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Green Bank Farm Holiday Market

Local Artists, Artisans Pictures with santa Family Activities Holiday Music. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Sharlene. Contact Email: events@greenbankfarm.com. Contact Phone: 3606787700. Sunday, December 21, 2014, 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM. Green Bank Farm Hwy 525 & Wonn Road.

Green Bank Farm Holiday Market

Local Artists, Artisans pictures with Santa Family Activities Holiday Music. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Sharlene. Contact Email: events@greenbankfarm.org. Sunday, December 21, 2014, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Hwy 525 & Wonn Rd. Greenbank Farm Greenbank, Wa 98239.

Holiday Market on Pioneer

Holiday Market on Pioneer runs the 4 weekends between Thanksgiving and Christmas. Come shop for gifts for the holidays made by local vendors. Sponsored by The Casual House in partnership with the Oak Harbor Music Festival and the Chamber of Commerce. Some proceeds will be used for music scholarships for local students. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Holiday. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Margaret Livermore. Contact Email: info@oakharborfestival.com. Contact Phone: 360-679-1881. Sunday, December 21, 2014, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. 720 SE Pioneer, Ste 2 Oak Harbor, WA.

Snowflake Hunt at Garry Oak Gallery

Come in and find the snowflakes hidden throughout the gallery for your chance to win a free gift basket packed with items donated by our artists. ENTER WEEKLY if you wish! Winner will be randomly drawn on December 23rd. Entries and details available inside at Garry Oak Gallery. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Clovy Tsuchiya. Contact Email: clovytpottery@gmail.com. Sunday, December 21, 2014, 10:30 AM – 5:30 PM. 830 SE Pioneer Way, Oak Harbor, WA 98277. For more info visit www.garryoakgallery.com.

Pacific Science Center presents Forensics 101

Registration Required. Your mission: acquire the scientific skills needed to solve crimes. Lessons focus on fingerprints, codes, handwriting, chromatography, fiber analysis, and DNA evidence. Attendence at all four sessions isn't required, but is highly recommended to maximize your forensic skills! Space is limited to 24 participants, please register in advance for each session. Category: Classes & Lectures. Audience: Kids. Teens. Cost: Free. Contact Phone: 360-675-5115. Events Newsletter: Yes. Sunday, December 21, 2014, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM. Oak Harbor Library, Meeting Room 1000 SE Regatta Drive Oak Harbor, WA 98277.

Festival of Lessons and Carols

Readings, Carols and hymns for Advent foretelling the birth of Jesus Christ. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Fairs & Festivals. Holiday. Music. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Cleveland Riley, Jr. Contact Email: friendly@whidbey.com. Contact Phone: 360-331-6532. Events Newsletter: Yes. Sunday, December 21, 2014, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. St. Hubert Church 804 Third Street Langley, WA. 98260.

Christmas Light Show Opens

The Beck family invites you to attend our annual drive through Christmas light show, tune your radio to our radio station when you arrive and drive around and enjoy the show. Were open Thanksgiving night through December 31st from 6pm to 9pm daily. We are the largest light show on Whidbey. For many families this has become an annual tradition for two generations so come for the fun. The show changes so visit often. Last year we had over 1,500 vehicles visit the show. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from Jerry, Lois, David, Karl and Kiki Beck. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Fairs & Festivals. Family. Holiday. Outdoor. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Sunday, December 21, 2014, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM. 6504 Robin Ln, Clinton.

Snowflake Hunt at Garry Oak Gallery

Come in and find the snowflakes hidden throughout the gallery for your chance to win a free gift basket packed with items donated by our artists. ENTER WEEKLY if you wish! Winner will be randomly drawn on December 23rd. Entries and details available inside at Garry Oak Gallery. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Clovy Tsuchiya. Contact Email: clovytpottery@gmail.com. Monday, December 22, 2014, 10:30 AM – 5:30 PM. 830 SE Pioneer Way, Oak Harbor, WA 98277. For more info visit www.garryoakgallery.com.

Christmas Light Show

The Beck family invites you to attend our annual drive through Christmas light show, tune your radio to our radio station when you arrive and drive around and enjoy the show. Were open Thanksgiving night through December 31st from 6pm to 9pm daily. We are the largest light show on Whidbey. For many families this has become an annual tradition for two generations so come for the fun. The show changes so visit often. Last year we had over 1,500 vehicles visit the show. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from Jerry, Lois, David, Karl and Kiki Beck. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Fairs & Festivals. Family. Holiday. Outdoor. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Events Newsletter: Yes. Monday, December 22, 2014, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM. 6504 Robin Ln, Clinton.

Snowflake Hunt at Garry Oak Gallery

Come in and find the snowflakes hidden throughout the gallery for your chance to win a free gift basket packed with items donated by our artists. ENTER WEEKLY if you wish! Winner will be randomly drawn on December 23rd. Entries and details available inside at Garry Oak Gallery. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Clovy Tsuchiya. Contact Email: clovytpottery@gmail.com. Events Newsletter: Yes. Tuesday, December 23, 2014, 10:30 AM – 5:30 PM. 830 SE Pioneer Way, Oak Harbor, WA 98277. For more info visit www.garryoakgallery.com.

Christmas Light Show Opens

The Beck family invites you to attend our annual drive through Christmas light show, tune your radio to our radio station when you arrive and drive around and enjoy the show. Were open Thanksgiving night through December 31st from 6pm to 9pm daily. We are the largest light show on Whidbey. For many families this has become an annual tradition for two generations so come for the fun. The show changes so visit often. Last year we had over 1,500 vehicles visit the show. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from Jerry, Lois, David, Karl and Kiki Beck. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Fairs & Festivals. Family. Holiday. Outdoor. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Tuesday, December 23, 2014, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM. 6504 Robin Ln, Clinton.

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, December 24, 2014, 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM. VFW 3037 N. Goldie Rd Oak Harbor, WA 98277. For more info visit e-clubhouse.org.

Christmas Eve Service

Join us as we celebrate the birth of our Lord during our Christmas Eve Service on Wednesday, December 24th at 5:00 pm. Category: Faith. Holiday. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: FREE. Events Newsletter: Yes. Wednesday, December 24, 2014, 5:00 PM. Living Hope Foursquare Church 105 NW Broadway Coupeville, WA 98239.

Christmas Light Show Opens

The Beck family invites you to attend our annual drive through Christmas light show, tune your radio to our radio station when you arrive and drive around and enjoy the show. Were open Thanksgiving night through December 31st from 6pm to 9pm daily. We are the largest light show on Whidbey. For many families this has become an annual tradition for two generations so come for the fun. The show changes so visit often. Last year we had over 1,500 vehicles visit the show. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from Jerry, Lois, David, Karl and Kiki Beck. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Fairs & Festivals. Family. Holiday. Outdoor. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Wednesday, December 24, 2014, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM. 6504 Robin Ln, Clinton.

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, December 25, 2014, 10:00 AM – 11:15 AM. Nordic Hall 63 Jacobs Rd Coupeville, WA 98239.

Christmas Light Show Opens

The Beck family invites you to attend our annual drive through Christmas light show, tune your radio to our radio station when you arrive and drive around and enjoy the show. Were open Thanksgiving night through December 31st from 6pm to 9pm daily. We are the largest light show on Whidbey. For many families this has become an annual tradition for two generations so come for the fun. The show changes so visit often. Last year we had over 1,500 vehicles visit the show. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from Jerry, Lois, David, Karl and Kiki Beck. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Fairs & Festivals. Family. Holiday. Outdoor. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Thursday, December 25, 2014, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM. 6504 Robin Ln, Clinton.

Keep the Creativity Flowing: For New and Experienced Artists

Join other local artists to participate in informal sharing, discussion and creation of your artwork. Take advantage of the group energy for inspiration and new ideas. This group meets monthly on the morning of each 4th Friday. Everyone is welcome. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: Free. Contact Phone: 360-331-7323. Friday, December 26, 2014, 10:00 AM. Freeland Library 5495 Harbor Ave.

Christmas Light Show Opens

The Beck family invites you to attend our annual drive through Christmas light show, tune your radio to our radio station when you arrive and drive around and enjoy the show. Were open Thanksgiving night through December 31st from 6pm to 9pm daily. We are the largest light show on Whidbey. For many families this has become an annual tradition for two generations so come for the fun. The show changes so visit often. Last year we had over 1,500 vehicles visit the show. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from Jerry, Lois, David, Karl and Kiki Beck. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Fairs & Festivals. Family. Holiday. Outdoor. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Friday, December 26, 2014, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM. 6504 Robin Ln, Clinton.

Creating Intentions for 2015

Join Portland author Jill Kelly for a hands-on workshop of reflecting, writing, dreaming, and simple art-making as we set our intentions for a creative and joyful new year. For adults or teens 16+; bring a journal or notebook. Space is limited, please preregister. Funded by Friends of the Langley Library. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Classes & Lectures. Contact Phone: 360-221-4383. Saturday, December 27, 2014, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Langley Library 104 2nd St Langley, WA.

Tom Roehl Round Ball Classic

This fundraising supports the Tom Roehl foundation and the Tom Roehl memorial Scholarships. The Tom Roehl Foundation was set up to provide scholarship opportunities for graduation seniors from Coupeville and South Whidbey High School. Category: Benefit. Charitable. Organizations. Schools. Sports & Recreation. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Participation fee, Spectators free. Contact Name: Noah Roehl. Contact Email: nroehl@tjroehl.com. Contact Phone: 360.720.5662. Saturday, December 27, 2014, 12:00 PM – 6:30 PM. Coupeville High School Gym.

Christmas Light Show Opens

The Beck family invites you to attend our annual drive through Christmas light show, tune your radio to our radio station when you arrive and drive around and enjoy the show. Were open Thanksgiving night through December 31st from 6pm to 9pm daily. We are the largest light show on Whidbey. For many families this has become an annual tradition for two generations so come for the fun. The show changes so visit often. Last year we had over 1,500 vehicles visit the show. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from Jerry, Lois, David, Karl and Kiki Beck. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Fairs & Festivals. Family. Holiday. Outdoor. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Saturday, December 27, 2014, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM. 6504 Robin Ln, Clinton.

Saratoga Orchestra presents SO SPLENDIDLY STRAUSS

Holiday Festivities abound at the first annual "So Splendidly Strauss" Holiday Ball featuring the musicians of Whidbey's SARATOGA ORCHESTRA. Step back in time to Old Vienna while dancing to the music of the Waltz King, Johann Strauss. Don your festive apparel. Black-tie is encouraged, but optional. Hors d’oeuvres served and a no-host bar will be offering your favorite libations. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Charitable. Music. Audience: Singles. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: $50. Contact Email: orchestra@whidbey.com. Contact Phone: 360-929-3045. Saturday, December 27, 2014, 8:00 PM – 11:00 PM. Useless Bay Golf & Country Club 5725 Country Club Dr. Langley, WA 98277. For more info visit www.sowhidbey.com.

So Splendidly Strauss

So Splendidly Strauss Saratoga Orchestra and the Useless Bay Golf and Country Club are co-hosting a “Black Tie Encouraged” gala that is sure to become a holiday tradition on Whidbey Island, the “So Splendidly Strauss” ball. This year’s event will be held at the club on Saturday, December 27th from 8-11 pm in the ballroom. Viennese waltzes will be performed throughout the evening by members of the Saratoga Orchestra under the direction of the orchestra’s new conductor, Anna Edwards. Soprano Lisa Beritella, who will be performing as soloist, along with the Oak Harbor High School Chorus, in “Carmina Burana” with the orchestra this coming March, will be the evening’s guest artist, singing some popular songs in true Viennese tradition. Dancing is not only encouraged, but Whidbey Island’s favorite ballroom dance teacher Walter Dill and his daughter Celina will be on hand to give a group waltz lesson at the start of the evening. Light refreshments and desserts will be provided by Useless Bay Golf & Country C… Category: Arts & Entertainment. Benefit. Holiday. Music. Organizations. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $50. Contact Name: Cynthia Morrow. Contact Email: drcmorrow@gmail.com. Contact Phone: 360-321-4132. Saturday, December 27, 2014, 8:00 PM – 11:00 PM. Useless Bay Golf & Country Club.

Coupeville hosting Pokémon Trading Card Game City Championships

Pokémon Trading Card Game (TCG) players, their supporters, and Pokémon fans from Coupeville and surrounding areas are invited to attend the 2014/2015 Pokémon City Championships on Sunday, December 28th. Players from three age divisions will compete at The Pizza Factory to earn valuable Championship Points that count toward a potential invitation to compete at the 2015 Pokémon World Championships next summer. Players of all ages and skill levels in good standing are encouraged to participate in the open, family-friendly event that serves as a great opportunity for new players to compete in premiere events for the first time. More than one hundred Pokémon City Championships will take place throughout North America beginning November 28, 2014 and occur every weekend through January 18, 2014, in addition to several week-day event dates. Visit www.pokemon.com/play to learn more about tournament rules, regulations, and prizes as well as dates and locations for upcoming City Championships and how to become involv… Category: Arts & Entertainment. Family. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free ($5 admission for Masters Division players only). Contact Name: Terry Kamm. Contact Email: Kammman@comcast.net. Contact Phone: 360-678-3200. Sunday, December 28, 2014. Pizza Factory 107 South Main St Suite B-101 Coupeville, WA 98239. For more info visit www.pokemon.com.

