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Mom's Morning Retreat

Mom's Morning Retreat is a trusted place for mothers of all beliefs and backgrounds, with children of all ages, to connect and replenish. Life Coach Bev Gaines leads engaging discussions on how to nurture self-awareness, reflection and growth in the midst of our daily responsibilities and busy lives. Join us on most 1st and 3rd Thursday mornings from 9:30 - 11 during the school year at Grace Episcopal Church. Tuition includes an on-site childcare program for infants and young children. www.momsmorningretreat.com. Category: Classes & Lectures. Family. Organizations. Audience: Moms. Contact Name: momsmorningretreat.com. Contact Email: morningretreat@gmail.com. Thursday, April 24, 2014. Grace Episcopal Church 8595 NE Day Rd Bainbridge Isle, WA 98110.

Bainbridge Bloggers' Breakfast Meetup

Want to learn to grow your blog's audience, subscribers, and income? Come share ideas with other bloggers and get free blog improvement tips from top blogger Carol Tice of the Make a Living Writing blog, winner of Top 10 Blogs for Writers and Writers Digests' 101 Best Websites for Writers. Category: Classes & Lectures. Audience: Singles. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Carol Tice. Contact Email: carol@caroltice.com. Contact Phone: 206-861-5926. Thursday, April 24, 2014, 8:30 AM – 10:00 AM. Office Xpats.

Environmental Science Pathways

This spring, students in grades 6 - 8 are invited to join Environmental Science Pathways, our NEW weekly after-school program for younger teens interested in environmental science and clean technology. During this eight-week series, students will discover the science behind renewable energy, watersheds and our natural environment. Participants will explore the different roles of scientists and conduct hands-on experiments and projects both in the field and in our state-of-the-art wet lab. Students will develop leadership skills and have fun doing science, both outdoors and in! Category: Classes & Lectures. Family. Organizations. Outdoor. Schools. Service Clubs. Audience: Teens. Dads. Moms. Families. Cost: $250, or $275 with transportation to Mercer Slough. Contact Name: Pacific Science Center. Contact Email: edprograms@pacsci.org. Contact Phone: (206) 443-2925. Thursday, April 24, 2014, 3:30 PM – 6:00 PM. Mercer Slough Environmental Education Center 1625 118th Ave SE Bellevue, WA 98005. For more info visit pacificsciencecenter.org.

Art Book Drive

Now and ongoing, no end date. Bring us your formerly loved books on art, architecture, and design. We will sell them and donate all the proceeds to Bainbridge Public Library to help build its collection. Now in its 10th year, the Art Book Drive has generated more than $12,000 for the library. BAC hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday-Saturday and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. 151 Winslow Way E. 206-842-3132, www.bacart.org. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Charitable. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: FREE. Contact Name: Lindsay Masters. Contact Email: lindsay@bacart.org. Contact Phone: 206-842-3132. Thursday, April 24, 2014, 6:00 PM. Bainbridge Arts & Crafts 151 Winslow Way E. Bainbridge Island, WA 98110. For more info visit www.bacart.org.

Plays Well With Others

Guitar ensemble workshop. Build your reading and ensemble skills in this fun weekly group. The successful newcomer will have some reading skills in first position and the ability to keep a steady beat. Category: Music. Audience: Teens. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Alan Simcoe. Contact Email: alan.villagemusic@gmail.com. Contact Phone: 206 842 4120. Thursday, April 24, 2014, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Village Music 4569 Lynwood Center Rd. B.I.

Pouring Picasso

Sip amazing wine and paint a masterpiece. We provide all the supplies (canvas is 16 x 20), expert step-by-step instruction, and your first glass of wine to get the inspiration flowing. Following the class, Suzanne Maurice Wine Bar will offer nightcap specials. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Classes & Lectures. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: $60. Contact Name: Robbie Wright. Contact Email: robbie@pleasantbeachvillage.com. Contact Phone: 206.842.8439. Thursday, April 24, 2014, 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM. The Marketplace at Pleasant Beach Village, 4738 Lynwood Center Road NE, Bainbridge Island, WA 98110. For more info visit events.r20.constantcontact.com.

Bainbridge Island Toastmasters

The afternoon club meets on the first and third Thursdays, from 11:50am to 1pm. The evening club meets on the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays, from 7:15pm to 8:30pm. The meetings are open to all who are interested in developing their speaking skills in a fun and supportive environment. Visitors are welcome! For further information check each club’s website: Afternoon: http://bainbridgeisland.toastmastersclubs.org/ Evening: http://uspeakeasytoastmasters.toastmastersclubs.org. Category: Classes & Lectures. Organizations. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Thursday, April 24, 2014, 7:15 PM – 8:30 PM. Winslow Arms Apartments Clubhouse 220 Parfitt Way.

Learn Your Way Around the Night Sky: Introduction to Amateur Astronomy Class

Taught by PhD Astronomer David Fong, BPAA Education Director, and Steve Ruhl, BPAA president, this introductory course breaks universe into manageable chunks. Includes astronomy lectures, working with telescopes, and learning about the night sky. Topics include the art of observing, solar system objects, constellations, star hopping, planets, nebulas, galaxies, strange sky phenomena, astrophotography, and computer programs. Six sessions, 7-9 p.m. Thursdays beginning April 10th, final class May 15th. Minimum age 14. Open to the public. Sign up through the Bainbridge Island Metro Park and Recreation District www.biparks.org Course code 131860-01, phone (206) 842-2306. $59 includes all six sessions. Signup Deadline is Monday, April 7th. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Classes & Lectures. Audience: Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: 59. Thursday, April 24, 2014, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Richie Observatory at Battle Point Park 11299 Arrow Point Drive NE, Bainbridge Island, WA. For more info visit www.bpastro.org.

New Century Theatre Company presents TAILS OF WASPS

Power is sexy, but sex is often power’s undoing. New Century Theatre Company’s world premiere production of Stephanie Timm’s Tails of Wasps captures one such downfall in vivid, intimate detail. In the private walls of a luxury hotel room a politician comes apart as he must face the reality of his lustful desires and sexual transgressions. Tails of Wasps runs Thursdays through Sundays at 8pm from April 3 -27, 2014. The show runs 90 minutes and the cast will hold talk-backs after each performance. There is one special Monday performance on Monday April 14 and no performance on Easter Sunday, April 20. General admission tickets are $30. Senior tickets are $25, Industry/TPS tickets are $20, and Student tickets are $15. Tickets and details are available online at http://www.acttheatre.org/. The age recommendation is 16 and older for strong language, sexual content, and adult themes. Category: Theater. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: $15-$30. Contact Name: New Century Theatre Company. Contact Email: info@wearenctc.org. Contact Phone: (206) 661-8223. Thursday, April 24, 2014, 8:00 PM – 9:30 PM. ACT Theatre 700 Union St. Seattle, WA 98101. For more info visit www.wearenctc.org.

Walk With Your Libraries

Walk With Your Libraries Isn't it time to get moving? Exercise your mind and body with your library's collection and custom walking maps. For fun, for fitness, for life, walk with your libraries! Please visit guides.kcls.org/walkwithyourlibrary or call the library at 425.486.7811 for more information. Category: Sports & Recreation. Cost: Free. Friday, April 25, 2014. King County Library System.

RSBG 50th Anniversary Celebration

The 50th Anniversary of the Rhododendron Species Foundation will be celebrated with a special event on April 25th and 26th of 2014. This is not an event that any Rhododendron enthusiast will want to miss. Nor, in fact, should any serious gardener or horticulturist. From special internationally-acclaimed speakers to in-depth tours of the RSBG and the opportunity to talk with like-minded horticultural folks, the Celebration will be memorable. Category: Charitable. Classes & Lectures. Fairs & Festivals. Family. Organizations. Outdoor. Sports & Recreation. Audience: Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Registration required. Contact Name: Katie Swickard. Contact Email: katie@rhodygarden.org. Contact Phone: 253 838 4646 x100. Friday, April 25, 2014, 10:00 AM – Saturday, April 26, 2014, 10:00 PM. Rhododendron Species Botanical Garden 2525 S 336th St Federal Way, WA 98001.

Art Book Drive

Now and ongoing, no end date. Bring us your formerly loved books on art, architecture, and design. We will sell them and donate all the proceeds to Bainbridge Public Library to help build its collection. Now in its 10th year, the Art Book Drive has generated more than $12,000 for the library. BAC hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday-Saturday and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. 151 Winslow Way E. 206-842-3132, www.bacart.org. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Charitable. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: FREE. Contact Name: Lindsay Masters. Contact Email: lindsay@bacart.org. Contact Phone: 206-842-3132. Friday, April 25, 2014, 6:00 PM. Bainbridge Arts & Crafts 151 Winslow Way E. Bainbridge Island, WA 98110. For more info visit www.bacart.org.

An Evening with Shashank: Indian Classical Music Virtuoso

Enjoy world class Indian musician Shashank Subramanyam performing in one of Seattle’s most iconic venues. A bamboo flute prodigy who has been one of India’s most respected classical musicians for the past 25 years, the Grammy-nominated Maestro Shashank will bring his unique improvisational style to a variety of South Indian classics against the backdrop of the Seattle Art Museum. Shashank will be joined onstage by Mysore Srikanth on Violin and Patri Satish Kumar on Mridangam. Date: 25 April 2014 Time: Doors and refreshments at 7:00pm, performance at 7:30pm with light appetizers and drinks to follow the show. Place: Seattle Art Museum’s Plestcheeff Auditorium, 1300 1st Ave, Seattle, WA 98101 Tickets: $25 for adults, $10 for students and children under 18 Organizer Name: Upaya Social Ventures Organizer Description: Upaya builds businesses that will create jobs and improve the quality of life for Indians living in the most extreme poverty. For more information, please visit www.upayasv.org. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Benefit. Music. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $25 for adults, $10 for students and children under 18. Contact Email: info@upayasv.org. Friday, April 25, 2014, 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM. Seattle Art Museum. For more info visit shashank-seattle.eventbrite.com.

February 28, 2014 Please Join Us for a Monthly Interfaith Devotional

An interfaith devotional will be held on the last Friday of every month. The focus is on the spiritual writings from many religions. Please come and share your thoughts on this month's theme, love and unity. Sponsored by the Bahá'ís of Bainbridge Island. Category: Faith. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Jacob Millican. Contact Email: bainbridgebahais@gmail.com. Contact Phone: (206) 910-1353. Friday, April 25, 2014, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Fireside Room of the Waterfront Community Center, 370 Brien Dr SE, Bainbridge Island, WA 98110. For more info visit bainbridgebahais.blogspot.com.

Interfaith devotional

The focus is on the spiritual writings from many religions. Please come and share your thoughts on this month's theme of BEAUTY and PARADISE or on any other theme that may interest you. Sponsored by the Bahá'ís of Bainbridge Island. Category: Faith. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Jacob Millican. Contact Email: bergsteiger@gmail.com. Contact Phone: 2069101353. Friday, April 25, 2014, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Fireside Room of the Waterfront Community Center, 370 Brien Dr SE, Bainbridge Island, WA 98110.

Lyric Light Opera Presents "PETER PAN"

Take a magical journey! Lyric Light Opera presents PETER PAN this March and April. Join Peter Pan, Wendy, Michael, and John in the high-flying timeless Broadway musical that will whisk you away to a place where dreams are born and no one ever grows up! PETER PAN is one of the most beloved family favorites of all time. Peter and his mischievous fairy sidekick Tinkerbell visit the nursery of the Darling children late one night and with a sprinkle of pixie dust begin a magical journey across the stars that none of them will ever forget. In the adventure of a lifetime the travelers come face to face with a ticking crocodile, a fierce Indian tribe, a band of bungling pirates, and of course the villainous Captain Hook. PETER PAN is the perfect show for the child in all of us who dreamed of soaring high and never growing up. PETER PAN runs March 22-April 6, 2014 at McIntyre Hall (Mount Vernon) and April 12-26, 2014 at Kirkland Performance Center. www.lyriclightopera.org. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Family. Music. Theater. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $24-$34. Contact Name: Patti Means. Contact Email: patti@lyriclightopera.org. Contact Phone: KPC Box Office: 425-893-9900. Friday, April 25, 2014, 7:30 PM – 10:30 PM. Kirkland Performance Center 350 Kirkland Ave Kirkland, WA 98033. For more info visit lyriclightopera.org.

MALFUNKSHUN live in concert

The legendary MALFUNKSHUN in concert will @ The Point Casino in celebration of the beginning of the Seattle Sound. It all began on MALFUNKSHUNS' birthday - April, 1980. It began then and it rocks on now! Opening band ONE FOOT DOWN. 21+ 8pm show. www.malfunkshun.org to listen to tunes! Category: Music. Cost: $15 adv - $20 door. Contact Name: Point Casino. Contact Phone: 1-866-547-6468. Friday, April 25, 2014, 8:00 PM. The Point Casino, 7989 NE Salish Ln Kingston, WA. For more info visit malfunkshun.org.

New Century Theatre Company presents TAILS OF WASPS

Power is sexy, but sex is often power’s undoing. New Century Theatre Company’s world premiere production of Stephanie Timm’s Tails of Wasps captures one such downfall in vivid, intimate detail. In the private walls of a luxury hotel room a politician comes apart as he must face the reality of his lustful desires and sexual transgressions. Tails of Wasps runs Thursdays through Sundays at 8pm from April 3 -27, 2014. The show runs 90 minutes and the cast will hold talk-backs after each performance. There is one special Monday performance on Monday April 14 and no performance on Easter Sunday, April 20. General admission tickets are $30. Senior tickets are $25, Industry/TPS tickets are $20, and Student tickets are $15. Tickets and details are available online at http://www.acttheatre.org/. The age recommendation is 16 and older for strong language, sexual content, and adult themes. Category: Theater. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: $15-$30. Contact Name: New Century Theatre Company. Contact Email: info@wearenctc.org. Contact Phone: (206) 661-8223. Friday, April 25, 2014, 8:00 PM – 9:30 PM. ACT Theatre 700 Union St. Seattle, WA 98101. For more info visit www.wearenctc.org.

BAINBRIDGE-OMETEPE SISTER ISLAND DAY

Join us at the Farmers market as we come together to celebrate this special day and give a warm welcome to the delegation who have traveled here from our sister island, Ometepe in Nicaragua. Bainbridge Mayor, Anne Blair will be there to introduce the delegates and they would love the opportunity to meet and chat with our Bainbridge community. Category: Organizations. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: free. Contact Name: Carol Carley. Contact Email: carcarley@gmail.com. Contact Phone: 206-780-0504. Saturday, April 26, 2014. Farmers Market.

Spring Barrel Tasting

Bainbridge Barrel Tasting Enter the winemakers' world and learn their secrets, sampling the new vintage directly from the barrel! It's a unique fun wine experience. Current releases will be poured as well. Our 7 cozy artisanal wineries are relatively new on the scene but are already garnering awards and attention. Avoid the crowds and explore the peaceful beauty and charm of Bainbridge Island! After your day of tasting enjoy dinner at one of our highly acclaimed local restaurants. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Outdoor. Cost: $5.00. Contact Name: Alphonse de Klerk. Contact Email: deklerk@earthlink.net. Contact Phone: 206 419 3355. Saturday, April 26, 2014 – Sunday, April 27, 2014. Bainbridge Island Winerys. For more info visit www.bainbridgewineries.com.

All about fencing

Not sure how to keep the deer out of your vegetable garden? How to protect your chickens from predators such as raccoons? No idea about electric fences to keep your animals in your field? Than this fencing class is the class for you! Come with your question or problems to Bay Hay and Feed. Class is taught by Howard Block. Cost is $8 and proceeds go to Helpline. Please call 842-2813 to reserve your spot in class or come in to Bay Hay and Feed. Category: Classes & Lectures. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: 8. Contact Name: Els Heyne. Contact Email: els@bayhayandfeed.com. Contact Phone: 206-842-2813. Saturday, April 26, 2014, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Bay Hay and Feed 10355 NE Valley Rd Bainbridge Island.

Health Insurance Forum, a League of Women Voters of Kitsap Education Program

Health Insurance: The Complicated Issues, a League of Women Voters of Kitsap Education Program. Guest speakers include Nancy Schnoor, CFO of Peninsula Community Health Services; Wendie Pond, Certified Professional Coder; Stephanie Kirk, Independent Insurance Agent and WAHBE Registered Producer/Broker, JC Madison, Inc.; and Vicki Decker, Speakers Bureau, Helath Care for All Washington. Category: Government. Political. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free and open to the public. Contact Name: Pam Hamon. Contact Email: pchamon@msn.com. Contact Phone: 360-598-3508. Saturday, April 26, 2014, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Poulsbo City Hall 200 Moe St. NE Poulsbo, WA.

