Orcas Today: May 11th-13th

Kindergarten Registration
May 11th from 9:00am-4:30pm
It’s that time of year–join us at the Orcas Island Elementary School Kindergarten Screening. Feel free to bring your questions for our school staff members! Please contact our Office Manager, Roann Mietzner at rmeitzner@orcas.k12.wa.us or by calling 360-376-2286 to reserve your spot.

Ladies Tennis
Monday/Wednesday/Friday from 11:30am-1:30pm at the Buck Park Courts
This event is free and open to ladies ages 18 and up.

OIPRD Spring Soccer League
Monday/Wednesday/Friday from 3:30-4:30pm at Buck Park
Ages 8-13, cost is $80. For more information or to register visit www.orcasparkandrec.org.

Public Meeting: Rotary Club
May 11th from 4:30-5:30pm at the Eastsound Fire Station
Meets regularly on Fridays.

Washington State Poet Laureate Visit
May 11th & 12th at the Orcas Library
Join us as we welcome our new Washington State Poet Laureate, Claudia Castro Luna, to lead three free events.
Conversation & Poetry – May 11th at 6:00pm – Join us for poetry, conversation and refreshments.
Poetry Workshop – May 12th at 10:00 am – This is a generative workshop where participants will explore sentiment and meaning emanating from the simple objects they interact with. No previous poetry writing experience necessary. Registration required, sign-up at the library desk or call by phone.
Para conversación y poesía – May 12th at 4:00pm – This event will be conducted in Spanish. With her amazing background as an immigrant from El Salvador, Claudia Castro Luna discusses
her journey and poetry in an intimate setting

Deer Harbor Community Potluck
May 11th at 6:30pm at the Deer Harbor Community Club
Come join us for this monthly potluck! Bring a dish to share, a place setting and a beverage.

On Screen at Seaview Theater: Rampage
May 11th & 12th at 8:00pm
Rated PG-13.

13th Annual PlayFest
May 11th-13th at 7:30pm at the Orcas Grange
This year’s lineup features seven plays written by Orcas playwrights! Tickets can be purchased at the door and at Darvill’s Bookstore.

Karaoke at the Lower Tavern
Fridays at 9:30pm
Come sing your heart out!

Open Intermediate Tennis
Wednesdays/Saturdays at the Buck Park Tennis Courts
Wednesdays from 3:00-6:00pm, Saturdays from 8:30-11:00am. This is a free event. For more information visit www.oiprd.org.

Orcas Island Farmers Market
May 12th from 10:00am-3:00pm at the Village Green
Join us for the first outdoor market of the season! Local goods, food and fun at the Orcas Village Green!

Eastsound Art Walk
May 12th from 11:00-2:00pm
Come stroll the streets of Eastsound and enjoy some of the most beautiful art, crafts and artifacts Orcas Island has to offer. Maps are available at the Chamber office and participating businesses.

OIPRD Class: Soccer Fundamentals
Saturdays/Sundays from 12:30-2:00pm at Buck Park
Ages 13-17, cost is $70 per month. For more information visit www.orcasparkandrec.org.

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

Olga Potluck
May 12th at 5:30pm at the Olga Community Center
Social hour begins at 5:30pm, followed by dinner at 6:00pm. Please bring your place setting and one or two dishes to share, if you’re able.

Live Music at Rosario
May 12th from 6:00-9:00pm at the Moran Lounge
Featuring Gene Neary.

Babysitting Night
May 12th from 6:00-10:00pm at the Orcas School Cafeteria
Hosted by Key Club, a high school service and community club, there will be games, crafting and possibly a movie too. Snacks will also be available. Cost is $20 for one child or $35 per family for 4 hours.
Pick up and drop off is any time between 6:00 and 10:00pm, RSVPs are appreciated. All babysitters have either 3+ years of experience or have taken the Camp Orkila babysitting training and adult chaperones will be present. Please contact Emma Thoron at 360-622-9175 with any questions or to RSVP.

Drop-In Sports: Pickleball
Wednesdays/Sundays from 10:00am-12:00pm at the Old Gym
All ages, $2 drop-in fee. For more information visit www.orcasparkandrec.org.

Mother’s Day Brunch Buffet
May 13th from 10:00am-2:00pm at Rosario Resort
$50 for ages 13+, $25 for ages 6-12 and free for ages 5 and under.

Drop-In Sports: Family Basketball
Wednesdays/Sundays from 12:30-2:00pm at the Old Gym
All ages, $2 drop-in fee. For more information visit www.orcasparkandrec.org.

May 13th at 1:00pm at Wildlife Cycles
CycloFemme is a global celebration of Women created to honor the past, celebrate the present and empower the future of women everywhere. Come ride with us!

On Stage at Oddfellows Hall: New Old Time Chautauqua
May 13th at 1:30pm
The biggest and funniest family show returns to Orcas! All proceeds benefit the 2018 NOTC Washington State Parks Tour. Tickets are available at Darvill’s Books or or online at orcasjugglersball.brownpapertickets.com.

Drop-In Sports: 4v4 Futsal
Wednesdays/Sundays from 2:15-3:45pm at the Old Gym
All ages, $2 drop-in fee. For more information visit www.orcasparkandrec.org.

Live Music at Rosario
Thursdays/Sundays at 6:00pm in the Moran Lounge
Listen to the musical stylings of Martin Lund while sipping craft cocktails in the Rosario lounge.

Drop-In Sports: Adult Indoor Volleyball
Wednesdays/Sundays from 7:30-9:30pm at the Old Gym
Ages 16+, $2 drop-in fee. For more information visit www.orcasparkandrec.org.

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