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Wed. Apr 7, 2021

Together We Discover: Padilla Bay Farm 

Wed. Apr 7, 2021 7:00 pm

Get a peek at a local farm and get to meet some tiny lambs, tour the facility, and get your daily dose of baby animal cuddles with Nicole Fisher. Together We Discover: Padilla Bay Farm , Wednesday, April 7th 7:00 pm , Virtual Program. On the library's Web site and Facebook area. Visit for more information and links to attend.   


Thu. Apr 8, 2021

Island Hospital hosts car seat clinic

Thu. Apr 8, 2021 3:00 pm

Safe Kids Northwest is hosting a free car seat inspection event on Thursday, April 8 from 3 – 5 p.m. Learn how to properly install and use your car seat or booster seat. Located in the 24th Street parking lot of Island Hospital, Anacortes. Due to COVID-19 face masks are required (children under two exempt). Vehicles limited to four family members. Appointments are required; email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to schedule.

Mon. Apr 12, 2021

Island Hospital offers free Medicare class

Mon. Apr 12, 2021 1:00 pm

Learn more about your Medicare options at a free class on Monday, April 12, from 1 – 2:30 p.m. Traditional coverage, supplements, advantage plans, prescription drug coverage, enrollment information and Medicare fraud protection will be covered. This is an online class and registration is required, visit or call 360-299-4204.

Wed. Apr 14, 2021

WordJazz Poetry Event 

Wed. Apr 14, 2021 7:00 pm

April is national poetry month, and our own Skagit River Poetry Foundation student poet laureates have teamed up with local musicians to create a one-of-a kind debut spoken poetry and music event in collaboration with Anacortes Public Library. In collaboration with the Manieri Jazz endowment, this original performance will air on YouTube and Facebook and be available on the websites of all partners. Join the library all month for special poetry themed Take and Makes for children and teens, and look for featured poetry books to check out in all departments. 

SPECIAL MANIERI JAZZ PROGRAM—All Ages. WordJazz Poetry Event. Wednesday, April 14th 7:00 pm 

Visit for more information and links to attend.  


Fri. Apr 16, 2021

Friends of Skagit Beaches Lecture Series

Fri. Apr 16, 2021 7:00 pm

“Deep Sea Volcanoes: A Fiber-optic Look at Eruptions, Hot springs & Life Forms”.  Online, Friday April 16, 2001. 7-8:30pm.    Live-streaming video from the world’s mot advanced submarine observatory (off our own coast!) opens a window into one of the most extreme environments on Earth. Presented by Dr. Deborah Kelley, Prof., School of Oceanography, Univ. of WA. Details for Zoom link will be on our  website.   Please check into the website one week before the lecture date for the Zoom Link.  Missed a lecture this Season? We have most of them recorded! Please check our website for more information. Questions? Contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Wed. Apr 21, 2021

Island Hospital offers free improving memory class  

Wed. Apr 21, 2021 10:30 am

Join Island Hospital speech-language pathologist Libby Lewis, MA, MEd, CCC-SLP, to learn strategies and activities to improve your memory and keep your mind sharp. Wednesday, April 21, from 10:30 – 11:15 a.m. This is a free, online class.  Register online at or call 360-299-4204.

She Traveled Solo

Wed. Apr 21, 2021 7:00 pm

Using historical photographs, primary documents, and hand-drawn illustrations, artist & writer Tessa Hulls takes participants into the lives of intrepid female adventurers who lived through the turn of the 20th century—before the right to vote or the right to own property. In sharing these stories and her own, Hulls illuminates the power of history in today’s world and demonstrates why female role models are vital in affecting social change. Registration required. Visit or to sign up.   

Humanities WA Presents: She Traveled Solo: Strong Women in the Early 20th Century. Wednesday, April 21st 7:00 pm . Live Zoom Event  

Thu. Apr 22, 2021

Island Hospital offers Mental Health Webinar  

Thu. Apr 22, 2021 12:00 pm

Join Dr. Hammer, a psychiatrist at Island Hospital’s Psychiatry and Behavioral Health Clinic, for a discussion on managing and maintaining mental health in the face of stress.  We will discuss common myths and misconceptions about mental health, and you will gain tools to help you live a fulfilling and mentally healthy life. This a free, online event. Join us Thursday, April 22, from Noon – 1 p.m.  Registration is required. Visit or call 360-299-4204.

School Board meetings

Thu. Apr 22, 2021 6:15 pm

The agendas for next week's school board meeting have been posted to the board's website:

April 22: Brodniak Auditorium: 

- Study Session - 3-5:15

Evening Meeting - 6:15 p.m. 

Attending Board Meetings: 

  • New requirements under the Open Public Meetings Act allow in-person attendance up to 25 percent capacity, in addition to providing a remote attendance option. 
  • In-person attendees must fill out a registration form to assist with contact tracing. Attendees are encouraged to do so in advance: School Board Pre-Registration Form 
  • In-person attendees must wear face masks and socially distance.  
  • Do not attend in person if you are experiencing any of the symptoms associated with COVID-19.

Wed. Apr 28, 2021

Island Hospital offers Doc Talk on Healthy Sleep Habits   

Wed. Apr 28, 2021 1:00 pm

Join Bridgett Bell Kraft, a provider at Island Hospital Sleep Wellness Center, for a review of healthy sleep habits to help you obtain a good night’s sleep.  Join us on Wednesday, April 28, from 1 – 2:00 p.m. to see what might be impacting your ability to wake feeling refreshed in the morning.  This is a free, online event.  Registration is required. Visit