Clovy Tsuchiya at Garry Oak Gallery

Clovy Tsuchiya will attend Garry Oak Gallery. Drop by to meet her and see her functional soda-fired pottery. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Clovy Tsuchiya. Contact Email: clovytpottery@gmail.com. Sunday, December 28, 2014, 10:30 AM – 5:30 PM. 830 SE Pioneer Way, Oak Harbor, WA 98277. For more info visit www.garryoakgallery.com.

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, December 28, 2014, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM. 503 Cascade Ave Langley, WA 98260.

Christmas Light Show Opens

The Beck family invites you to attend our annual drive through Christmas light show, tune your radio to our radio station when you arrive and drive around and enjoy the show. Were open Thanksgiving night through December 31st from 6pm to 9pm daily. We are the largest light show on Whidbey. For many families this has become an annual tradition for two generations so come for the fun. The show changes so visit often. Last year we had over 1,500 vehicles visit the show. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from Jerry, Lois, David, Karl and Kiki Beck. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Fairs & Festivals. Family. Holiday. Outdoor. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Sunday, December 28, 2014, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM. 6504 Robin Ln, Clinton.

Clovy Tsuchiya at Garry Oak Gallery

Clovy Tsuchiya will attend Garry Oak Gallery. Drop by to meet her and see her functional soda-fired pottery. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Clovy Tsuchiya. Contact Email: clovytpottery@gmail.com. Monday, December 29, 2014, 10:30 AM – 5:30 PM. 830 SE Pioneer Way, Oak Harbor, WA 98277. For more info visit www.garryoakgallery.com.

Pacific Science Center Presents Radical Robots

Registration Required. How can robots help us solve problems? Explore the world of robotics while becoming real robot programmers. Find library materials for more exploration. Preregistration required for this interactive, hands-on workshop. For children ages 5+. Category: Classes & Lectures. Audience: Kids. Teens. Dads. Moms. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Phone: 360-675-5115. Monday, December 29, 2014, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Oak Harbor Library, Meeting Room.

KCPuppetree Presents: The (Recycled) Gift of the Trashi

It's Trashanalia Day, and Bagman Hank and his best friend Egger are excited to exchange gifts with each other, but neither of them has any money. Join us for this special puppet show as they learn lessons about friendship, sharing, and gifts from the heart. Funded by the Coupeville Lions and the Sno-Isle Libraries Foundation. 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. Monday, December 29, 2014, 3:00 PM – 3:45 PM. Coupeville Library 788 NW Alexander Coupeville, WA 98239. For more info visit www.sno-isle.org.

Pacific Science Center Presents Radical Robots

Registration Required. How can robots help us solve problems? Explore the world of robotics while becoming real robot programmers. Find library materials for more exploration. Preregistration required for this interactive, hands-on workshop. For children ages 5+. Category: Classes & Lectures. Audience: Kids. Teens. Dads. Moms. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Phone: 360-675-5115. Monday, December 29, 2014, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Oak Harbor Library, Meeting Room 1000 SE Regatta Drive Oak Harbor, WA 98277.

Christmas Light Show Opens

The Beck family invites you to attend our annual drive through Christmas light show, tune your radio to our radio station when you arrive and drive around and enjoy the show. Were open Thanksgiving night through December 31st from 6pm to 9pm daily. We are the largest light show on Whidbey. For many families this has become an annual tradition for two generations so come for the fun. The show changes so visit often. Last year we had over 1,500 vehicles visit the show. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from Jerry, Lois, David, Karl and Kiki Beck. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Fairs & Festivals. Family. Holiday. Outdoor. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Monday, December 29, 2014, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM. 6504 Robin Ln, Clinton.

Christmas Light Show Opens

The Beck family invites you to attend our annual drive through Christmas light show, tune your radio to our radio station when you arrive and drive around and enjoy the show. Were open Thanksgiving night through December 31st from 6pm to 9pm daily. We are the largest light show on Whidbey. For many families this has become an annual tradition for two generations so come for the fun. The show changes so visit often. Last year we had over 1,500 vehicles visit the show. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from Jerry, Lois, David, Karl and Kiki Beck. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Fairs & Festivals. Family. Holiday. Outdoor. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Tuesday, December 30, 2014, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM. 6504 Robin Ln, Clinton.

eBooks and More for Apple and Android Users

Do you have a new tablet, phone, or eReader? Not sure how to download free books, magazines, or music from the library? We can help! Bring your fully charged device and passwords and join us to find out how to get started. If you are a new Apple device owner please set up your iPad with an Apple ID prior to the class. Space is limited; please call the library at 360-675-5115 or preregister online. Category: Classes & Lectures. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: Free. Contact Phone: 360-675-5115. Tuesday, December 30, 2014, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Oak Harbor Library, Meeting Room 1000 SE Regatta Drive Oak Harbor, WA 98277.

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 6:30-8:00 pm. Come visit and see what Toastmasters is all about! More info? visit www.whidbeysounders.org. 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, December 30, 2014, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM. VFW Post Banquet Room 3037 Goldie Rd. Oak Harbor, WA.

Christmas Light Show Opens

The Beck family invites you to attend our annual drive through Christmas light show, tune your radio to our radio station when you arrive and drive around and enjoy the show. Were open Thanksgiving night through December 31st from 6pm to 9pm daily. We are the largest light show on Whidbey. For many families this has become an annual tradition for two generations so come for the fun. The show changes so visit often. Last year we had over 1,500 vehicles visit the show. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from Jerry, Lois, David, Karl and Kiki Beck. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Fairs & Festivals. Family. Holiday. Outdoor. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Wednesday, December 31, 2014, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM. 6504 Robin Ln, Clinton.

Xmas Tree Recycle

Christmas Tree Recycling to Benefit Meerkerk Gardens January 1st thru 15th 9 am to 4 pm Daily Are you sad when you send your Christmas tree packing? Perhaps you’ll feel better knowing it can be put to good use. For a donation, Meerkerk Gardens will happily recycle your tree. Your cash donation will help sustain the gardens, and the mulch will beautify our Whidbey Island garden gem! Drop off your tree by the chip pile in visitor parking, place your donation in the green self pay entrance fee box. No tinsel or flocked trees please. South of Greenbank, just off Resort Road. 3531 Meerkerk Lane Greenbank, 98253 Meerkerk@whidbey.net 360.678.1912 or 360.222.0121. Category: Charitable. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Donation. Contact Name: Joan Bell. Contact Email: meerkerk@whidbey.net. Contact Phone: 360-678-1912. Thursday, January 1, 2015, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM. 3531 Meerkerk Lane Greenbank, WA 98253. For more info visit www.meerkerkgardens.org.

Xmas Tree Recycle

Christmas Tree Recycling to Benefit Meerkerk Gardens January 1st thru 15th 9 am to 4 pm Daily Are you sad when you send your Christmas tree packing? Perhaps you’ll feel better knowing it can be put to good use. For a donation, Meerkerk Gardens will happily recycle your tree. Your cash donation will help sustain the gardens, and the mulch will beautify our Whidbey Island garden gem! Drop off your tree by the chip pile in visitor parking, place your donation in the green self pay entrance fee box. No tinsel or flocked trees please. South of Greenbank, just off Resort Road. 3531 Meerkerk Lane Greenbank, 98253 Meerkerk@whidbey.net 360.678.1912 or 360.222.0121. Category: Benefit. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Donation. Contact Name: Meerkerk Gardens. Contact Email: meerkerk@whidbey.net. Contact Phone: 360-678-1912. Thursday, January 1, 2015, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Meerkerk Gardens 3531 Meerkerk Lane Greenbank, WA 98253. For more info visit www.meerkerkgardens.org.

Xmas Tree Recycle

Christmas Tree Recycling to Benefit Meerkerk Gardens January 1st thru 15th 9 am to 4 pm Daily Are you sad when you send your Christmas tree packing? Perhaps you’ll feel better knowing it can be put to good use. For a donation, Meerkerk Gardens will happily recycle your tree. Your cash donation will help sustain the gardens, and the mulch will beautify our Whidbey Island garden gem! Drop off your tree by the chip pile in visitor parking, place your donation in the green self pay entrance fee box. No tinsel or flocked trees please. South of Greenbank, just off Resort Road. 3531 Meerkerk Lane Greenbank, 98253 Meerkerk@whidbey.net 360.678.1912 or 360.222.0121. Category: Benefit. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Donation. Contact Name: Joan Bell. Contact Email: meerkerk@whidbey.net. Contact Phone: 360-678-1912. Thursday, January 1, 2015, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Meerkerk Gardens 3531 Meerkerk Lane Greenbank, WA 98253. For more info visit www.meerkerkgardens.org.

Xmas Tree Recycle

Christmas Tree Recycling to Benefit Meerkerk Gardens January 1st thru 15th 9 am to 4 pm Daily Are you sad when you send your Christmas tree packing? Perhaps you’ll feel better knowing it can be put to good use. For a donation, Meerkerk Gardens will happily recycle your tree. Your cash donation will help sustain the gardens, and the mulch will beautify our Whidbey Island garden gem! Drop off your tree by the chip pile in visitor parking, place your donation in the green self pay entrance fee box. No tinsel or flocked trees please. South of Greenbank, just off Resort Road. 3531 Meerkerk Lane Greenbank, 98253 Meerkerk@whidbey.net 360.678.1912 or 360.222.0121. Category: Benefit. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Donation. Contact Name: Joan Bell. Contact Email: meerkerk@whidbey.net. Contact Phone: 360-678-1912. Thursday, January 1, 2015, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Meerkerk Gardens 3531 Meerkerk Lane Greenbank, WA 98253. For more info visit www.meerkerkgardens.org.

First Day Hike

Start the new year off right in the great outdoors! Come join us on a hike led by an interpretive guide. Choose from 2 different hikes. Refreshments will be provided. Category: Outdoor. Sports & Recreation. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: FREE. Thursday, January 1, 2015, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. South Whidbey Sate Park 4128 Smugglers Cove Rd. Freeland, Wa. For more info visit www.foswsp.org.

First Day Hike

Start the New Year off right with a hike! Choose between 2 trails (Wilbert and Discovery) led by an interpretive guide. Refreshments will be provided. Kid friendly! Category: Family. Outdoor. Sports & Recreation. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: FREE- Discover Pass required for parking! Contact Name: FOSWSP. Thursday, January 1, 2015, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. South Whidbey State Park 4128 S. Smugglers Cove Rd, Freeland, WA.

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, January 1, 2015, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. 3037 Old Goldie Rd Oak Harbor WA 98277.

Xmas Tree Recycle

Christmas Tree Recycling to Benefit Meerkerk Gardens January 1st thru 15th 9 am to 4 pm Daily Are you sad when you send your Christmas tree packing? Perhaps you’ll feel better knowing it can be put to good use. For a donation, Meerkerk Gardens will happily recycle your tree. Your cash donation will help sustain the gardens, and the mulch will beautify our Whidbey Island garden gem! Drop off your tree by the chip pile in visitor parking, place your donation in the green self pay entrance fee box. No tinsel or flocked trees please. South of Greenbank, just off Resort Road. 3531 Meerkerk Lane Greenbank, 98253 Meerkerk@whidbey.net 360.678.1912 or 360.222.0121. Category: Benefit. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Donation. Contact Name: Joan Bell. Contact Email: meerkerk@whidbey.net. Contact Phone: 360-678-1912. Friday, January 2, 2015, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Meerkerk Gardens 3531 Meerkerk Lane Greenbank, WA 98253. For more info visit www.meerkerkgardens.org.

Xmas Tree Recycle

Christmas Tree Recycling to Benefit Meerkerk Gardens January 1st thru 15th 9 am to 4 pm Daily Are you sad when you send your Christmas tree packing? Perhaps you’ll feel better knowing it can be put to good use. For a donation, Meerkerk Gardens will happily recycle your tree. Your cash donation will help sustain the gardens, and the mulch will beautify our Whidbey Island garden gem! Drop off your tree by the chip pile in visitor parking, place your donation in the green self pay entrance fee box. No tinsel or flocked trees please. South of Greenbank, just off Resort Road. 3531 Meerkerk Lane Greenbank, 98253 Meerkerk@whidbey.net 360.678.1912 or 360.222.0121. Category: Benefit. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Donation. Contact Name: Joan Bell. Contact Email: meerkerk@whidbey.net. Contact Phone: 360-678-1912. Friday, January 2, 2015, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Meerkerk Gardens 3531 Meerkerk Lane Greenbank, WA 98253. For more info visit www.meerkerkgardens.org.

