Community Events

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    EVENTS, WORKSHOPS, SERIES & CLASSES
     
    BAINBRIDGE ISLAND KIWANIS CLUB FOUNDATION - EDUCATOR OF THE YEAR
    April 1-May 17, 2024. Each year, the Bainbridge Kiwanis Board picks the Bainbridge Island Educator of the Year from candidates nominated by students, parents, other educators and the public at large. Selections are based on the nominee's contributions towards educating the students of Bainbridge Island. This year, the Bainbridge Island Kiwanis Club will be choosing one educator to be recognized as Educator of the Year. The only rule is that the Educator of the Year cannot be a Kiwanis member. In addition to the honor of receiving the award, each educator will receive a $1,000 check. Nomination form. 
     
    YOUTH MAKER MONDAYS AT BARN
    May 6-20 from 2:30-5 p.m., 8890 Three Tree Lane NE, Bainbridge Island.  Learn the basics of performing improv in a safe and creative environment. Or learn paper folding and origami skills that will grow more complex through the class. Maybe you’d rather eat foods from three different countries and learn about the traditions of each. BARN Youth Maker Monday classes line up with BISD early release days. First-time participants can take a class for free by using the coupon code Free@BARN24.  Information: http://www.bainbridgebarn.org/youth
     
    BAINBRIDGE ISLAND ASIAN ARTS & HERITAGE FESTIVAL
    This May, Arts & Humanities Bainbridge (AHB) is proud to join the nation in recognizing the Asian American and Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander Heritage Month. This is a time to reflect upon and celebrate the remarkable role of the community in our nation’s history. We recognize the history and achievements of Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders and reflect on the tradition of leadership, resilience, and courage shown by these communities. Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders make our community more vibrant through diversity of cultures, languages, and religions. AHB will celebrate the diversity of contributions throughout the month of May by hosting Bainbridge’s first ASIAN ARTS & HERITAGE FESTIVAL in partnership with local Indipino, Filipino, and Asian organizations. For event details:https://www.bainbridgecurrents.com/bainbridge-creative-district/
     
    MOONLIGHT MARKET
    From 5-9 p.m. on  6/7, 7/5, 8/2, 9/6 and 10/4 at the Lawn in front of City Hall, 280 Madison Ave. N. A fun night market at Town Square during the First Friday Art Walk. Enjoy dj music and craft food and drinks while exploring 25+ artisan booths. Info: moonlight-market.com 
     
    ICP BUBBLE DAY
    Saturday, May 11 from 10 a.m. to noon at Battle Point Park Playground. Come join Island Cooperative Preschool for some bubbly fun! Bubble materials will be provided at this free event. Info: https://islandcoop.org/
     
    AskBYS PANEL + Q&A - POSTPONDED
    Thursday, May 16 at 5:30 p.m. at the BIMA Auditorium. Bainbridge Youth Services invites you to this informal, interactive conversation between a panel of experts and guests to provide answers surrounding youth & family mental health and wellness challenges. ASKbys speakers will offer an overview of the topic, answer questions gathered from guests, and share their professional knowledge and advice. Our team of experts includes: Courtney Oliver, BYS Therapist Jillian Worth, MD Virginia Mason Franciscan Health (VMFH) Kelsey Lynch, Community Navigator Bainbridge Island Police Dept (BIPD) Bainbridge Island Fire Dept (BIFD) representative Maxwell Richards, Student Emma Sinclair, Student Moderator Engage with your community in a safe place to ask questions, learn from others, and support one another. Free but attendees are asked to register
     
    BAINBRIDGE BALLET PERFORMANCE GROUP
    7:30 p.m. Friday, May 17 and 4 p.m. Sunday, May 19 at The Island School - Webster Hall, 8853 NE Day Road. $5 students, $10 adults.Please join our high school student choreographers for a dance showcase to raise funds for our newly formed nonprofit, Bainbridge Ballet Performance Group.  
     
    REFASHION SHOW: FASHION IN THE FOREST 
    Sunday, May 19 from 1-5 p.m. at IslandWood. Tickets $10-$30 and available here. Runway show and Trails Walk or just the latter. Lobby activities include jewelry exchange and screenprinting a bag or t-shirt. Outfits are judged in three categories. All are made by reusing and repurposing textiles and other materials. 
     
    KITSAP REGIONAL LIBRARY PRESENTS VIRTUAL AUTHOR VISIT: MIA GARCIA
    May 24 from 12-1 p.m., online. Join us for a virtual discussion with author Mia Garcia. Teens around the county have an opportunity to ask questions about her books, writing process, publishing history, and more in a relaxed, virtual setting. Information: https://krl.bibliocommons.com/events/660dbe021e57af28003e20ca 
     
    KITSAP REGIONAL LIBRARY PRESENTS YOUR PRIDE, YOUR ART: A CREATIVE PROJECT FOR QUEER TEENS
     May 25 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Bainbridge branch of Kitsap Regional Library, 1270 Madison Ave N, Bainbridge Island. Calling all queer teens with a desire to collaborate on a Prideful community art piece! Come along and participate in this group art project led by a BIMA educator to be displayed at Bainbridge Island Museum of Art’s Pride exhibit in June. Registration now open: https://krl.bibliocommons.com/events/65dd2ece49ea29b614e0ae21 
     
    SUMMER YOUTH PROGRAMS AT BARN
    Explore a world of imagination and innovation during Summer at BARN.  July 8 – August 8. Morning and afternoon sessions, 8890 Three Tree Lane, Bainbridge Island. Classes are designed to ignite passion and curiosity in youth ages 8-18. View classes and register at https://bainbridgebarn.org/summer/
     
    GRAND SLAM BASEBALL CAMPS 
    July 15-18, 2024 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Battle Point Park. Price varies - $160-$295 and discounts are available. Annual Seattle Mariners Camp on Bainbridge Island. For current school year 1st through 6th graders. Loads of fun, great instruction, and a truly unique camp experience - beginners and high achievers all receive a tailored approach as players are grouped by age and ability. Program is lead by professional educators and current college players. For all camp details please visit website. Info: https://www.mlb.com/mariners/fans/camps
     
    OPPORTUNITIES & COMMUNITY UPDATES  
     
    FREE TRANSIT PASSES FOR YOUTH 
    Made possible by Move Ahead Washington, anyone 18 and younger can ride free on buses, ferries and trains across Puget Sound. Participating agencies include Kitsap Transit, King County Metro, Sound Transit, Community Transit, Everett Transit and Pierce Transit. Youth are also able to ride free on Washington State Ferries. To order a Youth Orca Pass (for youth ages 6-18), visit this website: https://www.myorca.com/buy-online/. You will need to provide proof of age (such as a birth certificate, student ID, passport or driver license).  In addition, passes can be obtained at Kitsap Transit Customer Service Office, 10 Washington Ave, Bremerton). The office is open 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday - Friday and 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturdays. Info: https://www.kitsaptransit.com/youthpass
     


    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.