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UPCOMING EVENTS | May 3, 2013
Classic car show every Wednesday
Every Wednesday night through the summer, the Classic Car and Bike Cruise is at Buck’s A&W Restaurant, 1690 SE Mile Hill Dr.
The event is from 5 p.m. to dusk.
Ladies Night Out, art walk planned
The Port Orchard Bay Street Association is hosting “Ladies Night Out on Bay Street” that will coincide with the first Art Walk from 5-8 p.m. Friday, May 3.
There will be specials by downtown merchants, free gifts and gift baskets. Balloons will be placed on participating businesses.
For more information, visit www.facebook.com/POBSA/events.
Quilt show at Stafford Suites
West Sound Quilters will hold a Spring Quilt Show on Saturday and Sunday, May 4 and 5.
The event is 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day at Stafford Suites, 1761 Pottery Ave.
For more information, call 360-874-1212.
Plant sale this slated at Hi-Joy Bowl
The Knights of Pythias are holding a plant sale on Saturday and Sunday, May 4 and 5, at the Hi-Joy Bowl in Port Orchard.
The group will be selling and taking donations for some plants and cedar handing pots made especially for Mother’s Day.
Hi-Joy Bowl is located at 1011 Bethel Ave.
Marine first aid class rescheduled
GIG HARBOR — Washington Sea Grant and the Gig Harbor Boat Shop at Eddon Boatyard are co-sponsoring a Coast Guard-approved first aid at sea course on Saturday, May 4. The class previously was scheduled for April 27.
Topics include cardio-pulmonary resuscitation, patient assessment, hypothermia, cold-water near-drowning, shock, trauma, burns, fractures, choking, immobilization, first-aid kits and more.
The class is from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Gig Harbor Boat Shop at Eddon Boatyard, 3805 Harborview Dr.
Fees are $80 and $40 for commercial fishermen. Pre-registration is required. To register, call WSG Continuing Education Coordinator Sarah Fisken at 206-543-1225 or email email@example.com.
Mother’s Day dinner fundraiser set
BREMERTON — Celebrate Mother’s Day with the Kitsap Community Food Co-op and attend a special dinner on Monday, May 6, Ambrosia Catering and Café, 4954 St. Highway 303. The event is 5-7 p.m.
Entertainment will be provided by the Duncan Street String Quartet.Dinner will include a salmon and chicken buffet with vegetarian option available and a no host bar.
Tickets can be purchased through Brown Paper Tickets for $35. Those interested in a vegetarian plate, contact Jess Sappington at 360-813-1301or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Library fundraiser at McCormick
The “Comedy Night” fundraiser for the Port Orchard Library is Saturday, May 11 at McCormick Woods Golf Course Clubhouse, featuring comedian Dwight Slade.
There will also be a silent auction. Doors open at 7 p.m., the comedy show starts at 8 p.m. Tickets are $20 and are available at www.browntickets.com or at the library. Open to individuals age 21 and older.
For more information, call 360-876-2224.
Beer Festival set in Gig Harbor
GIG HARBOR — The Second Annual Gig Harbor Beer Festival is Saturday, May 11, at the Uptown Gig Harbor Pavilion. The event is a Gig Harbor/Peninsula FISH Food Bank.
Last year, more than 1,200 people attended the inaugural event.
Advanced tickets can be purchased for $20 at www.gigharborbeerfestival.com. Tickets at the door are $25.
Senior Mother’s Day lunch on May 10
The Chuckwagon Senior Nutrition Program invites seniors at least 60 years old to a special Mother’s Day Lunch at noon Friday, May 10, at Burley Community Hall.
The lunch will include apple slaw, cranberry glazed turkey meatball, brown rice, vegetables, whole wheat rolls and chocolate pudding.
The cost is $3 for suggestion donations and reservations are required by 2 p.m. Thursday, May 9, by calling 360-377-8511.
Kitsap Antique Show set in May
BREMERTON — The Kitsap County Historical Society and the Puget Sound Genealogical Society will present the Annual Kitsap Antique Show is May 11-12 at the Presidents Hall, Kitsap Fairgrounds. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.
More than 50 vendors are expected to display fine antiques and collectables. Appraisers will be available to give oral appraisals of family heirlooms. Free lectures include “Vintage Linens,” “Antique Christening Gowns and Infant Wear” and “Post WWII Lionel Trains and Accessories.”
