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His Kids Pre-School Registration 2015-16

His Kids Pre-School, a play and learn environment, offering early childhood education for over 20 years is now accepting registration for the 2015-16 school year. There is a registration fee of $100 at the time of signing your child up. Please contact the church office or visit our website for further information. Category: Classes & Lectures. Faith. Family. Organizations. Schools. Audience: Kids. Dads. Moms. Families. Cost: Registration Fee $100. Contact Name: Oak Harbor Lutheran Church. Contact Phone: 360-679-1561. Saturday, March 28, 2015, 9:00 AM. 1253 NW 2nd Avenue Oak Harbor, WA 98277.

Relay for Life Garage Sale

Garage sale proceeds benefit the Whidbey Island Bank, a Division of Heritage Bank, Oak Harbor Relay for Life team. Category: Benefit. Charitable. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: By donation. Contact Name: Melissa McCumber. Contact Phone: 360-675-5968. Saturday, March 28, 2015, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Whidbey Island Bank, a Division of Heritage Bank 450 SW Bayshore Drive Oak Harbor, WA.

Whidbey Weavers Guild Spin-In

Join is for the 44th Annual Spin-In. The event is open to all hand spinners. Registration is at the door. Judith MacKenzie is our Featured Spinner. She will talk on Creating Color on Saturday at 1:30pm. She will also give a workshop Sunday on Creating Color with your Wheel. An exciting array of vendors will offer fiber, fleeces, yarns, roving, books, soap and equipment. Shopping is open to the public from 11am-1pm on Saturday. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Classes & Lectures. Fairs & Festivals. Organizations. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: $15 per day, $10 Fiber Packet. Contact Name: Nancy Baggott. Contact Email: woodewespin@earthlink.net. Contact Phone: 360-678-6480. Saturday, March 28, 2015, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Oak Harbor High School Gym One WildcatWay Oak Harbor, WA.

OHHS PTA Fashion Show Auction

Community Fashion Show Auction supporting the Academic Letter program at Oak Harbor High School. All dresses starting at $5.00 casual to formal, including wedding dresses, kids, juniors and women sizes will be available. Category: Benefit. Charitable. Organizations. Service Clubs. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $5.00. Contact Name: Cindy Rosenfelt. Contact Email: ohhsfashionshow@gmail.com. Contact Phone: 360-969-1834. Events Newsletter: Yes. Saturday, March 28, 2015, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Best Western Plus Harbor Plaza & Conference Center, 33175 State Route 20 Oak Harbor, Washington. For more info visit www.facebook.com.

Turkish Cooking Class

Learn delicious, traditional Turkish recipes and accessible, at-home techniques with chef Süreyya Gökeri of Seattle's famous Café Turko. Participants will receive a cookbook with recipes from the instructors. Pre-registration required. COOKING CLASS 2:00pm – 5:00pm Tuition: $35.00 Purchase Tickets Online. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Classes & Lectures. Food & Drink. Audience: Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $35. Contact Name: Kym Saephan. Contact Email: kym@nwlanguageacademy.com. Contact Phone: 360-321-2101. Saturday, March 28, 2015, 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM. 5023 Langley Rd, Langley. For more info visit www.nwlanguageacademy.com.

Turkish Cooking Class: From Imperial Palace to Everyday Life

Learn delicious, traditional Turkish recipes and accessible, at-home techniques with chef Süreyya Gökeri of Seattle's famous Café Turko. Category: Classes & Lectures. Food & Drink. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $35. Contact Name: Josette Hendrix. Contact Email: info@nwlanguageacademy.com. Contact Phone: 3603212101. Saturday, March 28, 2015, 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Northwest Language and Cultural Center 5023 Langley Rd.

Welcome to Turkiye! Hoshgeldeniz

Learn delicious, traditional Turkish recipes and accessible, at-home techniques with chef Süreyya Gökeri of Seattle's famous Café Turko. Participants will receive a cookbook with recipes from the instructors. Pre-registration required. COOKING CLASS 2:00pm – 5:00pm Tuition: $35.00. Category: Classes & Lectures. Food & Drink. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: $35. Contact Name: Kym Saephan. Contact Email: kym@nwlanguageacademy.com. Contact Phone: 360-321-2101. Saturday, March 28, 2015, 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM. 5023 Langley Road Langley, WA 98260.

Whidbey Island Friends of the NRA Banquet

FNRA Banquet, Live&Silent Auctions, Drawings, Door Prizes, Limited Edition Firearms and knives, NRA commissioned Art, Special Ladies Merchandise, Hunting Trips ... Banquet tickets $35.00 ea. Call Gary Winlund 360-678-9879 for further information. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Benefit. Charitable. Classes & Lectures. Fairs & Festivals. Faith. Family. Food & Drink. Government. Graduation. Holiday. Music. Organizations. Outdoor. Political. Reunions. Schools. Service Clubs. Sports & Recreation. Theater. Volunteer. Wedding. Events Newsletter: Yes. Saturday, March 28, 2015, 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Oak Harbor, Elks Lodge.

Bids for Kids Dinner & Auction

The Bids for Kids Dinner & Auction is a benefit supporting the Oak Harbor Boys & Girls Club. Come enjoy the magic of spring while bidding on Silent and Live items! Join our e-mail group to receive weekly "Sneak Peaks" of our auction items. Please call or e-mail for more details! Category: Benefit. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $65.00 per person. Contact Name: Nikki Barone. Contact Email: nbarone@bgcsc.org. Contact Phone: 360-240-9273. Events Newsletter: Yes. Saturday, March 28, 2015, 5:30 PM – 9:30 PM. The Roller Barn.

Language of Food: Welcome to Türkiye

An evening of traditional food, music and dance featuring Turkish folk music by Yunus Emre Gündogdu, Bob Beer, and Izumi Pinar Sekine Fairbanks, music by The Mevlevi Order of America's Mutrib Orchestra, Sufi "turning," performances by Anadolu Youth Dancers, belly dancing, and more! Category: Arts & Entertainment. Music. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $65/per person; please inquire about work exchange and volunteer opportunities. Contact Name: Josette Hendrix. Contact Email: info@nwlanguageacademy.com. Contact Phone: 3603212101. Saturday, March 28, 2015, 5:30 PM. Northwest Language and Cultural Center 5023 Langley Rd.

Turkish Cultural Event

An evening of traditional food, music and dance featuring Turkish folk music by Yunus Emre Gündogdu, Bob Beer, and Izumi Pinar Sekine Fairbanks, music by The Mevlevi Order of America's Mutrib Orchestra, Sufi "turning," performances by Anadolu Youth Dancers, belly dancing, and more! DINNER AND ENTERTAINMENT 5:30pm – 9:30pm Tickets: $65.00 adult $35 12 and under. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $65 adult $35 child. Contact Name: Kym Saephan. Contact Email: kym@nwlanguageacademy.com. Contact Phone: 360-321-2101. Saturday, March 28, 2015, 5:30 PM – 9:30 PM. 5023 Langley Rd Langley, WA 98260. For more info visit www.nwlanguageacademy.com.

Welcome to Turkiye! Hoshgeldeniz

An evening of traditional food, music and dance featuring Turkish folk music by Yunus Emre Gündogdu, Bob Beer, and Izumi Pinar Sekine Fairbanks, music by The Mevlevi Order of America's Mutrib Orchestra, Sufi "turning," performances by Anadolu Youth Dancers, belly dancing, and more! DINNER AND ENTERTAINMENT 5:30pm – 9:30pm Tickets: $65.00 Preceding the evening festivities, learn delicious, traditional Turkish recipes and accessible, at-home techniques with chef Süreyya Gökeri of Seattle's famous Café Turko. Participants will receive a cookbook with recipes from the instructors. Pre-registration required. COOKING CLASS 2:00pm – 5:00pm Tuition: $35.00. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Family. Food & Drink. Music. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $65. Contact Name: Kym Saephan. Contact Email: Kym@nwlanguageacademy.com. Contact Phone: 360-321-2101. Saturday, March 28, 2015, 5:30 PM – 9:30 PM. 5023 Langley Road Langley, WA 98260.

Marimba Cafe

Marimba Cafe #3 Shake it up with us! Dine & Dance to lively, energetic African music. Saturday, March 28, 6:30 - 10 pm. WICA's Zech Hall. This last marimba cafe of the winter showcases our community of marimba players and musicians from age 8 - 80, as well as highlighting the final show for Sarungano before they leave for Zimbabwe on April 17. Rubatano Center Groups, Moyo, Shamwari, Mweya, Nyeredzi, Chitsuwo and Sarungano & Friends. Donation $5-10 at the door. Proceeds will benefit the Matanho Project, a nonprofit organization, continuing it's cross cultural exchange with Zimbabwe. With the efforts from our community and local musicians, we plan to donate instruments to Zimbabwean schoolchildren. WICA's snack and beverage concessions will be open, as well as a wine/beer bar in Zech Hall. For more information: Dana Moffett marimba@whidbey.com 360-321-3868 www.rubatano.com. Category: Benefit. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: suggested donation $5 - $10. Contact Name: Dana Moffett. Contact Email: marimba@whidbey.com. Contact Phone: 360-321-3868. Saturday, March 28, 2015, 6:30 PM – 10:00 PM. Whidbey Island Center for the Arts/ Zech Hall, Langley. For more info visit www.southwhidbeyrecord.com.

Ecosophy: Co=Creating a Wise Society - A Talk by Elisabet Sahtouris

Ecosophy: Co-Creating the Wise Society A Talk by Elisabet Sahtouris Saturday, March 28 — 7:30 pm Healing Circles Langley Cost: Sliding scale - $10 to $20 Join evolution biologist Elisabet Sahtouris as she tracks our part in the evolutionary trajectory to show us why it is our mandate now to leave behind the hostile competition and destruction of our ecosystems that led us into a perfect storm of crises. The only way to navigate that storm and create a world that works for all — even if hotter — is to recognize our interdependence with Earth and all its creatures, our oneness, the principles of healthy living systems from macrocosm to micocosm, and collaborate speedily in creating a future that works for all: a global Ecosophy, or Wise Society. In fact, the best way forward is to live that future NOW! Watch this short video for an overview of Dr. Sahtouris’s groundbreaking work: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qrfPRju8hxg For more information, contact Rick Ingrasci at rick@bigmindmedia.com Dire… Category: Classes & Lectures. Audience: Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Contact Email: bigmind@me.com. Contact Phone: 360-221-5713. Events Newsletter: Yes. Saturday, March 28, 2015, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Healing Circles Langley 534 Camano Avenue Langley, WA.

His Kids Pre-School Registration 2015-16

His Kids Pre-School, a play and learn environment, offering early childhood education for over 20 years is now accepting registration for the 2015-16 school year. There is a registration fee of $100 at the time of signing your child up. Please contact the church office or visit our website for further information. Category: Classes & Lectures. Faith. Family. Organizations. Schools. Audience: Kids. Dads. Moms. Families. Cost: Registration Fee $100. Contact Name: Oak Harbor Lutheran Church. Contact Phone: 360-679-1561. Sunday, March 29, 2015, 9:00 AM. 1253 NW 2nd Avenue Oak Harbor, WA 98277.

Sunday Running Group

A running group for all, with an emphasis on getting in our long runs (whatever "long" means to you) on a weekly basis. 8 min/mile to 13 min/mile. Meet at 9 a.m. to discuss the route and stretch. Depart PROMPTLY at 9:10 a.m. Easy parking, bathrooms available at start. Category: Sports & Recreation. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: free. Contact Name: Donna. Contact Email: runner@pelicanart.com. Contact Phone: 707-235-3717. Sunday, March 29, 2015, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM. stone car, Flintstone Park, SE Dock St, Oak Harbor, WA.

Whidbey Weavers Guild Spin-In

Join is for the 44th Annual Spin-In. The event is open to all hand spinners. Registration is at the door. Judith MacKenzie is our Featured Spinner. She will talk on Creating Color on Saturday at 1:30pm. She will also give a workshop Sunday on Creating Color with your Wheel. An exciting array of vendors will offer fiber, fleeces, yarns, roving, books, soap and equipment. Shopping is open to the public from 11am-1pm on Saturday. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Classes & Lectures. Fairs & Festivals. Organizations. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: $15 per day, $10 Fiber Packet. Contact Name: Nancy Baggott. Contact Email: woodewespin@earthlink.net. Contact Phone: 360-678-6480. Sunday, March 29, 2015, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Oak Harbor High School Gym One WildcatWay Oak Harbor, WA.

Acoustic Jam

Bring your acoustic instruments and join us in joyful song and music. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Music. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: FREE. Contact Name: David Stern. Contact Email: DavidS@clickmusic.biz. Contact Phone: 360-675-5544. Sunday, March 29, 2015, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. Click Music 1130 NE 7th Ave Oak Harbor, WA 98277. For more info visit www.facebook.com.

South Whidbey Edible Book Festival

The Edible Book Festival is a worldwide event where folks create something edible based on their favorite book. Contestants may enter an appetizer, entree or dessert so get creative and have some fun. See previous festivals, ideas and get details on this year's event at the South Whidbey Edible Book Festival facebook page. Bring an entry - or come ready to eat one! Category: Arts & Entertainment. Benefit. Charitable. Fairs & Festivals. Food & Drink. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Suggested Donation $2 Adult $1 Child. Contact Name: Jill Yomnick. Contact Email: southwhidbeyediblebookfestival@gmail.com. Contact Phone: 360-341-6406. Events Newsletter: Yes. Sunday, March 29, 2015, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Bayview Community Hall, 5642 Bayview Rd, Langley.

2nd Annual Ride Into Spring Potluck

Ride Into Spring We provide dinnerware and beverages.  You provide a dish to pass and tales to share.  And equine groups may provide information about their interests and activities. It’s FREE - See Y’all There! FOR MORE INFORMATION EMAIL: diannebolton@comcast.net Island County Chapter of Back Country Horsemen. Category: Organizations. Service Clubs. Sports & Recreation. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Cheryl Ferguson. Contact Email: cheryl_ferguson@mac.com. Contact Phone: 360-221-3667. Sunday, March 29, 2015, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Coupeville Recreation Hall 4 NE 7th Street, Coupeville.

