TREASURES ABOUND Gaiseni Compassionate Ministries is hosting a garage sale to benefit impoverished Romanian communities; today, Sat., May 24, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; King’s West School parking lot, 4012 Chico Way NW, Bremerton. Info: (360) 308-2412, (360) 620-0660 or (360) 621-3700.

EDUCATIONAL SUPPLIES Kitsap County Homeschool Resource and Curriculum Sale featuring a wide variety of home school curriculum, unit studies and educational items along with resources around the community; today, Sat., May 24, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.; Faith Fellowship, 6251 NW Newberry Hill Road, Silverdale; public school teachers welcome. Info: Lisa Turek at (360) 620-9076.

IN REMEMBRANCE Memorial Day ceremony aboard the USS Turner Joy to feature guest speaker Rear Adm. James A. Symonds, Commander of Navy Region Northwest; Mon., May 26, 10 a.m.; USS Turner Joy located near the Bremerton ferry terminal; coffee and donuts provided; open to the general public.

UNTIL THERE’S A CURE Central Kitsap/Bremerton Relay For Life indoor garage sale, swap meet and craft fair; Sat., May 31, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; former Bremerton Junior High School cafeteria on Wheaton Way in East Bremerton. Info: (360) 871-4453 or visit

READ ALL ABOUT IT Bestselling author Alex Kershaw to discuss his book “Escape From The Deep: The Epic Story of a Legendary Submarine and Her Courageous Crew” about the USS Tang in World War II and the escape and survival of nine men — still the only Americans ever to have escaped a sunken submarine; Sat., May 31, 2 p.m.; Naval Undersea Museum, Keyport.

HOME BUYING 101 Free First Time Home Buyer Class designed to educate prospective home buyers on the home buying process, available assistance programs, credit repair, planning and budgeting, how to choose a Realtor and negotiating; Sat., May 31, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Westpark Community Center, 76 Russell Road, Bremerton. Reservations: Ann E. Garner at (360) 792-8506 or e-mail

ENLIGHTENMENT Introduction to Buddhism: four-week series covering the life of the Buddha, his spiritual quest and approach to the problem of human suffering and its transcendence, with emphasis on practical application of the teaching to daily life; Monday evenings June 2, 9, 16 and 23, 6-7:30 p.m.; Sylvan Way Library, 1301 Sylvan Way, Bremerton. Info: (206) 855-0934.


PROA Puget Rental Owner’s Association monthly dinner meeting seminar featuring guest speakers from the Washington State Department of Labor & Industries; Tues., May 27, 6 p.m. dinner, 6:45 p.m. president’s comments; AA China Buffet, 3583 Wheaton Way, East Bremerton; all rental owners and general public invited. Info: (360) 479-1683.

NETWORKING Poulsbo Tip Masters provides a structured, productive program to teach members the networking skills necessary to grow each other’s businesses by providing qualified business referrals; Tues., May 27, 7 a.m.; Poulsbo Library. Info: Kelly Muldrow at (360) 710-0509.

CHAMBER GATHERING Silverdale Chamber of Commerce’s monthly membership meeting to feature guest speaker Rand Reidrich from the Kitsap Business Development Alliance; Wed., May 28, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.; Silverdale Beach Hotel; $20; open to the public. Reservations: (360) 692-6800 or

ROAD INFO Central Kitsap Commissioner Josh Brown to host a community meeting to discuss Illahee Road’s repair schedule, challenges encountered and answer questions; Wed., May 28, 7 p.m.; Brownsville Elementary School library, 8795 Illahee Road, Bremerton.


The American Red Cross offers classes at the West Sound Service Center, 811 Pacific Ave., Bremerton. To register, call (360) 377-3761.

Adult, Infant and Child CPR and First Aid – Sun., May 25, 8 a.m.-6 p.m.; $70.

Adult CPR — Tues., May 27, 5:30-9:30 p.m.; $36.

First Aid — Thurs., May 29, 5:30-9:30 p.m.; $36.

Babysitter Training — Sat., May 31, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.; $30; Theler Center, Belfair.

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