With the spring thaw comes time for the 17th annual running of the PABI Road Rally. Don’t get left out of the fun. Register now at the BIC Center or register at the Shamrock at the start. On site registration and a review of the rules starts at 12:30 on Sunday, May 5, at the Shamrock with the start of the rally to follow.
- REGISTRATION: $20 per person; no #limit per car; 12:30pm @ Shamrock.
- WHAT TO BRING: A Wojan-Cashman (third edition) Beaver Island map, cell phone and a BI phone book!
- START: On-site Registration @12:30pm followed by Rules & Regs, followed by Start!
- FINISH: Includes tasty treats, special awards, and presentation of the coveted Trophy!!
It’s a full afternoon of thrills, chills, challenges, and all out competitive fun! Never ‘rallied’?! Don’t have a car to ride in?! We’ll find you one…just call the BIC Center at 448-2022! YOU’LL HAVE A BLAST! Additional details are on the WVBI/BIC Center Community Calendar.
’til Beth Do Us Part was a grand kick-off to our 2019 season of performance events in the McDonough’s Market Theater at the BIC Center. Next up is Expose’: Holiday Celebrities Tell All on Friday May 10 at 7. It’s the annual Beaver Island Community School 4th and 5th grade play, which means it’s guaranteed to be a good time for all. Reserved seats are $7. All proceeds go to benefit the 4th & 5th grade trip to Camp Hayo-Went-Ha.
Also coming up is the First Annual BIC Center Pickleball Tournament. That’s set for June 2 starting at 11 on the McDonough’s Market Pickleball Court. SIgn up at the BIC Center front desk by May 26. Your team needs two players, but all ages and genders are welcome on all teams.
Our regular weekly events continue with Pickle Ball Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:30 to 11:30 (with a hiatus the week ahead of the 4th & 5th grade play), the Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program on Tuesdays and Fridays from 10 to 11, and Games Galore Thursday afternoons from 1 to 4. And, there are movies every Saturday at 4 and 7 (except when there is a show in the house). Check here for trailers and details.
We look forward to seeing you at your Beaver Island Community Center.
What’s at the BIC Center?
Ray & Ann Stanhope Visitor Center
The Ray & Ann Stanhope Visitor Center is a great place to get information, grab a snack, connect to Wi-Fi and kick off your island adventure. It’s also home to the island’s community radio station…our very own WVBI-The Voice of Beaver Island.
McDonough's Market Theater
The McDonough’s Market Theater is the premier performance space on the island hosting music of all genres, dance, theater productions, movies, seminars and community meetings.
Carol’s Hang Out upstairs offers an informal gathering place for meetings, reading, pool, foosball, board games, video games, TV, using our community PCs and printer, and … just hanging out.
Coming to the McDonough’s Market Theater
Music, Plays, Graduation & a Birthday
The summer of 2018 kicked off with a road rally, student theater and BICS graduation and continued with music, plays, special community events, yoga and more. Our scrapbook from May to September is here for you to enjoy while we plan another summer to celebrate in 2019.
BIC Center Big Screen
The winter of 2017-18 was packed full of great movies at the BIC Center. Watch them sparkle by to the right. Anything you'd like to see again? Let us know. And let us know what you'd like to see this summer. We'll have movies at 3 and 7 Saturdays, at 7 on Tuesdays and at 3 and 7 on rainy days. Watch biccenter.org for the latest.
Music, Plays & More
The summer of 2017 was truly one to celebrate at the BIC Center--with plays, music from many genres (Classical, Jazz, Celtic, Folk and Country) informative presentations, the Summer Solstice Party, the 2017 Gala, Yoga, tech presentations, rainy day games, trail head information and more. We're planning a similar flurry of events for the summer of 2018.
BIC Center Big Screen
Summer 2017 was big for movies on the big screen at the BIC Center. We presented two movies every Saturday all year and started movie Tuesdays during the summer. Watch them sparkle by to the right. 2018 will be another great year for movies in the Robert Gillespie Memorial Theater.
Plays, Robots & Ice
PABI's spring events included two productions in the Ray & Ann Stanhope Theater, a robot film festival and the classic Ice Classic.
Car #1 Was #1 Again!
The winning team of Diane McDonough, Andy Kohls, Eric Hodgson, Jeanne Gillespie and Kathy Speck has not only Rallied for over a decade, but in past years has organized this PABI annual rite-of-spring. Congratulations for winning the coveted trophy--and continuing a Beaver Island tradition!
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