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Kitsap Happenings for the Week, Nov. 13-19 | Time, Date, Place

Collective Visions Gallery’s 2010 statewide art show — the CVG Show — is accepting entries through Nov. 19. A complete prospectus and info can be found at www.collectivevisions.com. Pictured: one of this year’s entries.  - Courtesy photo/CVG
Collective Visions Gallery’s 2010 statewide art show — the CVG Show — is accepting entries through Nov. 19. A complete prospectus and info can be found at www.collectivevisions.com. Pictured: one of this year’s entries.
— image credit: Courtesy photo/CVG

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ARTS & CRAFTS

THE POULSBO ARTIST LEAGUE: An association of artists of all media, meets from 12:30-3:30 p.m. every Wednesday (except during the month of December) at the Vinland Lutheran Church on Finn Hill Road to work on individual pieces. Guest are welcome. Contact Mike Clayton at (360) 930-8171 or m-dclayton@comcast.net for more information.

CRAFTERNOONS: Kitsap Regional Library in Little Boston hosts crafternoons for crafters to get together and work on handmade projects at 2:30 p.m. every Wednesday at 31980 Little Boston Road in Kingston. Info: www.krl.org or call (360) 297-2670.

A IS FOR ARTISTS GALLERY: A nonprofit, artist-owned and -run gallery on Bainbridge Island is seeking artists. Info: www.AisforArtistsGallery.com or call (206) 842-2434.

THE VERKSTED GALLERY: A 20-year-old cooperative art gallery located at 18937 Front St. in Poulsbo is now accepting applications from artists in the following mediums: baskets, fiber art, leather work, oils, acrylic, metal art, encaustic, and other unique arts and crafts. Must be able to work two days a month, participate in committee work and pay a monthly rent. To apply pick up an application from the gallery or call Lynn at (360) 297-4096. Info: www.verkstedgallery.com.

THE SOUTH KITSAP ARTISTS: Association meets from 7-9 p.m. on the fourth Monday of the month at Cedar Heights Junior High School — 2220 Pottery Ave. in Port Orchard. Doors open at 6:45 p.m., visitors, first-timers welcome. Info: Call president Bob Ulsh at (360) 692-5375.

GLASS ART JUNKIES: A group with interests in all kinds of glass art from beaded to fused and stained glass meets at 6:30 p.m. the first Wednesday of each month at the Subway near the Silverdale Albertsons. All skill levels welcome. Info: Bob at (360) 308-8775 or brixx@wavecable.com.

DRAWING THE HUMAN FIGURE: Life Drawing (the human figure) classes are held from noon to 2 p.m. each Monday at the Bremerton Eagles at Sixth and Washington. Cost is $10 per class. Info: (360) 377-7296.

AUDITIONS

KITSAP CHORDSMEN BARBERSHOP CHORUS: Invites men of all ages out for a Christmas season of caroling, meeting at 7 p.m. each Wednesday for rehearsal with several opportunities to visit local convalescent/retirement communities throughout December. To take part, show up at rehearsal or call Henry at (360) 649-4253 or (360) 337-SING.

BAINBRIDGE PERFORMING ARTS: Bainbridge Performing Arts is auditioning for its production, “The Grapes of Wrath.” Auditions for those 14 and older will be from 6:30-9:30 p.m. Nov. 16 and 17; auditions for those younger than 14 will be from 5-6 p.m. Nov. 16 at the BPA, 200 Madison Avenue North, Bainbridge. Those auditioning are requested to prepare one one-two-minute memorized dramatic monologue and bring a current picture to the audition. Run dates are March 18-28, 2010. Info: Deirdre Hadlock at (206) 842-1464.

THE KITSAP COMMUNITY CHORALE: Meets at 7 p.m. every Sunday evening at the Elim Lutheran Church, 5911 East Hillcrest Dr. in Port Orchard. Arrangements for auditions can be made by calling Don at (360) 908-9916.

DANCE

SECOND SATURDAY: Bainbridge Island Parks and Recreation sponsors a second Saturday Dance, Nov. 14, at Island Center Hall, 8395 Fletcher Bay Road NE, Bainbridge. A slow dance blues workshop will be from 7:30 - 8:15 p.m. No pre-registration or partner necessary. Cost: $10/adults; $5/teens includes workshop. Info: www.educatedfeet.net.

