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.
AFTER SCHOOL ART CLUB
Mondays from Sept. 25 - Oct. 30, 2017 from 2:30-4:30 p.m. at Bainbridge Island Museum of Art, 550 Winslow Way East. Calling all 5th-8th-grade artists! You are invited to join BIMA's After School Art Club on Monday afternoons. Be inspired by the museum's current exhibitions. Explore new techniques and materials. Create your own works of art. A six-week pass is $150. For more information and to register, click here
NATURE NUTS AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM
Nature Nuts is a unique outdoor and environmental education program for children K-2 on Bainbridge Island in partnership with the Bainbridge Island Metro Parks & Recreation District
(BI Parks). Participants are encouraged to experience adventurous play, free exploration, and guided field investigations that engage youth in meaningful interactions with nature, support whole child development, and foster a connection to our community. The fall line-up includes: Let's Lead (Sept. 11 - Oct. 13), Searching for Seasons (Oct. 16 - Nov. 17), Musical Mysteries (Nove. 20-Dec. 15). For additional information including location, hours and pricing, click here
INTRODUCTION TO PINHOLE PHOTOGRAPHY WORKSHOP WITH JANET NEUHAUSER
Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Bainbridge Island Museum of Art, 550 Winslow Way East. $60. Register here.
This introductory workshop will cover the history of pinhole photography, contemporary pinhole photographers, and available resources. Time will be devoted to building your own long exposure pinhole camera from an Altoids tin as part of The Pinhole Project and you will also learn how to use a pinhole body cap on your own DSLR. This class is taught by BHS Photography teacher, Janet Neuhauser!
BAINBRIDGE YOUTH SERVICES PRESENTS THE BAKER HILL CHALLENGE
Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017 at 9:30 a.m., just before the Taste of Lynwood Event. This family-friendly and mild-but-wild foot race is a benefit for BYS which provides free counseling, free tutoring and career services for island youth. The one-mile race to the top of Baker Hill will provide a heart-pounding good time. Kings and Queens of the hill will be awarded! $20 registration includes a t-shirt, bandana and water bottle. Click here to register.
BAINBRIDGE OMETEPE 2017 STUDENT DELEGATION COMMUNITY REPORT
Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017 from 7-8:30 p.m. at Hyla Middle School Library, 7861 Bucklin Hill Rd NE. Bainbridge Ometepe Sister Islands Association Student Delegation would like to report back to the community about their trip to Ometepe Island, Nicaragua last June. Please join us as they share their experience through stories and slides. Click here to learn more.
KITSAP PENINSULA OUT OF THE DARKNESS COMMUNITY WALK
Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017 at 10 a.m. at Bainbridge High School for this fund- and awareness-raising walk supporting the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. This is the first time the walk will be held on Bainbridge Island and now is the time to sign-up to participate. To register for the walk, click here
NATIVE ARTIFACTS FROM AROUND THE WORLD
Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017 from 6-9 p.m. at Wing Point Golf & Country Club, $100 suggested donation. A fundraiser to support high school art and humanities programs. Experience a never-before seen collection from George Sterling, a private Bainbridge Island collector. Basketry, Antique Jewelry, Textiles, Navajo Pottery. Hors d’oeuvres, wine, and high school musicians. For additional information, click here.
ISLANDWOOD'S NORTHWEST NEWBIES NATURE HIKE
Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017, from 1-3 p.m. at IslandWood, 4450 Blakely Avenue. Cost: $5 per person (for ages four and older). Welcome to the neighborhood! Start a journey for connecting to your new sense of place. Your new home is a diverse, ecological treasure just waiting to be discovered. Join your new friends at IslandWood for a guided hike to learn the “Fab Five” native trees, common bird species, and discover all the new sounds, textures and smells of your new home. For additional information and to reserve your place, click here.
THREE DAYS OF PREPAREDNESS
Make plans to take part in the Three Days of Preparedness event Sept. 27, Sept. 30 and Oct. 1, 2017. Sept. 27: Film showing of The Geological Formation of Bainbridge Island. Held at the Pavillion and doors open at 5:30 p.m, film at 6 p.m. and followed by a time for Q&A. (Another screening begins with Doors at 6:30 p.m., film at 7 p.m. and followed by a time for Q&A.) Sept. 30 Exposition: Get infomration and attend workshops on emergency preparedness from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Bainbridge Island City Hall. Oct 1 Hubs Demonstration: Learn about emergency neighborhood gathering sites at the Pavillion from noon to 2 p.m. For additional information, click here.
BAINBRIDGE ISLAND HISTORICAL MUSEUM'S HISTORY ON THE MOVE
Saturday, Oct. 7, 2017 from 1-5 p.m. at various locations around Bainbridge Island. $100 per car, regardless of the number of passengers. Check the tread on your tires and tune up your engine as we offer our first annual Fall Fundraiser! Secret clues to an island-wide scavenger hunt will take you to various locations (pit stops) where for extra points you can complete fun challenges, and learn some island history. Come and enjoy a fun afternoon with family and friends. A car/van load is your team. Pick a theme, pick a name! Decorate your vehicle and your team for prizes! For more information, click here.
BISD ADULT LIVING PROGRAM: TRANSITION RESOURCE INFORMATION NIGHT
Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2017 from 4:30 - 7:30 p.m. at Sakai Intermediate School. Information night for students-parents-teachers regarding after school transitions. Representatives from West Sound Tech, Olympic College, Developmental Disabilities(DDA), Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (DVR) etc. present their programs and answer audience questions at the end of the presentations.
THE STATE OF EDUCATION: HOW BAINBRIDGE GRADS ARE CHANGING THE WORLD
Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2017 from 7-9 p.m. at The Great Hall at IslandWood. The event will feature a dynamic panel discussion with BISD graduates who are making a difference and pursuing their passions in diverse fields. For additional information, click here.
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