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Events in the month of July 2017
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07/01/17
KUINKA

This Seattle-area quartet has formed a unique breed of string band; one proudly defiant of preconceived notions of what fits under the label ‘Americana.’
 

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07/02/17
 -07/03/17
From the Page: BEGINNERS

In this experimental version of our popular readers theatre series, Raymond Carver’s short story, “Beginners,” will be presented verbatim, without cutting or altering a word – but as theater. Actors will take the parts of the different characters in the story, bringing them to life within the narrative.
 

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07/05/17
Music on the Lawn

FREE summer concert series is always a hit! Wednesday evenings at 6:30pm from July 5-August 9 on the lawn at the San Juan Island Historical Museum. Bring a picnic and chairs and enjoy some music with friends and neighbors.

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07/06/17
Night Music: Summer Melodious Notes

Summer Melodious Notes Island clarinetist Sue Collado (who coordinates the annual Melodious Notes Over the Harbor chamber concerts each Spring) brings her friends into the Gubelman for an intimate concert featuring popular summer classics and unique combinations.
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07/06/17
 -07/16/17
The Velocity of Autumn

NOTE: This is an SJCT Off-Site Production and will be presented at the San Juan County Fairgrounds. A sold-out hit during our On Book! Readers Theatre series last fall, this poignant comedy brings together one determined, aging mother, one concerned son and 100 Molotov cocktails. Sunday times start at 5:00 PM
 

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07/07/17
Get Familiar with Your iPad or iPhone


Learn the basics of using your iPad and/or iPhone. Learn how to use built-in apps like the camera and maps and how to connect to WiFi, find websites, and download apps and organize apps. The last half hour will address features only cellular connected devices offer, like making calls and sending and receiving text messages. Bring your device and your Apple ID password.

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07/07/17
Off the Rock! BLUE

Portland artist, singer and actress Merideth Kaye Clark sings Joni Mitchell’s iconic Blue album, played from beginning to end in the original keys. A veteran musical theatre performer (including a role as “Elphaba” in the first national tour of the Broadway musical, Wicked), Merideth combines her theater work with concerts across the country, performing in many styles.

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07/08/17
Song Workshop

Join singer/actress Merideth Kaye Clark and musician Mont Chris Hubbard for an  “Acting a Song”  workshop in the Gubelman. Prepare and memorize a short song (one verse and one chorus) to perform in a small group and receive feedback and adjustments from Merideth and Mont.

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07/08/17
Open Mic for Writers


Held on the second Saturday of the month, Open Mic Night is for anyone interested in writing. Don't be shy, come read what you've got or just listen. You'll be inspired to write more. For more information please contact Pam Herber at pjherber@interisland.net.
Refreshments are courtesy of the Friends of the Library.

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07/12/17
Music on the Lawn

FREE summer concert series is always a hit! Wednesday evenings at 6:30pm from July 5-August 9 on the lawn at the San Juan Island Historical Museum. Bring a picnic and chairs and enjoy some music with friends and neighbors.

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07/12/17
Wild Side: Marine Life with Kwiaht


Friday Harbor has the busiest working waterfront in the islands, and most extensively modified shoreline. What, if anything, lives beneath the docks? S

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07/13/17
Book Signing and Reading

Enjoy a special evening on the Westside with a lighthouse tour and a reading by local historian,
Boyd C. Pratt, from his latest book LIME: Quarrying and Limemaking in the San Juan Islands

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07/13/17
 -07/15/17
Sensational Summer Variety Show

It’s no secret that the San Juan Islands are full of artistic folks—almost 30 years of a thriving community theater sure proves that. So why not celebrate that creativity with a high-spirited, cabaret-style variety show?
 

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07/14/17
Sean Gaskell: African Kora Music


Sean Gaskell will give a performance/educational demonstration on the Kora, an ancient 21-stringed harp from West Africa. The Asheville, NC based musician will feature traditional songs that are the heart and soul of the Kora’s musical repertoire in addition to some of his own personal compositions.

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07/15/17
 -07/16/17
16th Annual San Juan Island Lavender Festival

TOURS AND EXHIBITS SURVEY THE ENTIRE PROCESS – FROM FIELD TO FINISHED PRODUCT. THE FIELDS ARE OPEN FOR STROLLING, RELAXING AND BREATHTAKING PHOTO OPS. ​We'll be joined by over 30 local artists who will have their work on display and for sale in the fields. Local musicians will be serenading us throughout the day. Be sure to bring your sunscreen and camera! Parking and admission are FREE.

 

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07/15/17
Farmers Market

The Farmers Market also offers a mix of local, hand-crafted products such as jewelry, pottery, and artwork. Throughout the year, there are over 20 farms that vend at the year-round San Juan Island Farmers Market. Each Saturday, the market is a bubbling place to buy local groceries, eat freshly prepared food, listen to live music, shop for local crafts, and chat with local nonprofit organizations! 

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07/16/17
Sensational Summer Variety Show

It’s no secret that the San Juan Islands are full of artistic folks—almost 30 years of a thriving community theater sure proves that. So why not celebrate that creativity with a high-spirited, cabaret-style variety show?
 

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07/18/17
Memory Cafe: Living Well with Dementia


Hear a panel discussion about living with a dementia diagnosis. You will hear some basic tips for safety, maintaining physical and emotional health, and learn how you and your loved ones can plan now for future care.

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07/19/17
Music on the Lawn

FREE summer concert series is always a hit! Wednesday evenings at 6:30pm from July 5-August 9 on the lawn at the San Juan Island Historical Museum. Bring a picnic and chairs and enjoy some music with friends and neighbors.

