Topic: Around Here

Notes from the Island — Sept. 29

Written on September 29, 2022 at 9:00 am, by

The San Juan Com­mu­ni­ty The­atre’s pro­duc­tion of Mau­ri­tius opens at 7:30 p.m. tomor­row. It runs through Sun­day, Oct. 16. Deer Hazel (165 Spring St.) cel­e­brates its sev­enth anniver­sary today from 3–8 p.m. They’re hav­ing sales through­out the store, a prize give­away draw­ing, and food from Natalia Swan Cater­ing. League of Women Vot­ers of the San Juans  Con­tin­ue Reading

Real-time sculpture creation happening at SJIMA

Written on September 28, 2022 at 7:50 pm, by

The San Juan Islands Muse­um of Art shares news about an unusu­al upcom­ing exhi­bi­tion. It is not often we get to wit­ness the artist at work — but in the com­ing days, Kevin Chris­ti­son will be fin­ish­ing his art piece in the glass Atri­um Gallery before our eyes. You can walk into his SJIMA stu­dio at  Con­tin­ue Reading

COVID booster clinics to take place Oct. 17 & 18

Written on September 28, 2022 at 1:00 pm, by

The Coun­ty sends along an update about the return of COVID boost­er clin­ics on San Juan Island. San Juan Coun­ty Health and Com­mu­ni­ty Ser­vices is bring­ing back Bird’s Eye Med­ical in Octo­ber to pro­vide biva­lent COVID-19 boost­er vac­ci­na­tions on San Juan Island. HCS will be on San Juan Island on Mon­day, Oct. 17 and Tues­day,  Con­tin­ue Reading

Soroptimists accepting applications for Live Your Dream Award

Written on September 28, 2022 at 8:57 am, by

The Sorop­ti­mists share news about one of their edu­ca­tion­al pro­grams. Sorop­ti­mist Inter­na­tion­al of Fri­day Har­bor is now accept­ing appli­ca­tions for the Live Your Dream Award. This award helps women in over­com­ing per­son­al dif­fi­cul­ties and bet­ter­ing their lives through edu­ca­tion and train­ing. The recip­i­ent may use the cash award for tuition, books, child­care, trans­porta­tion, or any  Con­tin­ue Reading

Tomato season

Written on September 27, 2022 at 7:16 pm, by

Fire danger level downgraded, burn permits available Oct. 10

Written on September 27, 2022 at 2:44 pm, by

The San Juan Coun­ty Fire Mar­shal shares news about two impor­tant fire-relat­ed pol­i­cy changes. Effec­tive today, San Juan Coun­ty’s fire dan­ger lev­el has been down­grad­ed to mod­er­ate. This change is due to cool­ing tem­per­a­tures at night, a high dew point, and high­er rel­a­tive humid­i­ty. Recre­ation­al camp­fires remain open at this time and include attend­ed fires  Con­tin­ue Reading

Friday Harbor Film Festival seeks volunteers

Written on September 27, 2022 at 11:58 am, by

FHFF is look­ing for help putting on this year’s fes­ti­val, which returns to the­atres for the first time in three years. You can be an inte­gral part of this year’s in-the­a­tre Fri­day Har­bor Film Fes­ti­val. With­out the com­mit­ted help of many film-lov­ing vol­un­teers there would be no fes­ti­val. Your time and ener­gy make all the dif­fer­ence.  Con­tin­ue Reading