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SJIMA to host appraisal day and auction on May 28

May 12, 2022 at 9:27 am

SJIMA sends along an update about a new event tak­ing place lat­er this month. The San Juan Islands Muse­um of Art presents our inau­gur­al appraisal event from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sat­ur­day, May 28. Take the jew­el­ry you inher­it­ed or a fine art piece and learn its worth and a bit of its his­to­ry.  Con­tin­ue Reading

Town discusses next steps for Spring St. fire cleanup and traffic reconfiguration

May 11, 2022 at 8:06 pm

The Town of Fri­day Har­bor shares an update about the sta­tus of the fire cleanup and road clo­sures on Spring St. The Town has been rework­ing the traf­fic con­fig­u­ra­tion neces­si­tat­ed by the down­town fire. Our ini­tial traf­fic con­fig­u­ra­tion was meant to last only a short while, nev­er antic­i­pat­ing that the ATF would be called in and  Con­tin­ue Reading

Library to hold farewell reception for Beth Helstein

May 11, 2022 at 8:47 am

The library sends along news about a cel­e­bra­tion tak­ing place on Thurs­day. The San Juan Island Library is grate­ful to cel­e­brate Beth Helstien’s 20 years of ded­i­cat­ed, inno­v­a­tive, and com­­mu­ni­­ty-enrich­ing ser­vice. Join us for a farewell recep­tion on Thurs­day, May 12 from 2–4 p.m. in the Library’s Main Salon to wish Beth well in her  Con­tin­ue Reading

Alchemy Art Center’s Artist Talk series coming to the SJIMA

May 10, 2022 at 10:55 am

Here’s an update from Alche­my Art Cen­ter about their upcom­ing artists series, host­ed by the San Juan Islands Muse­um of Art. Alche­my Art Cen­ter, in part­ner­ship with the San Juan Islands Muse­um of Art, is host­ing an artist talk series fea­tur­ing vis­it­ing and local artists. Talks will take place in the upstairs work­shop area of the  Con­tin­ue Reading

Alchemy Art Center hosting youth Art+Environment exhibition on May 13

May 7, 2022 at 7:27 pm

Alche­my Art Cen­ter shares news about their upcom­ing pub­lic exhi­bi­tion. This spring, Alche­my Art Cen­ter part­nered with the San Juan Island Con­ser­va­tion Dis­trict and the Madrona Insti­tute on the first ever Art+Environment pro­gram, a 10-week arts and envi­ron­men­tal stew­ard­ship pro­gram host­ed at Alche­my and geared toward mid­dle school-age kids. Each week, stu­dents were instruct­ed by  Con­tin­ue Reading

Spring update from Fred Woods, San Juan Island School District superintendent

May 6, 2022 at 3:26 pm

The month of May is always a busy time in your school dis­trict. Each of your schools admin­is­ter the State exams, orga­nize year end field trips, and work dili­gent­ly to keep all stu­dents focused as the sun and warmth return. This is an excit­ing time of year as schools move toward that last day in  Con­tin­ue Reading

Spring flowers

May 5, 2022 at 8:09 pm

Pho­to cred­it: Brad Pillow

30th annual Children’s Festival takes place Saturday

May 5, 2022 at 10:58 am

Island Rec reminds the com­mu­ni­ty about the upcom­ing Chil­dren’s Fes­ti­val. Island Rec is pleased to announce that the 30th annu­al Children’s Fes­ti­val is this Sat­ur­day, May 7, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Fair­grounds. Com­mu­ni­ty orga­ni­za­tions that you know and love will be pro­vid­ing all kinds of cre­ative and hands-on activ­i­ties. Kids will  Con­tin­ue Reading

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