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“Set Sail into History”: A Journey Around Bainbridge Island with Narrator David B William – July 21st

“Set Sail into History”: A Journey Around Bainbridge Island with Narrator David B William – July 21st

Whether petroglyphs and pickleball, street dances and shipbuilding, berries and the Buy Nothing Project, canoes and Coast Artillery Corps, industries and immigration, cookbooks and Chilly Hilly bike rides, Bainbridge holds an astounding—and storied—history for an island our size.

Discover the …

So What’s Up, With Upper Grow Avenue Traffic Calming and other Island Infrastructure Efforts?

So What’s Up, With Upper Grow Avenue Traffic Calming and other Island Infrastructure Efforts?

If you’ve driven your car or walked or biked on upper Grow Avenue in the past few weeks, you’ve no doubt noticed the strange-looking bollards that are fastened to the street in five different places. On two streets: Island and

Big Week Ahead on the Island: Rotary Auction Underway, 3rd of July Street Dance, Grand Old Fourth of July!

Big Week Ahead on the Island: Rotary Auction Underway, 3rd of July Street Dance, Grand Old Fourth of July!

Music on the Green Debuts this Friday with Steel Dragons Steel Orchestra and Some Bubble Fun from Gerald Simonsen

Music on the Green Debuts this Friday with Steel Dragons Steel Orchestra and Some Bubble Fun from Gerald Simonsen

 

As the old saw goes, summer is here, and the living is easy. Indeed, it’s the time of year for barbecues, long walks on the beach, swimming in the sound, gardening, picnics in the park, golfing at your favorite …

BIMA’s Kitsap County-wide Scavenger Hunt for Handblown Glass Floats is Now Underway

BIMA’s Kitsap County-wide Scavenger Hunt for Handblown Glass Floats is Now Underway

For the second year in a row, Bainbridge Island Museum of Art (BIMA) is encouraging adventurous art lovers to head outdoors and discover art where they least expect it with BIMA’s Treasure Trek: A Glass Float Seek & Keep.

This …

Preparation Underway for Annual Founders Tournament; Meanwhile, Local Pickle-ballers Get Serious About Covered Courts

Preparation Underway for Annual Founders Tournament; Meanwhile, Local Pickle-ballers Get Serious About Covered Courts

Local Pickle Ballers are already fast at work prepping for the 5th Annual Bainbridge Island Founders Tournament, slated for August 7-11 at scenic Battle Point Park.

The multi-day tourney is a fundraiser for the Bainbridge Island Historical Museum in …

Dawn Weaver’s Amazing Journey from Graphic Designer to Healthcare Worker to Maker of Artisanal Cutting Boards

Dawn Weaver’s Amazing Journey from Graphic Designer to Healthcare Worker to Maker of Artisanal Cutting Boards Dawn Weaver examines a board with epoxy resin details in BARN's Woodwoorking & Small Boatbuilding Studio in December, 2022.

By Jennifer Hemmingsen

Dawn Weaver likes a challenge. Right now, that challenge is making cutting boards that look like nothing you’ve ever seen.

Weaver’s artisanal-quality cutting boards, charcuterie boards, and small tables are instantly recognizable, even as the styles

Island Tidbits: First Friday Art Walk, Meet Artist Francene Levinson, City Launches New Publication, Beach Monitoring

Island Tidbits: First Friday Art Walk, Meet Artist Francene Levinson, City Launches New Publication, Beach Monitoring

Don’t Miss First Friday Art Walk June 7, Downtown Winslow

This popular event is held along Winslow Way and surrounding area, on the First Friday of every month, from 6 to 8 p.m.

Spend an evening experiencing all that downtown …

Near Life-long Islander – Catherine MacLeod – Snares BPA’s Prestigious Amy Award

Near Life-long Islander – Catherine MacLeod – Snares BPA’s Prestigious Amy Award

Bainbridge Performing Arts (BPA) has named Catherine MacLeod as the recipient of its prestigious 2024 Amy Award. The Amy Award, established to honor the memory of gifted young artist Amy Burnett, is presented annually to recognize a promising emerging creative …

Island Tidbits: Dana’s Trail adds Improvements, a Dedicated Lane for Ferry Drivers, New Navy Ship Named in Honor of former BI Resident, Big Changes at Eleven Winery

Island Tidbits: Dana’s Trail adds Improvements, a Dedicated Lane for Ferry Drivers, New Navy Ship Named in Honor of former BI Resident, Big Changes at Eleven Winery

Improvements Made to Dana’s Trail

The City of Bainbridge Island recently teamed up with Squeaky Wheels and the Bainbridge Island School District to make improvements to Dana’s Trail. This trail is named after Dana Berg, a former Squeaky Wheels president …

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