Community

Getting Involved on San Juan Island

There are more ways to get involved in the San Juans than there are islands. Many people start by joining a club or an organization that parallels their interests.

For assistance in getting acquainted with what is available, here is a list of some of the organizations and people to contact for more information.
American Legion
www.post163.org
Phone: (360) 378-5705
Purpose: Scholarship, veterans hospital, needy children's programs.

CATS
Community Arts
Theatre Association
Phone: (360) 378-5848
Purpose: Aids San Juan Community Theatre.

Democratic Central Committee
Phone: (360) 468-3445
Purpose: A countywide organization that works to support Democratic candidates and principles.

Garden Club
Phone: (360) 378-5347
Purpose: Gives money for plants in park, hanging baskets.

Grange
Phone: (360) 378-6473
Purpose: Donations to various charities, youth programs, 4H; scholarships.

Horticulture Society
Phone: (360) 378-3691
Purpose: Speakers at monthly meeting; County Fair aid.

Hospital District Commission Board
Phone: (360) 378-2141 ext. 24
Purpose: Tax district; operates medical clinic.

Kiwanis
Phone: (360) 378-4014
Purpose: Focus of youth, elderly; car seats for low-income families.

League of Women Voters
(360) 378-2377
Purpose: Non-partisan political membership organization to encourage informed and active participation of citizens in government and influence public policy through education and advocacy.
Library, San Juan Island
http://www.sjlib.org
Phone: (360) 378-2798
Purpose: Full service community library.

Rotary Club of San Juan Island
Meets every Wednesday 8:00 at Friday Harbor House

San Juan Island
Chamber of Commerce
Email: chamberinfo@sanjuanisland.org
Phone: (360) 378-5240
Purpose: Combine island resources, people and businesses, to serve the collective interests of the island's businesses, and to assist island visitors.

San Juan Island Community Foundation
http://www.sjicf.org
Email: info@sjicf.org
Phone: 360-378-1001
640 Mullis St Suite104
PO Box 1352, Friday Harbor, WA 98250
Purpose:Our mission is to help the San Juan Island community thrive through inspired and informed generosity and the Foundation’s trusted stewardship.Our mission is to help the San Juan Island community thrive through inspired and informed generosity and the Foundation’s trusted stewardship.​

San Juan Island Community Theatre
www.sanjuanarts.org/
Phone: (360) 378-3211
Purpose: Showcase for local talent; cultural education of children; focal point for community.

San Juan Farmers' Market
Phone: (360) 378-0095
Brickworks, 150 Nichols Street, weekly April - mid-October, Saturdays 10am - 1pm. Monthly in winter time. www.fhbrickworks.com
San Juan Island Fire District
Phone: (360) 378-5334
Purpose: Manage Fire District 3

San Juan Island Historical Society
Phone: (360) 378-3949
Purpose: Runs museum, members' events.

San Juan Island Masonic Lodge #175
Monthly Stated Meeting 1st Wednesday 7:30

San Juan Island Park & Recreation District
www.islandrec.org
Phone: (360) 378-4953
Perpose: An elected board that works to maintain public spaces & leisure activities. Volunteers always needed.

San Juan Island Lions Club
Meet Tuesdays, noon, at the American Legion basement
Supports youth baseball, food bank, seniors; guide dog, and other handicapped assistance.

San Juan Pilots Organization Association
Phone: (360) 378-6324
Purpose: Better relationship between community & airport work towards providing airport safety.

San Juan Island School District
www.sjisd.wednet.edu
Superintendent's Office
Phone: (360) 378-4133
Fax Line: (360) 378-6276
Friday Harbor Elementary School
Phone: (360) 378-5209
Friday Harbor Middle School Phone: (360) 378-5214
Friday Harbor High School
Phone: (360) 378-5215

San Juan Seniors
Phone: (360) 378-2677
Purpose: Senior lunches; home delivered lunches, transportation, shopping, in home care service.

Soroptimist Inter'l of Friday Harbor
Meets every Wednesday 12:00 Key Bank downstairs