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.
NATURE NUTS SUMMER DAY CAMPS
Mondays - Fridays through 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
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
ISLANDWOOD'S LOW TIDE BEACH EXPLORATION
Sunday, July 23, 2017 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Fort Ward Park 2241 Pleasant Beach Drive. Free. Join IslandWood educators and certified Bainbridge Beach Naturalists for a beach exploration as we hunt for sea stars, sea cucumbers, urchins and marine worms. At this great low -3.07 tide (wow!), we'll get a close-up look at critters and hidey holes rarely visible on this stretch of shoreline. Beach naturalists will be on hand to guide participants in identification and model respectful techniques for interacting with beach wildlife as we practice being responsible beach stewards while having fun in the sun!
BAINBRIDGE ISLAND POLICE DEPARTMENT PRESENTS NATIONAL NIGHT OUT
Tuesday, August 1 from 5-8 p.m. at the City Hall Town Square, 280 Madison Ave. This family-friendly event will have free food, games and prizes. The event takes place annually on the first Tuesday in August to strengthen local anti-crime efforts and provide an opportunity for islanders to get to know the officers who serve them. Highlights include games, equipment displays, the opportunity to meet BIPD officers, an inside look at a police car, ambulance, fire vehicle, police boat, and much more.
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
ART FROM AROUND THE WORLD
Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017 at Wing Point Golf & Country Club, $100 suggested donation. A fundraiser to support high school art and humanities programs. Experience a never-before-seen art collection from a private collector on Bainbridge Island and enjoy entertainment by student musicians. Wine and appetizers will be served. 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.
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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