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Heronswood Gardens

Heronswood to Host Summer Nights in the Garden

Heronswood Garden is launching Summer Nights in the Garden, a new concert series that will feature musicians playing against the backdrop of one of the world’s most acclaimed botanical garden. The series kicks off on Thursday, Aug. 15 from 6 to 8:30 p.m. … read more

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"Summer on Madrona Lane," oil painting by Millard Davidson of Davidson Studios

Bainbridge Working Studios Hosts Summer Show and Sale

Four Bainbridge Island artist studios will open their doors to the public from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 9-11 as part of the Bainbridge Working Studios Annual Summer Show and Sale. A total of 13 artists will be featured at the four … read more

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(Photo courtesy YMCA of the USA)

Tips for Staying Safe Around the Water

Summer means that more children spend time in and around water areas such as pools, lakes and oceans. Like many parents, you worry about your children’s safety around water, no matter how old they are. According to the CDC, drowning is the leading … read more

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Bloedel Reserve

Enjoy Shakespeare Under the Sky at Bloedel

BPA’s seventh annual Summertime Shakespeare performance July 11-28 at the Bloedel Reserve offers a dramatic summer evening for all ages. Widely considered to be one of Shakespeare’s finest comedies, “As You Like It” offers something for everyone: villainy, romance, humor and a happy … read more

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B-25 Bomber

Wings of Freedom Tour Returns to Bremerton National Airport

The Port of Bremerton will host the Collings Foundation’s Wings of Freedom tour from Monday, June 17, to Wednesday, June 19. These historic war planes will be returning to the Bremerton National Airport to give visitors the opportunity to explore, learn more about … read more

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BSO

BPA Season Finale Brings Symphony Spectacular: Music for All at Bainbridge Performing Arts

From Leonard Bernstein to John Williams, Bainbridge Symphony Orchestra’s invigorating season finale encompasses music from an array of artistic disciplines. Join Maestro Mario Alejandro Torres, the BSO and the incredibly talented violinist Emily Acri to celebrate the significance and vitality of music in … read more

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Visitors to the residence at Bloedel enjoy an art show "Inspired by Bloedel" and a sunny evening with a view of Puget Sound.

West Sound Printmakers Group Makes Debut with Bloedel Reserve Show

A sunny May evening on the waterview lawn of Bloedel Reserve brought local art enthusiasts and artists together. The dining room at Bainbridge Island’s stunning residence at the renowned botanical garden is now curated with original relief prints, as “Inspired by Bloedel” debuts … read more

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National Poppy Day

National Poppy Day marks the 100th anniversary of ‘The Poppy Lady’

One hundred years ago, a selfless, young school teacher with a big heart and unwavering commitment to our nation’s veterans started a national movement that continues today — brightening the lives of those who served our nation. During its 100th anniversary this year, … read more

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