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Events in the month of August 2017
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08/01/17
FREE Community Shred Event

Please join us for our
Annual Shred Event!
When: Tuesday, August 1st
Where: Friday Harbor Branch
Time: 11:00 AM - 1:00PM or
until the shred truck is full
Participants are asked to wait while
their paper documents are shredded.

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08/02/17
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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08/04/17
 -08/28/17
Silence Without Echo - Catherine Eaton Skinner

 

Catherine's current body of work created for the show Silence Without Echo is resplendent in it’s meditation on silence. The silence of the pond at sunrise, the silence of a bird sitting on a branch and the silence of just being, in the shadow or the light.

 


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08/04/17
Get Familiar with Your Android Device



Learn the basics of using your Android device, such as how to use the camera, maps, and how to connect to WiFi, find websites, and add and organizing apps. We will also cover how to make and receive calls and text messages. Bring your smartphone/tablet and your device password. San Juan Island Library meeting room, free. Please register at the Library and pick up a checklist.

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08/05/17
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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08/07/17
Know Your Islanders Talk: Joe Niichel


In the summer of 2014 Joe Niichel hiked the entire Pacific Crest Trail--a 2,650-mile-long hike that took 4½ months.  Long Distance hiking and why and how people take on the challenges of long distance hiking are just a few things Joe will discuss.  
San Juan Island Library, free Refreshments are courtesy of the Friends of the Library and the San Juan Island Trails Committee.
 

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08/09/17
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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08/09/17
The August 21st Solar Eclipse: Raena Parsons


No doubt you’ve heard about the Solar Eclipse that will occur on  August 21st.  Come hear Raena Parsons, Education Specialist at the San Juan Island National Historical Park, explain the science of eclipses as well as how to safely observe (free glasses provided!).  San Juan Island Library, free Refreshments are courtesy of the Friends of the Library.

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08/12/17
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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08/12/17
Shaw Island Classic Sailboat Race

47th Annual Shaw Island Classic Race
Friday Harbor - Sponsored by the San Juan Island Yacht Club, the 47th Annual Shaw Island Classic Sailboat Race will be held Saturday, August 12. All eligible boats and crews are invited to participate.

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08/12/17
Glow-Ball Scramble Golf Tournament

Golf like you've never experienced it! 18 Holes - 9 holes played in daylight and 9 holes played in the dark.
 

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08/12/17
Jazz at the Labs

17th annual Jazz at the Labs!!! Dinner in Friday Harbor Laboratories' historic dining hall. Music by the San Juan Jazz Quintet and Seattle's Jazz Coalescence.

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08/12/17
Art for Fun, paint and sip party

Step by step instruction by local artist. The painting for this session is "Garden Gate". No experience needed. Everyone leaves with a completed painting. To register and to check  out other class options, go to www.sjima.com.

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08/12/17
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. San Juan Island Library, free

Refreshments are courtesy of the Friends of the Library.


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08/15/17
Memory Cafe - Art and Entertainment with iPads

The San Juan Island Library is offering a workshop on using iPad-based applications for people with memory issues. Coloring pages, kaleidoscopes games, matching and concentration exercises can be relaxing and enriching entertainment for people with memory issues as well as their caregivers. 
 

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08/16/17
 -08/19/17
San Juan County Fair

2017 FAIR HOURS & Admission
Wednesday thru Saturday
August 16th – 19th 10AM to 9PM
(ENTRY DAY – Tuesday, August 15th, 9 AM - 6 PM)
No dogs allowed on grounds during Fair. (except certified service dogs)
MAIN BUILDING EXHIBITS AND ENTERTAINMENT – 10 AM TO 9 PM
HORSE EVENTS – Start at 9 AM Daily
ANIMAL BARNS – Close at 9 PM Daily (except Saturday – close at 8 PM)
CARNIVAL KIDS DAY THURSDAY & FRIDAY – Ride from 12 Noon to 5 PM
PICK UP EXHIBITS – Sunday August 20th 9 AM to NOON ONLY
2017 TICKET PRICING:
Season Pass Tickets
Adult: $25.00
Senior: $18.00
Youth: $15.00
Daily Tickets
Adult: $14.00
Senior: $10.00
Youth: $5.00
Exhibitor Tickets
Adult/Senior: $15.00
Youth: FREE

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08/19/17
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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08/21/17
Solar Eclipse Viewing Party

8:30 AM to Noon at South Beach San Juan Island National Historical Park. Free Shuttle Departs Friday Harbor 8:00, 8:30, 9:00 and 9:30. Departs South Beach 11:00, 11:30, 12:00 and 12:30.

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08/23/17
Susan Carnes: Going Forward Looking Back

In a reading and signing co-sponsored by Griffin Bay Bookstore, author Susan K. Carnes will present her two recent books, Epiphany: Starting over in Oregon and The Way Back: A Soldier’s Journey, as well as her first book, My Champion.  Sue will explore writing memoir as a work of fiction and discuss the creative and publishing process. San Juan Island Library, free.

Refreshments are courtesy of the Friends of the Library.

 

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08/24/17
 -08/25/17
Back To Ballet Days at Salish Sea Ballet

Gear up for fall classes! Whether you're brand new to Salish Sea Ballet or one of our returning students, it's time to register for fall classes. Stop in during Back To Ballet Days on August 24 & 25 to sign up for classes, enter our raffle for free merchandise, and enjoy 20% off your dancewear purchase at our Boutique. This event is free!
 

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08/25/17
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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08/26/17
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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08/26/17
Friday Harbor Fly-In: “Wings & Wheels”

Come to the Friday Harbor Airport Fly-In for a celebration of Wings and Wheels, Saturday, August 26, from 10 to 3 pm! Get up close and personal with vintage and experimental aircraft, motorcycles and more. Enjoy a fly by or two. Exhibits, open hangars, demos and food will keep the family entertained for the day.

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08/27/17
Concours d’Elegance

The Sports Car Club of the San Juan’s Concours d’Elegance auto/motorcycle show will take place at San Juan Vineyards. Over 100 intriguing vehicles will be on display including BMW, Porche and Tesla. Contact: Phil Johnson (360) 370-5509 sjconcours@gmail.com  www.sanjuanconcours.org


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08/30/17
TEDx San Juan Island Library Salon



In the third of four Salons, co-sponsored by the San Juan Island Museum of Art, TEDx San Juan Island co-organizer Gary Franklin will moderate a discussion of three archived talks centered on the theme of The Arts.  Come join in on a conversation around cutting-edge topics!
 


****Held at the San Juan Island Museum of Art****
 

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