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Loons at Deception Pass Field Trip

In the winter, Red-throated Loons gather in great numbers to feed in Deception Pass at the turn of the tide. Sarah Schmidt and Joe Sheldon are the trip leaders for this Whidbey Audubon hosted field trip. Meet at 9 a.m. at the north end of the West Beach parking lot in Deception Pass State Park. Carpools leave from the Coupeville Transit Station at 8 a.m. and Windjammer Park on South Beeksma Drive in Oak Harbor at 8:30 a.m. All drivers must have a Discover Pass. Dress for the weather and in layers. If you have them, bring binoculars or spotting scope. Category: Outdoor. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $0. Contact Name: Sarah Schmidt. Contact Email: 4bats@ixoreus.com. Contact Phone: 360-678-8396. Events Newsletter: Yes. Tuesday, January 27, 2015, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. West Beach parking lot in Deception Pass State Park, north end. For more info visit www.whidbeyaudubon.org.

Ready Readers: Toddler Storytime

Jump and bounce into a magical world of stories, music, and movements that nurture the desire to read in toddlers. Playtime or craft may follow. For ages 24 months to 3 years. Caregiver required. Category: Family. Audience: Kids. Dads. Moms. Families. Cost: Free. Tuesday, January 27, 2015, 9:30 AM – 10:15 AM. Oak Harbor Library, Meeting Room 1000 SE Regatta Dr Oak Harbor, WA 98277.

Ready Readers: Toddler Storytime

Jump and bounce into a magical world of stories, music, and movements that nurture the desire to read in toddlers. Playtime or craft may follow. For ages 24 months to 3 years. Caregiver required. Category: Family. Audience: Kids. Dads. Moms. Families. Cost: Free. Tuesday, January 27, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. Oak Harbor Library, Meeting Room 1000 SE Regatta Dr Oak Harbor, WA 98277.

Living with Loss Grief Class

This five week seminar is designed to help you work through the normal and needed process of grief that follows the death of a loved one. Category: Classes & Lectures. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Rev. Dave Bieniek. Contact Email: bienid@whidbeygen.org. Contact Phone: 360-678-7605. Tuesday, January 27, 2015, 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM. Whidbey General Hospital Conference Room.

Join Garry Oak Gallery

Calling all artists who are would like to find a wider audience for their work- Garry Oak Gallery now has three openings for new artists. Sell your work in a professional environment as a part of a welcoming creative community. We have spaces for both two-dimensional and three-dimensional artists. Visit the gallery for more information. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Clovy Tsuchiya. Contact Email: clovytpottery@gmail.com. Tuesday, January 27, 2015, 6:00 PM. 830 SE Pioneer Way, Oak Harbor, WA 98277. For more info visit www.garryoakgallery.com.

Whidbey Sounders Toastmasters Club

Improve your public speaking and leadership skills! Visit your local Toastmasters International Club; the Whidbey Sounders. Toastmasters International is in it's 90th year of helping people just like you, all around the world, become better communicators and leaders personally, in the workplace and in their local communities. We have a fun, friendly and supportive atmosphere where members practice speaking and build leadership skills at the same time. We meet the 2nd, 4th and 5th Tuesday each month. Come visit and see what Toastmasters is all about! Visit www.whidbeysounders.org for more info. Category: Organizations. Audience: Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: Visitors are free. Contact Name: Mary Jo Strain. Contact Email: contact-4902@toastmastersclubs.org. Contact Phone: 360-675-4494. Tuesday, January 27, 2015, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM. VFW Post Banquet Room 3037 Goldie Rd. Oak Harbor, WA. For more info visit whidbeysounders.org.

Slow Reading

Join the growing movement of slow readers who are switching off their pinging electronic devices and cozying up with a good book. Enjoy such benefits as improved ability to concentrate and reduced stress. At this before hours library event, we'll brew a pot of coffee and provide a warm, distraction-free space to read for an hour. Computers and customer service will not be available during this event. All are welcome. Supported by Friends of the Freeland Library. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: Free. Contact Phone: 360-331-7323. Wednesday, January 28, 2015, 9:00 AM. Freeland Library 5495 Harbor Ave.

Baby and Me Storytime

Wiggle and giggle with your baby through silly stories, happy songs, rhymes, and activities that inspire a love of reading. Playtime follows. For newborns through 24 months. Caregiver required. Category: Family. Audience: Kids. Dads. Moms. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Phone: 360-675-5115. Wednesday, January 28, 2015, 9:30 AM – 10:15 AM. Oak Harbor Library, Meeting Room 1000 SE Regatta Drive Oak Harbor, WA 98277.

Baby and Me Storytime

Wiggle and giggle with your baby through silly stories, happy songs, rhymes, and activities that inspire a love of reading. Playtime follows. For newborns through 24 months. Caregiver required. Category: Family. Audience: Kids. Dads. Moms. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Phone: 360-675-5115. Wednesday, January 28, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. Oak Harbor Library, Meeting Room.

North Whidbey Lions Club Monthly Meeting

The NW Lions Club is looking for new members. Join us for several meetings to see if you may be interested in joining the Lions. Look on our website to see what the Lions do in Oak Harbor and all over the world. Please call around 7PM if your interested or have questions. Category: Service Clubs. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Richard Mack. Contact Email: whidbeymack@yahoo.com. Contact Phone: 360-240-0843 (around 7PM). Wednesday, January 28, 2015, 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM. VFW 3037 N. Goldie Rd Oak Harbor, WA 98277. For more info visit e-clubhouse.org.

Western Film Festival

Our third entry in the Western Film Festival is based on Thomas Berger's satirical novel, it recounts how the West was won through the eyes of a white man raised as a Native American. Dustin Hoffman and Chief Dan George star. Join us for the film and discussion. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: Free. Wednesday, January 28, 2015, 2:00 PM – 4:30 PM. Oak Harbor Library, Meeting Room 1000 SE Regatta Dr Oak Harbor, WA 98277.

Zen New Year Celebration

Join us in launching 2015 with energy and community spirit at the fourth annual New Year Zen Ceremony, led by Kozan, head monk from Tahoma One-drop Zen Monastery. The ceremony starts at 5pm with a short procession, chanting, lighting of incense and ringing the 180 bells! All ages, cultures and faiths welcome! Following the ceremony, there will be light refreshments and social time. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: 0. Contact Name: Kym Saephan. Contact Email: info@nwlanguageacademy.com. Contact Phone: 360-321-2101. Events Newsletter: Yes. Wednesday, January 28, 2015, 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM. 5023 Langley Rd Langley 98260.

Join Garry Oak Gallery

Calling all artists who are would like to find a wider audience for their work- Garry Oak Gallery now has three openings for new artists. Sell your work in a professional environment as a part of a welcoming creative community. We have spaces for both two-dimensional and three-dimensional artists. Visit the gallery for more information. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Clovy Tsuchiya. Contact Email: clovytpottery@gmail.com. Wednesday, January 28, 2015, 6:00 PM. 830 SE Pioneer Way, Oak Harbor, WA 98277. For more info visit www.garryoakgallery.com.

Team Tsunami Dragon Boat practice at the pool

Everyone is welcome for awesome times together celebrating the traditions of an ancient sport, building fitness, working together, and just having a great time as a team. We are a diverse group in our age and athleticism, so come on out and join us! Practices are at the pool on M&W evenings through the end of February, and on the water at the OH Marina every Sunday at 2:30pm. Beginning in March, we're back on the water three times a week. Paddles Up! Category: Outdoor. Sports & Recreation. Audience: Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Contact Name: Cathie Harrison. Contact Email: cathieanne@aol.com. Contact Phone: 360-929-5698. Wednesday, January 28, 2015, 6:15 PM – 7:30 PM. John Vanderzicht Pool 85 SE Jerome St. Oak Harbor. For more info visit www.npsdragonboat.org.

Brass Ensemble

Get out those horns and bring them down to Click Music for a great time playing music with your friends and neighbors. Bring your music stand if you have one. We will provide the music. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Classes & Lectures. Music. Audience: Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: David Stern. Contact Email: DavidS@clickmusic.biz. Contact Phone: 360-675-5544. Wednesday, January 28, 2015, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Click Music 1130 NE 7th Ave Oak Harbor, WA 98277.

Ready Readers Preschool Storytime

Let imaginations run wild with fun books, sing-along songs, and creative activities that prepare young minds for the adventures of reading. Playtime or craft may follow. For ages 2 to 5 years. Caregiver required. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Dads. Moms. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Leslie Bakker. Contact Email: lbakker@sno-isle.org. Contact Phone: 360-678-4911. Thursday, January 29, 2015, 9:30 AM – 10:15 AM. Coupeville Library 788 NW Alexander Coupeville, WA 98239. For more info visit www.sno-isle.org.

Ready Readers: Preschool Storytime

Let imaginations run wild with fun books, sing-along songs, and creative activities that prepare young minds for the adventures of reading. Playtime or craft may follow. For ages 3 to 5 years. Caregiver required. Category: Family. Audience: Kids. Dads. Moms. Families. Cost: Free. Thursday, January 29, 2015, 9:30 AM – 10:25 AM. Oak Harbor Library, Meeting Room 1000 SE Regatta Dr Oak Harbor, WA 98277.

Ready Readers: Preschool Storytime

Let imaginations run wild with fun books, sing-along songs, and creative activities that prepare young minds for the adventures of reading. Playtime or craft may follow. For ages 3 to 5 years. Caregiver required. Category: Family. Audience: Kids. Dads. Moms. Families. Cost: Free. Thursday, January 29, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:25 AM. Oak Harbor Library, Meeting Room 1000 SE Regatta Dr Oak Harbor, WA 98277.

Western Film Festival

The fourth and final entry for our Western Film Festival takes us to the Australian outback where an American cowboy answers an advertisement to come to the rugged and uncivilized Australian countryside. Tom Selleck and Alan Rickman star. When Quigley finds out the rancher wants him to shoot the Aborigine population, he starts a battle against the cattle baron and his ranch hands. It is an interesting take on a western theme. Join us for film and discussion. Category: Family. Audience: College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: Free. Thursday, January 29, 2015, 2:00 PM – 4:30 PM. Oak Harbor Library, Meeting Room 1000 SE Regatta Dr Oak Harbor, WA 98277.

Join Garry Oak Gallery

Calling all artists who are would like to find a wider audience for their work- Garry Oak Gallery now has three openings for new artists. Sell your work in a professional environment as a part of a welcoming creative community. We have spaces for both two-dimensional and three-dimensional artists. Visit the gallery for more information. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Clovy Tsuchiya. Contact Email: clovytpottery@gmail.com. Thursday, January 29, 2015, 6:00 PM. 830 SE Pioneer Way, Oak Harbor, WA 98277. For more info visit www.garryoakgallery.com.

Blues Jam

C'mon down and play some blues with your friends and neighbors. All levels and all ages are welcome to join in the fun. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Classes & Lectures. Music. Audience: Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: FREE. Contact Name: David Stern. Contact Email: DavidS@clickmusic.biz. Contact Phone: 360-675-5544. Thursday, January 29, 2015, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Click Music 1130 NE 7th Ave Oak Harbor, WA 98277.

Blues Jam

C'mon down and play some blues with your friends and neighbors. All levels and all ages are welcome to join in the fun. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Classes & Lectures. Family. Music. Organizations. Audience: Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: David Stern. Contact Email: DavidS@clickmusic.biz. Contact Phone: 360-675-5544. Thursday, January 29, 2015, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Click Music in Oak Harbor 1130 NE 7th Ave Oak Harbor, WA 98277.

The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History

Elizabeth Kolbert's 2014 nonfiction book covers past mass extinctions and demonstrates that Earth is in the midst of a "sixth" great extinction, driven by human activity. With every ecosystem on the planet significantly degraded, can humans survive? Climate Reality Education & Advocacy Team (CREATE) members present information from the book with a discussion to follow. All are welcome. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Classes & Lectures. Cost: free. Contact Phone: 360-221-4383. Thursday, January 29, 2015, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Langley Library 104 2nd St Langley WA.

Oak Harbor Book Group: "The Round House"

Share your love of reading! Check out a copy of "The Round House" by Louise Erdrich, bring your covered drink, and join the discussion in the library's Center for Lifelong Learning. All are welcome. Category: Classes & Lectures. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Friday, January 30, 2015, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Oak Harbor Library, Center for Lifelong Learning 1000 SE Regatta Dr Oak Harbor, WA 98277.

Annual Hub Salmon Dinner

Dinner is salmon, baked potatoes from Neil's Clover Patch, Coleslaw from the Braeburn, and homemade desserts. The Hub is an after school program for middle and high school youth to gather, socialize, eat a hot daily meal, play games, develop social skills, be creative, learn, and get involved in healthy activities, while being supervised by caring staff and volunteers. We are open on school days from 2:30-5:30 PM and early release days from 11:30-3:00 PM. We invite anyone to stop by and visit us. We are located in the basement of the Langley Methodist Church at 301 Anthes Ave, Langley. Category: Benefit. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $12 Adults, $5 12 years and younger. Contact Name: Bruce Allen. Contact Email: bruceallen40@gmail.com. Contact Phone: 360-221-2988. Friday, January 30, 2015, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Fellowship Hall Langley United Methodist Church 301 Anthes Ave Langley WA 98260.

Join Garry Oak Gallery

Calling all artists who are would like to find a wider audience for their work- Garry Oak Gallery now has three openings for new artists. Sell your work in a professional environment as a part of a welcoming creative community. We have spaces for both two-dimensional and three-dimensional artists. Visit the gallery for more information. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Clovy Tsuchiya. Contact Email: clovytpottery@gmail.com. Friday, January 30, 2015, 6:00 PM. 830 SE Pioneer Way, Oak Harbor, WA 98277. For more info visit www.garryoakgallery.com.

Uke Club

Uke Club meets weekly for ukulele players of all ages and levels to have fun playing and singing together. We will share our favorite tunes, uke stories, tips and tricks. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Classes & Lectures. Family. Music. Audience: Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: FREE. Contact Name: David Stern. Contact Email: DavidS@clickmusic.biz. Contact Phone: 360-675-5544. Friday, January 30, 2015, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Click Music 1130 NE 7th Avenue Oak Harbor, WA 98277.

Now, The Youth Speak

Recognizing the threat to their future , these young people have decided to do something about it. Learn how Alec Loorz of i Matter, Felix Finkbeiner of Plant For the Planet, Sara Tekola of 350.org and others are seeking creative solutions to the threat of carbon pollution and other, related concerns A question and answer period will follow. *Sponsored by the Greening Congregations of Whidbey Island. Category: Faith. Political. Schools. Service Clubs. Audience: Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: 0. Contact Name: Gary Piazzon. Contact Email: piazzon@comcast.net. Contact Phone: 360-678-5131. Friday, January 30, 2015, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM. Unitarian Universalist Sanctuary 20103 State Route 525 Freeland, WA 98249. For more info visit www.youtube.com.

Seriously Funny: Humor, Film, and Philosophy

Film holds tremendous power to shape the thoughts of its audience, presenting stories and viewpoints ranging from the deeply philosophic to the comedic. What happens when you combine the two concepts into one discussion about film? In this unique take on philosophy, film, and comedy, professor Mike VanQuickenborne shares film clips to start a conversation exploring the issues raised by each of these films. Presented by Humanities Washington and the Friends of the Langley Library. Mike VanQuickenborne is a tenured philosophy instructor at Everett Community College, and has taught philosophy at a variety of colleges on both sides of the Cascade crest. Along with a slate of introductory philosophy courses, he has taught “Philosophy in the Cinema” since 2000. In 2008 with the help of a grant from Humanities Washington, he organized the world’s first philosophical film festival, “Philosophy in the Dark.” He is a graduate of St. Olaf College, earned a Master of Arts in Philosophy from the University of Wisconsin… Category: Arts & Entertainment. Cost: free. Contact Phone: 360-221-4383. Friday, January 30, 2015, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM. Langley Library 104 2nd St Langley WA.

