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Island Senior: Support for Parkinson’s Disease

July 28, 2017 at 5:48 am

Chances are you know someone who has Parkinson’s disease. If not, you may be familiar with the actor Michael J. Fox, perhaps the most well-known person with Parkinson’s, a progressive, degenerative neurological disease. Suzie Lefever, MA, PT, ATC, of San Juan Physical Therapy says she is seeing more people with Parkinson’s all the time. About  Continue Reading

New Parkinson’s Support Group to Meet Monday at the Mullis Center

July 22, 2017 at 5:55 am

If you have Parkinson’s or if you care for someone who does, a new support group is forming and will hold their first meeting at the Mullis Center on Monday July 24 from 4:00 to 5:00 pm. The group will meet in the library or the dining room depending on how many people show up.  Continue Reading

Bryn Barnard Presents His New Children’s Book

July 17, 2017 at 5:53 am

Griffin Bay Bookstore and the San Juan Island Library present Bryn Barnard and his new children’s book at the library on Wednesday, July 26 at 7:00 pm… Griffin Bay Bookstore and the San Juan Island Library are collaborating to present former islander Bryn Barnard and his latest book for children ages 5—8, The New Ocean:  Continue Reading

Island Senior: First Friday Swing Dancing

July 15, 2017 at 6:05 am

On the first Friday of each month from 7:00 to 9:00 pm people of all ages and abilities gather at the Mullis Center for a fun evening of swing dancing. Instructor Bill Gincig, who comes over from Orcas, has a wealth of knowledge and experience in dance. He explained to me that “swing” encompasses; rhumba,  Continue Reading

Position Available at San Juan County Park

July 15, 2017 at 6:00 am

A message from Ashley King, Program Coordinator for San Juan County Park… Ever dreamed of waking up with the sound of the ocean right outside your window? Do you enjoy working with others? Then we are looking for YOU! San Juan County Parks is looking for a camp host with a small RV or trailer  Continue Reading

Vote Saturday at Brickworks for San Juan Islands Specialty License Plate

July 14, 2017 at 2:30 pm

from Tanja at the Land Bank… The Terrestrial Managers Group and the Madrona Institute received over 40 original artwork entries for their San Juan Islands Specialty License Plate Initiative Design Contest – Now it’s time to vote! Cast a vote at the San Juan Island Farmers’ Market starting THIS Saturday, July 15. Entries will be  Continue Reading

John Geyman, M.D. to Speak on Health Care

July 14, 2017 at 5:35 am

Griffin Bay Bookstore and the San Juan Island Library present John Geyman, M.D…. Griffin Bay Bookstore and the San Juan Island Library are co-sponsoring, John Geyman, M.D. discussing the current health care crisis in our country on Wednesday, July 19, 7:00 PM at the Library. If you want a clear and succinct explanation of what ails  Continue Reading

Keith Busha and Susan Williams to Perform at the Golf Course

July 14, 2017 at 5:15 am

Keith Busha and Susan Williams will be performing at the San Juan Golf Course on Tuesday the 18th as part of the series created by Kate Schuman. Says Keith, “This is the first mini concert that we’ve done in a while and are excited about putting it together.”

Local Historian Boyd Pratt to Speak at Limekiln Park Tonight

July 13, 2017 at 10:40 am

From the San Juan County Landbank… Enjoy a special evening on Thursday, July 13 on the Westside with a lighthouse tour and a reading by local historian, Boyd C. Pratt, from his latest book LIME: Quarrying and Limemaking in the San Juan Islands!   History buffs of all ages are welcome and encouraged to visit the  Continue Reading

It’s Time to Sign Up For The Garden Club’s Fall Excursion

July 13, 2017 at 6:05 am

We are reminded that reservations for the San Juan Island Garden Club’s Mount Baker, DiabloLake, and North Cascade Institute overnight hosted excursion must be made by August 1.  The trip takes place September 22 – 24. “Join us for three days exploring the majestic Cascade Mountains, searching for wildflowers, taking quiet walks, and seeing the  Continue Reading

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