Events Calendar

December

Thursday, December 27, 2018 - 7:45am to Saturday, January 5, 2019 - 5:00pm / IslandWood
IslandWood Events

IslandWood and the nationally recognized National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS) will present Widlerness First Responder Course (WFR) on December 27th, 2018 - January 5, 2019. The WFR course is a nationally recognized 80-hour program that trains participants to respond to emergencies in remote settings.

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January

Saturday, January 5, 2019 - 11:00am to 3:00pm / Woodward Middle School
Community Events, Kid-Friendly, Adult-Friendly

NEW DAY, NEW VENUE, NO TICKETS NEEDED.
IslandWood is honored to partner with the Bainbridge Island Japanese American Community to support the 30th Anniversary Celebration of Mochi Tsuki. In order to accommodate more guests, the event will be hosted at a new, larger venue - Woodward Middle School, on a Saturday this year.

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Saturday, January 12, 2019 - 9:00am to 12:00pm / Washington Stormwater Center
Teacher Professional Development

Would you like to learn more about how urban water systems actually work? Are you curious how water systems, the impacts of climate change, and related conservation issues can interest your students and integrate with NGSS?

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Saturday, January 19, 2019 - 9:00am to 4:00pm / Victor Falls Elementary School
Adult-Friendly, Teacher Professional Development

How does engineering relate to solving problems in your community? Explore with us what is involved in putting student ideas into action including possible real world constraints, practical small-scale solutions and mini-grants that might help out.
Lunch and free childcare is included (ages four and up). STEM clock hours plus a $125 stipend to public school teachers!

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Friday, January 25, 2019 - 2:30pm to Sunday, January 27, 2019 - 2:00pm / IslandWood
Community Events, Adult-Friendly

A Weekend in the Woods for Women with Sue Monk Kidd and Ann Kidd Taylor

LEARN. RESTORE. CONNECT.  

Join bestselling authors Sue Monk Kidd and Ann Kidd Taylor for a weekend of renewal as IslandWood presents the 13th annual Circle of Friends.

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Saturday, January 26, 2019 - 9:00am to 4:00pm / King County South Wastewater Treatment Plant
Adult-Friendly, Teacher Professional Development

How does engineering relate to solving problems in your community? Explore with us what is involved in putting student ideas into action including possible real world constraints, practical small-scale solutions and mini-grants that might help out.
Lunch and free childcare is included (ages four and up). STEM clock hours plus a $125 stipend to public school teachers!

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Sunday, January 27, 2019 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm / IslandWood
IslandWood Events, Community Events, Adult-Friendly

In this first class of our series, Skills of a Naturalist, we will learn to identify common mosses, lichens and liverworts.

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February

Saturday, February 2, 2019 - 9:00am to 12:00pm / Cascade View Elementary (in Tukwila)
Adult-Friendly, Teacher Professional Development

Mapping neighborhood assets, opportunities, and problems can engage students more deeply in science and engineering. In this workshop you’ll learn how system models, looking for patterns, and observing change over time can help students investigate and map their community. Includes STEM clock hours plus a $60 stipend to public school teachers.

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Sunday, February 3, 2019 - 9:00am to 4:00pm / IslandWood
IslandWood Events, Community Events, Adult-Friendly

Learn the basics of weaving from the wild as Melinda West guides you through several small plant fiber projects designed to engage learners with plants in Pacific Northwest landscapes.

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March

Friday, March 1, 2019 - 4:00am to Sunday, March 3, 2019 - 1:30am / IslandWood
IslandWood Events

IslandWood presents its 7th annual Poetry in the Woods weekend, an inspired gathering with David Whyte on IslandWood’s 250 acres of open meadow, inviting forest, and infinite possibility.

A TIMELESS WAY

The Art & Practice of Creating A More Beautiful Mind

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