It’s Kidimu’s 12th birthday, and the celebration — to be held Saturday June 3 from 10 – 2 — is packed with excitement!

In this eight minute podcast, Kidimu Executive Director, Susie Burdick tells BCB about how Kidimu’s birthday parties have gotten bigger and better each year.  This year, beginning at 10 am, the fun festivities will include:

10:30 am      Poulsbo Leikarringen – folk dance performance

11:00 am      Bainbridge Performing Arts – Theatre School performance

11:30 am     American Red Cross and Ready Raccoon – safety presentation

Noon           Island Aikido – martial arts demonstration

12:30pm     West Sound Wildlife Shelter – animal ambassadors program

1:00 pm      Spartronics Team 4915 – robotics demonstration


Family Fun on the Plaza 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., with special activities, featuring:

     Bainbridge Island Museum of Art – craft

     Bainbridge Prepares and Ready Raccoon – safety tips

     Boys and Girls Club of Bainbridge Island – face painting

     Fire Truck (1 – 2 ) and Police Car (10 – 2 ) – unless called to action

     KiDiMu – Summer Camp Sneak Preview and Bubbles

                     (in KiDiMu’s outdoor space by the Museum)

     Kitsap Regional Library – Bainbridge Island Brach – craft

     Malone Pediatrics – teddy bear clinic

     West Sound Wildlife Shelter – animal ambassadors

And for adults with $10 burning a hole in their pockets, Dr. Brian Kovara from Living Well Chiropractic & Massage will offer 10-minute chair massages for $10 with 100 percent of the proceeds benefiting the museum! Available between 10 and 2.

That’s a Some Pizza will host a stand in front of KiDiMu and offer pizza and drinks for sale between 11 and 2.

Credits: BCB host: Channie Peters; audio editor: Chris Walker; social media publisher: Diane Walker.