Jazz Jam

Bring your instrument and skills to our Jazz Jam. We will play standards, originals brought by community members, and even have some improv sessions. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Classes & Lectures. Family. Music. Audience: Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: FREE. Contact Name: David Stern. Contact Email: DavidS@clickmusic.biz. Contact Phone: 360-675-5544. Friday, January 30, 2015, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Click Music 1130 NE 7th Ave Oak Harbor, WA 98277.

The Hot Club of Troy plays Gyspy jazz

Enter the cabaret of Ott & Murphy to the Gypsy jazz of The Hot Club of Troy and be transported to a Parisian Café of the 1930’s-1940’s. Experience guitarists Troy Chapman and Keith Bowers with bassist Kristi O’Donnell, as they improvise and recreate the guitar leads and driving rhythms of Django’s music as would have been played in clubs throughout Paris, Europe and the U.S. Two hours of The Hot Club of Troy’s music may have you up dancing! We hope so! The show is on 7:00 – 9:00pm with two unique sets. Reservations are recommended. Phone 360-221-7131 “Acoustic and organic.” "Sizzling Gypsy jazz ensemble." Whidbey Life Magazine Autumn, 2014 Relax in the comfy O&M Cabaret Room and enjoy Award-winning Ott & Murphy wines. Selections from a small plate menu are available. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: $9.00 per person. Contact Name: Kristi O'Donnell. Contact Email: Kristio@whidbey.net. Contact Phone: 360-969-3275. Friday, January 30, 2015, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Ott & Murhpy Cabaret 204 First Street Langley, WA 98260. For more info visit kristio.com.

Meet the Author of "My Mother is Crazier Than Your Mother"

Growing up in the 70s with a spontaneously, unpredictably, outrageously and lovingly crazy mother gave local author and stay-at-home dad, Cameron Castle plenty of material to write this poignant and laugh out loud memoir. Share in the joy of reading as Cameron shares his book. Books will be available for purchase and signing. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Contact Phone: 360-221-4383. Saturday, January 31, 2015, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Langley Library 104 2nd St Langley WA.

Families in Motion with Fitness Trainer Claudia Losada

Parents and children play, dance and move together with music and active games. Children will learn fitness and have fun along the way. Families can use library resources for more ways to beat the winter doldrums. This popular program is sponsored by the Friends of the Oak Harbor Library. No registration required. For children ages 5 and up. Category: Family. Audience: Kids. Teens. Dads. Moms. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Phone: 360-675-5115. Saturday, January 31, 2015, 2:00 PM – 2:45 PM. Oak Harbor Library, Meeting Room 1000 SE Regatta Dr Oak Harbor, WA 98277.

Join Garry Oak Gallery

Calling all artists who are would like to find a wider audience for their work- Garry Oak Gallery now has three openings for new artists. Sell your work in a professional environment as a part of a welcoming creative community. We have spaces for both two-dimensional and three-dimensional artists. Visit the gallery for more information. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Clovy Tsuchiya. Contact Email: clovytpottery@gmail.com. Saturday, January 31, 2015, 6:00 PM. 830 SE Pioneer Way, Oak Harbor, WA 98277. For more info visit www.garryoakgallery.com.

Marimba Cafe

Come out and shake it up at the Marimba Café on Saturday, January 31st, from 7:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.! Sarungano and friends will be at the Bayview Cash Store playing energetic African music on mbira, marimba, drums, guitar, and hosho. Sarungano is Dana Moffett, Donita Crosby, Dyanne Harshman, and Leslie Breeden. Guests include Ron Rossel on bass, Eric Conn on drums, Chris Harshman on saxophone, Annabet Berlin, Kaj Olson and Audrey Neubauer on marimbas. Food and beer will be available for purchase from the local eateries, along with wine from Blooms winery inside the Cash Store. Join us for a family friendly evening of dancing on Saturday, January 31st, from 7:30 p.m. - 9:30p.m. Suggested donation $5 - $10. Proceeds from this event will benefit the Matanho Project, a nonprofit organization that helps local musicians donate instruments to Zimbabwean schoolchildren. Category: Benefit. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: suggested donation $5 - $10. Contact Name: Dana Moffett. Contact Email: marimba@whidbey.com. Contact Phone: 360-321-3868. Saturday, January 31, 2015, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Bayview Cash Store.

AARP Tax Aide

Free tax return preparation and e-filing for taxpayers with low and moderate income, especially those age 60 and older. Call 360-678-3000 to schedule an appointment. Supported by AARP Foundation. Category: Classes & Lectures. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: Free. Contact Phone: 360-678-3000. Monday, February 2, 2015, 9:30 AM – 5:00 PM. Oak Harbor Library, Meeting Room 1000 SE Regatta Dr Oak Harbor, WA 98277.

Lavender Wind Farm

Join Sarah Richards, creator and owner of Lavender Wind Farm in an evening talk about the extraordinary growing climate of middle Whidbey Island. Sarah started the Lavender Wind Farm in 2000 with 400 lavender plants. Currently selling lavender food and scent from a restored 1910 bungalow, Sarah's thriving business attracts world-wide visitors. Supported by Friends of the Coupeville Library. Category: Food & Drink. Outdoor. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Leslie Franzen. Contact Email: lfranzen@sno-isle.org. Contact Phone: 360-678-4911. Monday, February 2, 2015, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Coupeville Library 788 NW Alexander St Coupeville, WA 98239-0745.

Team Tsunami Dragon Boat practice at the pool

Everyone is welcome for awesome times together celebrating the traditions of an ancient sport, building fitness, working together, and just having a great time as a team. We are a diverse group in our age and athleticism, so come on out and join us! Practices are at the pool on M&W evenings through the end of February, and on the water at the OH Marina every Sunday at 2:30pm. Beginning in March, we're back on the water three times a week. Paddles Up! Category: Outdoor. Sports & Recreation. Audience: Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Contact Name: Cathie Harrison. Contact Email: cathieanne@aol.com. Contact Phone: 360-929-5698. Monday, February 2, 2015, 6:15 PM – 7:30 PM. John Vanderzicht Pool 85 SE Jerome St. Oak Harbor. For more info visit www.npsdragonboat.org.

Ready Readers: Toddler Storytime

Jump and bounce into a magical world of stories, music, and movements that nurture the desire to read in toddlers. Playtime or craft may follow. For ages 24 months to 3 years. Caregiver required. Category: Family. Audience: Kids. Dads. Moms. Families. Cost: Free. Tuesday, February 3, 2015, 9:30 AM – 10:15 AM. Oak Harbor Library, Meeting Room 1000 SE Regatta Dr Oak Harbor, WA 98277.

Alzheimer's Association Langley Caregiver Support Group

Caring for someone with memory loss? Need support and information? Alzheimer’s Association caregiver support groups provide a place for caregivers to learn and gain support from others caring for a person with memory loss. Support groups also serve as an opportunity for participants to receive information on care management, available services, and current research and treatment options. A free support group for unpaid care partners, family members and friends of individuals with memory loss is held the 1st Tuesday of each month from 10:00am – 12:00pm at the Bayview Senior Center, 14594 SR 525, Langley, WA 98260. Contact facilitator Hestia Laitala at 360.321.1600 for details. Category: Organizations. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Hestia Laitala. Contact Phone: 360-321-1600. Tuesday, February 3, 2015, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Bayview Senior Center, 14594 SR 525, Langley, WA 98260. For more info visit www.alzwa.org.

Alzheimer's Association Langley Caregiver Support Group

Caring for someone with memory loss? Need support and information? Alzheimer’s Association caregiver support groups provide a place for caregivers to learn and gain support from others caring for a person with memory loss. Support groups also serve as an opportunity for participants to receive information on care management, available services, and current research and treatment options. A free support group for unpaid care partners, family members and friends of individuals with memory loss is held the 1st Tuesday of each month from 10:00am – 12:00pm at the Bayview Senior Center, 14594 SR 525, Langley, WA 98260. Contact facilitator Hestia Laitala at 360.321.1600 for details. Category: Organizations. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Hestia Laitala. Contact Phone: 360-321-1600. Tuesday, February 3, 2015, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Bayview Senior Center, 14594 SR 525, Langley, WA 98260. For more info visit www.alzwa.org.

Ready Readers: Toddler Storytime

Jump and bounce into a magical world of stories, music, and movements that nurture the desire to read in toddlers. Playtime or craft may follow. For ages 24 months to 3 years. Caregiver required. Category: Family. Audience: Kids. Dads. Moms. Families. Cost: Free. Tuesday, February 3, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. Oak Harbor Library, Meeting Room 1000 SE Regatta Dr Oak Harbor, WA 98277.

AARP Tax-Aide

Free tax return preparation and e-filing for taxpayers with low and moderate income, especially those age 60 and older. Call 360-678-3000 to schedule an appointment. Supported by AARP Foundation. Category: Classes & Lectures. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: Free. Contact Phone: 360-678-3000. Tuesday, February 3, 2015, 1:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Oak Harbor Library, Meeting Room 1000 SE Regatta Dr Oak Harbor, WA 98277.

Living with Loss Grief Class

This five week seminar is designed to help you work through the normal and needed process of grief that follows the death of a loved one. Category: Classes & Lectures. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Rev. Dave Bieniek. Contact Email: bienid@whidbeygen.org. Contact Phone: 360-678-7605. Tuesday, February 3, 2015, 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM. Whidbey General Hospital Conference Room.

Seattle Opera Preview - "Semele"

Join Seattle Opera education department for an engaging hour-long multimedia presentation that covers the basics of history, music, and stagecraft of "Semele" by George Frederich Handel. Funded by Friends of the Freeland and Coupeville Libraries. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Music. Theater. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Leslie Franzen. Contact Email: lfranzen@sno-isle.org. Contact Phone: 360-678-4911. Tuesday, February 3, 2015, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Coupeville Library 788 NW Alexander St Coupeville, WA 98239.

Ready Readers: Baby & Me Storytime

Wiggle and giggle with your baby through silly stories, happy songs, rhymes, and activities that inspire a love of reading. Playtime follows. For newborns through 24 months. Caregiver required. Category: Family. Audience: Kids. Dads. Moms. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Phone: 360-675-5115. Wednesday, February 4, 2015, 9:30 AM – 10:15 AM. Oak Harbor Library, Meeting Room 1000 SE Regatta Dr Oak Harbor, WA 98277.

AARP Tax-Aide

Free tax return preparation and e-filing for taxpayers with low and moderate income, especially those age 60 and older. Call 360-678-3000 to schedule an appointment. Supported by AARP Foundation. Category: Classes & Lectures. Organizations. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Leslie Franzen. Contact Email: lfranzen@sno-isle.org. Contact Phone: 360-678-4911. Wednesday, February 4, 2015, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Coupeville Library 788 NW Alexander St Coupeville, WA 9839.

Ready Readers: Baby & Me Storytime

Wiggle and giggle with your baby through silly stories, happy songs, rhymes, and activities that inspire a love of reading. Playtime follows. For newborns through 24 months. Caregiver required. Category: Family. Audience: Kids. Dads. Moms. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Phone: 360-675-5115. Wednesday, February 4, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. Oak Harbor Library, Meeting Room 1000 SE Regatta Dr Oak Harbor, WA 98277.

Team Tsunami Dragon Boat practice at the pool

Everyone is welcome for awesome times together celebrating the traditions of an ancient sport, building fitness, working together, and just having a great time as a team. We are a diverse group in our age and athleticism, so come on out and join us! Practices are at the pool on M&W evenings through the end of February, and on the water at the OH Marina every Sunday at 2:30pm. Beginning in March, we're back on the water three times a week. Paddles Up! Category: Outdoor. Sports & Recreation. Audience: Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Contact Name: Cathie Harrison. Contact Email: cathieanne@aol.com. Contact Phone: 360-929-5698. Wednesday, February 4, 2015, 6:15 PM – 7:30 PM. John Vanderzicht Pool 85 SE Jerome St. Oak Harbor. For more info visit www.npsdragonboat.org.

Brass Ensemble

Get out those horns and bring them down to Click Music for a great time playing music with your friends and neighbors. Bring your music stand if you have one. We will provide the music. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Classes & Lectures. Music. Audience: Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: David Stern. Contact Email: DavidS@clickmusic.biz. Contact Phone: 360-675-5544. Wednesday, February 4, 2015, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Click Music 1130 NE 7th Ave Oak Harbor, WA 98277.

Taizé Prayer Service

Taizé is a worldwide ecumenical practice of quiet, contemplative prayer. All are welcome as we gather to sing simple chants, enter into sacred silence, light candles, and pray for peace, healing, and reconciliation. Category: Faith. Contact Name: St. Hubert Parish Office. Contact Email: sthubert@whidbey.com. Contact Phone: 360-221-5383. Wednesday, February 4, 2015, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. St. Hubert Catholic Church 804 3rd Street, Langley.

Coupeville Garden club meeting

The Coupeville Garden club meeting will be held on Thurs. Feb. 5th at 9:30 a.m. at the Rec. Hall, 901 Alexander St. Cpl. There will be snacks and coffee, the meeting will start at 10:00 a.m. The program will be on the care and pruning of hydrangeas. Everyone is welcome. Category: Organizations. Audience: Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: none. Contact Name: Nancy Lane. Contact Email: nhlane1956@gmail.com. Contact Phone: 360-678-6914. Thursday, February 5, 2015, 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Coupeville Rec. Hall 901 Alexander St. Coupeville, Wa.

Ready Readers Preschool Storytime

Let imaginations run wild with fun books, sing-along songs, and creative activities that prepare young minds for the adventures of reading. Playtime or craft may follow. For ages 2 to 5 years. Caregiver required. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Dads. Moms. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Leslie Bakker. Contact Email: lbakker@sno-isle.org. Contact Phone: 360-678-4911. Thursday, February 5, 2015, 9:30 AM – 10:15 AM. Coupeville Library 788 NW Alexander Coupeville, WA 98239. For more info visit www.sno-isle.org.

Ready Readers: Preschool Storytime

Let imaginations run wild with fun books, sing-along songs, and creative activities that prepare young minds for the adventures of reading. Playtime or craft may follow. For ages 3 to 5 years. Caregiver required. Category: Family. Audience: Kids. Dads. Moms. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Phone: 360-675-5115. Thursday, February 5, 2015, 9:30 AM – 10:25 AM. Oak Harbor Library, Meeting Room 1000 SE Regatta Dr Oak Harbor, WA 98277.

Ready Readers: Preschool Storytime

Let imaginations run wild with fun books, sing-along songs, and creative activities that prepare young minds for the adventures of reading. Playtime or craft may follow. For ages 3 to 5 years. Caregiver required. Category: Family. Audience: Kids. Dads. Moms. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Phone: 360-675-5115. Thursday, February 5, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:25 AM. Oak Harbor Library, Meeting Room 1000 SE Regatta Dr Oak Harbor, WA 98277.

