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Calendar from Jan. 26, 2008

Events

MEOW Kitsap County Cat 4H Show presented by the Catnip 4H Club; today, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Kitsap Fairgrounds Presidents 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 www.silverwoodschool.org.

SHARING IS CARING North Kitsap Senior Citizens Center potluck lunch open to all Kitsap County seniors, bring a dish to share with five or six; Tues., Jan. 29, 11:30 a.m.; 18972 Front Street, Poulsbo. Info: (360) 779-5702.

ANNEXATION TALK Q & A session for those in potential Port of Tracyton annexation areas; Wed., Jan. 30, 7 p.m.; Tracyton United Methodist Church, 5153 Naomi St. NW, Bremerton.

CONNECTIONS Women’s Networking presents a co-ed networking mixer; Wed., Jan. 30, 5:30-7:30 p.m.; Ambrosia Catering, 4954 State Highway, Bremerton; $15 at the door, includes hors d oeuvres. RSVP: Kathy at (306) 509-6894.

GET SKILLED Free Photoshop workshop, hosted by Barbara Hartley of the North Sound Business Network, open to all levels of experience; Wed., Jan. 30, 3-5 p.m.; Poulsbo library. Space is limited, pre-registration suggested. Info or RSVP: (360) 271-5655.

HIGHER EDUCATION Information on how to earn an environmental studies degree from Western Washington University’s Huxley College of the Environment; Thurs., Jan. 31, 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; College Transfer Fair, Olympic College, Bremerton. Info: Nancy Bluestein-Johnson at (360) 417-6521 or e-mail Nancy.Bluestein-Johnson@wwu.edu.

ON TOUR King’s West tour and information on the school; Thurs., Jan. 31, 9:30-11 a.m.; 4012 Chico Way NW, Bremerton. Info: (360) 377-7700 or www.kingswest.org.

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

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.

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 www.silverdalechamber.com.

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 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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