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If you have an event that would be of interest to Fox Island area residents, please send us your
information on our Events Submission Form, and we'll post your event on this page.

Join Fox Island Cub Scouts!
Join Fox Island Cub Scouts!
Tuesday, October 21, 2014  6:30 PM
Fox Island's Pack 27 is recruiting boys 1st through 5th grade to the Cub Scouting program for boys who live on Fox Island and Gig Harbor.
Meetings are held twice a month, at the Nichols Community Center on Fox Island.
Visit our website to find out more about the Cub Scouting program.
Find Pack 27 on Facebook
Call: John Ohlson at 253-380-4100  
Location: 690 9th Ave, Fox Island
Website: http://www.pack27bsa.com

One Day in Fox Island Life Member Reception
Saturday, November 01, 2014 
Join neighbors and fellow islanders to view and toast the unprecedented collection of Fox Island photos that were submitted for One Day in Fox Island Life. This ADULT event will kick-off sales for the One Day in Fox Island Life 2015 calendar.

Where: Fox Island Museum, 1017 9th Avenue
Date: Saturday, November 1, 2014
When: 4 to 6 PM

The reception is free to current members. New and renewed memberships are welcome at the door. Light food will accompany the ADULT beverages of beer and wine.

The photo display may be viewed on November 1 and 2 during normal open hours - 1 to 4PM - so children will also have the opportunity to enjoy this special attraction. We hope your busy Saturday schedule will allow you to spend some time at the reception before returning home to dinner and a busy weekend.
Call: Marie Weis at 253-549-2461  
E-Mail: foxislandmuseum@centurytel.net
Location: 1017 9th Avenue, Fox Island, WA

Shorewood Annual Holiday Bazaar
Saturday, November 08, 2014  Free
Our Annual Holiday Bazaar is November 8th from 10 to 4pm. We will have 60 plus vendors from all over the Puget Sound showcasing their talents of crafted items along with a bake sale, café, raffle and used book sale to raise money for the PTA. Its a fun family day out to purchase unique holiday gifts plus a visit from Santa. This community tradition has been running for over 25 years. Free to enter
Call: CC Schukar at 206-841-9001  
E-Mail: coachcecilia@comcast.net
Location: 2725 SW 116th St, Burien, WA 98146

High Adventure Outdoor Opportunity - Boys 7 - 17
High Adventure Outdoor Opportunity - Boys 7 - 17
Monday, November 10, 2014  6:30 PM
Are you interested in Extreme, High Adventure Sports such as camping, backpacking, canoeing, climbing & mountain biking?
Are you interested in learning outdoor survival skills, leadership skills and serving your community?
If so, the [ SCOUT ZONE ] is the place to be!
FICRA sponsors a high-adventure youth organization on Fox Island, that does all this and more. If you are a boy between the ages of 11 and 17, and want to have fun, come and check it out! Troop 27 meets on the 2nd & 3rd Monday of the month, 6:30 PM at the Nichols Center.

Cub Scout Pack 27, is for boys grades 1st through 5th, meets on the 2nd & 4th Tuesdays of the month at the Nichols Community Center, and provides activities and outings and lots of fun!

Don't miss out on all the fun, come check it out today!
Call: John Ohlson at 253-380-4100  
Location: 690 9th Ave, Fox Island
Website: http://www.troop27BSA.com

Poulsbos Fish Park: A Habitat Restoration Success Story
Saturday, November 15, 2014  FREE
Tom Nordlie, the driving force behind the creation and development of Poulsbo’s Fish Park, will present on the restoration of Dogfish Creek where it meets Liberty Bay and the impact it has had on the Salmon run as well as plans for park expansion. Jenise Bauman, Western Washington University Peninsulas Environmental Science faculty will talk about a collaboration that will have Western students working on restoration and research projects in the park.
Call: Kathy Johnson at 360-394-2733  
E-Mail: kathy.johnson@wwu.edu
Location: WWU Center at Olympic College Poulsbo

Silent Auction at the Fox Island Museum
Saturday, November 22, 2014  1.00
The annual Silent Auction at the Fox Island Museum begins November 22nd. Come and place your bids on wonderful gifts and household items for yourself or someone special. Rare books, jewelry, toys, China ware, fine art, linens, and more!