Xmas Tree Recycle

Christmas Tree Recycling to Benefit Meerkerk Gardens January 1st thru 15th 9 am to 4 pm Daily Are you sad when you send your Christmas tree packing? Perhaps you’ll feel better knowing it can be put to good use. For a donation, Meerkerk Gardens will happily recycle your tree. Your cash donation will help sustain the gardens, and the mulch will beautify our Whidbey Island garden gem! Drop off your tree by the chip pile in visitor parking, place your donation in the green self pay entrance fee box. No tinsel or flocked trees please. South of Greenbank, just off Resort Road. 3531 Meerkerk Lane Greenbank, 98253 Meerkerk@whidbey.net 360.678.1912 or 360.222.0121. Category: Benefit. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Donation. Contact Name: Meerkerk Gardens. Contact Email: meerkerk@whidbey.net. Contact Phone: 360-678-1912. Friday, January 2, 2015, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Meerkerk Gardens 3531 Meerkerk Lane Greenbank, WA 98253. For more info visit www.meerkerkgardens.org.

Xmas Tree Recycle

Christmas Tree Recycling to Benefit Meerkerk Gardens January 1st thru 15th 9 am to 4 pm Daily Are you sad when you send your Christmas tree packing? Perhaps you’ll feel better knowing it can be put to good use. For a donation, Meerkerk Gardens will happily recycle your tree. Your cash donation will help sustain the gardens, and the mulch will beautify our Whidbey Island garden gem! Drop off your tree by the chip pile in visitor parking, place your donation in the green self pay entrance fee box. No tinsel or flocked trees please. South of Greenbank, just off Resort Road. 3531 Meerkerk Lane Greenbank, 98253 Meerkerk@whidbey.net 360.678.1912 or 360.222.0121. Category: Charitable. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Donation. Contact Name: Joan Bell. Contact Email: meerkerk@whidbey.net. Contact Phone: 360-678-1912. Friday, January 2, 2015, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM. 3531 Meerkerk Lane Greenbank, WA 98253. For more info visit www.meerkerkgardens.org.

2015 Sea Float Scramble

Langley Main Street Association and Callahan’s Firehouse in Langley invite everyone, young and old to start off the New Year with a treasure hunt. The Sea Float Scramble will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 3rd, 2015 at Langley’s Seawall Park off First Street. Glass artist Callahan McVay has created one-of-a-kind blown glass sea floats that will be hidden near Langley’s waterfront. People are invited to scramble for one once the ribbon is dropped. It’s fun for all ages and the event is free. You may go home with your own glass treasure. A second location for the scramble has been added at the park at 2nd and Anthes streets for youngsters five years old and under and those with disabilities who need easier access. All sea floats will be hidden in plain sight, no digging necessary, no beating the bushes. The floats are on display till the day of the event in front of Callahan’s Fire House on Second Street. After the scramble, participants are invited to enjoy Langley, have lunch at one of our awa… Category: Family. Outdoor. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Langley Main Street Assoc. Contact Email: mainstreet@whidbey.com. Contact Phone: 360 939-9333. Saturday, January 3, 2015. Sea Wall Park, Langley.

Christmas Tree Recylcing

The 2015 Chaoyang, China orphanage team will be picking up Christmas trees for recycling on Saturday morning, January 3, 2015 as a donation fundraiser. The route will be from Coupeville to the North end of the island. You do not need to present for the tree to be picked up. Flocked trees or trees with tinsel can’t be accepted. To arrange for a pickup, please call Toni at 672-5449 and leave a message with your name, address and phone number, or email crebbintoni@gmail.com. The deadline to arrange for a pickup is Thursday, January 1. Please make checks payable to Visiting Orphans. Category: Charitable. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $10 donation. Contact Name: Toni Crebbin. Contact Email: crebbintoni@gmail.com. Contact Phone: 360-672-5449. Saturday, January 3, 2015. We will pick up Coupeville and north.

Xmas Tree Recycle

Christmas Tree Recycling to Benefit Meerkerk Gardens January 1st thru 15th 9 am to 4 pm Daily Are you sad when you send your Christmas tree packing? Perhaps you’ll feel better knowing it can be put to good use. For a donation, Meerkerk Gardens will happily recycle your tree. Your cash donation will help sustain the gardens, and the mulch will beautify our Whidbey Island garden gem! Drop off your tree by the chip pile in visitor parking, place your donation in the green self pay entrance fee box. No tinsel or flocked trees please. South of Greenbank, just off Resort Road. 3531 Meerkerk Lane Greenbank, 98253 Meerkerk@whidbey.net 360.678.1912 or 360.222.0121. Category: Benefit. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Donation. Contact Name: Joan Bell. Contact Email: meerkerk@whidbey.net. Contact Phone: 360-678-1912. Saturday, January 3, 2015, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Meerkerk Gardens 3531 Meerkerk Lane Greenbank, WA 98253. For more info visit www.meerkerkgardens.org.

Xmas Tree Recycle

Christmas Tree Recycling to Benefit Meerkerk Gardens January 1st thru 15th 9 am to 4 pm Daily Are you sad when you send your Christmas tree packing? Perhaps you’ll feel better knowing it can be put to good use. For a donation, Meerkerk Gardens will happily recycle your tree. Your cash donation will help sustain the gardens, and the mulch will beautify our Whidbey Island garden gem! Drop off your tree by the chip pile in visitor parking, place your donation in the green self pay entrance fee box. No tinsel or flocked trees please. South of Greenbank, just off Resort Road. 3531 Meerkerk Lane Greenbank, 98253 Meerkerk@whidbey.net 360.678.1912 or 360.222.0121. Category: Benefit. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Donation. Contact Name: Joan Bell. Contact Email: meerkerk@whidbey.net. Contact Phone: 360-678-1912. Saturday, January 3, 2015, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Meerkerk Gardens 3531 Meerkerk Lane Greenbank, WA 98253. For more info visit www.meerkerkgardens.org.

Xmas Tree Recycle

Christmas Tree Recycling to Benefit Meerkerk Gardens January 1st thru 15th 9 am to 4 pm Daily Are you sad when you send your Christmas tree packing? Perhaps you’ll feel better knowing it can be put to good use. For a donation, Meerkerk Gardens will happily recycle your tree. Your cash donation will help sustain the gardens, and the mulch will beautify our Whidbey Island garden gem! Drop off your tree by the chip pile in visitor parking, place your donation in the green self pay entrance fee box. No tinsel or flocked trees please. South of Greenbank, just off Resort Road. 3531 Meerkerk Lane Greenbank, 98253 Meerkerk@whidbey.net 360.678.1912 or 360.222.0121. Category: Benefit. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Donation. Contact Name: Meerkerk Gardens. Contact Email: meerkerk@whidbey.net. Contact Phone: 360-678-1912. Saturday, January 3, 2015, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Meerkerk Gardens 3531 Meerkerk Lane Greenbank, WA 98253. For more info visit www.meerkerkgardens.org.

Xmas Tree Recycle

Christmas Tree Recycling to Benefit Meerkerk Gardens January 1st thru 15th 9 am to 4 pm Daily Are you sad when you send your Christmas tree packing? Perhaps you’ll feel better knowing it can be put to good use. For a donation, Meerkerk Gardens will happily recycle your tree. Your cash donation will help sustain the gardens, and the mulch will beautify our Whidbey Island garden gem! Drop off your tree by the chip pile in visitor parking, place your donation in the green self pay entrance fee box. No tinsel or flocked trees please. South of Greenbank, just off Resort Road. 3531 Meerkerk Lane Greenbank, 98253 Meerkerk@whidbey.net 360.678.1912 or 360.222.0121. Category: Charitable. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Donation. Contact Name: Joan Bell. Contact Email: meerkerk@whidbey.net. Contact Phone: 360-678-1912. Saturday, January 3, 2015, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM. 3531 Meerkerk Lane Greenbank, WA 98253. For more info visit www.meerkerkgardens.org.

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, January 3, 2015, 9:45 AM – 11:45 AM. Ciao Restaurant, 701 N Main Street Coupeville, Washington 98239. For more info visit citizensclimatelobby.org.

Friends of the Freeland Library Used Book Sale

Hundreds of great books available at bargain prices! Something for everyone. All proceeds benefit Friends of the Freeland Library. Category: Benefit. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Contact Name: Freeland Library. Contact Phone: 360-331-7323. Saturday, January 3, 2015, 10:00 AM. 5495 Harbor Ave. Freeland.

2015 Sea Float Scramble

Langley Main Street Association and Callahan’s Firehouse in Langley invite everyone, young and old to start off the New Year with a treasure hunt. The Sea Float Scramble will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 3rd, 2015 at Langley’s Seawall Park off First Street. Glass artist Callahan McVay has created one-of-a-kind blown glass sea floats that will be hidden near Langley’s waterfront. People are invited to scramble for one once the ribbon is dropped. It’s fun for all ages and the event is free. You may go home with your own glass treasure. A second location for the scramble has been added at the park at 2nd and Anthes streets for youngsters five years old and under and those with disabilities who need easier access. All sea floats will be hidden in plain sight, no digging necessary, no beating the bushes. The floats are on display till the day of the event in front of Callahan’s Fire House on Second Street. After the scramble, participants are invited to enjoy Langley, have lunch at one of our awa… Category: Family. Outdoor. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Langley Main Street Assoc. Contact Email: mainstreet@whidbey.com. Contact Phone: 360 929-9333. Saturday, January 3, 2015, 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Sea Wall Park, Langley, WA.

Saturday Matinee @the Library

Colin Farrell stars in this romantic drama adapted from the novel by Mark Helprin, centering on the relationship between a thief and a dying woman. Join us for film and discussion. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: Free. Contact Phone: 360-675-5115. Saturday, January 3, 2015, 2:00 PM – 4:45 PM. Oak Harbor Library, Meeting Room 1000 SE Regatta Drive Oak Harbor, WA 98277.

Xmas Tree Recycle

Christmas Tree Recycling to Benefit Meerkerk Gardens January 1st thru 15th 9 am to 4 pm Daily Are you sad when you send your Christmas tree packing? Perhaps you’ll feel better knowing it can be put to good use. For a donation, Meerkerk Gardens will happily recycle your tree. Your cash donation will help sustain the gardens, and the mulch will beautify our Whidbey Island garden gem! Drop off your tree by the chip pile in visitor parking, place your donation in the green self pay entrance fee box. No tinsel or flocked trees please. South of Greenbank, just off Resort Road. 3531 Meerkerk Lane Greenbank, 98253 Meerkerk@whidbey.net 360.678.1912 or 360.222.0121. Category: Charitable. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Donation. Contact Name: Joan Bell. Contact Email: meerkerk@whidbey.net. Contact Phone: 360-678-1912. Sunday, January 4, 2015, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM. 3531 Meerkerk Lane Greenbank, WA 98253. For more info visit www.meerkerkgardens.org.

Xmas Tree Recycle

Christmas Tree Recycling to Benefit Meerkerk Gardens January 1st thru 15th 9 am to 4 pm Daily Are you sad when you send your Christmas tree packing? Perhaps you’ll feel better knowing it can be put to good use. For a donation, Meerkerk Gardens will happily recycle your tree. Your cash donation will help sustain the gardens, and the mulch will beautify our Whidbey Island garden gem! Drop off your tree by the chip pile in visitor parking, place your donation in the green self pay entrance fee box. No tinsel or flocked trees please. South of Greenbank, just off Resort Road. 3531 Meerkerk Lane Greenbank, 98253 Meerkerk@whidbey.net 360.678.1912 or 360.222.0121. Category: Benefit. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Donation. Contact Name: Meerkerk Gardens. Contact Email: meerkerk@whidbey.net. Contact Phone: 360-678-1912. Sunday, January 4, 2015, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Meerkerk Gardens 3531 Meerkerk Lane Greenbank, WA 98253. For more info visit www.meerkerkgardens.org.

Xmas Tree Recycle

Christmas Tree Recycling to Benefit Meerkerk Gardens January 1st thru 15th 9 am to 4 pm Daily Are you sad when you send your Christmas tree packing? Perhaps you’ll feel better knowing it can be put to good use. For a donation, Meerkerk Gardens will happily recycle your tree. Your cash donation will help sustain the gardens, and the mulch will beautify our Whidbey Island garden gem! Drop off your tree by the chip pile in visitor parking, place your donation in the green self pay entrance fee box. No tinsel or flocked trees please. South of Greenbank, just off Resort Road. 3531 Meerkerk Lane Greenbank, 98253 Meerkerk@whidbey.net 360.678.1912 or 360.222.0121. Category: Benefit. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Donation. Contact Name: Joan Bell. Contact Email: meerkerk@whidbey.net. Contact Phone: 360-678-1912. Sunday, January 4, 2015, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Meerkerk Gardens 3531 Meerkerk Lane Greenbank, WA 98253. For more info visit www.meerkerkgardens.org.

Xmas Tree Recycle

Christmas Tree Recycling to Benefit Meerkerk Gardens January 1st thru 15th 9 am to 4 pm Daily Are you sad when you send your Christmas tree packing? Perhaps you’ll feel better knowing it can be put to good use. For a donation, Meerkerk Gardens will happily recycle your tree. Your cash donation will help sustain the gardens, and the mulch will beautify our Whidbey Island garden gem! Drop off your tree by the chip pile in visitor parking, place your donation in the green self pay entrance fee box. No tinsel or flocked trees please. South of Greenbank, just off Resort Road. 3531 Meerkerk Lane Greenbank, 98253 Meerkerk@whidbey.net 360.678.1912 or 360.222.0121. Category: Benefit. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Donation. Contact Name: Joan Bell. Contact Email: meerkerk@whidbey.net. Contact Phone: 360-678-1912. Sunday, January 4, 2015, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Meerkerk Gardens 3531 Meerkerk Lane Greenbank, WA 98253. For more info visit www.meerkerkgardens.org.

