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CURVES, a fitness club exclusively for women, has relocated to 31780 Suite 1A, Highway 20, Oak Harbor, near Applebee’s. It’s owned by Henry and Karen TePaske. Look for grand opening specials. Hours are Monday through Thursday, 5:30 a.m. to 7 p.m., Friday 5:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., closed on Sundays. Call 679-9977.

A new, Asian-style tanning salon in town, called NAMI SUN TANNING, dares Oak Harborites to experience its high, medium and low pressure beds in “Zen ambience,” at 31780 suite 1B, Oak Harbor next to Curves. Call 675-4774.

Learn to be a public speaking guru by coming to the newly-formed OAK HARBOR TOASTMASTERS every first and third Monday of the month from 1 to 2:30 p.m. at Mitzel’s Restaurant, 33185 Highway 20. Call Bob Wall at 679-0945.

The SHIP OF FOOLS RESTAURANT at Captain Whidbey Inn is now open. Enjoy fresh, locally harvested meals in the rustic tavern or out on the deck. Open Thursday through Sunday from 4 to 9 p.m. Call 678-1800, or 678-4097.

Volunteers to answer questions and share local knowledge are needed at the chamber’s Whidbey on Wheels WOW WAGON at Deception Pass. Call Judy Slager at 675-3755, or email

Capt. Gerral David, commanding officer of Whidbey Island Naval Air Station, will present a STATE OF THE STATION address Thursday, July 9 at 8 a.m. to the Coupeville Chamber of Commerce at the Recreation Hall, 901 Alexander St., Coupeville.

What makes the perfect wedding on Whidbey? Find out at Hummingbird Farm’s free WHIDBEY WEDDING WORKSHOP, Sunday, July 19, from 1 to 3 p.m., at the corner of Zylestra and Fort Nugent roads. Look for the large, periwinkle barn. Vendors must RSVP to

Dine at EL CAZADOR July 28 to support TUESDAYS ON THE TOWN, a tourism-promotion fundraiser put on by the Oak Harbor Chamber of Commerce. Ten percent of the restaurant’s proceeds from the evening will support tourism promotion efforts in town.

Be part of the Coupeville Library EXPANSION GROUNDBREAKING, Saturday, July 11 at 10 a.m., 788 NW Alexander St. Bring a shovel!

Got two left feet? Call DANCING’ DAN’S CLASSIC BALLROOM! Learn to dance, meet new people and have fun for $10 an hour. No partner required. Check out the monthly class list at, or email

A coastal ecology and marine biology school called ACADEMIC ADVENTURES is partnering with the Deception Pass State Park this summer to offer environmental-inspired day camps for students. Visit

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