Full slate of Island Rec programs coming this summer

Posted June 3, 2022 at 4:02 pm by

The folks at Island Rec have some details to share about their upcom­ing sum­mer programming.

Island Rec has a vari­ety of free pro­gram­ming this sum­mer. Check out our web­site for addi­tion­al infor­ma­tion and reg­is­tra­tion. Every pro­gram is open to all ages.

Farmers Market Tie Dyeing

Sat­ur­day June 11
9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Join us for some week­end fun and cre­ativ­i­ty. Island Rec will once again be set­ting up a free Arts & Crafts booth at the Farm­ers Mar­ket. The always pop­u­lar tie dye­ing will be on June 11. White t‑shirts will be avail­able at $5 each.

Pig War Picnic

Mon­day, July 4
After the Fourth of July parade
The lawn at the Catholic Church

Join us for some for some old-fash­ioned games at the annu­al Kiwa­nis Pig War Picnic.

Art in the Park with Alchemy Art Center

Sun­days between July 3 and Aug. 7
John O. Linde Com­mu­ni­ty Park

Join Alche­my Art Cen­ter and guest artists for fun and free com­mu­ni­ty art days. Pro­fes­sion­al artists will lead an excit­ing ros­ter of activ­i­ties. Space is lim­it­ed; reg­is­ter in advance to save your spot. Kids under 10 must be accom­pa­nied by an adult. Each Sun­day will have two times­lots offered to choose from: 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

  • July 3 – Sil­ly clay faces
  • July 10 – Cus­tom stamp-mak­ing: cards, patch­es, and stickers
  • July 17 – Clay beads and charms
  • July 24 – Indi­go dyeing
  • July 31 – Screen print­ing t‑shirts
  • Aug. 7 – Decoupage

Music on the Lawn

Wednes­days at 6:30 p.m.
July 6, 13, 20, 27 and Aug 3, 10
San Juan His­tor­i­cal Museum

This is Island Rec’s free out­door sum­mer con­cert series. Bring blan­kets or lawn chairs, a pic­nic, and enjoy an evening of music on the lawn at the San Juan His­tor­i­cal Muse­um. FANS will offer treats and bev­er­ages for sale at each con­cert. Please, no pets or alco­hol. Pack it in, pack it out.

Shaw Island Bike Ride

Sun­day July 31
Depart Fri­day Har­bor on the 11:35 a.m. fer­ry, return by 5:05 p.m.

Join Island Rec for a free sum­mer ride on love­ly, bike friend­ly Shaw Island. Take the fer­ry for free on your bikes and choose to ride either the sev­er­al longer loop rides on the island or ride the easy two-mile fair­ly lev­el, paved roads to the Shaw Coun­ty Park. Bring a pic­nic and enjoy an after­noon at the sandy beach.

An Island Rec ‘sag wag­on’ will fol­low rid­ers to make sure no flat tires or oth­er issues stop any­one from get­ting to the park or back home. Every­one will meet at the Shaw fer­ry land­ing to review the map, route and check their gear and bikes. If you’ve nev­er had the chance to check out Shaw Island, this is a great way to do so. No pre-reg­is­tra­tion required, just come with your hel­mets and bikes. All young rid­ers must have a par­ent or guardian with them.

Please check islandrec.org in July for any poten­tial fer­ry sched­ule changes for this event.

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