LATIN NIGHT: A Latin night will be hosted Nov. 21 at Seabold Community Hall on Bainbridge. The evening will begin with a salsa lesson. Latin nights are usually the fourth Saturdays from September to May. Lessons are from 7:30 - 8:15 p.m. and music is from 8:15 - 10:30 p.m. Please bring clean-soled shoes. Admission is $10/adults; $5/teens and includes lesson and dance. At the Seabold Community Hall is at 14451 Komedal Road, Bainbridge. Info: www.educatedfeet.net or sheila@educatedfeet.net.

CONTRADANCE: Erran Sharpe will call to the Country Caper Celtic Trio at a contradance Nov. 21 at the Island Center Hall, 8395 Fletcher Bay Road, Bainbridge. The workshop starts at 7:30 p.m. The dance is from 8-10:30 p.m. Tickets are $12 at the door, $5 for ages 10-18. Info: (360) 697-6192 or c_capers@yahoo.com.

DANCE AT THE BREMERTON ELKS: The public is invited to attend dance classes at the Bremerton Elks, 4131 Pine Road, Bremerton. Pre-registration suggested, pay at first class; seniors and especially leaders encouraged. No partners required; class members invited to attend tea dance to follow. An intermediate west coast swing class meets at 10:30 a.m. and beginning night club two step meets at 11:30 a.m. Info: (360) 877-5181.

LEARN HOW TO LEAD: Men, especially, are invited to learn the simple techniques of being a good leader in ballroom dancing at weekly ballroom dance classes at the Bremerton Elks, at 10:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. Thursdays, 4131 Pine Road in Bremerton. Info: Call Jan at 360) 877-5181.

BALLROOM DANCING: Is offered from 2-5 p.m. every Sunday at the Port Orchard Eagles, 4001 Jackson Ave. NE in Port Orchard, dancing to the live big band sounds of Eric Liebmann and Co. Cost is $3 for members, $5 for non. Info: www.foe2338.org or call (360) 876-2338.

LINE DANCERS: Kitsap Kickers Line Dance Club meets every Friday and Sunday, 9161 Washington Ave. NW, Silverdale. Fridays: beginners 6-7:30 p.m., $2; advanced 7-9:30 p.m., $4; Sundays: beginners 5-6:30 p.m., $2; advanced 6-8:30 p.m., $4. Information: (360) 697-6753.

KIDS

THE YOUNG ARTIST’S STUDIO: Children’s, teens’ and adult classes are available in drawing, painting, printmaking and sculpture at The Young Artist’s Studio, 1124 McKenzie Avenue near Evergreen Park. Info: (360) 479-3505 or youngartists@msn.com.

CHILDREN’S STORYTIME: A children’s story time event in which a life-sized elf will read from “The Elf on the Shelf: A Christmas Tradition,” at 7 p.m. Nov. 18 and 11 a.m. Dec. 5 at the Kitsap Mall’s Barnes & Noble, 10315 Silverdale Way NW, Silverdale. The book, written by Carol Aebersold and her daughter Chanda Bell with illustrator Coë Steinwart, is based on a tradition Aebersold began with her children when they were young. Info: (360) 698-0945.

STORYTIME AT THE LIBRARY: The Poulsbo branch of the Kitsap Regional Library presents baby storytime (ages 1-18 months) at 1 p.m. each Tuesday and toddler storytime (ages 18 months-3 years) at 10:30 and 11:30 a.m. each Wednesday, 700 Iverson St. in Poulsbo. Info: www.krl.org or call (360) 779-2915.

VOLUNTEER AT KIDIMU: Volunteer camp assistants are needed at the Kids Discovery Museum, 305 Madison Ave. N, Bainbridge. All volunteers must be at least 14 years old. Adult volunteers also are encouraged. Info: (206) 855-4650 or lisam@kidimu.org.

KITSAPART SCHOOL OF THE ARTS: Offers classes ranging from cartooning to three-dimensional drawing to animal art for kids ages 8 to teens at its school, 3425 NW Byron St. in Old Town Silverdale. Info: www.kitsapart.com or call (360) 662-1542.

GALLERIES & EXHIBITIONS

THE KINGSTON ART GALLERY: Harv Kolln, painter and sculptor of cedar spirit birds, is the featured artist for November. His show, “Art of the Wood,” runs through Dec. 6. An artist’s reception on Second Saturday Gallery Night is slated from 5-8 p.m. Nov. 14. The gallery is on Highway 104 in Kingston. Info: (360) 297-5133.

ARTIST’S RECEPTION: A reception for M. Wright Nieman, whose pastel, oil, pencil, watercolor and charcoal works will be displayed through Nov. 30 at The Treehouse Café, will be from 2-5 p.m. Nov. 15. The café is at 4569 Lynwood Center Road NE., Bainbridge. Info (206) 842-2814.