Xmas Tree Recycle

Christmas Tree Recycling to Benefit Meerkerk Gardens January 1st thru 15th 9 am to 4 pm Daily Are you sad when you send your Christmas tree packing? Perhaps you’ll feel better knowing it can be put to good use. For a donation, Meerkerk Gardens will happily recycle your tree. Your cash donation will help sustain the gardens, and the mulch will beautify our Whidbey Island garden gem! Drop off your tree by the chip pile in visitor parking, place your donation in the green self pay entrance fee box. No tinsel or flocked trees please. South of Greenbank, just off Resort Road. 3531 Meerkerk Lane Greenbank, 98253 Meerkerk@whidbey.net 360.678.1912 or 360.222.0121. Category: Benefit. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Donation. Contact Name: Joan Bell. Contact Email: meerkerk@whidbey.net. Contact Phone: 360-678-1912. Monday, January 5, 2015, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Meerkerk Gardens 3531 Meerkerk Lane Greenbank, WA 98253. For more info visit www.meerkerkgardens.org.

Xmas Tree Recycle

Christmas Tree Recycling to Benefit Meerkerk Gardens January 1st thru 15th 9 am to 4 pm Daily Are you sad when you send your Christmas tree packing? Perhaps you’ll feel better knowing it can be put to good use. For a donation, Meerkerk Gardens will happily recycle your tree. Your cash donation will help sustain the gardens, and the mulch will beautify our Whidbey Island garden gem! Drop off your tree by the chip pile in visitor parking, place your donation in the green self pay entrance fee box. No tinsel or flocked trees please. South of Greenbank, just off Resort Road. 3531 Meerkerk Lane Greenbank, 98253 Meerkerk@whidbey.net 360.678.1912 or 360.222.0121. Category: Charitable. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Donation. Contact Name: Joan Bell. Contact Email: meerkerk@whidbey.net. Contact Phone: 360-678-1912. Monday, January 5, 2015, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM. 3531 Meerkerk Lane Greenbank, WA 98253. For more info visit www.meerkerkgardens.org.

Xmas Tree Recycle

Christmas Tree Recycling to Benefit Meerkerk Gardens January 1st thru 15th 9 am to 4 pm Daily Are you sad when you send your Christmas tree packing? Perhaps you’ll feel better knowing it can be put to good use. For a donation, Meerkerk Gardens will happily recycle your tree. Your cash donation will help sustain the gardens, and the mulch will beautify our Whidbey Island garden gem! Drop off your tree by the chip pile in visitor parking, place your donation in the green self pay entrance fee box. No tinsel or flocked trees please. South of Greenbank, just off Resort Road. 3531 Meerkerk Lane Greenbank, 98253 Meerkerk@whidbey.net 360.678.1912 or 360.222.0121. Category: Benefit. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Donation. Contact Name: Meerkerk Gardens. Contact Email: meerkerk@whidbey.net. Contact Phone: 360-678-1912. Monday, January 5, 2015, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Meerkerk Gardens 3531 Meerkerk Lane Greenbank, WA 98253. For more info visit www.meerkerkgardens.org.

Xmas Tree Recycle

Christmas Tree Recycling to Benefit Meerkerk Gardens January 1st thru 15th 9 am to 4 pm Daily Are you sad when you send your Christmas tree packing? Perhaps you’ll feel better knowing it can be put to good use. For a donation, Meerkerk Gardens will happily recycle your tree. Your cash donation will help sustain the gardens, and the mulch will beautify our Whidbey Island garden gem! Drop off your tree by the chip pile in visitor parking, place your donation in the green self pay entrance fee box. No tinsel or flocked trees please. South of Greenbank, just off Resort Road. 3531 Meerkerk Lane Greenbank, 98253 Meerkerk@whidbey.net 360.678.1912 or 360.222.0121. Category: Benefit. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Donation. Contact Name: Joan Bell. Contact Email: meerkerk@whidbey.net. Contact Phone: 360-678-1912. Monday, January 5, 2015, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Meerkerk Gardens 3531 Meerkerk Lane Greenbank, WA 98253. For more info visit www.meerkerkgardens.org.

eBooks and More for Kindle Users

Do you have a new Kindle or Kindle Fire? Not sure how to download free books and content from the library? We can help! Bring your fully charged device and Amazon password and join us to find out how to get started. If you are a new owner please register your Kindle with Amazon prior to the class. Space is limited, preregister online starting 12/22/14 at www.sno-isle.org. Category: Classes & Lectures. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: Free. Contact Phone: 360-675-5115. Monday, January 5, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Oak Harbor Library, Meeting Room 1000 SE Regatta Drive Oak Harbor, WA 98277.

Seattle Opera Preview: Tosca

Join the Seattle Opera Education department for an hour-long introduction to the music, history and staging of Tosca. A fiery prima donna struggles to free her true love from the clutches of a wicked police chief in Puccini’s popular favorite. Passionate arias and terrific musical moments highlight a thrilling score. The crackling melodrama grabs hold from the get-go, making Tosca ideal for both newcomers and aficionados alike. Supported by Seattle Opera and Friends of the Freeland Library. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: Free. Contact Phone: 360-331-7323. Monday, January 5, 2015, 12:00 PM. Freeland Library 5495 Harbor Ave.

Xmas Tree Recycle

Christmas Tree Recycling to Benefit Meerkerk Gardens January 1st thru 15th 9 am to 4 pm Daily Are you sad when you send your Christmas tree packing? Perhaps you’ll feel better knowing it can be put to good use. For a donation, Meerkerk Gardens will happily recycle your tree. Your cash donation will help sustain the gardens, and the mulch will beautify our Whidbey Island garden gem! Drop off your tree by the chip pile in visitor parking, place your donation in the green self pay entrance fee box. No tinsel or flocked trees please. South of Greenbank, just off Resort Road. 3531 Meerkerk Lane Greenbank, 98253 Meerkerk@whidbey.net 360.678.1912 or 360.222.0121. Category: Benefit. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Donation. Contact Name: Meerkerk Gardens. Contact Email: meerkerk@whidbey.net. Contact Phone: 360-678-1912. Tuesday, January 6, 2015, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Meerkerk Gardens 3531 Meerkerk Lane Greenbank, WA 98253. For more info visit www.meerkerkgardens.org.

Xmas Tree Recycle

Christmas Tree Recycling to Benefit Meerkerk Gardens January 1st thru 15th 9 am to 4 pm Daily Are you sad when you send your Christmas tree packing? Perhaps you’ll feel better knowing it can be put to good use. For a donation, Meerkerk Gardens will happily recycle your tree. Your cash donation will help sustain the gardens, and the mulch will beautify our Whidbey Island garden gem! Drop off your tree by the chip pile in visitor parking, place your donation in the green self pay entrance fee box. No tinsel or flocked trees please. South of Greenbank, just off Resort Road. 3531 Meerkerk Lane Greenbank, 98253 Meerkerk@whidbey.net 360.678.1912 or 360.222.0121. Category: Charitable. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Donation. Contact Name: Joan Bell. Contact Email: meerkerk@whidbey.net. Contact Phone: 360-678-1912. Tuesday, January 6, 2015, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM. 3531 Meerkerk Lane Greenbank, WA 98253. For more info visit www.meerkerkgardens.org.

Xmas Tree Recycle

Christmas Tree Recycling to Benefit Meerkerk Gardens January 1st thru 15th 9 am to 4 pm Daily Are you sad when you send your Christmas tree packing? Perhaps you’ll feel better knowing it can be put to good use. For a donation, Meerkerk Gardens will happily recycle your tree. Your cash donation will help sustain the gardens, and the mulch will beautify our Whidbey Island garden gem! Drop off your tree by the chip pile in visitor parking, place your donation in the green self pay entrance fee box. No tinsel or flocked trees please. South of Greenbank, just off Resort Road. 3531 Meerkerk Lane Greenbank, 98253 Meerkerk@whidbey.net 360.678.1912 or 360.222.0121. Category: Benefit. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Donation. Contact Name: Joan Bell. Contact Email: meerkerk@whidbey.net. Contact Phone: 360-678-1912. Tuesday, January 6, 2015, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Meerkerk Gardens 3531 Meerkerk Lane Greenbank, WA 98253. For more info visit www.meerkerkgardens.org.

Xmas Tree Recycle

Christmas Tree Recycling to Benefit Meerkerk Gardens January 1st thru 15th 9 am to 4 pm Daily Are you sad when you send your Christmas tree packing? Perhaps you’ll feel better knowing it can be put to good use. For a donation, Meerkerk Gardens will happily recycle your tree. Your cash donation will help sustain the gardens, and the mulch will beautify our Whidbey Island garden gem! Drop off your tree by the chip pile in visitor parking, place your donation in the green self pay entrance fee box. No tinsel or flocked trees please. South of Greenbank, just off Resort Road. 3531 Meerkerk Lane Greenbank, 98253 Meerkerk@whidbey.net 360.678.1912 or 360.222.0121. Category: Benefit. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Donation. Contact Name: Joan Bell. Contact Email: meerkerk@whidbey.net. Contact Phone: 360-678-1912. Tuesday, January 6, 2015, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Meerkerk Gardens 3531 Meerkerk Lane Greenbank, WA 98253. For more info visit www.meerkerkgardens.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, January 6, 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, January 6, 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 Support Group

Category: Family. Audience: Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Hestia Laitala. Contact Phone: 360.321.1600. Tuesday, January 6, 2015, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Bayview Senior Center, 14594 SR 525, Langley, WA, 98260.

Meet the Author

Growing up in the 70's 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. All are welcome. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: Free. Contact Phone: 360-331-7323. Tuesday, January 6, 2015, 2:00 PM. Freeland Library 5495 Harbor Ave.

eBooks and More for Kindle Users

Do you have a new Kindle or Kindle Fire? Not sure how to download free books and content from the library? We can help! Bring your fully charged device and Amazon password and join us to find out how to get started. If you are a new owner please register your Kindle with Amazon prior to the class. Space is limited; preregister online at www.sno-isle.org starting 12/22/14. Category: Classes & Lectures. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: Free. Contact Phone: 360-675-5115. Tuesday, January 6, 2015, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Oak Harbor Library, Meeting Room 1000 SE Regatta Drive Oak Harbor, WA 98277.

Whidbey Island Holistic Health Presents: Clean in 2015!

It is a New Year and it is time for new actions. Bees, birds, orcas and us. Join Toni Marthaller, integrative nurse practitioner, for a lively discussion about environmental toxins and our health. Learn what WE CAN do to stay healthy. Let's talk DETOX! For more information about WIHHA please visit www.wihha.com. All are welcome. Category: Classes & Lectures. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: Free. Contact Phone: 360-331-7323. Tuesday, January 6, 2015, 6:30 PM. Freeland LIbrary 5495 Harbor Ave.

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 7, 2015, 9:00 AM. Freeland Library 5495 Harbor Ave.

Xmas Tree Recycle

Christmas Tree Recycling to Benefit Meerkerk Gardens January 1st thru 15th 9 am to 4 pm Daily Are you sad when you send your Christmas tree packing? Perhaps you’ll feel better knowing it can be put to good use. For a donation, Meerkerk Gardens will happily recycle your tree. Your cash donation will help sustain the gardens, and the mulch will beautify our Whidbey Island garden gem! Drop off your tree by the chip pile in visitor parking, place your donation in the green self pay entrance fee box. No tinsel or flocked trees please. South of Greenbank, just off Resort Road. 3531 Meerkerk Lane Greenbank, 98253 Meerkerk@whidbey.net 360.678.1912 or 360.222.0121. Category: Benefit. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Donation. Contact Name: Joan Bell. Contact Email: meerkerk@whidbey.net. Contact Phone: 360-678-1912. Wednesday, January 7, 2015, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Meerkerk Gardens 3531 Meerkerk Lane Greenbank, WA 98253. For more info visit www.meerkerkgardens.org.

Xmas Tree Recycle

Christmas Tree Recycling to Benefit Meerkerk Gardens January 1st thru 15th 9 am to 4 pm Daily Are you sad when you send your Christmas tree packing? Perhaps you’ll feel better knowing it can be put to good use. For a donation, Meerkerk Gardens will happily recycle your tree. Your cash donation will help sustain the gardens, and the mulch will beautify our Whidbey Island garden gem! Drop off your tree by the chip pile in visitor parking, place your donation in the green self pay entrance fee box. No tinsel or flocked trees please. South of Greenbank, just off Resort Road. 3531 Meerkerk Lane Greenbank, 98253 Meerkerk@whidbey.net 360.678.1912 or 360.222.0121. Category: Benefit. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Donation. Contact Name: Joan Bell. Contact Email: meerkerk@whidbey.net. Contact Phone: 360-678-1912. Wednesday, January 7, 2015, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Meerkerk Gardens 3531 Meerkerk Lane Greenbank, WA 98253. For more info visit www.meerkerkgardens.org.