Awake & Alive: Mindful Living With Cancer Retreat

We welcome you to this life-affirming, empowering retreat that offers anyone with a cancer diagnosis the opportunity to explore what it means to live fully awake and alive—even while facing serious illness. Cancer can be one of the greatest challenges in life, it can be a stressful, lonely and overwhelming for everyone it touches. This retreat is designed to help you to navigate the emotional, psychological, and spiritual dimensions of the journey with cancer with more ease, courage and acceptance. We bring together powerful researched-based healing modalities that have a significant effect on physical health, emotional stability and improved resilience to cope with the stress of serious illness. You will be introduced to the transformative healing practices of mindfulness and stress reduction; the ancient discipline of Qigong; and the expressive arts as a vehicle for deeper exploration and self-reflection. You will learn tools that help transform fear and anxiety. Both body and soul will be rejuvenated… Category: Classes & Lectures. Organizations. Audience: Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: 795+. Contact Name: Erica Rayner-Horn. Contact Email: erica@mindful-therapy.net. Contact Phone: 360-341-1884. Monday, March 30, 2015 – Friday, April 3, 2015. The Whidbey Institute 6449 Old Pietila Road Clinton, WA 98236. For more info visit whidbeyinstitute.org.

His Kids Pre-School Registration 2015-16

His Kids Pre-School, a play and learn environment, offering early childhood education for over 20 years is now accepting registration for the 2015-16 school year. There is a registration fee of $100 at the time of signing your child up. Please contact the church office or visit our website for further information. Category: Classes & Lectures. Faith. Family. Organizations. Schools. Audience: Kids. Dads. Moms. Families. Cost: Registration Fee $100. Contact Name: Oak Harbor Lutheran Church. Contact Phone: 360-679-1561. Monday, March 30, 2015, 9:00 AM. 1253 NW 2nd Avenue Oak Harbor, WA 98277.

AARP Tax-Aide

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

Ebey's 101

This six-week course explores Ebey’s Landing by using primary documents, so we can hear first-hand the voices of our ancestors. Focus will be on European explorers, American settlers, establishing the territory and state, the commercialism of Coupeville, and the connection of Whidbey Island to the U.S. Presented by Lynn Hyde, Historic Whidbey. Funded by Friends of the Coupeville Library. Category: Classes & Lectures. Outdoor. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Leslie Franzen. Contact Email: lfranzen@sno-isle.org. Contact Phone: 360-678-4911. Monday, March 30, 2015, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Coupeville Library 788 NW Alexander St Coupeville, WA 98239.

STRENGTHENING FAMILIES

The teen years can be challenging for all families... The Strengthening Families Program can help parents & teens tackle the challenges together! This is a free 7-week program for parents and youth held one evening a week including dinner & childcare. \For more information or to register please call 360 678-2486 This program is made possible by the combined efforts of the Oak Harbor Youth Commission, The Dept. of Social & Health Services, and the Readiness To Learn Foundation. Category: Classes & Lectures. Family. Audience: Families. Cost: free. Contact Name: Mary Michell. Contact Email: mmichell@readinesstolearn.org. Contact Phone: 360 678-2486. Monday, March 30, 2015, 5:30 PM – 8:00 PM. Family Bible Church in Oak Harbor.

An Evening with Shakespeare Professor Michael Dobson

Renowned Shakespeare Scholar Michael Dobson to Speak in Langley March 30 On Monday, March 30 at 7:30 p.m. at the Langley United Methodist Church, Island Shakespeare Festival will host an evening with Professor Michael Dobson, the Director of the Shakespeare Institute, Stratford-upon-Avon and Professor of Shakespeare Studies, University of Birmingham. Professor Dobson will share his extensive knowledge and droll British humor as he discusses the long history of outdoor civic performance and its transformational effect on individuals and communities. A Q& A will follow his presentation. Professor Dobson’s presentations are available on You Tube for those who would like to meet him before he comes. Category: Classes & Lectures. Theater. Audience: Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free - Pass the Hat. Contact Name: Donna Hood. Contact Email: donnahood@whidbey.com. Contact Phone: 3603411860. Events Newsletter: Yes. Monday, March 30, 2015, 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM. Langley United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall.

Become a Volunteer Beach Naturalist

If you like people, enjoy being on the beach, and are passionate about marine education; consider becoming a Rosario Beach Naturalist. Rosario Beach Naturalists serve as stewards and educators at the Rosario Tide Pools. Volunteers receive Beach Naturalist training on topics including intertidal invertebrates, marine mammals, coastal processes, and more!Classes will take place weekly in March and April. For more information about trainings check our website. Classes are free. The only payment required is volunteering during the spring and summer months. Category: Charitable. Classes & Lectures. Organizations. Outdoor. Volunteer. Audience: Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Carly. Contact Email: Deceptionpass.interpreter@parks.wa.gov. Contact Phone: 360-675-3767. Tuesday, March 31, 2015. Deception Pass State Park. For more info visit www.deceptionpassfoundation.org.

Walk Through the Grades

Experience the Waldorf classroom from the inside out! Learn how our education was founded as a means of cultivating peace. Discover how we inspire critical thought, artistic expression and the lifelong love of learning! RSVP: enrollment@whidbey.com. Category: Classes & Lectures. Schools. Audience: Dads. Moms. Cost: No Cost. Contact Name: Sheila Weidendorf. Contact Email: enrollment@whidbey.com. Contact Phone: 360-341-5686. Tuesday, March 31, 2015, 8:20 AM – 10:00 AM. Whidbey Island Waldorf School 6335 Old Pietila Road Clinton, Wa 98236.

His Kids Pre-School Registration 2015-16

His Kids Pre-School, a play and learn environment, offering early childhood education for over 20 years is now accepting registration for the 2015-16 school year. There is a registration fee of $100 at the time of signing your child up. Please contact the church office or visit our website for further information. Category: Classes & Lectures. Faith. Family. Organizations. Schools. Audience: Kids. Dads. Moms. Families. Cost: Registration Fee $100. Contact Name: Oak Harbor Lutheran Church. Contact Phone: 360-679-1561. Tuesday, March 31, 2015, 9:00 AM. 1253 NW 2nd Avenue Oak Harbor, WA 98277.

Birding at Meerkerk Gardens

Spend a morning birding with the Whidbey Audubon Society along the trails amid blooming rhododendrons and azaleas.  This is a wonderful, quiet spot to see and hear forest birds.Meet in the parking lot at 9.30am for about a two hour stroll. Category: Organizations. Outdoor. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $5. Contact Name: Kim Shepherd. Contact Email: kwshepard@gmail.com. Contact Phone: 360-720-1711. Events Newsletter: Yes. Tuesday, March 31, 2015, 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM. 3531 Meerkerk Lane, Greenbank. For more info visit www.whidbeyaudubon.org.

Ready Readers: Toddler Storytime

Jump and bounce into a magical world of stories, music, and movements that nurture the desire to read in toddlers. Playtime or craft may follow. For ages 24 months to 3 years. Caregiver required. Category: Family. Audience: Kids. Dads. Moms. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Phone: 360-675-5115. Tuesday, March 31, 2015, 9:30 AM – 10:15 AM. Oak Harbor Library, Meeting Room 1000 SE Regatta Drive Oak Harbor, WA 98277.

Gallery Ladies Golf Association

Attention: Women Golfers wanted! It’s time for the Gallery Ladies Golf Association tee-off coffee. Come join the fun to start the new golf season. There will be an informal meeting with refreshments Tuesday, March 31, 2015, at 10:00 a.m. in Duffer's Deli at the Gallery Golf Course near Oak Harbor. You’ll meet the gals and find out about the group and the summer schedule. The Assoc. starts playing on, Tuesday, April 7th at 9:00 a.m. For further information contact the Pro Shop at 360-257-2178 and ask for Wayne Dorrenbacher, Manager, or call Jill Usher at 360 678-0641. Category: Sports & Recreation. Cost: 0. Contact Name: Jill Usher. Contact Email: jillusher@earthlink.net. Contact Phone: 360 678-0641. Tuesday, March 31, 2015, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Gallery Golf Course Oak Harbor.

Ready Readers: Toddler Storytime

Jump and bounce into a magical world of stories, music, and movements that nurture the desire to read in toddlers. Playtime or craft may follow. For ages 24 months to 3 years. Caregiver required. Category: Family. Audience: Kids. Dads. Moms. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Phone: 360-675-5115. Tuesday, March 31, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:25 AM. Oak Harbor Library, Meeting Room 1000 SE Regatta Drive Oak Harbor, WA 98277.

AARP Tax-Aide

Free tax return preparation and e-filing for taxpayers with low and moderate income, especially those age 60 and older. Call 360-678-3000 to schedule an appointment. Supported by AARP Foundation. Category: Classes & Lectures. Government. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: Free. Contact Phone: 360-678-3000. Tuesday, March 31, 2015, 1:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Oak Harbor Library, Meeting Room 1000 SE Regatta Drive Oak Harbor, WA 98277.

Living Well with Chronic Pain

This workshop offers practical skills for living a less stressful life while managing one or more chronic conditions like arthritis, diabetes, high blood pressure, pain, fibromialgia, etc, Classes meet one day a week for six weeks (Tuesdays, March 3-April 7), from 1:00-3:30 pm. Peer facilitators will lead participants through Stanford Universitiy's program for dealing with frustration, fatique, and isolation, medication and pain management, food choices for better health, decision making and problem solving, and communication with family, friends, and medical personnel. Space is limited for those 18 years of age and older. Pre-registration is required. Please call 360-321-1600, ext. 23. This free program is sponsored by Senior Services of Island County and the Friends of the Coupeville Library. Category: Classes & Lectures. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: FREE. Contact Name: Nancy Bolin-Romanski. Contact Email: bolinnancy@yahoo.com. Contact Phone: 360-321-1600. Tuesday, March 31, 2015, 1:00 PM – 3:30 PM. Coupeville Library 788 NW Alexander Street Coupeville, WA.

Beach Naturalist Training Program

If you like people, enjoy being on the beach, and are passionate about marine education; consider becoming a Rosario Beach Naturalist. Rosario Beach Naturalists serve as stewards and educators at the Rosario Tide Pools. Volunteers receive Beach Naturalist training on topics including intertidal invertebrates, marine mammals, coastal processes, and more! Classes will take place weekly in March and April. Classes are free. The only payment required is volunteering during the spring and summer months. For more information about trainings check our website or contact Carly: deceptionpass.interpreter@parks.wa.gov 360.675.3767x31. Category: Classes & Lectures. Outdoor. Volunteer. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Carly. Contact Email: deceptionpass.interpreter@parks.wa.gov. Contact Phone: 360-675-3767. Tuesday, March 31, 2015, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Deception Pass State Park. For more info visit www.deceptionpassfoundation.org.

Marine Engine Maintenance Class by United States Power Squadron

Classes over a 5 to 6 week period on Tus. & Thurs. will cover the basic information on all types of marine engines, transmissions & drives, inboards & outboards, using the latest approved USPS approved textbooks. Please call ASAP if you are not a member so we can order extra textbooks. Ask about our ABC Boating Class if you need your WA State Boater card. Category: Classes & Lectures. Audience: Singles. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $60 USPS members, $130 for nonmembers. Contact Name: David Flomerfelt. Contact Email: flomerdr@fea.net. Contact Phone: 360-240-0989. Tuesday, March 31, 2015, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. First United Methodist Church 1050 SE Ireland St Oak Harbor. For more info visit www.usps.org.

Volunteer Beach Naturalist

The Beach Naturalist program is designed to promote interpretation and conservation at tide pools and beaches in our area. If you like people, enjoy being on the beach, and are passionate about marine education; consider becoming a Rosario Beach Naturalist. The trainings are on Tuesdays in March, starting the 10th. With a field trip on April 18th. After training is complete volunteers will act as interpreters at Rosario beach. Interacting with school groups and park visitors. Please check out our website and contact Carly if you would like to sign up. 360-675-3767x31 DeceptionPass.Interpreter@parks.wa.gov. Category: Classes & Lectures. Outdoor. Volunteer. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Carly. Contact Email: Deceptionpass.interpreter@parks.wa.gov. Contact Phone: 360-675-3767. Tuesday, March 31, 2015, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Deception Pass State Park. For more info visit www.deceptionpassfoundation.org.

Developing and Sustaining Healthy Relationships

Relationships are central to all of our lives, and they can be complex. This class will discuss ways of finding support and fulfillment in life through the joy of relating to others in a mature way. Facilitators are Dr. Duncan Ferguson and the Rev. Dr. Mary Boyd. The textbook will be "Perfect Love, Imperfect Relationships" by John Welwood, which can be purchased at the church office. Same class will also be held Wed. mornings from 9:30 -11am. For more information, class syllabus, and online signup visit the church website. Category: Classes & Lectures. Cost: no cost for class, purchase book. Contact Name: eve carty. Contact Email: eveatlumc@gmail.com. Contact Phone: 360-221-4233. Tuesday, March 31, 2015, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM. Langley United Methodist Church 301 Anthes Ave. Langley, Wa. For more info visit langleyumc.org.

Mutiny Bay Brass Band community rehearsal

Do you feel like funkin' it up? Bring your brass and other mobile, acoustic instruments for what will likely be a rollicking good time. Over time, we hope this produces a performance ready stage band and parade band to add to the lively culture of Whidbey Island. Bring tunes you want to play, and music will be provided. All levels are welcome, but we ask that you are able to read sheet music. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Music. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Tuesday, March 31, 2015, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Click Music 1130 NE 7th Ave Oak Harbor, WA 98277.

Whidbey General Hospital Auxiliary Orchid Sale

Orchid Sale Fundraiser for Whidbey General Hospital Auxiliary Medical Equipment Wish List. Orchids provided by The Greenhouse Florist and Nursery. a portion of the proceeds help support the annual Medical Equipment Wish List. Category: Charitable. Organizations. Audience: Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Events Newsletter: Yes. Wednesday, April 1, 2015. Whidbey General Hospital Boad Room lower level of hospital.

His Kids Pre-School Registration 2015-16

His Kids Pre-School, a play and learn environment, offering early childhood education for over 20 years is now accepting registration for the 2015-16 school year. There is a registration fee of $100 at the time of signing your child up. Please contact the church office or visit our website for further information. Category: Classes & Lectures. Faith. Family. Organizations. Schools. Audience: Kids. Dads. Moms. Families. Cost: Registration Fee $100. Contact Name: Oak Harbor Lutheran Church. Contact Phone: 360-679-1561. Wednesday, April 1, 2015, 9:00 AM. 1253 NW 2nd Avenue Oak Harbor, WA 98277.

