Category: Visit Bainbridge

Story Behind the Story: How Deal was Sealed for the Emergence of a New Indoor Pickleball Facility in Poulsbo

Story Behind the Story: How Deal was Sealed for the Emergence of a New Indoor Pickleball Facility in Poulsbo

Six or seven months ago, Clay Roberts, Bainbridge Island’s Pickleball ambassador of goodwill, heard through the grapevine that the Office Max store in Poulsbo might be available as a potential site for a regional indoor Pickleball facility.

Roberts, one …

Island Tidbits: Another Big Haul for Rotary Auction, Check out Putt-Putt Clash, Summer Concerts at Battle Point, Meet Artist Anne-Marie Sargent, Want to Help City Government?

Island Tidbits: Another Big Haul for Rotary Auction, Check out Putt-Putt Clash, Summer Concerts at Battle Point, Meet Artist Anne-Marie Sargent, Want to Help City Government?

Another Big Pay Day for the Rotary Auction 

One man’s trash is another man’s treasure. In many ways, that old adage applies to Bainbridge Island’s annual Rotary Auction and Rummage Sale. But one thing that can’t be denied is …

Suquamish Welcome Pole Coming to Bainbridge Island and the Seattle to Olympics Trail

Suquamish Welcome Pole Coming to Bainbridge Island and the Seattle to Olympics Trail

With support and in celebration with the Suquamish Tribe, the Bainbridge Island Parks & Trails Foundation has commissioned a cedar Welcome Pole by Suquamish artist Randi Purser, to be placed on the Sound to Olympics Trail (STO) on …

“Set Sail into History”: A Journey Around Bainbridge Island with Narrator David B William – July 21st

“Set Sail into History”: A Journey Around Bainbridge Island with Narrator David B William – July 21st

Whether petroglyphs and pickleball, street dances and shipbuilding, berries and the Buy Nothing Project, canoes and Coast Artillery Corps, industries and immigration, cookbooks and Chilly Hilly bike rides, Bainbridge holds an astounding—and storied—history for an island our size.

Discover the …

It’s That Time of Year Again to Don Your Running Shoes and Join in the Kiwanis Clubs All-Comers Track Meet!

It’s That Time of Year Again to Don Your Running Shoes and Join in the Kiwanis Clubs All-Comers Track Meet!

Let’s be fair, the Kiwanis Club of Bainbridge Island is oftentimes overshadowed by its big brother – the Rotary Club, which just wound up its annual Auction and Rummage Sale this past weekend – but its members are no …

New Plan in the Works for Area Pickle Ballers to Play Indoors in Poulsbo, Possibly as Soon as the End of 2024

New Plan in the Works for Area Pickle Ballers to Play Indoors in Poulsbo, Possibly as Soon as the End of 2024

At its local gathering last January, the Bainbridge Pickleball Community voted overwhelmingly to pursue a regional, pay to play, indoor pickleball facility at the site of the former Office Max store in Poulsbo.

A team of Bainbridge Island pickle ballers

So What’s Up, With Upper Grow Avenue Traffic Calming and other Island Infrastructure Efforts?

So What’s Up, With Upper Grow Avenue Traffic Calming and other Island Infrastructure Efforts?

If you’ve driven your car or walked or biked on upper Grow Avenue in the past few weeks, you’ve no doubt noticed the strange-looking bollards that are fastened to the street in five different places. On two streets: Island and

Big Week Ahead on the Island: Rotary Auction Underway, 3rd of July Street Dance, Grand Old Fourth of July!

Big Week Ahead on the Island: Rotary Auction Underway, 3rd of July Street Dance, Grand Old Fourth of July!

BIMA’s Kitsap County-wide Scavenger Hunt for Handblown Glass Floats is Now Underway

BIMA’s Kitsap County-wide Scavenger Hunt for Handblown Glass Floats is Now Underway

For the second year in a row, Bainbridge Island Museum of Art (BIMA) is encouraging adventurous art lovers to head outdoors and discover art where they least expect it with BIMA’s Treasure Trek: A Glass Float Seek & Keep.

This …

Community Celebration: Two Local Juneteenth Events on tap Today, plus Music, Food and Activities

Community Celebration: Two Local Juneteenth Events on tap Today, plus Music, Food and Activities

History of Juneteenth Goes Back to Emancipation Proclamation

On January 1, 1863, President Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation, setting in motion the end of slavery in the United States. The Civil War ended with the surrender of General

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