Health Insurance: The Complicated Issues, a League of Women Voters of Kitsap Education Program

A panel of professionals will discuss aspects of health insurance coverage, including networks, increasing costs, sources of assistance, Kitsap County and the Affordable Care Act, what businesses and individuals need to know when buying health insurance, and the Single Payer Approach. Panelists are: Nancy Schnoor, CFO of Peninsula Community Health Services; Wendie Pond, Bertified Professional Coder, Health Care Billing and Coding Consultant; Stephanie Kirk, Independent Insurance Agent and WAHBE Registered Producer/Broker, JC Madison, Inc.; and Vicki Decker, Speakers Bureau, Health Care for All Washington. BKAT will broadcast this forum the week of April 27 on Channels 12 and 3. Category: Government. Organizations. Political. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free and open to the public. Contact Name: Pam Hamon. Contact Email: pchamon@msn.com. Contact Phone: 360-598-3508. Saturday, April 26, 2014, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Poulsbo City Hall 200 Moe St. NE Poulsbo, WA.

Uke Jam

Debby Simcoe leads players of all skill levels through fun tunes of the past and present. Category: Music. Audience: Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Email: alan.villagemusic@gmail.com. Contact Phone: 206 842 4120. Saturday, April 26, 2014, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Village Music 4569 Lynwood Center Rd. B.I.

Call to the Wild Gala Auction and Dinner

10th Annual Call to the Wild Gala Dinner and Auction to benefit the West Sound Wildlife Shelter. Includes reception and silent auction followed by a dinner and live auction featuring many one of a kind items and experiences. Category: Charitable. Saturday, April 26, 2014, 5:00 PM – 9:30 PM. Kiana Lodge 14976 Sandy Hook Road Poulsbo, WA 98370. For more info visit www.westsoundwildlife.org.

Art Book Drive

Now and ongoing, no end date. Bring us your formerly loved books on art, architecture, and design. We will sell them and donate all the proceeds to Bainbridge Public Library to help build its collection. Now in its 10th year, the Art Book Drive has generated more than $12,000 for the library. BAC hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday-Saturday and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. 151 Winslow Way E. 206-842-3132, www.bacart.org. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Charitable. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: FREE. Contact Name: Lindsay Masters. Contact Email: lindsay@bacart.org. Contact Phone: 206-842-3132. Saturday, April 26, 2014, 6:00 PM. Bainbridge Arts & Crafts 151 Winslow Way E. Bainbridge Island, WA 98110. For more info visit www.bacart.org.

Food Addicts Anonymous Meeting

This is a meeting of Food Addicts Anonymous. If you are a person who has struggled for years to eat healthy foods and maintain a healthy weight, Food Addicts Anonymous may be the place for you. If you are someone that binges by eating large quantities of sweets or starches, you may find that FAA offers a solution. If you are person who purges their body by extreme measures such as vomiting, laxatives or excessive exercise, you are not alone and may find comfort and support in our fellowship. If you have found yourself limiting your intake of foods and have people in your life telling you that you need to eat more, you may find value and hope in this program. Category: Organizations. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Non Profit (No Cost). Contact Name: Clancy J. Contact Phone: 206-499-5218. Saturday, April 26, 2014, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Eagle Harbor Congregational Church 105 Winslow Way West Singer Room Around the back of the Church.

Lyric Light Opera Presents "PETER PAN"

Take a magical journey! Lyric Light Opera presents PETER PAN this March and April. Join Peter Pan, Wendy, Michael, and John in the high-flying timeless Broadway musical that will whisk you away to a place where dreams are born and no one ever grows up! PETER PAN is one of the most beloved family favorites of all time. Peter and his mischievous fairy sidekick Tinkerbell visit the nursery of the Darling children late one night and with a sprinkle of pixie dust begin a magical journey across the stars that none of them will ever forget. In the adventure of a lifetime the travelers come face to face with a ticking crocodile, a fierce Indian tribe, a band of bungling pirates, and of course the villainous Captain Hook. PETER PAN is the perfect show for the child in all of us who dreamed of soaring high and never growing up. PETER PAN runs March 22-April 6, 2014 at McIntyre Hall (Mount Vernon) and April 12-26, 2014 at Kirkland Performance Center. www.lyriclightopera.org. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Family. Music. Theater. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $24-$34. Contact Name: Patti Means. Contact Email: patti@lyriclightopera.org. Contact Phone: KPC Box Office: 425-893-9900. Saturday, April 26, 2014, 7:30 PM – 10:30 PM. Kirkland Performance Center 350 Kirkland Ave Kirkland, WA 98033. For more info visit lyriclightopera.org.

Island Theatre Presents "Gidion's Knot"

Island Theatre presents "Gidion’s Knot," a provocative new play by award-winning playwright Johnna Adams. A parent/teacher meeting over the unexplained suspension of a 5th grade boy escalates into a dramatically charged collision involving freedom of expression, youth suicide, bullying, pre-teen sexuality and, finally, personal responsibility. The ninety-minute drama is recommended for adults and mature teens due to disturbing language and topics. A post-play conversation follows. Category: Theater. Audience: Teens. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: Free (donations welcome). Contact Name: Island Theatre. Contact Email: info@islandtheatre.org. Contact Phone: 2068420985. Saturday, April 26, 2014, 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM. Bainbridge Public Library 1270 Madison Ave. N Bainbridge Island, WA 98110.

New Century Theatre Company presents TAILS OF WASPS

Power is sexy, but sex is often power’s undoing. New Century Theatre Company’s world premiere production of Stephanie Timm’s Tails of Wasps captures one such downfall in vivid, intimate detail. In the private walls of a luxury hotel room a politician comes apart as he must face the reality of his lustful desires and sexual transgressions. Tails of Wasps runs Thursdays through Sundays at 8pm from April 3 -27, 2014. The show runs 90 minutes and the cast will hold talk-backs after each performance. There is one special Monday performance on Monday April 14 and no performance on Easter Sunday, April 20. General admission tickets are $30. Senior tickets are $25, Industry/TPS tickets are $20, and Student tickets are $15. Tickets and details are available online at http://www.acttheatre.org/. The age recommendation is 16 and older for strong language, sexual content, and adult themes. Category: Theater. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: $15-$30. Contact Name: New Century Theatre Company. Contact Email: info@wearenctc.org. Contact Phone: (206) 661-8223. Saturday, April 26, 2014, 8:00 PM – 9:30 PM. ACT Theatre 700 Union St. Seattle, WA 98101. For more info visit www.wearenctc.org.

Arms Around Bainbridge Spin-a-thon fundraiser

A Ride to Remember Each hour a different instructor will lead a fun packed spin class at Island Fitness. There will also be a dedication wall with names and photos . This is a fundraiser for Arms Around Bainbridge. Category: Benefit. Charitable. Sports & Recreation. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $50 per hour per bike. Contact Name: kymmberly myrick. Contact Email: kmyrick@dlmyrick.com. Contact Phone: 206-842-1846. Sunday, April 27, 2014, 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Island Fitness 190 madison ave north bainbridge island. For more info visit www.armsaroundbainbridge.com.

Essential Church Worship Gatherings

Essential Church will begin gathering at the South Bellevue Community Center this Sunday! Join us for one of our pre-launch gatherings for worship, a message, and to hear more about the mission and vision of Essential Church. Each week we will worship together and then offer children's ministry for 4k- 5th grade. See you on Sunday! Category: Faith. Family. Music. Organizations. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free! Contact Name: Warren Mainard. Contact Email: warren@essentialchurch.cc. Contact Phone: 4252707022. Sunday, April 27, 2014, 10:40 AM – 12:00 PM. South Bellevue Community Center 14509 SE Newport Way Bellevue, WA 98006.

Archery

The Bainbridge Island Sportsmen's Club Archery Range is open to the public every Sunday from 12pm to 2pm. Bring the family along to give this exciting sport a try, in a safe and friendly environment. There will be experienced Range Safety Officers on site to get you started. Category: Outdoor. Sports & Recreation. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Sunday, April 27, 2014, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM. 8203 Sportsman Club Rd, Bainbridge Island, WA 98110. For more info visit alankasper.wix.com.

Tama-Do Harmonization: Sound Around The Body

This workshop is a group sound healing experience based on the ancient practice of Kototama, which means pure sound. All acoustic instruments are used around the body, summoning the elements of nature to help cleanse the chakras, clarify the aura, correct imbalances in the physical body, and open you to a new space of consciousness. Pre-registration is highly recommended! Category: Classes & Lectures. Audience: Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: $25 per person. Contact Name: Dayaalu Center. Contact Email: jeny@dayaalucenter.com. Contact Phone: (206) 436-9388. Sunday, April 27, 2014, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM. Dayaalu Center 159 Wyatt Way Bainbridge Island, WA 98110.

Tama-Do Harmonization: Sound Around The Body with Candice Cheadle

This workshop is a group sound healing experience based on the ancient practice of Kototama, which means pure sound. All acoustic instruments are used around the body, summoning the elements of nature to help cleanse the chakras, clarify the aura, correct imbalances in the physical body, and open you to a new space of consciousness. Pre-registration is highly recommended as space is limited and this workshop almost sold out last time Candice was here in November. Sign ups are available by clicking here. Category: Classes & Lectures. Cost: $35. Sunday, April 27, 2014, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM. Dayaalu Center 159 Wyatt Way NE Bainbridge Island.

Using Native Plants to Solve Landscpae Problems

Avoiding invasive landscape plants: Alternative native plants for screening, ground cover, slope retention. Right plant, right place: Natives for boggy, dry, shady, deer-besieged sites. Tour of an ongoing home landscape project using native plants and wildlife enhancements. Category: Classes & Lectures. Outdoor. Cost: FREE. Contact Name: Sami Gray. Contact Email: bi.horticulture@gmail.com. Contact Phone: (360)779-5002. Sunday, April 27, 2014, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Poulsbo/Suquamish area.

Port Madison Yacht Club Open House

All are welcome to join us at this free, fun, family-­‐‑friendly event. Tour the club’s facilities and meet members. We are a welcoming group of sailors that host a variety of racing, cruising, and social activities throughout the year – including a highly acclaimed youth sailing camp. If you have a sailboat (large or small) or an interest in sailing, come check us out. We’d like to meet you. Category: Sports & Recreation. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: free. Contact Email: membership@portmadisonyc.org. Sunday, April 27, 2014, 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM. 8478 NE Hidden Cove Rd Bainbridge Island.

"Two Speckled Eggs", with Jennifer Mann

Bainbridge Island author and illustrator Jennifer Mann will read from her new picture book, Two Speckled Eggs in a special story time! A birthday party sets the scene in this sweet and relatable story for anyone who's ever been the odd girl out. "Two opposites may not be as opposite as they imagined in Mann's look at grade school cliques and oddballs....Readers may not look at their classmates the same again." Kirkus Reviews. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Families. Cost: none. Contact Name: Victoria Irwin. Contact Email: events@eagleharborbooks.com. Contact Phone: 2068425332. Sunday, April 27, 2014, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Eagle Harbor Book Co. 157 Winslow Way E. Bainbridge Island, WA, 98110. For more info visit www.eagleharborbooks.com.

Mostly Nordic Concert Series - Breaking the Language Barrier: Norwegian & Danish Songs by Foreigners

The 19th season of the Mostly Nordic Chamber Music Series & Smörgåsbord takes a musical trip through the Nordic countries as you hear musicians who rarely perform in the United States. The concerts’ unique format begins with a 4:00 p.m. concert and is followed by a delicious dinner to match the country featured, along with a chance to mingle with the musicians and your fellow event-goers. Soprano Laura Loge, specialist in Scandinavian Art Song graduate of Stavanger Conservatory, St. Olaf College, and New England Conservatory, is joined by Seattle Opera Chorus Master Beth Kirchhoff and Seattle Symphony and Seattle Chamber Players’ Laura DeLuca. The trio presents an in-depth, fascinating exploration of the vivid network of Grieg, Delius, and Schumann paired with the evocative and haunting work Natt Sanger of American composer Abbie Betinis. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Families. Cost: Nordic Heritage Museum, 3014 NW 67th Street, Seattle, WA 98117. Contact Name: Erin M. Schadt. Contact Email: erins@nordicmuseum.org. Contact Phone: 206-789-5707 ext. 25. Sunday, April 27, 2014, 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Nordic Heritage Museum, 3014 NW 67th Street, Seattle, WA 98117. For more info visit www.nordicmuseum.org.

Art Book Drive

Now and ongoing, no end date. Bring us your formerly loved books on art, architecture, and design. We will sell them and donate all the proceeds to Bainbridge Public Library to help build its collection. Now in its 10th year, the Art Book Drive has generated more than $12,000 for the library. BAC hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday-Saturday and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. 151 Winslow Way E. 206-842-3132, www.bacart.org. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Charitable. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: FREE. Contact Name: Lindsay Masters. Contact Email: lindsay@bacart.org. Contact Phone: 206-842-3132. Sunday, April 27, 2014, 6:00 PM. Bainbridge Arts & Crafts 151 Winslow Way E. Bainbridge Island, WA 98110. For more info visit www.bacart.org.

Island Theatre Presents "Gidion's Knot"

Island Theatre presents "Gidion’s Knot," a provocative new play by award-winning playwright Johnna Adams. A parent/teacher meeting over the unexplained suspension of a 5th grade boy escalates into a dramatically charged collision involving freedom of expression, youth suicide, bullying, pre-teen sexuality and, finally, personal responsibility. The ninety-minute drama is recommended for adults and mature teens due to disturbing language and topics. A post-play conversation follows. Category: Theater. Audience: Teens. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: Free (donations welcome). Contact Email: info@islandtheatre.org. Contact Phone: 2068420985. Sunday, April 27, 2014, 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM. Bainbridge Public Library 1270 Madison Ave. N Bainbridge Island, WA 98110.

Taize

The Service of Taize is held on the 4th Sunday of the month at 8pm. Taize, a Christian Meditation, is a soothing contemplative evening service in a quiet, candlelit church following the worldwide Taize practice of meditation and prayerful chanting led by a cantor and a musician. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Faith. Music. Audience: Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Katrina Diller. Contact Email: kdiller@stbbi.org. Contact Phone: 206-842-5601. Sunday, April 27, 2014, 8:00 PM – 8:30 PM. 1187 Wyatt Way NW, Bainbridge Island, WA 98110.

New Century Theatre Company presents TAILS OF WASPS

Power is sexy, but sex is often power’s undoing. New Century Theatre Company’s world premiere production of Stephanie Timm’s Tails of Wasps captures one such downfall in vivid, intimate detail. In the private walls of a luxury hotel room a politician comes apart as he must face the reality of his lustful desires and sexual transgressions. Tails of Wasps runs Thursdays through Sundays at 8pm from April 3 -27, 2014. The show runs 90 minutes and the cast will hold talk-backs after each performance. There is one special Monday performance on Monday April 14 and no performance on Easter Sunday, April 20. General admission tickets are $30. Senior tickets are $25, Industry/TPS tickets are $20, and Student tickets are $15. Tickets and details are available online at http://www.acttheatre.org/. The age recommendation is 16 and older for strong language, sexual content, and adult themes. Category: Theater. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: $15-$30. Contact Name: New Century Theatre Company. Contact Email: info@wearenctc.org. Contact Phone: (206) 661-8223. Sunday, April 27, 2014, 8:00 PM – 9:30 PM. ACT Theatre 700 Union St. Seattle, WA 98101. For more info visit www.wearenctc.org.

Art Book Drive

Now and ongoing, no end date. Bring us your formerly loved books on art, architecture, and design. We will sell them and donate all the proceeds to Bainbridge Public Library to help build its collection. Now in its 10th year, the Art Book Drive has generated more than $12,000 for the library. BAC hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday-Saturday and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. 151 Winslow Way E. 206-842-3132, www.bacart.org. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Charitable. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: FREE. Contact Name: Lindsay Masters. Contact Email: lindsay@bacart.org. Contact Phone: 206-842-3132. Monday, April 28, 2014, 6:00 PM. Bainbridge Arts & Crafts 151 Winslow Way E. Bainbridge Island, WA 98110. For more info visit www.bacart.org.

Spanish for the Little Ones

Preschool children will learn Spanish through a variety of rich experiences including circle time, storytelling, dancing and singing. Native speaker Elsa Quintanilla Trail teaches this 8-week class (April 8 -June 3, no class May 27). Download registration form at http://theislandschool.org/archives/events/spanish-for-the-little-ones. Category: Classes & Lectures. Audience: Kids. Cost: $120 for series or $15 per class. Contact Email: info@theislandschool.org. Contact Phone: 206-842-0400. Tuesday, April 29, 2014, 10:00 AM – 10:45 AM. The Island School, 8553 NE Day Road, Bainbridge Island, WA 98110. For more info visit theislandschool.org.

Art Book Drive

Now and ongoing, no end date. Bring us your formerly loved books on art, architecture, and design. We will sell them and donate all the proceeds to Bainbridge Public Library to help build its collection. Now in its 10th year, the Art Book Drive has generated more than $12,000 for the library. BAC hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday-Saturday and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. 151 Winslow Way E. 206-842-3132, www.bacart.org. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Charitable. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: FREE. Contact Name: Lindsay Masters. Contact Email: lindsay@bacart.org. Contact Phone: 206-842-3132. Tuesday, April 29, 2014, 6:00 PM. Bainbridge Arts & Crafts 151 Winslow Way E. Bainbridge Island, WA 98110. For more info visit www.bacart.org.

