Orcas Today: Wednesday, July 29th

6th Annual Orcas StoryFest
July 28th-30th
“Come celebrate the fine art of storytelling with: Connie Regan Balke, Eshu Bumpus, Eth-Noh-Tec with Nancy Wang & Robert Kikuchi-Yngojo, the Eth-Noh-Tec Ensemble and Musical Guest,, Tom Rawson.” Something exciting is planned for every day this week:
Wednesday: Wisdom & Wit at 1:30pm at the Senior Center, free to the public. In the Spirit of Stories at 8:00pm at the Emmanuel Episcopal Parish Hall, cost is $10-$20.
Thursday: Red Alter at 8:00pm at Seaview Theater, cost is $10-$20.

Yoga with Patsy Stephens
Mondays and Wednesdays from 8:30-10:00am at the Orcas Center Madrona Room
Patsy Stephens is certified in Iyengar Yoga, please call in advance before attending your first class at 360-376-2599.

Challenger Soccer Camps
July 27th-31st from 9:00am-4:00pm at Buck Park
Challenger Soccer Camps are bringing their British and TetraBrazil Programs to Orcas! Half and full day camps are available, including programs for kids ages 3-16. Prices range from $82-$205. For more information regarding pricing and registration contact Marcia West at 360-376-7275 or visit www.oiprd.org.

Introduction to Pilates Workshop
Wednesdays/Fridays at 9:00am at Center Works Studio (The front of the Athletic Center Building)
Joins us for one of our gateway classes to the studio! Strengthen, tone, improve your balance and flexibility! The workshop is designed around beginning mat work with a discussion about the history of the craft. Over the course of the workshop we will move to more intermediate mat work and props, and well as introducing work on two pieces of apparatus-the tower and the reformer. After completing the workshop you are welcome to join any class offered by the studio! Enrollment for the 7 week program is $168.00 plus tax, for more information or to register call 360-376-3659.

Ladies Intermediate Tennis
Monday/Wednesday/Friday from 9:30-11:00am at the Buck Park Courts
This event is free and open to ladies ages 18 and up.

Zumba by Orcas Dance Fitness
Wednesdays at 9:30am at Oddfellows Hall
Join instructor Alyson Stephens in a workout that feels like a celebration! For more information call 360-376-5868 or email zumbaorcas@yahoo.com.

Chair Yoga at Orcas Senior Center
Wednesdays 10:00-11:00am
“This gentle way of practicing yoga eases tensions acquired from challenges of everyday life stresses or chronic disease. One’s limitations are considered and adapted, and yet there is a feeling of strength, stretch, wakefulness, and calm after the end of the classes.” This is a free community class taught by Sara Dailey-Smith, please call 360-376-3289 for more information.

Song Interpretation & Performance Master Class
July 27th-29th from 2:00-8:00pm at Orcas Center
This intensive summer class will be lead by Noah Racey, Broadway singer, dancer, actor and choreographer. Registration is now open to those 18 and older, $100 per person. There will be an option to participate in a public performance on the 29th, but this is not required. Please email gracemccune@hotmail.com for more information or to register.

Open Intermediate Tennis
Wednesdays/Sundays at the Buck Park Tennis Courts
Wednesdays from 3:00-6:00pm, Saturdays from 8:30-11:00am. This is a free event that runs all summer. For more information visit www.oiprd.org.

PeeWee Playgroup
Wednesdays through August 26th from 3:00-4:00pm at Buck Park
Prepare for bubbles, parachutes, playground fun and many more fun summer activities! This event is free.

Kids MMA/Karate
Monday/Wednesday/Friday from 4:30-5:30pm at Eastsound MMA Studio
Ages 10-14, $150 per month. Find more information at www.eastsoundmma.com

Rosario Music Concert and Narrative
July 29th at 4:00pm
Come learn about the history of the Moran mansion through photographs and music with Christopher Peacock!

Longevity Yoga at Orcas Athletics
July 29th at 4:15pm
This class is basic and gentle and open to all skill levels. Classes are free for gym members, non-member pricing is $10 per class, $25 for 3 classes or $80 for 10 classes. For more information call 360-376-6361.

Gathering of Light
Wednesdays at 6:30pm at 128 Scenic Lane (Near Bartwood Lodge)
“Join us for a weekly gathering of exploring knowledge and techniques for deep awakening. We will learn ancient, and potent meditation techniques, and supporting knowledge that can allow you to experience what you are truly capable of.” For more information email kaivallha@yahoo.com or call 360-317-5332

Adult Outdoor Volleyball
Wednesdays/Sundays from 6:30-8:30pm at Buck Park Field 1
Everyone is welcome, this is a free event.

Open Mic at Random Howse
Wednesdays at 8:00pm
Come listen to some local talent, or show us yours! Small bites and full bar are available.