Military picnic set for Sept. 12

The annual community and military appreciation picnic will be held from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 12 at Windjammer Park in Oak Harbor.

The event features free food, games and entertainment. The picnic is open to the community and honors military personnel. The Navy League, the Oak Harbor Chamber of Commerce, Boeing and the City of Oak Harbor sponsor and organize the event.

Anyone also may attend a pre-event called Driftwood Day with registration beginning at 11:30 a.m. at the park.

Participants put together sculptures with only what they can find on the beach. The competition starts at noon and lasts an hour.

Winners earn glory and a custom driftwood trophy. This free event is organized by the Oak Harbor Arts Commission.