VISION OF GREEN: Public invited to view the results of a collaboration of regional groups aiming to create a dynamic corridor between Gorst and Bremerton that safely accommodates highway traffic, trains and bicycle/pedestrian users; Sat., April 25, 7-8:30 p.m.; Norm Dicks Government Center, 345 Sixth St. Info:

HELP KICK CANCER: Second annual Relay For Life All-Team Garage Sale to benefit the American Cancer Society; Sat., April 25, 9 a.m.; former Bremerton Junior High School, Bremerton (next to Albertsons).

CARNIVAL FUN: The 14th annual MOPS & AWANA carnival and silent auction will feature games, prizes, food and fun for all ages plus hundreds of auction items with something for everyone; Sat., April 25, 3 p.m.; Crosby Chapel, Seabeck.

TIS THE SEASON: Spring plant sale sponsored by Roadhouse Nursery to feature annuals, hanging baskets, vegetables, herbs, tomatoes and basket stuffers; Sat., April 25, 9 a.m.; Brownsville Elementary School, 8795 Illahee Road, Bremerton.

BUY RIGHT: Eagle Home Mortgage, RE/MAX Platinum Services and the Washington State Housing Finance Commission are offering a free Home Buyer Education Class; Sat., April 25, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m.; RE/MAX Platinum Services, 9224 Ridgetop Blvd., Silverdale (behind Flowers to Go and Safeway.) Seating is limited. RSVP or info: (360) 613-0822.

WILD ANIMAL SUPORT: Call to the Wild — an auction to celebrate and benefit the animals of the West Sound Wildlife Shelter featuring dinner and a silent and live auction; Sat., April 25, 5-9:30 p.m.; Kiana Lodge, 14976 Sandy Hook Rd NE, Poulsbo; $75 per person or $600 for a table of eight. Info or to purchase tickets: or call Elsa at (206) 855-9057, ext. 5.

FUTURE TEAM MEMBERS: Bremerton High School Drill Team members to host the 2009 Dance/Drill Team Mini Camp for students in grades kindergarten-eighth grade (classes divided by grades); Sat., April 25, 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m.; noon-1 p.m. showtime (families/friends invited to watch the performance); $25; $30 day-of-registration. Info: Edna Cox at (360) 620-5579 or e-mail

ALL ABOUT ANTIQUES: Kitsap Historical Society and Puget Sound Genealogical Society present History & Heritage Antique Faire ’09 — the largest antique show in Kitsap County — attendees are welcome to bring their own antiques for appraisal; Sat., April 25, 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; President’s Hall, Kitsap County Fairgrounds; $5. Info: (360) 479-6226, (360) 874-8813 or visit

BENEFIT PLAY: “Once Upon a Mattress” production by the Bremerton Community Theater to benefit the CAPRI Heart & Lung Institute; Sun., April 26, 1 p.m. raffle and refreshments; 2:30 p.m. show starts; 599 Lebo Blvd., Bremerton; $20. Tickets or info: (360) 479-3886 or e-mail

SUPPORT FOR ROSE: Fund-raising spaghetti feed and art sale for Rose Smith, a local artist recently diagnosed with cancer who helped establish the Artists for Freedom and Unity all-ages music venue and art gallery in Bremerton; Sun., April 26, noon-3 p.m.; Bremerton Eagles Aerie No. 192, 205 Sixth St.; donations accepted and appreciated. Info, to volunteer or contribute artwork or baked goods: Pat Cooper at or Jane Rebelowski at

31 FLAVORS AT 31 CENTS: Baskin-Robbins presents its annual 31-Cent Scoop Night with all 2.5-ounce ice cream scoops for 31 cents; Wed., April 29, 5-10 p.m. only; Baskin-Robbins, Kitsap Mall, 10315 Silverdale Way, Silverdale and 1930 Sixth St., Bremerton.

TELECONFERENCE SUPPORT: Hospice of Kitsap County to host Hospice Foundation of America’s 16th annual National Bereavement Teleconference which will focus on “Diversity and End-of-Life Care;” Wed., April 29, 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m.; Olympic College Bremerton’s art room 103. Info or to register and receive an OC parking permit: (360) 698-4611.

