Here’s the Friday preview: Bainbridge edition for March 15. Feel free to give your own events a plug in the comment section below. Above, a balcony view of The Waypoint from the evolving Bainbridge Island Museum of Art building. (Meegan Reid photo)
Weather: We’re looking at showers today through the weekend, mostly in the afternoons, according to the National Weather Service. Daytime highs will hover in the low 50s.
Sports: Girls water polo hosts Inglemoor at 4 p.m. today. Boys lacrosse plays at home against Skyline at 7:30 p.m. Baseball plays Saturday with an 11 a.m. home game against Bremerton. The rest of the Spartans squads play away this weekend.
- Islanders can celebrate AmeriCorps week by joining fellow volunteers for an invasive weed pull Saturday at a protected wetland near Fay Bainbridge Park. The Bainbridge Land Trust event begins at 10:30 a.m. at the park. Tools will be provided and long sleeves are recommended.
- Historian Shanna Stevenson will discuss the making of her book Women’s Votes, Women’s Voices: The Campaign for Equal Rights in Washington during the Field’s End writers’ roundtable Saturday at the public library. The monthly roundtables are free and begin at 7 p.m.
- All experience levels are welcome for a community yoga class at 11 a.m. Sundays at the Bainbridge Grange Hall. The price is by donation, though anyone can attend for free.
- Pick up this week’s Islander for more event listings and tell us about your events in the comment section below.
Inside the Islander: Bainbridge police open their doors to unwanted guns.
The week in review:
- The harbor commission made its pitch for a new and greatly expanded city dock.
- Bainbridge High School’s next principal is a homegrown product.
- A Bainbridge man was charged for possession of child pornography.
- The police department collected more than 6,000 rounds of unwanted ammunition this week.
- A Bainbridge BBQ restaurant is closing in style this week and restarting as a catering business.
- Shoreline homeowners marched on City Hall Wednesday.
Coming Up: A “first aid” course for mental health.