MOTH-HOUR: Visual artist Thomas Schworer’s encaustic-surfaced black and white photographs as meditations on grace and the shortening autumnal days will display through November at the Gallery at Grace, 8595 NE Day Road, Bainbridge. Info: gracebainbridge.wordpress.com.

‘TOUCHED BY TONI:’ Port Orchard’s Sidney Art Gallery will be featuring art from students of Olga Nelson, better known in the local community as “Toni,” who has been painting and teaching watercolors for more than 30 years. The show will hang through Nov. 20. The Sidney is located at 202 Sidney Ave. in Port Orchard. Info: www.sidneymuseumandarts.org or call (360) 876-3693.

AT THE ISLAND GALLERY: Duets — Six Local Artists, Twelve New Works is the featured show through November at the Island Gallery, 100 Madison Ave. on Bainbridge. Info: (206) 780-9500 or www.theislandgallery.net.

VERKSTED GALLERY: Verksted Gallery’s featured artist Karen Lyman creates new handmade collectible bears, animals and seasonal items and art works in polymer clay a while enamelist Eileen Schneegas will consider quarterly change in techniques and a more finite selection of objects and techniques through November. The gallery is located at 18937 Front Street, Poulsbo. Info: (360) 697-4470 or verkstedgallery.com.

RUGS FROM AROUND THE WORLD: The Bainbridge Performing Arts presents a collection of beautiful wool and silk rugs from all around the world will be on display in the BPA Gallery through November. Shirvan Rug Gallery imports and sells a wide variety of new, antique, and contemporary carpets from Turkey, Iran (Persia), Afghanistan, and India. BPA is located at 200 Madison Avenue N., Bainbridge. Admission is free. Info: Steven Fogell at (206) 842-1163 or sfogell@bainbridgeperformingarts.org.

‘THE SURROGATE TRAVELLERS:’ Bruce and Patricia Overman return to the Dauntless Bookstore as featured artists during the month of November. This month, the images travel around France. Info: www.dauntlessbooks.com or call (360) 297-4043.

NIGHT ON THE TOWN: Every first Friday of the month, from 4-8 p.m., businesses throughout downtown Port Gamble are open late, most featuring local artwork while the General Store hosts a special monthly dinner. Info: www.portgamble.com or call (360) 297-8074.

OLD TOWN CUSTOM FRAMING AND GALLERY: Hosts Burley-based mountaineer/watercolorist Dee Molenaar in an exhibit entitled “Mountain Landscapes — Rock and Ice,” featuring landscape paintings from below sea level all the way up to 25,000 feet on K2, through the month of November at 3255 NW Lowell St. in Silverdale. A reception for the artist is slated for 6-8 p.m. Nov. 13. Info: Call the gallery at (360) 698-1507.

LITERARY

DINNER WITH AN AUTHOR: The Kitsap Regional Library presents Bainbridge Island author Anthony Flacco with the untold story behind the movie “Changeling” with his latest historical true crime novel “The Road Out of Hell: Sanford Clark and The True Story of the Wineville Murders” along another book he co-authored with Sharlene Martin of Martin Literary Management entitled “Publish Your Nonfiction Book” at 5:30 p.m. Nov. 15 at a private residence as part of the KRL’s Dinner with An Author series. Tickets are $50. Info: www.krl.org, www.anthonyflacco.com.

TRAVELOGUE: “Morocco, Home of the Berbers,” presented by Emily Wilson at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 18 at Bainbridge Public Library, 1270 Madison Ave N. Info: (206) 842-4162 or www.krl.org.

FIELD’S END WRITERS ROUNDTABLE: Jennifer Louden presents “Can you write naked with your clothes on?” at 7 p.m. on Nov. 17 at the Bainbridge Public Library, 1270 Madison Ave N. The event is free. Info: (206) 842-4162 or www.fieldsend.org.

SUSAN WIGGS & SHEILA ROBERTS: Famed authors Susan Wiggs and Sheila Roberts will bring pre-holiday fun at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 19 to Eagle Harbor Books, 157 Winslow Way, Bainbridge. In Wiggs’ “Lakeshore Christmas,” the prim librarian is finally getting her chance to direct Avalon’s annual holiday pageant, and she’s determined to make it truly spectacular. Roberts’ “Angel Lane” follows three small-town shop owners who do launch their crazy-ambitious “Have a Heart” campaign — asking neighbors to commit one random act of kindness every day. Info: (206) 842-5332.

