Orcas Today: November 27th-29th

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.

Children’s Story Hour at Darvill’s Bookstore
November 20th from 11:00am-12:00pm
Bring your kids in for story time with Jude–and why not enjoy a coffee while you’re here!

Class Series: An Intro to Islam
Fridays September 4th-December 4th at 12:00pm at the Emmanuel Parish Hall
You’re invited to come explore this twelve-session introductory series on Islam. Each class will begin by watching a video presentation by Prof John Esposito, Ph.D. from Georgetown University followed by a group discussion. This event series is free and open the public, registration can be done at the Parish Hall.

Eastsound Art Walk
November 27th from 2:00-5:00pm in Downtown Eastsound
Walk through town enjoying local art, music, refreshments, food, and fun! Visit http://files.ctctcdn.com/dee22607001/e7a3afb3-adb3-4efe-8fe4-287a29b1b9f5.pdf for a map of today’s walk.

Celebrate Recovery
Fridays at 6:00pm at the Senior Center
Join us for this faith-based, 12 step program open to everyone. The program is designed to help with a wide range of issues from stress, divorce, grief, chemical dependency, co-dependency, eating issues, physical/sexual/emotional abuse or any other hurts or habits.

Pub Night at the Orcas Hotel featuring Martin Lund and Gene Neary
November 27th at 6:00pm
Featuring live music with Gene Nery and Martin Lund. No reservations required, seating is first come, first served.

Karaoke at the Lower Tavern
Fridays at 9:30pm
Come sing your heart out!

Rosario Music Concert and Narrative
November 27th & 28th at 4:00pm
Come learn about the history of the Moran mansion through photographs and music with Christopher Peacock.

Live Music at Deer Harbor Inn
November 27th & 28th from 5:00-9:00pm
On Friday it’s flamenco guitar with Farhad Hanjan and Saturday, Live Piano with Ron Meyers. Call 360-376-1040 for reservations or more information.

On Screen at Seaview Theater: Pan
November 27th & 28th at 7:30pm
Rated PG.

On Stage at Orcas Center: The Olga Symphony
November 27th & 28th at 7:30pm
Join Z, Melinda, Gordon, JP, and Anita for this annual holiday tradition with new tunes, old favorites, and well-dressed people having fun making music. Proceeds benefit Orcas Center and other island charities. Tickets are $5.

Orcas Island Farmers Market
November 28th from 10:00am-3:00pm at Oddfellows Hall
Local goods and food at Oddfellows Hall for the winter season!

Holiday Festival of the Arts
November 28th from 10:00am-4:00pm at the Senior Center
It’s time to get festive for one of the major fundraisers of the year! This festival provides substantial funds for senior meals, classes, assistance, and numerous community events. The 2015 Holiday Festival will include a plethora of local art and crafts, silent auction, live music, and exciting raffle! As a bonus, Chimayo’s will be here serving up their famous Burritos and Redemption Salads!

Children’s Christmas Market
November 28th from 11:00am-2:00pm at the Salmonberry School
Come and support children from all over the island as they sell their home-made crafts and goodies at the 3rd annual Christmas Market! All gifts are priced at $5 or less, entry is free.

Kids Storytime at Orcas Island Library
November 28th at 11:00am in the Children’s Room

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.

Live Music at Rosario
November 28th from 6:00-9:00pm
Come listen to the musical stylings of local musician, Gene Neary.

Off-Leash Area Open House & Pet Photos
November 29th from 10:00-3:00pm at the Funhouse
The Orcas Off Leash Association is hosting a festive holiday pet photo event! Participants will have a hard copy glossy photo to take with them, as well as an option to view and download them online. There will also be an open house to display and discuss the new plans for a permanent Orcas Off-Leash Area.

Beers & Brats at Rosario
November 29th from 12:00-9:00pm
“Enjoy Beers & Brats, featuring Happy Hour specials every Sunday in the Moran Lounge. Chalkboard food specials, drink specials and trivia with Peter Vinson at 6:00pm.”

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.

Quiet Evening Service Orcas Community Church
November 29th at 5:00pm
OICC is launching a new weekly 45-minute Vespers service designed for the many people in the church and on the island who are seeking a more contemplative worship experience. These services will include meditation, Scripture reading, communion, and quiet music. The public is welcome to attend this and all community church activities.

Adult Outdoor Soccer
Sundays from 6:30-8:30pm at Buck Park Field 3
Everyone ages 16+ is welcome, this is a free event.

Adult Indoor Volleyball
Wednesday/Sunday from 7:00-9:00pm at the OHS Gym
Ages 16+, drop-in fee is $2.