Event Photos

Slideshow: Ideas abound at 2016 TEDx San Juan Island

TEDxSanJuanIsland 2016's theme "Quality of Life" at San Juan Community Theatre on September 17 featured a dozen speakers including two from Friday Harbor.  Local composer, Grisha Krivchenia closed out the event by performing a song he had created with a Vietnam veteran through a project in Santa Fe, New Mexico. The project explores the creativity in elders and helps them tell their stories through a creative process.  

The slideshow includes links to websites about each speaker. 

Alicia Malone, a film reporter, writer and TV host, emceed the 2016 TEDx San Juan Island at San Juan Community Theatre September 17, 2016. Visit her website at www.malonesmovieminute.com/

Slideshow photos by Sharon Kivisto

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Racers flock to Zuchinni 500 at San Juan County Fair - MORE photos added

Competitors of all ages brought their custom-made Zucchini racers to the Skatepark at the San Juan County Fair Wednesday for the first of four days of racing. The annual competition has two divisions - one for stock, the other for custom. Stock is defined as a racer that's main component is a whole zucchini. In the custom category, just a bit of zucchini is required. 

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Hundreds turn out for the Memorial Day Parade in Friday Harbor - SLIDESHOW POSTED

Crowds lined Spring Street near Memorial Park for the annual Memorial Day parade in Friday Harbor on May 30, 2016. Veterans, American Legion Post 163 Color Guard, the Legion Auxiliary and Boy Scouts marched down Spring Street to the ceremony at Memorial Park. The gathering included speeches, a 21-gun salute and the tossing of flowers into the water to remember those who died at sea.

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March 27: Easter Egg Hunt at Roche Harbor

It rained before and it poured afterwards, but the sun broke through the clouds long enough for dozens of children to hunt for eggs at Roche Harbor Resort March 27, 2016. The slideshow tells the story from the live chicken, the extra silver egg, the cheerful Easter Bunny and Carrot, the tie for jellybean count and a repeat winner.  Slideshow photos by Sharon Kivisto

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March 27: Easter Egg Hunt at Jacksons Beach

San Juan Island Firefighters Association hosted its annual Easter Egg Hunt  Sunday, March 27, 2016 at Jacksons Beach on San Juan Island. The rain let up for at least part of the time.  Everyone ages infant to 12 received prizes courtesy of Friday Harbor Drugs, Ositos, The Toy Store and San Juan Island firefighters. Hot cocoa was provided by Friday Harbor House. Those who found a special egg  received a fire safety prize for your family.

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