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Sun. May 15, 2022

Messabout @ Seafarers' Park

Sun. May 15, 2022 1:00 pm

OARS, the Old Anacortes Rowing & Sailing Society is hold whate they call as messabout, event for in small, non-motorized boats at 1-4 p.m. Sunday, May 15, at Seafarers’ Memorial Park. Attendees can bring their own boat or come to the park to check out small boats owned by others. All non-motorized watercraft are welcome. Anyone who wants to get in a boat should wear soft-soled shoes. Life jackets are available at the event.

Lunar Eclipse Viewing

Sun. May 15, 2022 8:00 pm

Observe the night sky, get a closer look at the eclipse through a telescope, and learn about the moon while watching it move through Earth's shadow! We’ll have a fun moon-themed snack activity and Island County Astronomical Society will be there to share telescopes and guide us through the stages of the eclipse. Due to the time of the eclipse, this event will begin with a presentation on lunar eclipses in the park, and then once the eclipse starts, we’ll observe the moon. All ages are welcome.

Island County Astronomical Society, Sunday, May 15 8:00 – 9:30 pm, Seafarer’s Memorial Park, 601 Seafarer’s Way

Mon. May 16, 2022

Lunar Eclipse Viewing

Sun. May 15, 2022 8:00 pm

Observe the night sky, get a closer look at the eclipse through a telescope, and learn about the moon while watching it move through Earth's shadow! We’ll have a fun moon-themed snack activity and Island County Astronomical Society will be there to share telescopes and guide us through the stages of the eclipse. Due to the time of the eclipse, this event will begin with a presentation on lunar eclipses in the park, and then once the eclipse starts, we’ll observe the moon. All ages are welcome.

Island County Astronomical Society, Sunday, May 15 8:00 – 9:30 pm, Seafarer’s Memorial Park, 601 Seafarer’s Way

Tue. May 17, 2022

There are no events on this day.

Wed. May 18, 2022

Island Health offers free improving memory class

Wed. May 18, 2022 10:30 am

Join Island Health speech-language pathologist Libby Lewis, MA, MEd CCC-SLP, to learn strategies and activities to improve your memory and keep your mind sharp. Wednesday, May 18, from 10:30–11:15 a.m. This is a free, online class. Register online at www.islandhealth.org/classes or call 360.299.4204.

Write, Rewrite, and Repeat

Wed. May 18, 2022 6:00 pm

Henry David Thoreau wrote seven drafts of Waldon. Ernest Hemingway spent days on a single sentence. Stephen King said about writing, “You can, you should, and if you’re brave enough to start, you will.”  Join local author and writing teacher Kathleen Kaska as she moderates a panel of locally published authors who have turned their passions into published books. Learn their editing processes and secrets as they discuss their publishing paths. Panel guests include Linda Steward Henely, Joe Vitovec, Bruce Rolfe, Roy Martin, and Steve Orsini.

Kathleen Kaska & Panel, Wednesday, May 18th 6:00 pm, Library Community Meeting Room

Thu. May 19, 2022

Living Better with Diabetes 

Thu. May 19, 2022 10:30 am

Join Registered Dietitian and Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist Amanda Lungren in a discussion on healthy eating, being active, and reducing risks to help manage diabetes on Thursday, May 19 at 10:30 a.m.  This is a free, online class.  Registration required.  Call 360.299.4204 or register online at islandhealth.org/classes.

Jazz Lecture Series: Steve Dolmatz

Thu. May 19, 2022 7:00 pm

Steven Dolmatz examines the growth of country blues in America 1900-1940 from the songster tradition in New Orleans and East Texas, to its development as Delta and Piedmont blues, culminating in its urbanization in Chicago. Learn about the history of the country blues and its distinctive guitar players and styles as demonstrated by Dolmatz on vocals and guitar and Charley Drake on piano and ukulele. This roadtrip visits Blind Lemon Jefferson, Robert Johnson, Mississippi John Hurt, Blind Willie McTell and Big Bill Broonzy. Free and all are welcome, sponsored by the Manieri Jazz and Swing Endowment.

Thursday, May 19th 7:00 pm, Library Community Meeting Room

Fri. May 20, 2022

Grand Opening: J. Slocum Marine

Fri. May 20, 2022 12:00 pm

J Slocum Marine- Anacortes Outfitters is now open 7 days a week in our new location at 419 Commercial Ave, Anacortes. Located inside the Majestic Inn and Spa. We will be hosting our Grand Opening Event Friday, May 20th during the Anacortes Boat and Yacht Show.

Event Details Include:
Maui Jim Sunglass Trunk Show from 12-5. Maui Jim Representative Paul will be here with a trunk load of sunglasses, ready to answer any questions you may have about the product. We will have Aloha Gifts.

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony with City Council Member Ryan Walters will be at 5:30.

You can ENTER TO WIN several prizes with the GRAND PRIZE being an AFTERNOON SAILING ADVENTURE FOR 2. Other prizes include, hammocks, backpacks, gift cards, handmade alpaca products and more. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Additional entries are one ticket per $50 spent pre tax. 

J Slocum Marine is packed with quality marine and outdoor clothing including Helly Hansen, Outdoor Research, Maui Jim Sunglasses, Smartwool, O'Neill, Sealskinz and a great selection of hand made wool and alpaca products.

Sat. May 21, 2022

There are no events on this day.