Developing and Sustaining Healthy Relationships

Relationships are central to all of our lives, and they can be complex. This class will discuss ways of finding support and fulfillment in life through the joy of relating to others in a mature way. Facilitators are Dr. Duncan Ferguson and the Rev. Dr. Mary Boyd. The textbook will be Perfect Love, Imperfect Relationships by John Welwood, which can be purchased at the church office. For more information, Class Syllabus, and to signup online please visit the church website or call the office. The same class will also be held Tue. evenings from 7-8:30pm. Category: Classes & Lectures. Cost: no cost for class, purchase book. Contact Name: eve carty. Contact Email: eveatlumc@gmail.com. Contact Phone: 360-221-4233. Wednesday, April 1, 2015, 9:30 AM – 11:00 AM. Langley United Methodist Church 301 Anthes Ave. Langley, wa. For more info visit langleyumc.org.

Ready Readers: Baby & Me Stortytime

Wiggle and giggle with your baby through silly stories, happy songs, rhymes, and activities that inspire a love of reading. Playtime follows. For newborns through 24 months. Caregiver required. Category: Family. Audience: Kids. Dads. Moms. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Phone: 360-675-5115. Wednesday, April 1, 2015, 9:30 AM – 10:15 AM. Oak Harbor Library, Meeting Room 1000 SE Regatta Drive Oak Harbor, WA 98277.

Ready Readers: Baby & Me Stortytime

Wiggle and giggle with your baby through silly stories, happy songs, rhymes, and activities that inspire a love of reading. Playtime follows. For newborns through 24 months. Caregiver required. Category: Family. Audience: Kids. Dads. Moms. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Phone: 360-675-5115. Wednesday, April 1, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. Oak Harbor Library, Meeting Room 1000 SE Regatta Drive Oak Harbor, WA 98277.

Whidbey Reads Film Festival

Newly elected President Mandela (Morgan Freeman) believes the country's underdog rugby team can bring his racially and economically divided people together in post-apartheid South Africa. Rated PG-13. Door prizes and snacks! Funded by Friends of the Freeland Library. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: Free. Contact Phone: 360-331-7323. Wednesday, April 1, 2015, 1:30 PM. Freeland Library 5495 Harbor Ave.

Brass Ensemble

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

Taizé Prayer Service

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

Tenebrae

St. Hubert Catholic Church will close out its Lenten Prayer Experience on Wednesday evening, April 1st, with an offering of Tenebrae,(the Latin word for shadows) at 7 p.m. Tenebrae is an ancient Monastic Office in which the emotional aspects of the passion story are told mainly through scripture readings from the Psalms and the Lamentations of Jeremiah. All are invited to come and reflect deeper on the Passion of Christ at this recreation of betrayal, abandonment, and agony of the events left unfinished because the story isn’t over until Easter. St. Hubert is located at Third and DeBruyn Streets in Langley. Tel. 360-221-5383 for additional information. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Benefit. Charitable. Classes & Lectures. Fairs & Festivals. Faith. Family. Food & Drink. Government. Graduation. Holiday. Music. Organizations. Outdoor. Political. Reunions. Schools. Service Clubs. Sports & Recreation. Theater. Volunteer. Wedding. Audience: Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Cleveland Riley, Jr. Contact Email: friendly@whidbey.com. Contact Phone: 360-221-5383. Wednesday, April 1, 2015, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. St. Hubert Catholic Church, Langley, 3rd & DeBruyn.

His Kids Pre-School Registration 2015-16

His Kids Pre-School, a play and learn environment, offering early childhood education for over 20 years is now accepting registration for the 2015-16 school year. There is a registration fee of $100 at the time of signing your child up. Please contact the church office or visit our website for further information. Category: Classes & Lectures. Faith. Family. Organizations. Schools. Audience: Kids. Dads. Moms. Families. Cost: Registration Fee $100. Contact Name: Oak Harbor Lutheran Church. Contact Phone: 360-679-1561. Thursday, April 2, 2015, 9:00 AM. 1253 NW 2nd Avenue Oak Harbor, WA 98277.

Coupeville Garden Club Meeting

The Coupeville Garden Club will meet on April 2, 2015 at the Coupeville Rec. Hall, 901 NW Alexander St. Snacks and coffee at 9:30 a.m. , the meeting will start at 10:00 a.m. Everyone is welcome.. Category: Organizations. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Thursday, April 2, 2015, 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM. Coupeville Rec. Hall 901 NW Alexander Coupeville, wa. 98239.

Greenbank Garden Club April Meeting

Brief business meeting followed by a program: “What’s New at Meerkerk” by Don Lee, President, Meerkerk Rhododendron Gardens, a ten acre display and educational garden. Doors open at 9:30 a.m. Category: Organizations. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Penny O'Leary. Contact Email: greenbankgardenclub@gmail.com. Contact Phone: 360-222-0361. Thursday, April 2, 2015, 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM. Greenbank Progressive Clubhouse, Bakken and Firehouse roads, Greenbank.

Ready Readers Preschool Storytime

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

Ready Readers: Preschool Storytime

Let imaginations run wild with fun books, sing-along songs, and creative activities that prepare young minds for the adventures of reading. Playtime or craft may follow. For ages 3 to 5 years. Caregiver required. Category: Family. Audience: Kids. Dads. Moms. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Phone: 360-675-5115. Thursday, April 2, 2015, 9:30 AM – 10:25 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: Family. Audience: Kids. Dads. Moms. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Phone: 360-675-5115. Thursday, April 2, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:25 AM. Oak Harbor Library, Meeting Room 1000 SE Regatta Drive Oak Harbor, WA 98277.

AARP Tax Aid

Free tax return preparation and e-filing for taxpayers with low and moderate income, especially those age 60 and older. Call 360-678-3000 to schedule an appointment. Supported by AARP Foundation. Category: Benefit. Charitable. Audience: Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Contact Name: Keith Glass. Contact Email: keithglass@comcast.net. Contact Phone: (360) 675-8956. Thursday, April 2, 2015, 1:00 PM – 6:00 PM. South Whidbey Senior Center 14594 SR 525 Langley, WA 98260.

Dog Safety for Kids

Join Anni Campbell, volunteer puppy raiser for Summit Assistance Dogs, and few of her friends (human and canine!) for lessons on how to interact with a kid’s best friend. Topics will include how to approach new dogs, how therapy dogs are trained, and basic pet care. Learn how to make the most of our special relationship with these loyal and loving animals and make a dog toy to give to your favorite dog. For school-aged children with a caregiver. Supported by Summit Assistance Dogs and the Friends of the Coupeville Library. Category: Family. Audience: Kids. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Leslie Bakker. Contact Email: lbakker@sno-isle.org. Contact Phone: 360-678-4911. Thursday, April 2, 2015, 2:00 PM – 2:45 PM. Coupeville Library 788 NW Alexander Coupeville, WA 98239. For more info visit www.sno-isle.org.

Alzheimer Family Support Group Meeting

Alzheimer's Family Support Group Meeting for families and individuals coping with a loved ones memory loss and dementia. Support, Education and Resources. Light refreshments served. Category: Family. Cost: None. Contact Name: Karen Cowgill. Contact Email: Marketing@homeplaceoakharbor.com. Contact Phone: 360-279-2555. Thursday, April 2, 2015, 2:30 PM – 4:30 PM. Summer Hill 2nd Floor 165 - SW 6th Avenue, Oak Harbor Wa.

Marine Engine Maintenance Class by United States Power Squadron

Classes over a 5 to 6 week period on Tus. & Thurs. will cover the basic information on all types of marine engines, transmissions & drives, inboards & outboards, using the latest approved USPS approved textbooks. Please call ASAP if you are not a member so we can order extra textbooks. Ask about our ABC Boating Class if you need your WA State Boater card. Category: Classes & Lectures. Audience: Singles. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $60 USPS members, $130 for nonmembers. Contact Name: David Flomerfelt. Contact Email: flomerdr@fea.net. Contact Phone: 360-240-0989. Thursday, April 2, 2015, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. First United Methodist Church 1050 SE Ireland St Oak Harbor. For more info visit www.usps.org.

6th Extinction Discussion

Discussion of the 6th Extinction, environmental threat to humans and other life on earth. Seeking positive solutions to this looming threat. Category: Classes & Lectures. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Thursday, April 2, 2015, 6:30 PM – 7:55 PM. Freeland Library, Freeland, WA 5495 Harbor Ave.

An-O-Chords Rehearsal

Men! Want have fun  singing four part barbershop harmony?  Attend a free, no-commitment rehearsal of the An-O-Chords.  No experience required.  Learn by rote; you don't have to read music. Members come from Arlington to Acme,  Oak Harbor to Sedro Wooley.  Ages 12 to 90-plus welcome.   Drop in any Thursday at 7 p.m.  at the Northwest Educational Service Building, 1601 "R" Avenue, Anacortes.  Rides available.  Questions?... or request for a ride:  Call 360-941--5733  or email;  svenbob@cheerful.com. Category: Music. Audience: Teens. Dads. Seniors. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Robert Lundquist. Contact Email: svenbob@cheerful.com. Contact Phone: 360 941 5733. Thursday, April 2, 2015, 7:00 PM – 9:30 PM. Northwest Educational Services Building 1601 R Avenue, Anacortes, WA 98221. For more info visit www.anochords.org.

DAV Chapter 47 Monthly Meeting

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

His Kids Pre-School Registration 2015-16

His Kids Pre-School, a play and learn environment, offering early childhood education for over 20 years is now accepting registration for the 2015-16 school year. There is a registration fee of $100 at the time of signing your child up. Please contact the church office or visit our website for further information. Category: Classes & Lectures. Faith. Family. Organizations. Schools. Audience: Kids. Dads. Moms. Families. Cost: Registration Fee $100. Contact Name: Oak Harbor Lutheran Church. Contact Phone: 360-679-1561. Friday, April 3, 2015, 9:00 AM. 1253 NW 2nd Avenue Oak Harbor, WA 98277.

Sharing Stories of WWII

In The Boys in the Boat, the Whidbey Reads selection for 2015, author Daniel James Brown introduces the sinister rise of the Nazi Empire and the sophisticated propaganda machine used by Hitler, Goebbels, and filmmaker Leni Riefenstahl in preparing for the 1936 Olympic Games. In this round table discussion, join us as Whidbey residents share their own firsthand experience of WWII. Learn about the English Land Girls, dispatched to farms when the men were at war, childhood in Denmark when the Nazis invaded, and a soldier’s perspective serving under General Patton and going into Germany in 1945 to liberate concentration camps. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Classes & Lectures. Contact Phone: 360-221-4383. Friday, April 3, 2015, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Langley Library 104 2nd St Langley WA.

From Middle Class to Millionaire to Muddling By: Life after the Great Recession

Fighting foreclosure, being tailed by the police, turned down for old jobs, and barely affording healthcare really can be funny; which is a necessary skill in our new economy. Find the fun in the dysfunction - after the Great Recession - as Tom Trimbath, author of "Dream. Invest. Live," published just as the market crashed, tells tales that challenge taboos. Share your own stories and laugh and learn about the shifts across America's classes, told by one person who has traveled up, down, and maybe back through them. Tom Trimbath describes himself as: Consultant, Writer, Speaker, Teacher, Photographer, Engineer, Entrepreneur, and Chicken Adventurer. In addition to Dream. Invest. Live, he is the author of Just Keep Pedaling, the Twelve Months series of photography of Whidbey Island, and Walking Thinking Drinking Across Scotland. He is currently working on a book chronicling his journey from middle class to millionaire, to muddling by. He resides on Whidbey Island. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Contact Phone: 360-221-4383. Friday, April 3, 2015, 6:30 PM. Langley LIbrary 104 2nd St Langley WA.

Spring Fling! Community Barn Dance

You're invited to Greenbank Farm on April 3rd for a Community Barn Dance! PETE will help us kick up our heels and celebrate the new season with SPRING FLING! Doors open at 7pm, live music by PETE begins at 7:30pm-9:30pm (up to 10pm if we are still rock 'n' rollin). This is an all ages event. You are encouraged to dress in your springtime best. $10-20 Suggested Donation at the door - No one will be turned away for lack of funds. Proceeds support the small non-profit that manages the 151 acres of publicly owned space for the Port of Coupeville. The collaborative effort between PETE and Greenbank Farm Management Group ROCKS the historic farm at the center of Whidbey Island and helps keep it moving forward as the community treasure it is. This special event is part of our First Friday Celebrations at Greenbank Farm. Come early between 5pm-8pm for art, food, wine, and community. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Benefit. Charitable. Fairs & Festivals. Family. Food & Drink. Holiday. Music. Organizations. Reunions. Service Clubs. Sports & Recreation. Theater. Volunteer. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $10-20 Suggested Donation. Contact Name: Madisun Clark. Contact Email: events@greenbankfarm.com. Contact Phone: 360.678.7710. Friday, April 3, 2015, 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Greenbank Farm in our Historic 1904 Barn 765 Wonn Rd Greenbank Farm WA 98253. For more info visit greenbankfarm.org.

I Hate Hamlet

A successful TV Actor relocates to New York after his series has been cancelled. He is offered the opportunity to play Hamlet in Central Park. One problem...he has a crippling fear of the role! The actor is then counseled by the ghost of the previous owner of the apartment, John Barrymore. This leads to a wildly funny duel over women, art, success, duty, television and yes, the apartment. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $18. Contact Name: Lisa Judd. Contact Email: office@whidbeyplayhouse.com. Contact Phone: 360-679-2237. Friday, April 3, 2015, 7:30 PM – 9:45 PM. The Whidbey Playhouse 730 SE Midway Blvd Oak Harbor, WA 98277.

I Hate Hamlet

A successful TV Actor relocates to New York after his series has been cancelled. He is offered the opportunity to play Hamlet in Central Park. One problem...he has a crippling fear of the role! The actor is then counseled by the ghost of the previous owner of the apartment, John Barrymore. This leads to a wildly funny duel over women, art, success, duty, television and yes, the apartment. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $18. Contact Name: Lisa Judd. Contact Email: office@whidbeyplayhouse.com. Contact Phone: 360-679-2237. Friday, April 3, 2015, 7:30 PM – 9:45 PM. The Whidbey Playhouse 730 SE Midway Blvd. Oak Harbor, WA 98277.

