Community Calendar

 

August 30, 2023



NOT TO BE MISSED

King for a Day! Come one, come all for Tom Robbins Day from 1-3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 2. Dress up as your favorite Tom Robbins character “or as crazy as you want.” Festivities include a parade, food and drink, arts and shopping, fun gifts and gaiety, and a raffle to benefit children’s reading programs at La Conner Swinomish Library.

LIBRARIES

La Conner Swinomish Library. 520 Morris St., La Conner. 360-466-3352.www.lclib.lib.wa.us. Open 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday.

Storytime for Children. 11 a.m. every Friday.

Book Club. Meets at 2 p.m. every fourth Wednesday. Info: Richard Wisniewski at [email protected]

Tech Help. 4-6 p.m. every Monday. One-on-one technical support in 30-minute blocks.

Dungeons & Dragons Club. 3-5 p.m. every Tuesday. No previous gaming experience necessary.

Mount Vernon Public Library. 315 Snoqualmie St., Mount Vernon. 360-336-6209, mountvernonwa.gov.

Virtual Reality. Every Saturday, 1-3 p.m. Must be 12 or older.

Anacortes Public Library. 1220 10th St., Anacortes. 360-299-8067, CityofAnacortes.org.

Burlington Public Library. 820 E. Washington Ave., Burlington. 360-755-0760, burlingtonwa.gov/library.

Knitting Club. All ages, Wednesdays at 6 p.m.

MUSEUMS

Pacific Northwest Quilt & Fiber Arts Museum. 703 S. Second St., La Conner.11 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday. qfamuseum.org, 360-466-4288. See two new exhibits:

Bojagi Journey 2023; curated by Patti King. July 26 - Oct. 8

David Owen Hastings: Paper + Stitch. Aug. 2 - Oct 29

Skagit County Historical Museum. 360-466-3365 or skagitcounty.net/museum. Hours 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Thursday-Sunday.

Exhibit: “I Do, the History of Weddings,” through Sept. 24.

Museum of Northwest Art. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, noon-5 p.m. Sunday and Monday. monamuseum.org, 360-466-4446.

MUSIC

Ukelele Fun & Song Circle. Meets 1-2 p.m. every Wednesday, Burlington Senior Center. For more info, email [email protected].

Shelter Bay Chorus. Meets 4:30-6:30 p.m. every Thursday, Shelter Bay Clubhouse. No auditions required. Questions, call Joan at 360-941-7507.

La Conner Live Concert Series. Live music 1-4 p.m. every Sunday in Gilkey Square.

Burlington Summer Nights. Live music from 6-8 p.m. every Friday at the Burlington Visitor Center Amphitheater, 520 E. Fairhaven Ave., Burlington.

SERVICE & VOLUNTEER

La Conner Sunrise Food Bank. Food distribution from 2:30-5 p.m. every Monday, 602 S. Third St., La Conner. 360-488-3878. laconnerfoodbank.com.

Swinomish Helping Hands Food Bank. Food distribution from 2-5 p.m. every Thursday. Non-essentials every first Thursday. 17444 Snee Oosh Road, La Conner. 360-856-2211. helpinghandsfoodbank.org.

Skagit Valley Humane Society. 18841 Kelleher Road, Burlington. 360-757-0445. Find volunteer and donation opportunities online at skagithumane.org.

MEETINGS

Rotary Club of La Conner. laconnerrotary.org. Meetings 6-7 p.m. every Monday at Shawn O’Donnell’s Farmhouse restaurant. Optional dinner at 5:30 p.m.

Skagit Conservation District. 2021 E. College Way No. 203, Mount Vernon. 360-428-4313. Zoom info at skagitcd.org. Board meetings 7:30-9 a.m. every fourth Wednesday. Next meeting is Aug. 23.

Skagit Cemetery District 1. Regular meetings at 5 p.m. every second Thursday, at Lori Buher’s home, 17604 Valentine Road, Mount Vernon.

Little Mountain Gamblers. Gamblers Anonymous meets at 6:30 p.m. every Tuesday at Mount Vernon Senior Center, 1401 Cleveland Ave.

Town of La Conner. 204 Douglas St., La Conner. 360-466-3125. Zoom info @Townoflaconner.org/calendar.

La Conner Swinomish Regional Library. Library board of trustees meets at 5 p.m. the second Tuesday of the month in the library, 520 Morris St., La Conner.

 

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