Today On Orcas Island

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

Kathy’s Ukulele Kanikapila
Fridays from 10:30am-12:30pm at the Orcas Senior Center
Join the Kanikipila, Hawaiian for “play music,” led by Kathy Collister, The first half hour will be a lesson or two and then everyone will have the opportunity to play. Adults of all ages with all levels of ukulele expertise are welcome, but as per Kathy’s request, please be prepared to show your vaccination card at your first session. Masks and distancing are required at OSC.  Adults of all ages welcome. For inquiries, please contact Kathy at kcollister15@gmail.com.

Music Series at Wild Island
August 5th at 5:00pm & 6th at 12:30pm
Welcoming Kareem Kandi, Greg Feingold and Stefan Schatz for this week. Hard-swinging Bebop is landing on our stage.


Orcas Island Chamber Music Festival Concert
August 5th at 5:30pm at The Village Green
Time for Three, with guests Sempre Sisters, will be playing their usual fun and exciting genre-crossing music on the Village Green in Eastsound. This free concert is dedicated to all who work so hard and contribute so much to life on Orcas Island! Visit www.oicmf.org for more information.

On Stage at The Grange: Whither the Wind Blows

August 4-6th & 11-13th at 7:30pm
The Actors Theater of Orcas Island will present the world premier of Whither the Wind Blows, for two weekends at the Orcas Grange. The play, written by Rick Gossett, from Skagit Valley, is directed by Tom Fiscus. The play will follow a special concert of Hebridean and Celtic music beginning at 7:30pm performed by a group of local musicians, led by Dave Zoeller. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased at Darvill’s Bookstore, online at orcasactors.org or at the door.


On Screen at Seaview Theater: Thor: Love and Thunder

August 5th & 6th at 7:30 pm
Rated PG-13.

Pancake Breakfast at the Orcas Firehall
August 6th from 7:00-11:00am
Come enjoy a pancake breakfast, sponsored by the Orcas Island Volunteer Firefighters & EMT Association.

Orcas Island Fly-In

August 6th at the Orcas Island Airport
Planes begin arriving on Friday, drop by on Saturday to check out the planes and chat with the pilots!
Adult Intermediate Tennis

Saturdays from 8:00am-12:00pm at Buck Park
Free, ages 18 and older.


Antique Car Show

August 6th from 10:00am-3:00pm at the Airport Park
All donations go to the Food Bank.


Orcas Island Farmers Market

Saturdays 10:00am-2:00pm at The Village Green
Featuring Tre Voci String Trio from 11:00am-1:00pm. Come explore lots of local produce, plant starts, artisan crafts, flowers, delicious food, and many more goodies every Saturday.

Junior Ranger Series: Nature Illustration
August 6th at 11:00am at the Cascade Day Use Area
Did you know that drawing trees, birds, and bugs is an important scientific career? So is describing them in writing! Join Interpretive Specialist Hobbes at the intersection of Art and Science to learn the ins-and-outs of Nature Illustration and Writing!


Batu’s Soccer Clinic

July 30th-August 24th at Buck Park
Saturdays from 12:30-2:00pm, Monday/Wednesday from 4:30-6:00pm.  Ages 11-15, enrollment is $200.  Visit www.orcasparkandrec.org for more information.

Walk & Talk Series: Plant ID & Foraging
August 6th at 1:00pm at the Cascade Lake South Beach

Can you identify the plants and trees of Moran State Park? What about which flora you can eat? Join Park Naturalist Molly Anne on a plant ID hike to learn about the common and edible plants of Orcas Island.

Orcas Island Chamber Music Festival Concerts
August 6th at 7:30pm & 7th at 5:30pm
Featuring A Night at the Opera.  Both shows are available live, with the August 7th show also available via livestream.  Tickets can be purchased online at www.orcascenter.org.

Selah Service at Orcas Island Community Church
August 7th at 5:00pm
You are invited to join musician Jeff Johnson as he leads a contemplative worship service in the Orcas Island Community Church sanctuary on August 7th. The service includes music, readings, and silent prayer. He will be joined by guest musicians Emy and Lisa Carter.

Adult Co-ed Softball
Sundays from 5:30-7:30pm at Buck Park
Free, ages 16 and older.

Battle of the Bands 2022: Showdown at Seaview
August 7th at 6:00pm
The Sea View Theatre is bringing 10 local musical acts to compete for a variety of awards, issued by our legendary panel of judges. Come get your tickets now at http://www.seaview.simpletix.com At the Battle of the Bands, we love and adore our pets, and so there will be an opportunity to donate to the Orcas Animal Protection Society at the event itself, so be sure to bring some dollars for these furry critters!

Kique’s Magic Jukebox
Sundays from 6:30-10:00pm at The Barnacle
Choose-your-own-adventure-style concert with Pedro Lopez and Kellen Comrie. If you haven’t caught this fun musical night don’t miss out. Pick from the magic menu of songs, answer the question of the day, deposit your slip, and watch the music come to life!

Adult Soccer
Sundays from 6:00-8:00pm at Buck Park
Free, ages 16 and older.

Adult Volleyball
Wednesday/Sunday from 7:30-9:30pm at Buck Park
Free, ages 16 and older.

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Local Representatives
District 1: Christine Minney Website
District 2: Cindy Wolf Website
District 3: Jamie Stephens Website
State Representatives
Debra Lekanoff (40th Rep. #1) Website
Alex Ramel (40th Rep. #2) Website
Liz Lovelett (40th Sen.) Website
Federal Representatives
Rick Larsen (2nd Rep.) Website
Maria Cantwell (US Sen.) Website
Patty Murray (US Sen.) Website
City & Community Services
County Contacts
County Clerk (360) 378-2163
San Juan County District Court (360) 378-4017
San Juan County Sheriff’s Office (360) 378-4151
Libraries
Orcas Island Public Library (360) 376-4985
OISD Library (360) 376-1514
Orcas Public Schools
Orcas Island School District (360) 376-2284
Community
Senior Center (360) 376-2677
Orcas Island Chamber of Commerce (360) 376-2273
Emergency Services
Orcas Island Fire Dept (360) 376-2331
Media
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