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07/19/17
John Geyman: Crisis in U.S. Health Care

Confused about the current health care crisis?  John Geyman will briefly describe three major ways to finance our system and the problems with current attempts to change it.

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07/20/17
Living Well with Dementia – a Memory Café event

The San Juan Island Library will offer a panel discussion presentation for people with an early diagnosis of dementia and for caregivers and family members of people with memory issues. 

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07/21/17
 -09/04/17
Crossing Boarders - Inventional Jewelry Show

This exhibition is a pairing of American and Canadian jewelry artists exploring the differences and similarities that influence the artists concepts and choice of materials.

 

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07/21/17
Raise a Glass for Research

Fundraising reception for Center for Whale Research.
Live Music
Silent Auction (with amazing items)
Yummy Appies and cash bar
All monies raised help to continue to help the Orcas.

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07/21/17
Friday Harbor Chamber Music Festival

Cellist Sasha von Dassow – a former member of the Florida Orchestra and music director and conductor of the North Port Symphony –brings his Friday Harbor Chamber Music Festival back to the Whittier for its third year.  Featuring NW professional musicians and a variety of chamber and unique pieces, the festival offers classical summer charms.

 

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07/22/17
Farmers Market

The Farmers Market also offers a mix of local, hand-crafted products such as jewelry, pottery, and artwork. Throughout the year, there are over 20 farms that vend at the year-round San Juan Island Farmers Market. Each Saturday, the market is a bubbling place to buy local groceries, eat freshly prepared food, listen to live music, shop for local crafts, and chat with local nonprofit organizations! 

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07/22/17
 -07/23/17
Weekend Rental Special

Kayak Rentals
3 Hour Rental for the Price of 2 Hour Rental

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07/22/17
The Bootlegger Bash Village at the Harbor

Friday Harbor’s premier senior living community is pleased to announce a fundraiser to benefit Hospice of San Juan. The Bootlegger Bash will feature a 1920’s band, signature cocktails, appetizer and food stations, interactive photo booth and silent auction! 5:30 to 8:30 Saturday July 22nd 543 Spring Street tickets $100 per person.

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07/22/17
Curtis Salgado Band

Curtis Salgado returns to the Whittier with his band this time, after wowing us last summer in a duo appearance with Alan Hagar and recently garnering THREE 2017 Blues Music Awards.

 

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07/23/17
NW Coast First Nation Art at SJIMA

Gentle Revel Rande Cook is an innovationg force in Pacific NW Coast First Nation art. Inspired by his family, mentors and the rich Kwakwaka-wakw culture. Cook surprises with his bold vision, insight and humor.

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07/23/17
Friday Harbor Chamber Music Festival Master Class

Cellist Sasha von Dassow – a former member of the Florida Orchestra and music director and conductor of the North Port Symphony –brings his Friday Harbor Chamber Music Festival back to the Whittier for its third year.  Featuring NW professional musicians and a variety of chamber and unique pieces, the festival offers classical summer charms.
SUNDAY, JULY 23 – This special master class in the Gubelman is a chance for local groups and students to perform and receive feedback from the Festival artists. $10 tickets

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07/25/17
Canoe Journey Stop-overs

English Camp, San Juan Island National Historical Park. Landing ceremony at approximately 3 p.m. and dinner at 6:30 p.m.

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07/26/17
Music on the Lawn

FREE summer concert series is always a hit! Wednesday evenings at 6:30pm from July 5-August 9 on the lawn at the San Juan Island Historical Museum. Bring a picnic and chairs and enjoy some music with friends and neighbors.

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07/26/17
Bryn Barnard: The New Ocean


In a launch and signing co-sponsored by Griffin Bay Bookstore, author and illustrator Bryn Barnard will talk about his latest book
The New Ocean: The Fate of Life in the Changing Sea.  

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07/28/17
Pod Nods at Whale Museum

Pod Nod overnight marine adventures return this summer to The Whale Museum! These popular “pajama party” sleepovers are geared for children ages 6 to 11 and will be held on the following Fridays: June 30, July 28, and August 25

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07/28/17
Growing a Revolution - Bringing our Soil Back

Growing a Revolution - Bringing our Soil Back to Life
Join us in welcoming acclaimed author Dr. David Montgomery to the islands to talk with us about  a revolution to increase our personal and planetary health by focusing on the ground beneath our feet. Free Event

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07/28/17
 -07/29/17
Pigs on the Wing X Two

Portland’s Pigs on the Wing takes us on TWO nights of an electric journey into the world of Pink Floyd. NIGHT ONE:  Wish you Were Here and Mixed Floyd NIGHT TWO: All about The Wall
 

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07/29/17
Farmers Market

The Farmers Market also offers a mix of local, hand-crafted products such as jewelry, pottery, and artwork. Throughout the year, there are over 20 farms that vend at the year-round San Juan Island Farmers Market. Each Saturday, the market is a bubbling place to buy local groceries, eat freshly prepared food, listen to live music, shop for local crafts, and chat with local nonprofit organizations! 

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07/30/17
magic Now! with Matthew Laslo

Matthew Laslo is an award-winning magician who performs both close-up and grand illusions that thrill audiences of all ages. At just 16 years old, Laslo is an accomplished performer who brings a youthful, fresh approach to the art of magic. He made his national television debut on PENN & TELLER: FOOL US last summer and impressed Penn & Teller with his creativity and showmanship. MAGIC NOW is Matthew’s latest show that features exciting new original pieces and lots of fun audience participation. Tickets $11
 

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