WEST SOUND READS: Guest author Barbara Kingsolver will read from her new novel, “The Lacuna,” at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 20 at the Bainbridge Island High School Commons. The event is free. Info: www.krl.org.

‘THE BIG BURN:’ Timothy Egan will speak about his book, “The Big Burn: Teddy Roosevelt and the Fire That Saved America,” at 3 p.m. Nov. 22. The event is free and open to the public. Two seats may be reserved with the purchase of the book. The program will be followed by a question and answer session and a book signing. Eagle Harbor Book Company is located at 157 Winslow Way East, Bainbridge. Info: (360) 692-2375 or www.eagleharborbooks.com.

AMY GOODMAN: The award-winning host of the internationally broadcast radio/internate/television program Democracy Now! will introduce her new book “Breaking the Sound Barrier” from 3-5 p.m. Nov. 27 at the Eagle Harbor Congregational Church, 105 Winslow Way on Bainbridge, free and open to the public, sponsored by Eagle Harbor Books. Info: www.democracynow.org, www.eagleharborbooks.com.

SILVERDALE WRITERS’ ROUND TABLE: Meets at 9:30 a.m. Saturdays at the Silverdale Community Center, 9729 Silverdale Way for support and development in a positive atmosphere. Info: Call Bob at (360) 830-4968.

SILVERDALE BOOK SALES: Silverdale Friends of the Library used book sale every Tuesday 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Silverdale Library, 3450 NE Carlton.

FOR CONCISE CRITIQUING: And stimulation, join the Fiction Writer’s Workshop which meets at 7 p.m. every Monday night at the Poulsbohemian Coffeehouse — 19003 Front St. in Poulsbo. Cost is $6 per meeting, which includes a latte. Info: www.poulsbohemian.com or call Marianna (360) 779-9199 for poetry or Sue (360) 297-3713 for fiction.

MUSIC

LIVE AT THE PEGASUS: Ashland, Ore.-based Americana duo Kites and Crows will perform at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 13, followed by the local roots rock duo Strange Jerome at the same time the next night, Nov. 14. Both shows are all ages, by donation at the Pegasus, 131 Parfitt Way on Bainbridge. Info: www.pegasuscoffeehouse.com.

THE GLOBAL BEAN: Features indie/folk singer/songwriter Robert Jon at 8 p.m. Nov. 13, followed at the same time the next night by indie/folk/country from Marcus and Friends, Nov. 14. Both shows are all ages, cup of coffee for the cover at the Bean, 2021 NW Myhre Road in Silverdale. Next week, Olympic College Jazz Night is slated for 7 p.m. Nov. 19. Info: www.theglobalbean.com.

WINTERLAND: Hosts the Port Angeles band Robot Pi along with The Color of East and The Legend of Bigfoot at 9 p.m. Nov. 13, followed at the same time the next night by Little Pieces with The Purrs and Spanish for 100, Nov. 14. Both shows are 21+, $5 cover at Winterland, 1220 Sylvan Way in Bremerton. Info: www.myspace.com/winterlandrocks.

THE MANETTE SALOON: Hosts a dance party with DJ Rich Nice, starting at 9 p.m. Nov. 13, followed at the same time the next night by Christine O’Daine and the Hip Replacements, Nov. 14. Both nights are 21+, $5 cover at the Manette, 2113 E. 11th St. in Bremerton. Next week, Andrew Anderson plays a free solo acoustic show Nov. 19. Info: www.myspace.com/manettesaloon.

THE CHARLESTON MUSIC VENUE: Hosts The Americommies with Artimus Maximus and Vile Display of Humanity with doors at 7 p.m. Nov. 13, followed at the same time the next night by Darkest Reaches with Matt’s Mary Jane, Kung Foo Kangaroo, Amsterjam and Queen Anne’s Revenge Nov. 14. Next week, The Subtle Way (Fremont, Ca) joins Loren Battle (Phoenix, Az) and more Nov. 18 while Olympia punk band the Back Alley Kicks jams with Tuff Cookies and more Nov. 19. All shows are all ages, bar w/ ID, $5 cover at the Chuck, 333 Callow Ave. in Bremerton. Info: www.myspace.com/thecharlestonmusicvenue.

THE ARTISTS FOR FREEDOM AND UNITY: Host a Build The Bunx benefit featuring YIA with Red, White & Die, Muppet Fetish, Degenerated and a new Bremerton band Atracity at 8 p.m. Nov. 14, followed at 6 p.m. Nov. 15 by Italian grind band Dysmorfic with California-band Progeria and guests, presented by the Bremerton Pyrate Punx. Both shows are all ages, bar w/ ID, $5 donation at the AFU, 318 Callow Ave. in Bremerton. Info: www.myspace.com/artfreeunity, myspace.com/bremertonpyratepunx.