Basic Hand Drumming

Join percussionist Ian Turner for a series of sessions focusing on easy beginning Afro-Caribbean rhythms. All skill levels. Category: Classes & Lectures. Music. Audience: Teens. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: $10 drop-in fee/session. Contact Name: Alan Simcoe. Contact Email: alan.villagemusic@gmail.com. Contact Phone: 206 842 4120. Tuesday, April 29, 2014, 6:30 PM. Village Music 4569 Lynwood Center Rd. B.I.

Archery

The Bainbridge Island Sportsmen's Club Archery Range is open to the public every Wednesday from 4pm to 6pm, and have added a new session on Sundays from 11am to 1pm for the summer. Bring the family along to give this exciting sport a try, in a safe and friendly environment. There will be experienced Range Safety Officers on site to get you started. Category: Outdoor. Sports & Recreation. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Wednesday, April 30, 2014, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM. 8203 Sportsman Club Rd, Bainbridge Island, WA 98110. For more info visit alankasper.wix.com.

30 Day Nutritional Reset

How would it be to hit the reset button with regards to your health, to lose the weight you gained over the holidays, or to really find out how your diet is impacting your health or chronic illness? The 30 day Reset is offering you the chance to find out. This Spring, we are offering a program where for 30 days, you will be guided on a path to better health. The premise of the program is to give you the tools to live and eat differently, and through that change, to help regulate your weight, lower your blood pressure, improve your cholesterol, and reset your hormones. There is no multi-level marketing, no additional nutritional supplements to buy, and you can eat as much as you want within the prescribed diet. We provide all the recipes, information, supplements, testing, and encouragement. What you provide is a willingness and dedication to improve your health. For mor information or to register, go to the website at dralexkraft.com/reset. Category: Classes & Lectures. Audience: College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: 400.00. Contact Name: Alex Kraft. Contact Email: dralexkraft@gmail.com. Wednesday, April 30, 2014, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM. Intentional Table, Bainbridge Island. For more info visit www.dralexkraft.com.

Art Book Drive

Now and ongoing, no end date. Bring us your formerly loved books on art, architecture, and design. We will sell them and donate all the proceeds to Bainbridge Public Library to help build its collection. Now in its 10th year, the Art Book Drive has generated more than $12,000 for the library. BAC hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday-Saturday and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. 151 Winslow Way E. 206-842-3132, www.bacart.org. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Charitable. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: FREE. Contact Name: Lindsay Masters. Contact Email: lindsay@bacart.org. Contact Phone: 206-842-3132. Wednesday, April 30, 2014, 6:00 PM. Bainbridge Arts & Crafts 151 Winslow Way E. Bainbridge Island, WA 98110. For more info visit www.bacart.org.

The Book Club at The Marketplace

Join The Marketplace Book Club! Our first book is Chocolat by Joanne Harris. The Book Club meets every Wednesday evening at 7p at The Marketplace at Pleasant Beach Village. All Book Club members will receive 25% off of coffee from The BoatHouse Coffee House and 20% discount at the Suzanne Maurice Wine Bar during Book Club. For more Book Club info, or if you would you like to schedule your own book club at the Marketplace, please contact Eric, 360-471-6758 eric.marketpb@yahoo.com The Marketplace at Pleasant Beach Village- 4738 Lynwood Center Road NE. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Eric Anderson. Contact Email: eric.marketpb@yahoo.com. Contact Phone: 360-471-6758. Wednesday, April 30, 2014, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. The Marketplace at Pleasant Beach Village- 4738 Lynwood Center Road NE, Bainbridge Island, WA 98110.

Bainbridge Island Toastmasters

The afternoon club meets on the first and third Thursdays, from 11:50am to 1pm. The evening club meets on the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays, from 7:15pm to 8:30pm. The meetings are open to all who are interested in developing their speaking skills in a fun and supportive environment. Visitors are welcome! For further information check each club’s website: Afternoon: http://bainbridgeisland.toastmastersclubs.org/ Evening: http://uspeakeasytoastmasters.toastmastersclubs.org. Category: Classes & Lectures. Organizations. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Wednesday, April 30, 2014, 7:15 PM – 8:30 PM. Winslow Arms Apartments Clubhouse 220 Parfitt Way.

Mom's Morning Retreat

Mom's Morning Retreat is a trusted place for mothers of all beliefs and backgrounds, with children of all ages, to connect and replenish. Life Coach Bev Gaines leads engaging discussions on how to nurture self-awareness, reflection and growth in the midst of our daily responsibilities and busy lives. Join us on most 1st and 3rd Thursday mornings from 9:30 - 11 during the school year at Grace Episcopal Church. Tuition includes an on-site childcare program for infants and young children. www.momsmorningretreat.com. Category: Classes & Lectures. Family. Organizations. Audience: Moms. Contact Name: momsmorningretreat.com. Contact Email: morningretreat@gmail.com. Thursday, May 1, 2014. Grace Episcopal Church 8595 NE Day Rd Bainbridge Isle, WA 98110.

Washington Women in Need

Washington Women in Need empowers struggling women to transform their lives through higher education and health services so that they may build a better future for themselves and their families for generations to come. To become a table captain or attend the Bellevue luncheon go to http://wwin.org/. Category: Charitable. Thursday, May 1, 2014, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. Meydenbauer Center.

Environmental Science Pathways

This spring, students in grades 6 - 8 are invited to join Environmental Science Pathways, our NEW weekly after-school program for younger teens interested in environmental science and clean technology. During this eight-week series, students will discover the science behind renewable energy, watersheds and our natural environment. Participants will explore the different roles of scientists and conduct hands-on experiments and projects both in the field and in our state-of-the-art wet lab. Students will develop leadership skills and have fun doing science, both outdoors and in! Category: Classes & Lectures. Family. Organizations. Outdoor. Schools. Service Clubs. Audience: Teens. Dads. Moms. Families. Cost: $250, or $275 with transportation to Mercer Slough. Contact Name: Pacific Science Center. Contact Email: edprograms@pacsci.org. Contact Phone: (206) 443-2925. Thursday, May 1, 2014, 3:30 PM – 6:00 PM. Mercer Slough Environmental Education Center 1625 118th Ave SE Bellevue, WA 98005. For more info visit pacificsciencecenter.org.

Art Book Drive

Now and ongoing, no end date. Bring us your formerly loved books on art, architecture, and design. We will sell them and donate all the proceeds to Bainbridge Public Library to help build its collection. Now in its 10th year, the Art Book Drive has generated more than $12,000 for the library. BAC hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday-Saturday and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. 151 Winslow Way E. 206-842-3132, www.bacart.org. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Charitable. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: FREE. Contact Name: Lindsay Masters. Contact Email: lindsay@bacart.org. Contact Phone: 206-842-3132. Thursday, May 1, 2014, 6:00 PM. Bainbridge Arts & Crafts 151 Winslow Way E. Bainbridge Island, WA 98110. For more info visit www.bacart.org.

Plays Well With Others

Guitar ensemble workshop. Build your reading and ensemble skills in this fun weekly group. The successful newcomer will have some reading skills in first position and the ability to keep a steady beat. Category: Music. Audience: Teens. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Alan Simcoe. Contact Email: alan.villagemusic@gmail.com. Contact Phone: 206 842 4120. Thursday, May 1, 2014, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Village Music 4569 Lynwood Center Rd. B.I.

Your Life Your Legacy

Information on the benefits of planning ahead and preplanning. Category: Classes & Lectures. Audience: Singles. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: None. Contact Name: Ken Schlaudraff. Contact Email: Kenneth.Schlaudraff@DignityMemorial.com. Contact Phone: 360-377-7648. Thursday, May 1, 2014, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Miller-Woodawn Funeral Home and Memorial Park 5505 Kitsap Way Bremerton, WA 98312.

Bainbridge Island Toastmasters

The afternoon club meets on the first and third Thursdays, from 11:50am to 1pm. The evening club meets on the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays, from 7:15pm to 8:30pm. The meetings are open to all who are interested in developing their speaking skills in a fun and supportive environment. Visitors are welcome! For further information check each club’s website: Afternoon: http://bainbridgeisland.toastmastersclubs.org/ Evening: http://uspeakeasytoastmasters.toastmastersclubs.org. Category: Classes & Lectures. Organizations. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Thursday, May 1, 2014, 7:15 PM – 8:30 PM. Winslow Arms Apartments Clubhouse 220 Parfitt Way.

Learn Your Way Around the Night Sky: Introduction to Amateur Astronomy Class

Taught by PhD Astronomer David Fong, BPAA Education Director, and Steve Ruhl, BPAA president, this introductory course breaks universe into manageable chunks. Includes astronomy lectures, working with telescopes, and learning about the night sky. Topics include the art of observing, solar system objects, constellations, star hopping, planets, nebulas, galaxies, strange sky phenomena, astrophotography, and computer programs. Six sessions, 7-9 p.m. Thursdays beginning April 10th, final class May 15th. Minimum age 14. Open to the public. Sign up through the Bainbridge Island Metro Park and Recreation District www.biparks.org Course code 131860-01, phone (206) 842-2306. $59 includes all six sessions. Signup Deadline is Monday, April 7th. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Classes & Lectures. Audience: Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: 59. Thursday, May 1, 2014, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Richie Observatory at Battle Point Park 11299 Arrow Point Drive NE, Bainbridge Island, WA. For more info visit www.bpastro.org.

Start to Fitness

Start to Fitness If you’re resolved to begin the New Year with a more active, healthy lifestyle, it’s easy to get started at your library. Throughout 2014, find ideas, inspiration and tips on simple ways to add more movement and healthy options to your life through the new adult series, Start to Fitness. www.kcls.org/fitness. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Classes & Lectures. Organizations. Sports & Recreation. Cost: Free. Friday, May 2, 2014. King County Library System.

Walk With Your Libraries

Walk With Your Libraries Isn't it time to get moving? Exercise your mind and body with your library's collection and custom walking maps. For fun, for fitness, for life, walk with your libraries! Please visit guides.kcls.org/walkwithyourlibrary or call the library at 425.486.7811 for more information. Category: Sports & Recreation. Cost: Free. Friday, May 2, 2014. King County Library System.

Holy Grail Vintage Market

Save the Date for the 2nd Holy Grail Vintage Market May 2 & 3. Eighteen vendors will be featuring vintage home and garden decor, re-purposed, furniture, handcrafted wares, altered couture, textiles, dolls, cottage country, architectural salvage, and more. Category: Family. Audience: Families. Friday, May 2, 2014, 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM. Barn at Hazel Creek, 8903 Koura Rd.

Holy Grail Vintage Market

Save the Date May 2 & 3 for the 2nd Holy Grail Vintage Market featuring 18 vendors with vintage home and garden decor, re-purposed, furniture, handcrafted wares, altered couture, textiles, dolls, architectural salvage, cottage. Category: Fairs & Festivals. Audience: Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: free. Contact Name: Cynthia Herrick. Contact Email: hereisoverthetop@gmail.com. Friday, May 2, 2014, 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM. 8903 Koura Road Bainbridge Island.

Art Book Drive

Now and ongoing, no end date. Bring us your formerly loved books on art, architecture, and design. We will sell them and donate all the proceeds to Bainbridge Public Library to help build its collection. Now in its 10th year, the Art Book Drive has generated more than $12,000 for the library. BAC hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday-Saturday and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. 151 Winslow Way E. 206-842-3132, www.bacart.org. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Charitable. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: FREE. Contact Name: Lindsay Masters. Contact Email: lindsay@bacart.org. Contact Phone: 206-842-3132. Friday, May 2, 2014, 6:00 PM. Bainbridge Arts & Crafts 151 Winslow Way E. Bainbridge Island, WA 98110. For more info visit www.bacart.org.

Bainbridge Live: A Spring Concert Featuring Folk-Pop Duo March to May

Please join us for a special concert on Friday, May 2nd, featuring Seattle-based folk-pop duo March to May. In the vein of the Swell Season, Damien Rice & the Civil Wars, March to May overlays harp and guitar with rich vocal harmonies, haunting lyrics and beautiful melodies. Please go to www.marchtomay.com for upcoming shows! Additionally, March to May is gathering support to record their first EP and two singles - and have launched a Kickstarter campaign to raise funds from friends, family and community. Please go to this link for more information: http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/2097360159/march-to-mays-debut-ep SHOW DETAILS: Tickets: Tickets are $10 and it's recommended to buy tickets prior to the show at http://bainbridgelive.bpt.me/. When: Doors are at 7pm; show will begin at 7:45pm. About March to May: March to May formed in the Spring of 2013 as a collaboration between singer/songwriters Darren Guyaz and Beth Wesche. Overlaying Celtic folk harp, guitar & keyboards with rich voc… Category: Arts & Entertainment. Music. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $10. Contact Name: Darren Guyaz. Contact Email: marchtomay@yahoo.com. Contact Phone: 206-818-8919. Friday, May 2, 2014, 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Seabold Community Hall 14451 Komedal Road Bainbridge Island, WA 98110. For more info visit bainbridgelive.bpt.me.

Electronics Recycling Fundraiser

Boy Scout Troop 1496 will hold its annual Electronics Recycling Fundraiser, Saturday, May 3, from 8am - 3pm in the parking lot of First Baptist Church, Bainbridge Island. This is a great way to recycle electronics for a small fee ($1-$10), from cell phones, keyboards and small appliances, to monitors, TV's and laptops. This year there is a home and business pick-up option for May 1 and 2nd; please schedule by contacting Chris at ecycle@bitroop1496.org. The troop has recycled 15 truckloads of electronic waste in the past 6 years. Category: Benefit. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: fees range from $1-$10. Contact Name: Cindy Vandersluis. Contact Email: cindyvandersluis@yahoo.com. Contact Phone: 206 498-9114. Saturday, May 3, 2014, 8:00 AM – 3:00 PM. First Baptist Church; Highway 305 and Madison Ave.; parking lot.

40th NW Decoy Collectors Show

The 40th NW Decoy Collectors Show will be held on Saturday May 3rd, 2013 (9am – 2pm) at the Bellevue Coast Hotel (625 116th Ave NE) in Bellevue, WA. We anticipate another sold out show with over fifty tables and approximately 1,500 decoys and hunting related items for sale and on-display. As with years past, it is anticipated that many fine examples of local Washington, Oregon, Canadian and other western carvers past and present, duck calls, shell boxes, prints, etc. will fill the tables. For additional information on the show, please call Brett R. Stark at 206.963.8800 or e-mail NWDecoy@gmail.com. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Fairs & Festivals. Organizations. Outdoor. Sports & Recreation. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Brett Stark. Contact Email: NWDecoy@gmail.com. Contact Phone: 206 963-8800. Saturday, May 3, 2014, 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM. Bellevue Coast Hotel 625 116th Avenue NE Bellevue, WA 98004.

Uke Jam

Debby Simcoe leads players of all skill levels through fun tunes of the past and present. Category: Music. Audience: Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Email: alan.villagemusic@gmail.com. Contact Phone: 206 842 4120. Saturday, May 3, 2014, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Village Music 4569 Lynwood Center Rd. B.I.

Art Book Drive

Now and ongoing, no end date. Bring us your formerly loved books on art, architecture, and design. We will sell them and donate all the proceeds to Bainbridge Public Library to help build its collection. Now in its 10th year, the Art Book Drive has generated more than $12,000 for the library. BAC hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday-Saturday and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. 151 Winslow Way E. 206-842-3132, www.bacart.org. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Charitable. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: FREE. Contact Name: Lindsay Masters. Contact Email: lindsay@bacart.org. Contact Phone: 206-842-3132. Saturday, May 3, 2014, 6:00 PM. Bainbridge Arts & Crafts 151 Winslow Way E. Bainbridge Island, WA 98110. For more info visit www.bacart.org.

Food Addicts Anonymous Meeting

This is a meeting of Food Addicts Anonymous. If you are a person who has struggled for years to eat healthy foods and maintain a healthy weight, Food Addicts Anonymous may be the place for you. If you are someone that binges by eating large quantities of sweets or starches, you may find that FAA offers a solution. If you are person who purges their body by extreme measures such as vomiting, laxatives or excessive exercise, you are not alone and may find comfort and support in our fellowship. If you have found yourself limiting your intake of foods and have people in your life telling you that you need to eat more, you may find value and hope in this program. Category: Organizations. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Non Profit (No Cost). Contact Name: Clancy J. Contact Phone: 206-499-5218. Saturday, May 3, 2014, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Eagle Harbor Congregational Church 105 Winslow Way West Singer Room Around the back of the Church.

The EDGE Improv

First Saturdays all Year: The EDGE Improv Step into space with The EDGE Improv as it presents an ingeniously improvised evening of on-the-spot comedy, all from audience suggestions. See for yourself why the troupe earns rave reviews every month! Performance: Saturday @ 7:30 p.m. Tickets: $16 for adults, and $12 for seniors, students, youth, military, and teachers @ 206.842.8569 or www.bainbridgeperformingarts.org. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Theater. Audience: Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: $12 - $16. Contact Name: BPA Box Office. Contact Email: boxoffice@bainbridgeperformingarts.org. Contact Phone: 206.842.8569. Saturday, May 3, 2014, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Bainbridge Performing Arts 200 Madison Avenue North Bainbridge Island, WA 98110. For more info visit bainbridgeperformingarts.org.

