Category: Parks & Recreation

Never Heard of Mason Bees? Check out a Presentation this Sunday and see What They can do for Your Garden

Did you know that just 250 Blue Orchard Mason Bees can accomplish the same pollination work as about 40,000 honeybees? And that our local parks are home to these fabulous little creatures?

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What’s all that Croaking You’re Hearing in Your Neighborhood? It’s the Soothing Sound of Chorus Frogs

The recent day or so of cold, gray and wet weather notwithstanding, spring has sprung on Bainbridge Island and throughout the Pacific Northwest. Early growing flowers like daffodils are blooming, birds are returning to nest, squirrels are coming out of …

Island Tidbits: Madison Ave. Improvements, Earth Month Activities, Jazz for Bike Park, Women’s Clothing Equity, Daffodils’ Smile, and More

Non-Motorized Infrastructure Improvements Coming to Madison Avenue

If you’ve driven in or around Downtown Winslow lately, you’ve probably already noticed that work has begun on the so-called Madison Ave Non-Motorized and Sewer Improvement Bundled Project. The infrastructure project is expected …

Kick Off Spring with KiDiMu’s FAM JAM on March 23rd from 10am – 3pm

Join KiDiMu and their community partners for FAM JAM 2024 – a FREE and fun street fair style family-focused event to kick off spring! Kids, grab your adults and head down to the museum for a day of activities, great …

The Bainbridge Island Japanese American Community invites the public to join them for the 82nd Annual Day of Remembrance on March 30th

The Bainbridge Island Japanese American Community members invite the public to join them Saturday, March 30, as they commemorate the 82nd anniversary of the forced removal of Japanese American friends and neighbors from Bainbridge Island.

 Japanese Exclusion Memorial The commemoration will be held …

Strawberry Hill Bike Park Campaign Launches March 22nd – 24th With A Weekend of Family Events and Fundraising   

Dig deep! The Strawberry Hill Bike Park campaign launches March 22nd – 24th with a weekend of events for families and riders of all ages, sponsored by the Bainbridge Island Parks & Trails Foundation.  

Strawberry Hill Park Big Deep Campaign Launch March 2024 logoProceeds from all events …

City News Bytes: New Ferry Terminal Walkway, Vote on tap for School Tech Levy, Pool Talk, Agate Pass Bridge Lane Closures

CNB February 9, 2024 Photo courtesy of WSDOTNew Ferry Terminal Pedestrian Walkway Open

After a nearly a year and a half of construction, the new overhead pedestrian walkway at the Bainbridge terminal finally opened this past week.

Work has been underway since the Summer of 2022 to …

Enjoy an Evening with Tom Fucoloro, author of “Biking Uphill in the Rain” and Publisher of Seattle Bike Blog

Mark your calendars and plan to enjoy a fun and informative evening on February 15th with Tom Fucoloro, author of the new book Biking Uphill in the Rain. Tom’s book details the long history of bicycles and transportation …

Waterfalls on Bainbridge Island? Yes, Indeed. Check them out just off of Country Club Road!

Water, water everywhere. There’s water in our basement. Argh! There’s water running in culverts on island roads, rushing in creeks that are usually silent, down streets and driveways, off of trees and buildings, and bubbling up through lawns and grasses. …

Local Pickleball Community is Stepping Up by Organizing itself into a Nonprofit, Pursuing Covered Courts and More

Founders Courts courtesy of Bainbridge Island Pickleball, BIPRD - Battle Point ParkBainbridge, of course, is the home of Pickleball, and the sport is exploding all over the world. Celebrities are playing it on a regular basis, there’s a pro circuit well underway, and it’s even mentioned on television sit-coms and variety …

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