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Orca Month Proclamation

Orca Network Celebrates Orca Month

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Governor Jay Inslee has declared June, 2013 the seventh annual Orca Awareness Month

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Orca Awareness Month Events

Saturday, June 1, 11 a.m.
Blackfish
This film peels back the glitzy circus act to show the real lives of the whales, compared to their true natural history and social lives. After seeing Blackfish it's clear to any viewer that captivity is torture for orcas. What a thrill it was to be a part of this powerful production. Blackfish will show in Seattle on Saturday June 1 at 11 am, at AMC Pacific Place theater, and will show in a theater near you in July, especially if you call your local theater to make sure they get it.
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Saturday, June 1, 3 - 8 p.m.
Shoreline, WA
Whale Scout Launch Party!
Richmond Beach Saltwater Park - Upper picnic shelter (Left off entrance road)
2021 NW 190th Street, Shoreline, WA 98177
Join us to celebrate the launch of Whale Scout, a new non-profit organization providing the public with educational and inspirational shore-based whale watching experiences with knowledgable and charismatic naturalists. Learn more about the organization and our whales in Puget Sound, including orcas, gray whales and even beautiful humpbacks!
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Friday, June 7, 2 p.m.
HomePlace of Oak Harbor
"Orcas and Oreos" Slide Show and Lecture
"Orcas and Oreos" is the theme for a slide show and lecture presented by Orca Network during Orca month. HomePlace invites you to join us as we learn about our local black and white whales. Orca Network will have information on the local Orca named Oreo and her offspring Double Stuff and Cookie. Enjoy Oreo ice cream as you learn! This presentation is part of our Life-Long Learning Program at HomePlace, 171 SW 6th Ave, Oak Harbor. Please RSVP to 360-279-2555 or HPOakHarbormktg@frontiermgmt.com.
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Saturday, June 8, 7 p.m.
The Hall at Fauntleroy, West Seattle, WA
Erich Hoyt - Adventures with Orcas in the North Pacific, from A1 Stubbs to Iceberg, the White Russian Bull Orca.
Erich Hoyt is author of more than 20 books including Orca: The Whale Called Killer.
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June 12 (not a public event)
Lolita Mural dedication
Tina Jordan, 5th grade Teacher at Olalla Elementary
Olalla, WA 98359
(360)443-3362


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