTON URBAN GARDEN SOCIETY: Is hosting a free series of gardening classes titled Grow Your Own Food at the Sylvan Way branch of the Kitsap Regional Library this spring. The next of which, Growing Fruit in Your Own Backyard, will be at 6:30 p.m. April 7 as Joe Machcinski presents. Info: Call Jim at (360) 405-6423.
CENTRAL VALLEY GARDEN CLUB: Meets the first Tuesday (April 1) of each month at the VFW Hall, 9981 Central Valley Road in Bremerton. The club is preparing for its annual plant sale which will be April 25-26. Guests are welcome. Info: Call Jane at (360) 779-9927.
THE KITSAP COUNTY DAHLIA SOCIETY: Is having its annual tuber sale from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. April 4 and 5 at a new location at the Crystal Grange at 2160 Paulson Road near Central Valley Road in Central Kitsap. Tubers will also be sold from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Kitsap Saddle Club at 1470 Saddle Club Road off Mile Hill Drive in Port Orchard. Info: www.kitsapdahlias.org or call Pat at (360) 698-0123.
KITSAP MOUNTAINEERS: Meet on the second Thursday of each month for social time and an interesting program at the Kitsap Cabin, 3000 Seabeck Highway in Bremerton. Meetings are for members and anyone interested in learning more about the program. Info: www.kitsapmountaineers.org.
OUTDOOR VOLUNTEERS SOUGHT: The Foulweather Bluff Preserve Nature Conservancy is searching for volunteer stewards to serve as the Preserves caretakers and eyes and ears. Training is provided, time commitment is one day per week or one day every two weeks. Info: Lisa Younger at email@example.com, (206) 343-4345 ext. 331.
WILDLIFE VOLUNTEERS SOUGHT: West Sound Wildlife Shelter on Bainbridge Island seeking volunteers for variety of duties ranging from hands-on work with wildlife to office work. Information (206) 780-8508 or www.westsoundwildlife.org.
PENINSULA WILDERNESS CLUB: Variety of outdoor activities. Meets 7 p.m. second Monday monthly, Kitsap Unitarian bldg., 4418 Perry Ave., East Bremerton Visitors welcome. Information: www.pwckitsap.org.
MISS PETTIGREW LIVES FOR A DAY: Starring Frances McDormand and Amy Adams will be the only movie showing at the Lynnwood Theatre, 4569 Lynwood Center Road on Bainbridge, this week, March 28-April 3. For tickets and show times go to www.lynwoodtheatre.com or call (206) 842-3080.
GUYS AND DOLLS: The historic Orchard Theater, 822 Bay St. in Port Orchard, will host a benefit showing of Guys and Dolls for the Childrens Hospital of Seattle at 3 p.m. March 30. Tickets are being sold by the Ann Wilson Guild of the Childrens Hospital. Info: www.orchardtheater.com or call (360) 895-0564.
THE BOSS OF IT ALL: A comedy by Lars Von Trier will be showing at 7 p.m. April 4 as the next installment of the independent film series at the Admiral Theatre, 515 Pacific Ave. in Bremerton. Tickets are $7. Info: www.admiraltheatre.org or call (360) 373-6743.
MUSICAL THEATER PERFORMER: Jason Graae will be performing at 8 p.m. March 28 at the Admiral Theatre, 515 Pacific Ave. in Bremerton. Tickets are $18. Info: www.jasongraae.com, www.admiraltheatre.org or call (360) 373-6743.
A 1940S-ERA MUSICAL: In the Mood will be performed at the Admiral Theatre, 515 Pacific Ave. in Bremerton, April 5. Dinner is at 6:30 p.m., show at 8 p.m. For ticket info go to www.admiraltheatre.org or call (360) 373-6743.
THE EDGE IMPROV: Will be providing yoga for your funny bone once again at 7:30 p.m. April 5 at Bainbridge Performing Arts, 200 Madison Ave. N on Bainbridge. Tickets are $15 for adults, $10 for seniors, military and youth. Info: www.theedgeimprov.com, www.bainbridgeperformingarts.org or call (206) 842-8569.
THE TEMPEST: The Changing Scene Northwests fourth annual Commedia DellArte Production will be on the boards at 8 p.m April 11 at the Changing Scene 5889 State Route 303, behind the Oroweat Bakery in E. Bremerton. The play will run through May 10 with curtains at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 6 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $15 for adults, $12 seniors, students and military. Reservations recommended. Info: www.changingscenenorthwest.org or call (360) 792-8601.
LOUISE MILLS PRESENTS: What is This Thing Called Love, A Musical Revue, presented by one of Bainbridge Performing Arts original co-founders, directed by Michele McCrackin with musical direction by Karen Rice will be on the boards April 11-13 at BPA, 200 Madison Ave. on Bainbridge. Tickets are $15. Info: www.bainbridgeperformingarts.org or call (206) 842-8569.
THE SOUND OF MUSIC: One of the Bremerton Community Theatres biggest undertakings premieres at 7:30 p.m. April 4 at the BCT playhouse, 599 Lebo Blvd. in Bremerton. Tickets are $12 general, $11 seniors/students and $8 for kids under 12. Info: www.bremertoncommunitytheatre.org or call (360) 373-5152.
PAINTING CHURCHES: A touching and funny family affair written by Tina Howe will be on the boards at the Jewel Box Theatre, 225 Iverson St. in Poulsbo March 28 through April 26 with shows at 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and matinees at 2 p.m. April 6 and 13. Tickets are $14 general, $12 for seniors, students and military. Info: www.jewelboxpoulsbo.org or call (360) 779-9688.
THE PILGRIMAGE PUPPET SHOW: By Craig Jacobrown will be presented one day only, April 5 at the Jewel Box Theatre, 225 Iverson St. in Poulsbo. Show times are at 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. Tickets are $7, kids under three free. Reservations suggested. Info: www.jewelboxpoulsbo.org or call (360) 779-9688.
BPA PRESENTS: Woodpile, an original play by local playwright Sara Anne Scribner, at 7:30 p.m. March 27-29 at the Bainbridge Performing Arts Playhouse 200 Madison Ave. N on Bainbridge. The play examines present day isms amidst a Southern family after receiving surprising ethnic results from a DNA test. Tickets are $15. Info: www.bainbridgeperformingarts.org or call (206) 842-8569.
KITES OVER KINGSTON: An eyes-to-the-sky event sponsored by the Downtown Kingston Association is slated for 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 29 at Mike Wallace Park in downtown Kingston. Kite making and flying will be accompanied by a parade, live music and more. Info: www.kingstonchamber.com.
HISTORIC WALKING TOUR: Of Port Gamble will be from 1-4 p.m. April 5, beginning at the towns historic board room in downtown Port Gamble. Cost is $15 per person (including a ticket to the towns museum). Reservation required. Info: Call (360) 297-8074.
ANTIQUE APPRAISAL FAIR: The seventh annual jointly sponsored by the Kitsap County Historical and the Puget Sound Genealogical societies will by from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 12 at the Silverdale Community Center, 9729 Silverdale Way in Silverdale. Cost is $7 per item, $30 for five. Info: Call (360) 874-8813 or (360) 479-6226.
MILITARY OFFICERS: Association of America will hold its monthly meeting at 11 a.m. March 28 at the Elks Lodge, 4131 Pine Road in Bremerton. A social hour will be followed by lunch at noon. Guest speakers include Lindy Dosher and Cynthia Richards of the Puget Sound Navy Museum and the Naval Undersea Museum. The MOAA is open to those who hold or have ever held commission or warrant in any component of the Armed Forces. Info: (360) 871-3159.
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