Community Events

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    EVENTS 

      
     
     
     
     
    BPA PRESENTS THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW
    October 11-27; 7:30 p.m. with one matinee at 3 p.m. on  Sunday, Oct. 10. Located at BPA, 200 Madison Ave. N. Tickets: $29 Adults, $24 Seniors, Students. $5 first Sat night "Teen" youth tickets. “Let’s do the Time Warp Again!” In this cult classic, sweethearts Brad and Janet, stuck with a flat tire during a storm, discover the eerie mansion of Dr. Frank N. Furter and his household of unforgettable characters. Info: https://www.bainbridgeperformingarts.org/
      
    INDIGENOUS PEOPLES' DAY CELEBRATION
    Monday, Oct. 14 from 5-7:30 p.m. at Woodward Middle School, 9125 Sportsman Club Road. Free and open to the public. Welcome: Tina Jackson, Suquamish Tribe; Special Guests include: Dale Harry (Squamish Nation Hereditary Chief), Alice Harry (Squamish Nation Educator), Leon Rattler M.A.T. (Blackfeet Nation, Spiritual Leader & Artist); Panelists: Anna Hansen (Shishalh Nation), Andrew Pascua (Kwikwetlem Nation), Collen Almojuela (Squamish Nation), Gina Corpuz (Squamish Nation); Dancers: Frank Goes Behind and Lawrence Miguel. All drummers and dancers welcome. Bring your favorite potluck dish to share. Frybread tacos for sale. Info: Gina Corpuz 206-412-3175.
     
    HAUNTED HAY RIDE
    Oct. 21-23 from 5-9 p.m. at Battle Point Park, 11299 Arrow Point Drive. Ride through the “haunted” pumpkin-lined trails of Battle Point Park, where ghosts, skeletons, pond monsters and other not-too-spooky characters emerge from the shadows. Join the Bainbridge Island Metro Park & Recreation District at Battle Point Park in this family-friendly Halloween event. On site there will be face painting, crafts, games, prizes and light warm refreshments. Cost: $8 per ticket (includes tax); 2 and under are free! Registration is required, register online or call us at 206-842-2302. Activity #541000 Rides load every ten minutes starting at 6 p.m. Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/378026999561071/
     
    THE PEACOCKTAIL PARTY
    Friday, Oct. 25 from 6-9 p.m. at Rolling Bay Hall, 10598 NE VAlley Road. $25/person. Join us at this year’s Peacocktail Party where Déana Scipio, PhD will help us explore how children’s books can and should demonstrate equity, diversity, and inclusion. Dr Scipio will discuss how books help children view, at an early age, not only how diverse the world is, but how they fit into it. Parents and educators will learn about how to recognize biases in books, and to choose (or help kids choose) books that normalize – and foster dialogue about – differences such as race and ethnicity, gender identity, sexual orientation, physical ability, family structure, and more. http://peacockfamilycenter.org/support-us/2019-peacocktail-party/
     
    DIA DE LOS MUERTOS COMMUNITY CELEBRATION
    Saturday, Oct. 26 from 9:15 a.m. to 2 p.m. at BIMA, 550 Winslow Way E. Free. Please join us for the celebration of this annual community event, including face painting, art activities and live music. Info: https://www.biartmuseum.org/event/dia-de-los-muertos-community-celebration/
     
    DIA DE LOS MUERTOS OFRENDA 
    Oct. 26- Nov.3, 2019, open daily 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at BIMA, 550 Winslow Way E. Free. Please join us for the 6th annual Dia de los Muertos celebration. The festival centerpiece is a traditional ofrenda, a colorful, multi-paneled shrine to which visitors can add their own mementos honoring and welcoming home the spirits of deceased loved ones. The alter is accessible to the public each day during museum hours from October 26-November 3. Info: https://www.biartmuseum.org/event/dia-de-los-muertos-ofrenda/
     
    BISD MULTICULTURAL ADVISORY COUNCIL HOSTS SALON NIGHT TO VIEW 'ENDLESS ABILITIES'
    Tuesday, Oct. 29 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. in the Bainbridge High School Library. Free.  Four friends drive across the country in search of athletes living with physical disabilities. Their discovery?  People crushing barriers of race, gender, age, and disability and upending what it means to be disabled.  Hear their story and open your eyes with the incredible documentary, Endless Abilities.  Screened in recognition of Disability Awareness Month.
     
