August 27, 2009 · Updated 3:41 PM
WASHING FOR A CAUSE: The Central Kitsap High School cheerleaders are planning a fundraiser car wash to raise money for the Central Kitsap Food Bank; Sat., Aug. 29, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.; Chevron gas station on Newberry Hill Road.
SOLD!: Kitsap County 4-H and FFA youth are selling their market steers, lambs, hogs and goats at auction to the public at the Kitsap County Fair & Stampede; Sat., Aug. 29, 11 a.m. Info: Mark Boardman at (360) 876-0236.
LIFESAVERS: Puget Sound Blood Center’s blood drive at the Bremerton Elk’s; Sat., Aug. 29, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. (closed 1-1:45 p.m. for lunch); 4131 Pine Road NE. Info: (360) 308-7346.
HEALTH CARE ISSUE: U.S. Rep. Jay Inslee to host a town hall meeting to hear the views of his constituents and provide an update on the congressional response to the health care debate; Sat., Aug. 29, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.; North Kitsap High School, the gymnasium, 1780 NE Hostmark St., Poulsbo. RSVP and info: email@example.com or (206) 361-0233.
IMMIGRANT ASSISTANCE: Immigrant Assistance Center to host its first-ever Community Health and Resource Fair; Sat., Aug. 29, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.; Olympic College student center; free.
CELEBRATING CULTURE: A ribbon-cutting ceremony is scheduled at the Pacific Northwest Ilocandia Assocation Multi-Cultural Center; Sat., Aug. 29, 2 p.m.; 1403 Sidney Ave., Port Orchard; refreshments will be served. Info: Rogelio Padaca at firstname.lastname@example.org, (360) 473-6528 or (360) 692-5740.
NK REUNION: North Kitsap High School Class of 1999 reunion; Sat., Aug. 29, 6 p.m.; Bay Bowl, 2313 Wheaton Way. RSVP via Facebook by today.
MUSICAL WORKSHOP: Musician, songwriter, performer, educator, facilitator and visionary Mark Stanton Welch will conduct the workshop, “Chakra Clearing for Living in the Moment;” Sun., Aug. 30, 1-4 p.m.; West Sound Unity Church, Bremerton. Info: (360) 479-1757.
GARDEN TOUR: The Garden Conservancy’s Open Days Program featuring a a self-guided tour of Heronswood in Kingston, the seven-acre nursery and garden specializing in rare and unusual plants; Sun. Aug. 30, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; 7530 NE 288th St.; $5 per garden, children 12 and younger free; no reservations required; rain or shine. Info: www.opendaysprogram.org or (888) 842-2442.
CLEAN TECH 101: Bremerton City Councilman Roy Runyon is hosting a showing of the film “Evergreen: The Washington Clean Tech Story” with the film’s executive producer to lead a discussion of clean tech following the showing; Mon., Aug. 31, 6:30 p.m.; Norm Dicks Government Center, 345 Sixth St., Bremerton.
MONTESSORI 101: Children’s Garden Montessori School of Poulsbo to offer a free introduction to Montessori classroom activities for preschoolers and their parents; Thurs., Sept. 3, 10-11:30 a.m.; 3805 NE Sawdust Hill Road; space is limited. Call (360) 779-1225 to sign up.
BE READY: Disaster preparedness presentation by American Red Cross volunteer Angela Bellomo featuring a severe weather video, disaster bingo and door prizes as part of the First Friday program; Sept. 4, 5:30-8 p.m.; Kitsap County Historical Society Museum, 280 Fourth St., Bremerton; free. Info: (360) 479-6226.
HISTORY COMES ALIVE: Kitsap Mall is featuring the Washington State Historical Society’s new traveling exhibit, “End of our Voyage” featuring excerpts from Lewis and Clark’s journals, plus various maps, historic photographs and graphics illustrating the course of their journey; now through Sept. 7; center court.
STEPS TO HEALING: A workshop presented by Sound Spirit at Suquamish UCC Church to feature a four-week support and educational program for those living with chronic and terminal illness, family and friends touched by these events and those who have experienced loss; Tues., Sept. 8, 15, 22 and 29, 7-9 p.m.; 18732 Division; $60 (no one will be turned away due to inability to pay). Pre-registration required by Sept. 5: www.soundspirit.org/Events or (360) 598-4434.
GRANDPARENTS LUNCH: Chuckwagon Senior Nutrition Program will host a Grandparents Day lunch for seniors ages 60 and older; Wed., Sept. 9, noon; locations in East Bremerton, Port Orchard, Poulsbo, Silverdale, Burley and Bainbridge Island; $3 suggested donation. RSVP by 2:30 p.m. Sept. 8: (360) 377-8511.
BABIES FIRST: The Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Task Force for Kitsap and Adjacent Counties is sponsoring a BreakFASD; Wed., Sept. 9, 7:30-9:30 a.m.; Olympic College.
HABITAT SUPPORT: Habitat for Humanity of Kitsap County presents its primary fundraising event, “Raise The Roofs,” a gala dinner and live auction with an online auction on now until Sept. 10 at kitsaphabitat.cmarket.com; Sat., Sept. 12, 7-9 p.m.; Comfort Inn and Suites, Bremerton, $35 per person. Info or tickets: Sheila at (360) 550-2452 or email@example.com.
GET THE SKINNY: Lap-Band information seminar on the FDA-approved minimally invasive surgery available at Harrison Medical Center; Mon., Sept. 14 (future dates as well), 5:30 p.m.; Orchid Room, Harrison Silverdale; free. Pre-registration required: (866) 722-6363. Info: www.pacsurgical.com/events.htm.
PRODUCTION TIME: A few openings remain for chorus members for Kitsap Opera’s November production of “Daughter of the Regiment;” rehearsals Mondays and Thursdays, 7 p.m; Olympic College, Music Building, Room 122; small stipend. Info: (360) 876-4373.
SOUL CONNECTIONS: Spiritual discussion group discusses various topics such as reincarnation, life after death, healing and more; third Sunday of each month, 2-3:30 p.m.; Poulsbohemian Coffeehouse, 19003 Front St., Poulsbo; and the second Tuesday of each month, 6:30-8 p.m.; Poulsbo Library, 700 NE Lincoln St. Info or topic suggestion: LoriLinda12@aol.com or (360) 830-0193.
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.
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.firstname.lastname@example.org.
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., Sept. 8, Tues., Sept. 22, 5:30-9:30 p.m.; $36.
First Aid — Thurs., Sept. 24, 5:30-9:30 p.m.; $36.
CPR and First Aid Review — Fri., Sept. 18, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.; $38.
Adult CPR and First Aid — Sat., Sept. 19, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; $55.
Adult, Infant and Child CPR and First Aid — Sat., Sept. 12, 8 a.m.-6 p.m., Bainbridge Island Fire Department; Sun., Sept. 20, 8 a.m.-6 p.m., Bremerton; $70.
CPR Infant and Child Only — Fri., Sept. 4, 1-4 p.m.; $38.