TIZLEYS EUROPUB: Features Me and The Boys at 9 p.m. Nov. 13, followed at the same time the next night by Professor Van Leo, Nov. 14. Both shows are all ages, bar w/ ID, no cover at Tizleys, located upstairs off Front Street in downtown Poulsbo. Info: www.tizleys.com, myspace.com/tizleyseuropub.

THE COFFEE OASIS: Hosts a benefit for the Severe Weather Center, featuring Safari with Desperation Company, Chyeah! Chyeah! and Landing Party at 7 p.m. Nov. 14, 822 Burwell St. in downtown Bremerton. All ages, $5 at the door, $3 with clean blanket donation. Info: www.thecoffeeoasis.com, www.myspace.com/thecoffeeoasisjf

MOONDOGS TOO: Hosts live jazz from 4-7 p.m. every Sunday this winter, featuring local jazz master Mark Lewis with Jim Day on guitar this week, Nov. 15. All shows are ages, bar w/ ID, no cover at Moondogs, 714 Bay St. in Port Orchard. Info: www.moondogstoo.com.

COLLECTIVE VISIONS: Larry Murante will perform an acoustic concert at 7 p.m. Nov. 20 at Collective Visions, 331 Pacific Avenue, Bremerton. Murante will play songs from his past CDs as well as songs from his newest release, “Point Of Entry.” Tickets are $10 in advance, $13 at the door. Tickets/info: (360) 377-8327 or www.larrymurante.com.

NIGHT AT THE OPERA: Bremerton Symphony Orchestra and Chorale presents A Night at the Opera: On Location in Egypt, Spain at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 21 at the Bremerton High School Performing Arts Center. Cost is $24 for adults; $19 for Senior/Student/Military $19 Youth-$8 Music from operas by Wagner, Verdi, Mascagni, Borodin and Mussorgsky. Pre-concert chat by Music Director Alan Futterman scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Information on concerts and tickets can be found at www.bremertonsymphony.org or by calling our office, (360) 373-1722.

ONE NIGHT ONLY: Bainbridge Performing Arts presents An Evening with Uncle Bonsai at 7 p.m. Nov. 22 at BPA, 200 Madison Avenue North, Bainbridge. The trio’s influences range from the Beatles to Stephen Sondheim. Some say Zappa cross-bred with Peter, Paul and Mary. Loudon Wainright III, the Roches. Advance tickets, $17 for adults, and $13 for students, seniors and military, are available at Vern’s Winslow Drug at 290 Winslow Way E. Info/tickets: (206) 527-3546.

YOUTH ORCHESTRA: The Bremerton Symphony Youth Orchestra’s season premier is at 4 p.m. Nov. 22 at the Bremerton High School Performing Arts Center, 1500 13th St., Bremerton. Cost is $5 general admission. Info: (360) 373-1722 or www.bremertonsymphony.org.

‘DIA DE LOS MUERTOS:’ Bremerton’s annual Day of the Dead show will be on display at the Artists for Freedom and Unity, 318 Callow Ave. in Bremerton. Free. All ages. The show will hang through the month. Info: www.myspace.com/artfreeunity.

BPO BEHIND THE SCORE: Behind the Score, a special, free community presentation offers a sneak preview for Bainbridge Symphony Orchestra’s fall concerts on Nov. 14 and 15. The free presentation is at 3 p.m. Nov. 8 at the Bainbridge Library Meeting Room, 1270 Madison Ave. N. Info: www.bainbridgeperformingarts.org.

WOMENS ENSEMBLE: Lyrica, Ladies Choral Ensemble of Puget Sound, a nonprofit, community-based choral ensemble for women, is hearing auditions for all sections. Experienced musicians are encouraged. Weekly rehearsals are at Saint Gabriel Roman Catholic Church in Port Orchard. Info: LeeAnne Campos at (253) 312-6074 or email LeeAnneCampos@harbornet.com.

THE SOLID ROCK CAFE: Located at 1140 Bethel Ave., across from the post office in Port Orchard, offers live music of diverse variety from 7-9 p.m. every Friday and Saturday. All ages. Info: www.thecaferocks.com or call (360) 876-6311.