Whidbey Allied Artist ART & GIFT SHOW

Whidbey Allied Artist ART & GIFT SHOW with over 20 artists including many media formats. The artists are working with GIFTS FROM THE HEART and will have a container available for donations of non-perishable foods which will be made available to Whidbey Island food banks. Admission is free. The show coincides with the opening of the Coupeville Farmers Market and will be held in the Coupeville Recreational Hall. WAA is a collaborative group of artist from Whidbey Island who maintain a floating gallery of art for everyone. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Cost: Free. Contact Email: WhidbeyArtists@gmail.com. Contact Phone: 360-720-2283. Saturday, April 4, 2015 – Sunday, April 5, 2015. Coupeville Recreation Hall Coveland and Alexander Streets April 4 & 5.

FOSWSP work party

Hello Friends of South Whidbey State Park, We are going to have a work party on April 4th from 9-11AM. The focus will be cleaning up the campsites. Please join us and bring a rake and gloves. You can park in the lot next to the restrooms. No parking pass is needed for work parties. Questions? Please send me an email. Looking forward to seeing you and working together to help get the campgrounds ready for the season. Kathy Stetz FOSWSP Secretary. Category: Organizations. Outdoor. Service Clubs. Volunteer. Audience: Teens. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: none. Contact Name: Kathy Stetz. Contact Email: katstetz@gmail.com. Contact Phone: 206 619-3999. Saturday, April 4, 2015, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM. South Whidbey State Park Park at the large lot inside the park near the bathrooms and campground.

His Kids Pre-School Registration 2015-16

His Kids Pre-School, a play and learn environment, offering early childhood education for over 20 years is now accepting registration for the 2015-16 school year. There is a registration fee of $100 at the time of signing your child up. Please contact the church office or visit our website for further information. Category: Classes & Lectures. Faith. Family. Organizations. Schools. Audience: Kids. Dads. Moms. Families. Cost: Registration Fee $100. Contact Name: Oak Harbor Lutheran Church. Contact Phone: 360-679-1561. Saturday, April 4, 2015, 9:00 AM. 1253 NW 2nd Avenue Oak Harbor, WA 98277.

Citizens' Climate Lobby, Whidbey Chapter

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

FREE Shoreline Protection Workshop

Are you concerned about your shoreline property? Attend a FREE ‘Living with the Coast’ Workshop At this workshop you will learn how you can protect and maintain your shoreline property and its value. Workshop topics include: • Coastal and beach processes • Erosion management • Armor removal and soft shore protection options • Enhancing property values • Native vegetation for slope stability & habitat RSVP required. Register online at: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/IslandFB or contact Heidi Lehman at 360-733-1725 or lehman@nwstraits.org . Category: Classes & Lectures. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Anna Toledo. Contact Email: a.toledo@co.island.wa.us. Contact Phone: 360-678-2349. Saturday, April 4, 2015, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM. South Whidbey High School 5675 Maxwelton Rd Langley, WA. For more info visit www.surveymonkey.com.

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 Phone: 360-331-7323. Saturday, April 4, 2015, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM. Freeland Library 5495 Harbor Ave.

Soroptimist International of Coupeville Easter Egg Hunt

Easter Egg Hunt & Basket Raffle sponsored by Soroptimist International of Coupeville. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Fairs & Festivals. Family. Holiday. Outdoor. Service Clubs. Audience: Kids. Cost: Free. Saturday, April 4, 2015, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Coupeville Town Park.

Eggstra Special Easter Egg Hunt

Easter Egg Hunt, come meet the Easter Bunny. Lot of Easter Eggs, prize eggs and other Easter treats for children ages 2 through 8. Special area for children 2 through 4. Easter Bunny is available for photos, should you wish to bring your camera. Oak Harbor Fire Department will be on site for the children. Category: Family. Holiday. Outdoor. Audience: Kids. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: None. Contact Name: Karen Cowgill. Contact Email: Marketing@homeplaceoakharbor.com. Contact Phone: 360-279-2555. Saturday, April 4, 2015, 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM. 171 SW 6th Avenue Oak Harbor.

kids community egg hunt

Our annual Easter Egg Hunt is free to the community! Kids ages 1-12 can come enjoy an egg hunt, food and prizes. We have a blast and hope to see you there this year! Category: Charitable. Audience: Kids. Cost: Free. Saturday, April 4, 2015, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. The Fleet Reserve 311 SE 8th Ave Oak Harbor Wa 98277.

North Whidbey Fire & Rescue Easter Egg Hunt

North Whidbey Fire and Rescue's annual Easter Egg Hunt will be held on Saturday, April 4th. Open to kids ages 1-10; all 3 age groups to start at 1pm. Some eggs will contain tickets for prizes. Feel free to stay and explore our fire engines and station after the hunt! Category: Holiday. Audience: Kids. Cost: Free! Contact Name: North Whidbey Fire and Rescue. Contact Email: office@nwfr.org. Contact Phone: 360-675-1131. Events Newsletter: No. Saturday, April 4, 2015, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. 3440 Taylor Road, Oak Harbor WA 98277.

Saturday Matinee@the Library

Based the Marvel Comic Book, Chris Evans stars as Steve Rogers (Captain America) continues his journey as the super-powered American soldier who's grasping to find his place in a modern world after being frozen in ice since WWII. 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, April 4, 2015, 2:00 PM – 4:30 PM. Oak Harbor Library, Meeting Room 1000 SE Regatta Drive Oak Harbor, WA 98277.

I Hate Hamlet

A successful TV Actor relocates to New York after his series has been cancelled. He is offered the opportunity to play Hamlet in Central Park. One problem...he has a crippling fear of the role! The actor is then counseled by the ghost of the previous owner of the apartment, John Barrymore. This leads to a wildly funny duel over women, art, success, duty, television and yes, the apartment. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $18. Contact Name: Lisa Judd. Contact Email: office@whidbeyplayhouse.com. Contact Phone: 360-679-2237. Saturday, April 4, 2015, 7:30 PM – 9:45 PM. The Whidbey Playhouse 730 SE Midway Blvd Oak Harbor, WA 98277.

I Hate Hamlet

A successful TV Actor relocates to New York after his series has been cancelled. He is offered the opportunity to play Hamlet in Central Park. One problem...he has a crippling fear of the role! The actor is then counseled by the ghost of the previous owner of the apartment, John Barrymore. This leads to a wildly funny duel over women, art, success, duty, television and yes, the apartment. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $18. Contact Name: Lisa Judd. Contact Email: office@whidbeyplayhouse.com. Contact Phone: 360-679-2237. Saturday, April 4, 2015, 7:30 PM – 9:45 PM. The Whidbey Playhouse 730 SE Midway Blvd. Oak Harbor, WA 98277.

His Kids Pre-School Registration 2015-16

His Kids Pre-School, a play and learn environment, offering early childhood education for over 20 years is now accepting registration for the 2015-16 school year. There is a registration fee of $100 at the time of signing your child up. Please contact the church office or visit our website for further information. Category: Classes & Lectures. Faith. Family. Organizations. Schools. Audience: Kids. Dads. Moms. Families. Cost: Registration Fee $100. Contact Name: Oak Harbor Lutheran Church. Contact Phone: 360-679-1561. Sunday, April 5, 2015, 9:00 AM. 1253 NW 2nd Avenue Oak Harbor, WA 98277.

Sunday Running Group

A running group for all, with an emphasis on getting in our long runs (whatever "long" means to you) on a weekly basis. 8 min/mile to 13 min/mile. Meet at 9 a.m. to discuss the route and stretch. Depart PROMPTLY at 9:10 a.m. Easy parking, bathrooms available at start. Category: Sports & Recreation. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: free. Contact Name: Donna. Contact Email: runner@pelicanart.com. Contact Phone: 707-235-3717. Sunday, April 5, 2015, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM. stone car, Flintstone Park, SE Dock St, Oak Harbor, WA.

Easter Sunday at Langley United Methodist Church

Easter Sunday at Langley United Methodist Church Chancel Choir, Youth Choir and Orchestra will provide joyful music throughout the service. Children’s activities during worship and please join us for a community Easter Egg Hunt afterwards, about 10:45am. There will be lots of eggs and prizes given out for elementary age and younger! Langley UMC is an Advocating, Greening, and Reconciling Congregation. Category: Faith. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: free. Contact Name: eve carty. Contact Email: eveatlumc@gmail.com. Contact Phone: 360-221-4233. Sunday, April 5, 2015, 9:30 AM – 11:00 AM. 301 Anthes Langley, WA 98260. For more info visit langleyumc.org.

Acoustic Jam

Bring your acoustic instruments and join us in joyful song and music. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Music. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: FREE. Contact Name: David Stern. Contact Email: DavidS@clickmusic.biz. Contact Phone: 360-675-5544. Sunday, April 5, 2015, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. Click Music 1130 NE 7th Ave Oak Harbor, WA 98277. For more info visit www.facebook.com.

Annual Easter Egg Hunt

Annual Easter Egg Hunt. The fun starts at 1 p.m. Bring your own basket and camera for pictures with the Easter Bunny. Ages 1 through 11. Category: Family. Organizations. Outdoor. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Elaine Taylor. Contact Email: taylor.90@comcast.net. Contact Phone: 360-969-1517. Sunday, April 5, 2015, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. VFW Post 7392 3037 Goldie Road Oak Harbor.

I Hate Hamlet

A successful TV Actor relocates to New York after his series has been cancelled. He is offered the opportunity to play Hamlet in Central Park. One problem...he has a crippling fear of the role! The actor is then counseled by the ghost of the previous owner of the apartment, John Barrymore. This leads to a wildly funny duel over women, art, success, duty, television and yes, the apartment. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $18. Contact Name: Lisa Judd. Contact Email: office@whidbeyplayhouse.com. Contact Phone: 360-679-2237. Sunday, April 5, 2015, 7:30 PM – 9:45 PM. The Whidbey Playhouse 730 SE Midway Blvd. Oak Harbor, WA 98277.

I Hate Hamlet

A successful TV Actor relocates to New York after his series has been cancelled. He is offered the opportunity to play Hamlet in Central Park. One problem...he has a crippling fear of the role! The actor is then counseled by the ghost of the previous owner of the apartment, John Barrymore. This leads to a wildly funny duel over women, art, success, duty, television and yes, the apartment. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $18. Contact Name: Lisa Judd. Contact Email: office@whidbeyplayhouse.com. Contact Phone: 360-679-2237. Sunday, April 5, 2015, 7:30 PM – 9:45 PM. The Whidbey Playhouse 730 SE Midway Blvd Oak Harbor, WA 98277.

His Kids Pre-School Registration 2015-16

His Kids Pre-School, a play and learn environment, offering early childhood education for over 20 years is now accepting registration for the 2015-16 school year. There is a registration fee of $100 at the time of signing your child up. Please contact the church office or visit our website for further information. Category: Classes & Lectures. Faith. Family. Organizations. Schools. Audience: Kids. Dads. Moms. Families. Cost: Registration Fee $100. Contact Name: Oak Harbor Lutheran Church. Contact Phone: 360-679-1561. Monday, April 6, 2015, 9:00 AM. 1253 NW 2nd Avenue Oak Harbor, WA 98277.

AARP Tax-Aide

Free tax return preparation and e-filing for taxpayers with low and moderate income, especially those age 60 and older. Call 360-678-3000 to schedule an appointment. Supported by AARP Foundation. Category: Classes & Lectures. Government. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: Free. Contact Phone: 360-675-5115. Monday, April 6, 2015, 9:30 AM – 5:00 PM. Oak Harbor Library, Meeting Room 1000 SE Regatta Drive Oak Harbor, WA 98277.

Getting Out On the Water

Do you like to sail? Row? Kayak? How do YOU experience our island waters? Get ready for spring and water sports at this informational forum at the Coupeville Library. Representatives from South Whidbey Yacht Club, Oak Harbor Yacht Club, Island Rowing Association, North Puget Sound Dragon Boat Club, and Whidbey Island Kayaking Company will gather to introduce their programs and provide literature and registration details on many different approaches to getting out in boats around Puget Sound. Category: Outdoor. Sports & Recreation. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Leslie Franzen. Contact Email: lfranzen@sno-isle.org. Contact Phone: 360-678-4911. Monday, April 6, 2015, 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM. Coupeville Library 788 NW Alexander St Coupeville, WA 98239.

Ebey's 101

This six-week course explores Ebey’s Landing by using primary documents, so we can hear first-hand the voices of our ancestors. Focus will be on European explorers, American settlers, establishing the territory and state, the commercialism of Coupeville, and the connection of Whidbey Island to the U.S. Presented by Lynn Hyde, Historic Whidbey. Funded by Friends of the Coupeville Library. Category: Classes & Lectures. Outdoor. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Leslie Franzen. Contact Email: lfranzen@sno-isle.org. Contact Phone: 360-678-4911. Monday, April 6, 2015, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Coupeville Library 788 NW Alexander St Coupeville, WA 98239.

STRENGTHENING FAMILIES

The teen years can be challenging for all families... The Strengthening Families Program can help parents & teens tackle the challenges together! This is a free 7-week program for parents and youth held one evening a week including dinner & childcare. \For more information or to register please call 360 678-2486 This program is made possible by the combined efforts of the Oak Harbor Youth Commission, The Dept. of Social & Health Services, and the Readiness To Learn Foundation. Category: Classes & Lectures. Family. Audience: Families. Cost: free. Contact Name: Mary Michell. Contact Email: mmichell@readinesstolearn.org. Contact Phone: 360 678-2486. Monday, April 6, 2015, 5:30 PM – 8:00 PM. Family Bible Church in Oak Harbor.

His Kids Pre-School Registration 2015-16

His Kids Pre-School, a play and learn environment, offering early childhood education for over 20 years is now accepting registration for the 2015-16 school year. There is a registration fee of $100 at the time of signing your child up. Please contact the church office or visit our website for further information. Category: Classes & Lectures. Faith. Family. Organizations. Schools. Audience: Kids. Dads. Moms. Families. Cost: Registration Fee $100. Contact Name: Oak Harbor Lutheran Church. Contact Phone: 360-679-1561. Tuesday, April 7, 2015, 9:00 AM. 1253 NW 2nd Avenue Oak Harbor, WA 98277.

