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ON STAGE: Ian McFeron Band live at the Manette Saloon open to all ages; today, Fri., June 26, 9 p.m.; 2113 E. 11th Street, Bremerton. Info: (360) 792-0801.

SAVE A LIFE: Blood drive hosted by the Bremerton Elks No. 1181; Sat., June 27, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. (lunch break 1-2 p.m.); Elks Lodge, 4131 Pine Road, Bremerton; no appointments necessary. Info: (800) 398-7888.

SO ROSY: Kitsap Rose Society is hosting its annual rose show featuring a variety of different roses; Sat., June 27, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., judging is at 11 a.m., Sun., June 28, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Clear Creek Nursery, 11688 Clear Creek Road, Silverdale; free. Info: Jane Michelinie at (360) 871-3062.

GARDEN FIT: Kitsap Physical Therapy presents “Staying Healthy in the Garden” on exercises that can prepare the body for gardening season; Sat., June 27, 10 a.m.; Valley Nursery, 20882 Bond Road, Poulsbo.

MESSAGE OF HOPE: Bremerton Christian Science Church presents lecturer Kevin Graunke who brings a message of hope and healing to audiences of all faiths; Sat., June 27, 3 p.m.; Norm Dicks Government Center, 345 Sixth St., Bremerton. Info: (360) 373-4680.

HOME BUYING KNOWLEDGE: First-time Home Buyer Certification class; Sat., June 27, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.; RE/MAX Platinum Services’ office, 9224 Ridgetop Blvd. NW (behind Flowers to Go and Safeway), Silverdale. RSVP: (360) 613-0822.

SPAGHETTI AND POLITICS: Community spaghetti dinner featuring a discussion of community issues with Bremerton mayoral candidate Mike Shepherd featuring a raffle and jazz and swing music by Mark Lewis; Sun., June 28, 12:30-3 p.m.; Fraternal Order of Eagles, 601 Washington Ave., Bremerton; $7.50 suggested donation for spaghetti dinner for adults, $5 for children younger than 12.

BABYSITTING 101: The American Red Cross and Kids Discovery Museum are offering a babysitter’s training course for 11-15-year-olds on how to handle emergencies, prevent accidents and understand children’s needs at different ages; Mon., June 29, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; Kids Discovery Museum, 305 Madison Ave., Bainbridge Island; $30; students should bring a lunch. Registration required: (360) 377-3761, ext. 10216.

AQUA MATTERS: A briefing discussing the underlying aquifers and groundwater recharge on the Manette peninsula and within the Illahee Creek watershed will be presented by Dr. Joel Massmann; Tues., June 30, 6:30-8 p.m.; Norm Dicks Government Center, 345 Sixth St., Bremerton. Info: Jim Aho at (360) 479-1049 or e-mail jimaho@gmail.com.

NAVY JAZZ: The U.S. Navy’s premier jazz ensemble in the Pacific Northwest, “Cascade,” presents a free outdoor performance; Wed., July 1, 7 p.m.; Naval Undersea Museum, 610 Dowell St., Keyport; chairs provided but attendees may bring their own. If inclement weather, concert will be held in the museum’s auditorium.

RED, WHITE AND BLUE: Old Fashioned Fourth of July featuring vendors, games and entertainment; Sat., July 4, 9 a.m.-6 p.m.; Fourth Street and Pacific Avenue, Bremerton; free.

SINGING DELIGHT: “Won-by-One,” a contemporary acappella Christian singing group from Pepperdine University, will present a free concert at the Central Kitsap Church of Christ; Tues., July 7, 7 p.m.; 11898 Central Valley Road. Info: (360) 692-4900.

BENEFIT RIDE: Ride and Rally for a Cure to benefit the American Cancer Society, Alzheimer’s Association, Pancreatic Cancer Action Network and the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation; Sat., July 11, 8-10 a.m. registration; ride starts at Rottweiler Bikes, 282 Wilkes Ave., near Auto Center Way, ends at JR’s Hideway Grill, 22540 Highway 3, Belfair and will feature food and live bands; $15 per bike, plus $5 for second rider; open to all groups and all ages. Info: (360) 271-7814, www.rideandrallyforacure.webs.com or rideandrallyforacure@gmail.com.

TAKE A TOUR: The Real Estate Investors of Kitsap is hosting a Tour of Homes and Properties, followed by a barbecue at Evergreen Park; Sat. July 11, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; donations welcome. Info: www.reikitsap.com, (360) 615-9507 or treasurer@reikitsap.com.

GET THE SKINNY: Lap-Band information seminar on the FDA-approved minimally invasive surgery available at Harrison Medical Center; Mon., July 13 and 27 (future dates as well), 5:30 p.m.; Orchid Room, Harrison Silverdale; free. Pre-registration required: (866) 722-6363. Info: www.pacsurgical.com/events.htm.

HEALTHCARE ISSUES: Bremerton Area Chamber of Commerce membership luncheon to feature guest speaker Cassie Sauer of the Washington State Hospital Association; Tues., July 14, 11:30 a.m.; Sons of Norway-Oslo Lodge, 1018 18th St., Bremerton; $18 if reserved by July 7, $22 thereafter. Info or reservations: (360) 479-3579 or chamber@bremertonchamber.org.

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 www.kitsappines.org.

Meetings

LANDLORD Q&A: Puget Rental Owners Association to host a landlord question and answer forum; Tues., June 30, 6 p.m.; AA Chine Buffet, Bremerton. Info: (360) 479-1683 or PROA@qwestoffice.net.

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 Harriscd.wa@comcast.net.

AMERICAN RED CROSS CLASSES

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 www.westsoundredcross.org.

Adult CPR — Tues., July 14, Tues., July 28, 5:30-9:30 p.m.; $36.

First Aid — Thurs., July 23, 5:30-9:30 p.m.; $36.

CPR and First Aid Review — Fri., July 17, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.; $38.

Adult CPR and First Aid — Sat., July 18, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; $55.

Adult, Infant and Child CPR and First Aid — Sat., July 11, 8 a.m.-6 p.m., Bainbridge Island Fire Department; Sun., July 19, 8 a.m.-6 p.m., Bremerton; $70.

Four-hour HIV/AIDS Education and Prevention — Thurs., July 2, 5-9 p.m.; $38.

Seven-hour HIV/AIDS Prevention — Sun., June 28, Sun., July 26, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; $65.

CPR for the Professional Rescuer and Healthcare Provider — Fri., July 10, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; $74.

Babysitter Training — Mon., June 29, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; Discovery Museum, Bainbridge Island; Sat., July 11, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Bremerton; $30.

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