Essential Church Worship Gatherings

Essential Church will begin gathering at the South Bellevue Community Center this Sunday! Join us for one of our pre-launch gatherings for worship, a message, and to hear more about the mission and vision of Essential Church. Each week we will worship together and then offer children's ministry for 4k- 5th grade. See you on Sunday! Category: Faith. Family. Music. Organizations. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free! Contact Name: Warren Mainard. Contact Email: warren@essentialchurch.cc. Contact Phone: 4252707022. Sunday, May 4, 2014, 10:40 AM – 12:00 PM. South Bellevue Community Center 14509 SE Newport Way Bellevue, WA 98006.

Archery

The Bainbridge Island Sportsmen's Club Archery Range is open to the public every Sunday from 12pm to 2pm. Bring the family along to give this exciting sport a try, in a safe and friendly environment. There will be experienced Range Safety Officers on site to get you started. Category: Outdoor. Sports & Recreation. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Sunday, May 4, 2014, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM. 8203 Sportsman Club Rd, Bainbridge Island, WA 98110. For more info visit alankasper.wix.com.

Magic Lantern

This is a showcase opportunity for school age music students to perform for a supportive public audience. Established primarily for students of Alan Simcoe, students of other teachers are encouraged to call and sign up. Category: Music. Audience: Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Alan Simcoe. Contact Email: alan.villagemusic@gmail.com. Contact Phone: 206 842 4120. Sunday, May 4, 2014, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Village Music 4569 Lynwood Center Rd. B.I.

Art Book Drive

Now and ongoing, no end date. Bring us your formerly loved books on art, architecture, and design. We will sell them and donate all the proceeds to Bainbridge Public Library to help build its collection. Now in its 10th year, the Art Book Drive has generated more than $12,000 for the library. BAC hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday-Saturday and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. 151 Winslow Way E. 206-842-3132, www.bacart.org. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Charitable. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: FREE. Contact Name: Lindsay Masters. Contact Email: lindsay@bacart.org. Contact Phone: 206-842-3132. Sunday, May 4, 2014, 6:00 PM. Bainbridge Arts & Crafts 151 Winslow Way E. Bainbridge Island, WA 98110. For more info visit www.bacart.org.

Adyashanti Monthly Gathering

Monthly group exploring the realization and living of Awakening in modern day context. Focused on non-dual teachings of Adyashanti. Facilitated by Pamela Saari. Where: The Bodhi Center, 6717 Marshall Road, Bainbridge Island When: Monthly (1st Sundays) 7-9 p.m. Cost: $5-$15 sliding scale, registration not required Info: bainbridgebodhicenter.com or 206-595-1004. Category: Classes & Lectures. Audience: Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: $5-15 donation. Contact Name: Pamela saari. Contact Email: info@bainbridgebodhicenter.com. Contact Phone: 206-780-1040. Sunday, May 4, 2014, 6:45 PM – 9:15 PM. Bainbridge Bodhi CenterAdyashanti Monthly Gathering.

Adyashanti Monthly Gathering

Monthly gathering to explore the realization and living of Awakening in modern day context. Focused on the non dual teachings of Adyashanti. Facilitated by Pamela Saari. Category: Classes & Lectures. Audience: Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $5-$15 sliding scale. Contact Name: Pamela Saari. Contact Phone: 206-595-1004. Sunday, May 4, 2014, 6:45 PM – 9:00 PM. The Bodhi Center 6717 Marshall Road Bainbridge Island.

Men's Compline Choir

The Men's Compline Choir of Bainbridge Island sings the Office of Compline at 8pm the first Sunday of each month. Compline, also called Night Prayer, is the last of the traditional daily services sung by monastic communities and dates back to at least the 8th century. The service consists of chant, readings, psalms, prayers, petitions and hymns, sung in a contemplative setting in a darkened church. All are welcome. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Faith. Music. Audience: Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Katrina Diller. Contact Email: kdiller@stbbi.org. Contact Phone: 206-842-5601. Sunday, May 4, 2014, 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM. 1187 Wyatt Way NW, Baibridge Island, WA 98110.

Art Book Drive

Now and ongoing, no end date. Bring us your formerly loved books on art, architecture, and design. We will sell them and donate all the proceeds to Bainbridge Public Library to help build its collection. Now in its 10th year, the Art Book Drive has generated more than $12,000 for the library. BAC hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday-Saturday and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. 151 Winslow Way E. 206-842-3132, www.bacart.org. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Charitable. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: FREE. Contact Name: Lindsay Masters. Contact Email: lindsay@bacart.org. Contact Phone: 206-842-3132. Monday, May 5, 2014, 6:00 PM. Bainbridge Arts & Crafts 151 Winslow Way E. Bainbridge Island, WA 98110. For more info visit www.bacart.org.

Open Mic Science

"Open Mic Science" invites the community to an evening at The Treehouse Café on Bainbridge Island to explore ideas in all aspects of science and technology in an informal, social setting. Talks are held the first Monday of every month at 8 PM. Enjoy pizza and beer, and stay abreast of current science issues. Open Mic Science, A Bainbridge Science Café is committed to the public understanding of science. Intellectual curiosity required. No specific science knowledge needed. All talks are free and open to all ages. See http://openmicscience.weebly.com for details. Category: Classes & Lectures. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Michael Dagg. Contact Email: mdagg@me.com. Contact Phone: 2062013884. Monday, May 5, 2014, 8:00 PM – 9:30 PM. The Treehouse Cafe, 4569 Lynwood Center Rd NE, Bainbridge Island, WA. For more info visit openmicscience.weebly.com.

Spanish for the Little Ones

Preschool children will learn Spanish through a variety of rich experiences including circle time, storytelling, dancing and singing. Native speaker Elsa Quintanilla Trail teaches this 8-week class (April 8 -June 3, no class May 27). Download registration form at http://theislandschool.org/archives/events/spanish-for-the-little-ones. Category: Classes & Lectures. Audience: Kids. Cost: $120 for series or $15 per class. Contact Email: info@theislandschool.org. Contact Phone: 206-842-0400. Tuesday, May 6, 2014, 10:00 AM – 10:45 AM. The Island School, 8553 NE Day Road, Bainbridge Island, WA 98110. For more info visit theislandschool.org.

Art Book Drive

Now and ongoing, no end date. Bring us your formerly loved books on art, architecture, and design. We will sell them and donate all the proceeds to Bainbridge Public Library to help build its collection. Now in its 10th year, the Art Book Drive has generated more than $12,000 for the library. BAC hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday-Saturday and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. 151 Winslow Way E. 206-842-3132, www.bacart.org. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Charitable. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: FREE. Contact Name: Lindsay Masters. Contact Email: lindsay@bacart.org. Contact Phone: 206-842-3132. Tuesday, May 6, 2014, 6:00 PM. Bainbridge Arts & Crafts 151 Winslow Way E. Bainbridge Island, WA 98110. For more info visit www.bacart.org.

Start to Fitness

Start to Fitness If you’re resolved to begin the New Year with a more active, healthy lifestyle, it’s easy to get started at your library. Throughout 2014, find ideas, inspiration and tips on simple ways to add more movement and healthy options to your life through the new adult series, Start to Fitness. www.kcls.org/fitness. Category: Classes & Lectures. Organizations. Sports & Recreation. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Wednesday, May 7, 2014. King County Library System.

Archery

The Bainbridge Island Sportsmen's Club Archery Range is open to the public every Wednesday from 4pm to 6pm, and have added a new session on Sundays from 11am to 1pm for the summer. Bring the family along to give this exciting sport a try, in a safe and friendly environment. There will be experienced Range Safety Officers on site to get you started. Category: Outdoor. Sports & Recreation. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Wednesday, May 7, 2014, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM. 8203 Sportsman Club Rd, Bainbridge Island, WA 98110. For more info visit alankasper.wix.com.

30 Day Nutritional Reset

How would it be to hit the reset button with regards to your health, to lose the weight you gained over the holidays, or to really find out how your diet is impacting your health or chronic illness? The 30 day Reset is offering you the chance to find out. This Spring, we are offering a program where for 30 days, you will be guided on a path to better health. The premise of the program is to give you the tools to live and eat differently, and through that change, to help regulate your weight, lower your blood pressure, improve your cholesterol, and reset your hormones. There is no multi-level marketing, no additional nutritional supplements to buy, and you can eat as much as you want within the prescribed diet. We provide all the recipes, information, supplements, testing, and encouragement. What you provide is a willingness and dedication to improve your health. For mor information or to register, go to the website at dralexkraft.com/reset. Category: Classes & Lectures. Audience: College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: 400.00. Contact Name: Alex Kraft. Contact Email: dralexkraft@gmail.com. Wednesday, May 7, 2014, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM. Intentional Table, Bainbridge Island. For more info visit www.dralexkraft.com.

Art Book Drive

Now and ongoing, no end date. Bring us your formerly loved books on art, architecture, and design. We will sell them and donate all the proceeds to Bainbridge Public Library to help build its collection. Now in its 10th year, the Art Book Drive has generated more than $12,000 for the library. BAC hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday-Saturday and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. 151 Winslow Way E. 206-842-3132, www.bacart.org. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Charitable. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: FREE. Contact Name: Lindsay Masters. Contact Email: lindsay@bacart.org. Contact Phone: 206-842-3132. Wednesday, May 7, 2014, 6:00 PM. Bainbridge Arts & Crafts 151 Winslow Way E. Bainbridge Island, WA 98110. For more info visit www.bacart.org.

The Book Club at The Marketplace

Join The Marketplace Book Club! Our first book is Chocolat by Joanne Harris. The Book Club meets every Wednesday evening at 7p at The Marketplace at Pleasant Beach Village. All Book Club members will receive 25% off of coffee from The BoatHouse Coffee House and 20% discount at the Suzanne Maurice Wine Bar during Book Club. For more Book Club info, or if you would you like to schedule your own book club at the Marketplace, please contact Eric, 360-471-6758 eric.marketpb@yahoo.com The Marketplace at Pleasant Beach Village- 4738 Lynwood Center Road NE. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Eric Anderson. Contact Email: eric.marketpb@yahoo.com. Contact Phone: 360-471-6758. Wednesday, May 7, 2014, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. The Marketplace at Pleasant Beach Village- 4738 Lynwood Center Road NE, Bainbridge Island, WA 98110.

Bainbridge Island Toastmasters

The afternoon club meets on the first and third Thursdays, from 11:50am to 1pm. The evening club meets on the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays, from 7:15pm to 8:30pm. The meetings are open to all who are interested in developing their speaking skills in a fun and supportive environment. Visitors are welcome! For further information check each club’s website: Afternoon: http://bainbridgeisland.toastmastersclubs.org/ Evening: http://uspeakeasytoastmasters.toastmastersclubs.org. Category: Classes & Lectures. Organizations. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Wednesday, May 7, 2014, 7:15 PM – 8:30 PM. Winslow Arms Apartments Clubhouse 220 Parfitt Way.

Mom's Morning Retreat

Mom's Morning Retreat is a trusted place for mothers of all beliefs and backgrounds, with children of all ages, to connect and replenish. Life Coach Bev Gaines leads engaging discussions on how to nurture self-awareness, reflection and growth in the midst of our daily responsibilities and busy lives. Join us on most 1st and 3rd Thursday mornings from 9:30 - 11 during the school year at Grace Episcopal Church. Tuition includes an on-site childcare program for infants and young children. www.momsmorningretreat.com. Category: Classes & Lectures. Family. Organizations. Audience: Moms. Contact Name: momsmorningretreat.com. Contact Email: morningretreat@gmail.com. Thursday, May 8, 2014. Grace Episcopal Church 8595 NE Day Rd Bainbridge Isle, WA 98110.

Art Book Drive

Now and ongoing, no end date. Bring us your formerly loved books on art, architecture, and design. We will sell them and donate all the proceeds to Bainbridge Public Library to help build its collection. Now in its 10th year, the Art Book Drive has generated more than $12,000 for the library. BAC hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday-Saturday and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. 151 Winslow Way E. 206-842-3132, www.bacart.org. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Charitable. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: FREE. Contact Name: Lindsay Masters. Contact Email: lindsay@bacart.org. Contact Phone: 206-842-3132. Thursday, May 8, 2014, 6:00 PM. Bainbridge Arts & Crafts 151 Winslow Way E. Bainbridge Island, WA 98110. For more info visit www.bacart.org.

Plays Well With Others

Guitar ensemble workshop. Build your reading and ensemble skills in this fun weekly group. The successful newcomer will have some reading skills in first position and the ability to keep a steady beat. Category: Music. Audience: Teens. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Alan Simcoe. Contact Email: alan.villagemusic@gmail.com. Contact Phone: 206 842 4120. Thursday, May 8, 2014, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Village Music 4569 Lynwood Center Rd. B.I.

Great Conversations For Girls Only

A popular class for over a decade on BI, Great Conversations brings a down-to-earth approach with humor and factual information on puberty, sexuality, communication, decision-making and other important topics on growing up. For 10-12 year olds and a parent. Each child leaves with a book as a gift written by the instructors. Two part class - May 8 and 15. Category: Classes & Lectures. Audience: Kids. Dads. Moms. Cost: $70 dollars for preteen and a parent for 2 part class. Contact Name: julie metzger. Contact Email: info@greatconversations.com. Contact Phone: 206-789-2306. Thursday, May 8, 2014, 6:30 PM. Woodward Middle School.

Pepper Spray for Defense - Free Workshop

Pepper Spray: What It Really Is, and How To Use It In this informative seminar and demonstration (no pepper spray will be discharged), learn how lethal force is a last resort to protect innocent life; having a non-lethal alternative can give you more options to escape a dangerous situation. Pepper spray safety rules. What is pepper spray, and how is it rated? How to effectively discharge pepper spray. How do most people react to being sprayed? What do you need to do after discharging pepper spray? Legal considerations surrounding the use of pepper spray. Category: Classes & Lectures. Family. Outdoor. Service Clubs. Sports & Recreation. Volunteer. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: FREE. Contact Name: Chad Hiatt. Contact Email: chad@hiattonline.com. Contact Phone: 206-396-3190. Thursday, May 8, 2014, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Brooklake Community Church 629 South 356th St, Federal Way, WA. For more info visit armeddefense.org.

Bainbridge Island Toastmasters

The afternoon club meets on the first and third Thursdays, from 11:50am to 1pm. The evening club meets on the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays, from 7:15pm to 8:30pm. The meetings are open to all who are interested in developing their speaking skills in a fun and supportive environment. Visitors are welcome! For further information check each club’s website: Afternoon: http://bainbridgeisland.toastmastersclubs.org/ Evening: http://uspeakeasytoastmasters.toastmastersclubs.org. Category: Classes & Lectures. Organizations. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Thursday, May 8, 2014, 7:15 PM – 8:30 PM. Winslow Arms Apartments Clubhouse 220 Parfitt Way.

Learn Your Way Around the Night Sky: Introduction to Amateur Astronomy Class

Taught by PhD Astronomer David Fong, BPAA Education Director, and Steve Ruhl, BPAA president, this introductory course breaks universe into manageable chunks. Includes astronomy lectures, working with telescopes, and learning about the night sky. Topics include the art of observing, solar system objects, constellations, star hopping, planets, nebulas, galaxies, strange sky phenomena, astrophotography, and computer programs. Six sessions, 7-9 p.m. Thursdays beginning April 10th, final class May 15th. Minimum age 14. Open to the public. Sign up through the Bainbridge Island Metro Park and Recreation District www.biparks.org Course code 131860-01, phone (206) 842-2306. $59 includes all six sessions. Signup Deadline is Monday, April 7th. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Classes & Lectures. Audience: Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: 59. Thursday, May 8, 2014, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Richie Observatory at Battle Point Park 11299 Arrow Point Drive NE, Bainbridge Island, WA. For more info visit www.bpastro.org.

Walk With Your Libraries

Walk With Your Libraries Isn't it time to get moving? Exercise your mind and body with your library's collection and custom walking maps. For fun, for fitness, for life, walk with your libraries! Please visit guides.kcls.org/walkwithyourlibrary or call the library at 425.486.7811 for more information. Category: Sports & Recreation. Cost: Free. Friday, May 9, 2014. King County Library System.

Art Book Drive

Now and ongoing, no end date. Bring us your formerly loved books on art, architecture, and design. We will sell them and donate all the proceeds to Bainbridge Public Library to help build its collection. Now in its 10th year, the Art Book Drive has generated more than $12,000 for the library. BAC hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday-Saturday and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. 151 Winslow Way E. 206-842-3132, www.bacart.org. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Charitable. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: FREE. Contact Name: Lindsay Masters. Contact Email: lindsay@bacart.org. Contact Phone: 206-842-3132. Friday, May 9, 2014, 6:00 PM. Bainbridge Arts & Crafts 151 Winslow Way E. Bainbridge Island, WA 98110. For more info visit www.bacart.org.

