Last update: March 1, 2014
The Samish Island website is owned and operated by the Samish Island Community Center (SICC), located in Skagit County, Washington, USA
Read the attached document for information about Frank's life and the funeral service on March 6. 3/1/14
The Padilla Bay Newsletter
Find the spring classes and events in the Padilla Bay Spring newsletter. 2/24/14
The next Community Garden Meeting is Monday, March 10 at 6:25pm, at the C of C social hall on Scott Rd. The Potluck theme is green accent foods.
Join is for the first work party Saturday, March 22 from 9:00am to 12:00noon at the garden. Bring gloves, stay as long as you are able. The birds will provide "musical background" as we work. Looking forward to this new garden year. 2/12/14
February Shore Lines
The February Shore Lines is online today. It will be delivered sometime this week to your newspaper box. 2/10/14
Edison Bird Festival this weekend.
See the events at the Calendar of Events on the EdisonBirdFestival.com website. 2/7/14
If you'd like to join us this year at the garden, come to the Monday, February 10 meeting. We'll be discussing this year's garden plans and needs. We meet at the social hall at the Scott Road church (Community of Christ church). Potluck at 6:15 (red foods for valentines' day?), meeting about 7:00 pm.
Bring seeds for a seed exchange if you have any. Most seeds are still viable for a year or so.
To join as a member: $25 for individual, $50 per family. All are welcome to help the effort for organic, fresh food, grown locally. Pay at the meeting or send donations/dues to:
Samish Island Acres - A Community Garden, P.O. Box 334
Bow, WA 98232-9334, Attn: Jane Worlund.
January Belongs to Eagles and Hawks
Connect with neighbors and discuss Samish Island's Community Garden plans in the new year. Monday Jan 13 at 6:15 pm social hall on Scott road at Community of Christ Church. Salad and Soup potluck. For details contact Cheryl Willis at juno@ aol.com 360 766 5099.
Shore Lines News - January 2014
The newest Samish island newsletter is online today, and to your newspaper boxes by Wednesday. This issue has the membership dues form attached. We appreciate any support for the Community Hall and its upkeep. 1/7/14
Have a fun gathering planned that might be too much for your home (preparation, serving, cleanup, etc?). Think about using the community center for your event. Islanders or members' rate: $50 for 5-hr or less, $75 one-day rental. Everyone loves the hall: it's open, spacious, has lots of tables and serving things. It doesn't have tv or wireless distractions. Real interactions and conversation can happen here. Call to reserve your event day, 766-8202. More info.. 1/7/14
Friend of Skagit Beaches
Trail tales activities in January and March, sponsored by Friends of Skagit Beaches offers some volunteer opportunities. 12/31/13
Winter Classes at Padilla Bay
- Raptor Class - 5 Tuesdays from 7:00-9:00pm beginning January 7.
- Introduction to Hawks of the Skagit - Saturday, January 4, 9:00-11:00.
- Aquarium Tour and Fish Feeding - Saturday, January 18, 11:00.
- Treetops to Truffles - Saturday, February 1, 1:00-2:30.
- Swans in the Skagit Valley - Saturday, February 15, 1:00-2:30.
- Winter Birding - Saturday, February 22 and Sunday, February 23, 8:30-12:30.
Past Shore Lines
All Shore Lines newsletter are online since 2003. Back issues from that date forward are available on the Publications page.
If you'd like to receive important/emergent information that informs all islanders, join the Samish Info e-group (2-3 emails a month). For those who like a little more neighborly sharing, join both Samish Info and the Samish Neighbors e-groups.