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COME ONE, COME ALL: Community fair and rummage sale featuring local organizations, children’s activities and food; today, Sat., Sept. 20, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.; Mount Zion M.B. Church, 1906 13th St., Bremerton (two blocks from Bremerton High School); free.

HIGHER EDUCATION: Learn about applying your associate’s or approved bachelor’s degree toward Washington State Teacher Certification and Elementary Education and Special Education endorsements at Olympic College; Fri., Sept. 26, 2 p.m.; Olympic College, Business 106. Info: www.wce.wwu.edu/Depts/TEOP or contact eesp.Bremerton@wwu.edu or (360) 475-7272.

FIT AND HEALTHY: Kitsap Family YMCA is hosting the Annual Tri Y Competitive 5K Run, 1 Mile Run and 1/4 Mile Swim featuring many different age and gender categories, a continental breakfast and prizes for the winners; 8:30 a.m. registration, 9 a.m. start; a family fun walk begins at 2 p.m. with registration at 1:30 p.m., free picnic and barbecue for walk participants; Sat., Sept. 27; 60 Magnuson Way, Bremerton. Info: (360) 377-3741 or www.kitsapfamilyymca.org.

HELPING HAND: Disabled American Veterans (DAV) and the Harley-Davidson Foundation are teaming up to provide veterans with counseling and claim filing assistance; Sat., Sept. 27, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; DAV Mobile Service Office at Legend Harley-Davidson/Buell, 9625 Provost Road N.W., Silverdale; free to all veterans and family members.

MUSEUM DAY: Naval Undersea Museum to participate in Smithsonian magazine’s fourth annual Museum Day, featuring a celebration of culture, learning and the dissemination of knowledge; Sat., Sept., 27; 610 Dowell St., Keyport; free admission. Info: (360) 396-4148.

BISHOP VISIT: Diocesan Bishop, the Rt. Rev. Greg Rickel, is scheduled to visit St. Paul’s Episcopal Church and will celebrate the Eucharist at both services; Sun., Sept. 28; 700 Callahan Drive, Bremerton.

HONORING SERVICE: Fire and Rescue Appreciation Sunday, to honor the men and women who serve the community, will feature multimedia and special music followed by a barbecue; Sun., Sept. 28, 9 a.m.-noon; Crossroads Neighborhood Church, 7555 Old Military Road N.E., Bremerton. Info: (360) 692-1672 or staff@crossroadscares.com.

STAND TOGETHER: Second Annual Lymphedema Luncheon, a free educational event for breast cancer survivors who experienced lymphedema; Fri., Oct. 3, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.; Garden Room, Harrison Medical Center Silverdale, 1800 NW Myhre Road. Register by Sept. 25. Info: (800) 255-5505 or (360) 550-2486.

GROOVY BABY: Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall-of-Fame disc jockey Pat O’Day and local sports announcer Ron Rogerson will team up to relive the ’60s, featuring dinner, dancing, entertainment, vintage attire and more; funds raised benefit the Kitsap County Historical Society; Sat., Oct. 4, 6 p.m.; Admiral Theatre, 515 Pacific Ave., Bremerton; $90 per person. Reservations due by Sept. 24. Info or to purchase tickets: (360) 479-6226.

HEAR THIS: Avada Hearing Care Center of Bremerton is offering free hearing screenings throughout September. Info: Jim Pannette at (360) 415-0421 or visit www.avada.com.

Meetings

VETERAN TALK: The Governor’s Veterans Affairs Advisory Committee provides an opportunity for the community to share information that will assist in providing services to Washington veterans; Thurs., Sept. 25, 9 a.m.-noon; Washington Veterans Home, 1141 Beach Drive, Port Orchard. Info: (360) 725-2167.

NOSTALGIA: The West Sound Military Vehicle Preservation Club meets the first Wednesday of every month at the Bremerton Airport Diner to discuss fixing and restoration of all military vehicles; vehicle ownership is not a requirement. Info: Mike Denall at (360) 692-9932 or (360) 536-5714.

DEMENTIA SUPPORT: An Alzheimer’s Association caregiver support group for care partners, family members and friends of individuals with dementia meets from 5:30 to 7 p.m. the third Wednesday of every month at Canterbury Manor, 703 Callahan Drive, Bremerton. Info: Cynthia Lee at (360) 286-3542 or (360) 830-0316.

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