Orcas Today: Thursday, August 8th

12th Annual Doe Bay Festival
August 7th-11th at Doe Bay Resort
Doe Bay Resort will be closed to the public starting August 7th to kick off Doe Bay Fest 12! The property will be open to ticket holders only, including the Café. The resort will re-open on the 15th. More details are listed at www.doebayfest.com.

Orcas Island Chamber Music Festival
August 2nd-17th at the Orcas Center
Join us for the 22nd OICMF! Artistic Director Aloysia Friedmann has organized a fantastic lineup of internationally renowned musicians for this series of many evening concerts and daytime events for all ages. Tickets are required for all events and are available online at www.orcascenter.org or at the Orcas Center Box Office.

Storytime at the Orcas Library
August 8th at 11:00am in the Children’s Room

OIPRD Class: Ballet 1/2
Thursdays through August 8th from 2:30-3:20pm at the Orcas Center Madrona Room
Ages 7+, enrollment is $72. For more information visit www.orcasparkandrec.org.

OIPRD Class: Open Modern
Thursdays through August 8th from 3:25-4:25pm at the Orcas Center Madrona Room
Ages 10+, enrollment is $84. For more information visit www.orcasparkandrec.org.

Drop-In Pickleball
Tuesday/Thursday from 4:00-6:00pm at the Buck Park Courts
All players are welcome – including newbies, beginner, intermediate and advanced players. We usually have a few spare paddles and balls available for newcomers and visitors. Bring court/tennis shoes and water. For more information, contact orcasislandpickleball@gmail.com.

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.

OIPRD Class: Tap 3 & 4
Thursdays through August 8th from 4:30-5:20pm at Orcas Center
Ages 10+, enrollment is $72. For more information visit www.orcasparkandrec.org.

Orcas Island Food Bank
August 8th from 5:30-6:30pm at 116 Madrona Street, next to the Community Church. For more information visit http://orcasislandfoodbank.org/

Open Mic at Doe Bay Cafe
August 8th Cafe is open 5:00pm-10:00pm, Open Mic Starts at 7:30pm.
Come enjoy local talent and great food on Thursday nights!  For more information or to make reservations please call 360-376-8059 or visit www.doebay.com/activities_calendar

Weekly Bike Ride
Thursdays at 6:30pm at Wildlife Cycles
Ride is approximately 8 mile loop, all are welcome! For more information call 360-376-4708.

Drop-In Sports: Outdoor Pickleball
Monday/Thursday from 6:30-8:30pm at the Buck Park Courts
Ages 16+, free to the public.

Southern Border Discussion
August 8th from 7:00-9:00pm at the Eastsound Fire Station
Join Paul Pineda and Aliza Diepenbrock as they allow us a bird’s eye view into the border crisis from their personal experiences. Our Revolution San Juan County, the Orcas Women’s Coalition, and the Local Immigrant Family Treasury are the sponsors of the evening speakers. This event is free to the public.

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