Xmas Tree Recycle

Christmas Tree Recycling to Benefit Meerkerk Gardens January 1st thru 15th 9 am to 4 pm Daily Are you sad when you send your Christmas tree packing? Perhaps you’ll feel better knowing it can be put to good use. For a donation, Meerkerk Gardens will happily recycle your tree. Your cash donation will help sustain the gardens, and the mulch will beautify our Whidbey Island garden gem! Drop off your tree by the chip pile in visitor parking, place your donation in the green self pay entrance fee box. No tinsel or flocked trees please. South of Greenbank, just off Resort Road. 3531 Meerkerk Lane Greenbank, 98253 Meerkerk@whidbey.net 360.678.1912 or 360.222.0121. Category: Charitable. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Donation. Contact Name: Joan Bell. Contact Email: meerkerk@whidbey.net. Contact Phone: 360-678-1912. Wednesday, January 7, 2015, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM. 3531 Meerkerk Lane Greenbank, WA 98253. For more info visit www.meerkerkgardens.org.

Xmas Tree Recycle

Christmas Tree Recycling to Benefit Meerkerk Gardens January 1st thru 15th 9 am to 4 pm Daily Are you sad when you send your Christmas tree packing? Perhaps you’ll feel better knowing it can be put to good use. For a donation, Meerkerk Gardens will happily recycle your tree. Your cash donation will help sustain the gardens, and the mulch will beautify our Whidbey Island garden gem! Drop off your tree by the chip pile in visitor parking, place your donation in the green self pay entrance fee box. No tinsel or flocked trees please. South of Greenbank, just off Resort Road. 3531 Meerkerk Lane Greenbank, 98253 Meerkerk@whidbey.net 360.678.1912 or 360.222.0121. Category: Benefit. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Donation. Contact Name: Meerkerk Gardens. Contact Email: meerkerk@whidbey.net. Contact Phone: 360-678-1912. Wednesday, January 7, 2015, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Meerkerk Gardens 3531 Meerkerk Lane Greenbank, WA 98253. For more info visit www.meerkerkgardens.org.

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, January 7, 2015, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. St. Hubert Catholic Church 804 3rd Street, Langley.

Lit for Fun Book Discussion Group

Start the new year right by joining us for a great discussion of "Under the Wide and Starry Sky" by Nancy Horan. This new novel chronicles the unconventional love affair of Scottish literary giant Robert Louis Stevenson, author of classics including "Treasure Island" and "The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde," and American divorcee Fanny Van de Grift Osbourne. All are welcome. Category: Classes & Lectures. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: Free. Thursday, January 8, 2015, 9:00 AM. Freeland Library 5495 Harbor Ave.

Xmas Tree Recycle

Christmas Tree Recycling to Benefit Meerkerk Gardens January 1st thru 15th 9 am to 4 pm Daily Are you sad when you send your Christmas tree packing? Perhaps you’ll feel better knowing it can be put to good use. For a donation, Meerkerk Gardens will happily recycle your tree. Your cash donation will help sustain the gardens, and the mulch will beautify our Whidbey Island garden gem! Drop off your tree by the chip pile in visitor parking, place your donation in the green self pay entrance fee box. No tinsel or flocked trees please. South of Greenbank, just off Resort Road. 3531 Meerkerk Lane Greenbank, 98253 Meerkerk@whidbey.net 360.678.1912 or 360.222.0121. Category: Benefit. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Donation. Contact Name: Joan Bell. Contact Email: meerkerk@whidbey.net. Contact Phone: 360-678-1912. Thursday, January 8, 2015, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Meerkerk Gardens 3531 Meerkerk Lane Greenbank, WA 98253. For more info visit www.meerkerkgardens.org.

Xmas Tree Recycle

Christmas Tree Recycling to Benefit Meerkerk Gardens January 1st thru 15th 9 am to 4 pm Daily Are you sad when you send your Christmas tree packing? Perhaps you’ll feel better knowing it can be put to good use. For a donation, Meerkerk Gardens will happily recycle your tree. Your cash donation will help sustain the gardens, and the mulch will beautify our Whidbey Island garden gem! Drop off your tree by the chip pile in visitor parking, place your donation in the green self pay entrance fee box. No tinsel or flocked trees please. South of Greenbank, just off Resort Road. 3531 Meerkerk Lane Greenbank, 98253 Meerkerk@whidbey.net 360.678.1912 or 360.222.0121. Category: Benefit. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Donation. Contact Name: Joan Bell. Contact Email: meerkerk@whidbey.net. Contact Phone: 360-678-1912. Thursday, January 8, 2015, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Meerkerk Gardens 3531 Meerkerk Lane Greenbank, WA 98253. For more info visit www.meerkerkgardens.org.

Xmas Tree Recycle

Christmas Tree Recycling to Benefit Meerkerk Gardens January 1st thru 15th 9 am to 4 pm Daily Are you sad when you send your Christmas tree packing? Perhaps you’ll feel better knowing it can be put to good use. For a donation, Meerkerk Gardens will happily recycle your tree. Your cash donation will help sustain the gardens, and the mulch will beautify our Whidbey Island garden gem! Drop off your tree by the chip pile in visitor parking, place your donation in the green self pay entrance fee box. No tinsel or flocked trees please. South of Greenbank, just off Resort Road. 3531 Meerkerk Lane Greenbank, 98253 Meerkerk@whidbey.net 360.678.1912 or 360.222.0121. Category: Charitable. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Donation. Contact Name: Joan Bell. Contact Email: meerkerk@whidbey.net. Contact Phone: 360-678-1912. Thursday, January 8, 2015, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM. 3531 Meerkerk Lane Greenbank, WA 98253. For more info visit www.meerkerkgardens.org.

Xmas Tree Recycle

Christmas Tree Recycling to Benefit Meerkerk Gardens January 1st thru 15th 9 am to 4 pm Daily Are you sad when you send your Christmas tree packing? Perhaps you’ll feel better knowing it can be put to good use. For a donation, Meerkerk Gardens will happily recycle your tree. Your cash donation will help sustain the gardens, and the mulch will beautify our Whidbey Island garden gem! Drop off your tree by the chip pile in visitor parking, place your donation in the green self pay entrance fee box. No tinsel or flocked trees please. South of Greenbank, just off Resort Road. 3531 Meerkerk Lane Greenbank, 98253 Meerkerk@whidbey.net 360.678.1912 or 360.222.0121. Category: Benefit. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Donation. Contact Name: Meerkerk Gardens. Contact Email: meerkerk@whidbey.net. Contact Phone: 360-678-1912. Thursday, January 8, 2015, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Meerkerk Gardens 3531 Meerkerk Lane Greenbank, WA 98253. For more info visit www.meerkerkgardens.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, January 8, 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, January 8, 2015, 10:00 AM – 11:15 AM. Nordic Hall 63 Jacobs Rd Coupeville, WA 98260.

eBooks and More for Apple and Android Users

Do you have a new tablet, phone, or eReader? Not sure how to download free books, magazines, or music from the library? We can help! Bring your fully charged device and passwords and join us to find out how to get started. If you are a new Apple device owner please set up your iPad with an Apple ID prior to the class. Space is limited; preregister online at www.sno-isle.org starting 12/16/2014. Category: Classes & Lectures. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: Free. Contact Phone: 360-675-5115. Thursday, January 8, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Oak Harbor Library, Meeting Room 1000 SE Regatta Drive Oak Harbor, WA 98277.

Social Media Strategies

Why connect via social media? Why not? Social media is powerful, but it doesn't have to be intimidating. Let's remove a bit of the mystery. Explore sites such as Facebook, Google+, LinkedIn, Twitter, and Pinterest, and discover what social media can offer you. Presented by author Tom Trimbath. Category: Classes & Lectures. Contact Phone: 360-221-4383. Thursday, January 8, 2015, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM. Langley Library 104 2nd St Langley, WA.

Island County Democrats Quarterly Meeting

Category: Political. Contact Name: Merri Huffine. Contact Email: huffinem@yahoo.com. Contact Phone: 360-682-2662. Thursday, January 8, 2015, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Coupeville Library meeting room.

Xmas Tree Recycle

Christmas Tree Recycling to Benefit Meerkerk Gardens January 1st thru 15th 9 am to 4 pm Daily Are you sad when you send your Christmas tree packing? Perhaps you’ll feel better knowing it can be put to good use. For a donation, Meerkerk Gardens will happily recycle your tree. Your cash donation will help sustain the gardens, and the mulch will beautify our Whidbey Island garden gem! Drop off your tree by the chip pile in visitor parking, place your donation in the green self pay entrance fee box. No tinsel or flocked trees please. South of Greenbank, just off Resort Road. 3531 Meerkerk Lane Greenbank, 98253 Meerkerk@whidbey.net 360.678.1912 or 360.222.0121. Category: Benefit. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Donation. Contact Name: Joan Bell. Contact Email: meerkerk@whidbey.net. Contact Phone: 360-678-1912. Friday, January 9, 2015, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Meerkerk Gardens 3531 Meerkerk Lane Greenbank, WA 98253. For more info visit www.meerkerkgardens.org.

Xmas Tree Recycle

Christmas Tree Recycling to Benefit Meerkerk Gardens January 1st thru 15th 9 am to 4 pm Daily Are you sad when you send your Christmas tree packing? Perhaps you’ll feel better knowing it can be put to good use. For a donation, Meerkerk Gardens will happily recycle your tree. Your cash donation will help sustain the gardens, and the mulch will beautify our Whidbey Island garden gem! Drop off your tree by the chip pile in visitor parking, place your donation in the green self pay entrance fee box. No tinsel or flocked trees please. South of Greenbank, just off Resort Road. 3531 Meerkerk Lane Greenbank, 98253 Meerkerk@whidbey.net 360.678.1912 or 360.222.0121. Category: Benefit. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Donation. Contact Name: Joan Bell. Contact Email: meerkerk@whidbey.net. Contact Phone: 360-678-1912. Friday, January 9, 2015, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Meerkerk Gardens 3531 Meerkerk Lane Greenbank, WA 98253. For more info visit www.meerkerkgardens.org.

Xmas Tree Recycle

Christmas Tree Recycling to Benefit Meerkerk Gardens January 1st thru 15th 9 am to 4 pm Daily Are you sad when you send your Christmas tree packing? Perhaps you’ll feel better knowing it can be put to good use. For a donation, Meerkerk Gardens will happily recycle your tree. Your cash donation will help sustain the gardens, and the mulch will beautify our Whidbey Island garden gem! Drop off your tree by the chip pile in visitor parking, place your donation in the green self pay entrance fee box. No tinsel or flocked trees please. South of Greenbank, just off Resort Road. 3531 Meerkerk Lane Greenbank, 98253 Meerkerk@whidbey.net 360.678.1912 or 360.222.0121. Category: Benefit. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Donation. Contact Name: Meerkerk Gardens. Contact Email: meerkerk@whidbey.net. Contact Phone: 360-678-1912. Friday, January 9, 2015, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Meerkerk Gardens 3531 Meerkerk Lane Greenbank, WA 98253. For more info visit www.meerkerkgardens.org.

Xmas Tree Recycle

Christmas Tree Recycling to Benefit Meerkerk Gardens January 1st thru 15th 9 am to 4 pm Daily Are you sad when you send your Christmas tree packing? Perhaps you’ll feel better knowing it can be put to good use. For a donation, Meerkerk Gardens will happily recycle your tree. Your cash donation will help sustain the gardens, and the mulch will beautify our Whidbey Island garden gem! Drop off your tree by the chip pile in visitor parking, place your donation in the green self pay entrance fee box. No tinsel or flocked trees please. South of Greenbank, just off Resort Road. 3531 Meerkerk Lane Greenbank, 98253 Meerkerk@whidbey.net 360.678.1912 or 360.222.0121. Category: Charitable. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Donation. Contact Name: Joan Bell. Contact Email: meerkerk@whidbey.net. Contact Phone: 360-678-1912. Friday, January 9, 2015, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM. 3531 Meerkerk Lane Greenbank, WA 98253. For more info visit www.meerkerkgardens.org.

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. Contact Phone: 360-221-4383. Friday, January 9, 2015, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM. Langley Library 104 2nd St Langley, WA.

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, January 9, 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.

Xmas Tree Recycle

Christmas Tree Recycling to Benefit Meerkerk Gardens January 1st thru 15th 9 am to 4 pm Daily Are you sad when you send your Christmas tree packing? Perhaps you’ll feel better knowing it can be put to good use. For a donation, Meerkerk Gardens will happily recycle your tree. Your cash donation will help sustain the gardens, and the mulch will beautify our Whidbey Island garden gem! Drop off your tree by the chip pile in visitor parking, place your donation in the green self pay entrance fee box. No tinsel or flocked trees please. South of Greenbank, just off Resort Road. 3531 Meerkerk Lane Greenbank, 98253 Meerkerk@whidbey.net 360.678.1912 or 360.222.0121. Category: Benefit. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Donation. Contact Name: Meerkerk Gardens. Contact Email: meerkerk@whidbey.net. Contact Phone: 360-678-1912. Saturday, January 10, 2015, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Meerkerk Gardens 3531 Meerkerk Lane Greenbank, WA 98253. For more info visit www.meerkerkgardens.org.

