Tag: Bainbridge Artisan Resource Network (BARN)

Spring Bazaar and Open House at the BARN Sat. May 11, Photographer Paul Brains Exhibits at Senior Center

Spring Bazaar and Open House at the BARN Sat. May 11, Photographer Paul Brains Exhibits at Senior Center Michelle Tucker in her studio

By Jennifer Hemmingsen

The artisans at BARN are gearing up for the first-annual BARN Spring Bazaar and Open House on May 11, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

More than 50 members will be offering handcrafted items for sale, including …

Secure Your Legacy: Free Estate Planning and Charitable Giving Workshop

Secure Your Legacy: Free Estate Planning and Charitable Giving Workshop

By Jennifer Hemmingsen

The thought of estate planning can evoke a mix of apprehension and avoidance. It’s a task often relegated to the “someday” pile, overshadowed by the busyness of daily life.

But estate planning isn’t just a good idea; …

Never Heard of Mason Bees? Check out a Presentation this Sunday and see What They can do for Your Garden

Never Heard of Mason Bees? Check out a Presentation this Sunday and see What They can do for Your Garden

Did you know that just 250 Blue Orchard Mason Bees can accomplish the same pollination work as about 40,000 honeybees? And that our local parks are home to these fabulous little creatures?

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Island Tidbits: Madison Ave. Improvements, Earth Month Activities, Jazz for Bike Park, Women’s Clothing Equity, Daffodils’ Smile, and More

Island Tidbits: Madison Ave. Improvements, Earth Month Activities, Jazz for Bike Park, Women’s Clothing Equity, Daffodils’ Smile, and More

Non-Motorized Infrastructure Improvements Coming to Madison Avenue

If you’ve driven in or around Downtown Winslow lately, you’ve probably already noticed that work has begun on the so-called Madison Ave Non-Motorized and Sewer Improvement Bundled Project. The infrastructure project is expected …

Building Characters: A Closer Look at the Kitsap Cosplay Guild

Building Characters: A Closer Look at the Kitsap Cosplay Guild

By Jenn Hemmingsen

In the BARN Fiber Studio on a recent evening, about a half-dozen teens and adults gathered around long tables. A man pulled a stringy clump of preserved green lichen from a small plastic bag and showed it …

Kick Off Spring with KiDiMu’s FAM JAM on March 23rd from 10am – 3pm

Kick Off Spring with KiDiMu’s FAM JAM on March 23rd from 10am – 3pm

Join KiDiMu and their community partners for FAM JAM 2024 – a FREE and fun street fair style family-focused event to kick off spring! Kids, grab your adults and head down to the museum for a day of activities, great …

Powering Up in an Emergency

Powering Up in an Emergency

By Jenn Hemmingsen

When the lights go out on Bainbridge Island, local amateur radio operator and Bainbridge Prepares volunteer Jim Henderson wants residents to be prepared.

That’s why he designed a portable emergency backup power supply capable of keeping phones, …

Bringing the Love of Music to Life – Luthier Clay Levit

Bringing the Love of Music to Life – Luthier Clay Levit

For luthier Clay Levit, his passion for music dates back to his early teenage years, when he began learning to play guitar. He took a basic folk (music) approach in those early years, but later (around 2000) he became …

Stephen’s House – Creating Connections that Serve Our Special Needs Community

Stephen’s House – Creating Connections that Serve Our Special Needs Community

The Bainbridge Island Special Needs Foundation (BISNF), also known as Stephen’s House, is a non-profit organization designed to assist adults with developmental disabilities. As stated in their “Mission” statement, they “believe that adults with disabilities thrive through participation …

And the 2024 Island Treasure Award Winners are…   

And the 2024 Island Treasure Award Winners are…   

Founded in 1999, the Island Treasure Awards (ITA) are presented annually to individuals who have made outstanding contributions in the arts and humanities on Bainbridge Island. The ITA resumed this year after a three-year pandemic hiatus and will be celebrating …

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