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BIFD: The Bainbridge Fire Board will meet at 6 p.m. Se

Wednesday 24

BIFD: The Bainbridge Fire Board will meet at 6 p.m. Sept. 24 at Station 21 Headquarters. Agenda items include the fire chief’s report and citizen comments or discussion. Info: www.bifd.org.

HOmework Help: Students and parents are invited to a hands-on database training session on Kitsap Regional Library’s online encyclopedias, magazines, journals, newspapers, practice exams and online tutoring. At 7 p.m. Sept. 24 at the Bainbridge Public Library. Info: 842-4162.

Boy Scouts: Bainbridge Island Boy Scout Pack #547 will hold a recruitment open house at 7 p.m. Sept. 24 at St. Cecelia Church’s Conger Hall. Parents of boys grades 1-4 are invited to learn about scouts and to participate in forming new dens. Contact: Susan Brennan, 780-2317.

City Council: The City Council will meet at 6 p.m. Sept. 24 in Council Chambers, City Hall. Agenda includes Council Committee Updates, Public Comment, Resolutions 08-28, Management of City-Owned Farmland; 08-26; Disposition of Surplus City Property (WICCA) and Authorize Sale through RFP; and Lodging Tax Advisory Committee Appointments. Information: Kelly Jahraus, kjahraus@ci.bainbridge-isl.wa.us.

Thursday 25

CROP Restaurant Day: On Sept. 25, several Bainbridge Island restaurants are offering a portion of their receipts for CROP Walk, to be held Sept. 28: San Carlos, Four Swallows, Café Nola, Commuter Comforts, Harbour Public House, Streamliner Diner, Bainbridge Island BBQ, Blue Ocean Café, Casa Rojas, Doc’s Marina Grill, Mora Iced Creamery, Island Pizza, New Rose Café, Pegasus Coffee House & Gallery, Richie’s 305, Sawatdy Thai Cuisine, Teriyaki Town and That’s a Some Pizza. See http://bainbridgecrophungerwalk.wordpress.com.

Estate Planning: The third program in the Bainbridge Public Library’s estate planning series, “Complex Estate Planning,” will be held from 9-11 a.m. Sept. 25 at the library. Karen Bertram will address the variety of planning techniques. Information: 842-4162.

After Hours: The next Chamber of Commerce After Hours will be held from 5:30- 7 p.m. Sept. 25 at New Motion Physical Therapy, 9419 Coppertop Loop. Network with business friends and associates and learn about the services offered by this successful Bainbridge business. No Reservations Necessary, Public Welcome. Info: 842-3700.

Council/Parks: The City Council and the Board of Commissioners of the Park District will hold a special joint meeting from 5-6:45 p.m. Sept. 25 at the Strawberry Hill Park Center, 7666 High School Rd. Agenda includes Senior Center update; transfer of city owned properties to Park District; and Battle Point Park soccer field construction status update. Info: 842-2306.

Park Board: The BIMPRD board will hold its regular meeting at 7 p.m. Sept. 25 at Strawberry Hill Center. Agenda includes budget recap; director’s report and upcoming meetings/work sessions/events. Info: 842-2306

Peak Oil: Sally Odland will speak on peak oil at 7 p.m. Sept. 25 at Hyla Middle School. Her talk, “Business Adaptation,” will focus on solutions to peak oil. Info: www.sustainablebainbridge.net.

Girl Scouts: Bainbridge Island Girl Scouts will hold a recruitment session at 7 p.m. Sept. 25 at Ordway Elementary’s library. Parents of girls in kindergarten and above are invited to learn about Girls Scouts and to participate in forming new troops. Childcare provided. Financial assistance available. Info: (800) 767-6828.

Plan comm: The Bainbridge Planning Commission will meet at 7 p.m. Sept. 25 at City Hall. Agenda includes study sessions on below-grade parking lot coverage and the affordable housing ordinance. Info: 842-2552.

Spanish Book Club: Club de Lectores Iberoamericanos (Spanish Book Club) discusses Yoby Julia Alvarez of the Dominican Republic. Meet at 7 p.m. Sept. 25 at the Bainbridge Public Library. Info: 842-4162.

James Cutler: Eagle Harbor Book Company presents a multimedia presentation by James Cutler at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 25. Information: www.eagleharborbooks.com.

Hail and Reign: See the world premiere of “Hail and Reign,” a new musical by writer Colin Speer Crowley and Bainbridge Island composer Paul Lewis. Performances are Sept. 25-28, at 7:30 p.m. Thurs-Sat and 3 p.m. Sunday. Directed by Steven Fogell. Tickets, $18/$15, at or www.bainbridgeperformingarts.org.

Friday 26

MOPS: Mothers Of Preschoolers will meet from 9:30-11:30 a.m. Sept. 26 at Island Church. All mothers are welcome with children from newborn to 5 years of age. Childcare provided. Info: 842-4709 or www.islandchurch.org/mops.html.

