HIS KIDS PRESCHOOL has openings for the 2014-15 school year. Classes are Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday 9–11:30 a.m. or 12:30–3 p.m.; Thursday and Friday 9–11:30 a.m. Classes are at Oak Harbor Lutheran church. $100 nonrefundable registration fee. 360-679-1561.
Oak Harbor First United Methodist Church invites children ages 3 years to 5th grade to gear up at WORKSHOP OF WONDERS: IMAGINE AND BUILD WITH GOD Vacation Bible School. The program is 9-11:30 a.m., Aug. 11-15 at First United Methodist Church, 1050 SE Ireland St., Oak Harbor. There will be interactive Bible fun, music, science, crafts, mission work, snacks and games. Visit oakharborfumc.org to register.
Gas costs 10 cents per gallon, but on the drive home from filling the tank, a car may be delayed by cows crossing the road. Lanterns were the mode of lighting, even after the introduction of electricity, since it wasn’t on 24 hours a day. Trucks with benches passed as school buses and bartering for gas, eggs and chickens took the place of using money.