Lopez Island Chamber of Commerce

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March 18, 2015
  (published bi-weekly)

 

Lopez Chamber Visitor Center and Office - Fall/Winter office hours:
Wednesday thru Saturday 11am - 3pm. Closed Sunday, Monday, Tuesday
The Lopez List will go out every other Wednesday. 

Don’t forget, you can add your event to the Community Calendar on the Chamber’s Website!  Instructions are on line under Calendar, click on “Post an Event” and just follow the instructions.

LOPEZ VILLAGE PARK IS A WI-FI HOTSPOT
This is available through www.rockisland.com - NOW FREE TO ROCKISLAND CUSTOMERS

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS

FYI, you can look on this website under "Calendar" to see what else is happening on Lopez!  Check it out!

TOUR DE LOPEZ REGISTRATION NOW OPEN as of February 1st. Come out and join us for the 2015 Ride! Visit our website Tour De Lopez page to download a registration form or visit http://www.active.com/lopez-island-wa/cycling/races/tour-de-lopez-2015 to register online.

Support your local businesses by shopping local!

SOUTHEND RESTAURANT: The Southend Restaurant has reopened as of Thursday March 12th. Enjoy a nice lunch or dinner, new menu, new look, come on down!  Winter hours 11:30-8:00 Thursday, Friday, Saturday.  Breakfast Sunday 9-12. Lori Honeywell/Owner Southend General Store and Restaurant 3024 Mud Bay Road.

LOPEZ ISLAND VINEYARDS TASTING ROOM: The Tasting room is now open on Saturdays from 12-5pm!

JUST HEAVENHY FUDGE FACTORY: Due to the outstanding Spring weather Lopez Island Creamery Ice Cream has arrived early. Check out our new ice cream parlor, cones, shakes sundaes and floats. Featuring Jelly Donut and Raspberry Wine fudge. OPEN weekends Fri, Sat, Sun 11 am - 5 pm located in Lopez Village next to the Chamber office. 468-2439.

VORTEX:  Is now open! Hours: Wednesday – Saturday 10am – 3pm.

NIKYTA PALMISANI WITH LSWDD: nikytap@lopezsolidwaste.org , wants to extend the offer to help Chamber members to reduce their waste costs and improve recycling efforts. She is  available to do consulting for  businesses free of charge, to review their current waste (garbage) bill and help strategize and organize spaces to increase recycling efforts.  This is a free service.  LSWDD is offering this as part of the grant that they are working on for the Department of the Environment with the goal of reducing waste Island wide in both households and businesses.

LSWDD AND BLM:  Invite you to be one of the sponsors of the Great Islands Clean Up.  In celebration of Earth Day 2015, the Lopez Solid Waste Disposal District and BLM are teaming up for an island wide spring-cleaning event on April 18th, 2015. We need sponsors. We need individual volunteers. We need drivers. We need 20 team leaders. For more information or to become a sponsor, Call the Lopez Solid Waste Disposal District Outreach and Education Coordinator, Nikyta Palmisani at (360) 468-2555 to leave a message or email nikytap@lopezsolidwaste.org .

ISABEL'S ESPRESSO: Isabel's has sandwiches from the South End General Store and Restaurant. For now they will be available Wednesday through Saturday. Isabel's Espresso, PO Box 651, 308 Lopez Road, Lopez Island, WA 98261, (360) 468-4114.

BAY HOUSE AND GARDEN COTTAGES: Winter Special - "Book one night and stay the 2nd night free" : Two nights in the Garden Cottages = $160,  Two nights in one of the Bay Houses = $210.

LOPEZ FARM COTTAGES AND TENT CAMPING: Stay 2 nights and the second night is FREE. Make your online reservation at www.LopezFarmCottages.com and add a note under Additional Information "2:1 Special". When you receive our email confirmation you will see the price reduction. Offer is good between now and March 31, 2015.

O2 ENERGY LIGHT: Offers Personal Retreats, Call Jennifer for details:  (360) 468-4227 or email: jennifer@O2energylight.com

TDL shirts half off at the Lopez Chamber Office!!!

SAN JUAN ISLANDS MUSEUM OF ART (IMA):  is developing an exciting new Art Workshop Program and is in the process of compiling a comprehensive "workshop instructor" listing, of both local and national instructors.  If you are interested in being included in this listing please email h.coscorbi@sjima.org with you name, email, phone, workshop topic(s) and number of days for the workshop (1-5), or if it is an ongoing weekly workshop. Call 378-0951 if questions.

