Calendar from Jan. 19, 2008


BLOOD DRIVE Cornerstone Alliance Church and Puget Sound Blood Center are hosting a blood drive in honor of 3-year-old Madeline Lester who was born with Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome; today, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.; Cornerstone Alliance Church, 15350 Cox Road NW, Poulsbo. Info: (360) 697-3777 or

REFLECTIONS Central Kitsap PTSA Council is hosting a reception to honor the secondary students who advanced to the district level of the Reflections competition, a national PTA theme-based arts program that encourages students to interpret the theme through six different categories including photography and literature; Sun., Jan. 20, 4 p.m.; Kitsap Mall, Center Court. Info: (360) 692-4502.

SERVICE CHANGE St. Paul’s Episcopal Church of Bremerton will have only one service at 9 a.m. Sun., Jan. 20 to accomodate the congregation’s annual meeting which will be immediately after the service along with a potluck brunch.

HONOR MLK Celebration to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.; Mon., Jan. 21, 10 a.m.; Kitsap Fairgrounds President’s Hall; donation of non-perishable food to replenish area food banks appreciated.

JOB INFO Americorps’ Career Resource and Job Recruitment event to provide the community with information from employers, college representatives and job-training specialists; Mon., Jan. 21, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.; 1201 Park Ave., Bremerton. Info: (360) 473-4489.

ASK A PRO The Altrusa International Inc. Kitsap Club presents the first in a series of “Ask a Professional...” programs featuring Mary Hoover, vice president and branch manager of American Marine Bank; Wed., Jan. 23, 5:30 p.m.; Pat’s Restaurant, Bremerton; no host, seating is limited. RSVP: (360) 692-3519.

MENTOR National speaker and author Chris Trout will be the featured speaker at the Kitsap Mentor Celebration and Exposition; Wed., Jan. 23, 5:30-8:30 p.m.; Silverdale Community Center’s Evergreen Room, 9729 Silverdale Way. Info: (360) 337-4878.

SING ALONG Silverdale Baptist Church presents its TYJ Concert Series with NoonDaySun and the Brian Dixen Band; Fri., Jan. 25, 7-9 p.m. Info: (360) 692-6414.

GET SCOTTY The second annual “Nicht Wi Rabbie Burns” at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church to celebrate the life and works of the Scottish bard with pipers, poetry, songs, toasts, presentation of the haggis and a sampling of Scottish fare; Fri., Jan. 25, 7 p.m.; 700 Callahan Drive, Bremerton; $10 donation requested; kilts and tartans welcome.

MEOW Kitsap County Cat 4H Show presented by the Catnip 4H Club; Sat., Jan. 26, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Kitsap Fairgrounds President’s Hall; refreshments available. Info: Cindy at (360) 479-7617.

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.


COMPUTING SENIORS Kitsap Computing Seniors to feature guest speaker Don Lawrence who will speak about federal income tax and the latest changes; public invited to learn more about the organization and its free lessons and lectures; Mon., Jan. 21, 10 a.m.-noon with a potluck to follow; Silverdale Community Center.

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