Topic: Recreation

Browne’s Offers DIY Classes through August

Written on July 26, 2021 at 4:30 am, by

  From Browne’s Home Cen­ter   We’re excit­ed to be host­ing DIY class­es again!   Browne’s Home Cen­ter’s first kids DIY class of the year will be a chalk­board tool­box. Kids will be able to build and paint their own tool­box so they can help fix things around the house, or at least keep all of  Con­tin­ue Reading

Virtual San Juan County Fair is about a Month Away; Register Exhibits Online Today

Written on July 21, 2021 at 5:00 am, by

From San Juan Coun­ty Fair The count­down to 2021 “Let­tuce Enter­tain Ewe,” the vir­tu­al fair, is under­way. While staff has worked hard to host some recent, small­er in-per­­son activ­i­ties, the Aug. 18–21 event will remain online.  There are two more weeks for exhibitors to reg­is­ter online. The goal for this year is to beat the 600  Con­tin­ue Reading

Birdwatching at the Sculpture Park

Written on July 17, 2021 at 5:39 am, by

To all bird watch­ers — Please join us at the San Juan Islands Sculp­ture Park this com­ing Wednes­day, July 21st at 8:00 AM, where Phil Green, will again lead our month­ly Bird Walk.  So far over 30 species have been iden­ti­fied.  Bring binoc­u­lars and mos­qui­to repel­lent.  The park is locat­ed just past the Wel­come Arch on  Con­tin­ue Reading

Theater Society hosts August Dog Show for Island Pooches

Written on July 16, 2021 at 5:30 am, by

From the Com­mu­ni­ty Arts The­atre Soci­ety “CATS Goes to the Dogs” is the theme of the All-Island Dog Show at 11:30 a.m., Sun­day, Aug. 1, at the San Juan Coun­ty Fair­grounds in Fri­day Har­bor. The show is spon­sored by CATS, the Com­mu­ni­ty Arts The­atre Soci­ety, on behalf of the San Juan Com­mu­ni­ty The­atre. Big dogs,  Con­tin­ue Reading

Friday Harbor Celebrates Independence Day with Fireworks Display

Written on July 5, 2021 at 8:19 am, by

By San Juan Update staff Dena Roy­al, of San Juan Island, had a front seat to the Fourth of July fire­works dis­play in Fri­day Har­bor. Check out her con­tributed pho­tos of the “red, white and booms” over the harbor. 

Friday Harbor’s Fourth of July Schedule

Written on July 4, 2021 at 10:11 am, by

Rent Temporary Space at Shipyard Cove to Work on Boats, Cars, RVs

Written on July 4, 2021 at 9:59 am, by

From the Port of Fri­day Har­bor The Port of Fri­day Har­bor is hap­py to announce its new­ly con­struct­ed cov­ered self-work spaces for boats, cars and RVs at Ship­yard Cove Mari­na. There are two sep­a­rate bays, 60’ x 20’ x 16’6” avail­able and can be rent­ed for up to 14 or 28 days. Call the port office  Con­tin­ue Reading

Donate to Food Bank, Family Resource Center During Fourth of July Parade

Written on June 30, 2021 at 5:00 am, by

By Gay Gra­ham, Spon­ta­neous Dis­or­ga­ni­za­tion of Yan­kee Doo­dlers Our island’s Fourth of July parade may be small, but it will be mighty — espe­cial­ly if you all can lend a help­ing hand! A few of us crazy islanders will be push­ing shop­ping carts — lent by Browne’s Home Cen­ter — to col­lect food for the Fri­day  Con­tin­ue Reading