Community

Calendar from March 12, 2008

Events

PROTECT YOURSELF Free community seminar featuring Dr. Johnny Green who will discuss colon cancer screening and risk reduction strategies; Thurs., Mar. 13, 6:30 p.m.; Olympic Ambulatory Surgery Center, Bremerton. RSVP: (360) 479-5990.

EGG HUNTIN’ Lincoln Avenue Bible Church is hosting a free egg hunt as well as a bounce house, crafts, food, games and face painting; Sat., Mar. 15, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.; 1250 Lincoln Ave., Bremerton. Info: (360) 373-5075 or www.labchurch.org.

HELP A PLAYGROUND Brownsville PTSA rummage sale to benefit Brownsville Elementary School’s playground renovation; Sat., Mar. 15, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.; in the school’s gym, 8795 Illahee Road, Bremerton. Donation items accepted Fri., Mar. 14, noon-7 p.m.

BEE-UTIFUL Clear Creek Nursery presents Lisa Novich, of Orchard Mason Bees, who will discuss bees and how they benefit gardens; Sat., Mar. 15, 11 a.m.-noon; $10. Register: (360) 308-8210 or visit the nursery, 11688 Clear Creek Road, Silverdale.

FUTURE HOMEOWNERS First Time Home Buyer Class to feature information on available assistance programs, credit repair, planning and budgeting, how to choose a Realtor, and negotiating; Sat., Mar. 15, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.; Westpark Community Center, 76 Russell Road, Bremerton; free. Reservations: Ann Garner at (360) 792-8506 or e-mail Agarner@bremertonhousing.org.

AMAZING GRACE Inspired by the true story; behind the song you love is a story you will never forget; Sun., Mar. 16, 6:30 p.m.; Faith Fellowship Church, Newberry Hill Road; admission has been pre-paid; concessions will benefit youth missions. Info: (360) 692-6555.

HEAD START Olympic College is hosting a Running Start Information Night featuring a program overview and an opportunity to have questions answered; Wed., Mar. 19, Bremer Studen Center, OC Bremerton. Info: (360) 475-7646 or e-mail runningstart@oc.ctc.edu.

LIVING HISTORY Central Kitsap High School Drama Department presents “Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes;” Mar. 20, 21 and 22, 7 p.m.; Central Kitsap High School’s Southworth Theater; $5 tickets available at the door. Info: (360) 662-2471.

Meetings

TAX ANSWERS Port of Brownsville meeting to feature Kitsap County Assessor Jim Avery and Kitsap County Director of Administrative Services Ben Holland who will discuss property assessments and property taxes; today, Mar. 12, 7 p.m., Brownsville Yacht Club, 9790 Ogle Road, Bremerton.

AVOID DEBT Light & Life Christian Fellowship presents a Financial Peace University preview meeting featuring information on the 13-week course (two hours on Friday evenings) that will teach how to beat debt and build wealth; Fri., Mar. 14, 7 p.m.; 12791 Central Valley Road. Info: (360) 698-0962.

FULL OF SUPPORT Kitsap Polio Support Group; Sat., Mar. 15, 1-3 p.m.; Central Kitsap Fire & Rescue Station 56, 6470 Seabeck Highway NW. Info: (360) 692-1381.

HEARING HELP Hearing Loss Association to feature “Tips and demonstrations to help people with hearing loss travel more comfortably;” Sat., Mar. 15, 1-3 p.m., Harrison Medical Center Silverdale (Iris Room), 1800 NW Myhre Road; meeting is amplified and will have an FM assistive listening system. Info: John Allen at (360) 871-0997; e-mail jcallen@hearingloss-wa.org.

MEMORY CARE Ashley Gardens at Bremerton is hosting an Alzheimer’s and dementia support group featuring information, resources and coping techniques for persons with dementia, their caregivers, family and friends; Wed., Mar. 19, 7 p.m.; The Willows, 3201 Pine Road; free. Info: (360) 478-7277 or visit www.cascadeliving.com.

COME TOGETHER The Silverdale Chamber of Commerce’s Diversity Partnership to feature guest speaker Kathy Nelson, executive director of Leadership Kitsap; Wed., Mar. 19, noon; Silverdale Beach Hotel; no-host lunch; open to the public. RSVP: Darla Murker at (360) 692-6800 or e-mail darla@silverdalechamber.com.

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