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TEDxSJI

TEDx San Juan Island

Posted on May 15, 2015 at 5:40 am, by

Affect / Effect One hundred of San Juan Island’s most impassioned TEDx enthusiasts will come together on Saturday, September 19, 2015 from 10am-4pm for a day of networking and dialogue around the theme Affect / Effect. The event will take place in the Friday Harbor Middle School Auditorium on Blair Street. The conference is built  Continue Reading

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E.T. at the Drive In Friday

Posted on May 15, 2015 at 5:38 am, by

Load up the car for a Drive-In THIS Friday, May 15th, at the Fairgrounds! Movie 9:20 pm, parking at 8:15 pm. Admission: $5/person, Family of 5/$20, Age 5 & under FREE. Like us on Facebook; www.sjcfair.org.

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Trail Closed Temporarily – Now Reopened

Posted on May 15, 2015 at 5:37 am, by

A large tree which had fallen over the gully part of the trail, and presented a possible danger to people trying to pass has been removed and the trail is now reopened. Here’s more from the SJI Trails Committee… The trail on Friday Harbor Airport property — part of the six-mile-long American Camp Trail from  Continue Reading

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Wolverine Spring Playoff Update

Posted on May 14, 2015 at 4:27 pm, by

Ed. Note – Schedule for Saturday, May 16 Baseball has been corrected – Here’s the latest from FHHS Athletic Director Rod Turnbull. It starts off with Girls Tennis, click the “Read More” link to see updates on Golf, Baseball, Track and Fastpitch… Girls Tennis – Our Girls Tennis team will begin post season play on  Continue Reading

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The Art of Ray Glantz and Jan Murphy

Posted on May 14, 2015 at 11:39 am, by

Here’s an invitation from Jan Murphy for her art show opening at Lavendera this weekend… Hope you can join Ray Glantz and I this Saturday from 6:00 to 8:00 for the opening and reception of our show at Lavendera Day Spa! You will be able to enjoy refreshments and meet the artists. The show runs  Continue Reading

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New Artistic Director at SJCT

Posted on May 14, 2015 at 11:16 am, by

Actor, director and playwright Bobby Ryan has joined San Juan Community Theatre as Artistic Director. Ryan began his work at the Theatre on May 4 while outgoing Artistic Director Susan Williams finished up her final week (Williams announced her resignation earlier this year, saying she wants to focus her energies more on her family, painting,  Continue Reading

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Jeri’s earns Civic Pride Award

Posted on May 14, 2015 at 5:55 am, by

Town of Friday Harbor recognizes owners of Sundries Court Sundries Court owners Penelope and Donald Torkington and previous owner Scott Boden continue to earn kudos for their extensive two story renovation of the former Jeri’s Spring Street Center—this time with formal recognition from the Town of Friday Harbor. The Town has awarded the Torkingtons and  Continue Reading

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9 to 5 Opens this Week

Posted on May 14, 2015 at 5:50 am, by

“What a Way to Make a Living!” It’s 1979 and the workplace is bustling with typewriters, xerox machines, secretaries and chauvinistic bosses.  Welcome to 9 to 5: The Musical, Dolly Parton’s Broadway hit based on the movie of the same name.  The play opens THIS Friday, May 15 at 7:30 pm at San Juan Community Theatre and  Continue Reading

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Fish Tacos Friday!

Posted on May 14, 2015 at 5:45 am, by

Fish Tacos Friday May 15, at Friday Harbor Ace Hardware, 11-2 pm. $7 suggested donation. Fish for Teeth is still going strong, and is once again bringing the Medical Teams International Mobile Dental Van to Friday Harbor. Fish Tacos are the primary fund raising effort, so please help our cause and enjoy one of these  Continue Reading

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Animal Shelter Announces New Volunteer Program

Posted on May 14, 2015 at 5:41 am, by

If you’ve always wanted to become a part of the life-saving volunteer program at the animal shelter – now is a great time to get involved! The Animal Protection Society of Friday Harbor has announced an all-new and very-much improved volunteer program and is looking for people 18 and older to become a part of  Continue Reading

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3rd Saturday Grange Dance

Posted on May 14, 2015 at 5:35 am, by

Featuring Craig Wolfe with The Spuds. All are welcome. All dances taught. $10.00 donation appreciated. Saturday, May 16th at the Friday Harbor Grange Hall from 7:00 – 9:00 pm Sponsored by San Juan Island Grange #966

Kevin Loftus and Don Nixon in the soon to be completed Logging Exhibit (with Lime Exhibit in background) at the new Museum of History and Industry - Tim Dustrude photo