Blues Jam

C'mon down and play some blues with your friends and neighbors. All levels and all ages are welcome to join in the fun. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Classes & Lectures. Music. Audience: Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: FREE. Contact Name: David Stern. Contact Email: DavidS@clickmusic.biz. Contact Phone: 360-675-5544. Thursday, February 5, 2015, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Click Music 1130 NE 7th Ave Oak Harbor, WA 98277.

Blues Jam

C'mon down and play some blues with your friends and neighbors. All levels and all ages are welcome to join in the fun. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Classes & Lectures. Family. Music. Organizations. Audience: Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: David Stern. Contact Email: DavidS@clickmusic.biz. Contact Phone: 360-675-5544. Thursday, February 5, 2015, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Click Music in Oak Harbor 1130 NE 7th Ave Oak Harbor, WA 98277.

DAV Chapter 47 Monthly Meeting

We will be holding our monthly meeting This Thursday evening at 7pm. We are now located at the VFW on Old Goldie Rd. The VFW sponsors a dinner on Thursday evening, so come on out and support both organizations. The Bar is for VFW members and their guests only. Category: Organizations. Contact Name: Michelle McClain. Contact Email: adjutant_chapt47@hotmail.com. Contact Phone: 360 682-2945. Thursday, February 5, 2015, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. 3037 Old Goldie Rd Oak Harbor WA 98277.

The Books We Love: What's Love Got to Do With It?

From "Pride and Prejudice" to "Gone With the Wind" and beyond, books abound with stories of love. Tender or tragic, steamy or sentimental, readers love to read about love. What are some of your favorites? We'd like to know! Come join this friendly discussion and learn about great reads, and share some of your own! Category: Arts & Entertainment. Contact Phone: 360-221-4383. Friday, February 6, 2015, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Langley Library 104 2nd St Langley WA.

Uke Club

Uke Club meets weekly for ukulele players of all ages and levels to have fun playing and singing together. We will share our favorite tunes, uke stories, tips and tricks. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Classes & Lectures. Family. Music. Audience: Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: FREE. Contact Name: David Stern. Contact Email: DavidS@clickmusic.biz. Contact Phone: 360-675-5544. Friday, February 6, 2015, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Click Music 1130 NE 7th Avenue Oak Harbor, WA 98277.

Jazz Jam

Bring your instrument and skills to our Jazz Jam. We will play standards, originals brought by community members, and even have some improv sessions. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Classes & Lectures. Family. Music. Audience: Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: FREE. Contact Name: David Stern. Contact Email: DavidS@clickmusic.biz. Contact Phone: 360-675-5544. Friday, February 6, 2015, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Click Music 1130 NE 7th Ave Oak Harbor, WA 98277.

Gloria!

Gloria Ferry-Brennan, Whidbey's own phenomenal violinist, will perform a solo sonata by J. S. Bach, violin concerti by Barber and Mozart, and compositions by Debussy and Paganini. In 2014 Ms. Ferry-Brennan attended the Itzhak Perlman Music Program and his summer camp and was selected as a finalist in the highly competitive Menuhin International Violin Competition. She will be accompanied by Eileen Soskin on piano. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Music. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $15 adults/$5 students. Contact Name: Elisabeth Roberts. Contact Phone: 360-202-5255. Events Newsletter: Yes. Friday, February 6, 2015, 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM. Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Whidbey Island, 20103 State Route 525, Freeland, Washington 98249.

Monty Python's SPAMALOT

Come laugh a lot at the Whidbey Playhouse with Monty Python’s SPAMALOT, the musical lovingly ripped off from the internationally renowned comedy team’s most popular film, Monty Python and the Holy Grail. On stage February 6 through March 1, the Whidbey Playhouse production features sumptuous sets and costumes, a chorus line of dancing divas and knights, flatulent Frenchmen, a killer rabbit and more madcap mirth than a headless knight! Don’t miss the show that critics claim raises silliness to a new art form! There are - if only briefly - references to "Monty Python's Flying Circus" skits such as The Lumberjack Song, Spam, and the Dead Parrot Sketch, while some of Broadway's musicals are skewered along the way including a spoof of Andrew Lloyd Webber, Fiddler on the Roof, West Side Story, Man of La Mancha, and Les Miserables. The production is directed and produced by Sue Riney with technical direction by Jim Riney. The couple has 34 years of experience at The Whidbey Playhouse directing, producing, d… Category: Arts & Entertainment. Theater. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: $20.00. Contact Name: Box Office. Contact Email: office@whidbeyplayhouse.com. Contact Phone: 3606792237. Friday, February 6, 2015, 7:30 PM – 10:00 PM. The Whidbey Playhouse, 730 SE Midway Blvd, Oak Harbor.

AARP SAFE DRIVER CLASS

UPDATE DRIVING SKILLS MEET INSURANCE REQUIREMENTS FOR COST REDUCTION. LAST CLASS ON WHIDBEY ISLAND NEW CLASSES ONLINE ONLY AT AARP.ORG. Category: Classes & Lectures. Audience: Seniors. Cost: MEMBER:$15; NONMEMBER:$20. Contact Name: SW SENIOR CENTER. Contact Phone: 360-321-1600/678-3373. Saturday, February 7, 2015, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. SOUTH WHIDBEY SENIOR CENTER.

SWEETHEART OF GEMS SHOW

SWEETHEART OF GEMS SHOW DISPLAYS DEMONSTRATORS RETAIL DEALERS. Category: Fairs & Festivals. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: FREE. Contact Name: KEITH LUDEMANN. Contact Email: ROCK9@WHIDBEY.NET. Contact Phone: 360 675 1837. Events Newsletter: Yes. Saturday, February 7, 2015, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. OAK HARBOR SENIOR CENTER 51 SE JEROME ST. OAK HARBOR WA. 98277.

Citizens' Climate Lobby, Whidbey Chapter

Monthly discussion of climate solutions. Meeting begins with national conference call. Citizens' Climate Lobby advocates for a revenue-neutral carbon tax. All welcome. Category: Political. Audience: Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Contact Name: Bob Hallahan. Contact Email: rjhallahan@hotmail.com. Contact Phone: 3606796778. Saturday, February 7, 2015, 9:45 AM – 11:45 AM. Ciao Restaurant, 701 N Main Street Coupeville, Washington 98239. For more info visit citizensclimatelobby.org.

Red Wine & Chocolate Tour 2015

Do you enjoy luscious red wines? How about those wines paired with decadent chocolates? This annual event takes place over two weekends at five venues, where local winemakers and distillers will be pouring a selection of exquisite hand crafted wines and spirits paired with specially selected chocolates. A great way to break up the winter blahs, treat your sweetheart to a special weekend, or just have some fun and enjoy great wines! Who can resist the combination of fine wines, spirits and chocolates, shopping, music, art, great dining options and scenic vistas? The event dates February 7-8 and 14-15, 2015. Tickets are $20 in advance, $25 days of. They can be purchased online at www.brownpapertickets.com/event/903507 or from some of the participating wineries including Blooms Winery, Holmes Harbor Cellars, Whidbey Island Distillery, Spoiled Dog Winery and Comforts of Whidbey. Visit the website www.whidbeyislandvintners.org for more info. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Food & Drink. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: $20 in advance, $25 days of. Contact Name: Virginia Bloom. Contact Email: blooms@whidbey.com. Contact Phone: 360-321-0515. Events Newsletter: Yes. Saturday, February 7, 2015, 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Five tasting rooms on Whidbey Island.

Saturday Matinee @ the Library

Bring your valentine to enjoy this romantic fantasy film. Christopher Reeve and Jane Seymour star as lovers separated by time. It is based on the book "Bid Time Return" by Richard Matheson. Join us for film and discussion. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Teens. Dads. Moms. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Phone: 360-675-5115. Saturday, February 7, 2015, 2:00 PM – 4:30 PM. Oak Harbor Library, Meeting Room 1000 SE Regatta, Dr Oak Harbor, WA 98277.

Gloria!

Gloria Ferry-Brennan, Whidbey's own phenomenal violinist, will perform a solo sonata by J. S. Bach, violin concerti by Barber and Mozart, and compositions by Debussy and Paganini. In 2014 Ms. Ferry-Brennan attended the Itzhak Perlman Music Program and his summer camp and was selected as a finalist in the highly competitive Menuhin International Violin Competition. She will be accompanied by Eileen Soskin on piano. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Music. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $15 adults/$5 students. Contact Name: Elisabeth Roberts. Contact Phone: 360-202-5255. Saturday, February 7, 2015, 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM. Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Whidbey Island, 20103 State Route 525, Freeland, Washington 98249.

Monty Python's SPAMALOT

Come laugh a lot at the Whidbey Playhouse with Monty Python’s SPAMALOT, the musical lovingly ripped off from the internationally renowned comedy team’s most popular film, Monty Python and the Holy Grail. On stage February 6 through March 1, the Whidbey Playhouse production features sumptuous sets and costumes, a chorus line of dancing divas and knights, flatulent Frenchmen, a killer rabbit and more madcap mirth than a headless knight! Don’t miss the show that critics claim raises silliness to a new art form! There are - if only briefly - references to "Monty Python's Flying Circus" skits such as The Lumberjack Song, Spam, and the Dead Parrot Sketch, while some of Broadway's musicals are skewered along the way including a spoof of Andrew Lloyd Webber, Fiddler on the Roof, West Side Story, Man of La Mancha, and Les Miserables. The production is directed and produced by Sue Riney with technical direction by Jim Riney. The couple has 34 years of experience at The Whidbey Playhouse directing, producing, d… Category: Arts & Entertainment. Theater. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: $20.00. Contact Name: Box Office. Contact Email: office@whidbeyplayhouse.com. Contact Phone: 3606792237. Saturday, February 7, 2015, 7:30 PM – 10:00 PM. The Whidbey Playhouse, 730 SE Midway Blvd, Oak Harbor.

Monty Python's SPAMALOT

Come laugh a lot at the Whidbey Playhouse with Monty Python’s Spamalot, the musical lovingly ripped off from the internationally renowned comedy team’s most popular film, Monty Python and the Holy Grail. On stage February 6 through March 1, the Whidbey Playhouse production features sumptuous sets and costumes, a chorus line of dancing divas and knights, flatulent Frenchmen, a killer rabbit and more madcap mirth than a headless knight! Don’t miss the show that critics claim raises silliness to a new art form! There are - if only briefly - references to "Monty Python's Flying Circus" skits such as The Lumberjack Song, Spam, and the Dead Parrot Sketch, while some of Broadway's musicals are skewered along the way including a spoof of Andrew Lloyd Webber, Fiddler on the Roof, West Side Story, Man of La Mancha, and Les Miserables. The production is directed and produced by Sue Riney with technical direction by Jim Riney. The couple has 34 years of experience at The Whidbey Playhouse directing, producing, d… Category: Arts & Entertainment. Theater. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: $20.00. Contact Name: Box Office. Contact Email: office@whidbeyplayhouse.com. Contact Phone: 3606792237. Sunday, February 8, 2015, 2:30 PM – 5:00 PM. The Whidbey Playhouse, 730 SE Midway Blvd, Oak Harbor.

GriefShare

GriefShare is a seminar and support group for people who are grieving the death of someone close to them. If you (or someone you know) has experienced a loss, please consider joining us or share this information with them. This group will meet at the Island Church the 2nd & 4th Sunday evenings from 4-5:30pm beginning November 9th through to May 31st. (This is an open group which means people can join at any week). Category: Classes & Lectures. Faith. Family. Audience: Teens. Singles. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Kathleen Stewardson. Contact Email: emergentcounseling@gmail.com. Contact Phone: (360) 499-6711. Sunday, February 8, 2015, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM. The Island Church 503 Cascade Ave Langley, WA 98260.

Integrity - Whidbey Island

Over the years, Integrity's mission has expanded beyond the Episcopal Church. It has also become a respected voice for equal civil rights. Often working in coalitions with both secular and other faith-based groups, Integrity has been instrumental in advancing the claim LGBTQ persons are making for equal protection and opportunity in our society. Our local Integrity Chapter meets on the second Sunday of each month at 5:30pm at St.Augustine's Church in Freeland for a potluck supper and meeting. Everyone in the community is welcome. Category: Organizations. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: None. Contact Name: Ron St. George. Contact Email: whidbey_ron@hotmail.com. Contact Phone: 360-222-4086. Sunday, February 8, 2015, 5:30 PM – 8:00 PM. 5217 S. Honeymoon Bay Road Freeland, WA St. Augustine's in-the-Woods Episcopal Church.

AARP Tax-Aide

Free tax return preparation and e-filing for taxpayers with low and moderate income, especially those age 60 and older. Call 360-678-3000 to schedule an appointment. Supported by AARP Foundation. Category: Classes & Lectures. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: Free. Contact Phone: 360-678-3000. Monday, February 9, 2015, 9:30 AM – 5:00 PM. Oak Harbor Library, Meeting Room 1000 SE Regatta Dr Oak Harbor, WA 98277.

Genealogical Soceity of South Whidbey Island

Educational Information on Genealogical Research. Category: Organizations. Audience: Singles. Seniors. Families. Cost: Annual Membership $15, Initial visit Free. Contact Name: Cheryl Carlson. Contact Email: saratoga347@hotmail.com. Contact Phone: 360-730-1161. Monday, February 9, 2015, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Trinity Lutheran Church Community Building, Freeland, WA.

From Pasture to Plate: Exploring the Industry of Animals as Food

As we look at options for good nutrition, whether or not to eat meat poses a dilemma for many. Learn more about the issues and impacts related to the thriving industry of meat production, as Steve Rothboeck presents information from the book "Why We Love Dogs, Eat Pigs, and Wear Cows," by Melanie Joy, and leads a frank discussion exploring the topic and various humane alternatives. For adults. Funded by Friends of the Coupeville Library. Category: Food & Drink. Outdoor. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Leslie Franzen. Contact Email: lfranzen@sno-isle.org. Contact Phone: 360-678-4911. Monday, February 9, 2015, 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM. Coupeville Library 788 NW Alexander St Coupeville, WA 98239-0745.

Rosehip Farm & Garden

Got spring fever? Learn how you can get started on your gardening season now. Learn how best to prepare your soil, what you can plant here, and when. Bring seeds with you to trade at our seed swap. Seeds should not be more than two years old. Supported by Friends of the Coupeville Library. Category: Outdoor. Sports & Recreation. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Leslie Franzen. Contact Email: lfranzen@sno-isle.org. Contact Phone: 360-678-4911. Monday, February 9, 2015, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Coupeville Library 788 NW Alexander St Coupeville, WA 98239-0745.

Team Tsunami Dragon Boat practice at the pool

Everyone is welcome for awesome times together celebrating the traditions of an ancient sport, building fitness, working together, and just having a great time as a team. We are a diverse group in our age and athleticism, so come on out and join us! Practices are at the pool on M&W evenings through the end of February, and on the water at the OH Marina every Sunday at 2:30pm. Beginning in March, we're back on the water three times a week. Paddles Up! Category: Outdoor. Sports & Recreation. Audience: Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Contact Name: Cathie Harrison. Contact Email: cathieanne@aol.com. Contact Phone: 360-929-5698. Monday, February 9, 2015, 6:15 PM – 7:30 PM. John Vanderzicht Pool 85 SE Jerome St. Oak Harbor. For more info visit www.npsdragonboat.org.

Ready Readers: Toddler Storytime

Jump and bounce into a magical world of stories, music, and movements that nurture the desire to read in toddlers. Playtime or craft may follow. For ages 24 months to 3 years. Caregiver required. Category: Family. Audience: Kids. Dads. Moms. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Phone: 360-675-5115. Tuesday, February 10, 2015, 9:30 AM – 10:15 AM. Oak Harbor Library, Meeting Room 1000 SE Regatta Dr Oak Harbor, WA 98277.

