Category: Parks & Recreation

Re-use Project: Seattle Ferry Terminal Walkway is Bound for Puget Sound to Pacific Trail Corridor

If you were a walk-on ferry passenger visiting Seattle over the past few years, you likely walked on the elevated passage-way that extended from the Colman Dock Ferry Terminal in Downtown Seattle to Marion Street and beyond. When we’d trekked …

The Big Dark is upon us, but so are the Holiday Events – Here’s a Rundown of What’s Coming for the November 2023 Season!

November 2023 - AHB, Winney Farm, Lesser-Known Players, BPA BSO, Manor House ConcertsARTS AND HUMANITIES BAINBRIDGE is now accepting applications for the Individual Artist Grant, submission deadline is NOVEMBER 30th. The goal of the Individual Artist Grant is to support the creation of new work by eligible artistic professionals, …

Updated as of October 17th! CELEBRATE FALL and HALLOWEEN BAINBRIDGE ISLAND STYLE – OCTOBER 2023

Updated as of October 17th!  CELEBRATE FALL and HALLOWEEN BAINBRIDGE ISLAND STYLE – OCTOBER 2023

As many islanders know, we love our holidays here on Bainbridge, and celebrating Fall and Halloween is no different. There’s a lot going …

Join the Battle Point Astronomical Association for the Upcoming Solar Eclipse this Saturday, October 14th!

The Battle Point Astronomical Association (BPAA) will open the Ritchie Observatory in Battle Point Park for viewing of this unique and rare event on Saturday, October 14, 2023, provided it’s not raining. The maximum eclipse will begin at approximately 9:20am …

CELEBRATE FALL and HALLOWEEN BAINBRIDGE ISLAND STYLE – OCTOBER 2023

As many islanders know, we love our holidays here on Bainbridge, and celebrating Fall and Halloween is no different. There’s a lot going on throughout the month and here at the Island Wanderer Blog, we’ve done our best to compile …

Park District’s Student Conservation Corps Wraps up Another Successful Summer Cleaning Up our Parks!

scoco_4Their neon shirts and boundless energy make Bainbridge Island Metro Park & Recreation District’s Student Conservation Corps’ crews hard to miss.

Some 40 teens spent their summer vacations working with the Park District’s Natural Resources team, helping to manage invasive …

Moritani Preserve hosts its Annual Community Picnic on Labor Day, Sept. 4

graphic-moritani-picnic-box-lunch 2023Looking for something fun to do on Labor Day? Consider attending the annual Moritani Community Picnic, from 4-6 p.m. Monday, Sept. 4 at the Moritani Preserve.

In case you are unfamiliar with the Preserve, and its whereabouts. It …

Like Biking and Eating? Try out this coming Sunday’s Annual Bike for Pie Event

2023 Bike for Pie logo imageOk, let’s face it, the thought of eating pie and bicycling seem like contradictory activities, Capiche? But not if you’re a member of Squeaky Wheels, the Bainbridge Island Bicycle Advocates, which will be hosting its annual Bike for

As the Dog Days of Summer Start to Wane, There’s Still A Lot Happening!

With the end of August quickly approaching and the first day of school just two weeks away, there’s still a lot of summer fun in store! Here’s a snapshot of just some of the things happening:

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The long-awaited Bainbridge Troll is revealed and the island is invited to celebrate with a “Troll Juice Launch Party” at Sisters’ Cider House tonight (August 18th) and a “Wake the Bainbridge Troll” on Saturday, August 19th!

NW Trolls logoOver the last several months, one of the island’s most ambitious public art projects has been underway—the planning and construction of The Bainbridge Troll, a large-scale whimsical troll made of recycled (and donated) materials. The Bainbridge Troll is part …

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