News from the Beach
July 15, 2019
Let’s Go Explore!
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There are adventures to be had around every corner at KBIA. Our nature class (pictured above) set out to explore the tide pools on Mother’s Beach last week and found crabs, seaweed, and fun shells! 
Summer is all about new perspectives, new skills, new friends.  With over 50 classes to choose from – swimming, surfing, tennis…sailing, woodworking, nature…stand up paddle boarding, pottery, drama – there is something for everyone.  Come by the office if you need any help deciding.
Office hours:
Monday 8 AM to 5 PM
Tuesday to Friday 9 AM to 12 PM and 1 to 4 PM
See you at the beach!
This Week at KBIA
MONDAY MOVIE NIGHT: “Hoot,” Rated PG, 7 to 9 PM, $9. (Ages 7-12)
TUESDAY TWEEN NIGHT: Bowling & Dairy Queen (ice cream only, no dinner) 6:30 to 9 PM. $30. (Ages 11+) ***FULL***(Call to be put on wait list)
WEDNESDAY MOVIE NIGHT: “Monsters, Inc.,” Rated G, 7 to 9 PM, $9. (Ages 4-10)  
EXTENDED CAMPFIRE BEACH BBQ: This Wednesday, we keep the bonfire on the beach going well after movie night starts so adults can enjoy the night. Bring apps to share, the fun starts at 6 PM (no registration required).
THURSDAY TEEN NIGHT : Congdon’s After Dark Food Trucks, money provided, choose your pleasure! 6 to 9 PM $30. (Ages 13+) ***FULL***(Call to be put on wait list)
*Please preregister for all the above events at the office so we may accurately plan for transportation and/or admission fees.
**Registration for movie night is limited to 50 children, and registration for movie night at the office closes at 4PM the day of the movie or when we reach capacity. Please be advised we almost always reach capacity!

Saturday,  July 20…1:30 to 5 PM
Sunday, July 21……1:30 to 5 PM
Free to members, bring a life jacket and closed-toe water shoes.
July Watersports, BBQ, Awards
Saturday, July 20
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Join us at KBIA Saturday, July 20, for the first of our two annual BBQ and awards ceremonies.  The July BBQ and Awards Ceremony will kick off with assorted watersports in the pool for various ages:
8:30 to 9:00 AM: 3- 4 year olds
9:00 to 9:30 AM: 5- 6 year olds
9:30 to 10:00 AM: 7- 8 year olds
10:00 to 10:30 AM: 9 and older
10:30 to 11:00 AM: Free swim for all ages
At 11 AM, we will begin the awards portion of the day, handing out various KBIA “wedges” and traditional KBIA honors.
The awards will be followed by a BBQ of hot dogs, veggie burgers, hamburgers, chips, potato salad, and cake! $6/person
Celebrate by the Seaside
Saturday, July 20
Join us this Saturday, from 6 to 8:30 PM, on the KBIA lawn for our 12th annual Seaside Celebration. This night unites the “older” members of this KBIA community (21 and older, please), and gives us a chance to catch up and enjoy the beautiful setting by the cove. All are welcome, so invite your friends and family, partake in some cocktails and hors d’oeuvres catered by Kitchen Chicks, and have a good time!
 Auction items available to bid on at the Seaside include:
1) One parking space for the 2020 season — convenient to your favorite summer enrichment program and one of the best beaches around!
2) Pool party at the KBIA pool for up to 20 swimmers for before the end of the 2020 season. 
3) A private hot dog roast and s’mores on the beach for up to 10 — sit back and enjoy as KBIA staff provides the food and fun!
We also will be accepting donations for our scholarships.  These scholarships go to local children so they can attend KBIA for a fulfilling summer they otherwise would not have the chance to attend.
If you would like to bid on any auction item but cannot attend the Seaside, please contact Martin Lodish.
It’s not too late to RSVP to [email protected] or call 967-2180, please come celebrate summer with us!
KBIA Classes for Adults
We can have fun too!
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We know how much you enjoy watching all the fun the kids are having while sitting at the picnic tables and adirondack chairs…but we wanted to remind you that YOU are invited to have fun too!   
Beach yoga anyone?  Local yoga instructor Leslie Fiore has us in a zen state of mind every Wednesday and Friday morning 7-8am, $15.
Jump in the pool for a good lap swim before you get your day started (we also have a Tuesday/Thursday night session 5-6 PM, $32) – sign up for any of the following days/times:   
Mon/Wed/Fri       7-7:45 AM and 7:45-8:30 AM ($36)
Tues/Thurs         7-7:45 AM and 7:45-8:30 AM; 5-6 PM ($24)
Inquire at the office to register.  Come have some fun!
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Clynk for KBIA
CLYNK is another way to help preserve our beaches and help KBIA at the same time!  We have the green CLYNK bags available at our office for members to pick up, fill with returnables, and redeem them at the Kennebunk Hannaford (or any CLYNK redemption center).  Proceeds from KBIA-tagged bags will benefit our nonprofit organization.