April 22-26: Town hosts Spring Cleanup - Chance to get rid of large items

The Town of Friday Harbor is pleased to offer its residential refuse customers a one-time-only curbside pickup of items that are too large or too heavy for their refuse cans the week of April 22-26. “The Town saw an opportunity to encourage neighborhood cleanups and to assist our customers with their spring cleaning efforts,” said Town Administrator Duncan Wilson. This is the third year the Town has been able to offer this spring cleanup service free of charge to its non-commercial customers.

May 19: Island Rec – Hill of Thrills Soap Box Race in Friday Harbor

The fourth running of the Island Rec's now famous Hill of Thrills Soap Box Race will take place from 1 to 3 p.m. on Sunday, May 19 on Grover Street near Friday Harbor Elementary School. This is a classic old-fashioned ‘gravity’ race where people run their homemade non-motorized contraptions down the hill.

Racing in 2018 Hill of Thrills Sharon Kivisto photo