GET READY TO RUMBLE: Slaughter County Roller Vixens present the Puget Sound Rumble Bout; Sun., June 29, doors open at 3 p.m., bout starts at 4 p.m.; Bremerton Skateland, 1740 NE Fuson Road, Bremerton; tickets available at the door, $15 for adults; $10 for children 12 and younger; free for children 5 and younger. Info:

EFFECTIVE PRAYER: “You can change the world — through prayer” featuring international speaker Lyle Young, presented by First Church of Christ, Scientist; Sun., June 29, 3 p.m.; Fourth Street and Warren Avenue, Bremerton; all are welcome; childcare available. Info: (360) 377-4680.

SUMMER FUN: YMCA’s Summer Day Camp “Hop, Skip & Jump into Summer” for children going into kindergarten-sixth grade starts Mon., June 30. Info: care.htm.

CORN CRAZE: Kitsap Community & Agricultural Alliance to feature a viewing of “King Corn,” a feature documentary about two friends, one acre of corn and the subsidized crop that drives our fast food nation; Tues., July 1, 7-9 p.m.; Norm Dicks Government Center auditorium, 354 Sixth St., Bremerton; free. Info:, or (360) 779-6523.

INDEPENDENCE CELEBRATION: Chuckwagon Senior Nutrition Program invites seniors ages 60 and older to attend a picnic style lunch in celebration of Independence Day; Wed., July 2, noon; meal locations in West Bremerton, East Bremerton, Port Orchard, Burley, Poulsbo and Bainbridge Island; $3 suggested donation. Reservations required by 2:30 p.m. July 1. Call (360) 377-8511 or (888) 877-8511.

RED, WHITE AND BLUE: Keyport Annual Fourth of July Pancake Breakfast and Parade featuring food, carnival games, relay races, pie-eating and watermelon seed-spitting contests and more; Fri., July 4; breakfast, 8 a.m.-noon, Keyport Bible Church; $5 for adults; $4.50 for military, seniors and children 7 and older; $3 for children 2-6; free for children younger than 2; parade, 1 p.m.; games, free hamburgers and hot dogs, 2 p.m.

GOT HAIR?: The North American Beard and Moustache Championship, hosted by the Whisker Club in Bremerton, with proceeds to benefit The Veterans Homeless Shelter in Port Orchard and the Benedict House Men’s Shelter in Bremerton; Sat., July 5, noon; Elks Lodge 1181, East Bremerton. Info:

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL: Keyport Bible Church’s Vacation Bible School program for kindergartners-sixth-graders; Mon., July 7-Fri., July 11, 9 a.m.-noon; 15270 Washington Ave. NE, Keyport; free. Info: (360) 779-4235.

ALL ABOUT AQUA: Water Wonders Day Camp, open to kids ages 7-12, featuring games, stories, art and music about the importance of water; July 8-10, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.; Island Lake Community Center; $45. Info or register: Deborah Thomas at (360) 626-7723 or e-mail

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

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.


NOSTALGIA: West Sound Military Vehicle Preservation Club to discuss restoration of all military vehicles; vehicle ownership not a requirement; Wed., July 2, 6 p.m.; Bremerton Airport Restaurant; free. Info: Mike Denall at (360) 692-9932 or (360) 536-5714.

NETWORKING: Olympic Business Exchange to feature Lee Hoffman with New York Life who will make a 10-minute presentation about how to structure life insurance to ensure that a family business will survive long-term; Thurs., July 3, 7:30 a.m.; Silverdale Beach Hotel. Info: Dagmar Lacy at (360) 876-0706, or visit

LYME DISEASE SUPPORT: Ongoing Kitsap/Jefferson Lyme Disease Support Group; Sat., July 5, 3-5 p.m.; Call Barb at (206) 842-5491 for meeting location and info/questions.

NAVY LEAGUE: Guest speaker is Rear Adm. Tim Giardina, commander of Submarine Group Trident; Tues., July 8, 11:30 a.m.; Bangor Plaza, Naval Base Kitsap-Bangor; $15; public invited. RSVP: (360) 782-5500 by July 2.

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