"Calendar4TH OF JULYMONDAY, JULY 3Barbecue Picnic: 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Careage of Whidbey. Water fights, games, fun, and food. RSVP for meal. Call 678-2273.TUESDAY, JULY 4Oak Harbor collection change: Due to holiday, solid waste and recycleables usually collected on Tuesday will be collected on Wednesday. No change in Wednesday's schedule.4th of July Ice Cream Social: 1 to 3 p.m., Oak Harbor Senior Center. Ice cream cones 50 cents; sundaes $1. Silver Tones play patriotic music. Open to public. Call 679-6620.COMMUNITYSATURDAY, JUNE 24Conservation district field day: For Swantown Watershed. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Heller Road fire station. Small Farm Technician I Carol Holman will be available to discuss what the conservation district does and how you can be served. Bring water samples for nitrate testing. Bring samples in small clean container.WEDNESDAY, JUNE 28Public meeting: Northwest Straits Commission, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Oak Harbor Yacht Club. Commission rotates among seven counties; this will be the first Island County visit. Specific discussions on proposed grant applications. Public meeting: Marine Resources Committee, 3 p.m. to 5 p.m., Oak Harbor Yacht club. Specific discussions on proposed grant applications.WEDNESDAY, JULY 19Big Brothers, Big Sisters board meeting: 7 p.m., Coupeville Elementary School. All interested persons interested in youth mentorship are welcome.THROUGH JULYSwimming lessons: Red Cross certified lessons at Scatchet Head Community Club. Sessions run June 22 to July 6, July 10 to 19, and July 20 to 31. Call (360) 579-4934.THROUGH AUG. 11Circus Chimera tickets available: For performances Aug. 14 and 15 at Seaplane Base. Free tickets for ages 10 and under were distributed to all elementary schools in Oak Harbor and Coupeville. Youth and adult tickets available at Daily Grind and Bay Printing. Beginning July 10 tickets will be at Whidbey Island Banks. Presale tickets for youth ages 11 to 14 and seniors are $6; tickets for adults are $10. Day of circus add $2. Sponsored by Kiwanis ClubTHROUGH LABOR DAY, SEPT. 4 Casey Conference Center swimming pool open: Hours for the heated swimming pool will be Monday through Thursday from noon to 4 p.m. and 5 to 6 p.m. Friday. Saturday and Sunday hours, noon to 6 p.m. $2.50 per person; family ticket, $6; 10-swim pass $22. Pool is open through Labor Day, Sept. 4. Pool telephone, 678-5713; office telephone, 678-5050.FUND-RAISERS DAILY Cherry sale: Oak Harbor Lions will sell fresh cherries from East Wenatchee starting June 22 until stocks are sold, in the Safeway/Rite Aid parking lot. Hours: 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Proceeds will go to community projects.SATURDAY, JUNE 24Yard Sale: 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., 519 SE Quaker St., Oak Harbor. Sponsored by Japanese Women's Support Group. Benefits local charities.Bake Sale: Starts 9 a.m., Kmart parking lot. Benefits Oak Harbor youth cheer league. Football registration forms will be available.SATURDAY, JUNE 24 THROUGH SUNDAY, JULY 9Playhouse raffle: Benefiting Habitat for Humanity. Tickets for a Victorian bed and breakfast-style playhouse with covered porch and stained glass window are $2 each. Proceeds go to construction of two houses in Island County, one in Freeland, one in Oak Harbor. Tickets available June 24 and 25 at Island Drug; June 30 and July 1 at Safeway; July 4 at City Beach; July 8 and 9 at Wal-Mart. JULY 1 & 2Coupeville Lions Club jumbo garage sale: Coupeville Elementary School Multipurpose room. Saturday hours from 9 a.m to 4 p.m., Sunday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. For