Orcas Today: Monday, March 9th

Public Meeting: Orcas Island Public Library Board
March 9th at 8:30am at the Port of Orcas Conference Room
Usually meets the second Tuesday of every month, for February and March will meet the second Monday.

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.

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

Boys Choir
Mondays January 5th-April 13th from 3:15-4:00pm at the Orcas School Band Room
Ages 6-12, 10 week session includes professional music training and end of session concert. $60 enrollment fee, register and find more information at www.oiprd.org or call 360-376-7275.

Advanced Running Club
Mondays/Thursdays March 9th-June 18th from 3:30-5:00pm
Enrollment is $50, ages 12-18. For more information visit www.oiprd.org.

Mostly Modern Dance Classes at Orcas Center
Mondays from 5:30-7:00pm
Join us for Kara O’Toole’s Mostly Modern Dance Class, designed for intermediate and advanced adult and teen dancers! “This 10-week series will act as a dance/choreography session that will ultimately feed into the upcoming Across the Universe musical benefit concert. Dancers will perform on Center Stage all four nights of the performance along with a huge cast of local singers and a live band. Performance dates are: May 8, 9, 15, 16. Cost is $90 for entire series.” If you are interested, show up on February 23rd or contact Kara at 360-376-2281, ex. 3.

Joyful Earth Choir with Mila Redwood
March 9th from 6:00-7:30pm at Orcas Mandala Yoga Studio
With special guest, Lawrence Cole. Join us for Joyful Earth, “a non-auditioned community choir on Orcas Island. Together, Laurence and Mila will lead the group in a lively evening of easy-to-learn songs that nourish the soul and enliven the spirit. Come and add your beautiful voices and hearts into the mix. All are welcome, no singing experience required.” Suggested donation is $10, for more information visit www.joyfulearthchoir.com.

Pioneer Kids Club at the Orcas Island Community Church
Mondays from 6:00-7:20pm
“The Monday night club meetings will be organized into Scooters (ages 4-6); Voyagers (first and second graders); Pathfinders (third and fourth graders); and Trailblazers (fifth and sixth graders). Teams of two adults will lead groups of kids in skill-building activities like crafts, baking, music, drama and more as well as Bible exploration, games, Bible memory and prayer.
Parents can register by phone or at the church office, open Tuesday through Friday from 10:00am to 2:00pm. A registration fee of $15 helps to cover materials and supplies, and scholarships are available as needed. Pioneer Clubs will run this winter thru May.”  For more information call Kelly Carpenter at 360-376-4038 or email kcarpenter15@outlook.com. We welcome parent volunteers, come get involved!

Mad Scientist Program
Mondays January 5th-April 13th from 3:30-4:30pm at the Funhouse Yurt
Join us for another season of chemistry and experiments for kids ages 6-12! Drop-in fee is $5, free for Funhouse Kids, for more information visit www.oiprd.org or call 360-376-7275.

PeeWee Gym Games
Mondays/Wednesdays February 23rd-April 15th at the K-8 Gym
Girls 3:30–4:30pm, Boys 4:45–5:45pm ages 6-9. Enrollment is $25.

Homework Club at the Funhouse
Monday-Thursday from 4:30-5:00pm
Come get help with those tough assignments and get in the running to win cool prizes, 1st-6th grade welcome.

Open Gym: Pickleball
March 9th from 7:30-9:30pm at the OHS Gym
$2 drop-in fee, punch cards available for purchase. For more information email Marcia at marciaw@oiprd.org, or call 360-376-7275.

Early Kids MMA/Karate
Mondays/Wednesdays/Fridays 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
March 9th at 4:00pm
Come learn about the history of the Moran mansion through photographs and music with Christopher Peacock!

Weight Watchers Meeting
March 9th at 5:30pm at the Funhouse Commons
After two years of meeting on Saturdays, Weight Watchers has moved to Monday evenings! Weigh in is at 5:30pm followed by the meeting at 6:00pm.