Calendar from March 19, 2008


HOLY WEEK Peace Lutheran Church is offering a variety of holy week services; Maundy Thursday, March 20, 6 p.m. communion service; Good Friday, March 21, 8 p.m. Tenebrae service; Holy Saturday, March 22, 6 p.m. service of confession and absolution; Easter Sunday, March 23, 6:30 a.m. sunrise service, 8:30 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. worship service; 7:30-10:30 a.m. breakfast; 1234 Riddell Road, Bremerton. Info: (360) 373-6253.

HEAD START Olympic College is hosting a Running Start Information Night featuring a program overview and an opportunity to have questions answered; today, Wed., March 19, 6:30 p.m.; Bremer Studen Center, OC Bremerton. Info: (360) 475-7646 or e-mail

LIVING HISTORY Central Kitsap High School Drama Department presents “Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes;” March 20, 21 and 22, 7 p.m.; Central Kitsap High School’s Southworth Theater; $5 tickets available at the door. Info: (360) 662-2471.

MATH AND SCIENCE Girls Exploring Math and Science Career Conference for fifth- to eighth-grade girls to increase interest in math and science careers through hands-on experiences and meeting with women who work in careers in math- and science-related fields; Sat., March 22, 8:30 a.m.; Olympic College – Bremer Student Center. Info: (360) 475-7727.

SAVE A LIFE The Puget Sound Blood Center donor bus will be at Legend Harley-Davidson; Sat., March 22, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; 9625 Provost Road NW, Silverdale; donors can sign up for a particular time; walk-ins also welcomed. Info: (360) 698-3700.

EGG HUNT Pheasant Fields Farm’s annual Spring Egg Hunt open to children ages 1-11; Sat., March 22, 3 p.m. special needs, ages 1-6; 3:30 p.m. ages 1-3 and 4-6; 4 p.m. ages 7-9; 4 p.m. special needs, 6 and older; 4:30 p.m. ages 9-11; 13274 Clear Creek Road, Silverdale; $2 or free with canned food donation. Info: (360) 697-6224.

GETTIN’ FIXED Animal Rescue Families (ARF) is offering a low-cost spay/neuter program during the month of March; cats/dogs need to be older than 4 months and dogs must weigh less than 44 pounds; vaccinations required; limit four pets per family; $15 co-payment for surgery per pet, cash only. To apply, visit ARF at Petco in Bremerton each Sunday from noon to 2 p.m. only.

READ ALL ABOUT IT Friends of the Library weekly book sale featuring books, magazines, audio/videotapes, CDs and DVDs all donated by the community; every Tuesday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.; Silverdale Library, 3450 NW Carlton St.; book donations also appreciated. Info: (360) 692-2779.

DISAPPEARING POUNDS Take Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS 977) meets every Wednesday morning, 9 a.m., at the Silverdale United Methodist Church, 9982 Silverdale Way. Info: (360) 373-1692.

AID INFO Olympic College is hosting Financial Aid 101, a series of free information sessions, every Wednesday in March, 5-6 p.m.; Student Entry and Advising Center located in the Haselwood Library at OC Bremerton. Info: (360) 475-7160.

PRICE IS RIGHT The Kitsap County Historical Society and the Puget Sound Genealogical Society 7th Annual Antique Appraisal Fair; Saturday, April 12, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.; Silverdale Community Center, 9729 Silverdale Way. Verbal appraisals only, $7 per item, $30 for five items. Info: (360) 874-8813 or (360) 479-6226.

SHOE DRIVE Sleep Country USA’s Foster Kids Shoe Drive to benefit area foster children; donate new shoes now through April 13; 10516 Silverdale Way NW, Suite 136, Silverdale. Info: (360) 698-1191.


AWAKE Linda DeWitt, of Kitsap Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine, will discuss insomnia causes and treatment options at the support group meeting of AWAKE; Thurs., March 20, 7-9 p.m.; Harrison Medical Center Annex, located at Sheridan Village, 750 Lebo Blvd.; attendees encouraged to bring their CPAP machines for a free pressure check. Info: Susan McInturff at (360) 792-6882.

NETWORKING Olympic Business Exchange to feature Frank Ellerbroek, of Olympic Northwest Mortgage, who will make a 10-minute presentation introducing his new online business directory; Thurs., March 21, 7:30 a.m.; Silverdale Beach Hotel; visitors welcome. Info: Dagmar Lacy at (360) 876-0706 or e-mail or visit