MHI Progress Report

Posted on May 13, 2015 at 5:56 am, by

Things are coming along nicely up at the Historical Society’s Museum of History and Industry (MHI). When completed, the MHI will showcase four industries that have had a large impact in shaping the history of the San Juan Islands – Fishing, Logging, Farming and Lime. They plan to have a preview opening of the first two of  Continue Reading

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Dedication in Honor of Lt. James “Kelly” Patterson

Posted on May 13, 2015 at 5:45 am, by

The year 2015 is the 50th Anniversary of the beginning of the Vietnam War. Moreover, 2015 has been designated as a time to salute Vietnam veterans. Because of the controversy surrounding the War, many Vietnam vets have been ignored and their service forgotten. In keeping with this nationwide recognition there will be a presentation dedicating  Continue Reading

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Friday Harbor Chamber Music Festival

Posted on May 13, 2015 at 5:44 am, by

Artistic Director and Cellist Sasha von Dassow announces the inaugural season of the Friday Harbor Chamber Music Festival, June 26 and 27, 2015. Performances will be at the San Juan Community Theatre in Friday Harbor, 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $22 and $11 for students and are available online through the theatre at http://www.sjctheatre.org/ Festival artists are  Continue Reading

Did you notice….

Posted on May 13, 2015 at 5:40 am, by

Did you notice that the dates this week up until the 19th are all the same both forwards and backwards? (if you don’t slash and dash). Check this out: 5/12/15 5/13/15 5/14/15 5/15/15 5/16/15 5/17/15 5/18/15 5/19/15 51215 51315 51415 51515 51615 51715 51815 51915 Amaze your friends with this great fun brought to you by  Continue Reading

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Videos from SJI Prevention Coalition

Posted on May 12, 2015 at 3:14 pm, by

The San Juan Island Prevention Coalition’s Rock Solid Youth Group recently published some Public Safety Announcement videos on YouTube. Fun stuff with important messages that the kids did themselves (with a little bit of help from some grownups). One is about wearing helmets (above) and the other is all about being sure to wear a  Continue Reading

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Advantage Horsemanship with Scott Purdum

Posted on May 12, 2015 at 5:46 am, by

Does the name Scott Purdum ring a bell? If you are an avid horse-lover, or have ever watched RFDTV, then you have heard of Scott Purdum’s amazing show, Advantage Horsemanship! The San Juan County Fairgrounds is excited to have Scott himself come all the way from Maryland to lend his horsemanship skills in a two-day  Continue Reading

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PIMC Fireside Chats: Advance Directives

Posted on May 12, 2015 at 5:45 am, by

Advance directives for health care topic of free community education program Ross Fewing, director of the Center for Mission at PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center in Bellingham, will discuss “Advance Directives for End-of-Life Care” on Wednesday, May 20, from 5:30 to 6:30 pm in a free, public community education program hosted by PeaceHealth Peace Island  Continue Reading

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APSFH Volunteer of the Month

Posted on May 12, 2015 at 5:33 am, by

The Animal Protection Society of Friday Harbor has named Ed Sawyer, “Volunteer of the Month” for May. Ed is a favorite among dogs at the animal shelter because he shows up every day, rain or shine, to walk them – and always with treats in his pockets! The board of directors and staff of the  Continue Reading

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FHFF Tuesday Films: Return of the River

Posted on May 11, 2015 at 5:51 am, by

Return of the River, the capstone film of the Friday Harbor Film Festival’s 2015 Winter Film Series, is on tap to be screened at the San Juan Island Grange on Tuesday, May 19th at 7:00 p.m. The Friday Harbor Film Festival’s 2014 Audience Choice Award Winner for Favorite Film, Return of the River tells the  Continue Reading

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Hanging Basket Class

Posted on May 11, 2015 at 5:50 am, by

Island Rec has cancelled their hanging basket class previously scheduled for May 16th at 10:00 am. The San Juan Island Garden Club, to make use of the supplies purchased for the class, will have an alternative class. Date:   May 16, 2015 Place: 1785 Douglas Road #42 – The Oaks Time:   10:00 AM Instructor: Theresa Hill, Master  Continue Reading

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School District Thanks IMA for Support

Posted on May 11, 2015 at 5:47 am, by

San Juan Island School District is grateful for San Juan Islands Museum of Art annual support for the middle school art program According to SJISD Superintendent Rick Thompson, “The San Juan Island School District is very grateful and would like to formally thank the San Juan Islands Museum of Art (IMA) for their annual and  Continue Reading

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