Ready Readers: Toddler Storytime

Jump and bounce into a magical world of stories, music, and movements that nurture the desire to read in toddlers. Playtime or craft may follow. For ages 24 months to 3 years. Caregiver required. Category: Family. Audience: Kids. Dads. Moms. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Phone: 360-675-5115. Tuesday, February 10, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. Oak Harbor Library, Meeting Room 1000 SE Regatta Dr Oak Harbor, WA 98277.

AARP Tax-Aide

Free tax return preparation and e-filing for taxpayers with low and moderate income, especially those age 60 and older. Call 360-678-3000 to schedule an appointment. Supported by AARP Foundation. Category: Classes & Lectures. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: Free. Contact Phone: 360-678-3000. Tuesday, February 10, 2015, 1:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Oak Harbor Library, Meeting Room 1000 SE Regatta Dr Oak Harbor, WA 98277.

Living with Loss Grief Class

This five week seminar is designed to help you work through the normal and needed process of grief that follows the death of a loved one. Category: Classes & Lectures. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Rev. Dave Bieniek. Contact Email: bienid@whidbeygen.org. Contact Phone: 360-678-7605. Tuesday, February 10, 2015, 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM. Whidbey General Hospital Conference Room.

Whidbey Sounders Toastmasters Club

Improve your public speaking and leadership skills! Visit your local Toastmasters International Club; the Whidbey Sounders. Toastmasters International is in it's 90th year of helping people just like you, all around the world, become better communicators and leaders personally, in the workplace and in their local communities. We have a fun, friendly and supportive atmosphere where members practice speaking and build leadership skills at the same time. We meet the 2nd, 4th and 5th Tuesday each month from 6:30-8 pm at the VFW Post Banquet Room, 3037 Goldie Rd. Oak Harbor. Come visit and see what Toastmasters is all about! Category: Organizations. Audience: Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: Visitors are free. Contact Name: Mary Jo Strain. Contact Email: contact-4902@toastmastersclubs.org. Contact Phone: 360-675-4494. Tuesday, February 10, 2015, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM. VFW Post Banquet Room 3037 Goldie Rd. Oak Harbor, WA.

Ready Readers: Baby & Me Storytime

Wiggle and giggle with your baby through silly stories, happy songs, rhymes, and activities that inspire a love of reading. Playtime follows. For newborns through 24 months. Caregiver required. Category: Family. Audience: Kids. Dads. Moms. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Phone: 360-675-5115. Wednesday, February 11, 2015, 9:30 AM – 10:15 AM. Oak Harbor Library, Meeting Room 1000 SE Regatta Dr Oak Harbor, WA 98277.

AARP Tax-Aide

Free tax return preparation and e-filing for taxpayers with low and moderate income, especially those age 60 and older. Call 360-678-3000 to schedule an appointment. Supported by AARP Foundation. Category: Classes & Lectures. Organizations. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Leslie Franzen. Contact Email: lfranzen@sno-isle.org. Contact Phone: 360-678-4911. Wednesday, February 11, 2015, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Coupeville Library 788 NW Alexander St Coupeville, WA 9839.

Ready Readers: Baby & Me Storytime

Wiggle and giggle with your baby through silly stories, happy songs, rhymes, and activities that inspire a love of reading. Playtime follows. For newborns through 24 months. Caregiver required. Category: Family. Audience: Kids. Dads. Moms. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Phone: 360-675-5115. Wednesday, February 11, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. Oak Harbor Library, Meeting Room 1000 SE Regatta Dr Oak Harbor, WA 98277.

Team Tsunami Dragon Boat practice at the pool

Everyone is welcome for awesome times together celebrating the traditions of an ancient sport, building fitness, working together, and just having a great time as a team. We are a diverse group in our age and athleticism, so come on out and join us! Practices are at the pool on M&W evenings through the end of February, and on the water at the OH Marina every Sunday at 2:30pm. Beginning in March, we're back on the water three times a week. Paddles Up! Category: Outdoor. Sports & Recreation. Audience: Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Contact Name: Cathie Harrison. Contact Email: cathieanne@aol.com. Contact Phone: 360-929-5698. Wednesday, February 11, 2015, 6:15 PM – 7:30 PM. John Vanderzicht Pool 85 SE Jerome St. Oak Harbor. For more info visit www.npsdragonboat.org.

Brass Ensemble

Get out those horns and bring them down to Click Music for a great time playing music with your friends and neighbors. Bring your music stand if you have one. We will provide the music. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Classes & Lectures. Music. Audience: Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: David Stern. Contact Email: DavidS@clickmusic.biz. Contact Phone: 360-675-5544. Wednesday, February 11, 2015, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Click Music 1130 NE 7th Ave Oak Harbor, WA 98277.

Remembering & Reclaiming Our Roots

Are you interested in exploring personal and collective leadership? In being part of an environment that fosters the contribution of individual gifts, talents, skills, and diverse experiences to support a common purpose? In being a participant in an open space process where you will learn about engaging people for creative collaboration and purposeful action? In engaging in conversation that provides fresh perspective and expands your vision? We invite you to join us, February 12—15, 2015, in open space at the Whidbey Institute, where we will be held and energized by 100 acres of northwest woodland and historic farmstead for creative collaboration. We have a woeful dearth of leadership in our institutional life today. Old institutions are falling apart. Long-ignored wrongs and crimes against peoples demand to be addressed. Our systems of law have been revealed as riddled with inequality, and violence is disguised as justice. Many of us have been experimenting with fundamentally different forms of lea… Category: Organizations. Audience: Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: 250. Contact Name: Marnie Jones. Contact Email: marnie@whidbeyinstitute.org. Contact Phone: 3603411884. Thursday, February 12, 2015 – Sunday, February 15, 2015. The Whidbey Institute 6449 Old Pietila Rd Clinton, WA 98236. For more info visit www.whidbeyinstitute.org.

Ready Readers Preschool Storytime

Let imaginations run wild with fun books, sing-along songs, and creative activities that prepare young minds for the adventures of reading. Playtime or craft may follow. For ages 2 to 5 years. Caregiver required. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Dads. Moms. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Leslie Bakker. Contact Email: lbakker@sno-isle.org. Contact Phone: 360-678-4911. Thursday, February 12, 2015, 9:30 AM – 10:15 AM. Coupeville Library 788 NW Alexander Coupeville, WA 98239. For more info visit www.sno-isle.org.

Ready Readers: Preschool Storytime

Let imaginations run wild with fun books, sing-along songs, and creative activities that prepare young minds for the adventures of reading. Playtime or craft may follow. For ages 3 to 5 years. Caregiver required. Category: Family. Audience: Kids. Dads. Moms. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Phone: 360-675-5115. Thursday, February 12, 2015, 9:30 AM – 10:25 AM. Oak Harbor Library, Meeting Room 1000 SE Regatta Dr Oak Harbor, WA 98277.

Norwegian conversation & coffee

This newly formed group, facilitated by a native-speaker of Norwegian, is a casual coffee group giving other Norwegian speaking individuals a chance to practice and improve their language skills. Open to newcomers. Also meets on the 4th Thursday of every month. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: Free but donations accepted for coffee. Contact Name: Whidbey Island Nordic Lodge - J Gerteis. Contact Email: whidbeyislandnordiclodge@gmail.com. Thursday, February 12, 2015, 10:00 AM – 11:15 AM. Nordic Hall 63 Jacobs Rd Coupeville, WA 98260.

Ready Readers: Preschool Storytime

Let imaginations run wild with fun books, sing-along songs, and creative activities that prepare young minds for the adventures of reading. Playtime or craft may follow. For ages 3 to 5 years. Caregiver required. Category: Family. Audience: Kids. Dads. Moms. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Phone: 360-675-5115. Thursday, February 12, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:25 AM. Oak Harbor Library, Meeting Room 1000 SE Regatta Dr Oak Harbor, WA 98277.

Republican Women's Club of North Whidbey

In addition to our regular monthly business meeting, we'll be hearing from Mayor Scott Dudley about the new city sewage treatment plant. Category: Organizations. Cost: $20. Contact Name: Terresa Hobbs. Contact Email: thobbs1016@gmail.com. Thursday, February 12, 2015, 11:30 AM – 1:25 PM. San Remo Mediterranean Grill 421 Northeast Midway Boulevard, Oak Harbor, WA 98277.

Blues Jam

C'mon down and play some blues with your friends and neighbors. All levels and all ages are welcome to join in the fun. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Classes & Lectures. Family. Music. Organizations. Audience: Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: David Stern. Contact Email: DavidS@clickmusic.biz. Contact Phone: 360-675-5544. Thursday, February 12, 2015, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Click Music in Oak Harbor 1130 NE 7th Ave Oak Harbor, WA 98277.

Blues Jam

C'mon down and play some blues with your friends and neighbors. All levels and all ages are welcome to join in the fun. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Classes & Lectures. Music. Audience: Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: FREE. Contact Name: David Stern. Contact Email: DavidS@clickmusic.biz. Contact Phone: 360-675-5544. Thursday, February 12, 2015, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Click Music 1130 NE 7th Ave Oak Harbor, WA 98277.

Monty Python's SPAMALOT

Come laugh a lot at the Whidbey Playhouse with Monty Python’s SPAMALOT, the musical lovingly ripped off from the internationally renowned comedy team’s most popular film, Monty Python and the Holy Grail. On stage February 6 through March 1, the Whidbey Playhouse production features sumptuous sets and costumes, a chorus line of dancing divas and knights, flatulent Frenchmen, a killer rabbit and more madcap mirth than a headless knight! Don’t miss the show that critics claim raises silliness to a new art form! There are - if only briefly - references to "Monty Python's Flying Circus" skits such as The Lumberjack Song, Spam, and the Dead Parrot Sketch, while some of Broadway's musicals are skewered along the way including a spoof of Andrew Lloyd Webber, Fiddler on the Roof, West Side Story, Man of La Mancha, and Les Miserables. The production is directed and produced by Sue Riney with technical direction by Jim Riney. The couple has 34 years of experience at The Whidbey Playhouse directing, producing, d… Category: Arts & Entertainment. Theater. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: $20.00. Contact Name: Box Office. Contact Email: office@whidbeyplayhouse.com. Contact Phone: 3606792237. Thursday, February 12, 2015, 7:30 PM – 10:00 PM. The Whidbey Playhouse, 730 SE Midway Blvd, Oak Harbor.

Downloading eBooks to your Kindle

Learn how to download free eBooks from the library to your Kindle. Bring your library card number and fully-charged Kindle, along with its USB/charging cable. If you have a small screen on your Kindle, you may want to bring a laptop. NOTE: You will also need your Amazon logon and password. Space is limited so please preregister online or by phone. Category: Classes & Lectures. Cost: free. Contact Phone: 360-221-4383. Friday, February 13, 2015, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Langley Library 104 2nd St Langley WA.

Uke Club

Uke Club meets weekly for ukulele players of all ages and levels to have fun playing and singing together. We will share our favorite tunes, uke stories, tips and tricks. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Classes & Lectures. Family. Music. Audience: Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: FREE. Contact Name: David Stern. Contact Email: DavidS@clickmusic.biz. Contact Phone: 360-675-5544. Friday, February 13, 2015, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Click Music 1130 NE 7th Avenue Oak Harbor, WA 98277.

Open Mic Night

Blooms Winery offers the stage to musicians, poets, comedians and improv in their Open Mic Night at Blooms Winery's tasting room at the Bayview Corner. Open Mic Night is the second Friday of each month, from 6:30-8 pm. This is an Island of incredibly talented people, so come by and sit and listen for a spell. These Open Mics provide an opportunity in a casual and intimate setting for musicians to perform live and play a song or two or for a poet to recite some of their verse. Anyone interested in being included in the evening’s talent showcase can call the tasting room at 360-321-0515. Drop-ins are accepted. Blooms Winery's tasting room is located in the historic Bayview Cash Store at Bayview Corner and are open Thursday to Monday. Visit the website www.bloomswinery.com or call 360-321-0515 for more details. For non-musicians, come listen, support and encourage those brave souls on stage! Category: Arts & Entertainment. Food & Drink. Music. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: no cover. Contact Name: Virginia Bloom. Contact Email: blooms@whidbey.com. Contact Phone: 360-321-0515. Friday, February 13, 2015, 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM. Blooms Winery Tasting Room at Bayview Corner Cash Store. For more info visit www.bloomswinery.com.

Open Mic Night

Blooms Winery offers the stage to musicians, poets, comedians and improv in their Open Mic Night at Blooms Winery Taste for Wine & Art at the Bayview Corner. Open Mic Night is the second Friday of each month, with the next one scheduled for November 14th from 6:30-8 pm. This is an Island of incredibly talented people, so come by and sit and listen for a spell. These Open Mics provide an opportunity in a casual and intimate setting for musicians to perform live and play a song or two or for a poet to recite some of their verse. Anyone interested in being included in the evening’s talent showcase can call the tasting room at 360-321-0515. Drop-ins are accepted. Blooms Winery Taste for Wine & Art is located in the historic Bayview Cash Store at Bayview Corner and are open Thursday to Monday. Visit the website www.bloomswinery.com or call 360-321-0515 for more details. For non-musicians, come listen, support and encourage those brave souls on stage! Category: Music. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: no cover. Contact Name: Virginia Bloom. Contact Email: blooms@whidbey.com. Contact Phone: 360-321-0515. Friday, February 13, 2015, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM. Blooms Winery Tasting Room at Bayview Corner 5603 Bayview Rd Langley. For more info visit www.bloomswinery.com.

Jazz Jam

Bring your instrument and skills to our Jazz Jam. We will play standards, originals brought by community members, and even have some improv sessions. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Classes & Lectures. Family. Music. Audience: Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: FREE. Contact Name: David Stern. Contact Email: DavidS@clickmusic.biz. Contact Phone: 360-675-5544. Friday, February 13, 2015, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Click Music 1130 NE 7th Ave Oak Harbor, WA 98277.

Monty Python's SPAMALOT

Come laugh a lot at the Whidbey Playhouse with Monty Python’s SPAMALOT, the musical lovingly ripped off from the internationally renowned comedy team’s most popular film, Monty Python and the Holy Grail. On stage February 6 through March 1, the Whidbey Playhouse production features sumptuous sets and costumes, a chorus line of dancing divas and knights, flatulent Frenchmen, a killer rabbit and more madcap mirth than a headless knight! Don’t miss the show that critics claim raises silliness to a new art form! There are - if only briefly - references to "Monty Python's Flying Circus" skits such as The Lumberjack Song, Spam, and the Dead Parrot Sketch, while some of Broadway's musicals are skewered along the way including a spoof of Andrew Lloyd Webber, Fiddler on the Roof, West Side Story, Man of La Mancha, and Les Miserables. The production is directed and produced by Sue Riney with technical direction by Jim Riney. The couple has 34 years of experience at The Whidbey Playhouse directing, producing, d… Category: Arts & Entertainment. Theater. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: $20.00. Contact Name: Box Office. Contact Email: office@whidbeyplayhouse.com. Contact Phone: 3606792237. Friday, February 13, 2015, 7:30 PM – 10:00 PM. The Whidbey Playhouse, 730 SE Midway Blvd, Oak Harbor.

