Orcas Today: Thursday, October 10th

Orcas Island Film Festival
October 10th-14th at various venues and times
The Orcas Island Film Festival will feature a selection of critically acclaimed films and audience favorites fresh from their debut at the world’s greatest film festivals.  This festival provides an intimate and arts-rich setting in which these films can be seen before their official theatrical release. For a list of films, festival events schedule and locations, or to purchase tickets visit www.orcasfilmfest.com.

Medicare Presentation
October 10th at 10:00am at the Orcas Library
Kaiser has sent letters to its Medicare Advantage plan members telling them that their plans will not be available in 2020. Premera will be offering two plans to island residents enrolled in Medicare. In addition, anyone who is currently enrolled with a Kaiser Advantage plan has the option to move into a Medicare Supplement plan and will be guaranteed eligibility because Kaiser is leaving. SHIBA volunteers are ready to help island residents navigate the changes.

Storytime at the Orcas Library
October 10th at 11:00am in the Children’s Room

AARP Safe Driving Course for Seniors
October 10th from 12:00-5:00pm & October 11th from 12:00-3:00pm
Maddie Rose, the regional coordinator for AARP Safe Driving Course will present a research-based two-part driving class with proven strategies to keep seniors safe behind the wheel. Please call 360-376-2677 to sign up for the course or stop by the Senior Center front desk.

OIPRD Class: Ballet 6th-12th
Thursdays through October 17th from 3:25-4:40pm at the Orcas Center Dance Studio
Ages 11+, enrollment is $96. For more information visit www.orcasparkandrec.org.

OIPRD Youth Soccer
Tuesday/Thursday from 3:30-5:00pm at Buck Park
Grades 2-6, cost is $70. Saturday morning games. Visit www.orcasparkandrec.org for more information.

OIPRD Pre-K Soccer
Tuesday/Thursday through October 24th from 3:30-4:30pm at Buck Park
Ages 3-5, cost is $40. Visit www.orcasparkandrec.org for more information.

Public Meeting: Orcas Island Park & Recreation District
October 10th at 4:00pm at the Eastsound Fire Station
Meets regularly the second Thursday of the month.

Public Meeting: Port of Orcas Commissioners
October 10th at 4:30pm at the Airport Conference Room

OIPRD Class: Pointe
Thursdays through October 17th from 4:45-5:15pm at the Orcas Center Dance Studio
Instructor permission required, enrollment is $48. For more information visit www.orcasparkandrec.org.

OIPRD Class: Modern 2nd-5th
Thursdays through October 17th from 5:20-6:10pm at the Orcas Center Dance Studio
Ages 7+, enrollment is $72. For more information visit www.orcasparkandrec.org.

Orcas Island Food Bank
October 10th from 5:30-6:30pm at 116 Madrona Street, next to the Community Church. For more information visit http://orcasislandfoodbank.org/

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.

Open Mic at Doe Bay Cafe
October 10th 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.

Drop-In Sports: Indoor Pickleball
Thursdays 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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