Topic: Education

Call for Children’s Festival Activity Providers

Written on April 18, 2016 at 5:36 am, by

Island Rec is still recruiting for local organizations that would like to participate in the 26th Annual Children’s Festival by hosting an activity. In keeping with this year’s festival theme – Nature’s Wonderland – activity providers will be joined by the likes of The Rotary, Families and Neighbors Support Island Rec, SJI Library, Children’s House Montessori  Continue Reading

Fragile Waters

Written on April 17, 2016 at 9:41 am, by

Coming up next weekend, Fragile Waters calls attention to water, our most critical resource, presenting iconic work of three renowned photographers and lifelong environmentalists: Ansel Adams, Ernest H. Brooks II, and Dorothy Kerper Monnelly. The 117 black-and-white photographs present a powerful collective statement. These artists communicate the beauty and vitality of water. The exhibition was curated  Continue Reading

Garden Club Hosted Excursion: Olympic Peninsula

Written on April 14, 2016 at 5:43 am, by

The San Juan Island Garden Club will host an overnight excursion to the Olympic Peninsula next month. The tour will include a visit to Heronswood, a botanical garden of unparalleled beauty. We will also look in on Far Reaches Farm. This farm is plant obsessed having display gardens with a plant or two you have  Continue Reading

Business Startup 101 Workshop

Written on April 11, 2016 at 5:45 am, by

Entrepreneurs are invited to attend the San Juan County Economic Development Council’s upcoming FREE half-day workshop entitled “Business Startup 101” on Thursday, May 5th. Participants will learn the building blocks of starting a successful business from experts in the legal, accounting and banking fields. The half-day event will be led by local attorneys Peter Goddu  Continue Reading

EDC Pricing Workshop

Written on April 10, 2016 at 5:47 am, by

EDC offers FREE business workshop on pricing products & services The San Juan County Economic Development Council will present a FREE workshop on pricing of products & services for small business owners and entrepreneurs on Lopez Island, Tuesday, May 3rd from 12-2pm at the Lopez Island Fire Department meeting room. Advance registration is required. Pricing  Continue Reading

Dining for Scholars Thanks You

Written on April 8, 2016 at 2:23 pm, by

Dear Island Neighbors, On behalf of the San Juan Island Service Scholarship board I would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to everyone who came out on March 31st to support our annual Dining for Scholars event. It was wonderful to see so many community minded friends and families dining out to support the  Continue Reading

Bicycle Repair Workshop

Written on April 8, 2016 at 5:40 am, by

Island Rec – Bicycle Roadside Repair Workshop Spring is upon us and now is the time to tune-up your bike. The deadline is fast approaching for Island Rec’s Bike Repair Class. The class is on Saturday, April 23rd , from 9:00 to 12:30. This will be held at Spring Street International School in their campus courtyard.  Continue Reading