Be a Fiction Magician! Tips and Tricks for Writers

Writers are magicians. We pull rabbits out of hats, heroes from certain death, and stories out of thin air. You’ll amaze yourself in this hands-on workshop as manuscripts transform before your very eyes. Dazzle your readers with card “tricks” that help you amp up the emotional impact, suspense, and conflict in your stories. Keep your cool with “tips” that help you reduce those same elements in your writing life. Bring a manuscript, an idea, or nothing but paper and a pen, and watch the magic happen. Magic wands included! Presented by Deb Lund. Funded by the Friends of the Langley Library. No registration required. Deb Lund is a picture book author best known for her celebrated dinoseries. Deb taught for twenty years as a music and classroom teacher and elementary librarian, later creating and co-directing a small arts-based school. Among the books Deb has written are Monsters on Machines, All Aboard the Dinotrain, Dinosailors, Tell Me My Story, Mama, Play and Pray Toddler Prayers, and her newest, Dinosoari… Category: Arts & Entertainment. Classes & Lectures. Cost: free. Contact Phone: 360-221-4383. Saturday, February 14, 2015, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM. Langley Library 104 2nd St langley, WA.

Whidbey Island Fruit Tree Grafting Day

Hands-on grafting (primarily apples). You will learn how to graft. We’ll have a nice selection of uncommon apple scion wood and rootstocks. You should be able to create and take home your own, custom-grafted tree! Bring any grafting equipment and supplies you may have, and one-gallon container(s) or plastic bags. We will have plenty of damp sawdust! Bring your own lunch. This event is FREE, but you must RSVP. For more information, visit the website link or go to www.pacificriminstitute.org. Category: Classes & Lectures. Organizations. Outdoor. Audience: Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: FREE. Contact Name: Holly Syreen. Contact Email: holly@pacificriminstitute.org. Contact Phone: 360-678-5586. Saturday, February 14, 2015, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Pacific Rim Institute 180 Parker Road Coupeville, WA 98239. For more info visit pacificriminstitute.org.

Red Wine & Chocolate Tour 2015

Do you enjoy luscious red wines? How about those wines paired with decadent chocolates? This annual event takes place over two weekends at five venues, where local winemakers and distillers will be pouring a selection of exquisite hand crafted wines and spirits paired with specially selected chocolates. A great way to break up the winter blahs, treat your sweetheart to a special weekend, or just have some fun and enjoy great wines! Who can resist the combination of fine wines, spirits and chocolates, shopping, music, art, great dining options and scenic vistas? The event dates February 7-8 and 14-15, 2015. Tickets are $20 in advance, $25 days of. They can be purchased online at www.brownpapertickets.com/event/903507 or from some of the participating wineries including Blooms Winery, Holmes Harbor Cellars, Whidbey Island Distillery, Spoiled Dog Winery and Comforts of Whidbey. Visit the website www.whidbeyislandvintners.org for more info. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Food & Drink. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: $20 in advance, $25 days of. Contact Name: Virginia Bloom. Contact Email: blooms@whidbey.com. Contact Phone: 360-321-0515. Saturday, February 14, 2015, 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Five tasting rooms on Whidbey Island.

Make a Valentine Card!

We provide the materials, you provide the fun! Drop in this afternoon to make a card to take home to someone you love. Category: Family. Audience: Kids. Teens. Dads. Moms. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Phone: 360-675-5115. Saturday, February 14, 2015, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Oak Harbor Library, Meeting Room.

Sweetheart Dinner & Dance

Sweetheart Dinner & Dance 6pm Social Hour 7pm Dinner 8-Midnight Dancinh with Live music by Deception Connection. Category: Organizations. Cost: $30 per couple $15 single. Contact Name: VFW Post 7392. Contact Email: elise.vogelmanjz@gmail.com. Contact Phone: 3606754048. Saturday, February 14, 2015, 6:00 PM – Sunday, February 15, 2015, 12:00 AM. VFW Post 7392 3037 N Goldie Rd Oak Harbor, Wa 98277.

Monty Python's SPAMALOT

Come laugh a lot at the Whidbey Playhouse with Monty Python’s SPAMALOT, the musical lovingly ripped off from the internationally renowned comedy team’s most popular film, Monty Python and the Holy Grail. On stage February 6 through March 1, the Whidbey Playhouse production features sumptuous sets and costumes, a chorus line of dancing divas and knights, flatulent Frenchmen, a killer rabbit and more madcap mirth than a headless knight! Don’t miss the show that critics claim raises silliness to a new art form! There are - if only briefly - references to "Monty Python's Flying Circus" skits such as The Lumberjack Song, Spam, and the Dead Parrot Sketch, while some of Broadway's musicals are skewered along the way including a spoof of Andrew Lloyd Webber, Fiddler on the Roof, West Side Story, Man of La Mancha, and Les Miserables. The production is directed and produced by Sue Riney with technical direction by Jim Riney. The couple has 34 years of experience at The Whidbey Playhouse directing, producing, d… Category: Arts & Entertainment. Theater. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: $20.00. Contact Name: Box Office. Contact Email: office@whidbeyplayhouse.com. Contact Phone: 3606792237. Saturday, February 14, 2015, 7:30 PM – 10:00 PM. The Whidbey Playhouse, 730 SE Midway Blvd, Oak Harbor.

Valentine Masquerade Ball...Party!

LGBTQ Community event to benefit Whidbey Island Pride 2015. Special guest performers: The Mood Swings All women jazz band. Lite buffet, BYOB. Category: Benefit. Cost: $25/single $40/couple. Contact Name: Kathie Townsend. Saturday, February 14, 2015, 8:00 PM – Sunday, February 15, 2015, 12:00 AM. Coupeville Recreation Hall 901 Northwest Alexander Street Coupeville, WA 98239.

Red Wine & Chocolate Tour 2015

Do you enjoy luscious red wines? How about those wines paired with decadent chocolates? This annual event takes place over two weekends at five venues, where local winemakers and distillers will be pouring a selection of exquisite hand crafted wines and spirits paired with specially selected chocolates. A great way to break up the winter blahs, treat your sweetheart to a special weekend, or just have some fun and enjoy great wines! Who can resist the combination of fine wines, spirits and chocolates, shopping, music, art, great dining options and scenic vistas? The event dates February 7-8 and 14-15, 2015. Tickets are $20 in advance, $25 days of. They can be purchased online at www.brownpapertickets.com/event/903507 or from some of the participating wineries including Blooms Winery, Holmes Harbor Cellars, Whidbey Island Distillery, Spoiled Dog Winery and Comforts of Whidbey. Visit the website www.whidbeyislandvintners.org for more info. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Food & Drink. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: $20 in advance, $25 days of. Contact Name: Virginia Bloom. Contact Email: blooms@whidbey.com. Contact Phone: 360-321-0515. Sunday, February 15, 2015, 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Five tasting rooms on Whidbey Island.

Monty Python's SPAMALOT

Come laugh a lot at the Whidbey Playhouse with Monty Python’s Spamalot, the musical lovingly ripped off from the internationally renowned comedy team’s most popular film, Monty Python and the Holy Grail. On stage February 6 through March 1, the Whidbey Playhouse production features sumptuous sets and costumes, a chorus line of dancing divas and knights, flatulent Frenchmen, a killer rabbit and more madcap mirth than a headless knight! Don’t miss the show that critics claim raises silliness to a new art form! There are - if only briefly - references to "Monty Python's Flying Circus" skits such as The Lumberjack Song, Spam, and the Dead Parrot Sketch, while some of Broadway's musicals are skewered along the way including a spoof of Andrew Lloyd Webber, Fiddler on the Roof, West Side Story, Man of La Mancha, and Les Miserables. The production is directed and produced by Sue Riney with technical direction by Jim Riney. The couple has 34 years of experience at The Whidbey Playhouse directing, producing, d… Category: Arts & Entertainment. Theater. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: $20.00. Contact Name: Box Office. Contact Email: office@whidbeyplayhouse.com. Contact Phone: 3606792237. Sunday, February 15, 2015, 2:30 PM – 5:00 PM. The Whidbey Playhouse, 730 SE Midway Blvd, Oak Harbor.

REEL WOMEN, Seattle Women's Chorus

Reel Women concert by Seattle Women's Chorus. Benefitting Citizens Against Domestic & Sexual Abuse (CADA). Grab some popcorn and get ready for a movie-themed extravaganza! Join Seattle Women’s Chorus for a musical tribute to some of the silver screen’s most famous and scintillating women. Throughout cinematic history, women have graced motion pictures with their beauty, tenacity, and award-winning talents, both on screen and behind the scenes. Celebrate these accomplished performers as we take you on a journey from the beginning of film all the way through the closing credits of today’s hit movies. Sponsored by: Whidbey Island Bank, Windermere Real Estate/South Whidbey, and Puget Sound Energy. Category: Benefit. Music. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $25. Contact Name: CADA. Contact Email: director@cadacanhelp.org. Contact Phone: 360-675-7057. Sunday, February 15, 2015, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM. South Whidbey High School Performing Arts Center.

Team Tsunami Dragon Boat practice at the pool

Everyone is welcome for awesome times together celebrating the traditions of an ancient sport, building fitness, working together, and just having a great time as a team. We are a diverse group in our age and athleticism, so come on out and join us! Practices are at the pool on M&W evenings through the end of February, and on the water at the OH Marina every Sunday at 2:30pm. Beginning in March, we're back on the water three times a week. Paddles Up! Category: Outdoor. Sports & Recreation. Audience: Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Contact Name: Cathie Harrison. Contact Email: cathieanne@aol.com. Contact Phone: 360-929-5698. Monday, February 16, 2015, 6:15 PM – 7:30 PM. John Vanderzicht Pool 85 SE Jerome St. Oak Harbor. For more info visit www.npsdragonboat.org.

Ready Readers: Toddler Storytime

Jump and bounce into a magical world of stories, music, and movements that nurture the desire to read in toddlers. Playtime or craft may follow. For ages 24 months to 3 years. Caregiver required. Category: Family. Audience: Kids. Dads. Moms. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Phone: 360-675-5115. Tuesday, February 17, 2015, 9:30 AM – 10:15 AM. Oak Harbor Library, Meeting Room 1000 SE Regatta Dr Oak Harbor, WA 98239.

Ready Readers: Toddler Storytime

Jump and bounce into a magical world of stories, music, and movements that nurture the desire to read in toddlers. Playtime or craft may follow. For ages 24 months to 3 years. Caregiver required. Category: Family. Audience: Kids. Dads. Moms. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Phone: 360-675-5115. Tuesday, February 17, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. Oak Harbor Library, Meeting Room 1000 SE Regatta Dr Oak Harbor, WA 98277.

AARP Tax-Aide

Free tax return preparation and e-filing for taxpayers with low and moderate income, especially those age 60 and older. Call 360-678-3000 to schedule an appointment. Supported by AARP Foundation. Category: Classes & Lectures. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: Free. Contact Phone: 360-678-3000. Tuesday, February 17, 2015, 1:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Oak Harbor Library, Meeting Room 1000 SE Regatta Dr Oak Harbor, WA 98277.

Living with Loss Grief Class

This five week seminar is designed to help you work through the normal and needed process of grief that follows the death of a loved one. Category: Classes & Lectures. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Rev. Dave Bieniek. Contact Email: bienid@whidbeygen.org. Contact Phone: 360-678-7605. Tuesday, February 17, 2015, 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM. Whidbey General Hospital Conference Room.

Ready Readers: Baby & Me Storytime

Wiggle and giggle with your baby through silly stories, happy songs, rhymes, and activities that inspire a love of reading. Playtime follows. For newborns through 24 months. Caregiver required. Category: Family. Audience: Kids. Dads. Moms. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Phone: 360-675-5115. Wednesday, February 18, 2015, 9:30 AM – 10:15 AM. Oak Harbor Library, Meeting Room 1000 SE Regatta Dr Oak Harbor, WA 98277.

AARP Tax-Aide

Free tax return preparation and e-filing for taxpayers with low and moderate income, especially those age 60 and older. Call 360-678-3000 to schedule an appointment. Supported by AARP Foundation. Category: Classes & Lectures. Organizations. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Leslie Franzen. Contact Email: lfranzen@sno-isle.org. Contact Phone: 360-678-4911. Wednesday, February 18, 2015, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Coupeville Library 788 NW Alexander St Coupeville, WA 9839.

Ready Readers: Baby & Me Storytime

Wiggle and giggle with your baby through silly stories, happy songs, rhymes, and activities that inspire a love of reading. Playtime follows. For newborns through 24 months. Caregiver required. Category: Family. Audience: Kids. Dads. Moms. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Phone: 360-675-5115. Wednesday, February 18, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. Oak Harbor Library, Meeting Room 1000 SE Regatta Dr Oak Harbor, WA 98277.

Team Tsunami Dragon Boat practice at the pool

Everyone is welcome for awesome times together celebrating the traditions of an ancient sport, building fitness, working together, and just having a great time as a team. We are a diverse group in our age and athleticism, so come on out and join us! Practices are at the pool on M&W evenings through the end of February, and on the water at the OH Marina every Sunday at 2:30pm. Beginning in March, we're back on the water three times a week. Paddles Up! Category: Outdoor. Sports & Recreation. Audience: Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Contact Name: Cathie Harrison. Contact Email: cathieanne@aol.com. Contact Phone: 360-929-5698. Wednesday, February 18, 2015, 6:15 PM – 7:30 PM. John Vanderzicht Pool 85 SE Jerome St. Oak Harbor. For more info visit www.npsdragonboat.org.

Brass Ensemble

Get out those horns and bring them down to Click Music for a great time playing music with your friends and neighbors. Bring your music stand if you have one. We will provide the music. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Classes & Lectures. Music. Audience: Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: David Stern. Contact Email: DavidS@clickmusic.biz. Contact Phone: 360-675-5544. Wednesday, February 18, 2015, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Click Music 1130 NE 7th Ave Oak Harbor, WA 98277.

Ready Readers Preschool Storytime

Let imaginations run wild with fun books, sing-along songs, and creative activities that prepare young minds for the adventures of reading. Playtime or craft may follow. For ages 2 to 5 years. Caregiver required. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Dads. Moms. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Leslie Bakker. Contact Email: lbakker@sno-isle.org. Contact Phone: 360-678-4911. Thursday, February 19, 2015, 9:30 AM – 10:15 AM. Coupeville Library 788 NW Alexander Coupeville, WA 98239. For more info visit www.sno-isle.org.

Blues Jam

C'mon down and play some blues with your friends and neighbors. All levels and all ages are welcome to join in the fun. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Classes & Lectures. Family. Music. Organizations. Audience: Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: David Stern. Contact Email: DavidS@clickmusic.biz. Contact Phone: 360-675-5544. Thursday, February 19, 2015, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Click Music in Oak Harbor 1130 NE 7th Ave Oak Harbor, WA 98277.

Blues Jam

C'mon down and play some blues with your friends and neighbors. All levels and all ages are welcome to join in the fun. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Classes & Lectures. Music. Audience: Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: FREE. Contact Name: David Stern. Contact Email: DavidS@clickmusic.biz. Contact Phone: 360-675-5544. Thursday, February 19, 2015, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Click Music 1130 NE 7th Ave Oak Harbor, WA 98277.

