HERITAGE REMEMBERED: Black Historical Society of Kitsap County to host an informal open house in honor of Veterans Day; today, Sat., Nov. 8, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Black History Museum, 1204 Park Ave., Bremerton. Info: or (360) 479-3608.

GOOD GRIEF: Bremerton High School’s production of “You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown;” Nov. 8, 14 and 15, 8 p.m.; Bremerton High School Performing Arts Center, 1500 13th St.; tickets available at the door for $8.

MUSIC TO THE EARS: Ward Colignon CD release party featuring entertainment by The Colignon Jazz Trio with Ted Enderle and Mike Stafford; Sun., Nov. 9, 2-5 p.m.; Admiral Theatre, Bremerton; free.

IN HONOR OF VETERANS: Crossroads Neighborhood Church to present a Veterans Day celebration featuring the Navy “Five Star Brass,” Navy Honor Guard, a special video presentation by Anthony Zendejas on the Bataan Death March and a special message from Navy Region Northwest Chaplain Capt. Rondall Brown; Sun., Nov. 9, 9 a.m. and 10:45 a.m.; 7555 Old Military Road, Bremerton.

UNITED BOND: The Kitsap County Council for Human Rights presents the informational seminar, “Basic Estate Planning for Unmarried Couples and the Benefits of Domestic Partnerships” featuring information on basic estate planning for unmarried couples and how to form domestic partnerships; Wed., Nov. 12, 7 p.m.; Olympic College Bremerton theater building.

GIRLS NIGHT OUT: GFWC Kitsap Peninsula Women’s Club presents a girls night out with “Domestic Goddess Delights” in which women are invited to stop in to shop for items sold by Sensaria, Longaberger, Mary Kay and Pampered Chef; Thurs., Nov. 13, 5:30-8 p.m.; That Hair Place, 717 Pacific Ave., Bremerton. Info: or

LIKE PARADISE: Soroptimist International of Greater Bremerton is hosting its annual fall auction and Hawaiian Luau, to benefit the Salvation Army’s New Basic Needs Center, Habitat for Humanity and more, featuring an authentic luau-style buffet dinner, live entertainment and live and silent auctions; Fri., Nov. 14, 5:30 p.m.; Silverdale Beach Hotel; $50. Info or tickets (also available at the door): Mo Anduiza at (360) 731-5326 or

FUTURE HOMEOWNERS: Military homebuyers are invited to a free seminar on using a VA loan to purchase a home; Sat., Nov. 15, 10 a.m.-noon; CKFR Station 41, 7600 Old Military Road N.E., Bremerton. Info or to register: Marlene at Realty Station at (360) 689-6836.

SHOW YOUR PRIDE: St. Paul’s, Bremerton hosts its annual Kirking of the Tartans ceremony in which the congregation and community are invited to wear tartans, kilts and Highland dress and have their clans and septs recognized; Sun., Nov. 16, 10:15 a.m. service; 700 Callahan Drive in East Bremerton, next to Canterbury Manor.

HELLO SALMON: Celebrate the return of salmon to Kitsap County streams and learn from salmon experts at three convenient Kitsap locations — Fish Park in Poulsbo, Chico Creek at Golf Club Hill Road in Central Kitsap and Jarstadt Park in Bremerton; Sat., Nov. 22, anytime between 10 a.m.-2 p.m.; biologists will present information at each site at 10 a.m., 11 a.m., noon and 1 p.m.; free, all ages welcome. Info or directions: and click on salmon viewing or call the Kitsap County Open Line at (360) 337-5777.

SO CALIENTE: Jazz sax and flute master Mark Lewis performs every Thursday with a different guest artist each week at El Coral Mexican Restaurant, 536 Fourth St., Bremerton, 6:30-9:30 p.m.; due to the Thanksgiving holiday, the music will be on Wed., Nov. 26 that week. Info: (360) 479-2239.

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.


BIODYNAMIC FARMING: The Kitsap Community & Agricultural Alliance to discuss biodynamic farming with Theodore Carlat, owner/manager of Olympic Pastured Poultry; Tues., Nov. 11, 7-9 p.m.; Silverdale Grange Hall, 12535 Clear Creek Rd N.W., Silverdale; free. Info:, or (360) 779-6523.

COME TOGETHER: Mesa Redonda de Kitsap, a Latino Round Table in Kitsap, to meet; Wed., Nov. 12, 8:30 a.m.; Silverdale Community Center; all are invited to attend.

ALL ABOUT BATS: Kitsap Audubon Society to feature “Our Invaluable Allies: Northwest Bats,” presented by Kathleen Bander, founder and president of Bats Northwest; Thurs., Nov. 13, 7-9 p.m.; Poulsbo Library, lower level; public welcome. Info: or (360) 692-8180.

POLIO SUPPORT: Kitsap Polio Support Group meeting; Sat., Nov. 15, 1-3 p.m.; Central Kitsap Fire & Rescue Station 56, 6470 Seabeck Highway N.W. Info: LouAnn or Bob Miller at (360) 692-1381.

UNITL THERE’S A CURE: A Breast Cancer Support Group meets at 7 p.m. the third Wednesday of every month on the second floor of the Oncology Room at Harrison Medical Center Bremerton.

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