GIRLS NIGHT OUT: Pampered Chef fundraiser to help “whip cancer” featuring vendors, free gifts and door prizes; Thurs., April 30, 5-10 p.m.; Silverdale Community Center. Info: Jane Hill at (360) 692-6866 or

BENEFICIAL VINO: The BODY reFORM Relay for Life Team is hosting a wine tasting fundraiser featuring a variety of wines and light hors d’oeuvres; Fri., May 1, 6 p.m.; 9321 Bay Shore Drive NW, Suite 101, Silverdale. Tickets available at BODY ReFORM or at the door. Info:

FUCHSIA MANIA: Peninsula Fuchsia Society Plant Sale, featuring hardy fuchsias and trailing and upright plants as well as baskets, has a new date and location; Sat., May 2, 3-6 p.m. and Sun., May 3, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.; Central Kitsap Fire & Rescue Station 51 on Silverdale Way. Info: Jay at (360) 779-3020 or Donna at (360) 830-5856.

WATCHDOGS: Community meeting featuring information on the formation of neighborhood watch groups hosted by Bremerton City Councilman Brad Gehring and Bremerton Police Department spokesman Andy Oakley; Thurs., May 7, 7 p.m.; Sheridan Park Community Center, Clare and Lebo Boulevard, Bremerton. Info: Gehring at (360) 473-5280 or Oakley at (360) 473-5231.

GET WELL: Dr. Kenneth Minkoff, recognized as among the nation’s leading experts on treatment of people with co-occurring psychiatric and substance disorders, presents an integrated model for successful treatment at an all-day seminar; Fri., May 8; Norm Dicks Government Center, 345 Sixth St., Bremerton; $95. Info: or Carol Funch at (360) 415-5882.

SINGING LADIES: Kitsap Pines Chorus of Sweet Adelines host chorus rehearsals every Tuesday; women of all ages welcome; 6:30-9 p.m.; First Baptist Church, 1410 Ohio St., Bremerton. Info: Kathy at (360) 297-8414 or visit


KAPO AND PURPLE PIPE: Kitsap Alliance of Property Owners’ monthly dinner featuring Silverdale Water District Commissioner Marcus Hoffman who will discuss “Reclaiming Our Water Resources — The Purple Pipe;” Thurs., April 30, 5:30 p.m.; AA China Buffet, 3583 Wheaton Way, East Bremerton; $13.50 for dinner. Info: Vivian Henderson at or (360) 710-8560.

MARKETING 101: The Real Estate Investors (REI) of Kitsap will feature a panel discussion on the “Principles of Marketing” at its monthly May meeting; Thurs., May 7, 6:30 p.m.; Poulsbo library; $10; free for REI of Kitsap members. Info: (360) 779-2915 or

SPEAK PROUDLY: Toastmasters International is a nonprofit organization that provides a supportive and positive learning environment to help people excel in speaking, listening and leadership skills; Wednesdays, 7-8 p.m.; Subway party room, 3850 Kitsap Way, Bremerton. Call or e-mail for a free reservation: Dave Harris at (360) 478-7089 or


The American Red Cross has a number of upcoming classes offered at the West Sound Service Center, 811 Pacific Ave., in Bremerton. To register, call (360) 377-3761 or visit the Web site at

Adult CPR — Tues., May 5 and Tues., May 26, 5:30 p.m.– 9:30 p.m.; $36.

First Aid — Thurs., May 28, 5:30-9:30 p.m.; $36.

Adult CPR and First Aid — Sat., May 30, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; $55.

Adult, Infant and Child CPR and First Aid — Sun., April 26 and Sun., May 24; 8 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sat., May 2; 8 a.m.-6 p.m.; Bainbridge Island Fire Department; $70.

CPR Infant and Child Only — Sat., May 9, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.; $38.

CPR and First Aid Review — Fri., May 15, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.; $38.

First Aid — Thurs., May 28; 5:30-9:30 p.m.; $36.

Three-hour HIV Blood Borne Pathogens — Sun., April 19, 9 a.m.-noon; $21.

Four-hour HIV/AIDS Education and Prevention — Sun., April 19, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.; Thurs., May 7, 5:30-9:30 p.m.; $38.

Seven-Hour HIV/AIDS Prevention — Sun., April 19 and Sun., May 10, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; $65.

CPR for the Professional Rescuer and Healthcare Provider — Sat., April 25, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; $74.

Babysitter Training — Sat., May 2, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; $30.

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