Ready Readers: Toddler Storytime

Jump and bounce into a magical world of stories, music, and movements that nurture the desire to read in toddlers. Playtime or craft may follow. For ages 24 months to 3 years. Caregiver required. Category: Family. Audience: Kids. Dads. Moms. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Phone: 360-675-5115. Tuesday, April 7, 2015, 9:30 AM – 10:15 AM. Oak Harbor Library, Meeting Room 1000 SE Regatta Drive 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, April 7, 2015, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Bayview Senior Center, 14594 SR 525, Langley, WA 98260. For more info visit www.alzwa.org.

Alzheimer's Association Langley Caregiver Support Group

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

Ready Readers: Toddler Storytime

Jump and bounce into a magical world of stories, music, and movements that nurture the desire to read in toddlers. Playtime or craft may follow. For ages 24 months to 3 years. Caregiver required. Category: Family. Audience: Kids. Dads. Moms. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Phone: 360-675-5115. Tuesday, April 7, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. Oak Harbor Library, Meeting Room 1000 SE Regatta Drive Oak Harbor, WA 98277.

AARP Tax-Aide

Free tax return preparation and e-filing for taxpayers with low and moderate income, especially those age 60 and older. Call 360-678-3000 to schedule an appointment. Supported by AARP Foundation. Category: Classes & Lectures. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: Free. Contact Phone: 360-675-5115. Tuesday, April 7, 2015, 1:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Oak Harbor Library, Meeting Room 1000 SE Regatta Drive Oak Harbor, WA 98277.

Living Well with Chronic Pain

This workshop offers practical skills for living a less stressful life while managing one or more chronic conditions like arthritis, diabetes, high blood pressure, pain, fibromialgia, etc, Classes meet one day a week for six weeks (Tuesdays, March 3-April 7), from 1:00-3:30 pm. Peer facilitators will lead participants through Stanford Universitiy's program for dealing with frustration, fatique, and isolation, medication and pain management, food choices for better health, decision making and problem solving, and communication with family, friends, and medical personnel. Space is limited for those 18 years of age and older. Pre-registration is required. Please call 360-321-1600, ext. 23. This free program is sponsored by Senior Services of Island County and the Friends of the Coupeville Library. Category: Classes & Lectures. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: FREE. Contact Name: Nancy Bolin-Romanski. Contact Email: bolinnancy@yahoo.com. Contact Phone: 360-321-1600. Tuesday, April 7, 2015, 1:00 PM – 3:30 PM. Coupeville Library 788 NW Alexander Street Coupeville, WA.

Bridge lessons

Category: Classes & Lectures. Tuesday, April 7, 2015, 2:15 PM – 3:45 PM. Sierra Country Club 2685 San Juan St Coupeville WA.

FREE Gadget Help

Please join us for our monthly FREE Gadget Help on Tuesday, April 7th from 4:00-7:00 PM. Bring your quirky smart phone, glitchy laptop, or confounding camera for up to 30 minutes of one-on-one assistance with The A-Tech. Make an appointment and guarantee your 30-minute time slot. (Just one gadget per person, please.) (360) 331-5070 www.the-a-tech.com a-tech@whidbey.com. Category: Classes & Lectures. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: FREE. Contact Name: The A-Tech. Contact Email: a-tech@whidbey.com. Contact Phone: 360-331-5070. Tuesday, April 7, 2015, 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Technology Support Center 5595 Harbor Avenue, Suite 200 Freeland, WA 98249.

Beach Naturalist Training Program

If you like people, enjoy being on the beach, and are passionate about marine education; consider becoming a Rosario Beach Naturalist. Rosario Beach Naturalists serve as stewards and educators at the Rosario Tide Pools. Volunteers receive Beach Naturalist training on topics including intertidal invertebrates, marine mammals, coastal processes, and more! Classes will take place weekly in March and April. Classes are free. The only payment required is volunteering during the spring and summer months. For more information about trainings check our website or contact Carly: deceptionpass.interpreter@parks.wa.gov 360.675.3767x31. Category: Classes & Lectures. Outdoor. Volunteer. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Carly. Contact Email: deceptionpass.interpreter@parks.wa.gov. Contact Phone: 360-675-3767. Tuesday, April 7, 2015, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Deception Pass State Park. For more info visit www.deceptionpassfoundation.org.

Injury Prevention for the Runner-Community Seminar

This FREE community health seminar will offer you the opportunity to hear from and meet local experts (Dr. Kenneth Oates and Andrea Wood, PT, DPT) to learn proper stretching techniques, important recovery modalities and best practices to prevent injury. Category: Classes & Lectures. Outdoor. Sports & Recreation. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: FREE. Contact Name: Andrea Wood. Contact Email: andrea.wood@irgpt.com. Contact Phone: 360-914-5504. Tuesday, April 7, 2015, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM. IRG Oak Harbor Physical Therapy 275 SE Cabot Dr. Suite A-05 Oak Harbor, WA 98277. For more info visit www.irgpt.com.

Marine Engine Maintenance Class by United States Power Squadron

Classes over a 5 to 6 week period on Tus. & Thurs. will cover the basic information on all types of marine engines, transmissions & drives, inboards & outboards, using the latest approved USPS approved textbooks. Please call ASAP if you are not a member so we can order extra textbooks. Ask about our ABC Boating Class if you need your WA State Boater card. Category: Classes & Lectures. Audience: Singles. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $60 USPS members, $130 for nonmembers. Contact Name: David Flomerfelt. Contact Email: flomerdr@fea.net. Contact Phone: 360-240-0989. Tuesday, April 7, 2015, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. First United Methodist Church 1050 SE Ireland St Oak Harbor. For more info visit www.usps.org.

Whidbey Island Holistic Health Presents: Go With Your Gut!

Our bodies are mostly microbes. Found on our skin and in our guts, mouths, noses, and every other body surface, bacteria can be linked to obesity, malnutrition, heart disease, diabetes, celiac disease, eczema, asthma, multiple sclerosis, colitis, some cancers, and even autism. Join Toni Marthaller, integrative nurse practitioner, to discuss the importance of creating and maintaining a healthy microbiome. Everyone is welcome. For more information about WIHHA visit: www.wihha.com. Category: Classes & Lectures. Audience: Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: Free. Contact Phone: 360-331-7323. Tuesday, April 7, 2015, 6:30 PM. Freeland Library 5495 Harbor Ave.

Mutiny Bay Brass Band community rehearsal

Do you feel like funkin' it up? Bring your brass and other mobile, acoustic instruments for what will likely be a rollicking good time. Over time, we hope this produces a performance ready stage band and parade band to add to the lively culture of Whidbey Island. Bring tunes you want to play, and music will be provided. All levels are welcome, but we ask that you are able to read sheet music. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Music. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Tuesday, April 7, 2015, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Click Music 1130 NE 7th Ave Oak Harbor, WA 98277.

His Kids Pre-School Registration 2015-16

His Kids Pre-School, a play and learn environment, offering early childhood education for over 20 years is now accepting registration for the 2015-16 school year. There is a registration fee of $100 at the time of signing your child up. Please contact the church office or visit our website for further information. Category: Classes & Lectures. Faith. Family. Organizations. Schools. Audience: Kids. Dads. Moms. Families. Cost: Registration Fee $100. Contact Name: Oak Harbor Lutheran Church. Contact Phone: 360-679-1561. Wednesday, April 8, 2015, 9:00 AM. 1253 NW 2nd Avenue 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. Contact Phone: 360-675-5115. Wednesday, April 8, 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: Family. Audience: Kids. Dads. Moms. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Phone: 360-675-5115. Wednesday, April 8, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. Oak Harbor Library, Meeting Room 1000 SE Regatta Drive Oak Harbor, WA 98277.

Literature & Laughter Book Group: The Boys in the Boat

Join the discussion of this year's Whidbey Reads book by Daniel James Brown. All are welcome! Category: Arts & Entertainment. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Leslie Bakker. Contact Email: lbakker@sno-isle.org. Contact Phone: 360-678-4911. Wednesday, April 8, 2015, 6:15 PM – 7:45 PM. Coupeville Library 788 NW Alexander Coupeville, WA 98239. For more info visit www.sno-isle.org.

Spring into Better Photography

Spring into Photography with William Ferry! Whether you are needing to just polish up on the basics or wanted to explore new approaches, this class could be for you. Class size limited to first 8 sign ups. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Classes & Lectures. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Clovy Tsuchiya. Contact Email: elaine.lyndon.westhaven@gmail.com. Wednesday, April 8, 2015, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. 830 SE Pioneer Way, Oak Harbor, WA 98277. For more info visit www.garryoakgallery.com.

His Kids Pre-School Registration 2015-16

His Kids Pre-School, a play and learn environment, offering early childhood education for over 20 years is now accepting registration for the 2015-16 school year. There is a registration fee of $100 at the time of signing your child up. Please contact the church office or visit our website for further information. Category: Classes & Lectures. Faith. Family. Organizations. Schools. Audience: Kids. Dads. Moms. Families. Cost: Registration Fee $100. Contact Name: Oak Harbor Lutheran Church. Contact Phone: 360-679-1561. Thursday, April 9, 2015, 9:00 AM. 1253 NW 2nd Avenue 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, April 9, 2015, 9:30 AM – 10:15 AM. Coupeville Library 788 NW Alexander Coupeville, WA 98239. For more info visit www.sno-isle.org.

Ready Readers: Preschool Storytime

Let imaginations run wild with fun books, sing-along songs, and creative activities that prepare young minds for the adventures of reading. Playtime or craft may follow. For ages 3 to 5 years. Caregiver required. Category: Family. Audience: Kids. Dads. Moms. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Phone: 360-675-5115. Thursday, April 9, 2015, 9:30 AM – 10:25 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: Family. Audience: Kids. Dads. Moms. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Phone: 360-675-5115. Thursday, April 9, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:25 AM. Oak Harbor Library, Meeting Room 1000 SE Regatta Drive Oak Harbor, WA 98277.

AARP Tax Aid

Free tax return preparation and e-filing for taxpayers with low and moderate income, especially those age 60 and older. Call 360-678-3000 to schedule an appointment. Supported by AARP Foundation. Category: Benefit. Charitable. Audience: Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Contact Name: Keith Glass. Contact Email: keithglass@comcast.net. Contact Phone: (360) 675-8956. Thursday, April 9, 2015, 1:00 PM – 6:00 PM. South Whidbey Senior Center 14594 SR 525 Langley, WA 98260.

Marine Engine Maintenance Class by United States Power Squadron

Classes over a 5 to 6 week period on Tus. & Thurs. will cover the basic information on all types of marine engines, transmissions & drives, inboards & outboards, using the latest approved USPS approved textbooks. Please call ASAP if you are not a member so we can order extra textbooks. Ask about our ABC Boating Class if you need your WA State Boater card. Category: Classes & Lectures. Audience: Singles. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $60 USPS members, $130 for nonmembers. Contact Name: David Flomerfelt. Contact Email: flomerdr@fea.net. Contact Phone: 360-240-0989. Thursday, April 9, 2015, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. First United Methodist Church 1050 SE Ireland St Oak Harbor. For more info visit www.usps.org.

Living with Loss Grief Class

A six week seminar designed to help you work through the normal and needed process of grief that follows the death of a loved one Registration is required. Registration deadline is April 2, 2015. Category: Classes & Lectures. Audience: Singles. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Rev. Dave Bieniek. Contact Email: bienid@whidbeygen.org. Contact Phone: 360-321-1372. Thursday, April 9, 2015, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM. Hospice of Whidbey General Office 202 N. Main St Coupeville, WA 98239.

An-O-Chords Rehearsal

Men! Want have fun  singing four part barbershop harmony?  Attend a free, no-commitment rehearsal of the An-O-Chords.  No experience required.  Learn by rote; you don't have to read music. Members come from Arlington to Acme,  Oak Harbor to Sedro Wooley.  Ages 12 to 90-plus welcome.   Drop in any Thursday at 7 p.m.  at the Northwest Educational Service Building, 1601 "R" Avenue, Anacortes.  Rides available.  Questions?... or request for a ride:  Call 360-941--5733  or email;  svenbob@cheerful.com. Category: Music. Audience: Teens. Dads. Seniors. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Robert Lundquist. Contact Email: svenbob@cheerful.com. Contact Phone: 360 941 5733. Thursday, April 9, 2015, 7:00 PM – 9:30 PM. Northwest Educational Services Building 1601 R Avenue, Anacortes, WA 98221. For more info visit www.anochords.org.

I Hate Hamlet

A successful TV Actor relocates to New York after his series has been cancelled. He is offered the opportunity to play Hamlet in Central Park. One problem...he has a crippling fear of the role! The actor is then counseled by the ghost of the previous owner of the apartment, John Barrymore. This leads to a wildly funny duel over women, art, success, duty, television and yes, the apartment. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $18. Contact Name: Lisa Judd. Contact Email: office@whidbeyplayhouse.com. Contact Phone: 360-679-2237. Thursday, April 9, 2015, 7:30 PM – 9:45 PM. The Whidbey Playhouse 730 SE Midway Blvd. Oak Harbor, WA 98277.

I Hate Hamlet

A successful TV Actor relocates to New York after his series has been cancelled. He is offered the opportunity to play Hamlet in Central Park. One problem...he has a crippling fear of the role! The actor is then counseled by the ghost of the previous owner of the apartment, John Barrymore. This leads to a wildly funny duel over women, art, success, duty, television and yes, the apartment. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $18. Contact Name: Lisa Judd. Contact Email: office@whidbeyplayhouse.com. Contact Phone: 360-679-2237. Thursday, April 9, 2015, 7:30 PM – 9:45 PM. The Whidbey Playhouse 730 SE Midway Blvd Oak Harbor, WA 98277.

His Kids Pre-School Registration 2015-16

His Kids Pre-School, a play and learn environment, offering early childhood education for over 20 years is now accepting registration for the 2015-16 school year. There is a registration fee of $100 at the time of signing your child up. Please contact the church office or visit our website for further information. Category: Classes & Lectures. Faith. Family. Organizations. Schools. Audience: Kids. Dads. Moms. Families. Cost: Registration Fee $100. Contact Name: Oak Harbor Lutheran Church. Contact Phone: 360-679-1561. Friday, April 10, 2015, 9:00 AM. 1253 NW 2nd Avenue Oak Harbor, WA 98277.