WHISKEY CREEK STEAKHOUSE: In Keyport hosts live music six nights a week. Leo Matchem, country western and ballads, plays from 6-9 p.m. Mondays; Jeff Winslow quartet plays jazz from 5-9 p.m. Tuesdays; Don Alverson quartet, with Yvonne on trumpet, plays from 5-9 p.m. Wednesdays; and Marcus Dean offers Nashville country from 6-9 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays. Whiskey Creek is located at 1918 Washington St. In Keyport. Info: (360) 779-3481.

WHISKEY CREEK STEAKHOUSE: In Poulsbo offers free entertainment from 6-9 p.m. Friday and Saturday evenings. It is located on the corner of NE Poulsbo Avenue and Washington Avenue. Info: (360) 779-3481.

ONGOING JAM SESSIONS: At the Island Music Guild — 10598 Valley Road on Bainbridge — include:

A jazz ensemble workshop: from 7-9:20 p.m. on the second and fourth Thursdays of the month. $5 donation requested. Info: E-mail Mike at msellman@att.com

Drum workshop: Monday evenings every week. Info: call Micah at (206) 818-5859.

Old Time Fiddle Tune Jam: Lead by Stuart Williams from 7:30-9:30 p.m. on the third Thursday of the month. $5 requested. Info: call Stuart at (206) 323-8004.

Reel Time Celtic jam: Meets from 4-5:30 p.m. on second and fourth Fridays in Poulsbo led by Jane Landstra of Country Capers. Lessons for first level fiddlers are from 4-5:30 on third Fridays in Poulsbo. Info: E-mail Jane at c_capers@yahoo.com or call (360) 697-6192.

Samspel Scandinavian Jam/less: Led by Jane Landstra from 4-5:30 p.m. on the third Fridays. Info: c_capers@yahoo.com or call (360) 697-6192.

SILVERDALE’S MUSICAL COFFEE SHOP: The Global Bean, located at 2021 NW Myhre, Ste. 101 in Silverdale, is hosting a traditional Irish jam session at 7 p.m. on the second and fourth Wednesdays of the month. Info: http://theglobalbean.com or call (360) 692-9582.

CHORUS OF SWEET ADELINES: Meet at 6:30 p.m. every Tuesday at the First Baptist Church at 1410 Ohio St. in Bremerton. Women of all ages are invited to come out and sing. Info: www.kitsappines.org or call Kathy at (360) 297-8414.

NATURE & OUTDOORS

STILLWATERS SALMON VIEWING: Stillwaters Environmental Center will be hosting Kitsap County Strem Team “Salmon Stewards” at Chico and Dogfish Creeks to answer questions and offer an up close experience with the salmon life cycle from 12-2 p.m. Nov. 14 and 21. The Dogfish Creek location is at Poulsbo Fish Park, 228 NW Lindvig Way on Poulsbo; while the Chico Creek location is on Chico Way between Golf Club Hill Road and the newly replaced Chico Way bridge. Info: www.stillwatersenvironmentalcenter.org.

CHICO CREEK HIKE: Suquamish Tribe fisheries biologist Jay Zischke leads the first of two walks in the Chico Creek watershed to view the migration and spawning of salmon on Nov. 14. This three-mile walk over up and down terrain also provides an opportunity to view an eagle’s nest and the largest Douglas fir in Kitsap County. Children are welcome. Limited to 15 participants. Info: www.greatpeninsula.org or info@greatpeninsual.org.

PORT GAMBLE RAMBLE: Millard Martin will lead this easy hike Nov. 15. Nearby, but surprisingly unknown to many hiking enthusiasts, is this 4,300-acre block of land belonging to Olympic Resource Management. The hike is six to eight miles on undulating terrain, planning to reach the old Port Gamble General Store and Museum for hot chili, soup, or ice cream. No participant limit. Info: www.greatpeninsula.org or info@greatpeninsual.org.

STACEY O’BRIEN: Biologist, wildlife rescuer, and animal rehabilitation expert specializing in owl research Stacey O’Brien will speak at 3 p.m. Nov. 22 at Islandwood’s Great Hall, 4450 Blakely Avenue NE, Bainbridge. The event is free. Info/RSVP: Elsa Watson at 206.855.9057 x5 or email elsa@westsoundwildlife.org.

TAKE A HIKE: The Kitsap Mountaineers coordinated courses are under way. Info: www.kitsapmountaineers.org.

KITSAP MOUNTAINEERS: Meet on the second Thursday of each month for social time and interesting program at the Kitsap Cabin, 3000 Seabeck Highway in Bremerton. Meetings are for members and anyone interested in learning more about the program. Info: www.kitsapmountaineers.org.