Monty Python's SPAMALOT

Come laugh a lot at the Whidbey Playhouse with Monty Python’s SPAMALOT, the musical lovingly ripped off from the internationally renowned comedy team’s most popular film, Monty Python and the Holy Grail. On stage February 6 through March 1, the Whidbey Playhouse production features sumptuous sets and costumes, a chorus line of dancing divas and knights, flatulent Frenchmen, a killer rabbit and more madcap mirth than a headless knight! Don’t miss the show that critics claim raises silliness to a new art form! There are - if only briefly - references to "Monty Python's Flying Circus" skits such as The Lumberjack Song, Spam, and the Dead Parrot Sketch, while some of Broadway's musicals are skewered along the way including a spoof of Andrew Lloyd Webber, Fiddler on the Roof, West Side Story, Man of La Mancha, and Les Miserables. The production is directed and produced by Sue Riney with technical direction by Jim Riney. The couple has 34 years of experience at The Whidbey Playhouse directing, producing, d… Category: Arts & Entertainment. Theater. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: $20.00. Contact Name: Box Office. Contact Email: office@whidbeyplayhouse.com. Contact Phone: 3606792237. Thursday, February 19, 2015, 7:30 PM – 10:00 PM. The Whidbey Playhouse, 730 SE Midway Blvd, Oak Harbor.

Uke Club

Uke Club meets weekly for ukulele players of all ages and levels to have fun playing and singing together. We will share our favorite tunes, uke stories, tips and tricks. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Classes & Lectures. Family. Music. Audience: Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: FREE. Contact Name: David Stern. Contact Email: DavidS@clickmusic.biz. Contact Phone: 360-675-5544. Friday, February 20, 2015, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Click Music 1130 NE 7th Avenue Oak Harbor, WA 98277.

Jazz Jam

Bring your instrument and skills to our Jazz Jam. We will play standards, originals brought by community members, and even have some improv sessions. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Classes & Lectures. Family. Music. Audience: Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: FREE. Contact Name: David Stern. Contact Email: DavidS@clickmusic.biz. Contact Phone: 360-675-5544. Friday, February 20, 2015, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Click Music 1130 NE 7th Ave Oak Harbor, WA 98277.

Monty Python's SPAMALOT

Come laugh a lot at the Whidbey Playhouse with Monty Python’s SPAMALOT, the musical lovingly ripped off from the internationally renowned comedy team’s most popular film, Monty Python and the Holy Grail. On stage February 6 through March 1, the Whidbey Playhouse production features sumptuous sets and costumes, a chorus line of dancing divas and knights, flatulent Frenchmen, a killer rabbit and more madcap mirth than a headless knight! Don’t miss the show that critics claim raises silliness to a new art form! There are - if only briefly - references to "Monty Python's Flying Circus" skits such as The Lumberjack Song, Spam, and the Dead Parrot Sketch, while some of Broadway's musicals are skewered along the way including a spoof of Andrew Lloyd Webber, Fiddler on the Roof, West Side Story, Man of La Mancha, and Les Miserables. The production is directed and produced by Sue Riney with technical direction by Jim Riney. The couple has 34 years of experience at The Whidbey Playhouse directing, producing, d… Category: Arts & Entertainment. Theater. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: $20.00. Contact Name: Box Office. Contact Email: office@whidbeyplayhouse.com. Contact Phone: 3606792237. Friday, February 20, 2015, 7:30 PM – 10:00 PM. The Whidbey Playhouse, 730 SE Midway Blvd, Oak Harbor.

Whidbey Wedding Inspirations Bridal Show

A bridal show will be held on Saturday, February 21, 2015 from 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM at the Oak Harbor Best Western Harbor Plaza and Conference Center at 33175 State Route 20 in Oak Harbor, WA. After a successful show in 2012, the Whidbey Wedding Inspirations Bridal Show is being presented again in 2015. The goal of Best Western PLUS is to bring together local wedding vendors and businesses into one central location, providing information, excitement and hopefully a bit of inspiration to future Whidbey Island brides Brides and grooms on Whidbey Island and outlying areas getting marries in 2015 or 2016 have the ideal event to attend to receive inspiration, advice and a quick start to their wedding planning. They will be able to talk to vendors directly and get crucial information that will help them plan a once-in-a-lifetime wedding. Attendees will come away with quotes, samples, and door prizes and be able to do some taste testing from catering vendors. Guests coming to the Bridal Show will be eligible to win… Category: Fairs & Festivals. Wedding. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Families. Cost: free. Contact Name: Dorothy Sullivan. Contact Email: dorothy@hotelservicesgroup.com. Contact Phone: 360-679-4567. Saturday, February 21, 2015, 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Best Western Plus, 33175 State Route 20, Oak Harbor, WA.

Monty Python's SPAMALOT

Come laugh a lot at the Whidbey Playhouse with Monty Python’s SPAMALOT, the musical lovingly ripped off from the internationally renowned comedy team’s most popular film, Monty Python and the Holy Grail. On stage February 6 through March 1, the Whidbey Playhouse production features sumptuous sets and costumes, a chorus line of dancing divas and knights, flatulent Frenchmen, a killer rabbit and more madcap mirth than a headless knight! Don’t miss the show that critics claim raises silliness to a new art form! There are - if only briefly - references to "Monty Python's Flying Circus" skits such as The Lumberjack Song, Spam, and the Dead Parrot Sketch, while some of Broadway's musicals are skewered along the way including a spoof of Andrew Lloyd Webber, Fiddler on the Roof, West Side Story, Man of La Mancha, and Les Miserables. The production is directed and produced by Sue Riney with technical direction by Jim Riney. The couple has 34 years of experience at The Whidbey Playhouse directing, producing, d… Category: Arts & Entertainment. Theater. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: $20.00. Contact Name: Box Office. Contact Email: office@whidbeyplayhouse.com. Contact Phone: 3606792237. Saturday, February 21, 2015, 7:30 PM – 10:00 PM. The Whidbey Playhouse, 730 SE Midway Blvd, Oak Harbor.

Monty Python's SPAMALOT

Come laugh a lot at the Whidbey Playhouse with Monty Python’s Spamalot, the musical lovingly ripped off from the internationally renowned comedy team’s most popular film, Monty Python and the Holy Grail. On stage February 6 through March 1, the Whidbey Playhouse production features sumptuous sets and costumes, a chorus line of dancing divas and knights, flatulent Frenchmen, a killer rabbit and more madcap mirth than a headless knight! Don’t miss the show that critics claim raises silliness to a new art form! There are - if only briefly - references to "Monty Python's Flying Circus" skits such as The Lumberjack Song, Spam, and the Dead Parrot Sketch, while some of Broadway's musicals are skewered along the way including a spoof of Andrew Lloyd Webber, Fiddler on the Roof, West Side Story, Man of La Mancha, and Les Miserables. The production is directed and produced by Sue Riney with technical direction by Jim Riney. The couple has 34 years of experience at The Whidbey Playhouse directing, producing, d… Category: Arts & Entertainment. Theater. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: $20.00. Contact Name: Box Office. Contact Email: office@whidbeyplayhouse.com. Contact Phone: 3606792237. Sunday, February 22, 2015, 2:30 PM – 5:00 PM. The Whidbey Playhouse, 730 SE Midway Blvd, Oak Harbor.

GriefShare

GriefShare is a seminar and support group for people who are grieving the death of someone close to them. If you (or someone you know) has experienced a loss, please consider joining us or share this information with them. This group will meet at the Island Church the 2nd & 4th Sunday evenings from 4-5:30pm beginning November 9th through to May 31st. (This is an open group which means people can join at any week). Category: Classes & Lectures. Faith. Family. Audience: Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Kathleen Stewardson. Contact Email: emergentcounseling@gmail.com. Contact Phone: (360) 499-6711. Sunday, February 22, 2015, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM. 503 Cascade Ave Langley, WA 98260.

Team Tsunami Dragon Boat practice at the pool

Everyone is welcome for awesome times together celebrating the traditions of an ancient sport, building fitness, working together, and just having a great time as a team. We are a diverse group in our age and athleticism, so come on out and join us! Practices are at the pool on M&W evenings through the end of February, and on the water at the OH Marina every Sunday at 2:30pm. Beginning in March, we're back on the water three times a week. Paddles Up! Category: Outdoor. Sports & Recreation. Audience: Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Contact Name: Cathie Harrison. Contact Email: cathieanne@aol.com. Contact Phone: 360-929-5698. Monday, February 23, 2015, 6:15 PM – 7:30 PM. John Vanderzicht Pool 85 SE Jerome St. Oak Harbor. For more info visit www.npsdragonboat.org.

AARP Tax-Aide

Free tax return preparation and e-filing for taxpayers with low and moderate income, especially those age 60 and older. Call 360-678-3000 to schedule an appointment. Supported by AARP Foundation. Category: Classes & Lectures. Organizations. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Leslie Franzen. Contact Email: lfranzen@sno-isle.org. Contact Phone: 360-678-4911. Wednesday, February 25, 2015, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Coupeville Library 788 NW Alexander St Coupeville, WA 9839.

North Whidbey Lions Club Monthly Meeting

The NW Lions Club is looking for new members. Join us for several meetings to see if you may be interested in joining the Lions. Look on our website to see what the Lions do in Oak Harbor and all over the world. Please call around 7PM if your interested or have questions. Category: Service Clubs. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Richard Mack. Contact Email: whidbeymack@yahoo.com. Contact Phone: 360-240-0843 (around 7PM). Wednesday, February 25, 2015, 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM. VFW 3037 N. Goldie Rd Oak Harbor, WA 98277. For more info visit e-clubhouse.org.

Team Tsunami Dragon Boat practice at the pool

Everyone is welcome for awesome times together celebrating the traditions of an ancient sport, building fitness, working together, and just having a great time as a team. We are a diverse group in our age and athleticism, so come on out and join us! Practices are at the pool on M&W evenings through the end of February, and on the water at the OH Marina every Sunday at 2:30pm. Beginning in March, we're back on the water three times a week. Paddles Up! Category: Outdoor. Sports & Recreation. Audience: Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Contact Name: Cathie Harrison. Contact Email: cathieanne@aol.com. Contact Phone: 360-929-5698. Wednesday, February 25, 2015, 6:15 PM – 7:30 PM. John Vanderzicht Pool 85 SE Jerome St. Oak Harbor. For more info visit www.npsdragonboat.org.

Brass Ensemble

Get out those horns and bring them down to Click Music for a great time playing music with your friends and neighbors. Bring your music stand if you have one. We will provide the music. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Classes & Lectures. Music. Audience: Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: David Stern. Contact Email: DavidS@clickmusic.biz. Contact Phone: 360-675-5544. Wednesday, February 25, 2015, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Click Music 1130 NE 7th Ave Oak Harbor, WA 98277.

Ready Readers Preschool Storytime

Let imaginations run wild with fun books, sing-along songs, and creative activities that prepare young minds for the adventures of reading. Playtime or craft may follow. For ages 2 to 5 years. Caregiver required. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Dads. Moms. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Leslie Bakker. Contact Email: lbakker@sno-isle.org. Contact Phone: 360-678-4911. Thursday, February 26, 2015, 9:30 AM – 10:15 AM. Coupeville Library 788 NW Alexander Coupeville, WA 98239. For more info visit www.sno-isle.org.

Norwegian conversation & coffee

This newly formed group, facilitated by a native-speaker of Norwegian, is a casual coffee group giving other Norwegian speaking individuals a chance to practice and improve their language skills. Open to newcomers. Also meets on the 2nd Thursday of every month. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: Free but donations accepted for coffee. Contact Name: Whidbey Island Nordic Lodge - J Gerteis. Contact Email: whidbeyislandnordiclodge@gmail.com. Contact Phone: 360-221-2189. Thursday, February 26, 2015, 10:00 AM – 11:15 AM. Nordic Hall 63 Jacobs Rd Coupeville, WA 98239.

Blues Jam

C'mon down and play some blues with your friends and neighbors. All levels and all ages are welcome to join in the fun. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Classes & Lectures. Family. Music. Organizations. Audience: Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: David Stern. Contact Email: DavidS@clickmusic.biz. Contact Phone: 360-675-5544. Thursday, February 26, 2015, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Click Music in Oak Harbor 1130 NE 7th Ave Oak Harbor, WA 98277.

Blues Jam

C'mon down and play some blues with your friends and neighbors. All levels and all ages are welcome to join in the fun. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Classes & Lectures. Music. Audience: Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: FREE. Contact Name: David Stern. Contact Email: DavidS@clickmusic.biz. Contact Phone: 360-675-5544. Thursday, February 26, 2015, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Click Music 1130 NE 7th Ave Oak Harbor, WA 98277.

Monty Python's SPAMALOT

Come laugh a lot at the Whidbey Playhouse with Monty Python’s SPAMALOT, the musical lovingly ripped off from the internationally renowned comedy team’s most popular film, Monty Python and the Holy Grail. On stage February 6 through March 1, the Whidbey Playhouse production features sumptuous sets and costumes, a chorus line of dancing divas and knights, flatulent Frenchmen, a killer rabbit and more madcap mirth than a headless knight! Don’t miss the show that critics claim raises silliness to a new art form! There are - if only briefly - references to "Monty Python's Flying Circus" skits such as The Lumberjack Song, Spam, and the Dead Parrot Sketch, while some of Broadway's musicals are skewered along the way including a spoof of Andrew Lloyd Webber, Fiddler on the Roof, West Side Story, Man of La Mancha, and Les Miserables. The production is directed and produced by Sue Riney with technical direction by Jim Riney. The couple has 34 years of experience at The Whidbey Playhouse directing, producing, d… Category: Arts & Entertainment. Theater. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: $20.00. Contact Name: Box Office. Contact Email: office@whidbeyplayhouse.com. Contact Phone: 3606792237. Thursday, February 26, 2015, 7:30 PM – 10:00 PM. The Whidbey Playhouse, 730 SE Midway Blvd, Oak Harbor.

Uke Club

Uke Club meets weekly for ukulele players of all ages and levels to have fun playing and singing together. We will share our favorite tunes, uke stories, tips and tricks. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Classes & Lectures. Family. Music. Audience: Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: FREE. Contact Name: David Stern. Contact Email: DavidS@clickmusic.biz. Contact Phone: 360-675-5544. Friday, February 27, 2015, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Click Music 1130 NE 7th Avenue Oak Harbor, WA 98277.

Jazz Jam

Bring your instrument and skills to our Jazz Jam. We will play standards, originals brought by community members, and even have some improv sessions. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Classes & Lectures. Family. Music. Audience: Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: FREE. Contact Name: David Stern. Contact Email: DavidS@clickmusic.biz. Contact Phone: 360-675-5544. Friday, February 27, 2015, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Click Music 1130 NE 7th Ave Oak Harbor, WA 98277.

Monty Python's SPAMALOT

Come laugh a lot at the Whidbey Playhouse with Monty Python’s SPAMALOT, the musical lovingly ripped off from the internationally renowned comedy team’s most popular film, Monty Python and the Holy Grail. On stage February 6 through March 1, the Whidbey Playhouse production features sumptuous sets and costumes, a chorus line of dancing divas and knights, flatulent Frenchmen, a killer rabbit and more madcap mirth than a headless knight! Don’t miss the show that critics claim raises silliness to a new art form! There are - if only briefly - references to "Monty Python's Flying Circus" skits such as The Lumberjack Song, Spam, and the Dead Parrot Sketch, while some of Broadway's musicals are skewered along the way including a spoof of Andrew Lloyd Webber, Fiddler on the Roof, West Side Story, Man of La Mancha, and Les Miserables. The production is directed and produced by Sue Riney with technical direction by Jim Riney. The couple has 34 years of experience at The Whidbey Playhouse directing, producing, d… Category: Arts & Entertainment. Theater. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: $20.00. Contact Name: Box Office. Contact Email: office@whidbeyplayhouse.com. Contact Phone: 3606792237. Friday, February 27, 2015, 7:30 PM – 10:00 PM. The Whidbey Playhouse, 730 SE Midway Blvd, Oak Harbor.

