Battle Point Park has a long and storied history. But most of the approximately 400,000 residents who visit the park annually likely have no idea of the park’s significant role over the years. Like the fact that the entrance of the park has the same two pillars and fencing built during World War II to protect top secret clearance work being done by the Navy. Or that the building that now houses gymnastics classes once was a support building for the secretive military work.
Bainbridge Island resident and nutritionist Jennifer Adler published her revolutionary eating guide and memoir in December. She will be signing her book, “Passionate Nutrition: A Guide to Using Food as Medicine from a Nutritionist Who Healed Herself from the Inside Out” at the Poulsbo Farmers Market on July 11.
Without a doubt, the annual Grand Old Fourth of July event is the island’s largest event of the year. Perhaps the most anticipated part of the holiday is the spectacular display of bright colors against the darkened sky above Eagle Harbor.
Imagine the largest garage sale possible with piles upon piles of treasures stacked as high as 5 feet tall.
If that seems impossible, then stop by the 54th Bainbridge Island Rotary Auction & Rummage Sale from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, June 27 for solid proof. Aside from buyers finding great savings, all proceeds go right back to the community, too.
Shelley Long doesn’t want to close the doors of Bainbridge Island’s Kids Club. But, if the executive director of Bainbridge Island Child Care Centers, which runs the club, cannot find appropriate space soon, that’s exactly what will happen.
Jordan Harrison, a former Bainbridge Island resident, recently was nominated as a Pulitzer Prize finalist for his play, “Marjorie Prime.” He also works as a writer for the popular television show “Orange Is the New Black.”
What does peace look like? At Montessori Country School, it comes in the setting of a grassy area surrounded by towering trees. It’s a quiet area, where the hum of nature extends a warm invite for students to sit on a bench tucked into a serene environment. Once students are seated, a tall, wooden “Voyager Peace Pole” hovers above them as a reminder of grace, patience and tolerance.