Topic: Recreation

Art for Fun

Written on August 31, 2021 at 8:26 am, by

Enjoy­ment Guar­an­teed at Art For Fun at SJIMA Art for Fun is a great way to cel­e­brate a birth­day, share a date night, cre­ate team build­ing,  just enjoy a night out on your own or try your hand at mak­ing art. The two-hour, fun-filled art par­ty takes place in a relaxed, inter­ac­tive atmos­phere.   Bud­ding artists fol­low step-by-step  Con­tin­ue Reading

Thank You for Supporting the 2021 Virtual Fair!

Written on August 30, 2021 at 9:47 am, by

Please accept our sin­cere appre­ci­a­tion for all Coun­ty res­i­dents who par­tic­i­pat­ed in and enjoyed the 2021 Vir­tu­al Fair. Your Will­ing­ness, Flex­i­bil­i­ty and Cre­ativ­i­ty dur­ing these unique times is why the San Juan Coun­ty Fair was a suc­cess! We are espe­cial­ly grate­ful to all our Super­in­ten­dents and Vol­un­teers who ded­i­cat­ed much time & ener­gy in order  Con­tin­ue Reading

The Salish Seeds Project 2021 Fall Native Wildflower Sale

Written on August 30, 2021 at 9:29 am, by

The Sal­ish Seeds Project’s pop­u­lar, twice-annu­al wild­flower sale is hap­pen­ing soon. Reserve plants online Sep­tem­ber 10 — 17, and pick them up on Sat­ur­day, Octo­ber 2 at loca­tions on Lopez, Orcas, and San Juan islands. All plants are pro­duced local­ly by the Sal­ish Seeds Project, a joint pro­gram of the San Juan Coun­ty Land Bank  Con­tin­ue Reading

Garden Club First Meeting of the Year

Written on August 30, 2021 at 9:24 am, by

San Juan Island Gar­den Club Meet­ing — Sep­tem­ber 7, 2021 at 1:00 We are excit­ed to see you at the first meet­ing of the year on Tues­day, Sep­tem­ber 7 at 1:00. We will have the meet­ing out­doors at the His­tor­i­cal Soci­ety. No refresh­ments will be served but please feel free to bring your own bev­er­age  Con­tin­ue Reading

Boaters Play Critical Role in Protecting Endangered Whales

Written on August 24, 2021 at 4:01 pm, by

FRIDAY HARBOR, WA. — Labor Day week­end is approach­ing, the last hur­rah for many sum­mer boaters before buck­ling down for the fall. As scores of ves­sels take to local water­ways over the hol­i­day, it’s an impor­tant time to stay vig­i­lant and keep safe on the water. San Juan County’s Depart­ment of Envi­ron­men­tal Stew­ard­ship calls on  Con­tin­ue Reading


Written on August 24, 2021 at 3:51 pm, by

In the SJ Update mail­bag today we have a Heads Up from Barn­a­by Zall about the RHNA Annu­al Pic­nic… After care­ful con­sid­er­a­tion, on Sat­ur­day, August 21, the Board of Direc­tors of the Roche Har­bor Neigh­bor­hood Asso­ci­a­tion vot­ed unan­i­mous­ly to can­cel its 2021 Labor Day Isth­mus Potluck Pic­nic, orig­i­nal­ly sched­uled for Sept. 4.  RHNA is a char­i­ty  Con­tin­ue Reading

Friday Harbor Film Festival Changes to a Livestream and On-Demand Event

Written on August 23, 2021 at 5:48 am, by

Date­line: Fri­day Har­bor, WA Due to safe­ty con­cerns, Fri­day Har­bor Film Fes­ti­val will present a sched­uled livestream fes­ti­val in mid-Octo­ber, show­ing a pro­gram of fea­ture doc­u­men­taries and short films over 11 days, Octo­ber 14 – 24 at FHFF.ORG.  The fes­ti­val will be divid­ed into two sec­tions: Livestream Fes­ti­val will open with a spe­cial free live broad­cast  Con­tin­ue Reading

“Sarah Tops” comes to the Sculpture Park

Written on August 20, 2021 at 5:53 am, by

Please join us at the San Juan Islands Sculp­ture Park to see “Sarah Tops”, a juve­nile tricer­atops, made of drift wood by Joe Treat, as well as new sculp­tures by Roger Small, Kei­th Keyser and James Burgess. The pop­pies are bloom­ing, the weath­er is fine and the Sculp­ture Park is a safe out­door adven­ture for  Con­tin­ue Reading