Things To Do on Bainbridge Island This Week – October 21-27
Welcome to another Monday and BILA’s list of great Things To Do on Bainbridge Island This Week! It’s another round-up of well-rounded events, from films to flowers, theatre to a couple of family-friendly Halloween events.
Monday, October 21
Messy Monday at KiDiMu!
10:30 – 11:30 am @ Kids’ Discovery Museum (301 Ravine Lane NE)
Join a KiDiMu instructor for messy experimentation and sensory exploration! Drop by anytime between 10:30 and 11:30 a.m. This weekly program is made possible by generous support from Bainbridge Pediatrics. For more information, contact KiDiMu at (206) 855-4650. Admission: Free (with general admission or membership)
Tuesday, October 22
smARTfilms: Rivers and Tides
7:00 pm @ Bainbridge Island Museum of Art’s Frank Buxton Auditorium (550 Winslow Way East)
BIMA smARTfilms series fosters community conversation through the merger of visual art, film, and narrative. After the screening, our host and guest(s) will initiate a discussion about the film and its art. All are welcome to participate in an open exchange of ideas during these post-film discussions. Rivers and Tides serenely captures the magical relationship between art and nature while painting a visually intoxicating portrait of famed artist Andy Goldsworthy and his work. Admission: $8 for adults, $5 students ($28 for the entire series)
Wednesday, October 23
Floral Workshop with Cathy Tyler
10:00 am – 12:30 pm or 2:30- 4:30 pm @ Bloedel Reserve (7571 Dolphin Drive)
Learn tricks from the trade from the Reserve’s florist. This hands-on workshop will teach participants how to create stunning floral compositions. You will leave the workshop with a beautiful arrangement of your creation. Materials provided, but please bring any interesting cuttings from your yard, if you so desire. Pre-registration required: (206) 842-7631. Admission: $30 members, $35 for non-members
Thursday, October 24
Educators Appreciation Night
7:00 – 8:30 pm @ Eagle Harbor Book Co. (157 Winslow Way East)
Welcome teachers and educators to an informative evening of book news, special discounts, giveaways, and food! To show their appreciation for local educators, Eagle Harbor Book Co. is inviting educators over to have some fun while learning about great upcoming titles, classics, and resources for the classroom. The event will feature publisher representatives who specialize in children’s and YA books, as well as our knowledgable booksellers. There will be raffles and special discounts throughout the evening. Admission: Free
Friday, October 25
Reader’s Theatre: ‘The Leisure Seeker’
7:00 – 8:30 pm @ Bainbridge Island Public Library (1270 Madison Avenue North)
Fresh off of last week’s showing of The Leisure Seeker, the Bainbridge Island Public Library welcomes actors (and married couple) Jennifer Waldron and John Kenning are Ella and John in this presentation of selections from the novel. Directed by Diane Bankart.a Admission: Free
Saturday, October 26
Fright Fest 2013!
3:00 – 8:30 pm @ Bainbridge Island Public Library (1270 Madison Avenue North)
Have a screaming good time at this Halloween festival of movies and mayhem. Costumes are encouraged. Be sure to dress in your favorite zombiewear or spooky Halloween atire! Three films and dinner are included: Warm Bodies (2013), Mama (2013) and Insidious (2010). All films are rated PG-13. Admission: Free
Sunday, October 27
9th Annual HOWL-o-ween!
1:00 – 4:00 pm @ IslandWood (4450 Blakely Avenue NE)
Please join your fellow Islanders for a free day of Halloween fun at IslandWood. They’ve got storytelling, carnival games, a History Mystery Trail (complete with live actors!) and much more. It’s always BYOP (Bring Your Own Pumpkin). IslandWood chefs will help you carve a masterpiece! Wizards and mad scientists will amaze you at their laboratory where you can conduct experiments and make slime! And… in case you were wondering… YES THEY’LL HAVE THEIR FAMOUS COOKIES! Admission: Free