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JUNE ‘16 KP NEWS Calendar

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June 1

Pet neuter program

The Northwest Spay and Neuter Center animal shuttle will be at the KP Civic Center 7 to 7:30 a.m. to pick up dogs and cats. Animals will be returned to the civic center at 9 a.m. the next day. Appointments are required. Call 253-627-7729, ext. 217, or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for questions or to schedule an appointment. The Northwest Spay and Neuter Center offers affordable spay and neuter services for cats and dogs including special programs for feral cats and pit bull dogs. nwspayneuter.org

June 2

Fuchsia group

The Fuchsia Club meets at 7 p.m. in the KP Civic Center Whitmore Room.

June 2 & 16

Cat tales

Children ages 5 to 18 in 4-H learn all about cats 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. in the VFW Room at the KP Civic Center. Dianna, 884-4182 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

June 3, 10 & 17

Skate night

Skate Night is held at the KP Civic Center 6 to 9 p.m. Admission is $5. 884-3456

June 6 & 20

Senior shopping

Seniors have an opportunity to grocery shop and attend any scheduled Gig Harbor doctor’s appointment with transportation provided; a “Dutch” lunch is included. 884-9265

June 6, 13, 20, 27

Bloodmobile

The bloodmobile is at Albertsons 11:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.

June 8

Ashes meet

The Ashes support group for FD#16 meets 10:30 a.m. at the fire station in Key Center. 884-3771

Garden club meets

The Bayshore Garden Club meets 1 p.m. at the fire station in Longbranch. Wendy, 332-4883

KP Council

The KP Council meeting 7 p.m. at KC fire station features "Suicide Awareness" presented by Gina Kabiddu, Family Educator at Children Home Society. 884-6455

June 13

Fundraiser

The de la Cruz family of El Sombrero Restaurant is graciously donating a portion of their dinner proceeds to the KP Civic Center. Have a meal with the KPCCA board from 5 p.m. to closing.

June 14 & 22

Crochet or knit

The Loving Hearts group meets 1 to 3 p.m. at WayPoint Church June 14 and 7 to 9 p.m. June 22. Yarn donations are always needed. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Virginia, 884-9619

June 15

Community forum

The Mustard Seed's Third Thursday Community Forum is 10 a.m. at the Key Center Library. 884-9814

June 16

Down Home Band Rides Again

The first practice of the Down Home Band will be at Key Medical June 16 at 7 p.m. We play marches, polkas and a variety of other band music. If you play a wind instrument (especially clarinet!) or played one in high school, please join us. First performance of the year is the Fourth of July Parade in Home. Dr. Roes, 884-9221

June 19

Sunday bluegrass jam

Bluegrass Gospel Jam session held at Longbranch Church (16518 46th Street KPS) 6 to 8:30 p.m. for all acoustic instruments, ages and skill levels. Everyone is welcome to play, sing or simply listen. Bring music stand and finger food to share; music and beverages are provided.

June 20

Robots

Kids ages 8 to 18 build and program a robot using Lego Mindstorms 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. at the KC Library. Register at piercecountylibrary.org/calendar or 548-3309 beginning June 1. Maximum capacity for event is 25. This event is sponsored by Friends of the KC Library.

June 20-Aug. 19

Summer lunch

The free kids’ Summer Lunch Program is on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays 11:30 to 12:30 p.m. at the KP Civic Center. All are welcome. Free transportation is available from Palmer Lake. Food Backpacks 4 Kids, 857-7401 or 884-4449

June 21 & 28

Story times

Every Tuesday, discover books, learn nursery rhymes, sing songs, play with blocks, and do arts and crafts at the KC Library. Music/Motion Story time (0-2 years old with an adult) is at 10 a.m. and Preschool Science Story time (2-5 years old) is at 11 a.m. 548-3309

June 24

Game show

Louie Foxx presents “Games You Can’t Lose” at 1:30 p.m. at the KC Library for children 8 and up and families. This event is part amazing magic and part hilarious game show with the kids as the stars. 548-3309

June 25

Rummage sale

Evergreen Elementary PTA’s Rummage Sale is 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the school. The proceeds will go to the school’s 2016-17 Science-Technology-Engineering-Art-Math program. Donations of gently used clothing, toys and small furniture are accepted in front of the school between 9-10:30 a.m. or 6-7:30 p.m. on June 20, 22 and 24. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Garage sale

The annual Giant Garage Sale is 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Key Peninsula Lutheran Church on the corner of Lackey Road and Key Peninsula Highway. Julie, 884-3321

June 27

Origami

Folks aged 8 and up learn to fold boats, birds and other summer origami 2:30 p.m. at the KC Library. Registration is required at piercecountylibrary.org/calendar or 548-3309 and begins June 1. 548-3309

June 28 to July 4

Fireworks sale
Buy fireworks from the KP Civic Center’s stand in Key Center. Hours are 12 to 9 p.m. June 28, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. June 29 to July 3, and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. July 4. Proceeds benefit the Key Peninsula.

 

July 1

Lego play

Use Legos, straws and connectors, blocks and more to construct fabulous contraptions 1:30 p.m. at the KC Library. All ages welcome; children under six bring an adult. 548-3309

OFF THE KEY

June 2

Democrats meet

26th Legislative District Democrats meet 7 to 9 p.m. at Givens Community Center, 1026 Sidney Rd, Port Orchard.

