LOOKING BACK: Olympic College Continuing Education presents World War II Lecture Series led by retired Capt. Will Lent; Wednesdays through Oct. and early Nov., 6-8:30 p.m.; $20 each with exception of U.S. Navy in the Pacific which is $75; Battle of Midway, Oct. 29; Battle of Leyte Gulf, Nov. 5; U.S. Navy in the Pacific, Oct. 8-Nov. 5. Registration for one or more lectures: (360) 394-2725.

SHROOMS GALORE: Kitsap Peninsula Mycological Society Annual Wild Mushroom Show featuring an evening of natural wonder; hundreds of mushrooms on display, identification on site, mushroom tasting, growing kits, books and much more; Sun., Oct. 26, 1-5 p.m.; Silverdale Community Center; free, but donations accepted.

HIGHER EDUCATION: Informational session on applying an associate’s or bachelor’s degree toward Washington State University teacher certification and elementary education and special education endorsements; Mon., Oct. 27, noon; Olympic College, Business 200. Info:, or (360) 475-7272.

BUDGET CHALLENGES: Bremerton City Council Member Adam Brockus is hosting a District 3 Community Meeting featuring a presentation on “2009 Budget Challenges” with special guest Financial Services Department Director Laura Lyon; Tues., Oct. 28, 7:30 to 8:30 p.m.; Bremerton Senior Center, East 13th St. and Nipsic Ave. Info: (360) 473-5280.

SOUP OPEN HOUSE: Ashley Gardens at Bremerton, a memory care community, is hosting a Gourmet Soup-to-Go dinner and open house; Wed., Oct. 29, 3:30-5:30 p.m.; 3231 Pine Road, Bremerton; free. Reservations required: (360) 478-7277.

HALLOWEEN FAMILY FUN: PineCrest Elementary School PTA is hosting its annual fall carnival featuring non-gory fun and a safe place for families with food, drinks, games, an indoor trick-or-treat street and a silent auction; Fri., Oct. 31, 5-8 p.m.; 5530 Pine Road, Bremerton.

SPOOKY LUNCH: Chuckwagon Senior Nutrition program will host a Halloween lunch featuring beef goulash for seniors 60 and better; Fri., Oct. 31, noon; meal locations in East Bremerton, West Bremerton, Port Orchard, Burley, Silverdale, Poulsbo and Bainbridge Island; $3 suggested donation. Reservations due by 2:30 p.m. Oct. 30. Info: (360) 377-8511.

HAUNTED WRECKING YARD: Scrapyard Massacre, “A Haunted Wrecking Yard;” Fridays and Saturdays, now through Sat., Nov. 1, 7:30 p.m.-midnight; Belfair Truck and Auto Wrecking, 25603 NE State Route 3, Belfair, two miles south of Bremerton National Airport; $12 per person, $2 off with canned food donation. Info: (360) 275-6677 or visit massacre.

GET HEALTHY: Free Christian-based weight-loss class designed to help people reach their weight goals in a healthy way by addressing their physical, emotional and spiritual needs; Tuesdays, now through Dec. 9, 7 p.m.; Hillcrest Assembly, 6750 State Highway 303, Bremerton. Info: (360) 692-1555.

WORSHIP TOGETHER: River Worship Center meets at Cottonwood Elementary School, 330 NE Foster Road, Bremerton; 10:30 a.m. Sunday service; 6 p.m. Sunday evening cell groups; all are welcome. Info: Pastor Barbara Bowan at (360) 362-9681.


PROA MEETS: Puget Rental Owner’s Association monthly dinner meeting seminar to feature guest speaker Central Kitsap Commissioner Josh Brown; Tues., Oct. 28, 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 are invited. Info: (360) 479-1683.

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.

LYME DISEASE SUPPORT: A support group for people with Lyme disease meets from 3 to 5 p.m. the first Saturday of every month on Bainbridge Island. Contact for meeting location and info: Barb at (206) 842-5491.

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.
blog comments powered by Disqus

Read the Oct 21
Green Edition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Browse the archives.

Friends to Follow

View All Updates