MONSTER BASH: Silverdale Beach Hotel is hosting Monster Bash featuring live music, a costume contest at 11 p.m., bar specials and a discounted rate on rooms; Sat., Oct. 31; $5 cover or no cover if in costume. Info: (360) 698-1000.

WALK TO FIGHT HUNGER: Kitsap County CROP Hunger Walk to help end hunger locally and globally with a portion of proceeds to benefit the Central Kitsap Food Bank, Bremerton Foodline and Port Orchard Helpline; Sat., Oct. 31, 8 a.m.-noon; Evergreen Park Shelter No. 6, Bremerton. Info: Sibylle Palmer at (360) 782-1223.

HALLOWEEN FAMILY FUN: Girl Scouts of Western Washington is hosting a Family Friendly Fall Carnival and Monster Bash masquerade ball featuring a haunted house, costume contest, prizes, trick-or-treating, games and more; Sat., Oct. 31, 5-9 p.m.; Girl Scout Program Center, 1600 NE Winters Road, East Bremerton; free admission. Tickets for games, haunted house and ball available at the door, though, receive five free tickets by donating flu kits for the Salvation Army containing mini-hand sanitizer, hospital masks, plastic Ziploc bags, latex gloves, throat lozenges and anti-bacterial hand wipes. Info: (360) 698-6571.

MALL TRICK-OR-TREAT: Kitsap Mall is hosting its annual Halloween Trick-or-Treating; Sat., Oct. 31, 5-8 p.m.; 10315 Silverdale Way NW. Info: (360) 698-2555.

MEET THE ELKS: The Bremerton Elks are hosting an “Autumn Festival for the Tall Elks” open house for their Kitsap neighbors featuring a question-and-answer period and fall treats; Sun., Nov. 1, 1:15 p.m.; Bremerton Elks Lodge, 4131 NE Pine Road.

BACK TO NORWAY: Lutefisk Dinner and Bazaar to feature Norwegian atmosphere and foods; Sun., Nov. 1, 11:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; Bremerton Sons of Norway Oslo Lodge, 1018 18th St.; adults, $20; children 6-12, $5., cash or check only. Reservations not required.

NEW PRIMARY CARE: Harrison Medical Center to celebrate the grand opening of its new primary care services in Port Orchard, Harrison HealthPartners; Monday, Nov. 2, 2:45 p.m. ribbon-cutting, 3-7 p.m. grand opening; 450 South Kitsap Blvd.

SHOP FOR A CAUSE: General Federation of Women’s Clubs Kitsap Peninsula is sponsoring a “Shopping Event for ALIVE Shelter” featuring a variety of vendors and a raffle; Sat., Nov. 7, 1-4 p.m.; Canterbury Care Center, 1547 Sheridan Road, Bremerton. Info: or

HONORING VETS: Bremerton Lodge No. 117 F&AM’s annual Veteran’s Day Dinner to honor those who served and continue to serve; Sat., Nov. 7, 6 p.m.; Fifth Street and Warren Avenue; $12 donation. Tickets or info: Mike at (360) 536-6248, John at (360) 731-9493, Roger at (360) 710-3408 or by e-mail at Limited tickets available at the door.

BUY IT RIGHT: RE/MAX Platinum Services and Eagle Home Mortgage are presenting a free first-time homebuyer class; Sat., Nov. 7, 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m.; 9224 Ridgetop Blvd. NW, Silverdale. RSVP: (360) 613-0822.


ALL ABOUT MANETTE: Manette History Club to feature Lois Forbes who will tell the story of the Manette Forbes family; Tues., Nov. 3, 1 p.m.; social room of the Manette Community Church, E. 13th Street and Hayward Avenue.

MENTAL HEALTH HELP: The National Alliance on Mental Illness Kitsap County to feature the film, “Minds on the Edge...Facing Mental Illness;” Thurs., Nov. 5, 7 p.m.; Kitsap Mental Health Services, Hazelwood Room, 5455 Almira Dr NE, East Bremerton. Info: (360) 377-2910


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

Adult CPR — Tues., Nov. 10 and 24, 5:30-9:30 p.m.; $36.

First Aid — Thurs., Nov. 19, 5:30-9:30 p.m.; $36.

CPR and First Aid Review — Fri., Nov. 20, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.; $38.

CPR Child and Infant Only — Sat., Nov. 14, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.; $38.

Adult CPR and First Aid — Sat., Nov. 21, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; $55.

Adult, Infant and Child CPR and First Aid — Sat., Nov. 7, 8 a.m.-6 p.m., Bainbridge Island Fire Department; Sun., Nov. 15, 8 a.m.-6 p.m., Bremerton; $70.

Four-hour HIV/AIDS Education and Prevention — Thurs., Nov. 5, 5-9 p.m.; $38.

Seven-hour HIV/AIDS Prevention — Sun., Nov. 22, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; $65.

Babysitter Training — Sat., Nov. 7, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; $30.

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