donations or information call 678-5256 or 675-7035.JULY 7 & 8Knights of Columbus garage sale: Knights of Columbus Hall, 3159 Old Goldie Road. Donations accepted, call Del Swatosh, 675-6070.THROUGH JULY 21Donations accepted: For Community Concert Association garage sale July 22 at IOOF Hall. Bring donations to Daily Grind or call 675-5595.FRIDAY, JULY 21Registration deadline: For Benefit for Children Golf Classic, Child Abuse Prevention Foundation's annual fundraiser. The tournament has been expanded to the Oak Harbor area this year. The Oak Harbor golf tournament will be held Friday, August 4, at Whidbey Golf & Country Club. $125 entry fee includes hot lunch buffet, silent auction, golf show, free golf balls, prizes totaling $2,500, hole-in-one prize, and a steak dinner awards banquet. Register by July 21 to enter a drawing for a free tournament entry. Opportunities for corporate sponsorship are available. Call CAPF 1-877-331-7343, or Harboropoly game on sale: The Oak Harbor Christian School is selling a local version of the popular board game. Sets are available at Casual House, Ace Hardware, His Place, Island Drug, All State Insurance, the Greenhouse Florist and Nursery, Prographics, Ault Field Travel and Woodlands Wildlife Gallery. Proceeds benefit the school. MARKETSTHURSDAYS Oak Harbor: 4 to 7 p.m., open space near Oak Harbor Chamber of Commerce Visitors' Center, Highway 20. SATURDAYSCoupeville: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. N. Main St. Coupeville.South Whidbey Tilth: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., corner of Thompson Road and Highway 525. A scarecrow with a large green thumb is the landmark.SUNDAYSGreenbank Farm: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Call Greenbank Farm, 678-7700.CLASSESTUESDAYS, JUNE 27 THROUGH AUG. 15Adobe PageMaker: 5 to 9:30 p.m., Skagit Valley College, Graphic Arts Building, 541 W. Technical Dr., Oak Harbor. Four credits. Call 679-5305; e-mail, JUNE 28 THROUGH AUG. 16Adobe PhotoShop: 5 to 9:30 p.m., Skagit Valley College, Graphic Arts Building, 541 W. Technical Dr., Oak Harbor. Four credits. Call 679-5305; e-mail, JUNE 29 THROUGH AUG. 17Quark Xpress: 5 to 9:30 p.m., Skagit Valley College, Graphic Arts Building, 541 W. Technical Dr., Oak Harbor. Four credits. Call 679-5305; e-mail, JULY 6Red Cross First Aid Basics: $20. 5:30 to 10 p.m., American Red Cross, Oak Harbor. Call 257-2096; Payment due before class.SATURDAY, JULY 8Adult, Infant & Child CPR: $35. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., American Red Cross, Oak Harbor. Call 257-2096; Payment due before class.SUNDAY, JULY 9Babysitting Instructor Class: 1 to 6 p.m., American Red Cross, Oak Harbor. Call 257-2096; WEDNESDAY, JULY 12HIV/AIDS: $20. 5:30 to 9:30 p.m., Whidbey General Hospital, Coupeville. Call 257-2096; Payment due before class.THURSDAY, JULY 13Adult CPR: $20. 5:30 to 9:30 p.m., American Red Cross, Oak Harbor. Call 257-2096; Payment due before class.SATURDAY, JULY 22Red Cross Adult CPR & First Aid: $30. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., American Red Cross, Oak Harbor. Call 257-2096; Payment due before class.ONGOINGAikido and Ninjitsu: Free classes offered locally by a nationally recognized instructor with more than 40 years experience and students throughout the U.S. Experience not required, but you must be serious. Call 240-0465 to schedule an interview. Enrollment is limited. SCHOOLSOpen Registration: For Central Whidbey Cooperative Preschool. School offers stimulating learning environment for 3 to 5 year olds and parents. Affiliated with Skagit Valley College. Classes meet at Coupeville United Methodist Church. Call Cindy Van