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EVENTSROOSEVELT HIGH SCHOOL JAZZ BAND PERFORMS ELLINGTON'S "THE NUTCRACKER SUITE"Friday, Dec. 6 at 7:30 p.m. at BIMA, 550 Winlsow Way East. Tickets: $30-$34; https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/4328011One of the most legendary high school jazz music programs, Seattle’s Roosevelt High School will bring Ellington’s jazzed up version of the “Nutcracker” to BIMA. Roosevelt continues to stun audiences with their hard-swinging performances.BAINBRIDGE ISLAND CLIMATE ACTION PLAN COMMUNITY WORKSHOPSPlease join us from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Dec. 7 (in City Hall) or from 6:30-8:30 p.m on Wednesday, Dec. 11 (at the BHS Library). The City of Bainbridge Island's Climate Change Advisory Committee (CCAC) is developing its first-ever Climate Action Plan. The committee needs your input to help establish a roadmap of priority actions and projects to reduce our greenhouse gas emission and prepare us for a changing climate.ORKESTYR FARFELEH IN CONCERTSaturday, Dec. 14 at 7:30 p.m. at BIMA, 550 Winslow Way East. Tickets: $18-$22; https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/432725. BIMA is excited to present an evening of traditional klezmer music with Orkestyr Farfeleh, a portable feast for lovers of Jewish music. A program to delight young and old alike.TEDxYOUTH @ BAINBRIDGE ISLANDSaturday, Feb. 1, 2020 from 12-4 p.m. at BIMA, 550 Winslow Way East. It’s critically important that we step up to shape our future. We are facing a time in history where we must speak up and prepare to lead on education, business, the arts, social justice, and more. Come and hear our ideas! Speakers will share their thoughts and efforts towards improving our community and the lives of those around them. Info: http://tedxyouthbainbridgeisland.com/OPPORTUNITIES
HELPLINE HOUSE: HOLIDAY BOOK NOOKHoliday Book Nook provides classic and trendy books for local bookworms ages 0 - 18 years old, supporting young readers in need. Interested in receiving a book? In-house sign-ups and registration required at Helpline House between Nov. 18-22, 2019. Books will be available for pickup by appointment on Dec. 19 or 20. Interested in donating a book? Please donate new and unwrapped books for readers through age 18. Dropoffs accepted at Eagle Harbor Book Co. and at Helpline House. Learn more: https://www.helplinehouse.org/book-nookKIDIMU FREE FIRST THURSDAYThursday, Dec. 5 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at KiDiMu, 301 Ravine Lane. Free. Enjoy a free- admission day, sponsored by Wells Fargo. Have fun with a variety of hands-on exhibits. At 10:30 a.m. – join BIPD’s officer Carla Sias for a special playtime.CALL TO ARTISTS: 2020 TRASHION SHOWBainbridge Island Zero Waste is calling all artists to submit entries for the 2020 Trashion Show, which will take place on April 26th, 2020 at IslandWood. Categories include 1) Mystery Box Challenge 2) Couture Business Waste and 3) Upcycled Ready to Wear. Submissions in the form of a detailed sketch are due January 19, 2020. Accepted outfits will be notified by January 25. For more information and how to enter, go to bitrashionshow.wordpress.com.WEST SOUND CODERDOJODec. 14, Jan. 11 and Jan. 25 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Olympic College- Poulsbo Campus, 1000 Olympic College Way, Room 119, Poulsbo. Free. West Sound Technology Association hosts West Sound CoderDojo, an open source, free, and inclusive learning environment where the community learns code, leadership, peer collaboration, computational thinking, and so much more! Parents can also join in the self-paced, interactive, collaborative, and problem-solving fun! Registration is required at www.westsoundcoderdojo.com At least one adult must register with minor registrations and stay onsite during the event or can join in the activities. Volunteers and BHS students interested in NHS credit are always welcome.GEMS NIGHT OUT @ SEA DISCOVERY CENTERFriday, Dec. 6 from 6-9 p.m. at Sea Discovery Center, 18743 Front St. NE, Poulsbo. $20. For girls in grades 6-8. Come discover how medical professionals use imaging techniques to see what the inside of a human body really looks like. Look through a model person yourself to make your own discoveries!DRAWING FOR BEGINNERS WORKSHOPSaturday, Dec. 7 from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at BIMA, 550 Winslow Way East. Cost: $70-$80. This workshop will guide you through beginning mark-making activities with artist-instructor Juliette Aristedes. Registration includes a copy of instructor’s book and all materials. Info: https://www.biartmuseum.org/event/drawing-for-beginners/SILHOUETTE PENDANT WORKSHOPSunday, Dec. 8 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at BIMA, 550 Winslow Way East. Cost: $70-$80. Make your own wearable memento in enamel on glass. Trace a portrait silhouette onto a piece of glass then fill in with enamel paint. Add details with metal leaf. No experience required, all materials provided. https://www.biartmuseum.org/event/silhouette-pendant-workshop/GO FIGURE! LIFE DRAWING SESSIONSThursdays 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/SUPER SATURDAY AT SEA DISCOVERY CENTERSaturday, Dec. 14 ($10), from 10 a.m. to noon. Ages: K-2 (with a guardian); at Sea Discovery Center, 18743 Front St. NE, Poulsbo. Come participate in story time, engaging hands-on activities, a craft and view the aquarium. The Circle of Marine Life Just like the plains of Africa, the marine world has its own circle of life! Starting with the smallest plants and animals in the ocean, we learn what marine animals eat and how they are connected in a giant food web. Info: https://wp.wwu.edu/seacenter/programs/after-schoolweekend-programs/super-saturday/FAMILY WORKSHOP: WORLD BUILDING, TOGETHER WITH JESSIXA BAGLEYSunday, Dec. 15 from 1-3 p.m. at BIMA, 550 Winslow Way E; Child+ Adult= $28; Additional Adult= $15 https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/4327232 Discover how an artist builds worlds and the characters who inhabit them! Learn artistic techniques while collaborating on a creative project with a 5-10 year old loved one.ART IN ACTIONSaturdays 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.Bainbridge Island School District does not sponsor any community events, and the district assumes no responsibility for them. 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