The Bee Eaters at Grace Episcopal Church

The Bee Eaters bring their unique blend of fiddle, cello and hammer dulcimer back to Bainbridge Island Featuring Bainbridge Island raised hammer dulcimer virtuoso Simon Chrisman and 6-time Grand National fiddle champions Tristan and Tashina Clarridge, The Bee Eaters return to the island on Friday May 9th, following and fostering the music and community they love, for an evening of truly innovative acoustic music. “Boston’s fast-evolving progressive acoustic music scene has produced another strange and wondrous new species, The Bee Eaters. The trio combines chamber music’s finely calibrated arrangements with bluegrass’s playful virtuosity and pop music’s melodic resourcefulness.” -The Boston Globe “It is a joy to hear both the exploration of this music and the grounding of it simultaneously. Also, I love the emphasis on the simple beauty of the acoustic instruments.” -Edgar Meyer (3 time Grammy-winning composer/MacArthur Fellow) “The Bee Eaters are the instrumental cream of the brand new string… Category: Arts & Entertainment. Family. Music. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $18 advance, $22 at the door, $10 youth and seniors. Contact Name: Simon Chrisman. Contact Email: info@beeeaters.com. Contact Phone: 206 327 0584. Friday, May 9, 2014, 8:00 PM. 8595 NE Day Rd, Bainbridge Island. For more info visit www.brownpapertickets.com.

Mother's Day Weekend

Each year in honor of our mothers, we offer a beautiful plant that represents all that we love about our mothers. 2014's selection is Rhododendron 'Wine and Roses,' an extraordinarily beautiful foliage and floral plant that is unavailable elsewhere in the US. Check out this unique plant in our Garden Nursery, as well as a wide variety of companion plants, including native species and plants grown from seeds collected in Asia, Enjoy Music and Food in the Garden on Mother’s Day Weekend as you relax on the beautiful Rutherford Conservatory Terrace and stroll the Garden with your Mom. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Fairs & Festivals. Family. Holiday. Music. Outdoor. Sports & Recreation. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: 8.00 General Admission; Seniors $5.00; Free for childdren under 12, active and retired military personnel, RSBG members, and Weyerhaeuser employees. Contact Name: Garden Shop. Contact Email: info@rhodygarden.org. Contact Phone: 253 838 4646 x 140. Saturday, May 10, 2014 – Sunday, May 11, 2014. Rhododendron Species Botanical Garden 2525 S 336th St Federal Way, WA 98001.

Mother's Day Event

On May 10th & 11th from 10am to 6pm Falling Water Gardens will be hosting two days of special Mother's Day events. There will be free flowers for Mothers to choose from, snacks and refreshments, free pond building class, several sales and specials in the giftshop. There will also be local artists and several knowledgeable individuals covering topics like carnivorous plants and chickens. This is a great and fun way to spend time with your mothers. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Classes & Lectures. Family. Holiday. Outdoor. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: FREE. Contact Name: Rick. Contact Email: info@fallingwaterdesigns.com. Contact Phone: 360 863 1400. Saturday, May 10, 2014, 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM. Falling Water Gardens 17516 SR 203 Monore, WA 98272. For more info visit fallingwatergardens.com.

Roofest - A Greyhound Spring Fling

Fundraiser for non-profit Greyhound rescue. There will be silent and live auctions, vendors, available Greyhonds for adoption, food ,fun and games. This is a Greyhound event. Category: Charitable. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Julie Van Sickle. Contact Email: julies_kids@yahoo.com. Contact Phone: 253-927-5043. Saturday, May 10, 2014, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Frontier Park 21718 Meridian Ave E Graham, WA. For more info visit www.gnwgreyhounds.org.

Uke Jam

Debby Simcoe leads players of all skill levels through fun tunes of the past and present. Category: Music. Audience: Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Email: alan.villagemusic@gmail.com. Contact Phone: 206 842 4120. Saturday, May 10, 2014, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Village Music 4569 Lynwood Center Rd. B.I.

League of Women Voters of Bainbridge Unit Meeting

Jon Quitslund, BI Planning Commission Member, will address the BI Comprehensive Plan Update and the Hearing Examiner's recent decision on the Visconsi development request. He will also be discussing lessons learned from the Visconsi experience as well as the citizens' role in the Comprehensive Plan Update process. Open to the public. Category: Government. Organizations. Political. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free and open to the public. Contact Name: Maurie Louis. Contact Email: maurie.louis@comcast.net. Contact Phone: 925-640-9002. Saturday, May 10, 2014, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Bainbridge Public Library 1270 Madison Ave. NE.

SYLVANA: Music of the forests, flowers, and trees

The Esoterics continues its season of “choral ecologies” with SYLVANA, a concert of music inspired by our green world: with tales from the woods, contemplation of the trees and flowers that we admire. We even imagine a day in the majestic northern forests, complete with jagged peaks, varied thrushes, and …mosquitoes! Category: Music. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $10 - $20. Contact Name: Scott Kovacs. Contact Email: scott@theesoterics.org. Contact Phone: 206-687-2783. Saturday, May 10, 2014, 2:00 PM – 3:40 PM. Grace Episcopal Church ∙ 8595 NE Day Road.

Event Title: Eye on Artist: David Eisenhour in Conversation with Nina Bednarsek

Join us for a presentation weaving artistic practice and cutting-edge scientific research as David Eisenhour and NOAA research scientist Nina Bednarsek discuss their work on ocean acidification. Q & A and light reception will follow the presentation. Hours: 4-6 PM. Purchase Tickets: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/644131. $6 for adults. Students admitted free with preregistration. Space is limited - preregistration is strongly recommended. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $6.00 Adults; Students free when preregistered. Contact Name: Kristin Tollefson, Education Director. Contact Email: kristin@biartmuseum.org. Contact Phone: 206.451.4004. Saturday, May 10, 2014, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Bainbridge Island Museum of Art (BIMA Auditorium) 550 Winslow Way East Bainbridge Island, WA 98110 (Corner of Hwy 305 & Winslow Way East). For more info visit www.biartmuseum.org.

Art Book Drive

Now and ongoing, no end date. Bring us your formerly loved books on art, architecture, and design. We will sell them and donate all the proceeds to Bainbridge Public Library to help build its collection. Now in its 10th year, the Art Book Drive has generated more than $12,000 for the library. BAC hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday-Saturday and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. 151 Winslow Way E. 206-842-3132, www.bacart.org. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Charitable. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: FREE. Contact Name: Lindsay Masters. Contact Email: lindsay@bacart.org. Contact Phone: 206-842-3132. Saturday, May 10, 2014, 6:00 PM. Bainbridge Arts & Crafts 151 Winslow Way E. Bainbridge Island, WA 98110. For more info visit www.bacart.org.

Food Addicts Anonymous Meeting

This is a meeting of Food Addicts Anonymous. If you are a person who has struggled for years to eat healthy foods and maintain a healthy weight, Food Addicts Anonymous may be the place for you. If you are someone that binges by eating large quantities of sweets or starches, you may find that FAA offers a solution. If you are person who purges their body by extreme measures such as vomiting, laxatives or excessive exercise, you are not alone and may find comfort and support in our fellowship. If you have found yourself limiting your intake of foods and have people in your life telling you that you need to eat more, you may find value and hope in this program. Category: Organizations. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Non Profit (No Cost). Contact Name: Clancy J. Contact Phone: 206-499-5218. Saturday, May 10, 2014, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Eagle Harbor Congregational Church 105 Winslow Way West Singer Room Around the back of the Church.

Essential Church Worship Gatherings

Essential Church will begin gathering at the South Bellevue Community Center this Sunday! Join us for one of our pre-launch gatherings for worship, a message, and to hear more about the mission and vision of Essential Church. Each week we will worship together and then offer children's ministry for 4k- 5th grade. See you on Sunday! Category: Faith. Family. Music. Organizations. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free! Contact Name: Warren Mainard. Contact Email: warren@essentialchurch.cc. Contact Phone: 4252707022. Sunday, May 11, 2014, 10:40 AM – 12:00 PM. South Bellevue Community Center 14509 SE Newport Way Bellevue, WA 98006.

Archery

The Bainbridge Island Sportsmen's Club Archery Range is open to the public every Sunday from 12pm to 2pm. Bring the family along to give this exciting sport a try, in a safe and friendly environment. There will be experienced Range Safety Officers on site to get you started. Category: Outdoor. Sports & Recreation. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Sunday, May 11, 2014, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM. 8203 Sportsman Club Rd, Bainbridge Island, WA 98110. For more info visit alankasper.wix.com.

Art Book Drive

Now and ongoing, no end date. Bring us your formerly loved books on art, architecture, and design. We will sell them and donate all the proceeds to Bainbridge Public Library to help build its collection. Now in its 10th year, the Art Book Drive has generated more than $12,000 for the library. BAC hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday-Saturday and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. 151 Winslow Way E. 206-842-3132, www.bacart.org. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Charitable. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: FREE. Contact Name: Lindsay Masters. Contact Email: lindsay@bacart.org. Contact Phone: 206-842-3132. Sunday, May 11, 2014, 6:00 PM. Bainbridge Arts & Crafts 151 Winslow Way E. Bainbridge Island, WA 98110. For more info visit www.bacart.org.

Women's Schola Nova

Women’s Schola Nova sings the Office of Vespers (Also known as Evensong) at 6pm on the 2nd Sunday of the month. Come hear traditional plainsong, anthems, psalms and chants. Let the grace of sung prayer refresh you for the week to come. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Faith. Music. Audience: Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Katrina Diller. Contact Email: kdiller@stbbi.org. Contact Phone: 206-842-5601. Sunday, May 11, 2014, 6:00 PM – 6:45 PM. 1187 Wyatt Way NW, Bainbridge Island, WA 98110.

Art Book Drive

Now and ongoing, no end date. Bring us your formerly loved books on art, architecture, and design. We will sell them and donate all the proceeds to Bainbridge Public Library to help build its collection. Now in its 10th year, the Art Book Drive has generated more than $12,000 for the library. BAC hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday-Saturday and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. 151 Winslow Way E. 206-842-3132, www.bacart.org. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Charitable. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: FREE. Contact Name: Lindsay Masters. Contact Email: lindsay@bacart.org. Contact Phone: 206-842-3132. Monday, May 12, 2014, 6:00 PM. Bainbridge Arts & Crafts 151 Winslow Way E. Bainbridge Island, WA 98110. For more info visit www.bacart.org.

Spanish for the Little Ones

Preschool children will learn Spanish through a variety of rich experiences including circle time, storytelling, dancing and singing. Native speaker Elsa Quintanilla Trail teaches this 8-week class (April 8 -June 3, no class May 27). Download registration form at http://theislandschool.org/archives/events/spanish-for-the-little-ones. Category: Classes & Lectures. Audience: Kids. Cost: $120 for series or $15 per class. Contact Email: info@theislandschool.org. Contact Phone: 206-842-0400. Tuesday, May 13, 2014, 10:00 AM – 10:45 AM. The Island School, 8553 NE Day Road, Bainbridge Island, WA 98110. For more info visit theislandschool.org.

Art Book Drive

Now and ongoing, no end date. Bring us your formerly loved books on art, architecture, and design. We will sell them and donate all the proceeds to Bainbridge Public Library to help build its collection. Now in its 10th year, the Art Book Drive has generated more than $12,000 for the library. BAC hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday-Saturday and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. 151 Winslow Way E. 206-842-3132, www.bacart.org. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Charitable. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: FREE. Contact Name: Lindsay Masters. Contact Email: lindsay@bacart.org. Contact Phone: 206-842-3132. Tuesday, May 13, 2014, 6:00 PM. Bainbridge Arts & Crafts 151 Winslow Way E. Bainbridge Island, WA 98110. For more info visit www.bacart.org.

Archery

The Bainbridge Island Sportsmen's Club Archery Range is open to the public every Wednesday from 4pm to 6pm, and have added a new session on Sundays from 11am to 1pm for the summer. Bring the family along to give this exciting sport a try, in a safe and friendly environment. There will be experienced Range Safety Officers on site to get you started. Category: Outdoor. Sports & Recreation. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Wednesday, May 14, 2014, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM. 8203 Sportsman Club Rd, Bainbridge Island, WA 98110. For more info visit alankasper.wix.com.

30 Day Nutritional Reset

How would it be to hit the reset button with regards to your health, to lose the weight you gained over the holidays, or to really find out how your diet is impacting your health or chronic illness? The 30 day Reset is offering you the chance to find out. This Spring, we are offering a program where for 30 days, you will be guided on a path to better health. The premise of the program is to give you the tools to live and eat differently, and through that change, to help regulate your weight, lower your blood pressure, improve your cholesterol, and reset your hormones. There is no multi-level marketing, no additional nutritional supplements to buy, and you can eat as much as you want within the prescribed diet. We provide all the recipes, information, supplements, testing, and encouragement. What you provide is a willingness and dedication to improve your health. For mor information or to register, go to the website at dralexkraft.com/reset. Category: Classes & Lectures. Audience: College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: 400.00. Contact Name: Alex Kraft. Contact Email: dralexkraft@gmail.com. Wednesday, May 14, 2014, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM. Intentional Table, Bainbridge Island. For more info visit www.dralexkraft.com.

Art Book Drive

Now and ongoing, no end date. Bring us your formerly loved books on art, architecture, and design. We will sell them and donate all the proceeds to Bainbridge Public Library to help build its collection. Now in its 10th year, the Art Book Drive has generated more than $12,000 for the library. BAC hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday-Saturday and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. 151 Winslow Way E. 206-842-3132, www.bacart.org. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Charitable. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: FREE. Contact Name: Lindsay Masters. Contact Email: lindsay@bacart.org. Contact Phone: 206-842-3132. Wednesday, May 14, 2014, 6:00 PM. Bainbridge Arts & Crafts 151 Winslow Way E. Bainbridge Island, WA 98110. For more info visit www.bacart.org.

The Book Club at The Marketplace

Join The Marketplace Book Club! Our first book is Chocolat by Joanne Harris. The Book Club meets every Wednesday evening at 7p at The Marketplace at Pleasant Beach Village. All Book Club members will receive 25% off of coffee from The BoatHouse Coffee House and 20% discount at the Suzanne Maurice Wine Bar during Book Club. For more Book Club info, or if you would you like to schedule your own book club at the Marketplace, please contact Eric, 360-471-6758 eric.marketpb@yahoo.com The Marketplace at Pleasant Beach Village- 4738 Lynwood Center Road NE. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Eric Anderson. Contact Email: eric.marketpb@yahoo.com. Contact Phone: 360-471-6758. Wednesday, May 14, 2014, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. The Marketplace at Pleasant Beach Village- 4738 Lynwood Center Road NE, Bainbridge Island, WA 98110.

Bainbridge Island Toastmasters

The afternoon club meets on the first and third Thursdays, from 11:50am to 1pm. The evening club meets on the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays, from 7:15pm to 8:30pm. The meetings are open to all who are interested in developing their speaking skills in a fun and supportive environment. Visitors are welcome! For further information check each club’s website: Afternoon: http://bainbridgeisland.toastmastersclubs.org/ Evening: http://uspeakeasytoastmasters.toastmastersclubs.org. Category: Classes & Lectures. Organizations. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Wednesday, May 14, 2014, 7:15 PM – 8:30 PM. Winslow Arms Apartments Clubhouse 220 Parfitt Way.

Mom's Morning Retreat

Mom's Morning Retreat is a trusted place for mothers of all beliefs and backgrounds, with children of all ages, to connect and replenish. Life Coach Bev Gaines leads engaging discussions on how to nurture self-awareness, reflection and growth in the midst of our daily responsibilities and busy lives. Join us on most 1st and 3rd Thursday mornings from 9:30 - 11 during the school year at Grace Episcopal Church. Tuition includes an on-site childcare program for infants and young children. www.momsmorningretreat.com. Category: Classes & Lectures. Family. Organizations. Audience: Moms. Contact Name: momsmorningretreat.com. Contact Email: morningretreat@gmail.com. Thursday, May 15, 2014. Grace Episcopal Church 8595 NE Day Rd Bainbridge Isle, WA 98110.

Art Book Drive

Now and ongoing, no end date. Bring us your formerly loved books on art, architecture, and design. We will sell them and donate all the proceeds to Bainbridge Public Library to help build its collection. Now in its 10th year, the Art Book Drive has generated more than $12,000 for the library. BAC hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday-Saturday and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. 151 Winslow Way E. 206-842-3132, www.bacart.org. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Charitable. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: FREE. Contact Name: Lindsay Masters. Contact Email: lindsay@bacart.org. Contact Phone: 206-842-3132. Thursday, May 15, 2014, 6:00 PM. Bainbridge Arts & Crafts 151 Winslow Way E. Bainbridge Island, WA 98110. For more info visit www.bacart.org.

Plays Well With Others

Guitar ensemble workshop. Build your reading and ensemble skills in this fun weekly group. The successful newcomer will have some reading skills in first position and the ability to keep a steady beat. Category: Music. Audience: Teens. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Alan Simcoe. Contact Email: alan.villagemusic@gmail.com. Contact Phone: 206 842 4120. Thursday, May 15, 2014, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Village Music 4569 Lynwood Center Rd. B.I.

Veterans Benefit Program

Informational class for Veterans on VA benefits and the Dignity Memorial Veterans Benefit Program. Learn what is and is not provided for by the government. Category: Classes & Lectures. Audience: Seniors. Cost: None. Contact Name: Ken Schlaudraff. Contact Email: Kenneth.Schlaudraff@DignityMemorial.com. Contact Phone: 360-377-7648. Thursday, May 15, 2014, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Miller-Woodlawn Funeral Home and Memorial Park 5505 Kitsap Way Bremerton, WA 98312.

