Jacob Acier, a “lost boy of Sudan” now living and working on Vashon, will give a talk about his flight from Sudan, his life in refugee camps and his resettlement in the United States at 4:30 p.m. Sunday, April 13, at the Vashon Methodist Church.
Ever wonder if the director of an orchestra or chorus — the person on the podium waving the baton — really makes a difference? An emphatic “yes” is the answer, and the evidence was there for all to hear at last weekend’s concerts of the Vashon Chorale.
Kathy Abascal will offer a class on eating for health and weight loss. Participants will learn how to quiet inflammation with diet and improve health. Benefits include a relatively effortless weight loss, improved sleep and the disappearance of aches and pains.
The third volume of Island oral histories set to paper will be published as “The Past Remembered III,” and a book release party will take place at 2 p.m. this Sunday, April 13, at the Vashon Maury Island Heritage Museum.
I commend the effort of the Vashon Air Service, The Harbor School, and a group of Vashon real estate agents to establish a fund to reward individuals for information that leads to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for the latest round of vandalism on “our Fair Isle.”