Orcas Today: Wednesday, December 23rd

Yoga with Patsy Stephens
Mondays and Wednesdays from 8:30-10:00am at the Orcas Center Madrona Room
Patsy Stephens is certified in Iyengar Yoga, please call in advance before attending your first class at 360-376-2599.

Introduction to Pilates Workshop
Wednesdays/Fridays at 9:00am at Center Works Studio (The front of the Athletic Center Building)
Joins us for one of our gateway classes to the studio! Strengthen, tone, improve your balance and flexibility! The workshop is designed around beginning mat work with a discussion about the history of the craft. Over the course of the workshop we will move to more intermediate mat work and props, and well as introducing work on two pieces of apparatus-the tower and the reformer. After completing the workshop you are welcome to join any class offered by the studio! Enrollment for the 7 week program is $168.00 plus tax, for more information or to register call 360-376-3659.

Zumba by Orcas Dance Fitness
Wednesdays at 9:30am at Oddfellows Hall
Join instructor Alyson Stephens in a workout that feels like a celebration! For more information call 360-376-5868 or email zumbaorcas@yahoo.com.

Rosario Music Concert and Narrative
December 23rd at 4:00pm
Come learn about the history of the Moran mansion through photographs and music with Christopher Peacock!

Cold Weather Shelter
December 23rd-25th at 6:00pm
The weather forecast has us expecting lower temperatures, so the churches have come together to offer an alternative to those in need of a place to sleep. Guests will be accommodated in the basement of the Orcas Island Community Church, with a the Episcopal Church’s Benson Hall as back-up. These spaces are open for overnight stays and will be staffed by volunteers from various congregations. Guests should plan to arrive between 6:00 and 9:00pm for sign-in, sleeping pads and blankets will be provided, as well as a hot oatmeal breakfast in the morning before the doors close at 8:30am.

Gathering of Light
Wednesdays at 6:30pm at 128 Scenic Lane (Near Bartwood Lodge)
“Join us for a weekly gathering of exploring knowledge and techniques for deep awakening. We will learn ancient, and potent meditation techniques, and supporting knowledge that can allow you to experience what you are truly capable of.” For more information email kaivallha@yahoo.com or call 360-317-5332

Open Mic at Random Howse
Wednesdays at 8:00pm
Come listen to some local talent, or show us yours! Open mic is hosted by Vocalist Debbie Neigher, small bites and full bar are available.