    WHAT DOES CLIMATE CHANGE MEAN FOR BAINBRIDGE ISLAND'S HEALTH AND WELFARE, AND WHAT CAN WE DO ABOUT IT?
    Wednesday, Oct. 30 from 7-8:30 p.m. in the Bainbridge High School Commons. Speakers Mike Cox (EPA emeritus), Dr. Michael Soman (Physicians for Social Responsibility and Citizens’ Climate Lobby), and Dr. Lara Hansen (EcoAdapt) will speak about the science, impacts and opportunities for action on climate change, from both environmental and public health standpoints, and invite questions and discussion with the audience.  
     
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    BAINBRIDGE COMMUNITY CLIMATE SURVEY
    Open through Oct. 14 https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/BainbridgeClimateSurvey Survey results will help inform the CCAC about Bainbridge Island residents’ existing knowledge about potential local impacts from climate change, their level of concerns and their willingness to support local action by the city and broader Island community. The CCAC will consider responses to the survey in developing the CAP’s goals and strategies to respond to our changing climate. Info: https://www.bainbridgewa.gov/922/Climate-Change-Advisory-Committee
     
    INFORMATIONAL MEETING ABOUT 2020 DELEGATION TO OMETEPE
    Thursday, Oct. 17 from 7-8:30 p.m. at Hyla Middle School. Current sophomore, juniors and seniors who would be interested in being part of a student delegation to Ometepe, our sister island in Nicaragua, are invited to attend an informational meeting to learn about the 2020 delegation. The two-week trip is a remarkable opportunity to live with a host family, work on a community project in your town, and interact with local students. Parents/guardians are encouraged to attend. 
     
    GO FIGURE! LIFE DRAWING SESSIONS
    Thursdays through Dec. 12, 2019  at 6:30 p.m. at BIMA, 550 Winslow Way East. Single session $20; 5 sessions $90; 10 sessions $160. Drawing directly from the human figure is a wonderful way to hone technical and creative drawing skills while exploring variations in lighting, poses, and settings. Join us for GO Figure, an ongoing series of drawing sessions led by a teaching artist. The life-drawing studio is open to anyone interested in working from the model, regardless of experience level. https://www.biartmuseum.org/event/go-figure-life-drawing-sessions-2/
     
    ART IN ACTION
    Saturdays through June 6, 2020 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at BIMA, 550 Winlsow Way E. Drop in and spark your creativity while visiting BIMA! 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 required.
     
    JAZZ WITH JIM LECTURE SERIES
    Be-Bop, Cool & Hard-Bop: Thursday Oct. 10. Jazz Fusion: Thursday, Oct. 24 from 7-9 p.m. at BIMA, 550 Winlsow Way E. $10-$12. The “Jazz With Jim” series teaches what to listen for, recognizing defining stylistic characteristics, while simultaneously placing the amazing music within its social and historical context. https://www.biartmuseum.org/event/jazz-with-jim-i-be-bop-cool-and-hard-bop/
     
    FOREIGN LANGUAGE FOR YOUTH LANGUAGE CLASSES
    Fall 2019-Spring 2020; Directly after school at Ordway and Wilkes Elementary Schools.  Interactive curriculum covers 70 dialogue segments and 1,000 vocabulary words.  Students learn from games, songs, activities and receive a student book and work folder.  Advanced curriculum available.  Classes run from October to April.  Tuition for the year is $449.  Sign up your student before September 30 at : https://www.foreignlanguageforyouth.org/schools/ordway/ or https://www.foreignlanguageforyouth.org/schools/wilkes/
     
     
     
    Bainbridge Island School District does not sponsor any community events, and the district assumes no responsibility for them. In consideration of the privilege to distribute materials and notices, the Bainbridge Island School District shall be held harmless from any cause of action filed in any court or administrative tribunal arising out of the distribution of these notices, including costs, attorney's fees, and judgments or awards.