Black history

In celebration of Black History Month, an online program called, “Histories of Bainbridge Island: Voices of Black Women Professionals,” will take place Feb. 24 at 5 p.m.

The free event is being put on by the BI Historical Museum & Kitsap Regional Library.

Kim Hughes, Déana Scipio and Inez Maubane Jones will share stories and perspectives as successful professional women of color. Their stories give a proud and diverse voice to the island’s history for generations that follow.

Via Zoom:

Virtual library

The Kitsap Regional Library system has a number of virtual programs in the next week.

Teen Dungeons & Dragons Feb. 19, 3-5 p.m.; Rime of the Frostmaiden Feb 19, 6:30-8:30 p.m.; Virtual Family Storytime Feb. 23, 10:30-11 a.m.; Virtual LEGO Builders Feb. 23, 4-4:30 p.m.; Grade School Storytime, Feb. 24, 9:30-10 a.m.; BI Historical Museum at the Library Feb. 24, 7-8 p.m.; Virtual CrafterDark: Book Folding – Heart Feb. 24, 7-8 p.m.; Virtual Baby Band, Feb. 25, 9:30-10 a.m.; Virtual Family Storytime, Feb. 25, 10:30-11 a.m.; Virtual Teen Space Feb. 25, 3-5 p.m.; Teen Dungeons & Dragons Feb. 26, 3-5 p.m.

Yacht scholarship

The Eagle Harbor Yacht Club is awarding a $1,000 scholarship to someone enrolled in a Marine Industry educational program.

Upon completion the program will need to result in a diploma or certificate, which will further their career in the maritime trades (Marine Mechanics,Marine Engine Systems, Welding, Hull Construction, Fiberglass Repairs, ABYC Certification, Marine Electrical or Marine Mechanic Degree). For an application email

BI scholarship

Miranda Schmit, a student at Bainbridge High School, has been named a Pacific Lutheran University President’s Scholar and awarded the prestigious $30,000 per year scholarship — with the opportunity to compete for more.

Miranda was one of 123 students selected for this top academic and leadership scholarship offered by PLU. Over 400 incoming first-year students who met the high eligibility standards applied. This year’s President’s Scholarship recipients have on average a 3.99 grade point average.

More Pop-Ups

Hitchcock restaurant is planning more Pop-Up events.

Each visiting chef will create a menu of street food in front of Hitchcock Deli on Winslow Way. There is covered outside dining, as well as limited indoor seating. The series runs Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 11:30 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Feb. 19-21, chef Osmel Gonzales of Cuba; March 5-7 chef Berk Guldal of Turkey; March 19-21 chef Stefano Schiaffino of Peru;

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A story on Page 6 of the Feb. 12 newspaper was incorrect. The Bainbridge Island City Council favored, but did not officially vote, on a change in the governance manual.