COSTUME FUN: Bremerton Community Theatre (BCT) is cleaning out its costume loft and selling a variety of costumes and vintage clothing with proceeds to benefit the theater’s costume and props loft; Sun., Oct. 19, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.; BCT Lobby, 599 Lebo Boulevard, Bremerton. Info:

BIG BAND TUNES: Navy Band Northwest’s Big Band “Cascade” to present the free public concert, “Gettin’ Sentimental;” Sun., Oct. 19, 2 p.m.; Naval Undersea Museum Keyport.

CHANGES AHEAD: Kitsap County Department of Community Development is hosting an open house in each commissioner’s district on the proposed changes to the Kitsap County Code Title 17 “Use Table,” focusing on urban, commercial and industrial uses; Central Kitsap Commissioner District: Mon., Oct. 20, 6-8 p.m.; Island Lake Community Center.

LIBERTY FOR ALL: Evergreen Freedom Foundation President Bob Williams will discuss current events and how they relate to Washington citizens; Tues., Oct. 21, 7 p.m.; Central Kitsap Fire & Rescue Station 51, 10955 Silverdale Way, Silverdale; pubic invited.

LOOKING BACK: Olympic College Continuing Education presents World War II Lecture Series led by retired Capt. Will Lent; Wednesdays through Oct. and early Nov., 6-8:30 p.m.; $20 each with exception of U.S. Navy in the Pacific which is $75; Battle of Coral Sea/Bombing, Oct. 22; Battle of Midway, Oct. 29; Battle of Leyte Gulf, Nov. 5; U.S. Navy in the Pacific, Oct. 8-Nov. 5. Registration for one or more lectures: (360) 394-2725.

STORY TELLING: Book reading and signing with cancer survivor Kelly Corrigan, New York Times bestselling author of “The Middle Place,” Thurs., Oct. 23, 7 p.m.; Bremerton High School Performing Arts Center; $10 in advance; $15 at the door (includes coffee and dessert); books available for purchase at the event. Info or tickets: (360) 377-6168 or (360) 307-0115.

PRAYER BREAKFAST: Brig. Gen. Charlie Duke, USAF (Ret.), Apollo 16 astronaut, to speak at the 23rd annual Kitsap County Leadership Prayer Breakfast; Thurs., Oct. 23, 6:30-8:30 a.m.; Silverdale Beach Hotel; $20 per person or a table of 10 for $175; open to the public, no tickets at the door. Info or reservations (due by Oct. 18): John Taylor at (360) 779-8510 or

LET’S GET PHYSICAL: Curves founder Diane Heavin and world-renowned breast cancer surgeon Dr. Ernie Bodai to feature an education video featuring Olivia Newton John, filmed exclusively for Curves; Fri., Oct. 24, 7 p.m.; Curves of Bremerton, 3627 Wheaton Way. Info: Billie Jo Schoberl at (360) 479-7111.

FALL FUN: Irene’s School of Dance in Silverdale is hosting a fall carnival featuring games, prizes and crafts for all ages; Sat., Oct. 25, 6-9 p.m.; 3390 Bucklin Hill Road, Silverdale; free admission; game cards $5 and up.

SAFETY FIRST: American Red Cross’ Safety Saturday to feature workshops for kids ranging from first aid training to fire safety; Sat., Oct. 25, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.; Ridgetop Junior High School, 10600 Hillsboro Dr. NW, Silverdale; free with T-shirt and lunch included. Register or info: (360) 478-7685 or e-mail

CRAZY TRAIN: Ghost train ride through the woods of South Kitsap Regional Park in Port Orchard with proceeds benefiting the Kitsap Foster Care Association; Sat., Oct. 25, 6-9 p.m.; $3 tickets; concession stand also on-site. Info: and

SHROOMS GALORE: Kitsap Peninsula Mycological Society Annual Wild Mushroom Show featuring an evening of natural wonder; hundreds of mushrooms on display, identification on site, mushroom tasting, growing kits, books and much more; Sun., Oct. 26, 1-5 p.m.; Silverdale Community Center; free, but donations accepted.

HAUNTED WRECKING YARD: Scrapyard Massacre, “A Haunted Wrecking Yard;” Fridays and Saturdays, now through Sat., Nov. 1, 7:30 p.m.-midnight; Belfair Truck and Auto Wrecking, 25603 NE State Route 3, Belfair, two miles south of Bremerton National Airport; $12 per person, $2 off with canned food donation. Info: (360) 275-6677 or visit massacre.

GET HEALTHY: Free Christian-based weight-loss class designed to help people reach their weight goals in a healthy way by addressing their physical, emotional and spiritual needs; Tuesdays, now through Dec. 9, 7 p.m.; Hillcrest Assembly, 6750 State Highway 303, Bremerton. Info: (360) 692-1555.

WORSHIP TOGETHER: River Worship Center meets at Cottonwood Elementary School, 330 NE Foster Road, Bremerton; 10:30 a.m. Sunday service; 6 p.m. Sunday evening cell groups; all are welcome. Info: Pastor Barbara Bowan at (360) 362-9681.


TECH SENIORS: Kitsap Computing Seniors to feature guest speaker Scott Bosch, Harrison Medical Center president and CEO, who will discuss Vision 2010; potluck and raffle to follow; Mon., Oct. 20, 10 a.m.-noon; Silverdale Community Center; public invited.

MOAA: The Kitsap Chapter of the Military Officer’s Association of America (MOAA) to feature attorney Ed Wolfe, formerly a deputy assistant secretary of state and immediate past president of the Kitsap County Bar Association, who will discuss international law; Fri., Oct. 24, 11 a.m. social hour, noon lunch. Info or RSVP: (360) 871-3159.

NOSTALGIA: The West Sound Military Vehicle Preservation Club meets the first Wednesday of every month at the Bremerton Airport Diner to discuss fixing and restoration of all military vehicles; vehicle ownership is not a requirement. Info: Mike Denall at (360) 692-9932 or (360) 536-5714.

DEMENTIA SUPPORT: An Alzheimer’s Association caregiver support group for care partners, family members and friends of individuals with dementia meets from 5:30 to 7 p.m. the third Wednesday of every month at Canterbury Manor, 703 Callahan Drive, Bremerton. Info: Cynthia Lee at (360) 286-3542 or (360) 830-0316.

LYME DISEASE SUPPORT: A support group for people with Lyme disease meets from 3 to 5 p.m. the first Saturday of every month on Bainbridge Island. Contact for meeting location and info: Barb at (206) 842-5491.

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