Orcas Today: Thursday, December 24th

Epic Abs with Marcelo
Tuesdays/Thursdays at 8:30am at Orcas Athletics
Join us for this energetic class targeting your abdominal muscles, increasing intensity throughout the 30 minute session. Classes are free for gym members, non-member pricing is $7 single class, $15 for three classes or $45 for 10 classes. For more information call 360-376-6361.

Power Flow Yoga at Orcas Athletics
Tuesdays/Thursdays at 9:00am
This is a Vinyasa based Hatha Yoga class incorporating over 100 yoga poses. 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.

Zumba by Orcas Dance Fitness
Thursdays at 9:00am at Orcas Athletics
Join instructor Alyson Stephens in a workout that feels like a celebration! For more information call 360-376-5868 or email zumbaorcas@yahoo.com.

Children’s Reading at Benson Hall
December 24th at 3:00pm
Join us for this holiday tradition, Howard Barbour will read the Dylan Thomas classic, “A Child’s Christmas in Wales.” Please bring cookies to share after the story.

Rosario Music Concert and Narrative
December 24th at 4:00pm
Come learn about the history of the Moran mansion through photographs and music with Christopher Peacock!

Orcas Island Food Bank
December 24th from 5:30-6:30pm at 116 Madrona Street, next to the Community Church
For more information visit http://orcasislandfoodbank.org/

Christmas Eve Candlelight Service
December 24th at 6:00pm at the Orcas Island Community Church
Join us in a festive celebration of Christmas eve with this quiet candlelight service.

Cold Weather Shelter
December 23rd-25th at 6:00pm
The weather forecast has us expecting lower temperatures, so the churches have come together to offer an alternative to those in need of a place to sleep. Guests will be accommodated in the basement of the Orcas Island Community Church, with a the Episcopal Church’s Benson Hall as back-up. These spaces are open for overnight stays and will be staffed by volunteers from various congregations. Guests should plan to arrive between 6:00 and 9:00pm for sign-in, sleeping pads and blankets will be provided, as well as a hot oatmeal breakfast in the morning before the doors close at 8:30am.