READING IS FUN: Silverdale Library Friends Bag of Books Sale featuring $3 bag of books with no limit on the number of bags; good supply of books, magazines, videos and CDs with proceeds benefiting the library; Tues., Aug. 12, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.; 3450 NW Carlton St., Silverdale. Info: (360) 692-9865.

RIGHT FIT: Car Seat Fitting Event for military families with base access; Wed., Aug. 13, 2:30-5 p.m.; parking area adjacent to Naval Base Kitsap-Bangor Child Development Center. Info: (360) 475-4541.

TIME TO CELEBRATE: Canterbury Manor celebrating its 14th year in Bremerton; Thurs., Aug. 14, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. barbecue and entertainment; 1-2 p.m. Frisbee Dogs demonstration; 2-3 p.m. beach blanket bingo; 3-4 p.m. snack shack social and entertainment; 4 p.m. free shuttle to Claremont East luau; 703 Callahan Drive, Bremerton. Info: (360) 377-0113.

WILD WILD WEST: Take a trip through the west on the “Silverdale Trail” featuring local shopping, games and guide tours of local businesses including Costco, Ashley Home Furniture, Sportsman’s Warehouse and more on the “stage coach;” Fri., Aug. 15, noon-5 p.m.; Silverdale Chamber of Commerce after hours, 5-7 p.m. Info: Silverdale Chamber at (360) 692-6800.

BBQ BENEFIT: Wounded Soldiers Benefit featuring a Texas barbecue with all proceeds to go to providing a traditional homestyle barbecue for wounded heroes at Landstuhl Medical Center in Germany; food provided by TaTu BBQ with music by Marilyn Kay & Company; Sat., Aug. 16, noon-5 p.m.; Legend Harley-Davidson, 9625 Provost Road NW, Silverdale. Info: (206) 979-4686 or (360) 698-3700.

ENLIGHTENMENT: Full Moon Meditation with crystal bowls played by Jaskaram Singh; Sat., Aug 16, 8:30 p.m.; Expansions Yoga, 9479 Bayshore Drive, Silverdale; free, all are welcome. Info: (360) 990-9642.

NK LADIES: The North Kitsap Republican Women’s potluck picnic; Tues., Aug. 19, 11 a.m.; home of Faye Henden, 25742 Pyramid Lane, Poulsbo. Info: Brenda at (360) 871-2200.

FIT AND TRIM: TOPS 977 of Silverdale invites the public to its open house; Wed., Aug. 20, 9:30 a.m; Silverdale United Methodist Church, 9982 Silverdale Way, Silverdale. Info: (360) 692-3519.


FUTURE BUDGET: Central Kitsap School District 2008-09 budget hearing during regular school board meeting; Wed., Aug. 13, 7 p.m.; Jenne-Wright Administrative Center, 9210 Silverdale Way NW.

DEEP ROOTS: The Bainbridge Island Genealogical Society’s workshop on researching the “black sheep” of your family; Fri., Aug. 15, 10 a.m.; Bainbridge Island Public Library meeting room. Info: or (206) 842-6059.

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