To celebrate Mother’s Day, all mothers and grandmothers attending the show on Sunday will receive a free gift.
Admission is $5 per person and $5 for appraisal fee per item.
For more information, contact Kitsap County Historical Society Museum: 280 Fourth St., Bremerton, 360-479-6226, email@example.com or visit www.kitsapantiqueshow.com.
Senior art show, silent auction set
The annual South Kitsap High School Senior Art is set from on Friday, May 17, at the high school.The event kicks off with an artist reception from 3-6 p.m.
Refreshments will be catered by the SKHS culinary arts class.
On display will be fine art, photography, ceramics, graphics, boat building. fashion apparel and videography. Artwork donated by students and instructors will be available during a silent auction.
For more information, call Robert Davis at 360-874-5678.
Spaghetti feed at Elim Lutheran
Elim Lutheran Church’s annual spaghetti feed is from 4-7 p.m. Saturday, May 18, at the church, 5911 E. Hillcrest Dr., in Port Orchard.
The menu includes spaghetti with homemade meatballs and sauce, garlic bread, fresh salad, coffee or tea, and dessert. Takeout dinners will be available.
Tickets are $12 for persons age 12 and older, $6 for children age 6-11, and free for children under 6.
Proceeds from the dinner support the church’s mission and ministry.
Hometown Band performing locally
The Hometown Band, a 50-member concert band, will perform on Tuesday, May 21, as part of their annual Spring Concert Series in Kitsap County.
The concert is 7-9 p.m. at the United Methodist Church, 725 Kitsap St. Jas Linford is the band’s director.
For more info visit www.hometownband.org.
Blue/Gold Star dinner is May 23
Port Orchard Eagles Aerie 2338 will host its fourth annual Blue/Gold Star Dinner at 5 p.m. on Thursday, May 23.
The dinner will honor and show appreciation to military men and women and their families, for their service to the nation. The event is open to the public and tickets are $6 per person.
For more information, call Ken Bicha at 360-871-2388 or the Eagles Hall manager at 360-876-2338.
Seagull Wings Cook-off is May 26
Contestants hoping to win bragging rights for their wing recipes need to apply for this year’s sixth annual Seagull Wings Cook-off on Sunday, May 26, which is part of the Kitsap Harbor Festival, and set for May 25-27.
In celebration of the Seagull Calling Festival’s 25th anniversary, the Port Orchard Chamber of Commerce will waive all entry fees for the wings cook-off.
Because space is limited, Haydock said registration forms for amateur and commercial entries, rules and procedures are available online at www.portorchard.com or by calling the Chamber at 360-876-3505.
The cook-off features hundreds of “seagull” wings created, grilled and served up by both amateur and commercial contestants hoping to win bragging rights for their wing recipes.
Judges will sample, deliberate and announce “Whose Wings Reign Supreme!” for first, second and third place in two categories — amateurs (home cooks and grillers) and commercial (restaurants, caterers and other commercial kitchens).
Wings will be distributed to the public for $1 for a wing donation and attendees can vote on the People’s Choice.
Relay for Life event dates set
The annual South Kitsap Relay for Life is Friday and Saturday, May 31, and June 1, at the South Kitsap High School football field.
The event will begin at 6 p.m. Friday and end at 2 p.m. Saturday.
Relay for Life is a fundraising event that benefits research for the American Cancer Society.
Tractor Show and Pull set in June
Olympic Peninsula Antique Tractor Engine Association (OPATEA) will host a Tractor Show and Pull on Saturday and Sunday, June 1 and 2, at the Port Orchard Airport.
It will feature antique tractors and engines, swap meet and Elks Day Tractor Pull.
Hours for both days are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and admission is $2 per person and $5 per family.
The airport is located at 12300 Sidney Rd. For more information, call Peter Britton at 360-479-5799 or Richard Hay 360-535-2323, or visit www.opatea.org.
Manchester Salmon Bake in June 16
The Friends of the Manchester Library will be holding their annual Salmon Bake and Book Sale on Father’s Day, Sunday, June 16, at the Manchester Library from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
The meal includes wild salmon, coleslaw, baked beans, garlic bread, drink and a cookie. Tickets are $14 for adult, $10 for children age 6-11, $5 for age 5 and under.
For more information, contact Ray Pardo at 360-871-3774 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The library is located at 8067 E. Main St., in Manchester.