Category: Parks & Recreation

Life Aboard a small River Cruise Boat on the Danube was Educational, Entertaining and Eye-Opening. We Can’t Recommend it Enough!

Life Aboard a small River Cruise Boat on the Danube was Educational, Entertaining and Eye-Opening. We Can’t Recommend it Enough!

As Edmonds-based travel guru Rick Steves likes to say, travel expands both your understanding of the world and your outlook on life. We couldn’t agree more after completing an 18-day River Cruise this past fall on the Danube in Europe, …

The Next Chapter will begin soon on the Cleanup of the EPA Superfund site on Wyckoff Point, next to Pritchard Park

The Next Chapter will begin soon on the Cleanup of the EPA Superfund site on Wyckoff Point, next to Pritchard Park

We don’t often associate Bainbridge Island with words like “pollution” or “contamination”. But on the southeast corner of otherwise pristine Eagle Harbor sits one of the State’s, if not the country’s, largest Superfund sites – Wyckoff Point.

If you …

Bainbridge Island Holiday Events Guide (Updated) – Here’s a Rundown of What’s Happening  from November 17th through December 11th!

Bainbridge Island Holiday Events Guide (Updated) – Here’s a Rundown of What’s Happening  from November 17th through December 11th!

ORDER YOUR HOLIDAY TURKEY NOW! Winney Farm has fresh birds for your holiday feast, visit their online ordering system here.

THE ISLAND HOLIDAY COMMUNITY MEAL PROJECT – order deadline for December 22nd meals is Monday, December 11th! This year, the …

Star Gazing at the John H. Rudolph Planetarium at Battle Point Park just got even better!

Star Gazing at the John H. Rudolph Planetarium at Battle Point Park just got even better!

For the last few years, staff, members and volunteers of the Battle Point Astronomical Association have been hard at work doing an array of much needed upgrades and improvements to the Edwin E. Ritchie Observatory at Battle Point Park. …

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

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!

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!

ARTS 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, including …

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

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 on throughout …

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

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

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!

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

Their 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 …

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