Hey, its: Monday, June 24

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Orcas Today: Monday, June 24th

Ladies Intermediate Tennis
Monday/Wednesday/Friday from 9:00-11:00am at Buck Park
Free, drop-in, ages 16 and older.

Blues Night at Island Hoppin’ Brewery
Mondays from 5:00-7:00pm
Featuring live music by The Studs.

Orcas Island Public Library Game Night
Mondays from 6:00-9:00pm
Come play your favorites, or learn a new game!  All ages are welcome.

Indoor Pickleball
Monday/Thursday at 7:30-9:30pm in the Old Gym
Monday ages 5+, Thursday ages 16+.  $2 drop in enrollment.

Get out and Hike

Cold Springs Trail – Difficult

4.3 miles. 2058 feet elevation gain. Cold Springs Trail connects the Cascade Lake Day Use Area with Mount Constitution Rd. and is the trail most often used for training by prospective mountaineers. The trail climbs up the west side of the mountain with numerous switchbacks, creeks, and vistas looking out towards East Sound. Start at the trailhead on top of the mountain beside a picnic shelter and head down for an easier route, or commence your hike from the Day Use Area for a rigorous journey that locals use to prep for hiking in the Cascade Mountain Range. This hike can take a few hours going up or down, and several flat promontories are great for snack breaks and picnics. Hikers can travel from the trailhead across Mt. Constitution Rd. to the Little Summit/Mount Constitution trail for further mountaintop adventures. Biking is permitted during the offseason.

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A Bite Of Orcas

Inn at Ship Bay – By Simon

There are times in life when you discover, for any number of reasons, and in any number of ways, that a thing is not actually a thing. Or, perhaps more specifically, a thing is not the thing you thought it was. That is not to say that it is not what it ought to have been, or what you really needed. It is at this point that the devotee of religion expresses thanks to their higher power, the spiritualist thanks the universe, and the rest of us heathens just feel generally appreciative for whatever caused the thing to be more than it was or was supposed to be. Confused yet? Good, me too. Now we can begin. Tucked away on the shores of a bay just outside of…

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