Here’s the Friday preview: Bainbridge edition for Feb. 1. Feel free to give your own event a plug in the comment section below. Above, the Sing Out! community choir performs at last year’s event. Sing Out! returns Saturday. Details below. (Tad Sooter, file photo)
Weather: The National Weather Service is feeling optimistic about our weekend. Patchy fog and sun are expected today and Saturday, followed by a cloudy Sunday. Rain should return early next week.
Sports: No home action for the Spartans today. Boys swimming competes in the Metro League championships in Seattle this afternoon and Saturday. Gymnastics rolls into the Metro championships at Roosevelt today.
Wrestling has a conference meet at Nathan Hale today and Saturday. The boys and girls basketball teams are away at Lakeside this evening.
- The First Fridays Art Walk for February runs from 6-8 p.m. tonight at locations around Winslow. The Bainbridge Performing Arts gallery features the warmhearted work of Stewart Daniels through February.
- Bainbridge Island School District will host an open house for the rebuilt Wilkes Elementary School from 1-3:30 p.m. Saturday. The public is invited to wander the halls and learn more about the district’s newest facility. The school is located at the corner of Day Road and North Madison Avenue.
- The energetic Sing Out! workshop and concert returns to Bainbridge on Saturday. The workshop, led by Pastor Patrinell Wright, begins at 1 p.m. at the Filipino American Hall, 7566 High School Road. The concert begins at 7 p.m. at the Bainbridge High School commons.
- Pick up this week’s Islander for more event listings and tell us about your events in the comment section below.
Inside the Islander: Photos from the Martin Luther King Jr. Lane dedication.
The week in review:
- A campus street at Bainbridge High School was named in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr.
- Fire damaged an island garage early Monday morning.
- A new memoir chronicles the sea voyages of Bainbridge’s Holger Christensen.
- Federal regulators sued former executives of failed American Marine Bank.
- Two studies will probe Bainbridge Police Department this winter.
- Construction is wrapping up at the new Wilkes Elementary School.
Coming Up: A group of island craftspeople may have finally found a permanent home.