Orcas Today: Tuesday, August 14th

Orcas Island Chamber Music Festival
August 3rd-18th at the Orcas Center
Join us for the 21st OICMF! Artistic Director Aloysia Friedmann has organized a fantastic lineup of internationally renowned musicians for this series of 10 evening concerts and many daytime events for all ages. Tickets are required for all events and are available online at www.oicmf.org or at the Orcas Center Box Office.

Co-ed Basketball Camp
August 13th-17th from 9:00am-12:00pm at the Old Gym
Ages 12-15, cost is $50. Visit www.orcasparkandrec.org for more information.

Orcas Kiwanis Club Meeting
August 14th from 12:00-1:30pm at the Community Church Annex
Meets regularly every Tuesday, for more information call 360-376-6847.

Orcas Island Food Bank and Luncheon
August 14th from 12:30-2:00pm at 116 Madrona Street
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/

Co-ed Basketball Camp
August 13th-17th from 1:00-4:00pm at the Old Gym
Ages 7-11, cost is $50. Visit www.orcasparkandrec.org for more information.

Hiring a Caregiver Workshop
August 14th from 1:00-2:30pm at the Orcas Senior Center
Join Dennis King, Lahari’s Executive Director, as he discusses how to find and hire caregivers on Orcas. The workshop will include how to interview potential workers, how to perform background and references checks as well as creating a care plan. This workshop is a free event.

Public Meeting: Friends of the Orcas Library Board
August 14th at 3:30pm at the Orcas Library
Meets regularly the second Tuesday of the month.

Public Meeting: The Orcas Hospital District
August 14th from 4:00-6:00pm at the Eastsound Fire Station
Meets regularly on Tuesdays.

Rosario Music Concert and Narrative
Tuesday-Saturday at 4:00pm at the Rosario Mansion
Come learn about the history of the Moran mansion through photographs and music with Christopher Peacock.

Community Acupuncture Clinic
August 14th from 4:30-6:30pm at Orcas Mandala Yoga Studio
Join us for a Community Acupuncture Clinic with Danielle Dyer of Heal~Flow Acupuncture. Treatments will be on a sliding scale from $20-50. No appointment necessary.

Stand Up Paddleboard Racing
Tuesdays/Fridays at 5:30pm at West Beach Resort
Come show off your skills! $8 entry fee, winner receives a free off-season night stay (restrictions apply). Register for the race at the front desk no later than 5:15pm on the day of.

Live Music at Deer Harbor Inn
Tuesday-Thursday from 6:00-9:00pm
Featuring Almost Classical, please call 376-1040 to make dinner reservations.

BMX Riding at Camp Orkila
Tuesdays at 6:30pm
Camp Orkila is hosting free riding at their pro BMX track on Tuesday nights for riders of all ages! Bikes and helmets are available. Long pants, closed toed shoes, long sleeves and parental consent are required.

Drop-In Sports: Outdoor Basketball
Tuesdays from 6:30-8:30pm at Buck Park
Ages 16+, this event is free to the public. Visit www.orcasparkandrec.org for more information.

Open Mic at the Lower Tavern
Tuesdays at 9:00pm
Come enjoy some local talent, or bring your own to showcase!