HELPING HAND: Disabled American Veterans (DAV) and the Harley-Davidson Foundation are teaming up to provide veterans with counseling and claim filing assistance; today, 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.

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

BE A LIFESAVER: Norm Dicks Government Center Blood Drive; Tues., Sept. 30, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. (closed for lunch 1-1:45 p.m.); 345 Sixth St., Bremerton. Make online appointment at; walk-ins OK.

FAMILY FUN: Lincoln Avenue Bible Church presents Wednesday Nite Family Fun featuring WOW! for kids, youth group for teens and young adult Bible study; Wed., Oct. 1, 6-7:45 p.m.; 1250 Lincoln Ave., Bremerton; enter at Chester Street entrance. Info: (360) 373-5075.

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. 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. Info or to purchase tickets: (360) 479-6226.

ANIMAL BLESSING: Episcopal Church of St. Bede Vicar Michael Morrissey to bless animals of all types during a special service; Sun., Oct. 5, 8 a.m., 9:30 a.m. and 11:15 a.m.; 1578 Lider Road SE, Port Orchard. Info:

VINO CHALLENGE: Kitsap Wine Society presents Scavenger Hunt for Wines, a challenge to find wine from a particular grape and wine region; Sat., Oct. 11, 7-9:30 p.m.; Ambrosia Catering, 4954 State Highway 303, Bremerton. Info: or call (360) 698-0522.

HEAR THIS: Avada Hearing Care Center of Bremerton is offering free hearing screenings through the end of the month. Info: Jim Pannette at (360) 415-0421 or visit


PROA GATHERING: Puget Rental Owner’s Association (PROA) monthly dinner meeting seminar to feature guest speaker attorney John Mitchell; Tues., Sept. 30, 6 p.m. dinner, 6:45 p.m. president’s comments; AA China Buffet, 3583 Wheaton Way, East Bremerton; all rental owners and general public invited to attend. Info: (360) 479-1683.

WEED CONTROL: Kitsap County Noxious Weed Control Board to host public hearing on proposed adjustment of the Kitsap County Noxious Weed Assessment; Wed., Oct. 1, 7 p.m.; Silverdale Community Center. Info: (360) 307-4242.

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.

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