Tag: Bainbridge Island Metro Park and Recreation Department

Acquistion of former Comcast Property Adds to Strawberry Hill Park’s Concept Plan; Trillium Run on Tap May 11

Our parks continue to grow. The Bainbridge Island Metro Park & Recreation District recently added 9.2 acres to Strawberry Hill Park, acquiring the former Comcast (better known as Xfinity) property east of the park on High School Road.  

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Watching the Parks District “Preserve” our Beloved Moritani Preserve is Hard to Observe When Reality Sets in

Watching the Parks District “Preserve” our Beloved Moritani Preserve is Hard to Observe When Reality Sets in

Like thousands of other islanders, we cherish our parks and trails. They are a wonderful escape and repose from the stress of everyday life.

We, too, realize that the parks and park lands are living, breathing organisms that sometimes require …

Dr. Howard Frumkin shares the “Superpowers of Our Parks and Trails” April 25, for youth, family health and wellness 

Dr. Howard Frumkin shares the “Superpowers of Our Parks and Trails” April 25, for youth, family health and wellness 

Courtesy of Bainbridge Island Parks Foundation

Our parks and trails deliver an astonishing range of physical and mental health benefits – and the science behind this nature-health connection has blossomed in recent years.   

Join us as Dr. Howard Frumkin presents …

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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What’s all that Croaking You’re Hearing in Your Neighborhood? It’s the Soothing Sound of Chorus Frogs

The recent day or so of cold, gray and wet weather notwithstanding, spring has sprung on Bainbridge Island and throughout the Pacific Northwest. Early growing flowers like daffodils are blooming, birds are returning to nest, squirrels are coming out of …

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 …

Join the Bainbridge Public Library for the April 2024 First Friday Art Walk, featuring a group student show titled “The Artist’s Process”

Join the Bainbridge Public Library for the April 2024 First Friday Art Walk, featuring a group student show titled “The Artist’s Process”

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 …

Strawberry Hill Bike Park Campaign Launches March 22nd – 24th With A Weekend of Family Events and Fundraising   

Strawberry Hill Bike Park Campaign Launches March 22nd – 24th With A Weekend of Family Events and Fundraising   

Dig deep! The Strawberry Hill Bike Park campaign launches March 22nd – 24th with a weekend of events for families and riders of all ages, sponsored by the Bainbridge Island Parks & Trails Foundation.  

Proceeds from all events support construction …

City News Bytes: New Ferry Terminal Walkway, Vote on tap for School Tech Levy, Pool Talk, Agate Pass Bridge Lane Closures

City News Bytes: New Ferry Terminal Walkway, Vote on tap for School Tech Levy, Pool Talk, Agate Pass Bridge Lane Closures

New Ferry Terminal Pedestrian Walkway Open

After a nearly a year and a half of construction, the new overhead pedestrian walkway at the Bainbridge terminal finally opened this past week.

Work has been underway since the Summer of 2022 to …

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 …

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