Monty Python's SPAMALOT

Come laugh a lot at the Whidbey Playhouse with Monty Python’s SPAMALOT, the musical lovingly ripped off from the internationally renowned comedy team’s most popular film, Monty Python and the Holy Grail. On stage February 6 through March 1, the Whidbey Playhouse production features sumptuous sets and costumes, a chorus line of dancing divas and knights, flatulent Frenchmen, a killer rabbit and more madcap mirth than a headless knight! Don’t miss the show that critics claim raises silliness to a new art form! There are - if only briefly - references to "Monty Python's Flying Circus" skits such as The Lumberjack Song, Spam, and the Dead Parrot Sketch, while some of Broadway's musicals are skewered along the way including a spoof of Andrew Lloyd Webber, Fiddler on the Roof, West Side Story, Man of La Mancha, and Les Miserables. The production is directed and produced by Sue Riney with technical direction by Jim Riney. The couple has 34 years of experience at The Whidbey Playhouse directing, producing, d… Category: Arts & Entertainment. Theater. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: $20.00. Contact Name: Box Office. Contact Email: office@whidbeyplayhouse.com. Contact Phone: 3606792237. Saturday, February 28, 2015, 7:30 PM – 10:00 PM. The Whidbey Playhouse, 730 SE Midway Blvd, Oak Harbor.

Monty Python's SPAMALOT

Come laugh a lot at the Whidbey Playhouse with Monty Python’s Spamalot, the musical lovingly ripped off from the internationally renowned comedy team’s most popular film, Monty Python and the Holy Grail. On stage February 6 through March 1, the Whidbey Playhouse production features sumptuous sets and costumes, a chorus line of dancing divas and knights, flatulent Frenchmen, a killer rabbit and more madcap mirth than a headless knight! Don’t miss the show that critics claim raises silliness to a new art form! There are - if only briefly - references to "Monty Python's Flying Circus" skits such as The Lumberjack Song, Spam, and the Dead Parrot Sketch, while some of Broadway's musicals are skewered along the way including a spoof of Andrew Lloyd Webber, Fiddler on the Roof, West Side Story, Man of La Mancha, and Les Miserables. The production is directed and produced by Sue Riney with technical direction by Jim Riney. The couple has 34 years of experience at The Whidbey Playhouse directing, producing, d… Category: Arts & Entertainment. Theater. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: $20.00. Contact Name: Box Office. Contact Email: office@whidbeyplayhouse.com. Contact Phone: 3606792237. Sunday, March 1, 2015, 2:30 PM – 5:00 PM. The Whidbey Playhouse, 730 SE Midway Blvd, Oak Harbor.

Alzheimer's Association Langley Caregiver Support Group

Caring for someone with memory loss? Need support and information? Alzheimer’s Association caregiver support groups provide a place for caregivers to learn and gain support from others caring for a person with memory loss. Support groups also serve as an opportunity for participants to receive information on care management, available services, and current research and treatment options. A free support group for unpaid care partners, family members and friends of individuals with memory loss is held the 1st Tuesday of each month from 10:00am – 12:00pm at the Bayview Senior Center, 14594 SR 525, Langley, WA 98260. Contact facilitator Hestia Laitala at 360.321.1600 for details. Category: Organizations. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Hestia Laitala. Contact Phone: 360-321-1600. Tuesday, March 3, 2015, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Bayview Senior Center, 14594 SR 525, Langley, WA 98260. For more info visit www.alzwa.org.

Alzheimer's Association Langley Caregiver Support Group

Caring for someone with memory loss? Need support and information? Alzheimer’s Association caregiver support groups provide a place for caregivers to learn and gain support from others caring for a person with memory loss. Support groups also serve as an opportunity for participants to receive information on care management, available services, and current research and treatment options. A free support group for unpaid care partners, family members and friends of individuals with memory loss is held the 1st Tuesday of each month from 10:00am – 12:00pm at the Bayview Senior Center, 14594 SR 525, Langley, WA 98260. Contact facilitator Hestia Laitala at 360.321.1600 for details. Category: Organizations. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Hestia Laitala. Contact Phone: 360-321-1600. Tuesday, March 3, 2015, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Bayview Senior Center, 14594 SR 525, Langley, WA 98260. For more info visit www.alzwa.org.

Brass Ensemble

Get out those horns and bring them down to Click Music for a great time playing music with your friends and neighbors. Bring your music stand if you have one. We will provide the music. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Classes & Lectures. Music. Audience: Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: David Stern. Contact Email: DavidS@clickmusic.biz. Contact Phone: 360-675-5544. Wednesday, March 4, 2015, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Click Music 1130 NE 7th Ave Oak Harbor, WA 98277.

Taizé Prayer Service

Taizé is a worldwide ecumenical practice of quiet, contemplative prayer. All are welcome as we gather to sing simple chants, enter into sacred silence, light candles, and pray for peace, healing, and reconciliation. Category: Faith. Contact Name: St. Hubert Parish Office. Contact Email: sthubert@whidbey.com. Contact Phone: 360-221-5383. Wednesday, March 4, 2015, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. St. Hubert Catholic Church 804 3rd Street, Langley.

Ready Readers Preschool Storytime

Let imaginations run wild with fun books, sing-along songs, and creative activities that prepare young minds for the adventures of reading. Playtime or craft may follow. For ages 2 to 5 years. Caregiver required. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Dads. Moms. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Leslie Bakker. Contact Email: lbakker@sno-isle.org. Contact Phone: 360-678-4911. Thursday, March 5, 2015, 9:30 AM – 10:15 AM. Coupeville Library 788 NW Alexander Coupeville, WA 98239. For more info visit www.sno-isle.org.

Blues Jam

C'mon down and play some blues with your friends and neighbors. All levels and all ages are welcome to join in the fun. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Classes & Lectures. Music. Audience: Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: FREE. Contact Name: David Stern. Contact Email: DavidS@clickmusic.biz. Contact Phone: 360-675-5544. Thursday, March 5, 2015, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Click Music 1130 NE 7th Ave Oak Harbor, WA 98277.

Blues Jam

C'mon down and play some blues with your friends and neighbors. All levels and all ages are welcome to join in the fun. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Classes & Lectures. Family. Music. Organizations. Audience: Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: David Stern. Contact Email: DavidS@clickmusic.biz. Contact Phone: 360-675-5544. Thursday, March 5, 2015, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Click Music in Oak Harbor 1130 NE 7th Ave Oak Harbor, WA 98277.

DAV Chapter 47 Monthly Meeting

We will be holding our monthly meeting This Thursday evening at 7pm. We are now located at the VFW on Old Goldie Rd. The VFW sponsors a dinner on Thursday evening, so come on out and support both organizations. The Bar is for VFW members and their guests only. Category: Organizations. Contact Name: Michelle McClain. Contact Email: adjutant_chapt47@hotmail.com. Contact Phone: 360 682-2945. Thursday, March 5, 2015, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. 3037 Old Goldie Rd Oak Harbor WA 98277.

Uke Club

Uke Club meets weekly for ukulele players of all ages and levels to have fun playing and singing together. We will share our favorite tunes, uke stories, tips and tricks. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Classes & Lectures. Family. Music. Audience: Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: FREE. Contact Name: David Stern. Contact Email: DavidS@clickmusic.biz. Contact Phone: 360-675-5544. Friday, March 6, 2015, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Click Music 1130 NE 7th Avenue Oak Harbor, WA 98277.

Jazz Jam

Bring your instrument and skills to our Jazz Jam. We will play standards, originals brought by community members, and even have some improv sessions. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Classes & Lectures. Family. Music. Audience: Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: FREE. Contact Name: David Stern. Contact Email: DavidS@clickmusic.biz. Contact Phone: 360-675-5544. Friday, March 6, 2015, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Click Music 1130 NE 7th Ave Oak Harbor, WA 98277.

Citizens' Climate Lobby, Whidbey Chapter

Monthly discussion of climate solutions. Meeting begins with national conference call. Citizens' Climate Lobby advocates for a revenue-neutral carbon tax. All welcome. Category: Political. Audience: Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Contact Name: Bob Hallahan. Contact Email: rjhallahan@hotmail.com. Contact Phone: 3606796778. Saturday, March 7, 2015, 9:45 AM – 11:45 AM. Ciao Restaurant, 701 N Main Street Coupeville, Washington 98239. For more info visit citizensclimatelobby.org.

Mussels in the Kettles

Non competitive mountain bike ride in the Kettles and Ft Ebey trail system. Course set up for all skill levels from easy (8 miles), moderate (10 miles) to expert (12+ miles). Category: Outdoor. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $20 early registration $30 after Feb 28th 2015. Contact Name: Matt Plush. Contact Email: administrator@whidbeybicycleclub.org. Contact Phone: (360)914-0692. Saturday, March 7, 2015, 10:00 AM. 6 S Main St Coupeville WA 98239.

GriefShare

GriefShare is a seminar and support group for people who are grieving the death of someone close to them. If you (or someone you know) has experienced a loss, please consider joining us or share this information with them. This group will meet at the Island Church the 2nd & 4th Sunday evenings from 4-5:30pm beginning November 9th through to May 31st. (This is an open group which means people can join at any week). Category: Classes & Lectures. Faith. Family. Audience: Teens. Singles. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Kathleen Stewardson. Contact Email: emergentcounseling@gmail.com. Contact Phone: (360) 499-6711. Sunday, March 8, 2015, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM. The Island Church 503 Cascade Ave Langley, WA 98260.

Integrity - Whidbey Island

Over the years, Integrity's mission has expanded beyond the Episcopal Church. It has also become a respected voice for equal civil rights. Often working in coalitions with both secular and other faith-based groups, Integrity has been instrumental in advancing the claim LGBTQ persons are making for equal protection and opportunity in our society. Our local Integrity Chapter meets on the second Sunday of each month at 5:30pm at St.Augustine's Church in Freeland for a potluck supper and meeting. Everyone in the community is welcome. Category: Organizations. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: None. Contact Name: Ron St. George. Contact Email: whidbey_ron@hotmail.com. Contact Phone: 360-222-4086. Sunday, March 8, 2015, 5:30 PM – 8:00 PM. 5217 S. Honeymoon Bay Road Freeland, WA St. Augustine's in-the-Woods Episcopal Church.

Genealogical Soceity of South Whidbey Island

Educational Information on Genealogical Research. Category: Organizations. Audience: Singles. Seniors. Families. Cost: Annual Membership $15, Initial visit Free. Contact Name: Cheryl Carlson. Contact Email: saratoga347@hotmail.com. Contact Phone: 360-730-1161. Monday, March 9, 2015, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Trinity Lutheran Church Community Building, Freeland, WA.

Brass Ensemble

Get out those horns and bring them down to Click Music for a great time playing music with your friends and neighbors. Bring your music stand if you have one. We will provide the music. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Classes & Lectures. Music. Audience: Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: David Stern. Contact Email: DavidS@clickmusic.biz. Contact Phone: 360-675-5544. Wednesday, March 11, 2015, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Click Music 1130 NE 7th Ave Oak Harbor, WA 98277.

Ready Readers Preschool Storytime

Let imaginations run wild with fun books, sing-along songs, and creative activities that prepare young minds for the adventures of reading. Playtime or craft may follow. For ages 2 to 5 years. Caregiver required. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Dads. Moms. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Leslie Bakker. Contact Email: lbakker@sno-isle.org. Contact Phone: 360-678-4911. Thursday, March 12, 2015, 9:30 AM – 10:15 AM. Coupeville Library 788 NW Alexander Coupeville, WA 98239. For more info visit www.sno-isle.org.

Norwegian conversation & coffee

This newly formed group, facilitated by a native-speaker of Norwegian, is a casual coffee group giving other Norwegian speaking individuals a chance to practice and improve their language skills. Open to newcomers. Also meets on the 4th Thursday of every month. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: Free but donations accepted for coffee. Contact Name: Whidbey Island Nordic Lodge - J Gerteis. Contact Email: whidbeyislandnordiclodge@gmail.com. Thursday, March 12, 2015, 10:00 AM – 11:15 AM. Nordic Hall 63 Jacobs Rd Coupeville, WA 98260.

Republican Women's Club of North Whidbey

In addition to our regular monthly business meeting, we'll be hearing from Mayor Scott Dudley about the new city sewage treatment plant. Category: Organizations. Cost: $20. Contact Name: Terresa Hobbs. Contact Email: thobbs1016@gmail.com. Thursday, March 12, 2015, 11:30 AM – 1:25 PM. San Remo Mediterranean Grill 421 Northeast Midway Boulevard, Oak Harbor, WA 98277.

Blues Jam

C'mon down and play some blues with your friends and neighbors. All levels and all ages are welcome to join in the fun. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Classes & Lectures. Music. Audience: Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: FREE. Contact Name: David Stern. Contact Email: DavidS@clickmusic.biz. Contact Phone: 360-675-5544. Thursday, March 12, 2015, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Click Music 1130 NE 7th Ave Oak Harbor, WA 98277.

Blues Jam

C'mon down and play some blues with your friends and neighbors. All levels and all ages are welcome to join in the fun. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Classes & Lectures. Family. Music. Organizations. Audience: Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: David Stern. Contact Email: DavidS@clickmusic.biz. Contact Phone: 360-675-5544. Thursday, March 12, 2015, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Click Music in Oak Harbor 1130 NE 7th Ave Oak Harbor, WA 98277.

Uke Club

Uke Club meets weekly for ukulele players of all ages and levels to have fun playing and singing together. We will share our favorite tunes, uke stories, tips and tricks. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Classes & Lectures. Family. Music. Audience: Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: FREE. Contact Name: David Stern. Contact Email: DavidS@clickmusic.biz. Contact Phone: 360-675-5544. Friday, March 13, 2015, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Click Music 1130 NE 7th Avenue Oak Harbor, WA 98277.

Open Mic Night

Blooms Winery offers the stage to musicians, poets, comedians and improv in their Open Mic Night at Blooms Winery's tasting room at the Bayview Corner. Open Mic Night is the second Friday of each month, from 6:30-8 pm. This is an Island of incredibly talented people, so come by and sit and listen for a spell. These Open Mics provide an opportunity in a casual and intimate setting for musicians to perform live and play a song or two or for a poet to recite some of their verse. Anyone interested in being included in the evening’s talent showcase can call the tasting room at 360-321-0515. Drop-ins are accepted. Blooms Winery's tasting room is located in the historic Bayview Cash Store at Bayview Corner and are open Thursday to Monday. Visit the website www.bloomswinery.com or call 360-321-0515 for more details. For non-musicians, come listen, support and encourage those brave souls on stage! Category: Arts & Entertainment. Food & Drink. Music. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: no cover. Contact Name: Virginia Bloom. Contact Email: blooms@whidbey.com. Contact Phone: 360-321-0515. Friday, March 13, 2015, 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM. Blooms Winery Tasting Room at Bayview Corner Cash Store. For more info visit www.bloomswinery.com.

