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Central Kitsap Community Calendar
POLITICS AND JAMS: Local bands the Rocky Point All Stars and Tres Hombres will be playing a concert to raise funds for the candidacy of Brad Gehring; today, Sat., June 7, 9 p.m.; Winterland in East Bremerton; $5 cover.
WILDLIFE WELCOME MAT: Clear Creek Nursery presents Bobby Morgan who will discuss a garden that is friendly to wildlife including the National Wildlife Foundation’s easy guidelines for certification of your yard; Sun., June 8, 1-3 p.m.; $10. Register: (360) 308-8210 or visit the nursery, 11688 Clear Creek Road, Silverdale.
CAMPAIGN KICK-OFF: Rep. Larry Seaquist (D-Gig Harbor) to host campaign kick-off event with discussion on the Washington State Ferry system; Mon., June 9, 6-8 p.m.; on board the USS Turner Joy museum ship, 300 Washington Beach Ave., Bremerton; all are invited to attend.
TAX WORKSHOP: The Bremerton office of the Washington State Department of Revenue is hosting a free tax workshop for new and small business owners; Wed., June 11, 9 a.m.-noon; Sheridan Park Community Center, Rooms B and C, 680 Lebo Blvd., Bremerton. Register: www.dor.wa.gov or call (800) 647-7706.
CHECKMATE: Drop in and watch or play a game of chess with players from the Kitsap County Chess Club; Wednesdays, June 11, 18 and 25, 6-8 p.m.; Downtown Bremerton Library, 612 Fifth St. Info: (360) 377-3955.
DAD’S LUNCH: Chuckwagon Senior Nutrition Program invites seniors 60 and older to attend a special Father’s Day lunch; Thurs., June 12, noon; locations in East Bremerton, Port Orchard, Kingston, Silverdale, Poulsbo and Bainbridge Island; $3 suggested donation. Reservations and location information: (360) 377-8511 or (888) 877-8511. Reservations required by 2:30 p.m. June 11.
FINANCIAL STATEMENT FUN: “Financial Statements are your Friends” presented by Cebe Wallace who will discuss how to make financial statements not only painless, but entertaining and why it’s important to care what they say; Thurs., June 12, 8-10 a.m.; Norm Dicks Government Center Building, 345 Sixth St., Bremerton; $25 pre-registration, $35 at the door. Register: email@example.com or call (425) 954-4040. Info: (360) 307-4240 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
MEET THE CANDIDATES: Kitsap Alliance of Property Owners to host a coffee hour for judge candidates; Thurs., June 12, 7-9 p.m.; Evergreen Room, Silverdale Community Center, 9729 Silverdale Way, Silverdale.
FATHER’S DAY BRUNCH: Ashley Gardens at Bremerton, an Alzheimer’s and memory care community, will host a Father’s Day brunch; Fri., June 13, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.; 3231 Pine Road; free and open to the public. Reservations required: (360) 478-7277 or visit www.cascadeliving.com.
ART-TASTIC: Silverdale Fine Arts’ birthday celebration and artist reception during the Old Town Silverdale Art Walk featuring handcrafted gifts for the first 55 gallery visitors and a bonus gift for original art buyers; Fri., June 13, 6-8 p.m.; 9020 NW Washington Ave., Silverdale. Info: (360) 698-5527.
FLAG DAY: Kitsap Mall’s Flag Day celebration to feature a photo display in the Center Court of local men and women who have served in the past or are currently serving in the Armed Forces; Sat., June 14, 11 a.m.-noon; 10315 Silverdale Way N.W. Info: (360) 698-2555.
KIDS GRIEF RETREAT: Designed to help kids ages 4-12 cope with the death of a loved one featuring arts and crafts, journal writing and sharing led by Hospice of Kitsap County counselors and volunteers; Sat. June 14, 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m.; Silverwood School, 14000 Central Valley Road, Poulsbo. Info or register: (360) 698-4611.
IA TOGETHERNESS: Individual Augmentee Families Night Out for IA sailors, past and present, their families, friends and guests featuring pizza, video games, bowling, foosball, air hockey, movies and more; Sat., June 14, 6-10 p.m.; Recreation Center, Bldg. 502, Naval Base Kitsap-Bremerton; free (charge for bowling). Info: Adrienne at (360) 674-2383 or Rebekah at (360) 792-1131, http://groups.yahoo.com/group/IAFamilies or IAfamilies@yahoo.com.
NEW HOMEBUYERS: NW Homepartners.com is featuring a free home buyers class on the process of home buying, financing, home insurance and about the people involved; Sat., June 14, 10 a.m.-noon; Kitsap County Fairgrounds Pavilion conference room; public invited. Info: (360) 698-8106.
JAPANESE FLOWER ARRANGING: Aiko Ii will be teaching Japanese flower arranging (ikebana); Sat., June 14, 10 a.m.-noon; Bainbridge Island Senior Center, 370 Brien Dr. S.E.; all are welcome. Info: Barbie Brooking at (360) 297-2901.
FACING LOSS: Nine- week support group for adults grieving the death of a loved one; Tuesdays, June 17-Aug. 12, 5:30-7 p.m.; Hospice of Kitsap County, 3100 Bucklin Hill Road, No. 205, Silverdale. Info or register: (360) 698-4611.
SUNDAY SCHOOL: “Children of the Bible from the Old and New Testament” Sunday school for children 3 years old to eighth grade; every Sunday, 9:30 a.m.; Peace Lutheran Church, 1234 Riddell Road.
SING A SONG: Kitsap Pine Chorus of Sweet Adelines looking for new members, welcome women of all ages; rehearse every Tuesday, 6:30-9 p.m.; First Baptist Church, 1410 Ohio Street, Bremerton. Info: (360) 297-8414 or visit www.kitsappines.org.
ROSE ARE RED: Kitsap County Rose Society to meet; Mon., June 9, 7 p.m.; Central Kitsap Fire & Rescue Station 51, Silverdale Way; public welcome. Info: (360) 779-2432.
NETWORK: Olympic Business Exchange to feature Kathleen Haag with Mary Kay who will make a 10-minute presentation about skin care; Thurs., June 12, 7:30 a.m.; Silverdale Beach Hotel; visitors welcome. Info: Dagmar Lacy at (360) 876-0706 or email@example.com or visit www.olympicbusinessexchange.com.
FAMILY HISTORY: Bainbridge Island Genealogical Society meeting to focus on using electronic resources to support genealogical research; Fri., June 20, 10 a.m.; Bainbridge Island Public Library meeting room; visitors welcome, mentors available. Info: www.rootsweb.com/~wabihs or call (206) 842-6059.
AMERICAN RED CROSS CLASSES:
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., June 15, 8 a.m.-6 p.m.; $70.
Adult, Infant and Child CPR Review Class — Fri., June 13, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.; $40.
Adult CPR — Tues., June 10, June 24; Thurs., June 19 (Abiding HomeCare, Silverdale), 5:30-9:30 p.m.; $36.
Adult CPR with First Aid — Wed., June 4, June 18, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; $55.
First Aid — Thurs., June 12, June 26, 5:30-9:30 p.m.; $36.
HIV/AIDS Prevention — Wed., June 11, 5:30-8:30 p.m.
Babysitter Training — Sat., June 28 (Theler Center, Belfair); June 14, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.; $30.