Calendar from Jan. 23, 2008


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

CLASS WORK The Kitsap County Chapter of the National Association of Residential Property Managers (NARPM) is sponsoring a core curriculum class for 2008-09 with instructor John Bozich of First American Title who has 18 years experience in real estate and three years experience in title insurance; Thurs., Jan. 24, 9 a.m.-noon; Central Kitsap Fire & Rescue Station 41, 7600 Old Military Road; free for NARPM members, $35 for non-members. Registration required: (360) 377-5699.

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.

CHECK IT OUT Silverwood School to host Admissions Evening for parents and grandparents of prospective students entering first through sixth grade to learn more about the curriculum and meet the faculty of the independent school; Tues., Jan. 29, 6:30-8 p.m.; 14000 Central Valley Road NW, Poulsbo. Info: (360) 697-7526 or visit

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.


SINGLES MINGLE Kitsap Single Seniors potluck lunch; Sun., Jan. 27, 1 p.m.; Vintage Senior Apartments, behind Target in Silverdale; bring a potluck dish to share; all single seniors welcome; use the upper parking lot. Info: Doris at (360) 830-3202.

AFTER THE STORM Chico Creek restoration planning meeting hosted by Phyllis Mann, director of the Kitsap County Department of Emergency Management, to inform residents affected by the Dec. 3 storm about efforts to restore the creek and affected residents’ property; Tues., Jan. 29, 6 p.m.; 911 Carver Street, Port Orchard. Info: (360) 396-2488. RSVP by Jan. 25.

TAX TALK Silverdale Chamber of Commerce monthly membership meeting to feature guest speaker Jim Avery, Kitsap County assessor; Wed., Jan. 30, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.; Oxford Suites Hotel; $20; public is welcome. Reservations: (360) 692-6800 or online at

ARC MEETS The Arc of Kitsap and Jefferson counties’ monthly Senior Family Caregiver Support Program featuring information on general financial planning and estate planning; Wed., Jan. 30, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.; 243 N. Perry Ave., Bremerton; free; lunch included. Info or to register: (360) 377-3473.

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 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

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