Notes from the Island — May 4

Posted May 4, 2022 at 6:00 am by

  • A few dozen islanders gath­ered out­side the San Juan Coun­ty Cour­t­house on Tues­day evening to show their oppo­si­tion to the prospec­tive over­turn­ing of Roe v. Wade.
  • Fri­day Har­bor base­ball won both games of a dou­ble­head­er against LaCon­ner, 17–4 and 3–1, bring­ing their over­all record to 14–2 and improv­ing to 11–1 in league play. They trav­el to Orcas Island on Thursday.
  • Orga­niz­ers of last mon­th’s Great Islands Clean-up announced that vol­un­teers on San Juan, Orcas, Lopez, and Shaw Islands col­lec­tive­ly gath­ered 3,500 pounds of trash from the coun­ty’s roads and beach­es dur­ing the April 23 event.
  • The library is hold­ing a fam­i­ly Lego event on Thurs­day from 3 to 5 p.m. in the meet­ing room. No reg­is­tra­tion is required, but preschool chil­dren must be super­vised by an adult.
  • The pho­tog­ra­phy dis­play at the Fair needs a num­ber of vol­un­teers to help accept entries, judge pho­tos, answer ques­tions, accept Peo­ple’s Choice votes, and clean up after the event ends. Email Miles Crossen at if you can help out.
  • Fri­day Har­bor Film Festival’s next offer­ing in its Direc­tor Series is Pandora’s Promise, a film about the his­to­ry and future of nuclear pow­er. There’s a free online show­ing on Thurs­day from 6:30 to 9 p.m., after which the film will be avail­able on demand for $1.95 until May 18.

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