Calendar - July 22

Silverdale’s new urbanism

The ribbon cutting ceremony and unveiling of the mural depicting Silverdale and its new slogan, “Urban Roots, Urban Flair,” will be at 5 p.m. Friday, July 29 outside of Old Town Custom Framing and Gallery, 3295 NW Lowell St., Silverdale.

The mural will be installed on the refurbished welcome sign at the north entrance of Silverdale after Whaling Days. Gerry Matoon, the artist, painted the mural to reflect the community’s new slogan.

Brews in B-town

Bremerton Summer Brewfest will take place from noon to 9 p.m. Saturday in downtown Bremerton on Pacific Avenue between Burwell and Sixth streets.

This is the first year of the event and will feature 24 Washington breweries serving more than 50 different beers. Those 21 years and older are able to attend the event and proof of age is required at the gate. Tickets cost $15 in advance and $20 at the door.

For those not drinking beer, a $5 admission includes soft drinks. The live music stage will feature performances by New Old Stock, Lutes and Liars and Tumbledown. The event is put on by the Washington Beer Commission.

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Senior Singles potluck

The Kitsap Senior Singles will have a potluck lunch at 1 p.m. Sunday, July 31 on the first floor of the Willows Senior Apartments. All seniors are welcome to attend and bring a dish to share as well as cards and games to play. For directions or more information, contact (360) 275-3256 or (360) 698-1175.

Women’s barbershop group

All women interested in singing barbershop music are invited to meet at 6:30 p.m. every Tuesday at the First Baptist Church, located at 1410 Ohio St. in Bremerton. The choir is open to women of all ages. For more information, visit or call Sue at (360) 698-8237.

Come to the mall and read a book

Kitsap Regional Library will begin offering a series of programs in Kitsap Mall in Silverdale beginning Saturday, Sept. 3. It will continue every Saturday through Oct. 29 and will include different activities aimed for children, teenagers and adults.

The program will kick off with a children’s event Sept. 3 with entertainer Charlie Williams, The Noise Guy. Two teen program including a young author guest speaker is in the works. Two programs based on this year’s “One Book, One Community” — the library’s effort to gather everyone together to read Timothy Egan’s “The Big Burn,” will be offered. A complete list of programs will be available in August. All programs will begin at 1 p.m. and will take place in the storefront next to Barnes and Noble inside the mall.

Summer Bash at Silverdale Beach

The Personal Touch Home Care is sponsoring an End of Summer Bash at the Silverdale Beach Hotel from 2 to 9 p.m. Aug. 14.

The event will take place outside on the lawn and patio of the hotel. There will be food, vendors, games, prizes, live music and a silent auction benefiting its nonprofit The Shepherds and the Angels. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Nita Wilson at (360) 981-1400 or Lisa Floyd at (360) 895-3980.

Central Kitsap High School reunion

The Central Kitsap High School class of 1944 will have a reunion from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday at the Silverdale Beach Hotel. The alumni are all 85 years old and last year 28 attended the reunion. This year about 20 alumni plus their family and friends are expected to attend.

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