Category: People, Arts, Culture, Music, Food and Wine

GRAND OLD 4TH POSTER CONTEST NOW OPEN FOR 2022

GRAND OLD 4TH POSTER CONTEST NOW OPEN FOR 2022

Young Island creative artists, listen up! The Bainbridge Chamber of Commerce and Bainbridge Youth Services are excited to invite all the current elementary, middle and high school students of Bainbridge Island to participate in our Annual Grand Old 4th Poster …

April is National Poetry Month and Arts & Humanities Bainbridge is celebrating with its second annual Poetry Vibes: Voices of Our Youth. 

April is National Poetry Month and Arts & Humanities Bainbridge is celebrating with its second annual Poetry Vibes: Voices of Our Youth. 

Share your poetry, spoken word or rap with AHB and selected poems from each age-group from each school will be featured in a special ‘Poetry Vibes’ e-blast every Tuesday for the entire month of April. They’ll also be showcased on …

Japanese-American Exclusion Commemoration is a Reminder of What can Happen on our Idyllic Island

Japanese-American Exclusion Commemoration is a Reminder of What can Happen on our Idyllic Island

“Let it Not Happen Again.” That was the resounding theme uttered by speaker after speaker today (March 30th) at a solemn ceremony commemorating the 80th anniversary of the forceful removal of 276 Japanese-Americans from Bainbridge Island on this same date …

The Governor Showed Up at Pickleball’s Special Moment, But the Day Belonged to Clay Roberts!

The Governor Showed Up at Pickleball’s Special Moment, But the Day Belonged to Clay Roberts!

Clay Roberts is Bainbridge Island’s Mr. Pickleball. That moniker was emphatically reinforced on Monday afternoon when Gov. Jay Inslee presented Roberts with the Governor’s Pin in recognition of his yeoman contributions to the game on Bainbridge Island and elsewhere. Not …

First Friday Art Walk – April 1, 2022 – Winslow Way and surrounding area, Downtown Bainbridge Island First Friday of every month, 6-8 PM

First Friday Art Walk – April 1, 2022 – Winslow Way and surrounding area, Downtown Bainbridge Island First Friday of every month, 6-8 PM

Spend an evening experiencing all that downtown Bainbridge has to offer. Many galleries, shops and businesses will be participating this month showcasing the art of our talented creative community. Afterwards, stop by one of our many restaurants for cocktails, hors …

The Bainbridge Island Chamber of Commerce Renovation – A Community Project

The Bainbridge Island Chamber of Commerce Renovation – A Community Project

If you’ve wandered past the Chamber of Commerce office on Winslow Way or popped in to do business at the Licensing Desk in the last several months, you’ve probably noticed a few changes. Furniture moving around, walls coming down, new …

Join the Bainbridge Public Library for the April 2022 First Friday Art Walk, featuring artist Mark Johnson

Join the Bainbridge Public Library for the April 2022 First Friday Art Walk, featuring artist Mark Johnson

The Bainbridge Public Library is dedicated to spreading the joy of reading and the discovery of ideas with not just our local community, but with visitors from near and afar. In addition, the library is fortunate to house beautiful local …

Remembering the Past – 80th Commemoration of the forced removal of Japanese Americans from Bainbridge Island

Remembering the Past – 80th Commemoration of the forced removal of Japanese Americans from Bainbridge Island

On a rainy day in late February, I met with Clarence Moriwaki, Bainbridge Island City councilman and past president of the Bainbridge Island Japanese American Community (BIJAC) and the Bainbridge Island Japanese American Exclusion Memorial Association (BIJAEM), at …

Stage Left: BPA’s New Buxton Center is Starting to Take Shape!

Stage Left: BPA’s New Buxton Center is Starting to Take Shape!

Frank Buxton might laugh out loud at the thought of a theater being named in his honor. After all, this is a man who wrote and directed many episodes of such iconic television series as The Odd Couple, Mork &

Bay Hay and Feed—Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow

Bay Hay and Feed—Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow

When you first enter Bay Hay and Feed, your initial thoughts might be, “oh, this is a quaint little store” but don’t be fooled, quaint it is, little it is not. The Rolling Bay store isn’t new, in fact, …

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