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TUESDAY 14

NAVY LEAGUE LUNCH: The monthly luncheon for the Bremerton-Olympic Peninsula Navy League will be 11:30 a.m. in the Bangor Plaza (formerly called the Trident Ballroom, CMO) Naval Base Kitsap - Bangor. Captain Jon Kurtz, Commander Naval Magazine Indian Island, will serve as the guest speaker. All guests must RSVP and enter only through the Main Gate off Luoto Road. Reservations are required. Call Pioneer Services (360) 405-6336. The cost of the luncheon is $12/person. Please consider joining our local Bremerton-Olympic Peninsula Navy League Council and help support the troops (http://brem-olympic.nlus.us).

THURSDAY 16

WSTPA: Whether you're a business owner, consultant, or technology professional, you don't want to miss this presentation!!! SQL 2005 helps you deliver mission-critical, process-driven applications you can develop and deploy more efficiently, and keep them in production at predictable performance levels. Join us at 5:30-7 p.m. at the Poulsbo branch of the Kitsap Regional Library as we discuss a brief overview, system requirements, and discuss types and editions of this tool. There will be a monthly geek prize raffle, along with pizza and other refreshments. RSVP requested at info@wstpa.org. Cost: Free to WSTPA members; $5 for non-members

BUGS MEETING: The Bremerton Urban Garden Society will be hosting a community meeting at the Norm Dicks Government Center at 7 p.m. The topic of the meeting will be "Planning Your Spring Garden." There will be a seed swap included, so bring any extra seeds to trade and get new ones! Refreshments will be provided. Information: Tiffany, (360) 479-6578.

FRIDAY 17

GLUTEN INTOLERANCE: The Gluten Intolerance Group of Bremerton will meet at 7:30 p.m. at Harrison Hospital in the auditorium. Our speaker will be Yvonne Gifford of Glutenfreeda.com and Glutenfreeda Vacations. She will be discussing how to eat healthy on a gluten free diet. The public is welcome. Info: Call Sue Eliot at (360) 275-0171 or seliot@wavecable.com.

THE KING OF FISH: King of Fish author David Montgomery is scheduled to speak at the Hood Canal Salmon Enhancement Group annual meeting. He offers a revealing and compelling account of the 1,000-year run of salmon. He will discuss aspects of his book detailing his study of the natural and human forces that shape the rivers and mountains of our region, and how the evolution and near extinction of salmon is a story of changing landscapes. The HCSEG Annual meeting is scheduled to take place 6-9 p.m. at the Mary E. Theler Community Center. Hors dÂ’oeuvres and beverages will be served. Admission is free and all are welcome to attend.

SATURDAY 18

FREEDOM FUND BANQUET: The Bremerton NAACP is having its annual Freedom Foundation Banquet 6 p.m. at the Olympic Lodge of Naval Base Kitsap Bremerton. Keynote speakers are Bremerton Mayor Cary Bozeman and Roslund Jenkins, executive director for the Washington Commission on African American Affairs. The Theme for this year's event is "Celebrating community: a tribute to fraternal, social and civic institutions." Tickets for the banquest are $40 for adults and $25 for children. Info: Call (360) 405-1450 or visit www.bremertonnaacp.org.

JEFFERSON-JACKSON DINNER: U.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell, Rep. Jay Inslee and Rep. Norm Dicks are among the invited speakers for the Kitsap County DemocratsÂ’ annual Jefferson-Jackson dinner and auction. The dinner will held at the Olympic College Bremer Center from 6 to 10 p.m. Reservations are $40 per person.

The Jefferson-Jackson dinner and auction is the principal fund-raiser each year for the Kitsap County Democrats. Proceeds are used to support Democratic candidates for public office. The deadline for reservations is Feb. 12. Send payment, with full name and address, to KCDCC, P.O. Box 27, Silverdale, Wash. 98383. Info: Call Marilyn Boynton at (360) 297-2776 or email her at mimib@donobi.net. To donate auction items, call Jean Charneski at (360) 373-7194.

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