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Calendar - June 3, 2011

Historic clocks presentation in Bremerton

Kitsap County Historical Society Museum will present “Clock of Bremerton,” a special First Friday program that is free to the public at 6 p.m. Friday. Paul Middents, an expert on clocks, will share stories of Bremerton’s iconic street clocks and the process involved in the restoration of the Jorgen Nelson clock on Fourth Street ad the Moeller Clock on Callow Avenue.

The museum is located at 280 Fourth St., Bremerton. More information is available at www.kitsaphistory.org.

Manette History Club meeting

The Manette History Club is scheduled to meet at 1 p.m. June 7 in the social room of the Manette Community Church, at E. 13th Street and Hayward Avenue. Retired US Navy Capt. Karl Duff will present, “The History of the Navy’s Hydrofoil Program.”

Nominations being accepted for Birkenfeld Award

Nominations are being accepted by the Bainbridge Community Foundation until June 24 for the C. Keith Birkenfeld Humanitarian Award — given to the Kitsap resident who best shows commitment in community service and civic leadership. A $25,000 grant accompanies the award for the recipient to give to the charity of his or her choice. Visit www.bainbridgecommunityfoundation.org to submit nominations.

Awards ceremony for Kitsap Community Foundation grant recipients

An awards ceremony recognizing the grant recipients for 2011 from the Kitsap Community Foundation is scheduled from 5 to 7 p.m. June 7 at the Norm Dicks Government Center, 345 Sixth St., Bremerton. The foundation will award 29 grants, ranging from assisting programs for lower income and homeless people to those geared toward improving reading skills for kids.

Forum on Parkinson’s disease in Bremerton

An educational forum on Parkinson’s disease by the Northwest Parkinson’s Foundation will be presented at 11:30 a.m. June 15 at the Kitsap Conference Center, 100 Washington Ave., Bremerton.

Dr. Monique Giroux, medical director of the foundation, will give the presentation, “Motivation — Overcoming Obstacles for Change.” She will focus on how to live life to the best with Parkinson’s and tips on how to keep motivated. Sierra Farris, a certified physician assistant for 13 years, will present, “Taking Back your Energy — dealing with fatigue.” She will discuss how to manage fatigue and improve daily energy.

The event is free and includes a complimentary lunch. Space is limited. Registration can be made over the phone by calling (877) 980-7500.

Fundraiser in Silverdale postponed until August

A fundraising event originally scheduled for Saturday, June 4 at the Silverdale Beach Hotel for a new nonprofit, The Shepherds and The Angels, has been postponed to the weekend of August 14. For more information call Lisa Floyd at (360) 895-3980 or Nita Wilson at (360) 981-1400.

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