Ferry reservations system now running! Please visit the following website for information on the new Washington State Ferry reservation system: http://www.wsdot.wa.gov/Ferries/TakeaFerry/ , or www.takeaferry.com  You will find many helpful links on this page to information regarding the reservation system.

MARCH ACTIVITIES

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 18, 2015

"Years of Living Dangerously" Film Series & Community Conversation7pm, The Hamlet/Gathering Place, 224 Weeks Road, Lopez Village,  This 9 week Emmy-Award winning Showtime series discusses climate change from the unique perspective of people who are living through its hardships, challenges, and dangers and features Harrison Ford, Matt Damon, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Don Cheadle, Michael C. Hall, Olivia Munn, journalists Thomas Friedman, Lesly Stahl, & others. Each episode will be followed by special speakers and community conversation to encourage our island to thrive in these uncertain times. Contact: Ande Finley Phone: (360) 468-5199

THURSDAY, MARCH 19, 2015

Fundraiser dinner at "The Bay Cafe" for Lopez High School Baseball - The Bay, #9 Old Post Road, Lopez Village,  The Bay is kindly hosting a fundraiser dinner for our Lopez High School Baseball team. The monies will cover transportation (bus driver, ferry fare, gas), visiting umpire costs/travel, some equipment, and minor field maintenance. Uniforms and most equipment were purchased last year. We hope you can join us, please go to The Bay's website and click on reservations as seating is limited for this event. Contact: Jeremiah Johnson Email: jeremiahgreen1@yahoo.com More Info: www.bay-cafe.com

Siren & Scribe7pm, The Joinery, Eads Lane, Lopez Village,  Lopez Island Coffee Roasters and Eleanor June invite you to: Acoustic Night/Open Stage. Come and share something about Spring on the eve of the Vernal Equniox. All ages welcome. $5-10 cover. Come early to sign up! Limited slots available. Tea and treats available.

SATURDAY, MARCH 21, 2015

Celebration of Life, Jeanne Diane Derosier Robertson2pm, Lopez Island Golf Club, 589 Airport Road,  Please come join the family & friends of Diane as they celebrate the life of this inspirational woman. Diane passed away on February 1, 2015 and was buried at Lopez Union Cemetery on February 15, 2015. Let's get together to share stories, memories, tears and prayers. Contact: Scott Robertson, Phone: (206) 310-5283

SUNDAY, MARCH 22, 2015

Sailing the Salish Seas in the Dog Days2pm, The Hamlet/Gathering Place, 224 Weeks Road, Lopez Village,  Russel and Madrona, experts on Native people in our region, present "Sailing the Salish Seas in the Dog Days". Their lecture will take us on a journey through the islands 250 years ago by sail canoe to learn how the first Lopezians worked, traded and traveled. Russel and Madrona's material is taken from family histories, historical records and archaeology.

MONDAY, MARCH 23, 2015

The Bold Ones7pm, Grace Church Parish Hall, 70 Sunset Lane, Lopez Village,  Two emerging leaders, Tannur Ali, a poet performer, social artist and founder of iLOGIC in her Georgia neighborhood, and Antonio Gutierrez, a housing activist from Chicago, will be speaking at the 25th Annual Meeting of Lopez Community Land Trust. Tannur Ali leaves audiences spellbound with her poetry performances. Antonio is the housing coordinator for Centro in Chicago. Everyone is welcome, and LCLT encourages all ages to attend. The evening will feature a dessert auction and election of a new board member, Maija Wilder. Contact: Rhea Miller (Lopez Community Land Trust) Email: lclt@rockisland.com Phone: (360) 468-3723 More Info: www.lopezclt.org

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 25, 2015

"Years of Living Dangerously" Film Series & Community Conversation7pm, The Hamlet/Gathering Place, 224 Weeks Road, Lopez Village,  This 9 week Emmy-Award winning Showtime series discusses climate change from the unique perspective of people who are living through its hardships, challenges, and dangers and features Harrison Ford, Matt Damon, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Don Cheadle, Michael C. Hall, Olivia Munn, journalists Thomas Friedman, Lesly Stahl, & others. Each episode will be followed by special speakers and community conversation to encourage our island to thrive in these uncertain times. Contact: Ande Finley Phone: (360) 468-5199

