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KITSAP REGIONAL LIBRARY: BOOK BUNDLES
Browsing Meets Curbside with NEW Book Bundles at Kitsap Regional Library Introducing Book Bundles, a new way to browse titles to go! Find new books on your favorite topics and take them home in bulk to peruse at your leisure. Each Book Bundle will come with a collection of 3-10 items selected especially for you and will be available for pick up with the rest of your holds at curbside. Fill out our online form to request a Book Bundle, or visit the Bainbridge Island branch during curbside hours, Monday-Saturday 10am-4pm for our daily Grab-and-Go Bundles! Our themed Grab-and-Go bundles are available on a first-come-first-serve basis. https://www.krl.org/bundlesSQUEAKY WHEELS' BAINBRIDGE BIKE-A-THONOct. 1-31, 2020; Win prizes, support our local businesses and breathe some fresh air! Two wheels, three wheels, or one -- you're in! Go to www.squeakywheels.org and either share a selfie from your ride or log your miles. Prizes will be given for: funny photos, fun cycling attire and more! Gift cards to local businesses have been purchased to give out. Learn more on the Squeaky Wheels website.OPPORTUNITIES
HELPLINE HOUSE'S BI PARKS & REC VOUCHERSA number of vouchers are available for qualifying families who are enrolling their children in BI Parks & Rec programs. To learn more, contact Helpline House at 206-842-7621.VETERANS OF FOREIGN WARS ESSAY CONTEST: IT THIS THE COUNTRY THE FOUNDERS ENVISIONED?Since 1947, the Voice of Democracy has been the Veterans of Foreign Wars’ (VFW’s) premier scholarship program. Each year, nearly 57,000 high school students compete for more than $2 million in scholarships and incentives. Students compete by writing and recording an audio essay on an annual patriotic theme. This year’s theme is, Is This the Country the Founders Envisioned? Click here to download the essay entry form. The contest deadline is Oct. 31, 2020.ISLANDWOOD'S AFTERNOON ECOLOGISTSBeginning week of October 19 - ends the week of November 16th; M - Th 3-5:00/ Fridays 1:30 - 5:00 at IslandWood, 4450 Blakely Ave. NE. Tiered pricing & scholarships. An in-person, outdoor program for 3rd - 6th graders to deepen science knowledge, strengthen problem-solving skills, and inspire teamwork! Info and registration: http://islandwood.org/MISSION INSPIRED: STEM & HUMANITIES CLASSESMission 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. $149: 10 lessons, $249: 20 lessons or $429: 40 lessons; 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.