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Special Events

Special Events

The Bainbridge Island Metro Park & Recreation District sponsors a variety of special events for all ages in our community.   Concerts, dances, record hops, poetry readings and humanity programs are some of the many events held throughout the year.  Scroll down to see our current events!

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Fall 2014 Special Events

 

MONTHLY ACOUSTIC JAM - AT HILLTOP!

“Prue’s House” at the Hilltop property in the Grand Forest East is jammin’ every third Friday night of the month, as local acoustic musicians gather to play and practice and learn and hang out. Bring whatever you play or just your voice. Old school blues, folk, and indy tunes. You could learn a thing or two & show’em a thing or two. Free; refreshments provided. 9/19, 10/17, 11/21, 12/19…

CONTRA DANCE!

Nov. 15th, 7:30 -10:30 ICH
Country Capers Trio Reunion plays Island Center Hall November 15TH, 7:30-10:30 with Eric Curl calling contras and squares. David Denz on euilleann Irish pipes, wooden flute, cittern, guitar; Jane Landstra on violin and piano; and last, but not least, Ken Embrey on guitar and concertina. All dances are taught and cued and no partner is needed.
Admission: $12 Adults, $5 Teens. info:c_capers@yahoo.com

SWEET SATURDAY DANCES!

Island Center Hall, 8395 Fletcher Bay Rd
Singles & couples; Adults & teens.
Dressy casual. Be kind to wood floor;
Wear shoes with clean soles, no black marks.
Info www.educatedfeet.net
Contact sheila@educatedfeet.net or 842-3012

Sept 20– Swing with “Casey MacGill Trio”
American music of many decades that swings! At the core of his sound are his band’s sometimes sweet, sometimes rough-hewn three-part harmony vocals and a piano-ukulele-bass-and-drums rhythm section.
$20 includes 7:30-8:30 pm workshop; 8:30-11:00 pm dance, live music!

Oct 11 – Latin Jazz Night - DJ Mix Salsa, Cha Cha, Rumba, Bachata, Tango, Swing
$10 includes 7:30-8:15 pm workshop; 8:15-10:00 pm dance, DJ music!

Nov 8 – Ranger & the Re-Arrangers
At the heart of their sound is Ranger Sciacca’s sweet violin playing with an exquisite marriage to guitar. They bring forth a snappy rhythm and a calm and catchy grace. The band’s repertoire includes swing standards, the music of Django & Grappelli, latin swing tunes, Waltzes and Ranger’s unique originals. $20 includes 7:30-8:30 pm workshop; 8:30-11:00 pm dance, live music!

Dec 13 – Just Dance! - DJ Mix Waltz, Blues, Swing, West Coast, Ballroom, Latin - Holiday tunes included!
$10 includes 7:30-8:15 pm workshop; 8:15-10:00 pm dance, DJ music!

Info www.educatedfeet.net. Contact sheila@educatedfeet.net

HOLIDAY CARNIVAL AT THE POOL

Friday 12/12, 5-7pm. Celebrate the winter holidays at the pool! There will be a performance along with games and activities for kids of all ages. $7 for kids 17 and under. Bring in 3 items of canned or boxed food and get in for half price. Adults are free.