Xmas Tree Recycle

Christmas Tree Recycling to Benefit Meerkerk Gardens January 1st thru 15th 9 am to 4 pm Daily Are you sad when you send your Christmas tree packing? Perhaps you’ll feel better knowing it can be put to good use. For a donation, Meerkerk Gardens will happily recycle your tree. Your cash donation will help sustain the gardens, and the mulch will beautify our Whidbey Island garden gem! Drop off your tree by the chip pile in visitor parking, place your donation in the green self pay entrance fee box. No tinsel or flocked trees please. South of Greenbank, just off Resort Road. 3531 Meerkerk Lane Greenbank, 98253 Meerkerk@whidbey.net 360.678.1912 or 360.222.0121. Category: Benefit. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Donation. Contact Name: Joan Bell. Contact Email: meerkerk@whidbey.net. Contact Phone: 360-678-1912. Saturday, January 10, 2015, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Meerkerk Gardens 3531 Meerkerk Lane Greenbank, WA 98253. For more info visit www.meerkerkgardens.org.

Xmas Tree Recycle

Christmas Tree Recycling to Benefit Meerkerk Gardens January 1st thru 15th 9 am to 4 pm Daily Are you sad when you send your Christmas tree packing? Perhaps you’ll feel better knowing it can be put to good use. For a donation, Meerkerk Gardens will happily recycle your tree. Your cash donation will help sustain the gardens, and the mulch will beautify our Whidbey Island garden gem! Drop off your tree by the chip pile in visitor parking, place your donation in the green self pay entrance fee box. No tinsel or flocked trees please. South of Greenbank, just off Resort Road. 3531 Meerkerk Lane Greenbank, 98253 Meerkerk@whidbey.net 360.678.1912 or 360.222.0121. Category: Charitable. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Donation. Contact Name: Joan Bell. Contact Email: meerkerk@whidbey.net. Contact Phone: 360-678-1912. Saturday, January 10, 2015, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM. 3531 Meerkerk Lane Greenbank, WA 98253. For more info visit www.meerkerkgardens.org.

Xmas Tree Recycle

Christmas Tree Recycling to Benefit Meerkerk Gardens January 1st thru 15th 9 am to 4 pm Daily Are you sad when you send your Christmas tree packing? Perhaps you’ll feel better knowing it can be put to good use. For a donation, Meerkerk Gardens will happily recycle your tree. Your cash donation will help sustain the gardens, and the mulch will beautify our Whidbey Island garden gem! Drop off your tree by the chip pile in visitor parking, place your donation in the green self pay entrance fee box. No tinsel or flocked trees please. South of Greenbank, just off Resort Road. 3531 Meerkerk Lane Greenbank, 98253 Meerkerk@whidbey.net 360.678.1912 or 360.222.0121. Category: Benefit. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Donation. Contact Name: Joan Bell. Contact Email: meerkerk@whidbey.net. Contact Phone: 360-678-1912. Saturday, January 10, 2015, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Meerkerk Gardens 3531 Meerkerk Lane Greenbank, WA 98253. For more info visit www.meerkerkgardens.org.

All Gadget Hands-On Help

This session offers personalized one-on-one support for your mobile electronic device. Library staff techs will provide solutions and free technical help with your eReader, Tablet, phone or laptop.**Reservation times are limited. Preregister online. Reservations are for 30 minute intervals. When you register, please indicate your preferred start time and topic in the “What do you want to learn” field. Bring your device, power cable, log in and password information. Category: Classes & Lectures. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: Free. Saturday, January 10, 2015, 10:00 AM. Freeland Library 5495 Harbor Ave.

EAA Chapter 818 Monthly Meetings

AVIATION ENTHUSIAST: Members of EAA Chapter 818 of Burlington meet on the second Saturday of the month at the Skagit Regional Airport at 10:00am. Come join our group and meet others with the same passion for flying and other related activities; such as, building and flying experimental aircraft. For more information, please contact Cheryl Andrade at: 360-630-5545 or cherylscub@yahoo.com WANTED: AVIATION ENTHUSIAST WITH “TALES” TO TELL EAA (Experimental Aircraft Association) Chapter 818 of Burlington would like to invite pilots, A&P Mechanics, Current FAA or retired employees, Veterans, general aviation pilots, and anyone who would like to share a related experience with us. We meet at the Skagit Regional Airport on the second Saturday of the month from10:00am-12pm. For information, please contact Richard Lewellen at 360-391-8020 or r.lewellen@comcast.net. Category: Organizations. Contact Name: Cheryl Andrade. Contact Email: cherylscub@yahoo.com. Contact Phone: 360-630-5545. Saturday, January 10, 2015, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Skagit Regional Airport 15400 Airport Dr Burlington, WA 98233.

Xmas Tree Recycle

Christmas Tree Recycling to Benefit Meerkerk Gardens January 1st thru 15th 9 am to 4 pm Daily Are you sad when you send your Christmas tree packing? Perhaps you’ll feel better knowing it can be put to good use. For a donation, Meerkerk Gardens will happily recycle your tree. Your cash donation will help sustain the gardens, and the mulch will beautify our Whidbey Island garden gem! Drop off your tree by the chip pile in visitor parking, place your donation in the green self pay entrance fee box. No tinsel or flocked trees please. South of Greenbank, just off Resort Road. 3531 Meerkerk Lane Greenbank, 98253 Meerkerk@whidbey.net 360.678.1912 or 360.222.0121. Category: Benefit. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Donation. Contact Name: Meerkerk Gardens. Contact Email: meerkerk@whidbey.net. Contact Phone: 360-678-1912. Sunday, January 11, 2015, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Meerkerk Gardens 3531 Meerkerk Lane Greenbank, WA 98253. For more info visit www.meerkerkgardens.org.

Xmas Tree Recycle

Christmas Tree Recycling to Benefit Meerkerk Gardens January 1st thru 15th 9 am to 4 pm Daily Are you sad when you send your Christmas tree packing? Perhaps you’ll feel better knowing it can be put to good use. For a donation, Meerkerk Gardens will happily recycle your tree. Your cash donation will help sustain the gardens, and the mulch will beautify our Whidbey Island garden gem! Drop off your tree by the chip pile in visitor parking, place your donation in the green self pay entrance fee box. No tinsel or flocked trees please. South of Greenbank, just off Resort Road. 3531 Meerkerk Lane Greenbank, 98253 Meerkerk@whidbey.net 360.678.1912 or 360.222.0121. Category: Charitable. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Donation. Contact Name: Joan Bell. Contact Email: meerkerk@whidbey.net. Contact Phone: 360-678-1912. Sunday, January 11, 2015, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM. 3531 Meerkerk Lane Greenbank, WA 98253. For more info visit www.meerkerkgardens.org.

Xmas Tree Recycle

Christmas Tree Recycling to Benefit Meerkerk Gardens January 1st thru 15th 9 am to 4 pm Daily Are you sad when you send your Christmas tree packing? Perhaps you’ll feel better knowing it can be put to good use. For a donation, Meerkerk Gardens will happily recycle your tree. Your cash donation will help sustain the gardens, and the mulch will beautify our Whidbey Island garden gem! Drop off your tree by the chip pile in visitor parking, place your donation in the green self pay entrance fee box. No tinsel or flocked trees please. South of Greenbank, just off Resort Road. 3531 Meerkerk Lane Greenbank, 98253 Meerkerk@whidbey.net 360.678.1912 or 360.222.0121. Category: Benefit. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Donation. Contact Name: Joan Bell. Contact Email: meerkerk@whidbey.net. Contact Phone: 360-678-1912. Sunday, January 11, 2015, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Meerkerk Gardens 3531 Meerkerk Lane Greenbank, WA 98253. For more info visit www.meerkerkgardens.org.

Xmas Tree Recycle

Christmas Tree Recycling to Benefit Meerkerk Gardens January 1st thru 15th 9 am to 4 pm Daily Are you sad when you send your Christmas tree packing? Perhaps you’ll feel better knowing it can be put to good use. For a donation, Meerkerk Gardens will happily recycle your tree. Your cash donation will help sustain the gardens, and the mulch will beautify our Whidbey Island garden gem! Drop off your tree by the chip pile in visitor parking, place your donation in the green self pay entrance fee box. No tinsel or flocked trees please. South of Greenbank, just off Resort Road. 3531 Meerkerk Lane Greenbank, 98253 Meerkerk@whidbey.net 360.678.1912 or 360.222.0121. Category: Benefit. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Donation. Contact Name: Joan Bell. Contact Email: meerkerk@whidbey.net. Contact Phone: 360-678-1912. Sunday, January 11, 2015, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Meerkerk Gardens 3531 Meerkerk Lane Greenbank, WA 98253. For more info visit www.meerkerkgardens.org.

Free Citizenship Classes

Whether you are just starting to apply for citizenship or already have an interview date, this class will help you prepare. Satisfy your appetite for learning with this free class. It is taught in English by a library volunteer. Space is limited and online registration is required. Visit sno-isle.org or call the library at 360-675-5115 to register for this series of classes 1/11/2015, 1/18/2015, 1/25/2015, 2/1/2015, 2/8/2015 . Category: Classes & Lectures. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: Free. Contact Phone: 360-675-5115. Sunday, January 11, 2015, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Oak Harbor Library, Meeting Room 1000 SE Regatta Drive 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. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Kathleen Stewardson. Contact Email: emergentcounseling@gmail.com. Contact Phone: (360) 499-6711. Sunday, January 11, 2015, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM. The Island Church 503 Cascade Ave Langley, WA 98260.

Integrity-Whidbey Island hosts guest speaker Kris Hermanns of the Pride Foundation

Integrity Whidbey Island is pleased to announce our special guest speaker: Kris Hermanns, the executive director of Pride Foundation, the community foundation that is home to the Whidbey Giving Circle. Please join us for a community potluck and educational program focusing on the State of the LGBTQ Movement and how Pride Foundation and Whidbey Island fit into it all. Kris Hermanns is the executive director of Pride Foundation, a regional community foundation that inspires giving to expand opportunities and advance full equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people and their families across the Northwest. She has twenty years of experience and expertise as a strategist, fundraiser, and nonprofit executive. Before joining Pride Foundation, Kris was the deputy director at the National Center for Lesbian Rights. Prior to that, she served as a program officer with The Rhode Island Foundation. Kris also worked as associate director for Brown University’s Howard R. Swearer Center for Public Serv… Category: Classes & Lectures. Faith. Food & Drink. Organizations. Audience: Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Bring a friend and a potluck dish to share. Contact Name: Ron St. George. Contact Email: integrity.whidbeyisland@comcast.net. Sunday, January 11, 2015, 5:00 PM – 7:30 PM. St. Augustine's in-the-Woods Episcopal Church 5217 S. Honeymoon Bay Road Freeland, WA. For more info visit www.facebook.com.

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, January 11, 2015, 5:30 PM – 8:00 PM. 5217 S. Honeymoon Bay Road Freeland, WA St. Augustine's in-the-Woods Episcopal Church.

Xmas Tree Recycle

Christmas Tree Recycling to Benefit Meerkerk Gardens January 1st thru 15th 9 am to 4 pm Daily Are you sad when you send your Christmas tree packing? Perhaps you’ll feel better knowing it can be put to good use. For a donation, Meerkerk Gardens will happily recycle your tree. Your cash donation will help sustain the gardens, and the mulch will beautify our Whidbey Island garden gem! Drop off your tree by the chip pile in visitor parking, place your donation in the green self pay entrance fee box. No tinsel or flocked trees please. South of Greenbank, just off Resort Road. 3531 Meerkerk Lane Greenbank, 98253 Meerkerk@whidbey.net 360.678.1912 or 360.222.0121. Category: Benefit. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Donation. Contact Name: Meerkerk Gardens. Contact Email: meerkerk@whidbey.net. Contact Phone: 360-678-1912. Monday, January 12, 2015, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Meerkerk Gardens 3531 Meerkerk Lane Greenbank, WA 98253. For more info visit www.meerkerkgardens.org.

Xmas Tree Recycle

Christmas Tree Recycling to Benefit Meerkerk Gardens January 1st thru 15th 9 am to 4 pm Daily Are you sad when you send your Christmas tree packing? Perhaps you’ll feel better knowing it can be put to good use. For a donation, Meerkerk Gardens will happily recycle your tree. Your cash donation will help sustain the gardens, and the mulch will beautify our Whidbey Island garden gem! Drop off your tree by the chip pile in visitor parking, place your donation in the green self pay entrance fee box. No tinsel or flocked trees please. South of Greenbank, just off Resort Road. 3531 Meerkerk Lane Greenbank, 98253 Meerkerk@whidbey.net 360.678.1912 or 360.222.0121. Category: Benefit. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Donation. Contact Name: Joan Bell. Contact Email: meerkerk@whidbey.net. Contact Phone: 360-678-1912. Monday, January 12, 2015, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Meerkerk Gardens 3531 Meerkerk Lane Greenbank, WA 98253. For more info visit www.meerkerkgardens.org.

