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Central Kitsap CC meets June 19

The Central Kitsap Community Council’s June meeting will be Thursday, June 19, at 7 p.m. in the Central Kitsap Fire District Administrative Building  Community Room, 5300 NW Newberry Hill Road, Silverdale.

The focus will be on the Silverdale expansion of the Harrison Hospital, Newberry Hill Heritage Park Forest Management Plan and a Kitsap County Parks Department overall update.

More information is available on the Council’s website at  and on the CKCC Facebook page.

CSTOCK performs High School Musical

Opening night for CSTOCK’s Disney production “High School Musical,” is June 20 with a performance at 7:30 p.m. The show will be performed on June 21, 22, 27, 28, 29 and July 4, 5 and 6. Sunday performances begin at 6 p.m. Ticket prices range from $15-$18, and family passes can be purchased at the door. Forty-six Kitsap County kids will perform in the production.

Fred Meyer to host safety fair

The second annual Fred Meyer safety fair will be from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on June 21 at 5050 Highway 303 N.E. in Bremerton.

This is an opportunity for families to bring their children to the store’s parking lot to learn about safety as the summer gets underway.

On hand will be representatives of the Kitsap County Sheriff’s office, the Central Kitsap Fire & Rescue District, the Kitsap Humane Society, CenCom 911 operations, area search and rescue dogs, the Kitsap County branch of the American Red Cross, local towing companies and a private ambulance service.

Harrison Hospital representatives will be on hand to give safety items to participants and the Puget Sound Bloodmobile is expected to be there.

For more information, go to the store’s location.


Kid basketball program opens

Boys and girls ages 5-15 years are encouraged to register for an after school basketball training program. The cost is $45 per child per month through July. For more information, contact coach Phil Houston at 360-649-9366 or Coach KJ Bates at 504-952-5348.

Bonsai club to meet June 21

Evergreen Bonsai Club will meet outside at Elandan Gardens in Gorst on Saturday, June 21, at 3 p.m. Bring a tree to work on, your tools and your own chair. For more information, call Ruth Anderson at 360-626-1264, or email

Kitsap seniors to meet June 22

KISS, Kitsap Senior Singles will meet at The Willows at 1 p.m. Sunday, June 22, at 3201 Pine Road NE in Bremerton. All single seniors are welcome at a  potluck. Bring a favorite  dish to share. Mix and meet new friends, swap stories, play cards and games. If you arrive early, wait in the lobby.  Call Rublee 360-698-1175 or Lorraine 360-871-2996 for more information.

Joyce celebration set for June 27

The YWCA of Kitsap County will be hosting a retirement celebration in honor of Linda K. Joyce on June 27.  Joyce served as executive director for nearly 20 years. Come celebrate her achievements June 27 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m, at the Norm Dicks Government Center in Bremerton. RSVP to YWCA at 360-479-0522 by June 23.


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