Northwest Language Academy
The NWLA Cultural Center is a 501c3 Educational Organization dedicated to nurturing intercultural awareness and understanding by providing opportunities for local schools and communities to practice cultural competency, participate effectively in our global environment and contribute to a more peaceful and harmonious world. Since 1996 we’ve been connecting Whidbey Island to the rest of the world, through international exchanges and cultural events and programs.
Orca Network/Langley Whale Center
Orca Network – Connecting whales and people in the Pacific Northwest. Projects include the Whale Sighting Network, Educational Programs, the Central Puget Sound Marine Mammal Stranding Network, the campaign to retire Lolita/Tokitae, the last survivor of the orcas captured in Penn Cove, and the Langley Whale Center. The Langley Whale Center is open Thursday – Sunday, 11 am – 5 pm. Come learn about the whales and marine mammals of the Salish Sea, check out books from our Marine Lending Library, watch films and talk to our volunteer docents. Check out our great gift shop before you leave!
A Whale of a Tail The killer of Merlin Mariner was his long forgotten cousin Ashford Gris. Ashford resented Merlin for many reasons. Because Merlin was a rich snob Because Merlin wanted to sell drilling rights to Langley tide lands to which Ashford Gris felt his side of the Ahab Mariner family tree also held […]
South Whidbey Parks & Recreation District
Activities are available for both children and adults. Come join us for some fun at the park! Check out our Programs or Events on our website or pickup a copy of our Activity Guide at all South Whidbey Post Offices, Libraries, Chambers of Commerce, or the Park District office.
The Mission of the South Whidbey Parks & Recreation District is parks, facilities, and recreation programs for the citizens of South Whidbey Island.
The Machine Shop
The Machine Shop offers a classic collection of arcade and pinball machines. These retro machines provide entertainment for the whole family. Located right up Second Street with over 80 classic pinball and arcade games, featuring local artwork on the walls, neon lights, and live music monthly, The Machine Shop is a welcome blast from the past.
WHIDBEY ART ESCAPE
Whidbey Art Escape is a Paint-Your-Own Pottery place for people of all ages to create art by painting pottery pieces. So whether you’re looking for a fun place to spend the afternoon with the kids, or you’re an artist looking for a place to spend time honing your craft, Whidbey Art Escape offers a warm atmosphere, reasonable prices, and friendly guidance – however you art! It’s a great interactive activity for all.
Whidbey Children’s Theater
Whidbey Children’s Theater is dedicated to making a difference in the lives of youth by creating opportunities to discover, experience, and participate in the performing arts.
We believe that the performing arts have a valuable place in our community, and that through participation in the arts children will develop their unique selves in an environment that embraces the whole person and emphasizes support, collaboration, and trust. We strive to engage in collaborative efforts with the larger community of arts groups wherever possible and recognize the positive impact such endeavors have on the community as a whole.
Visit our website for upcoming events and ways to get involved.