Community Events

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    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 to learn more.
      
     
     
    EVENTS
     
    RAISING RESILIENCE CONNECTIONS CAFE
    Thursday, March 11 at noon via Zoom. The event is free, but registration is requiredJoin Raising Resilience for this important session with guest speakers, Helen Burke from Bainbridge Youth Services; BHS Student Advocate, Zoe Pellegrino; and Beverly D. Van Santford from Kitsap Sexual Assault Center for practical tips on how to:
    • Normalize the conversation
    • Define & identify abuse, assault and harassment 
    • Support survivors
    • Talk to boys and girls about consent
     
    RAISING RESILIENCE PRESENTS: VIRTUAL SCREENING OF NEVERTHELESS
    Watch the film together* at home within the 48-hour window. Hear powerful stories of survivors and use them as a conversation starter in your family. The CONNECTIONS CAFE session on 3/11 will prepare you for these conversations. Learn more & watch the trailer
     
    Early Bird Ticket (before 3/5): $12 per household - code: EARLYBIRD; Regular Ticket (after 3/5): $15 per household. Scholarship tickets are available upon request. Email info@raisingresilience.org to RSVP.
     
    If you purchased a ticket in January before the event was postponed - your ticket was held and we will send you a new link to view the film prior to the new 48-hour viewing window. Thank you!
    *This 50-minute film is appropriate for students ages 13+ and parents/caretakers
     
    2021 BAINBRIDGE ISLAND TRASHION SHOW - CALL TO ARTISTS
    The Call to Artists is now open for the Bainbridge Island Trashion Show! The show will take place on July 25 at Hilltop and will be a covid-safe walking tour where models are stationed throughout the area and guests walkthrough. Sketch proposals are due April 2. Visit bitrashion.org for more information on how to submit proposals.
     
    ASSOCIATION OF BAINBRIDGE COMMUNITIES ANNUAL ENVIRONMENTAL CONFERENCE 
    Four consecutive Sundays in March from 3-5 p.m. “Our Forests: Bainbridge Island and the Climate Crisis” is the focus of the 17th Association of Bainbridge Communities Environmental Conference, which will be a virtual event sponsored by IslandWood, the Bainbridge Island Parks Foundation, the Bainbridge Island Land Trust, and others. The conference is free. Held online every Sunday through March, each day’s session features presentations and breakout sessions on a variety of topics related to Forest Management, Habitat and Wildlife, Managing Fire Risk, and Citizen Science in the time of climate change. Registration and info: https://islandwood.org/get-involved-with-environmental-steam-education/2021-abc-conference/
     
     
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    MINDLESS MEDITATION (ONLINE)
    Every Thursday from 3/4-5/26 at 9:25 a.m. Join us for a weekly group mindfulness meditation practice led by Steve Parsons. Mindfulness meditation is a practice focused on breathing techniques and quieting one’s thoughts. Meditation has been shown to support both pain and stress management. This event is free and takes place on Zoom. Please reach out to anika@biartmuseum.org with any questions. https://www.biartmuseum.org/event/mindfulness-meditation-2021/

    LOOK AGAIN: EARLY-STAGE MEMORY LOSS GUIDED ART DISCUSSIONS (ONLINE)
    Friday, March 5 at 10 a.m. Free. We invite individuals living with early-stage memory loss and their care partners to enjoy a facilitated art discussion in a relaxed and welcoming environment. This event is free and takes place on Zoom. Pre-registration is required. Please reach out to anika@biartmuseum.org with any questions. https://www.biartmuseum.org/event/look-again-march-2021/

    TEEN NIGHT @ BARN (ONLINE)
    Friday, March 26 and Friday, May 7 from 8-10 p.m. FREE! Join other teens for an evening of connection and creativity, from your own home! Meet up with your friends or make new friends in breakout rooms with hands-on crafts and games. You won’t need any special materials except typical things you would have around the house. BARN is excited to collaborate with other local organizations including BIMA, Kitsap Regional Library and Boys & Girls Club to offer this evening of activity. Check back closer to the event to see what specific activities will be offered. At the beginning of the event you will be able to select your breakout rooms of choice. Info: bainbridgebarn.org/youth
     
    SPRING SOCCER
    Registration Window: Feb. 12- April 12, 2021; Spring Soccer Dates: April 19 - June 9* *No soccer Memorial Day. Mondays are practice days & Wednesday are game days.  Time carries by age group. Cost: $150. Registration website: https://www.bifc.net/Default.aspx?tabid=706087

    MISSION INSPIRED: STEM & HUMANITIES CLASSES 
     
    Mission InspirEd, a student-run nonprofit organization in the Seattle-based area, is organizing STEM and Humanities classes for middle school students! They are offering the following topics: Java, Python, Creative Writing, Web Design, and more! Classes are $50 or free for reduced lunch students. Learn more NOW: missioninspired.org/classes. Limited spots available.
     
    FOREIGN LANGUAGE FOR YOUTH (FLY)
     
    Schedule varies. Online Spanish, French, Japanese and Mandarin classes. Students watch an instructional video, complete a worksheet, then join a live online class with a dedicated FLY teacher for fun, engaging activities to extend the learning. Cost varies. https://www.foreignlanguageforyouth.org/
     
     
    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.