Community News & Events
 
As a service to non-profit community organizations, this page publicizes information about community events. These are perceived as appropriate for students, parents, and families. Interested in submitting news and events? Click here and complete the form. 
  
 
EVENTS 
 
ART IN ACTION AT BAINBRIDGE ISLAND MUSEUM OF ART
 
Feb.18 -26, 2017 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Bainbridge Island Museum of Art, 550 Winslow Way E. Free.Drop in and create while you're visiting the art museum! Join teaching artists in one of BIMA's light-filled galleries as they guide make-and-take art projects designed for all ages. No preregistration is necessary for this free program. Let your visit to the art museum spark your creativity! Click here for more information. 
 
AFTER SCHOOL ART CLUB
 
Mondays, 2:30 - 4:30 p.m. in the classroom at Bainbridge Island Museum of Art for grades 5th - 8th grades. Five-session series pass: $125. Register: www.biartmuseum.org . February 27: Observational Drawing; March 6: Printmaking; March 13: Collage; March 20: Sculpture; March 27: Book Arts.
 
ISLANDWOOD PRESENTS: GEOLOGY ROCKS!
 
Sunday, March 5 from 1-2:30 p.m. at IslandWood, 4450 Blakely Ave. $5 per person. Register here. Come and enjoy a fun-filled, distinctly northwest presentation, sharing the joys of crystal and fossil discovery! We're thrilled to welcome John Cornish, rock, crystal and fossil hunter extraordinaire! John is the real-deal, boots-on-the-ground, mine-dust-in-the-face type of rock hound. He will be bringing his sparkling and awe-inspiring display of crystals, minerals and fossils. Don’t miss this all-ages exceptional afternoon and get ready to dig in to the natural treasures of our world. 
 
DISASTER PREPAREDNESS WORKSHOP
 
March 11 from 4 - 5 p.m. at Kids Discovery Museum,  301 Ravine Lane. Passport to Preparedness teaches kids and their families how to respond and take action if a natural disaster occurs within their community. We'll learn about home fires, earthquakes, and disaster supply kits.Best for ages 5-12 years with their parents/ guardians. Free. Registration required. Click here
 
BATTLE POINT ASTRONOMICAL ASSOCIATION PRESENTS: IMAGING THE UNIVERSE
 
March 11 from 4-5 p.m. and 5-6 p.m. at Battle Point Park, 11299 Arrow Point Dr. NE. Suggested $5 donation for supplies. Have you ever wondered how Hubble gets all of its gorgeous photos back to Earth? We will learn how the process works, as well as transmit our own images to each other, paint our own universe photos and more!
 
ROBOTICS OPEN HOUSE 
 
Come see members of the Spartonics team in action and learn more about what BISD Robotics teams create! March 15, 2107 at BHS from 5-7 p.m. Activities will take place in both the 200 and 300 buildings. Look for the signs! All are welcome. Team members from all levels will be on hand. 
 
BAINBRIDGE ISLAND METRO PARK & RECREATION DISTRICT
 
Enrollment for summer registration begins on Wednesday, March 29, 2017 at 9:30 a.m. Registration continues until camps and classes are full. The Park District has a variety of options for summer fun; from camps, swim and gymnastics lessons to outdoor adventures, sports, and arts and crafts opportunities. Info: www.biparks.org or 206-842-2306. 
 
 
CONTESTS / SCHOLARSHIPS 
 
 WORLD AFFAIRS COUNCIL OF SEATTLE
 
18th Annual World Citizen Essay Contest now through March 5, 2017.  The goal of the World Citizen Essay Contest is to promote discussion among students, teachers, families, and community members about the ways that individuals can effect positive change on the global community. Our prompt this year is inspired by the United Nation's designation of 2017 as the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development: You have won an all-expenses-paid trip to the destination of your choice. In one thousand words or less, describe where you will go (and why), and explain what steps you will take to make sure that your travels are truly sustainable. All students in grades 3-12 are invited and encouraged to enter the world of sustainable tourism with this prompt. For more information, click here
 
