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Calendar from Jan. 5, 2008

Events

IT’S OPERA A member of Seattle Opera’s education staff will lead an informal opera talk designed to give an orientation to the upcoming opera — Ruggero Leoncavallo’s “Pagliacci;” Sun., Jan. 6, 2:15 p.m.; Kitsap Regional Library, Sylvan Way, Bremerton. Info: Margaret at (360) 377-0973.

PARENT RIGHT Silverwood School presents “Parenting with Love and Logic” workshops on raising responsible children; Tuesdays, Jan. 8, 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.

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; Wed., Jan. 9, 7 p.m.; Silverdale Beach Hotel. Info: (360) 782-3701.

HIGHER EDUCATION Informational session on completing a bachelor’s degree in human services through Western Washington University; 2 p.m., Wed., Jan. 9; Olympic College Bremerton — University Quad. Info: Lilla Weisgerber at (360) 475-7265 or e-mail hsp.bremerton@wwu.edu.

TWINKLE TOES Central Kitsap 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.; intermediate, 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.

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 beginning Mon., Jan. 7-Sun., Feb. 17; 10516 Silverdale Way NW, Suite 136, Silverdale. Info: (360) 698-1191.

Meetings

RELAY PLANNING Central Kitsap Relay For Life team captain meeting; Mon., Jan. 7, 6 p.m.; Bremerton Church of the Nazarene, 924 Sheridan Road, East Bremerton. Info: (360) 871-4453.

STAR GAZERS Olympic Astronomical Society meeting to feature a talk about Mars and how to observe it during its current close approach. A documentary about amateur astronomy also will be shown; Mon. Jan. 7, 7:30 p.m.; Olympic College Bremerton art room 103; visitors welcome. Info: (360) 895-4335.

AD/HD SUPPORT “AD/HD, Coping with After Holiday Blues and Tidying the Stress Mess” will be presented by Dr. Philip Knowles of Group Health Permanente; Tues., Jan. 8, 7 p.m., Peninsula Bible Fellowship Church at 1111 NE Waaga Way; free. Info: (360) 779-5362 or (360) 697-3922.

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.

COME TOGETHER La Mesa Redonda de Kitsap, a Hispanic round table, meets the second Wednesday of each month; 8:30-10:30 a.m., Silverdale Community Center. Info: (360) 340-6367.

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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