Community Events

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    EVENTS 

     
    ART IN ACTION
    Saturdays through June 6, 2020 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at BIMA, 550 Winlsow Way E. Drop in and spark your creativity while visiting BIMA! Join teaching artists in one of BIMA’s light-filled galleries as they guide make-and-take art projects designed for all ages. No preregistration required.
     
     
     
     
     
    TURN AROUND TIMEL AN EVENING OF POETRY & ILLUSTRATION WITH DAVID GUTERSON & JUSTIN GIBBEN
     
    Thursday, Sept. 19 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at at BIMA, 550 Winlsow Way E. Please join Bainbridge Island author, David Guterson, for a night featuring poems from his new book, “Turn Around Time: A Walking Poem for the Pacific Northwest” and a pop-up viewing of illustrations by Justin Gibbens. Free with preregistration: https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/4261246
     
    FRIENDS OF THE FARMS 18th ANNUAL HARVEST FAIR
    Sunday, Sept. 22 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Johnson Farm, located at the intersection of Fletcher Bay Road NE and NE Twin Ponds Road. $10 per person, children under two are free. $8 per person if arriving by bike. Every year several thousand guests gather on historic Johnson Farm for Friends of the Farms Harvest Fair, a day-long celebration of our local farming community. Activities for all ages with cider pressing, carriage rides, square dancing, 4-H animals, and a sheep shearing demonstration. Live music all day and a beer and wine garden. Delicious local food available from vendors, or pack a picnic, spread a blanket, and enjoy the day on 15-acres of public farmland. https://www.friendsofthefarms.org/harvest-fair
     
    THINK BLACK: A BOOK TALK & SIGNING WITH CLYDE W. FORD
     
    Wednesday, Sept. 25 at 7 p.m. at BIMA, 550 Winslow Way E. In his thought-provoking and heartbreaking memoir "Think Black," Ford tells the story of his father, the first black software engineer at IBM, revealing how racism affected his father’s view of himself and their relationship. Event is free but preregistration is required. https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/4304676
     
    JUST FOR GROWN-UPS: KIDIM MINI GOLF MASTERS
    Friday, Sept. 27 from 6:30-10 p.m. at KiDiMu, 301 Ravine Lane. $100/person. Are you a mini golf maven? Come find out and support early learners, too! Join in a friendly competition to benefit Kids Discovery Museum. Play 18 holes of miniature golf through and around KiDiMu exhibits. Must be 21+ to attend. Purchase tickets and reserve your tee time at kidimu.org.
     
    FAMILY FUN DAY: KIDIMU MINI GOLF MASTERS
    Sat., Sept. 28 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at KiDiMu, 301 Ravine Lane. $10per adult/teen (13+); $8/child (12 and under); babies under 12 months: free. Let the good times roll! Golfers of all ages and skill levels are invited to have fun and play 18 holes of miniature golf at Kids Discovery Museum in support of early learners! Putt through and around the exhibits, and enjoy family activities and photo booth by Sparkson Photography in the Clubhouse tent. RSVP not required.

    BAINBRIDGE ISLAND BEACH CLEAN-UP
     
    The Bainbridge Island Beach Cleanup is happening Saturday, September 28 from 10am to 2pm, and we can't do it without your help! Bring your kids, bring your sports team, bring yourself, and help us make Bainbridge Island and the Sound a healthier and more beautiful place to be! Volunteers can sign up to cleanup at our public road ends and shorelines during the 10am to 2pm (corresponding with low tide) time window. To sign up and get more information about the event, visit our Signup Genius at https://www.signupgenius.com/go/70a0944a8ab2aa75-2019  
     
     
    CLASSES & WORKSHOPS / CLUBS / CAMPS / SPORTS / OPPORTUNITIES
     
    BI-K NEPAL 2020 INFO NIGHT
    Tuesday, Sept. 17 at 7 p.m. in the BHS Library. Current Sophomores and Juniors interested in a community service trip to Nepal next summer are invited to learn more about this exciting opportunity. BI-K is a nonprofit organization (formerly Camp Siberia) and has been leading trips to Nepal for the past three years. This meeting will answer questions about the trip, which includes exploring Kathmandu, working in a village community near Pokhara, and a trek into the Annapurna region of the Himalayas. Join us to hear more about this adventure and meet some of last year's team that went. Students and families are welcome. http://www.bi-k.org/

    smARTfilms SERIES: MUSIC ON FILM 
    Tuesdays through Oct. 8 at 7:30 p.m. at BIMA, 550 Winslow Way E. $10-12; students free with ID. Sept. 17: All Things Must Pass: The Rise & Fall of Tower Records; Sept. 24: The Commitments; Oct.1: 20 Feet from Stardom; Oct. 8: Buena Vista Social Club
     
     
    GO FIGURE! LIFE DRAWING SESSIONS
    Thursdays, 9/26/2019 thru 12/12/2019 at 6:30 p.m. at BIMA, 550 Winslow Way East. Single session $20; 5 sessions $90; 10 sessions $160. Drawing directly from the human figure is a wonderful way to hone technical and creative drawing skills while exploring variations in lighting, poses, and settings. Join us for GO Figure, an ongoing series of drawing sessions led by a teaching artist. The life-drawing studio is open to anyone interested in working from the model, regardless of experience level. https://www.biartmuseum.org/event/go-figure-life-drawing-sessions-2/
     
    FOREIGN LANGUAGE FOR YOUTH LANGUAGE CLASSES
    Fall 2019-Spring 2020; Directly after school at Ordway and Wilkes Elementary Schools.  Interactive curriculum covers 70 dialogue segments and 1,000 vocabulary words.  Students learn from games, songs, activities and receive a student book and work folder.  Advanced curriculum available.  Classes run from October to April.  Tuition for the year is $449.  Sign up your student before September 30 at : https://www.foreignlanguageforyouth.org/schools/ordway/ or https://www.foreignlanguageforyouth.org/schools/wilkes/
     
     
     
    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.