A lunar eclipse will be on display on the 27th of September. The eclipse will make the moon look red. Be sure to step outside and check it out about 9:30 P.M.
Laura Findlay Hagen will continue to be the Island Coordinator for the Food, Fun and the Facts of Later Life Luncheons. WICHP (Washington Island Community Health Program) has stepped in to sponsor the former Family Center monthly luncheons as the Family Center has closed. The first luncheon this Fall will be on Thursday, October 15 at Noon-1:30 at Findlay's Holiday Inn. Anyone 50 and over is welcome to attend. Cost will continue to be $6.50 which includes lunch, speaker and tip. October speaker will be Pam Busch from Door Tran. Please make reservations with Laura before October 13th at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 847-2679. Thanks to Christine Andersen, WICHP Executive Director, for working to keep this program going.
It’s not too early to plan on being here for the activity packed Columbus Day fall weekend. Main events: Fire Department Pancake Breakfast, Open House and Raffle, Fall Harvest Dinner at Trinity Lutheran Church on Saturday. The Fall Fun Fest and Cider Pressing Event at the Washington Island Farm Museum on Saturday and Sunday.
The owners of the Observer have announced that the Island newspaper is going to be available in a print version and a digital version this fall. “This means that traveling and seasonal subscribers will have access to the digital newspaper the same day as all Island residents. No more postal service delayed deliveries. In the Observer’s recent survey, we found that 80 percent of our readers access periodicals online. Our subscribers
have asked for this, and we are happy to be able to provide this service.”
The thermometer is rising for the TPAC and REC Center fundraiser.
Bow and cross-bow hunting season begin September 13.