Back by popular demand, Outlaw Social will make its third appearance at the Lopez Community Center on Saturday, May 24 at 7:30 p.m.
Given the setting of Ireland by English/drama teacher Richard Carter and a few traditional Irish tunes by music teacher Ann-Marie Fischer, the Lopez middle and high school drama class was charged with writing, directing and staging a musical production from scratch.
Steve Horn’s exhibition “Pictures Without Borders, Bosnia Revisited” will be featured at the Embassy of Bosnia and Herzegovina in Washington D.C. from May 8 to June 30. He will give a slide show and talk at the opening reception on Thursday, May 8.
The San Juan County Council has proclaimed May to be “Community Action Month” and cited the Opportunity Council, the Community Action Agency in San Juan County, for 43 years of service to the citizens of Northwest Washington.
The San Juan Island Library is auctioning surplus library materials, including computer equipment and plantings. Two laptop computers and six desktop computers, routers and printers are available as well as some of the rose bushes that formerly lined the street.
Each day young Lopez children are learning, playing and exploring on Lopez Children’s Center (LCC) grounds in the Cooperative Preschool and the Play And Learn (PAL) Programs. One day they are visiting local farms to see baby goats and lambs, and another they are learning about boats at Islands Marine Center. Children are noticing that masses of eggs are changing into tadpoles and are creating small rivers and bridges in the playground sandbox. Early childhood teachers provide a nurturing environment, honoring the social, emotional, cognitive and physical development of each young child’s presence each day at the Children’s Center.
Lopez AA meetings at the Children’s Center: Monday, Big Book, 7:30 p.m.; Friday, 12×12, 7:30 p.m.; Saturday, noon. Al-Anon family group meets every Friday morning at 9:00 a.m. in the Parish Hall of Grace Episcopal Church. Women’s meeting Wednesday, 4-5 p.m. (call 468-4648 or 468-0541 for location).
Bringing 15 different local conservation organizations together in a summit in celebration of Earth Day proved to be beneficial to all. “We all have similar goals,” said Lincoln Bormann, director of the San Juan County Land Bank. “It is helpful to meet like this to avoid working on cross purposes.”
The Sea Goose, a 45-foot powered pontoon barge, was recently hauled out and underwent major work to turn her into “the mothership” for Islands’ Oil Spill Association, San Juan County’s only oil spill response organization.