Betsy Lydle Smith

<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 […]

<i>Podcast: What’s Up Bainbridge: </i><br>Design Your Life workshops at BI Parks&Rec

Podcast: What’s Up Bainbridge:
Design Your Life workshops at BI Parks&Rec

Going through a transition? Hoping to build more time into your life for the activities that bring you joy? Some exciting new Design Your Life workshops being offered by Bainbridge Island Parks and Recreation in May and later this summer could be the perfect solution […]

<i>Podcast: What’s Up Bainbridge: </i><br>Parks&Rec Discovery Camps for Grandparents and Grandchildren

Podcast: What’s Up Bainbridge:
Parks&Rec Discovery Camps for Grandparents and Grandchildren

If you’re a grandparent wondering what you’ll do with your grandchildren this summer, BI Parks and Rec has just the program for you! Grand Discovery Camps have been specifically designed to enrich the relationship between grandparent and grandchild with exciting and fun three-day summer camps […]

<i>Podcast: What’s Up Bainbridge: </i><br>Island Wineries and Bloedel offer Valentine treats

Podcast: What’s Up Bainbridge:
Island Wineries and Bloedel offer Valentine treats

Local wines and chocolates: a perfect pairing for Valentine’s Day! Listen here to learn what the Bainbridge Island Wineries and Bloedel are offering in celebration of this romantic holiday. In this podcast Brooke Huffman, Executive Director of the Winery Alliance of Bainbridge Island, and Claire […]

<i>Podcast: What’s Up Bainbridge: </i><br>Author Florrie Munat to speak on Caregiving January 14 at Eagle Harbor Books

Podcast: What’s Up Bainbridge:
Author Florrie Munat to speak on Caregiving January 14 at Eagle Harbor Books

In this podcast, Bainbridge Island author Florrie Munat discusses her new book, Be Brave: A Wife’s Journey Through Caregiving, as prelude to her book reading at Eagle Harbor Books on Sunday, January 14 at 3 PM. Florrie became her husband Chuck’s caregiver on the day […]

<i>Podcast: What’s Up Bainbridge: </i><br>Holiday Village and Solstice Walks at the Bloedel Reserve

Podcast: What’s Up Bainbridge:
Holiday Village and Solstice Walks at the Bloedel Reserve

If you’re looking for fun ways to brighten these dark, cold days of winter, and celebrate the holiday season, look no further!  In this podcast Bloedel Reserve’s Programs and Events Manager, Shayla Miles, tells us about two delightful upcoming events at Bloedel this month: The […]

<i>Podcast: What’s Up Bainbridge: </i><br>Baha’i Community to celebrate 200th anniversary of Baha’ullah’s birthday October 20-22

Podcast: What’s Up Bainbridge:
Baha’i Community to celebrate 200th anniversary of Baha’ullah’s birthday October 20-22

This weekend, October 20-22, the public is invited to attend a series of events celebrating the 200th anniversary of the birth of Baha’ullah, founder of the Baha’i faith. In this interview with BCB host Betsy Lydle Smith, Stan Brown of the Bainbridge Baha’i community tells […]