Category: Parks & Recreation

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 …

Contingent of Foreign and Out-of-State Players Help Enrich Bainbridge’s Founders Tournament

BIHM Founders Tournament logo 2023 - courtesy of Bainbridge Island Historical MuseumChohika “Char” Wannachinda lives in Seattle now, but she was born and raised in Thailand. The 45-year-old marketing director for a Seattle-area senior living firm started playing Pickleball just four and a half months ago, but her game is so …

Northwest Trolls – The Way of the Bird King comes to Sakai Park    

NW Trolls logoIf you’re a follower of our local social media, or visitor to Sakai Park, you might have noticed that something is afoot…the construction of a large-scale whimsical troll. Bainbridge Island joins four other WA sites—West Seattle, City of Issaquah, Vashon …

Even if you don’t play Pickleball, the Upcoming Founders Tournament is a fun Place to Hang Out and Soak Up the Games

Founders Tournament logoLooking for a fun diversion from the Dog Days of summer? Pickleball’s Founders Tournament might be your ticket.

The tourney, now in its fourth year, will be held from August 8th through August 13th at the Founders Courts

2023 Grand Old Fourth of July – a day in pictures!

GO4poster2023 original artwork by Eleanor Ford - image credit Bainbridge Chamber of CommerceThe Grand Old Fourth of July on Bainbridge Island was great hit with thousands of people descending on the streets of Downtown Winslow yesterday (July 4, 2023) to enjoy a whole array of festivities, from fun runs and a pancake …

Bainbridge Island receives $1.7M to Further Plan the Ambitious Sound to Olympics Trail

PS2P ImageThe City of Bainbridge Island will receive $1.7million in federal funding to plan the Sound to Olympics Trail from Winslow to the Agate Passage Bridge.

The award is part of a larger, $16.13 million Rebuilding American Infrastructure with Sustainability

Island Pickleballers and Tennis Players Face Off at Park Board Meeting over Courts and Playing Time

Pickleball for all November 2022Pickleball vs. Tennis. It’s a conflict that’s playing out in communities big and small all over the country, and it’s now coming to a head right here on our little island, where Pickleball was founded nearly five decades ago.

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