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. 
  
SUMMER CAMPS
 
SEATTLE MARINERS GRAND SLAM CAMP
 
June 26 - 30, 2017 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Battle Point Park, 11299 Arrow Point Drive NE.  $135 (amount varies as discounts can be applied. The Seattle Mariners are pleased to offer baseball camp this summer here on Bainbridge Island. Campers can choose Complete, Skills or bundle both. Learn the game the Mariner Way & have a blast! Camp includes the "Safeco Field Experience" - an early entrance camp event - simply fantastic! In addition to getting better, the game's culture is deeply embedded. This camp is suitable for players of all abilities. If you're an "all star" you will receive advanced instruction and improve your game. Beginners will get the skills they need to play successfully. Go to www.marinerscamps.org for detailed information.
 
NATURE NUTS SUMMER DAY CAMPS
 
Mondays - Fridays from June 26 - August 18, 2017 from 9 a.m. to  4:30 p.m., extended hours are 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Regular Week: $315, Extended Week: $375. Nature Nuts is thrilled to share a safe summer of fun, friendship, and discovery as we host eight weeks of day camps for youth K-3! Themes include: Mad Scientists, Making Magic, Guardians of Nature, Animal Adventures, Fact or Fiction, Super Survivalists, Water Warriors, & Superb Superheroes. Sign up now and join us this summer! Click here for more information. 
 
 
BAINBRIDGE ISLAND MUSEUM OF ART SUMMER CAMPS
 
July 17 - 21 Re-Construction with Rachel Knudson ; August 7-11 Artist Boot Camp with Dana Squires ; August 21-25 Comics & Cartooning with Greg Stump; 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at BIMA, 550 Winslow Way East. $375/week/student. Explore, experiment and create during BIMA’s Summer Camps! Students entering grades 5-8 are invited to participate in week-long camps led by experienced teaching artists and supported by teaching assistants in a bright and welcoming museum environment. Each week will expose participants to new materials, ideas, and ways of making, using the classroom, museum exhibits and our surrounding island community as inspiration. All supplies provided, and maximum enrollment for each week is 15 students. Click here to register.
 
EVENTS 
 
 
BAINBRIDGE ISLAND ROTARY AUCTION & RUMMAGE SALE
 
Satruday, July 1, 2017 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Woodward Middle School. You never know what you may find at this massive rummage sale that covers more than six acres. Proceeds from the sale help support large community projects, community grants, scholarships and international humanitarian projects. Do you have items you'd liet to donate to this year's sale? Donation Drop-off is June 23-28, 2017 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. at Woodward Middle School. For more information, click here

38th ANNUAL BAINBRIDGE YOUTH SERVICES FUN RUN
 
Tuesday, July 4, 2017 in downtown Winslow. Events include One Mile (at 9 a.m.), a 5K (at 9:15 a.m.) and a Kids Dash (at 10:30 a.m.). All proceeds support community youth. Every $100 donation equals one hour of free and confidential counseling for teens. Register here.  
 
 VIRTUES SUMMER INSTITUTE: AWAKING THE GIFTS OF CHARACTER
 
July 10-11, 2017 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.  at Puget Sound Educational Service District Bldg., 800 Oakesdale Ave., Renton, WA 98057. $295 for both days, $175 for first day only. Awakening the Gifts of Character Two Day Workshop features five practical Strategies of The Virtues Project™, a multicultural program to help create schools and communities of caring, integrity, compassion, accountability, and excellence. Increase joy, meaning and purpose through the arts, service learning and by creating a culture of mutual respect and appreciation. Utilize virtues based boundaries and Restorative Justice to create safer schools by promoting self-discipline, personal responsibility & integrity. 12 Clock Hours available for teachers. The Virtues Project is being used in schools and communities throughout Puget Sound, North America and in more than 100 countries. For details and to register, click here
 
YOUTH IN HARMONY WORKSHOP BY THE KITSAP CHORDSMEN
 
Thursday, July 13, 2017, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at North Kitsap Community Auditorium, 1881 NE Hostmark, Poulsbo. FREE. Do you like to sing? How would you like to learn from some of the best in the world? Your instructors will be the one and only Ringmasters, International Quartet Champions from Sweden. You don’t want to miss this rare opportunity. For details and to register, click here.  
 
 KITSAP CHORDSMEN SCANDIMANIA "ALL YOU NEED IS LOVE"
 
Saturday, July 15, 2017, shows at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. at North Kitsap Community Auditorium, 1881 NE Hostmark, Poulsbo. Tickets: $15-$25. Join the Kitsap Chordsmen in their annual show, this year on the theme, "All You Need is Love" with their headliners, the fabulous International Quartet Champions from Sweden, the Ringmasters. For details, click here.
 
KITSAP PENINSULA OUT OF THE DARKNESS COMMUNITY WALK
 
Save the date! Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017 at 10 a.m. at Bainbridge High School for the 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

 
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