June 2, 9, 16, 23, 30

Waterfront market

The Thursday Waterfront Farmers Market is 3 to 7 p.m. at 3207 Harborview Drive.

June 4, 11, 18, 25

Farmers market

The Saturday Farmers Market is 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 5503 Wollochet Drive (the former Peninsula Gardens building) and is open rain or shine.

June 5, 12, 19, 26

Uptown market

The Sunday Uptown Farmers Market is 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 4701 Pt. Fosdick Drive and is open rain or shine.

June 7, 14, 21, 28

Support group

The Freedom from Tobacco Support Group meets on Tuesdays 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at St. Anthony Hospital. The meetings are free. 223-7538

 

June 17 to 26

Play presented

“The Little Mermaid” is presented at Paradise Theatre on Judson Street in downtown Gig Harbor. Shows are 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday. 954-PLAY

 

Weekly Events 

Mondays

Play to Learn

In a partnership with Peninsula School District and the Tacoma Children’s Museum, ‘Play to Learn’ has been added to children’s opportunities on Mondays from 10 to 11:30 a.m. in the KP Civic Center gym. ‘Play to Learn’ is for parents, grandparents and others who nurture children ages six and under. Themed curriculum invites individual play, group activities, songs and a circle time for kids and adults. This is a drop-in program and no registration is required. 884-5433

 

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Senior exercise class
The S.A.I.L. program meets 10 to 11 a.m. at the KP Community Services in Lakebay. Participants must register. Marilyn Perks, 884-4440

Tuesdays

Story times

Every Tuesday, discover books, learn nursery rhymes, sing songs, play with blocks, and do arts and crafts at the KC Library. Music/Motion Story time (0-2 years old with an adult) is at 10 a.m. and Preschool Science Story time (2-5 years old) is at 11 a.m. 548-3309

Tuesdays and Thursdays

Senior tai chi

Senior tai chi meets 9:30 to10:30 a.m. at the KP Community Services in Lakebay. 884-4440

Preschool play time

The Children’s Home Society KP Family Resource Center offers a preschool/toddler indoor park program 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the KP Civic Center. Care-givers must stay with child. Drop-ins are welcome; stay as long as you wish. A $1/child donation is suggested. Tami, 884-5433

Tuesdays and Saturdays

Visit the museum

The KP Historical Museum has a new display of Historic Hotels and Resorts of the Key Peninsula. New display cases in the VFW Room expand the area to show off the various artifacts and photos of the area. Free admission; monetary donations welcome. 888-3246

Wednesdays
Writers meet
The Lakebay Writers meet 1:30 to 4 p.m. at the KC Library. 884-3931
Writers’ workshop
The Watermark Writers present a free writers’ workshop 5 to 8 p.m. in Vaughn. 778-6559
Wednesdays and Fridays
Senior meals
Nutritious meals for ages 60+ are served at noon at KP Community Services; a $2 donation is requested. Guests (ages 50-59) of senior attendees are requested to donate $2.50. 884-4440
 
Thursdays
Toastmasters 

The Toastmasters meet 8 to 9 a.m. at the KC Library. Have fun improving your speaking ability. 858-5761 or 548-3511

Seniors’ lunch

The KP Senior Society meets at 11 a.m. for a potluck, games and fellowship in the Whitmore Room at the KP Civic Center. All are welcome. 884-4981

Bingo

Free bingo held 7 to 9 p.m. at the KP Community Services in Home. 884-4440

 

Fridays, June 3, 10, 17

Story time

Families with young children enjoy summer stories 1:30 to 2 p.m. at the KC Library. 548-3309

Saturdays

Writers’ Guild

The Writers' Guild meets the first and third Saturdays 10 a.m. to noon at the KC Library. 884-6455

PUBLIC MEETINGS

June 1 & 15, KP Lions, 7 p.m., KC fire station; 853-2721

June 6, Artists’ Blend, 4 to 6 p.m., Blend Wine Shop, for all artists; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

June 6 & 20, KP Veterans, 7 p.m., KP Lutheran Church; membership for veterans and military service members and families over 16 yrs. 509-8656 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

June 13, KP Parks, 7:30 p.m. at Volunteer Park office; public is encouraged to attend. 884-9240

June 14 & 28, KP Fire Dept., 5 p.m., KC fire station; keypeninsulafire.org

June 9, KP Civic Center Assn. Board, 7 p.m., Whitmore Room, KPCC; 884-3456

June 9, TWAA Board, 7 p.m., VFW Room, KPCC; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

June 9 & 16, Peninsula School District Board, 6 p.m., District Office

June 15, Longbranch Improvement Club, 6:30 p.m. social, 7 p.m. meeting, LIC; 884-6022

June 15/third Wednesday, KP Advisory Commission, 6:30 p.m., VFW Room, KPCC; Toni Fairbanks, 253-798-7156

June 16, KP Citizens Against Crime, 7 p.m., KC fire station

June 20, KP Democrats, 7 p.m., Home fire station; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

June 27, KP Farm Council, 6:30 p.m., Home fire station; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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