FLAG HONOR: The Fleet Reserve Association Bremerton Branch 29 is hosting its annual Flag Burning Ritual to dispose of all unserviceable flags collected for disposal; Sun., June 14, 9 a.m; parking area, 521 National Ave. S. Unusable flags may be dropped off at the branch any day up until the event.

HANDBELL DELIGHT: The Wesley Bell Ringers from Christ United Methodist Church in Salt Lake City, Utah will play their nearly 200 precision-tuned handbells in a concert; Fri., June 19, 7:30 p.m.; Central Kitsap Presbyterian Church, 9300 Nels Nelson Road NW, Bremerton; free, but donations will be accepted. Info: Terry Waite at (801) 809-6190 or

PICTURE PERFECT: Macro and Garden Photography Workshop presented by Don Paulson and Laurie Usher; Fri., June 19, 4-9 p.m. and Sat., June 20, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; Seabeck Conference Center; workshop includes meals and lodging, $195 per person for double occupancy or $215 for single occupancy. Info: Register:, (360) 830-5010 or (206) 842-0346.

KIDS GRIEF SUPPORT: Hospice of Kitsap County to host annual Kids’ Grief Retreat led by Hospice counselors and volunteers and designed to help kids ages 4-12 cope with the death of a loved one through arts and crafts, journal writing and sharing; a simultaneous support group will be held for parents and guardians; Sat., June 20, 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m.; Silverwood School, 14000 Central Valley Road, Poulsbo; free, lunch included. Info or to register: (360) 698-4611.

TWINKLE TOES: Irene’s School of Dance students present “Say It With Dance” featuring a variety of dance styles including ballet, pointe, jazz and hip hop; Fri., June 19 and Sat., June 20, 7 a.m.; Sun., June 21, 2 p.m.; Bremerton High School Performing Arts Center; $5, tickets available at the door. Info: (360) 692-4395.

CENTENNIAL HONOR: NAACP Bremerton No. 1134 Freedom Fund 100-year celebration to feature keynote speaker Greg Lloyd, former NFL Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker; Sat., June 20, Comfort Inn & Suites, Olympic Ballroom, 5640 Kitsap Way, Bremerton; $40 for adults and $20 for youth in advance; $60 adults and $40 youth at the door. Info: (360) 405-1450 or

GET THE SKINNY: Lap-Band information seminar on the FDA-approved minimally invasive surgery available at Harrison Medical Center; Mon., June 22 and July 13 (future dates as well), 5:30 p.m.; Orchid Room, Harrison Silverdale; free. Pre-registration required: (866) 722-6363. Info:

SO ROSY: Kitsap Rose Society is hosting its annual rose show featuring a variety of different roses; Sat., June 27, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., judging is at 11 a.m., Sun., June 28, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Clear Creek Nursery, 11688 Clear Creek Road, Silverdale; free. Info: Jane Michelinie at (360) 871-3062.

GARDEN FIT: Kitsap Physical Therapy presents “Staying Healthy in the Garden” on exercises that can prepare the body for gardening season; Sat., June 27, 10 a.m.; Valley Nursery, 20882 Bond Road, Poulsbo.


EAT FRESH: Informational meeting on Kitsap Community Co-op’s openings for anyone wanting to order organic food and have organic produce delivered monthly from Azure Standard in Oregon; Tues., June 16, 7:30 p.m.; Perfect World, 3228 Perry Ave., Bremerton. Info: Gloria Drnjevic at (360) 479-6652 or

CKCC: The Central Kitsap Community Council will feature presentations on the Waaga Way Town Center design standards, recent activities of the Kitsap Peninsula Visitor & Convention Bureau and the latest Central Kitsap Community Campus master plan; Wed., June 17, 7-9 p.m.; Water and Fire District Community Room, 5300 NW Newberry Hill Road, Silverdale.

MEMORY CARE: Ashley Gardens at Bremerton to host an Alzheimer’s and dementia support group hosted by Ashley Gardens at Bremerton’s Life Enrichment Director Janet Presley, a light dinner is included; Wed., June 17, 6:30 p.m.; 3231 Pine Road, Bremerton; free. Info: (360) 478-7277 or

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