Xmas Tree Recycle

Christmas Tree Recycling to Benefit Meerkerk Gardens January 1st thru 15th 9 am to 4 pm Daily Are you sad when you send your Christmas tree packing? Perhaps you’ll feel better knowing it can be put to good use. For a donation, Meerkerk Gardens will happily recycle your tree. Your cash donation will help sustain the gardens, and the mulch will beautify our Whidbey Island garden gem! Drop off your tree by the chip pile in visitor parking, place your donation in the green self pay entrance fee box. No tinsel or flocked trees please. South of Greenbank, just off Resort Road. 3531 Meerkerk Lane Greenbank, 98253 Meerkerk@whidbey.net 360.678.1912 or 360.222.0121. Category: Benefit. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Donation. Contact Name: Joan Bell. Contact Email: meerkerk@whidbey.net. Contact Phone: 360-678-1912. Monday, January 12, 2015, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Meerkerk Gardens 3531 Meerkerk Lane Greenbank, WA 98253. For more info visit www.meerkerkgardens.org.

Xmas Tree Recycle

Christmas Tree Recycling to Benefit Meerkerk Gardens January 1st thru 15th 9 am to 4 pm Daily Are you sad when you send your Christmas tree packing? Perhaps you’ll feel better knowing it can be put to good use. For a donation, Meerkerk Gardens will happily recycle your tree. Your cash donation will help sustain the gardens, and the mulch will beautify our Whidbey Island garden gem! Drop off your tree by the chip pile in visitor parking, place your donation in the green self pay entrance fee box. No tinsel or flocked trees please. South of Greenbank, just off Resort Road. 3531 Meerkerk Lane Greenbank, 98253 Meerkerk@whidbey.net 360.678.1912 or 360.222.0121. Category: Charitable. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Donation. Contact Name: Joan Bell. Contact Email: meerkerk@whidbey.net. Contact Phone: 360-678-1912. Monday, January 12, 2015, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM. 3531 Meerkerk Lane Greenbank, WA 98253. For more info visit www.meerkerkgardens.org.

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, January 12, 2015, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Trinity Lutheran Church Community Building, Freeland, WA.

Xmas Tree Recycle

Christmas Tree Recycling to Benefit Meerkerk Gardens January 1st thru 15th 9 am to 4 pm Daily Are you sad when you send your Christmas tree packing? Perhaps you’ll feel better knowing it can be put to good use. For a donation, Meerkerk Gardens will happily recycle your tree. Your cash donation will help sustain the gardens, and the mulch will beautify our Whidbey Island garden gem! Drop off your tree by the chip pile in visitor parking, place your donation in the green self pay entrance fee box. No tinsel or flocked trees please. South of Greenbank, just off Resort Road. 3531 Meerkerk Lane Greenbank, 98253 Meerkerk@whidbey.net 360.678.1912 or 360.222.0121. Category: Benefit. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Donation. Contact Name: Meerkerk Gardens. Contact Email: meerkerk@whidbey.net. Contact Phone: 360-678-1912. Tuesday, January 13, 2015, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Meerkerk Gardens 3531 Meerkerk Lane Greenbank, WA 98253. For more info visit www.meerkerkgardens.org.

Xmas Tree Recycle

Christmas Tree Recycling to Benefit Meerkerk Gardens January 1st thru 15th 9 am to 4 pm Daily Are you sad when you send your Christmas tree packing? Perhaps you’ll feel better knowing it can be put to good use. For a donation, Meerkerk Gardens will happily recycle your tree. Your cash donation will help sustain the gardens, and the mulch will beautify our Whidbey Island garden gem! Drop off your tree by the chip pile in visitor parking, place your donation in the green self pay entrance fee box. No tinsel or flocked trees please. South of Greenbank, just off Resort Road. 3531 Meerkerk Lane Greenbank, 98253 Meerkerk@whidbey.net 360.678.1912 or 360.222.0121. Category: Charitable. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Donation. Contact Name: Joan Bell. Contact Email: meerkerk@whidbey.net. Contact Phone: 360-678-1912. Tuesday, January 13, 2015, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM. 3531 Meerkerk Lane Greenbank, WA 98253. For more info visit www.meerkerkgardens.org.

Xmas Tree Recycle

Christmas Tree Recycling to Benefit Meerkerk Gardens January 1st thru 15th 9 am to 4 pm Daily Are you sad when you send your Christmas tree packing? Perhaps you’ll feel better knowing it can be put to good use. For a donation, Meerkerk Gardens will happily recycle your tree. Your cash donation will help sustain the gardens, and the mulch will beautify our Whidbey Island garden gem! Drop off your tree by the chip pile in visitor parking, place your donation in the green self pay entrance fee box. No tinsel or flocked trees please. South of Greenbank, just off Resort Road. 3531 Meerkerk Lane Greenbank, 98253 Meerkerk@whidbey.net 360.678.1912 or 360.222.0121. Category: Benefit. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Donation. Contact Name: Joan Bell. Contact Email: meerkerk@whidbey.net. Contact Phone: 360-678-1912. Tuesday, January 13, 2015, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Meerkerk Gardens 3531 Meerkerk Lane Greenbank, WA 98253. For more info visit www.meerkerkgardens.org.

Xmas Tree Recycle

Christmas Tree Recycling to Benefit Meerkerk Gardens January 1st thru 15th 9 am to 4 pm Daily Are you sad when you send your Christmas tree packing? Perhaps you’ll feel better knowing it can be put to good use. For a donation, Meerkerk Gardens will happily recycle your tree. Your cash donation will help sustain the gardens, and the mulch will beautify our Whidbey Island garden gem! Drop off your tree by the chip pile in visitor parking, place your donation in the green self pay entrance fee box. No tinsel or flocked trees please. South of Greenbank, just off Resort Road. 3531 Meerkerk Lane Greenbank, 98253 Meerkerk@whidbey.net 360.678.1912 or 360.222.0121. Category: Benefit. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Donation. Contact Name: Joan Bell. Contact Email: meerkerk@whidbey.net. Contact Phone: 360-678-1912. Tuesday, January 13, 2015, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Meerkerk Gardens 3531 Meerkerk Lane Greenbank, WA 98253. For more info visit www.meerkerkgardens.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: Classes & Lectures. Audience: Kids. Dads. Moms. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Phone: 360-675-5115. Tuesday, January 13, 2015, 9:30 AM – 10:15 AM. Oak Harbor Library, Meeting Room 1000 SE Regatta Drive Oak Harbor, WA 98277.

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! More info.? Visit www.whidbeysounders.org. 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 13, 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 14, 2015, 9:00 AM. Freeland Library 5495 Harbor Ave.

Xmas Tree Recycle

Christmas Tree Recycling to Benefit Meerkerk Gardens January 1st thru 15th 9 am to 4 pm Daily Are you sad when you send your Christmas tree packing? Perhaps you’ll feel better knowing it can be put to good use. For a donation, Meerkerk Gardens will happily recycle your tree. Your cash donation will help sustain the gardens, and the mulch will beautify our Whidbey Island garden gem! Drop off your tree by the chip pile in visitor parking, place your donation in the green self pay entrance fee box. No tinsel or flocked trees please. South of Greenbank, just off Resort Road. 3531 Meerkerk Lane Greenbank, 98253 Meerkerk@whidbey.net 360.678.1912 or 360.222.0121. Category: Charitable. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Donation. Contact Name: Joan Bell. Contact Email: meerkerk@whidbey.net. Contact Phone: 360-678-1912. Wednesday, January 14, 2015, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM. 3531 Meerkerk Lane Greenbank, WA 98253. For more info visit www.meerkerkgardens.org.

Xmas Tree Recycle

Christmas Tree Recycling to Benefit Meerkerk Gardens January 1st thru 15th 9 am to 4 pm Daily Are you sad when you send your Christmas tree packing? Perhaps you’ll feel better knowing it can be put to good use. For a donation, Meerkerk Gardens will happily recycle your tree. Your cash donation will help sustain the gardens, and the mulch will beautify our Whidbey Island garden gem! Drop off your tree by the chip pile in visitor parking, place your donation in the green self pay entrance fee box. No tinsel or flocked trees please. South of Greenbank, just off Resort Road. 3531 Meerkerk Lane Greenbank, 98253 Meerkerk@whidbey.net 360.678.1912 or 360.222.0121. Category: Benefit. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Donation. Contact Name: Joan Bell. Contact Email: meerkerk@whidbey.net. Contact Phone: 360-678-1912. Wednesday, January 14, 2015, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Meerkerk Gardens 3531 Meerkerk Lane Greenbank, WA 98253. For more info visit www.meerkerkgardens.org.

Xmas Tree Recycle

Christmas Tree Recycling to Benefit Meerkerk Gardens January 1st thru 15th 9 am to 4 pm Daily Are you sad when you send your Christmas tree packing? Perhaps you’ll feel better knowing it can be put to good use. For a donation, Meerkerk Gardens will happily recycle your tree. Your cash donation will help sustain the gardens, and the mulch will beautify our Whidbey Island garden gem! Drop off your tree by the chip pile in visitor parking, place your donation in the green self pay entrance fee box. No tinsel or flocked trees please. South of Greenbank, just off Resort Road. 3531 Meerkerk Lane Greenbank, 98253 Meerkerk@whidbey.net 360.678.1912 or 360.222.0121. Category: Benefit. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Donation. Contact Name: Joan Bell. Contact Email: meerkerk@whidbey.net. Contact Phone: 360-678-1912. Wednesday, January 14, 2015, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Meerkerk Gardens 3531 Meerkerk Lane Greenbank, WA 98253. For more info visit www.meerkerkgardens.org.

Xmas Tree Recycle

Christmas Tree Recycling to Benefit Meerkerk Gardens January 1st thru 15th 9 am to 4 pm Daily Are you sad when you send your Christmas tree packing? Perhaps you’ll feel better knowing it can be put to good use. For a donation, Meerkerk Gardens will happily recycle your tree. Your cash donation will help sustain the gardens, and the mulch will beautify our Whidbey Island garden gem! Drop off your tree by the chip pile in visitor parking, place your donation in the green self pay entrance fee box. No tinsel or flocked trees please. South of Greenbank, just off Resort Road. 3531 Meerkerk Lane Greenbank, 98253 Meerkerk@whidbey.net 360.678.1912 or 360.222.0121. Category: Benefit. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Donation. Contact Name: Meerkerk Gardens. Contact Email: meerkerk@whidbey.net. Contact Phone: 360-678-1912. Wednesday, January 14, 2015, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Meerkerk Gardens 3531 Meerkerk Lane Greenbank, WA 98253. For more info visit www.meerkerkgardens.org.

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: Classes & Lectures. Audience: Kids. Dads. Moms. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Phone: 360-675-5115. Wednesday, January 14, 2015, 9:30 AM – 10:15 AM. Oak Harbor Library, Meeting Room 1000 SE Regatta Drive Oak Harbor, WA 98277.

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: Classes & Lectures. Audience: Kids. Dads. Moms. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Phone: 360-675-5115. Wednesday, January 14, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. Oak Harbor Library, Meeting Room 1000 SE Regatta Drive Oak Harbor, WA 98277.

SWELL Book Discussion Group

Looking for an evening book discussion group? The title for January is “Housekeeping” by Marilynne Robinson. Everyone welcome. Category: Classes & Lectures. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: Free. Wednesday, January 14, 2015, 6:30 PM. Freeland Library 5495 Harbor Ave.

Xmas Tree Recycle

Christmas Tree Recycling to Benefit Meerkerk Gardens January 1st thru 15th 9 am to 4 pm Daily Are you sad when you send your Christmas tree packing? Perhaps you’ll feel better knowing it can be put to good use. For a donation, Meerkerk Gardens will happily recycle your tree. Your cash donation will help sustain the gardens, and the mulch will beautify our Whidbey Island garden gem! Drop off your tree by the chip pile in visitor parking, place your donation in the green self pay entrance fee box. No tinsel or flocked trees please. South of Greenbank, just off Resort Road. 3531 Meerkerk Lane Greenbank, 98253 Meerkerk@whidbey.net 360.678.1912 or 360.222.0121. Category: Benefit. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Donation. Contact Name: Joan Bell. Contact Email: meerkerk@whidbey.net. Contact Phone: 360-678-1912. Thursday, January 15, 2015, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Meerkerk Gardens 3531 Meerkerk Lane Greenbank, WA 98253. For more info visit www.meerkerkgardens.org.

Xmas Tree Recycle

Christmas Tree Recycling to Benefit Meerkerk Gardens January 1st thru 15th 9 am to 4 pm Daily Are you sad when you send your Christmas tree packing? Perhaps you’ll feel better knowing it can be put to good use. For a donation, Meerkerk Gardens will happily recycle your tree. Your cash donation will help sustain the gardens, and the mulch will beautify our Whidbey Island garden gem! Drop off your tree by the chip pile in visitor parking, place your donation in the green self pay entrance fee box. No tinsel or flocked trees please. South of Greenbank, just off Resort Road. 3531 Meerkerk Lane Greenbank, 98253 Meerkerk@whidbey.net 360.678.1912 or 360.222.0121. Category: Benefit. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Donation. Contact Name: Meerkerk Gardens. Contact Email: meerkerk@whidbey.net. Contact Phone: 360-678-1912. Thursday, January 15, 2015, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Meerkerk Gardens 3531 Meerkerk Lane Greenbank, WA 98253. For more info visit www.meerkerkgardens.org.