Tears of Joy Theatre Presents: Tad & Fry: A Tale of Friendship and Metamorphosis

A tadpole and a fry can become friends, but what happens when they grow up? What will happen when Tad grows legs or Fry is ready to migrate to the ocean? Experience biology and the science of metamorphosis through this interactive puppet performance that utilizes shadow puppetry and music. Grab your magnifying glass and come explore your backyard stream. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Teens. Dads. Moms. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Phone: 360-675-5115. Friday, April 10, 2015, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Oak Harbor Library, Meeting Room 1000 SE Regatta Dr Oak Harbor, WA 98277.

The Great Depression in the Northwest

What was life like here in Washington during the Depression? In The Boys in the Boat, the Whidbey Reads selection for 2015, author Daniel James Brown describes the hardships suffered by several of these collegiate rowers, and gives readers a glimpse of Hooverville, and the building of the Grand Coulee Dam. Professor Deborah Wallin, retired History professor from Skagit Valley College, will give a multi-media presentation exploring how hardships, large public works projects, and social programs affected this region. Please join us and share recollections from your family. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Classes & Lectures. Contact Phone: 360-221-4383. Friday, April 10, 2015, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Langley Library 104 2nd St Langley WA.

2nd Friday Nonfiction Book Group: Franklin and Winston

Enjoy reading nonfiction? Bring a friend and join the discussion of this title by Jon Meacham. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Leslie Bakker. Contact Email: lbakker@sno-isle.org. Contact Phone: 360-678-4911. Friday, April 10, 2015, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM. Coupeville Library 788 NW Alexander Coupeville, WA 98239. For more info visit www.sno-isle.org.

Tears of Joy Theatre Presents: Tad & Fry: A Tale of Friendship and Metamorphosis

A tadpole and a fry can become friends, but what happens when they grow up? What will happen when Tad grows legs or Fry is ready to migrate to the ocean? Experience biology and the science of metamorphosis through this interactive puppet performance that utilizes shadow puppetry and music. Grab your magnifying glass and come explore your backyard stream. Funded by the Friends of the Coupeville Library. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Leslie Bakker. Contact Email: lbakker@sno-isle.org. Contact Phone: 360-678-4911. Friday, April 10, 2015, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Coupeville Library 788 NW Alexander Coupeville, WA 98239. For more info visit www.sno-isle.org.

Open Mic Night

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

Open Mic Night

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

I Hate Hamlet

A successful TV Actor relocates to New York after his series has been cancelled. He is offered the opportunity to play Hamlet in Central Park. One problem...he has a crippling fear of the role! The actor is then counseled by the ghost of the previous owner of the apartment, John Barrymore. This leads to a wildly funny duel over women, art, success, duty, television and yes, the apartment. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $18. Contact Name: Lisa Judd. Contact Email: office@whidbeyplayhouse.com. Contact Phone: 360-679-2237. Friday, April 10, 2015, 7:30 PM – 9:45 PM. The Whidbey Playhouse 730 SE Midway Blvd Oak Harbor, WA 98277.

I Hate Hamlet

A successful TV Actor relocates to New York after his series has been cancelled. He is offered the opportunity to play Hamlet in Central Park. One problem...he has a crippling fear of the role! The actor is then counseled by the ghost of the previous owner of the apartment, John Barrymore. This leads to a wildly funny duel over women, art, success, duty, television and yes, the apartment. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $18. Contact Name: Lisa Judd. Contact Email: office@whidbeyplayhouse.com. Contact Phone: 360-679-2237. Friday, April 10, 2015, 7:30 PM – 9:45 PM. The Whidbey Playhouse 730 SE Midway Blvd. Oak Harbor, WA 98277.

ONE ACT FEST NORTHWEST

WICA proudly announces its first one-act festival, featuring Peter Shaffer’s Black Comedy, a tour-de-force farce written to be staged under a reverse lighting scheme. The play opens on a darkened stage, a few minutes later the show is “short circuited” and the stage is illuminated to reveal the characters in a “blackout.” This one act will be the showcase of the festival highlighting both published and original one acts. Winning plays selected to be included in the One Act Fest NW are: Baby Food by David Lindsay-Abaire - Directed by Matthew Gregory Originally written as part of The 24 Hour Plays on Broadway, Baby Food is a contemporary comedy about an off-kilter couple desperately searching for godparents for their newborn infant. "It's a raucous, foot-stomping evening which redefines fresh." - Black Book The Universal Language by David Ives - Directed by Jennifer Bondelid A newspaper ad brings together Dawn, a young woman with a stutter, and Don, the creator and teacher of Unamunda, a wild and com… Category: Arts & Entertainment. Theater. Audience: Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Adult $22 / Senior $18 / Youth $15 / Matinee $15. Contact Email: info@wicaonline.org. Contact Phone: 360-221-8268. Friday, April 10, 2015, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Whidbey Island Center for the Arts 565 Camano Avenue Langley, WA 98260. For more info visit www.wicaonline.org.

His Kids Pre-School Registration 2015-16

His Kids Pre-School, a play and learn environment, offering early childhood education for over 20 years is now accepting registration for the 2015-16 school year. There is a registration fee of $100 at the time of signing your child up. Please contact the church office or visit our website for further information. Category: Classes & Lectures. Faith. Family. Organizations. Schools. Audience: Kids. Dads. Moms. Families. Cost: Registration Fee $100. Contact Name: Oak Harbor Lutheran Church. Contact Phone: 360-679-1561. Saturday, April 11, 2015, 9:00 AM. 1253 NW 2nd Avenue Oak Harbor, WA 98277.

Anacortes Spring Wine Festival

The Anacortes Spring Wine Festival brings 32 wineries to Fidalgo Island for a weekend of decadent wine tasting, food pairings, live music, art, shopping, and blooming tulip fields. Visitors travel from all corners of the world to behold the amazing Skagit Valley tulip fields in full bloom. Enhancing their journey to the valley, the Spring Wine Festival presents the opportunity to indulge in the appreciation of red, white and blush wines from across Washington state. This year's line up of wineries boasts delicious wines from all of Washington's major wine regions. With a mix of returning and new wineries to the show (Including Washington's first dedicated sparking wine house!), attendees can explore finishing flavors of vanilla, spice, tobacco, floral, butter and berry on the historic Anacortes pier overlooking the beautiful Guemes Channel. Festival attendees’ enjoy a 10% discount on their wine purchase on the day of the festival. While at the festival, attendees not only get to taste some of the best w… Category: Arts & Entertainment. Fairs & Festivals. Food & Drink. Audience: Singles. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: $40 advance, $20 advance designated drivers. Saturday, April 11, 2015, 12:00 PM – 4:30 PM. Port Warehouse Event Center, 1st & Commercial. For more info visit www.anacortes.org.

I Hate Hamlet

A successful TV Actor relocates to New York after his series has been cancelled. He is offered the opportunity to play Hamlet in Central Park. One problem...he has a crippling fear of the role! The actor is then counseled by the ghost of the previous owner of the apartment, John Barrymore. This leads to a wildly funny duel over women, art, success, duty, television and yes, the apartment. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $18. Contact Name: Lisa Judd. Contact Email: office@whidbeyplayhouse.com. Contact Phone: 360-679-2237. Saturday, April 11, 2015, 7:30 PM – 9:45 PM. The Whidbey Playhouse 730 SE Midway Blvd Oak Harbor, WA 98277.

I Hate Hamlet

A successful TV Actor relocates to New York after his series has been cancelled. He is offered the opportunity to play Hamlet in Central Park. One problem...he has a crippling fear of the role! The actor is then counseled by the ghost of the previous owner of the apartment, John Barrymore. This leads to a wildly funny duel over women, art, success, duty, television and yes, the apartment. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $18. Contact Name: Lisa Judd. Contact Email: office@whidbeyplayhouse.com. Contact Phone: 360-679-2237. Saturday, April 11, 2015, 7:30 PM – 9:45 PM. The Whidbey Playhouse 730 SE Midway Blvd. Oak Harbor, WA 98277.

ONE ACT FEST NORTHWEST

WICA proudly announces its first one-act festival, featuring Peter Shaffer’s Black Comedy, a tour-de-force farce written to be staged under a reverse lighting scheme. The play opens on a darkened stage, a few minutes later the show is “short circuited” and the stage is illuminated to reveal the characters in a “blackout.” This one act will be the showcase of the festival highlighting both published and original one acts. Winning plays selected to be included in the One Act Fest NW are: Baby Food by David Lindsay-Abaire - Directed by Matthew Gregory Originally written as part of The 24 Hour Plays on Broadway, Baby Food is a contemporary comedy about an off-kilter couple desperately searching for godparents for their newborn infant. "It's a raucous, foot-stomping evening which redefines fresh." - Black Book The Universal Language by David Ives - Directed by Jennifer Bondelid A newspaper ad brings together Dawn, a young woman with a stutter, and Don, the creator and teacher of Unamunda, a wild and com… Category: Arts & Entertainment. Theater. Audience: Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Adult $22 / Senior $18 / Youth $15 / Matinee $15. Contact Email: info@wicaonline.org. Contact Phone: 360-221-8268. Saturday, April 11, 2015, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Whidbey Island Center for the Arts 565 Camano Avenue Langley, WA 98260. For more info visit www.wicaonline.org.

Romance & Reverie!

Immerse yourself in an evening of musical joy with soprano Danielle Reutter-Harrah and her husband, guitarist Kyle Sampson. Revel in this through the Romantic era, rich with lyrical, tempestuous and tender delight! This concert is NOT to be missed! Category: Music. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Suggest donation at the door $20/Adult; $10/Youth. Contact Name: Sheila Weidendorf. Contact Email: sweidendorf@whidbey.com. Contact Phone: 3603215294. Saturday, April 11, 2015, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Langley United Methodist Church 301 Anthes Langley, WA 98260.

His Kids Pre-School Registration 2015-16

His Kids Pre-School, a play and learn environment, offering early childhood education for over 20 years is now accepting registration for the 2015-16 school year. There is a registration fee of $100 at the time of signing your child up. Please contact the church office or visit our website for further information. Category: Classes & Lectures. Faith. Family. Organizations. Schools. Audience: Kids. Dads. Moms. Families. Cost: Registration Fee $100. Contact Name: Oak Harbor Lutheran Church. Contact Phone: 360-679-1561. Sunday, April 12, 2015, 9:00 AM. 1253 NW 2nd Avenue Oak Harbor, WA 98277.

Sunday Running Group

A running group for all, with an emphasis on getting in our long runs (whatever "long" means to you) on a weekly basis. 8 min/mile to 13 min/mile. Meet at 9 a.m. to discuss the route and stretch. Depart PROMPTLY at 9:10 a.m. Easy parking, bathrooms available at start. Category: Sports & Recreation. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: free. Contact Name: Donna. Contact Email: runner@pelicanart.com. Contact Phone: 707-235-3717. Sunday, April 12, 2015, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM. stone car, Flintstone Park, SE Dock St, Oak Harbor, WA.

Acoustic Jam

Bring your acoustic instruments and join us in joyful song and music. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Music. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: FREE. Contact Name: David Stern. Contact Email: DavidS@clickmusic.biz. Contact Phone: 360-675-5544. Sunday, April 12, 2015, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. Click Music 1130 NE 7th Ave Oak Harbor, WA 98277. For more info visit www.facebook.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. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Kathleen Stewardson. Contact Email: emergentcounseling@gmail.com. Contact Phone: (360) 499-6711. Sunday, April 12, 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, April 12, 2015, 5:30 PM – 8:00 PM. 5217 S. Honeymoon Bay Road Freeland, WA St. Augustine's in-the-Woods Episcopal Church.

I Hate Hamlet

A successful TV Actor relocates to New York after his series has been cancelled. He is offered the opportunity to play Hamlet in Central Park. One problem...he has a crippling fear of the role! The actor is then counseled by the ghost of the previous owner of the apartment, John Barrymore. This leads to a wildly funny duel over women, art, success, duty, television and yes, the apartment. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $18. Contact Name: Lisa Judd. Contact Email: office@whidbeyplayhouse.com. Contact Phone: 360-679-2237. Sunday, April 12, 2015, 7:30 PM – 9:45 PM. The Whidbey Playhouse 730 SE Midway Blvd Oak Harbor, WA 98277.

I Hate Hamlet

A successful TV Actor relocates to New York after his series has been cancelled. He is offered the opportunity to play Hamlet in Central Park. One problem...he has a crippling fear of the role! The actor is then counseled by the ghost of the previous owner of the apartment, John Barrymore. This leads to a wildly funny duel over women, art, success, duty, television and yes, the apartment. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $18. Contact Name: Lisa Judd. Contact Email: office@whidbeyplayhouse.com. Contact Phone: 360-679-2237. Sunday, April 12, 2015, 7:30 PM – 9:45 PM. The Whidbey Playhouse 730 SE Midway Blvd. Oak Harbor, WA 98277.

His Kids Pre-School Registration 2015-16

His Kids Pre-School, a play and learn environment, offering early childhood education for over 20 years is now accepting registration for the 2015-16 school year. There is a registration fee of $100 at the time of signing your child up. Please contact the church office or visit our website for further information. Category: Classes & Lectures. Faith. Family. Organizations. Schools. Audience: Kids. Dads. Moms. Families. Cost: Registration Fee $100. Contact Name: Oak Harbor Lutheran Church. Contact Phone: 360-679-1561. Monday, April 13, 2015, 9:00 AM. 1253 NW 2nd Avenue Oak Harbor, WA 98277.

Computer Basics

Sign up for the ever popular class to learn basic computer skills in Windows 7. Class meets four times: April 13th, 20th, 27th, May 4th . Each class builds on skills taught in the previous session. Preregister for all four classes beginning March 23rd. Class is limited to eight people. Category: Classes & Lectures. Audience: Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: Free. Contact Phone: 360-675-5115. Monday, April 13, 2015, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM. Oak Harbor Library, Meeting Room 1000 SE Regatta Dr Oak Harbor, WA 98277.

Genealogical Soceity of South Whidbey Island

Educational Information on Genealogical Research. Category: Organizations. Audience: Singles. Seniors. Families. Cost: Annual Membership $15, Initial visit Free. Contact Name: Cheryl Carlson. Contact Email: saratoga347@hotmail.com. Contact Phone: 360-730-1161. Monday, April 13, 2015, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Trinity Lutheran Church Community Building, Freeland, WA.

