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Events in the month of October 2017
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10/01/17
5th Annual Beautiful You Fashion Show

Join SAFE San Juans at the Brickworks on Sunday, October 1, at 2:00pm for our 5th annual Beautiful You Fashion Show, celebrating the beauty and diversity of all our island residents. Enjoy an afternoon with friends while viewing selections from our island's own clothing shops! Proceeds benefit SAFE San Juans in their mission to empower our islands to live free of abuse. 

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10/02/17
Know Your Islanders: Peru: Three Landscapes


Theresa Simendinger will guide us through her three-part journey in Peru: life on the Amazon River with native peoples and pink dolphins; riding up the Andes to Inca Ruins and a 15th century town; and a flight over the Nasca Lines.  

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10/06/17
Get Familiar with Your Android Smartphone


Learn the basics of using your smartphone: how to make and receive calls and text messages. Explore built-in apps like the camera and maps, how to connect to WiFi, find websites, and download apps. Bring your smartphone and your device password.

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10/07/17
Mrs. Bave Presents the Pig War

The drive to tell a story no matter what the obstacles is behind the Bellingham Theatreworks' comedy, Mrs. Bave Presents the Pig War.

 

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10/11/17
Harriet Baskas: The Ancient Fruitcake


Humanities Washington speaker Harriet Baskas will present The Ancient Fruitcake: What Really, Really Old Food Tells Us about History, Culture, Love, and Memory.  Discover strange stories of food that is so old, so unusual, or so meaningful, that no one dares throw it away.  

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10/14/17
Open Mic for Writers


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.

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10/17/17
Songs of the 1970s and before: Memory Cafe


Visit the Library for a mini-concert with Daniel and Therese Finn. Daniel will play guitar, and he and Therese will sing tunes from the 1970s and 1960s. Therese will share songs from the 1930s and 1940s. The Library offers Memory Cafe as enriching entertainment and a social opportunity for people with memory issues and their caregivers.

 

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10/19/17
Literary Salon



Better than a book club, it's a chance to talk with friends old and new about books and authors, themes and ideas. Join us and share all things bookish!

 

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10/20/17
Exploring Patience & Its Strength

Exploring Patience and Its Strength 
The enduring positive effects of peace, loving kindness, and compassion, and everything else that is good in human nature—its values and ethics, its aspirations and goals—are possible only when combined with the strength of the power of patience.
 
 

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10/22/17
Eat Island Grown

The best tastes of the San Juan Islands showcasing chefs, and the farmers that make that food possible!  Music - Live Auction - Silent Auction. Using fresh, quality products from San Juan County farms, local chefs will prepare delicious samples for you to enjoy. Come for a bite or make a meal of it. Locally produced soft and alcoholic beverages will make it a full gourmet adventure. Tickets start at $2.00 with proceeds benefiting San Juan County farming initiatives.  A mouthwatering event celebrating the islands’ unique cuisine at the historic Brickworks.
 

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10/25/17
Lynda Mapes: Witness Tree and Elwha


In a launch and signing co-sponsored by Griffin Bay Bookstore, author and
Seattle Times journalist Lynda Mapes will present her new book, Witness Tree: Seasons of Change with a Century-Old Oak as well a revisiting her earlier book Elwha.  She explores environmental change, either through the lifespan of a single tree in Connecticut or the removal of a power generation dam on the Olympic Peninsula.


 

 

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10/27/17
 -10/28/17
Zombie Weekend! Dawn of the Dead 1978 and 2004


Rated R
George Romero’s 1978
Dawn of the Dead, which takes place in a shopping mall, set a new standard for zombie movies, as did Zack Snyder’s 2004 remake--still a shopping mall, but now the zombies can run!  Come see them both, back-to-back--if you dare!  

Fri. Oct. 27- George Romero's Dawn of the Dead
Sat. Oct. 28- Zack Snyder's remake

 

 

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10/29/17
The Met: Live in HD

The Met:Live in HD’s new season opens with a new production of Bellini’s bel canto tragedy Norma, starring Sondra Radvanovsky in the title role, which she has sung to acclaim at the Met in 2013, as well as at the Canadian Opera Company, San Francisco Opera, Bavarian State Opera, Gran Teatre del Liceu, and Lyric Opera of Chicago—making her one of the world’s leading interpreters of the iconic title character.

 

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10/31/17
 -11/01/17
On Book! Readers Theatre's The Passion of Dracula

In this ongoing series, a variety of island directors gathers island actors and friends to read new, classic and prize-winning plays.
The Passion of Dracula
Written by Bob Hall and David Richmond
Directed by Julie Laidlaw


 

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