Topic: Recreation

SJI Lifestyle Video Series

Written on March 21, 2018 at 5:44 am, by

Merri Ann Simonson shares another entry in her San Juan Islands Lifestyle Video Series. This one is about the San Juan Island Yacht Club Fishing Derby.

Grange Open House, Art Contest, and Creative Writing Open Mic

Written on March 19, 2018 at 5:44 am, by

Calling all artists, poets, writers, and makers, of ALL AGES… San Juan Island Grange 966 is hosting an art, craft, and photography contest, as well as a creative writing open mic, at our 2018 Open House! Join us at the San Juan Island Grange (152 1st St) Wednesday, April 11th for a spring celebration of  Continue Reading

Beginning Marimba Class

Written on March 19, 2018 at 5:43 am, by

New spring session begins April 5.  Classes will be held every Thursday, from 5:30 to 7:00 for a 10 week session.  No musical experience necessary. It’s a fun, group experience – learning to play happy, rhythmic music on various sizes of marimbas. Make new friends and learn something new this Spring. Call or email for  Continue Reading

Fair Booths Filling Up Fast!

Written on March 17, 2018 at 5:46 am, by

Thinking about having a booth at the San Juan County Fair this year? Booth spaces are filling up faster than ever before so act now! This year’s Fair dates are August 15th – 18th with the Fair theme of “Rockin the Salish Sea” highlighting aquaculture, Salish sea conservation, and of course great (Rockin’) music! For  Continue Reading

Crown Jewel Wilderness

Written on March 16, 2018 at 6:36 pm, by

Crown Jewel Wilderness: Creating North Cascades National Park by Lauren Danner Griffin Bay Bookstore and the San Juan Island Library invite all the park’s aficionados to attend a book talk and slide show with author Lauren Danner at the Library on Wednesday, March 21, 7:00 pm. If you spend time in the park or simply  Continue Reading

Easter is coming!

Written on March 15, 2018 at 5:47 am, by

  Egg dyeing will take place at Station 31 on Friday, March 30, at 5PM. All community members, young and old, are invited to join in the fun and creativity.  The Easter egg hunt will be Sunday, April 1, at 1PM at Jackson’s Beach. Over 1,500 dyed eggs will be hidden, along with plastic eggs  Continue Reading

Cooking with Stephanie

Written on March 9, 2018 at 5:46 am, by

Tired of spending money on take-out when you’re pressed for time? Join Stephanie Prima on Saturday, April 14th, 11:00am-2:00pm and learn how to cook quick, healthy meals without recipes. In this class you’ll learn key skills to whip up nutritious, scrumptious meals in your own home – the kind you need to get on the  Continue Reading

Call for Fair Performers

Written on March 9, 2018 at 5:44 am, by

San Juan County Fair calls for local performer applications! Calling all performers for the 2018 San Juan County Fair, applications are being accepted.  Performers from the San Juan Islands and surrounding areas are encouraged to apply.  The 2018 San Juan County Fair will be held Wednesday through Saturday, August 15th-18th at the San Juan County  Continue Reading

Comments Sought on Mount Grant Preserve DRAFT Management Plan

Written on March 8, 2018 at 5:44 am, by

The Land Bank is inviting public comment on the Mount Grant Preserve DRAFT Management Plan and will hold a public meeting on Monday, March 26th at Brickworks from 5:30 to 6:30pm. We value public input in helping guide the long term care of our County’s conservation areas. This meeting is a great opportunity to learn  Continue Reading

Experience Spain with Skagit Valley College in Spring 2019

Written on March 8, 2018 at 5:43 am, by

Sign up for the trip of a lifetime as three Skagit Valley College professors lead a study-abroad immersion learning opportunity in Spanish art, music, language, and culture on March 21-29, 2019. Intended for students as well as lifelong learners of all ages, the 9-day adventure will take you to Barcelona, Madrid, and an optional excursion  Continue Reading

Drive-Ins at the Fairgrounds are back this May!