STRENGTHENING FAMILIES

The teen years can be challenging for all families... The Strengthening Families Program can help parents & teens tackle the challenges together! This is a free 7-week program for parents and youth held one evening a week including dinner & childcare. \For more information or to register please call 360 678-2486 This program is made possible by the combined efforts of the Oak Harbor Youth Commission, The Dept. of Social & Health Services, and the Readiness To Learn Foundation. Category: Classes & Lectures. Family. Audience: Families. Cost: free. Contact Name: Mary Michell. Contact Email: mmichell@readinesstolearn.org. Contact Phone: 360 678-2486. Monday, April 13, 2015, 5:30 PM – 8:00 PM. Family Bible Church in Oak Harbor.

Whidbey Reads Film Night: “Invictus” (PG-13)

Newly elected President Mandela (Morgan Freeman) believes the country’s underdog rugby team can bring his racially and economically divided people together in post-apartheid South Africa. Popcorn provided by the Friends of the Coupeville Library. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Seniors. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Leslie Franzen. Contact Email: lfranzen@sno-isle.org. Contact Phone: 360-678-4911. Monday, April 13, 2015, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Coupeville Library 788 NW Alexander St Coupeville, WA 98239.

His Kids Pre-School Registration 2015-16

His Kids Pre-School, a play and learn environment, offering early childhood education for over 20 years is now accepting registration for the 2015-16 school year. There is a registration fee of $100 at the time of signing your child up. Please contact the church office or visit our website for further information. Category: Classes & Lectures. Faith. Family. Organizations. Schools. Audience: Kids. Dads. Moms. Families. Cost: Registration Fee $100. Contact Name: Oak Harbor Lutheran Church. Contact Phone: 360-679-1561. Tuesday, April 14, 2015, 9:00 AM. 1253 NW 2nd Avenue Oak Harbor, WA 98277.

Ready Readers: Toddler Storytime

Jump and bounce into a magical world of stories, music, and movements that nurture the desire to read in toddlers. Playtime or craft may follow. For ages 24 months to 3 years. Caregiver required. Category: Family. Audience: Kids. Dads. Moms. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Phone: 360-675-5115. Tuesday, April 14, 2015, 9:30 AM – 10:15 AM. Oak Harbor Library, Meeting Room 1000 SE Regatta Drive Oak Harbor, WA 98277.

Ready Readers: Toddler Storytime

Jump and bounce into a magical world of stories, music, and movements that nurture the desire to read in toddlers. Playtime or craft may follow. For ages 24 months to 3 years. Caregiver required. Category: Family. Audience: Kids. Dads. Moms. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Phone: 360-675-5115. Tuesday, April 14, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. Oak Harbor Library, Meeting Room 1000 SE Regatta Drive Oak Harbor, WA 98277.

Seattle Opera Preview: "Ariadne auf Naxos"

Join Seattle Opera educator Robert McClung for an engaging hour-long multimedia presentation that covers the basics of history, music and stagecraft of "Ariadne auf Naxos" by Richard Strauss. Funded by Friends of the Coupeville Library. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Music. Theater. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Leslie Franzen. Contact Email: lfranzen@sno-isle.org. Contact Phone: 360-678-4911. Tuesday, April 14, 2015, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Coupeville Library 788 NW Alexander St. Coupeville, WA 98239.

Bridge lessons

Category: Classes & Lectures. Tuesday, April 14, 2015, 2:15 PM – 3:45 PM. Sierra Country Club 2685 San Juan St Coupeville WA.

Mutiny Bay Brass Band community rehearsal

Do you feel like funkin' it up? Bring your brass and other mobile, acoustic instruments for what will likely be a rollicking good time. Over time, we hope this produces a performance ready stage band and parade band to add to the lively culture of Whidbey Island. Bring tunes you want to play, and music will be provided. All levels are welcome, but we ask that you are able to read sheet music. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Music. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Tuesday, April 14, 2015, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Click Music 1130 NE 7th Ave Oak Harbor, WA 98277.

His Kids Pre-School Registration 2015-16

His Kids Pre-School, a play and learn environment, offering early childhood education for over 20 years is now accepting registration for the 2015-16 school year. There is a registration fee of $100 at the time of signing your child up. Please contact the church office or visit our website for further information. Category: Classes & Lectures. Faith. Family. Organizations. Schools. Audience: Kids. Dads. Moms. Families. Cost: Registration Fee $100. Contact Name: Oak Harbor Lutheran Church. Contact Phone: 360-679-1561. Wednesday, April 15, 2015, 9:00 AM. 1253 NW 2nd Avenue 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. Contact Phone: 360-675-5115. Wednesday, April 15, 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: Family. Audience: Kids. Dads. Moms. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Phone: 360-675-5115. Wednesday, April 15, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. Oak Harbor Library, Meeting Room 1000 SE Regatta Drive Oak Harbor, WA 98277.

Whidbey Reads Presents Daniel James Brown

The author of "The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics" will speak about his book at South Whidbey High School. Presented by the Friends of the Library of Clinton, Coupeville, Freeland, Langley, and Oak Harbor Libraries. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Contact Phone: 360-221-4383. Wednesday, April 15, 2015, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. South Whidbey High School 5675 Maxwelton Rd Langley, WA.

Kindergarten Information Night

Kindergarten Information Evening All local schools will present their curriculum, educational philosophy and general program for families with children attending Kindergarten in the fall of 2015. Join us to learn more about the choices offered on South Whidbey. Participating schools: SW Elementary, SW Academy, Island Christian Academy, Wellington Day School, Whidbey Island Waldorf School, Calyx Community Arts School and the SW Children's Center Before and After School Program. Category: Classes & Lectures. Audience: Dads. Moms. Cost: free. Contact Name: Kris Barker. Contact Email: swcc@whidbey.com. Contact Phone: 360-221-4499. Wednesday, April 15, 2015, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. South Whidbey Children's Center 120 6th st Langley, WA. 98260.

Meet the Author: Daniel James Brown

Join us at the Best Western Plus Harbor Plaza and Conference Center to hear Daniel James Brown, author of the 2015 Whidbey Reads title "The Boys in the Boat," speak about his award winning work. Refreshments to follow; book sales available courtesy of Wind and Tide Bookshop. Funded by the Friends of the Whidbey Island Libraries and Oak Harbor Walmart. Supported by the Sno-Isle Libraries Foundation. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Classes & Lectures. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: Free. Contact Phone: 360-675-5115. Wednesday, April 15, 2015, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Best Western Plus Harbor Plaza and Conference Center 33175 State Route 20 Oak Harbor, WA 98277.

His Kids Pre-School Registration 2015-16

His Kids Pre-School, a play and learn environment, offering early childhood education for over 20 years is now accepting registration for the 2015-16 school year. There is a registration fee of $100 at the time of signing your child up. Please contact the church office or visit our website for further information. Category: Classes & Lectures. Faith. Family. Organizations. Schools. Audience: Kids. Dads. Moms. Families. Cost: Registration Fee $100. Contact Name: Oak Harbor Lutheran Church. Contact Phone: 360-679-1561. Thursday, April 16, 2015, 9:00 AM. 1253 NW 2nd Avenue 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, April 16, 2015, 9:30 AM – 10:15 AM. Coupeville Library 788 NW Alexander Coupeville, WA 98239. For more info visit www.sno-isle.org.

Ready Readers: Preschool Storytime

Let imaginations run wild with fun books, sing-along songs, and creative activities that prepare young minds for the adventures of reading. Playtime or craft may follow. For ages 3 to 5 years. Caregiver required. Category: Family. Audience: Kids. Dads. Moms. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Phone: 360-675-5115. Thursday, April 16, 2015, 9:30 AM – 10:25 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: Family. Audience: Kids. Dads. Moms. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Phone: 360-675-5115. Thursday, April 16, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:25 AM. Oak Harbor Library, Meeting Room 1000 SE Regatta Drive Oak Harbor, WA 98277.

Living with Loss Grief Class

A six week seminar designed to help you work through the normal and needed process of grief that follows the death of a loved one Registration is required. Registration deadline is April 2, 2015. Category: Classes & Lectures. Audience: Singles. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Rev. Dave Bieniek. Contact Email: bienid@whidbeygen.org. Contact Phone: 360-321-1372. Thursday, April 16, 2015, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM. Hospice of Whidbey General Office 202 N. Main St Coupeville, WA 98239.

An-O-Chords Rehearsal

Men! Want have fun  singing four part barbershop harmony?  Attend a free, no-commitment rehearsal of the An-O-Chords.  No experience required.  Learn by rote; you don't have to read music. Members come from Arlington to Acme,  Oak Harbor to Sedro Wooley.  Ages 12 to 90-plus welcome.   Drop in any Thursday at 7 p.m.  at the Northwest Educational Service Building, 1601 "R" Avenue, Anacortes.  Rides available.  Questions?... or request for a ride:  Call 360-941--5733  or email;  svenbob@cheerful.com. Category: Music. Audience: Teens. Dads. Seniors. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Robert Lundquist. Contact Email: svenbob@cheerful.com. Contact Phone: 360 941 5733. Thursday, April 16, 2015, 7:00 PM – 9:30 PM. Northwest Educational Services Building 1601 R Avenue, Anacortes, WA 98221. For more info visit www.anochords.org.

I Hate Hamlet

A successful TV Actor relocates to New York after his series has been cancelled. He is offered the opportunity to play Hamlet in Central Park. One problem...he has a crippling fear of the role! The actor is then counseled by the ghost of the previous owner of the apartment, John Barrymore. This leads to a wildly funny duel over women, art, success, duty, television and yes, the apartment. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $18. Contact Name: Lisa Judd. Contact Email: office@whidbeyplayhouse.com. Contact Phone: 360-679-2237. Thursday, April 16, 2015, 7:30 PM – 9:45 PM. The Whidbey Playhouse 730 SE Midway Blvd. Oak Harbor, WA 98277.

I Hate Hamlet

A successful TV Actor relocates to New York after his series has been cancelled. He is offered the opportunity to play Hamlet in Central Park. One problem...he has a crippling fear of the role! The actor is then counseled by the ghost of the previous owner of the apartment, John Barrymore. This leads to a wildly funny duel over women, art, success, duty, television and yes, the apartment. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $18. Contact Name: Lisa Judd. Contact Email: office@whidbeyplayhouse.com. Contact Phone: 360-679-2237. Thursday, April 16, 2015, 7:30 PM – 9:45 PM. The Whidbey Playhouse 730 SE Midway Blvd Oak Harbor, WA 98277.

His Kids Pre-School Registration 2015-16

His Kids Pre-School, a play and learn environment, offering early childhood education for over 20 years is now accepting registration for the 2015-16 school year. There is a registration fee of $100 at the time of signing your child up. Please contact the church office or visit our website for further information. Category: Classes & Lectures. Faith. Family. Organizations. Schools. Audience: Kids. Dads. Moms. Families. Cost: Registration Fee $100. Contact Name: Oak Harbor Lutheran Church. Contact Phone: 360-679-1561. Friday, April 17, 2015, 9:00 AM. 1253 NW 2nd Avenue Oak Harbor, WA 98277.

Poetry Night! With Jim Freeman

Could you write a poem in 20 minutes? Do you love the wonder of words? Celebrate National Poetry Month with us as we welcome wordsmiths Jim Freeman, Drew Kampion, Barton Cole, and Robin Barre. They'll share some of their poetical works and then it's time for a Poetry Slam, with cool prizes for the best poetry written that evening. Come join the fun! Category: Arts & Entertainment. Contact Phone: 360-221-4383. Friday, April 17, 2015, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM. Langley Library 104 2nd St Langley, WA.

I Hate Hamlet

A successful TV Actor relocates to New York after his series has been cancelled. He is offered the opportunity to play Hamlet in Central Park. One problem...he has a crippling fear of the role! The actor is then counseled by the ghost of the previous owner of the apartment, John Barrymore. This leads to a wildly funny duel over women, art, success, duty, television and yes, the apartment. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $18. Contact Name: Lisa Judd. Contact Email: office@whidbeyplayhouse.com. Contact Phone: 360-679-2237. Friday, April 17, 2015, 7:30 PM – 9:45 PM. The Whidbey Playhouse 730 SE Midway Blvd Oak Harbor, WA 98277.

I Hate Hamlet

A successful TV Actor relocates to New York after his series has been cancelled. He is offered the opportunity to play Hamlet in Central Park. One problem...he has a crippling fear of the role! The actor is then counseled by the ghost of the previous owner of the apartment, John Barrymore. This leads to a wildly funny duel over women, art, success, duty, television and yes, the apartment. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $18. Contact Name: Lisa Judd. Contact Email: office@whidbeyplayhouse.com. Contact Phone: 360-679-2237. Friday, April 17, 2015, 7:30 PM – 9:45 PM. The Whidbey Playhouse 730 SE Midway Blvd. Oak Harbor, WA 98277.

Italian Immersion: Primavera In Paese! (Beginner Level)

In this fun, interactive, Beginner Level Italian Immersion weekend, we’ll welcome spring Italian style and get out and about in Central Italy. From rustic Umbria to the breathtaking views of Abruzzo (and beyond) we’ll explore hill town adventures, regional specialties, and the seasonal festivals and traditions that make regional Italy so uniquely special. This dynamic 12 hour language intensive led by Professor Greta D’Amico emphasizes conversation in practical situations, complemented by cultural instruction, with tips on getting around and experiencing the local delights of the region. Together we’ll take in local activities such as village ‘sagre,’ explore special places, shopping at open air markets, and prepare and taste delicious seasonal specialty foods. Songs, lore, artistic life, and much more! Overnight lodging available in our onsite Guesthouse. Reserve early! Volunteer and work exchange available - please inquire soon! Category: Classes & Lectures. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: $198 (includes some meals); volunteer and work exchange may be available. Contact Name: Josette Hendrix. Contact Email: info@nwlanguageacademy.com. Contact Phone: 3603212101. Saturday, April 18, 2015 – Sunday, April 19, 2015. Northwest Language & Cultural Center 5023 Langley Rd.

