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WATER FESTIVAL on AIR LIVE !!

Whidbey Air Public Radio is shortly going LIVE with the Water Festival!

COME ON DOWN to Coupeville – OR Listen LIVE

Performances – Main Stage:

Thanks to a grant from Swil Kanim’s Honorworks Foundation and anonymous donors, the Penn Cove Water Festival will feature the following performances in downtown Coupeville during the Water Festival:

11:00am – Festival Welcome – Main Stage

11:30am – Drum demo by Lou Labombard – Main Stage

11:40am – Rosie James – Oral History – Main Stage

12:00 – Festival Welcome – Canoe Launch (Mayor Nancy Conard & Penn Cove Water Festival President Lisa Haas)

12:30 – Peter Ali – Main Stage – Flute and much more

1:15pm – The Shifty Sailors, Sea Shanties and Maritime Music – Main Stage

2:00pm – Swil Kanim – Main Stage – Native violin player & storyteller

3:00pm – Rosie James – Oral History – Block House

3:20pm – Storytelling by Lou Labombard – Block House

4:00pm – Tshimshain Haayuuk Dancers – Main Stage – Traditional and ceremonial dances involving you, the audience

5:00pm – End

Waterfest 2012

Listen to KWPA Whidbey Air –  LIVE from the Waterfest races and other tidbits from this unique event Saturday from noon to 2:00 pm

See schedule of events below – COME ONE – COME ALL – to the Penn Cove Water Festival in Coupeville –  It’s historic, fun and family friendly!

Performances – Main Stage:

Thanks to a grant from Swil Kanim’s Honorworks Foundation and anonymous donors, the Penn Cove Water Festival will feature the following performances in downtown Coupeville during the Water Festival:

11:00am – Festival Welcome – Main Stage

11:30am – Drum demo by Lou Labombard – Main Stage

11:40am – Rosie James – Oral History – Main Stage

12:00 – Festival Welcome – Canoe Launch (Mayor Nancy Conard & Penn Cove Water Festival President Lisa Haas)

12:30 – Peter Ali – Main Stage – Flute and much more

1:15pm – The Shifty Sailors, Sea Shanties and Maritime Music – Main Stage

2:00pm – Swil Kanim – Main Stage – Native violin player & storyteller

3:00pm – Rosie James – Oral History – Block House

3:20pm – Storytelling by Lou Labombard – Block House

4:00pm – Tshimshain Haayuuk Dancers – Main Stage – Traditional and ceremonial dances involving you, the audience

5:00pm – End

The Bead Man, Russell Morton, will be displaying his Four Seasons of Water, a beading project he’s completed after 6 years of beading.

In-between performers, we’ll hear updates about the canoe races, festival history, the art show, and opportunities to purchase CD’s and meet the many talented musicians that are a part of this festival!

CENTRAL WHIDBEY HEARTS & HAMMERS 2012 WORK DAY

WHIDBEY CHAT will have Central Whidbey Hearts and Hammers on TODAY – Martin Luther King Day – to chat about the good work they do helping others on Whidbey.  

ANNUAL CENTRAL WHIDBEY HEARTS & HAMMERS VOLUNTEER WORKDAY – SATURDAY, MAY 5, 2012

IF YOU NEED HOME REPAIR ASSISTANCE – THIS MAY BE FOR YOU

If you are a Whidbey Island homeowner in the Coupeville School DIstrict in need of volunteer help on your home, please telephone (360) 240-2964 and leave a voice message. A Hearts & Hammers intake volunteer will contact you and ask you a few questions to get you started through the process. If you have an immediate need involving health and safety issues in your home, please let us know that too.

Typical one-day volunteer efforts include but are not limited to projects such as:

  • Deck repairs or replacements
  • Roof or gutter repairs
  • Wheel chair ramps
  • Yard cleanup
  • Plumbing repairs
  • Electrical repairs
  • Small carpentry repairs

Hearts & Hammers helps those who can demonstrate a physical or financial need. Homeowners who are financially and physically able to carry out home repair and rehabilitation projects DO NOT qualify for our assistance.