It’s the island life…
• This week drew a huge crowd of over 400 people listening, dancing, and singing along to “Soul Purpose” at the Historical Museum for Island Rec’s famous Wednesday Music on the Lawn. Next week is their last event, featuring the popular favorite band – the Chameleons. See you there!
• The Sea Shepherd Gallery and Educational Center is celebrating its Grand Opening!
It’s the very first gallery and educational center for the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society in the world! The Gallery will be hosting an Open House all day and special guest speaker Locky Maclean,Captain of the Bridget Bardot, will be speaking at 4:00 at Brickworks Plaza. For listening and dancing,”The Tease” will be performing directly afterwards. It’s all happening from 10am-7pm on August 4th at the Sea Shepherd Gallery at 155 Nichols Street, and Brickworks Plaza at 150 Nichols Street. Best part? It’s free!
• Friday Harbor is sometimes labeled the “city island” because of our fantastic Palace Theater. But that isn’t the only spot to see a brand new movie this Thursday!
As a part of the Own the Night Teen Summer Reading Program at the Library, kids made their own zombie movie! I’ll clarify the word “made”; the kids directed, acted, wrote, and even tried their hand at makeup and hair artistry.
When’s the premiere?
The Hollywood madness will happen Thursday, August 2nd at 7pm at the final Teen Summer Reading Program Party.
• The Whale Museum’s Land Based Wildlife Tours are ready and happening for the month of August; reserve your spot soon!
A three hour trip is led by a certified naturalist who takes participants by shuttle to the West Side and informs them about killer whales & why it’s beneficial to watch from shore. The trips explore orcas’ biology, social structure, culture, and why they are listed as endangered. Other wildlife discussed may include porpoises, seals, sea lioins, humpback whales, minke whales, bald eagles, and other seabirds.
The shuttle stops are likely to be Lime Kiln Point State Park, American Camp, and Cattle Point. Seating is limited so please make a reservation by calling at 378-4710 ext. 23 or stopping by. The tours run on August 10, 24, and 31 from 2-5pm.
• FHHS teachers around the world…
Ian just got a note from Spanish teacher Brook Landers, who is traveling in Europe (Italy, France, and now Spain) this summer, while librarian Catherine Buchanan (scroll here for the story) headed for South Korea where she’s moving (last week), and science teacher Marc Vermiere and his family left the island last weekend to move to China.