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MUSICAL DELIGHT: A classical program of Lieder and Operatic Arias; today, Fri., March 20, 7 p.m.; Collective Visions Gallery, 331 Pacific Ave., Bremerton; $17 at the door. Tickets or info: (360) 377-8327 during business hours.

SPACE EXPLORATION: The Pacific Science Center’s Space Odyssey interactive exhibit for children to feature hands-on lessons on the stars, planets and space; Sat., March 21 and Sun., March 22; Kitsap Mall’s North Court, 10315 Silverdale Way, Silverdale; free. Info: (360) 698-2555.

HOP ON DOWN: The Easter Bunny will be at Kitsap Mall to take pictures with children from March 21 to April 11 in Center Court; 10315 Silverdale Way, Silverdale. Info: (360) 698-2555.

REAL LIFE: Meet the author event featuring Gannon McHale who will discuss his book, “Stealthboat: Fighting the Cold War in a Fast Attack Submarine;” Sat., March 21, 2 p.m.; Naval Undersea Museum Keyport auditorium; free. Info: (360) 396-5547.

FRUITY: The Peninsula Fruit Club is hosting a spring grafting workshop and fruit tree sale; Sat., March 21, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.; Sheridan Community Center, 680 Lebo Blvd. and Clare Avenue, Bremerton. Potted trees and berries also will be for sale.

REFS’ REVENGE: Murder Mystery Fundraiser: Slaughter County Roller Vixens, Revenge of the Refs; Sat., March 21, 7-10 p.m.; Juwapa’s, 834 Bay St., Port Orchard; $25 per person.

BENEFICIAL BEES: Lisa Novich to discuss Orchard Mason Bees and the benefits to your garden; Sat., March 21, noon-1 p.m.; Clear Creek Nursery, 11688 Clear Creek Road, Silverdale; free. Register: (360) 308-8210 or stop by the nursery.

ALWAYS A GIRL SCOUT: Closing ceremony for Girl Scout Program Center on Warren Avenue in Bremerton to feature an open house, closing flag ceremony and sharing of memories; Sun., March 22, 2-5 p.m. open house; 4:30 p.m. flag ceremony; parking available at the Olympic College student parking lot on the corner of 13th and Broadway.

PLAN YOUR FUTURE: Olympic College Bremerton to host the Washington Council 2009 College Planning Day for area high school students to meet with representatives from various state public and private colleges and universities; Tues., March 24, 9 a.m.-noon; Bremer Student Center; free. Info: (360) 475-7646.

GO GREEN: Informational session on the Sustainable Building Advisor Certificate Course for those who want to be leaders in the field of green building; Tues., March 24, noon–1:30 p.m. (feel free to bring your lunch); April 23, 5–6:30 p.m.; May 30, 10 a.m.–noon; OC Bremerton campus. RSVP required: (360) 475-7786 or e-mail ContinuingEd@olympic.edu.

SWEET TOUR: Ashley Gardens at Bremerton, a memory care community, to host a gourmet dessert-to-go and open house in which people can take a free tour and receive a gourmet dessert to take home at no cost; Wed., March 25, 3-5 p.m.; 3231 Pine Road. Reservations required by March 23. Info: (360) 478-7277.

HYPNOTIZED: Bring the family for an evening of G-rated fun with The Amazing J.J. at the Hypnotist Show at Klahowya Secondary School with proceeds to benefit Klahowya’s Grad Nite 2009; Thurs., March 26, 6:30-8:30 p.m.; 7607 NW Newberry Hill Road, Silverdale; $6 at the door. Info: Lora Lund at (360) 697-7792.

PREVENTATIVE CARE: Free women’s health screening in the Swedish Hospital Breast Care Express — a preventative exam clinic on wheels — at the West Sound Women’s Show featuring a mammogram and pap test which will be offered to women between the ages of 40 and 64 who are uninsured or those with limited insurance or who have no or limited income; Sat., March 28, 9 a.m.-3:45 p.m; Kitsap County Fairgrounds President’s Hall; childcare provided during the exam. Appointments requested, call Peninsula Community Health Services at (360) 377-3776 and ask for Patient Resources.

SECOND-HAND TREASURES: Second-Hand Rose Flea Market featuring 25 tables of treasures at great prices; Sat., March 28, doors open at 9 a.m.; Bremerton Sons of Norway Oslo Lodge, 1018 18th St. (behind Olympic College’s main parking lot); coffee, snacks and lunch served all day; open to the public.

