NEW LOOK: Kitsap Hospitality Executive Apartments’ grand reopening featuring food and music; today, Feb. 6, 4 p.m.; 1301 NE Mount Constance Lane, Suite CC 104, Bremerton.

BELLS AND WHISTLES: First Saturday Family Day, for kids preschool to 12 years old, to feature a program on bells and whistles on Navy ships as well as a birthday celebration for mascot Boot the Diver with birthday cake for all; Sat., Feb. 7, 10 a.m.-noon; Naval Undersea Museum in Keyport. Info: Joyce at (360) 396-5547.

SWINGIN’ GOOD TIME: The Klahowya Performing Arts Parent Association is sponsoring a Swing Dance and Silent Auction featuring music, dancing, door prizes, hors d’oeuvres and the live music of the Buz Whiteley Big Band and the Klahowya Jazz Choir; Sat., Feb. 7, 7-10 p.m.; Klahowya Secondary School, 7607 Newberry Hill Road, Silverdale; $15 for adults and $10 for students and seniors; tickets available at the door or in advance at The Global Bean. Info: Linda Valley at (360) 731-3975.

TOPS: No. WA0977 (Take off Pounds Sensibly) is hosting its annual open house featuring fun and door prizes; Wed., Feb. 11, 9-11 a.m.; Silverdale United Methodist Church, Silverdale Way, enter at the back door. Info: (360) 362-3361 or e-mail

BE MINE: Chuckwagon Senior Nutrition Program invites seniors ages 60 and older to attend a Valentine’s lunch; Fri., Feb. 13, noon; locations in West Bremerton, East Bremerton, Silverdale, Port Orchard, Burley, Poulsbo and Bainbridge Island. Reservations required by 2:30 p.m. Thurs., Feb. 12. For location info and registration: (360) 377-8511.

DRIVE SAFE: Country Meadows is sponsoring an AARP driver safety program to serve as a refresher course for drivers older than 50; most insurance companies offer a discount to those who complete the course; Tues., Feb. 17 and Wed., Feb. 18, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. each day; 12169 Country Meadow Lane, Silverdale; $12 for AARP members, $14 for nonmembers; open to the public. Registration or info: (360) 692-4480.


PRESIDENTIAL TIDBITS: Bremerton Daughters of the American Revolution, the Elizabeth Ellington Chapter meets the first Saturday of every month; Sat., Feb. 7, 9:30 a.m. for coffee, tea, goodies and socializing, 10 a.m. program on little known presidential facts; Central Valley Christian Fellowship Church, 6869 Central Valley Road NE, Bremerton. Info:

AD/HD HELP: “AD/HD and Emotional Intimacy” will be presented by Heather Carstens, a therapist at Peninsula Psychological Center, to Kitsap CHADD, the local AD/HD (Attention Deficit Disorder) support group; Tues., Feb. 10, 7 p.m.; Peninsula Bible Fellowship Church, 1111 N.E. Waaga Way; free. Info: (360) 779-5362 or (360) 697-3922.

NETWORKING: Olympic Business Exchange to feature Lanelle Devlin with Handy Mom who will make a 10-minute presentation about painting techniques and treatments; Thurs., Feb.12, 7:30 a.m.; Silverdale Beach Hotel; visitors welcome. Info: (360) 908-1098 or e-mail

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