Almost Perfect: Bainbridge Arts and Crafts will hold its annual Almost Perfect sale Sept. 26-28. Thousands of objects will be on sale at reduced prices and 65 percent of proceeds going to the artists. Support your local artists and get great deals! Special hours: Friday, 10-8; Saturday, 10-6; Sunday, 11-5. Friday is members only; new members welcome. Info: www.bacart.org.

PEGASUS TUNES: Ken Cofield plays low-down, lo-fi songs from a dry country at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 26 at Pegasus Coffee House. Suggested donation: $5. Info: 842-6725.

Saturday 27

Farmers Market: Now’s the time to “put up” fresh local food for the winter. Get it at the Farmers Market, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 27 at the green near City Hall. Info: www.bainbridgefarmersmarket.com.

Youth Market: The Bainbridge Youth Market and Garden Exchange runs from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 20 in the lot on Madrone Lane above Mora. Info/participation: 842-1250.

Trail Work: A BIMPRD trail work party will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 27 at Grand Forest East. Meet at the Mandus Olson parking area off New Brooklyn. Info: Dan Hamlin, dan@biparks.org.

Arthur’s World: Kids Discovery Museum unveils its new exhibit, “Arthur’s World,” on Sept. 27. This exclusive installation is based on Marc Brown’s popular books and the Emmy award-winning PBS series. Members-only preview at 9 a.m.; general admission at 10 a.m. Arthur appears at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Info: www.kidimu.org.

Salmon Monitor: A mandatory training session for salmon stream monitors will be held from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Sept. 27, starting at Bainbridge Island City Hall. Volunteers must be at least 14 years old and able to walk through brush or scramble across logs to ford streams. Time commitment is one to two hours a week, plus several hours longer for the initial visit. Info/reservations: 780-3797.

Nurture to Educate: From 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sept. 27, join a class for parents of children from infancy-8 years at Madrona School’s Fellowship Hall (Eagle Harbor Congregational Church) on how nurturing daily care builds a foundation for joyful learning. A delicious, pro-biotic, super-nutritious lunch will be provided by Ann Lovejoy. Cost: $25 for class and lunch. Reservations and information: Madrona School office, 855-8041.

Just Know: Gina Biegel presents “I’m Stressin’ Out Here…,” a stress reduction tools workshop for teens and parents sponsored by the Just Know Coalition. The presentation is from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 27 at Woodward Middle School. Free to teens ages 12 to 18; parents and other adults welcome, suggested donation $10. Non-perishable food item for Helpline appreciated. Optional pre-registration: www.justknow.org. Info: 842-9950.

School Struggles: Nancy Gill offers practical advice on how parents can help children who are struggling in school, discussing what children can achieve when they are valued and respected as people. Meet at 2 p.m. Sept. 27 at the Bainbridge Public Library. Information: 842-4162.

Latin NIght: Join Sheila and Gene Magallanes for Latin Night, Sept. 27 at Seabold Community Hall. The lesson begins at 7:30 p.m., with DJ’d dance following from 8:15-10:30 p.m. Cost: $10/$5, includes lesson and dance. Information: www.educatedfeet.net.

PEGASUS TUNES: Island singer/songwriter Eddie Williams plays at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 27 at Pegasus Coffee House. Suggested donation: $5. Information: 842-6725.

Sunday 28

Harvest Fair: It is time again to get back on Johnson Farm at the Trust for Working Landscape’s Harvest Fair from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sept. 28. The fair features sheep shearing, live music, a scarecrow contest, $100 for a prize zucchini, a 4-H petting zoo and dog agility, the Landslide, and a beer garden featuring local ales and wines. Info: http://trustforworkinglandscapes.org/.

pie Contest: Calling all pie bakers! Bring your pies to the Trust for Working Landscapes Harvest Fair on Sept. 28 at Johnson Farm. Prizes awarded for Best of Show, Best Youth and Best Local Pie. Deliver the pies between 11 a.m. and noon. Contact: Dana Berg, veloberg66@msn.com.

Golf Tourney: A benefit golf tournament will be held at noon Sept. 28 at Meadowmeer Golf & Country Club. Shotgun start at noon, individual stroke play, nine holes. Ladies play from the red tees, men from the blue tees. The $75 entry fee includes lunch; limited carts and club rentals are availalbe at the pro shop, 842-2218. Organized by Ros Olason, BHS senior, to benefit the American Stroke Association. Information/donations: 842-2225 or rossolason@qwest.net.

Cave Council: The Cave Neighborhood Community Council’s annual meeting will be held at 1 p.m. Sept. 28 at the Bainbridge Cooperative Nursery, 501 Cave Ave. Info: 842-7298.

CROP Walk: The 13th annual Bainbridge Island CROP Hunger Walk will be at 2 p.m. Sept. 28, starting at Eagle Harbor Church. All donations will be matched by an anonymous donor. Helpline House and Fishline food banks will receive 25 percent of the day’s revenue. Information: http://bainbridgecrophungerwalk.wordpress.com.

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