THURSDAY, MARCH 26, 2015

"Owls and Woodpeckers of North America", An Evening with Award-Winning Wildlife Photographer Paul Bannick7pm, Woodmen Hall, 4102 Fisherman Bay Road,  Friends of the Lopez Library and the San Juan Islands National Monument proudly present an evening with international award-winning photographer Paul Bannick. Paul will take us on a multimedia tour of the wild habitats of North America through the lives and interrelationships of owls and woodpeckers. He will have his first book "The Owl and The Woodpecker" and his newest book "Woodpeckers of North America" available for signing and sale. Contact: Jen Krajack Email: jen@lopezlibrary.org Phone: (360) 468-2265 More Info: www.lopezlibrary.org

FRIDAY, MARCH 27, 2015

"No Time to Waste" Art Opening5pm, Lopez Center for Community and the Arts (LCCA), 204 Village Road, Lopez Village,  This art show is the culmination of a 10 week Creative Reuse Salon where artists of all ages and experience levels came together to braid research together with activism and art around issues of waste. What resulted is an educational and profound art show where the research is embedded in the art, and the art is in response to the research. The opening will have a question and answer community discussion at 6 pm. Art will be on display through May 5, 2015. Admission: Free. Contact: LCCA Phone: (360) 468-2203 More Info: www.lopezsolidwaste.org

SATURDAY, MARCH 28, 2015

LCLT Fun & Funky Flea Market10am-3pm, Lopez Center for Community and the Arts (LCCA), 204 Village Road, Lopez Village,  Come out and find the treasures waiting for you at the "Fun & Funky Flea Market" watch for a surprise guest appearance! Funky music by Shark Reef Rounders, Nada Basura band, Ingrid Villet, and Sara Greacen. Buy plant starts from the school L.I.F.E program, Spring Market food vendors, Barn Owl, Helens' Farm and fermentation by Josh. A benefit for Lopez Community Land Trust. Contact: LCLT office Email: LCLT@rockisland.com Phone: (360) 468-3723 More Info: www.lopezclt.org

SUNDAY, MARCH 29, 2015

Palm Sunday Service10am, Lopez Center for Community and the Arts (LCCA), 204 Village Road, Lopez Village,  Come and join us as the churches of Lopez Island for the annual Ecumenical Pam Sunday Service. Admission: Free. Contact: The Grace Church Office Phone: (360) 468-3477 More Info: www.lopezcenter.org

APRIL ACTIVITIES

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 1, 2015

Business League Golf5pm, Lopez Island Golf Club, 589 Airport Road, Make a 3 or 4-person team and play in a 9-hole competition on the first Wednesday of the month from April through September. 5 pm registration; 5:30 tee off. Starts APRIL 1st! Contact: Esa Turunen Email: esa.turunen62@gmail.com Phone: (360) 468-3603

"Years of Living Dangerously" Film Series & Community Conversation7pm, The Hamlet/Gathering Place, 224 Weeks Road, Lopez Village,  This 9 week Emmy-Award winning Showtime series discusses climate change from the unique perspective of people who are living through its hardships, challenges, and dangers and features Harrison Ford, Matt Damon, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Don Cheadle, Michael C. Hall, Olivia Munn, journalists Thomas Friedman, Lesly Stahl, & others. Each episode will be followed by special speakers and community conversation to encourage our island to thrive in these uncertain times. Contact: Ande Finley Phone: (360) 468-5199

THURSDAY, APRIL 2, 2015

Ruth Moody Band7pm, Lopez Center for Community and the Arts (LCCA), 204 Village Road, Lopez Village,  Founding and current member of the internationally renowned, Billboard-charting trio The Wailin' Jennys. THE RUTH MOODY BAND is Adrian Dolan on fiddle, mandolin, viola, mandola and vocals; Adam Dobres on guitars, ukulele and vocals; and Sam Howard on upright bass and vocals. Tickets: Adult $18, Youth $8 Buy Tickets Online. Available also from: Lopez Center Office, Paper Scissors on the Rock, Blossoms Organic Grocery, Lopez Bookshop. Offered by Lopez Center. Contact: LCCA office Phone: (360) 468-2203 More Info: www.lopezcenter.org

 

Remember, you can look on the Chamber website under “Calendar” to see what is happening on Lopez!  Check it out!


Lopez Island Chamber of Commerce has no affiliation with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce

 


Lopez Island Chamber of Commerce
(360) 468-4664
www.lopezisland.com
P.O. Box 102, Lopez Island, WA, 98261
lopezchamber@lopezisland.com

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