Betsy Lydle Smith

Parks&Rec to offer Dynamic Aging Summit March 29

Parks&Rec to offer Dynamic Aging Summit March 29

Sue Barrington of BI Parks&Rec The Dynamic Aging Summit on March 29th, sponsored by Bainbridge Island Metro Park and Recreation District, will feature 3 inspirational speakers who will share their wisdom and knowledge around how to age with purpose, contribution and legacy. Did you know? […]

Meet Bainbridge native Molly Malcolm Hayner, now an actress in Barcelona

Meet Bainbridge native Molly Malcolm Hayner, now an actress in Barcelona

Barcelona actor Molly Malcolm Hayner Actor Molly Malcolm Hayner grew up on Bainbridge Island, majored in theater at U.W., and has been acting in Barcelona, Spain for twenty years. Molly, who speaks English, Spanish and Catalan, has worked on a variety of international film and […]

Raising Resilience offers Positive Discipline workshop February 11

Raising Resilience offers Positive Discipline workshop February 11

Odyssey Program Co-founder Peggy Koivu and Kate Pippinger Tired of power struggles with your children? Raising Resilience can help! This Bainbridge Island non-profit is offering a workshop on Positive Discipline with Peggy Koivu on Monday, February 11, from 6:30-8 pm at the high school library. […]

Sakai students take on the TREX recycling challenge

Sakai students take on the TREX recycling challenge

Kathy McGowan, Jim Corsetti, and Elizabeth Vroom with Sakai students Genna Albrecht, Taylor Mass and Rowan Meek You can recycle your plastic bags! Sakai students are collecting, weighing and shipping plastic film to be recycled into TREX composite decking. Listen here as 5th graders, Genna […]

Multicultural Advisory Council presents Dawnland

Multicultural Advisory Council presents Dawnland

Multicultural Advisory Council’s Kathy McGowan The Multicultural Advisory Council of Bainbridge Island Schools is sponsoring Salon Nights, a series of powerful documentary films on themes of social justice and diversity. The first Salon Night of 2019 will be held on Tuesday, January 15, with Dawnland. […]

<b>Parks and Rec course in Parenting the 21st Century Child starts Jan. 9</B>

Parks and Rec course in Parenting the 21st Century Child starts Jan. 9

Parenting instructor Betsy Lydle Smith Raising children in the 21st century can be challenging, but Betsy Lydle Smith has some practical strategies to help your children develop the lifelong qualities they need to be happy and successful.  Her parenting class at Parks and Rec starts […]

<b>Bloedel Reserve celebrates 30th anniversary October 20-21</b>

Bloedel Reserve celebrates 30th anniversary October 20-21

Fabulous fall colors, a fungi walk, a floral arranging demo, a moss garden walk, a zen garden demo, jazz with Jenny Maybee, and of course the annual Squash Scavenger Hunt: it’s all part of Founders Weekend at the Bloedel Reserve, which celebrates its 30th anniversary […]

<b>Bainbridge author Stefani Galaday introduces <i>Finch</i></b>

Bainbridge author Stefani Galaday introduces Finch

Bainbridge Author Stefani Galaday “What’s happening to our world?,” she said. Who is speaking? It’s Finch, the bird-woman, who lives on a treeless island. She wants to build a boat as the water is rising. Bainbridge Islander Stefani Galaday’s new book, Finch, sets the issues […]

<i>Podcast: What’s Up Bainbridge: </i><br>Come join the Bainbridge Boogie Flash Mob!

Podcast: What’s Up Bainbridge:
Come join the Bainbridge Boogie Flash Mob!

Did you know? Over 600 people have already learned the Bainbridge Boogie! Listen here as Sue Barrington of Bainbridge Parks & Rec tells BCB host Betsy Lydle Smith how you can join the growing crowd of islanders practicing their dance moves for what they hope […]

<i>Podcast: What’s Up Bainbridge: </i><br>Everyone’s invited to the Celebration of Cultures: Woodward Middle School, this Thursday, May 31, 6:30-8:30 pm

Podcast: What’s Up Bainbridge:
Everyone’s invited to the Celebration of Cultures: Woodward Middle School, this Thursday, May 31, 6:30-8:30 pm

For a medley of delicious foods, cultural performances, speakers and exhibits, come and enjoy Bainbridge Island’s  Celebration of Cultures at the Woodward Middle School, this Thursday, May 31, from 6:30 to 8:30 pm. Evolved from the Cultural Fair that was a staple part of Bainbridge […]