Dyk, 678-6782 or Mindy Pritzkau, 678-6515. Applications accepted: For Oak Harbor School District HomeConnection program, developed by and in support of home schooling families. Offered at no charge to all home schooled students in grades K-12. Call 279-8826.ONGOINGChild Find screening: Oak Harbor School District offers free developmental screening for children birth through 21 years of age. Screening offered for children who may have had difficulty with motor coordination, speech/language development, emotional and/or health difficulties. Students currently enrolled in private schools are also eligible for screening. Call Oak Harbor School District Special Programs Dept., 679-5809. KIDS DEFY registration: For free Drug Education for Youth program sponsored by Whidbey Island Naval Air Station and open to all kids ages 9-12. Two-phase program gives kids the tools they need to stay away from drugs, gangs, and alcohol. Phase I runs daily Aug. 14-24 and uses classroom instruction and activities that promote team-building and self-confidence. Phase II is conducted monthly during the school year. To register a child or volunteer to be a mentor/tutor, call Major Mike Graves, 257-3262. Applications available at Family Service Center or MATSG Bldg. 108.Registrations accepted: For Whidbey Island Challenge Series, soapbox derby. For children with physical or developmental disabilities who are elementary or middle school aged and weigh under 120 pounds. Series held in Oak Harbor, Saturday, July 15. Check in at 9 a.m., Puget Sound Energy. Races from 10 a.m. to noon. Races start at Island Thrift and end at Puget Sound Energy, both on SE Barrington Drive. Sponsored by Call Kit Maret, 675-9045 or Chris Braun, 257-2178.SATURDAY, JULY 15Concert at Solid Ground: One Point Two, Dear You and Veldman will play at Youth Dynamics Solid Ground coffee shop. DJ Mario also will be playing. $3 cover charge. Show starts at 8 p.m.JUNE 25 TO AUG. 19Girl Scout Summer Camp: Open to all girls. Camp sessions last three days to four weeks. Camp open house will be June 24 from noon to 3 p.m. Financial assistance available to Girl Scouts. Non-Girl Scout rates slightly higher; register to become a Girl Scout for $7. Call 1-800-767-6845 for a brochure.SATURDAY, JULY 1Application deadline: For Salvation Army annual Camping experience for children. Low income eligible at reduced rates. Applications are available at Help House in Oak Harbor. Camp is July 24 through the 29. Transportation is provided. Camps for boys and girls ages 8-12 are in Eatonville. Completed applications with $10 application fee due to Help House no later than July 1. Call Janis Powell, Camp Coordinator, 679-2783.ONGOINGFRIDAYSNeutral Zone: For grades 6-12. 8:30 p.m. to midnight, Oak Harbor Middle School. Adult volunteers needed. Call 240-9273.SATURDAYSLate Nite Central: From 7:30 to 10:30 p.m., Coupeville High School gym. Program is now open to grades six through nine. Sponsored by Central Whidbey Youth Coalition. Call 240-1939. REUNIONS Oak Harbor High School Class of 1990: Looking for classmates for reunion Aug. 4, 5, 6. Call 678-6087. Web site at Harbor High School Class of 1980: Looking for classmates. Call 675-3993; e-mail; Web site at Aug. 11, 12, AND 13Back to the Sixties Reunion: For Oak Harbor High School classes from the 1960s. Call Bruce Biddle 675-6970; e-mail High School Class of 1985: Looking for classmates for 10-year reunion Oct. 14. 