Community Events

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Beginning computer classes

The Lopez Island Family Resource Center will be holding a series of beginning computer classes. All classes are taught as mentored learning. Online instructional videos are utilized as well as in class discussion. Space is limited. Cost is $10 for each course. More info: 468-4117,

Writers’ Roundtable

Writer’s Roundtable: Sharing Our Writing will be on Saturday, March 8, 1-3 at the Orcas. Library. Please bring one or more poems, fiction, essay, creative non-fiction, memoir, excerpt of a play or screenplay. Each writer may read for about five minutes. Everyone is welcome.

Free Composting Workshops

There will be free composting workshops on Saturday, March 8, 9 a.m. to noon in the Orcas Island Senior Center; Saturday, March 8, 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the San Juan Island Senior Center; and Sunday, March 9, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Lopez Elementary School. Please bring a lunch and refreshments. Contact 370-0503 for more information.

Teen paintball trip

On April 10 Island Rec will be traveling to Everett for a day of Indoor Paintball at Doodlebug Sportz Arena. This trip is for middle and high school students. Registration deadline is March 10 so sign up now! Call Island Rec for more information at 378-4953.

Monthly memoir group

There will be a monthly memoir group meeting on Tuesday, March 11, 1-3 at the Orcas Library. All are welcome to join an ongoing group of memoirists for discussion, reading and writing. They meet every second Tuesday.

Conservation District meeting

The San Juan Islands Conservation District Board of Supervisors regular monthly meeting will be on March 11, 8:30 – 11:30 a.m. in the San Juan Islands Conservation District Meeting Room. For info call 360.378.6621 or visit

Fundraising Dinner at Bilbo’s

Orcas Rec is holding a Fundraising Dinner at Bilbo’s on Tuesday, March 18. Seating is between 5:00-9:00. The regular dinner menu will be served. Proceeds from the evening will benefit the Orcas Island Recreation Program.

Medicare Hospice in SJC

Lopez Care Partners in association with the Lopez Clinic, Lopez Senior Services and Lopez Island Hospice and Home Support, is hosting a public meeting regarding the introduction of Medicare hospice benefits to San Juan County on Friday, March 7 at the Senior Center from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. Another public meeting on Tuesday, March 11 at the Islands Convalescence Center starting at 5 p.m. For more info, call Houston Taylor at 360-630-4697.