Open Mic Night

Blooms Winery offers the stage to musicians, poets, comedians and improv in their Open Mic Night at Blooms Winery Taste for Wine & Art at the Bayview Corner. Open Mic Night is the second Friday of each month, with the next one scheduled for November 14th from 6:30-8 pm. This is an Island of incredibly talented people, so come by and sit and listen for a spell. These Open Mics provide an opportunity in a casual and intimate setting for musicians to perform live and play a song or two or for a poet to recite some of their verse. Anyone interested in being included in the evening’s talent showcase can call the tasting room at 360-321-0515. Drop-ins are accepted. Blooms Winery Taste for Wine & Art is located in the historic Bayview Cash Store at Bayview Corner and are open Thursday to Monday. Visit the website www.bloomswinery.com or call 360-321-0515 for more details. For non-musicians, come listen, support and encourage those brave souls on stage! Category: Music. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: no cover. Contact Name: Virginia Bloom. Contact Email: blooms@whidbey.com. Contact Phone: 360-321-0515. Friday, March 13, 2015, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM. Blooms Winery Tasting Room at Bayview Corner 5603 Bayview Rd Langley. For more info visit www.bloomswinery.com.

Jazz Jam

Bring your instrument and skills to our Jazz Jam. We will play standards, originals brought by community members, and even have some improv sessions. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Classes & Lectures. Family. Music. Audience: Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: FREE. Contact Name: David Stern. Contact Email: DavidS@clickmusic.biz. Contact Phone: 360-675-5544. Friday, March 13, 2015, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Click Music 1130 NE 7th Ave Oak Harbor, WA 98277.

Brass Ensemble

Get out those horns and bring them down to Click Music for a great time playing music with your friends and neighbors. Bring your music stand if you have one. We will provide the music. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Classes & Lectures. Music. Audience: Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: David Stern. Contact Email: DavidS@clickmusic.biz. Contact Phone: 360-675-5544. Wednesday, March 18, 2015, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Click Music 1130 NE 7th Ave Oak Harbor, WA 98277.

Ready Readers Preschool Storytime

Let imaginations run wild with fun books, sing-along songs, and creative activities that prepare young minds for the adventures of reading. Playtime or craft may follow. For ages 2 to 5 years. Caregiver required. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Dads. Moms. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Leslie Bakker. Contact Email: lbakker@sno-isle.org. Contact Phone: 360-678-4911. Thursday, March 19, 2015, 9:30 AM – 10:15 AM. Coupeville Library 788 NW Alexander Coupeville, WA 98239. For more info visit www.sno-isle.org.

Blues Jam

C'mon down and play some blues with your friends and neighbors. All levels and all ages are welcome to join in the fun. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Classes & Lectures. Family. Music. Organizations. Audience: Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: David Stern. Contact Email: DavidS@clickmusic.biz. Contact Phone: 360-675-5544. Thursday, March 19, 2015, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Click Music in Oak Harbor 1130 NE 7th Ave Oak Harbor, WA 98277.

Blues Jam

C'mon down and play some blues with your friends and neighbors. All levels and all ages are welcome to join in the fun. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Classes & Lectures. Music. Audience: Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: FREE. Contact Name: David Stern. Contact Email: DavidS@clickmusic.biz. Contact Phone: 360-675-5544. Thursday, March 19, 2015, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Click Music 1130 NE 7th Ave Oak Harbor, WA 98277.

Uke Club

Uke Club meets weekly for ukulele players of all ages and levels to have fun playing and singing together. We will share our favorite tunes, uke stories, tips and tricks. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Classes & Lectures. Family. Music. Audience: Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: FREE. Contact Name: David Stern. Contact Email: DavidS@clickmusic.biz. Contact Phone: 360-675-5544. Friday, March 20, 2015, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Click Music 1130 NE 7th Avenue Oak Harbor, WA 98277.

Jazz Jam

Bring your instrument and skills to our Jazz Jam. We will play standards, originals brought by community members, and even have some improv sessions. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Classes & Lectures. Family. Music. Audience: Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: FREE. Contact Name: David Stern. Contact Email: DavidS@clickmusic.biz. Contact Phone: 360-675-5544. Friday, March 20, 2015, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Click Music 1130 NE 7th Ave Oak Harbor, WA 98277.

GriefShare

GriefShare is a seminar and support group for people who are grieving the death of someone close to them. If you (or someone you know) has experienced a loss, please consider joining us or share this information with them. This group will meet at the Island Church the 2nd & 4th Sunday evenings from 4-5:30pm beginning November 9th through to May 31st. (This is an open group which means people can join at any week). Category: Classes & Lectures. Faith. Family. Audience: Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Kathleen Stewardson. Contact Email: emergentcounseling@gmail.com. Contact Phone: (360) 499-6711. Sunday, March 22, 2015, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM. 503 Cascade Ave Langley, WA 98260.

North Whidbey Lions Club Monthly Meeting

The NW Lions Club is looking for new members. Join us for several meetings to see if you may be interested in joining the Lions. Look on our website to see what the Lions do in Oak Harbor and all over the world. Please call around 7PM if your interested or have questions. Category: Service Clubs. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Richard Mack. Contact Email: whidbeymack@yahoo.com. Contact Phone: 360-240-0843 (around 7PM). Wednesday, March 25, 2015, 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM. VFW 3037 N. Goldie Rd Oak Harbor, WA 98277. For more info visit e-clubhouse.org.

Brass Ensemble

Get out those horns and bring them down to Click Music for a great time playing music with your friends and neighbors. Bring your music stand if you have one. We will provide the music. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Classes & Lectures. Music. Audience: Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: David Stern. Contact Email: DavidS@clickmusic.biz. Contact Phone: 360-675-5544. Wednesday, March 25, 2015, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Click Music 1130 NE 7th Ave Oak Harbor, WA 98277.

Ready Readers Preschool Storytime

Let imaginations run wild with fun books, sing-along songs, and creative activities that prepare young minds for the adventures of reading. Playtime or craft may follow. For ages 2 to 5 years. Caregiver required. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Dads. Moms. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Leslie Bakker. Contact Email: lbakker@sno-isle.org. Contact Phone: 360-678-4911. Thursday, March 26, 2015, 9:30 AM – 10:15 AM. Coupeville Library 788 NW Alexander Coupeville, WA 98239. For more info visit www.sno-isle.org.

Norwegian conversation & coffee

This newly formed group, facilitated by a native-speaker of Norwegian, is a casual coffee group giving other Norwegian speaking individuals a chance to practice and improve their language skills. Open to newcomers. Also meets on the 2nd Thursday of every month. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: Free but donations accepted for coffee. Contact Name: Whidbey Island Nordic Lodge - J Gerteis. Contact Email: whidbeyislandnordiclodge@gmail.com. Contact Phone: 360-221-2189. Thursday, March 26, 2015, 10:00 AM – 11:15 AM. Nordic Hall 63 Jacobs Rd Coupeville, WA 98239.

Blues Jam

C'mon down and play some blues with your friends and neighbors. All levels and all ages are welcome to join in the fun. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Classes & Lectures. Music. Audience: Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: FREE. Contact Name: David Stern. Contact Email: DavidS@clickmusic.biz. Contact Phone: 360-675-5544. Thursday, March 26, 2015, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Click Music 1130 NE 7th Ave Oak Harbor, WA 98277.

Blues Jam

C'mon down and play some blues with your friends and neighbors. All levels and all ages are welcome to join in the fun. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Classes & Lectures. Family. Music. Organizations. Audience: Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: David Stern. Contact Email: DavidS@clickmusic.biz. Contact Phone: 360-675-5544. Thursday, March 26, 2015, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Click Music in Oak Harbor 1130 NE 7th Ave Oak Harbor, WA 98277.

Uke Club

Uke Club meets weekly for ukulele players of all ages and levels to have fun playing and singing together. We will share our favorite tunes, uke stories, tips and tricks. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Classes & Lectures. Family. Music. Audience: Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: FREE. Contact Name: David Stern. Contact Email: DavidS@clickmusic.biz. Contact Phone: 360-675-5544. Friday, March 27, 2015, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Click Music 1130 NE 7th Avenue Oak Harbor, WA 98277.

Jazz Jam

Bring your instrument and skills to our Jazz Jam. We will play standards, originals brought by community members, and even have some improv sessions. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Classes & Lectures. Family. Music. Audience: Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: FREE. Contact Name: David Stern. Contact Email: DavidS@clickmusic.biz. Contact Phone: 360-675-5544. Friday, March 27, 2015, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Click Music 1130 NE 7th Ave Oak Harbor, WA 98277.

Brass Ensemble

Get out those horns and bring them down to Click Music for a great time playing music with your friends and neighbors. Bring your music stand if you have one. We will provide the music. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Classes & Lectures. Music. Audience: Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: David Stern. Contact Email: DavidS@clickmusic.biz. Contact Phone: 360-675-5544. Wednesday, April 1, 2015, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Click Music 1130 NE 7th Ave Oak Harbor, WA 98277.

Taizé Prayer Service

Taizé is a worldwide ecumenical practice of quiet, contemplative prayer. All are welcome as we gather to sing simple chants, enter into sacred silence, light candles, and pray for peace, healing, and reconciliation. Category: Faith. Contact Name: St. Hubert Parish Office. Contact Email: sthubert@whidbey.com. Contact Phone: 360-221-5383. Wednesday, April 1, 2015, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. St. Hubert Catholic Church 804 3rd Street, Langley.

Ready Readers Preschool Storytime

Let imaginations run wild with fun books, sing-along songs, and creative activities that prepare young minds for the adventures of reading. Playtime or craft may follow. For ages 2 to 5 years. Caregiver required. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Dads. Moms. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Leslie Bakker. Contact Email: lbakker@sno-isle.org. Contact Phone: 360-678-4911. Thursday, April 2, 2015, 9:30 AM – 10:15 AM. Coupeville Library 788 NW Alexander Coupeville, WA 98239. For more info visit www.sno-isle.org.

DAV Chapter 47 Monthly Meeting

We will be holding our monthly meeting This Thursday evening at 7pm. We are now located at the VFW on Old Goldie Rd. The VFW sponsors a dinner on Thursday evening, so come on out and support both organizations. The Bar is for VFW members and their guests only. Category: Organizations. Contact Name: Michelle McClain. Contact Email: adjutant_chapt47@hotmail.com. Contact Phone: 360 682-2945. Thursday, April 2, 2015, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. 3037 Old Goldie Rd Oak Harbor WA 98277.

Citizens' Climate Lobby, Whidbey Chapter

Monthly discussion of climate solutions. Meeting begins with national conference call. Citizens' Climate Lobby advocates for a revenue-neutral carbon tax. All welcome. Category: Political. Audience: Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Contact Name: Bob Hallahan. Contact Email: rjhallahan@hotmail.com. Contact Phone: 3606796778. Saturday, April 4, 2015, 9:45 AM – 11:45 AM. Ciao Restaurant, 701 N Main Street Coupeville, Washington 98239. For more info visit citizensclimatelobby.org.

Alzheimer's Association Langley Caregiver Support Group

Caring for someone with memory loss? Need support and information? Alzheimer’s Association caregiver support groups provide a place for caregivers to learn and gain support from others caring for a person with memory loss. Support groups also serve as an opportunity for participants to receive information on care management, available services, and current research and treatment options. A free support group for unpaid care partners, family members and friends of individuals with memory loss is held the 1st Tuesday of each month from 10:00am – 12:00pm at the Bayview Senior Center, 14594 SR 525, Langley, WA 98260. Contact facilitator Hestia Laitala at 360.321.1600 for details. Category: Organizations. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Hestia Laitala. Contact Phone: 360-321-1600. Tuesday, April 7, 2015, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Bayview Senior Center, 14594 SR 525, Langley, WA 98260. For more info visit www.alzwa.org.

Alzheimer's Association Langley Caregiver Support Group

Caring for someone with memory loss? Need support and information? Alzheimer’s Association caregiver support groups provide a place for caregivers to learn and gain support from others caring for a person with memory loss. Support groups also serve as an opportunity for participants to receive information on care management, available services, and current research and treatment options. A free support group for unpaid care partners, family members and friends of individuals with memory loss is held the 1st Tuesday of each month from 10:00am – 12:00pm at the Bayview Senior Center, 14594 SR 525, Langley, WA 98260. Contact facilitator Hestia Laitala at 360.321.1600 for details. Category: Organizations. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Hestia Laitala. Contact Phone: 360-321-1600. Tuesday, April 7, 2015, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Bayview Senior Center, 14594 SR 525, Langley, WA 98260. For more info visit www.alzwa.org.

Ready Readers Preschool Storytime

Let imaginations run wild with fun books, sing-along songs, and creative activities that prepare young minds for the adventures of reading. Playtime or craft may follow. For ages 2 to 5 years. Caregiver required. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Dads. Moms. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Leslie Bakker. Contact Email: lbakker@sno-isle.org. Contact Phone: 360-678-4911. Thursday, April 9, 2015, 9:30 AM – 10:15 AM. Coupeville Library 788 NW Alexander Coupeville, WA 98239. For more info visit www.sno-isle.org.

Republican Women's Club of North Whidbey

In addition to our regular monthly business meeting, we'll be hearing from Mayor Scott Dudley about the new city sewage treatment plant. Category: Organizations. Cost: $20. Contact Name: Terresa Hobbs. Contact Email: thobbs1016@gmail.com. Thursday, April 9, 2015, 11:30 AM – 1:25 PM. San Remo Mediterranean Grill 421 Northeast Midway Boulevard, Oak Harbor, WA 98277.

Open Mic Night

Blooms Winery offers the stage to musicians, poets, comedians and improv in their Open Mic Night at Blooms Winery Taste for Wine & Art at the Bayview Corner. Open Mic Night is the second Friday of each month, with the next one scheduled for November 14th from 6:30-8 pm. This is an Island of incredibly talented people, so come by and sit and listen for a spell. These Open Mics provide an opportunity in a casual and intimate setting for musicians to perform live and play a song or two or for a poet to recite some of their verse. Anyone interested in being included in the evening’s talent showcase can call the tasting room at 360-321-0515. Drop-ins are accepted. Blooms Winery Taste for Wine & Art is located in the historic Bayview Cash Store at Bayview Corner and are open Thursday to Monday. Visit the website www.bloomswinery.com or call 360-321-0515 for more details. For non-musicians, come listen, support and encourage those brave souls on stage! Category: Music. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: no cover. Contact Name: Virginia Bloom. Contact Email: blooms@whidbey.com. Contact Phone: 360-321-0515. Friday, April 10, 2015, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM. Blooms Winery Tasting Room at Bayview Corner 5603 Bayview Rd Langley. For more info visit www.bloomswinery.com.

Open Mic Night

Blooms Winery offers the stage to musicians, poets, comedians and improv in their Open Mic Night at Blooms Winery's tasting room at the Bayview Corner. Open Mic Night is the second Friday of each month, from 6:30-8 pm. This is an Island of incredibly talented people, so come by and sit and listen for a spell. These Open Mics provide an opportunity in a casual and intimate setting for musicians to perform live and play a song or two or for a poet to recite some of their verse. Anyone interested in being included in the evening’s talent showcase can call the tasting room at 360-321-0515. Drop-ins are accepted. Blooms Winery's tasting room is located in the historic Bayview Cash Store at Bayview Corner and are open Thursday to Monday. Visit the website www.bloomswinery.com or call 360-321-0515 for more details. For non-musicians, come listen, support and encourage those brave souls on stage! Category: Arts & Entertainment. Food & Drink. Music. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: no cover. Contact Name: Virginia Bloom. Contact Email: blooms@whidbey.com. Contact Phone: 360-321-0515. Friday, April 10, 2015, 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM. Blooms Winery Tasting Room at Bayview Corner Cash Store. For more info visit www.bloomswinery.com.