Orcas Today: February 26th-28th

Tax Help at the Orcas Senior Center
Fridays February 12th-April 15th from 9:00am-4:00pm
This service is offered by Jim Biddick and John Carl, and is available to those who are low or moderate income taxpayers. This program is not associated with the IRS TaxAide program and is not a for profit program. The taxpayer will be responsibile for all information provided and for the completeness and correctness of the tax return. Returns must be filed by mail. The service is free, but a donation of $5 is appreciated to cover program costs. All donations will benefit the Senior Center.

Ladies Intermediate Tennis
Monday/Wednesday/Friday from 9:30-11:00am at the Buck Park Courts
This event is free and open to ladies ages 18 and up.

Children’s Story Hour at Darvill’s Bookstore
February 26th from 11:00am-12:00pm
Bring your kids in for story time with Jude–and why not enjoy a coffee while you’re here!

Intro to Music Room and Basic Recording
Fridays February 5th-April 8th from 3:00-4:30pm at the Funhouse Commons
Enrollment is free to Funhouse members and $60 for non-members. Preregistration is required.

Pokemon Club
February 26th from 3:30-5:00pm at The Funhouse Art Yurt
Ages 6-10, enrollment is $10 plus cost of personal supplies. Come learn to play and master the popular card game!

Magic Trading Card Game
February 26th from 5:00-9:00pm at the Funhouse Commons
7th-12th graders are welcome to join the regular game group every Friday!

Celebrate Recovery
Fridays at 6:00pm at the Senior Center
Join us for this faith-based, 12 step program open to everyone. The program is designed to help with a wide range of issues from stress, divorce, grief, chemical dependency, co-dependency, eating issues, physical/sexual/emotional abuse or any other hurts or habits.

Teen Night at the Funhouse
February 26th from 6:00-10:00pm
“Join us every Friday for a variety of activities, food, music, arts, mentors, and hanging out with inspiring people.” 7th-12th grade welcome.

Get Real Group
February 26th at 7:30pm at the Funhouse Commons
Join Beth Jenson as she kicks off this new group designed to facilitate real talk for students in 7th-9th grade.

Live Music at Doe Bay Cafe
February 26th from 7:30-9:00pm
Featuring Bradford Loomis!  Reservations are recommended, 360-376-8059.

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

Rosario Music Concert and Narrative
February 26th & 27th at 4:00pm
Come learn about the history of the Moran mansion through photographs and music with Christopher Peacock.

Live Music at Deer Harbor Inn
February 26th & 27th from 5:00-9:00pm
On Friday it’s flamenco guitar with Farhad Hanjan and Saturday, Live Piano with Ron Meyers. Call 360-376-1040 for reservations or more information.

On Screen at Seaview Theater: Star Wars – The Force Awakens
February 26th-28th at 5:00pm & 8:00pm
Join us for one of the SIX SHOWINGS of the newest piece of the Star Wars saga! A costume gala will be held at the 8:00pm showings, featuring prizes! Starring Starring Adam Driver, Daisy Ridley & Harrison Ford. Rated PG-13.

On Stage at the Grange: The Actors Theater of Orcas Island
February 26th & 27th at 7:30pm
Join us for “Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike!” Tickets are $10 and are available at Darvills Book Store online and at the door. This play may be unsuitable for younger children.

Drop-in Sports: Junior Basketball
Saturdays from 10:00-11:30am at the Old Gym
Ages 7-12, $2 per day drop in fee.

End-of-Winter & Pretty-Much-Spring-Already Book Sale
February 27th from 10:00am-2:00pm at the Public School Cafeteria
Hosted by the Library Friends, come collect some new additions for your home library! Donations of gently loved books are always welcome. Want to volunteer? Extra hands are always needed, especially those with iPads to help expedite credit card sales. Email OrcasLibraryFriends@gmail.com for more information.

Orcas Island Farmers Market
February 27th from 10:00am-3:00pm at Oddfellows Hall
Local goods and food at Oddfellows Hall for the winter season!

Kids Storytime at Orcas Island Library
February 27th at 11:00am in the Children’s Room

Live Music at Rosario
February 27th from 6:00-9:00pm
Come listen to the musical stylings of local musician, Gene Neary.

Sail Orcas Fundraiser
February 27th at 7:00pm at the Westsound Community Hall
Featuring photographer Mike Powell, discussing his sailing trip around Cape Horn to Antarctica and Patagonia! Donations will be accepted at the door.

On Stage at Orcas Center: Open Mic
February 27th at 7:30pm
Join us as Gordon and Anita host the second Orcas Center Main Stage Open Mic! Brush up your talents, whatever they may be! No pre-recorded music please, just you, your talent, our mic (maximum 3 songs or 10 minutes.) Entrance by donation.

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

Bernie Sanders Gathering
February 28th at 3:00pm at Oddfellows Hall
Hosted by supporters of Bernie Sanders’ presidential campaign, the focus of this free event will be: “Who Is Bernie Sanders and Why is He Running for President?”

Drop Out Poetry & Open Mic
February 28th from 6:00-8:30pm at Mia’s
Featuring Portland artist Rose Swartz, sharing her most recent letterpress chapbook, “Panhandle.” Swartz will be joined by another Drop Out writer, Chelsea Werner-Jatzke of Seattle. Our featured poets will be followed by a “five-minute mic.” Everyone is welcome to read their own original creative writing with a five-minute courtesy limit. This event is free to the public.

Adult Indoor Volleyball
Wednesday/Sunday from 7:00-9:00pm at the OHS Gym
Ages 16+, drop-in fee is $2.