Calendar - May 6, 2011

Plant sale Friday and Saturday:

Dahlia tubers, tomato and pepper plants, geraniums, perennials and more will be on sale Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 8687 Sungate Place NE, Bremerton. For more information, contact Eric at (360) 698-1330.

Business networking:

The Kitsap Business Network  meets Tuesdays, 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. at the Coffee Club Diner, 417 Park Ave., Bremerton. For more information, call Tony Lane at (360) 613-0430, or go to

American Cancer Society fundraiser in Bremerton:

An American Cancer Society fundraiser in honor of Duaine Dailly is set from noon to 4 p.m. May 15 at the Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie 192, 205 Sixth Street, Bremerton. There will be raffles, burgers, beer and cupcakes. Contact Carmen Mcdonald at (360) 479-3292 for more information.

Beekeeping presentation at Silverdale library:

Kitsap Regional Library will offer a series of presentations on backyard beekeeping presented by the West Sound Beekeepers Association at 2 p.m. May 26 at the Silverdale Library.

T.J. Jorgenson, president of the association, will provide information involving explaining how to keep bees and the resources available in Kitsap County. For more information, go to or

Volunteers needed with Hood Canal Salmon Enhancement Group:

The Hood Canal Salmon Enhancement Group seeks volunteers for several upcoming projects. Volunteers are needed to assist with the installation, removal and monitoring of smolt traps daily through June 7. On May 17, the group will need help with community events and classroom workshops. Other areas of assistance include office-work, selling produce at the Belfair Farmers Market and equipment operators. No experience is necessary and there are volunteer opportunities for all from children to adults. Contact Julie at (360) 275-3575 or with questions or to sign-up.

Kitsap Audubon Society meeting:

The Kitsap Audubon Society will meet from 7 to 9 p.m. May 12 at the lower level of the Poulsbo library. The evening’s program includes “The Lives of Crows” presented by licensed wildlife rehabilitator Elena Fox. She will discuss topics including their history and how they interact with humans. The meeting is open to the public. For more information, visit or call (360) 692-8180.

MOAA Armed Forces Day Meeting:

The Kitsap Chapter of the Military Officer’s Association of America will hold its Armed Forces Day Luncheon on Tuesday, May 17 at the Elks Lodge, 4131 Pine Road NE, Bremerton. A social hour will begin at 11 a.m., followed by luncheon at noon with the program to follow. The speaker will be Army Col. Paul J. Wood, USA, deputy commanding officer, US Army Cadet Command. Those interested in attending can RSVP Myra Lovejoy at (360) 769-2412 by May 6.

Leadership and Supervision Certificate Program at OC:

Beginning summer quarter 2011, Olympic College will offer a Leadership and Supervision Certificate Program. Those looking to change careers, enhance employment standing or strengthen their job marketability are encouraged to enroll in the program. It is designed to build an understanding of leadership theory and practice. All courses for the program will be taught online and can be completed in less than three quarters. The 18-credit program does not have any prerequisites. Registration for the program begins June 3 for new students and May 23 for current or former students.

Tim Eyman to speak at CK Republican event:

The Central Kitsap Republican Women’s annual May luncheon will feature Tim Eyman and a speaker on Islam and terrorism.

The luncheon will be held at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, May 12 at The Sons of Norway Hall, 1018 18th St., Bremerton. RSVP by Monday, May 9 at (360) 479-5571, cost is $25. Kaj Ahlburg’s speech is called “Al Qaeda, Islam & Islamic Terrorism” and Eyman, known for his anti-tax initiatives, will give a “state of the state” speech.

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