Bremerton Patriot Community Calendar | Aug. 16


WASTE NOT: Bring your old electronic equipment to the Community Electronic Waste Recycling Day with a portion of proceeds to benefit Children of the Nations; today, Aug. 16, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.; Central Kitsap High School faculty parking lot, 3700 Anderson Hill Road, Silverdale; collection fees range from $9 to $44.

WIDE OPEN SPACES: Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission’s second workshop in a process that will lead to land-use plans for local state parks including Blake Island, Manchester, Illahee and Scenic Beach state parks, and Square Lake and Camp Calvinwood properties; Wed., Aug. 20, 7-9 p.m.; Silverdale Community Center, Evergreen Room, 9729 Silverdale Way N.W.; public welcome. Info: Ryan Karlson at (360) 902-8650 or (800) 833-6388.

GARDEN FUN: “What are Herbs?” class geared for children 6 and younger; Wed., Aug. 20, 11 a.m.; Anna Smith Park garden, intersection of Tracyton Boulevard and Fairgrounds Road; families invited to bring a picnic lunch to enjoy in the park after the class.

ONE WITH NATURE: Sally Schauman to present information on using nature for healing; Wed., Aug. 20, 7-8:30 p.m.; IslandWood, 4450 Blakely Avenue NE, Bainbridge Island; $20. Register in advance: or call (206) 855-4300.

PLAN FOR THE FUTURE: Community invited to provide advice and input at second workshop for the sub-area planning process of the Manette Central Business District; Wed., Aug. 27, 6 p.m.; Bremerton Senior Center, 1140 Nipsic Ave.

CALIENTE JAZZ: Bremerton jazz virtuoso Mark Lewis is performing Thursdays in August at the El Coral Mexican Restaurant, 536 Fourth St., Bremerton, 6:30-9:30 p.m.; all ages welcome. Info: (360) 479-2239.


CHAMBER MEETS: Bill Stewart, executive director of the Kitsap Economic Development Alliance, will be the guest speaker at the Bremerton Area Chamber of Commerce General Membership Luncheon; Tues., Aug. 19, 11:30 a.m.; McClouds, 2901 Perry Ave, Bremerton; $20; public welcome. Reservations or info: (360) 479-3579 or

GRIEF ASSISTANCE: The Compassionate Friends, a self-help support group for bereaved parents, grandparents and siblings, to feature GriefWorks of Auburn; Tues., Aug. 19, 7-9 p.m.; Harrison Medical Center Silverdale, Iris Room.

SPOTLIGHT ON THE LAW: The NAACP Bremerton Unit 1134 is hosting a Law Enforcement Forum; Thurs., Aug. 21, 7 p.m. (NAACP general membership meeting convenes at 6 p.m.); Emmanuel Apostolic Church; 1023 Sixth St., Bremerton.

NOSTALGIA: The West Sound Military Vehicle Preservation Club meets the first Wednesday of every month; Bremerton Airport Diner. Info: Mike Denall at (360) 692-9932 or (360) 536-5714.

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