Birding Smith Prairie and Penn Cove

Join Whidbey Audubon field trip leader, Steve Ellis, to look for raptors, swallows and early spring wildflowers at the Pacific Rim Institute. Rare bird species such as Western Bluebird are a possibility this time of year. After our prairie visit we will carpool to points along Penn Cove to view seabirds. All vehicles driving to Penn Cove will need the state Discover Pass. There will be some walking. Category: Organizations. Outdoor. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $00. Contact Name: Steve Ellis. Contact Phone: 360-678-2264. Saturday, April 18, 2015, 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Pacific Rim Institute, 180 Parker Rd, Coupeville. For more info visit www.whidbeyaudubon.org.

His Kids Pre-School Registration 2015-16

His Kids Pre-School, a play and learn environment, offering early childhood education for over 20 years is now accepting registration for the 2015-16 school year. There is a registration fee of $100 at the time of signing your child up. Please contact the church office or visit our website for further information. Category: Classes & Lectures. Faith. Family. Organizations. Schools. Audience: Kids. Dads. Moms. Families. Cost: Registration Fee $100. Contact Name: Oak Harbor Lutheran Church. Contact Phone: 360-679-1561. Saturday, April 18, 2015, 9:00 AM. 1253 NW 2nd Avenue Oak Harbor, WA 98277.

The Anacortes Family Center's Spring Shred-A-Thon!

The Anacortes Family Center's Spring Shred-a-Thon! April 18, 2015 9AM-1PM Walgreen's Parking Lot Suggested Donation: $20/Box Minimum Donation: $10/Box Bring your documents and your old computer hard-drives to be shredded on-site by Sound Shredding & Recycling. All proceeds support homeless women, children, and families in our community as they work towards a state of self-sufficiency! Category: Benefit. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Contact Name: Stephanie Bates. Contact Email: stephanie@anacortesfamily.org. Contact Phone: 3602932993. Saturday, April 18, 2015, 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM. Walgreen's Parking Lot Anacortes, WA.

Greenbank Garden Club Annual Plant Sale

Member's locally- grown plants, garden art, garden-related Flea Market , and bake sale items featured inside the Farm's Barn. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Charitable. Outdoor. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Susan Keppler. Contact Email: susan.keppler@msn.com. Contact Phone: 360-678-2929. Saturday, April 18, 2015, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM. Greenbank Farm, 765 Wonn Road, Greenbank, Whidbey Island.

Oak Harbor Wildcat Girls Basketball 1st Mattress Fundraiser

Support the Wildcats! Help the girls basketball team raise money so they can go to camp as a team!! Need a new mattress? Now is definitely the time to buy! All NEW, top quality, name brand mattresses (like Simmons) will be on display. Order the one you like in the size you need! Prices are 30-50% less than standard retail! Adjustable frames and luxury pillows too! All purchases support the team! Category: Charitable. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: N/A. Contact Name: Nancy Morawski. Contact Email: nancy.morawski@gmail.com. Contact Phone: 3609138870. Saturday, April 18, 2015, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Oak Harbor High School Gym. For more info visit bit.ly.

Special Needs Trust & Estate Planning

The Special Needs Trust is a cornerstone of life care planning. This presentation by Katherine J. Searing from Dussault Law Group will dissect the process from understanding the need for a trust, to strategies in funding a trust to working with an attorney. Special Needs Trusts allow individuals with disabilities to receive financial support while remaining eligible for needs based on government benefits like Medicaid or Supplemental Security Income (SSI). The ABLE Act and DDLOT will be discussed as well. Category: Classes & Lectures. Family. Audience: Dads. Moms. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Tiffany Wheeler-Thompson. Contact Email: t.wheeler-thompson@co.island.wa.us. Contact Phone: 360-632-7539. Saturday, April 18, 2015, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM. Island Commissioner's Hearing Room 1 NE 6th Street #B102 Coupeville, WA.

Special Needs Trust & Estate Planning

The Special Needs Trust is a cornerstone of life care planning. This presentation by Katherine J. Searing from Dussault Law Group will dissect the process from understanding the need for a trust, to strategies in funding a trust to working with an attorney. Special Needs Trusts allow individuals with disabilities to receive financial support while remaining eligible for needs based on government benefits like Medicaid or Supplemental Security Income (SSI). The ABLE Act and DDLOT will be discussed as well. Category: Classes & Lectures. Family. Audience: Dads. Moms. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Tiffany Wheeler-Thompson. Contact Email: t.wheeler-thompson@co.island.wa.us. Contact Phone: 360-632-7539. Saturday, April 18, 2015, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM. Island Commissioner's Hearing Room 1 NE 6th Street #B102 Coupeville, WA.

Boating Safety for Families

In this interactive 90-minute program, families will learn how to use a life jacket, a rescue line, and how to react in a man-overboard situation. Use library resources to learn more. For ages 6 and up, accompanied by an adult. Category: Classes & Lectures. Family. Audience: Kids. Teens. Dads. Moms. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Phone: 360-675-5115. Saturday, April 18, 2015, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM. Oak Harbor Library, Meeting Room 1000 SE Regatta Drive Oak Harbor, WA 98277.

I Hate Hamlet

A successful TV Actor relocates to New York after his series has been cancelled. He is offered the opportunity to play Hamlet in Central Park. One problem...he has a crippling fear of the role! The actor is then counseled by the ghost of the previous owner of the apartment, John Barrymore. This leads to a wildly funny duel over women, art, success, duty, television and yes, the apartment. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $18. Contact Name: Lisa Judd. Contact Email: office@whidbeyplayhouse.com. Contact Phone: 360-679-2237. Saturday, April 18, 2015, 7:30 PM – 9:45 PM. The Whidbey Playhouse 730 SE Midway Blvd Oak Harbor, WA 98277.

I Hate Hamlet

A successful TV Actor relocates to New York after his series has been cancelled. He is offered the opportunity to play Hamlet in Central Park. One problem...he has a crippling fear of the role! The actor is then counseled by the ghost of the previous owner of the apartment, John Barrymore. This leads to a wildly funny duel over women, art, success, duty, television and yes, the apartment. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $18. Contact Name: Lisa Judd. Contact Email: office@whidbeyplayhouse.com. Contact Phone: 360-679-2237. Saturday, April 18, 2015, 7:30 PM – 9:45 PM. The Whidbey Playhouse 730 SE Midway Blvd. Oak Harbor, WA 98277.

Whidbey Island Marathon

Whidbey Island Marathon, Half Marathon, 10k, 5k, and Kids 1k Dash will be sunday April 19, 2015. Expo and packet pickup will be from 11 am to 7 pm Saturday April 18, 2015 at the North Whidbey Middle School located at 67 NE Izett Street . Spaghetti feed will be at the Elks Lodge from 4 pm to 8 pm Saturday April 18th located at 155 NE Ernst St. Finish line festivities include hot food from local vendors, live music, and a beer garden. Category: Sports & Recreation. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: See website for registration prices. Contact Name: Melissa Riker. Contact Email: m.riker@hotmail.com. Contact Phone: 360-929-2489. Sunday, April 19, 2015, 7:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Windjammer Park, Oak Harbor.

Sunday Running Group

A running group for all, with an emphasis on getting in our long runs (whatever "long" means to you) on a weekly basis. 8 min/mile to 13 min/mile. Meet at 9 a.m. to discuss the route and stretch. Depart PROMPTLY at 9:10 a.m. Easy parking, bathrooms available at start. Category: Sports & Recreation. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: free. Contact Name: Donna. Contact Email: runner@pelicanart.com. Contact Phone: 707-235-3717. Sunday, April 19, 2015, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM. stone car, Flintstone Park, SE Dock St, Oak Harbor, WA.

Acoustic Jam

Bring your acoustic instruments and join us in joyful song and music. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Music. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: FREE. Contact Name: David Stern. Contact Email: DavidS@clickmusic.biz. Contact Phone: 360-675-5544. Sunday, April 19, 2015, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. Click Music 1130 NE 7th Ave Oak Harbor, WA 98277. For more info visit www.facebook.com.

I Hate Hamlet

A successful TV Actor relocates to New York after his series has been cancelled. He is offered the opportunity to play Hamlet in Central Park. One problem...he has a crippling fear of the role! The actor is then counseled by the ghost of the previous owner of the apartment, John Barrymore. This leads to a wildly funny duel over women, art, success, duty, television and yes, the apartment. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $18. Contact Name: Lisa Judd. Contact Email: office@whidbeyplayhouse.com. Contact Phone: 360-679-2237. Sunday, April 19, 2015, 7:30 PM – 9:45 PM. The Whidbey Playhouse 730 SE Midway Blvd. Oak Harbor, WA 98277.

I Hate Hamlet

A successful TV Actor relocates to New York after his series has been cancelled. He is offered the opportunity to play Hamlet in Central Park. One problem...he has a crippling fear of the role! The actor is then counseled by the ghost of the previous owner of the apartment, John Barrymore. This leads to a wildly funny duel over women, art, success, duty, television and yes, the apartment. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $18. Contact Name: Lisa Judd. Contact Email: office@whidbeyplayhouse.com. Contact Phone: 360-679-2237. Sunday, April 19, 2015, 7:30 PM – 9:45 PM. The Whidbey Playhouse 730 SE Midway Blvd Oak Harbor, WA 98277.

Mixed Media Monday!

Attention Mixed Media Artists! Join local Mixed Media Artist, Pam Erickson, as she facilitates an open mixed media work session! Bring your latest project and come and play! The cost for this facilitated work session is just $10. No pre-registration required. Drop-ins welcome! Schedule: 12:30 – 1pm: Sack lunch and conversation 1-1:15pm: Greeting and Shop & Swap 1:15-3pm: Individual creative work in group 3-3:30pm: Demo, Snack & Walkabout/Talkabout (work right through this if you choose) 3:30-4pm: Wind it up…clean it up Grab a friend and come on down! We expect to offer these sessions again in the Fall. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Classes & Lectures. Audience: Singles. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: $10. Contact Name: Lisa Bernhardt. Monday, April 20, 2015, 12:30 PM – 4:00 PM. Pacific NorthWest Art School 15 NW Birch Street Coupeville WA 98239.

Has technology made God and spirituality obsolete?

Explore whether God is even relevant in a technological society. Consider the meaning of identity in the context of advances in technology. Discover how prayer and your relationship with God plays an important role in your happiness and well-being. Speaker Mary Alice Rose is a teacher and practitioner of Christian Science. Category: Classes & Lectures. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Joy Oldemeyer. Contact Email: ebenezer5440@frontier.com. Contact Phone: 360 929 3330. Monday, April 20, 2015, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Skagit Valley College Community Room 137 1900 SE Pioneer Way Oak Harbor WA.

STRENGTHENING FAMILIES

The teen years can be challenging for all families... The Strengthening Families Program can help parents & teens tackle the challenges together! This is a free 7-week program for parents and youth held one evening a week including dinner & childcare. \For more information or to register please call 360 678-2486 This program is made possible by the combined efforts of the Oak Harbor Youth Commission, The Dept. of Social & Health Services, and the Readiness To Learn Foundation. Category: Classes & Lectures. Family. Audience: Families. Cost: free. Contact Name: Mary Michell. Contact Email: mmichell@readinesstolearn.org. Contact Phone: 360 678-2486. Monday, April 20, 2015, 5:30 PM – 8:00 PM. Family Bible Church in Oak Harbor.

Astronomy for Everyone

Basic astronomy principles and other select topics presented by members of the Island County Astronomical Society. ICAS is dedicated to astronomy, education, and encouragement of public appreciation for the art and science of observing. No experience necessary. Category: Classes & Lectures. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: Free. Contact Phone: 360-675-5115. Monday, April 20, 2015, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM. Oak Harbor Library, Meeting Room 1000 SE Regatta Drive Oak Harbor, WA 98277.

Ready Readers: Toddler Storytime

Jump and bounce into a magical world of stories, music, and movements that nurture the desire to read in toddlers. Playtime or craft may follow. For ages 24 months to 3 years. Caregiver required. Category: Family. Audience: Kids. Dads. Moms. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Phone: 360-675-5115. Tuesday, April 21, 2015, 9:30 AM – 10:15 AM. Oak Harbor Library, Meeting Room 1000 SE Regatta Drive Oak Harbor, WA 98277.

Ready Readers: Toddler Storytime

Jump and bounce into a magical world of stories, music, and movements that nurture the desire to read in toddlers. Playtime or craft may follow. For ages 24 months to 3 years. Caregiver required. Category: Family. Audience: Kids. Dads. Moms. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Phone: 360-675-5115. Tuesday, April 21, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. Oak Harbor Library, Meeting Room 1000 SE Regatta Drive Oak Harbor, WA 98277.

Get Cozy with Author Mary Daheim

Fun-loving readers enjoy following the antics of Judith McMonigle Flynn and her cousin Renie in the Bed & Breakfast mysteries, set in Seattle. Or, travel to Alpine, Washington as Mary envisions it in the Emma Lord mystery series. Ms. Daheim will discuss her books, the writing process, and the business of publishing. Book signing follows. Books will be available for purchase from Wind & Tide Books at the program. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: Free. Tuesday, April 21, 2015, 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM. Coupeville Library 788 NW Alexander St Coupeville WA 98239.

Bridge lessons

Category: Classes & Lectures. Tuesday, April 21, 2015, 2:15 PM – 3:45 PM. Sierra Country Club 2685 San Juan St Coupeville WA.

Mutiny Bay Brass Band community rehearsal

Do you feel like funkin' it up? Bring your brass and other mobile, acoustic instruments for what will likely be a rollicking good time. Over time, we hope this produces a performance ready stage band and parade band to add to the lively culture of Whidbey Island. Bring tunes you want to play, and music will be provided. All levels are welcome, but we ask that you are able to read sheet music. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Music. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Tuesday, April 21, 2015, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Click Music 1130 NE 7th Ave Oak Harbor, WA 98277.

Too Much Love? Is Feeding Deer and other Wildlife Doing More Harm Than Good?

Join us for a public presentation with Q&A about the effects of feeding deer and other wildlife. Presenter will be Ruth Milner, WDFW District Wildlife Biologist for Island County joined by staff from the WDFW Wildlife Conflict and Enforcement Programs. This event is co-hosted by the Town of Coupeville and Pacific Rim Institute for Environmental Stewardship. Light refreshments will be served. Category: Classes & Lectures. Organizations. Audience: Singles. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: FREE. Contact Name: Holly Syreen. Contact Email: holly@pacificriminstitute.org. Contact Phone: 360-678-5586. Tuesday, April 21, 2015, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM. Coupeville Rec Hall. For more info visit pacificriminstitute.org.