Here are Inside Bainbridge recommendations for the weekend of July 19-21, 2013:
1. Free Styrofoam Recycling at Bay Hay and Feed
When: Saturday, 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m., and Sunday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Where: Bay Hay and Feed, 10355 Valley Road
Why: It only happens twice a year: Your chance to get rid of that amassed styrofoam, guilt free. They will only take the kind that breaks when you bend it. It should be clean, dry, white, and free of tape and labels. No peanuts allowed.
2. Tour de Coop 2013
When: Saturday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
Where: At seven island coops.
Why: You have to ask? Read more here. And don’t miss the after party at Bay Hay from 4 to 6 p.m. Dan Laurey will play accordion.
Tickets are on sale at Bay Hay & Feed and Dana’s Show House. The map will be on the ticket. As in years past all tour proceeds go to www.helplinehouse.org. $8 by bicycle, $10 by car, $30 for a four-person carpool. Cash or check accepted.
3. “Fight for Life” Boxing Tournament to Benefit The National Breast Cancer Foundation
When: Saturday, 5-8 p.m.
Where: Bainbridge Island Boxing Club, 563 Madison Avenue
Why: Some of the best kickboxers and boxers in the Pacific Northwest including local fighters from the Bainbridge Island Boxing Club will face off in eight individual matches. Their pain is the Breast Cancer Foundation’s gain, and you get to watch.
When: Sunday, 8 a.m.-1 p.m.
Where: IslandWood, 4450 Blakely Ave NE
Why: If you’re going to run, do it in the woods. That’s what I always say right before I don’t. This event’s got runs and walks for all ages and abilities and interests. There’s a 5K and a 10K run. Both end up at IslandWood for lunch and family friendly live music with Johnny Bregar.
Check-in is from 8:00-9:00. 10K Start: 9:00. 5K Start: 9:30. Lunch: 11:00-1:00. Live Music: 11:30-12:30. $35. Get more info. here.
5. Collage and Storytelling with Donna Snow
When: Sunday, 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Where: Bainbridge Public Library, 1270 Madison
Why: The woman makes some wild stuff including some trippy books. You can make one too. You start with an 8 x 8 inch blank volume and finish with a complete art book.
Tuition: $125, BAC members $100, students $90.