Category: Living on B.I.

ITS BACK! First Friday Art Walk – June 4, 2021 – Featuring Bainbridge Arts & Crafts, Bergh Images Fine Art Photography, and Millstream

Winslow Way and surrounding area, Downtown Bainbridge Island
First Friday of every month, 6-8 PM

Once a month, Bainbridge Island Downtown Association coordinates the First Friday Art Walk.

Although the First Friday Art Walk will be a bit different than …

PAWS of Bainbridge Island and North Kitsap Present: “PAWSjama Party” Virtual Gala Fundraiser

In 1975, the Progressive Animal Welfare Society (PAWS) was founded. Since that time, PAWSBINK has become a thriving, vital presence on Bainbridge Island and in North Kitsap. Through education, awareness, and financial aid, PAWSBINK is realizing its vision of reducing …

Members with Benefits – Bainbridge Island Senior/Community Center Fob Fridays

Many people probably associate the words “senior center” as a place for an exclusive group, 55 years of age or older, and while that is true in most cases, here on BI, it is so much more! The Bainbridge Island

Introducing Stefan Goldby, President/CEO of the Bainbridge Island Chamber of Commerce

According to Merriam-Webster, the definition of “chamber of commerce” is, ‘an association of businesspeople to promote commercial and industrial interests in the community’. That often leads people to believe that local chambers are only focused on those interests, and not …

Bainbridge Island Metro Park & Recreation District – Something For Every Generation

They wanted ball fields, playgrounds and a swimming pool, and just like they would today, the islanders came together to make that happen. In the spring of 1965, a special election was held and the Bainbridge Island Park & Recreation

Why are so many cargo ships anchored off Bainbridge these days?

Ever since Captain George Vancouver laid anchor off of Restoration Point in 1792, Bainbridge Island has had an association with the maritime industry.

The famed “Mosquito Fleet,” a small flotilla of private boats, sailed between Seattle, Bainbridge Island and other …

School innovations, and schools in general, are why many people move to Bainbridge

What causes people to move to our bucolic, little rock? Every transplant – and that now includes the vast majority of Bainbridge Islanders – has a different story. It could be our proximity to Seattle, our semi-rural environment, or our …

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