Written on March 8, 2018 at 5:40 am, by

The 2018 line-up is here! Three drive-in movies are scheduled at the San Juan County Fairgrounds this summer, mark your calendars! Friday May 18th – The Neverending Story Friday June 15th – The Creature from the Black Lagoon Friday July 13th – Grease Plan an outing with your family, friends, or your special someone and  Continue Reading

Senior vs Staff Basketball

Written on March 5, 2018 at 5:51 am, by

Don’t miss this year’s Senior vs Staff Basketball game Friday March 9th! This hilarious event is a full evening’s worth of fun including: shooting contests raffles for firewood and soil raffle for a weekend stay in a condo in Glacier Washington near Mt Baker dessert auction throwing your friends and family in “jail” a dinner  Continue Reading

Starry Starry Night

Written on March 2, 2018 at 5:53 am, by

Children’s Festival 2018 Theme & Poster Contest Mark your calendars, folks! San Juan Island’s 28th Annual Children’s Festival is happening Saturday, May 5th, 2018. Island Rec needs your help to design the poster for this year’s Children’s Festival! Kids of all ages are invited to submit poster designs that incorporate this year’s festival theme: Starry  Continue Reading

Winter Birds Boat Trip

Written on March 1, 2018 at 5:52 am, by

Join Friends of the San Juans and birding experts on a special winter birds boat trip on Saturday, March 10 from 10 am – 2 pm. With just 8 people aboard, this tour will be intimate and informed and provide in-depth knowledge about seasonal wildlife in the San Juans. Peter Cavanagh, NASA researcher, University of Washington professor,  Continue Reading

Native Plant Sale and Expo

Written on March 1, 2018 at 5:48 am, by

Master Gardeners Native Plant Sale & Conservation District Expo Pre-order your plants now! Orders are due March 12th. Order early for best selection, as quantities are limited and often sell out before the sale date. This year’s selections include 18 species of evergreen and deciduous trees, shrubs and perennials like the ever-popular Red Flowering Currant  Continue Reading

Wigglers Workshop

Written on February 28, 2018 at 5:41 am, by

Get the Wiggles Out – Performing Arts Style! San Juan Community Theatre is offering a workshop for little ones to learn more about the world of theater arts. Intro to Theatre for Wigglers is scheduled on Mondays in March from 1:00 p.m. to 1:45 p.m. in the SJCT lobby. SJCT Youth and Family Program Director  Continue Reading

Planning a Garden this Summer

Written on February 27, 2018 at 5:45 am, by

We are planning a party just for you! Join the San Juan Island Garden Club members in sharing stories, problems, research, advice, questions, failures, triumphs and laughter during our Spring Planning Party. There will be drawings, “flower bingo”, demonstrations, sweet pea starts and what all. Browse catalogs and gardening magazines for new ideas. March 6th  Continue Reading

Know Your Island Walk

Written on February 20, 2018 at 5:48 am, by

Todd Nicholson, Executive Director of the Port of Friday Harbor will lead a walk on the airport trail. Todd will share details about the upcoming tree removal required by the FAA and plans to replant a sustainable native forest and other trail improvements.  Terrain is moderate, distance is 3 miles and dogs on leash are  Continue Reading

Intro to Mat Pilates

Written on February 20, 2018 at 5:44 am, by

Interested in learning more about Pilates or immersing yourself deeper in your current practice? The Studio has the perfect workshop for you! Join Jacquelyn Reiff for an intensive Intro to Mat Pilates at The Studio March 3rd and 4th from 10:30 am to 1:00 pm. This session will detail Joseph Pilates classic mat exercises and prepare  Continue Reading

Valentine’s Day Dance

Written on February 15, 2018 at 6:27 pm, by

Are you looking for some evening fun to do on Valentine’s Day weekend? Join Isle Seat Theatre/Dance Workshop 2 for dancing and great listening under the lights as we celebrate with the One More Time Band featuring Debbie Nash Strasser. Old swing/jazz standards with that big band sound will have you out on the dance  Continue Reading

Staycation Gift Basket Raffle

Written on January 26, 2018 at 9:07 am, by

San Juan Island Service Scholarship is raffling off a staycation gift basket at the last four high school basketball games. This basket of goodies could be yours! It includes an overnight stay at Roche Harbor Resort‘s Quarryman Hall and a $100 gift certificate to Duck Soup Restaurant! $5/ticket and sales start TODAY at the Friday  Continue Reading

Father Daughter Dance

Written on January 26, 2018 at 5:50 am, by

Tickets are on sale for Island Rec’s 13th Annual Father Daughter Dance – a special occasion for girls of all ages to get dressed up and spend quality time with their dads, granddads, or other male role-models.   Treat your darling daughters to a special night out with music from DJ Doug, dancing, and delicious appetizers  Continue Reading