October 29, 2009 · Updated 12:43 PM
WYA HAUNTS: Washington Youth Academy presents the family friendly Haunted Academy; Fri. and Sat., Oct. 30 and 31, 7-8 p.m.; 1200 Union Ave. West, Bremerton; donations are welcome and go toward students’ projects. Info: ngycp.org/site/state/wa/.
WALK TO FIGHT HUNGER: Kitsap County CROP Hunger Walk to help end hunger locally and globally with a portion of proceeds to benefit the Central Kitsap Food Bank, Bremerton Foodline and Port Orchard Helpline; Sat., Oct. 31, 8 a.m.-noon; Evergreen Park Shelter No. 6, Bremerton. Info: Sibylle Palmer at (360) 782-1223.
HALLOWEEN FAMILY FUN: Girl Scouts of Western Washington is hosting a Family Friendly Fall Carnival and Monster Bash masquerade ball featuring a haunted house, costume contest, prizes, trick-or-treating, games and more; Sat., Oct. 31, 5-9 p.m.; Girl Scout Program Center, 1600 NE Winters Road, East Bremerton; free admission. Tickets for games, haunted house and ball available at the door, but, receive five free tickets by donating flu kits for the Salvation Army containing mini-hand sanitizer, hospital masks, plastic Ziploc bags, latex gloves, throat lozenges and hand wipes. Info: (360) 698-6571.
SLEEPY CALLOW: “The Legend of Sleepy Callow” featuring live music by Gazelle, DJ Krept and DJ Rich Nice; Sat., Oct. 31, 8 p.m.; costume contest at midnight; The Hi-Fidelity Lounge, 2711 Sixth St., Bremerton; $5 cover; 21 and older only with ID.
MALL TRICK-OR-TREAT: Kitsap Mall is hosting its annual Halloween Trick-or-Treating; Sat., Oct. 31, 5-8 p.m.; 10315 Silverdale Way NW. Info: (360) 698-2555.
AWAKEN THE ENERGY: “The Awakening Message” — a workshop presented by Sound Spirit at Suquamish UCC Church with guest speaker Fritz Hull (of Whidbey Institute) who articulates a new hope-filled vision and energy that are entering the world; Oct. 31, Nov. 7, 14 and 21, 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; 18732 Division St., Suquamish; $100. Pre-registration required: www.soundspirit.org/Events, (360) 598-4434 or firstname.lastname@example.org by Oct. 28.
MEET THE ELKS: The Bremerton Elks are hosting an “Autumn Festival for the Tall Elks” open house for their Kitsap neighbors featuring a question-and-answer period and fall treats; Sun., Nov. 1, 1:15 p.m.; Bremerton Elks Lodge, 4131 NE Pine Road.
BACK TO NORWAY: Lutefisk Dinner and Bazaar to feature Norwegian atmosphere and foods; Sun., Nov. 1, 11:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; Bremerton Sons of Norway Oslo Lodge, 1018 18th St.; adults, $20; children 6-12, $5., cash or check only. Reservations not required.
NEW PRIMARY CARE: Harrison Medical Center to celebrate the grand opening of its new primary care services in Port Orchard, Harrison HealthPartners; Monday, Nov. 2, 2:45 p.m. ribbon-cutting, 3-7 p.m. grand opening; 450 South Kitsap Blvd.
15 YEARS OF ART: Collective Vision’s 15th Anniversary Celebration to feature food, friends and art with artist Lisa Baack in the main gallery and Susan Sweetwater in the boardroom gallery; Fri., Nov. 6, 5-8 p.m. as part of the First Friday reception; 331 Pacific Ave., Bremerton. Info: (360) 377-8327.
SHOP FOR A CAUSE: General Federation of Women’s Clubs Kitsap Peninsula is sponsoring a “Shopping Event for ALIVE Shelter” featuring a variety of vendors and a raffle; Sat., Nov. 7, 1-4 p.m.; Canterbury Care Center, 1547 Sheridan Road, Bremerton. Info: www.orgsites.com/wa/gfwckitsap or email@example.com.
HONORING VETS: Bremerton Lodge No. 117 F&AM’s annual Veteran’s Day Dinner to honor those who served and continue to serve; Sat., Nov. 7, 6 p.m.; Fifth Street and Warren Avenue; $12 donation. Tickets or info: Mike at (360) 536-6248, John at (360) 731-9493, Roger at (360) 710-3408 or by e-mail at Mikey308@yahoo.com. Limited tickets available at the door.
BUY IT RIGHT: RE/MAX Platinum Services and Eagle Home Mortgage are presenting a free first-time homebuyer class; Sat., Nov. 7, 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m.; 9224 Ridgetop Blvd. NW, Silverdale. RSVP: (360) 613-0822.
WYA OPEN HOUSES: Washington Youth Academy, a free federal- and state-funded residential and post-residential program for 16-19 year olds who have dropped out of high school or are at risk of dropping out, is hosting open houses for prospective youth and their families; Wednesday, Nov. 18, 5:30 p.m.; Saturday, Nov. 21, 10 a.m.; 1207 Carver St., Bremerton. RSVP or info: (877) 228-8947, (360) 473-2615, (360) 473-2617 or www.ngycp.org/site/state/wa.
SOUL CONNECTIONS: Spiritual discussion group discusses various topics such as reincarnation, life after death, healing and more; third Sunday of each month, 2-3:30 p.m.; Poulsbohemian Coffeehouse, 19003 Front St., Poulsbo; and the second Tuesday of each month, 6:30-8 p.m.; Poulsbo Library, 700 NE Lincoln St. Info or topic suggestion: LoriLinda12@aol.com or (360) 830-0193.
ALL ABOUT MANETTE: Manette History Club to feature Lois Forbes who will tell the story of the Manette Forbes family; Tues., Nov. 3, 1 p.m.; social room of the Manette Community Church, E. 13th Street and Hayward Avenue.
MENTAL HEALTH HELP: The National Alliance on Mental Illness Kitsap County to feature the film, “Minds on the Edge...Facing Mental Illness;” Thurs., Nov. 5, 7 p.m.; Kitsap Mental Health Services, Hazelwood Room, 5455 Almira Dr NE, East Bremerton. Info: (360) 377-2910
SPEAK PROUDLY: Toast-masters 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.firstname.lastname@example.org.
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., Nov. 10 and 24, 5:30-9:30 p.m.; $36.
First Aid — Thurs., Nov. 19, 5:30-9:30 p.m.; $36.
CPR and First Aid Review — Fri., Nov. 20, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.; $38.
CPR Child and Infant Only — Sat., Nov. 14, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.; $38.
Adult CPR and First Aid — Sat., Nov. 21, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; $55.
Adult, Infant and Child CPR and First Aid — Sat., Nov. 7, 8 a.m.-6 p.m., Bainbridge Island Fire Department; Sun., Nov. 15, 8 a.m.-6 p.m., Bremerton; $70.
Four-hour HIV/AIDS Education and Prevention — Thurs., Nov. 5, 5-9 p.m.; $38.
Seven-hour HIV/AIDS Prevention — Sun., Nov. 22, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; $65.
Babysitter Training — Sat., Nov. 7, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; $30.