Orcas Today: Tuesday, March 3rd

Tax Assistance for Low to Moderate Income Taxpayers
Tuesdays/Fridays By Appointment at the Senior Center
Offered by appointment only on Tuesdays and some Fridays between 9:00am and 4:00pm. This service is provided on a donation basis by Jim Biddick and John Carl and funds raised will be donated to the Senior Center. “This is a tax preparation service only, the tax payer assumes responsibility for all information presented to complete the return and for the accuracy of the return completed with the information provided.” To make an appointment call 360-376-2488, please leave a message with your name and number if you reach our answering machine.

Wilderness First Responder Course
March 2nd-11th at Camp Orkila
Featuring instructors from San Juan EMS, SOLO affiliate school since 2006. Course fee is $600, to be paid directly to San Juan EMS. $500 for accommodations and all meals at Orkila, lodging includes night of March 1st, meals from breakfast on March 2nd to lunch on the 11th. $110 for lunches only, if not staying at Orkila at all. To reserve your spot in the class, send a $100 deposit check ASAP made out to “San Juan EMS” to:
YMCA Camp Orkila
Haley Winchell
PO BOX 1149
Eastsound, WA 98245
For more information, call Haley at 360-376-2678 ext 103

Birth-5 Playgroup at the Funhouse
Tuesdays January 6th-April 14th from 9:00-11:00am
Bring your little ones for some social playtime at the Funhouse, no charge.

Painting Class with Terry Johnson
March 3rd from 10:00am-1:00pm at the Orcas Center Madrona Room
For more information about classes contact Terry at 360-376-1061 or terry026@centurytel.net

Spring Tumbling Program at Orcas Christian School
Tuesdays/Thursdays from March 3rd-25th
Grades K-2 from 3:30-4:15pm
Grades 3-6 from 4:15-5:00pm
Cost is $4 per session, or $32 for all 8 sessions. For more information call the OCS main office at 360-376-6683.

Chess Club at the Funhouse
Tuesdays January 13th-April 14th from 3:30-4:30pm
Enrollment fee is $20, ages 6-16 welcome.

Gathering of Light
Tuesdays 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

Drop-in Soccer at Buck Park
Tuesdays/Wednesdays/Saturdays
Tuesdays/Wednesdays at 3:30pm, Saturdays from 9:00-10:15am. Ages 16 and up, no entry fee.

Orcas Island Aerial Silks Class
March 3rd from 3:30-7:30pm at the Orcas Center
Ages 5 to adult, classes are arranged by age and run approximately one hour. Please contact Maria for details or to sign up at 360-376-6601 or maria_anna7@yahoo.com

Youth Basketball Fundamentals
Tuesdays/Thursdays February 24th-April 16th at the K-8 Gym
Girls 3:30–4:30pm, Boys 4:45–5:45pm. Ages 10-12, enrollment is $25.

Drop-in Basketball
Tuesdays from 7:30-9:30pm at the Orcas Middle School Gym
Ages 16 and up, admission is $2 per night OR $35 for a 20 pass punch card and everyone is welcome!

Orcas Island Food Bank and Luncheon
March 3rd from 12:30-2:00pm at 116 Madrona Street, next to the Community Church
Free lunch is served in the Fellowship Hall of the Orcas Island Community Church from 12:00-1:30pm. For more information visit http://orcasislandfoodbank.org/

Orcas Kiwanis Club Meeting
March 3rd from 12:00-1:30pm at the Fireside Room at the Orcas Island Community Church
Meets regularly every Tuesday, for more information call 360-376-6847

Rosario Music Concert and Narrative
March 3rd at 4:00pm
Come learn about the history of the Moran mansion through photographs and music with Christopher Peacock!

Public Meeting: Orcas Road Input
March 3rd from 4:30-6:30pm
Join us for an open house outlining the new plan for Orcas Road from Nordstrom Lane to McNallie Road. For more information please call Shannon Wilbur, Project Engineer at 360-370-0500.

Orcas Island Wrestling Club
Tuesdays/Thursdays from 5:00-7:00pm at Camp Orkila
Co-ed wrestling club, drop-ins are welcome! Ages 5-18, $80 enrollment fee–scholarships are available! Please contact Jason Dean for more information at 360-388-8624 or 360-376-2816.