Friday preview: Bainbridge edition


Here’s the Friday preview: Bainbridge edition for Feb. 15. Feel free to give your event a plug in the comment section below. Above, about 25 islanders took joined a One Billion Rising demonstration in Winslow Thursday, part of global protest for gender equality and against violence toward women. (Tad Sooter photo)

0215_BI_01Weather: The National Weather service is predicting a damp holiday weekend. Expect showers and highs in the high 40s.

Sports: Let the state meets begin. Qualifying gymnasts travel to the Tacoma Dome this evening for their state tournament while the state swimming prelims begin at the King County Aquatic Center.

Six Bainbridge wrestlers, including two district champions, qualified for the Mat Classic, which also opens Friday in Tacoma. State tournament action continues Saturday.

The Bainbridge boys and girls basketball teams were swept from the district tournament last weekend.

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

What’s Happening:

  • Island Theatre will stage a workshop Sunday for playwrights interested in brevity. Seattle playwright John Longenbaugh will explore “How to Write a 10-Minute Play” from 1-5 p.m. at the Bainbridge Library. Tuition is $20. Pre-registration required.
  • The Island Jazz series continues at Island Music Center Sunday with a performance by renowned Northwest vocalist Gail Pettis. The performance runs 4-6 p.m. Tickets are $20 and benefit the Island Music Guild.
  • Pick up this week’s Islander for more event listings and tell us about your events in the comment section below.

Inside the Islander: We pay a visit to new Lynwood Center businesses.

The week in review:

Coming Up: A new Bainbridge library is barely bigger than a birdhouse.

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