Great Conversations For Girls Only

A popular class for over a decade on BI, Great Conversations brings a down-to-earth approach with humor and factual information on puberty, sexuality, communication, decision-making and other important topics on growing up. For 10-12 year olds and a parent. Each child leaves with a book as a gift written by the instructors. Two part class - May 8 and 15. Category: Classes & Lectures. Audience: Kids. Dads. Moms. Cost: $70 dollars for preteen and a parent for 2 part class. Contact Name: julie metzger. Contact Email: info@greatconversations.com. Contact Phone: 206-789-2306. Thursday, May 15, 2014, 6:30 PM. Woodward Middle School.

Bainbridge Island Toastmasters

The afternoon club meets on the first and third Thursdays, from 11:50am to 1pm. The evening club meets on the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays, from 7:15pm to 8:30pm. The meetings are open to all who are interested in developing their speaking skills in a fun and supportive environment. Visitors are welcome! For further information check each club’s website: Afternoon: http://bainbridgeisland.toastmastersclubs.org/ Evening: http://uspeakeasytoastmasters.toastmastersclubs.org. Category: Classes & Lectures. Organizations. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Thursday, May 15, 2014, 7:15 PM – 8:30 PM. Winslow Arms Apartments Clubhouse 220 Parfitt Way.

Learn Your Way Around the Night Sky: Introduction to Amateur Astronomy Class

Taught by PhD Astronomer David Fong, BPAA Education Director, and Steve Ruhl, BPAA president, this introductory course breaks universe into manageable chunks. Includes astronomy lectures, working with telescopes, and learning about the night sky. Topics include the art of observing, solar system objects, constellations, star hopping, planets, nebulas, galaxies, strange sky phenomena, astrophotography, and computer programs. Six sessions, 7-9 p.m. Thursdays beginning April 10th, final class May 15th. Minimum age 14. Open to the public. Sign up through the Bainbridge Island Metro Park and Recreation District www.biparks.org Course code 131860-01, phone (206) 842-2306. $59 includes all six sessions. Signup Deadline is Monday, April 7th. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Classes & Lectures. Audience: Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: 59. Thursday, May 15, 2014, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Richie Observatory at Battle Point Park 11299 Arrow Point Drive NE, Bainbridge Island, WA. For more info visit www.bpastro.org.

Walk With Your Libraries

Walk With Your Libraries Isn't it time to get moving? Exercise your mind and body with your library's collection and custom walking maps. For fun, for fitness, for life, walk with your libraries! Please visit guides.kcls.org/walkwithyourlibrary or call the library at 425.486.7811 for more information. Category: Sports & Recreation. Cost: Free. Friday, May 16, 2014. King County Library System.

Art Book Drive

Now and ongoing, no end date. Bring us your formerly loved books on art, architecture, and design. We will sell them and donate all the proceeds to Bainbridge Public Library to help build its collection. Now in its 10th year, the Art Book Drive has generated more than $12,000 for the library. BAC hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday-Saturday and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. 151 Winslow Way E. 206-842-3132, www.bacart.org. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Charitable. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: FREE. Contact Name: Lindsay Masters. Contact Email: lindsay@bacart.org. Contact Phone: 206-842-3132. Friday, May 16, 2014, 6:00 PM. Bainbridge Arts & Crafts 151 Winslow Way E. Bainbridge Island, WA 98110. For more info visit www.bacart.org.

Blue Poppy Day

Discover the amazing world of blue poppies (Meconopsis)! Enjoy the sight of a meadow containing hundreds of glowing, blooming blue poppies. The Rhododendron Species Botanical Garden (RSBG) and the Federal Way Arts Commission along with sponsor Classical King FM 98.1 will once again play host to hundreds of people gathering for the 3rd Annual Blue Poppy Day on Saturday May 17th. This is a wonderful celebration of art, both nature made and man made, for the entire community. As visitors stroll through the Garden, they’ll be treated to the sights and sounds of musical and artistic performances. Displayed will be the works of visual artists. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Fairs & Festivals. Family. Outdoor. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $8.00 general admission; $5.00 seniors. Free for children under 12, active and retired military, RSBG members, and current Weyerhaeuser employees. Contact Name: Garden Nursery. Contact Email: info@rhodygarden.org. Contact Phone: 253 838 4646 x 140. Saturday, May 17, 2014. Rhododendron Species Botanical Garden 2525 S 336th St Federal Way, WA 98001.

Art Laboratory

Realize power and freedom in your artistic vision! Designed for novice and professional artists alike, Art Laboratory is a forum to share ideas and work. Learn strategies that stimulate creativity and troubleshoot roadblocks. Choose and explore monthly themes and share progress. Celebrate a group Art Show at the end of our six-month journey. Saturdays, from 9 until 6. January 18, February 15, March 22, April 26, May 17 and June 28 $100 each meeting or $550 for the six month class. Scholarships available. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Classes & Lectures. Audience: Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: $100 per session, $550 for the full six sessions. Contact Name: Melissa Klein. Contact Email: me.lissa@melissaklein.com. Contact Phone: 360 809 0083. Saturday, May 17, 2014, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM. WATERFRONT PARK COMMUNITY CENTER 370 Brien Dr SE, Bainbridge Isle, WA 98110. For more info visit www.melissaklein.com.

Uke Jam

Debby Simcoe leads players of all skill levels through fun tunes of the past and present. Category: Music. Audience: Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Email: alan.villagemusic@gmail.com. Contact Phone: 206 842 4120. Saturday, May 17, 2014, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Village Music 4569 Lynwood Center Rd. B.I.

Calligraphy Workshop with Pam Galvani

This beginning calligraphy workshop will introduce the basics of the Italic letterform, first used in Italy in the 15th century. Working with pen and ink on paper, you will learn and apply letterforms, learn about the work of expert calligraphers and use Italic in everyday applications. Supplies included. Space is limited - preregistration is strongly recommended. Tickets: http://bpt.me/640467. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: $50. Contact Name: Kristin Tollefson, Education Director. Contact Email: kristin@biartmuseum.org. Contact Phone: 206.451.4004. Saturday, May 17, 2014, 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Bainbridge Island Museum of Art Classroom 550 Winslow Way East Bainbridge Island, WA 98110. For more info visit www.biartmuseum.org.

Renewal for Heathcare Providers – Workshop with Astrid Pujuri and Sue Steindorf

Are you feeling stressed? Would you like to feel more fulfilled? Would you like to learn tools to help you listen more deeply to your heart and inner self? Are you interested in practical tips for staying centered in everyday life? We all know there is a difference between fulfillment and success. Fulfillment comes from our hearts; success from external accomplishment. In this experiential workshop, join Dr. Pujari and Sue Steindorf as they lead you through practical tools for slowing down, listen more deeply to yourself, tapping into your heart, and rejuvenating yourself from within. During this class, you will receive: Tools for staying centered in everyday life One minute “reinvigoration” tips Time and guided practices to help you explore deeply inside A welcoming, intimate, beautiful environment Pre-registration is highly recommended and available by clicking here. Astrid Pujari, MD, is double board certified in Internal Medicine and Integrative Holistic Medicine, with an additional fou… Category: Classes & Lectures. Cost: $90. Saturday, May 17, 2014, 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Dayaalu Center 159 Wyatt Way NE Bainbridge Island. For more info visit clients.mindbodyonline.com.

The Art of Collecting Art

BAC’s popular art series returns! Bainbridge Islanders open their homes for wine, hors d’oeuvres, a tour of their art, and a discussion of how, what, and why they collect. This year we’ll visit an in-depth collection of work by a Mid-Century Modern painter on March 15; a first-class collection of Pop Art and Contemporary Northwest art on April 19; and a museum-quality collection of Asian art and antiquities on May 17. Series and individual tickets available. Register at the gallery or call 206-842-3132. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $150 for the series ($125 for members); $65 for a single event. Contact Name: Lindsay Masters. Contact Email: lindsay@bacart.org. Contact Phone: 206-842-3132. Saturday, May 17, 2014, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Venues will be made available upon registration. For more info visit www.bacart.org.

Art Book Drive

Now and ongoing, no end date. Bring us your formerly loved books on art, architecture, and design. We will sell them and donate all the proceeds to Bainbridge Public Library to help build its collection. Now in its 10th year, the Art Book Drive has generated more than $12,000 for the library. BAC hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday-Saturday and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. 151 Winslow Way E. 206-842-3132, www.bacart.org. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Charitable. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: FREE. Contact Name: Lindsay Masters. Contact Email: lindsay@bacart.org. Contact Phone: 206-842-3132. Saturday, May 17, 2014, 6:00 PM. Bainbridge Arts & Crafts 151 Winslow Way E. Bainbridge Island, WA 98110. For more info visit www.bacart.org.

Food Addicts Anonymous Meeting

This is a meeting of Food Addicts Anonymous. If you are a person who has struggled for years to eat healthy foods and maintain a healthy weight, Food Addicts Anonymous may be the place for you. If you are someone that binges by eating large quantities of sweets or starches, you may find that FAA offers a solution. If you are person who purges their body by extreme measures such as vomiting, laxatives or excessive exercise, you are not alone and may find comfort and support in our fellowship. If you have found yourself limiting your intake of foods and have people in your life telling you that you need to eat more, you may find value and hope in this program. Category: Organizations. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Non Profit (No Cost). Contact Name: Clancy J. Contact Phone: 206-499-5218. Saturday, May 17, 2014, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Eagle Harbor Congregational Church 105 Winslow Way West Singer Room Around the back of the Church.

Essential Church Worship Gatherings

Essential Church will begin gathering at the South Bellevue Community Center this Sunday! Join us for one of our pre-launch gatherings for worship, a message, and to hear more about the mission and vision of Essential Church. Each week we will worship together and then offer children's ministry for 4k- 5th grade. See you on Sunday! Category: Faith. Family. Music. Organizations. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free! Contact Name: Warren Mainard. Contact Email: warren@essentialchurch.cc. Contact Phone: 4252707022. Sunday, May 18, 2014, 10:40 AM – 12:00 PM. South Bellevue Community Center 14509 SE Newport Way Bellevue, WA 98006.

Archery

The Bainbridge Island Sportsmen's Club Archery Range is open to the public every Sunday from 12pm to 2pm. Bring the family along to give this exciting sport a try, in a safe and friendly environment. There will be experienced Range Safety Officers on site to get you started. Category: Outdoor. Sports & Recreation. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Sunday, May 18, 2014, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM. 8203 Sportsman Club Rd, Bainbridge Island, WA 98110. For more info visit alankasper.wix.com.

Mostly Nordic Concert Series - Fantastically Finnish

The 19th season of the Mostly Nordic Chamber Music Series & Smörgåsbord takes a musical trip through the Nordic countries as you hear musicians who rarely perform in the United States. The concerts’ unique format begins with a 4:00 p.m. concert and is followed by a delicious dinner to match the country featured, along with a chance to mingle with the musicians and your fellow event-goers. Direct descendent of Jean Sibelius, Ruusamari Teppo is an award-winning pianist (Bradshaw, Buono, and Petrof competitions), renowned on stages throughout Europe. Teppo is joined by cellist Jussi Makkonen, a concert artist on three continents and recording artist. Well-known as champions of Sibelius’s music, together they present Finnish works for cello and piano including a rare selection of pieces performed only by members of the Sibelius family! Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Families. Cost: Concert & Meal: $47 for Museum members $55 for non-Members. Concert Only: $22 for Museum members; $27 for non-Members. Contact Name: Erin M. Schadt. Contact Email: erins@nordicmuseum.org. Contact Phone: 206-789-5707 ext. 25. Sunday, May 18, 2014, 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Nordic Heritage Museum, 3014 NW 67th Street, Seattle, WA 98117. For more info visit www.nordicmuseum.org.

Mostly Nordic Concert Series - Fantastically Finnish

The 19th season of the Mostly Nordic Chamber Music Series & Smörgåsbord takes a musical trip through the Nordic countries as you hear musicians who rarely perform in the United States. The concerts’ unique format begins with a 4:00 p.m. concert and is followed by a delicious dinner to match the country featured, along with a chance to mingle with the musicians and your fellow event-goers. Direct descendent of Jean Sibelius, Ruusamari Teppo is an award-winning pianist (Bradshaw, Buono, and Petrof competitions), renowned on stages throughout Europe. Teppo is joined by cellist Jussi Makkonen, a concert artist on three continents and recording artist. Well-known as champions of Sibelius’s music, together they present Finnish works for cello and piano including a rare selection of pieces performed only by members of the Sibelius family! Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Families. Cost: Concert & Meal: $47 for Museum members $55 for non-Members. Concert Only: $22 for Museum members; $27 for non-Members. Contact Name: Erin M. Schadt. Contact Email: erins@nordicmuseum.org. Contact Phone: 206-789-5707 ext. 25. Sunday, May 18, 2014, 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Nordic Heritage Museum, 3014 NW 67th Street, Seattle, WA 98117.

Art Book Drive

Now and ongoing, no end date. Bring us your formerly loved books on art, architecture, and design. We will sell them and donate all the proceeds to Bainbridge Public Library to help build its collection. Now in its 10th year, the Art Book Drive has generated more than $12,000 for the library. BAC hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday-Saturday and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. 151 Winslow Way E. 206-842-3132, www.bacart.org. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Charitable. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: FREE. Contact Name: Lindsay Masters. Contact Email: lindsay@bacart.org. Contact Phone: 206-842-3132. Sunday, May 18, 2014, 6:00 PM. Bainbridge Arts & Crafts 151 Winslow Way E. Bainbridge Island, WA 98110. For more info visit www.bacart.org.

Art Book Drive

Now and ongoing, no end date. Bring us your formerly loved books on art, architecture, and design. We will sell them and donate all the proceeds to Bainbridge Public Library to help build its collection. Now in its 10th year, the Art Book Drive has generated more than $12,000 for the library. BAC hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday-Saturday and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. 151 Winslow Way E. 206-842-3132, www.bacart.org. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Charitable. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: FREE. Contact Name: Lindsay Masters. Contact Email: lindsay@bacart.org. Contact Phone: 206-842-3132. Monday, May 19, 2014, 6:00 PM. Bainbridge Arts & Crafts 151 Winslow Way E. Bainbridge Island, WA 98110. For more info visit www.bacart.org.

Spanish for the Little Ones

Preschool children will learn Spanish through a variety of rich experiences including circle time, storytelling, dancing and singing. Native speaker Elsa Quintanilla Trail teaches this 8-week class (April 8 -June 3, no class May 27). Download registration form at http://theislandschool.org/archives/events/spanish-for-the-little-ones. Category: Classes & Lectures. Audience: Kids. Cost: $120 for series or $15 per class. Contact Email: info@theislandschool.org. Contact Phone: 206-842-0400. Tuesday, May 20, 2014, 10:00 AM – 10:45 AM. The Island School, 8553 NE Day Road, Bainbridge Island, WA 98110. For more info visit theislandschool.org.

Art Book Drive

Now and ongoing, no end date. Bring us your formerly loved books on art, architecture, and design. We will sell them and donate all the proceeds to Bainbridge Public Library to help build its collection. Now in its 10th year, the Art Book Drive has generated more than $12,000 for the library. BAC hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday-Saturday and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. 151 Winslow Way E. 206-842-3132, www.bacart.org. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Charitable. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: FREE. Contact Name: Lindsay Masters. Contact Email: lindsay@bacart.org. Contact Phone: 206-842-3132. Tuesday, May 20, 2014, 6:00 PM. Bainbridge Arts & Crafts 151 Winslow Way E. Bainbridge Island, WA 98110. For more info visit www.bacart.org.

Archery

The Bainbridge Island Sportsmen's Club Archery Range is open to the public every Wednesday from 4pm to 6pm, and have added a new session on Sundays from 11am to 1pm for the summer. Bring the family along to give this exciting sport a try, in a safe and friendly environment. There will be experienced Range Safety Officers on site to get you started. Category: Outdoor. Sports & Recreation. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Wednesday, May 21, 2014, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM. 8203 Sportsman Club Rd, Bainbridge Island, WA 98110. For more info visit alankasper.wix.com.

Art Book Drive

Now and ongoing, no end date. Bring us your formerly loved books on art, architecture, and design. We will sell them and donate all the proceeds to Bainbridge Public Library to help build its collection. Now in its 10th year, the Art Book Drive has generated more than $12,000 for the library. BAC hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday-Saturday and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. 151 Winslow Way E. 206-842-3132, www.bacart.org. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Charitable. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: FREE. Contact Name: Lindsay Masters. Contact Email: lindsay@bacart.org. Contact Phone: 206-842-3132. Wednesday, May 21, 2014, 6:00 PM. Bainbridge Arts & Crafts 151 Winslow Way E. Bainbridge Island, WA 98110. For more info visit www.bacart.org.

