Topic: Education

Open Doors Program

Written on August 22, 2019 at 5:42 am, by

Open Doors Pro­gram to start at Grif­fin Bay School this fall San Juan Island School Dis­trict announces the open­ing of the “Open Doors Pro­gram”. This stu­dent re-engage­­ment pro­gram will begin on Tues­day Sep­tem­ber 9, 2019. The “Open Doors Pro­gram” is a stu­dent re-engage­­ment sys­tem that pro­vides edu­ca­tion and ser­vices to old­er youth, ages 16–21, who have dropped  Con­tin­ue Reading

Paul Allen To Receive FHFF Lifetime Achievement Award

Written on August 21, 2019 at 8:45 am, by

Fri­day Har­bor Film Fes­ti­val is proud and excit­ed to announce that the Andrew V. McLa­glen Life­time Achieve­ment Award will be pre­sent­ed posthu­mous­ly to Paul G. Allen for his out­stand­ing con­tri­bu­tions to the art of doc­u­men­tary film­mak­ing, tele­vi­sion, and media. The award pre­sen­ta­tion, to be held dur­ing the Festival’s Open­ing Night Gala on Octo­ber 25 at San  Con­tin­ue Reading

Got a whale of a question?

Written on August 16, 2019 at 5:40 am, by

Stop by and chat with one of the Vol­un­teer Nat­u­ral­ists at the West­side Pre­serve mid­dle pullover south of Lime Kiln, or at Lime Kiln Whale Watch Wall. Hap­py to answer your ques­tions and share infor­ma­tion about the whales and the Sal­ish Sea!! 11am-2pm Sat­ur­day 8–17–19 West­side Pre­serve 11am-2pm Sun­day 8–18–19 West­side Pre­serve 2pm-5pm Sun­day 8–18–19 Lime Kiln  Con­tin­ue Reading

Return of the River

Written on August 12, 2019 at 5:49 am, by

It’s time for Mon­day Movie Night again at the Orca Sur­vey Out­reach and Edu­ca­tion Cen­ter (185 S. First Street). The next install­ment of the series will be a show­ing of “Return of the Riv­er”. This film beau­ti­ful­ly doc­u­ments the sto­ry of the removal of the dams on the Elwha Riv­er and how the restora­tion of this  Con­tin­ue Reading

Virtual Reality at the Library

Written on August 12, 2019 at 5:45 am, by

Dur­ing the past sum­mer San Juan Island Library has been offer­ing oppor­tu­ni­ties to explore Vir­tu­al Real­i­ty, cour­tesy of the Wash­ing­ton State Library and Ocu­lus Inc. This has been very pop­u­lar and has appealed to peo­ple of all ages (although restrict­ed to peo­ple over 13 years old). Vir­tu­al Real­i­ty (VR) equip­ment allows the user to explore dif­fer­ent  Con­tin­ue Reading

Got a whale of a question?

Written on August 9, 2019 at 5:46 am, by

Stop by and chat with one of the Vol­un­teer Nat­u­ral­ists at the West­side Pre­serve mid­dle pullover south of Lime Kiln, or at Lime Kiln Whale Watch Wall this week­end. Hap­py to answer your ques­tions and share infor­ma­tion about the whales and the Sal­ish Sea! 12pm-5pm Fri­day 8–9‑19 West­side Pre­serve 11am-5pm Sat­ur­day 8–10–19 West­side Pre­serve 11am-2pm Sat­ur­day  Con­tin­ue Reading

Wolf Hollow Lavender Fete

Written on August 6, 2019 at 5:46 am, by

Wolf Hol­low invites you to join them for a fun evening on Fri­day, August 9 to help save wild lives… Wolf Hol­low Wildlife Reha­bil­i­ta­tion Cen­ter Event and Fundrais­er Help­ing injured and orphaned wildlife in San Juan and Skag­it Coun­ties Most of the wildlife that Wolf Hol­low receives need­ing care come because of a neg­a­tive human impact  Con­tin­ue Reading

UW Labs 2019 Illg Distinguished Lecturer

Written on August 5, 2019 at 8:23 pm, by

Fri­day Har­bor Labs is excit­ed to wel­come, Dr. Anna Metaxas, our 2019 Illg Lec­tur­er on August 7 at the Com­mu­ni­ty The­ater at 7 PM. Dr. Metaxas is from Dal­housie Uni­ver­si­ty and her top­ic will be “Evi­­dence-based con­ser­va­tion: design­ing well-con­nec­t­ed Marine Pro­tect­ed Areas.” Please join us for this amaz­ing free pub­lic lec­ture fol­lowed by refreshments.