Friday preview: Bainbridge edition


Here’s the Friday preview: Bainbridge edition for Jan. 18. Feel free to give your own event a plug in the comment section below. Above, a sunny view from Fort Ward. Dry weather is expected to continue through the weekend.

0118_BI_01Weather: The National Weather Service expects a mix of fog, clouds and sunshine this weekend with temperatures ranging from the high 30s to low 40s.

Sports: Spartans swimming and gymnastics teams are away today. Boys basketball plays at home against O’Dea at 6:15 p.m. The girls host Holy Names at 8 p.m.

See a full Spartans schedule here and follow the Sun’s Prepzone on Facebook for updates.

What’s Happening:

  • This is a good month for jazz fans. Ranger and the Re-Arrangers and several soloists will play at the Treehouse Cafe on Saturday in honor of the 103rd birthday of gypsy jazz pioneer Django Reinhardt. The show starts at 8 p.m. No cover. And next week the park district welcomes gypsy jazz band Pearl Django to Island Center Hall.
  • On Sunday, jazz instrumentalist Bill Anschell, bassist Phil Sparks and vocalist Eugenie Jones will lend their talent to a benefit concert for the Island Music Guild. They perform from 4-6 p.m. at Island Music Center.
  • Pick up this week’s Islander for more event listings and tell us about your events in the comment section below.

Inside the Islander: Dramatic photos from an eagle release at West Sound Wildlife Shelter.

The week in review:

Coming Up: Fort Ward Park is steadily shrinking.

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