Orcas Today: September 4th-6th

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.

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
September 4th from 11:00am-12:00pm
Bring your kids in for story time with Jude–and why not enjoy a coffee while you’re here!

Class Series: An Intro to Islam
Fridays September 4th-December 4th at 12:00pm at the Emmanuel Parish Hall
You’re invited to come explore this twelve-session introductory series on Islam. Each class will begin by watching a video presentation by Prof John Esposito, Ph.D. from Georgetown University followed by a group discussion. This event series is free and open the public, registration can be done at the Parish Hall.

Pokemon Club
September 4th 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
September 4th from 5:00-9:00pm at the Funhouse Commons
7th-12th graders are welcome to join the regular game group every Friday!

Teen Night at the Funhouse
September 4th 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.

Pub Night at the Orcas Hotel featuring Martin Lund and Gene Neary
September 4th at 6:00pm
Featuring live music with Gene Nery and Martin Lund. No reservations required, seating is first come, first served.

Thrive Fundraiser at Random Howse
September 4th at 8:00pm
Featuring Threshold Ensemble Playback Theater Improv. Dinner service begins at 6:00pm, followed by the show at 8:30pm. Following the show will be dancing.

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

Martin Lund’s Orcas Island Jazz Festival
September 4th-6th at Orcas Center
Featuring “Pearl Django, Seattle’s Gypsy Jazz favorites on Friday evening. They will be joined by Gail Pettis, voted Best Jazz Vocalist in the Northwest by the Earshot Jazz Festival, as well as Martin himself, and the Orcas PlayBoys. Saturday and Sunday will be two different concerts featuring two great singers: Gail Pettis and Brazilian chanteuse and international singing star, Paula Santoro. Also, before the show on Saturday and Sunday, Jovino will be giving a half hour pre-concert talk about Brazilian jazz from 6:45-7:15pm. Jazz Pass $75, $40 students, $28 Adults, $5 students, all Saturday and Sunday tickets include the pre-show talk.

Rosario Music Concert and Narrative
September 4th & 5th 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
September 4th & 5th 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: Mission Impossible – Rogue Nation
September 4th-6th at 8:00pm
Rated PG-13, starring Tom Cruise.

Historic L.H. Wheeler Lime Kiln Interpretive Walk
September 5th from 9:30am-12:30pm at the President Channel Preserve
Orcas Preserve Steward Ruthie Dougherty and Historian Boyd Pratt are leading this field trip to the L.H. Wheeler lime kiln ruins on the President Channel Preserve. The tour will be an opportunity to explore the natural and social history of this isolated site. The group will meet at south Turtleback Mountain Preserve parking area, located off Wild Rose Lane. Please be sure to bring water and a snack and be prepared to walk the 1.7 miles total on rocky terrain. This event is presented by San Juan County Land Bank and is free to the public, please RSVP to Tanja Williamson at (360) 370-7655 or email tanjaw@rockisland.com.

Orcas Historical Museum Auction
September 5th from 10:00am-3:00pm at the Village Green
Come bid on local goods and services in the silent auction, followed by fine antiques and many more exciting things in the live auction beginning at 12:00pm!

Orcas Island Farmers Market
September 5th from 10:00am-3:00pm
The market is back–local goods and food at the Village Green!

Kids Storytime at Orcas Island Library
September 5th at 11:00am in the Children’s Room

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

Live Music at Rosario
September 5th from 6:00-9:00pm
Come listen to the musical stylings of local musician, Gene Neary.

Steve Braun Memorial Triathlon
September 6th Registration at 7:30am, 9:00am Start Time at Moran State Park
Join us for the annual Steve Braun Memorial Triathlon, sponsored by Friends of Moran. All proceeds from the event directly benefit Moran State Park projects such as the Summit Learning Center and educational outreach. The race will begin at the Moran State Park Day use area and will consist of a 1/2 mile swim in beautiful Cascade Lake, 15-mile bike ride and a 3.5 mile beautiful trail run around Cascade Lake. Registration for any and all events will begin at 7:30am the morning of the race and the day-use area.

Big Bash BBQ
September 6th from 12:00-3:00pm at the Village Green
Join us for the annual end of summer feast hosted by the Chamber of Commerce! Tickets are $15 for adults, and $10 for children. Enjoy the very best barbecue, courtesy of the Orcas Village Store, complete with berry tarts and ice cream! Island Hoppin’ will host a refreshing beer garden, as well! Tickets can be purchased at the Chamber of Commerce Office.

Beers & Brats at Rosario
September 6th from 12:00-9:00pm
“Enjoy Beers & Brats, featuring Happy Hour specials every Sunday in the Moran Lounge. Chalkboard food specials, drink specials and trivia with Peter Vinson at 6:00pm.”

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.

Red Rabbit Farm Dinner Series
Sundays/Thursdays at 6:00pm
As always, these dinners feature the great cooking of Chef Christina. Dinner begins at 6:00pm, and is BYOB (Bring your own bottle.) Tickets are $75, please make your reservations at redrabbitfarm@rockisland.com or call 360-376-3208.

Adult Outdoor Soccer
Sundays from 6:30-8:30pm at Buck Park Field 3
Everyone ages 16+ is welcome, this is a free event.