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Calendar from Feb. 2, 2008
DADDY DAUGHTER DANCE: The 14th annual Bremerton Parks and Recreation Daddy Daughter Dance will be from 7 to 10 p.m. at the Bremerton Sons of Norway Hall. Tickets are $15 per couple and $9 for each additional daughter. Tickets include a wrist corsage for daughters, light refreshments and door prizes. Tickets can be purchased the the parks and recreation office or by calling (360) 473-5425.
LUPUS SUPPORT: The Kitsap Lupus Support group will meet from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Feb. 2 at the Harrison Medical Center. The meeting will be held in the conference room on the first floor. Family and friends are welcome.
HISTORY CLUB: The Manette History Club will meet at 1 p.m. in the social room of Manette Community Church, E. 13th Street and Hayward Avenue. Eric Carr will present part 2 of his career story.
NAVY LEAGUE: The monthly luncheon for the Bremerton-Olympic Peninsula Navy League will be at 11:30 a.m. Feb. 12 in the Bangor Plaza (formerly called the Trident Ballroom, CMO) Naval Base Kitsap-Bangor. Retired Navy Capt. Will Lent will be speaking on the Battle of Leyte Gulf, which is considered the most extensive sea battle in history. This was a real turning point of WWII in the Pacific. The public is invited to attend, but must make reservations and enter only through the main gate off Luoto Road. Call Concurrent Technologies Corporation (CTC) (360) 782-5500 no later than Feb. 6. The cost of the luncheon is $15/person.
CHADD: Communication & AD/HD will be presented by Bruce Weaber, MA, marriage and family therapist at 7 p.m. Feb. 12 to the Kitsap Branch of CHADD, the local AD/HD (Attention Deficit Disorder) support group. Discussion will follow, and all are welcome. There is no charge and no pre-sign up needed. Kitsap CHADD meets on the second Tuesday of each month at Peninsula Bible Fellowship Church at 1111 NE Waaga Way. For further information, please call Lynn Myrvang at (360) 779-5362 or Kerry Miller at (360) 697-3922.
KITSAP QUILTERS: Kitsap Quilters will host Its Rainin Quilts from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Feb. 15 and Feb. 16 at Presidents Hall at the Kitsap County Fairgrounds. The quilt show will have featured artists, a cafe, demonstrations,quilt raffle, merchants mall and more than 250 quilts on display. Information: (360) 373-4798.
MOAA: The Kitsap Chapter of the Military Officers Association of America will hold its monthly meeting at 11 a.m. Feb. 22 at the Elks Lodge, 4131 Pine Road NE, Bremerton. Guest speaker will be CDR Michael Greenwalt, senior chaplain at the Bremerton Naval Hospital. He will recount his experiences as a chaplain in Iraq, and dealing with stress at the hospital. Membership in MOAA is open to those who hold, or have ever held, a commission or warrant in any component of the Army, Marine Corps, Navy, Air Force, Coast Guard, Public Health Service, NOAA, or their surviving spouses. Persons interested in attending should call Captain Larry Gudbranson SC USN (Ret) at (360) 871-3159 before Feb. 15.
ISLAM: The Kitsap Unitarian Universalist Fellowship will present ISLAM- A Kitsap workshop from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Feb. 23 at 4418 Perry Ave. in Bremerton. Information: (360) 337-4724.
WEST SOUND READS: West Sound Reads presents critically-acclaimed bestselling author Lisa See at 7 p.m. on Feb. 25. This free, community event will be at the Olympic College Student Center, 1600 Chester Ave., in Bremerton.
NAACP: The NAACP Bremerton Branch Freedom Fund Program that was set for Feb. 14 has been rescheduled to April 5. The event will be held at the Norm Dicks Government Center located in Bremerton. Information: Juanita Bernard at firstname.lastname@example.org.
CHESS: The Kitsap County Chess Club will host games at the downtown Bremerton library from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Wednesdays during the month of January. For information, call (360) 377-3955.
TAX COUNSELING: The IRS and AARP jointly sponsor a program staffed by volunteers to electronically prepare and file income tax returns at no cost to the taxpayers. Although intended for elderly and low-income families, no taxpayer will be turned away. Note however, taxpayers returns requiring the reporting of significant business income or any loss, or any rental income are beyond the scope of this program. Tax-Aide volunteers are prepared to handle all 2007 tax law changes. Taxpayers must bring a photo identification, documents verifying the Social Security numbers of all persons on the tax return and all 2007 tax documents. It is advisable to bring a checkbook to provide account numbers for electronic funds transfer and a copy of the 2006 return for comparison purposes. If in doubt about the paperwork, bring it all and let us sort it out. Plan to arrive early. We try not to begin preparation of a new return during the last half-hour before closing time.
Tax-Aide Sites- Feb. 1 through April 15:
Westpark Community Center
76 Russell Road, Bremerton
Monday and Saturday 1-5 p.m.
1300 Sylvan Way, Bremerton
Tuesday 1-5 p.m., Friday 12:30 to 4 p.m.
Sheridan Park Center
680 Lebo Blvd. Bremerton
Wednesday and Thursday 10 a.m. -2 p.m.
Friday and Saturday 10 a.m.-2 p.m.