Friday preview: Bainbridge edition


Here’s the Friday preview: Bainbridge edition for March 22. Feel free to give your own events a plug in the comment section below. Above, reigning Metro League MVP Katie Raben leads the Spartans in their quest for another fastpitch state tournament appearance. (Meegan Reid photo)

3.22.islanderWeather: Our wild weather should mellow out today. We can expect some sunshine this weekend according to the National Weather Service, but cold temperatures will stick around.

Sports: Softball plays Mount Si at home today at 3:30 p.m., led by reigning Metro League MVP Katie Raben. Water polo hosts Bellevue at 4 p.m.

Baseball and softball both play at home Monday and Tuesday with games against Nathan Hale and Bishop Blanchett.

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

What’s Happening:

  • The Bainbridge Home and Business Expo runs from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at Woodward Middle School. The cost is free, and that includes donuts and coffee. New City Manager Doug Schulze will be on hand to answer questions.
  • Discussion group VillageSpeak takes on gun violence at 6:30 p.m. Monday at the Waterfront Park Community Center. Panelists include High School Principal Brent Peterson, retired detective Scott Anderson, Sportsmen’s Club President Alan Kasper, and Barbara Chandler-Young of the YWCA ALIVE domestic violence program.
  • Pick up this week’s Islander for more event listings.

Inside the Islander: More views from the fast-evolving Bainbridge Island Museum of Art.

The week in review:

Coming Up:  Turning lunchtime into volunteer time.

Follow us on Facebook and Twitter for updates throughout the week. Contact Bainbridge correspondent Tad Sooter at