Topic: Recreation

Library Hosts Online Textile Event

Written on January 13, 2021 at 5:00 am, by

From San Juan Island Library San Juan Island Library presents “Judy New­land: Explor­ing Tex­tiles Through Time and Place” at 7 p.m., Wednes­day, Jan. 27, via Zoom. Through tex­tiles, we can explore art, soci­ety, pol­i­tics, reli­gion and more, mak­ing con­nec­tions between cul­tures and through time. Join Judy on an adven­ture using nat­ur­al dyes, mate­r­i­al cul­ture, land­scape, and  Con­tin­ue Reading

FANS Donates $4K To Island Rec

Written on January 12, 2021 at 4:30 am, by

From FANS Fam­i­lies And Neigh­bors Sup­port (FANS) Island Rec donat­ed $4,000 to Island Rec this Decem­ber, thanks to the very gen­er­ous and ded­i­cat­ed indi­vid­u­als and busi­ness­es that donat­ed to FANS this past year. Thank you to all who have donat­ed, and we wish you a won­der­ful 2021.

BooBoo Hosts Island Rec Online Fitness Class

Written on January 7, 2021 at 5:30 am, by

From Island Rec Here is a new Zoom fit­ness class to kick off the New Year! Join Boo­Boo James for the class “Fan­tas­tic Full Body Fusion” from 5:30–6:15 p.m., Tues­days and Thurs­days, from Jan. 12-Feb. 11.  This is a total body work­out, no equip­ment nec­es­sary, except for some­times a broom. This class is for ages 14 and  Con­tin­ue Reading

Friday Harbor Film Festival’s Director Series

Written on January 6, 2021 at 4:30 am, by

From Fri­day Har­bor Film Fes­ti­val The Fri­day Har­bor Film Fes­ti­val Direc­tor Series will present a var­ied selec­tion of not-to-be-missed doc­u­men­taries to bright­en your life dur­ing the win­ter of 2021. All can be accessed online at at extreme­ly low prices.  Here is the line­up for Jan­u­ary and Feb­ru­ary: Jan. 7–17: The impor­tance of pub­lic lands “A  Con­tin­ue Reading

Virtual Open Mic For Writers

Written on January 3, 2021 at 5:00 am, by

From San Juan Island Library Join a vir­tu­al Open Mic for Writ­ers at 7 p.m., Sat­ur­day, Jan. 9. The event is host­ed by the San Juan Island Library. Held on the sec­ond Sat­ur­day of the month, Open Mic Night is for any­one inter­est­ed in writ­ing. Don’t be shy, come read your work or just lis­ten.  Con­tin­ue Reading

Gingerbread Contest Winners Announced

Written on December 29, 2020 at 7:30 am, by

By Katie Schmidt, San Juan Builders Asso­ci­a­tion Con­grat­u­la­tions to the win­ners of the San Juan Builders Asso­ci­a­tion’s Gin­ger­bread Con­test! It was so hard pick­ing win­ners as each entry was absolute­ly won­der­ful. Thank you to all who par­tic­i­pat­ed. You can pick up your entries between 4–6 p.m., Tues­day, Dec. 29 at 260 Spring St. I will  Con­tin­ue Reading

Kick Off 2021 With Virtual Resolution Run

Written on December 23, 2020 at 5:00 am, by

By Island Rec Start your year off right! Join Island Rec for the 6th annu­al Res­o­lu­tion Run/Walk 5K. This year, the event is vir­tu­al. We are sprint­ing into the new year with enthu­si­asm and health and fit­ness as our goal. How does a vir­tu­al race work?  You still have to go all 5K (3.1 miles); your com­put­er  Con­tin­ue Reading

State Changes Whale Watching Licenses, Budgets For Fish Habitat Restoration

Written on December 21, 2020 at 8:10 pm, by

Com­mer­cial Whale Watch­ing Sea­son Reduced to Three Months  By Wash­ing­ton Fish and Wildlife The Wash­ing­ton Fish and Wildlife Com­mis­sion approved rules estab­lish­ing require­ments for com­mer­cial whale watch­ing oper­a­tors and for the com­mer­cial view­ing of South­ern Res­i­dent killer whales and approved changes to spring bear spe­cial per­mits dur­ing its Dec. 18 meet­ing. The com­mis­sion also heard  Con­tin­ue Reading