Here’s the Friday preview: Bainbridge edition for Dec. 21. Feel free to give your events a plug in the comment section below. Above, an extreme high tide, caused by low atmospheric pressure, floods Manitou Beach Drive Monday. See more King Tide photos in this week’s Bainbridge Islander. (Photo submitted by Jason Gibson)
Weather: The National Weather Service predicts more showers and temperatures in the low 40s today through the weekend, with the rain letting up Monday.
Sports: Spartans swimming hosts Lakeside today at 3:30 p.m.
Basketball plays at home against Eastside Catholic tonight. Boys tip off at 6:15 p.m., followed by the girls at 8 p.m. Wrestling travels to Port Angeles Saturday.
- Families are invited to Bainbridge Cinemas on Saturday morning for a free showing of “Arthur Christmas.” Donations for Toys for Tots are requested. The show starts at 10:30 a.m.
- Ovation! Musical Theatre and Bainbridge Chorale will lead a community caroling gathering at 4 p.m. Saturday at Eagle Harbor Congregational Church. Song sheets provided. Donations for Helpline House accepted.
- This is the last weekend to catch Bainbridge Performing Arts’ “Hansel and Gretel,” a fairy tale opera for all ages. Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. tonight and 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.
Here’s a video teaser:
- Pick up this week’s Islander for more event listings and tell us about your events in the comment section below.
Inside the Islander: Reader photos of this week’s extreme high tides.
The week in review:
- Bainbridge Police Cmdr. Sue Shultz resigned late last week after an investigation into alleged gender discrimination was made public.
- A Saint Lucia’s Day event shone a light on nighttime road safety.
- A Bainbridge attempted murder suspect pleaded guilty to assault and unlawful imprisonment.
- We caught up with new West Sound Wildlife Shelter Executive Director Lisa Horn.
- A garage fire near Lynwood Center killed two cats Wednesday evening, but firefighters rescued a dog.
- Work began this week on a project to repair an eelgrass meadow off Pritchard Park.
Coming Up: A Bainbridge woman’s home baking business is the first of its kind in Kitsap.