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Calendar from Jan. 9, 2008

Events

VARICOSE VEIN HELP The Doctors Clinic is sponsoring an informational seminar on varicose veins, venous reflux disease, underlying causes and treatment options presented by Dr. Jeff Bernstein. Participants will receive a certificate for a free varicose vein screening; today, 7 p.m.; Silverdale Beach Hotel. Info: (360) 782-3701.

PARENT RIGHT Silverwood School presents “Parenting with Love and Logic” workshops on raising responsible children; Tuesdays, Jan. 15, 22 and 29 or Thursdays, Jan. 10, 17, 31 and Feb. 7, 6-8 p.m.; 14000 Central Valley Road NW, Poulsbo; $20 per individual or couple, includes workbook; open to the public. Register or Info: (360) 697-7526 or e-mail office@silverwoodschool.org.

TWINKLE TOES CK Community Schools will host ballroom dance classes taught by Jerry and Becky Deeter, featuring the foxtrot, waltz, rumba and more; classes begin Thurs., Jan. 10-Thurs., Feb.14; beginning ballroom, 7-8:25 p.m.; inter-mediate, 8:30-9:15 p.m.; Fairview Junior High School cafeteria; couples $70, singles $35; senior couples (65 and older) $60, senior singles $30. Info: (360) 662-1638 or (360) 779-4686.

HIGHER EDUCATION Informational session on obtaining an elementary education degree through Western Washington University at Olympic College; Fri., Jan. 11, 6 p.m.; Olympic College Bremerton. Info: Michael White at (360) 475-7269 or via e-mail at Michael.White@wwu.edu or call (360) 475-7269.

RODEO QUEEN Miss Teen Rodeo Washington 2008 Mandy Milovich will officially be crowned at a dinner and benefit auction with proceeds to help fund her journey to various parades, rodeos and civic events in Washington; Sat. Jan 12, social hour at 6 p.m., buffet dinner at 7 p.m.; Kitsap County Fairgrounds Presidents Hall; $15 in advance or $17 at the door. Info: (360) 377-9692 or e-mail MTRW08@aol.com.

OPEN HOUSE Bremerton Chiropractic Center is hosting an open house to welcome Dr. Dustin Lewis who serves patients with neck and back conditions, work and accident injuries; Sat., Jan. 12, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.; 1111 NE Riddell Road, Bremerton. Info: (360) 479-0331.

GREEN THUMB The Kitsap Conservation District is sponsoring a morning workshop featuring native plants available through its annual tree sale event; Sat., Jan. 12, 9 a.m.-noon; Eagles Nest, 1195 NW Fairgrounds Road. Info: Sandy Jacobson at (360) 337-7171 ext. 11 or sandra-jacobson@wa.nacdnet.org.

ANNE’S STORY King’s West Performance Company presents its production of the play “The Diary of Anne Frank;” Fri., Jan. 11, 7:30 p.m. and Sun., Jan. 13, 2 p.m. and 6 p.m.; King’s West Theatre Space, 4012 Chico Way, Bremerton; adults $9, seniors and students $7; immediate family maximum $26; group of 10 or more $6 each. Reservations strongly suggested: (360) 377-7700.

PAJAMARAMA Sleep Country USA’s Foster Kids Pajama Drive to benefit area foster children; donate new pajamas now through Sun., Feb. 17; 10516 Silverdale Way NW, Suite 136, Silverdale. Info: (360) 698-1191.

Meetings

NETWORKING Olympic Business Exchange meeting to feature Jennifer Whitelaw, senior consultant with TW2 Marketing Inc., who will make a 10-minute presentation about incorporating sustainability into a business practice and marketing strategy; Thurs., Jan. 10, 7:30 a.m.; Silverdale Beach Hotel. Visitors welcome; all business professionals interested in increasing their business are encouraged to attend. Info: Dagmar Lacy at (360) 876-0706 or dlacy@olynorthwest.com or visit www.olympicbusinessexchange.com.

ALL ABOUT BIRDS Kitsap Audubon Society meeting featuring guest speaker Paul Bannick, an award-winning Pacific Northwest wild bird photographer and conservationist, who will share his spectacular bird photos; Thurs., Jan. 10, 7-9 p.m.; Poulsbo library, lower level; public welcome. Meeting is weather permitting. Info: (360) 692-8180 or www.kitsapaudubon.org.

SING ALONG The Kitsap Pines Chorus of Sweet Adelines welcomes women of all ages who enjoy singing; group meets every Tuesday at 6:30 p.m.; First Baptist Church of Bremerton. Info: (360) 297-8414 or www.kitsappines.org.

DEPRESSION SUPPORT The Kitsap chapter of Depression and Bipolar Alliance meets every Tuesday to help support those with depression or bipolar disorder. Call Robbie at (360) 373-0765 between 9 a.m.-5 p.m., or e-mail dbsabremerton@yahoo.com for time and location.

WRITE ON The Adult Writers and Critique Group has openings for interested writers; the second and fourth Thursdays of each month, 10 a.m., 3431 Lowell Street, Old Town Silverdale. Info: (360) 598-2375 after 7 p.m. or blsacre@juno.com.

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