December 10, 2009 · Updated 3:24 PM
ONLINE ALTERNATIVE: Meet and greet for parents and students interested in Insight School of Washington — a tuition-free, full-time, diploma-granting online public high school, available statewide; Sat., Dec. 12, 3-4:30 p.m.; Global Bean, 2021 NW Myhre Place, Suite 101, Silverdale; free and open to the public.
HUMANITIES FORUM: Humanities Washington is hosting a forum on its programs and how the organization can better serve the community; Mon., Dec. 14, 2-3:30 p.m.; Kitsap County Historical Society, 280 Fourth St., Bremerton. Info or RSVP: firstname.lastname@example.org or (206) 682-1770.
GET THE SKINNY: Lap-Band information seminar on the FDA-approved minimally invasive surgery available at Harrison Medical Center; Mon., Dec. 14 and 28, 5:30 p.m.; Orchid Room, Harrison Silverdale; free. Pre-registration required: (866) 722-6363. Info: www.pacsurgical.com/events.htm.
SOUL CONNECTIONS: Spiritual discussion group discusses various topics such as reincarnation, 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.
MOAA: The Kitsap Chapter of the Military Officer’s Association of America, along with the Retired Officers’ Wives Association, are hosting their holiday luncheon; Wed., Dec. 16, 11 a.m. social hour, noon lunch; Elks Lodge, 4131 Pine Road NE, Bremerton. Info or RSVP: (360) 871-3159 by Dec. 5.
CK Community Council: The Central Kitsap Community Council will host its December meeting Wednesday, Dec. 16, from 7-9 p.m. at the Water and Fire District Community Room, 5300 NW Newberry Hill Road, Silverdale. The meeting will include presentations about the upcoming Central Kitsap School District levy, the current status of the Haselwood Family YMCA project, and an overview of the Silverdale Water District’s operations. For information, call Bob Moyer, Pres. CKCC (360) 509-4539.
CHAMBER LUNCHEON: The Bremerton Area Chamber of Commerce will host its General Membership Luncheon Tuesday, Dec. 15 at 11:30 a.m. at Sons of Norway - Oslo Lodge, 1018 18th Street, Bremerton. Speed Networking & Reindeer Games sponsored by Bremerton Health & Rehabilitation Center. Members are asked to bring a wrapped door prize. Cost is $22.00 per person. For information, call (360) 479-3580.