Bainbridge Island Review Community Calendar | July 23

Wednesday 23

Warriors series: Fans of Erin Hunter’s The Warriors Series: Meet at 10 a.m. July 23 at Eagle Harbor Book Co. for trivia, giveaways, sneak previews, and discussion. Info:

City Council: A special City Council meeting will be held at 2 p.m. July 23 at City Hall. Agenda includes voucher and payroll approval. Info:

Park Concert: Have a picnic and enjoy Celtic music by Golden Bough from 7-8:30 p.m. July 23 at Waterfront Park. Rain stage is at the Bainbridge Commons. Info:

Thursday 24

Stories About Dogs: Join Ranae Burdette and Nicky, the bookstore dog, at 10 a.m. July 24 for a doggy-themed story time. Info:

Music Together: Join Heather Scott of Little Woodstock Music Together at 10:30 a.m. July 24 at the KiDiMu. Have a family dance adventure! Info: 855-4650.

After Hours: The Chamber of Commerce will hold After Hours from 5:30-7 p.m. July 24 at the Bloedel Reserve. No reservations necessary; free and open to the public. Info: 842-3700.

Park Board: The Park Board will meet at 6 p.m. July 24 at the Strawberry Hill Mini-Gym, 7666 High School Road. Agenda includes possible park district lid lift for open space acquisition, development and operations. Open for public comment. Info: 842-2306.

Plan Comm: The Planning Commission will meet at 6 p.m. July 24 at City Hall. Agenda includes Affordable Housing Ordinance: inclusionary housing and public hearings on below-grade parking lot coverage, and 2008 Comprehensive Plan amendments. Info: 842-2552.

KRL: Beginning with its regular meeting at 6 p.m. July 24, the Kitsap Regional Library Board of Trustees will change its meeting time to 6 p.m. instead of 6:30 p.m. The board holds its monthly meetings on the fourth Thursday of the month at libraries throughout the system. The July meeting will take place at the Manchester Library, 8067 E. Main, Manchester. Public invited. Info: (360) 405-9133.

All About Lulu: Bainbridge native and double Peabody Award-winner Jonathan Evison unveils his debut novel, “All About Lulu,” at 7:30 p.m. July 24 at Eagle Harbor Book Co. Info:

Friday 25

Governor on Board: Governor Chris Gregoire will be at the public boat landing at Eagle Harbor at noon July 25 for a major stop on her Puget Sound Boat Tour. The governor is traveling around the Sound and speaking about environmental cleanup projects completed and underway in the region; she’ll highlight efforts to restore and preserve Eagle Harbor. The Bainbridge community is welcome to attend and meet the governor.

Charlotte’s Web: Bring the family to a movie afternoon. “Charlotte’s Web” will be shown at 3 p.m. July 25 at the Bainbridge Public Library. We’ll pop the popcorn. Info: 842-4162.

Theatre School: BPA Theatre School presents students grades 1–2 for “The Dragons of Noma,” at 11 a.m. July 25 at Bainbridge Performing Arts. Students grades 3-4 perform in “Dragon Fire” at 1:30 p.m. Donations for each show benefit the BPA Theatre School Scholarship Fund. At 3:30 and 7 p.m., students from grades 5-8 present “DragonSphere Chapter 2–Trial of Ashes.” Tickets: $10, 842-8569.

BBQ Potluck: Enjoy a senior BBQ potluck extravaganza from 5-7 p.m. July 25 at the Senior Community Center. The senior softball team will oversee the grill. Bring something to share or make a donation toward the cost of dogs and burgers. Sign up at the reception desk. Info: 842-1616.

Music at the Market: Mike and Val James will play from 5-7 p.m. July 25 at Town & Country Market. This free series runs each Friday on the deck above the flower shop through the end of August. Info:

Latin Soul: Latin Grammy nominee Jovino Santos Neto and vocalist Elspeth Savani will perform “Latin Soul” at 7 p.m. July 25. Admission: $32 (includes hors d’oeuvres and beverages). Info:

Into the Woods: Don’t miss the final weekend of Ovation! Musical Theatre Bainbridge’s acclaimed production of “Into The Woods.” The show runs at 7:30 p.m. July 25 and 26 and 3 p.m. July 27 at the BHS Theatre. Tickets, $13-$20, are at Winslow Drug, at 842-0472 and at

Pegasus Tunes: The Elementals, with Sherri Thal and Brent Magstad, play acoustic grooves at 7:30 p.m. July 25 at Pegasus Coffee House. Suggested donation: $5. Information: 842-6725.

Saturday 26

Farmers Market: Interested in raising your own chickens? Come to the Farmers’ Market from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. July 26 for the first annual Poultry and Eggshibition and find out what you need to know. The market opens at 9 a.m. every Saturday at the green by City Hall. Info:

Trail Work: A park district trail work party will run from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. July 26 at the Ollalie Road End. Park at the west entry of Battle Point Park; we’ll shuttle you to the work site. This work party is a joint effort of the Trail Advisory Committee and the city’s Road End Committee. Contact: Dan, (206) 245-7385.

Seattle Opera: Preview Verdi’s “Aida,” grandest of all grand operas, with Norm Hollingshead at 2 p.m. July 26 at the Bainbridge Public Library. Info: 842-4162.

Bluegrass: The third annual Bainbridge Bluegrass Festival & Family Fun Fair, featuring eight top-notch bluegrass bands, will knock your socks off. Also enjoy kids’ games, jam sessions, food and merchandise. The fest runs noon-8 p.m. July 26 at Battle Point Park. Cost: $7 individual/$15 family. Info:

Elvis Lives: Dust off your blue suede shoes for the third annual Elvis Fundraiser, from 6-9 p.m. July 26 at The Island School, 8553 Day Rd. All ages welcome. Tickets at the door, $25/person, includes sandwiches and sodas. Proceeds benefit the school. Info: Sally Browning, 780-0428.

Gypsy Soul: The Bloedel Reserve concert series concludes at 7 p.m. July 26 with a performance by Gypsy Soul. Vocalist Cilette Swann and guitarist Roman Morykit blend soft rock, traditional Celtic folk, and a bit of blues. Admission: $32. Info:

PEGASUS TUNES: Sean Garcia plays indie/acoustic/pop with an alternative edge at 7:30 p.m. July 26 at Pegasus Coffee House. Suggested donation: $5. Info: 842-6725.

Planetarium Show: The Battle Point Astronomical Association presents “Jupiter and its Moons” at 8:15 p.m. July 26 at Ritchie Observatory, Battle Point Park. Info: 842-9152.

Sunday 27

Community Singers: Join the Community Singers from 1-1:45 p.m. July 27 at the Island Health & Rehabilitation Center, 835 Madison Avenue. Info:

OPEN MIC: All ages and styles welcome for songs, instrumentals, poems, and readings at MCR Open Mic, 7-9:30 p.m. July 27 and every Sunday at Pegasus Coffee House. Info:

Monday 28

Paradigm Shifters: Paradigm Shifters will meet from 7-9 p.m. July 28 at Virginia Villa Apartments, 200 High School Rd. Free. Info: 780-9417 or

Global Source Education: Attend the Food, Farming, Culture and Education-Summer Institute July 28-31 at Day Road Farms. Info: or 780-3528.

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