The Book Club at The Marketplace

Join The Marketplace Book Club! Our first book is Chocolat by Joanne Harris. The Book Club meets every Wednesday evening at 7p at The Marketplace at Pleasant Beach Village. All Book Club members will receive 25% off of coffee from The BoatHouse Coffee House and 20% discount at the Suzanne Maurice Wine Bar during Book Club. For more Book Club info, or if you would you like to schedule your own book club at the Marketplace, please contact Eric, 360-471-6758 eric.marketpb@yahoo.com The Marketplace at Pleasant Beach Village- 4738 Lynwood Center Road NE. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Eric Anderson. Contact Email: eric.marketpb@yahoo.com. Contact Phone: 360-471-6758. Wednesday, May 21, 2014, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. The Marketplace at Pleasant Beach Village- 4738 Lynwood Center Road NE, Bainbridge Island, WA 98110.

Bainbridge Island Toastmasters

The afternoon club meets on the first and third Thursdays, from 11:50am to 1pm. The evening club meets on the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays, from 7:15pm to 8:30pm. The meetings are open to all who are interested in developing their speaking skills in a fun and supportive environment. Visitors are welcome! For further information check each club’s website: Afternoon: http://bainbridgeisland.toastmastersclubs.org/ Evening: http://uspeakeasytoastmasters.toastmastersclubs.org. Category: Classes & Lectures. Organizations. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Wednesday, May 21, 2014, 7:15 PM – 8:30 PM. Winslow Arms Apartments Clubhouse 220 Parfitt Way.

Mom's Morning Retreat

Mom's Morning Retreat is a trusted place for mothers of all beliefs and backgrounds, with children of all ages, to connect and replenish. Life Coach Bev Gaines leads engaging discussions on how to nurture self-awareness, reflection and growth in the midst of our daily responsibilities and busy lives. Join us on most 1st and 3rd Thursday mornings from 9:30 - 11 during the school year at Grace Episcopal Church. Tuition includes an on-site childcare program for infants and young children. www.momsmorningretreat.com. Category: Classes & Lectures. Family. Organizations. Audience: Moms. Contact Name: momsmorningretreat.com. Contact Email: morningretreat@gmail.com. Thursday, May 22, 2014. Grace Episcopal Church 8595 NE Day Rd Bainbridge Isle, WA 98110.

Join Mariel Hemingway at the 2014 Bastyr University Spring for Health Luncheon

Lunch-and-learn at the annual Bastyr University Spring for Health Luncheon at the Fairmont Olympic Hotel. Join keynote speaker, Mariel Hemingway, an accomplished actress and author, who will share about the importance of mind-body spirit optimization and purposeful living. The Spring for Health Luncheon is Bastyr University’s annual benefit to support uncompensated care services at Bastyr Center for Natural Health. This year, the event kicks off at 11:15 a.m. with health screenings from Bastyr Center for Natural Health clinicians, followed by lunch at noon. Cost is $175 per person; $1,750 for a table of eight guests and two Bastyr students. For more information or to register, call (425) 602-3355. Category: Benefit. Charitable. Contact Name: Ken Shook. Contact Email: kshook@bastyr.edu. Contact Phone: 425.602.3355. Thursday, May 22, 2014, 11:15 AM – 1:30 PM. 411 University St. Fairmont Olympic Hotel Seattle, WA 98101. For more info visit www.bastyr.edu.

Art Book Drive

Now and ongoing, no end date. Bring us your formerly loved books on art, architecture, and design. We will sell them and donate all the proceeds to Bainbridge Public Library to help build its collection. Now in its 10th year, the Art Book Drive has generated more than $12,000 for the library. BAC hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday-Saturday and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. 151 Winslow Way E. 206-842-3132, www.bacart.org. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Charitable. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: FREE. Contact Name: Lindsay Masters. Contact Email: lindsay@bacart.org. Contact Phone: 206-842-3132. Thursday, May 22, 2014, 6:00 PM. Bainbridge Arts & Crafts 151 Winslow Way E. Bainbridge Island, WA 98110. For more info visit www.bacart.org.

Plays Well With Others

Guitar ensemble workshop. Build your reading and ensemble skills in this fun weekly group. The successful newcomer will have some reading skills in first position and the ability to keep a steady beat. Category: Music. Audience: Teens. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Alan Simcoe. Contact Email: alan.villagemusic@gmail.com. Contact Phone: 206 842 4120. Thursday, May 22, 2014, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Village Music 4569 Lynwood Center Rd. B.I.

Bainbridge Island Toastmasters

The afternoon club meets on the first and third Thursdays, from 11:50am to 1pm. The evening club meets on the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays, from 7:15pm to 8:30pm. The meetings are open to all who are interested in developing their speaking skills in a fun and supportive environment. Visitors are welcome! For further information check each club’s website: Afternoon: http://bainbridgeisland.toastmastersclubs.org/ Evening: http://uspeakeasytoastmasters.toastmastersclubs.org. Category: Classes & Lectures. Organizations. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Thursday, May 22, 2014, 7:15 PM – 8:30 PM. Winslow Arms Apartments Clubhouse 220 Parfitt Way.

Walk With Your Libraries

Walk With Your Libraries Isn't it time to get moving? Exercise your mind and body with your library's collection and custom walking maps. For fun, for fitness, for life, walk with your libraries! Please visit guides.kcls.org/walkwithyourlibrary or call the library at 425.486.7811 for more information. Category: Sports & Recreation. Cost: Free. Friday, May 23, 2014. King County Library System.

Art Book Drive

Now and ongoing, no end date. Bring us your formerly loved books on art, architecture, and design. We will sell them and donate all the proceeds to Bainbridge Public Library to help build its collection. Now in its 10th year, the Art Book Drive has generated more than $12,000 for the library. BAC hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday-Saturday and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. 151 Winslow Way E. 206-842-3132, www.bacart.org. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Charitable. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: FREE. Contact Name: Lindsay Masters. Contact Email: lindsay@bacart.org. Contact Phone: 206-842-3132. Friday, May 23, 2014, 6:00 PM. Bainbridge Arts & Crafts 151 Winslow Way E. Bainbridge Island, WA 98110. For more info visit www.bacart.org.

February 28, 2014 Please Join Us for a Monthly Interfaith Devotional

An interfaith devotional will be held on the last Friday of every month. The focus is on the spiritual writings from many religions. Please come and share your thoughts on this month's theme, love and unity. Sponsored by the Bahá'ís of Bainbridge Island. Category: Faith. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Jacob Millican. Contact Email: bainbridgebahais@gmail.com. Contact Phone: (206) 910-1353. Friday, May 23, 2014, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Fireside Room of the Waterfront Community Center, 370 Brien Dr SE, Bainbridge Island, WA 98110. For more info visit bainbridgebahais.blogspot.com.

Uke Jam

Debby Simcoe leads players of all skill levels through fun tunes of the past and present. Category: Music. Audience: Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Email: alan.villagemusic@gmail.com. Contact Phone: 206 842 4120. Saturday, May 24, 2014, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Village Music 4569 Lynwood Center Rd. B.I.

Art Book Drive

Now and ongoing, no end date. Bring us your formerly loved books on art, architecture, and design. We will sell them and donate all the proceeds to Bainbridge Public Library to help build its collection. Now in its 10th year, the Art Book Drive has generated more than $12,000 for the library. BAC hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday-Saturday and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. 151 Winslow Way E. 206-842-3132, www.bacart.org. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Charitable. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: FREE. Contact Name: Lindsay Masters. Contact Email: lindsay@bacart.org. Contact Phone: 206-842-3132. Saturday, May 24, 2014, 6:00 PM. Bainbridge Arts & Crafts 151 Winslow Way E. Bainbridge Island, WA 98110. For more info visit www.bacart.org.

Food Addicts Anonymous Meeting

This is a meeting of Food Addicts Anonymous. If you are a person who has struggled for years to eat healthy foods and maintain a healthy weight, Food Addicts Anonymous may be the place for you. If you are someone that binges by eating large quantities of sweets or starches, you may find that FAA offers a solution. If you are person who purges their body by extreme measures such as vomiting, laxatives or excessive exercise, you are not alone and may find comfort and support in our fellowship. If you have found yourself limiting your intake of foods and have people in your life telling you that you need to eat more, you may find value and hope in this program. Category: Organizations. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Non Profit (No Cost). Contact Name: Clancy J. Contact Phone: 206-499-5218. Saturday, May 24, 2014, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Eagle Harbor Congregational Church 105 Winslow Way West Singer Room Around the back of the Church.

Essential Church Worship Gatherings

Essential Church will begin gathering at the South Bellevue Community Center this Sunday! Join us for one of our pre-launch gatherings for worship, a message, and to hear more about the mission and vision of Essential Church. Each week we will worship together and then offer children's ministry for 4k- 5th grade. See you on Sunday! Category: Faith. Family. Music. Organizations. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free! Contact Name: Warren Mainard. Contact Email: warren@essentialchurch.cc. Contact Phone: 4252707022. Sunday, May 25, 2014, 10:40 AM – 12:00 PM. South Bellevue Community Center 14509 SE Newport Way Bellevue, WA 98006.

Archery

The Bainbridge Island Sportsmen's Club Archery Range is open to the public every Sunday from 12pm to 2pm. Bring the family along to give this exciting sport a try, in a safe and friendly environment. There will be experienced Range Safety Officers on site to get you started. Category: Outdoor. Sports & Recreation. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Sunday, May 25, 2014, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM. 8203 Sportsman Club Rd, Bainbridge Island, WA 98110. For more info visit alankasper.wix.com.

Art Book Drive

Now and ongoing, no end date. Bring us your formerly loved books on art, architecture, and design. We will sell them and donate all the proceeds to Bainbridge Public Library to help build its collection. Now in its 10th year, the Art Book Drive has generated more than $12,000 for the library. BAC hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday-Saturday and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. 151 Winslow Way E. 206-842-3132, www.bacart.org. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Charitable. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: FREE. Contact Name: Lindsay Masters. Contact Email: lindsay@bacart.org. Contact Phone: 206-842-3132. Sunday, May 25, 2014, 6:00 PM. Bainbridge Arts & Crafts 151 Winslow Way E. Bainbridge Island, WA 98110. For more info visit www.bacart.org.

Taize

The Service of Taize is held on the 4th Sunday of the month at 8pm. Taize, a Christian Meditation, is a soothing contemplative evening service in a quiet, candlelit church following the worldwide Taize practice of meditation and prayerful chanting led by a cantor and a musician. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Faith. Music. Audience: Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Katrina Diller. Contact Email: kdiller@stbbi.org. Contact Phone: 206-842-5601. Sunday, May 25, 2014, 8:00 PM – 8:30 PM. 1187 Wyatt Way NW, Bainbridge Island, WA 98110.

Art Book Drive

Now and ongoing, no end date. Bring us your formerly loved books on art, architecture, and design. We will sell them and donate all the proceeds to Bainbridge Public Library to help build its collection. Now in its 10th year, the Art Book Drive has generated more than $12,000 for the library. BAC hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday-Saturday and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. 151 Winslow Way E. 206-842-3132, www.bacart.org. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Charitable. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: FREE. Contact Name: Lindsay Masters. Contact Email: lindsay@bacart.org. Contact Phone: 206-842-3132. Monday, May 26, 2014, 6:00 PM. Bainbridge Arts & Crafts 151 Winslow Way E. Bainbridge Island, WA 98110. For more info visit www.bacart.org.

Spanish for the Little Ones

Preschool children will learn Spanish through a variety of rich experiences including circle time, storytelling, dancing and singing. Native speaker Elsa Quintanilla Trail teaches this 8-week class (April 8 -June 3, no class May 27). Download registration form at http://theislandschool.org/archives/events/spanish-for-the-little-ones. Category: Classes & Lectures. Audience: Kids. Cost: $120 for series or $15 per class. Contact Email: info@theislandschool.org. Contact Phone: 206-842-0400. Tuesday, May 27, 2014, 10:00 AM – 10:45 AM. The Island School, 8553 NE Day Road, Bainbridge Island, WA 98110. For more info visit theislandschool.org.

Art Book Drive

Now and ongoing, no end date. Bring us your formerly loved books on art, architecture, and design. We will sell them and donate all the proceeds to Bainbridge Public Library to help build its collection. Now in its 10th year, the Art Book Drive has generated more than $12,000 for the library. BAC hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday-Saturday and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. 151 Winslow Way E. 206-842-3132, www.bacart.org. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Charitable. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: FREE. Contact Name: Lindsay Masters. Contact Email: lindsay@bacart.org. Contact Phone: 206-842-3132. Tuesday, May 27, 2014, 6:00 PM. Bainbridge Arts & Crafts 151 Winslow Way E. Bainbridge Island, WA 98110. For more info visit www.bacart.org.

Archery

The Bainbridge Island Sportsmen's Club Archery Range is open to the public every Wednesday from 4pm to 6pm, and have added a new session on Sundays from 11am to 1pm for the summer. Bring the family along to give this exciting sport a try, in a safe and friendly environment. There will be experienced Range Safety Officers on site to get you started. Category: Outdoor. Sports & Recreation. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Wednesday, May 28, 2014, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM. 8203 Sportsman Club Rd, Bainbridge Island, WA 98110. For more info visit alankasper.wix.com.

Art Book Drive

Now and ongoing, no end date. Bring us your formerly loved books on art, architecture, and design. We will sell them and donate all the proceeds to Bainbridge Public Library to help build its collection. Now in its 10th year, the Art Book Drive has generated more than $12,000 for the library. BAC hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday-Saturday and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. 151 Winslow Way E. 206-842-3132, www.bacart.org. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Charitable. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: FREE. Contact Name: Lindsay Masters. Contact Email: lindsay@bacart.org. Contact Phone: 206-842-3132. Wednesday, May 28, 2014, 6:00 PM. Bainbridge Arts & Crafts 151 Winslow Way E. Bainbridge Island, WA 98110. For more info visit www.bacart.org.

The Book Club at The Marketplace

Join The Marketplace Book Club! Our first book is Chocolat by Joanne Harris. The Book Club meets every Wednesday evening at 7p at The Marketplace at Pleasant Beach Village. All Book Club members will receive 25% off of coffee from The BoatHouse Coffee House and 20% discount at the Suzanne Maurice Wine Bar during Book Club. For more Book Club info, or if you would you like to schedule your own book club at the Marketplace, please contact Eric, 360-471-6758 eric.marketpb@yahoo.com The Marketplace at Pleasant Beach Village- 4738 Lynwood Center Road NE. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Eric Anderson. Contact Email: eric.marketpb@yahoo.com. Contact Phone: 360-471-6758. Wednesday, May 28, 2014, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. The Marketplace at Pleasant Beach Village- 4738 Lynwood Center Road NE, Bainbridge Island, WA 98110.

Bainbridge Island Toastmasters

The afternoon club meets on the first and third Thursdays, from 11:50am to 1pm. The evening club meets on the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays, from 7:15pm to 8:30pm. The meetings are open to all who are interested in developing their speaking skills in a fun and supportive environment. Visitors are welcome! For further information check each club’s website: Afternoon: http://bainbridgeisland.toastmastersclubs.org/ Evening: http://uspeakeasytoastmasters.toastmastersclubs.org. Category: Classes & Lectures. Organizations. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Wednesday, May 28, 2014, 7:15 PM – 8:30 PM. Winslow Arms Apartments Clubhouse 220 Parfitt Way.

Mom's Morning Retreat

Mom's Morning Retreat is a trusted place for mothers of all beliefs and backgrounds, with children of all ages, to connect and replenish. Life Coach Bev Gaines leads engaging discussions on how to nurture self-awareness, reflection and growth in the midst of our daily responsibilities and busy lives. Join us on most 1st and 3rd Thursday mornings from 9:30 - 11 during the school year at Grace Episcopal Church. Tuition includes an on-site childcare program for infants and young children. www.momsmorningretreat.com. Category: Classes & Lectures. Family. Organizations. Audience: Moms. Contact Name: momsmorningretreat.com. Contact Email: morningretreat@gmail.com. Thursday, May 29, 2014. Grace Episcopal Church 8595 NE Day Rd Bainbridge Isle, WA 98110.

Bainbridge Bloggers' Breakfast Meetup

Want to learn to grow your blog's audience, subscribers, and income? Come share ideas with other bloggers and get free blog improvement tips from top blogger Carol Tice of the Make a Living Writing blog, winner of Top 10 Blogs for Writers and Writers Digests' 101 Best Websites for Writers. Category: Classes & Lectures. Audience: Singles. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Carol Tice. Contact Email: carol@caroltice.com. Contact Phone: 206-861-5926. Thursday, May 29, 2014, 8:30 AM – 10:00 AM. Office Xpats.

Art Book Drive

Now and ongoing, no end date. Bring us your formerly loved books on art, architecture, and design. We will sell them and donate all the proceeds to Bainbridge Public Library to help build its collection. Now in its 10th year, the Art Book Drive has generated more than $12,000 for the library. BAC hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday-Saturday and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. 151 Winslow Way E. 206-842-3132, www.bacart.org. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Charitable. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: FREE. Contact Name: Lindsay Masters. Contact Email: lindsay@bacart.org. Contact Phone: 206-842-3132. Thursday, May 29, 2014, 6:00 PM. Bainbridge Arts & Crafts 151 Winslow Way E. Bainbridge Island, WA 98110. For more info visit www.bacart.org.

