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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 …

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

Kudos to Bainbridge Educator of the Year Liz Finin of Odessey and the Nun Who Helped Change My Life!

Kudos to Bainbridge Educator of the Year Liz Finin of Odessey and the Nun Who Helped Change My Life!

Most of us have had a teacher or two in our lives that influenced us in a positive way, or perhaps helped set the course for the rest of our lives. Or, even more so, left such an indelible mark …

Pride Flags Slashed in Downtown Poulsbo, but City Officials Staunchly Behind Its Desire to be Inclusive

Pride Flags Slashed in Downtown Poulsbo, but City Officials Staunchly Behind Its Desire to be Inclusive

Pride Month – celebrated in June – is working its way into our social fabric – truly becoming legit. We pretty much know that is the case when major sports teams and venues promote and celebrate this long-in-coming acknowledgement of …

Island Tidbits: First Friday Art Walk, Meet Artist Francene Levinson, City Launches New Publication, Beach Monitoring

Island Tidbits: First Friday Art Walk, Meet Artist Francene Levinson, City Launches New Publication, Beach Monitoring

Don’t Miss First Friday Art Walk June 7, Downtown Winslow

This popular event is held along Winslow Way and surrounding area, on the First Friday of every month, from 6 to 8 p.m.

Spend an evening experiencing all that downtown …

Honor Island Veterans Today at American Legion Ceremony at Bainbridge High School

Honor Island Veterans Today at American Legion Ceremony at Bainbridge High School

This past weekend, you may have seen members of American Legion Collin Hyde Post 172 of Bainbridge Island distributing poppies throughout the community. Along with American flags adorning the streets and at the ferry terminal, these efforts were part of …

Calling All Actors. Island Theater is Holding Auditions for its Upcoming 10-Minute Play Festival

Calling All Actors. Island Theater is Holding Auditions for its Upcoming 10-Minute Play Festival

By Kevin Dwyer

Island Theatre will hold auditions for its 11th Annual Ten-Minute Play Festival on Saturday, May 4th and Sunday, May 5th at the Grange, 10340 N. Madison Avenue NE, on Bainbridge Island. Auditions will be held from

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?

Join the Bainbridge Island Parks and Trails Foundation

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 …

Hey Bainbridge Islanders, You’re Living the Dream, and You’re Living Longer than most Washingtonians!

Hey Bainbridge Islanders, You’re Living the Dream, and You’re Living Longer than most Washingtonians!

 

Most of us are familiar with the nouveau expression, “Living the Dream.” Many Bainbridge Islanders – especially new ones – use it to describe their lives on our little rock. And why not. There’s so much to do here, …

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