Visit the Museum during open hours.

Auction Begins: Saturday, November 22, 2014
Auction Ends: Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Call: Fox Island Historical Society Museum at 253-549-2461  
E-Mail: foxislandmuseum@centurytel.net
Location: 1017 9th Ave, Fox Island, WA
Website: http://www.foxislandmuseum.org

Santa's Visit and Christmas Craft Making at Museum
Saturday, December 06, 2014  1:00 PM
Ho! Ho! Ho! Visit Santa Claus at the Fox Island Museum and tell him all your secret Christmas wishes.

A Children's Holiday Art Project will also be held from 1:00pm to 4:00pm. Free to Museum members or $5.00 per participant. All materials and tools will be supplied.
Call: Fox Island Historical Society Museum at 253-549-2461  
E-Mail: foxislandmuseum@centurytel.net
Location: 1017 9th Ave, Fox Island, WA
Website: http://www.foxislandmuseum.org

Fox Island Annual Tree Lighting & Bonfire
Fox Island Annual Tree Lighting & Bonfire
Sunday, December 07, 2014  6:00pm
Join your Island neighbors and friends for a festive evening of fun! Sing carols around the bonfire provided by Boy Scout Troop 27, meet our 2014 tree lighter, visit with Santa Claus, and listen to the annual "Down Home Country Christmas" concert, performed by the Wicklines.
Bring a log for our outdoor bonfire and a waterproof ornament to hang on our outdoor Christmas tree.
Call:  at   
Location: Nichols Community Center, 690 9th Ave., Fox Island

118th Presidents Day Potluck
Monday, February 16, 2015  Noon - 2:00 PM
The 119th Fox Island Historical Society's Presidents Day Potluck will be held at noon at the Chapel on Echo Bay. Please bring your own plates and silverware. Coffee will be provided.

The first celebration was held in the Sylvan Community in 1896. The event is open to all, so please come and enjoy lunch and spending time with your fellow islanders. There will be an Historical program presented.
Call: The Chapel on Echo Bay at 253-549-7039  
Location: 400 6th Ave., Fox Island, WA
Website: http://www.foxislandchapel.net

Fox Island Mutual Water Annual Meeting
Tuesday, March 17, 2015  7:00 PM
The Fox Island Mutual Water Association will hold its annual meeting on Tuesday, March 17th at 7:00 PM. At the meeting, the FIMWA Board of Directors will present the 2014 annual report. We welcome your questions, comments and concerns about our water system.
Call: Michael Ireland at 253-549-2671  
Location: 690 9th Ave., Fox Island, WA 98333
Website: http://www.foxislandwa.net/fimwa.htm

Annual Historical Society Meeting & Election
Annual Historical Society Meeting & Election
Wednesday, April 15, 2015  7:00 - 9:00pm
Everyone is invited to attend the Fox Island Historical Society Annual Meeting. A very special "Who Has The Biggest Tree" Award Presentation of contest winners is planned for this historic evening.
Refreshments will be served.
Call: Fox Island Historical Society Museum at 253-549-2461  
E-Mail: foxislandmuseum@centurytel.net
Location: 1017 9th Ave, Fox Island, WA
Website: http://www.foxislandmuseum.org

Fox Island Easter Egg Hunt
Fox Island Easter Egg Hunt
Saturday, April 18, 2015  10:00am SHARP
Come and hunt for Easter Eggs at the Nichols Community Center, and meet the Easter Bunny!
Call:  at   
Location: Nichols Community Center, 690 9th Ave., Fox Island

Annual Jeff Feagin Memorial Plant Sale
Annual Jeff Feagin Memorial Plant Sale
Saturday, May 02, 2015  11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
The Annual Jeff Feagin Memorial Plant Sale will be held Saturday May 3, 2014 from 11:00 AM till 2 pm at the Nichols Community Center. The plant sale jointly benefits FICRA, Fox Island Garden Club and the Sand and Soil Garden Club. Plant donations are welcomed.