WILDLIFE VOLUNTEERS SOUGHT: West Sound Wildlife Shelter on Bainbridge Island seeking volunteers for variety of duties ranging from hands-on work with wildlife to office work. Information (206) 780-8508 or www.westsoundwildlife.org.

PENINSULA WILDERNESS CLUB: Variety of outdoor activities. Meets 7 p.m. second Monday monthly, Kitsap Unitarian Bldg., 4418 Perry Ave., East Bremerton Visitors welcome. Info: www.pwckitsap.org.

FARMERS MARKET

WINTER MARKET: Bainbridge Island’s Winter Market will be every Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Eagle Harbor Church, Madison Avenue at Winslow Way. Seasonal produce, oysters and clams, artisan breads, baked goods, Island-grown wines, jams and salsas and holiday decor. Info: (206) 855-1500.

FILM

CLASSICS NIGHT: The 1976 film “Network” is the next featured classic film at Bainbridge Island’s Lynwood The atre, showing as a matinee and again at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 16, 4569 Lynwood Center Road on Bainbridge. Tickets are $8. Info: www.lynwoodtheatre.com

THE LYNWOOD THEATRE: Is screening Anne Fountaine’s “Coco Before Chanel” along with R.J. Cutler’s fashion industry documentary “The September Issue” this week, Nov. 13-19, 4569 Lynwood Center Road on Bainbridge. For tickets and show time info, go to www.lynwoodtheatre.com.

THE ORCHARD THEATER: Features R.J. Cutler’s fashion industry documentary “The September Issue” along with “Zombieland” this week, Nov. 13-19, with special showings of “500 Days of Summer” Nov. 13-15 at 822 Bay St. in Port Orchard. Find ticket and show time info at www.orchardtheater.com.

WARREN MILLER’S ‘DYNASTY:’ The 60th Anniversary of the winter-heralding Warren Miller Entertainment ski film tour comes to the Admiral Theatre for two nights, at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 18 and 19, 515 Pacific Ave. in Bremerton. For ticket info, go to www.warrenmiller.com.

‘HOME ALONE:’ A screening of the holiday classic “Home Alone,” in which Kevin McAllister is an 8-year-old boy left at home by his parents, when they leave with the rest of the family for Christmas holidays to Paris. It will play at 11 a.m. Dec. 12 at Bainbridge Cinema, 403 N. Madison Ave. Bainbridge Island, WA 98110. The screening will benefit Toys for Tots. Admission is either a financial or food donation to The Helpline House on Bainbridge Island or Fishline in Poulsbo. Info: (206) 855-8173.

‘NEW MOON’ SCREENING: Kitsap Regional Library Foundation presents a midnight screening of “New Moon.” Doors open 11 p.m. Nov. 19 Bainbridge Cinemas, 403 N. Madison, Bainbridge and Olympic Cinemas, 1500 NE Riddell Road, Bremerton. Tickets are $25 per person (includes small drink, small popcorn, and one door prize ticket. Seating is limited and tickets are sold in advance at each theater. Info: (360) 475-9039 or www.krl.org.

THEATER

‘SWEET CHARITY:’ The Jewel Box Theatre presents the Tony Award-winning musical of Broadway numbers Nov. 13 through Dec. 13 with curtains at 8:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, with Sunday matinees at 2 p.m. Nov. 22, Dec. 6 and Dec. 13. Tickets are $14/adults, $12/seniors, students and military. Info: www.jewelboxpoulsbo.org or call (360) 697-3183.

‘MURDER ON THE NILE:’ Bremerton Community Theatre presents “Murder on the Nile,” a rarely produced classic (also known as “Death on the Nile”). It’s a tale of intrigue and suspense, centering around a boat trip along the Nile river in Egypt. BCT is located at 599 Lebo Blvd., Bremerton. Performances are through Nov. 29, at 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 2:30 p.m. Sundays. Info: Katrina Hodiak Lunore at frazzld@msn.com.

IMPROV WORKSHOP: There will be improv workshops at 6:30 p.m. Mondays at the Western Washington Center for the Arts, 521 Bay Street, Port Orchard. Info: (360) 769-7469.

‘PETER PAN:’ BPA and Bainbridge Dance Center (BDC) join talents to bring audiences of all ages a new version of the classic “Peter Pan” from Dec. 11-20. Performances are 7:30 p.m. Fridays; 3 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Saturdays and 3 p.m. Sundays, with a pay-what-you-can preview at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 10. The opening night reception is at 6:30 p.m. Dec. 11. Tickets: $24 for adults, and $18 for seniors, students, youth, military, and teachers. Info/tickets: (206) 842.8569 or www.bainbridgeperformingarts.org.