6 p.m. to midnight, Coupeville Rec. Hall. Call 678-2926.HEALTHWEDNESDAYS Walk-in blood pressure and immunization clinic: Island County Health Department clinics are held every Wednesday from 1 to 5 p.m., at the North Whidbey Family Resource Center, 1791 NE First Ave. Call (360) 679-7351.SATURDAY, JULY 1Application deadline: For Robert B. Hunter Memorial Scholarship. Residents of Skagit, Island, or San Juan counties who will be graduate students in medicine during the 1999-2000 school year. Request applications by writing Skagit-Island Counties Medical Society, PO Box 646, Burlington, 98233. Return application, resume, short biographical sketch, statement of career goals and two letters of reference to same address.ONGOINGFree Women's Health exams: Comprehensive women's health exams, including Pap tests, are free to all low income Island County women who are 40 years of age or over, and do not have health insurance that pays for this service. Mammograms are available for women over 50 years of age. For information and eligibility screening, call Island County Health Department at 679-7351, ext. 579; (360) 321-5111, ext. 579; or 629-4522, ext. 579.GARDEN JUNE 24 & 25 Master Gardeners free plant clinic: 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Hummingbird Farm Nursery, 2319 Zylstra Road, at intersection of Fort Nugent and Zylstra Roads. Bring plants for identification and diagnosis. Call 679-5044.THURSDAY, JUNE 29Master Gardeners: 7:45 p.m., Fire Station No. 5, 1164 Race Road, Coupeville. Speaker: Dave Thomas on dahlias. SATURDAY, JULY 22Whidbey Island Garden Tour tickets available: Tour six of Whidbey Island's private gardens 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tickets are limited; advance purchase strongly advised. $15 for adults; $10 for children under 12. Write: PO Box 164, Freeland, 98249. After June 1, call 678-6105 for additional ticket outlets. E-mail LIBRARYTUESDAY, JUNE 27Ants Go Marching One by One: Find out what you have in common with an ant. For ages 5-12 and preschoolers with an adult. 1 and 3 p.m., Oak Harbor Library. WEDNESDAY, JUNE 28Ants Go Marching One by One: Find out what you have in common with an ant! For ages 5-12 and preschoolers if accompanied by an adult. 2:30 p.m., Coupeville Library. THURSDAYS, JULY 6 THROUGH AUG. 10Preschool Storytime: Summer stories, songs, and activities for ages 3-5 with an adult. 10 and 11 a.m., Oak Harbor Library.THURSDAY, JULY 27Mystery Book Club: 3 p.m., Oak Harbor Library. Featured author, Tony Hillerman. Club meets fourth Thursdays. Sponsored by Friends of the Library.MILITARY ONGOING On-line Selective Service registration: For all male, U.S. citizens, ages 18 through 25, with valid Social Security numbers. Applications accepted weekdays between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. Eastern Time. Go to click on Register Now, type in registration information and click Submit button to receive Selective Service number. Formal acknowledgement postcard via mail received within two weeks. OVER 50FRIDAY, JUNE 30Summer picnic potluck and dance: 6 to 10 p.m., Oak Harbor Senior Center. Silver Tones begin playing at 7 p.m. Lemonade provided. Call 679-6620.SUNDAYS, JULY 9, AUG. 15, & SEPT. 10Registration deadlines: For Seattle Mariners game trips Sundays, July 17, Aug. 27, and Sept. 10. $26 members/$26 non-members includes transportation and 300 level seats. Leave Andrades at 10 a.m.; games start at 1:35 p.m. Bring lunch or eat at field. 