We need your excess plastic pots, all sizes now. We are looking for your excess plants you are digging up or dividing. (We can help dig if you wish) Plant digs through the middle of April.

You may bring donated plants to the NCC Friday May 2 from 2 pm to 7 pm. Also early May 3, before 10 am.
Call: Hal Goodell at 253-549-4178  
E-Mail: n7nw.hal@comcast.net
Location: Nichols Community Center, 690 9th Ave., Fox Island, WA 98333

Fox Island Museum Annual Pancake Breakfast
Fox Island Museum Annual Pancake Breakfast
Monday, May 25, 2015  8:00 - 10:30 AM
Come and get it ! Bring your family and friends to the Fox Island Historical Museum for a yummy pancake breakfast with all the trimmings. Remembering Lila Acheson Wallace, enjoy Reader's Digest humor on your table as you chat with family and friends.
We even serve REAL BUTTER!
Location: Fox Island Historical Museum
Call: Marie Weis at 253-549-2461  
E-Mail: museum@foxislandmuseum.org
Location: 1017 9th Ave., Fox Island
Website: http://www.foxislandmuseum.org

Memorial Day Ceremony at the Fox Island Cemetery
Memorial Day Ceremony at the Fox Island Cemetery
Monday, May 25, 2015  11:00am
Please join us in honoring our veterans and those who have passed at the annual Memorial Day Ceremony at the Fox Island Cemetery.
Call:  at   
Location: Fox Island Cemetery, Island Blvd, Fox Island, WA 98333

Fox Island Yacht Club Annual Father's Day Breakfast
Sunday, June 14, 2015  $6.00 / 8:00 - 10:30 am
Be sure to come to the Fox Island Yacht Club for the Annual Father's Day Community Breakfast.  Breakfast will be served from 8:00 - 10:30 on that day.  Scrambled eggs, hash browns, sausage, pancakes, juice, and coffee all for $6 for adults and $3 for children.  Not only a great breakfast at a great price, but also the most scenic view you could have at any venue.  Hope to see you there!!!!
Call: Bill Marcy at   
Location: 1061 12th Avenue FI, Fox Island
Website: http://www.fiyc.com

3rd Annual Classic Car Show at the Museum
Saturday, August 08, 2015  11:00am - 4:00pm
Visit the Fox Island Museum on Fair Day and see the unique and classy cars at the 3rd Annual Classic Car Show.
Call: Fox Island Historical Society Museum at 253-549-2461  
E-Mail: foxislandmuseum@centurytel.net
Location: 1017 9th Ave, Fox Island, WA
Website: http://www.foxislandmuseum.org

FICRA Fox Island Fair 2015
FICRA Fox Island Fair 2015
Saturday, August 08, 2015  11:00am- 4:00pm
Bring your family and friends to the Nichols Community Center for the 2015 FICRA Fair!
Call:  at   
E-Mail: info@ficra.org
Location: Nichols Community Center, 690 9th Ave., Fox Island, WA 98333

HUGE Book Sale at the Fox Island Museum
Saturday, August 08, 2015  11:00am- 4:00pm
The Fox Island Historical Society Museum is once again having the Summer Book Sale on Fair day 10:00am to 4:00pm. We've had lots of new books donated so you are encouraged to stop by and browse the racks. We also have DVDs, CDs and VHS movies for bargain prices.

Browse our shelves full of mystery, romance, adventure and do-it-yourself books. And as usual, we have a great assortment of cookbooks and books for children of all ages. Our prices are still the lowest you'll find anywhere!