Xmas Tree Recycle

Christmas Tree Recycling to Benefit Meerkerk Gardens January 1st thru 15th 9 am to 4 pm Daily Are you sad when you send your Christmas tree packing? Perhaps you’ll feel better knowing it can be put to good use. For a donation, Meerkerk Gardens will happily recycle your tree. Your cash donation will help sustain the gardens, and the mulch will beautify our Whidbey Island garden gem! Drop off your tree by the chip pile in visitor parking, place your donation in the green self pay entrance fee box. No tinsel or flocked trees please. South of Greenbank, just off Resort Road. 3531 Meerkerk Lane Greenbank, 98253 Meerkerk@whidbey.net 360.678.1912 or 360.222.0121. Category: Charitable. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Donation. Contact Name: Joan Bell. Contact Email: meerkerk@whidbey.net. Contact Phone: 360-678-1912. Thursday, January 15, 2015, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM. 3531 Meerkerk Lane Greenbank, WA 98253. For more info visit www.meerkerkgardens.org.

Xmas Tree Recycle

Christmas Tree Recycling to Benefit Meerkerk Gardens January 1st thru 15th 9 am to 4 pm Daily Are you sad when you send your Christmas tree packing? Perhaps you’ll feel better knowing it can be put to good use. For a donation, Meerkerk Gardens will happily recycle your tree. Your cash donation will help sustain the gardens, and the mulch will beautify our Whidbey Island garden gem! Drop off your tree by the chip pile in visitor parking, place your donation in the green self pay entrance fee box. No tinsel or flocked trees please. South of Greenbank, just off Resort Road. 3531 Meerkerk Lane Greenbank, 98253 Meerkerk@whidbey.net 360.678.1912 or 360.222.0121. Category: Benefit. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Donation. Contact Name: Joan Bell. Contact Email: meerkerk@whidbey.net. Contact Phone: 360-678-1912. Thursday, January 15, 2015, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Meerkerk Gardens 3531 Meerkerk Lane Greenbank, WA 98253. For more info visit www.meerkerkgardens.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, January 15, 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: Classes & Lectures. Audience: Kids. Dads. Moms. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Phone: 360-675-5115. Thursday, January 15, 2015, 9:30 AM – 10:15 AM. Oak Harbor Library, Meeting Room 1000 SE Regatta Drive 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: Classes & Lectures. Audience: Kids. Dads. Moms. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Phone: 360-675-5115. Thursday, January 15, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:25 AM. Oak Harbor Library, Meeting Room 1000 SE Regatta Drive 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: Classes & Lectures. Audience: College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: Free. Contact Phone: 360-675-5115. Thursday, January 15, 2015, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Oak Harbor Library, Meeting Room 1000 SE Regatta Drive Oak Harbor, WA 98277.

Saratoga Orchestra's Chamber Music Concert

Saratoga Orchestra presents “Appalachian Spring for a Whidbey Winter” a concert of chamber music under the music direction of conductor Anna Edwards. Featuring works by Honegger, Mendelssohn, Copland and the world premiere of Tim Huling’s “The American Northwest” the concerts will be held on Saturday, January 17, 7:30pm at Whidbey Island Center for the Arts in Langley and Sunday, January 18, 2:30pm at Coupeville’s Nordic Hall. General Admission tickets are $25 Adult and $20 Senior/Military. Students under 18 are admitted free (under 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult). Tickets available for the Langley concert at Moonraker Books-Langley and Vino Amore-Freeland. Tickets for the Coupeville concert available at Bayleaf-Coupeville, and Click Music-Oak Harbor. Season Flex Pass holders are encouraged to RSVP to orchestra@whidbey.com the date and number of tickets they require. On-line at Brown Paper Tickets. Cash/check/credit card accepted at the door. For more information please visit our website w… Category: Arts & Entertainment. Music. Audience: Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: $20-$25. Contact Name: Saratoga Orchestra. Contact Email: orchestra@whidbey.com. Contact Phone: 360-929-3045. Saturday, January 17, 2015, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Whidbey Island Center for the Arts 565 Camano Ave Langley, WA 98277.

Saratoga Orchestra's Chamber Music Concert

Saratoga Orchestra presents “Appalachian Spring for a Whidbey Winter” a concert of chamber music under the music direction of conductor Anna Edwards. Featuring works by Honegger, Mendelssohn, Copland and the world premiere of Tim Huling’s “The American Northwest” the concerts will be held on Saturday, January 17, 7:30pm at Whidbey Island Center for the Arts in Langley and Sunday, January 18, 2:30pm at Coupeville’s Nordic Hall. General Admission tickets are $25 Adult and $20 Senior/Military. Students under 18 are admitted free (under 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult). Tickets available for the Langley concert at Moonraker Books-Langley and Vino Amore-Freeland. Tickets for the Coupeville concert available at Bayleaf-Coupeville, and Click Music-Oak Harbor. Season Flex Pass holders are encouraged to RSVP to orchestra@whidbey.com the date and number of tickets they require. On-line at Brown Paper Tickets. Cash/check/credit card accepted at the door. For more information please visit our website www… Category: Arts & Entertainment. Music. Audience: Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: $20-$25. Contact Name: Saratoga Orchestra. Contact Email: orchestra@whidbey.com. Contact Phone: 360-929-3045. Sunday, January 18, 2015, 2:30 PM – 4:30 PM. Nordic Hall 63 Jacobs Rd Coupeville, 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. Tuesday, January 20, 2015, 9:30 AM – 10:15 AM. Oak Harbor Library, Meeting Room 1000 SE Regatta Dr Oak Harbor, WA 98277.

Third Tuesday Book Discussion Group

Start the year off by joining us for a great discussion of "All the Light We Cannot See" by Anthony Doerr. This is a stunningly ambitious and beautiful novel about a blind French girl and a German boy whose paths collide in occupied France as both try to survive the devastation of World War II. All are welcome. Category: Classes & Lectures. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: Free. Tuesday, January 20, 2015, 9:30 AM. Freeland Library 5495 Harbor Ave.

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 20, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. Oak Harbor Library, Meeting Room 1000 SE Regatta Dr Oak Harbor, WA 98277.

Friends of the Freeland Library Meeting

The Friends of the Library is a great group that provides support for library classes and programs of community interest. They also raise funds for the library through a monthly used book sale. Come find out more and see how you can get involved this year! All are welcome. Category: Service Clubs. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: Free. Tuesday, January 20, 2015, 1:00 PM. Freeland Library 5495 Harbor Ave.

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 21, 2015, 9:00 AM. Freeland Library 5495 Harbor Ave.

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. Wednesday, January 21, 2015, 9:30 AM – 10:15 AM. Oak Harbor Library, Meeting Room 1000 SE Regatta Oak Harbor, WA 98277.

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. Wednesday, January 21, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. Oak Harbor Library, Meeting Room 1000 SE Regatta Dr Oak Harbor, WA 98277.

Lit for Fun Book Discussion Group

Join in the fun! Discussion of the biography, "Leaving Mother Lake: a Girlhood at the Edge of the World" by Yang Erche Namu. A young Chinese woman describes growing up in Moso country in the Himalayas, among her people's unique matrilineal society, and the conflicts with her strong-willed mother that led her to leave her mother's home to create a life of her own. All are welcome. Category: Classes & Lectures. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: Free. Contact Phone: 360-331-7323. Thursday, January 22, 2015, 9:00 AM. Freeland Library 5495 Harbor Ave.

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 22, 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, January 22, 2015, 10:00 AM – 11:15 AM. Nordic Hall 63 Jacobs Rd Coupeville, WA 98239.

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 22, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:25 AM. Oak Harbor Library, Meeting Room 1000 SE Regatta Dr 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: Classes & Lectures. Audience: Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: Free. Thursday, January 22, 2015, 2:00 PM. Freeland Library 5495 Harbor Ave.

Faces of the Tsunami

It was the worst natural disaster in modern history: a devastating tsunami near Indonesia in the early morning hours of Dec 26, 2004. The 2nd largest earthquake in recorded history generated a wave nearly 500 feet high traveling at 150 miles per hour. Within 20 minutes about 240,000 Indonesians died, and shortly thereafter the same tsunami hit Thailand (8000 dead), India (8000 dead) and Sri Lanka (26,000 dead). Response to this disaster was generated within days, led by the United States with an aircraft carrier, a helicopter assault ship, and the 1000 bed hospital ship USNS Mercy. Friends of the Oak Harbor Library present Bill McDaniel, talking about the strength and dignity of the people he met during that 3-month effort and his book, "Faces of the Tsunami.". Category: Classes & Lectures. Audience: College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: Free. Thursday, January 22, 2015, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Oak Harbor Library, Meeting Room 1000 SE Regatta Dr Oak Harbor, WA 98277.

Something More Than Hope

Join us in a conversation with Diana and Kelly Lindsay, authors of "Something More Than Hope/Something More Than Everything." In April 2006, when Diana was diagnosed with incurable stage IV lung cancer, the odds of her making it to 5 years were 1%. “How do I make it into the 1% Club?” she asked herself. Learn about their inspiring journey of healing, the power of love and joy, and how to see life differently when the world becomes unrecognizable. Books will be available for purchase and signing. Diana met Kelly Lindsay when he was a biology major and she was a dance and music major at Stanford University. During nearly 40 years of marriage, they have taught college students and children, been global activists, and founded their own company, Lindsay Communications. When Diana was diagnosed with terminal cancer and given less than a year to live, Diana and Kelly applied all these skills— and many more they'd never heard of— to heal her. Today they are the Program Directors of Healing Circles Langley, opening… Category: Arts & Entertainment. Cost: free. Thursday, January 22, 2015, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM. Langley LIbrary 104 Second St Langley, WA.

Create a Blueprint for your Life: Learn to Treasure Map

Kristi O'Donnell has been creating life treasure maps since 1990. She has taught dozens of people how to build a blueprint to visualize their ideas. In this hands-on workshop you will learn how to create a treasure map that helps you visualize your personal goals. Craft supplies will be available for you to use or bring your own favorites like: markers, paints, colorful paper, special words or numbers, magazines with images you are attracted to that you can cut out. A key element for a successful treasure map is to include a picture of yourself. Bring one with you, or we can snap a photo at the library and print it off on the copier. No art experience is necessary. Category: Classes & Lectures. Audience: Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Leslie Franzen. Contact Email: lfranzen@sno-isle.org. Contact Phone: 360-678-4911. Friday, January 23, 2015, 12:30 PM – 2:30 PM. Coupeville Library 788 NW Alexander St. Coupeville, WA 98239.

Meet Children's Author Ken Mochizuki

Early Release Day Program. Join us for a visit with Ken Mochizuki, award-winning author of Baseball Saved Us and Heroes. His stories both introduce children to the ways that stereotypes can be hurtful using examples from our nation's history and encourage tolerance and respect for all people. Funded by the Friends of the Coupeville Library. These events/activities are not being sponsored by the local school, and the school/district assumes no responsibility for the content, conduct or safety of the events/activities. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Leslie Bakker. Contact Email: lbakker@sno-isle.org. Contact Phone: 360-678-4911. Friday, January 23, 2015, 1:00 PM – 1:45 PM. Coupeville Elementary School Multipurpose Room 6 S Main St Coupeville, WA 98239. For more info visit www.sno-isle.org.

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

Category: Arts & Entertainment. Cost: free. Contact Phone: 360-221-4383. Saturday, January 24, 2015, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

Murder Mystery Dinner

some of you want to get away to for a show and dinner and attend a Murder Mystery Dinner! The date is Sat, 1/24/15 from 6:30 - 9:00 PM at the Best Western Plus in Oak Harbor. Price is $38 per person and $65 per couple. The theme for the event is a Comic Book Convention and guests need to come dressed up in the their favorite real or faux comic book hero. Awards will be given for best faux and best real costume. Dinner will be included and there will be a no-host bar. Must RSVP by 1/19/15 as space is limited. Call the Best Western at 360-679-4567 today to reserve your spot! Category: Theater. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: $38 singles, $65 couples. Contact Name: Dorothy Sullivan. Contact Email: dorothy@hotelservicesgroup.com. Contact Phone: 360-679-4567. Saturday, January 24, 2015, 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM. Best Western Plus, 33175 State Route 20, Oak Harbor, WA.

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, January 25, 2015, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM. 503 Cascade Ave Langley, WA 98260.

Journeys: Treasures of Syria

See Syria, for millennia a Middle East crossroads, in a rare look just months before the current war began. Explore and learn about Syria's culture, people, and historic sites. Presented by Rich Thom. Category: Classes & Lectures. Audience: Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: Free. Contact Phone: 360-331-7323. Monday, January 26, 2015, 2:00 PM. Freeland Library 5495 Harbor Ave.

Western Film Festival

The first offering at the Western Film Festival. Made in 1939, the film stars James Stewart and Marlene Dietrich. Destry, Stewart, the son of a legendary frontier peacekeeper, doesn't believe in gunplay so is subjected to much ridicule in the town of Bottleneck. A classic western to be enjoyed on the big screen. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: Free. Monday, January 26, 2015, 2:00 PM – 4:15 PM. Oak Harbor Library, Meeting Room 1000 SE Regatta Blvd 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, 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.