COMMUNITY

PORT ORCHARD PARTY: A community party featuring food from 20 of the best restaurants in South Kitsap and music from the band “Soul Siren,” will be from 7 p.m. to midnight Nov. 14. Tickets for the 21+ event are (You must be 21 to attend). Info: www.fathomsofun.org/events.html.

HEALING HEARTS FAIR: The third annual Healing Hearts Fair will be from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Nov. 14 at the Bremerton Masonic Temple, 878 5th St., Bremerton. There will be psychic readings, healings, artists, raffles, performers, and more. Admission is free. Info: (206) 713-3700.

DOWNTOWN KINGSTON LADIES NIGHT: The business owners of downtown Kingston invite the ladies of the community out from 5-8 p.m. Nov. 18, for a get together in support of local business, fun and friendship. Begin at Cleo’s Landing in the Learning Center next to the Kingston Art Gallery, then walk the two blocks of main street. Info: www.cleoslanding.com or call Susan at (360) 297-4414.

BIGS: The Bainbridge Island Genealogical Society will meet at 10 a.m. Nov. 20 in the Bainbridge Public Library Meeting Room, 1270 Madison Ave. N, Bainbridge. BIGS Mentors will present “Breaking Through Brick Walls.” Suggested donation for non-members is $5. Info: (206) 842-6059 or www.bigenealogy.org.

NAMI FAMILY SUPPORT GROUPS: Family members and peers of individuals with severe brain disorders (mental illnesses) have the opportunity to attend monthly meetings sponsored by the Kitsap chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness. A family support group meets at 7 p.m. on the second Monday of each month at Eagle Harbor Congregational Church at Winslow and Madison on Bainbridge, and another meets at 7 p.m. the fourth Monday of the month at St. Olaf’s, 18943 Caldart Ave. in Poulsbo. Peer groups meet at 1:30 p.m. on the second and fourth Wednesdays at Helpline House, 282 Knechtel Way on Bainbridge and another meets at 1:30 p.m. the first and third Tuesday of every month at the Hostmark Village Cove Apartments Community Center, 703 Hostmark in Poulsbo. Info: Jim (360) 779-4291, Ann (360) 697-2142.

MISC.

‘LOVING THE RECESSION:’ A workshop on pursuing possibility and opportunity in challenging times is offered from 3-6 p.m. Nov. 19 at the Bainbridge Commons, 370 Brien Drive on Bainbridge, led by Harvard-educated leadership trainer/certified personal coach Steve Montenko, provided by the Sustainable Business Network of Bainbridge Island. Info: www.sustainablebainbridge.org or call (206) 842-0223.

SILVER CITY BREWERY: Will be a collection point for Central Kitsap Food Bank donations now through Nov. 25, offering a free desert card to the person or family donating each bag of non-perishable food items. Info: www.ckfoodbank.org, www.silvercitybrewery.com.

BOOK SALE: The Friends of the Library are hosting a book sale from 10 a.m. Nov. 14 at the Bainbridge Library, 1270 Madison Ave. N. Bainbridge. Proceeds benefit the library. Info: www.bifriends.org.

PLUS OR MINUS 50 SINGLES: Meets the from 6-8 p.m. the second Tuesday of each month at Cleo’s Landing, 11215 State Highway 104 NE, Kingston. Bring munchies to share and your own beverages. Info: (360) 297-4414.

OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS: Meets from 10-11 a.m. every Monday at St. Olaf’s Catholic Church Religious Education Building, 18943 Caldart St. in Poulsbo. Info: (360) 394-5506, www.oa.org.

FREE FIRST THURSDAYS: The Bainbridge Island Historical Museum is now offering free admission to the museum, located at 215 Ericksen Ave. on Bainbridge, during the first Thursday of every month. Info: www.bainbridgehistory.org or call (206) 842-2773.

VIOLINISTS TO FIDDLERS: Interested in turning your violin into a fiddle? An interest list is being compiled for an old-time fiddle workshop with Ken Waldman and Tania Opland. Info: (206) 842-2306.

KITSAP COUNTY CHESS CLUB: Meets for games from 6-8 p.m. every Wednesday night at the downtown Bremerton library, 612 Fifth St. in Bremerton. All ages and experiences levels are welcome. Info: (360) 377-3955.

THE GREAT NORWESTERS: Toastmasters Club meets from noon to 1 p.m. every first and third Thursday of the month at The Northwest Design Center — 18850 State Highway 305 in Poulsbo. Info: http://greatnorwesters.freetoasthost.net or call Kathy (360) 301-1864.

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