40 tickets available. Call 679-6620.FRIDAY, JULY 21Summer Hat dance: $2, 7 to 10 p.m., Oak Harbor Senior Center. Silver Tones provide music. Ice cream sundaes served. Call 679-6620.WEDNESDAYS, JULY 26 THROUGH AUG. 30Right Brain Drawing class: 10 a.m. to noon, Oak Harbor Senior Center. $32. Need minimum 10 students; 15 maximum. Supply list available at front desk. Call 679-6620.MONDAYS, BEGINNING JULY 10 Rubber stamping class: 9 a.m., Oak Harbor Senior Center. $5 per session includes all supplies. Call 679-6620.ONGOINGOak Harbor Senior Center Membership drive: $15 a year, open to people at least 50 years old. Call 679-6620, or join at the Center, 51 SE Jerome St., Oak Harbor. SPECIAL INTERESTSATURDAY, JULY 22Project Linus Quilting Day: Calico Creations Quilting Shop, Mount Vernon. Fabric furnished; backing and batting provided at cost. Blankets will go to local chapter. Shop has room for 10 participants. Call Helen Mosbrooker, 679-9139.OUTDOORS SATURDAY, JULY 1Hash House Harriers: Run at 2 p.m. Meet at Oak Harbor High School parking lot. Wear patriot colors. Call 379-0660.CLUBSJUNE 24 & 25Island County Amateur Radio Club: North American Amateur Radio Operators' Field Day, 1654 Wind Dancer Place, Coupeville, just morth of Sherman Road, east of State Route 20. Watch for signs. Amateur radio operators on air in all modes for 24 hours exhibiting proficiency in emergency set-up and radio communications. Call 240-0123; e-mail;, JUNE 25Guam Society: 1:30 p.m., home of Joe and Betty Rivera. Call 675-1459 or (360) 299-1421 for directions. Group normally meets second Sundays at Knights of Columbus.TUESDAY, JUNE 27Skagit Valley Genealogical Society: 7 p.m., Mount Vernon Presbyterian Church, 1511 E. Broadway. Speaker: Theresa Trebon on oral history techniques. Call (360) 428-5020;, JUNE 29American Red Cross annual meeting: 6:30 p.m., Officers' Club. Volunteers will be recognized and officers will be elected to the 2000-2001 Board of Directors.SATURDAY, JULY 1Old Car Breakfast Club: 9 a.m., Captain's Galley, Coupeville. Share knowledge and skills on history, preserving, restoring and operating vintage automobiles. Call 678-3104.TUESDAY, JULY 11Good Sams RV Club: 7:30 p.m., Western Village Estates club house. New members needed. Next campout at Lynden Fair Grounds. Call 675-2577.TUESDAYS, JULY 18 & AUG. 8Coupeville Arts and Crafts Festival: Planning meetings, 7 p.m., Cam-Bey Apartments, Coupeville. The Aug. 8 meeting will be volunteer training. The festival is Aug. 12 and 13.SUPPORTTUESDAYS, JUNE 27, JULY 18 & 25Living With Cancer support group: 1:30 p.m, Whidbey General Hospital. For people living with cancer, their friends, and family members. SATURDAY, JULY 1Low Vision Support Group: 1 p.m. at Summerhill, third floor. For people with vision loss. Call Lou Griesinger, 675-7810.HELPING HANDSCheer coaches needed: For Oak Harbor Youth Cheer League. Call 240-0850 or 679-4728.FRIDAY, AUG. 4Volunteers needed: For Benefit for Children Golf Classic held at Whidbey Island Golf and Country Club. Volunteers needed for hosts, greeters, set-up, and take-down. Sponsored by Child Abuse Prevention Foundation. Call (877) 331-7343 or County Historical Museum needs volunteers: The museum is run almost entirely by volunteers. Many positions available. Call Billie Jordan, volunteer coordinator, 678-6187.Volunteers needed: For Whidbey Triathlon Aug. 5. Positions: water tables; marking swimmers; road directors; pedestrian control; boat support for swimmer; start line crew; finish line crew; parking. Volunteers receive T-shirt and training. Call South Whidbey Parks and Recreation (360) 221-5484.Better Birthday Club fund drive: Money or new, unused gifts ($5-$40) for ages 1 to 17 years needed. Supported by CAPF and provides needy Whidbey Island children with a good birthday. Bring donations to CAPF offices, 1635 E. Main St., Freeland. Call 1-877-331-7343.Meals on Wheels drivers needed: Deliver meals to homebound. Program serves Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays. Choose deliveries on one, two, or three days. Call Doris Ward, 279-0367 or 678-4356.Free clothes distributed: Tuesdays from 9 to 11:30 a.m., Seventh Day Adventist