Tag: Bainbridge Community Foundation (BCF)

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 …

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. …

The Sky’s the Limit at the Ritchie Observatory at Battle Point Park

The Sky’s the Limit at the Ritchie Observatory at Battle Point Park

Last year I visited the Ritchie Observatory at Battle Point Park and met with Battle Point Astronomical Association’s President, Frank Petrie and Chief Astronomer, Cole Rees to learn about the observatory and the association. It all started back in 1992, …

ISLAND THEATRE PRESENTS AUGUSTA – December 3rd and 4th

ISLAND THEATRE PRESENTS AUGUSTA – December 3rd and 4th

Island Theatre is excited to present a dramatic reading of Augusta by Richard Dresser at the Bainbridge Public Library on December 3rd and 4th. Show times are 7:30 p.m. both nights. Admission is by donation with a suggested $5 minimum …

Reaching for the Stars: The Ritchie Observatory at Battle Point Park – Built for and by Bainbridge Islanders

Reaching for the Stars: The Ritchie Observatory at Battle Point Park – Built for and by Bainbridge Islanders

In 1992, three not-so-amateurish astronomers, Edwin E. Ritchie, John H. Rudolph and Mac Gardiner founded the Battle Point Astronomical Association (BPAA), named for the location in which the group met at Battle Point Park. Although we definitely have our share …

Bainbridge Community Foundation – Growing a Vibrant Community for Generations to Come

Bainbridge Community Foundation – Growing a Vibrant Community for Generations to Come

What do trees and nonprofits on Bainbridge Island have in common? The answer: We have a lot of both. On the surface, trees and nonprofits are very similar as they are essential and beneficial to any community. However, just like …

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