April 9, 2009 · Updated 4:06 PM
REMEMBERING LUZON: Bataan Memorial Death March services to honor a special group of World War II American and Filipino soldiers who were responsible for the defense of the island of Luzon, Philippines; Sat., April 11, 10 a.m.; Bataan Park, 1827 Sylvan Way, Bremerton. Info: Raul Bacas at (360) 621-8893.
ALL ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Naval Undersea Museum in Keyport presents an author talk and book signing with Brad Matsen; Sat., April 11, 2 p.m.; free. Info: (360) 396-5547.
NEW YOU: Chiropractic Lifestyle Center is hosting a four-week nutrition and cleansing class, “Creating Healthy Habits: An Exploration in Feeling Well” with topics to include how the body cleanses and why it matters to your well-being, the effects of diet on health and mood, and how to free yourself from common symptoms such as low energy, aches and pains, and digestive problems; Mondays, April 13, 20, 27 and May 4; 6:30-8:30 p.m.; Chiropractic Lifestyle Center, 991 NE Riddell Road, Bremerton; $295 with supplements. RSVP or info: (360) 373-2225 or email@example.com.
LEARN ITALIAN: Beginning Italian Class by instructor and native speaker Imma Keith who will cover grammar, vocabulary, travel and cultural tips; Mondays, April 13-June 15; classes at Central Kitsap Junior High School, 10130 Frontier Place NW, Silverdale. Info and registration: Imma Keith at (360) 692-0922.
REVERSE MORTGAGES 101: Reverse Mortgage Workshop on how government-insured reverse mortgages can provide additional cash each month for those who are 62 and older; Wed., April 15, 9:30-10:30 a.m., Sheridan Park Community Center, 680 Lebo Boulevard, Bremerton or noon-1 p.m., Silverdale Community Center, 9729 Silverdale Way, Silverdale; free. RSVP: (800) 381-8367.
BUILDING SUCCESS: Members of the Olympic-West Sound Chapter of the National Kitchen and Bath Association to meet for the “90-Minute Marketing Workshop For Challenging Times,” presented by Bill Hoke and Patricia Graf-Hoke; Wed., April 15, 6 p.m.; Poulsbo library. Info and registration: Molly McCabe at (206) 780-1906 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
UNDERSTANDING FAMILY: “Relationships/Personalities in Families,” a three-part training series on understanding unique personalities while learning how to foster meaningful connections with others in the home; Thursdays, April 16, 23 and 30, 6:30-8:30 p.m.; Newlife Church training center, 10125 NW Frontier Place, Silverdale; $30 per person; $50 per couple. Info: Shannon Bruce at (360) 308-8292 or e-mail email@example.com.
new HOME: Seaport Salon & Day Spa’s grand opening celebration of new facility and expanded amenities featuring tours and refreshments; Fri., April 17, 5-7 p.m.; 9130 Washington Ave., Old Town Silverdale. Info: (360) 698-0781.
ON STAGE: King’s West Performance Company presents “Acts of God;” April 17-26; Fridays and Saturdays, 7:30 p.m.; Sundays, 2 and 6 p.m.; 4012 Chico Way NW, Bremerton; $9 adults; $7 seniors and students; $26 family pass; and $7 each group rate for parties of 10 or more; show recommended for children in seventh grade and up. Reservations: (360) 377-7700. Info: www.kingswest.org.
RAISING CHICKENS: WSU Kitsap County Extension and WSU Small Farms present “Chickens 101” featuring information on poultry raising for both personal use and local sales at farm stands, farmers markets and retail; Sat., April 18, 1-4 p.m.; 27691 Lindvog Road NE, Kingston; $35. Info or to register: http://kitsap.wsu.edu/ag/ag_pdf/chicken_101.pdf.
STUFF FOR SALE: Saint Nicholas Church and the Tahuya Community Club to host their annual “Plant and Stuff Sale” with proceeds to go toward repairing roof gutters damaged by the heavy winter snowfall; Sat., April 18, noon-3 p.m.; Tahuya fire station.
GREEN THUMBS UNITE: Master Gardener Foundation of Kitsap’s Gala Premier Fundraising event to feature guest speakers Ciscoe Morris and Meeghan Black from KING 5, Duncan Creek String Quartet, a skit by The Dibble Boys Comedy Team, and appetizers and desserts; Sun., April 19, 3-6 p.m.; Kitsap Memorial Park, 202 NE Park St., Poulsbo; $25.
DOWN TO “EARTH”: The West Sound Wildlife Shelter and Bainbridge Cinemas present a special showing of the new Disney Nature movie “Earth” featuring a presentation of two live owls before the movie and popcorn and soda; Wed., April 22, 7 p.m.; Bainbridge Pavilion Cinemas; $20 per person; groups of five or more, $15 per person; all proceeds benefit the shelter. Tickets can be purchased in advance at the box office, online at www.westsoundwildlife.org or by phone at (206) 855-9057, ext 5.
DANCING FEET: “Sunday Afternoon Dancing and Dinner” featuring dancing to live music by Evan & Charlie Brown and a complete Swiss steak dinner; Sun., April 26, 2 p.m. dancing, 5:30 p.m. dinner; Bremerton Sons of Norway, 1018 18th St., next to Olympic College’s main parking lot; $18 per person. April 18 deadline to pay for tickets. Call (360) 373-1503.
CKCC: Central Kitsap Community Council to feature presentations by Kitsap Community Resources on its programs in Central Kitsap; Kitsap County and Kitsap Golf and County Club on the Chico Creek restoration project; and Nikki Johanson of Pheasant Field Farms on the Kitsap Community and Agricultural Alliance; Wed., April 15, 7-9 p.m.; Water and Fire District community room, 5300 NW Newberry Hill Road, Silverdale; public welcome.
MEMORY CARE: Alzheimer’s Association caregiver support group provides a consistent and caring place for people to learn, share and gain emotional support from others who also are providing care to a person with dementia; Wed., April 15 (third Wednesday of every month), 5:30-7 p.m.; Canterbury Manor, 703 Callahan Drive, Bremerton. Info: Cynthia Lee at (360) 286-3542 or (360) 830-0316.
WOMEN HELPING WOMEN: GFWC Kitsap Peninsula Women’s Club members will be collecting non-prescription medications and personal care items for the YWCA Alive Shelter at their meeting; Thurs., April 16, 6 p.m. dinner, 7 p.m. meeting; Subway, Kitsap Way in West Bremerton; guests welcome. Info: http://www.orgsites.com/wa/gfwckitsap or firstname.lastname@example.org.
KMUG: Kitsap Macintosh Users Group members help each other with operating situations of MAC computers and include a question and answer period; Thurs., April 16 (group meets third Thursday of each month), 10:30 a.m.; All Star Lanes and Casino restaurant, 10710 Silverdale Way. Info: Roy Kauffroath at (360) 377-1715.