SNOW WHITE ON STAGE: Dance Arts Theatre of Silverdale presents “Snow White and the Seven Woodsmen” with “Les Patineurs” (The Skaters) and “Ballet Tapestry;” Sat., March 28, 7:30 p.m., Sun., March 29, 2:30 p.m.; Bremerton High School Performing Arts Center; $14 reserved section, $12 general admission, $7 senior citizens and children 18 and younger. Tickets at the door or at Irene’s School of Dance in Silverdale and from cast members. Info or tickets: (360) 692-4395.

MUSICAL GLASS: Wold’s Crystal Musical Glasses featuring Bruce and Sandra Tweedy who will perform with 106 glass pieces; Sun., March 29, 2 p.m.; Bremerton Sons of Norway Oslo Lodge, 1018 18th St. (behind Olympic College’s main parking lot); $7 suggested donation; refreshments to follow. Info: http://woldcrystalmusicalglasses.net.

LOOK AT WYA: Open house for the Washington Youth Academy, a free federal- and state-funded residential and post residential program for 16-19 year olds who have dropped out of high school or at risk of dropping out; Wednesdays, April 1 and 15, 5:30 p.m.; Sat., April 25, 10:30 a.m.; 1207 Carver St., Bremerton. Info: (360) 473-2615, (360) 473-2617 or www.ngycp.org/site/state/wa.

DAHLIA DELIGHT: Kitsap County Dahlia Society’s annual tuber sale; Fri., April 3 and Sat., April 4, 9 a.m.-6 p.m.; Crystal Grange, 2160 Paulson Road, Poulsbo. Info: www.kitsapdahlias.org or Pat at (360) 698-0123.

ART THROUGH THE LENS: Olympic College presents “One in a Million” photography student exhibition; now through April 13; OC Bremerton’s Haselwood Library, second floor.

TEST PREP: Western Washington University offers online courses to help people prepare for the GRE, GMAT or LSAT exams; register by March 23 to start the course in April. Info: www.ExtendedEd.wwu.edu, eesp@wwu.edu or (360) 650-3308.

SINGING LADIES: Kitsap Pines Chorus of Sweet Adelines host chorus rehearsals every Tuesday; women of all ages welcome; 6:30-9 p.m.; First Baptist Church, 1410 Ohio St., Bremerton. Info: Kathy at (360) 297-8414 or visit www.kitsappines.org.

Meetings

HEARING AIDS 101: Hearing Loss Association of Kitsap County to present “What’s the Best Hearing Aid for You;” Sat., March 21, 1-3 p.m.; Iris Room, Harrison Medical Center Silverdale, 1800 NW Myhre Road. Info: John Allen at (360) 871-0997 or jcallen@hearingloss-wa.org.

OLD DOMINION EDUCATION: Informational session on obtaining Bachelor of Science degrees in communication or professional writing at Old Dominion University at Olympic College Bremerton; Sat., March 21, 10-11 a.m.; OC Bremerton. Info: www.dl.odu.edu or (360) 475-7580.

LADY DEMS: Kitsap Democratic Women’s meeting to feature guest speaker Linda Sullivan Dudzic, director of special programs and school support of the Bremerton School District; Wed., March 25, 11:30 a.m.; Angel’s Buffet, 4111 Wheaton Way, Bremerton; no-host buffet luncheon; all Kitsap women are invited to attend. Info: Jo Fox Burr at (360) 613-4042.

VA DISCUSSION: The Kitsap Chapter of the Military Officer’s Association of America to feature guest speaker John Lee, director of the Washington Department of Veterans’ Affairs; Fri., March 27, 11 a.m. social hour, noon lunch; Elks Lodge, 4131 Pine Road NE, Bremerton. RSVP: (360) 871-3159 by March 22.

SPEAK PROUDLY: Toastmasters International is a nonprofit organization that provides a supportive and positive learning environment to help people excel in speaking, listening and leadership skills; Wednesdays, 7-8 p.m.; Subway party room, 3850 Kitsap Way, Bremerton. Call or e-mail for a free reservation: Dave Harris at (360) 478-7089 or Harriscd.wa@comcast.net.

AMERICAN RED CROSS CLASSES

The American Red Cross has a number of upcoming classes offered at the West Sound Service Center, 811 Pacific Ave., in Bremerton. To register, call (360) 377-3761 or visit the Web site at www.westsoundredcross.org.

Adult CPR — Tues. March 24; 5:30 p.m.– 9:30 p.m.; $36.

CPR Infant and Child Only — Sat., March 21, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

First Aid — Thurs., March 26, 5:30-9:30 p.m.; $36.

Three-hour HIV Blood Borne Pathogens — Sun., March 29, 9 a.m.-noon.

Four-hour HIV/AIDS Education and Prevention — Sun., March 29, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.; $38.

Seven-Hour HIV/AIDS Prevention — Sun., March 29, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; $65.

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