BAINBRIDGE ISLAND ZERO WASTE
 
Seeking entries for the 2017 Trashion Show which celebrates creative ideas for reuse and waste reduction. Now accepting entries of re-purposed fashion or Trashion Couture creations. Deadline is March 12, 2017. For more information and submission guidelines, click here
 
ROTARY CLUB OF BAINBRIDGE ISLAND
 
Applications are now being accepted for the Community Service and Technical Education Scholarships granted through Rotary. Access the application by visiting www.bainbridgeislandrotary.com and clicking on How We Serve and then select the Scholarships tab. Applications must be received on or before March 25, 2017.  
 
 
SPORTS / ADVENTURE
 
 
BAINBRIDGE ISLAND LITTLE LEAGUE
 
Registration for the 2017 season is now open.  BILL offers divisions for every level of play from Tee Ball to Seniors. Boys and girls between the ages of 4 and 18 are invited to play. No prior baseball experience required. We welcome newcomers and league veterans alike. BILL has a proud 53 year history and each year nearly 500 families participate in our nation’s pastime as boys and girls have fun with their friends, learn character, teamwork and engage in spirited competition. Click here for more information.
 
BAINBRIDGE ISLAND FC SPRING RECREATIONAL SOCCER
 
Monday / Wednesday afternoons from April 24 - June 7, 2017 at the Grass Fields at Bainbridge High School. Cost: $99+. Spring soccer allows players the opportunity to continue playing with old friends and new in a fun community-based environment. All games and training sessions will be on Bainbridge, there will be no weekend games. Teams play against other Bainbridge spring teams.  Click here for more information. 
 
 
 THEATER / PERFORMANCES
 
 
BAINBRIDGE SYMPHONY PRESENTS: Mahler Symphony No1.
 
Saturday, March 4 at 3 p.m. at Bainbridge High School. $21 Adults, $18 Senior, Students free with paying adult. Tickets through Bainbridge Performing Arts. Mahler had an exceptionally interesting yet tumultuous life. His music evokes an expansive emotional gamut, ranging from the most despairing to the frivolous. Conducting for the world’s greatest orchestras and opera houses, Mahler left behind some of the most significant work in the symphonic repertory. He continuously pushed at the boundaries of form, scope, orchestration, and performance. In his First Symphony we get a glimpse of this extraordinary human and the music born from his fertile imagination.
 
 
BAINBRIDGE PERFORMING ARTS PRESENTS: AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY
 
March 17th - April 2nd - Friday & Saturday @ 7.30 p.m., Sunday @ 3 p.m. at Bainbridge Performing Arts, 200 Madison Ave. Adults $29- Seniors $24 - Students $21. Click here for tickets. A vanished father. A pill-popping mother. Three sisters harboring shady little secrets. When the large Weston family unexpectedly reunites after Dad disappears, their Oklahoman family homestead explodes in a maelstrom of repressed truths and unsettling secrets. Mix in Violet, the drugged-up, scathingly acidic matriarch, and you've got a major new play that unflinchingly—and uproariously—exposes the dark side of the Midwestern American family Winner of the 2008 Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award. 
 
BAINBRIDGE TO BROADWAY and THE TEMPEST
 
Tuesday March 28 and Thursday March 30, both showtimes at 7 p.m. at Bainbridge Performing Arts, 200 Madison Ave. Adult $12 - Senior $8 - Children/Students $8. Click here for tickets. This event features two plays for the price of one! The first, Bainbridge to Broadway is our annual student musical revue. This year we're telling the story of a group of aspiring Broadway stars who have to babysit a group of children and spend the evening spinning them a wild tale pulled from their favorite musical stories. Then teens from our program will perform The Tempest, one of Shakespeare's most magical, mysterious, and cerebral works in which a wizard, cast away for many years on a remote, enchanted island has the opportunity to wash his enemies ashore and lead them in a merry chase.
 

 
 
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