Church. For men, women, and children.ONGOING SUPPORT GROUPSOvereaters Anonymous: New group forming in South Whidbey.12-step program for men and women who meet to share experiences, strength and hope to solve their common problem and help others. Call (360) 730-0520.MONTHLYAutism/PDD Support Group: For parents of children with a diagnosis of autism or diagnosis of pervasive developmental disorder (PDD). Share information about educating our children and supporting each other as parents of children with special needs. Call Laura Evans, 679-1995; Teresa Champion, 240-8956 (; Jeanette Stonecipher, 279-2312.DAILYDisabled American Veterans: Counseling sessions, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., in Building 13 on the Seaplane Base. Disabled parking and access on the side of the building. For veterans, active duty, widows and the spouses of veterans. No appointments necessary. Call 257-4801.Alcoholics Anonymous: For information, call 1-800-219-8416.MONDAYS(TOPS) Take Off Pounds Sensibly: Weight loss support group meets 8:30 a.m. and 6 p.m., IOOF Hall, 721 S.E. Barrington Dr. Call 675-1334 or 678-5658; 675-4866 or 675-3249.Al-Anon and Alateen: For family and friends who are affected by someone's drinking. 7:30 p.m., St. Stephen's Episcopal Church, downstairs classroom, 555 S.E. Regatta Dr., Oak Harbor. Call 679-4943.Overeaters Anonymous: 7 p.m., Oak Harbor Lutheran Church, 1253 N.W. 2nd Ave., Oak Harbor. No weigh ins or dues. Call 279-0418 or 679-2261.TUESDAYSDrug and Alcohol Addictions Christian Support Group: 7 p.m., First Baptist Church Annex Room 6, 1780 SE 4th Ave., Oak Harbor. Call 240-8560.SECOND TUESDAYHepatitis C Support Group: 7 p.m., Whidbey General Hospital. Call 678-6095. FOURTH TUESDAYCompassionate Friends: For families who have experienced the death of a child. 7 p.m., Coupeville Methodist Church. Call 679-9555 or 675-4225.WEDNESDAYDisabled American Veterans: Counseling session at Oak Harbor Senior Center second and fourth Wednesdays from 1 to 4 p.m. Call 679-6622 to schedule an appointment.Narcotics Anonymous: 8 p.m. Knights of Columbus Hall, 3259 N. Goldie Rd., 8 p.m. Call (360) 428-7171.SECOND WEDNESDAYGirl Scout Totem Council Leaders: 7 p.m., Scout Haven, N.E. 4th St., Oak Harbor. Call 679-2722.THIRD WEDNESDAYYoung Parents Support Group: Teen and early 20s moms meet for activities, parenting information and conversation. 6 p.m., Moving and Grooving. Call 679-4653.THURSDAYCADA Sexual Assault Support Group: For anyone who has ever been sexually assaulted. Led by a trained sexual assault counselor. Meets at CADA Community Resource Center. Call Melissa Handley or Kristin Dingess, 675-CADA (2232).(TOPS) Take Off Pounds Sensibly: Weight loss support group meets 6 p.m., IOOF Hall, 721 S.E. Barrington Dr. Call 675-8378 or 679-4943.FRIDAYWidow Support: Widowed men and women visit,10 a.m. to noon at 5036 50 N.W. St., Room 103, in the Plaza 200 building.FIRST AND THIRD FRIDAYSArt Therapy Support Group: 1 to 3 p.m., Whidbey General Hospital. Creative arts can help people cope with cancer. Call 678-7624.THIRD FRIDAYStroke Support: 2 to 3:30 p.m., Whidbey General Hospital Conference Room A & B. Call 678-7619.FIRST SATURDAYLow Vision Support Group: 1 p.m. at Summerhill, third floor. The group is for people with vision loss due to macular degeneration or other conditions that cause low vision or legal blindness. Group meets the first Saturday of each month. Call Lou Griesinger, 675-7810.THIRD SATURDAYMultiple Sclerosis Support Group: 2 p.m. at Whidbey General Hospital, conference room A. Call 679-3676 or 679-3620.ONGOINGDown Syndrome Parents Association: Call 675-6670."

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