The Red Door Thrift Shop, a ministry of Christ Episcopal Church, has volunteer opportunities in cashiering, donation receiving and sorting, and pricing.
Love teens? Love pizza? If so, the Anacortes Middle School would love to have your help on Tuesdays and/or Thursdays after school from 2-3:15 p.m. for a new homework coaching/help program. They need volunteers to help kids complete their school or homework.
By Linda Henley
Special to the American
Ruth Wilkens was a beloved teacher of English and creative writing who taught for 11 years at the Anacortes Senior Activity Center through the Community Services program at Skagit Valley College.
She died Feb. 28, 2013 in Seattle.
A reading will be held to commemorate Wilkens from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 8 at the Anacortes Public Library. The event will include readings by former students, as well as family members. Refreshments will be served. It is free and open to the public.
The Komo Kulshan Cluster of churches welcomed two new clergy to Skagit Valley. The Rev. Helen McPeak and the Rev. Heidi Fish began their work in August as co-missioners of the Komo Kulshan Cluster of churches — a partnership between Christ Episcopal Church and Celebration Lutheran in Anacortes, Saint James’ Episcopal Church of Sedro-Woolley, and Saint Paul’s Episcopal Church and La Iglesia Episcopal de la Resurrección in Mount Vernon.
Anacortes Community Theatre has announced its 2014 play lineup. It produces six shows ever year including musicals, comedies and dramas.
Season tickets, $90, ensure a seat at every show and includes an ACT membership. Individual tickets for musicals are $20 and $18 for other plays.
Next year is special as the theater celebrates its 50th anniversary. Since 1964, ACT has produced hundreds of plays and thousands of performances featuring local talent in a variety of roles. ACT is a nonprofit arts organization.
A change in 2014 is all evening shows will start at 7:30 p.m. Call 293-6829 or visit www.acttheatre.com.
The First Friday Gallery Walk is 6-9 p.m. Friday at the following locations in downtown Anacortes.
• Anne Martin McCool Gallery, 711 Commercial Ave., presents new paintings by Anne Martin McCool and other gallery artists including “Curious Gourds” by Vicki Hampel. Also showing are sculptures and jewelry from the gallery’s stable of artists.