Topic: Recreation

Performer Applications Now Being Accepted for SJC Fair 2020

Written on January 31, 2020 at 5:47 am, by

Plan­ning is under­way for the San Juan Coun­ty Fair August 12–15, 2020 and we are hop­ing you want to be part of the show.  Are you a local musi­cian, magi­cian, or mean­der­ing min­strel?  A per­form­ing artist, aspir­ing pop singer or pup­peteer? We know first-hand that San Juan Coun­ty has lots of tal­ent, so if you reside  Con­tin­ue Reading

Annual Garden Fever Party

Written on January 30, 2020 at 5:43 am, by

Join the San Juan Island Gar­den Club on Feb­ru­ary 4th at the Mullis Cen­ter Craft Room, for a par­ty and open house from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. The only cost is for option­al raf­fle tick­ets. Start your morn­ing with a bev­er­age and “goody” 10:30 “Whats Hot for 2020” Julie’s Nurs­ery 11:30 “House Plants” Ziah of  Con­tin­ue Reading

Island Rec –Off Island Teen Trips – Grades 6–8

Written on January 28, 2020 at 8:10 am, by

Join Island Rec for a series of off island teen trips. First up is the YMCA Climb­ing Wall in Belling­ham on Feb­ru­ary 17th. First timers and sea­soned climbers are wel­come to join us as we head up to the What­com Fam­i­ly YMCA in Belling­ham to take on the tallest indoor climb­ing wall in the Pacif­ic  Con­tin­ue Reading

Know Your Island Walk

Written on January 25, 2020 at 5:45 am, by

Don’t for­get — this is hap­pen­ing today — The first Know Your Island Walk of the new year will be on Sat­ur­day, Jan­u­ary 25, from 1:00 to 4:00 pm, start­ing at Amer­i­can Camp’s Redoubt. Mike Vouri, retired Nation­al Park his­to­ri­an, will lead this walk — as he did the very first walk in the series in Jan­u­ary 2011.  Con­tin­ue Reading

Winter Birding Workshop

Written on January 22, 2020 at 5:47 am, by

The Whale Muse­um is hold­ing a “Win­ter Bird­ing Work­shop in the San Juans” in part­ner­ship with San Juan Islands Audubon. Tak­ing place the week­end of Feb­ru­ary 7–9, 2020, the intent is to increase bird­ing skills through field trips and pre­sen­ta­tions. This work­shop is ide­al for those wish­ing to con­tin­ue their edu­ca­tion as a nat­u­ral­ist or  Con­tin­ue Reading

Know Your Island Walk

Written on January 21, 2020 at 7:17 am, by

The first Know Your Island Walk of the new year will be on Sat­ur­day, Jan­u­ary 25, from 1:00 to 4:00 pm, start­ing at Amer­i­can Camp’s Redoubt. Mike Vouri, retired Nation­al Park his­to­ri­an, will lead this walk — as he did the very first walk in the series in Jan­u­ary 2011. The Redoubt, a mil­i­tary defen­sive earth­work  Con­tin­ue Reading

Lego Camp

Written on January 20, 2020 at 7:28 am, by

Jedi Engi­neer­ing with LEGO The Force Awak­ens in this intro­duc­to­ry engi­neer­ing course for young Jedi. Explore engi­neer­ing prin­ci­ples as we con­struct the Ewok Vil­lage on Endor, fly through space on our X‑Wings, and defend the Echo Base on Hoth. Cre­ate motor­ized and archi­tec­tur­al projects with imag­i­na­tion and engi­neer­ing to defeat the Empire. An instruc­tor from Seattle’s Play-Well TEKnolo­gies  Con­tin­ue Reading

Futsal

Written on January 18, 2020 at 5:37 am, by

Island Rec is excit­ed to announce that they are offer­ing anoth­er install­ment of Fut­sal. Join Coach Randy Mar­tin for skills work and games in this fast paced, dynam­ic indoor soc­cer game. Ses­sions are held Sat­ur­day after­noons at the Fair Build­ing; Feb­ru­ary 1st – 29th for ages 8–18. Ages 8–10 play 11:00am-12:00 pm Ages 11–14 play 12:00pm‑1:00  Con­tin­ue Reading