We thank everyone for their generous donations of gently used books to make our offerings so varied and bountiful.
Call: Jane Schuelein at 253-549-2723  
E-Mail: vschuelein@comcast.net
Location: Fox Island Historical Museum, 1017 9th Ave., Fox Island, WA
Website: http://www.foxislandmuseum.org

The Fox Island Flower Show
Saturday, August 08, 2015  Free
The Fox Island Flower Show will be part of the 2015 FICRA Fair at Nichols Center on Saturday August 8, 2015. All Fox Island residents are invited to bring their special flowers, vegetables and fruits to this judged competition. Ribbons will be awarded to winners in the following categories: single flower specimen, bouquet/floral arrangements, house plants and vegetable/fruit displays. All entries must have been grown by the entrant. All categories will have a special division for children.
Drop your entries off between 9 and 10 AM at Nichols Center. Judging will be between 10 and 11 AM and the show will be open to the public between 11 AM and 4 PM.
The show is sponsored by the Fox Island Garden Club. For questions call Barbara Anderson at 253-549-5742.
Call: Barbara Anderson at 253-549-5742  
E-Mail: arvidandbarb@comcast.net
Location: 690 9th Ave., Fox Island, WA 98333

DeMolay Annual Gull Dummy Olympics
Saturday, August 15, 2015  Members only
A DeMolay tradition for over 50 years, is our annual Gull Dummy Olympics held at the Tacoma DeMolay Sandspit on Fox Island. Chapters from all over the puget sound will gather to compete in crazy games, fun and brotherhood. This is the major event every year for the Destiny Region of DeMolay and held every 3rd weekend in August.
Call: Jeff Brunson at 253-380-8193  
E-Mail: jeffery@mmptacoma.com
Location: Tacoma DeMolay Sandspit Park on Fox Island

Fox Island 14th Annual Garage Sale
Saturday, September 12, 2015  9:00AM- 4:00PM
The 13th Annual Fox Island Garage Sale features dozens of homes with thousands of treasures for sale. Sign up today to have your sale listed on the map.

Maps to the sale locations will be available on the day of the sale.
Call:  at   
E-Mail: info@ficra.org
Location: Fox Island, Washington 98333

Yearly Meetings and Events

Organization

When

Where

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Fox Island Cemetery

2nd Friday in March  
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Easter Egg Hunt

Saturday before Easter NCC
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Jeff Feagin Memorial
Plant Sale

First Saturday in May Meet at NCC
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Historical Society
Pancake Breakfast

Memorial Day Fox Island Historical Museum
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Memorial Day Ceremony

Memorial Day Cemetery
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Fox Island Fair

2nd Saturday in August NCC
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Christmas Tree Lighting

1st Sunday in December NCC

Monthly Meetings

Organization

When

Where

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Historical Society Board Meeting

Last Monday; 7:30 PM Fox Island Historical Museum
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Fox Island Garden Club

2nd Thursday Various Locations
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Fox Island Book Club

1st Monday; 4:00 PM Fox Island Historical Museum
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Fox Island Mutual Water

3rd Tuesday in March NCC
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Fox Island Yacht Club

1st Tuesday; Dinner $5.00 Yacht Club
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Stitch and Bitch Sewing Club
Hannah Jay at 253-549-2461  

1st & 3rd Wednesday;
11:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Fox Island Historical Museum,
1017 9th Ave. Fox island
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Sand and Soil Garden Club

2nd Thursday 10:00 AM, September through June Various locations
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San Souci

1st Thursday Location Rotates
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Stamp Club

2nd & 4th Wednesday Fox Island Historical Museum
bulletChapel Preservation Society
3rd Wednesday Chapel on Echo Bay
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Women's Fellowship

3rd Thursday United Church of Christ
     

Citizens Patrol Monthly Meetings
  7:30 PM
The Fox Island Citizens Patrol meets on the 2nd Thursday of each month, 7:30pm, at the NCC. Open to those who participate in CP and those who are interested in becoming a part of CP.
Call: Stan Weston at 253-549-2904
Location: Nichols Community Center, 690 9th Ave, Fox Island

Fox Island Book Club Meeting
  4:00 PM
The Fox Island Book Club meets the first Wednesday of every month at the Fox Island Museum.
Call:  at 253-549-2461  

Weekly Meetings

Organization

When

Where

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Alcoholics Anonymous

Mondays and Thursdays; 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM NCC

Fox Island Stamp Club
 
The Fox Island Stamp Club meets the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays
of each month at the Fox Island Museum.
Call: Hannah Jay at 253-549-2461  
Fox Island Historical Museum
Location: Fox Island Historical Museum, 1017 9th Ave., Fox island

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