Plays Well With Others

Guitar ensemble workshop. Build your reading and ensemble skills in this fun weekly group. The successful newcomer will have some reading skills in first position and the ability to keep a steady beat. Category: Music. Audience: Teens. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Alan Simcoe. Contact Email: alan.villagemusic@gmail.com. Contact Phone: 206 842 4120. Thursday, May 29, 2014, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Village Music 4569 Lynwood Center Rd. B.I.

Bainbridge Island Toastmasters

The afternoon club meets on the first and third Thursdays, from 11:50am to 1pm. The evening club meets on the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays, from 7:15pm to 8:30pm. The meetings are open to all who are interested in developing their speaking skills in a fun and supportive environment. Visitors are welcome! For further information check each club’s website: Afternoon: http://bainbridgeisland.toastmastersclubs.org/ Evening: http://uspeakeasytoastmasters.toastmastersclubs.org. Category: Classes & Lectures. Organizations. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Thursday, May 29, 2014, 7:15 PM – 8:30 PM. Winslow Arms Apartments Clubhouse 220 Parfitt Way.

Lucky Collector Car Spring Classic Auction

Save the date for our upcoming Spring Classic spectacular at Tacoma's LeMay Marymount Event Center! Join us for a selection of over 30 motorcycles and 120+ historic, collector, classic, custom, sports and muscle cars - accompanied by special models, automobilia, and one-of-a-kind exhibitions. Friday & Saturday, May 30-31, 2014. May 30th: Auction Preview (Bidder Registration Open) from 12pm to 5pm. Auction begins at 6pm. May 31st: Gates open at 9am. Auction begins at 10:30am. Category: Organizations. Sports & Recreation. Audience: Singles. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Entry is free. Contact Name: Lucky Collector Car Auctions. Contact Email: info@luckyoldcar.com. Contact Phone: (206) 467-6531. Friday, May 30, 2014 – Saturday, May 31, 2014. Tacoma's LeMay Marymount Event Center. 325 152nd St. East Tacoma, WA 96121. For more info visit www.luckyoldcar.com.

Walk With Your Libraries

Walk With Your Libraries Isn't it time to get moving? Exercise your mind and body with your library's collection and custom walking maps. For fun, for fitness, for life, walk with your libraries! Please visit guides.kcls.org/walkwithyourlibrary or call the library at 425.486.7811 for more information. Category: Sports & Recreation. Cost: Free. Friday, May 30, 2014. King County Library System.

Art Book Drive

Now and ongoing, no end date. Bring us your formerly loved books on art, architecture, and design. We will sell them and donate all the proceeds to Bainbridge Public Library to help build its collection. Now in its 10th year, the Art Book Drive has generated more than $12,000 for the library. BAC hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday-Saturday and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. 151 Winslow Way E. 206-842-3132, www.bacart.org. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Charitable. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: FREE. Contact Name: Lindsay Masters. Contact Email: lindsay@bacart.org. Contact Phone: 206-842-3132. Friday, May 30, 2014, 6:00 PM. Bainbridge Arts & Crafts 151 Winslow Way E. Bainbridge Island, WA 98110. For more info visit www.bacart.org.

Uke Jam

Debby Simcoe leads players of all skill levels through fun tunes of the past and present. Category: Music. Audience: Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Contact Email: alan.villagemusic@gmail.com. Contact Phone: 206 842 4120. Saturday, May 31, 2014, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Village Music 4569 Lynwood Center Rd. B.I.

Accordion Bookbinding Workshop with Caroline Veenstra

Learn the essentials of accordion bookbinding and become familiar with paper selection, folding techniques and applications of this versatile form. Supplies are included in the workshop fee, and students will leave with at least one completed book. Space is limited - preregistration is strongly recommended. Tickets: http://bpt.me/640473. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: $50. Contact Name: Kristin Tollefson, Education Director. Contact Email: kristin@biartmuseum.org. Contact Phone: 206.451.4004. Saturday, May 31, 2014, 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Bainbridge Island Museum of Art Classroom 550 Winslow Way East Bainbridge Island, WA 98110. For more info visit www.biartmuseum.org.

Spotlight on Community Hero Pets

On Saturday, May 31, 2014 PAWS of Bainbridge Island and North Kitsap will host a gala dinner and auction at Manor House on Bainbridge Island to benefit pets and their people. This magical evening will celebrate just some of the reasons our pets are such important members of our families. Each day, our pets greet us at the door when we come home and provide comfort and unconditional love. Now it is our turn to honor them for the heroes they are. This event will shine a light on the local heroes that are doing remarkable deeds right here in our neighborhoods and are owned by our neighbors. Category: Benefit. Charitable. Organizations. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $150/ea or $1,200 for a table of eight. Contact Name: Elizabeth. Contact Email: events@PAWSBINK.org. Contact Phone: 206-842-2451. Saturday, May 31, 2014, 5:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Manor House 4611 Woodson Lane NE. For more info visit www.northkitsappaws.org.

Art Book Drive

Now and ongoing, no end date. Bring us your formerly loved books on art, architecture, and design. We will sell them and donate all the proceeds to Bainbridge Public Library to help build its collection. Now in its 10th year, the Art Book Drive has generated more than $12,000 for the library. BAC hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday-Saturday and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. 151 Winslow Way E. 206-842-3132, www.bacart.org. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Charitable. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: FREE. Contact Name: Lindsay Masters. Contact Email: lindsay@bacart.org. Contact Phone: 206-842-3132. Saturday, May 31, 2014, 6:00 PM. Bainbridge Arts & Crafts 151 Winslow Way E. Bainbridge Island, WA 98110. For more info visit www.bacart.org.

Food Addicts Anonymous Meeting

This is a meeting of Food Addicts Anonymous. If you are a person who has struggled for years to eat healthy foods and maintain a healthy weight, Food Addicts Anonymous may be the place for you. If you are someone that binges by eating large quantities of sweets or starches, you may find that FAA offers a solution. If you are person who purges their body by extreme measures such as vomiting, laxatives or excessive exercise, you are not alone and may find comfort and support in our fellowship. If you have found yourself limiting your intake of foods and have people in your life telling you that you need to eat more, you may find value and hope in this program. Category: Organizations. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Non Profit (No Cost). Contact Name: Clancy J. Contact Phone: 206-499-5218. Saturday, May 31, 2014, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Eagle Harbor Congregational Church 105 Winslow Way West Singer Room Around the back of the Church.

Essential Church Worship Gatherings

Essential Church will begin gathering at the South Bellevue Community Center this Sunday! Join us for one of our pre-launch gatherings for worship, a message, and to hear more about the mission and vision of Essential Church. Each week we will worship together and then offer children's ministry for 4k- 5th grade. See you on Sunday! Category: Faith. Family. Music. Organizations. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free! Contact Name: Warren Mainard. Contact Email: warren@essentialchurch.cc. Contact Phone: 4252707022. Sunday, June 1, 2014, 10:40 AM – 12:00 PM. South Bellevue Community Center 14509 SE Newport Way Bellevue, WA 98006.

Archery

The Bainbridge Island Sportsmen's Club Archery Range is open to the public every Sunday from 12pm to 2pm. Bring the family along to give this exciting sport a try, in a safe and friendly environment. There will be experienced Range Safety Officers on site to get you started. Category: Outdoor. Sports & Recreation. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Sunday, June 1, 2014, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM. 8203 Sportsman Club Rd, Bainbridge Island, WA 98110. For more info visit alankasper.wix.com.

Mostly Nordic Concert Series - Iced Coffee (Iceland)

The 19th season of the Mostly Nordic Chamber Music Series & Smörgåsbord takes a musical trip through the Nordic countries as you hear musicians who rarely perform in the United States. The concerts’ unique format begins with a 4:00 p.m. concert and is followed by a delicious dinner to match the country featured, along with a chance to mingle with the musicians and your fellow event-goers. Cellist Saeunn Thorsteinsdottir debuted with the the Los Angeles Philharmonic and Toronto Symphony and is a graduate of Cleveland Institute and The Juilliard School. She has collaborated with Itzhak Perlman, Richard Good, and the Guarneri Quartet. For this concert, she is joined by Parnassus Project of greater Seattle, praised for connecting chamber music to the cafe culture with top-notch performances and interaction with audiences providing a fresh take on the classical concert experience. The program features rarely heard Icelandic gems by Hallgrímsson, Nordal, Bjarnason, and Bjornsson culminating with Brahms A Major Pia… Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Families. Cost: Concert & Meal: $47 for Museum members $55 for non-Members. Concert Only: $22 for Museum members; $27 for non-Members. Contact Name: Erin M. Schadt. Contact Email: erins@nordicmuseum.org. Contact Phone: 206-789-5707 ext. 25. Sunday, June 1, 2014, 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Nordic Heritage Museum, 3014 NW 67th Street, Seattle, WA 98117. For more info visit www.nordicmuseum.org.

Magic Lantern

This is a showcase opportunity for school age music students to perform for a supportive public audience. Established primarily for students of Alan Simcoe, students of other teachers are encouraged to call and sign up. Category: Music. Audience: Families. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Alan Simcoe. Contact Email: alan.villagemusic@gmail.com. Contact Phone: 206 842 4120. Sunday, June 1, 2014, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Village Music 4569 Lynwood Center Rd. B.I.

Mostly Nordic Concert Series - Iced Coffee (Iceland)

The 19th season of the Mostly Nordic Chamber Music Series & Smörgåsbord takes a musical trip through the Nordic countries as you hear musicians who rarely perform in the United States. The concerts’ unique format begins with a 4:00 p.m. concert and is followed by a delicious dinner to match the country featured, along with a chance to mingle with the musicians and your fellow event-goers. Cellist Saeunn Thorsteinsdottir debuted with the the Los Angeles Philharmonic and Toronto Symphony and is a graduate of Cleveland Institute and The Juilliard School. She has collaborated with Itzhak Perlman, Richard Good, and the Guarneri Quartet. For this concert, she is joined by Parnassus Project of greater Seattle, praised for connecting chamber music to the cafe culture with top-notch performances and interaction with audiences providing a fresh take on the classical concert experience. The program features rarely heard Icelandic gems by Hallgrímsson, Nordal, Bjarnason, and Bjornsson culminating with Brahms A Major Pia… Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Families. Cost: Concert & Meal: $47 for Museum members $55 for non-Members. Concert Only: $22 for Museum members; $27 for non-Members. Contact Name: Erin M. Schadt. Contact Email: erins@nordicmuseum.org. Contact Phone: 206-789-5707 ext. 25. Sunday, June 1, 2014, 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Nordic Heritage Museum, 3014 NW 67th Street, Seattle, WA 98117.

Art Book Drive

Now and ongoing, no end date. Bring us your formerly loved books on art, architecture, and design. We will sell them and donate all the proceeds to Bainbridge Public Library to help build its collection. Now in its 10th year, the Art Book Drive has generated more than $12,000 for the library. BAC hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday-Saturday and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. 151 Winslow Way E. 206-842-3132, www.bacart.org. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Charitable. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: FREE. Contact Name: Lindsay Masters. Contact Email: lindsay@bacart.org. Contact Phone: 206-842-3132. Sunday, June 1, 2014, 6:00 PM. Bainbridge Arts & Crafts 151 Winslow Way E. Bainbridge Island, WA 98110. For more info visit www.bacart.org.

Adyashanti Monthly Gathering

Monthly group exploring the realization and living of Awakening in modern day context. Focused on non-dual teachings of Adyashanti. Facilitated by Pamela Saari. Where: The Bodhi Center, 6717 Marshall Road, Bainbridge Island When: Monthly (1st Sundays) 7-9 p.m. Cost: $5-$15 sliding scale, registration not required Info: bainbridgebodhicenter.com or 206-595-1004. Category: Classes & Lectures. Audience: Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: $5-15 donation. Contact Name: Pamela saari. Contact Email: info@bainbridgebodhicenter.com. Contact Phone: 206-780-1040. Sunday, June 1, 2014, 6:45 PM – 9:15 PM. Bainbridge Bodhi CenterAdyashanti Monthly Gathering.

Adyashanti Monthly Gathering

Monthly gathering to explore the realization and living of Awakening in modern day context. Focused on the non dual teachings of Adyashanti. Facilitated by Pamela Saari. Category: Classes & Lectures. Audience: Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: $5-$15 sliding scale. Contact Name: Pamela Saari. Contact Phone: 206-595-1004. Sunday, June 1, 2014, 6:45 PM – 9:00 PM. The Bodhi Center 6717 Marshall Road Bainbridge Island.

Men's Compline Choir

The Men's Compline Choir of Bainbridge Island sings the Office of Compline at 8pm the first Sunday of each month. Compline, also called Night Prayer, is the last of the traditional daily services sung by monastic communities and dates back to at least the 8th century. The service consists of chant, readings, psalms, prayers, petitions and hymns, sung in a contemplative setting in a darkened church. All are welcome. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Faith. Music. Audience: Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Katrina Diller. Contact Email: kdiller@stbbi.org. Contact Phone: 206-842-5601. Sunday, June 1, 2014, 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM. 1187 Wyatt Way NW, Baibridge Island, WA 98110.

Start to Fitness

Start to Fitness If you’re resolved to begin the New Year with a more active, healthy lifestyle, it’s easy to get started at your library. Throughout 2014, find ideas, inspiration and tips on simple ways to add more movement and healthy options to your life through the new adult series, Start to Fitness. www.kcls.org/fitness. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Classes & Lectures. Organizations. Sports & Recreation. Cost: Free. Monday, June 2, 2014. King County Library System.

Open Mic Science

"Open Mic Science" invites the community to an evening at The Treehouse Café on Bainbridge Island to explore ideas in all aspects of science and technology in an informal, social setting. Talks are held the first Monday of every month at 8 PM. Enjoy pizza and beer, and stay abreast of current science issues. Open Mic Science, A Bainbridge Science Café is committed to the public understanding of science. Intellectual curiosity required. No specific science knowledge needed. All talks are free and open to all ages. See http://openmicscience.weebly.com for details. Category: Classes & Lectures. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Michael Dagg. Contact Email: mdagg@me.com. Contact Phone: 2062013884. Monday, June 2, 2014, 8:00 PM – 9:30 PM. The Treehouse Cafe, 4569 Lynwood Center Rd NE, Bainbridge Island, WA. For more info visit openmicscience.weebly.com.

Spanish for the Little Ones

Preschool children will learn Spanish through a variety of rich experiences including circle time, storytelling, dancing and singing. Native speaker Elsa Quintanilla Trail teaches this 8-week class (April 8 -June 3, no class May 27). Download registration form at http://theislandschool.org/archives/events/spanish-for-the-little-ones. Category: Classes & Lectures. Audience: Kids. Cost: $120 for series or $15 per class. Contact Email: info@theislandschool.org. Contact Phone: 206-842-0400. Tuesday, June 3, 2014, 10:00 AM – 10:45 AM. The Island School, 8553 NE Day Road, Bainbridge Island, WA 98110. For more info visit theislandschool.org.

Archery

The Bainbridge Island Sportsmen's Club Archery Range is open to the public every Wednesday from 4pm to 6pm, and have added a new session on Sundays from 11am to 1pm for the summer. Bring the family along to give this exciting sport a try, in a safe and friendly environment. There will be experienced Range Safety Officers on site to get you started. Category: Outdoor. Sports & Recreation. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Wednesday, June 4, 2014, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM. 8203 Sportsman Club Rd, Bainbridge Island, WA 98110. For more info visit alankasper.wix.com.

The Book Club at The Marketplace

Join The Marketplace Book Club! Our first book is Chocolat by Joanne Harris. The Book Club meets every Wednesday evening at 7p at The Marketplace at Pleasant Beach Village. All Book Club members will receive 25% off of coffee from The BoatHouse Coffee House and 20% discount at the Suzanne Maurice Wine Bar during Book Club. For more Book Club info, or if you would you like to schedule your own book club at the Marketplace, please contact Eric, 360-471-6758 eric.marketpb@yahoo.com The Marketplace at Pleasant Beach Village- 4738 Lynwood Center Road NE. Category: Arts & Entertainment. Audience: Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Cost: Free. Contact Name: Eric Anderson. Contact Email: eric.marketpb@yahoo.com. Contact Phone: 360-471-6758. Wednesday, June 4, 2014, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. The Marketplace at Pleasant Beach Village- 4738 Lynwood Center Road NE, Bainbridge Island, WA 98110.

Bainbridge Island Toastmasters

The afternoon club meets on the first and third Thursdays, from 11:50am to 1pm. The evening club meets on the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays, from 7:15pm to 8:30pm. The meetings are open to all who are interested in developing their speaking skills in a fun and supportive environment. Visitors are welcome! For further information check each club’s website: Afternoon: http://bainbridgeisland.toastmastersclubs.org/ Evening: http://uspeakeasytoastmasters.toastmastersclubs.org. Category: Classes & Lectures. Organizations. Audience: Kids. Teens. Singles. College Students. Dads. Moms. Seniors. Families. Cost: Free. Wednesday, June 4, 2014, 7:15 PM – 8:30 PM. Winslow Arms Apartments Clubhouse 220 Parfitt Way.