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FREE CODING FOR KIDS AND ADULTS
Biweekly on Saturdays from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m beginning on January 6 through June 9, 2018. Western Washington University - Poulsbo, 1000 Olympic College Place NW, Poulsbo, WA. West Sound CoderDojo is an open source, free, and inclusive learning environment where kids ages 7-18 (and now, adults!) learn
code, leadership, peer collaboration, and computational thinking. Self-paced, interactive, and problem-solving fun! Help us launch a Bainbridge CoderDojo in 2018. Click here for more information.
FRIENDS OF THE FARMS LOCAL FOOD SURVEY
We all need nutritious fresh food to stay strong and healthy for life. It's especially important to our growing children. Please take a one-minute survey to help Friends of the Farms understand why you do or don’t buy locally grown food. As a thank you, you’ll become eligible to win a $50 gift certificate to the Bainbridge Island Farmers’ Market. Paste the following link in your browser to launch the survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/ZYG75NQ The survey is open through February 28, 2018.
BAINBRIDGE ISLAND CHAMBER OF COMMERCE POSTER CONTEST
Calling all Bainbridge Students! The Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring a Grand Old 4th Poster Contest and the top prize is a $1,000 scholarship. The poster design can focus on any part of the Grand Old 4th such as the parade, street fair or car show. Posters need to be hand-drawn. The contest is open to all enrolled students through grade 12. Entries must be submitted to the Chamber by Feb. 15, 2018. For a complete list of rules and specifications, please visit the Chamber's website.
ARTS & HUMANITIES BAINBRIDGE POETRY COMPETITION
Hurry! Deadline is 5 p.m. on March 1. Poetry Corners is a celebration of National Poetry Month presented each April by Arts & Humanities Bainbridge. Selections from the Poetry Corners competition will be displayed in the windows of businesses and community spaces around Bainbridge Island to be enjoyed by patrons and passers-by throughout the month. Poets whose works are selected will also share their poetry aloud at Poetry Corners LIVE, a celebratory evening of live readings. Poets of all ages, disciplines, and experience levels are encouraged to submit their work. For details, click here.
YMCA EARTH SERVICE CORPS ENVIRONMENTAL SYMOPSIUM
March 23, 2018 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Mary Gates Hall University of Washington. Free. Participants will take part in hands-on workshops led by local organizations and designed to educate students about environmental topics as well as give teens the skills they need to address environmental issues in their schools and communities. Youth will be networking with peers and adults and gaining tools to create real, positive change. Lunch will be provided with vegetarian options available. There will also be a free raffle of outdoor and environmental prizes. For more information, click here.
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