Orcas Today: Tuesday, February 24th

Tax Assistance for Low to Moderate Income Taxpayers
Tuesdays/Fridays By Appointment at the Senior Center
Offered by appointment only on Tuesdays and some Fridays between 9:00am and 4:00pm. This service is provided on a donation basis by Jim Biddick and John Carl and funds raised will be donated to the Senior Center. “This is a tax preparation service only, the tax payer assumes responsibility for all information presented to complete the return and for the accuracy of the return completed with the information provided.” To make an appointment call 360-376-2488, please leave a message with your name and number if you reach our answering machine.

Birth-5 Playgroup at the Funhouse
Tuesdays January 6th-April 14th from 9:00-11:00am
Bring your little ones for some social playtime at the Funhouse, no charge.

EDC Workshop: Business Planning and Financing
February 24th from 9:00am-12:00pm at the Orcas Library
This free workshop is presented by The San Juan County Economic Development Council, participants will gain skills to write business and financial plans. Featuring James McCafferty, of the Economic Development Association of Skagit County, as the guest speaker. Please call 360-378-2906 or email: info@sanjuansedc.org to register.

Painting Class with Terry Johnson
February 24th from 10:00am-1:00pm at the Orcas Center Madrona Room
For more information about classes contact Terry at 360-376-1061 or terry026@centurytel.net

Chess Club at the Funhouse
Tuesdays January 13th-April 14th from 3:30-4:30pm
Enrollment fee is $20, ages 6-16 welcome.

Public Meeting: Eastsound Sewer and Water District
February 24th at 4:30pm at the east side of the Airport, Cessna Lane
Meets the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month.

Gathering of Light
Tuesdays 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

Drop-in Soccer at Buck Park
Tuesdays/Wednesdays/Saturdays
Tuesdays/Wednesdays at 3:30pm, Saturdays from 9:00-10:15am. Ages 16 and up, no entry fee.

Orcas Island Aerial Silks Class
February 24th from 3:30-7:30pm at the Orcas Center
Ages 5 to adult, classes are arranged by age and run approximately one hour. Please contact Maria for details or to sign up at 360-376-6601 or maria_anna7@yahoo.com

Youth Basketball Fundamentals
Tuesdays/Thursdays February 24th-April 16th at the K-8 Gym
Girls 3:30–4:30pm, Boys 4:45–5:45pm. Ages 10-12, enrollment is $25.

Parks and Rec Boys SWISH League
5th/6th Grade Monday/Wednesday/Thursday from 5:30-7:00pm at the OHS Old Gym
7th/8th Grade Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday from 6:00-7:30pm at the OHS New Gym
Practice times vary, $90 enrollment fee. Please call 360-376-PARK for more information.

Drop-in Basketball
Tuesdays from 7:30-9:30pm at the Orcas Middle School Gym
Ages 16 and up, admission is $2 per night OR $35 for a 20 pass punch card and everyone is welcome!

Orcas Island Food Bank and Luncheon
February 24th from 12:30-2:00pm at 116 Madrona Street, next to the Community Church
Free lunch is served in the Fellowship Hall of the Orcas Island Community Church from 12:00-1:30pm. For more information visit http://orcasislandfoodbank.org/

Orcas Kiwanis Club Meeting
February 24th from 12:00-1:30pm at the Fireside Room at the Orcas Island Community Church
Meets regularly every Tuesday, for more information call 360-376-6847

Rosario Music Concert and Narrative
February 24th at 4:00pm
Come learn about the history of the Moran mansion through photographs and music with Christopher Peacock!

Orcas Island Wrestling Club
Tuesdays/Thursdays from 5:00-7:00pm at Camp Orkila
Co-ed wrestling club, drop-ins are welcome! Ages 5-18, $80 enrollment fee–scholarships are available! Please contact Jason Dean for more information at 360-388-8624 or 360-376-2816.