An elegant show of beautiful holiday gifts, decorations and crafts, handmade by over 70 talented artists and crafters. This unique show will offer many treasures for those special gifts. At the Depot Arts Center. Nov 9, 10, 11 & 12. Thurs through Saturday, 9-7 and Sunday 10-4.
The Ginger Ups perform a free, live jazz concert at the Library; visit jazzatthelibrary.com for details. This event is sponsored by the Anacortes Library Foundation Manieri Endowment. Sunday, November 12, 2:00-3:30 pm at the library.
Free memory screenings will be held on Tuesday, November 14 from 9 to 11 a.m. in the Health Resource Center at Island Hospital, 1211 24th St., Anacortes. This series of questions and tasks designed to test memory, language and other intellectual functions can help determine if you might be suffering from memory loss. Appointments required. 299-4204.
Drop in with your mobile devices or laptops for hands-on help with downloading library ebooks, audiobooks, movies, music and more; learning computer basics; trying new software or internet application; signing up for Microsoft IT Academy; and any other tech questions.
Tuesdays, Sept. 5 – Nov. 28, 10am-12noon at the Anacortes Library.
Join the Friends of the Forest onWednesday, November 15th from 9am until 10am.We will walk in to the Lake on a wide gravel road and enjoy the view! Meet at the Whistle Lake parking lot. These hikes are free! For more info. Go to www.friendsoftheacfl.org
You're invited to this year's genre night. Heroes and Villains: Comic Night at the Library is an all-ages event at the library celebrating graphic novels and comic books. Costumes are encouraged. Crafts, games, art displays, live theatre, and more will be happening throughout the library. Test out your superhero skills or find out if you're more inclined to be a super-villain. Locate hidden objects around the building for a library-wide scavenger hunt, get a photo with a favorite character, and come vote for your favorite original artwork. To find out how to submit art to the art contest for ages 5-18, grab a contest form at the library, or on our website. Thursday, November 16, 5:00-8:00 pm at the Anacortes Public Library
If you have trouble staying dry when sneezing, coughing or exercising, there are physical therapy interventions that can help! Learn about these methods at a class on Thursday, November 16 from 10 a.m. to noon in the Fidalgo Room at Island Hospital, 1211 24th St., Anacortes. Cost for the class is $10. Registration and prepayment are required. Visit
Join the Friends of the Forest on Saturday, November 18th from 10am until noon. Late Fall in the woods is a time of hushed beauty. Prepare yourself for the holiday season with a deep forest immersion. Meet at the Whistle Lake parking lot at the end of Whistle Lake Road. These hikes are free! For more info. Go to www.friendsoftheacfl.org.
Icebergs, Puffins, & Whales: Kayaking Atlantic Canada. Geneva Langworthy offers a visual journey of her sea kayak trip along the rugged Atlantic Canada coastline. Saturday, November 18, 4:00 pm at the library.