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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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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