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Bremerton Community Calendar | July 5

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Events

GOOD OL’ DAYS: Old Fashioned Main Street grand opening and street fair featuring an ice cream social, ribbon-cutting ceremony by Mayor Cary Bozeman and a special show at the Roxy Theater by Tames Allen, living history performer; today, Sat., July 5, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.; between Pacific and Washington, Bremerton. Info: (360) 479-6226.

GOT HAIR?: The North American Beard and Moustache Championship, hosted by the Whisker Club in Bremerton, with proceeds to benefit The Veterans Homeless Shelter in Port Orchard and the Benedict House Men’s Shelter in Bremerton; today, Sat., July 5, noon; Elks Lodge 1181, East Bremerton. Info: www.nabmc.whiskerclub.org.

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL: Keyport Bible Church’s Vacation Bible School program for kindergartners-sixth-graders; Mon., July 7-Fri., July 11, 9 a.m.-noon; 15270 Washington Ave. NE, Keyport; free. Info: (360) 779-4235.

PURLS OF WISDOM: Bring any small needlework and prepare to chat about books; Tues., July 8, 1:30-3 p.m.; Downtown Bremerton Library, 612 Fifth St. Info: (360) 377-3955.

ALL ABOUT AQUA: Water Wonders Day Camp, open to kids ages 7-12, featuring games, stories, art and music about the importance of water; July 8-10, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.; Island Lake Community Center; $45. Info or register: Deborah Thomas at (360) 626-7723 or e-mail dthomas@kpud.org.

CHECKMATE: Drop in and watch or play a game of chess with players from the Kitsap County Chess Club; Wednesdays, July 9, 16, 23 and 30, 6-8 p.m.; Downtown Bremerton Library, 612 Fifth St. Info: (360) 377-3955.

SING A SONG: Kitsap Pine Chorus of Sweet Adelines looking for new members, welcomes women of all ages; rehearse every Tuesday, 6:30-9 p.m.; First Baptist Church, 1410 Ohio Street, Bremerton. Info: (360) 297-8414 or visit www.kitsappines.org.

SUNDAY SCHOOL: “Children of the Bible from the Old and New Testament” Sunday school for children 3 years old to eighth grade; every Sunday, 9:30 a.m.; Peace Lutheran Church, 1234 Riddell Road.

Meetings

BACK SUPPORT: Kitsap Back Supporters, a self-help group formed to discuss possible solutions for the discomfort of osteoarthritis and other spinal problems, will feature a demonstration of stretch and tone chair exercises; Fri., July 11, 9:30 a.m.; Canterberry Manor, 703 Callahan Drive, Bremerton. Info: Kathleen Allen at (360) 377-7275 and Marge Thorne at (360) 692-9482.

ALZHEIMER’S HELP: Alzheimer’s Association caregiver support groups featuring free information for care partners, family members and friends of individuals with dementia; third Wednesday of each month, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.; Canterbury Manor, 703 Callahan Drive, Bremerton; and fourth Tuesday of each month, 6-7:30 p.m.; Martha and Mary Learning Center, second floor, WIC Office Conference Room, 3513 Anderson Hill Road, Silverdale. Info: Cynthia Lee at (360) 286-3542 or (360) 830-0316.

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