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11:15 AM - 12:15 PM 
4 Sheets To The Wind

3:00 PM to 4:00 PM 



Join us and the local musicians, business and organizations that have come together to help celebrate 50 years of community.  The Boys and Girls Club is ready to lend a hand and set up tables, chairs and tents for the big 50th Thank You Celebration. 


All our island neighbors are invited to gather and enjoy live music while picnicking on the lawn or ordering snacks or lunch from  BIBBQ or Kurdish Kitchen food trucks.  


                Look for yummy treats by Sweet Dahlia  as Helpline

                House will be transformed into a local community

                sensation where you can catch some tunes, beats,

                and hits from local musicians.

Grab your picnic blanket, bring your friends, family, neighbors or just yourself and come out to enjoy the day celebrating community.


Walk into the open house, complete a raffle ticket and learn more about Neighbors Helping Neighbors, view historical photos, and comment on the ways Helpline House has touched you, your family, or your neighbors in its rich 50 year history on our Island.

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12:45 PM Special Guest Speaker:

Senator Christine Rolfes

and then cake!


Helpline House will be a place for activities by local partners for kids and adults for neighbors to mingle and make new friends. Stroll over to grab some food and drinks while you enjoy watching kids and adults play lawn games and join in the fun!

Bookmark craft that all ages can enjoy creating. We will have ink stamps representing our island's parks and activities offered through the park district. Bookmarks can be decorated with stamps, markers and a tassel.

Be apart of the fun and imagination enjoy a face painting by Peacock.

The Marshmallow Toothpick Balance...Challenge yourself and build a structure using these two materials.  It must stand by itself.  How tall can you build it?

Life Sized Comics with professional graffiti markers and ukulele lessons.

Bring smiles, take memories.  Experience a unique photo booth by The Lightning Booth.   Visitors are welcome to a 4 x 6 on-site printed photo (one per person).  Friends, family and neighbors can fit anywhere from 2-10+ people depending on how many you want in your group snapshot. The current record is 24 beaming smiles!



11:15 AM - 12:15 PM 4 Sheets To The Wind is a group of musicians getting together to get in the groove. Playing hits from the 60’s to present day. Artists such as Tom Petty, The Grateful Dead and Ben Harper can be heard. Tap your foot or dance like their ain’t no tomorrow; 4 Sheets To The Wind loves playing for you.

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM Ranger and the Re-Arrangers evoke the spirit of a Paris cafe and the raucous energy of a Gypsy campsite with their version of Gypsy jazz.  Ranger and his father Michael formed the band in 2006 after a pilgrimage to the world’s foremost Gypsy Jazz event, the Django Reinhardt festival in Samois Sur Seine, France. The band’s repertoire includes swing standards, traditional Gypsy melodies, the music of Django Reinhardt, and Ranger's unique originals.

The band has now released 4 CDs and performs over 100 times each year at music festivals, concerts in the park, swing dances, weddings and events of all sorts.

3:00 PM - 4 PM Redshift presents a mixture of jazz standards and original music that invites the audience to relax to the smooth sounds or to explore the musical depth that the music offers. Dave Bristow (piano), Kurt Bischoff (drums), Neil Conaty (bass) and Kurt Festinger (sax) all share a lifetime of professional  musical experiences and the bands’ performance reflects this, ranging through a variety of styles including original material, swing, latin, blues, ballad and fusion. The music has a polished and integrated ensemble sound, with each player contributing genuinely interesting musical content. The quartet is available for bookings in the Bainbridge Island/Seattle/Kitsap/Jefferson area.

This event has something for everyone, and most of all, we hope our neighbors walk away knowing they are the reason Helpline House has an integral place in this community.


For anyone who loves to get involved, volunteers are always welcome!   Please contact Debbie at with any questions or go to

Band Bios

4:00 PM Raffle Drawing

Items to be announced soon!



a Healthy & Whole Community, all year long!

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